Sunny Italy Tour
Ideal for Small Groups – Discover Sunny Italy from Rome to Amalfi Coast
3 Nights in Rome and 4 Nights in Sorrento
Pre and Post Mini tours are available
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Our Sunny Italy tour has been designed to suit small group travelers looking for a truly uplifting and exciting italian tour experience. Starting out in Rome, you’ll explore the most famous attractions in the Eternal City before basing yourself in Sorrento for your daily exploration of Italy’s most picturesque coastal region. From the fascination of the ruins in Pompeii, to the Isle of Capri and the breathtaking scenery of the Amalfi Coast, every member of your group will find their emotions stirred by the scenes they experience on the Sunny Italy tour.
Choosing an escorted tour that has been designed to cater to a group like yours will ensure that your trip to Italy has been arranged to best fit the needs of your party. Our professional travel specialists have been creating and delivering escorted tours of Italy especially for groups since 2002! You can rely on us to provide a trip of a lifetime for every group member as you travel through Sunny Italy with us.
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ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
Day 1: Rome
Day 2: Rome (Vatican)
Day 3: Rome (Colosseum)
Day 4: Sorrento – Pompeii
Day 5: Sorrento – Capri
Day 6: Sorrento
Day 7: Sorrento – Amalfi Coast
Day 8: Sorrento (Departure)
Day 1 (Friday): RomeWelcome to Italy!
When you arrive at the airport in Rome, you’ll proceed through Passport Control, collect your luggage and meet the driver for your transfer to the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at a leisurely pace, with free time to explore the Eternal City. Meet with your Tour Host at the hotel in the evening to go over your tour program and collect information and literature about the exciting destinations you will visit over the next seven days. Overnight in Rome.
Day 2 (Saturday): Rome (Vatican)
After breakfast, transfer to the Vatican for a guided tour which includes the entrance fee for the Museum. The Vatican is home to some of the world’s most significant art pieces. The masters of ancient Greek and Roman art are represented amongst the Vatican collection. Today you will view the works of Raphael, Michelangelo and many others. Your tour will also take you to the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. When your Vatican tour ends, return to your hotel by private coach. Enjoy a free afternoon exploring your surroundings in Rome. In the evening you’ll enjoy a delicious Italian dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Rome.
Day 3 (Sunday): Rome (Colosseum)
Spend your free morning discovering the city’s Piazzas or just walking around Rome. Meet your guide in the afternoon to live the history of ancient Rome. This itinerary will give you the opportunity to learn about its mythical origins, the thousands years of history and legendary heroes who made Rome “Caput Mundi with a visit to the Colosseum.
Once inside, breathe in the bloody past of the amphitheatre and its atmosphere lead by expert guides with a passion for the Colosseum and its history. Return to your hotel for a short rest before transfer to a traditional Roman trattoria for dinner. You’ll feel at home amongst the locals and appreciate the relaxed atmosphere away from traditional tourist haunts. Overnight in Rome.
Day 4 (Monday): Sorrento – Pompeii
Depart early morning for your transfer to Sorrento with a stop en route in Pompeii. This is one of the most incredible historical sites in the world and is bound to be amongst those unforgettable memories of Italy that you will carry with you forever! After exploring the ruins of Pompeii, continue to Sorrento for a tasteful lunch at a typical trattoria. Meet with your tour host after lunch to learn about the activities planned for your time in Sorrento.
Tonight’s dinner will be served at a local restaurant in the heart of Sorrento. Return to your hotel and overnight in Sorrento.
Day 5 (Tuesday): Sorrento – Capri
Today your guide will accompany you on a visit to Capri. This enchanting and picturesque island made entirely of limestone rock, was a favorite of Roman emperors, the rich and famous. Artists and writers have also traditionally gravitated to the isle of Capri, and it is still one of the Mediterranean’s must-see destinations.
Return to your hotel after your day touring and overnight in Sorrento.
Day 6 (Wednesday): Sorrento
Sorrento is the perfect base for discovering the beautiful places across the region. Your Tour Host will provide you with a wide range of opportunities and suggestions for things to do on your free day. If there is a special excursion you wish to take, you also have the option of reserving it in advance via your travel agent. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 7 (Thursday): Sorrento – Amalfi Coast
Today you’ll enjoy a visit to one of the most intriguing coastlines in the world. Amalfi, Positano, Minori, Vietri… you’ll be amazed by the small houses all huddling on top of each other; the breathtaking cliffs; the lemon and olive trees; the small beaches; the Saracen and medieval watch towers; and the tiny, narrow roads. This is a place so unique in the world, so precious that it has been listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Spend the day exploring and immerse yourself in the atmosphere. Return to Sorrento.
Tonight’s Farewell dinner will be served in a panoramic restaurant on the hills of Sorrento. Enjoy the regional cuisine as you celebrate your last night on tour and bid your new found friends farewell. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 8 (Friday): Sorrento (Departure)
Today you will depart for home. Rise early and meet the driver to make your way to the airportFeatured Properties
Hotel in Rome: Ponte Sisto 4*S, Empire 4*S
Hotel in Sorrento: Favorita 4*S, TRAMONTANO 4*s
Hotel may be substituted with similar according to availability
The tour includes:
- Transfers to and from airport
- Bus as per itinerary
- Tour Escort/Host
- 3 nights in Rome
- 4 nights in Sorrento
- 1 lunch, wine included
- 4 dinners, wine included
- Visit to the Vatican, entrance fee included
- Walking tour of the Colosseum & Ancient Rome
- Visit to Pompeii, entrance fee included
- Walking tour of Sorrento
- Visit to the Amalfi Coast
- Visit to the Isle of Capri
- Luggage handling at hotel
The tour does not include:
- Beverages and Meals not mentioned in the program
- Travel Insurance
- Optional Excursion
- Rome City Tax: 3 euros per person per day to be paid directly to the hotel in cash at check-out
- Sorrento City Tax: 1.50 euros per person per day to be paid directly to the hotel in cash at check-out