Gay Capitals of Italy Vacation

Rome, Florence, Capri, Naples

From €2290 or USD $2450

Deposit €500 or USD $649

17 – 24 May 2025

Other Dates available on request. Please inquiry.

Highlights of the Gay Capitals of Italy Vacation

  • High Speed Trains to all destinations
  • Discover masterpieces from the greats including Da Vinci and Michelangelo
  • Take in the must see key sights of Italy including the Colosseum, Vatican City, Sistine Chapel and Ponte Vecchio
  • Welcome Dinner near the Colosseum in Rome on the first evening
  • Gay Bar Hopping in Rome
  • Guided tour of the Classical Rome
  • Historic tour of the Roman Empire, find your inner gladiator!
  • Sourdough Pizza in an authentic Pizzeria in Naples
  • Guided tour of Florence
  • Aperitif near Piazzale Michelangelo to appreciate the sunset above Florence
  • Walking tour of Naples
  • Farewell Dinner in a Typical Restaurant of Naples
  • Bar hopping and gay nightlife of Naples
  • Travel with your Italy Gay Travels host, Sergio

Rome, Florence, Naples

€2290 or USD $2450 sharing in a double room

At the moment of Booking a Deposit (€500) is required. Final Payment is due no later than 60 days before Departure.

Solo Traveler? You will share a double room with a fellow Traveler.

If you prefer your own room, please add a Single supplement of €790 or USD $859.

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Fly into Naples (NAP) or Rome (FCO) airport, fly out of Rome (FCO)

Price per person (based on shared double room)

  • €2290 or USD $2450 sharing in a double room

At the moment of Booking a Deposit (€500) is required. Final Payment is due no later than 90 days before Departure.

Single supplement (Private Room Upgrade) €690 or USD $749. Paying a single supplement is not required. We will try to match you with a roommate if you are traveling alone and prefer to share a room. If this is not possible, a single supplement will be applied to your reservation before the final payment date.

 Services included
  • 7 Nights in 3 / 4 star hotels or  similar category Bed and Breakfast
  • All breakfasts
  • High Speed Trains to all destinations
  • Welcome Dinner near the Colosseum in Rome on the first evening
  • Gay Bar Hopping in Rome
  • Guided tour of the Classical Rome (the gay way of course)
  • Historic tour of the Roman Empire, find your inner gladiator!
  • Guided tour of Florence
  • Aperitif evening in Florence
  • Entrance and tour of the Uffizi Gallery
  • Tour of Naples
  • Pizza Night
  • Farewell Dinner in Naples
  • Bar hopping and gay nightlife of Naples

Services not included

  • 3.5% Credit Card Commission Fee
  • Return flights
  • City Taxes
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Meals throughout the entire tour other than mentioned
  • Any other item not mentioned above
  • Insurance, tips and everything not listed as Included

Optional Extras

  • Typical dinner in Roma
  • Typical dinner in the area of San Niccolo’ in Oltrarno, Florence

Single supplement per person

  • €790 or USD $849 in single room

Paying a single supplement is not required. We will try to match you with a roommate if you are traveling alone and prefer to share a room. If this is not possible, a single supplement will be applied to your reservation before the final payment date

Duration

  • 8 days / 7 nights (6 days of activities)
This tour is accessible to anyone in relatively good shape. There will be a fair amount of walking.
En suite rooms in 3/4 star Hotels and B&B. 7 breakfasts included.
You will be provided with an assistance number you can call us at any time during your stay.

Join Italy Gay Travels on an amazing Gay Capitals of Italy Vacation: Rome, Florence and Naples

Yes, take in all the key sights of Italy in our amazing Gat Capitals of Italy Vacation! Rome and Florence have been both Capitals of Italy since 1861, the year Italy was unified. You too can now join the unification on the Gay Capitals exclusive Vacation! Start your journey from Naples: the World Capital of Pizza! You will discover this charming seaside city, full of life and history. Naples has been Capital City of a Kingdom for many years: therefore it is indeed a world on its own! “Naples is a paradise: in it every one lives in a sort of intoxicated self-forgetfulness” the famous writher Goethe once said (you can read more at the link here): then now you have the opportunity to judge for yourself wether this is true or not.

Next, we are off to Florence, the second Capital of Italy (1865-1871) soon after Turin (1861 – 1865). Here you can immerse yourself in the Baroque soul of the world that is of course Florence. Guided tours and sunset views on ‘Ponte Vecchio’ are just a few of the tantalising surprises on this Gay Capitals Vacation. Finally Rome, the most recent Capital of Italy. Find your inner gladiator and see for yourself why everyone falls in love with the Eternal City.

Classical architecture, Imperial heritage and not to mention world known cuisine await you on this Gay Capitals Tour.

You will also meet like-minded gay men from all over the world on this all gay Tour. The Gay Capitals of Italy tour allows you to discover the lifestyles of the most fascinating gay hotspots in Italy. Don’t delay, book now as all roads lead to Rome but spaces are limited!

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Day 1

Welcome to Naples – First Stop of our Gay Cities of Italy Vacation

Welcome to Naples, the first stop of our amazing vacation throughout central Italy! This vibrant seaside city is renown not only for its amazing food but also for an interesting nightlife. It has been a capital city for centuries: its unique landscape tells it all!

Make your way to your accommodation, smack bang in the centre of the city and settle in. Here you will meet your hosts and get your Gay Capitals of Italy Vacation welcome brief.

Join your fellow Gay Travellers and your Vacation Leader, Sergio, in the evening for a Complimentary Welcome Dinner. Here we will all get to meet each other and have a full briefing on the adventure that lies ahead.

