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  • Duration: 7 Days
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: ROMSOU/206538
  • Starts: Rome, Italy
  • Finishes: Rome, Italy
  • Age requirement: 18 +
You will Visit
  • Rome

Itinerary

01

Day 1

Welcome to Rome:
Check in to your accommodation in Rome, relax, shower and recover from your jetlag. Meet your trip leader in the afternoon and the other Italy on a Budget travellers and walk all together down towwards the Colosseum and Roman forun. Join the guide for a optional welcome dinner on the first night to get to know the other travellers and have some drinks afterwards in one of the most popular area in Rome.
Starting from 02Apr19:
Welcome to Italy! Check in one of our partner hostels in Rome. Meet your tour leader and the other travelers at the accommodation in Rome at 5:30pm for a short briefing about the itinerary and on what lies ahead on your trip. During the introduction the guide will be at your disposal to answer your question and take down the booking of any optional activities you wish to add. You will all continue for an evening orientation walk of the Eternal city passing by the Colosseum and the Roman forum to admire one of the most important Italian sites during the sunset. The tour will finish with a welcome dinner in a local restaurant to start appreciating the Italian cuisine and to get to know better the other travellers. ( D )

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Day 2

Meet our Team, Orientation Walk of the Historical Centre Of Rome, Vatican Museums And Sistine Chapel
Meet the Italy on a Budget tour leader in the morning at 10.00am in the lobby of your hostel in Rome and he/she will give you your welcome pack with maps, tips about restaurants and all the useful info you need to know about the Italians! You will continue then for an orientation walk through the winding roman back streets to discover the Piazza Navona, the Trevi fountain, the Spanish steps, the Phanteon and lots more.
Free time for lunch and then the day will continue with a 2h guided tour of the
Vatican Museums and Sistine chapel.
You will visit the most wonderful collection of Vatican Museums that houses one of the most extensive collections in the world. The tour will begin with the visit of the Vatican from the Gallery of Maps, the Pio - Clementino’s museum and finally the Sistine chapel, the cultural and artistic treasure of the Vatican City, known throughout the world for the frescoes of Michelangelo’s Last Judgment, the conclave and other official ceremonies of the Pope’s messages. In St. Peter’s Basilica we will see the dome of Michelangelo, Bernini’s canopy, the bronze statue of St. Peter by Arnolfo di Cambio, the tomb of Blessed John Paul II (Karol Józef Wojtyla) placed under the altar of the chapel of St. Sebastian, the Pietà by Michelangelo another stunning masterpiece showing a perfection of anatomical details.
The tour will end in the fabulous Saint Peter’s Square where you will have time to visit the Basilica.
In the evening you will be completely free.
Starting from 02Apr19:
TREVI FOUNTAIN, SPANISH STEPS, VATICAN CITY & LOTS MORE
Meet our guide in the morning for an orientation walk through the winding Roman back streets to discover the most famous sites including Piazza Navona, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain. Don`t forget to throw a coin and make a wish! Be prepared to walk all day as there is no better way to explore a new city like Rome than on foot. Reach finally the Vatican city , house of the Pope, where you will be left free to enjoy the rest of the day to visit St. Peter`s Basilica at your own leisure. If you wish to visit the Vatican museums and the Sistine chapel with a licensed tour guide for extra info about some of the world`s most famous paintings and sculptures, book our exciting but informative 2h walking tour which includes the skip the lines entry tickets to the museums. In the evening you will be completely free.

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Day 3

The Colosseum and the Roman Forum, Free Time
Meet our tour leader again early in the morning at 08:15am at reception. The day will start with a 3h guided tour the Colosseum and the Roman forum.
After the walking tour you will have the full afternoon in complete freedom to explore Rome for sightseeing and shopping and do whatever you want to do.
Starting from 02Apr19:
This day is up to you! You will have a full day in complete freedom to do what you love best. Explore Rome on board the open double - decker hop on - hop off red bus with your 24h ticket ( included in the package), do some souvenir shopping, enter the main Roman monuments or simply relax. Have a look at the optional activities you can book with us on your free day in Rome such as a 2h walking tour of the Colosseum & Roman forum or tasty cooking course to learn how to prepare some Italian food.

