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Central Italy


8 Days / 7 Nights

Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Positano, Capri, Pompeii, Florence & Pisa

Guided tours of Central Italy by Adventures by Disney delve into the beauty of Sorrento and the history of Florence. Journey to the island of Capri and wind your way along the captivating Amalfi coast. Travel to Pompeii, a city frozen in time from a volcano that erupted nearly 1,930 years ago. Learn to make authentic Italian pizza. It's an experience for all ages!

Trip Highlights Include:

  • Private Boat to Island of Capri

    On a day trip to the Island of Capri, cruise around the isle on a private boat and swim in the Mediterranean waters. It's an afternoon in paradise.

  • Agriturismo La Galatea Farm

    At the Agriturismo La Galatea farm, learn how to press olives for olive oil, make mozzarella cheese and harvest fruit. Afterwards, enjoy a private pizza-making session with the chefs.

  • Gallery of the Accademia di Belle Arti

    Enjoy reserved entry into the Gallery of the Accademia di Belle Arti—home to Michelangelo's David since 1873, as well as a number of Gothic and High Renaissance Florentine paintings.

  • Pompeii Tours

    Visit the town that's literally frozen in time! Learn from a local expert how Mt. Vesuvius' volcanic explosion preserved remnants of this ancient civilization. Walk through the petrified streets, houses and amphitheaters.

  • Lucca Bike Ride

    Bike the peaceful, tree-lined paths atop Lucca's Renaissance era walls and enjoy the unforgettable scenery of the Tuscan countryside.

Adventure Dates

  • 2017
    • May 21-May 28, 2017
    • June 4-June 11, 2017
    • June 14-June 21, 2017
    • June 27-July 4, 2017
    • July 5-July 12, 2017
    • July 16-July 23, 2017
    • July 26-Aug 2, 2017*
    • Aug 6-Aug 13, 2017
    • Sep 28-Oct 5, 2017

*= Guaranteed Departure

Adventure Daily Itinerary

Day One

ARRIVE IN NAPLES

After collecting your luggage and clearing customs at the Naples International Airport, proceed to the arrivals hall. Be met by an Adventures by Disney representative and escorted to the vehicle that will whisk you away to your hotel.

Guests arriving via train will be met by a representative at the station. Relax as the driver assists you with your luggage and transports you to your hotel.

CHECK INTO YOUR HOTEL

Benvenuti! Your Adventure Guides welcome you and check you into the Grand Hotel La Favorita, a stylish hotel in bellissimo Sorrento featuring a splendid Mediterranean garden and impeccable accommodations. Perched on the hilltop, this hotel boasts a spectacular view of the Bay of Naples.

ON YOUR OWN IN NAPLES

Spend the afternoon exploring Naples—a center of art, culture and architecture since the second millennium B.C. Delight in beautiful frescoes and statues at the Naples Cathedral. Explore the museum and library at the Royal Palace and discover history as it's revealed through the palace's remarkable art and furnishings. As you walk down the streets of Naples, view historic statues and monuments. Browse through delightful shops, galleries and eateries featuring the internationally famous flavors of Naples. Ask one of your Adventure Guides for lunch recommendations and choose a restaurant that accommodates your family's tastes.

WELCOME RECEPTION AND BUFFET DINNER

Meet your fellow Adventurers at a special reception followed by a delicious buffet dinner made from fresh, local products—the first of many mouthwatering Italian feasts!

Meal Included: Dinner

* Depending upon departure date, Guests stay at either Hilton Sorrento Palace or Hotel Europa.

 


Day Two

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

Begin your day with a delicious breakfast and get ready for the journey ahead.

JOURNEY TO POSITANO

Travel by private motor coach to Positano as a local expert shares the history and mythology of the area. Then, walk into a picture postcard! Delight in this magical fishing town layered up the sloping hillside above the pebbled beaches of the sparkling blue Mediterranean. It's no wonder it's one of the most photographed places in the world!

ON YOUR OWN IN POSITANO

Walk along the picturesque shore or go shopping for treasures including art, designer ceramics, beachwear and chocolates.

