Italy : Rome, Florence, Napoli
Starting From 884 €

9 Days, 8 Nights
Category: City Escapes / Location: Rome, Florence, Capri, Naples, Chianti, ITALY
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Package is quoted in EURO per person and includes:

3 Nights accommodation in ROME at the hotel of your choice on Bed and Breakfast basis
2 Nights accommodation in NAPLES at the hotel of your choice on Bed and Breakfast basis
3 Nights accommodation in FLORENCE at the hotel of your choice on Bed and Breakfast basis
Day 1: Private Transfers: Rome Airport / Hotel
Day 2: Daily ticket “Hop on hop off Panoramic Tour” – I love Rome bus
Day 3: Regular Tour “Exclusive Lesson & Grocery Tour” including Grocery tour, Cooking lesson, making fresh pasta, lunch with drinks
Day 4: Private Transfers: Hotel/Rail Station in Rome,
Train Ticket from Rome to Naples (2nd Class, high speed), Private transfer Naples Rail Station/Hotel
Half Day Guided regular tour “NAPLES Daylight” (including transfer)
Day 5: Full Day regular excursion to POMPEII (including transport), tour Assistant, tour guide or audioguide, wine tasting and light lunch.
Day 6: Private transfer from Hotel to Naples Rail Station,
Train Ticket from Naples to Florence (2nd Class, high speed), Private transfer Florence Rail Station/Hotel
Half Day Guided regular excursion “Walking Tour with aperitif” (including professional Guide & aperitif).
Day 7: Half day Food excursion “ Pizza and Gelato making” i.e. Pizza and Gelato lesson with famous local Chefs, use of apron, cooking utensils, all ingredients, dinner with wine tastings (soft drinks for children) and a Graduation Certificate.
Day 8: Regular excursion to SAN GIMIGNANO, SIENA and CHIANTI by GT coach or air-conditioned minivan, with Expert multilingual escorts:
Free time in SAN GIMIGNANO (2 hours): Visit a famous estate, wine cellars’ tour, tasting of wines and oil – opportunity to buy wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, cheese and herbs –
Lunch consisting of Tuscan pasta, cold cuts, bruschette, cheeses, typical pastries (vegetarian menu available upon request)
Guided tour of SIENA and free time (3 hours)
Visit the CHIANTI AREA and MONTERIGGIONI FORTRESS.
Return transfer Hotel / Florence Airport
Tour starts in Rome, ends in Florence.

Package excludes:
Drinks with meals, Pompei entrance fees = € 11,00 per person, Tips
Airline ticket.

 

Important Notices: City Taxes must be paid directly at the Hotel

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ITINERARY

 

DAY 1, ROME – ARRIVAL: Transfer from airport to hotel. Free time at leisure.

  • Dinner not included. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2, ROME

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Half Day City Tour in the heart of Rome: St. Peter’s Basilica (inside visit), Navona Square, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain.
  • Our tour will leave from Piazza San Bernardo, adorned by Moses’ Fountain, heading to Piazza della Repubblica, previously known as “dell’Esedra” - as its central area also called Esedra of the Diocletian Baths - is hidden now by the Fountain of Naiadi. Reaching Peter’ Square, admire and visit inside the imposant building.
  • Then we’ll start our walk through the centre: the gorgeous Piazza Navona built on the ruins of the Domitian’s Circus adorned by the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers, masterpiece of Gian Lorenzo Bernini realized in 1651; the Pantheon, a building in Rome which was originally built as a temple to the seven deities of the seven planets in the state religion of Ancient Rome. Then the guided tour will lead you to the worldwide famous Trevi Fountain.
  • Lunch: Not included. Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

 

DAY 3, ROME: COOKING LESSON in the ROMAN COUNTRYSIDE Full Day

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Live a gourmet experience far from the beaten tracks! A car will pick you up at the steps of your hotel and take you to the ancient village of Mazzano Romano, where you will make your way to a lavish garden and farm abounding with fresh vegetables, spices, and eggs. There, you will pick all of the ingredients necessary to create the menu you’ll be preparing in a cooking lesson. Don’t wear your best shoes! Once you meet the chef who will guide you through the lesson, he/she will show you step by step how to prepare each menu item, using methods that you will surely be able to duplicate once you return home. From appetizers to the first course, second course, and dessert, the chef will teach you the preparations of a delightful, traditional Italian meal.
  • Once everything is ready, it’s time to eat! After you sip your way through the dessert course tasting the best wines that Italy has to offer, you will set off to the nearby village of Calcata.
  • Calcata looks like one giant castle, but as you enter the town, you will see that it is a cluster of small homes. Now, you will find a thriving town, filled with restaurants, galleries, and cafés. Make sure to purchase a one-of-a-kind piece of art priced reasonably and made by a local artist. Then you will be taken back to your hotel.
  • Afternoon: Free time at leisure, overnight at the HOTEL.

