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Treasures of Italy 2017

with optional visit to Capri - 8 Days / 7 Nights


Travelling by 'First Class' Coach
Enjoy a memorable holiday with something for everyone - an outstanding blend of the superb sights and cosmopolitan atmosphere of Italy's capital - Rome, combined with the style and beauty of the idyllically situated resort of Sorrento.
To round things off you can join our optional visit to the pretty island of Capri - a favourite of the international jet set from the 1950s to the present day.

Price Includes:

  • Travel by Harry Shaw 'First Class' coach and Channel crossing either by ferry or Eurotunnel
  • 2 nights bed and breakfast accommodation in France/Germany en route - family run or city style hotels
  • 5 nights dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at a 3* hotel in the Fiuggi area

Not Included:

  • Personal expenditure, gratuities, admission charges
  • Optional excursion to Capri
  • Single room supplement
  • Travel insurance
  • Tourist Tax in Fiuggi is not included.  This must be paid directly to the hotel in cash on arrival.  Current tax 1 Euro per person, per night
  • Any charges hotel may make for use of facilities

Your resort - Fiuggi

We will stay at the charming spa resort of Fiuggi, nestling in the hills of Monti Ernici - approximately 40 miles east of Rome.  The surrounding countryside is picturesque with rolling hills covered in olive groves and centuries old pine forests.  The town itself is centred around 2 spas which are in an attractive park just a short walk away from the main shops, restaurants and cafes.

 

Your Itinerary:

Day 1 – depart from your local and travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to the Continent. After clearing Customs formalities we continue through France to our overnight stopover hotel. Accommodation has been reserved on a bed and continental breakfast basis in rooms with private facilities

Day 2 – after breakfast we continue our journey south arriving in Fiuggi during the mid to late evening. The charming resort of Fiuggi, nestles in the hills of Monti Ernici - approximately 40 miles east of Rome.  The surrounding countryside is picturesque with rolling hills covered in olive groves and centuries old pine forests.  The town itself is centred around 2 spas which are set in an attractive park just a short walk away from the main shops, restaurants, and cafes. Accommodation has been reserved for 5 nights on a dinner, bed and continental breakfast basis at comfortable 3* hotels such as the Hotel Sud America: Trieste or similar. All rooms have private facilities and features include a bar.

Day 3 – we have included a full day tour to Rome with a City Guide featuring many of the major sights. Voyage back into history and see the Colosseum, St Peters and the Vatican, the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. To ease congestion coaches have been banned from driving around the city centre. However we have included a guided walking tour.

Day 4 – we have included a visit to Sorrento. Discover the cosmopolitan atmosphere with a true Italian style and an abundance of shops, restaurants and cafes. Take time to wander through the old cobbled streets of the historic centre and enjoy shopping along the main street – Corso Italia – or simply stroll down to the picturesque harbours of Marina Grande and Marina Piccola

Day 5 – today you can join our optional excursion to Capri. We take you on the ferry crossing to the wonderful Island. Visit Capri town with its main square, or the gardens of Augustus. Enjoy the picture postcard views. Price: £89.95 per person

Day 6 – at leisure to savour the Italian atmosphere or perhaps have a wander round Fiuggi.

Day 7 – it is time to bid a fond farewell to Italy and commence our journey home. We make our way to our overnight hotel in eastern France where accommodation has been reserved on a bed and continental breakfast basis. All rooms will be with private facilities.

Day 8 – after breakfast – continue home arriving back later on.

 


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