14 Day Romantic Italy with Amalfi - Friday Departure

14 Day Romantic Italy with Amalfi - Friday Departure


Why Pay Retail? Call us or click for a quick quote and save money!

Why Pay Retail? Call us or click for a quick quote and save money!

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

Overview

Dates & Prices

Start DateEnd DateOffersBrochure
Land Price
Brochure
Land & Air Price
Quote
From
Fri, Apr 03, 2020
To
Thu, Apr 16, 2020
Deals$3,449$4,109Get Quote
From
Fri, May 01, 2020
To
Thu, May 14, 2020
Deals$3,649$4,349Get Quote
From
Fri, May 08, 2020
To
Thu, May 21, 2020
Deals$3,799$4,449Get Quote
From
Fri, May 15, 2020
To
Thu, May 28, 2020
Deals$3,899$4,599Get Quote
From
Fri, May 22, 2020
To
Thu, Jun 04, 2020
Deals$3,799$4,809Get Quote
From
Fri, May 29, 2020
To
Thu, Jun 11, 2020
Deals$3,799$4,779Get Quote
From
Fri, Jun 05, 2020
To
Thu, Jun 18, 2020
Deals$3,799$4,769Get Quote
From
Fri, Jun 12, 2020
To
Thu, Jun 25, 2020
Deals$3,799$4,809Get Quote
From
Fri, Jun 19, 2020
To
Thu, Jul 02, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,709Get Quote
From
Fri, Jul 10, 2020
To
Thu, Jul 23, 2020
Deals$3,199$4,199Get Quote
From
Fri, Aug 21, 2020
To
Thu, Sep 03, 2020
Deals$3,399$4,359Get Quote
From
Fri, Sep 04, 2020
To
Thu, Sep 17, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,409Get Quote
From
Fri, Sep 11, 2020
To
Thu, Sep 24, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,349Get Quote
From
Fri, Sep 18, 2020
To
Thu, Oct 01, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,349Get Quote
From
Fri, Sep 25, 2020
To
Thu, Oct 08, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,349Get Quote
From
Fri, Oct 02, 2020
To
Thu, Oct 15, 2020
Deals$3,699$4,349Get Quote
From
Fri, Oct 09, 2020
To
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
Deals$3,499$4,149Get Quote

Promotions

Call or submit a quote to get our Low Prices!

Save 5% - Cash Payment Discount

Mention Promo Code: PT5432
Promotion Image

Save 5% - Cash Payment Discount

Save 5% - Cash Payment Discount

Promotion Details
Gate 1 offers the flexibility of paying for your vacation by check. Save 5% off of your remaining balance when the final payment is made by check.
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2019
View Promotion Terms & Conditions ›

Gate 1 offers the flexibility of paying for your vacation by credit card or check. Choose check for your final payment to save 5% off of your remaining balance. Full details will be sent with your invoice.

Travel Free with Friends & Family

Mention Promo Code: PT5429
Promotion Image

Travel Free with Friends & Family

Travel Free with Friends & Family

Promotion Details
Traveling with friends and family is rewarding - and Gate1 is making it even more rewarding with their Friends & Family program. Start earning cash rewards when 7 friends or family join your escorted tour or river cruise and with only 10 companions, earn yourself a free land tour!

7 traveling / paying passengers: $100 discount to the group leader
8 traveling / paying passengers: $200 discount to the group leader
9 traveling / paying passengers: $300 discount to the group leader
10 traveling / paying passengers: $400 discount to the group leader
11 or more traveling / 10 paying passengers: Earn 1 free place twin/double occupancy
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2019
View Promotion Terms & Conditions ›

FFP reservations apply to select Escorted Tours, European River Cruises and Escorted Tour & Sea Cruises. Eligible products will display the Friends and Family icon. Additional restrictions may apply.

