|Date||Location||Notes / CME Details|
|September 8th||Hotel Imperiale, Rome|
|September 9th||Hotel Imperiale, Rome||3:00 PM – 5:30 PM|
|September 10th||Hotel Imperiale, Rome||3:00 PM – 7:00 PM|
|September 11th|| Hotel Raito, Vietri sul Mare ||4:30 PM – 7:00 PM|
|September 12th|| Hotel Raito, Vietri sul Mare ||4:00 PM – 7:00 PM|
|September 13th|| Hotel Raito, Vietri sul Mare ||5:00 PM – 7:00 PM|
|September 14th|| Hotel Raito, Vietri sul Mare |
|September 15th|| Hotel Raito, Vietri sul Mare ||5:00 PM – 6:45 PM|
Day 1: Rome, Italy - Tour Begins: September 8, 2021
Your tour opens in the “Eternal City” of Rome! Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner featuring wines and local delicacies. Your home for the next 3 nights is the Hotel Imperiale. Today dinner will be included.
Day 2: Rome – Optional Excursion: September 9, 2021
On a locally guided tour of Classical Rome, walk over cobblestone streets and weathered passageways to discover famous sights such as the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. Recount the rich history of the Colosseum on an in-depth visit with a guide, walking in the footsteps of former gladiators and attendees. This afternoon, partake in your first CME Session. The evening is yours. Perhaps you will join an optional dinner in a popular restaurant, where you'll indulge in a hearty meal accompanied by wine and local entertainment. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 3: Rome - Optional Excursion: September 10, 2021
Make the most of a free day in Italy’s capital city. Perhaps you will join an optional tour in the morning to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica, taking in world-renowned wonders such as the Sistine Chapel and Michelangelo’s mural of the Last Judgment. In the afternoon, consider strolling through the Borghese Gardens for views of the city’s skyline or meander through Rome’s bohemian Trastevere district. This afternoon, partake in a CME learning session. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 4: Rome - Montecassino - Amalfi Coast: September 11, 2021
Journey to the Amalfi Coast, an iconic coastline of rocky beaches and towering cliffs. En route, make a stop at the Benedictine monastery of Montecassino, perched on a mountaintop that played a pivotal role in World War II. Discover its history while exploring the monastery’s ornate chapel, courtyards, and museum. In the afternoon, settle into the Amalfi Coast. Your home for the next 5 nights is the Hotel Raito. Before dinner, join in a CME learning session. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 5: Amalfi Coast - Amalfi - Minori - Amalfi Coast: September 12, 2021
Drive along the stunning Amalfi Coast, pausing for a peek of Positano with its pastel-coloured houses and pebbly beaches. Spend time in the town of Amalfi. A former trading hub, Amalfi is now a quiet coastal town of historic landmarks and a black-and-white marble cathedral. Explore on your own before continuing to Minori, where you’ll get to sample local specialties at a family-owned limoncello factory. Savour a traditional Italian afternoon break at a local café and pastry shop. Arrive back at your hotel and join in a CME learning session before an evening at leisure. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 6: Amalfi Coast - Sorrento - Farmhouse lunch - Amalfi Coast: September 13, 2021
Begin your day exploring the popular and charming resort town of Sorrento. Wander through the narrow streets of the city centre, perhaps exploring the peaceful courtyard of St. Francis Church or sampling some gelato made with local lemons. Visit a local farm and see how traditional mozzarella cheese is made by hand. Get a taste of the product at a farm-to-table lunch before returning to your hotel in the late afternoon for a CME learning session. Today breakfast and lunch will be included.
Day 7: Amalfi Coast - Optional Excursion: September 14, 2021
Enjoy a day at leisure to take in the relaxing beauty of the Amalfi Coast. Perhaps you will embark on an optional boat trip (weather permitting) to the Mediterranean isle of Capri, where you’ll enjoy a locally guided tour with lunch before setting out on your own adventure. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 8: Amalfi Coast - Pompeii - Winery - Amalfi Coast: September 15, 2021
Experience the excavated ruins of Pompeii at the foothills of Mount Vesuvius. On an in-depth historical tour with a local guide, see the eerily preserved buildings of this 2,000-year-old Roman town. At the foot of Mount Vesuvius, stop at a local winery to savour the famous Lacryma Christi wines and enjoy a typical Neapolitan lunch. After your final CME learning session, join your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner and bid salute to the end of your Italian getaway. Today breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.
Day 9: Amalfi Coast - Tour Ends: September 16, 2021
Your tour comes to a close today. Today breakfast will be included.