Best of Rome, Florence & Venice

Immerse yourself with the splendours of Italy's classical cities
Travel to the Eternal City of Rome and discover the Colosseum, Vatican Museums, and the many treasures of the Eternal City. Continue on to Renaissance Florence and gaze upon the city's artistic gems. Experience the colors, flavors, rich history, and captivating landscapes of Tuscany. Explore the floating city of Venice, one of the world’s most romantic cities, where you’ll tour through the city's narrow streets and much more
8 Days from $2299/person CAD
Family
Food & Wine
Guided
Honeymoon & Anniversary
Premium
Rail & Train
Small Group
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 from January to November 2023

Included:

  • 3-nights in Rome based on 4-star accommodation
  • 2-nights in Florence based on 4-star accommodation
  • 2-nights in Venice based on 4-star accommodation
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Small-Group Rome in a Day Tour (Vatican Museums, Colosseum, and the Heart of Rome)
  • Private transfer from the Rome hotel to the Rome train station
  • High-speed train from Rome to Florence in first-class
  • Small-Group Siena and San Gimignano Excursion with dinner in a winery
  • Small-Group Walking Tour of Florence with Accademia Gallery
  • High-speed train from Florence to Venice in first-class
  • Small-Group Legendary Venice Tour with Doge's Palace

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

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The routing may be modified according to the availability of tours
  • All pricing is subject to change and is based on availability at the time of booking
  • Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel

Optional Extras:

  • Private airport transfers to and from the hotel
  • Private train station transfers in Florence and Venice
  • Upgrade to a 4-star superior hotel in Rome
  • With many accommodations and touring options in Italy, we can mix and match different hotel and 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: ROME ARRIVAL

Welcome to Rome! Upon arrival at the airport make your way to your hotel in Rome. An optional private transfer is available. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring the Italian capital on your own.

Accommodation at Hotel Villa Glori, Rome, or similar

DAY 2: THE BEST OF ROME IN A DAY

Rome is a city full of beautiful art, amazing restaurants, and history. Designed to make the most of your stay in Rome, this tour packs all the city’s highlights and most iconic sites in just one day, leaving you with a good taste of what the Italian capital has to offer.

Start the day with a view of the Roman Forum, the hub of public life in ancient Rome while making your way to the Colosseum, the legendary arena where gladiator games were staged to entertain the crowds.

After the visit, you’ll enjoy a delightful stroll around the historic center, past picture-postcard sights like Bernini's fountain in Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, and the Trevi Fountain.

You’ll have some free time to enjoy the local cuisine for lunch before continuing the tour at the Vatican Museums. Here, your guide will walk you through the most celebrated treasures, including the Sistine Chapel, one of the world's greatest works of art. Meals: B

Accommodation at Hotel Villa Glori, Rome, or similar

DAY 3: ROME AT LEISURE

We’re firm believers in allowing free time to explore places on your own in order to get a true sense of the city. Enjoy the day at leisure to explore Rome on your own. Meals: B

Accommodation at Hotel Villa Glori, Rome, or similar

DAY 4: ROME TO FLORENCE WITH SIENA & SAN GIMIGNANO

After breakfast, meet your driver for a private transfer to the train station to board a high-speed train to Florence. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel.

In the early afternoon, enjoy a visit to two of Tuscany's most beautiful towns and sample local flavors with a typical Tuscan dinner and wine tasting. Leaving Florence in the afternoon, enjoy the drive to Siena, the first stop on the tour. Enjoy a guided tour of its UNESCO-listed historic center, which includes the unique shell-shaped square where the legendary Palio race takes place twice a year.

Next, reach San Gimignano, the stunning medieval town with an impressive skyline crowned by 14 towers that have survived through the centuries. Get some time to explore its atmospheric cobbled lanes, then take the road to the hills of Chianti and admire the beautiful colors of Tuscany at sunset. Dinner will take place at a charming wine estate, where you’ll visit the cellars and dine on traditional Tuscan dishes paired with their fine wines. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Executive, Florence, or similar

DAY 5: FLORENCE HIGHLIGHTS WITH ACCADEMIA GALLERY

Start your exploration of Florence from the unknown and most picturesque sides of the city. Visit the market of San Lorenzo, where it’s possible to see the food arriving from the Tuscan countryside. In the afternoon, meet your guide at the hotel and get ready to explore the heart of the town. We’ll visit Piazza della Signoria, walk by the Palazzo Vecchio, the Duomo with Giotto's bell tower (exterior), and Ponte Vecchio. Our walkthrough of Florence will end with a visit to the Accademia to admire, among the many masterpieces, the jewel of Michelangelo, the statue of David. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Executive, Florence, or similar

DAY 6: FLORENCE TO VENICE

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Florence train station and board a high-speed train to Venice. Arrive late morning and transfer to the hotel. Free time to explore Venice on your own. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Palazzetto Madonna, Venice, or similar

DAY 7: LEGENDARY VENICE

With its history and incredible treasures, the St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace are symbols of Venice's timeless splendor. On this tour, you’ll get to explore both comfortably without losing time standing in long lines. At St. Mark's Basilica, you’ll feed your eyes with 8,000 square meters of golden mosaics.

Then, you’ll head to the Doge’s Palace, which was the seat of the government during the Venetian Republic and now offers a wealth of artistic treasures to explore. During the visit, your guide will share some behind-the-scenes stories of Venetian politics and walk you over the infamous Bridge of Sighs connecting the palace to the prisons. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Palazzetto Madonna, Venice, or similar

DAY 8: VENICE 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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