JUNE 22 thru JULY 1

Sentimental Journey - The Eternal City and Amalfi Coast
The Argento Family will depart New York JFK Airport on Eurofly flight #957 departing at 9:45
PM. Please be at the airport at least two hours prior to departure to allow enough time for security
procedures. Bring all valid passports and travel documents for check-in.
FRIDAY -June 22

Argento family arrive Rome Airport at 12 Noon. After collecting your baggage, please proceed thru
Customs and Immigration where an English speaking tour escort inside the customs area will assist
you with your luggage and assist you with Customs. Look for the sign with your name “Argento”.
VIP private transportation to your hotel in Rome will be provided.
Parco dei Principi, Via Frescobaldi 5, Rome Italy
Remainder of the day at leisure to enjoy the wonderful facilities of your fine hotel. Please note
there is a complimentary hotel shuttle that transports guests from the hotel entrance to the Spanish
Steps on a scheduled basis. The area adjacent to the Spanish steps is excellent for shopping.
The remaining Naclerio family and the D’Onofrio family will depart New York JFK Airport on
Eurofly flight #957 at 9:45 PM.
Breakfast is served for the Argento family in the dining room of the hotel from 7.00AM to
10.00AM. Day at leisure.
Naclerio and D’Onofrio families arrive at 12 Noon and proceed thru Customs and Immigration
where an English speaking tour escort inside the customs area will assist them. Look for the sign
with “Naclerio” on it inside the baggage area. VIP transportation will be provided to the Grand
Hotel Parco dei Principe in the Borghese Gardens in Rome.
Remainder of the day to relax and enjoy all the facilities of the beautiful Parco dei Principi Hotel
– especially their wonderful swimming pool and Borghese Gardens. Don’t forget the Borghese Art
Gallery in the gardens. Please remember the complimentary shuttle service to the Spanish Steps on
Sentimental Journey - The Eternal City and Amalfi Coast
a scheduled basis.
7:30 PM Welcome dinner tonight has been arranged in the main hotel dining room “Paulina
Borghese” for the entire family. Remainder of evening at leisure for a stroll down the Via Veneto
(a short 10 minutes walk from the hotel).
SUNDAY -June 24
Breakfast is served daily in the hotel main dining room from 7-10AM.
9:45 AM The family will group up in the lobby to meet your guides for your 4 hour tour of Ancient
Rome, focused on Colosseum and Roman Forum, beginning at 10 AM sharp. We have created a tour
for the adults and will create a special tour for the children which will focus on a fresh “young”
approach that is fun and learning oriented. Stories and trivia will be part of this approach. (We will
use a 14-seat luxury van for children and parents and an 8-seat van for adults and possibly older
children). Water, juice and refreshments will always be on hand in a cooler in each van.
2:00 PM Lunch will be held at beautiful “Orazio” restaurant located in the area of the Palatine
and the famous Caracalla Therms
Remainder of day at leisure for sightseeing, shopping or enjoying the pool. (You may want to
check out the pool facilities for chairs to see if you need to tip the attendant early, talk to Vito
about that).
7:15 PM Group up in the lobby to go to dinner. The restaurant is casual and is located in an old
cellar not far from the Via Veneto.
7:30 PM Private transportation to “Girarrosto Tuscano” – a typical Roman restaurant with
wonderful homemade cuisine. This is a wonderful restaurant with a wide variety of appetizers and
antipasto. They are known for their fresh pasta (try the “Funghi” sauce) and also for their meat. Eat
as much or as little as you like. After dinner I suggest a stroll along the Via Veneto and stop by a
local café for a glass of wine while the children have homemade gelato. Vito knows all the best
MONDAY -June 25
Breakfast is served in the dining room from 7-10 AM. Bicycles can be rented for an early
morning ride in the Borghese Gardens. Check with the concierge or Vito.
09:45 AM Begin meeting in the lobby/front entrance for our group departure.
10:00 AM Departure from the hotel with the group on VIP luxury mini vans (14 seater and 8 seater).
We will first stop at the local Cappuccini monasteries to see the crypts where hundreds of monks and
early Christians were buried. Children find this place very interesting because it has hundreds of
skulls and skeletons.
12 Noon Lunch will be enjoyed at “3 Scalini”, on its terrace overlooking the square, in the beautiful
Piazza Navona
After lunch we will proceed to St. Peters where we have arranged for a special Vatican guide to
lead us thru St. Peters, the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. This will be a great place for a
family picture (Christmas card quality). We return back to the hotel for relaxation and swimming.
7:15 PM Group will meet in the lobby/front entrance for departure for dinner tonight.
