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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration:  2 days (approx.)
Enjoy an overnight trip from Rome to the south of Italy, and visit the vibrant city of Naples – capital of Campania – as well as Pompeii, Sorrento and the island of Capri! With excursions and ample free time factored in, this Italy 2-day tour offers the perfect introduction to the area. Enjoy overnight 4-star hotel accommodation in Sorrento on the stunning Amalfi Coast as well as tours of Naples, Capri and the UNESCO-listed Pompeii archeological site.

Highlights

  • Spend time in Campania on an overnight trip from Rome
  • Visit Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri on this Italy 2-day tour
  • See the sights of Naples including Piazza del Plebiscito and the Royal Palace of Naples
  • Explore the UNESCO-listed excavations at Pompeii with an expert guide
  • Take a tour of the island of Capri and see the Blue Grotto on a boat ride
  • Enjoy overnight 4-star hotel accommodation in Sorrento

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What You Can Expect

2-Day Italy Trip: Naples, Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri

See incedible ruins at Pompeii, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Day 1: Rome – Naples – Pompeii – Sorrento (L, D)
Leave your central Rome hotel in the morning, and travel by coach toward sunny Naples – your first destination! Arrive in Naples by late morning, and set off to explore on a leisurely paced walking tour. Centered around its historical center, your tour takes in top Naples attractions like Piazza del Plebiscito – home to the Royal Palace of Naples (Palazzo Reale) –and Galleria Umbero I, with its glass-roofed arcade.

Travel inland to Pompeii, and after lunch in town, visit its UNESCO-listed archeological site with your guide. Hear how Pompeii lay buried under volcanic ash for centuries following Mount Vesuvius’ 79 BC eruption, and marvel at the incredible Roman ruins that abound.

Return to your coach and travel to the Amalfi Coast, where you'll check in to your Sorrento hotel in time for dinner.

Overnight: Standard accomodation at Hotel Michelangelo 4-star or Capodimonte 4-star or Deluxe accomodation at Hotel Ambasciatori or one Hotel of the Manniello Chain 4-star L or Hotel Tramontano 4-star L in Sorrento

Day 2: Sorrento – Capri – Rome (B, L)
Enjoy breakfast, and then travel from Sorrento port to the island of Capri by hydrofoil boat. Hop aboard a rowing boat at Capri’s Marina Grande harbor, and relax as your guide rows you around the island to see the magical Blue Grotto (Grotta Azzurra). This cave is said to have sunk since prehistoric days, blocking out most of its entrances. Light entering from an underwater cavity combines with the trickle of light from its only entranceway, giving the water its vivid blue effect; prepare to be dazzled!

Return to Marina Grande and travel by minibus to the shabby chic village of Anacapri, perched high above its glamorous Capri town neighbor. Explore at leisure, admiring its romantic wisteria-draped villas with sun-bleached stucco, and gaze down over the beautiful Bay of Naples.

Head back down the hill and visit one of Capri town’s traditional restaurants, enjoying a lunch as delicious as the Mediterranean views. Walk it off on a stroll, passing through Capri’s Piazetta (Piazza Umberto) – Capri’s place to see and be seen! Board another hydrofoil boat in the late afternoon to travel back to mainland Italy, and then hop aboard your air-conditioned coach for the journey back to Rome. Finish your 2-day tour with a central Rome drop-off.

Please note: your Blue Grotto trip is subject to good weather conditions. In the event of storms or heavy rain, your tour visits Faraglioni (a rocky inlet) instead. From 1/11/2015 - 31/03/2016 this tour do not go to Capri island (will go during high season)

Hotel pick-up is available; Click on the 'View Additional Info' button below to see the Rome hotels that are included in this service.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We loved our tour! The pick up/drop off were wonderfully convenient. Our tour guide on the bus to Naples/Pompeii was knowledgeable and entertaining. Our tour in Pompeii was very informative although the lunch was nothing special. The hotel where we stayed in Sorrento was beautiful spectacular view and the dinner and lunch there were delicious. The highlight was Capri. Our tour guide, Sacha, was truly excellent. We had lots of questions for him and he answered them all with knowledge, humor and stories. Of course the island was beautiful and we would have loved to have more time there. We hope to return and stay at least one night. This tour was definitely worth the time and money.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The trip was fantastic ,we enjoyed everything about it.
We did the hotel upgrade and were so glad we did ,it was amazing.
I would definitely recommend this trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

organisation was excellent and the hotel in Sorrento was amazing with a great view of the sea! All meals were fantastic and typical of the region and the guides were very friendly and informative. I would definitely say a great value for money tour with everything included.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We, my wife and I, started this trip with a little trepidation. Had just come to Rome the day before. But the fear was totally unfounded. Our guides took very good care of us. Pompeii is amazing, so is Capri and the Blue Grotto. The hotel in Sorrento was good too. Though in the morning it looked like the Blue Grotto might not materialize we got to see it in the afternoon. Our holiday in Italy started with a bang!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Although very fast paced, I got to see everything in a few days. The hotel in Sorrento was breathtaking. I would recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was amazing! The tour guides were very nice and knowledgeable. The hotel is Sorrento was incredible a five star hotel. We really enjoyed this tour. We recommend it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Really enjoyable! Would stay one more night in sorrento if we had known that it is such a beautiful place!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed this tour and would highly recommend it! The tour guides were all great apart from when we returned to Rome when communication was poor and we missed our drop-off point.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Tour was beyond what I could've imagined. The guides were very knowledgeable and friendly each place on the tour had it's own charm. I booked this last minute and it was the highlight of my entire trip to Italy! I stongly recommend it - all hotel accommodations and meals were included and were good.

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