Encore Italy

Covering;  Sicily, Naples, The Amalfi Coast, Cinque Terre, Lake Como, and Milan.

Duration:  3 weeks ( Shorter versions available) 
This an ideal program for those who have visited Rome, Florence, and Venice
and want to get complete Italy experience in this flexible program.
This trip offers a flexible itinerary so you can set your own pace as you discover each destination and explore the ”must-sees” for each.

  • Friendly English speaking personnel
  • Centrally located charming hotels
  • All land, airport transfers, intercity train, and flight tickets included
  • Inside visit museums and ancient sites with skip the line admission
  • All the tours mentioned on the itinerary

See the price information, dates and further information below the itinerary

     Daily Tour Program

Traveling to Palermo, Italy. (Flight tickets are usually organized by the guests.
Let us know if you prefer our assistance on organizing your flight tickets. 

Arrival in Palermo
As you come off the arrivals gate,  Meet up with the driver to be transferred to your hotel. 
After check-in, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure, resting and recovering from jet lag. 
Overnight in Palermo.

Breakfast at the hotel
Meet up with the guide and enjoy an introductory walking tour of Palermo
10:00 am at the hotel
During the tour you will visit Palermo Cathedral: The world’s most eclectic church features Norman, Arab, Byzantine, Swabian, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles.
Massimo Opera Theater: The murder of Michael Corleone’s daughter in The Godfather III was filmed on the steps of this colossal opera house.
Free time: After a stop for fresh cannoli, you can wander the piazza, do some shopping, or recharge with an espresso at a sidewalk cafe.
Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure.
Overnight in Palermo.

Breakfast at the hotel
Meet up with the tour and enjoy a full-day tour to visit Erice and Segesta with Sicilian Food and Wine Tasting experience
Enjoy seeing spectacular views of the Tyrrhenian Sea from Sicily’s north-western coast,
See the remains of ancient Elysian and Phoenician walls indicating different stages of settlement and occupation in antiquity.
Visit Pepoli Castle, which dates from Saracen times, and the Venus Castle, dating from the Norman period, built on top of the ancient Temple of Venus, where Venus Ericina was worshipped. According to legend, the temple was founded by Aeneas. It was well known throughout the Mediterranean area in the ancient age, and an important cult was celebrated in it.
Enjoy lunch wine tasting and local cuisine in a unique setting
Enjoy free time at Segesta town center before we head back to Palermo.
Overnight in Palermo.

Breakfast at the hotel
Rest of the day leisure.
Overnight in Palermo.

Breakfast at the hotel
Free day at leisure.
Optional tour to Mount Etna and Taormina Full-Day Excursion from Palermo,
(Contact us if interested)
Overnight in Palermo.

Meet up with the driver at the lobby at am  and transfer to Palermo Airport
>>> A short flight to Naples >>>>
Meet up with the driver guide transfer to your hotel located in Sorrento.
Check-in and enjoy the rest of the relaxing or exploring the town.
Overnight stay in Sorrento.

Breakfast at the hotel
Meet up and go on the Amalfi Coast Driving tour to see all of the Amalfi Coast’s must-see hotspots; visit Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello.
Enjoy an Amalfi boat trip or a traditional lunch.
Explore Positano’s pebble beaches, narrow café-lined streets,
Then drive through the fishing village of Praiano, and continue on the panoramic coastal views of the villages
Visit the beautiful town of Ravello, with its pretty streets and gelato shops. Visit the 13th-century Villa Rufolo with its picturesque gardens with stunning views of the Tyrrhenian sea. 
Head back to Sorrento,  option to be dropped off at your hotel or the town center.
Overnight in Sorrento.  

Breakfast at the hotel
Free day at leisure. 
(( Optional Day trip to the island of Capri Is Available, contact us if interested))
Overnight in Sorrento.  

Breakfast at the hotel
Free day at leisure. 
(( Optional Path of the Gods hiking tour Is available, contact us if interested))
(( Authentic Local Cooking Class Experience is available,  contact us if interested))
Overnight in Sorrento.  

