Italian Indulgence -with Guaranteed
Indulge yourself in
Italian luxury, with our new custom small group deluxe tour of Italy.
Featuring private tours, boutique accommodations, five special gourmet
meals and more!
- EARLY BIRD SAVINGS* - Save $100 per person on select
departures if booked by Jan 31, 2014
- Exciting new itinerary
- Small Luxury Group - no more than 15 participants
- 12 Meals -Breakfast &
- Visit Rome, Assisi, Ravenna, Venice, Verona, Lake Como,
Milan, Florence, Pisa and Siena
- English speaking tour leaders and guides throughout
Your Italian Indulgence tour includes:
- Accommodation at 4 star
superior hotels for seven (7) nights
- American buffet breakfast
daily (except day of arrival)
- Five gourmet dinners including
wine, mineral water and soda
- Private transfer on arrival
and departure in Rome
- Ground transportation by
deluxe minibus when touring
- Private guided tours of
Assisi, Ravenna, Venice, Verona, Sirmione, Lake Como, Milan,Florence, Pisa and
- Scenic drives including the
Autostrada del Sole, the Emilia Romagna region, the Veneto region, the Tuscan
countryside and the Italian Alps
- English speaking tour leader
- Small group size, with no more
than 15 passengers per departure.
- Porterage of one suitcase per
of travel documents
charges and taxes included (City Tax at hotels not included - as it
must be paid directly to hotels)
Indulgence - Your Daily Itineary:
Day 01, Sunday: U.S. - Rome.
Depart the U.S. for your overnight flight
to Rome. Dinner served on board. Tours purchased on a land only basis
begin on Day 02.
02, Monday: Arrive Rome.
Arrive Rome, where we are met by our private transfer to take us to our
pre-booked Rome hotel (note – check in time is generally between 2:00
and 4:00 pm). Enjoy Rome independently before our tour begins in the
morning. Overnight in Rome.
Day 03, Tuesday: Rome – Assisi – Ravenna – Venice.
Early morning (6:45-7:45 am) collection from our hotel. We meet our
tour leader and depart by deluxe minibus to Assisi. This mystical town
of Saint Francis is still surrounded by ancient walls. Here we
will have a 2-hour visit with a private English speaking guide,
enjoying the Basilica of Saint Francis with its
early renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Continue
to Ravenna, home of eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites and known as the
mosaic city because of the stunning 5th-6th century mosaics
that decorate the walls of its churches and monuments. We meet a
private English speaking guide and discover this marvelous
city. We continue onto Venice, where we check into a deluxe room at our
4-star superior hotel in Venice. Tonight we enjoy
Venetian cuisine with a 3-course gourmet dinner at a local
restaurant, including wine, mineral water and soda. Overnight at our
hotel in Venice.
Day 04, Wednesday: Venice.
We enjoy breakfast at our hotel then meet our private English speaking
guide for a panoramic 2-hour walking tour of this unique city. We will
see the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark, enjoy an
inside visit of the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prison
(with skip the line entrance tickets included). Lunch is at
ourleisure. In the afternoon, with our tour leader we depart by boat to
the island of Murano. Here we will assist in a demonstration of glass
blowing, with time for shopping after. Return to the city
center, where our culinary adventure continues with a gourmet 3-course
dinner of more Venetian specialties at a local restaurant with
wine, mineral water and sodas included. Overnight at our Venice hotel.
Day 05, Thursday: Venice – Verona – Sirmione (Lake
Garda) – Lake Como.
After breakfast, we meet our tour leader and boat transfer from the
hotel to Piazzale Roma and board our deluxe minibus. Our journey
continues to Verona. Here we will meet a private English
speaking guide for a 2-hour visit of the town of Romeo and Juliet! We
continue to Sirmione, a charming town located in the southern
part of Lake Garda. Upon arrival, we have free time for lunch In the
early afternoon, our tour will continue to Como, located on the shore
of Lake Como. Our driver and tour leader will take us around
for a panoramic visit of this beautiful lake before arriving at the
hotel in Como. Check into our deluxe rooms at our 4-star
superior hotel situated in the city centre of Como. Tonight indulge in
Northern Italian specialities with a 3-course gourmet dinner at
a local restaurant, with wine, mineral water or sodas
included. Overnight at the hotel in Como.
Day 06, Friday: Lake Como - Milan - Florence.
After our buffet breakfast at the hotel, we board our deluxe
minibus and proceed to Milan. Once in the city, we enjoy a tour of the
city. We visit the shopping gallery Vittorio Emanuele II, the
Sforza castle, and the Splendid Duomo, one of the world’s largest most
striking Gothic cathedrals. We have free time for lunch before
our journey to Florence. Check into our 4-star superior hotel in the
city center of Florence. Tonight discover Tuscan cuisine with a
3-course gourmet dinner at a local restaurant, including wine,
mineral water or soda. Overnight at our hotel in Florence.
07, Saturday: Florence.
We enjoy a buffet breakfast at our hotel, after which we meet
our private English speaking guide for a 3-hour tour of this
magnificent Renaissance city. We will visit the beautiful
Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Academia
Gallery, famous for the Milchelangelo’s David (with skip the line
entrance tickets included). Free time this afternoon to enjoy Florence.
Our tour leader will be delighted to make suggestions! This evening
enjoy another Tuscan feast with a 3-course gourmet dinner at a
local restaurant with wine, mineral water or soda included. Overnight
at the hotel.
Day 08, Sunday: Florence – Pisa – Siena – Rome.
Enjoy breakfast we depart for Pisa. We will drive through the
picturesque Tuscan countryside to Pisa. After the panoramic drive along
the banks of the Arno river, we meet a private English
speaking guide for a 2-hour guided tour of Piazza dei Miracoli, with
the celebrated Leaning Tower and the Baptistery
(exterior visits). Time at leisure to enjoy lunch
independently. We continue to Siena, where we meet our private English
speaking guide for a 2-hour tour, walking along beautiful
medieval streets admiring the splendid palace. The tour will end in the
Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful squares in the
world. Here we will also visit the spectacular Cathedral.
After the guided tour, board our deluxe minibus to Rome and our
pre-booked hotel arriving in Rome around 6pm, where our
touring ends. Dinner is on our own tonight.
Day 09, Monday: Venice - U.S.
After breakfast at your hotel, private transfer to the airport
for your return flight home. (Transfers between 8:00pm-8:00am
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Discount of $100 per person when booked by Jan. 31, 2014. Offered
on Apr 06, Apr 20, May 11, Jun 22, Jul 27, Aug 10, Sep 21 and Oct 05
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This tour does not include:
- Lunches or dinners that are not
- Tips to driver/guide
- City tax at hotels-as this must be paid directly to the
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