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Florence, Rome & Sorrento

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12 Nights

Florence, Rome, Sorrento, Capri

Treat yourself to some quality time in Italy with this personalised artistic vacation with some relaxation at the end. Immerse yourself in the art and history of Florence and the picturesque landscape of the Tuscan countryside, exploring Rome's ancient monuments or sun-bathing on the Amalfi coast.

Start this luxury Italian adventure in the beautiful city of Florence soaking up all its artistic wonders. This city is the epitome of Renaissance and is widely celebrated for its impact on art, music, architecture and religion. Here, you can marvel at the famous statue of David at the Accademia art gallery and explore the world-renowned Uffizi gallery and Boboli Gardens before moving on to Rome.

As the capital of Italy and of the once long-standing Roman Empire, Rome is an ancient open-air museum. This eternal city is an artists paradise with all its iconic sights such as the Vatican City, the Pantheon, the Colosseum and so much more.

Finish on a relaxing note at a beautiful coastal resort of Sorrento taking in the views, architecture and sea breeze. Sorrento is an ideal base in Campania for visiting nearby attractions, including Naples (a must for pizza), Pompeii, Vesuvius, Capri, Positano and more.

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Florence: 4 Nights

Travel to Florence

Florence

Arrive in Florence. On arrival, our driver will be waiting to take you to your hotel to become acquinted with Florence at your leisure. As one of the most cultural and historic cities in the world, Florence is an architectural delight packed with places of significance and incredible street food such as the aromatic truffle and panino. 

Private Walking Tour

Florence

Our Florence expert will take you on a guided walking tour starting at the impressive Piazza del Duomo. You’ll then make your way on foot to Giotto’s Bell Tower to experience 14th-century Gothic architecture in Florence, before heading to the cathedral. Skip the line at the Accademia Gallery, which is home to one of the most stunning and most famous collections of Michelangelo’s work and includes the iconic statue of David. 

Uffizi Gallery Tour

Florence

Discover the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most famous museums in the world. Constructed between 1560 and 1580, the Uffizi Gallery is famous worldwide for its outstanding collection of ancient sculptures and paintings that date from the Middle Ages to the modern period. You’ll explore these true masterpieces whilst learning all about their history from your guide.

Boboli Gardens & Museum

Florence

Take a break from what can feel like a marble overload in the city of Florence and explore the lush Boboli gardens. Continuing the artistic theme, your expert guide can take you through the myriad of sculptures and 16th century architecture such as the Ampitheatre and Grotto of Adam and Eve. Its a perfect day for taking it easy with sensory delights at every turn such as fountains, botany and landscapes. You may finish in the Garden of Villa Bardini at the top, a true botonists dream with magical views of the city.

Rome: 4 Nights

Rome & the Vatican

Rome, Vatican City

It’s time to say goodbye to Florence and hello to the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome. Upon arrival in Rome, you’ll venture out on a spiritual tour to learn about the centuries of history within the walls of the Vatican City. Beginning with the Vatican Museums, you’ll take the beautiful spiral staircase to see the various rooms and galleries. You’ll then explore the famous Sistine Chapel with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo before having some free time to visit St Peter’s Basilica.

Discover Imperial Rome

Rome

After a free morning, you’ll enjoy an afternoon tour of ancient Rome on foot. Beginning at Piazza Venezia, you’ll then head to the famous Piazza Del Campidoglio, designed by Michelangelo, where you’ll have a fantastic view of the Roman Forum. You will then head to the Circus Maximus, which is one of the largest sporting arenas ever built. The finale to this tour is a visit inside the iconic Colosseum, where your guide will explain all the intricacies of this glorious landmark.

Tour of Classic Rome

Rome

Today, you’ll explore some of Rome’s most iconic sights on this tour of classic Rome with your local guide. You’ll begin your stroll through the historic centre, where you can admire the Trevi Fountain, La Colonna di Marco Aurelio, the Palazzo di Montecitorio and Palazzo Madama – the seat of the Senate and Piazza Navona. You’ll also visit the Pantheon, an icon of Italy, as well as Piazza Navona, the Spanish Steps and, finally, Piazza Venezia.

Villa Borghese Gardens & Museum

Rome

Finish Rome on an artistic high with a tour of the magical Villa Borghese. Your tour guide will take you to the Galleria Borghese museum to view some of the most monumentous artifacts in Rome, among which the lady with a unicorn painting by Raphaello alongside marble sculptures like Pauline Bonaparte by Canova. The best part about this museum is that it is situated inside the manicured gardens of Villa Borghese, an attraction in itself. You will have the whole afternoon to explore the gardens or enjoy an aperitivo. 

Sorrento: 6 Nights

Onwards to Sorrento

Sorrento

After having taken in the thousands of years worth of history that Rome has to offer, you will head to sunny Sorrento by train, ready for your next adventure. Upon arrival in Sorrento, you’ll have the afternoon free to yourself to relax in luxury or go exploring. You may want to visit Piazza Tasso, a large piazza that is one of the busiest and most popular areas in Sorrento. We also recommend visiting Via San Renato, which is the colourful weekly street market.

Pompeii Archaeological Site

Sorrento, Pompeii

Discover the remnants of Pompeii on this guided tour that takes you back in time to the 1st century. Lost for almost 1,500 years beneath a blanket of ash due to an ancient volcanic eruption, the historic settlement of Pompeii was brilliantly preserved in its volcanic tomb. Everything in the town from its buildings and materials to its residents was kept in untouched condition by the ash covering, granting modern-day visitors a glance back to ancient times. On this tour, you’ll learn all about the town’s history, including details of the famous volcanic eruption that destroyed the city.

The Beautiful Amalfi Coast

Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, Ravello

Today, you’ll head out to enjoy the amazing colours and landscapes of the Amalfi Coast, visiting the beautiful coastal towns of Positano, Amalfi and Ravello. After visiting Positano and exploring the coastal town’s colourful buildings, you’ll head to one of the most historic towns on this coastline, Amalfi, which was the seat of a powerful maritime republic from the 9th to 11th centuries. You can visit its beautiful buildings, which are a tribute to its history, before moving on to Ravello to explore its ancient stone streets and stunning cliff-top gardens.

Sorrento Farm & Food Tour

Sorrento

On this culinary tour, you will explore a typical local farm, taste organic products made with love and care, and enjoy a tasty traditional local lunch. Owned and operated by the same family for four generations, the farm produces high-quality products recognised by remarkable European brands. You’ll walk among the olive and lemon groves, and then take part in a hands-on demonstration of organic farming techniques.

Leisure Day in Sorrento or Explore Herculaneum

Sorrento/Herculaneum

Today, you can choose to have a day to enjoy at your leisure or be whisked back in time on a tour of Herculaneum. This famed archaeological site was once a thriving port town but was buried under many layers of ash following the same historic eruption by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD that destroyed Pompeii. Lying undiscovered for many years, the city was miraculously well preserved and offers a contrasting view of ancient life compared to Pompeii.

Explore Capri

Capri

Today, you can soak up the sun with a tour of the nearby island of Capri. Known as the ‘Pearl of the Mediterranean’, Capri offers high-end shopping and staggering natural beauty. As a part of the tour, you can explore Anacapri, which is the main village on the island. You’ll finish the day with an optional visit to the famed Blue Grotto, which is a magical cave where the water glows a luminous blue.

Ciao Italy!

Goodbye Italy

Private transfer and return flights

Arrivederci, Italia! Your private driver will take you to the airport for your return flight home.

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