Riches of the Amalfi Coast & Rome

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Walk in the footsteps of the ancients as you discover an enchanting mosaic of rich cultural heritage and breathtaking coastal landscapes in this adventure through Rome and the Amalfi Coast. Experience the splendor of Rome through the ages, from the ancient to the Renaissance, before basking in the vibrant culture and sun-baked shores of the Amalfi Coast.

Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Begin your trip by arriving at Rome Fiumicino Airport where your private chauffeur will be waiting to welcome you. Travel to your luxurious hotel located in the very heart of Rome, and enjoy free time to get acquainted with the city at your own pace. In the evening, savor a meal of contemporary Roman fare at a sophisticated eatery.

Day 2

Set-off for a day of ancient history with the insightful guidance of an esteemed archaeologist. Begin your privately guided day with no-line access to the Coliseum, where you'll enjoy an inside look at its storied past before traversing the majestic ancient ruins of the Roman Forum. Stop for lunch at a typical Roman trattoria to enjoy a meal of quintessentially regional dishes. In the afternoon, your private exploration of Rome will continue with a tour of Underground Rome and its Basilica di San Clemente.

Day 3

Today you will explore Vatican City to learn about its many artistic and architectural treasures with the help of your own private guide. Be transported via chauffeur to St. Peter’s Square where you will begin your tour with the architectural marvel that is St. Peter’s Basilica. Afterward, enjoy exclusive no-line access to Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel before touring the breathtaking Stanze di Raffaello (Raphael’s rooms), a series of four reception salons in the Papal apartments featuring frescoes painted by Raphael. After your tour of Vatican City, your private chauffeur will be waiting to transport you to an authentic Roman ristorante located minutes from the Pantheon, for a delicious lunch prepared with local, seasonal produce. Spend the rest of the day free to explore the city at your own pace.

Day 4

Depart Rome’s bustling city streets by private chauffeur for the ancient wonder of Pompeii, where you'll meet your local expert and set off on a privately guided tour of the archaeological site. Learn about Pompeii’s history as a wealthy vacation playground for Rome’s most prominent citizens and how today, the ruins serve as an incredible glimpse into the everyday life of ancient Rome. For lunch, enjoy locally produced buffalo mozzarella and traditional Neapolitan thin crust pizza. Your chauffeur will next transport you to the exquisite Amalfi Coast. Arrive in Positano, with its sparkling azure waters and breathtaking terraces to the sea, forcheck-in to your five-star waterfront retreat. In the evening, indulge in a meal of traditional Amalfitani flavors and spectacular coastal views at your hotel’s renowned restaurant.

Day 5

Be greeted by your local sea captain and embark by private boat for an exclusive tour along the Costiera. Begin your day by stopping at the Island of Capri for a free morning to discover its lush natural landscapes and charming waterfront piazze. Depart in the early afternoon to visit the island’s famed caves and grottoes while enjoying time to swim and sunbathe at your leisure. After Capri, boat along to a nearby hidden cove to savor a lunch of fresh fish and local seafood specialties. Following lunch, your captain will take you on a unique boat tour to visit some of the area’s storied rock formations and scenic lagoons before returning to Positano.

Day 6

In the morning your chauffeur will transport you to the charming town of Ravello, perched high atop the cliffs that overlook the Amalfi coastline. Be welcomed by your local guide and set off to explore one of Ravello’s most exquisite villas to marvel at its splendid Italianate gardens and magnificent views of the Mediterranean below. Continue your guided day in the splendid seaside town of Amalfi for a private walking tour of its historic center. Along the way, stop to learn about the town’s artisan ceramic and paper making traditions before enjoying a lunch of Southern Italian classics at an elegant waterfront eatery.

Day 7

Spend a free day enjoying Positano’s lovely beach or relaxing at your hotel’s panoramic pool with stunning views of the sea.

Day 8

Depart Positano by chauffeur for Rome Fiumicino Airport, in preparation for your return flight or the next leg of your adventure.

Experiences We Recommend

  • Archaeologist led private tour of Rome's underground
  • No-line access to Coliseum and Roman Forum for historical walking tours
  • Privately guided visit of the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's rooms with no-line access
  • Archaeology tours of Pompeii and Herculaneum
  • Private boat tour to the island of Capri and along the Faraglioni rock formations
  • Expert-led visit of Ravello's illustrious villas and gardens
  • Walking tour of Amalfi with a visit to the Cloister of Paradise
  • Guided hike along the Sentiero Degli Dei trail

Pricing

The recommended tour length for this sample itinerary is 8 days/7 nights with pricing options beginning at $6,000/person* based on double occupancy. Please note that the “Share Bred With Friends” preferred pricing program will be applied to travel parties of four or more.

*The final price of your custom tour will be determined by your travel party size, departure dates, trip length, amount of meals included, percentage of guided time requested, cities chosen in your itinerary and signature CountryBred excursions selected. This sample itinerary can also be crafted for solo travelers.


Encounters Include

  • Stays at five & four-star boutique luxury hotels
  • Chauffeured transport for touring & transfers
  • Private touring with professional local guides
  • Engaging activities led by cultural experts
  • Signature experiences with insider access
  • Regionally authentic dining
  • Traveler Welcome Package
  • Taxes & base gratuities

Read Client Reviews

  • Gianelle V.

    Getaway to the Costiera Amalfitana
    CountyBred curated the best vacation we've ever had! We will never forget the private activities, excursions, and culinary experiences we had in the Amalfi Coast.
  • Steve & Kristine L.

    Splendors of Southern France
    We have travelled with CountryBred three years in row. Each experience has been well thought out and has exceeded our expectations.
  • Kevin C.

    Grand Getaway to the Amalfi Coast & Sicily
    CountryBred delivered an experience that was above our expectations. Hotels, Meals, Transportation, Tour Guides etc. were best in class.

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