Breakfast at the hotel
Meet up with the driver, drive to Pompeii Ancient Sites, upon arrival enjoy visiting Pompeii
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant then we will spend the afternoon visiting the ancient site of Pompeii.
Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area, was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Pompeii has UNESCO World Heritage Site status and is one of the most popular attractions of Italy.
Transfer to Naples Train Station
>>>>>>TRAIN TO CORTONA  >>>>>>
Arrival in the Tuscan town of Cortona
Meet up at the station, transfer to AgroTourisma House – Villa Rosa Dei Venti
Welcome drinks, orientation, get to know people, the estate, and the village. 
19:00 PM on the dinner is served.
Overnight in the Tuscan town of Cortona.

Breakfast at the hotel 
Check out from the hotel and head to the train station.
11:15 AM Departure from Rome 
13:25 PM Arrival in the Tuscan town of Cortona
Meet up at the station, transfer to AgroTourisma House – Villa Rosa Dei Venti
Welcome drinks, orientation, get to know people, the estate, and the village. 
19:00 PM on the dinner is served.
Overnight in the Tuscan town of Cortona.

Breakfast served
9.30 am Meet up and go on the tour to visit Old town Montepulciano.
Wine tasting and learning about  “Vino Nobile di Montepulciano” in one of the most ancient wine cellars.
Walking tour of the Old town, 
Lunch in a typical Tuscan trattoria
Visit Banfi Castle and the Glass Museum
We will then enjoy a tasting “Brunello di Montalcino” in one of the most characteristic wine cellars of the area
Late afternoon will return to Villa “Rosa dei Venti”
Dinner at the house,
Overnight in Cortona.

Breakfast served in the morning
10:00 AM Meet up for the Cooking Class is followed by lunch at 13.00 with the family
Also during the cooking class, we will take a break with focaccia and wine.

During the cooking class, we will cook traditional dishes such as appetizers, homemade pasta, Tuscan ragù, meat, vegetables, and desserts All products are very fresh, and we will use our own extra virgin olive oil.
Rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure.

Dinner served in the evening.
Overnight at the Villa Rosa Dei Venti.

Breakfast at the hotel 
Check out from the hotel and head to the train station.
11:15 AM Departure from Cortona
Train to Florence then onto La Spezia. 
Meet up at the station, transfer to your hotel in MonteRosso.
Check-in & rest of the day at leisure. 
Overnight in MonteRosso

Breakfast at the hotel 
Rest of the day at leisure. 
Overnight in MonteRosso

Breakfast at the hotel
09:30 am Departure from Florence on a drive to Genoa.
On the way visit Cinque Terre Villages,  stops for lunch, and photos.
Arrival in Genoa, check-in. 
Overnight stay. 

Breakfast at the hotel 
Meet up and go on a Taste Genoa’s traditional cuisine with and guided walking tour.
Explore Genoa’s downtown alleys with a local foodie, sitting in typical restaurants, tasting some of the best traditional dishes.
A memorable way of tasting the city’s traditional specialties, taste Pasta with pesto, savory pastries, focaccia with cheese, fried calamari, stockfish, anchovies, Frisco, coffee, and finish with yummy desserts.
Rest of the day at leisure. 
Overnight in Genoa.

Breakfast at the hotel 
09:20 AM Departure from Genoa
10:55 AM Arrival in Milano,  
Transfer to your hotel, check-in & drop your luggage, free time…
14:30 pm Meet up for an informative, introductory walking tour. 
Will cover important landmarks of Milan
See the Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci, one of the most sought-after masterpieces of all time.
Visit The Castello Sforzesco, a Medieval stronghold surrounded by a beautiful park.
Inside visit to Scala Opera House.
Inside visit to the beautiful Gothic Duomo
Option to finish with a traditional Italian dinner on the way to the hotel.
Overnight in Milan.

Breakfast at the hotel

AM Meet up and depart from Milano on a scenic 1-hour drive to Lake Como.
Upon arrival, we will continue on tour by visiting the three branches of the lake, each with different landscapes, and enjoy flexible free time and lots of photo opportunities.
Next will go on a walking tour of Como Center, where you will visit Villa Olmo that was designed to be a summer retreat for the aristocracy, it was built alongside the lake.
Boat cruise excursion to see the spectacular views of the shores from the boat.  
We will then get back on land and continue our tour by visiting the beautiful villages of Bellagio and Varenna with flexible free times.
We will then head back to Milan. 
Overnight stay.

Breakfast at the hotel

Free day at leisure.
Overnight in Milano

Breakfast at the hotel.
4 hours prior to your flight departure time,  we will provide a transfer to Milano airport and say you, Goodbye and have a safe trip back home.

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