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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: International Flight Day, Arriving in Italy the next day.

Stop At: John F. Kennedy International Airport, Queens, NY 11430, USA
Choose your home departure city. Airfare is not included.
Duration: 16 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Milan Airport Arrival

Stop At: Malpensa Airport, 21010 Ferno, VA, Italy
Meet our representative outside the secure area of the airport for your included private transfer to your Milan hotel. They will be holding a bright yellow "STORY Land & Sea" placard.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Duomo di Milano, Piazza del Duomo, 20122 Milano MI, Italy
Private Guided Walking Tour of Milan including the cathedral and a viewing of the Last Supper.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: 3 course authentic WELCOME DINNER at one of our wonderful Italian restaurants.
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotel for 2 Nights, Sina De La Ville or Similar

Day 3: Lake Como and Bellagio from Milan

Stop At: bellagio, SP583, 67, 22025 Lezzeno CO, Italy
Transfer to Como, Tour of Como, 2 hour small group cruise around Lake Como, Trip to the seaside tour of Bellagio, Transfer back to Milan.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotel for 2 Nights, Sina De La Ville or Similar


Day 4: To Venice

Stop At: Stazione Centrale - Gall. Delle Carrozze, buil, Piazza Duca D'aosta, 20100 Milano MI, Italy
Included transfer to the Milan Centrale Train Station, High Speed Train tickets to Venice.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Orientation Walkabout with your SAVVY Adventure Leader. You will be exploring the historic, picturesque streets, squares, alleys, and canals which make Venice one of the most photographed cities in all the world while learning where the best ATM's, restaurants and sites of interest are located near your hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 2 Nights 3-4* Hotel on San Marco, Hotel Kette or Similar

Day 5: Venice Immersion

Stop At: Calle Fiubera San Marco 801, 30124 Venice Italy
Private guided tour with admissions from our Expert Local guide of: Skip-the-Line access to St. Mark's Basilica

Doge's Palace

Campanile (Clock Tower)

Bridge of Sighs

New Prisons
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Grand Canal, 30124 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
Included Gondola Ride with Serenade through the beautiful canals of Venice.
Duration: 35 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: Welcome to Venice 3 Course Dinner
Accommodation included: 2 Nights 3-4* Hotel on San Marco, Hotel Kette or Similar


Day 6: To Florence

Stop At: Murano Glass Company, Fondamenta Riva Longa 52-53, 30100 Murano VE, Italy
3 Island tour from Venice - Murano, Burano and Torcello
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia, Fondamenta Santa Lucia, 30121 Venice Italy
Included water transfer to the train station for your reserved seats to Florence on the fast train.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Florence, Florence, Tuscany
Arrive at the Santa Maria Novella train station in Florence, we enjoy a short walk to our hotel while we explore the city. Check-in and freshen up until your included Orientation Walkabout with your SAVVY Adventure Leader.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: Enjoy this included Florence Welcome Dinner at one of our restaurants in Florence.
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotels, Hotel Rossa 23 or Similar, 3 Nights

Day 7: Florence Immersion

Stop At: Galleria dell'Accademia, Via Ricasoli, 58/60, 50122, Florence Italy
Fast-track Skip-the-Line entrance ticket and access to the Accademia Gallery to view Michelangelo's four large unfinished sculptures of "the Slaves" and his 17-foot magnificent white marble masterpiece statue, "the David".

Florence Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Florence's Duomo), from where Brunelleschi's dome dominates the skyline of Florence and never ceases to impress.

Walk through the heart of the Renaissance Civic and Political Center

View the ancient statues, glorious fountains, the exterior of the famed Uffizi Gallery, the Piazza degli Uffizi, the Piazza della Signoria, and the Medieval Palazzo Vecchio

Church of Orsanmichele, where you'll admire crafted statues by famed artists such as Donatello, Ghiberti, and Verrocchio

Piazza della Repubblica, once the Ancient Forum, which is now a popular meeting place for famous writers, artists, and locals.

