Beautiful Italy: Florence, Rome & Positano

$7,200

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Description

What’s included: Private airport transfers & inter-city transfers; accommodation with breakfast; named tours & activities
Places visited: Florence (3 nights), Rome (3 nights), Positano on the Amalfi Coast (3 nights)
Departure dates and prices: Departure dates are flexible, and the price varies with hotel star and season.
Best for… Sun-seekers / Italian countryside / Coastal scenery / Culture / Leisure / History & Archaeology

Immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of the Mediterranean on this exclusive pre-set multi-resort Italy package that sweeps you away to the glorious region of Tuscany, where you can discover the vibrant art scene in Florence and taste rare wines in the Chianti vineyards, before journeying south to the ancient city of Rome. After discovering the heart of the Roman Empire you will be lulled into complete relaxation with three nights on the Amalfi Coast, where you can explore the radiant island of Capri and the fascinating lost city of Pompeii. With exclusive pre-arranged tours with expert guides, accommodation and private transfers, this is the perfect multi-resort Italy package on which to discover the heart of Italian culture, while enjoying iconic sights and coastal hideaways.

Trip highlights

  • Cultural tour of Florence, including the world-famous Uffizi and Accademia art galleries
  • Wine-tasting tour of the Chianti region
  • Tour of Rome, including Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain
  • VIP guided tour of the Vatican, including the iconic Sistine Chapel
  • Guided tour of the Colosseum
  • Full-day guided tour of Pompeii, with “skip the line” entry to the lost city
  • Excursion to the stunning island of Capri, including a tour of Anacapri

Pricing

Our prices are seasonal and based on your date of departure & preferred accommodation star rating. The low-season runs from November 1st until March 31st, and the high-season runs from April 1st until October 31st.

9 Nights

3 Star from $7,200 AUD pp (plus $2,160 for high-season)

4 Star from $8,640 AUD pp (plus $2,592 for high-season)

5 Star from $10,800 AUD pp (plus $3,240 for high-season)

If you would prefer to speak to an adviser or you would like to find out more about this Sicily multi-city holiday before booking, please call a member of our friendly team at 61 2 9056 7018 or click here to send us an enquiry for a personalised holiday quote based on this itinerary.

 


Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Italy!
Experience luxury as soon as you arrive in this beautiful country with a private car transfer from the airport to your hotel in the heart of Florence.
What’s included: Private car transfer from Pisa airport; accommodation in Florence

Day 2: Exclusive tour of Florence, including the Uffizi and Accademia art galleries
Immerse yourself in the Renaissance with a full-day tour of Florence, including a special guided tour of the Gallerie dell’Accademia, where you’ll find the glorious and imposing sculpture of “David” by Michelangelo. This statue is a symbol of the power and invincibility of the Florentine Republic and is unmissable on your vacation in Italy. After discovering the delights of the Accademia you will be treated to a delightful lunch in an authentic Florentine restaurant and then, in the afternoon, you will discover a wealth of artistic masterpieces with a tour of the Uffizi Gallery, which is one of the most important art museums in the world, where you can see masterpieces by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raffaello.
What’s included: Small-group guided tour of the Accademia Gallery; lunch in Florence; small-group guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery; accommodation in Florence 

Day 3: Wine tasting in the Chianti region
Treat your senses to a decadent tour through the Chianti countryside, featuring rolling hills of green and vineyards glowing in the Italian sunshine. On this tour, you’ll stop at charming villages, such as Montepulciano, and enjoy world-famous red wine at a local estate. There will also be plenty of time to discover the lush greenery that this region is known for and discover the heart of Tuscan culture in several Chianti villages.
What’s included: Small-group tour of the Chianti region, including stops in several charming villages & wine tasting; accommodation in Florence

Day 4: Transfer to Rome and tour of the ancient city sights
It’s time to say goodbye to Florence and take your seat on a high-speed train heading south to the historic city of Rome, where you’ll be greeted by one of our professional drivers at Rome station, who will take you to your centrally-located hotel. After some time to settle in you’ll be treated to a guided tour of this incredible city, featuring all the classic sights, such as the Column of Marcus Aurelius, intricate fountains in Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the extravagant Trevi Fountain.
What’s included: Private transfer to Florence station; train ticket to Rome; private transfer from Rome station to your hotel in Rome; accommodation in Rome; small-group guided tour of Rome

