Highlights of Italy South (2021|23) - 7 days

Highlights of Italy (South) focuses on the vibrancy of Italy’s historic capital Rome, ancient Pompeii, the breath-taking beauty of the Amalfi Coast and Caserta’s amazing Royal Palace. All four attractions are UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites. The experience is a popular stand-alone journey or may be combined with Highlights of Italy (North) to deliver the perfect blend of Italy’s finest mainland attractions.

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Highlights and Inclusions

  • Experience Italy’s capital Rome and the best attractions to the south including Pompeii, Capri, Positano and Caserta.
  • 6 nights in exquisite 4 and 5-star hotels.
  • 6 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L).
  • Guided sightseeing of Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Amalfi and Caserta.
  • Lunch at a charming local farmstead near Pompeii.
  • Full day excursion to the Isle of Capri.
  • Lunch in Ravello served with magnificent views.
  • Visit a lemon grove and taste the local specialities including Limoncello.
  • Entrance to the Colosseum, Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica, Pompeii, Villa Cimbrone and Caserta Royal Palace.
  • Visit 4 UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites of historic Rome, Pompeii, Amalfi Coast and Caserta’s Royal Palace.
  • Deluxe VIP transport and boat excursion to Capri.
  • Airport transfers on first and last day.
  • Note: hotel city taxes, if applicable, are not included.

Upcoming Departures

CommencesConcludesPrice (twin share per person)Price (single supplement)
22 May 202328 May 2023$6,090 AUD$3,000 AUD
26 June 20232 July 2023$6,090 AUD$3,000 AUD
24 July 202330 July 2023$6,090 AUD$3,000 AUD
11 September 202317 September 2023$6,090 AUD$3,000 AUD Popular departure
9 October 202315 October 2023$6,090 AUD$3,000 AUD
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Commences: 22 May 2023 Conclude: 28 May 2023 Prices (twin share): $6,090 AUD Prices (single): $3,000 AUD Availability:
Commences: 26 June 2023 Conclude: 2 July 2023 Prices (twin share): $6,090 AUD Prices (single): $3,000 AUD Availability:
Commences: 24 July 2023 Conclude: 30 July 2023 Prices (twin share): $6,090 AUD Prices (single): $3,000 AUD Availability:
Commences: 11 September 2023 Conclude: 17 September 2023 Prices (twin share): $6,090 AUD Prices (single): $3,000 AUD Availability: Popular departure
Commences: 9 October 2023 Conclude: 15 October 2023 Prices (twin share): $6,090 AUD Prices (single): $3,000 AUD Availability:
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Day: 1 Rome

Welcome to historic Rome, the ‘Eternal City’, founded in 753BC that makes it one of the oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe! Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel to freshen up before strolling the streets of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed historic centre.

Overnight: Italy, Rome - Grand Hotel Palace Rating 
 5   or similar

Day: 2 Rome


Enjoy a full day excursion of Rome’s main sites including the magnificent Colosseum, St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museum to marvel at the amazing frescos in the Sistine Chapel.
The evening is free to explore Rome’s magnificent streets and piazzas. Visit the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain or perhaps shop on Via Del Corso or the glamorous Via Dei Condotti.

Overnight: Italy, Rome - Grand Hotel Palace Rating 
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Day: 3 Rome – Pompeii – Sorrento

B, L

Depart for Sorrento, stopping on the way for a guided tour of Pompeii to view the excavated ruins of a Roman city buried in ash in AD 79 and lost before its rediscovery in 1748. Afterward, enjoy an authentic lunch on a delightful farmstead. Continue to the beautiful Campanian seaside town of Sorrento to check into your hotel and enjoy a magnificent evening at your leisure.

Overnight: Italy, Sorrento - Imperial Hotel Tramontano Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 4 Sorrento – Capri – Sorrento


Spend an unforgettable day on the island of Capri. Embark on the hydrofoil and receive a guided orientation around the Island with leisure time to explore. Options include stepping aboard a motorboat to visit the Blue Grotto or take the gondola from Anacapri up Mount Solaro.

Overnight: Italy, Sorrento - Imperial Hotel Tramontano Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 5 Sorrento – Ravello – Amalfi – Positano

B, L

Visit the popular town of Ravello with entrance to the famous Villa Cimbrone. Afterward, enjoy lunch with a breath-taking view of the Mediterranean and the dramatic Amalfi coastline before continuing to Amalfi to visit a terraced lemon grove bearing the region’s famous Sfusato Amalfitano trees. Taste lemon treats including the famous limoncello before enjoying the scenic drive along the winding coastline to Positano.

Overnight: Italy, Positano - Hotel Marincanto Rating 
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Day: 6 Positano


Enjoy the entire day to explore the famous cliffside village of Positano, with its steep narrow streets lined with boutiques and cafes and amazing beaches including the Marina Grande.

Overnight: Italy, Positano - Hotel Marincanto Rating 
 4   or similar

Day: 7 Positano – Caserta – Rome


Enjoy a guided tour of Caserta with its remarkable Royal Palace, built in the 18th century with over 1200 rooms all decorated in unique styles. Enjoy the sites, scents and sounds of the stunning parklands and gardens. Afterward, return to Rome and arrive in the late afternoon to the airport for your ongoing journey.

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