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Day 4

Pompeii And Sorrento
Meet our Italy on a budget tour leader on via Marsala 22 in front of the hotel Royal Santina.
Thursday morning we will depart from Rome at 09.00am by private bus/minivan for Pompeii and the Amalfi coast. After a 2h30 ride we will reach our first stop Pompeii, the UNESCO world Heritage destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m of ashes and pumice in the eruption of the Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. In Pompeii you will have free time to explore the ruins at your own peace ( entry ticket included )or organize with your guide a 2h guided tour with a professional local guide. The trip will continue to Sorrento, a wonderful pearl on the Amalfi coast overlooking the bay of Naples where our accommodation is located.
Once in Sorrento, after you all have checked in your accommodation, your tour leader will take you for an orientation walk around the center and to a limoncello shop where you will be able to learn how this typical liqueur is produced and obviously taste it at the end. In the evening you have the choice to spend time on your own or join your guide to a local restaurant for an optional delicious dinner and to a club later on for some drinks.
Our accommodation in Sorrento is in a hilltop camping village.
Starting from 02Apr19:
POMPEII - SORRENTO
Meet your guide in the morning to travel by private bus towards the South of Italy. First stop of the day will be Pompeii where you will have free time to enter the site and admire the antique Roman settlements. If you wish to book our guided tour inside the site with a licensed tour guide, make sure you add it to your booking or inform the guide on day one. This tour comes really recommended because as locals we know how important this historical site is and how important it is to have a licensed tour guides of Pompeii showing you around and pointing out the main parts instead of looking out at old rocks without knowing what you are looking at.
After Pompeii we will continue towards Sorrento driving along the coast with spectacular views of the Vesuvio. Our accommodation for the next 3 nights will be in a camping village located on top of the hill with a terrific scenery of Sorrento and the coast. After check in you will be taken for a walk around the city center and to a limoncello shop to taste and learn how this typical liqueur of the South is produced. In the evening enjoy a 4 course dinner based on some delicious pasta or gnocchi and traditional food of the area in a local restaurant in Sorrento. ( D )

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Day 5

Capri Island
What a perfect way to start the day with a boat trip to Capri island. Our boat tour will depart from the campsite at 8.30am. During our trip to Capri you will be enchanted by the magnificent bay of Sorrento, the beautiful coast line and the blue Gulf of Naples. We will arrive at Capri`s Marina Piccola at 10am. Once in Capri you will have time to discover the island in complete freedom, relax on the beach, visit Anacarpi or take the chairlift up to the top of Mt. Solaro for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the island.
We will board the boat again at approx 4 pm to continue the journey, admiring the Grotta Verde (Green Grotto) and Punta Carena, (the furthest point of the island).
We will reach the famous and characteristic Blue Grotto, with the option of entering inside the Grotto and admiring the fantastic crystal blue colours , from which this mythical Grotto takes its name. The return back at the campsite is expected for 6 pm.
In the evening you have the choice to spend time on your own or join your guide at the restaurant of the campsite for some drinks and an optional dinner for an easy and relaxing night.
Starting from 02Apr19:
BOAT TRIP TO CAPRI ISLAND
What a perfect way to start the day with a boat trip to and around Capri island. Our boat will leave directly from our campsite at 8:30am in the morning. Bring your beach towel and swimsuit because you will have the opportunity to swim . Once in Capri you will be free to explore the island, relax on the beach, take the chairlift up to the top of Mt. Solaro for a breathtaking 360 degree view of the island and visit the Blue Grotto. All this in complete freedom or follow your tour leader for an insight view of the island. Once back to the accommodation you will be free to spend the evening as you prefer.

