Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Joys of Rome and Southern Italy Itinerary for Seniors

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Countries Visited

Italy, Vatican City

Places Visited

Rome, Pompeii, Naples, Amalfi...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Whether a lover of art and history, mythology or culture, you will find the majesty of it all as you tour Rome and the Amalfi Coast during your exclusive Italy itinerary for the senior traveler. The treasures of the Vatican span millennia with works displayed that are entangled with the past as the prestige of gladiatorial heroes emanates from the walls of the Colosseum.  The peak of Mount Vesuvius continues to linger above ancient Pompeii as lemon groves overtake the terraced ridges along...

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Trip Highlights

  • Witness the elegance and charm of the Trevi Fountain during an introductory tour of Rome
  • Bask in the beauty and prestige of the Sistine Chapel where master artist Michelangelo covered the ceilings and walls in unparalleled images
  • Follow in the footsteps Roman emperors as you visit the preserved grounds of Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli and Augustus’s Villa on Capri
  • View the shimmering emerald colors that overtake the cavern walls, stalactites, and stalagmites of the Emerald Cove on the Amalfi Coast
  • Relish the charming aroma of lemon citrus and the enchanting tower-homes that rise along the mountain terraces in the town of Positano
  • Wander amongst the historical medieval streets of Amalfi, a former Naval powerhouse of the Mediterranean Sea
  • Traverse the grand history of ancient Rome on a private tour of the Colosseum, Arch of Titus, and Roman Forum
  • Explore the vast grounds and remarkably preserved state of Pompeii, a city archeologists continue to excavate and consistently find new treasures

Detailed Description

Realize your dreams of Italy on your 8-day luxury tour that is handcrafted for senior travelers. Enjoy contemporary comforts and the charms of renovated historical buildings that are set amongst the endless rows of charming streets. You will arrive at the Rome Fiumicino Airport to begin your marvelous adventure as your private transfer will meet you at the airport and escort you to your gorgeous hotel located in the heart of the city. Your guide will greet you in the lobby to lead you on an introductory tour of Rome where you will enjoy a mixture of walking and private transfers around the historical center of the Eternal City to view the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, and the Pantheon around sunset.

The ancient wonders of Rome will come to life the next day as you tour the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Capitoline Hill. Stop at the famous food market to enjoy the mix of spices that linger in the air and the remainder of the day will be at your leisure to discover the secrets of Rome. Venture the next day to Vatican City for an in-depth tour of the St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums. Take in the pristine halls and galleries before you reach the Sistine Chapel, and again the day is yours to revel in Rome as you visit the culinary delights of the Trastevere neighborhood and partake in a gelato making class.

Continue the next day as your guide will escort you into the mountains outside of Rome to visit the historical town of Tivoli. Spend time in the marvelous villas, including the former residence of Emperor Hadrian, along with the stunning gardens at Villa d’Este before returning to Rome. The following day, your private transfer will meet you at your hotel and lead you outside of Naples to the gates of ancient Pompeii. The archeological site embodies the daily life of Roman citizens as preserved in ash for two millennia, and you will enjoy your private guided tour before continuing on a scenic drive along the Amalfi Coast.

Delight in the coastline the following day as you visit the charming and gorgeous towns found on the Amalfi Coast.  From Positano in the north to Vietri sul Mare in the south, both are known for the enchanting ambiance and sensational ceramics. Travel the next day on the ferry to the remarkable island of Capri to relish the views found along the cliffs and in the stunning history that is embodied in preserved Roman villas. Stroll the streets of Capri town and Anacapri before returning to Amalfi for the evening. Conclude as your private transfer will meet you at your hotel and escort you to Naples International Airport for your flight home.

Starting Price

$2,595 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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