Rome, Amalfi Coast & Sicily Tour

 

If you are in love with Rome, Amalfi Coast and delicious Southern Italy Food, our all-inclusive Rome Amalfi Coast and Sicily 15 Days Tour is the best way to live only the best of all these destinations. Explore ancient Rome and of course the magnificent Vatican Museums. Move on to Amalfi Coast where Ravello, Amalfi, Positano and Capri will leave you astonished by their charm, gorgeousness and glamour. Explore Sicily as you revel in the incredible beauty of cities such as Catania, Siracusa, Palermo, Taormina and even hike the Mount Etna, the most active volcano of Europe. Begin a full immersive trip of 15 days on board with Great Italy Tour and enjoy only the best Italy has to offer!

Duration: 15 Full Days

 

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day One: Arrival in Rome & Half Day Tour of Rome City

Welcome to Rome! Your Great Italy Tour 15 Days Experience in Italy begins as your Private English Speaking Driver picks you up from your arrival point and welcomes you to the Eternal City. In a very comfortable and elegant Mercedes Benz vehicle, you will be chauffeured to your wonderful accommodation where you will be able to freshen up and get ready for an adventurous day. Your visit will begin with a guided tour of Colosseum and Roman Forum, with a Licensed Tour Guide and Skip the Line Tickets. Admire the view from Circus Maximus, Palatine Hill and Aventine Hill where you will take a glimpse through the famous “keyhole”. For lunch you will indulge in traditional Roman cuisine at a nice Trattoria, taste Roman Carbonara and Castelli Romani wines. After a quick stop by the Vittoriano Complex, your Private English Speaking Driver will chauffeur you back to your hotel where you will relax and prepare for the night out. For dinner we will take you to a panoramic Restaurant overlooking the roman lights and rooftops. After dinner, on your way back to the hotel, you will enjoy some moments of Rome by Night sightseeing and buonanotte.

Day Two: Second Half Day Tour of Rome & Shopping Time

On your second day in Rome, on board with your Private Driver you’ll explore the rest of the city in complete comfort. Morning time – start with a private guided tour of the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel, taking advantage of the Skip Line Tickets! Afterwards, you will enjoy a stroll through the gorgeous Piazza Navona and the unique Pantheon building. Continue your tour to the Trevi Fountain and the world-famous Spanish Steps! You will now have some free time to explore Italian fashion brands on the Via Condotti and enjoy some shopping in true Italian style. Your tour will come to close as your Private Driver pick you up once again and drives you to your roman hotel, relax time. Enjoy a dinner nearby your hotel. Goodnight.

Day Three: Castelli Romani Tour

Enjoy breakfast in your luxury hotel overlooking the Eternal City. In a classy Mercedes Benz Vehicle on board with your Private Driver, you will enjoy a stunning visit of the Castelli Romani, gorgeous towns in the Roman countryside, filled with ancient history and delicious food. You will enjoy a stroll through Ariccia, and there you will enjoy the delicious Porchetta tasting.
As you reach Castel Gandolfo, you will admire the views over the lake and in a local ancient winery, you will taste typical Castelli Romani wine and other Roman delicacies. In the town of Frascati, known for its beautiful architecture and history, you will enjoy a stroll in the town center admiring some of the quaint shops. You will be chauffeured back to your hotel in Rome by your English Speaking Driver in the evening, relax and prepare for a wonderful dinner nearby your hotel.

Day Four: Pompei and Naples Day Tour & Drop off Sorrento

Buongiorno! After breakfast, you will check out and transferred to Amalfi Coast. In a comfortable Mercedes Benz vehicle, you will be driven to the intriguing town of Pompei. Pompei is well known as being the ancient town that was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius on August 24, 79 AD. The eruption was sudden and destroyed all civilization in the town, leaving only ruins that were first discovered in 1748, and are still being discovered to this day. Begin a guided tour of this Archaeological site with Private Tour Guide and Skip the Line Tickets. You will be sure to work up an appetite, and therefore your English Speaking Driver will then chauffeur you to a delicious restaurant in Naples where you will indulge in the incredible flavors of pastas, meats, cheeses, and specialties local to the town. With your Private Licensed Tour Guide, you will tour Naples city as you admire the Castel dell’Ovo and the splendid Piazza del Plebiscito, where the famous Basilica Reale Pontificia San Francesco da Paola is located! After your Private Guided Tour, your Driver will chauffeur you to your next accommodation, located in the amazing Costiera Amalfitana, in Sorrento. Enjoy a typical Southern Dinner in the hotel’s panoramic Restaurant. Buonanotte!

