Italian Treasures (Sorrento Extension)

14 Day Guided Tour from Rome to Sorrento with Globus

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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Rome
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Sorrento
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 - 4.5 Star
44
Max Group Size
44
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Italy
Trip Operated By:
Globus
Globus
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Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Arrive In Rome, Italy
Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions, then leave the hotel for a welcome dinner at one of Rome's lively restaurants. (D)
2 Rome
Guided sightseeing of the ‟Eternal Cityˮ starts with a visit to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo's ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, followed by a visit to monumental ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo's Pietà. Then, enjoy views of other major sites as you drive to the Roman Forum and visit the ancient COLOSSEUM, where gladiators once fought. An optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore Rome's famous sites. (B)
3 Rome - Lucca
Head north and arrive in historic Lucca, completely surrounded by the original medieval walls. Enjoy a walk through the quaint town centre to the famous amphitheatre square. A suggestion for tonight: join an optional dinner at a local agriturismo. (B)
4 Lucca. Excursion To Cinque Terre & Pisa
La Spezia on the Mediterranean Coast is the town where your exciting excursion starts to CINQUE TERRE, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a BOAT RIDE (weather permitting) with a Local Guide. The name dates back to the 15th century and is derived from five little medieval villages standing on stony spurs along five miles of the rocky coastline: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso. Then, a TRAIN RIDE returns you to La Spezia. On the way back to Lucca stop in Pisa and take the traditional picture pushing back the amazing Leaning Tower,180 feet (55 metres) high and at least 12 feet (3.6 metres) out of the perpendicular. (B/D)
5 Lucca - Siena - San Gimignano - Verrazzano Castle - Florence
A scenic day in Tuscany. This morning, visit Siena and walk through ancient narrow lanes to beautiful PIAZZA DEL CAMPO, theatre of the biannual Palio, Siena's spectacular medieval-style horse race. Your next visit is to San Gimignano, the most picturesque of Italy's perfectly preserved medieval towns. Browse through the little shops and admire the tower houses before leaving for the splendid VERRAZZANO CASTLE. Hear about the fine art of blending four types of grapes to obtain the famous Chianti and enjoy a WINE TASTING with local specialties. Next, drive to Florence, "Cradle of the Renaissance." (B)
6 Florence
Meet your Local Guide, and visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo's celebrated David. Continue your walking tour through the historic centre and stand in awe in front of the magnificent cathedral, admire Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistry's heavy bronze "Gates of Paradise," and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Afterward, you may wish to shop for Florentine leather goods and gold jewellery, sold by the ounce. To make the most of your stay, an optional excursion to the magnificent Uffizi Gallery is available. Tonight is your chance to try out the culinary delights of a fine Tuscan restaurant. (B)
7 Florence - Verona - Venice Island
Verona is world-famous as the setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Take pictures of Juliet's balcony and rub the shining breast on her statue for good luck. Next, admire the Arena, an incredibly wellpreserved pink marble Roman amphitheatre. Built in the 1st century AD/ it was the place where gladiators once fought. Today, it is the magical venue for world-famous opera performances. Arrive in Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe and enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT. (B)
8 Venice Island
Join your Local Guide for a walking tour and visit ST. MARK'S SQUARE and the byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES' PALACE, and the worldfamous BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old tradition. Time to wander through the narrow streets with the numerous shops. An optional boat ride is available to the picturesque island of Burano. (B)
9 Venice Island - Ravenna - Assisi
Follow the Adriatic coastline to Ravenna, where you will see the famous mosaics in the 6th-century BASILICA of ST. APOLLINARIS IN CLASSE. Next is peaceful Assisi. During your walking tour with a Local Guide, visit ST. CLARE'S CHURCH and ST. FRANCIS' BASILICA, the hub of a religious order devoted to the ideals of humility, forgiveness, simplicity, and love for all God's creatures. Hear about monastic life and admire the priceless frescoes adorning the walls of the church. (B/D)
10 Assisi - Orvieto - Rome
Following the Tiber Valley, reach Orvieto, perched high atop a volcanic rock. Here, taste local pastries at renowned Caffè Montanucci, an historic pasticceria for more than 100 years. Time to browse through tempting shops in the lanes off Piazza del Duomo, and to visit the fabulous gothic CATHEDRAL with its San Brizio Chapel. In the afternoon, return to Rome. This evening, a farewell dinner with operatic entertainment awaits at Tanagra restaurant. (B/D)
11 Rome - Sorrento
Travel by HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (first class) to Naples, then transfer to beautiful Sorrento. Your Local Host can help you make the most of your stay. Guided walking tour through the OLD TOWN. Visit the cloister of St. Francis Church, taste locally produced LIMONCELLO, and take pictures of Mount Vesuvius. (B)
12 Sorrento
Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your days at leisure. (B)
13 Sorrento
Enjoy day at leisure. (B)
14 Sorrento
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. The nearest airport is Naples. (B)

Globus Inclusions

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Trip Inclusions
  • ROME: Welcome and farewell dinners at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum.
  • LUCCA: Orientation.
  • CINQUE TERRE: By boat (weather permitting) with a Local Guide, and train.
  • PISA: Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower.
  • SIENA: Walking tour including Piazza del Campo.
  • SAN GIMIGNANO: Orientation.
  • VERRAZZANO CASTLE: Wine tasting.
  • FLORENCE: Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo's David and Signoria Square.
  • VERONA: Walking tour including Juliet's balcony and the Arena.
  • VENICE ISLAND: Private boat ride; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark's Square and Basilica, Doges' Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration.
  • RAVENNA: Visit St. Apollinaris in Classe Basilica.
  • ASSISI: Guided walking tour, visit St. Clare's Church and St. Francis' Basilica.
  • ORVIETO: Taste local pastries in historic Caffe Montanucci; visit the cathedral.
  • LAKE COMO: This Monograms portion of your holiday includes transfer from Milan to Lake Como, 3 overnights, guided sightseeing, and services of an expert Local Host.
  • MEALS: Full buffet breakfast (B) daily; 4 three-course dinners (D), including dinner at a local restaurant in Rome.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Motorcoach; boat and train ride at Cinque Terre; private boat ride in Venice; first-class, high-speed train.
  • HEADSETS: Throughout the tour.
  • FREE WI-FI: available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
Included Meals
  • 13 Breakfasts
  • 4 Dinners
Accommodation
  • Hotel Classifications: First Class (F), Superior First Class (SF)
  • Rome Romanico Palace (F) or Starhotels Michelangelo (SF), Lucca Grand Hotel Guinigi (F), Florence Grand Hotel Mediterraneo (F), Venice Island Palazzo Selvadego (F), Assisi Giotto (F), Rome Crowne Plaza St. Peter's (F)
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
Sightseeing & VIP Access
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Expert Local Guides
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Culture Through Cuisine
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