Kompas Escorted Tours 2018

015 Day 4, in Florence, Wednesday A morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s splendid Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s intricate bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit the Academy of Fine Arts and see Michelangelo’s David. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a breathtaking view over Florence. The remainder of the day is yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital your own way and at your own pace. (B) Day 5, Florence to Assisi and Rome, Thursday Travel through the rolling landscapes of Tuscany on your way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis . Continue to Rome for dinner and an evening at leisure. (B, D) Day 6, in Rome, Friday A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the timeless Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museums with unforgettable Sistine Chapel and magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica . Then cross the Tiber to visit the Coliseum , ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum . (B, L) Day 7, in Rome, Saturday A day free to explore Rome your way. Your Tour Director will have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to browse through some of the stylish shops and galleries, visit a museum, sightsee, or relax in a sidewalk cafe. Tonight, dinner with your fellow travelers is the perfect way to celebrate your Italian adventure. (B, D) Day 8, Rome to Pompeii and Sorrento, Sunday Departing Rome, travel to Pompeii , a destroyed & buried under ashes and forever preserved by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. After a visit to the haunting site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, continue to Sorrento. Enjoy dinner at your hotel, then a free evening. (B, D) Day 9, in Sorrento, excursion to Capri, Monday Glide across the glistening bay to the beautiful Isle of Capri. Here, you’ll visit the magnificent Gardens of Caesar Augustus and view the famed Faraglioni Rocks. Then there’s time to wander through the winding streets and browse in the elegant boutiques before returning to Sorrento. (B) Day 10, in Sorrento, Tuesday Take in the sights of Sorrento your way with a full free day. You might want to wander through the shops, indulge in a spa treatment, or simply relax &, enjoy the views. Tonight, enjoy dinner in hotel. (B, D) Day 11, depart Naples, Wednesday After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in Naples for your departure flight. (B) Included Features: � First class hotels, rooms with private facilities � Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 6 dinners � Airport arrival and departure transfers � Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach � Professional Tour Director throughout � Luggage handling � Whisper technology enhanced touring � Service charges and hotel taxes Sightseeing Tours Included: � Venice � Florence � Assisi � Rome � Pompeii � Capri Hotels: � Venice: Carlton Hotel (F) � Florence: Starhotels Michelangelo (F)/ Croce di Malta (F) � Rome: Grand Hotel Palatino (F) � Sorrento: Central Hotel (F) TOUR K101 START DATES: END DATES: 01-Apr 11-Apr 15-Apr 25-Apr 29-Apr 09-May 03-Jun 13-Jun 08-Jul 18-Jul 05-Aug 15-Aug 02-Sep 12-Sep 21-Oct 31-Oct 04-Nov 14-Nov PRICES: PER PERSON IN TWIN: $2,915 SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: $879 ITALY Venice Naples Pisa Assisi Florence Rome Sorrento CROATIA AUSTRIA SWITZERLAND GERMANY SLOVENIA FRANCE BOSNIA AND HERCEGOVINA 2 2 3 3