PRIVATE BOAT TO AMALFI

Hop aboard a private boat and tour the Amalfi Coast from the ocean. This unforgettable cruise is exclusive to Adventures by Disney Guests.

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

Ask your Adventure Guides for tips to find the perfect Italian meal for your family. As you relish each bite of your scrumptious lunch, take a moment to look around you—you're now living la dolce vita!

PIZZA-MAKING AT AGRITURISMO 'LA GALATEA' FARM VISIT

On your way back to Sorrento, make a stop at this idyllic farm with a variety of flourishing crops. Learn from the chef how to make delicious pizza from scratch—and work up an appetite for an amazing dinner that's soon to follow!

DINNER AT LA GALATEA AND TARANTELLA DANCE PERFORMANCE

Dine on the delicious pizzas you made during the pizza-making activity along with fresh fare from La Galatea farm. Then, enjoy a traditional Italian dance presentation that showcases the vibrant Mediterranean culture.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

 


Day Three

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before you head out for Capri.

FERRY RIDE AND CAPRI WALKING TOUR

Journey to this legendary isle that has captured the imagination of generations. Climb aboard the funicular in Marina Grande and ride to the top of Capri's highest hill. Stroll through the designer boutiques at the heart of town on a guided walking tour—and visit the nearby crumbling ruins. Venture on your own and see the wonders of this island made of limestone and sandstone rock. All the while, dazzling cliff-top views take your breath away!

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

Seafood doesn't get much fresher than this. Enjoy a meal with your family at one of the many great lunch spots, some with spectacular views. Your Adventure Guides will be happy to make suggestions, whether you're looking for a quick bite or a leisurely meal.

PRIVATE CAPRI CRUISE AND MEDITERRANEAN SWIM

Explore the stunning coastline on a private cruise around this enchanted island—and take a dip in sapphire blue waters. Since the Roman Empire, Capri has been a glamorous getaway for statesmen and celebrities alike. It's an afternoon in paradise!

DINNER IN SORRENTO ON YOUR OWN

After a ferry ride back to Sorrento, dinner is yours to enjoy! Explore the charm of this small town and dine in one of its many terraced restaurants overlooking the Bay of Naples. Be sure to ask your Adventure Guides for dining suggestions.

Meals Included: Breakfast

 


Day Four

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

Start your day with a delightful breakfast before heading out to Pompeii.

TOUR POMPEII WITH A PRIVATE GUIDE

Journey to a town that's trapped in time! Take a privately guided tour through the remnants of the streets, houses and amphitheaters of yesteryear—and learn from a local expert how Mt. Vesuvius' volcanic explosion preserved remnants of this ancient civilization.

TRAVEL TO FLORENCE

Take a motor coach to Naples and get an ITALO lunch box at the train station for the trip ahead. Then, board the ITALO high-speed bullet train and enjoy a first-class ride to the breathtaking city of Florence.

CHECK-IN AND DINNER AT THE HOTEL BERNINI PALACE

Luxuriate in the cultural heart of Florence in this restored 15th-century palace, filled with charming, sophisticated rooms and beautiful antiques. Guests will enjoy a bountiful, Tuscan-inspired dinner in the Sala Parlamento room, with its magnificent frescoed ceilings.

Or…

CHECK-IN AND DINNER AT BRUNELLESCHI HOTEL FLORENCE*

Located in the historic Renaissance area of Florence, this boutique luxury hotel was created within a restored 6th-century Byzantine tower and boasts wonderful amenities. Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner in one of their restaurants.

JUNIOR ADVENTURER MOVIE NIGHT

Following dinner, Adults can indulge in some time on their own as Junior Adventurers enjoy a special dessert and watch a classic Disney movie.

*Itinerary depends on travel date.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 


 

Day Five

BREAKFAST AND PRIVATELY GUIDED WALKING TOUR

After breakfast at the hotel, a local expert will show you the timeless treasures of the Renaissance on a guided walk through Florence. Marvel at Michelangelo's David at the Galleria dell'Accademia and explore Florence's Gothic cathedral, the Duomo, named in honor of Santa Maria del Fiore—one of the most magnificent churches in all of Italy with its iconic dome designed by the renowned sculptor Filippo Brunelleschi. See other highlights of this classic city including the Basilica, Baptistry and Ponte Vecchio.

