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8 Day Southern Italy Premium Small Group Tour

8 Day Southern Italy Premium Small Group Tour

This tour is fully escorted by a dedicated tour leader who will accompany you throughout the tour. If your trip includes multiple countries, you will be met by a new tour leader in each country and any internal flights included will be unescorted.

Escorted Type
Fully Escorted

This tour is conducted at a medium-fast pace. Some long travel days may be required to complete this itinerary and you will typically spend two nights at each destination, with some one night stays required. This trip includes a mix of sightseeing and free time to explore at your own pace. You will be required to move about unassisted, including getting on and off vehicles, walking up and down stairs and some activities will be conducted on uneven or steep terrain. You will be required to handle your own luggage.

Pace
Moderate Pace

These tours are our proudest creations. They have been crafted for Inspiring Vacations travellers exclusively, with personal and unique experiences in mind. Please see the Important Information on your selected tour for exact group size. Enjoy features such as hand-picked accommodation, a sampling of the region’s best culinary delights, and a range of optional activities to choose from to best suit your travel style.

Group Size
Small Group

Take advantage of our 7 day cooling-off period. 

Cooling Off Period
7 Days
Small Group Tour
536 people have travelled to this destination

✓ Incredible sightseeing including guided tours in Rome, Amalfi and Positano
✓ Enjoy a scenic Amalfi Coast boat excursion
✓ Explore the grandeur of the Royal Palace of Caserta
✓ Discover the historic ruin of Pompeii
✓ 7 nights in 4-star premium accommodation
✓ Airport transfers included on the first and last day of your tour
✓ Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 2 dinners
✓ Immerse yourself in a memorable pizza cooking class during the farewell dinner
✓ Travel in comfort with luxury coach transportation
✓ Benefit from the expertise of an English-speaking Tour Director throughout the journey
✓ Convenient private transfers to and from the airport as per the itinerary

✈ Needing international airfares to accompany your Inspiring Vacation? You will be able to access our flight portal after securing your package to add international airfares to your booking.

What we love about this tour

Travel with the experts for a carefully curated, value-packed discovery of the world's most iconic destinations. Our tours are bursting with must-see sights, rich experiences and quality inclusions, all at an unbeatable price. Bucket list dreams are ticked off on these all-encompassing journeys.

Itinerary

Hotel
Villa Pamphili or Similar

Welcome to Rome!

In the evening, you'll have a welcome gathering with your Tour Director at the hotel's Reception Desk, where you'll also get to know your fellow travellers for the journey. 

The remainder of the day is free for you to enjoy as you please.

Arrival airport transfers are included as part of your package. You will be met upon arrival at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

If Inspiring Vacations has not provided your international airfares, please ensure you provide your flight details via your Traveller Hub portal no later than 90 days prior to travel so that your transfers can be confirmed.

Please note: if you are arriving early and have made your own arrangements prior to your tour commencing, airport transfers will not be included. However, if you are purchasing pre-nights accommodation as part of your Inspiring Vacations package, airport transfers will still be provided to the starting hotel.

Hotel
Villa Pamphili or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

After your included breakfast, embark on a morning exploration of one of the world's most historic cities, as you take part in a captivating Rome City tour. Our journey concludes at Saint Peter's Square, situated right in front of St. Peter's Basilica within Vatican City, the Vatican's papal enclave in Rome.

We will make a visit (with entrance included) to the renowned Sistine Chapel. Its significance is primarily attributed to the magnificent frescoes that adorn its interior, notably the Sistine Chapel ceiling and The Last Judgement, both masterpieces crafted by Michelangelo.

In the early evening, gather with your fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant.

Hotel
Villa Pamphili or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

After breakdast, the day is yours to explore and experience the timeless beauty of Rome at your own pace. Alternatively you can join an optional tour (organised locally).

Hotel
Habita79 Pompeii - Mcgallery or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch

Following an early breakfast, set out for Pompeii, where you'll explore the well-preserved ancient city ruins, frozen in time after a catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius (entry included).

Following the historical and archaeological wonders, consider indulging in some Vesuvian wine (Lacryma Christi) during a wine tasting session and enjoying a light lunch at the vineyard.

Hotel
Habita79 Pompeii - Mcgallery or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

Savour a plentiful buffet breakfast at your hotel. 

Today, you have the freedom to relish your day as you wish.

Hotel
Habita79 Pompeii - Mcgallery or Similar
Meals
Breakfast

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.

Head to Salerno and embark on a captivating boat journey to explore the Amalfi Coast. Along the way, make stops in the picturesque towns of Amalfi and Positano.

Hotel
Villa Pamphili or Similar
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

After breakfast, embark on a journey to Caserta to explore the Royal Palace of Caserta (Reggia di Caserta), the former royal residence built by the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies for their royal reign in Naples. Notably, the Royal Palace of Caserta holds the distinction of being the largest former royal residence globally.

Afterward, return to Rome.

In the early evening, come together with your fellow travellers for a genuine and traditional farewell dinner at a Pizzeria, where you can also take part in a cooking master class before enjoying an unforgettable dinner.

Meals
Breakfast

Savour a sumptuous buffet breakfast at your hotel. At the appropriate time proceed with a private transfer to the airport.

Departure transfers are included as part of your package. You will be collected from your hotel at the appropriate time and transferred to the airport to meet your flight.

If Inspiring Vacations has not provided your international airfares, please ensure you provide your flight details via your Traveller Hub portal no later than 90 days prior to travel so that your transfers can be confirmed.