 

DAY 4, NAPLES

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from Hotel in ROME to TERMINI Railway Station.
  • Train to Naples (2nd class ticket, high speed). Arrival in Naples at 11:00. Transfer from Naples Railway Station to Hotel. Lunch Not included.

 

NAPOLI DAYLIGHT, MONUMENTAL NAPLES

  • The excursion is composed by the visit of 3 different areas: Monumental Naples (walking) passing through Piazza del Plebescito, Umberto I Gallery, Royal Palace, San Carlo theatre and the New Castle.
  • Enjoy the Panoramic Naples (by bus): via Caracciolo, Mergellina and Posillipo.
  • Discover the Historical Naples by strolling through the famous street called "Spaccanapoli" visiting the churches of Gesù Nuovo and Santa Chiara.
  • Overnight at the HOTEL.

 

DAY 5, NAPLES - CAPRI & ANACAPRI full day included light lunch

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Pick up at the Star Hotel Terminus-Garibaldi Square and transfer to the Port to take the hydrofoil; our assistant is present on the bus. Arrive in Capri and meeting with the tour guide.
  • Visit Anacapri and Axel Mount Belvedere (entrance fees not included).
  • Head to Capri centre, visit the famous Piazzetta, Augustus Gardens overlooking the Faraglioni.
  • Wander around the picturesque streets of the island, where you can find many open-air coffee shops and exclusive boutiques.
  • Light lunch in restaurant (excluding beverages). In the afternoon return to Naples by hydrofoil.

Entrance fees to Villa San Michele and Grotta Azzurra are excluded.

  • Overnight at the HOTEL.

 

DAY 6, FLORENCE

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from Hotel in NAPLES to GARIBALDI Railway Station.
  • Train to Florence (2nd class ticket, high speed). Transfer from Santa Maria Novella Railway Station to Hotel. Lunch not included.

 

FLORENCE WALK AND TALK

  • A pleasant walk in Florence is just what you need to be introduced to the city and its splendor and secular heritage! This tour is born to be the smartest walking tour of the city center at the best price. Hear tantalizing gossip on Michelangelo, discover what Leonardo had in mind to revolutionize the town, and astounding events that shocked Florentines.
  • Walk through Florence center, UNESCO Heritage Site, and discover its unique secular heritage and breathtaking beauty with an expert and fun guided tour. Our tour explores the historic and architectural evolution from the Roman foundation, to medieval centuries; from its Renaissance glorious period to Modern time Florence.
  • Stop for a surprise “tasting”. Our guide will take you to some of the most important spots where the greatest minds and artists have stood and been inspired.
  • During this walk, you will see Piazza Della Signoria with the town hall Palazzo Vecchio, Duomo, Baptistery with its ‘Gates of Paradise’, Giotto’s independent bell tower, Brunelleschi’s Dome, Santa Trinita and Orsanmichele Church, Pontevecchio Bridge and the secret Vasari Corridor, as well as famous shopping streets.
  • End at the Oltrarno, the 4th and last district known for its manual crafts neighborhood.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

 

DAY 7, FLORENCE - WANNA BE ITALIANO * - Cooking Class

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Meet our chef Giovanni and learn how to cook a nice Tuscan meal in the heart of Florence!
  • Grocery shopping with the chef at the central market. Pick up the ingredients for your lunch. Meet the butchers, bakers, farmers selling vegetables from their gardens...
  • You will learn how to distinguish the highest quality ingredients and taste local foods & wines. Create your own meal, with the guidance of the master Chef Giovanni and his assistant Andrea. Your meal will be made of bruschetta, fresh home-made pasta from scratch, a main course, and a selection of Chianti wines. Eat your own food, and finally get your Graduation Certificate!
  • Free time at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.

 

DAY 8, FLORENCE - EXCURSION TO SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO MONTERIGGIONI and CHIANTI Full day

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Journey to San Gimignano, a picturesque, fascinating medieval town declared UNESCO World heritage Site. Stroll through its narrow streets and admire the relaxing landscape.
  • Continue to Siena, a medieval town with the suggestive Piazza del Campo. Here stands the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico with its tower Torre del Mangia. Head to the Duomo, a fascinating church in Gothic style.
  • Proceed to Monteriggioni, then to Chianti Area. Contemplate its impressive landscape and famous wine estate. Taste the best Chianti red wine along with home-made snacks.
  • Overnight at the hotel.

 

DAY 9, FLORENCE

  • Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer from Hotel to Airport.