Nicholls European Experience - Italy 2023 - High School Program
Sorrento, Florence, Rome
Day 1 – Saturday May 27, 2023
Today you will depart on your overnight flight to Europe. Naturally meals will be served, and optional in-flight entertainment will be offered.
Day 2 – Sunday, May 28, 2023
Rome – Sorrento
Upon arrival to Rome you will be met at the airport by your Tour Director and transferred to Sorrento. Spend this evening exploring area points of interest with your tour leader. Dinner is included. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 3 – Monday, May 29, 2023
Breakfast. Today you will enjoy an excursion to the Isle of Capri. While enjoying this beautiful island you may optionally wish to visit (by boat) the Blue Grotto, or you may choose to ascend to Ana Capri for optional visits to Augustus’ gardens and Tiberius’ villas. Overnight in Sorrento.
Day 4 – Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Sorrento / Pompeii / Florence
Breakfast. Today you will depart Sorrento with a private bus for a guided visit of Pompeii. Following your Pompeii experience (fascinating), you will take an Italian “high speed train” to Florence. Dinner is included. Overnight in Florence.
Day 5 – Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Free Day Florence
Breakfast. Today is a free day. Visit one of the many world class museums or palaces, enjoy shopping on the Ponte Vecchio or experiencing the local cuisine.
Day 6 – Thursday, June 1, 2023
Breakfast. You will begin your day with a guided walking tour of Florence, which will include a visit to see the David at the Academia. This afternoon, local sightseeing is planned with your tour leader to area points of interest. Highlights today may include the Medici Chapel, shopping in the straw market / open-air market, and strolling across the Ponte-Vecchio to see the gold and silver shops. Overnight in Florence.
Day 7 – Friday, June 2, 2023
Florence – Rome
Breakfast. Bid farewell to Florence as you travel by high speed train to Rome. Guided sightseeing in Rome, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, etc. Dinner is included. Overnight in Rome.
Day 8 – Saturday, June 3, 2023
Breakfast. Begin today with a guided visit to the Colosseum and Forum. Dedicate this afternoon to a guided tour of the Vatican Museum and St. Peter’s Basilica. Farewell Dinner. Overnight in Rome.
Day 9 – Sunday, June 4, 2023
Breakfast. The day is free for museum visits, personal shopping and sightseeing. Overnight in Rome.
Day 10 – Monday, June 5, 2023
Today, you will board your flight bound for home with wonderful photos, souvenirs and