Refer A Friend & Earn Travel Credits

Mention Promo Code: PT5430
Promotion Image

Refer A Friend & Earn Travel Credits

Refer A Friend & Earn Travel Credits

Promotion Details
As a past customer, when you refer a friend you both benefit. Not only will your friend receive $50 off their first escorted tour or river cruise booking, but when you book your next new tour or cruise you will also receive $50 off.
Must Book By Tue, Dec 31, 2019
View Promotion Terms & Conditions ›

To be eligible for this incentive, the referring customer must have previously traveled with Gate1, and the passenger receiving the referral must be a new client. Only valid on escorted tours and river cruises. Only one person per room may earn a credit. The new traveling passenger must be booking their first reservation with Gate 1 Travel or Discovery Tours. The referrer's next trip must be booked within 24 months of earning the credit. Not valid on independent vacations, voucher bookings or Group reservations. Additional restrictions may apply.

Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Milan, Transfer to Baveno
Arrive in Milan and then transfer to your hotel in the town of Baveno, on Lake Maggiore, one of Italy's most romantic destinations. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting at approximately 6 pm (exact time will be advised on tour arrival day) with your Tour Manager to discuss the upcoming journey that awaits you in Italy, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers
Overnight: Baveno, Lake Maggiore
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Sunday - Cross Lake Maggiore, Visit Isola Bella & Isola dei Pescatori
Today, cruise Lake Maggiore to Isola Bella and visit the palace of Prince Borromeo with its splendid gardens and famous white peacocks. Continue to the charming Fishermen's Island (Isola dei Pescatori) that gets its name from the occupation of its inhabitants. Walk along the windy medieval streets and marvel at the incredible views of the lake. Sail back to Baveno with time to experience the delights of this lakeside town with its spectacular mountain views
Overnight: Baveno, Lake Maggiore
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Verona Walking Tour, Travel to Venice
After breakfast, set out for Verona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the richest cities in Roman remains, representing today one of the best examples of a fortified city. Its urban structure developed progressively and without interruption over the last 2000 years. Verona is also known worldwide as the setting of Shakespeare's famous play Romeo and Juliet. Participate in an orientation walking tour followed by free time to savor the atmosphere of this unique city. Continue to Venice and enjoy dinner together
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Tuesday - Boat Ride to Murano, Tour of Venice
The discovery of Venice begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known for its artistic and colorful glassware. While here, visit a local factory to witness the art of glassblowing. Afterward, continue to the main Venice Island and take a walking tour with your local guide through the maze of narrow alleyways before reaching St. Mark's Square. Upon reaching the square, stop to view its most prominent monuments, the pink marble Doge's Palace, Bridge of Sighs, and golden Basilica of San Marco. The Doge's Palace was the official residence of the Venetian ruler. The Bridge of Sighs offers one of the most notable scenes of this Romantic city. Marvel at the golden Basilica of San Marco, that is one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. It was built over several centuries in a fusion of Byzantine, Roman and Venetian architecture. The rest of the day is yours to explore Venice independently, or participate in this afternoon's optional Gondola Ride, offering a different perspective of this unique city built on water
Optional: Gondola Ride (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Wednesday - Tuscany & Pisa en route to Florence
Depart Venice and travel through the stunning golden landscape of Tuscany, dotted with olive and fig trees. Visit a local Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting coupled with delectable local specialties. On to Pisa to view the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its Baptistery, the Duomo, the Monumental Cemetery, and its famous Leaning Tower, among the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. The four monuments on the extraordinary Piazza create a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Then, travel to the lively Renaissance city of Florence, with its priceless art and architecture for overnight
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Thursday - Tour of Florence
Today, take a guided walking tour through the heart of Florence. View the magnificent Duomo, with its Brunelleschi-designed dome, the renowned "Gates of Paradise" of the Baptistery by Ghiberti and Giotto's Bell Tower. You'll be enchanted as you walk through the open-air art museum of Signoria Square, with its Palazzo Vecchio, first residence of the Medici family that today houses the seat of the city government. Continue to the splendid Ponte Vecchio, also known as the "Old Bridge”. Florence is indeed the center of the world's finest art and architecture. Spend the afternoon at leisure in this spectacular Renaissance city. This evening, travel through the Tuscan hills, where a sumptuous dinner with unlimited wine and entertainment awaits
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Friday - Medieval Assisi City Tour en route to Rome
Depart Florence and venture on to the small medieval town of Assisi perched high on a hill in the Umbria region, with its Roman ruins, winding streets and sacred shrines. Assisi is best known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi - patron saint of Italy. Its main attraction is the 13th-century Basilica di San Francesco, one of the artistic highlights of medieval Europe which contains the sacred relics of St. Francis and Giotto's amazing frescoes. The town of Assisi has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant art and architecture. Afterward, continue to Rome, the astonishing city built on seven hills. Tonight, savor dinner together
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Saturday - Vatican Museum & Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
Today, visit the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel. Stroll through one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Continue to St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade to view St. Peter's Basilica*, built on the burial site of Saint Peter, with the most famous Michelangelo's Pieta. Spend the afternoon at leisure or join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City's grand piazzas that begins at the Spanish Steps and continues to the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and the baroque Piazza Navona. Tonight, explore on your own and choose one of the numerous restaurants offering delicious local cuisine * Due to Religious events, the opening times of St. Peter's Basilica are subject to change without notice. In these cases, you will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Sunday - Tour Ancient Rome
The historic tour of ancient Rome begins at the Roman Forum, the central area of the city from which ancient Rome developed. Next, view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine’s tenth year of leadership over the Eternal City. On to the mighty Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire that seated over 50,000, where gladiatorial contests and public events were attended by the rich, the poor and by the Emperor himself. Discover the delights of Rome this afternoon on your own. Tonight, embark on a scenic drive through the city before stopping for dinner in a local restaurant with wine and music
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Monday - Pompeii Tour en route to Sorrento
Traveling south to Sorrento, at a distance, you can view the magnificent Abbey of Montecassino perched high on the mountaintop (weather permitting). This was the scene of a huge battle near the end of World War II in which the Abbey was completely destroyed, but has since been lovingly restored. As you pass the Bay of Naples, majestic Mt. Vesuvius marks your way to Pompeii. Visit the city that was frozen in time under a thick carpet of volcanic ash almost 2,000 years ago. View the tragic fossils of people attempting to escape beside their children and dogs, along with the preserved ruins of the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter, and the Forum. Spectacular panoramic views and the sapphire blue waters of the Gulf of Naples welcome you to Sorrento. Tonight, a lovely dinner together highlights your arrival in Sorrento
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12, Tuesday - Full Day in Sorrento
Spend the day at leisure in picturesque Sorrento, strikingly beautiful with its seaside setting and soaring cliffs plunging into the sea. As you stroll along the coastal road and through the charming town, you will understand why this town has long been loved by poets and artists. Don't miss the optional full day tour to the enchanting and picturesque Isle of Capri by boat - it will be a highlight! Here, you'll walk through the narrow lanes of Anacapri, with its chic boutiques and shops offering tastings of the island's famous limoncello. Then continue on to La Piazzetta, where everyone gathers to socialize, and to the Gardens of Augustus a natural paradise from where you can see splendid views of the sea and the famous Faraglioni rock formations, one of the island's natural wonders. After a lovely day in Capri, return to Sorrento. Tonight savor dinner together
Optional: Full Day Capri
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13, Wednesday - The Gorgeous Amalfi Drive
Depart for one of the most spectacular drives in the world along the rugged Amalfi coast, with its dramatic landscapes and amazing panoramas. Nestled into mountains that rise thousands of feet above the sea, you’ll see enchanting villages, cliffs terraced with lemon groves, whitewashed villas and sparkling turquoise seas. Drive by Positano and stop in Amalfi, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to spend time at leisure in town. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Thursday - Depart Italy
Transfer to the airport in Naples for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

