Colours of Italy: Rome, Florence & Cinque Terre

Discover the eternal city of Rome, artistic Florence and the stunning Cinque Terre by high-speed train!
Discover the gems of Rome and explore the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, the symbols of Imperial Rome. With a guide, head into the Colosseum to walk in the footsteps of gladiators in the ancient Colosseum. Gaze upon the scenic sites of Florence and see the artistic masterpieces of the Accademia Gallery including Da Vinci's famous David. Witness the cliff-side villages with stunning seaside views of the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre
8 Days from $1769/person CAD
Off The Beaten Path
Premium
Rail & Train
Self-Guided
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:

  • 7-night accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • High-speed train travel in Standard class
  • Daily breakfast
  • Imperial Rome Tour: Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum with Skip-the-Line tickets
  • Florence Panoramic Tour with Accademia Gallery
  • The Cinque Terre Trekking and Train Card
  • 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:

  • Extend your itinerary by traveling to the sun-soaked Amalfi Coast (Sorrento) from Rome
  • 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 ROME

Welcome to Rome! 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 Rome.

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 2: IMPERIAL ROME WITH COLOSSEUM

Today with an expert guide, visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill with your skip-the-line entrance. With a guide, head into the Colosseum to walk in the footsteps of gladiators. Explore the ruins of the Roman Forum, then discover the history of Ancient Rome on Palatine Hill.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore Rome on your own. Or join an optional Vatican tour and discover one of Rome’s greatest symbols. Experience the history of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Welcome Piram Hotel, Rome, or similar

DAY 3: ROME 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

Begin your day of discovery with two of the most beautiful and romantic spots in the world, Piazzale Michelangelo and Fiesole, where your guide will point out the main monuments of the city from these magnificent panoramic terraces including the Brunelleschi's Cupola, Palazzo Vecchio, and much more!

Next, visit the Accademia Gallery, which is famous for Michelangelo’s, David. The tour ends with a stroll through the historic streets of the city to arrive in Piazza Duomo, where you in Piazza Duomo, where you will see from the outside the impressive Duomo, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistry. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Home, Florence, or similar

DAY 5: FLORENCE TO CINQUE TERRE (LA SPEZIA) VIA PISA

After breakfast, make your way to the train station and board your regional train to Pisa, traveling comfortably in Standard Class. Upon arrival in Pisa, make your way to the front of the station and leave your luggage at the luggage depot in front of the station (reservation and cost included), and discover independently the Square of Miracles and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which undeniably is one of the world’s most recognizable structures.

Afterward, make your way back to Pisa Central Station to catch your train to La Spezia (Cinque Terre). Upon arrival in Florence, make your way to the hotel. The option to not visit Pisa is also available. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Firenze & Continentale, La Spezia, or similar

DAY 6: CINQUE TERRE

After breakfast, take advantage of your Cinque Terre Trekking and Train Card to reach the enchanted area of Cinque Terre, where
colorful villages are embedded among the rocks like pearls in a jewel. The card allows you to make an unlimited number of trips by rail to fully enjoy the Cinque Terre. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Firenze & Continentale, La Spezia, or similar

DAY 7: CINQUE TERRE (LA SPEZIA) 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. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation at the Welcome Piram Hotel, Rome, or similar

DAY 8: 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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