Private Departure: Ancient Rome & the Renaissance(12 days)
Choose your travel companions | Select your dates | Opt for 3-, 4-, or 5-star accommodations
Schedule your own, private AIA Tour that fits your travel dates and your budget. Travel with expert local guides who also handle all of the logistics, so you can relax and immerse yourself in learning and experiencing ancient and Renaissance art and architecture, including numerous UNESCO World Heritage sites. Enjoy delicious food and wine, and hand-picked 3-, 4-, or 5-star hotels, all perfectly located for exploring on your own during free time: five nights in central Rome, two nights in Naples (where 4- and 5-star hotels overlook the Bay of Naples), and three nights in Amalfi overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Your wonderful, expert-guided excursions are many and include:
1) Special wine tasting with dinner;
2) half-day market shopping followed by a cooking class and lunch;
3) full-day (with lunch) to Tivoli for Hadrian’s Villa & Villa d’Este;
4) Villa Rufolo with magnificent gardens overlooking the sea.
For first-time as well as repeat travelers to Italy, we invite you to share with your family and friends this privately-guided trip to fabulous ancient and Renaissance sites.
Your private group can be as small as two, but more travelers means lower prices. Choose your departure dates, estimate the number of travelers in your group, and contact AIA Tours for a per person price. Call 800-748-6262 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the quote request form and submit it via email.
Day 1: Fly to Rome
Day 2: Arrive in Rome | Private transfer to hotel | at leisure
Day 3: Palatine Hill | House of Augustus | Imperial Forum | Temple of Antoninus & Faustina | Colosseum | Welcome Dinner
Day 4: Capitoline Museums | Borghese Gallery | Optional Wine Tasting
Day 5: At leisure OR Optional Activities
Day 6: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel | St. Peter’s Basilica | Piazza Navona | Pantheon
Day 7: Janiculum | Sperlonga | Capua | Naples
Day 8: Pompeii | Naples Archaeological Museum
Day 9: Herculaneum | Oplontis | Mount Vesuvius | Amalfi
Day 10: Paestum | Optional visit to Villa Rufolo
Day 11: Capri & Villa Jovis | Farewell Dinner
Day 12: Private transfer to Naples Airport | Fly home
Value Season : November 6-April 14 (not including December 22-January 6);
Peak Season: April 15-November 5 and December 22-January 6.
(Day 4): Wine tasting and dinner;
(Day 5): Half-day market shopping, cooking class & lunch; or
Full-day (with lunch) to Tivoli for Hadrian’s Villa and Villa d’Este;
(Day 10) Villa Rufolo with magnificent gardens.