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Starting at $123.28 pp.

This guided wine tour and fully supported bike ride in the Tuscan countryside begins with a 25-minute shuttle ride out of the busy city center to reach the starting point for your bike ride.

The guide will meet you with your bike and everything else you need. Then, ride your 24-speed bike along the picturesque roadways, lined with olive groves and vineyards. The bike itinerary includes flat, downhill and uphill sections.

Starting at $151.73 pp.

Your day begins with a drive from Rome to Montepulciano where you'll have a guided tour of the most important sights like the Duomo and Punch's Tower.

The next stop is Montalcino, famous for its red wine Brunello di Montalcino. Drive through the beautiful vineyards, take in the scenery, then stop at Sant'Antimo Abbey. Of course, you cannot leave Montalcino without a wine tasting. At a vineyard, you will enjoy a guided wine tasting and a typical 3 course lunch with local specialties, mostly prepared on site!

Starting at $71.18 pp.

A special and unique excursion from Rome - this wine tasting tour takes you to one of the oldest and most beautiful wine-producing estates of the Frascati region.

Take a guided tour of the property and talk about the fascinating history of wine in ancient Rome. Then enjoy a tasting of three Frascati wines and a delicious olive oil led by a professional sommelier.

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

Starting at $60.32 pp.

A must see for those who enjoy visiting Ancient Roman ruins and some experts are calling this site "The Better Pompeii" - Come see why! Ancient Ostia is reachable by local train from Rome and the buildings and sites are incredibly well preserved, better than favorites in the Roman Forum, Imperial Forum and Pompeii.

Highlights include, but are not limited to: Baths of Neptune, the main street Decumanus Maximus, Ostia's Amphitheater, Forum of the Corporations, the Collegiate Temple, the laundry shop and public baths.

Starting at $157.62 pp.

Pompeii has inspired countless documentaries, movies and books and is an UNESCO World Heritage site. In the morning, you will take an air-conditioned bus from Rome to Pompeii (appx. 2.5 hrs). Then begin your day by standing on the ridge of the crater of the still-active volcano - Mt Vesuvius and take in the incredible views of Naples. Infamous for the destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD, Vesuvius has erupted many times since – and is today regarded as one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world due to the 3,000,000 people living directly in its path of destruction.

Starting at $41.17 pp.

Escape the crowds of Venice and explore Murano, a small island world-famous for its glass, and Burano, famous for its centuries old tradition of lace-making and for its houses huddled tightly together and each painted a different color. This tour also includes live demonstrations in the art of glassblowing and lace-making led by master artisans.

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

 

Starting at $96.51 pp.

No holiday in Sorrento would be complete without a trip to the evocative Island of Capri. Sail across the bay of Naples for the start of an unforgettable day. For such a small an island, about 4 miles long and 2 miles wide, Capri has had much said, sung and written about it.

Starting at $53.16 pp.

Pompeii holds an intense fascination for visitors today. Following the eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius in the year 79 A.D., Pompeii lay buried and forgotten for hundreds of years. The town is high on the list of the Wonders of the World and the excavations begun in the 18th Century are still being carried out today.

Starting at $47.50 pp.

About an hour drive south of Naples is another important Italian Provincial capital Salerno. In medieval times Salerno was the world capital of medicine, the Monastery of the Benedictine monks who probably founded its medical school, offered the best education then available. One of the most famous medical texts of that time was the “Regimen Sanistas Salerni” written here in Latin and translated into almost every European language. In more modern times Salerno is best remembered for the Allied troops landing on its beaches, during the Second World War.

Starting at $40.72 pp.

Depart from Sorrento for a 30 min ride to Pompeii, the ancient Roman city destroyed tragically after the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in the year 79 B.C. You can admire all the structures typical of the Roman world as the main square or forum, baths, theaters, mansions with remains of frescoes from Roman times, the attraction of spectacular plaster casts containing bones of Pompeians that died during the disaster. Return to Sorrento in the early afternoon.

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

 

Starting at $40.72 pp.

