10 Day Rome & Abruzzo (The Eternal City and the land between mountains and sea)

3 Rome, 4 Abruzzo & 2 Sulmona
9 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • 9 nights accommodation as follows:
  • 3 nights at 5 Stars hotel, Rome
  • 4 nights at 5 Stars hotel, Abruzzo
  • 2 nights at 5 Stars hotel, Sulmona
  • Airport transfer by our local tour manager, board the coach and transfer to your hotel
  • Meals: 9 Breakfast, 3 Lunch, 1 picnic lunch, 6 Dinner
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Arrive Rome

  • Upon arrival at Rome airport, be met by our local tour manager, board the coach and transfer to your hotel located in the city centre. Check in your rooms and have some time to relax before a welcome drink with your tour manager for an orientation briefing. Then, transfer to a restaurant for a welcome dinner.
  • Overnight Rome.
  • Meal: Dinner
DAY 2: Rome City Tour

  • In the morning, you will be visiting the Vatican with Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided walking tour of the most famous squares, fountains and palaces of the baroque art (Spanish Steps,Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, etc.). At the end of the tour, return to the hotel by private coach and enjoy a free evening and dinner.
  • Overnight Rome.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3: Rome City Tour

  • Breakfast in hotel. This morning get ready for a guided tour of the Ancient Rome: Colosseum (skip-the-line tickets included), Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, etc. Enjoy a free afternoon and evening.
  • Overnight Rome.
  • Meal: Breakfast
DAY 4: Rome to Abruzzo – Civitella del Tronto

  • After breakfast board the coach and transfer to Abruzzo. Crossing the Apennines, you will stop at the tiny village of Castelli famous for maiolica ware ceramics, where you will visit some artisans using traditional techniques. After an independent lunch you will arrive at the village of Civitella del Tronto - which will be your base for the next 2 nights. A private visit of the fortress has been arranged.
  • There is time to stroll through the village before a welcome to Abruzzo dinner.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 5: Civitella del Tronto with Truffle Hunting and Olive Oil

  • This morning you will discover more of Civitella del Trontos history. Then enjoy a private truffle hunt with local hunters. A truffle degustation lunch will follow. In the afternoon you will meet a local olive oil producer to learn all about the extra virgin and olive oils and taste his prized extra virgin olive oil. Return to your accommodation and enjoy a free evening.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6: Adriatic Coast – San Vito – Majella National Park

  • Head to the Adriatic coast and stop for a coffee or a gelato at the seaside town of San Vito Chietino. Visit a Benedictine Abbey and admire the view over the Adriatic coast and the Gulf of Venus. After a seafood lunch in a panoramic local restaurant, you will head towards the Majella National Park where you will take a stroll along a mountain path with a spectacular view of the Adriatic coastline. Enjoy a welcome drink at your nearby boutique accommodation.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 7: Palombaro – Fara San Martino – Benedictine Monastery

  • Today go on an excursion to some important sites in the eastern Apennines. Firstly visit the village of Palombaro. Then enjoy a short walk to Fara San Martino in the Majella National Park and visit a 9th century Benedictine monastery. During the excursion you will have lunch in a local trattoria with traditional dishes.
  • Drive back to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8: Sulmona

  • This morning transfer to Sulmona and visit the city center. Then there is time to sample the specialties of Sulmona as we visit Confetti producers. Dinner at a local restaurant tonight and overnight Sulmona.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 9: Rocca Calascio and Santo Stefano di Sessanio

  • Today visit the medieval castle of Rocca Calascio, in the Gran Sasso National Park. Weather permitting, enjoy a picnic lunch with some local specialties paired with local wines, otherwise lunch will be served in a nearby restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit in the medieval village of Santo Stefano di Sessanio. Here you will also enjoy a farewell medieval dinner. Return to the hotel in Sulmona and overnight.
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 10: Sulmona – Rome and departure

  • This morning transfer to Rome airport for your return flight.
  • Meal: Breeakfast

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Notes :
  • This itinerary for groups minimum 10 hotel rooms and more for inquiries, please email us at res2@right-travel.com or call us at 973-636-6660 Ext 201
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. 
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. 
Not Included
  • International airfare to be provided upon request
  • Optional tours and gratuities

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