VENICE, FLORENCE AND ROME

9 Days / 7 Nights - Guaranteed Departures


Highlights

Venice, Florence and Rome

Tour Highlights

  • First class hotels with private facilities.
  • Breakfast daily, one (1) lunch and four (4) dinners.
  • Touring by modern motorcoach.
  • Visits to: Venice, Florence, Assisi and Rome.

Venice, Florence and Rome Tour Includes

  • Airport and local transfers.
  • Service charges and hotel taxes.
  • Professional tour director.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours.

Itinerary

Day 01, Saturday: Depart U.S.

Overnight flight to Venice, Italy US (not included in land cost - may be booked in conjunction with this tour). Arrive Venice next morning. (D)

Day 02, Sunday: arrive in Venice

Arriving at Venice's airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather for a Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director and traveling companions. (D)

Day 03, Monday: in Venice

Today begins with a sightseeing tour of Venice. Start with a walking tour in St. Mark's Square, visiting St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace, plus view the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. On to visit a glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps join an optional gondola ride. (B)

Day 04, Tuesday: to Florence

Drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna region, standing on the banks of the Po River. After an orientation tour, continue to Pisa where you'll view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery, and Duomo. Then on to Florence for dinner and a free evening. (B,D)

Day 05, Wednesday: in Florence

Today's morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi's awe-inspiring Dome, Giotto's Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti's splendid bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit the Academy of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is displayed. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a spectacular view over Florence. The remainder of the day is yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital your own way.(B)

Day 06, Thursday: to Rome

Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany with its iconic landscapes as you make your way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis. Continue to Rome for dinner and an evening at leisure. (B,D)

Day 07, Friday: in Rome

A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the incomparable Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museums with moving Sistine Chapel and grand St. Peter's Basilica. Then on to visit the Colosseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum. (B, L)

Day 08, Saturday: in Rome

Your day is free in spectacular Rome! Your Tour Director will have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to visit some of the chic shops, galleries, and museums; do some more sightseeing on your own or relax in a sidewalk cafe with a glass of fine Italian wine, a cold limoncello, some refreshing gelato, or a hearty dish of pasta. Tonight, a festive farewell dinner with your fellow travelers is the perfect way to celebrate your glimpse of Italy. (B, D)

Day 09, Sunday: depart Rome

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Optionals

Rates & Hotels

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Apr 1; 15; 29  Guaranteed2219
May 13; Jun 3  Guaranteed2299
Jun 17; Jul 8; 22; Aug 5; 19  Guaranteed2124
Sep 2; 16; Oct 7; 14; 21  Guaranteed2299
Nov 4  Guaranteed1929

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. Triple rooms offer discounts.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • City Tax to be paid locally
  • Drinks on meals

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would depart from the US. Tour begins in Italy one day later.

 
Hotels featured on this tour
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