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Rome & Sorrento

Explore the Ancient Roman sites & the ruins caused by the Mount Vesuvius eruption of 79AD

Sample itinerary

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Arrive in Rome Take a guided walking tour of Rome & visit world famous landmarks like the Colosseum, the Forum & the Pantheon. Free time in Campo dei Fiori after your guided tour Check in to your hotel in Rome & enjoy an evening meal
2 Visit the Vatican City & enter St Peter's Basilica. Climb the dome in the Basilica if you have the head for heights! Tour the Vatican Museums & the Sistine Chapel for impressive art, sculptures & Michelangelo's frescos Experience the Time Elevator, a 4D attraction bringing you through 3,000 years of Roman history
3 Depart Rome & travel south towards Sorrento Visit to Mount Vesuvius where you will be able to see the volcano's crater & great views of the Bay of Naples Check in to your Sorrento accommodation. After dinner have some ice-cream in one of the local geletarias… yum!
4 UNESCO World Heritage Site Pompeii was buried under ash & pumice after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Take a guided tour of Pompeii giving an insight into life during the Roman Empire Explore Herculaneum & see the preserved remains of this holiday resort from 79 AD which was buried under the pyroclastic flow of volcanic mud Enjoy an evening meal
5 Travel to Sorrento & learn how to make Mozzarella, the traditional Italian Cheese On your return to the airport call into Naples to grab some mementos from your trip to Italy Depart for home