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What To Expect
DAY 1 - ROME - NAPLES - POMPEII - SORRENTO
Depart Rome for Naples at 7.30 in the morning, by coach with the tour escort. Relax as we drive through the hills and mountains of Lazio and Campania. Our first city to visit is Naples the most artistic, oldest and most delicious of all cities in italy. The local guide will take you for a walking tour of the historical center to admire Piazza del Plebiscito, Royal Palace, Gallery of Umberto I and the San Carlo Opera House.
Return to the coach and leave for Pompeii, the first stop is a short visit to a coral and cameo factory before heading to a typical restaurant for lunch. In the afternoon we visit Pompeii's ruins a priceless archaeological site which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvio in 79 BC and the entire city was buried under a burning pumice stone.
Board the coach to Sorrento and get ready to take more pictures as we will pass by the Amalfi Coast, an outstanding example of a Mediterranean landscape of great beauty. Arrive at the Hotel Vesuvio in Sorrento, check in your room and before or after dinner just soak up the amazing view of the Bay of Naples and Vesuvius.
DAY 2 - SORRENTO - CAPRI - SORRENTO
After a buffet breakfast, we leave by steamer to the island of Capri. Upon arrival at Marina Grande, if the weather is good we can go on an optional visit of the Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra) to admire the magical blue water inside, the tour will continue with a visit of the Augustus Gardens and a stop at the famous Square or Piazzetta, popular for its bars and as a meeting point for all locals, islanders, visitors and villa owners.
We head to the colorful village of Anacapri by minibus, enjoy the wonderful view while driving to reach the top of Anacapri as it is located at a higher elevation on the island than Capri. Relax and savor a typical local meal. After lunch we return to Marina Grande to board the return steamer back to Sorrento for dinner and overnight at the hotel Vesuvio.
DAY 3 - SORRENTO - ROME
After breakfast, you will have a full day of free time to explore Sorrento at your own leisure or just relax at the Hotel Vesuvio which a splendid swimming-pool with solarium, sunbeds and umbrellas, weather permitting. You can also ask you guide to give suggestions on what to visit. You will meet your tour leader at the hotel at 15:30 for the return trip to Rome, where arrival is expected to be around 21:00.
Accommodation in 4* hotels
Meals: 2 American buffet breakfasts, 2 dinners (no drinks), 1 lunch in Naples (soft drinks included), 1 lunch in Capri (no drinks) - Starting 01 April 2017
Two dinners and two lunches (no drinks) - Until 30 October 2016
Full day excursion to Pompeii
Full day excursion to Capri
Visit to the Blue Grotto (weather permitting)
Ground transportation by deluxe air-conditioned motor coach
Meals and drinks not specified
Visits inside Naples attractions
Tips and gratuities
G.H. Vesuvio similar
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