Real Italy Winter 2019 2020

Real Italy Winter 2019 2020


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Young travelers must be under the age of 18 years on the date of departure, and must be accompanied by an adult (limit of one Young Traveler Discount per room). Please see below for a detailed breakdown of age groups for individual brochures. Asia 5 - 11, At Leisure 5 - 18 (5 -15 for Australia and New Zealand), Australia and New Zealand 5 - 15, CostSaver 5 - 17, Europe and Britain 5 -17, Family Experiences 5 - 17, Hidden Journeys 5 - 18 (5 - 11 for Asia), South America 5 - 17, trips to Costa Rica and Panama 5 - 12, trips to Mexico 5 - 12, USA and Canada 5 - 17.

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Triple room reductions are based on sharing a twin or a double bedroom with an extra bed, which may be a roll-away. Discount may not apply to all itineraries, countries, regions or travel types, ask your travel consultant for full details. Additional restrictions may apply.

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Please note that there is no guarantee roommates will be of a similar age group. If you are unable to be matched, you will be provided a single room at no extra cost. This service does not apply to City Breaks, extra nights' accommodation and all Eastern Mediterranean vacations - with the exception of Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) and the Best of Turkey. Room match may not be available on all dates and/or vacations, ask your travel consultant for applicable itineraries. Additional restrictions may apply.

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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Italy

Tour Itinerary

Wander through ruins, beautifully maintained monuments, rolling vineyards and olive groves to explore the captivating art, history and culture that has shaped Italy's enchanting centuries-old story.

Day 1 - Arrive Rome (2 Nights)
Our launch pad to an epic journey through Italy begins in the Eternal City of Rome. Tread in the footsteps of gods and goddesses, emperors and gladiators as you explore its ancient streets before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive past some of the city's most iconic sights.
Accommodation: Grand Tiberio
Meals: Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Rome Sightseeing and Free Time
We join a Local Specialist this morning for a tour of the Vatican Museums. Here we'll 'Dive Into Culture', ascending the spiral staircase designed by Donato Bramante and admiring Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel before visiting St. Peter's Basilica to see his sorrowful Pietà. We continue to ancient Rome, once the capital of the world, imagining the thunderous applause of spectators as they cheered brave warriors in the Colosseum and Circus Maximus centuries ago. There's time afterwards to explore the city on your own, or relax in one of the city's piazze watching the world go by.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Rome – Venice (2 Nights)
Journey past the hilltop towns of Orte and Orvieto and cross the steep Appenine Mountains before arriving in Venice, the Queen of the Adriatic, where tonight we enjoy a Regional Dinner.
Accommodation: Principe/Amadeus
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 4 - Venice Orientation and Free Time
'Dive Into Culture' and witness the delicate craft of Venetian glassblowing at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Then cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square, sharing the city's bustling waterways with ferries, gondolas and yachts. We'll see the Byzantine Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs and the ornate Doges' Palace before spending the rest of the afternoon on our own getting lost in the labyrinthine calli or enjoying a relaxing spritz.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Venice – Verona – Florence (2 Nights)
Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers take centre stage today as we take a leisurely drive to Verona, the setting for Romeo and Juliet. We'll see the impressive Roman Arena, the third-largest in Italy, and Juliet's balcony. We continue south, through the rolling vineyard-clad landscapes of Tuscany, to Renaissance Florence where we'll 'Connect With Locals' indulging in a memorable Be My Guest dinner with the Landi family.
Accommodation: Grand Mediterraneo
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 6 - Florence Sightseeing and Free Time
Join your Local Specialist for a guided walking tour through Florence, past the multi-coloured Duomo with its impressive dome engineered by Brunelleschi and the Baptistery with its inspiring gilded doors. The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore a city that inspired artists, poets and painters to create masterpieces. Consider a visit to the Academy of Fine Arts to see Michelangelo's statue of David, enjoy spectacular views from Piazza Michelangelo or take an Optional Experience to medieval San Gimignano, famous for its hilltop towers.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - Florence – Sorrento (2 Nights)
Travel through the fertile Campanian plains to the Bay of Naples which lies in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. Our home for the next two nights is Sorrento where we enjoy a delicious dinner at our hotel.
Accommodation: Johanna Park
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 8 - Isle Of Capri Excursion and Free Time
Cross the Bay of Naples by ferry to the chic island of Capri where you'll join a Local Specialist to see its sophisticated sights. Consider an Optional Experience to Anacapri for beautiful views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and insight into a slower, more peaceful way of life. This evening, we enjoy the flavours of fresh seafood during a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant.
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 9 - Sorrento – Pompeii – Cassino – Rome
We explore the tragic immortalisation of an ancient civilisation in Pompeii today, preserved by volcanic ash when Vesuvius erupted. Here a Local Specialist will take us on a walking tour to gain insights into the day-to-day life of the city's former residents. Next, we visit the Commonwealth Cemetery in Cassino, which lies below the famous Montecassino Abbey, the site of a fierce campaign during World War II. Our Italian odyssey ends in Rome where we join our Travel Director and travel companions for a Farewell Dinner, celebrating joy in true Italian style.
Accommodation: Sheraton Parco de' Medici
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 10 - Depart Rome
It's time to bid Rome a fond arrivederci as we prepare to depart Italy. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Conditions apply.
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • VIP ADMISSION to the Vatican Museums
  • WALKING TOUR of Capri Town and Pompeii
  • CITY TOUR in Rome and Florence
  • ORIENTATION of Venice and Verona
  • VISIT St. Peter's Basilica, the Colosseum and Vatican Museums in Rome and the Commonwealth Cemetery in Cassino
  • VIEW St. Mark's Basilica and the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Juliet's Balcony in Verona, the Duomo in Florence and the Abbey of Montecassino
  • SEE the canals of Venice and Mount Vesuvius
  • SCENIC CRUISE by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice and to the Isle of Capri

Dining Highlights

  • 9 breakfasts
  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4
Accommodations
3.3
Itinerary
4.1
Professional Staff
4.4
Repeat with Operator
4.3
Value for Money
3.7

Ratings based off 14 reviews - currently showing 4 reviews with comments only

this was my first tour with a guide and it was amazing! The tour guides were very professional and informative. I loved this tour and would definitely book another.

The Aran Montegna Hotel in Rome was not a very good hotel. I got lost in Rome due to the fact that we did not have a guide inside the Vatican to lead us out where we were supposed to meet the bus. The crowds steered us in the wrong direction and as a result 4 of us got left by the bus and had to get a taxi to return to the Aran Montegna Hotel. I think some of the additional trips should have been cheaper or included in the regular tour. It would also be helpful to know what amount you need extra for tips beforehand. Other than this, I had a wonderful time filled with happy memories for a lifetime.

We greatly appreciate the direct flights that was book for us. Also, we're very glad to have traveled with Trafalgar. We had a wonderful trip!

This trip was fast pace, but we got to see a lot of Italy in few days. Tour director was excellent.


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