That’s Amore!

Start your "Amore Eterno" as newlyweds on a romantic journey through Italy!

ROME > POMPEII > POSITANO > FLORENCE > SAN GIMIGNANO > SIENA > MONTERIGGIONI > CHIANTI > FLORENCE > VENICE > ROME

Start your “Amore Eterno” as newlyweds together on this romantic journey through Rome, Positano, Florence, Tuscany and Venice. Discover the Colosseum and be amazed by this monument that is the symbol of the grandeur of Rome! Afterwards, explore the Vatican City’s treasures, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. In picturesque Positano, relax and explore on your own. You will later visit Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance and witness inspiring sights like the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. Later, you’ll have the chance to explore the gorgeous Tuscan countryside. Last stop, you will visit the serene canals of Venice. Here, you will witness Venice’s signature sights including the Doge’s Palace, Bridge of Sighs and ending with a perfect honeymoon send-off on a scenic sunset cruise down Venice’s Grand Canal!

Itinerary

Day 1: BENVENUTI!

Welcome to Rome! Meet your private English-speaking driver outside of airport customs. After a meet and greet at the airport with your driver, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Rome at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.

Day 2: ROME

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. After pick up at your hotel, you will reach the Archeological area with no stress, ready to get the most complete tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Access the Palatine Hill with no line and discover the hill where Rome was founded at the beginning. Then reach the Colosseum and be amazed by this monument that is the symbol of Rome in the world. The Amphitheater created to entertain ancient Roman citizens with bloody shows of gladiators, animals and cruel games, is now one of the most fascinating landmarks of the City. Then, walk on the original path of ancient Rome along the Via Sacra and see the Temples of Vesta, Antonino and Faustina, the ancient Basilica Julia and Aemilia and dream about the glorious past of the Roman Empire. Meals: B

Day 3: ROME

After breakfast at your hotel, take a tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, jumping the lines! After the pick-up service at your hotel, you will reach the Vatican area with no stress! Upon arrival, your guide will lead you to the museums, where you will visit one of the most important art collections in the world! Admire the Gallery of Tapestries, the Geographical Maps, the beautiful Raphael’s rooms before arriving at the famous Sistine Chapel and the unforgettable Basilica! After the Sistine Chapel, you will be taken, through exclusive access to St. Peter’s Basilica, skipping long lines. Meals: B

Day 4: ROME > POMPEII > POSITANO

After breakfast, meet your private driver at your hotel for a train station transfer. Depart by the high-speed Frecciarossa train from Rome to Naples. Upon arrival at the train station, meet your private driver and vehicle for a transfer to Positano. En route, you’ll stop at the legendary site of Pompeii where a local guide will take you on a 2-hour visit of this important historic site. Pompeii holds an intense fascination for visitors today. Following the eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius in the year 79 AD, Pompeii lay buried and forgotten for hundreds of years. The town is high on the list of Wonders of the World and the excavations which began in the 18th century are still being carried out today. Your guide will take you slowly through some of the ancient streets of Pompeii where you can see Baths, Forums and villas built by the prosperous Romans in the year 80 BC. Marvel at the fabulously preserved frescoes which adorned the walls and floors of the villas. Even if your interests do not lie in the history, this is an archaeological site which cannot fail to impress you before continuing on your drive to Positano. Meals: B

Day 5: POSITANO

Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel. Meals: B

Day 6: POSITANO > NAPLES > FLORENCE

After breakfast, meet your private driver at your hotel for a train station transfer. Depart by the high-speed Frecciarossa train from Naples to Florence. Upon arrival at the train station, meet your private driver and vehicle for a transfer to your hotel in Florence. In the afternoon, travel back to the Renaissance period during a half-day walking tour exploring the renowned Tuscan city of Florence. Depart your hotel on foot and discover the touching beauty of Venus by Botticelli and the not-to-be-missed monuments in the heart of Florence (Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio) led by a passionate and professional Guide. Meals: B