After dinner we will enjoy a drink or two around Piazza Bellini,  the heart of the Gay nightlife of this city.

  • Meals included: Welcome Dinner
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Day 2

Naples

After a hearty breakfast the Gay Capitals of Italy Vacation group will meet for a private tour of Naples. We will visit famous landmarks of the Old Town of Naples, such as the Spaccanapoli and the Spanish Quarters. The area is rich both in popular culture (San Gregorio Armeno and its street art being the symbol of the area) and historical landmarks, including many noteworthy churches.

Free time for lunch: why not enjoy the famous Piazza Bellini, a bustling Piazza in the center of the city? There you will find a multitude of gay friendly restaurants, cafes, and bars?

In the afternoon our group will follow the tour leader in a private stroll across the centre of the city. Sergio will show you his favorite spots of the most beautiful city in the world (according to him). Passing through Via Toledo, Pignasecca, the Spanish Quarters you will end up into Piazza Plebiscito and Castel dell’Ovo. This seaside castle’s name derives from a legend about the Roman poet Virgil and the oldest standing fortification in Naples. From here you can enjoy the beautiful sea view and admire Mount Vesuvius.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

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Day 3

Capri

Today, after breakfast, we will make our way to the marina. We will step on a hydrofoil and reach  the island of Capri, in style. Capri has long been a hotspot for European gay life from the early 20th century. Once in Capri, we will join a small group boat that will drive us around the island: we will have the opportunity to have a dip off the boat and splash in the crystalline waters of the bay. After the boat ride you will have free time to enjoy lunch and a stroll in Capri: around its famous Piazzetta you will discover fashion streets and glamourous boutiques. In the late afternoon we enjoy aperitifs as we soak up this breathtaking scenery before taking a boat back to Napoli.

In the evening enjoy a complimentary typical Pizza Dinner in the centre of Naples: we will make sure you have a taste of the best South-Italian food around.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Pizza Dinner

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Day 4

Naples – Florence

After breakfast, we will take the High Speed Train to our next Italian destination: Florence. In only 3 hours we will reach the Baroque Capital of Italy. Here you will check-in at the hotel and have some free time to enjoy lunch. A late afternoon tour of one of the most beautiful off the beaten tracks areas of Florence is next on the Gay Capitals of Italy Vacation of course!  We head to Oltrarno area, famous for its miriads of bars, cafes and small shops. Admire beautiful views of Florence from the top and have a stroll up to San Miniato al Monte.

Later,  why not a charming aperitif near Piazzale Michelangelo to appreciate the sunset above Florence before heading to dinner? Italy Gay Travels know the better spots around!

Optional typical dinner in the area of San Niccolo’ in Oltrarno.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

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Day 5

 

Florence

In the morning, early breakfast in the hotel. Soon after, the group will join a walking tour of Florence, which provides insight into the history of the city and its main sights. You will have the opportunity to admire the famous works of Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci scattered throughout the city; to discover incredible masterpieces including the David, Michelangelo’s masterpiece, in the Gallery of the Academy of Florence; and also to visit the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore, celebrated for its dome designed by Brunelleschi, and to peer into the Baptistery’s renowned ‘Gates of Paradise’ by Ghiberti.

Spend time in Signoria Square and end the tour at the splendid Ponte Vecchio, also known in English as the ‘Old Bridge’. The afternoon is free for you to visit Florence at your own pace: why not head to the Boboli garden, situated behind the Pitti Palace? Boboli Park is not only the most famous park in the city of Florence but also where the Medici family created the model of the ‘Italian garden’ which was a source of inspiration for many European courts.

Enjoy the rest of the day to explore Florence on your own, doing some shopping or relaxing back at the hotel. Your Vacation Leader will also offer the opportunity to enjoy the city from a different point of view: ask for his suggestions!

  • Meals included: Breakfast

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Day 6

 

Florence – Rome

After breakfast we take a High Speed Train that brings us directly into Rome: the Eternal City! This is a destination on everyone’s bucket list, therefore your Gay Capitals Vacation naturally ends here.

Check-in at the hotel, then feel free to enjoy the rest of the day as you like. You can relax, enjoy some shopping, do some sightseeing: it is up to you how you want to spend your afternoon lost in one of the oldest cities of the world!

We are also happy to arrange a guided tour of Classical Rome. You will visit Villa Borghese, Rome’s most beautiful park, close to the city’s historical center. Inside the park you can enjoy a tour of the beautiful Galleria Borghese, house of a Museum hosting  a vast and diverse collection of sculptures and paintings produced by Italian artists such as BerniniCanova, Caravaggio and Tiziano.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

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Day 7

 

Rome

Free time in the morning to enjoy the beautiful capital of Italy at your own pace. You can make the most of it by adding a guided tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel (skip-the-line entrance fee included).

After lunch on your own, we will meet again in the early afternoon to enjoy a private walking tour in the heart and soul of Rome. Key sights include Piazza Venezia, to admire Il Vittoriano, the massive faux-classical monument to Italy’s Vittorio Emanuele II as well as the church of the Pantheon. The final stop is the wonderful Piazza Navona.

Soon after the guided tour, we will head to dinner. This farewell dinner is on us!

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

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Day 8

See you soon!

After breakfast, we all say goodbye (no tears hopefully). We hope that we see you the next time in Sunny Italy.

1 week with us is not enough? Then you should consider adding our back to back Gay Bike Tour of Puglia – Level 1: Discover the heel of the boot with us!