Italy is ready to embrace you. Immerse yourself in its beauty and allow it to change you. Soak up the sun at outdoor cafés and stroll through piazzas in Rome while sampling gelato. Admire the view as you wind around the dramatic Amalfi Coast. Dive into a cooking class taught at a traditional farmhouse kitchen. Sail away to the glamorous island of Capri and take a dip in the Mediterranean Sea. Sample fine wines at scenic vineyards amidst the rolling hills of Tuscany.
Rome - Tour Begins in Rome, Italy
Your tour begins with your arrival in Rome. You’ll be provided a private transfer from the airport to your hotel. After you check in, you’ll have the rest of day free to explore the city on your own. Immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant energy and do as the Romans do! Enjoy the moment. Fun-loving and friendly, Romans have a gift for enjoying life! Wander the charming streets, hang out at the bustling piazzas and stop for a gelato when the mood strikes. Any time of day is the right time to experience “la dolce vita” as the Italians call the “sweet life.”
Tonight for dinner you’ll have the chance to try a typical Roman trattoria in a colorful and authentic atmosphere. Be sure to sample some of the local specialties such as Cacio e Pepe, pasta with Pecorino cheese and fresh pepper, a traditional dish that you’ll find on the menu of practically every restaurant in Rome. A perfect example of Roman cuisine, this dish is very simple yet surprisingly delicious.
Rome - Guided Tour of the Vatican Museum and Saint Peter’s Basilica
Rome - From the Colosseum to the Pantheon
Positano - Scenic Drive along the Amalfi Coast
Positano - Guided Tour of Pompeii
Positano - Cooking Class in Ravello
Positano -The Glamorous Island of Capri
Florence - Travel to Tuscany
Florence - Visit Siena and Learn Tuscan Cooking
Florence - Explore the Renaissance City
Florence - Wine-Tasting in the Chianti Region
Florence - Return Home
- Enjoy an awe-inspiring visit to Saint Peter’s Basilica
- Savor your guided tour through the world-class Vatican art museums
- Take a breathtaking scenic drive along the Amalfi Coast
- Visit to the fascinating archaeological site of Pompeii
- Learn some secrets with a cooking class in Ravello at a gorgeous seaside setting
- Set out by boat on a tour around the famous Island of Capri
- Tour the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Siena
- Prepare hearty local cuisine in a Tuscan cooking class
- Skip the line for a guided tour of the world-class Uffizi Gallery in Florence
- Indulge in wine-tasting in the renowned Chianti wine region
Discover the best of Italy on this unforgettable 12-day grand tour. You’ll visit some of the most beautiful places in the country. The tour begins in the eternal city of Rome, where you’ll see the building blocks of Western Civilization and learn the fascinating details of ancient history. You’ll also visit the most important site in the Christian world, the Vatican City, which holds some of the finest art collections that you’ll find anywhere.
Next you’ll take an incredible scenic drive along the spectacular Amalfi Coast until you reach Positano. Clinging to mountains above the sea, Positano has a charm that is unique to this part of Italy. Whitewashed houses are covered with vibrant bougainvillea while the deep blue waters beckon in the distance. From this location, you’ll visit the chic island of Capri and take a cooking class at a kitchen with a view of Ravello.
The tour includes the famous region of Tuscany, a lovely countryside with green rolling hills lined with iconic cypress trees. This unspoiled region has many well-preserved medieval hilltop towns as well as important historic cities. Siena is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a rich history beginning in the Middle Ages. Florence is the place where the Dark Ages ended and the Renaissance began in Italy.
$4,615 per person (excluding international flights)
- 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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