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Rome & Amalfi Coast

10 days Sold out
3.9 stars(31 reviews)

Historic Rome, pretty Sorrento, and the spectacular Amalfi Coast

Mobility Rating 3

2023 Tour code: 23RSS

About the tour

Wander into the past through the ancient streets of Rome before heading south through the stunning Italian countryside for five nights on the sunny Sorrento peninsula, the gateway to ancient Pompeii and the sparkling Amalfi Coast.


What’s included


Day 1 - London & Chambéry

You meet at London St Pancras and take the Eurostar to Paris. Here, you change trains and continue to the city of Chambéry, where you stay overnight at a local hotel.

  • Dinner
Day 2 - Rome

Continue your journey today, travelling to Milan and then continuing to the beautiful city of Rome where you spend the next two nights. This classic Italian city barely needs an introduction - Rome resonates with history, art, architecture and vibrant modern culture.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Discover Rome

Enjoy a day's sightseeing in the 'Eternal City' of Rome. Start with an insightful guided tour that takes you to some of the capital's fantastic sights and monuments. See the iconic Roman Forum, the Colosseum and the Pantheon, then pause to make a wish at the Trevi Fountain. Your afternoon is free to continue exploring, and there's plenty to see here. You could walk up the Spanish Steps and visit the John Keats Museum, marvel at the classical artwork of Da Vinci, Caravaggio, Titian, Raphael and Michelangelo, or visit Vatican City - home to St Peter's Basilica and the breathtaking Sistine Chapel.

  • Breakfast
Day 4 - Sorrento

Take the train to Naples and continue to Sant'Agata, a beautiful village located 4 kilometres from Sorrento, renowned for its superb restaurants and lemon groves. From this hilltop perch you can see the sweeping Amalfi coast with stunning views along this stretch of coastline. Your hotel for the next 5 nights is Hotel O Sole Mio, nestled in the green hills of Sant'Agata, a perfect relaxing base for your Amalfi adventure.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - The Amalfi Coast

Today's excursion takes you by boat along the stunning Amalfi Coast - one of the world's most picturesque coastlines, dotted with hillside villages, twisting umbrella pines and scented lemon trees. Your first stop is the small town of Amalfi, one of many desirable destinations along this stretch of rugged shoreline, where you are free to look around. Visit the Sant'Andrea Cathedral, with its Byzantine façade, or make your way to the medieval shipyard. Positano is your next stop. One of the most photographed spots on the Amalfi Coast, the town retains a delightfully old-fashioned appeal, with pastel-hued houses overlooking a turquoise sea, and you have free time to soak up the atmosphere.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Discover Sorrento

Your day is free to explore the region, either stay in beautiful Sant'Agata or discover the joys of Sorrento, where cobbled streets are framed by historic buildings, and - in the surrounding hillsides - lemon orchards produce the fruit for one of the region's famous tipples, Limoncello. You could amble down to one of the rocky beaches, where sun loungers are available to hire for a small fee. Alternatively, explore the historic centre, with its attractive streets and a tempting choice of gelato and traditional Limoncello shops. A great way to see the highlights of this relaxed, Italian town is to board the tourist train in Piazza Tasso for a short tour of the sights and some wonderful sea views.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 - Pompeii

Take the local Circumvesuviana train to the ancient ruins of Pompeii. Regarded as the best-preserved Roman city in the world, Pompeii was a once a prosperous city in the shadow of looming Mount Vesuvius. In AD 79, an enormous eruption buried the entire city in volcanic ash. This ash preserved the site, immobilising it in time. Visiting the site today is fascinating, and as you walk through the preserved ruins, you see restaurants, shops, homes, and public spaces as they were, nearly 2000 years ago.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 - Sorrento

You're free to explore at your own pace today. You could spend a relaxed day in Sant'Agata, or revisit Sorrento, enjoying some delicious local cuisine at a pavement café. Or, you may prefer to explore a little further afield. One option is to catch a ferry or hydrofoil from the marina in Sorrento to the glamourous island of Capri, a place famed for its stunning views, rocky seashores, and scenic charm.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9 - Turin

Bidding farewell to Sorrento today, you take the train to the city of Turin. You check into your hotel here where you spend tonight.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10 - London

Continue your journey, travelling by rail to Paris. Here, change trains and join the Eurostar service to London St Pancras.

  • Breakfast

Additional information

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour features the same excursions, they may not necessarily be in the order listed above.

Departure times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.


Hotel O Sole Mio, SantʼAgata

Hotel O Sole Mio, SantʼAgata

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3.9 stars3.9 / 5 · 31 reviews

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Mr John Cottrell

4 stars

Submitted 21/Jun

Well organised. A bit disappointing food wise as one would expect better from 4 star hotels - Turin hotel for example.

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Stephen Lonsdale

2 stars

Submitted 21/Jun

Food in hotels mainly cheap food. Agency trip manager who was good at looking after us but knew little about the places we were due to see or what we might do in our spare time.

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5 stars

Submitted 18/Jun

Thoroughly enjoyed this holiday. Took the opportunity to travel out a day early so we could spend a day in Chambery. A French Alpine town well worth visiting. Then onto Rome before travelling down to the Amalfi Coast. Saint Agata was a great base for exploring the Amalfi Coast. We had an excellent tour guide who kept everything on track. Good balance of organised trips verses days to yourself. Enjoyed the train journeys across the French Alps and Italian hills down as far as Naples.

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4 stars

Submitted 18/Jun

The tour was excellent, although an additional day in Rome would be appreciated. The hotel in St Agata was very good, the staff very friendly and helpful. However, the meal choice was not as good as we expected.

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J Hollis

5 stars

Submitted 17/Jun

Lovely way to see Italy. Great itinerary, well looked after by the tour manager

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S Butler

3 stars

Submitted 30 Oct 2022

Not as interesting as I thought it would be. Evening meal passable.

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