A Week in Italy 2023

Discover the romantic Venice, artistic Florence, and the eternal city of Rome by high-speed train!
Delve into Venice's rich history and gaze upon the stunning Grand Canal. Walkthrough the historic city center of Florence, and explore the birthplace of the Renaissance. Stroll the streets and piazzas of the eternal capital, and explore the art cities masterpieces through the most awe-inspiring scenery in the world including the Vatican Museums and more
7 Days from $1799/person CAD
Family
Food & Wine
Premium
Rail & Train
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

TRAVEL YOUR WAY, ON YOUR OWN TERMS!

Accommodation
Choose from a range of places to stay, from premium four to luxury five-star hotels, beautiful villas, and charming boutique properties.
Experiences
Tailor your trip to include a wide variety of activities, from the must-see to the off-the-beaten-track, on a small-group tour or with a private driver and guide.
Flexibility
Travel whenever you want and escape the tour bus crowds! With no fixed dates or set schedules, you can travel whenever you want, on your own terms.
Expertise
With in-country knowledge, we are specialists in creating unique experiences, due to a personal and direct relationship with our local partners.

Departures

Available all year-round

Included:

  • 6-night accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • High-speed train travel in Standard class
  • Daily breakfast
  • Venice Walking Tour with Gondola Ride
  • Florence Walking Tour with Accademia Gallery
  • Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour with Skip-the-Line tickets
  • 24/7 "Your Italian Friend" one-on-one real-time mobile concierge assistance

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

Speak to one of our Travel Specialists to begin planning a trip to Italy!

  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change
  • "Your Italian Friend" is an interactive virtual assistance, created to be with you all throughout your holiday (the app will provide you with information on everything you might need during your trip, such as the best places to visit or the best places to eat and shop, and will help you in case of specific necessities)
  • The Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays and the Museums in Florence are closed on Mondays

Optional Extras:

  • The option to start the itinerary in Rome is also available
  • Extend your itinerary by traveling to the sun-soaked Amalfi Coast (Sorrento) from Rome or begin your trip in the fashion capital of Milan prior to Venice
  • Upgrade to private tours focused solely on your travel group
  • Add some extra hotel nights to any city you prefer
  • Private Airport and Train Station Transfers
  • Upgrade your train class from Standard to Premium or Business, for an even more comfortable journey
  • Upgrade your transfers and get welcomed at the train stations by a private assistant, porters for your luggage, and a private transfer to your hotel
  • With many touring options in Italy, we can mix and match different activity options to your liking!

CUSTOM ITINERARY

This pre-designed itinerary can be booked as is or our specialists can take away the stress and create a custom trip tailored to your tastes. We can arrange an itinerary around your budget, interests, dates, and special requests.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO VENICE

Welcome to Venice! After your arrival at the airport, make your way to your hotel (an optional private transfer is available). After check-in, take some time to relax and then perhaps head out to begin your discovery of Venice.

Accommodation at the Hotel Continental, Venice, or similar

DAY 2: VENICE HIGHLIGHTS WITH GONDOLA RIDE

Today, join a guided tour to discover Venice’s mesmerizing and prestigious monuments. Meet your history expert local guide and depart from San Luca square to discover the hidden gems of the city including the Rialto Bridge the oldest bridge over a Grand Canal in Venice. At the end of the tour, go for a ride on a Venetian Gondola, the most iconic experience in Venice.

Accommodation at the Hotel Continental, Venice, or similar

DAY 3: VENICE TO FLORENCE

After breakfast, make your way to the train station and board your high-speed train to Florence, traveling comfortably in Standard Class. Upon arrival in Florence, make your way to the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the morning at leisure.

Stroll the historic city center of Florence which is very easy to walk around. Admire many of the monuments of Florence including the Duomo, Piazza Della Signoria, and Ponte Vecchio. Treat yourself to some local specialties like a juicy Fiorentina steak with red wine.

Accommodation at the Hotel Home, Florence, or similar

DAY 4: FLORENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Today your guide will take you to some of the most important spots where the greatest minds and artists have stood and been inspired including Piazza Della Signoria, the Duomo, the Baptistery, Santa Trinita and Orsanmichele Church, Pontevecchio Bridge, the secret Vasari Corridor and much much more. Then enter the Accademia Gallery museum with a fast-track priority entrance ticket and discover the original Michelangelo's masterpiece that has become the symbol of Renaissance splendor. The David. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Florence. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Home, Florence, or similar

DAY 5: FLORENCE TO ROME

After breakfast, make your way to the train station and board your high-speed train to Rome, traveling comfortably in Standard Class. Upon arrival in Rome, make your way to the hotel.

We suggest starting to explore the city to familiarize yourself with it and delve into its atmosphere. Rome is an open-air museum, you will be impressed by the stunning beauty of its many squares, churches, and fountains as well as by the ancient ruins. Also, you may choose between the many afternoon activities offered by us. We have a lot of ideas and proposals, just let us know what you want to do and we'll take care of everything.

Accommodation at the Welcome Piram Hotel, Rome, or similar

DAY 6: VATICAN HIGHLIGHTS

Today meet your guide and discover one of Rome’s greatest symbols. Experience the history of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Skip all the entrance lines to explore the Gallery of the Maps, Raphael’s Rooms, and the Sistine Chapel.

After the tour, enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Rome on your own or book an optional tour exploring the many treasures of Rome including the ancient Colosseum. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Welcome Piram Hotel, Rome, or similar

DAY 7: ROME DEPARTURE

After breakfast, make your way to the airport or train station for your onward journey. Optional private transfers are available. Meals: B


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