Rome, Florence & Venice
Your dream of visiting the shining cities of Italy with budget travel in mind is easy to reach. With seven days to see the sights from Rome, Florence & Venice – including Pisa and Verona – your guided Italy tour is waiting.
Planning your holiday is easy,and speak to your friendly Consultant.
Day 1: Arrive In Rome, Italy
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this ancient capital. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
Hotel: Ateneo Garden Palace or Laurentia, 2 nights
Day 2: Rome
Steeped in history, the “Eternal City” is vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Start your guided introduction to Rome from St. Peter’s Square, the heart of the Vatican, and see other highlights such as the Colosseum and Circus Maximus. Maybe take an optional tour of the Vatican Museum to discover some unique art masterpieces.
Day 3: Rome – Pisa – Florence
Vistas of rolling hills, cypress trees, terraced vineyards, olive groves, and charming villages form the backdrop as you journey into the heart of Tuscany. Stop in Pisa to enjoy a mini-train ride to the Square Of Miracles and see the legendary Leaning Tower. Then, head east to magnificent Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance”.
Hotel: Nil Hotel or Italiana Resort, 2 nights
Day 4: Florence
Today focuses on the wonders of Florence, starting with a guided walking tour featuring some of the city’s greatest attractions. See Piazza Santa Croce; world-famous Signoria Square; 13th-century Palazzo Vecchio with its collection of artistic masterpieces and incredible courtyards; Loggia dei Lanzi; the fantastic Duomo with Giotto’s gothic Bell Tower and the Baptistry’s ornate bronze door known as the “Gate of Paradise”.
Day 5: Florence – Verona – Venice Area
Travel north and cross the Po River to fabled Verona, setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. Marvel at the ancient Roman Arena, built for gladiator fights but now a popular venue for festivals and concerts; shop in Via Mazzini, or sip local Prosecco, Amarone, or Soave wine in one of the many bars of the centre. Continue to the Venice area for two overnights.
Hotel: Poppi at Mira, 2 nights
Day 6: Venice Area
Venice is a place of unmatched beauty and a feast of fantastic sights. View the delightful crisscrossing canals, the gondolas, arched bridges, palaces, and piazzas. Your included orientation features a Boat Ride to St. Mark’s Square and a visit to a Venetian Glassblowing Workshop. You’ll have time to explore at leisure on your own, or join one of our optional excursions, including a ride on one of the most iconic boats in the world, the romantic gondola. Otherwise, just relax, sipping a cappuccino or the typical Venetian drink called spritz at one of the many bars or cafes.
Day 7: Depart Venice
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|February: 02, 16||$1,569.00||$2,001.00|
|March: 15, 22, 29||$1,719.00||$2,151.00|
|April: 05, 12, 19, 26||$1,789.00||$2,221.00|
|May: 03, 04, 10, 17, 18, 24, 31||$1,859.00||$2,291.00|
|June: 01, 07, 14, 15, 21, 28, 29||$1,859.00||$2,291.00|
|July: 05. 12, 19, 26||$1,789.00||$2,221.00|
|August: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30||$1,789.00||$2,221.00|
|September: 06, 07, 13, 20, 21, 27||$1,859.00||$2,291.00|
|October: 04, 05, 11, 18, 19, 25||$1,859.00||$2,291.00|
|November: 01, 08, 15||$1,719.00||$2,151.00|
|November: 22, 29||$1,439.00||$1,871.00|
|Meals:||6 breakfasts, 2 dinners|
|Transport:||First Class air-conditioned coach & canal transfer boat in Venice|
|Accommodation:||6 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||Professional Tour Director|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.