The tour will end about noon at Lungarno, facing the popular, unique, and world-famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge, which stretches across the Arno River.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotels, Hotel Rossa 23 or Similar, 3 Nights


Day 8: Florence at Leisure

Stop At: Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Della Repubblica, Florence Italy
Enjoy a day at leisure exploring Florence. We have many optional excursions you can chose from!
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotels, Hotel Rossa 23 or Similar, 3 Nights


Day 9: Florence to Rome

Stop At: Stazione di Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Piazza della Stazione 1, 50123, Florence Italy
Take the short walk to the train station for your included fast train journey to Rome.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Rome, Rome, Lazio
Upon arrival to Rome we transfer to our Rome 'City Center' Hotel to freshen up before our Orientation Walkabout.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy
Rome Historic Treasures and Fountains Tour - You'll enjoy your guided tour with English-speaking guide of the important historical architectural sites in Rome: the Piazza Navona, the Fountain of the Four Rivers, the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and the Spanish Steps. As an added treat on this late afternoon tour, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious, yummy Italian Gelato.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: Included Rome Welcome Dinner at our favorite off-the-beaten-path spot around the corner from the Pantheon.
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotel Abruzzi or Similar, 3 Nights

Day 10: Vatican City

Stop At: Piazza San Pietro, 00120 Vatican City Italy
Admission and Guided Tour to St. Peter's Basilica: By design, we enjoy early admission around 8:15 am to avoid the large cruise and large tour groups that arrive later in the morning. SPECIAL ACCESS: Enjoy Skip-the-Line special access with Admission Included.

Admission and Guided Tour of the Sistine Chapel: You will find inside the chapel The Last Judgment painting by Michelangelo, which he painted during the years 1535 to 1541. The work, designed on a grand scale, spans the entire wall behind the Sistine Chapel altar.

Admission and Guided Tour of the Vatican City Museums: The Museums boast some of the most impressive tapestries and other works of art and sculpture found in the world.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotel Abruzzi or Similar, 3 Nights


Day 11: Imperial Rome

Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy
Your PRIVATE guided tour will include:

Admission and Guided Tour of the Colosseum: Heart of The Empire. Enjoy Skip-the-Line entrance with Story Land & Sea® with no waiting in lines.

Admission and Guided Tour of the Roman Forum ~ We walk through the archaeological dig for unique perspectives of the Old Town Center of Rome, Palatine Hill, Capitoline Hill, Caesar's Palace, Curia or the Senate House, Temple of the Vestal Virgins, and the Triumphant Arches.

Our local guide expertly shares her knowledge of Rome through the ages: We take in all Rome has to offer from both a historical and modern perspective. Enjoy this morning trek as we witness the modernity of Rome intertwined with antiquity. We take in the Jewish Ghetto on our way to the Roman Forum.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotel Abruzzi or Similar, 3 Nights


Day 12: Rome to Sorrento

Stop At: Stazione Roma Termini, Piazza dei Cinquecento 1, 00185 Rome Italy
After breakfast, meet our representative for your included transfer to the train station for your included fast train tickets to Naples.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Pompeii Archaeological Park, Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri), 80045 Pompeii Italy
Private Guided Walking Tour of Pompeii:

Upon arrival at the Naples train station, you will be met by our Italian representative and driven to the Ruins of Pompeii to visit this historic site with included entrance and professional English speaking guide.

Pompeii was destroyed and its inhabitants killed when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in the year 79 A.D. The ancient city was “lost” for more than 1,500 years, buried under 13 - 20 feet of ash and pumice. In 1997 the Ruins of Pompeii was designated an official UNESCO World Heritage site, and holds an intense fascination for travelers from around the world.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner: Our favorite restaurant in all of Italy awaits you tonight in Sorrento with included round trip transfer!
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotel Minerva Sorrento or Similar, 3 Nights

Day 13: Amalfi Coast Exploration

Stop At: Positano, Via S. Pietro, 1, 21040 Sumirago VA, Italy
Enjoy Visits to Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello in an air-conditioned mini-van, which we believe is the "ideal" vehicle for experiencing the spectacular scenery along the breath-taking Amalfi Coast Highway. After your visit and time in Ravello, you will have one final opportunity to absorb and savor the beautiful exquisite coastal landscapes on your one-hour return drive along the Amalfi Coast Highway. Expect to arrive back in Sorrento between 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotel Minerva Sorrento or Similar, 3 Nights


Day 14: Isle of Capri

Stop At: Ristorante Pizzeria Capri, Viale Armando Diaz, 42, 21052 Busto Arsizio VA, Italy
Today you will enjoy a full-day trip to the magical, fascinating isle of Capri. You'll begin your morning with an included breakfast at your hotel. You will walk or transfer independently by taxi to the Sorrento port, where you will board your boat for your included trip with SAVVY to the fabled and beautiful Mediterranean island of Capri.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 3-4* Hotel Minerva Sorrento or Similar, 3 Nights


Day 15: Departure Day

Stop At: Naples Airport, 160 Aviation Dr N, Naples, FL 34104, USA
Farewell Italy! Board your included transfer to the Naples airport this morning for your flight back to the US.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.