Rome, Capri & Sorrento

Offer

Price per person
from £1,510

Price based on
London Gatwick
28th Sep 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book a European tour for September and October this year and enjoy £75pp off your holiday.

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  • 9 days

  • Europe

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tours

Explore the many faces of Italy on this diverse, Mediterranean adventure that combines the historic and cultural highlights of the ‘Eternal City’ with the scenic splendour of the Amalfi Coast.

At a glance

  • Rome Explore some of the historical highlights of the ‘Eternal City’ on a guided tour
  • Pompeii Wander the ghostly ruins of ancient Pompeii
  • Amalfi Coast Admire the stunning mountain panoramas as you drive along the coast
  • Sorrento Browse the quirky boutiques in this charming clifftop town

Extend your tour and see even more

  • 9 days: Sicily extension

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

What's included

  • Private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Individual audio system
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Single Share available

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

Customer Reviews

Good value we started our Tour in Rome and visited...

29th June 2017
Mr Stephen Hare

Good value we started our Tour in Rome and visited all the attractions apart from the Fountain and Spanish steps which I was hoping would be included. Thereafter we visited a variety of interesting places. It would have been difficult doing this on your own . Everything was organised for you . You just sit back and take it all in wonderful

Overview

Explore the many faces of Italy on this diverse, Mediterranean adventure that combines the historic and cultural highlights of the ‘Eternal City’ with the scenic splendour of the Amalfi Coast.

Total meals included:

  • 8 breakfasts, 3 dinners

UK - Rome

Day
1

Fly to Rome where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.

The rest of the day is free for you to start exploring this great city. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

Rome

Days
2 - 3

Two days to get well acquainted with Rome. Included sightseeing with a local guide starts with St. Peter’s Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre ever built; the Roman Forum; Piazza Venezia, and Campidoglio. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo’s impressive fresco of The Last Judgment

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rome - Pompeii - Naples - Capri

Day
4

Visit the impressive Benedictine Abbey in Montecassino and the WWII battlefields and memorial nearby. Then, to PompeiiI, where time stopped in 79 AD when the Vesuvius eruption totally buried the city. On the included guided visit, see the remains of luxurious villas, temples, theatre, and forum. Embark on the ferry to Capri to spend two nights on this charming island.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Capri

Day
5

This legendary island is surrounded by a rocky coastline—and the crashing sea has formed remarkable caves. The town, with its pretty piazzetta, maze of streets, fashionable boutiques, and cosy restaurants, is a mecca for the jet set. An optional island tour is available.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Capri - Amalfi - Sorrento

Day
6

Take the ferry to Sorrento. Few places in the world match the very special charm of Sorrento. This picturesque resort overlooking the Bay of Naples boasts a marvellous climate, beautiful views, trendy shops and boutiques, interesting museums, and a vibrant nightlife. Don’t miss out on the included excursion along the breathtakingly beautiful Amalfitan Coast

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Neapolitan Riviera

Day
7

Enjoy a day at leisure in Sorrento, situated on a plateau high above the waters of the Bay of Naples and with truly spectacular views as far as towering Vesuvius. Sorrento’s terraces, adorned with flowers, jut from winding streets and alleys above a small harbour. Streets are filled with shops, cheerful bars, and cafés.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Sorrento - Rome

Day
8

Drive back to Rome to enjoy most of the afternoon and evening at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Rome - UK

Day
9

Your tour ends today.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Extend your tour and see even more

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Sorrento area

Enjoy a day at leisure in Sorrento.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sorrento area – Villa San Giovanni – Ferry Crossing – Taormina area

Today, travel through the wild and mountainous scenery of Italy’s most southern regions before boarding the FERRY for the 45-minute crossing to Sicily. Only a few more miles to the Taormina area for a 2-night stay.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Taormina area. Excursion to Mount Etna

Enjoy a visit to the heights of MOUNT ETNA and the option of a jeep or cable-car ride for a better view of Europe’s largest active volcano. Later, visit the charming town of Taormina. Magnificently situated on a 700-ft. plateau overlooking the Ionian Sea, the heart of Taormina is Piazza Nove Aprile, a paved square with unrivalled views of the sea and Mount Etna.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Taormina area – Piazza Armerina – Agrigento

Today, drive westward to Piazza Armerina, a maze of steep streets positively overflowing with the colourful atmosphere of Sicilian life. At nearby Casale, visit the ROMAN VILLA, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and famous for its mosaics, including the whimsical “Bikini Girls.” Next on the agenda is Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples, one of Italy’s archaeological jewels. Visit the DORIC TEMPLE OF CONCORD, one of the finest examples of Greek civilization existing today, and the hilltop TEMPLE OF JUNO LACINIA. Spend the night in Agrigento.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Agrigento - Selinute - Marsala

