Mamma Mia 13d/12n
MAMMA MIA -13 days - 12 nights
The real Italian experience
Cities Visited: ROME, NAPLES, AMALFI COAST, POMPEII, POSITANO, FLORENCE, CINQUE TERRE, PISA, TUSCANY, SAN GIMIGNANO, SIENA, VENICE.
- Drink the best wines in Tuscany
- Lean against the leaning tower of Pisa
- Take a selfie with the statue of David
- Eat any possible gelato flavour
- Swim in the crystal waters of the Mediterrenean sea
- Get lost in Venice with its many canals
- Hike the scenic trails in Cinque Terre
MONDAY DAY 1 ARRIVAL TO ROME *
Check in one of our partner hostels in Rome starting from 3:00pm. Your trip leader will meet you at the accommodation in Rome. Plan flights to arrive in Rome in the late morning. Join the guide for a welcome dinner on the first night to get to know the other travellers and have some drinks afterwards in one of the most popular area in Rome. ( B )
TUESDAY DAY 2 VATICAN MUSEUMS, SISTINE CHAPEL, ST PETER BASILICA
Meet our guide in the morning for an orientation walk through the winding roman back streets to discover the Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and lots more. Get ready for an exciting but informative walking tour of the Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel. Spend free time to visit the St. Peter's Basilica house of the Pope ( tickets of the Vatican museums are included ). Free evening. ( B )
WEDNESDAY DAY 3 FREE FULL DAY IN ROME
Free day to explore Rome in complete freedom for some sightseeing or shopping. Ask your guide for suggestions. ( B )
THURSDAY DAY 4 POMPEII - SORRENTO
In the morning we will take a short journey towards the South of Italy. First stop is the visit of Pomeii ( entry ticket to the site included) , the UNESCO world heritage site buried under 4 to 6 m of ashes and pumince in the eruption of Mount Vesuviusin AD 79. The trip will continue to Sorrento where you will be taken for a walk around the center and to a limoncello shop to taste and learn how this typical liqueur is produced. Join in the evening your guide to a local restaurant for some decilious pasta or gnocchi, traditional of the area ( B )
FRIDAY 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 8:30 in the morning. 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 the guide 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 ( B )
SATURDAY DAY 6 POSITANO AND AMALFI COAST
Day trip to the Amalfi coast and its wonders. During the journey we will pass by the Island of GALLI, Praiano and the emerald Grotto. We will stop in Amalfi and Positano long enough to allow you to discover the two towns and its cascade of colourful houses at your own peace, relax at the beach and have a bite on one of the typical shop selling fresh local food. ( B )
SUNDAY DAY 7 NAPLES - FLORENCE
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. We will stop in one of the area of Naples famous for its shopping and monuments. Your guide 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. We will then arrive to our accommodation in Florence at 7:30pm. ( B )
MONDAY DAY 8 SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO AND CHIANTI REGION EXCURSION - FLORENCE
A full day trip from Florence departing at 8:45am by private van/coach to 3 famous villages of Tuscany; Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni including wine tasting in the Chianti region and lunch with traditional Tuscan products. We will be back to Florence at 6:30pm. ( B, L )
TUESDAY DAY 9 PISA AND CINQUE TERRE EXCURSION - FLORENCE
An early wake up for an exciting full day at the Cinque Terre, the most characteristic villages of Italy famous for their natural beauty, scenic trails, spectacular coast line and sunny beaches, including a 2h stop at the famous leaning tower of Pisa. We'll be back to Florence at 8:30pm. A light lunch will be provided during the day. ( B,L )
WEDNESDAY DAY 10 FULL DAY IN FLORENCE
A free full day to wander in Florence, check out the museums, the monuments and some local leather markets. ( B )
THURSDAY DAY 11 ARRIVAL TO VENICE
Bye Bye Florence, Venice here we come. Once in Venice you will have a full day to explore the the city of the many canals, the gondolas, the millions of pigions and the amaizing churches. ( B )
FRIDAY DAY 12 FULL DAY IN VENICE
Be free to walk around Venice or join an optional day trip to Burano and Murano to check out the many colourful houses and the glass factories. ( B )
SATURDAY DAY 13 CHECK OUT VENICE. The tour ends in Venice but if you need to return back to Rome we can organise the train tickets in advance for our passengers. Make sure you inform us in advance about your travel plans in order to help you as much as possible. ( B )
ACCOMMODATION: 12 nights in our favourite budget accommodations. 9 nights in a 6/8 bed shared dorm hostels in Florence, Rome and Venice. 3 nights in a 3 bed shared cabin in a camping village in Sorrento. Private accommodation is available too
MEALS: 12 breakfasts ( B ) and 2 lunches ( L )
TOUR LEADER: Full time expertise and service of our awesome Italy on a Budget tours guides. We are lall local guides for a real Italian experience
TRANSPORTATION: Train tickets to Venice and to Florence on a fast speed trains, private van/coach to Amalfi coast, private transport on day 8 and 9, boat ride to Capri island.
GUIDED TOURS with professional local and licensed guides of the Vatican museums ( entry tickets to the site included).
ORIENTATION WALKS in Florence, Rome and Venice led by the Italy on a Budget tours tour leaders
DAY TOURS: Tuscany day tour, Pisa and Cinque Terre day tour.
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