Enjoy a unique Rome to Amalfi Coast vacation to explore some of the most spectacular locations Italy has to offfer.Indulge in ten glorious days exploring the stunning Amalfi Coast, the rich Tuscan countryside, the cultural city of Florence and the ancient city of Rome. During which, you will discover and explore the best Italian cities in the centre of the country. Beginning on the world-famous Amalfi Coast, you'll spend your days exploring islands known for their rich lifestyle, tasting ingredients and dishes native to the regions and exploring on Italian motorbikes.The Tuscan countryside will bring with it plenty of wine tastings and delicious foods; a highlight being a tour in a little Ape Tuk Tuk developed by the locals to navigate the narrow streets of the ancient town. After discovering the culturally-rich city of Florence, you'll arrive in Rome where you'll discover the smallest country in the world - Vatican City - along with the rest of ancient Rome's treasures.
3 night at Castello Di Velona Resort, Spa & Winery (5-star)
3 night at Hotel Villa Franca Positano (5-star)
3 night at Hotel Eden (5-star)
9 nights accommodation
10 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 1 dinner
Piazza del Campidoglio
Gallerie dell'Accademia Florence
Cooking Class & Market Tour
Civita di Bagnoregio
San Pietro in Vincoli Basilica
Piazza della Repubblica
Capri by Vespa
Capri Boat Tour
Truffle Hunting in Chianti Area
Wine Tasting in Antinori
Piazza di Spagna
Ape Tuk Tuk Experience
Hot Air Balloon Experience over Chianti
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Licensed English speaking guides
Day 1: Arrive in Italy
Your Rome to Amalfi Coast vacation starts here! Upon arrival, your personal guide will pick you up at the airport. Your private Mercedes will wait for you outside the airport to drive you to the hotel in Amalfi Coast. Your guide will give you an Italian sim card you can use for free calls, SMS and internet during your stay. On the way to your hotel in Positano, you'll stop in Pompeii for a guided tour of the “scavi”.
Day 2: Amalfi Coast & Route 163
Today, you'll enjoy a full day out driving along the most stunning parts of the Amalfi Coast. You'll drive along the UNESCO World Heritage-listed roads on 'state route 163' – a masterpiece of human engineering. During the day, you'll stop twice to indulge in the region's most famed products: mozzarella and limoncello. You will learn all about how these two typical local products are made as well as a tasting.
Day 3: Explore Capri
Today, your personal driver will take you to the Amalfi pier where you will take the ferry boat to Capri Island. You will enjoy a visit to the island famous for its designer shops, anchored yachts and chic hotels. You'll dine in a Michelin-starred seafood restaurant and explore the island by Vespa, a typical Italian vehicle. You'll then head back to your hotel in Positano in the evening.
Day 4: Tuscan Countryside
Today, you'll travel to the Naples train station where you'll board your train to Florence, the gateway to the Tuscan countryside. Upon arriving in Florence, your personal driver will take you to your hotel which is a spa and winery set within the rolling vineyards. In the afternoon, you'll venture out on a tour like no other of the Tuscan countryside on a Ape Tuk Tuk, a vehicle used by locals for over 60 years to navigate the narrow streets of the ancient towns here.
Day 5: Tuscany Countryside: Hot Air Balloon, Truffles & Wine
This morning, you'll be up early to experience a hot air balloon ride over the rolling Tuscan countryside. Following that adventure, you will meet up with your “Searching Truffle” tour guide, an expert in gathering truffles from the San Miniato hills and woods. You'll then enjoy a wonderful tasting lunch of Truffles in a real truffle factory. In the afternoon, you will visit a famous winery where a professional sommelier will describe the production of Chianti wine before a delightful tasting!
Day 6: Discover Florence
In the morning, you will meet your guide for a walking tour of the city. Starting in Repubblica square, the heart of the city, you'll visit the Academia Gallery with the famous Michelangelo's masterpiece: The David. You'll also be able to view the museum's other unique pieces, including a room dedicated to Michelangelo. Afterwards, you will continue your visit to the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most beautiful museums in the world before enjoying a perfume-making experience.
Day 7: Civita di Bagnoregio & Rome
Today, you'll leave the countryside behind and head to Rome. On the way there, in northern Lazio, you will cross a narrow bridge to visit the fascinating hill town of Civita di Bagnoregio. Once you arrive in Rome, you'll begin a tour of the city centre to discover the monuments and the palace of the Baroque period. The dinner will be served at a Michelin guide restaurant with an astonishing view of the Colosseum.
Day 8: Vatican City Day
Among visiting many other grand and historic buildings in the Vatican city, your highlight of the day will be when you attend a Pope audience. Entering the Vatican City, you will visit the world’s smallest country and the centre of the Catholic world. Whilst here, you'll visit the impressive St. Peter’s Square and Basilica as well as explore the Vatican Museums, Raffaello’s rooms and the Sistine Chapel.
Day 9: Cooking Class & Colosseum
You'll start the day with a cooking class featuring a market tour of Rome’s famous Esquilino market, during which you will learn how to cook the best Italian food. In the afternoon, you'll continue to discover Rome starting from Michelangelo’s Campidoglio (Capitoline Hill) where you can look out over the Roman Forum area, then continue to the Imperial Forums and the ruins of the Colosseum. After dinner, you'll discover the “Gianicolo”, a hill with a unique view over Rome.
Day 10: End of Your Rome to Amalfi Coast Vacation
Following a final breakfast at your hotel, you'll have some free time before your personal driver will transfer you to Rome airport where you will catch your flight back home.