Italy: South to North

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  Cruise to the island paradise of Capri, explore Roman greats like Vatican City, take a culinary lesson from a Florentine chef, discover the stunning Cinque Terre and try carnival mask making in Venice.

Overview

Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Luxury - 5 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • In Rome's Trastevere district, enjoy wine tasting and dinner at the home of a local resident on a charming Neighborhood Connection
    • Make a Culinary Connection as you learn the secrets of Florentine cuisine in an Italian cooking class guided by a chef
    • Enjoy unique, private access to the atelier (workshop) that crafts Venice's carnival costumes, and tour the palace that houses it
    • On our Artisan Connection, meet a local mozzarella producer on his farm to sample this delicious cheese and learn firsthand how it is made
    • Lunch with a family who produces celebrated balsamic vinegar and sample this local favorite

What's this trip about?

      Cruise to the island paradise of Capri, explore Roman greats like Vatican City, take a culinary lesson from a Florentine chef, discover the stunning Cinque Terre and try carnival mask making in Venice.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeSmall Group - max of 24 people
Age range10 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityNaples
End CityVenice

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • Family Friendly

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Italy

Attractions

  • Amalfi Coast
  • Cinque Terre
  • Colosseum
  • Florence
  • Isle of Capri
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Naples
  • Rome
  • Siena
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Sorrento
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • Tuscany
  • Venice

Activities

  • Cooking
  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • History
  • Nature
  • Short Cruise

Trip includes

    • All accommodations
    • Meals and fully guided sightseeing as noted in the itinerary
    • Airport transfers
    • Services of A&K Tour Director

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Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1: Arrive in Naples/Sorrento, Italy

Meals: Dinner

Accommodation: Hilton Sorrento Palace

Arrive in Naples and transfer to your hotel. Gather with your fellow guests at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Days 2-3: Sorrento / The Amalfi Coast & Island of Capri

Meals: Breakfast (Day 2); Breakfast, Dinner (Day 3)

Accommodation: Hilton Sorrento Palace

Take a walking tour through elegant Sorrento and travel the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. The next day, cruise by hydrofoil to the island paradise of Capri. In the afternoon, meet a local mozzarella producer and learn how the cheese is made, before enjoying a home-cooked meal at their farm.

Days 4-6: Rome / Pompeii, the Vatican & the City Up Close

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner(Day 4); Breakfast and Lunch(Day 5); Breakfast(Day6)

Accommodation: Boscolo Exedra Roma

This morning, travel north to Rome, stopping en route in the ancient city of Pompeii, which was buried in volcanic ash and frozen in...

Days 7-9: Florence / The Renaissance & Tuscany

Accommodation: Hotel Brunelleschi

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner(Day 7); Breakfast (Day 8); Breakfast, Lunch(Day 9)

Continue north to the famed region of Tuscany, stopping en route in medieval Siena. Here, your local expert introduces you to the Piazza del ...

Day 10: Pisa / World-Famous Leaning Tower

Accommodation: NH La Spezia

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Drive to Pisa, where you see the extraordinary Leaning Tower and explore the Pisa Cathedral and Baptistery with a local guide. Stop in Lucca to tour its lovely pedestrian quarter, then continue on to your next destination, the stunning Italian Riviera.

Day 11: Cinque Terre / Beauty Along the Coast

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: NH La Spezia

Discover the extraordinary beauty of the Cinque Terre (“Five Lands”), five scenic villages built along the steep coastal cliffs of Liguria on the Italian Riviera. See Manarola, a fishing village set amid terraced vineyards where you can walk to view the coast, and visit other villages nearby.

Days 12-14: Venice / Palaces & Canals

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch(Day 12); Meals: Breakfast and Dinner (Day 13); Breakfast (Day 14)

Accommodation: Hotel Palazzo Giovanelli

Travelling by coach to Venice, stop en route to enjoy a private tasting of balsamic vinegar. Then visit Verona, known to ...

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Price per day$571
Single supplement (single occupancy)$2,795
Last Updated: 8/2/2018

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13 Breakfasts, 6 Lunch and 6 Dinners

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10 years and up
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