Italy-tour of Italy guided in French 8 days/7 nights

8 days and 7 nights Tour-3 * and 4 * hotel with half board or full Board-departure guaranteed in French- (circuit including possible flight-pre-or post-circuit seaside extension possible)

ROME-NAPLES-POMPEI-SORRENTO (CAPRI)-AMALFI COAST-APULIA: ALBEROBELLO/OSTUNI/MARTA FRANCIA/LESSE-LA BASILICATA MATERA-THE COAST OF CILENTO-ROME

Guided tour in French in southern Italy.

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Guided trip in French of 8 days in the South of Italy with possibility of seaside extension from $1999, in Hotel 3 * and 4 * in half-board or full Board. Visits to Rome, Naples, Pompei, Sorrento, Materas, Puglia, Amalfi coast and more!

Day 1: Rome (S)

Arriving in Rome. Welcome by our accompanying Guide and transfer to the hotel. Dinner and night at the hotel.

 

Day 2: Rome/Naples/Pompei (PD-S)

After breakfast, depart for Naples. At the end of the morning guided tour of the city of Naples and its main monuments (exterior): the Château Neuf, the theatre St-Charles, the place du Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, the castle of the egg etc. Naples is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Exuperant, full of life and animations, she has preserved many elements of her long history and rich in peripeties: her alleys. The importance of its historical monuments belonging to many periods and its position on the Bay of Naples give it a very specific universal value, which explains the considerable influence it has exerted on many cities of Europe , or elsewhere. Dinner at the restaurant during the excursion (free or included with full Board option). In the afternoon guided tour of Pompeii. Entrance and guided tour of the excavations of this famous Roman city buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in the 79 a.d.: the Forum, the temples of Jupiter and Apollo, the Stabiens baths, the House of fauna etc. are among the most important monuments to to visit. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the Sorrento area.

 

Day 3: Sorrento (Capri) (PD-S)

After breakfast transfer to Sorrento. Relaxing day at the hotel to relax or to discourage freely Sorrento and its almost island. Sorrento, is one of the most famous and elegant holiday resorts in Italy and its historic center and particularly lively and typical. This ancient city borders the cliffs facing the Bay of Naples and Vesuvius. The Sorrentine peninsula is renowned for its mild climate and for its pleasant little villas. The city is located on a terrace, with a peak on the sea. Writers, painters and even musicians were inspired by the incredible beauty of this city. Dinner (free or included with full Board option). Dinner at the hotel in Sorrento. Overnight at the hotel.

Optional excursion available (with Suppl.): guided tour of Capri: Day dedicated to an excursion on the island of Capri. Transfer by minibus from the hotel to the port and crossing by boat to the island. A minibus tour that runs along the island’s only scenic route to Anacapri. Dinner in a restaurant. Afternoon discovery of the center of Capri with a walk to the viewpoint of Tragara to see the famous Faraglioni. Return by boat and minibus to the hotel.

 

Day 4: Amalfi Coast (PD-S)

Departure by coach for the discovery of the Amalfi coast, one of the most beautiful and charming cornices in Europe thanks to its unforgettable landscapes characterised by the colors of the water, the steep rocky walls, the numerous olive and lemon trees. Stop in Positano. According to legend, the city was founded by the God Neptune when he fell in love with the nymph Pasitea. Positano is perched on a hillside on the steep rocks of Monte Comune. Continuation to Amalfi. Visit of Amalfi, the oldest Italian maritime Republic which represents the most important artistically Central of the Amalfi coast. A scengraphic staircase joins the 10Th century dome. Dinner at the restaurant during the excursion (free or included with full Board option). In the afternoon we will take the road to Puglia. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the area of Alberobello – Martina franca.

