ABOUT TRIP

Are you ready to leave a pizza your heart in Italy? Well, that’s good because we have put together the Italian tour to beat all others! This once-in-a-lifetime adventure awaits those with a thirst for not only Aperols but also for culture, beautiful sunsets, bucket list moments and forming life-long friendships. Jump aboard as we start in the capital Rome - the ultimate place to jump straight into this Italian escapade! Here we’ll discover the Colosseum, the iconic Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain (remember to bring your coins!) and much more. Next, we are off to the birthplace of pizza and no we do not mean dominoes HQ…we’re going to Naples! Here we will get our MasterChef hats on as we go for the best food tour in Naples. We’ll try lots of traditional dishes and maybe even finish it all off with some limoncello - it would be rude not to right? After some more exploring, we’ll make our way south, stopping off at and exploring the ultimate bucket list locations of Italy…Pompeii, Mount Vesuvius AND Herculaneum. Sorrento is our final destination, from here we will visit Capri and Positano - you can’t say we don't spoil you! With stunning sunsets, incredible vibes and amazing views to round up this Italian escape, it’s the perfect place to reminisce on the adventure and plan your group's reunion. No longer is Italy only doable for weekend escapes and honeymoons - join us as we show you Italy in a unique and unforgettable way!

What's Included

  • Meals included
  • Activities
  • Transport
  • Travel Ninja
  • Accomodation

Meals included
7x Breakfasts
1x Dinner
7x Breakfasts 1x Dinner

Activities
Rome walking tour
Colosseum Tour
Entrance to the Roman Forum
Entrance to Palatine Hill
Naples Street Food Tour
Visit Pompeii
Visit to Mount Vesuvius
Herculaneum guided tour
Path of the Gods hike
Visit Positano
Capri Chairlift
Capri Botanical Gardens
Rome walking tour Colosseum Tour Entrance to the Roman Forum Entrance to Palatine Hill Naples Street Food Tour Visit Pompeii Visit to Mount Vesuvius Herculaneum guided tour Path of the Gods hike Visit Positano Capri Chairlift Capri Botanical Gardens

Transport
Trains in and in-between each location
Private transports
Trains in and in-between each location Private transports

Travel Ninja
Your amazing guide! It's like travelling with your best friends & one of them happens to know where they're going!
Your amazing guide! It's like travelling with your best friends & one of them happens to know where they're going!

Accomodation
The accommodation for this trip is a mixture of twin or triple rooms and dormitories.
The accommodation for this trip is a mixture of twin or triple rooms and dormitories.

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A Slice of Italy
8 Days

U$2,295

Location Route Iconrome - sorrento

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Bucket List

Explore the Colosseum
Walk around Pompeii
Naples Food Tour
Path of the Gods Hike
Sorrento's Views
Discover the Trevi Fountain
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Itinerary

Day 1

welcome to italy!!!

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Welcome to Italy! We’re starting in the Capital - Rome - because where would be better to start when you’re exploring the south of this incredible country? Hop off the plane and make your way into the centre of the buzzing city - if it’s your first time in Italy you’re in for a real treat! Spend the day exploring - check out the stunning Vatican City if you fancy ticking off two countries in one day! Now THAT would be an epic way to start the 8 days! Swat up on your Italian ready for the welcome meal this evening with the group! We’ll head over to the Trastevere neighbourhood which just might be the coolest, most colourful district in Rome! We LOVE it there so we can’t wait to show you around on your first evening - and grab a well-deserved Aperol too of course!

Day 2

let's explore rome...

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Today we are going to get our bearings in Rome and tick off some of the bucket list sights in the city! We’ll start with a walking tour because there’s no better way to explore than by foot! We’ll see the iconic Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, the Piazza Venezia & the Pantheon - your cameras better be charged cause there's so many photo opportunities today. After a busy morning, we’ll head over to the main event…The Colosseum! Here we’ll have a tour and learn about the history and how they built such an amazing structure all those years ago. Our tickets will also include entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill which are definitely worth a visit but we won’t judge you if you want to find the closest place to have an ice-cold beer… After a busy day, tonight, we will have a chilled evening before grabbing some dinner!

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Rome Walking Tour, Colosseum Entry and Tour
Rome
Day 3

foodie heaven

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Are you ready for gooood food? Well, that’s great because we are headed to the food capital of the south! Our mouths are watering already. Once we arrive we’re headed straight for a local food walking tour! We’ll try some typical Neapolitan foods like Mozzarella, deep-fried pizza, pasta, babà, limoncello and more - get ready for a taste sensation like no other. We’ll spend the evening however you’d like, Naples has a great nightlife but if you fancy a chilled bar the city has plenty of those too - it’s your time - spend it how you’d like.

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Train from Rome to Naples
Naples Street Food Tour
Day 4

discover pompeii's history

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We’re in for an amazing, historical day today! One of the must-visit spots in Italy is Pompeii which is where we are headed today. We are located perfectly so today’s journey to the site won’t take long! This ancient city *cue Cunk on Earth voice* on the outskirts of Naples was buried under metres of ash after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D and what remains is an amazing insight into the lives of those that once lived there. Luckily we will have the whole day to explore and learn about Pompeii - it’s a day you’ll never forget!