Day 5: Discover Vatican City
Join our expert tour guide on a wonderful journey to the world’s smallest sovereign state as you cross the “border” into Vatican City. On this in-depth tour, you’ll get to enjoy St Peter’s Basilica, one of the largest religious buildings in the world and a crowning example of Renaissance architecture, where you can discover spectacular art from Michelangelo and Bernini. After enjoying the delights of St Peter’s, you’ll enter the Vatican Museums, which are filled with rare artefacts and priceless masterpieces, including ancient Greek statues and Renaissance frescoes that are simply waiting for you to discover them. At this point you may feel that the Vatican couldn’t get any more glorious but we have saved a grand finale! As you cast your gaze to the heavens you will witness the unmatched magnificence of the Sistine Chapel. This is a building unlike anything else on Earth, so be sure to take some time to savour it as your tour of the Vatican comes to an unforgettable end!
What’s included: Four-hour guided tour of Vatican City, with “skip the line” entry, featuring St Peter’s Basilica, the museums and the Sistine Chapel; accommodation in Rome

Day 6: VIP tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum
After a morning of leisure, our expert guide will take you on a journey back in time on a tour of Rome’s ancient sights, including the Fori Imperiali, Roman Forum, Augustus Domus and, finally, the epic and glorious Colosseum. You will enjoy two hours in the Colosseum on an in-depth guided tour that gives you an unparalleled insight into the history of this iconic amphitheatre.
What’s included: VIP guided tour of Ancient Rome, with “skip the line” entry to the Colosseum; accommodation in Rome

Day 7: Transfer to Positano on the Amalfi Coast
Recline on a comfortable train to Naples station, where you will be greeted by our professional driver, who will whisk you in a modern car to your hotel in Positano on the glorious Amalfi Coast.
What’s included: Private transfer to Rome station; train ticket to Naples; private transfer from Naples station to Positano; accommodation in Positano

Day 8: Pompeii and Herculaneum
Today you will have the opportunity to discover the historic city of Pompeii, which was lost for nearly 2000 years beneath a blanket of ash following an ancient volcanic eruption. Here, you will enjoy a guided tour of this fascinating region, which is considered to be one of the few sites where an ancient city has been preserved in detail, yielding an unprecedented opportunity to see how people lived 2000 years ago. As a part of this memorable tour, you will also have time to discover the fascinating archaeological scenes at Herculaneum, which is another preserved city close to Pompeii.
What’s Included: Small-group guided tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum, with “skip the line” entry; accommodation in Positano

Day 9: Relaxing excursion to the island of Capri
This memorable excursion takes you on a tranquil cruise in crystal waters to the stunning island of Capri, known widely as the Pearl of the Mediterranean thanks to its sandy beaches, secret caves and vibrant town life. Here you can bask in the Mediterranean sunshine as you stroll through Anacapri, the island’s charming town, with our expert guide, who will take you to enjoyable attractions, such as Villa San Michele, which features a beautiful shady garden, and views of the famous “Faraglioni” rocks that define Capri’s coastline. There will also be plenty of free time for you to discover Capri’s upscale boutiques and cafes too – it’s the perfect place to buy unique gifts for family and friends.
What’s Included: Small-group guided day tour of Capri and Anacapri; accommodation in Positano

Day 10: And so your dream vacation reaches its end
Today you leave Italy on your flight from Naples airport back home, but as one last treat, we will whisk you to the airport in a luxury car, so that you can simply sit back and reflect on your unforgettable holiday package to Florence, Rome and Positano.
What’s Included: Private transfer from your hotel to Naples airport

Important information

Please note that this multi-resort Italy package does not include flights. When purchasing your flights from your chosen airline, we recommend that you fly into Pisa International Airport and fly out of Naples Capodichino Airport to take advantage of your private airport transfers.

Please note that the Vatican Museums in Rome are closed on Sundays and religious holidays, and the art galleries in Florence are closed on Mondays. In the case of unavailability, alternate itinerary options will be offered.