Day 7: FLORENCE > TUSCAN COUNTRYSIDE > FLORENCE

After breakfast, departure from Florence to the beautiful Chianti hills. Arrive at the Medieval hilltop gem of Monteriggioni, with its still intact walls. Here you can drink in the history and relive the atmosphere of olden times. The day tour continues to the stately Siena, famous for its splendid examples of Gothic architecture and the traditional Palio horse race. Follow your local guide to the suggestive Piazza del Campo, where the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico stands, with its Torre del Mangia. Visit Piazza del Duomo and be impressed by the imposing Cathedral, one of the finest achievements of Italian Gothic. Before leaving Siena, you will be served a light lunch in a cozy restaurant where, together with genuine Tuscan products, you will savour traditional pastries. Next, we drive to San Gimignano, famous for its white wine, the world-renowned Vernaccia, and its skyscrapers, also declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO! The visit is free for independent sightseeing, strolling around the narrow streets and admiring the relaxing landscape. At the end of the day tour, you will move into the Chianti area, with its picture-postcard landscapes. You have the chance to taste the best Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with home-made snacks and sampling of wines and oil. Meals: B, L

Day 8: FLORENCE > VENICE

After breakfast, meet your private driver at your hotel for a train station transfer. Depart by the high-speed Frecciarossa train from Florence to Venice. Upon arrival at the train station, meet your private driver and water-taxi for a transfer to your hotel in Venice. This evening, sit back, relax and admire the views during an exciting, traditional Venetian Gondola ride. You can see Venice from a different perspective, and take part in its magical atmosphere. Gondolas accompanied with local musicians float along the fascinating Grand Canal: the glittering images of the sumptuous palaces in the water will remain forever in your memories. After this tour, you will enjoy a dinner of three courses at the restaurant “Al Giglio” or similar. Meals: B, D

Day 9: VENICE

After breakfast, meet your guide in the hotel lobby and set out on foot for a walking tour to discover the highlights of Venice. You will visit the Doge’s Palace, the famous bridge of sighs and San Marco as well as the many monuments of this beautiful square. Explore also the hidden Venice, enjoying a delightful stroll along narrow passageways, over delicate bridges and meandering canals. As your eyes feast on the postcard images that abound in every direction, the guide will continue to narrate the story of the most unique city in the world. In the lively Campo Santa Maria Formosa, discover the Venetian Architecture as you admire its fine Gothic Palaces, and at the “St Mark’s School ” you’ll learn about the trade schools of Venice that provided the foundations of the Venetian Mercantile Empire. Then, the tour continues through the back-streets of Venice to visit the Cannaregio district, where you’ll admire the most beautiful well-head in Venice and the church of San Giovanni e Paolo (only exterior) where many important Venetians were laid to rest. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Meals: B

Day 10: VENICE > ROME

After breakfast, meet your private driver at your hotel for a train station transfer. Depart by the high-speed Frecciarossa train from Venice to Rome. Upon arrival at the train station, meet your private driver and vehicle for a transfer to your hotel in Rome. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore Rome at your own pace. Meals: B

Day 11: ARRIVEDERCI!

After a final breakfast at your hotel, meet your private driver and vehicle for a transfer to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Meals: B

Departures

Let a Sarracini travel professional do the ground work for you to make your honeymoon memorable! This itinerary is a suggested route and experience will be completely customized to your tastes.

Includes

  • 4 nights in Rome on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights in Positano on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights in Florence on bed and breakfast basis
  • 2 nights in Venice on bed and breakfast basis
  • Private Transfers from Hotel to Train Station and Train Station to Hotel
  • Skip-the-Line Tickets
  • Train Tickets
  • Light Lunch with genuine Tuscan products in a cozy restaurant
  • Tasting of Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with home-made snacks and samplings
  • Romantic Sunset Gondola Ride followed by a 3 courses Dinner at the restaurant “Al Giglio” or similar

Pricing Details

  • City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
  • Beverages are not included during meals unless specified

Optional Extras

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