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Rome, Sorrento & Pompeii

8 days from £729*
Departing: June - October 2017
* Price shown: 14 October 2017 from London Luton - LTN
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History, culture and Italian style

Combine three nights in Rome with four nights in Sorrento. Explore Italy's rich history as we visit the Vatican, the monastery at Monte Cassino and the ancient streets of Pompeii, then relax into the gentle rhythms of everyday life alongside the Bay of Naples.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Take a trip through 2000 years of history on a sightseeing tour of Rome
  • Journey south to Sorrento via historic Monte Cassino
  • Explore Pompeii's haunting ruins
  • Journey along the famous Amalfi Drive
  • The chance to join an optional excursion to the Isle of Capri
  • Three nights' bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Romili, Rome
  • Four night's half-board accommodation at the three-star Hotel Villa Igea, Sorrento
  • Return flights from the UK to Italy
  • Comfortable, air-conditioned coach travel and transfers
  • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Fly to Italy, meet your Tour Manager and relax on our coach as you transfer to your hotel.

Day Two

Join your Tour Manager for a guided tour of Rome's best known sights, this morning. See the ancient Forum and the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, the imposing sculptures of the Trevi Fountain and much much more. Afterwards you're free to explore the museums on the Capitoline Hill, gaze up at the Pantheon from the world-famous Piazza Navona, shop, explore or just enjoy "la dolce vita".

Day Three

On today's optional excursion we'll cross the Tiber to Castel St Angelo and the Vatican City, where St Peter's Square is dominated by the majestic dome of the Basilica. Step inside to see Bernini's baldacchino and Michelangelo's Pieta before completing your visit by viewing Michelangelo's unparalleled frescoes and ceiling in the Sistine Chapel.

Day Four

Leaving Rome behind, we'll travel through rolling hills to Monte Cassino, which has been the site of one of Italy's most important monasteries for nearly 1500 years. Almost destroyed during one of the last great battles of the Second World War, it was faithfully rebuilt and stands, today, as a working monastery and monument to the 4000-plus soldiers who lost their lives there.

Moving on, we'll head to the Bay of Naples and stop at Pompeii for a guided tour. Buried by ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in A.D.79, the city was rediscovered in the 18th Century and now offers visitors an astonishing glimpse of everyday life in Early Imperial Rome.

From Pompeii we'll head to our final destination, and our second hotel, in Sorrento, in time for dinner.

Day Five

Spend today relaxing. Window-shop your way along the Corso Italia to the Piazza Tasso, then head down to the seafront to watch the boats in the town's Piccola and Grande marinas.

Day Six

On today's included excursion we'll follow the Amalfi Drive as it winds its way past sheer rock faces and gleaming blue waters. See Positano's cliff-side cluster of houses and hotels, Amalfi's cathedral and main square, and Ravello. Expect a day of astonishing views and unforgettable Italian scenery.

Day Seven

Today on our optional excursion, we cross to Capri, the magical Isle of Dreams. Enjoy the spectacular views from Villa San Michele in Anacapri or as you ride the chair lift to the top of Monte Solaro (payable locally), and perhaps take a boat trip to the famous 'Blue Grotto' or wander the streets of chic, cosmopolitan Capri Town.

Day Eight

Board our coach as head back to the airport in time to check in for your flight home.
Departure Airport Date Price From
Birmingham
Birmingham 10 June 2017 £889
Birmingham
Birmingham 16 September 2017 £899
Birmingham
Birmingham 30 September 2017 £899
Birmingham
Birmingham 14 October 2017 £779
Bristol
Bristol 09 September 2017 £999
Bristol
Bristol 14 October 2017 £809
Exeter
Exeter 24 June 2017 £919
Humberside
Humberside 03 June 2017 £919
Humberside
Humberside 09 September 2017 £1019
Inverness
Inverness 30 September 2017 £999
Liverpool
Liverpool 16 September 2017 £899
Liverpool
Liverpool 30 September 2017 £849
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 03 June 2017 £909
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 10 June 2017 £939
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 24 June 2017 £859
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 09 September 2017 £954
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 16 September 2017 £869
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 30 September 2017 £819
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 14 October 2017 £749
London Luton
London Luton 24 June 2017 £859
London Luton
London Luton 16 September 2017 £869
London Luton
London Luton 30 September 2017 £819
London Luton
London Luton 14 October 2017 £729
London Stansted
London Stansted 03 June 2017 £859
London Stansted
London Stansted 09 September 2017 £889
London Stansted
London Stansted 14 October 2017 £749
Manchester
Manchester 10 June 2017 £899
Manchester
Manchester 24 June 2017 £899
Manchester
Manchester 16 September 2017 £909
Manchester
Manchester 30 September 2017 £859
Manchester
Manchester 14 October 2017 £789
Norwich
Norwich 10 June 2017 £1019
Norwich
Norwich 16 September 2017 £1019

Rome and Sorrento Touring Hotels ★★★

You will be staying in two well-located hotels, both of which will be of at least European three-star standard.

Further Information

Hotel transfer times

The transfer time upon arrival is 45 minutes from Rome airport, and three hours and 30 minutes from Naples. On the return the transfer time to Naples is one hour and 15 minutes, and four hours to Rome.

Combining hotel transfers

We sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Itinerary changes

Occasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.

Changes to your hotels

Should circumstances require, we reserve the right to accommodate you in alternative hotels, of a similar standard, nearby. Full details of your hotels will be sent with your Final Travel Documents.

Italian hotel room tax

Some regions of Italy have introduced a room tax of between 1 € and 3 € per person per night, payable directly by the guest to the hotel on check-out. You will be advised by your tour manager in resort if a particular hotel is implementing this charge.

Airport development fees

An Airport Development Fee has been introduced at a few UK Airports. You will be required to pay this charge at the following airports prior to checking in for your flight: Blackpool, Durham Tees Valley, Newquay and Norwich. The amount varies from airport to airport, but it is generally between £5 and £10 per person. Please visit the airport's website for further information.