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New Year’s Eve in Rome: Italy & Greece

11 days
11 days
Group size1538 travelers
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4.6 out of 5 stars

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colorful fireworks over charles bridge and vltava river
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natural mountains around the island of capri in italy
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Count down to the new year among some of the world’s legendary landmarks.

As you make your way through Italy and Greece’s most iconic cities and inspiring landscapes, you’ll walk through the backdrops of ancient mythology and in the footsteps of emperors. Sit back and savor the good life in Sorrento and on the Isle of Capri, then kick off the new year in Rome and explore history in Athens.

Your tour package includes

  • 9 nights in handpicked hotels
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 4 dinners with beer or wine, including a celebratory New Year’s Eve dinner with Champagne toast
  • 5 sightseeing tours
  • Expert Tour Director
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Included highlights

  • Capri
  • Pompeii ruins
  • Roman Forum
  • Colosseum
  • New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Eternal City
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Day-by-day itinerary

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Overnight Flight1 night
Day 1: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Naples today.

Sorrento Peninsula2 nights
Day 2: Arrival in Naples & transfer to Sorrento Peninsula
Included meal: Welcome dinner

Welcome to Italy! Travel to your hotel on the Sorrento peninsula. Then, meet your fellow travelers at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Capri
Included meal: Breakfast

Join a local guide and sail across the Bay of Naples to the famed Isle of Capri before returning to Sorrento.

  • Boat around the island to view Capri’s caves and grottoes (weather permitting).
  • Stroll through the village of Capri.
  • Take a funicular ride to Capri’s upper town.
  • Explore the Gardens of Augustus.
Rome3 nights
Day 4: Rome via Pompeii
Included meal: Breakfast

En route to Rome, stop at Pompeii for a guided walking tour of the city’s ruins.

  • Discover how Roman citizens lived 2,000 years ago, before Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.
  • View the excavated Roman ruins of theaters, villas, temples, and baths.

Then, continue on to Rome.

Day 5: Sightseeing tour of Rome
Included meal: Breakfast

Follow in the footsteps of the ancient Romans on a guided tour of the Eternal City.

  • Soak up over 2,000 years of history in Imperial Rome, viewing the Arch of Constantine and the Arch of Titus.
  • Enter the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater of the Roman Empire.
  • Stop at the ruins of the Forum, once the setting of parades, elections, and trials.
  • Pass by Palatine Hill to see Circus Maximus, the stadium where ancient Romans raced chariots, and the Baths of Caracalla.
Day 6: New Year’s Eve celebration
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Spend a free day exploring Rome or add an excursion.

Tonight, you’ll welcome the new year with a multi-course dinner and champagne toast. Then, the rest of the evening is yours to enjoy Rome’s New Year’s Eve festivities as you please.

Iconic Sights: Vatican City

From $125 per person

Nafplio2 nights
Day 7: Flight to Athens & transfer to Nafplio
Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Fly to Athens, Greece. Then, continue on to Nafplio and sit down for an included dinner.

Day 8: Sightseeing tour of Epidaurus & Mycenae
Included meal: Breakfast

Visit Greece’s best-preserved amphitheater on a guided walking tour of Epidaurus, then enjoy a guided tour of the UNESCO-listed Archaeological site of Mycenae.

Athens2 nights
Day 9: Athens via Corinth Canal
Included meal: Breakfast

As you travel to Athens, make a stop at the scenic Corinth Canal.

This afternoon, a local guide introduces you to the highlights of Athens, home to the world’s first democracy.

  • Pass by the Olympic Stadium, Syntagma Square, and the Arch of Hadrian.
  • View the sixth-century Temple of Zeus.
  • See the classically inspired Old Royal Palace, home of the Hellenic Parliament, and drive through the Plaka district.
  • Set off on a walking tour around the ancient Acropolis, site of the Parthenon, Temple of Athena Nike, and Erechtheion.
Day 10: Free day in Athens
Included meals: Breakfast, Farewell dinner

Spend a free day in Athens or add an excursion. 

Later, join your group for a farewell dinner in Athens.

Cape Sounion

From $75 per person

Flight Home
Day 11: Departure
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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Reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars

Overall rating 4.6 out of 5

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    5 out of 5 stars

    Fantabulous! Unforgettable memories!
    12/26/23 by 1st-time traveler Rita

    I have been on some great adventures but this one is at the top of my list! Our Tour Director was extremely professional and knowledgeable. I loved not having to plan or take care of anything. There was a strict schedule and they just told us where to be and when to be there, all transportation w...

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    5 out of 5 stars

    Amazing trip to Italy and Greece
    12/26/23 by 1st-time traveler Stephen

    Everything from the beginning to the end was AMAZING!!! I would recommend that everyone books this trip to Italy and Greece. Our tour director, Jacqueline, was the absolute best! She was well versed and knowledgeable which was very helpful. She gave the best tips and tricks to make the trip even be...

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    EF Go Ahead Tours replied on 1/19/24

    Stephen, Thank you for your feedback! We're thril...

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    4 out of 5 stars

    12/26/23 by 1st-time traveler Anonymous
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    Hotels, flights & FAQ

    Here's the nitty-gritty—where you’ll stay, how you’ll get there, and what to know about your destination before you go.

    Hotels

    We handpick every hotel to strike the balance of comfort, location, and local charm. Specific accommodations will vary based on your departure date, but these are frequently used hotels for this tour and we're confident you'll be satisfied.
    Hotel Cicerone
    Hotel Cicerone

    This hotel is located in the elegant Prati neighborhood in Rome. Guests enjoy an on-site restaurant and bar. Nearby, you’ll find Castel Sant'Angelo an...

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    Amalia Hotel Nafplio
    Amalia Hotel Nafplio

    This modern hotel is located in the town entrance of Nafplion. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, balconies, and air conditioning. Nearby, you’ll find Árgos, Ti...

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    Wyndham Grand Athens
    Wyndham Grand Athens

    This elegant hotel is located in the Metaxourgeio neighborhood of Athens. Guests enjoy panoramic views of the Acropolis, a fitness center, and a rooft...

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    Kalisti Hotel & Suites
    Kalisti Hotel & Suites

    This beautiful hotel is located in the heart of Fira, the capital of Santorini. Guests enjoy a pool, outdoor bar, and stylish accommodations. Nearby, ...

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    Grand Hotel Cesare Augusto
    Grand Hotel Cesare Augusto

    This cozy hotel is located in the city center. Guests enjoy an outdoor pool, bar, and free Wi-Fi. Nearby, you’ll find Piazza Tasso, Marameo Beach, and...

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