Enjoy Magnificent Italy over 10 Days (10D 9N)
Package Code: GBG 0005
Day 1 Rome to Sorrento - Naples And Pompei Tours
In the morning, you will go to meeting point or pickup from the hotel and departure to Naples. Upon arrival in Naples take a walking tour of the historical centre to admire the Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, the Gallery of Umberto I, and the San Carlo Opera House. From Naples, continue to Pompeii, and enjoy a short visit to a coral and cameo factory. Lunch in a typical restaurant, followed by a visit of the excavations of this ancient Roman city. Proceed to Sorrento which is a a charming town of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 2 Capri Tour
After the breakfast, departure to the island of Capri. You will board the ferry and arrive in Marina Grande. Once on the island you will visit, the Blue Grotto, the Augustus Gardens and stop at the famous Piazzetta. A Minibus will take you up to Anacapri. After lunch in Anacapri, you will return to Marina Grande where you will board the ferry for your transfer back to Sorrento. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 3 Sorrento to Noci - Apulia Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, departure to Apulia. Along the way you will visit Castel Del Monte, with its imposing octagonal castle with eight octagonal towers at each side. Time at leisure for lunch. The journey continues to Castellana Caves. The Grottos of Castellana are one of the most important attractions of Puglia. The tour winds along a distance of 3 km, a unique guided tour of the caves to more than 60 meters deep in an amazing scenario made of stalactites, stalagmites, concretions, incredible shapes, fossils, canyons and caves with fantastic names. Arrival in Noci. Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight in Noci.
Day 4 Lecce Tour
Following breakfast at the hotel, departure to Lecce famous for his baroque arts and architecture developed. During the tour you will admire the basilica of Santa Croce and the Celestini palace and the roman amphitheatre. The tour will continue to the village of Ostuni. Time at leisure for lunch and in the afternoon, continue to Alberobello, the town of the “Trulli” that is part of the Unesco Heritage List. The trulli are typical houses with a cone roof, used as homes and to store farmer utensils. Return to the hotel in Noci. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Noci.
Day 5 Noci to Rome - Matera Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, departure to Matera. This town is internationally known for the “Sassi” (stones), originated from a prehistoric (troglodyte) settlement, and are suspected to be the first settlements in Italy. The Sassi are houses into the tuff rock itself. One of the peculiarities of this ancient city is that there is a great similarity with the ancient sites in and around Jerusalem. Matera is also part of the Unesco Heritage List. Time for a snack in Matera and return via Pompei where you will board a bus to Rome. Arrival in Rome. Overnight in Rome.
Day 6 Free Day At Leisure in Rome
Breakfast at the hotel. Free day at leisure, or select a tour or an activity ticket from our rich choices. Overnight in Rome.
Day 7 Rome To Siena - Montepulciano and Pienza Tours
In the morning, you will go to meeting point or pickup from the hotel and departure to Montepulciano through the rolling hills of the Chianti Region. Montepulciano is an ancient village rich of medieval and Renaissance buildings, famous for the wine “Nobile di Montepulciano”. You will stop for a visit to a wine cellar and experience a tasting of wines and local products. Proceed to Pienza, the Renaissance town built under Pope Pius II and alsowell-known for its pecorino cheese. The tour will proceed to Siena, where you will enjoy a visit of the old city centre. The sightseeing tour will end in the Piazza del Campo with its spectacular Cathedral. This is one of the most beautiful squares in the world and site of the famous 600 years old horse-race, called “Il Palio”. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Siena.
Day 8 Siena to La Spezia - Tavernelle and Pisa Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, departure to San Gimignano, a tiny city that has remained intact through the centuries. Then you will proceed to Tavernelle Val di Pesa located within the Chantii Classico “Gallo Nero” region, where we will make a stop at the farmhouse La Tancia to enjoy an excellent wine tasting with light lunch. The tour continues onto Lucca, where you will have free time for lunch. You will go for a pleasant walk into the enchanting historical centre, where you will admire the Anfiteatro Square, the Guinigi Tower, the San Martino Dome and the typical antique shops. In the early afternoon, you will then proceed to Pisa, Upon arrival you will have a walking tour of the Piazza dei Miracoli, with its famous Leaning Tower, The Baptistery and other beautiful monuments. Proceed to La Spezia. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight in La Spezia.
Day 9 Cinque Terre Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, departure by boat for an unforgettable day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscape in the World. The five villages, “Cinque Terre” is an area suspended between sea and land, hanging from sheer cliffs surrounded by hills and vineyards. You will enter into a little piece of heaven. By touring the coast line by boat, you will have the possibility to admire this amazing landscape from the seaside, like in a postcard. In the event of rough sea, the visit will be done partly by coach and partly by train. During the tour, the boat will reach Portovenere and the most important villages. You will be able to stop at Porto Venere, Vernazza, Monterosso and visit them at leisure. Return to La Spezia. Dinner at hotel. Overnight in La Spezia.
Day 10 Carrara and Montecarlo Tour - Rome Departure
After breakfast at the hotel, the tour will take you to Carrara for a visit of the impressive marble quarries carved deep into the mountain. This is where Michelangelo took the raw material to create his superb masterpieces. By visiting the quarry museum you will admire ancient tools, some sculptures and the quarryman’s house. Continue to Montecarlo Di Lucca, a lovely town located on the hills around Lucca. This territory is ideal for the production of top quality wine and extra virgin olive oil. We will stop and visit a farmhouse where the owners will have you taste delicious Tuscan food specialities, from olive oil to cheese, from bread to wine and of course pasta, which you will taste with different wines. Proceed to Rome and arrival in the evening. End of our services.
• Local tour guide (Monolingual)
• 9 nights accommodation in at 4 star hotels
• Meal plan as mentioned in the itinerary
• 7 dinners (drinks NOT included)
• 2 lunch (drinks NOT included)
• 3 wine tastings with local products
• Full day excursion to Pompeii on regular basis
• Full day excursion to Capri on regular basis
• Half day Blue Grotto tour on regular basis
• Half day boat tour along the enchanting Cinque on regular basis
• Admission fees for all sight seeings mentioned in the itinerary
• Land transportation by air-conditioned non-smoking vehicle
• Tips for the guide and driver
• Visa for Italy (if needed)
• International or domestic flights
• Optional excursions (you can add into the basket)
• Meals other than stated
• Transfer service from/to airport (you can add into the basket)
• Hotels offered may not be valid during fair congresses and blackout dates and are subject to change with similar
• Children must be at child rate range at time of travel and rates are available for 1 child when staying with 2 adults in the same room
• Amendments are upon availability and may require supplement fee
• Full cancellation applies in the event of No-Show.
• In the rare event of lack of availability due to special events an alternative day or service may be advised
Tax: City tax not included and to be paid directly in the hotels. All other taxes are included.
Cancellation Policy: This service can be cancelled without any penalties 18 day(s) prior to departure
Complete flight information (flight number time of arrival and departure and airport) must be provided at the time of the booking
Day 1 - 07:30 am
Day 7 - 07:00 am
Passengers must be ready at the designated departure point 15 minutes before the exact departure time.
Centrally located meeting point
!Detailed address information will be provided on your confirmation voucher
• We recommend you to arrive to the town minimum a day before the tour for this early departure.
• If you cannot find the service you need or any hotel upgrade request, extra nights at hotels etc. please contact our dedicated Custom Team to advise of your requirements.
• For the days which lunch is not included in the tour price optional recommendation of an a la carte restaurant and transfer service will be provided by the tour guide.
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