7:30 PM Vito will be taking you to one of Rome’s most famous local restaurant, “Alfredo
l’Originale” where you can eat the "Famous Fettuccine all’ Alfredo" mixed by the Magic Hands of
Alfredo Himself, with the World-renowned Golden Fork and Spoon presented to him by Mary
Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks.
TUESDAY -June 26th
Breakfast at the hotel dining room.
8:50 AM Group to meet in the lobby/front entrance of the hotel for departure..
09:00 AM Departure to Tivoli Gardens for a private tour of the beautiful Villa D’Este with its
fountains and Renaissance gardens.
We thought of a very special place for lunch in the Roma countryside region…we will indeed visit
the “Moncada Count estate” to enjoy a visit of the noble mansion lead by the count himself, in
person (!)…he would introduce the villa to the guests, with its artistic collection and a private
chapel, explaining the origin of his family, dating back to 16th century reign of Spain; we would
have an aperitif on terrace, overlooking the plain of Anzio (site of WW2 allies landing) and the
possibility of a wine tasting at Coriolano grottoes; afterwards we will move to the Moncada
restaurant, which would be exclusively open for us, to enjoy a special set lunch arrangement
including: bruschette appetizers, Fettuccine al ragù pasta & cannelloni, fresh salad mixed meat grill
(veal, pork & sausages), assortment of fruit, sweet wines donuts and of course after drinks, Wines &
water. For the Kids they would offer: bruschette, cannelloni specialties, hambugers with French
fries, sausages, fruit and ice-cream
After lunch, we will also visit nearby Pope Summer Residence in Castel Gandolfo.
7:30 PM Luxury transportation departs from the hotel for an exciting culinary evening at one of
Rome’s finest restaurants, the elegant “Tullio”, a few steps from Piazza Barberini, famous, among
others, for its delicious artichokes and fresh mozzarellas…
WEDNESDAY -June 27th:
8:00 AM Please be packed up and prepared to depart the hotel on luxury motorcoach for your
journey to Naples with a stop midway on the autostrada to enjoy local coffees, refreshments and
pastries. Bottled water, juices, and soft drinks will always be included in coolers on all our
motorcoach trips (if you want wine and beer available, just let Vito know). We will first tour Naples,
the historic area and port; tell of its significance in history. Then take a short walk thru some
important structures and a walk on the best shopping street in Naples. This is great fun because you
get to see the way the local people live and even stop by a local market. We will select a famous
Pizza Parlor and enjoy the famous thin-sliced pizza.
Drive to Pompeii for a private VIP tour with a registered Pompeii guide. (We will select one that is
child-friendly and one that tells a good story). After Pompeii, more homemade gelato in town
We then travel to Ravello for a VIP orientation with refreshments at the Palazzo Sasso and time to
enjoy the pool and hotel facilities.
7:30 PM Vito will meet you in the front entrance of the Palazzo Sasso to walk the group to the local
restaurant “Cumpa’ Cosimo” , a family run typical trattoria, whose owner, Mrs. Antonietta, will be
happy to greet personally her special guests )
Breakfast is served at the hotel this morning 7:30-11:00AM.
9:00 AM We will have an early departure this morning because we have many wonderful things to
see. Two luxury vans will collect the group and depart Palazzo Sasso on time to travel to the village
of Agerola, the birthplace of Richard Naclerio and the former home of Anna Naclerio. Grandpa
Richard will guide the children thru his former home and the town of Agerola and talk about what it
was like growing up in this part of Italy. We will attempt to taste some products made in Agerola -a
 “Surprise tasting” of homemade fresh mozzarella, ripe cherry tomatoes, basil and the best local olive
oil. We will also try to taste some local wine. We then depart Agerola and proceed to Positano with
time to shop this great town known for wonderful linen clothing and handmade shoes and sandals –
all sold at value prices. There is a wonderful store that sells shirts and cashmere sweaters located
next to Max’s Restaurant off the main square that has good prices for the quality. Vito can show you
all the best places to go. There is also a wonderful ceramic and porcelain shop in Positano as well as
in Ravello, just tell Vito the things you are interested in purchasing and he will help you in finding
1:30 PM Vito will give you a location to meet him and the luxury vans to take you to an arranged
lunch at the scenic “San Pietro”. Make sure you have the “Bellinis” on the terrace and take a group
picture as well as individual family pictures – this is a beautiful scenic location with breathtaking
views. Your menu includes: Cherry tomatoes, arugola salad and parmesan Linguine with clams
sauce or cannelloni with spinach and ricotta cheese Filet of dentex (seabass) (all’acqua pazza) and
steamed potatoes OR Chicken breast with champagne sauce and croquettes potatoes Lemon delice
Local white and red wines, mineral water
After lunch, you can return to Ravello for relaxation, shopping or pool time or continue shopping in
Positano or Amalfi.
