Indulge in all essential Italy’s delights, explore the “boot” from north to south, experience the bustling Italian life in a new tour concept. These 3 escorted Signature Small Group Tours will allow you to choose the area of Italy you are most interested in (1, 2 or all 3) with the assistance of an English speaking tour escort who will take care of all details so that you can focus on enjoying the journey without worries.
“Italy Jewels” is an extra-ordinary journey through the marvels of Italy. One itinerary divided into 3 independent yet linked legs that brings first timers and previous travelers to Italy to another dimension in travel: independent escorted small-group travel, with off the beaten track experiences with special interest options in the main locations. A modular itinerary, which gives you the opportunity to choose one or more “sections” of it. Our Signature Small Group Tours concept brings together people with similar ages and all speaking a common language that would enhance friendships. The unusual, unique and special optional tours will break up the group for daily activities to satisfy personal interests, while evenings spent together at dinner and/or local evening events will be a unique opportunity to share experiences.
Just like you choose the topping on the Pizza here you can add your own desired flavor of experiences drawing from the option menu to bring your experience in Italy alive, personal and interactive with the people ……. two departures annually chosen at the best times to see the country without the crowds and with kind weather – April and October.
Half Day private visit of the gorgeous Royal Palace of Caserta and its Italian-style Garden with awesome fountains, rich frescoed and decorated interiors.
Time to explore the beautiful island of Ischia, with its bright green of the vineyards, the bluish green of the olive groves and the dark green of the orange and lemon groves. Dinner in Ischia.
A local private Guide will take you through the archaeological site of Pompeii to admire the ancient Temples, the Thermal baths, the Market, the majestic Theatre, some of the most beautiful existing Roman frescos and learn how life was before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
Enjoy the colors and breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast.
Guided visit of the amazing and lively city of Naples: the tiny streets of the old town, the elegant shopping streets such as Via Toledo, Piazza Dante and Piazza del Plebiscito. If you like nativity scenes (“presepe” in Italian you should definitely visit the famous street of the nativity scene makers in Naples’ historic city: Via San Gregorio Armeno).
Day 16 Group Boat Tour Amalfi Coast
Cruise along this spectacular coast with its dramatic cliffs departing from Positano. Along the way you will admire Praiano, Fiordo di Furore, stop to visit the Emerald Grotto (entrance optional), Conca dei Marini and Atrani. Weather permitting, stop for a swim near by the Waterfall in Marmorata & Pandora Grotto in Maiori. Free time to explore the ancient town of Amalfi. You can also visit Ravello, with its breathtaking view of the whole Gulf (from the famous infinity Terrace), its elegant villas. (Euro 75 pp, no min # pax)
Day 17 Pizza Making Class
Attend a Pizza Making Class in a traditional Pizzeria in downtown Naples and have dinner with the pizza you have made yourself under the supervision of a Neapolitan Pizzaiolo! (Euro 45 pp, min 2 pax)
Day 18 Capri
Full Day Excursion to the island in the gulf of Naples much loved by intellectuals, artists and writers, all captured by its magical beauty, Capri. Board the public hydrofoil and start the visit with Anacapri, where you can enjoy the most authentic local atmosphere, out of the crowded areas. Enjoy a pleasant walk till the faro at Punta Carena for one of the most breathtaking viewpoints. Don’t miss the incredible Via Krupp, that connects Capri with Marina Piccola; the Tragara Belvedere to admire the Faraglioni and enjoy “La Dolce Vita” in its renowned “Piazzetta”. (Euro 55 pp, no min # pax)