SMART TOUR 01 - ROME, FLORENCE and VENICE
With 3 nts Rome, 2nts Florence and 2 nts Venice
Smart Tour - Rome, Florence and Venice
- 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, the Chianti Region and Venice.
- 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, two (2) nights in Florence and two (2) nights in Venice.
- Small Group Tour including The 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 wine tasting in Chianti.
- Walking tour in Florence.
- High speed train from Florence to Venice, 1st class.
- Transfer From Venice railway station to Hotel in Venice.
- Walking tour of Venice.
- Rome: Savoy, Londra & Cargill or Dei Mellini.
- Florence: Hotel Pierre, Carvour or Baglioni.
- Venice: Ca' de Conti, Palazzo Selvadego.
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.
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 to Venice
Make your way to the train station today. Here you will take a high speed train to Venice, with a reserved 1st class seat. Your train will cover the distance between the two cities in just 115 min while you will enjoy the view of Appennini Mountains and the Po Valley crossed by the Homonymous River. Upon arrival, meet your assistant and transfer to your hotel located in the heart of the city. Overnight in Venice.
Day 08, Venice
Today, you will join a Small Group Tour to explore Venice by boat. Coast along Venice's Grand Canal, an extraordinarily beautiful and unique highway. Spend time with our guides, who have their fingers on the pulse of Venice, knowing every mossy, misty canal, crumbling palace and skeleton in the cupboard and listen to tantalizing stories about the fabulous palaces and sites lining the Grand Canal. Find out which locations were used in famous films and discover celebrities’ favorite local hang outs. Overnight in Venice.
Day 09, Venice - 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.
Rates & Hotels
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* All Prices are in USD
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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 30||Mar 31 - Apr 29||Apr 30 - May 30||May 31 - Jul 30||Jul 31 - Aug 30||Aug 31 - Sep 29||Sep 30 - Dec 14|
|Per Person based on 1 Double Room||$1,729||$1,909||$2,479||$2,499||$2,319||$2,159||$2,499|
|Per Person based on 1 Doubl & 1 Single Room||$2,219||$2,459||$3,189||$3,209||$2,979||$2,769||$3,209|
|Per Person based on 1 Triple Room||$1,559||$1,719||$2,229||$2,249||$2,089||$1,939||$2,249|
|Per Person based on 2 Double Rooms||$1,559||$1,719||$2,229||$2,249||$2,089||$1,939||$2,249|
|Per Person based on 2 Double Rooms & 1 Single Room||$1,879||$2,079||$2,699||$2,729||$2,529||$2,349||$2,729|
|Per Person based on 1 Double Room & 1 Triple Room||$1,459||$1,619||$2,099||$2,119||$1,959||$1,819||$2,119|
|Per Person based on 3 Double Rooms||$1,429||$1,579||$2,049||$2,069||$1,919||$1,789||$2,069|
|Per Person based on 2 Triple Rooms||$1,289||$1,429||$1,849||$1,859||$1,729||$1,609||$1,859|
This tour does not include:
- Items not noted on itinerary
- City Tax to be paid locally
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