Group Travel Information

2020 Choral Tour

Arioso Chorale has teamed up with Omega World Travel to offer choral tour members a very attractive and affordable group travel package which includes:


- Round trip direct flight between Washington-Dulles and Rome.

- Two-nights stay at 4-star hotel in the center of Rome with airport transfers.
- Morning tour of Rome and lunch.
- Transportation by motor coach bus between Rome and the festival location in the town of Maiori on the Amalfi Coast.  
(See full details below)


Every effort has been made to find the best prices on airfare, hotel accommodations and ground transportation to make the travel as affordable as possible for a maximum number of people - along with the opportunity to enjoy a short visit in Rome. 

 Please note:
This  optional travel package is offered  independently from arrangements with the Amalfi Coast Music Festival.  You are welcome to purchase the group travel package or make your own flight arrangements to get to the festival. Other travelers may fly into Naples where you will be met by festival staff, with shuttle bus to Maiori. 

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The Grand Hotel Palatino is a four-star hotel located in Rione Monti, a lively neighborhood in the center of Rome. Its extraordinary location, facing the famous Borgia  staircase,  allows  you to  quickly  reach the capital’s main points of interest, such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Colle Oppio, Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore as well as the central Rome train station "Stazione Termini."


The hotel is also in walking distance to the Rome Metro (Line B ) ‘Cavour’ stop, allowing you to easily reach all parts of the city.

Group Travel Itinerary

Friday, June 26, 2020
*Depart Washington DC via scheduled air service on non-stop Alitalia Airlines flight to Rome, Italy
Alitalia #619   Washington-Dulles/ Rome-Fiumicino, 4:15pm / 7:00am (Arr. 6/27/2020)
Saturday, June 27, 2020
*Arrive in Rome (7 a.m. local time) 
*Group will be met by local English-speaking guides at airport and assisted with boarding motor coaches for transfer to the Grand Hotel Palatino
*Check-in at hotel
*Free Evening 
*Overnight at Grand Hotel Palatino
Sunday, June 28, 2020
*Breakfast at hotel
*Morning tour: “Highlights of Ancient Rome” ( including entrance fee to Colosseum) with English- speaking guides
*Three-course lunch at Ristorante Terme del Colosseo (wine, mineral water and coffee included).
*Transportation by motor coach from Rome to Maiori with English- speaking guides

June 28 - Sunday, July 5, 2020 
Amalfi Coast Music & Arts Festival 


Sunday, July 5, 2020
Morning departure from festival hotel after breakfast
*Transportation by motor coach with English-speaking guides from Maiori to the Grand Hotel Palatino in Rome
*Overnight at Grand Hotel Palatino
Monday, July 6, 2020
*Breakfast at hotel
*Hotel checkout
*Transportation from hotel to Rome Fiumicino Airport for flight to Washington on nonstop Alitalia flight
Alitalia #618  Rome-Fiumicino/ Washington-Dulles, 9:30am / 1:30pm


Group Travel Package includes: 

  • Roundtrip air transportation based on group airfare from Washington-Dulles Airport to Rome, Italy, June 26 – July 6, 2020 (based on 60 seats)

  • Roundtrip ground transportation by motorcoach between Rome Fiucimino Airport and the Grand Hotel Palatino with English-speaking guide

  • Two nights’ accommodations at the Grand Hotel Palatino, including breakfast daily plus VAT and city taxes, on the nights of June 27, 2020 and July 5, 2020.

  • Hospitality desk service in hotel on arrival day to assist with sightseeing information

  • Morning tour "Highlights of Ancient Rome"  (including entrance to Colosseum and English-speaking guides).

  • Three-course set-menu lunch at Ristorante Terme del Colosseo including ½ bottle of wine per person plus mineral water and coffee

  • Transportation by motorcoach from Rome to Maiori on June 28, including English- speaking guides

  • Return transportation by motorcoach from Maiori to Rome on July 5, including English-speaking guides.

  • Return ground transportation by motorcoach from Grand Hotel Palatino to Rome Fiumicino Airport on July 6, 2020

  • All related taxes and gratuities to drivers, guides and local travel directors.


Per Person Double occupancy rates (2 per room) at Grand Hotel Palatino
Full Package including air                              $1,950.00 per person
Full Land Package (No Air)                           $842.00 per person

Per Person Single occupancy rates (1 per room) at Grand Hotel Palatino (limit 10 rooms)
Full Package including air                            $2,176.00 per person
Full Land Package (No Air)                           $1,068.00 per person

Booking Information 

To book the group travel package, see Omega Travel web page here.