ROME & SPLENDID TOUR
from South Africa:
ROME – NAPLES – POMPEII – SORRENTO – CAPRI – AMALFI – ROME
8 days | 7 nights
Departure from ROME
Operated Daily from APRIL 1 TO OCTOBER 24 (Except the month of August)
ROME Hotel Gambrinus 4*
ROME Sup Hotel The Building 4*
SORRENTO AREA Gh Vesuvio / Majestic / Michelangelo 4*
AMALFI COAST Reginna Palace/Giordano / Pietra Di Luna / Villa Romana 4*
Day 1 – Rome (pre –tour package)
Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Dinner is not included Meals:
Day 2 – Rome (pre –tour package)
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you will enjoy a 3 hrs “Discovering Rome”, walking tour. You will be picked up at your hotel at about 9.00am. The tour will start from Largo
Argentina and continue to Campo de’ Fiori, Piazza Farnese, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight.
Dinner is not included. Meals: B
Day 3 – Rome –Naples –Pompeii –Sorrento
Pick up at the hotel from 6.30am to 7.00am for your departure from ROME to NAPLES by coach with a multilingual tour leader. Upon arrival in Naples our local guide will take you for a walking tour of the
historical centre to admire the Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, the Gallery of Umberto I, and the San Carlo Opera House, stop for lunch where you will enjoy typical Neapolitan specialties such as ”mozzarella, pizza or pasta” (soft drinks included). From Naples, continue to POMPEII, and enjoy a short visit to a coral and cameo factory, followed by a visit of the excavations of this ancient Roman city which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvio in 79 A.D. and buried under 4 to 6 meters of ash and stones. 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. Meals: L D
Day 4 – Sorrento – Capri –Sorrento
American buet breakfast at the hotel, and departure from 7:30am to 08.00am to the island of CAPRI. You will board the ferry and arrive in MARINA GRANDE. Once on the island you will visit, the BLUE GROTTO (weather permitting), the AUGUSTUS GARDENS and stop at the famous Piazzetta. A Minibus will take you up to ANACAPRI. After lunch in Anacapri, you will return to Marina Grande where you will board the ferry for your transfer back to Sorrento.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B L D
Day 5 – Sorrento – Amalfi Coast
American buet breakfast at the hotel and departure to AMALFI COAST at 9.30am via the breathtaking Amalfi Coast drive. En–route you will enjoy magnificent views of POSITANO and other picturesque fishing villages. Arrival in your hotel.
Dinner and overnight.. Meals: B D
Day 6 – Amalfi Coast
American buet breakfast at the hotel. Free time to discover the beauty of this wonderful coastal village or to explore the area, there is a “open bus” service going to AMALFI and RAVELLO or just plunge into the the water of the Mediterranean sea. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Meals: B D
Day 7 – Amalfi – Pompeii – Rome
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. Meeting point at the hotel at 3.00pm and transfer to Pompeii where you will join another group for your trip back to Rome. Traffic permitting, the estimated time of arrival is 9.00pm. Overnight at the hotel in Rome.
Dinner is not included. Meals: B
Day 8 – Rome
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure.