Welcome to Italy - the land of the Mystique! On arrival in Rome, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by private vehicle. Rome is more than a fascinating European capital city; it is a spectacular encyclopedia of living history. The whole experience of Rome is so powerful as to be almost overwhelming at times. Rome, Italy
This evening is free to discover the grandeur of this city on your own or you can opt for the Illumination Tour of Rome.OPTIONAL TOUR Rome Illuminated (Seat In Coach)
The tour starts from Via Veneto, the street of La Dolce Vita fame, and continues to Piazza Barberini with the Triton Fountain by Bernini, and on to Piazza Venezia with the Victor Emanuel monument. We also see Via dei Fori Imperiali, the Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, the Palatine, the Temple of Vesta, the Theatre of Marcello, the Capitol, Tiberine Island, the Synagogue, Castel St. Angelo, and St. Peter's Square and Basilica. During this panoramic visit of the city your guide will also take you to visit the famous Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona.
Pick Up Point - Rome Illuminated (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 02:00 hrs | Duration - 02:00 hrs
Today, explore Rome at your own pace on an extensive hop-on hop-off itinerary through the heart of Rome. The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360 degree panoramic views as you travel along your route, with a commentary in 6 languages, and departures every 15 minutes. Your ticket allows you 17 stops in the most beautiful, cultural and evocative areas of the Eternal city. See major sights such as the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Vatican City, Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Palatine Hill, Piazza Venezia , St.Peter~s Basalica and lots more. (Seat in Coach)
Pickup Duration From Time Hotel 00:00 hrs 00:00 AMOPTIONAL TOURS :Vatican City With Sistine Chapel Tour (Seat in Coach) :
Visit the Vatican Museums, housing stunning masterpieces from Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian antiquities to late Renaissance and the famous Sistine Chapel. Marvel at the beauty of the magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo, along with works by Botticelli, Perugino and Rossellini. Also, admire the art and architecture of St. Peter’s Basilica.Pick Up Point - Vatican City With Sistine Chapel Tour (seat In Coach)
| Pick Up Time - 03:00 hrs | Duration - 03:00 hrsMonumental Rome (Seat In Coach)
A perfect introduction to the Eternal City! You will start off by driving up the Via Veneto, portrayed in Fellini's La Dolce Vita, and will take a turn around the Fountain of the Naiads in the Piazza della Repubblica. Leaving the bus, you will go on foot to visit the glorious Trevi Fountain, the largest Baroque fountain in the city. You will also find beautiful fountains in the Piazza Navona. This square follows the shape of a former stadium that existed on this site in the first century AD. The piazza features masterpieces such as the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers (1651) by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. You then will see the Piazza ColonnaColumn of Marcus Aurelius which has stood there since 193 AD. The bronze statue of Saint Paul atop the column was placed there in 1589, by order of Pope Sixtus V.
The tour will take you inside the Pantheon, commissioned by Marcus Agrippa as a temple to all the gods of ancient Rome and later rebuilt by the Emperor Hadrian. It is one of the best preserved of all Roman buildings and still has the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world. You will then re-board your bus and proceed to St. Peter's Square passing the Castel Sant'Angelo, Emperor Hadrian's mausoleum, on the way. Your guide will lead you into St. Peter's Basilica. This massive late Renaissance church can hold 60,000 people, and is one of the holiest sites in Christendom. In the first chapel on the right as you enter the Basilica, you will find Michelangelo's masterpiece La Pieta. This famous sculpture shows the body of Jesus on the lap of his mother Mary after the Crucifixion. Notice how the work balances the Renaissance ideals of classical beauty with naturalism.
You will spend about 35 minutes in St. Peter's Basilica. At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at the Vastours Terminal .
Pick Up Point - Monumental Rome (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 03:00 hrs | Duration - 03:00 hrs
Today morning travel by train to Naples. On arrival at Naples travel to Sorrento by train. (Train Fare is to be paid locally). Sorrento is an incredibly picturesque coastal town and Italy’s premier resort town which sits in its own ‘mini bay’ within the vast Bay of Naples. Sorrento, ItalyOptional tour Naples - Capri - Anacapri Tour (Seat In Coach)
You will travel south to the lively city of Naples and onto the lovely island of Capri. Board a motorboat for a tour of the Blue Grotto. The waters in the cave are a brilliant fluorescent blue. Next you will visit Anacapri, which offers wonderful views of the Bay of Naples. Following lunch, enjoy free time at shopping before returning to board the boat back to Naples.Pick Up Point - Naples - Capri - Anacapri Tour (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 01:50 hrs | Duration - 01:50 hrsColosseum and Palantine Tour (Seat in Coach)
The tour starts with a panoramic view of the Colosseum from Colle Oppio before skipping the queue to enter the most symbolic of Rome's landmarks. An expert local guide will bring the bloody past of the amphitheatre to life as you listen to tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions. You when then stop at the Arch of Constantine before entering the complex of the Palatine Hill - the most famous of Rome's hills. Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of the city, were said to have been found here by the she-wolf who nursed and raised them. The last stop of the tour is a walk along the "Via Sacra" inside the Roman Forum and the tour ends at the Temple, which houses the altar where Julius Caesar was cremated.
Pick Up Point - Colosseum And Palantine Tour (seat In Coach) | Pick Up Time - 03:00 hrs | Duration - 03:00 hrs
Today, travel by high speed jetfoil to Capri, celebrated for its idyllic landscapes and inviting coves and Anacapri for wonderful views of the Bay of Naples.
This morning travel on your own by a Public coach to the coastal beach town of Amalfi, a charming fishing village.
Amalfi coast, Italy Today the day is at leisure to discover the natural beauty of this area OR relax by the crystal waters of the Mediterranean Sea.
Today, travel to Salerno, on your own, and take a connecting train to Rome. Rome, Italy
The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this ‘Eternal City’ of Rome on your own or opt for an exciting optional tour. Don’t miss the opportunity to discover the city’s renowned monuments and be immersed in the magical atmosphere of the piazzas, fountains and architecture all lit up at night, on an optional Illuminated Rome Tour.
Today you will be transferred to Rome airport for your flight back home. We trust that you enjoyed your Flexihol Vacation.
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