Our journey takes us along the coast road through Castellammare di Stabia and out along the motorway to Herculaneum. Herculaneum was destroyed along with Pompeii in 79 A.D., and was rediscovered in 1709. It was a residential town without Pompeii’s commercial importance, surrounded by the villas of wealthy Romans. When the catastrophe of 79 A.D. occurred Herculaneum was submerged under a torrent of mud and lava that hardened into a soft tufa (a kind of course rock) that preserved many of the wooden parts of houses and household objects which can be seen today.

Starting at $36.19 pp.

Hike to the crater of the volcano that destroyed Pompeii and enjoy a spectacular view of the Bay of Naples on this thrilling tour.

Half-day tour escorted by guide and by deluxe coach bus. Excursion by bus to Mount Vesuvius up to 3,000 feet and then on foot to the crater. Visit of the Volcano. On return to Sorrento we will be stopping to visit the Mineralogical Museum of Vico Equense.

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

 

Starting at $127.80 pp.

The “Amalfi Coast Drive” is said to be the most famous scenic drive in Europe and from Sorrento, the winding cliff top road offers breathtaking panoramic views at every bend. Each spot is a world of its own, a fantastic world which dazzles the imagination and inspires unforgettable impressions.

On this tour, you'll discover Positano, Amalfi and Ravello, three of the most beautiful villages in the south of Italy.

Starting at $124.41 pp.

Full day guided excursion by coach, to the famous archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Pompeii holds an intense fascination for visitors today. Following the eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius in the year 79 A.D., Pompeii lay buried and forgotten for hundreds of years. The town is high on the list of the Wonders of the World and the excavations begun in the 18th Century are still being carried out today.

Starting at $112.65 pp.

A leisurely day spent exploring and enjoying the beautiful island of Capri.

Scheduled stops in Sorrento:
- Marciano, Mitigliano and Bagni della Regina Giovanna free time for swimming and snorkeling

Scheduled stops in Capri:
- White and Green Grotto (with free time for swimming and snorkeling)
- Blue Grotto (entrance fee not included)
- Port of Marina Grande with a stop of 4/5 hours to explore the island of Capri

Planned visits in Capri:
- Marvelous cave, Natural Arch, Villa Curzio Malaparte, Faraglioni, the Lighthouse "Punta Carena".

Starting at $128.18 pp.

A leisurely day spent exploring Amalfi and Positano by boat.

Suggested stops in Sorrento:
- Marciano, Mitigliano and Bagni della Regina Giovanna (with free time for swimming and snorkeling).

Suggested stops on the Amalfi Coastline:
- Island of Li Galli, Nerano, Praiano (with free time for swimming and snorkeling)
- Grotta dello Smeraldo (entrance ticket is not included)
- Port of Positano with a stop of about 2 hours to explore the pearl of the Amalfi Coast.

Amalfi-stop for about 2 hours to visit the ancient Maritime Republic.

Starting at $63.71 pp.

Today, visit the home of the famous leaning tower - Pisa! In the heart of the city is Piazza dei Miracoli where you will simultaneously see the Leaning Tower, Baptistery, Cathedral, and the Monumental Cemetery. Each of these buildings are stunning in their own way and have unique stories to tell. Be sure to take a photo of you holding up the leaning tower!

Then, you will get 30 minutes to climb the nearly 300 steps of the leaning tower and take spectacular pictures from the top!

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

Starting at $58.81 pp.

Visit two of Tuscany's most important towns - Pisa and Lucca on this day excursion from Florence. Plus enjoy a tasting of the famous Buccellato cake from Lucca.

The first stop today is Pisa! In the heart of the city is Piazza dei Miracoli where you will simultaneously see the Leaning Tower, Baptistery, Cathedral, and the Monumental Cemetery. Each of these buildings are stunning in their own way and have unique stories to tell. Be sure to take a photo of you holding up the leaning tower!

Starting at $124.41 pp.

Fire up your itinerary with an unusual combination of three Italian brands, Ferrari, Balsamic Vinegar and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese.

