Arrival in Naples Rental car pick-up Type: New Lancia 1.2 or similar Pick-up location: Naples, Airport Around Vesuvio Distance: 30 km Travel time: 1:00 h
You will travel through a heavily populated region straight towards Mount Vesuvius, the volcano that buried the Roman City of Pompeii 2,000 years ago. From the Sorrentine Peninsula you will have a splendid view across the gulf to Naples.
The historical villa is situated in upper Positano, high above the clear blue waters of the Amalfi Coast. All the rooms are well-equipped with an en-suite bathroom and private terrace with magnificent seaviews. Guests can also soak up the Positano sun on a panoramic-view terrace during the spring and summer seasons. During the winter months the hotel is fully heated. The hotel staff will gladly help organize excursions. Ferries leave for Capri and Naples every 60 minutes during the high season.
Sorrento: is well connected to all the attractions of the Amalfi Coast and the archaeological sites of Campania. From Sorrento you can take the ferry to Capri, the slow Circumvesuviana train to Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Naples, and bus (or drive) to the Amalfi coast. You can also make frequent trips by hydrfoil from Sorrento to Capri, Naples, Ischia, Amalfi, and Positano.
Capri: Famous for the "Blue Grotto" (Grotta Azzurra), the small and charming island of Capri has but two towns, Capri and Anacapri. You can get each around on foot and take a bus between them.
Positano: Positano made the transition from sleepy fishing villages into one of Italy's most popular resort towns. Built into the steep seaside slope, it offers amazing views.
Amalfi: it was a very powerful town and the first Sea Republic in Italy. Amalfi is now a peaceful resort town with great views.
Eternal city: Forum Romanum Rental car drop off Drop off location: Sorrento City/Downtown Travel from Sorrento to Rome by rail Distance: 250 km Travel time: 3:30 h
You will first take a commuter train called Circumvesuviana to Naples. Trains leave every half hour. From Naples you will then travel northwards parallel to the coast from Campania around the Gulf of Gaeta to Lazio.
This charming bed and breakfast is located in the heart of the historical centre of Rome, near the Colloseum, the Roman Forum, Trajan's Market, the Victorian and the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore.The atmosphere is intimate and each room has its own ensuite bathroom with shower cabin and is equipped with hairdryer, safe, courtesy kit and free Wi-Fi.
Urban life in a medieval city: Siena Rental car pick-up Type: New Lancia 1.2 or similar Pick-up location: Rome Downtown GPS Via Cassia Distance: 240 km Travel time: 3:30 h
You will follow an old Roman road called Via Cassia through the heart of classic Italy. After passing Monte Amiata, the highest mountain in Tuscany, you will reach Bolsena Lake, the largest body of water in central Italy.
A cypress alley will lead you to 800 acres of majestic hill country near Vagliagli, a private Chianti Classico estate, where you can enjoy Italian nature, art, fashion and La Dolce Vita. This is now one of the most elegant guesthouses on a working wine estate in Tuscany. Here some of Italybest and most famous wine is produced.
The villa is a renovated 15th century manor house set on the green hillside that overlooks Lake Garda. The stone house stands in a magnificent park called "The Garden of the Senses", where both body and mind can relax. Rooms feature fine wooden furniture, a ceiling fan and an elegant bathroom with shower. Some have exposed wood beams and wrought-iron beds.
Venice: symbol of beauty and romanticism In the shadow of the Alps Distance: 200 km Travel time: 3:00 h
On this scenic route with the Alps to the left you will pass three of the most beautiful cities in Northern Italy: Verona, Vicenza and Padua. Verona, located on the River Adige and framed by the Alps, may be the most picturesque.
Rental car drop off Drop off location: Venice Downtown
The hotel is tucked away in a tiny side street just a few steps from St. Mark's square. The rooms are extremely attractive and offer great comfort in the heart of Venice. The quiet rooms are air-conditioned, have direct-dial phones, mini bars, televisions, and well-equipped, modern bathrooms. All of the rooms are pleasant, some with views overlooking a small square. What makes this intimate hotel so special is the care provided by its owners, who consider guests like friends visiting their home.