Italian Escape

Italian Escape

Start: Rome Finish: Rome

Visiting: Rome, Naples, Amalfi


Duration: 5 Nights

Tour code: BBISMP18

Tour operator: Contiki


From: $1282

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Tour Overview

This all-Italian adventure swings you from this historic beauty of Rome through the home of pizza, Naples (where you can stop off in the perfectly preserved Roman town of Pompeii). Then, it's all about living the good life on the Amalfi coast, sipping limoncello, cruising around the glitzy isle of Capri and stopping off at picture perfect Positano. Back in Rome you'll get a chance to check out the Vatican and Colosseum, before this unforgettable 6-day trip comes to an end.

Highlights

  • iconPeel back the layers of Rome's history on a city walking tour including the Trevi Fountain
  • iconScenic coastal cruise along the Amalfi Coast
  • iconWelcome dinner at Altrove Restaurant in Rome (MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience)

Places You'll See

Cities & Attractions:

Itinerary

icon Day 1: Arrive Rome

Location: Rome

Accommodation: Hotel St. Martin (or similar)

Meals: Dinner

Welcome to Rome! Once known as the 'capital of the world' this richly historic, passionate and elegant city will steal our hearts as soon as we arrive. We'll meet and greet our Contiki crew at 4pm, before heading on an orientation tour of the city. Yep, that means the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the Piazza Navona, the Colosseum & the Roman Forum. With our eyes wide and camera roll full, we'll head to Altrove for an included Italian feast. This restaurant is a social enterprise that supports youth from disadvantaged backgrounds (Contiki Cares). Maybe washed down with some chianti. La perfezione!

icon Day 2: Rome to Naples

Location: Rome, Naples

Meals: Breakfast

Today we're headed to another richly historical and cultural city, known for it's naturally beautiful sights and excellent cuisine.Welcome to Naples, the rough and ready but oh so charming city which encapsulates everything we love about Italy. The home of pizza, a hub of culture, and a bundle of passionate Italian energy, this is also the site of Mt Vesuvius, the infamous active volcano. Today we have the option to check out the ruins of Pompeii, the fascinating Roman town that was destroyed by Vesuvius and then perfectly preserved in volcanic ash. Another option today is to take a pizza tour, learning about the city's culinary history while stuffing ourselves with Margaritas and Marinaras.

icon Day 3: Naples to Amalfi Coast

Location: Naples, Amalfi

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

We're headed to the coast today to check out some of the most glamorous islands in Europe.We'll visit two spectacular Amalfi jewels today. Positano will take our breath away, with its postcard pretty sun-bleached buildings tumbling down into the sparkling sea. Capri is no different, with its gorgeous cragged coastline and opulent cafes, it's easy to see why this is such a playground for the rich and famous. An optional Capri cruise will let us check out the iconic blue grotto, as well as stop for plenty of swim stops to beat the heat.

icon Day 4: Amalfi Coast

Location: Amalfi

Meals: Breakfast

We've got a free day on the Amalfi coast! Lucky us. There are plenty of optionals today to keep us entertained, including a visit to a lemon farm where we learn how these huge, sunshine coloured fruits are harvested and turned into limoncello. We'll also get to have a Tastes of Amalfi dinner, washed down with the lemon liqueur itself.

icon Day 5: Amalfi Coast to Rome

Location: Amalfi, Rome

Accommodation: Hotel St. Martin (or similar)

Meals: Breakfast

We're headed back to Rome today. Time for the Colosseum?Back in Rome we recommend taking our optional Emperors & Gladiators tour, where you'll skip the queues and enter the jaw-dropping Colosseum through the exclusive Emperor's gate. This is the perfect way to learn about this fascinating, blood-stained arena, in which Romans used to flock to watch epic battles between elephants, tigers, and gladiators. Then, we have a free night to check out the nightlife and toast what has been an unforgettable Italian adventure.

icon Day 6: Depart Rome

Location: Rome

Meals: Breakfast

Hold our gelato. Our hearts are melting as we bid a final ‘Ciao’ to our Contiki crew after thirteen days we’ll never forget.

What's Included

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