Leave for Selinunte, one of the most striking and interesting sites in Sicily At the apex of its power before 409 BC, the city exceeded 30,000 people, excluding slaves. Here, you will see the remains of the ACROPOLIS with its temples and fortifications. On the western coast of Sicily, stop in Marsala, known for its celebrated Marsala wine. Here, you will visit a local SALT MILL and learn how this local product is extracted and refined.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Marsala – Trapani – Erice – Palermo

Two Sicilian treats are on the agenda today. First, join your Local Guide to visit enchanting Trapani, set on a harbour that was once at the heart of a powerful trading network stretching from Carthage to Venice. The city centre stretches along the port and was built in primarily baroque style. Next is the medieval hilltop town of Erice, reached by CABLE CAR. Situated about 2,500 feet above sea level, it immediately impresses with its defensive walls and castle affording breathtaking views over the Trapani Gulf and Egadi Island. On clear days, views reach all the way to the African coast. Continue to Palermo.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Palermo (Embarkation) – Overnight Ferry Crossing to Naples

A full day to enjoy this busy and colourful city full of interesting squares and marketplaces, churches, and palazzos in every style—from Moorish to baroque. On the included guided tour, learn more about this city and visit the magnificent CAPPELLA PALATINA. Evening embarkation for the overnight ferry from Palermo to Naples. 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Naples (Disembarkation) - Rome

Get to know Naples with a Local Guide. You'll discover a multifaced city, which is elegant and decadent; and lively, fascinating, and colourful at the same time. Later, return to Rome, the “Eternal City.”

Rome

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

To book your holiday with an extension, call 0330 0588 237 or speak to your travel agent.

Things to note

Please note that on some departures the tour may operate with overnights in Sorrento on Days 4 and 5, followed by 2 nights in Capri on Days 6 and 7.

Hotels

It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.

Buenos Aires

Hotel Buenos Aires welcomes its guests with old-fashioned hospitality in tastefully renovated surroundings, for a pleasant stay in one of Rome’s most fashionable neighbourhoods, only five minutes from Via Veneto.

  • Location

    Via Clitunno, 9, 00198 Roma RM, Italy

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Coffee house
    • Indoor swimming pool

San Michele at Anacapri

In the heart of Capri, Hotel San Michele offers panoramic views across the Bay of Naples

  • Location

    Via Giuseppe Orlandi 1/3, 80071 Anacapri, Italy

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor swimming pool

Panorama Palace at Meta di Sorrento

Set into the rocky coast of Meta di Sorrento, Panorama Palace Hotel offers breathtaking sea views from bright panoramic rooms, the bar and the rooftop sun terrace. Guests can walk to the beach in just 5 minutes from the hotel.

  • Location

    Piazza Scarpati,1, 80062 Meta, Italy

  • Facilities

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor swimming pool

Holiday Inn Parco dei Medici

This 4-star hotel is 0.6 miles from Parco De Medici Golf Club and 3.7 miles from Fiera di Roma exhibition centre. Nearby you will also find the Space Cinemas complex as well as restaurants and shops.

  • Location

    Viale Castello della Magliana 65, 00148 Rome, Italy

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Outdoor swimming pool
    • Sauna
    • Fitness centre

Kings House at Fondachello

This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. Just 200 yards from both public and private beaches in Fondachello di Mascali, King’s House offers a pool facing Mount Etna, a restaurant, and a lush Mediterranean garden.

  • Location

    Via Dott. Mario Amato, 23 , 95016 Fondachello, Italy

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor swimming pool

Agrigento - Kore

Just 1.9 miles from the Valley of the Temples, this 4-star hotel lies in the Villaggio Mosè business district, a 10-minute drive from Agrigento.

  • Location

    Viale Leonardo Sciascia, 210, 92100 Agrigento AG, Italy

  • Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Room service

Hotel President

Located in the heart of Marsala, this hotel is within 1 mile of Donnafugata Winery, Cantine Florio and Palazzo Senatorio. Chiesa Madre and Piazza della Repubblica are also within 1 mile.

  • Location

    Via Nino Bixio 1, 91025 Marsala, Italy

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Outdoor swimming pool

Ibis Styles

Located in the heart of Palermo, this hotel is within 1 mile of Palermo Harbour, Regional Archaeological Museum and Teatro Massimo. Regional Gallery and Church of San Cataldo are also within 1 mile.

  • Location

    Via Francesco Crispi 230, Borgo Vecchio, 90139 Palermo, Italy

  • Facilities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant

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