What is included in the tour
Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
City tour in: ROME, AGRIENTO, PALERMO, POMPEII
Evening transfer: Trastevere in ROME
Transfer: Monreale in Palermo in PALERMO
Ferry: Naples - Capri in NAPLES, Capri - Sorrento in CAPRI, San Giovanni / Messina in Sicily in MESSINA, Palermo - Naples in Palermo Naples Ferry
5 dinner included in: SALERNO, TAORMINA, TAORMINA, AGRIENTO, PALERMO
Day 1: ROME
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival Reception. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
Day 2: ROME
Le incluimos una visita panorámica durante la cual tendrá una introducción a la ciudad eterna finalizando en SAN PEDRO DEL VATICANO, donde podrá conocer la Basílica o los museos. Por la noche incluimos un traslado al Trastévere, animado barrio de la ciudad conocido por sus típicos pequeños restaurantes.
Day 3: ROME
Free day in the city of Rome.
Day 4: ROME-NAPLES-CAPRI-SORRENTO-SALERNO
Free time to stroll around NAPLES before boarding. Boat trip to the ISLE OF CAPRI included. You may take a boat to the Blue Grotto or the cable car to Capri city. We will get on board again and continue to SORRENTO, a charming, tourist town at the foot of a cliff. Free time to stroll around. We will continue to the Gulf of Salerno. Dinner included and sojourn in SALERNO.
Day 5: SALERNO-PAOLA-MESSINA-TAORMINA
We travel to the south of ¨the boot¨. Attractive southern Italian scenery as we cross the Cilento National Park. We arrive in PAOLA, on the shores of the Tyrrhenian Sea, we visit the sanctuary of St Francis of Paola and we have free time for lunch in its pretty historic centre. We go on our way to VILLA SAN GIOVANNI where we take a short ferry crossing to the island of SICILY. Arrival in MESSINA where we will have time for a stroll and to visit the cathedral before continuing to TAORMINA. Dinner included. NB: Accommodation in the “region of Taormina”, the accommodation may sometimes be in Messina.
Day 6: TAORMINA
At the foot of the Etna volcano, the very beautiful city of TAORMINA was defined by Churchill as the prettiest place on earth. Time to stroll around the ancient city centre full of life, its Greek theatre overlooking unforgettable scenery. You can also enjoy the beach. Dinner included.
Day 7: TAORMINA-SYRACUSE-NOTO-AGRIENTO
We travel to SYRACUSE, a city which for a time rivalled Athens and Rome for its power and splendour. Time to visit its magnificent historic centre. After lunch we go on to NOTO, a small city that seems to have stopped in time, the Baroque jewel of Sicily. We carry on towards AGRIGENTO. In the coach we see the magnificent temple complex. Dinner included.
Day 8: AGRIENTO-MARSALA-ERICE-PALERMO
With a local guide we visit the Valley of the Temples, an impressive archaeological site considered the most complete complex of Greek temples (ticket not included). We travel to MARSALA, a historic city with a lot of atmosphere and a famous wine, and time for lunch. We go on around the Marsala salt marshes to ERICE, a very picturesque Phoenician town overlooking the sea. Time to stroll. We carry on to PALERMO. Dinner included.
Day 9: PALERMO-MONREALE-PALERMO NAPLES FERRY
After breakfast, tour of PALERMO. The Sicilian capital is a city full of contrasts. Stories of Arabs, Normans, the splendour of the Baroque period. We include a transfer to the beautiful village (now an outlying district of Palermo) of MONREALE. The city particularly stands out for the Palace of the Normans with its Palatine Chapel and Cathedral. At the end of the afternoon we board a modern night ferry. Accommodation in double cabins with bathroom.
Day 10: PALERMO NAPLES FERRY-POMPEII-CASSINO- ROME
Arrival in NAPLES first thing in the morning (breakfast not included). After disembarking, time for breakfast. We continue to POMPEII to see the remains of this Roman city that was covered by the ash of Vesuvius with a local guide (tickets not included). After lunch, continuation to CASSINO to see the immense Abbey; time too in the Polish Cemetery that reminds us that one of the toughest battles of the Second World War took place here. Continuation to ROME. Arrival in Rome at the end of the afternoon.End of our services.