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4 Days The Romans & the Artists

4 Days The Romans & the Artists

4 Days – Starts and Returns to Rome
On this Package you will experience the best of the Eternal City, and choose between “Time travel experience” to the ancient Pompeii on the romantic Amalfi Coast or to walk the steps of the artists and architects of the Renaissance in Florence.

Day 1 – Arriving in Rome
After your long journey, you will be welcomed by our driver who will be holding an identifying sign right outside the luggage claim. He will then escort you to your luxury vehicle, to transport you safely and comfortably to your hotel in the city.

Day 2 – Rome’s Highlights in a Day – 8 hours
You will begin your Tour Package by exploring the “Eternal City”, which through over 2,800 years of existence houses the most impressive landmarks of the world. Your English Speaking driver, will make his way to the city center where you will experience first-hand thousands of years of history. From the Majestic Piazza Venezia to the time-defiant Coliseum and the Roman Forum to the beautiful squares like Piazza Navona or the Spanish Steps and the “Dolce Vita” reminisce of the Trevi Fountain. You will fall in love with the city with all its contrasts and chaotic charm. Then you will experience the Smallest Independent State in the world, that houses one of the richest art collection imaginable: The Vatican. While visiting the Museums you will stand in Awe under the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel and feel the overwhelming magnificence of Saint Peter’s Basilica. After the tour, your driver will then take you back to your hotel.

* Private Vatican guide is included during this day.
We highly recommend you pre-purchase your Vatican Tickets https://biglietteriamusei.vatican.va/musei/tickets/index.html at 2 pm
We highly recommend for you pre-purchase your Colosseum Tickets http://www.coopculture.it/en/colosseo-e-shop.cfm

Important notice: Saint Peter’s Basilica may close for last minute ceremonies or mass. We will try to inform you as soon as we can but not always possible.

Saint Peter’s Basilica now requires all visitors to pay 1.5 Euro cash for Earphones.

Please note that the Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays!

Day 3 – Day trip to Pompeii and Sorrento – 12 hours
Your English speaking driver will be waiting for you at your hotel in Rome and will proceed to drive you through the picturesque region of Campania, where you will spend the day sightseeing and immersed in the legends of the ancient city of Pompeii. Under the morning sun, you will stroll along this incredible city, which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on August 24, 79 ad. The city remained buried for almost 1,700 years and on this day you will walk on the same stones ancient Romans walked, with the expert aid of your own Private Guide. Then you will head to the small town of Sorrento, which has been for over 2,000 years the destination of visitors from all over the world. You will enjoy the amazing views of the Bay of Naples, while you linger down the terraces and gardens perfumed with lemon and orange blossoms. After the tour your driver will take you back to your hotel in Rome.

* Private Pompeii guide is included during this day.
Tickets for Pompeii can be bought on site and are Euros 13 per person.

**In alternative to Pompeii and Sorrento, in case you have already been there, Day 3 could be dedicated to Florence, as follows**

Day 3 – Day trip to Florence – 12 hours
As an option you can always choose to immerse yourself in the Renaissance Era and head with the company of our English speaking driver north to Florence. You will now be transported to the 1,400’s when Florence lived an unrivaled artistic flowering, as Michaelangelo, Donatello and Raphael wondered the city, changing forever Western art. Your private tour guide will lead you through the city beginning from the central and famous market of St Lorenzo, characterized by its workshops and multicolored stalls, where the Medici Chapels and Basilica di San Lorenzo, the church of Medici’s family, are located. You can also stop at the Accademia: the home of Michelangelo’s famous sculpture of David. You will be astonished by Brunelleschi’s Duomo, inspired by Rome’s ancient buildings which he studied in order to understand the harmony of classical proportions and reintroduced elements of classical architecture. After the tour your driver will be ready to drive you back to your hotel in Rome.

We highly recommend you pre-purchase your Accademia Tickets. To do so please call 011-39-294883 or visit http://www.b-ticket.com/b-ticket/uffizi/default.aspx

* Tickets should be booked starting from 11 am to fit into the rest of the schedule. Please note that the Accademia takes about 40 minutes to visit.

Please note: the Accademia Gallery is closed on Mondays!

Day 4 – Departing from Rome
Your driver will meet you at your hotel in the city and drive you safely and comfortably to the airport in time for your flight. Approximate driving time is about 45 minutes from hotels in the center.

– Note that neither hotel, meals, gratuities nor entrance fees are included in the rates.
– Price includes English speaking driver for all the tours
– Price includes the driver’s meal during the trips.
– Taxes are included in the rates.

Hotels recommended in Rome
– Albergo del Senato – http://www.albergodelsenato.it
– Deko Hotel http://www.dekorome.com/
– Barocco Hotel http://www.hotelbarocco.com/

Please keep in mind that we can always tailor to your needs, so if there is a site you’re interested in which is not included or one that you are not interested in which is, just send us an email and we’ll gladly work around that!

 

If you are in possession of a Disabled Parking Permit, please bring it with you as it will allow our driver to have better access to the sites, for your comfort.
Price list
Mercedes A/C Sedan up to 2 people € 1750
Mercedes A/C Minivan up to 4 people € 1900
Mercedes A/C Minivan up to 6 people € 2050
Mercedes A/C Minivan up to 8 people € 2200
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