Experience some of Italy’s fascinating towns as you travel through Rome and Sorrento!
Save 25% on 2020 on
September Wanderlist in Italy
ALL IN PRICE: $1,349* CAD PER PERSON
Based on the Rome & Sorrento vacation March 18 & 25, 2020 departure dates.
Many other departure dates and itineraries available
- Buffet breakfast daily
- Travel by high-speed train (first class) between cities; transfers to/from train stations
- Guided sightseeing; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE.
- ALSO INCLUDED: personal headset for included city sightseeing; entrances to the Marciana Library, and the Correr and Archaeological Museums in Venice
HURRY! OFFER ENDS SEPT 30, 2019
*Book a select 2020 Monograms "Wanderlist" Italy vacation to receive a 25% discount on the land-only portion of the core package including extensions. Not including extra night accommodations, hotel or train upgrades, intra-vacation air, transfers, taxes/fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between September 10-30, 2019 for travel in 2020. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit within the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer not valid with any other offer except the Welcome Back Credit. Applies to new bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time.
Day 1: Rome, Italy
Benvenuto—welcome. Your Local Host is on hand to help you feel right at home in the “Eternal City.”
(Photo: Colosseum in the evening in Rome)
Day 2: Rome
Your morning guided sightseeing, with headset, is rich in religious and ancient history. Visit the VATICAN MUSEUMS to see its amazing treasures. In the SISTINE CHAPEL, where the Conclave is held to elect new popes, view Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment and his famous ceiling paintings. Also on the agenda today, enter monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA, built in 313 AD above St. Peter the Apostle’s tomb and home to Michelangelo’s masterpiece Renaissance sculpture, the Pietà. Cross the Tiber River and continue your immersion in history at the iconic COLOSSEUM, built for 50,000 spectators, and the ROMAN FORUM, where the oldest structures of the ancient city are located. (Note that there are rare occasions when the Vatican Museum is closed. On any of these dates, your full Monograms city sightseeing will be moved to an alternate day to ensure you have the full insider experience).
(Photo: Beautiful St.Peters Square)
Day 3: Rome
Spend a full day at leisure, enjoying the capital of Italy. Perhaps relax in Gianicolo Park with its panoramic views, carousels, and puppet shows; or shop along the famous Via Condotti with its famous boutiques. Your Local Host has many suggestions for you.
Day 4: Rome-Sorrento
Travel by HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (first class) to Naples, and transfer to your hotel in beautiful Sorrento. Your guided sightseeing includes a walk along the OLD TOWN’S characteristic lava-stone streets and time to take pictures of amazing Mount Vesuvius. See the 14th-century Sedil Dominova building; the ancient Bell Tower; and St. Antonino Church, dedicated to Sorrento’s patron saint. Visit the CLOISTER of St. Francis Church to enjoy its unique atmosphere and tranquility. TASTE LIMONCELLO and find out how this world-famous liqueur is made.
(Photo: Amazing morning in the Sorrento Coast)
Day 5: Sorrento
Morning guided sightseeing, with headset, includes a visit of the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo’s original David. Walk through Cathedral Square; sculpture-studded Piazza della Signoria, the center of the city’s political life since the 14th century; and Santa Croce Square. Also admire medieval Ponte Vecchio, the arched, stone merchant bridge spanning the Arno River. (Note that there are occasions when the Academy of Fine Arts is closed. On any of these dates, your full Monograms city sightseeing will be moved to an alternate day to ensure you have the full insider experience).
(Photo: Discover Canals in Sorrento)
Day 6: Sorrento
Your Local Host can give you ideas for your two days at leisure in this enchanting area; and be sure to try the favorite local specialties—spaghetti alle vongole (spaghetti with clams) and pastiera (ricotta cheese-filled cake).
Day 7: Sorrento
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. The nearest airport is Naples.