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Sorrento, Rome and Amalfi Coast

Overview

4 Included Excursions
  • Relax in stylish Sorrento.
  • Admire the scenic Amalfi Coast
  • Discover Rome, the ‘Eternal City’
  • Visit the archaeological site of Pompeii

Join us on this fantastic holiday and enjoy a stay in the stylish resort of Sorrento with its cafes and shops. Admire the stunning Amalfi coast, home to some of the most breath-taking scenery in the world and discover the iconic sights of the 'Eternal City' of Rome, one of the most photographed cities in the world.
Flying from your chosen airport we arrive in the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome, where we are met and transferred to our hotel, the four-star Hotel Raganelli.

The following day we’ll have a leisurely morning before we're transferred into the heart of the city, with the option to join enjoy a guided city tour, followed by free time to see some of the top attractions of this magnificent city.

We’ll then travel on to the stylish resort of Sorrento. On reaching Sorrento, we’ll check in for a six-night stay at the Hotel Michaelangelo. The hotel is perfectly located in the centre of this historical town. From our base we’ll enjoy a guided excursion to fascinating Pompeii, now one of the world’s greatest archaeological attractions. No trip to Sorrento is complete without a scenic drive along the Amalfi coast to absorb the stunning views.


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Itinerary

Day One: UK to Rome
Fly to Rome, and transfer to your hotel for the next four nights. (D)

Days Two to Four: Rome
Explore the historic city of Rome. (B,D)

Day Five: Rome to Sorrento
We’ll say goodbye to Rome as continue to Sorrento by coach. (B,D)

Days Six to Ten: Sorrento
Enjoy Sorrento with our included excursions. (B,D)

Day Eleven: Sorrento to UK
Transfer to Naples airport and return home. (B)

Grand Hotel Michelangelo

Centrally located in Sorrento, the Grand Hotel Michelangelo offers tranquil surroundings in which you can relax and unwind in style.

Rooms at this hotel


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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Amalfi Coast

Running down the southern side of the Sorrento Peninsula, the Amalfi coast is one of Europe’s most beautiful stretches of road. With its steep sloped lemon tree gardens, coloured terrace houses, stunning views and azure sea, we’ll enjoy a drive along this famous coastline in order to marvel at the incredible landscape.

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Half Day: Pompeii

When Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, covering Pompeii in deep volcanic ash, it preserved for posterity one of the region’s most important Roman centres. Today, we see a remarkable excavation site and outdoor museum of the ancient Roman settlement, and we’ll be sure to visit this historic site during our holiday. This will provide an unprecedented opportunity to see how people lived two thousand years ago.


 

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Half Day: Rome

Known as the 'Eternal City' of the Roman Empire, Rome is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its historical centre. Rome has an immensely rich historical heritage and cosmopolitan atmosphere, making it one of the world’s most-visited capitals. 

Packed with historical attractions, and with something for absolutely everyone, we’re guaranteed to enjoy our time in this famous city. We’ll be able to enjoy free time to explore to our heart’s content, so we can see some of the city’s best-known attractions.

Take the time to discover St Peter’s Square, the Colosseum, the Sistine Chapel or Trevi Fountain, the choice is yours.

 

 

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Half Day: Sorrento Guided Walking Tour And Limoncello Factory

Sorrento, with its exquisite views out over the Bay of Naples and traditional architecture that’s synonymous with this part of Italy, makes for an excellent excursion during our holiday. We’ll get to enjoy a fantastic guided walking tour of the town, so we can find out more about what this location has to offer.

One of the many things that Sorrento is known for is limoncello, a delicious drink that can be enjoyed after a fantastic meal in the town. Limoncello is made with lemon rind, water, sugar and alcohol and is one of the most popular digestifs in Sorrento.

While in Sorrento, we’ll be treated to a guided tour of a local limoncello factory, so we can find out more about how this tasty drink is made.

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Optional Excursions

Full Day: Isle of Capri

We’ll take a trip to the stunning island of Capri during, allowing us to take in beautiful scenery, while learning more about its fascinating history.

Sailing across the Bay of Naples, this day is sure to be unforgettable, visited over the centuries by intellectuals, artists and writers, all of whom have been equally enthralled by its magical beauty and left a mark on its history and culture.

A mix of history, nature, culture and events await, with this island being known for its excellent combination of tourist sights and relaxing getaways. There’s more than enough to do here - admire the elegant boutiques, stroll along the cobbled streets or simply relax on the beach. While here visit the Augustus Gardens, more than 100 years old, with views across the sea, Villa San Michele which gives great views over Capri town or visit the world-famous Blue Grotto. 

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Half Day: Teatro Tasso

Enjoy a true taste of the Neapolitan Riviera at the spectacular Tasso Theatre musical show. A medley of popular Neapolitan song and dance that will certainly set toes tapping!

This colourful show will give us an evening of fantastic entertainment, with music and dance to take in. This traditional Sorrento musical makes for a superb night out, complete with local traditions, folk dancing and some of the most famous Neapolitan songs to enjoy. 

Everyone is sure to have a great time, with traditional dress, spectacular dancing and wonderful music to make the most of - the ideal night of entertainment during our holiday!

 

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Half Day: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

No visit to Rome would be complete without visiting the spectacular Vatican and Sistine Chapel. The smallest independent state in the world, the Vatican City is also one of the most important sites for the history of human civilization.

Here, we’ll discover museums rich with fascinating history, and will be able to discover over five centuries of intriguing heritage. The museums are composed of several sections, including the Gregorian Etruscan Museum, the Pinacoteca, the Raphael Stanze and the Sistine Chapel.

The Sistine Chapel is most famous for Michelangelo’s breath-taking artwork - The Last Judgement. Admire the incredible art and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere here!

 

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