Inclusions

  • Incredible sightseeing including guided tours in Rome, Amalfi and Positano
  • Enjoy a scenic Amalfi Coast boat excursion
  • Explore the grandeur of the Royal Palace of Caserta
  • Discover the historic ruin of Pompeii
  • 7 nights in 4-star premium accommodation
  • Airport transfers included on the first and last day of your tour
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 2 dinners
  • Immerse yourself in a memorable pizza cooking class during the farewell dinner
  • Travel in comfort with luxury coach transportation
  • English-speaking Tour Director throughout the journey

  • Rome - Immerse yourself in the timeless grandeur of Rome, explore the iconic Colosseum and Roman Forum, marvel at the artistic treasures within the Vatican Museums, and admire the beauty of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.
  • Amalfi - Discover the enchanting town of Amalfi, known for its dramatic cliffside setting. Explore the historic Amalfi Cathedral, wander through the charming Piazza del Duomo, and soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere.
  • Pompeii - Explore the incredible archaeological ruins of Pompeii
  • Positano - Experience the breathtaking beauty of Positano, with its colourful cliffside houses overlooking the sea. Stroll along the scenic Spiaggia Grande beach, explore the charming streets of the town, and savour local seafood dishes.

Fine Print

This product requires full payment upfront to secure your booking.

Once you have created your booking you will be directed to your invoice to choose your preferred payment method.

This is a land only package.

This package does not include international airfares. If you would like to add airfares to your booking our flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub. The flight portal will allow you to search for all available airfares to your destination. The function works like most general flight search engines allowing you to select your preferred airline, book different cabin classes (eg. Business class) and view flight durations and transit times to your destination. 

The flight portal will be available via your Traveller Hub once the following criteria has been met:

  • Your booking is confirmed
  • Your departure date is within 11 months
  • You  have completed your passenger detail form

Visit our Flight Hub for more information on terms and conditions, amending your flights and information on luggage allowances. 

Some of our packages will include airport transfers in either one or both directions when arriving or departing from your destination. To know if transfers are included please view the ‘inclusions’ section of your selected package. If airport transfers are stated, transfers will be included as advised.

If transfers are not included, we also offer the option to book your airport transfers using our online portal. Access to this portal is available through your Traveller Hub once your booking is confirmed. Transfers are readily available and do not need to be booked until your final hotel list has been confirmed. Once you have made a transfer booking, please refer to your confirmation email for all transfer details including a local contact number for the transfer company.

If you book pre and/or post-tour accommodation on your own arrangement, and the tour includes transfers, note that these will be forfeited. The transfers are only provided in line with the tour dates and pre and/or post-tour accommodation purchased through Inspiring Vacations when available.

It is the traveller's responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return. Visas may be required for your destination. For further visa information, click here.

Fitness Requirements
While the tour itinerary should give you some guidance and overview to the expected requirements, to determine if this tour is right for you we categorise each of our tours in terms of their intensity. These guidelines are to ensure that each tour group is conducted as expected and to ensure the overall satisfaction of all Inspiring Vacations customers.

As a general rule, porterage is not included, therefore at all times you are expected to handle your own luggage where help may not be available.

This particular tour is categorized as a ”3”

3 – Moderate Tour: A good level of fitness and mobility is required, as this tour includes a moderate level of physical activity and is considered a medium-fast paced tour. You should be able to walk up and down stairs, get on and off the coach and able to walk reasonable distances of approximately 2 kilometres per day or more with ease. Any physical ailments you may have must be disclosed at the time of booking to determine your suitability. If you have any form of walking aids, other than a walking stick or hiking poles, then this tour is not suitable.

Tipping
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. Tipping is not compulsory on your trip, but they can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. If you feel that your guide and driver have done an impeccable job, you can choose to give a gratuity, but this is entirely your decision.

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences, but we can’t guarantee your request will be available at all properties.

Single travellers
When booking this tour, solo travellers will be presented with two options:

1 - Single Supplement
By paying an additional $1,309.00 per person, in addition to the twin-share price, you guarantee the privacy of your own room throughout the entire trip.

2- Shared Room with a known friend
If travelling together with a friend, you can opt to share your room with him/her and avoid paying a single supplement. 

You and your friend can create a unique booking each. Creating a unique booking, gives each of you the flexibility of making different travel arrangements (such adding extra accommodation, flights, etc), make separate payments and have individual access to our Traveller’s Hub

During the purchase path, you will need to provide your friend’s booking ID (if known) or at a minimum, your friend’s full name

Triple Share
Not available.

Travel Insurance
Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against the unexpected. In addition to the support that a policy may provide, you may be asked to present a copy of your travel insurance documentation while traveling.

Group Size
Minimum: 2
Maximum: 24

Children
Children must be 5 years old or above and share a room with parents at all times. Children are charged the same price as adults.

Tour Style
To meet the needs of various types of travelers, we choose to operate various types of tours, and depending on your selected package will mean different services are provided throughout your trip. The following descriptions of each tour style we hope will ensure that each traveller has appropriate expectations before they start their travels: 

  • Fully Escorted - This tour is fully escorted by an expert English-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the tour.

Please note: groups under 8-10 passengers will be operated with an English-speaking driver-guide.

All participants must be in good physical condition to fully engage in this journey. For the safety and welfare of yourself and fellow travellers, if you are feeling unwell prior to departure, we advise staying home and contacting us to arrange alternate plans.

Prior to selecting your trip, carefully review the itinerary to assess your ability to comfortably manage our travel style. Please be aware that if, based on evaluation by our leader or local representative, a participant is deemed unable to safely complete the itinerary, we retain the right to exclude them from all or part of the trip without reimbursement.

It is advisable to consult your physician for current medical travel advisories and any required vaccinations before embarking. We recommend carrying a first aid kit and any necessary medications in their original packaging, as they may not be readily available during travel. For those carrying medication, it's essential to check your government's foreign travel guidelines for local restrictions or regulations.

  • International airfares
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned in the itinerary

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