Rome, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

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  • Relax in stylish Sorrento.
  • Admire the scenic Amalfi Coast
  • Discover Rome, the ‘Eternal City’
  • Visit the archaeological site of Pompeii

Join us on this fantastic holiday and enjoy a stay in the stylish resort of Sorrento with its cafes and shops. Admire the stunning Amalfi coast, home to some of the most breath-taking scenery in the world and discover the iconic sights of the 'Eternal City' of Rome, one of the most photographed cities in the world.

Flying from your chosen airport we arrive in the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome, where we are met and transferred to our hotel, the four-star Hotel Raganelli.

The following day we’ll have a leisurely morning before we are transferred into the heart of the city, with the option to join enjoy a guided city tour, followed by free time to see some of the top attractions of this magnificent city.

We’ll then travel on to the stylish resort of Sorrento. On reaching Sorrento, we’ll check in for a six-night stay at the Hotel Michaelangelo. The hotel is perfectly located in the centre of this historical town. From our base we’ll enjoy a guided excursion to fascinating Pompeii, now one of the world’s greatest archaeological attractions. No trip to Sorrento is complete without a scenic drive along the Amalfi coast to absorb the stunning views.

Excursions

Herculaneum

In AD 79, the mighty Mount Vesuvius erupted and bathed the Roman city of Herculaneum in volcanic ash. Today, we explore this fascinating site, which was left undiscovered until the late-18th century. Similar to nearby Pompeii, Herculaneum provides an unprecedented opportunity to see how its people lived two thousand years ago.


Full Day: Amalfi Coast (Included)

Running down the southern side of the Sorrento Peninsula, the Amalfi coast is one of Europe’s most beautiful stretches of road. With its steep sloped lemon tree gardens, coloured terrace houses, stunning views and azure sea, we’ll enjoy a drive along this famous coastline in order to marvel at the incredible landscape.


Half Day: Pompeii (Included)

When Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, covering Pompeii in deep volcanic ash, it preserved for posterity one of the region’s most important Roman centres. Today, we see a remarkable excavation site and outdoor museum of the ancient Roman settlement, and we’ll be sure to visit this historic site during our holiday. This will provide an unprecedented opportunity to see how people lived two thousand years ago.


 


Half Day: Rome (Included)

Known as the 'Eternal City' of the Roman Empire, Rome is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its historical centre. Rome has an immensely rich historical heritage and cosmopolitan atmosphere, making it one of the world’s most-visited capitals. 

Packed with historical attractions, and with something for absolutely everyone, we’re guaranteed to enjoy our time in this famous city. We’ll be able to enjoy free time to explore to our heart’s content, so we can see some of the city’s best-known attractions.

Take the time to discover St Peter’s Square, the Colosseum, the Sistine Chapel or Trevi Fountain, the choice is yours.

 

 


Half Day: Sorrento Guided Walking Tour And Limoncello Factory (Included)

Sorrento, with its exquisite views out over the Bay of Naples and traditional architecture that’s synonymous with this part of Italy, makes for an excellent excursion during our holiday. We’ll get to enjoy a fantastic guided walking tour of the town, so we can find out more about what this location has to offer.

One of the many things that Sorrento is known for is limoncello, a delicious drink that can be enjoyed after a fantastic meal in the town. Limoncello is made with lemon rind, water, sugar and alcohol and is one of the most popular digestifs in Sorrento.

While in Sorrento, we’ll be treated to a guided tour of a local limoncello factory, so we can find out more about how this tasty drink is made.


Half Day: Teatro Tasso

Enjoy a true taste of the Neapolitan Riviera at the spectacular Tasso Theatre musical show. A medley of popular Neapolitan song and dance that will certainly set toes tapping!

This colourful show will give us an evening of fantastic entertainment, with music and dance to take in. This traditional Sorrento musical makes for a superb night out, complete with local traditions, folk dancing and some of the most famous Neapolitan songs to enjoy. 

Everyone is sure to have a great time, with traditional dress, spectacular dancing and wonderful music to make the most of - the ideal night of entertainment during our holiday!

