Rome and Splendid Tour
Day 1: Rome
Arrival in Rome and transfer to the Hotel. Afternoon dedicated to the guided visit of city centre to admire the famous
squares, baroque buildings and the magnificent fountains: Navona Square, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Pantheon,
Campo de’ Fiori, Farnese Square. At the end of the visit, come back to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Rome
After breakfast departure to Vatican City. Guided visit of the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter Basilica. The
tour starts from Vatican Museums: we enter the Pinecone Courtyard, crossing the collection of Greek and Roman
sculpture, admiring the famous statue of Apollus, the Laocoon and the Belvedere Torso, the statues of animals, the
Coffins of St. Helen and St. Constance, the Galleries of Tapestries and the frescoed Maps of all Italy painted in 1585.
The rooms painted by Raphael and his pupils, ending with the amazing Michelangelo’s Sixtine Chapel. Afterward the tour
will lead you inside the highest temple of Christendom: St. Peter’s Basilica with the Pietà by Michelangelo, the Jubilee
Gate, Bernini’s main altar, the staircase enlightened by eternal lamps leading to the tomb of Saint Peter. Lunch in a
typical restaurant. In the afternoon guided visit of the ancient Rome including Colosseum and Roman Forum. Dinner in a
typical restaurant in Trastevere.
Day 3: Rome – Naples – Pompei – Sorrento
After breakfast, departure to Naples. At arrival guided visit of the “Partenopea” city and its historical centre to admire the
Plebiscito Square, the Royal Palace, the Gallery of Umberto I and the San Carlo Opera House. Lunch in a typical
“Pizzeria” to taste the real Napolitan pizza. Departure to Pompeii, for a guided visit of the excavations of this ancient
Roman city which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvio in 79 b.C. and buried under 4 to 6 meters of ash and
stones. At the end of the visit, proceed to Sorrento, a charming town of the Sorrentine Peninsula famous for the
cultivation of oranges, lemons and olives trees. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Sorrento – Capri – Sorrento
After breakfast departure for an unforgettable excursion to Capri Island. Depart by boat to Capri Island and full day visit to
admire the natural beauties and the charming atmosphere: the Augustus Gardens, the famous Piazzetta. Lunch in
restaurant. In the afternoon, return to Sorrento by ferry boat. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Sorrento – Amalfi – Sorrento
After breakfast, departure to discover the Amalfi coast, enjoying magnificent views of Positano and other picturesque
fishing villages. Arrival in Amalfi and walking through its pretty streets arriving to the 10th-century Duomo with its colourful
facade. Lunch in restaurant. The panoramic tour proceeds to Ravello to admire the ancient fortified castle, Piazza
Vescovado, Cathedral and take pictures of the beautiful view along Amalfi Coast. At the end of the visit, return to the
hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Sorrento – Caserta – Rome
After breakfast departure to Caserta. Guided visit of the Royal Palace and its gardens, Unesco World Heritage. Lunch in
restaurant near the Palace and departure to Rome. Arrival in hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Rome
Breakfast at hotel. Free day for your personal visits.
Day 8: Rome
After breakfast, Transfer to the airport and come back to your destination.