About Jewels of the South - 7 days-6 nights
Day 1 - Monday ROME - NAPLES - POMPEII - SORRENTO Early morning departure from Rome for NAPLES where a short visit of the town is featured. Then on to POMPEII the famous Roman city destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 a.D. Lunch in a local restaurant and afterwards visit of the excavations. Proceed on to SORRENTO. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Day 2 - Tuesday SORRENTO - CAPRI - SORRENTO Buffet breakfast. Departure to Capri by steamer. Weather conditions permitting visit of the Blue Grotto. Return to Marina Grande and then transfer to Anacapri. Lunch in a typical restaurant followed by a visit of Augustus Gardens with a view of the Faraglioni. Return to Sorrento. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel. Day 3 - Wednesday SORRENTO - PAESTUM - REGGIO CALABRIA Buffet breakfast. We will enjoy a visit to the Archeological area in Paestum. Then continue to Reggio Calabria. Time at leisure for lunch. Arrive and visit the Archaeological Museum where we will admire in particular the famous Bronzi di Riace. In the afternoon depart to Rende Calabria region. Dinner and overnight at hotel. Day 4 - Thursday REGGIO CALABRIA - ETNA - SYRACUSE Buffet breakfast. Depart to Sicily and conditions permitting excursion on Mount Etna the highest active volcano in Europe. We will reach 1800 meters to visit the Silvestri Craters. Continue to Taormina and visit by our own of the Greek Theatre as well as enjoy some free time to shop or go around the elegant streets of the city. Depart to Siracusa. Dinner and overnight at hotel. Day 5 - Friday SYRACUSE - PIAZZA ARMERINA - AGRIGENTO Buffet breakfast. Visit the archaeological area including the Greek theatre as well as Ortiga the historical baroque center of the city. Depart to Piazza Armirina to visit the Roman Villa del Casale famous for its more than 3500 sq meters of mosaics. Continue to Agrigento. Time at leisure for lunch. Dinner and overnight at hotel. Day 6 - Saturday AGRIGENTO - MONREALE - PALERMO Buffet breakfast. In the morning visit the Valley of the Temples know for its well preserved Greek Temples. Continue to Palermo we will admire the Cathedral as well as the Palatine Chapel in the Royal Palace. Panoramic visit to Palermo and continue to Monreale to visit the Cathedral and the Cloister. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Day 7 - Sunday PALERMO After breakfast end of the service. Hotels - SORRENTO G.H. Vesuvio G.H. Bristol or similar - REGGIO CALABRIA Hotel Regent or Similar - SIRACUSA Hotel Jolly or Similar - AGRIGENTO Kore or Similar - PALERMO San Paolo or similar Includes - Visit of the Blue Grotto weather permitting - Deluxe Coach - 6 nights in Selected 4**** hotels - 6 breakfasts - 3 lunches - 6 dinners - Applicable hotel taxes - Baggage handling - 1 piece of luggage per passenger - English and Spanish speaking guides Excludes - Drinks during meals - Admission fees museum Reggio Calabria Taormina greek theatre Archaeological area in Syracuse Villa Romana in Piazza Armerina Temples Valley in Agrigento Palatine Chapel in Palermo Cloister in Monreale - Tips and gratuities - Personal expenses - Optional activity costs Please Note - Flight option from Palermo to Rome available. - Tour Operator reserves the right to provide hotels of similar category if the circumstances make it necessary at no additional cost or refund. - Child rates apply for one child sharing the same room with 2 adults in double accommodations. Date of birth must be advised at the moment of booking. - Booked hotels are not available before 12 noon. - Tours are multilingual English French and Spanish. - Passengers are allowed to carry maximum one piece of luggage per person on the tours.