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Rome and Sorrento Vacation for Seniors | 8-Day Itinerary

Art & History
Romance & Honeymoon
Duration: 8 Days From €7600 PP
Languages: Rome, Sorrento

If you want an exciting and relaxing trip packed with the diversity of southern Italy, then this is the adventure for you. Explore the 3000 years of history of Rome and learn about the catastrophic fate of Pompeii. Then using the seaside town of Sorrento as a base, discover the stunning Amalfi Coast and soak up island life in beautiful and diverse Capri. This Rome and Sorrento vacation features an array of private tours and authentic experiences that are perfect for seniors who appreciate ease and luxury. In addition to our wealth of included features, you’ll enjoy a careful balance of free time to make your own meaningful discoveries.

Perfect for:
  • First Timers
  • Art & History Lovers
Covid-19 Health & Safety Measures
Day 1

Welcome to Italy’ Eternal City

Upon arrival in Rome, you're transferred by private car to the hotel of your choice for 3 nights.

Day 2

Ancient Roman Wonders

Enjoy a private walking tour of ancient Rome's major sights and skip the line for the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Several major sites such as the Arch of Constantine and Capitoline Hill are covered in this leisurely-paced itinerary, and you'll receive enlightening insights into Rome's millennia of history as you relive the colorful past of the Eternal City. Perfect for first-time visitors, this guided morning tour is the ideal introduction to ancient Rome leaving you with the afternoon free to explore the city at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 3

Vatican Masterpieces

Sidestep crowds during a private tour of the Vatican with a carefully unique itinerary that let you discover as it was meant to be seen. Today, your guide leads you through the best of the Vatican Museums sharing the secret stories contained within the masterpieces lining its priceless galleries. Highlights of the museums is Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. For a fascinating finale to your visit, encounter another of Michelangelo's masterpieces, La Pieta, in St Peter's Basilica. The remainder of the day is free to explore at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 4

Departure from Rome to Sorrento with tour in Pompeii

After checking out of the hotel, transfer in a private vehicle to your hotel in Sorrento stopping en route in Pompeii for a private guided tour. Explore newly-opened Domus and admire their beautiful frescoes and mosaics. During your walking tour of Pompeii's remarkably well preserved ruins, you'll discover why this UNESCO World Heritage Site continues to shock and fascinate over 2.8 million people who venture here each year. Following the tour of Pompeii, you'll be taken to your hotel in Sorrento where you will be staying for 4 nights. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day 5

Explore the Breathtaking Amalfi Coastline

This morning depart your hotel by private car and embark on a scenic driving tour that takes you behind the tourist façade with the insider knowledge of your driver-guide. Explore the unrivalled Amalfi coastline with its rugged sea cliffs and colorful villages. Stop off at the picturesque coastal villages and get lost in the labyrinth of cobblestone laneways that snake up the mountainside before returning to your hotel. Rest of the day free to do as you please.

Day 6

Discover the Island of Capri

This morning meet your guide at your hotel. Jump on a hydrofoil to rub shoulders with the super-rich in Capri. With your own private guide to lead the way, discover the fabled island that charmed both Roman Emperors and this century's international jet set. Weather permitting, take a boat to the island's most famous feature, the glistening Blue Grotto. At the end of this scenic full-day trip, your guide escorts you back to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to do as you please.

Day 7

Enjoy the day at your leisure

For 2000 years, visitors from all over the world have been attracted to Sorrento by breathtaking sunsets and the fragrances of orange and lemon gardens. Today is yours to lounge at this picturesque coastal town. Stroll along the colorful streets and admire the beautiful churches and shops. Take your time to taste local fresh products such as Caprese salad, bruschetta, and limoncello.

Day 8

Depart Sorrento

Transfer privately to your departure airport, railway station or port. Buon Viaggio!

