Venice, Florence & Rome
8 days Escorted Tour from Rome, Florence & Rome

Features and Inclusions

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities

  • Service charges and taxes included

  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 4 dinners 

  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • Professional Tour Director throughout

  • Luggage handling

  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

  • Service Charges and hotel taxes

  • Not Included: Rome City Tax to be paid on the spot.

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Preferred Hotels

Venice: 

Carlton or similar (F)

Florence:

Croce di Malta or similar (F)

Rome:

Grand Hotel Palatino or similar (F)

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Departures and Prices 2017

Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

March 19

March 26

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1759.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 740.00

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Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

April 2

April 9

April 16

April 23

April 30

May 7

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 2219.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 740.00

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Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

May 14

May 21

June 4

June 11

September 3

September 10

September 17

September 24

October 8

October 15

October 15

October 22

October 22

October 29

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 2299.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 740.00

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Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

June 18

June 25

July 9

July 16

July 23

July 30

August 6

August 13

August 20

August 27

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 2124.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 740.00

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Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

November 5

November 12

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1929.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 740.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1, Sunday: Venice
Arrive in Venice airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Welcome dinner and overnight. (D,O)

Day 2, Monday: Venice
Today begins with a sightseeing tour Venice. Start your walking tour in St. Mark's Square, visit St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace, and view the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. Also visit a glass blowing factory where you will see the demonstration of a traditional Venetian glass blowing. Balance of the day is at leisure. Enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or join an optional gondola ride. (B,O)

Day 3, Tuesday: Florence
Drive to Ferrara, a renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna region standing on the banks of the Po River. Orientation tour with your Tour Director. Continue to Pisa to view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, the Baptistery and Duomo. End your day in Florence with dinner. (B,D,O)

Day 4, Wednesday: Florence
Today's morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi's Dome, the Giotto's Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti's bronze "Gate of Paradise." Then, visit the Academy of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is displayed. Tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with the most spectacular view over Florence. Remainder of the day is at leisure to independently savor the renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital. (B,O)

Day 5, Thursday: Rome
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany with its iconic landscapes as you make your way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the main square and a visit to the Basilica of St. Francis. Continue to Rome for dinner and overnight. (B,D,O)

Day 6, Friday: Rome
A full day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the Eternal city. Visit the Vatican Museums with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Then continue on to visit the Colosseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking the Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum. Overnight. (B,L,O)

Day 7, Saturday: Rome
A full day free in spectacular Rome. Your Tour Director will have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to visit some of the wonderful shops, galleries and museums, or relax in a sidewalk cafe. An optional excursion to Pompei is available. Once a prosperous port city, it was buried under volcanic ash when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in late August of 79 A.D. Your excursion will bring to life the sights and history of this fascinating town. Tonight, a farewell dinner in a local restaurant, complete with wine and music, is the perfect was to celebrate your glimpse of Italy. (B,D,O)

Day 8, Sunday: Rome
Morning transfer to Rome airport. (B)




B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                  kits100

 

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