Rome (3 nights), Sorrento (3), Florence (3)
Experience the best of Italy's history and travel to one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world!
Start in the Eternal City visiting with a local insider the 2000-year-old Colosseum, the Roman Forums and the Vatican Museums with its impressive collection of art, the marvelous Sistine Chapel, and the fascinating St. Peter’s Basilica.
Then head south to the charming town of Sorrento that sits amid lemon and orange groves on the Bay of Naples. From here, venture to Pompeii, the Roman city destroyed by the 79AD Mt. Vesuvius eruption, and visit the ruins of the thermal baths, Vetti's House, the forum and other important sites.
Take a short trip by fast ferry to Capri and see the island's highlights with time for shopping on your own. As you ride along the famous Amalfi Coast enjoy the spectacular scenery from the coastal roads and stop to stroll through the three most popular and beautiful villages - Amalfi, Positano, and Ravello.
Last stop: Florence, the fountainhead of the Renaissance - city of Dante, Boccaccio, Botticelli and Da Vinci! Under the guidance of a city expert, walk through Florence’s historic center, visit the imposing Duomo and view Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the David. Travel to the medieval town of Siena, home of the famous horse race - the Palio, and marvelous San Gimignano; end your day with a dinner at a boutique winery to savor a perfect Tuscan meal paired with local wines.