Day Five: Capri Full Day Experience

Wake up and enjoy a delicious Italian breakfast in “Costiera Amalfitana”, la Dolce Vita in Italy. Meet your Private Driver who will chauffeur you to Sorrento Port where you will meet your Tour Guide and together you will catch your ferry to reach Capri Island! This day is filled with a gorgeous visit of Capri, that will capture your heart as you revel in the indescribable beauty, blue water, lemons trees and friendly locals. Stop for lunch in Capri city center and taste local delicacies and wine. The afternoon will be exciting as you visit the Blue grotto with a little boat taking you through the clear waters that will leave you breathless from the views. After this part of the day, your Tour Guide will take you back to Sorrento Port, where you will meet your Private Driver once again. He will then chauffeur you to your hotel in Sorrento where you will relax and indulge in your delicious Italian dinner.

Day Six: Amalfi Coast Full Day Tour

Your astonishing Amalfi Coast Tour will begin as your English Speaking Driver picks you up and drives you to a Limoncello Factory, for a guided visit and Limoncello tasting. Proceed then with the tour to Ravello that with its Terraces will take your breath away for sure. Your next stop will be Amalfi City, where you will also have time to enjoy a tasty lunch. Your afternoon will be dedicated to Positano, one of the most beautiful and panoramic towns along the coast. Here you will find typical local art boutiques where you can purchase typical local products with Lemon touch. As your tour come to close, your driver will chauffeur you to your hotel in Sorrento! When ready, an exquisite dinner will be waiting for you in the hotel’s restaurant.

Day Seven: Transfer to Taormina, Sicily with stop for lunch in Scilla

Buongiorno! Take your time to enjoy your last breakfast in Sorrento, check out and head to Sicily! You will be chauffeured to the amazing town of Scilla for lunch. It is knowns as the ‘’terrace of Italy’’ for its incredible authentic beauty! After some relaxing moments in Calabria region, you will reach finally Taormina city. On the way to Sicily you will also take a ferryboat from Calabria Region to Sicily Region. Check in your panoramic hotel in Taormina, relax in the local facilities. Enjoy your first Sicilian dinner at the hotel’s Restaurant. Buonanotte!

Day Eight: Castelmola, Taormina Guided Visit & afternoon at leisure

After breakfast, you will meet your Private English Speaking Driver once again and with your Private Licensed Tour Guide you will begin your 4 hours tour of Castelmola and Taormina. Visit Castelmola where you will admire the Church of the Madonna della Rocca, which is located on the steep mountain overlooking Taormina. Next stop is the Castle of Taormina or Monte Tauro which is located at almost 400 meters above sea level and from this position you’ll admire the Strait of Messina, the valley of the river Alcantara and the slopes of Etna. Incredible Experience! Then you will be chauffeured back to Taormina city center where you will start a walking tour of the site, discover the beauty of The Santa Caterina Church and visit internally the majestic Ancient Theatre of Taormina. You will then have time to enjoy a tasty Sicilian lunch in a local Restaurant in city center! After lunch, spend your afternoon and evening as you wish!

Day Nine: Mount Etna Guided Visit & Wine Experience

After breakfast, you will meet your Private Driver and Tour Guide once again and experience something unique and incredible: a full day tour of Mount Etna Volcano! On board of your Mercedes Benz Vehicle driven by your Professional Driver, you will reach the Etna’s countryside as you are directed to visit the Caters of the Mount Etna. Mount Etna is the highest active volcano of Europe, it will make you live an intense and once in a life-time experience by visiting it. Through the panoramic routes, lava flows and wild nature, you will reach Silvestri Craters, more than 2000 meters from the sea level. On the hills of Mount Etna there are also many honey seedlings and Farmhouses that are specialized in producing wines, olive oil, almonds, lemons, pistachios… The special climate, the soil full of minerals due to lava, the flowers and the floral fields of the volcano's surroundings, make all these products truly unique. Here, you will enjoy a honey and wine tasting experience of the lava territory in a local Winery & Farmhouse. Tour a local farmhouse with tour of the vineyards, cellars and tasting of wine and typical products. For lunch you will then taste some local delicacies and typical Sicilian dishes. Right after you will be chauffeured back to Taormina, where you will spend the rest of the evening as you wish. Enjoy your next dinner at the hotel’s Restaurant. Buonanotte!

