ROME & VATICAN
ROME and Vatican Tour -Duration: 8 hours.- Pick up 09.00am in the lobby of your Hotel. The driver has a sign with your name on it Start with a breath taking sight form the highest hills of Rome : The Gianicolo- Next stop the Colosseum, visit the area for 30 minutes.(*In case you would like to enter the Colosseum, according to availability, we can arrange the NO LINES entrances). Heading to Circus Maximus - Overview of Palatine Hill, the Palace of the Roman Emperors - Overview of the Roman Forum and the City Hall - The Vittoriano Monument - shrine to the Unknown soldier - The Trevi Fountain -the Pantheon - A quick break for a Pizza or snack - Saint Peter's Square and admire the church from the square.(In case you would like to visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine chapel, according to availability, we can arrange for NO LINES entrances.)The Vatican visit takes about 2 hours - Back to your hotel by 5pm.
VATICAN & SISTINE CHAPEL
Tour the Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter's Basilica -Duration: 4 hours -Pick up 09.00am in the lobby of your Hotel. The driver has a sign with your name on it. Admire the streets of Rome on your way to the Vatican - Meet you Vatican guide and join in a small group. If you prefer we can arrange your private Vatican guide just for you (different fare applies). Skip the long lines and proceed to the Sistine Chapel, which is located at the end of the Vatican Museums. On the way to the Sistine Chapel your guide will narrate the art in rooms you are passing through Then enter the Reserved passage straight into the Saint Peter's Basilica - Admire the Altar and sculptures of Bernini - The Michelangelo sculture "La Pieta" - Once outside on the Piazza di San Pietro meet back with you driver - On the way back enjoy the sight form the highest hills of Rome : The Gianicolo - Back to your hotel- Please remember the dress code for Saint Peters's: Covered knees and shoulders.
Tour from Rome to Pompeii - 8 hours - Pick up 08.00am in the lobby of your Hotel in Rome. The driver has a sign with your name on it. The drive to Pompeii is about 3 hours - Meet you Pompeii ruins guide and join in a small group. If you prefer we can arrange your private Pompeii ruins guide just for you (different fare applies). Skip the long lines and enjoy a fantastic trip through time admire what is a snapshot of a thriving ancient city of the time of the Roma Empire (year 79 AD). Back home by 4pm.
Amalfi Coast and Pompeii
Tour of the Amalfi Coast and Pompeii - Duration 12 hour. Pick up 08.00am in the lobby of your Hotel in Rome. The driver has a sign with your name on it The drive to Pompeii is about 3 hours - Meet you Pompeii ruins guide and join in a small group. If you prefer we can arrange your private Pompeii ruins guide just for you (different fare applies). Skip the long lines and enjoy a fantastic trip through time admire what is a snapshot of a thriving ancient city of the time of the Roma Empire (year 79 AD).Then heading to Positano, with scenic on drive on the Amalfi coast. Stop in Positano to breath in the view and try out a typical napolitano lunch with seaview. (lunch not included in fare). On the way back brief stop in Sorrento for a stroll around and a gelato. Back home by 0800pm
Transfer to Florence with a stop in beautiful Siena, for lunch.
We know the bullet train is fast, but there is carrying bags, cabs, platform number, hotel adresses, cabs again. INSTEAD, make your transfer to Florence a nice tour. The driver guide will take care of the bags, right from your hotel at 09am (or any other time). Have a scenic drive to Siena, (3 hours drive), enjoy this spectacular middle age town. Have lunch if you like , in Piazza del Campo, roam around the many art crafts boutiques. Then with a mere 45 minutes drive we shall be in Florence. Here we shall proceed to the highest hill of the town, named of course Piazzale Michelangelo. Take great pictures of Florence from this privileged position, then we glide down along the River Arno up to your hotel in Florence. There we will pass your bags directly to the concierge. Nice, comfortable, interesting,safe. A great way to transform a burdersome transfer in another great day in Italy.
Discover Venice with a walking tour and private guide. Duration 4 hours.Pick up at 0900am. Walk along the beautiful streets of Venice up to St. Marks Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and Doges Palace. Then take a classic vaporetto (water public transport) to Murano island. Over there assist to a glass-blowing artist demonstration. Be back by 1pm..
JUST OUT OF ROME TOURS
TIVOLI and Villa d Este. Just 1 hour from Rome. Pick up 09.00am in the lobby of your Hotel. The driver guide will have a sign with your name on it. After a refreshing drive through the roman countryside we shall get into Tivoli. Town famous for its travertine marble (the Colosseum is made with this marble), and also for Villa d'Este. a Renaissance Villa renowned for its spectacular gardens and elaborate fountains.(over a 1000 fountains). Then, visit the temple of Vesta, sybil and goddess for the romans of 1st century befoire Christ. After this if you like you can have a typical lunch , out in the garden right next to the temple of Sybil, and why not discover the nice local wine selection . (lucnh not included in fare). Be back by 4pm. Alterntevily we can visit ASSISI. Home town of Saint Francis, born in the 1182. This is a great mystical town, located at 1 hour and 30 minutes from Rome. There visit the gran Cathedral and you will have the possibility to lit as candel right at the burial grave of Saint Francis himself. Try out, if you wish the famous cousine of Assisi,(lunch not included in fare) with its incredible good extra virgine olive oil, and the famous Sangiovese wines. Be back after lunch.
Wine. Sure. Duration 8 hours. Either in Rome or in Tuscany we can arrange great wine tasting experiences. We shall visit the wineries of world famous wines like Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti, Vernaccia, Frascati, Sangiovese. Visit the cellars and follow the entire cycle of the wine making before it reaches the bottle. Have 4 different wines and appreciate the different shades and aromas of each one of them You also have an option of a great home made 4 course lunch with wine included. Back to your hotel by 5pm.
PRIVATE BOAT TOUR ON THE AMALFI COAST
Enjoy the Amalfi coast and Capri at its best in a private boat. Capri and the Amalfi Coast exclusive tailor made boat excursions. We shall stop in cozy restaurants only accesible by sea. Stop and swim in the blue fresh waters of the Amalfi Coast. An unforgettable day along with one of our professional English speaking skippers. Open bar on board. Lots of Prosecco. A unique experience. Guaranteed.