ItineraryITALIAN ESCAPADE starts in Naples daily.
NAPLESUpon arrival in Naples, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. A Homeric Tours representative will contact you to set up your orientation meeting.
NAPLESToday you will get yourself acquainted with the Italian city by the bay – Naples. After a morning city tour you will be transferred to Pompeii for a visit of the ruins of the ancient metropolis destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.Breakfast Included
NAPLESDay at leisure to enjoy an optional drive along the Amalfi Coast, including stops in Sorrento, Positano and Amalfi.Breakfast Included
NAPLES / ROMEA morning train ride takes you from Naples to the Eternal City, also known as the capital of Italy – Rome. In the afternoon you will explore the treasures of the Vatican, including St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Square. Evening is at leisure to dine in one of the local restaurants.Breakfast Included
ROMEToday is spent at leisure with a choice of optional activities. You might visit the famous Colosseum and Forum Romanum, or taste wine in nearby wineries located in the Roman Hills. You can also take part in the pasta cooking class.Breakfast Included
ROME / FLORENCEAfter breakfast, you will be transferred to the train station for a high-speed train ride to Florence. After you check in, you will experience a walking tour of the city called the “cradle of Renaissance” with a visit to the famous Duomo and a walk along the Ponte Vecchio.Breakfast Included
DAY 7 & 8
FLORENCEYou will have two days to enjoy the city of Florence with a possible visit to the Accademia, home of the fabulous David, but also to journey into to the Tuscany region. Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti are only a short drive away. So you do not have to choose between art and wine, you can taste both.Breakfast Included
FLORENCE / VENICEA train ride takes you north to the city by the Grand Canal Venice. An afternoon walking tour reveals the history and architecture of the city, as you visit San Marco’s square and the Bridge of Sighs, among other landmarks.Breakfast Included
VENICEYour last day of this Italian escapade is yours to plan in Venice. You can cross off “take a gondola ride on the Grand Canal” from your list or visit the islands of the Venetian lagoon, Murano and Burano to see a “glass-blowing” demonstration.Breakfast Included
VENICEAfter breakfast, transfer to the airport for a return flight home.Breakfast Included