12 Day Tuscany & Amalfi with Rome

4 Montecatini, 3 Sorrento & 3 Rome
Airfare from NYC, first class accommodation with all transfers, daily breakfast and your choice of sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Flights New York-Florence, Rome-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 10 nights First Class accommodations
    • 4 nights Montecatini
    • 3 nights Naples
    • 3 nights Rome
  • Italian city hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 16 meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Special Features

  • Stay in Montecatini Terme, the spa center of Italy
  • Stand before Michelangelo's David in Florence
  • Enjoy a rustic Tuscan Paesana Dinner with wine and olive-tasting
  • Experience one of the world’s most spectacular drives along the Amalfi coast
  • Travel past the Bay of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius to Pompeii, the city frozen in time
  • Tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel
  • Historic tour of Ancient Rome including the Roman Forum and the Colosseum
Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Florence, Transfer to Montecatini
Arrive in Florence and transfer to your hotel in Montecatini. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. This evening, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager about the wonderful journey that awaits you in Italy, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday - Excursion to Florence
Today, travel to Florence, birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Upon arrival, start with the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Then walk to the impressive Duomo celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. From here, continue to the open-air museum of Signoria Square, ending at the splendid Ponte Vecchio, also known as the "Old Bridge". Return to Montecatini for an evening at leisure
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Full Day in Montecatini
Enjoy the morning at leisure in Montecatini, or participate in the optional tour to the lovely medieval city of Siena that sits over three hills. The heart of the city is Il Campo, the huge central plaza where the Roman forum used to be, site of the famous Horse Race of Palio. After a walking tour of the highlights of the city, enjoy time at leisure before returning to Montecatini. This evening, indulge in the Tuscan atmosphere, its food, and its wines!
Optional: Full Day Siena Tour
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Full Day in Montecatini
Full Day at leisure to explore Montecatini and its surroundings on your own or take an optional tour to the spectacular Cinque Terre*, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here five small villages, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea and the surrounding hillsides, are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the scenic coastline while exploring the villages and the beautiful vistas. This active walking tour covers a fair amount of ground facing uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. Trains and/or boats will be the means of transportation between the towns. Dinner included tonight
*Exact tour itinerary & operation of the tour is subject to weather conditions and group size and will be advised locally.
Optional: Full Day Cinque Terre
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Saturday - Travel towards the Sunny South
Depart Montecatini, driving south. Along the way, stop for lunch in the hills of Lazio. Then, on to the Gulf of Naples, where you are welcomed by the spectacular panoramic views and by the sapphire blue waters of the gulf. Tonight, a lovely dinner together highlights your arrival in Naples
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Sunday - The Gorgeous Amalfi Drive
A fantastic day as you drive along the rugged Amalfi coast, undoubtedly one of the most spectacular drives in the world, with its dramatic landscapes and amazing panoramas. Nestled into mountains which rise thousands of feet above the sea, you’ll see enchanting villages, cliffs terraced with lemon groves, whitewashed villas and sparkling turquoise seas. Drive by Positano and stop in Amalfi, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to enjoy time at leisure in town. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday - Full Day in Naples
A day at leisure in picturesque Naples, strikingly beautiful with its seaside setting. Don’t miss the optional full day tour to the enchanting and picturesque Isle of Capri by boat - it will be a highlight! Here, you’ll walk through the narrow lanes of Anacapri, with its chic boutiques and shops offering tastings of the island’s famous Limoncello. Then, to La Piazzetta (Piazza Umberto I) where everyone gathers to socialize and to the Gardens of Augustus, towards the top of the island, a natural paradise, from where you can see splendid views of the sea and the famous Faraglioni rock formations, one of the island’s natural wonders. After a lovely day in Capri, return to Naples and enjoy dinner at your hotel
Optional: Full Day Capri Tour
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Tuesday - Visit Pompeii en route to Rome
Depart Naples and head towards Rome. On the way, stop in Pompeii the city that was frozen in time under a thick carpet of volcanic ash almost 2,000 years ago. The tragic fossils of people attempting to escape, along with their children and dogs are still visible, along with the preserved ruins of the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter, and the Forum. Continue north, passing the magnificent Abbey of Monte Cassino, perched high on the mountaintop, scene of a huge battle near the end of World War II in which the abbey was completely destroyed, but has now been lovingly restored. Then, onto Rome, the astonishing city that combines modern city life with ancient wonders
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Wednesday - Tour Ancient Rome
The historic tour of ancient Rome begins at the legendary Roman Forum, the central area of the city from which ancient Rome developed. Next, view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine’s tenth year of leadership over the Eternal City. On to the mighty Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire that seated over 50,000, where gladiator contests and public events were attended by the rich, the poor and by the Emperor himself. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Tonight, an optional dinner in a typical Roman restaurant with wine and music, then enjoy an illuminated tour of the city
Optional: Dinner with Musical Entertainment & Illuminated Drive (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Thursday - Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel
Today, visit the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel. Stroll through one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Continue to St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade to view St. Peter's Basilica,* built on the burial site of Saint Peter, with the most famous Michelangelo’s Pieta. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, or join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City’s grand piazzas that includes the Spanish Steps, the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and the baroque Piazza Navona. Spend the afternoon at leisure. Tonight, join your Tour Manager and fellow travelers for a Farewell Cocktail at the hotel
*Due to Religious events, the opening times of St. Peter's Basilica are subject to change without notice. In these cases, you will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Friday - Depart Italy
Transfer to the airport in Rome for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary
Not Included
Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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