Italian Christmas

 

Italian Christmas

Make this year extra special by celebrating Christmas in true Italian style. We will take you to experience Italian traditions in the most exceptional way with visits to see a live nativity set in Greccio, and strolling around the beautiful and traditional Christmas markets in Rome, Rieti, and Naples. Marvel in the magic of the light show in Salerno, and enjoy the most perfect Christmas feast on the Amalfi Coast. Your Christmas in Italy will be one to remember for many years to come! Buon Natale!

Duration: 6 Full Days

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day One: Rome

Welcome to beautiful Italy! Your English Speaking Driver will pick you up at the airport in Rome and will chauffeur you to check in to your hotel. Enjoy a lovely stroll around the Eternal city visiting the must-see sites including the Colosseum, Roman Forum, The Spanish Steps, and continue on to Piazza Navona where you will admire the lovely Christmas markets set up with traditional Italian Christmas decorations! Enjoy a wonderful Roman dinner in your hotel.

Day Two: Living Nativity Set in Greccio and Rieti

Enjoy breakfast in the morning before being chauffeured to the lovely town of Greccio, north of Rome. Here you will witness a stunning living nativity set just in time for Christmas. Experience the magic of the Italian traditions as you step into the world of Natale! For lunch you will be chauffeured to the town of Rieti, a historic town famous for its ancient Roman ruins. Here you will enjoy a delicious lunch filled with incredible local cuisine. After lunch enjoy a beautiful stroll around the town doing some shopping and visiting the local Christmas markets.

Day Three: Transfer to Naples - Pompeii

Wake up and enjoy breakfast - it’s an exciting day! You will check out of your hotel in Rome and will be chauffeured to the famous city of Naples. Before arriving, you will enjoy a stop in the marvelous ancient city of Pompeii where you will enjoy a tour of the ancient ruins. This town was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in 79AD and has remained the same ever since. An incredible must-see on your visit to Italy. Continue on to Naples and enjoy a divine Neapolitan pizza for lunch with famous Neapolitan sweets and espresso! Stroll around the city to places including San Gregorio Armeno, a street known for its beautiful nativity sets celebrating Italian Christmas traditions. Continue on to visit the sites of Naples including Piazza Plebiscito and Castel’Ovo. Naples is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, especially at Christmas time.

Day Four: Salerno

Enjoy a relaxing morning and check out in the late morning. You are moving on to Salerno! Here you will enjoy lunch at a delicious restaurant in the city. Take a stroll around the city along the sea and admire the beauty of this coastal town. Enjoy a guided tour and when the sun goes down, move on to the Lights of Salerno! The city of Salerno is famous for its incredible display of Christmas lights showcasing many diverse works of art all made of Christmas lights and music. A wonderful experience for lovers of Christmas decorations. Dinner will be served at a wonderful restaurant nearby.

Day Five: Christmas Lunch on the Amalfi Coast

Merry Christmas! Spend the day on the Amalfi Coast - what better way to experience Christmas this year! Enjoy a visit to the town of Positano, with a stunning panoramic view on the beautiful December day. Admire the splendid colors of the coast from the cliff towns to the waves of the sea and the pebblestone beaches. Enjoy a once in a lifetime Christmas Lunch with some of the best cuisine in the world! The town of Sorrento will be waiting for you. Stroll around the gorgeous town and enjoy the best Limoncello! Sorrento is famous for its lemon production. A perfect way to end your Christmas day with a lovely glass of Limoncello along the sea.

Day Six: Capri

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and get on a boat because you are going to Capri for the day! Enjoy a full day on this stunning island with your own Private Guide who will take you around and explain the history, and introduce you to the best shopping around! Indulge in some of the best fresh seafood cuisine on the island as you take in the beauty during a relaxing meal. Discover the blue grotto with the beautiful crystal waters and stunning views. Your full day in Capri will be one to never forget!

Day Seven Departure

On the last day of your Italian Christmas Tour we will bid you Arrivederci and your English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you to the airport in Naples. Grazie and Buon Natale!