Italy Signature

Travel through scenic charming hill towns and ancient-old cities. Explore Venice, one of the world’s most romantic cities, where you’ll tour through the city's narrow streets. Walkthrough the “Cradle of Renaissance” city and set your eyes upon the city's artistic and cultural treasures such as the Florence Cathedral, Michelangelo's David, the Accademia and Uffizi Gallery masterpieces From the Gulf of Naples, tour the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Discover charming Sorrento set off to the island of Capri, the jewel of the Amalfi Coast!

DEPARTURES

2020 Departures: April 20, May 4, 18, June 1, 15, 29, July 13, 27, August 10, 24, September 7, 21 & October 5, 19

Included:
• Accommodation in 4-star hotels
• Accommodation in Venice Island in 4-star hotel with arrival and departure transfers and assistance
• Daily breakfast, 1 wine tastings and 4 dinners (please inform us at the moment of the booking, in case of any food allergy or dietary restrictions)
• 1 lunch to taste a Neapolitan Pizza
• 1 lunch in a local restaurant in Capri
• Multilingual tour leader
• Guided tour of Siena, Venice, Florence and Pompeii
• Guided tour of Capri including the Blue Grotto (weather permitting)
• Visit of Orvieto, Montepulciano, Bologna, Verona, Assisi and Naples with the tour leader
• Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air-conditioning
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Not Included:
• Tips
• Porterage service
• Drinks
• Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned
• City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules)
• Everything that is not mentioned in included
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Optional Extras:
• Extend your tour with 2-nights in Amalfi (4-star accommodation)
• Airport Transfers
• Pre and Post Accommodation
• Optional Gondola Ride in Venice and Optional Tours from Florence

PRICING DETAILS

Click Book Online above for 2020 pricing!
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• All prices are per person
• Children allowed from 12 years old (adult rate)
• City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
• Drinks are not included with meals
• Only one bag per person allowed (any size) plus one piece of hand luggage

Ponte Vecchio
Rome > Orvieto > Montepulciano > Siena > Bologna > Venice > Florence > Assisi > Rome > Naples > Pompeii > Sorrento > Capri > Sorrento > Pompeii > Rome

ITINERARY

DAY 1: ROME > ORVIETO > MONTEPULCIANO > SIENA AREA

Departure from a central location in Rome or pick-up from your centrally located hotel in the morning. Travel to Orvieto, a small city in Umbria perched on a tuff cliff. Continuation to Montepulciano to taste the local Vino Nobile, one of the oldest and most valuable wines of Tuscany. In the evening, enjoy the welcome dinner near Siena. Meals: D

DAY 2: SIENA AREA > SIENA > BOLOGNA > VENICE

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Venice. During the route, a first stop will be dedicated to visiting the historic centre of Siena, a medieval city built around Piazza del Campo, famous all over the world for its architectural beauty and its particular "shell" shape. Continuation to Bologna and free time to visit the symbols of the city, such as the imposing Piazza Maggiore and the Asinelli and Garisenda towers. Arrival in Venice and enjoy the evening at leisure to explore the beautiful floating city. Meals: B

DAY 3: VENICE

Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy a guided tour of the historic centre of Venice passing through Piazza San Marco, the heart of the city, with its extraordinary buildings (Basilica di San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, the Clock Tower) and for the Bridge of Sighs. Departure by boat to Murano to visit a famous glass factory and admire the amazing glass-making process. Return to Piazza San Marco and free time with the possibility of taking an optional gondola tour. At the scheduled time, return to the hotel. Free for dinner and overnight stay. Meals: B

DAY 4: VENICE > VERONA > FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Verona, the romantic city par excellence, the theatre of Romeo and Juliet’s love story. In the early afternoon continuation to Florence. After arriving, visit the historic centre of the city passing through famous symbolic places such as Piazza del Duomo, the Santa-Maria-del-Fiore’s Cathedral, Piazza Della Signoria (Signoria Square) and Ponte Vecchio. Hotel accommodation. Free for dinner and overnight stay. Meals: B

DAY 5: FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to explore Florence also called the “Cradle of Renaissance”, one of the most famous cities in the world, with its unique artistic and cultural centre. Possibility of optional tours, such as the visit of the Uffizi Gallery, the Accademia Gallery or an excursion to immerse yourself into the scents and colours of the Chianti district. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay. Meals: B, D

DAY 6: FLORENCE > ASSISI > ROME

Breakfast at the hotel and at scheduled time departure for Assisi. Walkthrough the alleys of the medieval city, known for being the place where St. Francis and St. Clare lived, two important figures of the Italian religious history. Continuation to Rome and arrival at the city centre late in the afternoon. Meals: B

DAY 7: ROME > NAPLES > POMPEII > SORRENTO

Departure from Rome to Naples. Upon arrival, walk around the city centre, discovering Piazza del Plebisicito, Palazzo Reale, Galleria Umberto I and Teatro San Carlo. Lunch in a local restaurant to taste authentic Neapolitan pizza. Proceed to Pompeii for the guided tour of the archaeological excavations. This ancient Roman city was destroyed when Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD and buried it, preserving it under a sea of volcanic ash for nearly 1700 years. Enjoy a stop in a cameos and coral shop. Transfer to Sorrento, famous for its picturesque old town centre and characteristic fisherman’s village of Marina Grande, one of the most authentic treasures of the city. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 8: SORRENTO > CAPRI > SORRENTO

Breakfast in the hotel and departure in the early morning for the port of Sorrento. Meet the guide and sail to Capri by hydrofoil. After arriving at the island, enjoy a boat trip to the Blue Grotto (weather permitting). Continue by minibus to Anacapri and have lunch at a local restaurant. Then reach the legendary Piazzetta, the heart of the island. Return to the port to head back to Sorrento. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 9: SORRENTO > POMPEII > ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at your leisure. Meeting point at the hotel in the afternoon and transfer to Pompeii where you will join the bus to return to Rome. Arrival in Rome in the late evening. Meals: B