12 Days
Duration
Italy
Destination
INCLUDED
  • NIGHTS / DAYS 9 Nights / 10 Days
  • DESTINATION/S Italy: Rome, Amalfi Coast, Florence and Venice
  • FLIGHTS
    • Departure: Cape Town to Doha
    • Doha to Rome Return: Rome to Doha – Doha to Cape Town
  • OTHER TRANSPORT
    • Transfers in a luxury air-conditioned coaches, with a driver as per the itinerary
    • Return high speed train journey from Florence to Venice
    • Private boat transfer from St Mark to Venice train station
  • ACCOMMODATION
    • 1 Nights in Amalfi Coast area at 2-3 star hotel/youth hostel or similar
    • 4 Nights in Rome at 2-3 star hotel/youth hostel or similar
    • 4 Nights in Florence at 2-3 star hotel/youth hostel or similar
  • MEALS Breakfast – 9
    • Lunch – 0
    • Dinner – 9
    • Breakfast daily
    • Dinners – Italian meal with 1 soft drink included
  • EXCURSIONS – Guided tour of Pompeii
    • Guided tour of Ancient Rome (includes Colosseum, Forum etc)
    • Guided tour of Rome old town (includes Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, St.Ignatius, Piazza Navona)
    • Guided tour of the Vatican (includes Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel, St Peters)
    • Guided tour of Florence old town (includes Pizza Duomo, Piazza Signoria, Ponte Vecchio)
    • Visit Piazzale Michelangelo
    • Visit Garden of Archimede
    • Guided tour of Galleria dell’Accademia including Michelangelo’s David
    • Guided tour of Pitti Palace and Boboli Gardens
    • Visit of Galileo Museum
    • Guided tour of Venice
    • Admission include: Pompeii, Mt Vesuvius, Mt Vesuvius Park, Colosseum and Roman Forum, Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, Garden of Archimede, Galleria dell’Accademia, Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens, Galileo Museum
  • ADDITIONAL INCLUSIONS
    • TEAM Sports Backpack
    • AIG Travel Insurance
    • Assistance with Visa Applications & Appointment (visa fee not included)
    • Whispers for all guided tours
    • Tips for tour manager, guides, restaurant staff and bus drivers
  • TEAM SPORTS REP. Full liaison between the group and TEAM Sports for the duration of the tour. (Services of a TEAM Sports representative and English speaking guide to stay with the group throughout)
NOT INCLUDED
  • Visa fee: +-R1300-1500 per person (Can apply 3 months prior to arrival and takes 15 days to process) https://it-za.capago.eu/
  • Airport taxes: R1500.00 per paying person (x20)
  • No transport in Florence for 3 days
  • Passport. Admission fees into sights of interest not included in the tour cost/ itinerary. Personal expenses, telephone calls, beverages, all meals not mentioned under inclusions and anything else of a personal nature. Any other services not mentioned.
1

Day 1

Assemble at Cape Town International Airport with your TEAM Sports Travel tour representative for your international over-night flight to Rome, Italy
2

Day 2

MORNING

Arrive at Fiumicino International Airport in Rome where you will be met by your English speaking guide for the duration of the tour

Transfer by coach (approx. 4 hours) to Amalfi Coast to your accommodation and check-in for a 1-night stay on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis

AFTERNOON

Lunch (for own account)

On arrival check in and relax before dinner

Time to freshen up, evening at leisure

EVENING

Dinner at local restaurant/hotel (included)

3

Day 3

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included) before checking out

Depart from Amalfi Coast to Pompeii (approx.1 hour, 15 minutes)

Enjoy a guided tour of Pompeii – English guide

Pompeii is a vast archaeological site in southern Italy’s Campania region, near the coast of the Bay of Naples. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried under meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The preserved site features excavated ruins of streets and houses that visitors can freely explore.

AFTERNOON

Continue to Mount Vesuvius for your climb to the top

Mount Vesuvius is a somma-stratovolcano located on the Gulf of Naples in Campania, Italy, about 9 km east of Naples and a short distance from the shore. It is one of several volcanoes which form the Campanian volcanic arc.

EVENING

After completion transfer to Rome (approx. 2 hours, 15 minutes) and check into your accommodation for the next 5 nights on dinner, bed and breakfast basis.

Enjoy dinner at local restaurant/hotel (included)

4

Day 4

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Morning guided visit to the Roman Forum, Coliseum and Capitoline Hill.

The Roman Forum, also known by its Latin name Forum Romanum, is a rectangular forum surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome.

The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Built of travertine, tuff, and brick-faced concrete, it is the largest amphitheatre ever built.

