From Roma to Amalfi coast via American Cemetery of Anzio and Montecassino Abbey

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This service is intended as a private transfer from Rome to Sorrento, Naples or Amalfi coast (or vice versa) and it is tailor made for people who likes a private transfer but at same time they want visit the most important historical sites related to the landing in Anzio (in January 1944) and to the liberation of Rome. During the service we will visit the American Cemetery of Nettuno and the famous Abbey of Monte Cassino destroyed by the allied air force on February 1944 and completely rebuilt after the war.

Local guide included for the Abbey of Cassino.

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Duration: 8 to 9 hours
Starts: Rome, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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This service is intended as a private transfer from Rome to Sorrento, Naples or Amalfi coast (or vice versa) and it is tailor made for people who likes a private transfer but at same time they want visit the most important historical sites related to the landing in Anzio (in January 1944) and to the liberation of Rome. During the service we will visit the American Cemetery of Nettuno and the famous Abbey of Monte Cassino destroyed by the allied air force on February 1944 and completely rebuilt after the war.

Local guide included for the Abbey of Cassino.

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Stop At: Sicily Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Piazza John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1, 00048 Nettuno Italy

Located 1 Km east of Anzio beach, This is the largest American Cemetery in Italy with over 7000 graves of American Soldier who perished during the campaign for liberation of Sud Italy and Rome.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Abbey of Montecassino, Via Montecassino, 03043 Cassino FR, Italy

The Benedictine Abbey of Montecassino was build by St Benedict in the 4° Century AC. The Abbey is located in a strategic position between Rome and Naples. During WW 2 it was at centre of the german defensive line called the GUSTAV LINE. The Allied troops advancing from Sud up to Rome remained blocked south of GUSTAV line for 5 month, german troops positioned with their artillery by the Abbey Montecassino they had the control of the Rapido river valley and the route 6 that was the main road up to Rome, they blocked the allied trips from October 1943 to March 1944 German artillery located on the top of Montecassino. After months of useless battles General Mark Clark decided to destroy the Abby and opening a passage in the german defensive line. On February 15 1944 the allied aviation destroy the Abby and the road to Rome was open. After the war the Abbey was totally rebuilt as it was before.

Duration: 2 hours



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