Hotel accommodation with full buffet breakfast; Local Host service in each city; Destination Guides; headset in Rome, sightseeing with a Local Guide, and transportation as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary (inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE); transfers to/from train stations.
Day #1 Sorrento, Italy. Arrive in Sorrento (the nearest airport is Naples). Benvenuto! Time to relax or to begin exploring this beautiful resort on the Bay of Naples. Your Local Host provides you with a Destination Guide, full of useful information, and is on hand to help you create lasting memories.
Day #2 Sorrento. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation: walk along the OLD TOWN’S characteristic lava stone streets and take pictures of amazing Mount Vesuvius. See the 14th-century Sedil Dominova building, the ancient Bell Tower, and St. Antonino Church, dedicated to Sorrento’s patron saint. Visit the CLOISTER of St. Francis Church and enjoy its unique atmosphere and tranquility. TASTE LIMONCELLO and hear how this world-famous liqueur is made.
Day #3 Sorrento. Full day to enjoy the city of olive and lemon groves. You will be enchanted by the climate, beautiful beaches, magnificent mountain views, trendy boutiques, interesting museums and galleries, and tempting restaurants.
Day #4 Sorrento–Rome. Transfer to Naples, then travel by HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (first-class) to Rome.
Day #5 Rome. Morning guided sightseeing and orientation, including headset, takes you to the VATICAN MUSEUMS to view some of its amazing treasures. See the SISTINE CHAPEL, with Michelangelo’s famous ceiling paintings and The Last Judgement. Visit monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA, originally built in 313 AD above St. Peter the Apostle’s tomb. From 1506, the Basilica was reconstructed by great artists and sculptors, and it has the largest interior of all Christian churches.
Day #6 Rome. Full day at leisure to enjoy this spectacular city.
Day #7 Rome. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.