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May 10-20, 2022 

“Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.” – Anna Akhmatova 

Videos produced by Oliver Astrologo and Kath's Films


Every positive thing you've ever heard about Italy is true AND MORE!  The people, the food, the architecture are impossible to compare and make you want to visit again and again and again! 

Your Italian excursion will include Milan, Venice, Florence, Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast (Positano, Sorrento, Praiano, Ravello, Amalfi and Smeraldo Cave), Capri Island, Pompeii and the Eternal City of Rome.  When you return home, you will have truly EXPERIENCED Italy!  


  • Meeting and assistance at at Malpensa International and Fiumicino airports upon group arrival and departures from Italy

  • Guiding, as per program, by licensed English-speaking representative

  • RT airport transfers  (for the group arrival and departure)

  • 12 nights accommodations in 4 & 5 star hotels

    • 2 nights in Venice

    • 2 nights in Rimini

    • 1 night in Florence

    • 3 nights on the Amalfi Coast

    • 2 nights in Rome

  • Welcome reception hosted by Going Places International

  • Farewell dinner hosted by Going Places International

  • Daily breakfast

  • High speed train to Venice

  • Boat transfer to hotel in Venice

  • Optional visit to the Murano Glass Factory in Venice

  • High speed train to Rimini

  • Half day trip to San Marino

  • Half day trip to Miniatura Italia

  • High speed train to Florence

  • Mercedes-chauffeured transportation to Pompeii

  • High speed train transportation Naples-Rome

  • 2-hour guided tour of Pompeii

  • Mercedes-chauffeured tour of Praiano, Amalfi, Conca dei Marini, Ravello and Positano

  • Round trip transportation to ferry dock in Sorrento in Mercedes van

  • Round trip hydrofoil ferry to Capri

  • Taxi from ferry dock to Capri center

  • Funicular ride to the top of Capri Mountain

  • Canoe ride in the Blue Hole

  • Mercedes van transportation to Naples

  • 24 hour Hop On – Hop Off bus in Rome

  • Night tour of the Colosseum in Rome

  • Taxi transportation to Travastere (Rome)​




  • RT airfare U.S. - Italy - U.S.

  • Meals not mentioned

  • Beverages during included meals

  • Gratuities to guides and drivers

  • Personal extras

  • Travel insurance


Maximum availability: 20 guests

Minimum requirement: 12 guests

NOTE:  If minimum number is not met 60 days prior to departure, all monies paid by registered guests will be refunded without penalty.


Packages from $3,990 per person based on double occupancy. ​ Single occupancy please add $1,290 to the package price.

​A $500 non-refundable deposit per person is required to reserve space with minimum monthly payments of $500 per person due on the first of each month following payment of deposit.  Total payment due 60 days prior to departure.

You will receive a complete copy of our company's terms and conditions, with reservation documents.

Going Places International can provide you a quote on RT airfare for your consideration.  You are under no obligation to purchase your airfare through us.

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Looking forward to sharing this amazing experience with you!



Make sure to save room in your suitcase, because Milan is most known for shopping!  We'll visit the largest mall in Milan and the Bull of Vittorio Emanuele II.  We will also have an exclusive tour of Leonardo da Vinci's vineyard.

Overnight: Uptown Palace


Today we'll travel  to  Venice to experience the city of canals and its more than 400 bridges.  It's unique a unique experience that only exists here and offers us amazing photo opportunities.  St. Mark's Square is a must-see and you can optionally visit the Murano glass factory. 

Overnight: Uptown Palace 


Rimini! The largest beach resort on the Adriatic Sea, the city offers nearly ten miles of beaches with private access from our hotel. Here you will relax, relax, relax.  There are also restaurants and nightclubs galore and we want to experience as many of them as we can!


Overnight: Rimini Hotel Sporting

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Included in the package is a day trip to the serene Republic of San Marino, a must-see destination for lovers of history—and for those who enjoy picturesque panoramas. One of the world’s smallest and oldest republics, San Marino technically, isn't Italy, but it is surrounded by Italy’s Emilia-Romagna and Le Marche regions near the Adriatic Sea.



Overnight: Rimini Hotel Sporting

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We arrive in the fashion capital of the world - Milan!  This magnificent city has so much more to offer.  From the Duomo di Milano, a Catholic church, built in 1386 and that holds the title of second-largest cathedral in the world, to a viewing of Da Vinci's Last Supper, our first day will be full of wonder.  This evening we will enjoy a Welcome Reception hosted by Going Places International.


Overnight: Uptown Palace



Spend a leisure day at the beach or hop out to Miniatura Italia - or both!    The venue is a replica of the entire country and the craftsmanship involved is truly impressive.  

You can spend the afternoon strolling the avenues and shopping just like the Italians do!

Overnight: Rimini Hotel Sporting


A comfortable first-class train ride will bring us to Florence, the cradle of The Renaissance.  Its museums, palaces, and churches house some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world.  The Cathedral of Florence began construction n 1296 and took 600 years to complete.  Here's where you'll also want to shop for leather, they have it all! 


Overnight: LHP Hotel River


"Can we just skip

 to the part of my

life where I

         travel the world?"""""



The Amalfi Coast is absolutely magical! We arrive in Naples and head to Pompeii where we will enjoy a tour of the famous ruins with an Italian historian.  We will continue on to Sorrento on the Amalfi coast and enjoy a delightful lunch on the coast.

Overnight: Palazzo Guardati


Today we tour the entire Amalfi Coast in a Mercedes van with a driver/guide who speaks great English.  From Sorrento to Positano, we'll stop along the way and enjoy the magnificent sights the coast has to offer.  A short drive to the top of a mountain in Ravello will take us to lunch in a charming restau-rant with a scenic view.

Overnight: Palazzo Guardati

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DAY 10

A hydrofoil will provide a 20 minute jet ride over to the Island of Capri.  We'll meander the streets of the world-renown island, shop in the boutiques and even take a canoe ride in the Blue Grotto where the water is so blue and clear that it illuminates the tunnel inside.

Overnight: Palazzo Guardati

DAY 11

Rome is FULL of things to see and do, and with your 2-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass, you can enjoy the sites at your leisure.  You won't want to miss Trevi Fountain, the Vatican nor the Forum. We'll enjoy a guided night tour of the famous Colosseum, a truly unique experience! 

Overnight: The Tribune Hotel

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DAY 12

Continue your tour of the city with the Hop-On Hop-Off bus, then take your time enjoying the surrounding neighbor-hoods.  Tonight is

our Farewell Dinner hosted

by Going Places  International. After dinner, we will go to a

jazz club near the famous Spanish Steps.

Overnight: The Tribune Hotel

DAY 13

We have experienced a whirlwind tour of Italy and seen the most famous sites as well as small towns and villages American travelers rarely touch foot upon.  This has been a true Italian adventure and there's no doubt your memories of the people and places are plentiful!  On our way to the airport today to return home.  Arrivaderci!!!


PLEASE NOTE:  The descriptions above give a brief overview of our daily activities.     

There are even more experiences, that are not listed, that you will enjoy during your stay.

Also, remember you are not required to participate in all activities.  It's totally up to you!

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