Highlights of Christian Italy
DAY 1: ROME ARRIVAL
Welcome to Rome! The Eternal City. Our representative will meet and assist you with your transfer to the hotel.
DAY 2: ROME
We start our day with a visit to the Vatican Museums, including Raphael's Rooms, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. After lunch we see the Holy Staircase and visit the Basilicas of St. John in Lateran, the Cathedral and St. Mary Major. Along the ancient Appian Way we pass by the Chapel of Domine Quo Vadis and visit the Catacombs, the ancient underground cemeteries and hiding places of the Christians. Return to the hotel on your own.
DAY 3: ROME
Discover the highlights of Baroque Rome. See the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon. Continue to the Church of St. Louis of the French, famous for Caravaggio’s paintings. The tour ends at Piazza Navona. Return to the hotel on your own.
DAY 4: NAPLES & POMPEII
Today we shall drive to Naples to enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour of the city. Then head to Pompeii, the well-preserved ancient city buried by the volcanic ash of Mount Vesuvius in the first century A.D. Return to Rome in the evening.
DAY 5: DEPARTURE
Transfer to Rome International Airport for your departure flight taking with you the most memorable experiences.