QUINTESSENTIAL ITALIAN TRIO; VENICE, FLORENCE AND ROME

Explore the three Italian classic cities for 7 nights with classic and custom touring! Enjoy a typical Venetian aperitif spritz, visit an authentic carnival mask workshop, sample artisan frozen desserts and more! This tour can easily can be combined with the Discovery of 3 Adriatic Gems; featuring Zagreb Ljublijana and Rovinj before beginning in Venice.

QUINTESSENTIAL ITALIAN TRIO; VENICE, FLORENCE AND ROME

Explore the three Italian classic cities for 7 nights with classic and custom touring! Enjoy a typical Venetian aperitif spritz, visit an authentic carnival mask workshop, sample artisan frozen desserts and more! This tour can easily can be combined with the Discovery of 3 Adriatic Gems; featuring Zagreb Ljublijana and Rovinj before beginning in Venice.

Tour Highlights

  • Welcome reception
  • Tasting of a typical Venetian aperitif spritz
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • See Venice, Florence, Pisa, and Rome.

Quintessential Italian Trio Tour Includes

  • Arrival transfer from Venice Airport to the hotel (alternatively join from the Discovery of 3 Adriatic Gems tour)*
  • Seven (7) nights accommodation, including two (2) in Venice, two (2) in Florence, and three (3) in Rome
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome reception in Venice with hors d'oeuvres and a glass of wine while meeting your tour director.
  • Farewell dinner in Rome.
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach.
  • Service charges and hotel taxes.
  • Professional tour director.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours.
  • Departure transfer from Rome to Rome Airport (FCO only)*.

*Transfers are on tour start and end day only. If you are arriving earlier or extending, then transfers are additional. Transfer from Rome is to FCO only.
 

Itinerary

Day 1, Sunday: Arrive Venice

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Reception. (WR)

Day 2, Monday: In Venice

We begin our exploration of Venice at St. Mark’s Square with a walking tour which includes visits of the St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. We take in the amazing views of the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. During our tour we stop for a tasting of Spritz, a typical Venetian aperitif. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice on your own. (B)

Day 3, Tuesday: to Florence

We drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna region, situated on the banks of the Po River. After our orientation tour of Ferrara, we continue to Pisa where we view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery, and Duomo. Then on to Florence for a free evening. (B)

Day 4, Wednesday: in Florence

Our morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s awe-inspiring Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s splendid bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, we visit the Academy of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo’s David is displayed. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a spectacular view over Florence. The remainder of the day is free to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital on your own. (B)

Day 5, Thursday: to Rome

We travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany on our way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here, we will take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis. Later, we continue to Rome for an evening at leisure. (B)

Day 6, Friday: in Rome

This morning, we visit the Colosseum, a symbol of Rome. After our visit, we continue to see the splendid Arch of Constantine, climb the ancient Palatino Hill, overlook Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace; and stop on the legendary Via Sacra or “Sacred way”. In the afternoon we have time at leisure for more discoveries and activities on your own. (B)

Day 7, Saturday: in Rome

Today we will visit the Vatican Museums, located within that city's boundaries. We see the works of Raphael & Michelangelo, and admire the Sistine chapel's magnificent frescoes. We continue to St. Peter's Square where some of the most important Papal ceremonies take place. In the evening, there is a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers and your travel director. (B, D)

Day 8, Sunday: Depart Rome

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Rates & Hotels

2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
  $2730
  $2890
  $2370
  $2370
  $2890
  $2890
  $2370

Featured Hotels

Quintessential Italian Trio: Venice, Florence, Rome
Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal Venice
Starhotel Michelangelo Florence
Starhotels Metropole Roma

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Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Venice -

The Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal with its one hundred views onto the Grand Canal, the romantic stretch of water lined with magnificent palaces and their thousand reflections and colors is located in a truly unique location which makes this elegant hotel the perfect option for an unforgettable holiday discovering Venice – a magic, timeless city! [more]

Starhotel Michelangelo

Florence -

Perfectly connected with the S. Maria Novella Train Station and strategically located near the Stazione Leopolda convention centreand the new Opera Theatre, the Starhotels Michelangelo in Florence blends classic style and contemporary elegance. [more]

Starhotels Metropole

Roma -

Newly renovated, this hotel combines classic style with contemporary amenities. Our guests will find comfort in their rooms after a long day of touring. Centrally located, many major sites are within walking distance. Stop by Bistrot Rendez Vous for a drink or quick lunch, or Apicio by Eataly for a relaxing sit-down dinner. [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. Triple rooms offer discounts.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • City Tax to be paid locally
  • Tips to drivers and guides

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) months from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date touring begins in Italy. Please plan your air accordingly, as most flights overseas are overnight flights and you would depart the US one day earlier. The transfer will be waiting on arrival in Venice.