Rome Florence Venice ~ 8 Days
- Rome, Vatican, Siena, Chianti, Florence, Venice
- Chianti wine tasting
- Independent Tour
- Departs on Fridays
- Tour Code: VYTUSC20
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Day 1: Rome Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Rome Morning, meet your guide at the Vatican and join a small group to visit Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Our expert guide will be your docent as you pass through the vast Vatican collection. This Vatican tour will focus on the must-see and famous masterpieces of the Vatican, including the Sistine Chapel, the Raphael Rooms, Michelangelo’s Dome, Pinecone Courtyard, St. Peter’s Basilica, St. Peter’s Square. Enter the most magnificent church – St Peter’s Basilica. Tour ends outside in the superb square designed by Bernini. Overnight in Rome. (B)
Day 3: Rome Wander through Rome. Rome is filled with interesting neighborhoods. The best way to see the city is on foot. If you wish we can organize a day outside of the city, visiting a vineyard and enjoying a lovely lunch in the countryside . Overnight in Rome. (B)
Day 4: Rome Florence Siena & Monteriggioni Meet your driver guide and transfer to Florence. Stop in Siena and Monteriggioni for independent visits. Arrive late afternoon in Florence and overnight. Time permitting, a short stop at the charming and tiny castle town of Monteriggioni. Overnight in Florence (B,L)
Day 5: Florence Today join a small group to explore Florence and discover the 2000 years of tumultuous history that changed the world forever. This is a city filled with historic sculptures, frescoes and paintings. You’ll visit 3 churches – the Duomo, Santa Trinità and Orsanmichele. Walk through the medieval center of the city passing the Baptistery, the Bell Tower, the Gates of Paradise, Brunelleschi’s Dome, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and the Ponte Vecchio, Medieval towers and Renaissance palaces. After morning tour, relaxing time for lunch. Afternoon head over to the Academia and visit Michelangelo’s David. Overnight in Florence (B)
Day 6: Venice After breakfast, board the high-speed train to Venice. Arrive in two hours. On arrival, meet your assistant and transfer to your hotel located in the heart of the city. Balance of the day to explore this floating city of islands and bridges. Take time to visit the Peggy Guggenheim or Palazzo Grassi two of Venice’s world-class galleries. Overnight in Venice (B)
Day 7: Venice Join a Small Group Tour to explore Venice by boat, coasting along Venice’s Grand Canal, a beautiful and unique highway. Our guides, have their fingers on the pulse of Venice, recognizing every canal and palace. Listen to tantalizing tales about this marvelous floating city. As the sun begins to descend under the horizon, take a Gondola ride, crossing beneath the myriad of bridges connecting the islands of the city. Enjoy an aperitivo before your last dinner in Italy, and stroll through Piazza San Marco and enjoy the orchestral music. Overnight in Venice (B)
Day 8: Venice After breakfast departure.
- Meet & Greet Rome arrival transfers
- 3 nights Rome, 2 nights Florence, 2 nights Venice
- Buffet Breakfast
- Small Group Tour Vatican, Entrance fees & Transportation
- Driver Guided tour “Tuscany Countryside” stop Siena, Monterigioni from Rome Hotel to Florence Hotel.
- One typical lunch Siena
- One wine tasting in Chianti
- Small Group Tour Walking Tour Florence
- High speed Train 1st class Florence to Venice
- Meet & Greet Venice railway station transfer to hotel
- Small Group boat tour of Venice.
- Flights; tips and gratuities
- Beverages & meals not mentioned
- City Tax paid locally at your hotel
- Departure Transfer
- Items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items not mentioned in the “ Includes”.
|Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct||$2950||$4980||$2530|
Hotels: 4* or Similar
- Rome: Hotel Concillazione / Savoy
- Florence: Pierre / Executive
- Venice: Bisanzio / Palazzetto Madonna
Rates are per person in CAD ($) and indicative of Euro price, subject to change. Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.