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Departure from the USA bound for Italy!
Sorrento We are met by our European Institute Tour Director and transfer through the beautiful landscapes of the Campania countryside that lead to the Amalfi coast.
Sorrento Journey along the coast to the ancient city of Paestum, home to some of world's best-preserved Greek temples.
We continue along the spectacular coast to Amalfi.
Sorrento Today we journey to the flourishing city of Naples where we visit the Archaeological Museum.
Next we sail with off across the Bay of Naples to the beautiful island of Capri. Here we have the opportunity to visit the Blue Grotto (weather permitting).
We also visit Capri Town and to explore this beautiful island further.
Today, we build on what we learnt at the
Archaeological Museum when we visit the ancient city
of Pompeii with our local guide. This
archaeological marvel gives us a window into the past -
so rudely interrupted by the eruption of brooding
Later we drive on past Monte Cassino to the eternal city - Rome!
Rome This morning we have an in depth city sightseeing tour with our local guide, including entrances to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the Coliseum. We also visit Saint Peter's Basilica and the Pantheon.
This evening our tour director takes us on a Walking Tour to see the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and the Pantheon.
Rome This morning we learn about the incredible Roman Empire. On our walking tour we see the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, the unique Trajan Market, the Pantheon and the remarkable Column of Marcus Aurelius.
This afternoon perhaps choose to visit the remarkable 4th century basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore.
Rome You may choose to stay in Rome, or join us on our high speed train excursion to Florence. Here we discover the Cradle of the Renaissance, Florence.
With our local guide we learn about the philosophy behind Michelangelo's David at the Accademia Museum and also see the Duomo, Signoria Square and Santa Croce. We have free time to explore before our return to Rome.
Our farewell dinner is at a restaurant where we eat like kings and queens but also experience the power of Italian Opera. Professional opera singers sing many famous songs and arias to us. The perfect way to end our European Institute Vacation.
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