The Capitoline Hill, between the Forum and the Campus Martius, is one of the Seven Hills of Rome. The hill was earlier known as Mons Saturnius, dedicated to the god Saturn.

AFTERNOON

Afternoon at leisure to explore the cobbled streets, villages and sights of Rome.

EVENING

Transfer to hotel or local restaurant for dinner

(Dinner included)

5

Day 5

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Morning guided tour of old town with Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, St Ignasio church.

The Spanish Steps are a set of steps in Rome, Italy, climbing a steep slope between the Piazza di Spagna at the base and Piazza Trinità dei Monti, dominated by the Trinità dei Monti church at the top.

The Trevi Fountain is a fountain in the Trevi district in Rome, Italy, designed by Italian architect Nicola Salvi and completed by Pietro Bracci.

The Pantheon is a former Roman temple, now a church, in Rome, Italy, on the site of an earlier temple commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus.

AFTERNOON

Afternoon visit to a local shopping mall for some retail therapy

EVENING

Transfer to hotel or local restaurant for dinner (included)

6

Day 6

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

Morning guided tour of Vatican Museums: Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s church.

The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between 1477 and 1480

The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican, or simply St. Peter’s Basilica, is an Italian Renaissance church in Vatican City, the papal enclave within the city of Rome.

AFTERNOON

Afternoon at leisure to explore the cobbled streets, villages and sights of Rome.

EVENING

Transfer to hotel or local restaurant for dinner (included)

7

Day 7

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included) before checking out.

Depart Rome to Florence by bus (approx. 3 hours, 25 minutes)

En route stopping at the following sites:

Piazzale Michelangelo is a square with a panoramic view of Florence, Italy, located in the Oltrarno district of the city. & Garden of Archimedes

The Garden of Archimedes is a museum for mathematics in Florence, Italy. It was founded on March 26, 2004 and opened its doors to the public on April 14 of that year.

AFTERNOON

Later that afternoon enjoy a Guided tour of Florence old town including Piazza Duomo, Piazza Signoria and Pontevecchio.

Piazza del Duomo “Cathedral Square” is located in the heart of the historic center of Florence, (Tuscany – Italy). It is one of the most visited places in Europe and the world and in Florence, the most visited area of the city.[1] The square contains the Florence Cathedral with the Cupola del Brunelleschi, the Giotto’s Campanile, the Florence Baptistery, the Loggia del Bigallo, the Opera del Duomo Museum, and the Arcivescovile and Canonici’s palace.

EVENING

Transfer to hotel or local restaurant for dinner (included)

8

Day 8

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

(No coach will be provided today as all walking distance)

Guided visit of Accademia Museum for Michelangelo’s David.

David is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created in marble between 1501 and 1504 by Michelangelo. David is a 5.17-metre marble statue of a standing male nude. The statue represents the Biblical hero David, a favoured subject in the art of Florence.

AFTERNOON

Lunch at leisure (for own account)

EVENING

Transfer to hotel or local restaurant for dinner (included)

9

Day 9

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

(No coach will be provided today as all walking distance)

Guided visits this morning include:

The Palazzo Pitti, in English sometimes called the Pitti Palace, is a vast, mainly Renaissance, palace in Florence, Italy. It is situated on the south side of the River Arno, a short distance from the Ponte Vecchio.

The Boboli Gardens is a park in Florence, Italy, that is home to a collection of sculptures dating from the 16th through the 18th centuries, with some Roman antiquities.

AFTERNOON

Enjoy a guided visit to the Galileo Museum.

A library with digital archives of vital importance for research in the history of science.

EVENING

Transfer to hotel or local restaurant for dinner (included)

10

Day 10

MORNING

Breakfast at accommodation (included)

(No coach will be provided today as all walking distance)

Depart Florence for a day trip to Venice by high speed train.

Walk to St. Mark square via St. Polo district.

AFTERNOON

Enjoy a guided tour of Piazza San Marco and surroundings (Doge’s Palace, Bridge of sighs, etc.).

Piazza San Marco, often known in English as St Mark’s Square, is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as la Piazza. All other urban spaces in the city are called campi.

Time at leisure to enjoy Venice on own

The group will take a private boat transfer back to the train station for their return journey back to Florence.

EVENING

Transfer to hotel or local restaurant for dinner (included)

11

Day 11

MORNING

Breakfast at hotel (included) before checking out

After breakfast check out of hotel and transfer to Rome by coach for your flight back home.

EVENING

Arrive at Airport and transfer to check in desk.

Depart for Cape Town International Airport

Overnight flight (On-board dinner and breakfast included)

12

Day 12

Arrive safely at Cape Town International Airport

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