OR Call Us For a Free Quote 1-800-935-2620

Inclusions

Please Note: Land Price does not include airfare, departure or arrival transfers, airline taxes and fuel surcharges.

Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Milan, Naples-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 12 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Lake Region
  • 2 nights Venice or Venice Lido
  • 2 nights Florence
  • 3 nights Rome
  • 3 nights Sorrento Coast or Naples
  • Italian city hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 19 meals: 12 breakfasts, 7 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern, air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
  •  

    Special Features

  • Discover the Lake Region with a scenic cruise
  • Stop in the town of Verona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Walking tour of Venice including St. Mark's Square, with its extraordinary treasures and architectural wonders
  • Visit a local farm in the Tuscan countryside for wine tasting and local specialties
  • See Pisa's Piazza dei Miracoli with its famous Leaning Tower
  • Explore the Renaissance city of Florence with a guided walking tour
  • Visit the 13th century Basilica di San Francesco in Assisi
  • Tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel
  • Historic tour of Ancient Rome including the Roman Forum and the Colosseum
  • Travel past the Bay of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius to visit Pompeii, the city frozen in time
  • Experience the alluring Amalfi coast, adorned with whitewashed villas, cliffs terraced with lemon groves, and sparkling turquoise waters
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

    Milan Linate Airport to Como or Baveno transfer available at an additional cost.


