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    A Taste of Italy: 8 Day Experience

    Like a creamy gelato or hot espresso, one taste of Italy can linger for a lifetime. Travelling from eternal Rome and up through the hazy hills of Tuscany, you’ll spend eight days sampling the best of Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padova, Venice, and Montepulciano. Catch the spirit of la vita bella as you explore elegant Florentine piazzas, rummage through handcrafted artisanal treasures, sip world-class wines, and float down intimate Venetian canals. Extend your visit by 2-3 days to discover the treasures along Italy’s Amalfi coast, from charmingly gritty Naples to sun-bleached Capri

    DEPARTURES

    Year Round 2019 Departures, Friday & Sunday during the Summer Season

    Included:
    • 7 nights accommodation in premium hotels with daily breakfast
    • Arrival and Departure transfers from Rome Airport to the Hotel and vice versa
    • Deluxe motorcoach transportation
    • Traditional Tuscan Lunch in Montepulciano, visit also Assisi, Siena, Bologna, Padua, Tuscany Wine Region and visit St. Mark’s Basilica with “Skip the Line”
    • Tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica (with our exclusive “Skip the Line”)
    • 2 Dinners and 2 Lunches
    • Multilingual tour escort
    • All Taxes

    PRICING DETAILS

    Click Book Online above for 2019 pricing!
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    Pricing is based on 4-star accommodation category. 3-star accommodation available upon request.

    • All prices are per person
    • Free accommodation for children up to 6 years old sharing the room with their parents
    • City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
    • Drinks are not included with meals

    Italy Tour - Taste of Italy Experience
    Rome > Assisi > Siena > Florence > Bologna > Padova > Venice > Montepulciano (Tuscany Wine Region) > Rome

    ITINERARY

    DAY 1: ROME

    Welcome to Rome! After a meet and greet at the airport with your driver, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay.

    DAY 2: ROME > ASSISI > SIENA > FLORENCE

    Early morning departure for Assisi. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis featuring masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Continue to Siena, home of the Palio. End the day in Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance for dinner and overnight. Meals: B, D

    DAY 3: FLORENCE

    Spend the day in beautiful Florence home to monuments, churches, and artisanal shops. Stroll the cobblestone streets on your own or take a short excursion to Pisa (optional). Dinner at leisure and overnight stay. Meals: B, L

    DAY 4: FLORENCE > BOLOGNA > PADUA > VENICE

    Depart for Bologna after breakfast in Florence. Wander through some of the city’s many, elegant arcades (or porticos), for which Bologna is famous. In the afternoon, continue toward Padova, with its original Sant’Antonio Basilica. In the early evening, we will arrive in Venice. Check-in to your hotel, dinner and overnight stay. Meals: B, D

    DAY 5: VENICE

    Cruise through the lagoon of Venice aboard a private boat before stopping at Murano. Spend the afternoon exploring Venice’s canals at your leisure. Return to the hotel for dinner and the rest of the evening. Meals: B

    DAY 6: VENICE > MONTEPULCIANO > ROME

    After breakfast, depart for Tuscany, known for its romantic churches, castles and beloved wines. Proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a Medieval town rich with history and art. That evening we will arrive in Rome for an evening at leisure. Meals: B, L

    DAY 7: ROME

    After breakfast depart from the hotel for the included tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St.Peter's Basilica with our exclusive "Skip the Line" access. The tour ends in St. Peter's Square. Afternoon and evening at leisure. Meals: B

    DAY 8: ROME

    Final breakfast followed by check-out. Arrivederci! Meals: B