Travel to Italy
Upon arrival in Rome, you will be met at the airport by your guide before transferring by coach to your hotel in San Felice Circeo.
Today is free to spend at your own pace and to enjoy San Felice Circeo's charms. Take some time to go shopping for souvenirs and regional treats to take home.
Today you will enjoy a guided tour, viewing the ancient sites of Rome. First stop is the Colosseum, which is one of the greatest examples of Roman architecture and the largest amphitheatre in the world. Beside this you will find the Roman Forum, which was originally a marketplace and is surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings. Both the Coloseum and the Roman Forum will be viewed from the outside only. From here you will continue towards Venice Square (Piazza Venezia), which is where many of the main thoroughfares of the city intersect. It stands at the foot of Capitol Hill and next to Trajan’s Forum, which was the last of the Imperial fora to be constructed in Rome. Here you can find the monument to Vittorio Emanuele II who was the first king of Italy. Finally you will make your way around to the iconic Trevi Fountain.
After lunch you will visit the awe-inspiring St Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, one of the biggest churches in the world. The basilica was built over the tomb of St. Peter the apostle and is regarded as one of the holiest Catholic sites. Then it’s on to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Displaying some of the most impressive religious art and architecture in the world, these buildings will not disappoint.
Today is free to enjoy as you please. Ask your guide to recommend some places of interest for you according to your tastes.
Gardens of Ninfa
This full-day excursion will begin at the gardens of Ninfa, traditionally known as the “City of Dreams”. This almost 20 acre garden is a rarely visited treasure and listed as one of the top ten gardens in the world by Monty Don.
In the afternoon, there will be free time for you to enjoy lunch and explore the medieval walled town of Sermoneta, with stunning views of the surrounding plains and the 13th century Caetani Castle.
Today is a free day, for relaxing or independent sightseeing. Your guide will be on hand to suggest activities based on your interests.
Today, set off on a full-day excursion, starting with a visit to Naples. The city overlooks the bay from which it takes its name, and is a dramatic combination of ancient buildings, monuments, churches, parks and sea. The historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In the afternoon you will continue on to the ancient ruins of Pompeii. Time was frozen in the year 79AD for the 25,000 inhabitants who were smothered by ashes from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. There will be a guided walking tour of the excavations.
You will be transferred to the airport with guide assistance for your flight home.