JEN & KEN’s ITALY HONEYMOON, MAY 2019
Welcome to your Italy honeymoon Jen and Ken! Your trip page is home to your itinerary and trip map, which holds the key locations for your trip, sightseeing information and restaurant recommendations. Here you will also find a link to your personalised Italy destination guide containing details on currency, what to pack and much more. We recommend saving a link to this page for quick and easy access during your time away.
DAY 1, SATURDAY 25th may: BUON VIAGGIO!
Depart Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) at 21:10 on Air Canada flight 890 | Confirmation # S54JZR
DAY 2, SUNDAY 26th May: ARRIVE ROME & EXPLORE
Arrive Rome Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) at 11:25
Once you have cleared immigration head to the baggage claim to collect your checked luggage. Your driver will meet you in the arrivals hall to transfer you the 1hr to your Rome hotel for the night. They will be holding a sign with your names on it.
crossing condotti, superior room
A: Via Mario de' Fiori 28, 00187 Roma | T: +39 06 6992 0633 | Inclusions: Complimentary soft drink, snack tray & wifi
Spend the remainder of your first day in Italy getting to know its capital city.
DAY 3, MONDAY 27th may: FROM rome to venice
Enjoy breakfast and some final sightseeing in Rome before heading back to the main train station to catch your train to Venice.
Depart Rome Termini at 14:50
Arrive Venezia Santa Lucia at 18:35
Upon arrival in Venice you have two options to reach your hotel - boat or taxi.
NOVECENTO, DOUBLE room
A: San Marco 2683/84, 30124 Venice | T: +39 04 1241 3765 | Inclusions: Daily breakfast & wifi
DAY 4, TUESDAY 28th may: THE CANALS OF VENICE
After breakfast this morning hit the streets of Venice “getting lost” down alleyways as you cross the city’s many bridges and squares.
At 17:00 this evening take to the water as you enjoy your private gondola ride for two.
DAY 5, WEDNESDAY 29th may: FROM venice TO FLORENCE
Following a hearty breakfast its time to get in any last-minute sightseeing before making your way back to the train station in time for your train to Florence.
Depart Venezia Santa Lucia at 14:25
Arrive Firenze Santa Maria Novella at 16:30
Once in Florence take a taxi the 10mins to your home in the city for the next two nights.
ad astra, superior room
A: Via del Campuccio 53, 50125 Firenze | T: +39 05 5075 0602 | Inclusions: Daily breakfast & wifi
DAY 6, THURSDAY 30th may: A DAY IN FLORENCE
11:00 Il Duomo di Firenze (Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore)
** Arrive 30 minutes early to present your booking confirmation and passports at the box office to pick-up your tickets
** Do not take large items e.g. large daypacks or bags as they are not permitted when climbing the dome
Climb the 463 steps to the top of Brunelleschi's Dome for some of the best views of Florence.
Spend the remainder of your day visiting the Bargello Museum and exploring Florence using your trip map. Some highlights include the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge and Piazza Michelangelo.
DAY 7, FRIDAY 31st may: FROM FLORENCE TO TUSCANY
This morning have an early breakfast before meeting your driver in the hotel reception at 10:00. They will drive you the 30mins to La Salvadonica for your Tuscan cooking class.
At 10:30am meet Antonella, your chef for the morning. She will guide you through the cooking process for your three chosen dishes before you get to enjoy them with a glass of wine for lunch.
After lunch your driver will take you the 45mins to your home in the rolling hills of Tuscany.
La LOCANDa, sTANDARD DOUBLE ROOM WITH BALCONY
A: 53017 Radda in Chianti, Siena | T: +39 05 7773 8832 | Inclusions: Daily breakfast & wifi
For dinner tonight we recommend a 20min stroll to the stunning hilltop town of Volpaia to dine at the Osteria or Bar Ucci.
DAY 8, SATURDAY 1st JUNE: TUSCAN WINE
After a leisurely morning enjoying the hotel, stroll back down to Volpaia for your 17:00 wine tasting.
DAY 9, SUNDAY 2nd JUNE: FROM TUSCANY TO THE amalfi coast
At 11:15 your driver will meet you at the hotel reception to drive you to Florence in time for your train.
Depart Firenze Santa Maria Novella at 13:08
Arrive Napoli Centre at 16:03
Once in Naples your driver will meet you at the train station to drive you the 1h 30mins to the famous beach town of Positano, your home away from home for the next three nights.
casa buonocore, suITE
A: Via Cristoforo Colombo 77, 84017 Positano, Salerno | T: +39 089 875085 | Inclusions: Daily breakfast, soft drink mini bar & wifi
DAY 10, MONDAY 3rd JUNE: DISCOVER THE AMALFI COAST
After a leisurely breakfast this morning catch a taxi to the Path of the Gods Trailhead, opt for a day relaxing at the famous Positano beach or take a taxi to the beautiful hilltop town of Ravello.
DAY 11, TUESDAY 4th JUNE: CAPRI
At 08:35 walk to the beach to meet your boat for your small group full day Capri boat tour.
Today you will be taken by boat to see the Amalfi Coast from the sea, as well as the Blue Grotto (€14 per person entry payable locally) on AnaCapri.
Enjoy a few hours exploring the island, including the Mount Solaro chairlift (€11 per person return payable locally), and grabbing a bite to eat before heading back to the boat and Positano.
DAY 12, WEDNESday 5th juNE: ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END!
At 06:30 this morning your driver will meet you at the hotel to drive you the 1hr 30mins back to Naples
Depart Napoli Centre at 08:30 | 1 connection at Roma Termini
Arrive Rome Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) at 10:22
Depart Rome Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO) at 13:40 on Air Canada flight 891 | Confirmation # S54JZR
Arrive Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) at 17:05
INCLUSIONS FOR TWO ADULTS
Return Air Canada economy class flights Toronto to Rome including 1 x carry-on bag (max. size: 23 x 40 x 55 cm / 9 x 15.5 x 21.5 in) and 1 x personal item (max.size: 16 x 33 x 43 cm / 6 x 13 x 17 in) plus 1 x checked luggage (max. 158cm/62in and 23kg/50lbs) per person.
10 nights accommodation including sales tax, mandatory service charges and each city's per person per night tourist tax
Breakfast daily (except Rome)
Trains: Rome Fiumicino to Rome Termini, Rome Termini to Venice, Venice to Florence, Florence to Naples, Naples to Rome
Private Tuscany transfers: Florence hotel to Tuscany hotel, Tuscany hotel to cooking class and wine tasting, Tuscany hotel to Florence train station
Private Amalfi Coast transfers: Return Naples train station to Amalfi Coast hotel
Tuesday 28th May: 60 minute private Venice gondola ride
Thursday 30th May: Il Duomo Florence tickets including dome climb
Saturday 1st June: Private Tuscan cooking class and wine tasting
Tuesday 4th June: Small group full day Capri boat tour including towel use and soft drinks
Travel insurance: medical and trip cancellation
Lunch and dinner daily, and breakfast in Rome
Additional transportation charges, including but not limited to, taxis and ride shares, and additional activity charges, including but not limited to, entrance fees.
Items of a personal nature, including but not limited to, cellular usage and roaming charges, room incidentals, shopping etc.
*Images used are not the exact room you will be in, but are of the same room type that you have booked
Here are the key location pins for your time in Italy.
Your trip map is most helpful when accessed through google maps on your phone. You will see all your trip pins, and from there you can quickly and easily find out the transit and walking directions for all the places you want to go.
ITALY DESTINATION GUIDE
All the destination information you need for your trip can be found here.