Project Description

Picturesque Italy and Greece honeymoon

ROME, AMALFI, SANTORINI, ATHENS

Honeymoon in Italy and Greece, two of the top voted countries for honeymooners.
Amalfi, where mountains plunge into the sea in a nail-biting vertical scene of precipitous crags, cliff-clinging abodes and verdant woodland.
Rome, an epic, monumental city, Rome gets under your skin fast.
Even on a short break, you’ll be smitten by its artistic masterpieces and iconic monuments, operatic piazzas and haunting ruins.
Santorini is the essence of a Greek island, where sea meets weather-beaten rock and colors are bold and elemental. Blue-domed chapels stand on hilltops; houses are simple white cubes, sunsets flamboyant orange.

The half-moon island, with its rearing cliffs and dramatic outlooks, is all that remains of a huge volcanic explosion.

Athens, a vibrant and historical city!

The magnificent Acropolis, visible from almost every part of the city, is the hub around which Athens still revolves. This temple city, built in the 5th century BC, serves as a daily reminder to Greeks of their heritage and the city’s many transformations.
The itinerary is flexible, and can be modified to fit your preferences.

DAY 1: ROME
Arrival in Rome. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of day at leisure.
DAY 2: ANCIENT ROME & COLOSSEUM HALF DAY (AFTERNOON WALKING TOUR)
A walk through the heart of Ancient Rome, an area rich with historical memories, where the great epic of Rome began. From Venice Square you will walk up the Capitol Hill from where you will enjoy an incredible view of the Forum. Continuing onwards we will first admire Trajan’s Column with its gorgeous bas-relief sculptures to then walk through the Roman Forum, center of the public life of ancient Rome, until we finally arrive at the Colosseum (visit inside), where, thanks to a preferred entrance ticket, you will skip the entrance line. DURATION OF THE TOUR: approx. 3 hours.
DAY 3: ROME
Day at leisure to enjoy Rome.
An epic, monumental city, Rome gets under your skin fast.
Even on a short break, you’ll be smitten by its artistic masterpieces and iconic monuments, operatic piazzas and haunting ruins. Life is lived to the full here, and the city teems with trattorias and designer restaurants, street-side bars and glam fashion boutiques.
Optional tours available.
DAY 4: ROME / NAPLES / AMALFI
At the indicated time you will be transferred to the train station for your train to Naples. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Amalfi.
DAYS 5 & 6: AMALFI COAST
Free days to explore Amalfi.
Magically suspended between the blue sky and the iridescent colored sea, the Amalfi coast seems to be born from the palette of a painter who wanted to use the warmer color gradients for creating a landscape that enchants the visitor at the first shot, giving thrilling experience and such evocative view to doubt, for a moment, it is real.
Optional tours available.
DAY 7: AMALFI / NAPLES/ SANTORINI
Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time you will be transferred to the airport of Naples for your flight to Santorini. Upon arrival on the island, you will be transferred to your hotel.
DAY 8: SANTORINI SEMI PRIVATE CATAMARAN CRUISE
Today, you will do a 5 hour semi-private catamaran cruise along the caldera. Sail by the volcano, swim in the hot springs, visit secluded beaches and more. Includes BBQ meal and local wine.
DAY 9: SANTORINI
Day at leisure to enjoy the sun, the unforgettable view and the most romantic sunset in the world. Santorini is the essence of a Greek island, where sea meets weather-beaten rock and colors are bold and elemental. Blue-domed chapels stand on hilltops; houses are simple white cubes, sunsets flamboyant orange. The half-moon island, with its rearing cliffs and dramatic outlooks, is all that remains of a huge volcanic explosion. Inland, fertile soils provide a softer landscape of silvery olive trees, fields of tomatoes and neatly pegged vineyards that produce sweet amber-colored wine.
DAY 10: SANTORINI / ATHENS
Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Athens. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
DAY 11: ATHENS HIGHLIGHTS MYTHOLOGY TOUR
Start your tour at the magnificent Temple of Olympian Zeus which was, and still is, the unofficial entry point to Athens and the mythological start of this glorious city.
From there, your English-speaking guide will take you all the way to the Theater of Dionysus and the Acropolis to visit the Temple of Athena Nike, the Temple of Erechtheion, the Propylaia and of course, the marvelous Parthenon.
It is here that the most famous ancient myths come to life, stories about Gods and Heroes, such as almighty Zeus, Athena, Goddess of Wisdom and protector of Athens, Poseidon, God of the Sea, Dionysus, God of Wine and many more. But what’s even more intriguing is that you’ll also find out what truths hide behind these myths and why the Ancient Greeks created them.
Your tour back in time continues to the Ancient Agora. It is here that democracy was born and where great philosophers such as Socrates spoke about global truths. Here you’ll have a rare chance to see the Hephaisteion, the most perfectly preserved of Greece’s temples and one shared between Athena and the God of the forge, Hephaestus. You ‘ll hear more mythical stories about Theseus and the Minotaur, the jealous wife of Zeus, Hera and Aphrodite, Goddess of love and beauty.
This walk will also help you figure out how this city was created and how it rose to become one of the greatest cities of the old world, how Athens managed to create such a reputation and such monuments that are still immortal and legendary. Just like their Gods.
DAY 12: ATHENS / AIRPORT
Breakfast at the hotel. According to your departure flight, you will be transferred to the airport.

Inclusions

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Rome (Italy)
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Amalfi coast (Italy)
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Santorini island (Greece)
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Athens (Greece)
  • Ancient Rome & Colosseum half day (Afternoon walking tour)
  • Santorini semi private catamaran sunset cruise
  • Athens Highlights Mythology small group tour
  • Train tickets Rome to Naples
  • Air tickets Naples to Santorini
  • Air tickets Santorini to Athens
  • All transfers as mentioned
  • Daily breakfast
  • 24 hour assistance phone number
  • All taxes except hotel overnight tax

Exclusions

  • Travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

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