LUNCH AT CASA TOSCANA

Take a midday break from your explorations and sit down to a delicious lunch at Casa Toscana, located near the Piazza di Santa.

PRIVATELY GUIDED TOUR OF THE UFFIZI GALLERY

Take a fascinating guided tour of one of the world's greatest art collections—which includes works by great Italian masters such as Michelangelo, Botticelli and Leonardo Da Vinci. While adults tour the magnificent collection, Junior Adventurers can join the Adventure Guides for an art detective game that is sure to engage young imaginations.

FLORENCE AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Enjoy the late afternoon and enchanting evening as you wish in this remarkable city, filled with beauty, history and romance. Ask your Adventure Guides for a dinner recommendation.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

 


 

Day Six

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

Enjoy a tasty breakfast before you begin today's adventures.

BIKE RIDE ATOP THE MEDIEVAL WALLS OF LUCCA

Bike on wide paths atop walls that successfully protected Lucca for over 2,000 years. Gaze upon the unforgettable scenery of Lucca's old town as you pedal under the centuries-old trees.

PRIVATELY GUIDED WALKING TOUR OF LUCCA

Explore the fascinating town of Lucca with a local expert. Walk the narrow streets and be awestruck by the spectacular medieval buildings as well as by the architecture that speaks to its more ancient past.

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN IN LUCCA

Enjoy a leisurely lunch in this tranquil city. Ask your Adventure Guides for a recommendation.

VISIT PISA

En route to Florence, make a brief stop in Pisa. Explore the Piazza del Miracoli—"Square of Miracles"—a walled square of architectural wonder that houses the Cathedral, the Baptistry and the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Stroll the grounds and marvel at the medieval art, and then take a guided tour of the Baptistry.

EXPLORE FLORENCE AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Continue your exploration of this this exquisite city, known as "the birthplace of the Renaissance." With so many beautiful sites and attractions, you have a wealth of choices. Ask your Adventure Guides for recommendations for activities and also for the best place for you and your family to enjoy a delicious dinner.

Meals Included: Breakfast


 

Day Seven

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

Begin your day with a filling breakfast and then begin your journey to Siena and Florence.

EXCURSION TO SIENA

Explore this capital city brimming with well-preserved medieval architecture and art on a privately guided tour. Travel through time to the main square, which is famous for its annual Palio horse race, dating back over 400 years. Visit the celebrated main cathedral, known as the Duomo. And enjoy exclusive entry to the Eagle Contrada Museum where you can discover the memorabilia, trophies, furniture and artwork that tell the story of the Eagle subdivision of this historic city.

LUNCH IN SIENA

Join your fellow Adventurers for lunch at Ristorante La Finestra and be engulfed in the atmosphere of its medieval rooms while enjoying traditional Tuscan specialties.

WINE TASTING AT A TUSCAN FARM

Spend time at Fattoria Poggio Alloro, an authentic Tuscan farm that has raised animals and made exclusive wine and olive oil for generations. Savor a wine-tasting experience with wine expert Sarah Fiorini. While you're educating your palate with these Tuscan delights, Junior Adventurers can enjoy a tasting of their own—Italian soda and cookies! Plus, they can visit with the farm animals.

FAREWELL DINNER IN FLORENCE

Toast to the magnificent Mediterranean adventure you've shared with your family and newfound friends at an elegant dinner held at Terrazza Brunelleschi in the Grand Hotel Baglioni. Located in the heart of this Renaissance city, Terrazza Brunelleschi is surrounded by the twinkling lights of Florence and features spectacular nighttime views of the Duomo and Tower of Palazzo Vecchio. With irresistible Italian dishes and a few Disney surprises, this party celebrates the adventure of a lifetime.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

 


Day Eight

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

Bid farewell to your fellow Adventurers, and enjoy one last meal in Florence.

TRANSFER TO AIRPORT OR TRAIN STATION

Relax and enjoy your final moments in Italy as your Adventures Guides handle your luggage. Board pre-arranged transportation to the Florence airport or train station. And say arrivederci to your fellow Adventurers until you return again!

Meals Included: Breakfast