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Great Italian Cities Summer 2020

Great Italian Cities Summer 2020


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Italy

Cities Visited

Assisi, Bologna, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Venice

Tour Itinerary

Explore Italy's café culture, Renaissance frescoes and feats of classic architecture - all must-see highlights of this leisurely jaunt through the cities of Rome, Florence and Venice.

Day 1 - Arrive Rome (3 Nights)
You're in for a bellissimo journey through the spectacular cities of Italy, which kicks off in the Eternal City of Rome. Join your travel companions and Travel Director for a memorable Welcome Reception. Your introduction to la dolce vita begins with a short walk this evening to see the timeless Roman Colosseum and the ancient centre of Rome - the Forum.
Accommodation: Grand Palatino
Meals: Welcome Reception

Day 2 - Rome and Castel Gandolfo Sightseeing
We embark on a very special included 'Dive Into Culture' sightseeing tour with our 'Local Specialist' at the Vatican this morning. Skip the queue and wander through its Museums, Sistine Chapel and Gardens, admiring the artistry of great masters and walking in the footsteps of popes who have found peace within its beautiful green landscapes for centuries. We'll enjoy a rare opportunity to board a train within the Vatican Walls bound for the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, the Pope's Summer Residence. Here, we'll embark on a tour through its beautifully manicured green heart before enjoying an included lunch against the backdrop of this enchanting setting.
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 3 - Rome At Leisure
The narrow lanes and expansive piazze of Rome are yours to explore today. Ask your Travel Director for tips on what to see and do, or consider an Optional Experience delving into the fascinating history of Pompeii.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Rome – Assisi – Florence (3 Nights)
This morning meet with your 'Local Specialist' to visit St. Peter's Basilica. Then we journey north to the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi where your 'Local Specialist' will take you to the Basilica of St. Francis, the final resting place of this famous saint where we will see Giotto's enchanting frescoes. Later we continue our journey through the scenic Tuscan countryside to Florence.
Accommodation: Ambasciatori
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Florence Sightseeing and At Leisure
Enjoy a leisurely encounter with the artistic and architectural marvels of Florence during your walking tour with a 'Local Specialist'. Visit the striking Piazza della Signoria with its impressive sculptures and palazzi. Amble through the charming cobblestone lanes to the multi-coloured marble Duomo and Baptistery, before admiring the scenic view of the Ponte Vecchio straddling the Arno River. Learn about the quality and workmanship of two of this city's historic industries at demonstrations of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold. Spend the rest of the afternoon sauntering through the historic centre of Florence, shopping for high-quality leather for which the city is famous, or admiring the artistic contribution of the Medici at every turn.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Florence – Excursion to Pisa
After free time in Florence, cross the fertile Arno Valley to Pisa and join a 'Local Specialist' to visit the Square of Miracles, home to the incredible Leaning Tower and beautifully sculpted marble Cathedral. See the ornate Baptistery and the Camposanto, built on sacred soil brought back from the Holy Land during the Crusades. Your unforgettable encounter with Tuscany continues this evening as you 'Connect With Locals' over a 'Be My Guest' dinner, joining Count Miari Fulcis on his 15th-century organic olive oil estate that has featured in many famous films.
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 7 - Florence – Bologna – Venice (3 Nights)
Travel north, through the Apennines, to the medieval city of Bologna, perhaps best known for the delicious spaghetti sauce that bears its name. Your sightseeing tour with a 'Local Specialist' includes views of the Kissing Towers which lean towards each other, seemingly poised to embrace. Then it's off to the romantic island city of Venice with its rich cultural and artistic heritage. Spend time at leisure gliding along its enchanting canals in a gondola or wander through the city's labyrinthine lanes, over bridges and into quiet campi.
Accommodation: Principe
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 - Venice Canal Cruise, Orientation and Free Time
'Dive Into Culture' and gain insights into the delicate Venetian art of glassblowing on Giudecca Island. Savour the iconic and unexpected highlights of Venice as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square to admire the Bridge of Sighs, Palladian churches, Customs House, St. Mark's Basilica and the ornate Doge's Palace. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 - Secret Venice Walking Tour and visit to the Rialto Food Market
Sites made famous in poetry, song and prose are explored today when we join a 'Local Specialist' for a Small Group Sightseeing walking tour from our hotel along the canals to the famous Rialto Bridge, where all the flavours of Italy come to life at a centuries-old food market. Amble through the narrow calle of Venice and admire the beautiful architecture, before spending the rest of the day to visit the sights of your choice. Tonight, enjoy dinner with your fellow travellers.
Meals: Breakfast,

Day 10 - Depart Venice
For now it's time to say a fond arrivederci to Italy and newfound friends who have shared in the memorable sights, sounds and flavours. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

Sightseeing Highlights

  • VIP ADMISSION to the Vatican Museums
  • SMALL GROUP SIGHTSEEING guided walking tour of 'Secret Venice' to the Rialto food market, with a group size of no more than 25 guests
  • VISIT the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, the Villa Barberini Gardens in Castel Gandolfo and the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi
  • VIEW the Colosseum and Forum in Rome, Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa and St. Mark's Basilica in Venice
  • SCENIC CRUISE by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice

Dining Highlights

  • 9 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest)

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  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi 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
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Question: How much do you tip tour guide?

Tipping is at your discretion but generally we recommend at least 10 dollars per day per person.

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
3.8
Accommodations
3.1
Itinerary
4.1
Professional Staff
4.5
Repeat with Operator
3.9
Value for Money
3.6

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