 

Day 5: Apulia: Alberobello, Ostuni and Martina Francia (PD-S)

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning dedicated to discovering the region of the trullis, tiny houses with cone-shaped roofs, sprinkling vineyards and gardens. Stop at Alberobello, to observe closely these famous houses that seem to be built for snow white and the seven dwarves. Dinner at the restaurant during the excursion (free or included with full Board option). Departure for Ostuni, built on three hills (the highest bearing the medieval village). The old town will make you discover its picturesque aspects, its Baroque or Renaissance palaces, the 13Th century cathedral, located at the top of the Hill and the alleys worthy of a cycladic village. The late afternoon is dedicated to the visit of Martina Francia, located on the highest hill of the Murge, which has interesting Baroque buildings and many small Rococo palaces that give it a very endearing aspect. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Alberobello – Martina Francia

 

Day 6: Puglia: Lecce (PD-S)

Breakfast at the hotel. Day of discovery of the city of Lecce, “the Florence of the Baroque”, where a sumptuous architecture serves as a jewel for a delightful ornamentation. The local stone, particularly tender, lent itself to all the whims of the sculptors ‘ chisel. You will discover the remains of the Roman amphitheatre, the Church of San Marco built by the Venetians and numerous proofs of the rise that took the art in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Triumphal arches, obelisks, palaces, cariatides, fountains, everything is arranged in a Baroque theatrical setting. Continuation in the direction of Piazza del Duomo, which gathers an astonishing Campanile, the Cathedral, the seminary Palace, the Episcopal Palace and several dazzling facades. Many other details of the city will retain your attention, testifying to the exquisite invention and refinement of a civilization that would be readily known as “Mozartian”. Dinner at the restaurant during the excursion (free or included with full Board option). In the afternoon, on the road back, stop at a producer of olive oil to be explained the secrets of his work and taste his oil production, accompanied by the famous bread of Puglia. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Alberobello – Martina Francia.

 

Day 7: La Basilicata: Matera (PD-S)

Breakfast at the hotel. Then road to the region of Basilicata, in the direction of Matera, where one goes mainly to admire the “Sassi”, houses of the troglodytic quarters formed by white buildings superimposed in such a way that the roofs serve as streets. Then continuation and discovery of the ‘ ‘ Strada dei Sassi ‘ ‘ which runs along the wild Gorge and bypasses the rock that supports the Cathedral. Dinner at the restaurant during the excursion (free or included with full Board option). After dinner we’ll take the Road North. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in the region of Rome.

 

Day 8: Rome-departure (PD)

Breakfast at the hotel. According to flight departure times, transfer by private bus to Rome airport and departure. Departure from your Montreal. Meals served on board. /or start of the seaside extension (available for a surcharge)

End of the circuit

 

Optional

pre or post circuit bathing extension (Minimum of 2 persons required)

itinerary

DAY ONE

Arrival during the day at the airport of Rome and transfer by private car to the region of Paestum. /or following the private car transfer route to the Paestum area.

Evening meal and lodging in the area of Paestum.

 

DAY 2 to day 7

Free day.

Breakfast at the hotel in the area of Paestum.

Dinner at the hotel in the area of Paestum.

Evening meal and lodging in the area of Paestum.

 

Day 8-start or start of the circuit

Breakfast at the hotel in the area of Paestum.

According to the departure time of the flight transfer by private car to the airport of Rome and departure or start of the circuit.

 

The product includes

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport transfer
  • Local francophone Guide
  • Service of a European guide during the circuit part
  • Accommodation during the tour in 3 * and 4 * hotels with half board (full Board available for a surcharge).
  • Transfers by private bus adapted according to the number of participants, as mentioned in the programme
  • Tours and excursions included, as described in the itinerary
  • 24-hour guide/attendant assistance throughout the stay
  • Tourist taxes during the tour

* Prices are based on guaranteed departure

For the seaside extension offered in addition (minimum of 2 persons required)

  • Accommodation in a standard double room in a typical village Heraclès village or Medea or similar in the region of Paestum.
  • Private bus transfers as specified in the program on the day of arrival and the day of departure
  • Full Board (3-course menu excluding beverages)

 

The product does not include

  • Air transport (price with flight possible on request)
  • Formalities fees (passport, Visa, etc.)
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses and Optional excursions
  • Meals not mentioned
  • The optional excursion to Capri: without lunch $159/with lunch $199
  • The simple supplement: $479
  • Supplement for full Board: $199 p.p.

Additional information

Destination

Italie

Durée

5-10 days, More than 15 days

Type de produit

Circuit

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