Savours & Arts

An original combination of culture, history, traditions, natural beauty and excellent cuisine: this is Savours and Arts, a program that will seduce you! Start with Rome and its eternal history, and proceed to the Amalfi Coast, where you will admire an unspoiled landscape and you will learn the secrets of culinary art!

DAY 1-ARRIVAL IN ROME AND INITIAL VISIT

Check in at your hotel in downtown Rome. Lunch at leisure. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the town and to relax. Overnight in hotel in Rome.

DAY 2-CHRISTIAN ROME, AFTERNOON AT LEISURE

In the morning, meeting in Hotel with your private guide English speaking for a guided visit of the Christian Rome and its mystical atmosphere. Lunch at leisure. Balance of the afternoon at leisure: we suggest to visit on your own the fashion district centrally located in Rome such as Via del Corso, Via Condotti, Via del Babbuino, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Colonna till reaching the Trevi Fountain. Dinner on own and overnight in Rome.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

The Vatican Museums, among the most important museums of the world, with the Sistine Chapel

St Peter’s Church

SPECIALS

Private guided visit of the Christian Rome

Typical dinner based on special Roman dishes in the Restaurant Felice al Testaccio: pasta with special sauces, beef steak and many others!

DO NOT MISS

A visit to the wonderful Villa Borghese Gallery, hosting precious art masterpieces by the most famous Italian artists

The Caracalla thermal centre, a magnificent and well-preserved example of civil buildings of the ancient era

An aperitif at Café Rosati, one of the most prestigious and most elegant bars in Rome

DAY 3-POMPEI AND AMALFI COAST

In the morning transfer on your own to Rome Termini train station. Meeting with our private car in Naples central railway station with driver and transfer to Praiano. Stop in Pompei and meeting with private English speaking guide for a guided tour of the Archeological site of Pompei. Lunch at leisure. After lunch transfer to Praiano, on the wonderful Amalfi coast. Check in at your hotel. Dinner on own and overnight on the Amalfi Coast

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Pompei and its main attractions: the Gymnasium, used for sports activities; the Vetti House, a palace belonging to rich people with several frescoes; the House of the Faun, a perfect example of fusion between Italian and Greek architectural styles.

Wonderful landscapes on the Amalfi Coast.

DO NOT MISS

Artistic laboratories in Praiano and wonderful cathedral

St. Domenico festivals in Praiano, with tastings, open-air shows and nocturnal lights animating the streets of the village taking place in August

La Praia rocky beach, with its crystal clear water and wonderful panoramas.

Sandulli atelier, a laboratory where you will have the possibility of admiring the artistic masterpieces of Paolo Sandulli, a local artis

DAY 4-POSITANO, THE EMERALD GROTTO, COOKING CLASS

Day at disposal for individual explorations : in the morning you may want to book a boat excursion of the famous coastline visiting the Emerald Grotto as well as the jewel of the Amalfi coast, Positano. In the afternoon, private cooking class with a local chef at your hotel. Dinner based on your culinary efforts served in the terrace overlooking the island of Capri. Overnight in Praiano.

SPECIALS

Private cooking class where you will learn how to prepare typical local dishes with your personal chef Ciro

DO NOT MISS:

The Emerald Grotto, flooded with a brilliant blue or emerald light. The quality and nature of the color in each cave is determined by the unique lighting conditions in that particular cave.

Positano and its wonderful panoramas

DAY 5-CAPRI

Day at disposal to discover the picturesque island of Capri. You will have the entire day to spend time either shopping along the steep alleys or getting lost among the spontaneous and wild nature of its ancient villas and gardens. You will be amazed by the perfect harmony of tropical and Mediterranean plants and flowers. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner tonight is on your own in Praiano. Overnight in Praiano.

DO NOT MISS:

An aperitif in the famous piazzetta, the central square of Capri, where high society gathered during the Dolce Vita period.

The hand-made shoes shops, where you will be able to buy a pair of tailor-made shoes.

The Faraglioni, the stacks emerging from the sea that make Capri an incredible natural setting.

DAY 6-CHECK OUT

Breakfast and check out. Transfer either to the Naples train station or Naples airport. End of our services

OPTIONS AVAILABLE FOR THE TOUR: 3*, 4*, 5* HOTELS, VILLAS AND HISTORICAL RESIDENCES

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