Itinerary Highlights

  • Relive ancient Rome history
  • Explore the Vatican treasures
  • Visit the remnants of Pompeii
  • Discover the magnificent Amalfi Coast
  • Experience an unforgettable day in Capri
  • Unwind as we handle all the trip planning details, so all you have to do is enjoy your Rome and Sorrento vacation

Private Trip Pricing & Availability

Rome and Sorrento Vacation for Seniors 2023

  • Prices start from €7600 PP, based on double occupancy in 4-star hotels and for travel in low season (excluding flights).
  • The final price of your trip will vary on the itinerary itself, along with factors such as your hotel choices, your travel dates and the number of travelers in your party.
  • Travel with your private party on this Tailor Made Rome and Sorrento Vacation for Seniors. With no fixed dates or set schedules, you can travel whenever you want and customize the itinerary to your interests.

What Is Included

  • Customized travel planning for your style
  • 3 nights at the accommodations of your choice in Rome
  • 4 nights at the accommodations of your choice in Sorrento
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • Privately guided tours tailored specifically to you
  • Inspiring local guides in each destination
  • Private transportation as per the itinerary
  • Private airport transfer on arrival and departure to/from the hotel
  • Colosseum & Roman Forum skip the line reservations & tickets
  • Vatican skip the line reservations & tickets
  • Pompeii excavation site skip the line reservations & tickets

What Is Not Included

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Meals & beverages not mentioned in itinerary
  • Tips & gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included

Accommodation Options

When it comes to accommodations, there is no one size fits all. For your bespoke trip, you can choose your hotel from our handpicked selection below or we’ll make personalized suggestions based on your preferences.

Vetted options for senior-friendly hotels in Rome (nights 1-3)

4-Star Hotel Martis Palace | Rooftop terrace | Piazza Navona is a 2-min walk away
5-Star Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie | Excellent spa facilities | Piazza di Spagna is a 8-min walk away

Vetted options for senior-friendly hotels in Sorrento (nights 4-7)

4-Star Hotel Antiche Mura | Garden with pool (seasonal) | Piazza Tasso is a 3-min walk away
4-Star Imperial Hotel Tramontano | Garden with pool (seasonal) | Piazza Tasso is a 4-min walk away
5-Star Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria Sorrento| Private beach & garden with pool (seasonal) | Piazza Tasso is a 3-min walk away

Booking Procedure

  1. Start Filling out Our Quick Trip Inquiry Form
    After submitting the trip request we match you with one of our local specialists who will assist you with travel consultation.
  2. Work out the Trip Plan Together
    Do you like this Rome and Sorrento Vacation itinerary but prefer to customize it? As always, the sample itinerary can be tweaked and personalized. Your dedicated travel specialist will put together a tailor-made trip based on your input and our first-hand experiences and knowledge.
  3. Book Your Trip
    Once you’re 100% happy with the custom travel plan, you can book your trip via our secure payment system. For information on payments, we’ve included answers to the most frequently asked questions—with shortcuts to direct you to the right place.

Tour FAQs

How far in advance should I book this Rome and Sorrento Vacation?

As soon as you have your dates set. Many hotels in Sorrento get booked up to a year ahead. Booking 8-12months in advance can help save money and give you enough time to find the accommodation that works best for your travel dates.

My wife has mobility issues will this Rome and Sorrento Vacation work for us?

Absolutely. We customize all our trips according to the needs of each traveler. We can adjust touring as you wish—little or no walking, a vehicle standing by at all times, limited strenuous activities, fewer sites, frequent rests, etc. We will also alert your guides of your interests and needs so they can focus on what you want to see and do within your comfort zone. However, to insure your touring experience is enjoyable, it is important for us to know your wife physical condition and mobility issues. Please contact us to discuss in more detail your wife mobility concerns so that we can best advise if the itinerary will be appropriate for you or propose modifications where necessary.

Can we extend this Rome and Sorrento Vacation itinerary to include a few days in Puglia?

Yes! Whatever you want your tour to include, we'll create a fully bespoke itinerary for you. In the meantime, check out our Best of Puglia in a Week Tour, as this trip it’s great for those looking to immerse themselves in the south of Italy.

When is the best time to visit Amalfi Coast?

The best time to visit the Amalfi Coast is in the spring and fall, specifically May and September. During these months, crowds are largely gone and temperatures are the most comfortable. Check our Insider Guide to the Amalfi Coast to help you plan the most memorable trip possible.

Would you like to personalize this tour?

If you would like us to put together a bespoke tour tailored to your needs, our dedicated trip planning specialists are on hand to help you develop an experience that will be just right for you and yours.

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