The itinerary begins on Friday, where guests arrive in Vatican City for a Prestige tour visiting: the Vatican Museum, a treasure trove of ancient Greek sculptures, medieval tapestries and Renaissance paintings; the Sistine Chapel, home to Michelangelo’
Accompanied by an expert local guide, participants head out for a full day excursion to Naples and Pompeii on Sunday. En route to Naples guests admire the Abbey of Montecassino, completely rebuilt after the total destruction in World War II. Here, guests will have the opportunity to visit an ancient cameos and coral factory in Torre del Greco. Upon arrival in Pompeii, guests enjoy lunch and visit the excavations of this ancient UNESCO World Heritage Site. The following day, guests will have a full day at leisure to shop, dine and explore the Eternal city. On Tuesday, guests will enjoy a full day excursion to Florence taking in the panoramic views of Piazzale Michelangelo and the famous Ponte Vecchio. After lunch, guests will take a guided walking tour visiting Santa Croce Square, the Museum of Accademia with the famous Statue of David by Michelangelo, Piazza della Signoria, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and the Baptistry and Giotto's Belltower.
Pricing includes: Six nights in a centrally located four-star hotel in Rome; shared transfer from/to the airport; all transfers as per itinerary; Prestige Vatican tour with English speaking guide and entrance fee; half day Monumental Rome with private English speaking guide; full day excursion to Pompeii, Naples and Florence with private English speaking guides and entrance fees; one dinner in Rome, one lunch in Pompeii and one lunch in Florence. International air flights from your home city are also available. For more information, please visit: http://www.italyvacations.com/
*Prices are based on per person, double occupancy. Bella Italia is a hosted small group tour with a maximum of 15 participants. Prices do not include: gratuity for the guides, meals not mentioned in program, city tax in Rome, and international airfare.
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