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9 Day Rome & The Charming South 2019
time 9 Days / 7 Nights

See the best of Italy's history and beautiful coastline! Start in the Eternal City visiting Ancient Rome and the Colosseum then head south to sunny Sorrento and the stunning island of Capri. Of course, no trip to Italy is complete without some food and wine! You'll have the chance to learn how to cook Italian food and taste some local wines and cheeses - buon appetito!

inclusionAt a Glance
  • Depart US to Rome, Italy
  • Arrival in Rome!
  • Cooking Class with a local Chef
  • Ancient Rome & Colosseum Guided Tour
  • Transfer from Rome to Sorrento
  • Capri - Excursion from Sorrento*
  • Free Day
  • Southern Gourmet Tour
  • Depart Sorrento, Italy to US
dates Itinerary
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Board your overnight flight and you're off to your exciting Italy Vacation! 
*Flights are not included in the price of this package.  We are happy to arrange them for you. 

Arrive in Rome at Fiumicino Airport. 

Your private driver will bring you to your Rome hotel.  Rest up and get a bite to eat.  Tomorrow begins your exploration of Italy!

Breakfast in Hotel. 

Under the guidance of your fun and friendly Italian host Fabio, Monica or Federico, who are passionate about Italian cooking, immerse yourself in Italian life to discover the gastronomic delights of Rome.

The day begins with a walking tour of the chef's favorite food shops leading to the famous Rome outdoor food market - Campo de' Fiori.

Then go to the chef's private apartment where you’ll learn Italian cooking techniques and the skills to cook delicious Italian dishes with a focus on making fresh pasta dishes. The course will teach you the techniques needed to cook different pasta dishes as well as one meat dish (vegetarians can be catered for) that you will be able to use time after time at home.

Breakfast in Hotel. 

This morning explore the most important sights of Ancient Rome - the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with skip the line access.

The afternoon and evening are at leisure.  Want to see more of Rome?  Check out our other Day Tours in Rome and feel free to add them to your itinerary.  We suggest seeing the incredible Borghese Gallery & Gardens.  (not included in price)

Breakfast in Hotel. 

Your private driver will meet you at your hotel and bring you to the Rome Train Station.  Sit back and relax as you take a first class train from Rome to Naples.  Once in Naples, your private driver will bring you from Naples Train Station to your Sorrento hotel.

Afternoon at your leisure.

Breakfast in Hotel.

See Capri's most interesting landmarks including the bustling town of Capri with its iconic fashion boutiques as well as the quiet, picturesque village of Anacapri, characterized by piazzas and local craft shops.

Then, visit the Perfumery of Carthusia, the oldest perfume maker in Capri, and sample their selection of incredible fragrances made exclusively from Capri's native flora and sip Southern Italy’s renowned liquor at the most famous Limoncello shop.

You will also have some free time to explore the island on your own and have the option of visiting the world-renowned Blue Grotto.

*This activity is only available from April to October. You may enjoy a free day or select a different activity in the months the excursion to Capri doesn't operate.

Breakfast in Hotel.

Enjoy the free day to explore Sorrento as you wish!  You can also add any of our Day Tours in Sorrentoto this itinerary (not included in price).

Breakfast in Hotel. 

Enjoy a small group full day tour in the Southern food and wine valley with visits to two local factories and one winery followed by some tastings (salami, wine and cheese).

Breakfast in Hotel. 

Your Italy Vacation has come to an end as you transfer from your hotel to Naples Airport and head back home. 

We hope you have an excellent experience!  A warm “grazie” for traveling with us and we hope to hear from you soon to plan your next Italy Vacation!