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LET'S GO SOUTH - 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS

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From EUR 600

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7 Days to discover the south of Italy including ROME, POMPEII, SORRENTO, CAPRI ISLAND, AMALFI, POSITANO & NAPLES.

ITINERARY:

Monday DAY 1: Arrival to Rome -  Afternoon orientation city walk and welcome dinner

DAY 2:   Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Vatican city & lots more

DAY 3:    Full free day in Rome

DAY 4 :   Pompeii & Sorrento

DAY 5 :   Full day in Capri Island

DAY 6 :   Day tour to the Amalfi coast with stop in Positano & Amalfi

Sunday  DAY 7:    Naples -  Back to Rome at 5:00pm

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 6 nights in our favourite budget accommodations
  • Full time expertise and service of our awesome Italy on a Budget tours guides
  • Private van/coach to the Amalfi coast
  • Boat tour to Capri island
  • Orientation walks in Rome, Sorrento, Naples led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders
  • Trasport
  • Maps, info and tips about all places

DETAILS:

  • DEPARTURES:  From April till the end of September. The tour starts on Monday and end on Sunday at 5:00 pm 
  • PRICE: from € 599 in shared cabin - from € 900 in private Double/twin room
  • ACCOMMODATION TYPE: 6 nights in our favourite budget accommodations. 3N in Rome in a 6/8 bed shared dorm ( hostel ) - 3N in Sorrento in a 3 bed shared cabin ( camping village ). Private room available.
  • TOUR TYPE: Good mix of organised activities with our team to meet new travellers and free time to explore on your own. 
  • GROUP SIZE: min. 2 - max 15

NOTE: 

1. All final details will be sent by email 

2. You can arrive to Rome whenever it is best for you. Check in time is from 3:00pm but if you arrive earlier feel free to store your bags in the accommodation. Tour will officially start in the late afternoon (5:00pm approx ).


 

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> LET'S GO NORTH from Sunday to Monday

> BEST OF TUSCANY from Sunday to Wednesday

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 If you arrive a day earlier to Rome or you wish to stay an extra night in Rome when returning from the tour, we can take care of your reservation. Select the room type you prefer when booking the trip.

PAYMENT OPTION Pay 50% deposit to secure your spot when booking online and the remaining balance will be due 60 days before the trip

 

 


 

 

 

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ITINERARY

Monday    DAY 1 :   ARRIVAL TO ROME 

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 willl 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 )

DAY 2 :    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 where you will be left free to visit the St. Peter's Basilica house of the Pope or join an exciting but informative 2h walking tour of the Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel  ( tickets of the Vatican museums are included ) with a licensed tour guide. Free evening or meet your guide for drinks.

DAY 3 :    FREE FULL DAY IN ROME

This day is up to you! You will have a full day to explore Rome in complete freedom, do some souvenir shopping or simply relax. Add extra to your booking the 2/3h walking tour starting at 09:00am with professional and licensed tour guides of the Colosseum and the Roman forum to learn more about the gladiators and the Roman senate.

DAY 4 :    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 the 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 nigths will be in a caming village located on top of the hill with a terrific scenary 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. Join in the evening your guide to a local restaurant for an optional dinner based on some decilious pasta or gnocchi, traditional of the area.

DAY 5 :    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 suimsuit 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 or join the guide for dinner at one the most famous pizzeria in Sorrento. 

DAY 6 :   POSITANO AND AMALFI COAST

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 scenary 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.

DAY 7  :   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, Plebiscito square, Umberto I 's gallery and lots more. You will also have the opportunity to finally taste the famous Napolitan pizza with buffalo mozzarella before heading back to the bus to continue our journey to return back to Romeby 5:00pm


GETTING TO ITALY & BACK:

Rome has 2 airports: Fiumicino FCO and Ciampino CIA with easy and cheap city center connections. Venice has 2 airports: Marco Polo ( 30 mins to Venice) and Treviso ( 1h30m to Venice). There are many cheap European airlines. We recommend you to look into Ryanair and Easyjet which are the most common ones.

Get in touch with questions at info@italyonabudgettours.com


INCLUDED:

ACCOMMODATION: 6 nights in our favourite 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. Private Room available

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.

ORIENTATION WALKS in Rome, Sorrento, Naples led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders

MAPS: info and tips about all places

 

NOT INCLUDED:

- Flights - Meet us at the hostel and we will start from there. If you arrive a day earlier or wants to stay a day longer, let us know and we can organise the accommodation for you
- City taxes.. Starting from next April 1st 2012 all clients staying in any hotels/ hostels / campsites in Italy have to pay a city tax. The fee is COMPULSORY and MUST be paid DIRECTLY in hotel. In general is between € 1 and € 3 per person per night
- Food and Drinks where not specified however our guides will always have great recommendations about local and affordable restaurants for delicious meals.
- Entry tickets to museums and monuments which are not included in our walking tours.
- Local transport tickets ( Metro in Rome, bus , taxi, etc…)

 


OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

These activities are not included but can be organised with your guide or with us in advance:

1. COLOSSEUM & ROMAN FORUM WALKING TOUR: 2/3h Guided walking tour of the Colosseum & Roman forum with licensed tour guide. Entry ticket to the Colossem included in the price.

2. VATICAN MUSEUMS & SISTINE CHAPEL WALKING TOUR: 2/3h Guided walking tour of the Vatican museums and Sistine chapel with licensed tour guide of Rome. Entry ticket to the Vatican museums included in the price.

3. Guided tour in Pompeii: € 15pp. A 2h guided tour with a professional local guide.

4. Welcome dinner in Sorrento

 


 

Highlights

  • 7 days to explore the best of the Southern Italy
  • Explore the Eternal city and the ancient ruins of Rome
  • Develop your taste buds in Sorrento with new flavours
  • Chill out on the beaches of Capri Island and reach one of the most famous and fascinated Italian cave, the Blue Grotto. 
  • Take many life memory photos of the Amalfi coast
  • Fall in love with the port towns of Amalfi and Positano
  • Eat the best pizza in the world in Naples while sipping the traditional hazelnutts coffee

 

Route

  1. Roma
  2. Pompei
  3. Sorrento
  4. Capri
  5. Amalfi
  6. Positano
  7. Napoli