SMART TOUR 02 - ROME & FLORENCE

With 3 nts Rome and 2nts Florence


Highlights

Smart Tour - Rome and Florence

Tour Highlights

  • Daily departures designed for parties from 2-6 passengers - perfect for family and friends traveling! (Can be priced for larger groups as needed).
  • Perfect combination of small group touring and private touring.
  • Visits to: Rome, Florence and the Chianti Region.
  • 24/7 Concierge, as well as 24/7 Celtic Help Line as needed.

Smart Tour Includes

  • Welcome briefing upon arrival.
  • Breakfast daily (except for morning of arrival).
  • Three (3) nights in Rome and two (2) nights in Florence.
  • Small group tour with visits to Vatican, entrance fee included (transfer to/from tour departure point not included).
  • “Tuscany Countryside” driver guided tour with en route stop in Siena & Monteriggioni. Pick up in Rome and drop off in Florence.
  • Typical lunch in Siena.
  • One (1) wine tasting in Chianti.
  • Walking tour in Florence.

Hotel Options

  • Rome: Savoy, Londra & Cargill or Dei Mellini.
  • Florence: Hotel Pierre, Carvour or Baglioni.

Additional Notes

Arrival and departure transfers are not included but may be optionally booked. City Taxes at hotels is not included and would be paid directly at hotels. Blackouts apply during special events, celebrations, Easter, Carnivals and Fairs.

Blackouts apply during special events, celebrations, Easter, Carnivals and Fairs.

Itinerary

Day 01, Depart U.S. for Italy

Overnight flight to Rome, Italy. Flight would be purchased separately.

Day 02, Rome

Morning arrival in Rome. Optional transfer to your Rome hotel is available at time of booking. If not elected, please make your way to your hotel. Meet with your local assistant in the late afternoon for a welcome briefing. Rome is yours to enjoy independently. Overnight in Rome.

Day 03, Rome

In the morning, make your way to a designated meeting point near the Vatican. Meet your guide, where you join a small group to visit Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Our expert guide will offer an easy navigation through the vast Vatican collection spanning more than 4 miles of treasures on display. This Vatican tour focuses on the absolute must-sees and famous masterpieces of the Vatican, including the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo and the Raphael Rooms. Discover Michelangelo’s Dome, Pinecone Courtyard (Cortile della Pigna), Chiaramonti Collection, Pio-Clementino Collection, Stanza Rotonda, Stanza della Croce Greca, Bramante’s Triple Gallery, Raphael's Rooms, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, St. Peter’s Square and more. Entry to the most magnificent church on earth; St Peter's, before ending in superb the square designed by Bernini. Make your way independently back to your hotel with the evening free to enjoy on your own. Overnight in Rome.

Day 04, Rome

Today is yours free to independently explore the eternal city of Rome. Additional touring can be arranged by Celtic Tours at time of booking. Otherwise, enjoy your free day today. Overnight in Rome.

Day 05, Rome to Florence with touring of Siena and Monteriggioni

Meet your driver guide at Rome hotel and transfer to Florence. Your driver guide will stop in Siena and Monteriggioni to visit these enchanting villages. The drive itself is magnificent: enjoy the view of Chianti hills covered by vineyards and olives trees, with the cypresses that became soon familiar. Siena is probably Italy's loveliest medieval city. Its heart is the central piazza known as Il Campo, known worldwide for the famous Palio run here, a horse race run around the piazza two times every summer. Movie audiences worldwide can see Siena and the Palio in the James Bond movie, Quantum of Solace. Time permitting, short stop in at the charming and tiny castle town of Monteriggioni. With lunch at a Tuscan Villa estate, as well as wine tasting and cellar visit included, this is a great day to experience the best aspects of this wonderful region! Arrival late afternoon in Florence and overnight in the heart of the town.

Day 06, Florence

Today you will join a small group to explore Florence and discover how Florence’s 2000 years of tumultuous history changed the world forever. See historic sculptures, frescoes and paintings in 3 famous churches - the Duomo, Santa Trinità and Orsanmichele. Learn why Florence became one of the greatest art centers the world has ever seen and see Florence's Baptistery, Bell Tower, Gates of Paradise, Brunelleschi's Dome, Vasari's Corridor, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, Medieval towers and Renaissance palaces and more (all outside visits). Overnight in Florence.

Day 07, Florence - U.S.

Check out of your hotel after breakfast, where tour inclusions end. Transfers can be purchased separately at time of booking, or otherwise make your way independently to the airport or rail station.

Optionals

Rates & Hotels

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* All Prices are in USD
This package is not available for online booking at this time. To book, please call Celtic Tours at 1-800-833-4373.

Pricing

This package is based on a minimum of two (2) persons traveling based on sharing one double room. This tour can be booked via our call center only at this time. Rates for based on 2 - 6 passengers are as follows:

 Jan 4 - Mar 30Mar 31 - Apr 29Apr 30 - May 30May 31 - Jul 30Jul 31 - Aug 30Aug 31 - Sep 29Sep 30 - Dec 14
Per Person based on 1 Double Room$1199$1295$1605$1666$1484$1463$1666
Per Person based on 1 Doubl & 1 Single Room$1539$1661$2060$2139$1904$1878$2139
Per Person based on 1 Triple Room$1079$1165$1445$1550$1355$1317$1500
Per Person based on 2 Double Rooms$1079$1164$1445$1500$1335$1317$1500
Per Person based on 2 Double Rooms & 1 Single Room$1307$1411$1750$1816$1617$1595$1816
Per Person based on 1 Double Room & 1 Triple Room$1014$1095$1358$1410$1255$1238$1410
Per Person based on 3 Double Rooms$994$1071$1329$1389$1227$1211$1380
Per Person based on 2 Triple Rooms$899$969$1199$1249$1109$1092$1249

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Transfers
  • City Tax to be paid locally

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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