2020 - Taste of Italy with Sorrento

10 Days/9 Nights

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Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • View the amazing art collection at Florence's Accademia Gallery and marvel at Michelangelo's masterpiece of sculpture - David
  • See the glorious architecture of Venice as you take a gondola down its famous canals.
  • Walk amid the ruins of Pompeii, an entire city where Mount Vesuvius still reigns and ghosts still whisper.
  • Take a fast-jet ferry to luxuriate on the Isle of Capri.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Gondola Ride in Venice
  • Michelangelo's David Sculpture
  • Time at Leisure in Bologna
  • Local Wine Tasting in Orvieto
  • Guided Tour of the Colosseum and Forum in Rome
  • Vatican Museums with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica(Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica subject to occasional closure by the Vatican.)
  • A Guided Tour of Pompeii and the City's Ruins
  • Isle of Capri

    Dining Experiences:

  • 9 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) and 4 dinners (D) , including a welcome dinner in Venice, traditional Tuscan fare in Florence, an authentic Neapolitan pizza lunch, and a farewell dinner in Sorrento.

    Hotels:

  • Hotel Bonvecchiati, Venice (2 nights)
  • Starhotels Tuscany, Florence (2 nights)
  • The Tribune Hotel or similar, Rome (2 night)
  • Hotel Carlton International, Sorrento (3 nights)

    (Please note: Unlike most of our other tours, no hotels on the Taste of Italy tour offer triple rooms.)

  • Call 1 (800) 658-0869 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14565501

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
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    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2019
    Duration
    10 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1VeniceVenice & Welcome Dinner : Meet your tour director at 4:00 PM for a welcome drink, and take a one-hour orientation walk around the city known as the 'Queen of the Adriatic.' Spend a couple of hours exploring on your own before gathering again for an ample dinner with your fellow travelers. (D)
    Day 2VeniceThe Sights of Venice & Gondola Ride : Take a guided walking tour of Venice, 'La Serenissima,' the most serene of cities, with its glorious architecture, and its charming bridges and canals. Visit the magnificent Doge's Palace and the acclaimed Piazza and Basilica of San Marco. Journey along the canals for a view of the city from a gondola - truly, an unforgettable experience. Delight in an evening of exploring and dinner on your own. (B)
    Day 3FlorenceVenice & Florence : Take a private water taxi from your hotel to your coach and travel on to Florence. During your journey you'll stop for free time and lunch on your own at the lively historic foodie city of Bologna. Arrive at your hotel outside Florence's city center. After a short break, depart for a short orientation in this beautiful city, the capital of Tuscany, and the birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy a typical Tuscan dinner with your group at a local Florence restaurant.(B,D)
    Day 4FlorenceFlorence Walking Tour & The Accademia Gallery : Take a guided walking tour of Florence and marvel at the sights of the city center such as the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, and Piazza della Signoria. Visit the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo's iconic sculpture of David. Savor a local lunch in the heart of Florence, where the sauce is handcrafted with locally-sourced tomatoes. After lunch you'll have the rest of the day to explore this magnificent city at your leisure.(B,L)
    Day 5RomeOrvieto & Rome : This morning you're off to the Eternal City with a special and delicious stop in Orvieto for a local wine tasting. They say that all roads lead to Rome, and today yours will certainly do so as you are immersed in Italy's natural beauty and surrounded by breathtaking vistas. Take a walking tour to the heart of the city to see the towering Trevi Fountain and the picturesque Spanish Steps, then spend the evening exploring and dining as you please. Your hotel tonight is in Rome's historic center.(B)
    Day 6RomeRome & The Vatican : Visit the historic Colosseum, the iconic structure of imperial Rome constructed between 72 and 80 AD. This engineering marvel could hold between 50,000 - 80,000 spectators of public spectacles, gladiator battles, and classical dramas. Walk among the ghosts of the Caesars in the ruins of the Forum, the ancient heart of the Roman Empire. Enjoy some free time for lunch before your visit to the Vatican with a privately guided tour of the Museums with entrance to the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.* Then it's off to your farewell dinner in a charming Roman neighborhood. (*Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica subject to occasional closure by the Vatican.)(B, D)
    Day 7SorrentoPompeii & Sorrento : Depart from Rome for the World Heritage site of Pompeii, a city frozen in time after a volcanic eruption in 79AD. Learn about the city's rediscovery in 1748 and excavation on a guided tour of this archeological treasure. Savor lunch at an authentic Neapolitan pizzeria before arriving at your hotel in Sorrento, a resort town popular since Roman times, now famous for stunning views of villas dotting the rocky cliffs along the coastline.(B, L)
    Day 8SorrentoIsle of Capri : This morning take a fast ferry across the Bay of Naples to the charming island of Capri. Enjoy the breathtaking sights of this picturesque island. Once there, you'll have time to explore on your own. You may want to take a chair-lift to capture the natural wonder and views of the colorful waters from Anacapri. You may choose to explore the Roman ruins or opt for a spa treatment at a day spa - or just take a leisurely stroll along the winding lanes while enjoying a gelato. The choice is yours.(B)
    Day 9SorrentoDay at Leisure : Enjoy a day at leisure in Sorrento, a town popular with tourists since the days of the 19th-century Grand Tour. You might also choose to explore the Amalfi Coast, a gorgeous stretch of rugged coastline along the Mediterranean made famous by poets, painters, and writers. You can stop to explore one of the scenic small towns along the Amalfi Drive such as Positano, the town of Amalfi, or Atrani. Or, you may choose to take a culinary class to learn how to make one of the region's specialties. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your group.(B, D)
    Day 10SorrentoTour Ends in Sorrento : Your tour ends after breakfast. Nearest international airport is Naples. (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/05/2020$3,399.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/03/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/24/2020$3,699.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/07/2020$3,799.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/21/2020$3,799.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/05/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/26/2020$3,399.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/09/2020$3,299.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/06/2020$3,499.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/20/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/04/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/18/2020$3,599.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Venice to Sorrento : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Hotel Bonvecchiati, Venice (2 nights)
    Starhotels Tuscany, Florence (2 nights)
    The Tribune Hotel or similar, Rome (2 night)
    Hotel Carlton International, Sorrento (3 nights)

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      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: View the amazing art collection at Florence's Accademia Gallery and marvel at Michelangelo's masterpiece of sculpture - David See the glorious architecture of Venice as you take a gondola down its famous ca...