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Day 6

Amalfi Coast; Amalfi And Positano
Our third day is all for the Amalfi coast and its wonders. Our day trip to Positano and Amalfi will depart from the campsite at 8.30am.
During the journey to Amalfi , we will pass by the Island of GALLI (Isola di Nurejev) and Praiano, the quietest village on the Amalfi coast, famous for its crystal-clear seas that are awarded the Bandiera Blu (Blue Flag) for cleanliness, the encompassing views and its cathedral located 365m above the sea level. Here you will have the option to visit the GROTTA DELLO SMERALDO. We will reach Amalfi at approx midday.
We will stop in the town for about 2h to allow you to discover the town at your own peace and its famous cathedral, lie down at the beach and have a bite on one of the typical shop selling fresh local food. We will board again on our boat at approx 2pm for the splendid town of Positano, that from the sea it is a cascade of colourful houses, clinging magically to earth. Its pastel buildings form a vertical wonderland. Narrow, threadlike streets provide boutiques, cafes, restaurants and bars. We will arrive back at our Campsite at approx 6pm.
Our last evening in Sorrento you have the choice to spend time on your own or join your guide at a restaurant in Sorrento for the best pizza
Starting from 02Apr19:
AMALFI COAST; AMALFI AND POSITANO
A full day trip by private bus to explore the Amalfi coast and its wonders. The bus will pick us up from the accommodation and drive us on the famous windy road with an amazing scenery also featured in many movies. During the journey we will pass by the " Galli" Islands, the fishing villages of Praiano, Furore and Positano. We will stop in Amalfi for 2h to taste the fresh "sfogliatella", visit the imposing Cathedral and relax at the beach with a yummy arancini in your hand. In the afternoon we will continue towards Positano, the gem of gem of the Amalfi coast, where we will stay for 3h long enough to allow you to discover the town and its cascade of colourful houses at your own peace, go for a swim and have a bite on one of the typical shop selling fresh local food.

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Day 7

Naples - Rome
It’s time to say goodbye to the wonderful Amalfi coast. We will depart the campsite at 8:30am approx to return back to Rome and our first stop will be Naples. You can’t leave the South of Italy without taking at least a small peek at Naples, home of the Italian pizza and Italian customs. We will stop in one of the area of Naples famous for its shopping and monuments. Your guide will take you for an orientation walk and will show you the places of interests; San Carlo theatre, Plebiscito square, Umberto I `s gallery and lots more. You are also given free time to walk around or visit the Real Palace.
We depart Naples at 2:30pm. We will finally arrive to Rome at 05:00pm.
Starting from 02Apr19:
NAPLES - ROME
You can`t leave the South of Italy without taking at least a small peek at Naples, home of the Italian pizza and Italian customs. Our private bus will come to pick us up from the accommodation in the morning. We will stop in one of the area of Naples famous for its shopping and monuments. Your tour leader will take you for an orientation walk and will show you the main places of interests including San Carlo theatre, Plebiscite square, Umberto I `s gallery and lots more. You will also have the opportunity to finally taste the famous Neapolitan pizza with buffalo mozzarella before heading back to the bus to continue our journey to return back to Rome by 5:00pm

Inclusions:
    • Included Activities
    • Guided tour of the Vatican and Sistine chapel. A 2h walking tour with a licensed tour guide of the world’s smallest country and home of the Pope
    • Guided tour with a licensed tour guide of the Colosseum and the Roman forum. A 2h walking tour to learn about the Romans, the Gladiators and the history of the old political centre
    • Orientation walk of Rome at night to explore the famous monuments of the eternal city including the Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, Trevi fountain and the Pantheon
    • Boat tour to Capri island
    • Accommodation:
    • 6 nights in our favorite budget accommodations
    • 3 nights in a 6/8 bed shared dorm hostels in Rome and
    • 3 nights in a 3 bed shared cabin in a camping village in Sorrento
    • Tour Leader: Full time expertise and service of our awesome Italy on a Budget tours guides
    • Transportation: private van/coach to Amalfi coast, boat ride to Capri island
    • Guided Tours with professional local and licensed guides of the Vatican museums, the Colosseum and the Roman forum ( entry tickets to the sites included)
    • Orientation Walks in Rome led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders
    • Maps, info and tips about all places
    • Starting from 02Apr19:
    • 6 nights in our favourite budget accommodations
    • Welcome dinner in Rome on the first night
    • Welcome dinner in Sorrento
    • Orientation walks in Rome, Sorrento, Naples led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders
    • 24h Hop on - Hop off bus ticket
    • Entry ticket to Pompeii heritage site
    • Full day on the Amalfi coast stopping 2h in Amalfi and 3h in Positano
    • Boat tour to Capri island
    • Transport from Rome to Sorrento and back by private coach
    • Full time expertise and service of our Italy on a Budget team
    • Maps, info and tips about all places
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