Rome - Sorrento (or Rome)

from AU$1,747.00

Depart for Naples. Walking tour of the historical centre to admire Piazza del Plebiscito, Royal Palace, Gallery of Umberto I, and the San Carlo Opera House. Lunch will be typical Neapolitan specialties. Continue to Pompeii. Short visit to a coral and cameo factory, followed by a visit of the excavations of this ancient Roman city which was destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Proceed to Sorrento. (L,D)
Depart for the island of Capri by ferry. Visit the Blue Grotto (weather conditions permitting), the Augustus Gardens and stop at the Piazzetta. Transfer to Anacapri for lunch. Return to Sorrento. (B,L,D)
Visit the Castellana Caves, discovered in 1938. The tour winds along a distance of 3km to more than 60m deep. You will see stalactites, stalagmites, fossils, canyons and caves. The journey continues to Alberobello with its trulli houses with cone roofs. Enjoy wine tasting in a local wine cellar. Return to Castellana Caves area for overnight. (D)
Depart for Lecce, famous for its baroque art and architecture. See the St. Orontius Church, the Basilica of Santa Croce, Palazzo dei Celestini, and the Roman Amphitheatre. Continue to Gallipoli, a fishing village on the coast in southern Italy's Puglia region.
Gallipoli has an old town built on a limestone island and linked to the mainland by a 16th century bridge. Next stop is the ‘white town’ of Ostuni with its white painted architecture. Return to Castellana Caves for overnight. (B,D)
Drive to the unique UNESCO heritage town of Matera, famous for its Sassi houses, dug into the rock. After some free time, return to Pompeii where you will board a bus and return to either Sorrento or Rome. End of services. (B)

Includes

- Transportation by air conditioned vehicle
- 4 nights accommodation in 4❂ hotels
- Sightseeing as per itinerary with multi-lingual guide
- Meals as per itinerary
- Entrance fees

Not included

- International flights
- Drinks with meals
- Passport or visa fees
- Any other items of personal nature

Accommodation

4❂ hotels:
- Sorrento
- Castellana Caves area

Things to note

- Tours on this page do not include any tourist taxes that may apply. These will need to be paid directly to the hotel.
- Sequence of the tours is subject to change.
- Tours can be a combination of different regular tours therefore, coach change may be required.
- The same people may not be travelling throughout your tour.
- Pre and post accommodation may be required.

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At a Glance

Cities Visited

Rome, Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento, Capri, Castellana Caves, Alberobello, Lecce, Gallipoli, Matera, Rome (optional)

Countries Visited

Italy

Duration

5 Days

Start City

Rome

End City

Sorrento (or Rome)

Type

Escorted Tour

Languages

English

Departure Day

Monday

Departures

Apr 30, 2018
May 14, 2018
Jun 4, 18, 2018
Jul 2, 16, 2018
Aug 6, 20, 2018
Sep 3, 17, 2018
Oct 1, 15, 2018

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