ITALY'S GREAT CITIES

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ITALY'S GREAT CITIES - 9 Days - From Rome to Rome

VACATION OVERVIEW

All roads may lead to Rome, but discover all the enchanting cities on your Italy bucket list. That serene passageway in Assisi, chic boutiques in Florence, that bridges in Venice! Our iconic experiences of Italy, lead you through the historic streets and piazzas of the “Eternal City,” the vine and olive-clad hills of Tuscany, and the romantic canals of the “Floating City” so you can experience the art, architecture, vino, and espresso you’ve long imagined. On this dreamy tour of Italy’s great cities, you’ll wake up to lush gardens in San Martino in Campo, stroll through the medieval-walled city of Siena, ponder the curiosity at the Tower of Pisa, and happily lean into the delicious plates of pasta, pizza, and pastries along the way.

VACATION HIGHLIGHTS

Included:

Transfers to and from your hotel to expert Local Guides and VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites.

ITALY'S GREAT CITIES - 9 Days - From Rome to Rome

ITINERARY

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY

Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Dinner

DAY 2 ROME–SAN MARTINO IN CAMPO

ROME Guided sightseeing includes the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Fontana di Trevi, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. Scenic drive by a route to San Martino in Campo.

SAN MARTINO IN CAMPO Overnight stay and dinner in the 17th-century hotel. Free time before dinner.

124 mi / 200 km

Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 3 SAN MARTINO IN CAMPO–ASSISI–VENICE ISLAND

ASSISI See the Basilica of St. Francis. Scenic drive-by ra oute to Venice.

280 mi / 450 km

Breakfast

DAY 4 VENICE ISLAND

VENICE ISLAND Private boat ride. Guided walking tour includes St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs followed by a glassblowing demonstration. Free time this afternoon and evening.

Breakfast

DAY 5 VENICE ISLAND–PISA–FLORENCE

PISA See the Leaning Tower by a route to Florence.

280 mi / 450 km

Breakfast

DAY 6 FLORENCE

FLORENCE Guided sightseeing includes Michelangelo’s masterpiece, David, at the Academy of Fine Arts, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” and Signoria Square. Free time this afternoon and evening.

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Florence with an excursion to San Gimignano followed by an authentic Tuscan countryside dinner. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase under additional excursions.

Breakfast

DAY 7 FLORENCE–SIENA–ROME

SIENA Orientation walk includes Piazza del Campo.  Taste traditional panforte and ricciarelli (local specialties) before returning to Rome.

199 mi / 320 km

Breakfast

MEALS

Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners

HOTELS

RomeAlbani Hotel/Cicerone Hotel or similar – First Class

San Martino: Posta Donini/or similar – Superior First Class

Venice: Carlton on the Grand Canal/or similar – First Class

Florence: Gran Hotel Mediterraneo/or similar –First Class

Dates & Prices do not include international air travel.

 

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