    Accommodation Details:
    Some departures are operated with more than one coach. Hotels of similar standard may be substituted.

    Apr 3, Apr 17, and Oct 19 departures will be accommodated at the Grand Hotel Bristol in Stresa instead of Baveno.

    Some departures may stay at the Grand Hotel Dino in Baveno or Grand Hotel Bristol in Stresa instead of the Hotel Simplon in Baveno, Amadeus Hotel in Venice instead of the Grand Hotel Principe, and the Cristina Hotel in Sorrento instead of the Hotel Central.

    OR Call Us For a Free Quote 1-800-935-2620

    Accommodations

    Hotel Simplon
    This first class hotel is located in the town of Baveno.

    Hotel Simplon
    This first class hotel is located in the town of Baveno.

    Hotel Simplon
    This first class hotel is located in the town of Baveno.

    Hotel Simplon
    This first class hotel is located in the town of Baveno.

    Grand Hotel Bristol
    This first class hotel is nestled in a garden and overlooks the beautiful Lake Maggiore.

    Grand Hotel Bristol
    This first class hotel is nestled in a garden and overlooks the beautiful Lake Maggiore.

    Grand Hotel Bristol
    This first class hotel is nestled in a garden and overlooks the beautiful Lake Maggiore.

    Grand Hotel Principe
    This first class hotel is a prestigious ancient palace situated on the Grand Canal, just after the Scalzi Bridge.

    Starhotels Michelangelo
    This first class hotel is located in the center of Florence, near the Arno River.

    Grand Hotel Palatino
    This first class hotel is located in the heart of ancient Rome, just a short walk from the Colosseum.

    Grand Hotel Palatino
    This first class hotel is located in the heart of ancient Rome, just a short walk from the Colosseum.

    The Hive Hotel
    This first class hotel is about a five minute walk from the Roma Termini railway station.

    Hotel Central
    This first class hotel is well-located near the city center, overlooking the Bay of Naples.

    OR Call Us For a Free Quote 1-800-935-2620

    Questions & Answers

    Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

    Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

    Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

    Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

    Customer Reviews

    Accommodations
    Itinerary
    Professional Staff
    Repeat with Operator
    Value for Money

    Ratings based off 4 reviews . Currently showing 3 reviews with comments only.
    By Cathy M on Sep 06, 2019

    Guide was great. Group was rather large (40 people) Rooms in Venice were WAY WAY UNCOMFORTABLY SMALL. Great experience on a great trip with a brand new tour bus!

    By Kristi B on Aug 17, 2019

    This was an outstanding trip. It was well organized and we had a great tour guide who was very knowledgeable, friendly and accommodating to our needs. We would recommend this trip to others without hesitation.

    By Flavia D on Aug 17, 2019

    Gate 1 is the best for the price!


    AffordableTours.com® does not itself offer, service or administer the Travel Packages, and the ultimate terms and conditions of any Travel Package made available via the Site Offerings (including the prices quoted in connection with same) will be determined by the applicable Third-Party Travel Service Provider. AffordableTours.com® does not represent or warrant that the Price Quotes are accurate, up-to-date or free of error, or that same will be honored by the applicable Third-Party Travel Service Providers. All Price Quotes, Travel Package availability, Travel Package details/itinerary and other Content are subject to change without notice. All travel details published by and through the Site Offerings should be confirmed directly with the applicable Third-Party Travel Service Provider prior to making any travel plans. Reliance on any information made available to you by and through the Site Offerings is solely at your own risk.

    Call Us Now 1-800-935-2620


    Better Business Bureau

    AffordableTours.com is a proud recipient of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) awards 2006-2017.

    It Pays To Refer! Earn Up To $200!

    It's simple: Sign up your friends, family, and anyone to us and when they book you will receive an American Express gift card worth up to $200 in the mail for simply referring.

    Read More

    Get discounts by Email!