7:30 PM Vito will collect the group from the main entrance of the Palazzo Sasso. We will dine
tonight in a local restaurant called “Da Salvatore” just a short walk from the hotel with a
commanding view of the Mediterranean Sea. The fare is simple: homemade pasta, stone/oven pizza
and good local wine and refreshments. After dinner, I suggest a walk around Ravello and a gelato in
the Piazza.
FRIDAY -June 29th:
Breakfast is served in the hotel breakfast dining area. This day is totally at your leisure.
Suggestions for the day to include:
A visit to the lovely Villa Cimbrone and its world class gardens and views as well as Villa
Rufolo, site of the international classical concert symposium held every year in Ravallo that begins
A visit to the town of Amalfi famous for its Duomo and its 400 year old handmade paper
A visit to Vietri – if you are serious about creating hand-painted ceramica for your kitchen
from scratch
Sorrento known for its handmade inlay furniture and music boxes and the beautiful
handmade linens and tablecloths for your table..
Vito can arrange for any of this. Please discuss your wishes with him and give him time to
create what you want.
7:30 PM We have made reservations at the famous 2-star Michelin Restaurant “Rossellini’s” at
Palazzo Sasso for this evening. The menu can be arranged with Aaron Kaupp, General Manager of
the hotel, after you arrive at the Palazzo. Any table over 4 persons must pre-arrange a menu. This
restaurant requires slacks for men and dresses for the women.
SATURDAY -June 30th:
Breakfast at the hotel.
9:00 AM Vito will meet you this morning in the hotel lobby and will work with “Your Private Italy”
for departure from Palazzo Sasso to the pier in Amalfi to board the Turkish sailboat “Regal”. We
will sail the Amalfi coast past small islands and around Positano and then proceed to Capri. On the
ship we will provide appetizers, sandwiches, finger food, fruit and an assortment of refreshments –
water, fruit juice, soda, wine and beer, prosecco upon request, don’t forget to take sun protection
products plus a change of clothes for your outing in Capri.
Lunch could be a variety of local antipasto, baby buffalo mozzarella, prosciutto de parma, fried
zucchini flowers, buffalo ricotta cheese, assortment of cured hams and meats, marinated anchovies
– we can put out a series of plates and let everybody just graze.
Once we arrive in Capri and dock by the Fragaloni Rocks, we can all take a swim in this mineral rich
water. Lunch would be as follows: first course – pasta course can be tagliatelle with mixed seafood
for adults and separate pasta with butter or marinara sauce or children; main course will be local fish
with side dishes of whatever is fresh at the market that day; dessert course – we can do a nice Ricotta
and Pear cake, and a chocolate cake. This is always followed by fresh fruit, strawberries, pineapple,
etc. Refreshments would include tea, coffee, assorted fruit juices, soft drinks, Prosecco, local red and
white wine.
After lunch, Vito will take you into Marina Piccolo and take 3 six-passenger Capri Cars
(convertibles) up to Anacapri. We want to give you a tour of this absolutely unique town. Before
touring the town, weather permitting, I think we should take the chair lift to the top of Capri and
enjoy the view from Naples to Salerno; then we can sightsee and shop or we can go to Capri where
Vito will give you maps and tell you where the best shopping is; you would just need to tell him how
many hours you want to be there. We then return to the yacht and sail back to Amalfi. We have an
assortment of mini bigne desserts and fruit to serve on the way back. We could even have more pasta
or more sandwiches. 4 bedrooms are on board for those that want to take an afternoon rest or
Dinner tonight could be in Amalfi at “Lido Azzura” or back in Ravello at your choice of
restaurant. Talk to Vito about reservations if you believe people will still be hungry.
SUNDAY -July 1
6:30 AM Please pay all incidentals at the hotel. The D’Onofrio family will depart the Palazzo to
make sure they arrive at Naples Airport by 8 AM. This will give them ample time for check-in to
depart on their flight to Venice. Vito will have assistants in Naples to assist with baggage. Their
flight Alitalia #1221 departs at 9:30 AM with arrival in Venice at 10:45 AM. Private itinerary for the
family on separate sheet.
8:30 AM Departure will take place for the Narclerio and Argento families from the Palazzo main
entrance for transfer to Rome Airport. Have your baggage downstairs and ready to depart. Settle
your hotel bill the night before or earlier that morning.
2:50 PM Eurofly Airlines #956 departs Rome at 2:50 PM and arrives JFK at 6:05 PM.
Have a pleasant and safe flight back home and remember all the wonderful memories you have
created together as a family

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