Trafalgar Tours | Jewels of Italy summer 2017

Explore Italy's sophisticated capitals of Venice, Florence and Rome - the beautiful cobblestone squares, centuries' old tradition and historic highlights like the mighty Colosseum, Leaning Tower of Pisa and spectacular Duomo must-visits on your open-air museum tour of this fascinating destination.


Tour Operator: Trafalgar Tours
  • What's Included

    • 6 buffet breakfasts
    • 2 three course dinners
  • Pricing

      • Start Date
      • End Date
      • Price
        (Twin)
    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,328 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,328 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    • Book by 15 Dec 2016 and receive early payment discount. Pay only $1,238 for this departure

    Please note: while prices are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to currency fluctuations and currency surcharges may apply.Please check price at time of booking
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Rome (2 Nights)

    Welcome to Rome. After check-in, relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening consider a stroll around this fascinating ancient city and mingle with the locals in beautiful squares with stunning architecture.

     

    Day 2 - Rome Sightseeing and Free Time

    Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour with a visit to the Vatican City. Visit the awe-inspiring St. Peter's Basilica and view Michelangelo's statue, the Pietà. Don't miss the opportunity to join an Optional Experience to visit inside the famous Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. View the mighty Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Afterwards enjoy free time to take in the sights or join an Optional Experience to explore the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 3 - Rome – Pisa – Florence (2 Nights)

    This morning leave Rome and head north towards Central Italy. Travel through picturesque scenery in Umbria and Tuscany before arriving in the town of Pisa. Visit the Square of Miracles featuring the Leaning Tower, Cathedral and Baptistery. There is time to shop for souvenirs and take pictures. Later arrive at your hotel near Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Day 4 - Florence Sightseeing and Free Time

    There are few cities in the world with an artistic legacy to equal that of Florence. Your Local Specialist gives a superb commentary of the city's history during your walking tour, which includes views of the Baptistery, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive Giotto's Bell Tower and a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Experience a demonstration of fine leatherwork with time to explore on your own. Shop for high-quality leather and 18-carat gold jewellery for which Florence is renowned and don't forget to try the gelato. Later enjoy dinner at the hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

     

    Day 5 - Florence – Verona – Venice (Mestre) (2 Nights)

    Your journey continues north across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Verona, the home of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers. View the vast Roman Arena, where concerts are still held regularly each year and see Juliet's Balcony. Hear the story of the play which begins with a street brawl between Montague and Capulet servants who, like their masters, are sworn enemies. Head east to the magical, romantic city of Venice.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

     

    Day 6 - Venice Orientation and Free Time

    Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Then cruise by private launch to St. Mark’s Square in the heart of Venice. Admire the Bridge of Sighs, the ornate Doge’s Palace and the Byzantine Basilica of St. Mark. Spend free time afterwards exploring this fascinating city or perhaps take a cruise across the lagoon to the island of Burano for a relaxing meal. Burano is an island in the Venetian lagoon known for its brightly coloured housesBuffet Breakfast

     

    Day 7 - Depart Venice (Mestre)

    This morning say 'arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Transfers are available to Venice Marco Polo Airport. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

     

    Jewels of Italy summer 2017
*Terms and Conditions
Offer subject to availability at time of booking. Prices are per person share twin based on best available tour price, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Tour deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions may apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
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