Day Ten: Aeolian Islands with Private Boat Tour

Buongiorno for an amazing day in Sicily! You will be chauffeured to Milazzo Port! Your experience will depart from Milazzo Port, where your Private Captain and Tour Guide will be waiting for you by your luxury private boat. You boat tour of the Aeolian Islands begins with a visit to Vulcano, first island, from the south to the north where amazing black beaches will amaze you. Your next docking point will be the Lipari Island, where you will enjoy some of the typical dishes for lunch and then visit Vallemuria area for a quick stop. Around 6 pm your Skipper will take you be back to Milazzo Port, where your English Speaking Driver will be waiting for you and then chauffeur you back to Taormina City! Enjoy your next dinner at the hotel’s Restaurant. Buonanotte!

Day Eleven: Catania and Siracusa Day Tour

Morning time - Your Private Driver and your Private English Speaking Tour Guide will take you on a full day adventure in Catania, Siracusa and Ortigia Island. Begin your tour with a visit to Catania city, you’ll be amazed by its baroque beauty, intense flavors and a myriad of typical Southern Italy Palazzos and piazzas. Right after you will be driven to Siracusa where prior the visit, you will have time to relax and enjoy a tasty lunch. Siracusa is very famous as it is known as one of the most beautiful Greek cities. As you continue with your guided visit, you will finally reach the Ortigia Island, attached with a tiny bridge to Siracusa! You will visit its marvelous Cathedral, Apollo Temple and Fonte Aretusa. After an Aperitif in Ortigia as you admire the incredible sunset in Ortigia, you will be chauffeured back to your Taormina hotel! Relax at your accommodation and enjoy a dinner near the hotel, walking distance.

Day Twelve: Check out and Transfer to Palermo with Valley of the Temples in Agrigento Visit

After your last breakfast in Taormina, check out and be ready to get on board with your English Speaking Driver and be ready to visit the Valley of Temples as you are directed to Agrigento! With your Tour Guide you will explore the Valley of the Temples, one of the most extensive, representative UNESCO Archaeological sites of classical Greek civilization. After the tour and delicious lunch in Agrigento area, you will be chauffeured to Palermo, check in your stunning hotel and relax in local facilities! When ready enjoy a tasty dinner nearby your hotel, walking distance! Buonanotte!

Day Thirteen: Palermo & Monreale Full Day Guided Tour

Buongiorno for a new adventure! After breakfast you will be greeted by your Driver and Private Licensed Tour Guide for a full day tour. Walking down the streets of Palermo, you’ll discover its most beautiful monuments and palazzi, from the Cathedral to the Teatro Massimo, from the main square to the piazza Fontana; you will explore the best of the city! Stop for lunch in a local Restaurant and delight yourself with local cuisine. Between taste and tradition, be ready to proceed with your tour to Monreale! This is an ancient archaeological town of Palermo Area, famous for its long Arab Norman history and spectacular views! After the visit, you will be chauffeured back to your hotel where you’ll relax and enjoy your dinner. Notte!

Day Fourteen: Sicily Food Experience and Afternoon at leisure

After delicious Italian breakfast, your English Speaking Driver will pick you up with your Private Tour Guide and you will begin a half day food tour of the city. Visit local markets such as Mercato di Ballarò, a perfect combo of millennia of history, aromas and different civilizations. In Palermo’s streets, you will have the chance to taste all kind of foodies such as ‘’panelle e cazzilli’’, ‘’arancine’’, ‘’sfinciuni’’ and much more. After lunch time, you will have an afternoon and dinner completely at leisure! Goodnight!

Day Fifteen: Departure

Enjoy your last Italian breakfast before checking out! Your Private English Speaking Driver will then greet you and chauffeur you to Catania or Palermo Airport or your next stop in Italy! Arrivederci!