Gain a first-hand perspective of Italy's greatest cities. Learn of the momentous impact of the art from the Italian Renaissance through viewing Italy's architectural and historical monuments. Relax in a country of extraordinary beauty, meet its people and observe contemporarily Italian life up close.
Arrive in Rome
"All roads lead to Rome", they say. And no wonder. The ancient Romans built many thousands of miles of roadways across the European continent, and far beyond. Laden with treasures from the ages since, modern Rome has more masterpieces per square foot than any other place on earth. The city that once ruled the world will rule your heart, and you will vow to return again and again because there is so much Rome to see! The rest of the day is yours to rest and relax or explore.
This full day tour is a combination of 2 tours; 'Artistic Rome' and 'Ancient Rome' and includes lunch with drinks in a local restaurant. We visit the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum and the basilica of St. Paul's Outside the walls.
On to Florence
Your private driver will assist you to the train station for your first class tickets to Florence. Arrive in Florence and the rest of the afternoon is free to explore on your own. The hotel is located along the Arno River in a villa dated from 1860.
On this morning's tour you will be taken along the romantic Viale dei Colli up to the Piazzale Michelangelo to admire the wonderful panorama. A short walk through the historic streets in the heart of Florence will then bring you to the reknowned Galleria dell'Accademia. Here you can admire the famous David by Michelangerlo and other works by the great artist. Enjoy a guided tour to Piazza dei Miracoli to find the celebrated Leaning Tower, the Cathedral, the Baptistery and other important monuments.
Your private driver will assist you to the train station for your first class tickets to Venice. Welcome to Venice, truly one of the most romantic cities in all of Italy. Your hotel is located right in the heart of it all, very close to St. Marks Square. This evening enjoy a gondola serenade.
We hope this is just the beginning of your love affair with all that is Italian. Private transfer to the airport for your departure flights home. Arrivederci a presto
From $2950 per person in double occupancy
Departure: Daily, year-round.
Duration: 7 Nights, 8 Days
Type of services: Guided services throughout with local English-speaking guides.
Travel documents: Please visit our “Visa Info” page to inquire if you need a travel visa for this tour. It is the responsibility of the traveler to obtain proper travel documents for this tour..
Inclusions: All ground transportation at the destination; lodging, meals and tours per itinerary; hotel taxes; English-speaking assistance.
Not included: International and/or domestic airfares; airport departure taxes; tips of any kind; incidentals at hotels; any meals not included in the itinerary; alcoholic beverages; souvenirs.
It is the travelers responsibility to have all proper travel documents which can include passports and foreign visas. Learn more here: Passport & Visa Information
Travel Insurance is highly recommended to protect your travel investment and for any emergencies that could occur while traveling. Learn more here: Travel Insurance
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and correspond to the lowest season in the year.
Expect moderate to high increases for high season
and holiday periods. Low season dates vary from
destination to destination. Please inquire for details.
All rates on this website are per person and based
on double occupancy, unless otherwise indicated.
If a hotel included in a program is not available
at the time of the reservation, we will substitute
it for a hotel of similar category.
Room and cabin upgrades are available at most hotels
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