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Transports from Naples to Pompeii
Exploring Pompeii
Day 5

herculaneum and epic views of naples

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Now we have seen Pompeii it would be rude not to discover more about this period. Today we are hiking Mount Vesuvius - yeah baby! It’ll only take us about half an hour to climb up to the top and once we are at the top you’ll have great views over Naples and the stunning sea, endless photo opportunities and of course a cafe for some refreshments too. Then we are off to Herculaneum which is another site affected by the volcanic eruption. It is a lesser-known spot to visit but the preservation here is even more detailed and intimate making it a must-visit location before we travel down to the next spot…Sorrento!! Once we arrive we’ll have a wander around this incredible town overlooking the Bay of Naples, stop for a drink to watch the sunset and then head out for dinner.

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Climbing Mount Vesuvius, Guided visit to Herculaneum, Sorrento Orientation Walk
Private Transfer to Sorrento
Day 6

path of the gods hike!

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The early bird catches the worm so we’re headed out early today to do the Path of the Gods Hike. The earlier the better for today's hike, it’ll be cooler and quieter (aka less chance of being photobombed!) The hike will take around 4 hours but we'll take our time and stop lots for photos and snacks along the way. There’ll be amazing views and even a cute little lemon slushy stop to keep us cool! At the end of the hike, we’ll arrive at Positano where we will relax, grab some lunch and explore a little bit before getting a bus back to Sorrento! It’s been a big day of exploring by foot so this will be a nice relaxing drive back! It’ll also be the perfect time to go through all your photos from the hike today and do a cheeky insta post.

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Positano & Sorrento
Path of the Gods hike and visiting Positano
Day 7

capri, aperols and epic views!

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It’s our final full day on tour - tears all around! Today’s another early start as we hop on the ferry in the morning which takes around an hour. Once we arrive in Capri we’ll be free to roam as we wish! To get up to the piazza and upper town we can walk, jump on board the funicular or catch a bus. We’ll all get the chairlift up to the highest point of the island to make the most of the incredible views and we’ll also explore the Giardini di Augusto, a beautiful botanical garden. It is the perfect way to spend our penultimate day. In the evening we’ll have our final dinner as a group whilst drinking Aperols and eating tiramisu as the sun goes down. What an incredible trip it has been.

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Capri and Sorrento
Visiting Capri, Chairlift & Giardini di Augusto (Botanical Garden)
Day 8

chilled check out!

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It’s time to say Ciao. Today is a chilled check out and if we’re honest we’re not quite ready to say goodbye. If you’re planning on travelling more of Europe your Travel Ninja is on hand with recommendations and to help with onward travel plans. It’s been an amazing 8 days of exploring in Italy. We have eaten like kings, seen the most breathtaking views and had THE most fun! We’ve created memories to last a lifetime and taken enough pics to spam your Instagram for the next 12 months. You’re part of the TruFam now and that’s for life so it’s not goodbye it’s see you later! Or should we say…Pasta la vista baby!

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Where We Stay

rome

We're in Rome!!! This accomodation is perfect for exploring this incredible city. It's close to the metro so navigating the streets and incredible history of Rome will be super easy!

naples

Next up is foodie haven aka Naples! We love it here and our accomodation is perfect for nightlife, exploring and for experiencing Naples' culture.

sorrento

The ultimate way to finish our Italian adventure! We are here in Sorrento and we have this gorgeous view from our accomodation to finish the trip in style! What more could we ask for? (2025 dates will have different accomodation in Sorrento)

FAQs

Where does the trip start & finish?

The trip begins in Rome and ends in the Sorrento area.

Which airport do I need to fly into?

You will need to fly into Rome.

There are two airports you can fly into. Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) or Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA)

 

Is my arrival transfer included or how do I get to the start hostel?

An arrival transfer is not included on this trip. Both airports in Rome have transport links into the city. The closest train stations to the start hostel is Bologna Metro Station or Tiburtina Station which are both a 5 minute walk from the hostel.

What is the closest airport to the end destination?

Naples airport (NAP) is the closest airport to the end destination. From Sorrento, it’s easy to get a direct bus or a train to Naples airport. Your Travel Ninjas will be able to help book these locally.

How do I get back to the start location and is this included in the price? If not, how much is it?

There will be a few options to get back to Rome, which is the start location. These range from bus, train or plane travel!

This is not included in the tour price and the prices will vary depending on which option you go for. Your Travel Ninja will be able to help advise the best options for you.

What kind of accommodation is included on this trip?

The accommodation for this trip is a mixture of twin or triple rooms and dormitories.

The dormitories will be a range of 4-6 beds per dorm and it’s possible that these will be mixed sex. The dorms will be for the exclusive use of TruTravels so you will only ever be sharing with other people on the same tour.

Some of the accommodation will have shared bathrooms, located outside the dorms.

How much is a pre nights accommodation?

Due to the seasonal changes in accommodation prices please contact our sales team info@trutravels.com to get the most accurate price.

Are there any baggage restrictions for this trip?

There is no limit on the baggage allowance - however, you will need to be able to place the luggage in the storage facilities on the train. Often these will be overhead. We recommend bringing a backpack which will be easier to store on the train.

What is the currency?

The currency is euros (EUR).

Do I need a visa?

Starting in late 2024, visitors to Europe will either need a visa or will need to apply for an ETIAS travel authorisation, depending on where you are travelling from. Please check online for the latest updates!

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