WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. — Perillo Tours, the leading operator of escorted journeys to Italy, offers the best of Rome and the Amalfi coast in a nine-day adventure, with three nights in Rome and three nights on the sunny Amalfi coast. Spend three days exploring iconic sights of Imperial and spiritual Rome, including the Roman Forum, the Circus Maximus and the Coliseum, as well as the Vatican Museums with their ancient Greek sculptures, medieval tapestries and Renaissance paintings; the Sistine Chapel with Michelangelo’s masterpiece ceiling, and St. Peter’s, home to his Pieta. A gala dinner party tops off the last evening in Rome, with flowing wine and dancing to live music.
On the way to Amalfi, the tour stops in Pompeii to see the village preserved in ash and lava after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius 2,000 years ago. In Amalfi, days are spent with leisurely sails to Positano, perched on a cliff swooping to the Mediterranean, and Sorrento, backed by Mt. Vesuvius. Also on the itinerary is Paestum, whose white marble temples evoke Italy’s Greek past, and a visit to a mozzarella factory and a local winery. Set sail again for Capri and its famous Blue Grotto. For the last night in Amalfi, gather new friends and head out for a pizza, first invented here.
The tour leaves plenty of free time for your own discoveries. Land prices start at $3,490 per person, double occupancy, with stays at Steve Perillo’s deluxe Rose Garden Palace Hotel in Rome and the historic Hotel Luna Convento in Amalfi. A hearty buffet breakfast starts each day, and three lunches and three dinners include wine, beer and soft drinks. Also included are the vineyard tour and wine tasting, professional tour directors, local guides, transfers, baggage handling and hotel taxes and tips. Not included is roundtrip U.S.-Rome/Naples-U.S. airfare.
Perillo Tours (www.perillotours.com), a family-run business for more than 64 years, offers the best all-inclusive vacation values available including fully escorted tours to Italy, Hawaii and Israel. Perillo Tours provides first-class and deluxe hotels, and experienced, knowledgeable tour guides. All tours include transfers, baggage handling, American-style breakfasts, tips, taxes, and dinners with complimentary wines and mineral water.
For more information or reservations, call your travel agent, Perillo at 1-800-431-1515 or visit online at www.Perillotours.com .
NEWS SOURCE: Perillo Tours
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