Christmas in Rome and Pompeii by Express Coach

Christmas in Rome and Pompeii by Express Coach

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Christmas in Rome and Pompeii by Express Coach

8 Days Starting in Fiuggi and ending in France

Visiting: Fiuggi, Rome, Frascati, Pompei, France

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

w8crp

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

8-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:

English

Activities:

Sightseeing

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Tour Overview

A superb Italian Christmas break based in the spa town of Fiuggi, with fascinating excursions to eternal Rome and historic Pompeii included. The perfect way to celebrate the holiday season!

Highlights

  • Rome is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with ancient buildings around every corner. The city has an immensely rich history and cosmopolitan atmosphere, making it one of the world’s most-visited capitals

  • Journey through the scenic countryside on our?optional excursion, to the town of Frascati, located to the south east of Rome. It is known for its villas and also the famous white wines.?Whilst here, we include a short visit to a?pergolato, where we can sample some of the local produce.

  • Join our fantastic included excursion to Pompeii, engulfed during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD79, where the inhabitants of this small town?were literally frozen in time.?

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Dec 21: Travel Through The Night

Location: Fiuggi

Accommodation: Overnight coach journey

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then travel through the night on our overnight express coach.

Day 2 : Dec 22: Arrive In Fiuggi

Location: Fiuggi

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Dei Pini or Villa Laura

Meals Included: Dinner

We arrive in Fiuggi late morning and have time to settle into our hotel, where we stay for five nights.

Day 3 : Dec 23: Rome

Location: Rome

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Dei Pini or Villa Laura

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Known as the 'Eternal City' of the Roman Empire, Rome is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with ancient buildings around every corner. The city has an immensely rich history and cosmopolitan atmosphere, making it one of the world’s most-visited capitals. Packed with attractions, and with something for absolutely everyone, we’re guaranteed to enjoy our time in this famous city.


We’ll be able to enjoy free time to explore to our heart’s content, so we can see some of the city’s best-known attractions. Take the time to discover St Peter’s Square, the Colosseum, the Sistine Chapel or Trevi Fountain, the choice is yours.

Day 4 : Christmas Eve Frascati

Location: Frascati

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Dei Pini or Villa Laura

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


We journey through the scenic countryside on our optional excursion, to the town of Frascati, located to the south east of Rome.


Frascati is known for its villas and also the famous white wines. Whilst here, we include a short visit to a pergolato, where we can sample some of the local produce.

Day 5 : Christmas Day

Location: Fiuggi

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Dei Pini or Villa Laura

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a relaxing Christmas Day in the beautiful spa town of Fiuggi, and tuck into our included festive Christmas lunch.

Day 6 : Boxing Day Pompeii

Location: Pompei

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: Hotel Dei Pini or Villa Laura

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner


Today you can join our fantastic included excursion to Pompeii, engulfed during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD79, where the inhabitants of this small town were literally frozen in time. 


Entrance to the site is not included and payable directly on the day. To make the most of your visit, why not join our optional guided walking tour?


We see a remarkable excavation site and outdoor museum of the ancient Roman settlement. This will provide an unprecedented opportunity to see how people lived two thousand years ago.


Accompany your expert guide around the town, walking along roads with indents from the passing of chariot wheels, and discovering the remains of homes, shops and public baths.

Day 7 : Dec 27: Overnight Journey Into France

Location: Fiuggi, France

Accommodation: Overnight coach journey

Meals Included: Breakfast

We leave Fiuggi and begin our overnight journey through Italy and into France.

Day 8 : Dec 28: Return Home

Location: France

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • Insurance

Accommodation

You will stay for five nights at a minimum 3-star hotel, such as the Hotel Dei Pini or Villa Laura, in the spa town of Fiuggi. 

Check out our Q&As

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

Book with Confidence

  • Low Deposit

    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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