Trip Overview

Best of Italy: Venice to Amalfi Coast

Tour rating: 4.77 / 5, Based on 22 Reviews
Small group tour to Italy

REDUCED RATES: Explore the top attractions of manifold Italy! Start your amazing 11-day tour in romantic Venice and it's alluring canals. Then continue to artistic Florence and get an insight of the Renaissance heritage. Make your way to Eternal Rome and stroll its ancient streets. As a final chord, visit sunny Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast.

Best of Italy: Venice to Amalfi Coast

11 days4 cities
Italy1 country
Small group tour to Italy
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$3,598
Tour rating: 4.77 / 5, Based on 22 Reviews

REDUCED RATES: Explore the top attractions of manifold Italy! Start your amazing 11-day tour in romantic Venice and it's alluring canals. Then continue to artistic Florence and get an insight of the Renaissance heritage. Make your way to Eternal Rome and stroll its ancient streets. As a final chord, visit sunny Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast.

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Day-By-Day

Venice

first destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Venice
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to Venice - one of the most charming cities of Italy. Upon arrival, you have a private water-taxi transfer to the hotel for the check-in. The rest of the day is at your own leisure to relax after the trip.

Day 2
Sightseeing in Venice
City tour
City tour

After breakfast at the hotel, meet your guide in the lobby and enjoy a wonderful walking city tour of all the must-see places of Venice. You see the Rialto Bridge (and Rialto fish market), walk past the quiet streets.

Day 3
Free Day in Venice, Train to Florence
Free day
Free day

The first half of the day is free for you to enjoy and explore Venice on your own. Alternatively, you can take one of the short optional day trips to nearby places. In the afternoon you take a train to Florence.

Ca’Pisani Hotel, Venice
4

The beautiful Ca’Pisani Hotel is housed in a 16th-century edifice and invites guests to take advantage of the nice La Rivista bar, Turkish bath, as well as the amazing rooftop terrace, providing a breathtaking view over scenic Venice.

train
Venice
Florence
2 hrs

Modern Italian trains are among the fastest and most comfortable ways to get to Florence. Free WiFi, power sockets, comfortable seats with footrests, and extensive luggage space are at your service during the journey.

Florence

second destination
2 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Florence Sightseeing
City tour
City tour
Museum
Museum

After breakfast at the hotel, meet with your guide and go on a comprehensive walking tour of Florence's highlights. Today's program includes exploration of the Piazza del Duomo with a visit to the Baptistery.

Day 5
Day at Leisure & Evening Wine Tasting
Free day
Free day
Tasting
Tasting

Today is free for you to savor magnificent Florence on your own or join one of our carefully planned optional tours. In the evening meet your fellow travelers for a wine tasting organized for your small group.

Hotel De La Ville, Florence
4

Set near the magnificent Florence Cathedral and the amazing Uffizi Gallery, the Hotel De La Ville is a great place to stay during your Italy getaway. The stylish property boasts excellent service and top-notch amenities.

train
Florence
Rome
1 hr 30 min

Taking a train is one of the best options for traveling from Florence to Rome. Trains in Italy are well-equipped, fast, and conveniently connect these Italian cities from one center to the other.

Rome

third destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Highlights of Rome & Colosseum

City tour
City tour

Following breakfast in your Florence hotel, you check out and meet your driver for a transfer to the railway station. An hour and a half later you arrive in Rome. Your driver meets you and takes you to your downtown hotel where you meet with your guide and embark on a tour to discover the famous ancient treasures of the Eternal City.

Day 7
Vatican Sightseeing
City tour
City tour

In the morning after breakfast, meet your guide and driver and head to a walled enclave and the world’s smallest independent state - Vatican*. When inside, you visit the Apostolic Palace and private apartments of Julius II decorated by Raphael.

Day 8
Free Day in Rome
Free day
Free day

Today is reserved for you to explore and enjoy Rome on your own. After breakfast, you can do some independent sightseeing, shop for souvenirs or have a good rest.

Hotel Dei Mellini, Rome
4

Set within a walking distance from Saint Peter’s Square, the beautiful hotel is housed in an 19th-century building and offers comfortable air-conditioned guestrooms, fitted with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

train
Rome
Sorrento
2 hrs 40 min

A train ride in Italy is a memorable experience. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful views of Southern Italy. One of our trusted drivers will take you to the station and meet you when you get to Sorrento.

Sorrento

fourth destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 9
Pompeii and Amalfi Coastal Exploration
Day tour
Day tour

Following breakfast, you check-out from the hotel in Rome and your driver takes you to the rail station to board the train to Naples. Upon arrival, your guide and driver take you on a full-day scenic sightseeing trip to Sorrento.

Day 10
Free Day in Sorrento
Free day
Free day

Today following breakfast at your hotel, you have a free day to continue enjoying fascinating Sorrento at your leisure. You can join one of our carefully planned optional tours.

Day 11
Departure from Naples
Transfer
Transfer

This is the last day of your trip. After breakfast, you check-out from the hotel and your private driver transfers you to the Naples Airport or train station. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

Hotel Plaza, Sorrento
4

The beautiful Hotel Plaza is set near the Piazza Tasso and offers spacious air-conditioned guestrooms, equipped with flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests are invited to take advantage of the hotel’s swimming pool, several restaurants, and the Plaza Cafe.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star hotels in Venice, Florence, Rome and Sorrento;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets Venice - Florence, Florence - Rome, Rome - Naples;
  • Sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides in Florence, Rome and Sorrento; 
  • Wine tasting in Florence;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Intimate group size of up to only 14 travelers;
  • Professional local guides;
  • High-speed train transportation between cities;
  • Carefully planned optional tours and extensions;
  • Guided visit to the oldest open-air Rialto market in Venice;
  • Guided tour inside Florence Baptistery and Grande Museo del Duomo;
  • Comprehensive city tour of Rome with guided tours inside Colosseum, Forum and Vatican City;
  • Guided tour to the famous Pompeii - a town destroyed and preserved at the same time by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius;
  • Drive along the scenic route of Amalfi coastline with tours in Positano and Amalfi;

What To Know

  • You can expect to find some shops and restaurants closed from 1-4 p.m. as it is "Riposo" time, Italy’s midday siesta. Most places will be also closed on Sundays
  • Most restaurants won’t open until 7 p.m. or later
  • Tipping in restaurants is included in the bill, the cover charge is called ”coperto”. A charge from $1 to $3 will be noted on the menu
  • Make sure you have coins, in Italy, you will be typically charged from 1 to 2 Euros to enter a public restroom
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