DAY 1: ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY.
Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions, and enjoy a
welcome dinner at one of Rome’s lively restaurants. (D)
DAY 2: ROME-CASTEL GANDOLFO-SORRENTO COAST.
Look forward to a unique experience: enjoy a guided visit of the impressive PAPAL PALACE in Castel
Gandolfo, former summer residence of the popes and, since 2016, a museum that is open to the
public. Also visit the magnificent BARBERINI GARDENS, where ruins of the residence of Roman
Emperor Domitian are still visible. Then, continue south on the Highway of the Sun to the Sorrento
DAY 3: SORRENTO COAST. EXCURSION TO CAPRI.
A wonderful day! Speed across the bay by JETFOIL to the Isle of Capri and ride the FUNICULAR to
Capri village for a guided visit of this pretty town. Time to explore the little shops on the piazzetta
before returning to your hotel. (B)
DAY 4: SORRENTO COAST. EXCURSION TO POMPEII.
Explore fascinating POMPEII, the Roman city both destroyed and preserved by an eruption of Mount
Vesuvius in 79 AD. Follow your Local Guide for a walk past patrician homes, public baths, and
commercial districts strikingly recalling day-to-day life when Rome was at the apex of her power.
With the afternoon at leisure, you may wish to join an optional excursion to the Amalfi coast. (B)
DAY 5: SORRENTO COAST-NAPLES-BARI.
Naples is a city steeped in volcanic history, rich archaeological treasures, and castles and churches to
rival Rome! A Local Guide acquaints you with the many sights during your city tour. Stop in the
famous Piazza Plebiscito and, savour a slice of Neapolitan pizza. Drive to Bari, capital of Apulia, the
heel of Italy’s “boot,” for your overnight stay. (B)
DAY 6: BARI-LECCE-ALBEROBELLO.
Discover BARI VECCHIA, the city’s oldest district, on foot during a pleasant stroll with a Local Guide.
In Lecce, your guided walking tour reveals why Lecce is called the “Florence of the South.” Admire its
baroque buildings and squares, and taste pasticciotto with almond-flavoured iced coffee. Continue
to Alberobello. (B,D)
DAY 7: ALBEROBELLO.
Enjoy a guided walking tour of the town, and visit one of its unique TRULLI-whitewashed, stone,
circular houses with pinnacled, conical roofs. The balance of the day is at leisure. You may wish to
join an optional dinner at a traditional Apulian masseria. (B)
DAY 8: ALBEROBELLO-MATERA-SCILLA-REGGIO CALABRIA.
In Matera, enjoy a panoramic view of the picturesque sassi houses, followed by a spectacular drive
south along the Gulf of Taranto to Scilla, called the “Venice of Calabria.” Arrive in Reggio Calabria for
a guided visit of the MUSEUM that houses the world-famous bronze warrior sculptures, Bronzi di
DAY 9: REGGIO CALABRIA-TAORMINA RIVIERA.
Cross the Strait of Messina by FERRY and start your discovery of the beautiful island of Sicily, the
great melting pot of the Mediterranean world. Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Saracens, Normans,
French, and Spanish have left their marks and contributed to its rich heritage. Arrive in Taormina, a
charming hilltop town overlooking the Ionian Sea, and visit the ancient GREEK THEATRE dating
back to the 3rd century BC. Time to stroll and shop along Corso Umberto I at your own pace. Don’t
miss the opportunity to taste local specialties, like the Sicilian granita (a treat similar to sorbet). (B)
DAY 10: AT LEISURE IN TAORMINA RIVIERA.
Two days to just relax in this beautiful resort or choose from our exciting optional excursions to
Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe; or to the fascinating archaeological site of
Syracuse, birthplace of the mathematician Archimedes and once a powerful Greek port whose fleet
was feared throughout the Mediterranean. On Tuesday evening, an included dinner has been
prepared at a local restaurant with breathtaking sea views. On Wednesday evening, enjoy an
included dinner at your hotel. (B,D)
DAY 11: AT LEISURE IN TAORMINA RIVIERA.
Enjoy day at leisure. (B,D)
DAY 12: TAORMINA RIVIERA-AGRIGENTO-PALERMO.
Head south to Agrigento and enjoy a walk with your Local Guide through the breathtaking VALLEY
OF TEMPLES. Even travellers who have visited Athens and Delphi are awed by the gigantic yet
graceful Greek structures that miraculously survived 24 centuries of tormented history. Arrive at your
hotel in Palermo. (B)
DAY 13: PALERMO.
Guided sightseeing features the ornate Piazza Bellini, Capo Market, the baroque Church of
Immacolata, and a visit to the magnificent CATHEDRAL. Drive up to Monreale for a panoramic view
of the Conca d’Oro and a visit to the 12th-century NORMAN CATHEDRAL, famous for its 50,000
square (15240 metres) feet of precious byzantine mosaics. Later, dinner at a local restaurant is the
perfect way to celebrate your Italian journey. (B,D)
DAY 14: PALERMO.
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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