 


Half Day: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

No visit to Rome would be complete without visiting the spectacular Vatican and Sistine Chapel. The smallest independent state in the world, the Vatican City is also one of the most important sites for the history of human civilization.

Here, we’ll discover museums rich with fascinating history, and will be able to discover over five centuries of intriguing heritage. The museums are composed of several sections, including the Gregorian Etruscan Museum, the Pinacoteca, the Raphael Stanze and the Sistine Chapel.

The Sistine Chapel is most famous for Michelangelo’s breath-taking artwork - The Last Judgement. Admire the incredible art and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere here!

 


Full Day: Isle of Capri

We’ll take a trip to the stunning island of Capri during, allowing us to take in beautiful scenery, while learning more about its fascinating history.

Sailing across the Bay of Naples, this day is sure to be unforgettable, visited over the centuries by intellectuals, artists and writers, all of whom have been equally enthralled by its magical beauty and left a mark on its history and culture.

A mix of history, nature, culture and events await, with this island being known for its excellent combination of tourist sights and relaxing getaways. There’s more than enough to do here - admire the elegant boutiques, stroll along the cobbled streets or simply relax on the beach. While here visit the Augustus Gardens, more than 100 years old, with views across the sea, Villa San Michele which gives great views over Capri town or visit the world-famous Blue Grotto. 

Accommodation

Hotel Alpha (primary)

Located in Sant Agnello the next town to Sorrento, this hotel has a swimming pool and is just a 15 minute walk from Sorrento’s historic centre. With a fantastic restaurant and even a cooking schools so you can learn a few tricks of Italian cuisine. After delicious food relax on the hotel's terrace with a drink from the bar.

Destinations
  • Europe
  • Italy
  • Amalfi
  • Rome
  • Sorrento
Tour Types
  • 50 plus
  • Beach
  • City
  • Cultural
  • Foodie
  • History
  • Scenic
  • Walking
  • UK Coach Departures
Departure Points
  • South East
  • East Midlands
  • Yorkshire & Humberside
  • North East
  • North West & North Wales
  • West Midlands
  • South West


Day 1: UK to France

We cross to Calais, then head to our overnight hotel in northern France with dinner en route. (Dinner)



Day 2: France to Milan

Journey onwards to the Milan area, staying at a comfortable hotel for the night. (Breakfast)



Day 3: Milan to Rome
Today we’ll travel to Rome for a 4 nights at a four-star hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 4: Rome

Enjoy a day at your leisure to explore the beautiful city of Rome. If you have pre-booked our optional visit to the Vatican Museums. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 5: Rome

Discover Rome's history and heritage today with a guided tour, and why not join our optional espresso tasting trip. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 6: Rome

Make the most of time at leisure in beautiful Rome today - explore the local area at your own pace to take in some of this incredible city’s mesmerising sights. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 7: Rome to Sorrento

We’ll say goodbye to Rome as we travel to Sorrento for our 6 night stay at the Hotel Michelangelo or Hotel Conca Park. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 8: Sorrento
We’ll take a tour of sunny Sorrento in the morning. In the afternoon we'll visit a Limoncello factory to learn more about how this tasty drink is made. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 9: Amalfi Coast
Make the most of the time in Sorrento with a tour of the beautiful Amalfi Coast, one of the region’s most famous areas. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 10: Sorrento
Spend the day at leisure in Sorrento, or why not join our optional excursion to Capri? (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 11: Pompeii
We’ll visit historical Pompeii in the morning, finding out more about this ancient city. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 12: Sorrento
Enjoy a day at leisure in beautiful Sorrento. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 13: Sorrento to Tuscany
We start our journey northwards, staying overnight in Tuscany. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 14: Tuscany to Switzerland
Our journey continues into Switzerland. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 15: Switzerland to France
Crossing the border, we have our final overnight stay in France. (Breakfast, Dinner)



Day 16: France to UK

We make our way back to Calais, then travel onwards home. (Breakfast)


You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
10-Oct-2020 for 15 Nights
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