Experience the myth of the “Red Cars” by visiting the Ferrari Museum in Maranello with the exhibition of images, vintage cars, F1 single-seaters and admire the trophies won by the Ferrari racing teams all over the world and years.

Starting at $104.05 pp.

From a religious pilgrimage site to a famous film set: come with us across the rolling green hills of Tuscany and Umbria and discover the artistic jewels of Assisi and Cortona.

Starting at $87.24 pp.

Take the day to visit the beautiful Cinque Terre. Enjoy the most astonishing views from land and sea, as you experience the national park by boat or train, and hike on the fabulous trails on the cliff in a perfect mix for a memorable adventure. You will visit four of the five villages (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Monterosso and Vernazza) and the visit will be on your own.

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

Starting at $157.62 pp.

In the morning, transfer from Rome to Naples (appx. 2.5 hrs).  Enjoy a trip to the Archeological Museum of Naples which houses an impressive collection of original artifacts taken out of Pompeii during excavations, making it a perfect complement to your visit!

Next, take a break for a leisurely lunch of authentic pizza.

Finally, tour the ill-fated city of Pompeii, walking the streets and witnessing first hand the startling plaster death casts of the volcano's victims.

Once the tour is over, take the transfer back to Rome, to the tour's original meeting point.

Starting at $111.97 pp.

First, take a guided walking tour of the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient city that was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Preserved under many feet of volcanic ash, one can step back in time and into the lives of the people of Pompeii before the volcano erupted.

Then, visit a vineyard on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius for tasting of three local wines and typical products from the area.

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

 

Starting at $278.40 pp.

Enjoy a lunch or a dinner at Tenuta Torciano Winery & Vineyards in San Gimignano.

Meeting Time & Point: Exact time will be provided in final documents. Pick up at your hotel.

Starting at $165.35 pp.

This tour is a great way to add Venice to your itinerary if your time is short in Italy. Be at your meeting point by 6:45am to depart promptly at 7am and arrive in Venice around 10:30am. Your full day tour includes a morning boat trip along the Venice lagoon as well as a guided walking tour of the city. Then you have the afternoon free to explore the city of canals on your own. Walk along the medieval streets, visit the glass factory, or even take a gondola ride! Then in the evening, head back to Milan.

Starting at $114.08 pp.

Take a day trip from Milan to discover the beautiful town of Verona, the famous setting of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and the must-see Sirmione, a stunning lakeside town on Lake Garda where ancient roman ruins meet the crystal blue shores.

Starting at $25.64 pp.

Shop 'til you drop in a full day shopping tour from Milan to McArther Glen Designer Outlet in Serravalle, Europe's largest and Italy's leading shopping mall. Enjoy discounts of 30%-70% in over 170 stores offering bargain-priced outfits by Bulgari, Calvin Klein, Nike, D&G and Cavalli.

Travel time: 1.5 hours each way

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

 

Starting at $121.85 pp.

Enjoy a pleasant 2-hour cruise around Lake Como, surrounded by the magnificent Italian Alps, rich gardens, and fabulous villas (including those of George Clooney and Richard Branson, as well as Star Wars and James Bond movie villas!). Visit the beautiful town of Bellagio also known as “the pearl of Lake Como”. At last, enjoy free time to shop for chocolate and other specialty items in the charming lakeside town of Lugano, Switzerland.

Meeting point will be at a central location. Details will be provided in final documents.

Starting at $152.53 pp.

Discover Genoa, one of the Maritime Republics and birthplace of Christopher Columbus on a guided walking tour. The Harbor renovated in 1992 by the architect Renzo Piano and the labyrinth of narrow alleyways in the old town are just two of the many attractions of the city.

After free time for lunch, visit the colorful village of Santa Margherita Ligure on the Tigullio gulf and take a mini-cruise to the charming Portofino, a half-moon shaped sea side village.

Starting at $165.35 pp.

Discover the beautiful Cinque Terre area, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Cinque Terre, meaning ‘five lands’ (Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso) are five perilously perched villages built along a short stretch of cliffs that face the Liguria Sea on one of Italy’s most scenic coastline.