Southern Italy and the Amalfi Coast

  • Discover the hidden gems of Southern Italy on this 10-day journey that was inspired by a National Geographic Traveler article
  • Stay in three beautiful, unique, and historic hotels

Extension Details



Pre-Trip, 4 Days

Delve into Rome's rich cultural legacy on an extension that focuses on the city's ancient wonders. Explore the Pantheon, the beautiful Trevi Fountain, and browse historic works at the Vatican Museums.

Itinerary - 4 Days

Days 1 & 2 — U.S./Rome, Italy

Depart the U.S. for Rome and arrive the following morning. After settling in to our hotel in the heart of the city, head into Vatican City to visit massive St. Peter's Basilica. Within its walls are the priceless works of Renaissance and Baroque masters, including Raphael, Michelangelo, and Bernini. Enjoy a guided visit to the Vatican Museums, highlighted by the breathtaking Sistine Chapel. Later this evening gather for a welcome dinner.

Day 3 — Rome

We start the day with a morning walking tour encompassing some of Rome's most iconic monuments, including the Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the magnificent Trevi Fountain. After time for lunch on your own, we continue or exploration of Rome as we stroll through the ancient Forum and visit the Colosseum.

Day 4 — Rome/Bari

This morning transfer to the airport for our flight to Bari, where we will join the main expedition. (Note: This is Day 2 of the Southern Italy and Amalfi Coast expedition.)