Day 1: Sorrento, Italy Benvenuto—welcome! Arrive in Sorrento (the nearest airport is Naples). Your local host is on hand to help you plan your time in this beautiful resort on the Bay of Naples.
Day 2: Sorrento Morning guided sightseeing and orientation: walk along the old town’s characteristic lava stone streets and take pictures of amazing Mount Vesuvius. See the 14th-century Sedil Dominova building, the ancient Bell Tower; and St. Antonino Church, dedicated to Sorrento’s patron saint. Visit the cloister of St. Francis Church and enjoy its unique atmosphere and tranquility. Taste limoncello and hear how this world-famous liqueur is made.
Day 3: Sorrento Full day to enjoy the city of olive and lemon groves. Your local host will be happy to suggest things to do -— like an excursion to beautiful Amalfi, the best shopping area for locally crafted inlaid intarsio woodwork, or where to enjoy a lively Neapolitan stage performance with music and Tarantella folk dancing.
Day 4: Sorrento-Rome Transfer to Naples, then travel by high-speed train (first-class) to Rome.
Day 6: Rome Today, experience Italy’s capital city at your own pace. You may wish to visit the Catacombs, catch the hop-on/hop-off bus, or test your truthfulness at the Bocca della Verità. Your local host is ready to help you with ideas for your day.
Day 7: Rome Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.