1 Day Transfer from NAP Airport to Ischia Island
Stay in an excellent hotel on Ischia Island, the green Island in the middle of the blue bay of Naples. The Island is known to be of volcanic origin, and it is considered to be the “capital of the European natural Spa”. Relax and enjoy your time.
2 Day Uncover Ischia
Uncover the Island following the road that skirts the coast around the island, stopping at sights along the way as Forio’s historic center and Church of Santa Maria del Soccorso, on a promontory overlooking the sea. Optional visit the unique Mortella Gardens, spectacular subtropical and Mediterranean garden. Taste local specialties at the fishing village of Sant’Angelo. Enjoy the amazing view from the Terrace of the Castello Aragonese, a medieval fortress on a rocky little island.
3 Day Discover Capri
Spend a day on the enchanting Capri Isle, beloved haunt of artists and writers.
One arrived in Capri, by private taxi you’ll get to Anacapri and then by chairlift you’ll reach the summit of Mount Solaro, the highest peak of Capri which offers all the scenic beauty of the Island. Afterwards, you will see and visit the famous Villa San Michele of Axel Munthe. Return to Capri and visit the Augustus Gardens and stop at the famous Piazzetta before returning back.
There will also be time for an optional boat trip to the famous Blue Grotto.
4 Day Discover Pompei
Discover the ruins of Roman Pompeii, where the final moments of the city remain set in stone by the eruption of Vesuvius.
Visit to the awe-inspiring ruins of Roman Pompeii. Destroyed, and yet miraculously preserved, by the eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius in 79AD, Pompeii lay buried and forgotten for hundreds of years. it was rediscovered in the 18th Century, and since then excavations have continued to reveal more and more of this ancient, once magnificent city where the villas, temples and frescoed houses give a very vivid insight into Roman life.
Return to Ischia and free time at leisure at your Hotel.
5 Day Discover Sorrento, Ravello and Amalfi Coast
Take a breath-taking drive along the famous Amalfi Coast, overlooking glorious scenes of picture-postcard perfection. One of the most scenic coastal roads in Europe: fantastical rock faces plunge vertically into the sea and dizzy bridges span deep gorges while, in contrast, gently contoured hillsides covered in vines, fruit and olive trees roll away inland.
Take in the view above the town of Positano, with its Moorish-style pink and white houses, and enjoy a visit to beautiful Amalfi, a thriving holiday resort with houses rising up the hillsides and a main square dominated by the beautiful cathedral. Your final visit will be to Ravello, where the alleys, stairways and roofed passages cling to the mountainside and offer up some spectacular views.
6 Day Transfer to Florence
Transfer from Ischia Island to Florence, Italy’s most beautiful city.
Drive up the other side of the River Arno to Piazzale Michelangelo to admire Florence magical skyline from above, before you reach your hotel. Florence seen from above is a singular experience. Not just a perfect photo opportunity, but a moment of wonder. The church of San Miniato al Monte is just a few steps further up the square. It is also considered the most beautiful church in Florence. Admire the magnificent Florentine skyline, dominated by the dome of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
7 Day Discover Florence
You will be amazed discovering Florence, an open-air Museum, where to admire its unique secular heritage and breathtaking beauty. Visit the Basilica Santa Maria Novella. A little step further, you will admire the four monuments of the Complex of Santa Maria del Fiore, symbol of Florence in the world, constitutes one single big open-air museum located in the main square of Florence, Piazza del Duomo, religious, historical and artistic center of the city. The cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, designed by Arnolfo di Cambio, the third largest church in the world, after St. Peter's in Rome and St. Paul's in London; the Baptistry of San Giovanni, one of the most ancient churches in Florence, sits opposite the city's cathedral; Giotto's bell tower, clad in white, red and green marble like the cathedral adjacent to it, considered to be the most beautiful campanile in Italy. Florence is also the city of both the Accademia, which houses Michelangelo’s fabled statue of David, and the Uffizi, where Botticelli’s famous Birth of Venus can be admired.
8 Day On the way to Portofino, stop in Lucca and Pisa
On the way to Portofino, you’ll discover two true Italian gems. First of these is the wonderful city of Pisa, a mesmerising medieval treasure trove on the banks of the River Arno. Here, the broad green swathe of the Campo dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles) is home not only to the startling Leaning Tower but also the huge circular Baptistery, the great marbled Duomo and the colonnaded Campo Santo cemetery.
Afterwards you’ll get to the walled city of Lucca. This simply delightful Renaissance jewel was the birthplace of the composer Puccini, and the city’s most famous son is celebrated with a museum at his home. Elsewhere, the ancient cathedral, the Torre della Ore clocktower and the exquisite Piazza Anfiteatro (built around the Roman amphitheater) are among the must-sees of this charming city.
Finally, you head to the beautiful Ligurian coast until Portofino.
9 Day Portofino
This glamorous fishing village, with small pastel-painted houses alternating with elegant boutiques, remains one of the Mediterranean’s most idyllic settings.
Located in the western part of the Gulf of Tigullio, under the promontory of the same name, Portofino is part of the Natural Marine Protected Area located east of Genoa.
Savour your last day in Italy into your hotel. Take a walk along the seaside promenade and enjoy dinner at one of the authentic restaurants serving fresh Italian seafood dishes.
10 Day Transfer out to Genova Airport