La Bella Italia: Venice to Sorrento

Discover the romantic Venice, artistic Florence, the eternal city of Rome and the sun-soaked Amalfi Coast by high-speed train!
Hop onboard a motorboat and float along the canals of Venice, along narrow waterways and hidden passages, gazing upon the beauty of the romantic floating city. Stroll the historic city center of Florence, and explore the birthplace of the Renaissance. See the artistic masterpieces of the Accademia Gallery including Da Vinci's famous David. Discover Rome’s greatest symbols in a day including the Vatican and the Colosseum. Travel to the Amalfi Coast and admire the breathtaking towns of Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi
9 Days from $2969/person CAD
Family
Premium
Rail & Train
Romantic
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 from April to October 2023

Included:

  • 8-night accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • High-speed train travel in Standard class
  • Daily breakfast
  • VIP Small-Group Venice Grand Canal Boat Tour
  • Florence Walking Tour with Accademia Gallery
  • Rome in a Day: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour & Ancient Rome Tour including the Colosseum with Skip-the-Line tickets
  • Amalfi Coast Tour with Positano, Amalfi & Ravello
  • Private Transfer from Naples train station to the Sorrento hotel
  • 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:

  • 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 BY BOAT

Today, join a guided boat tour to discover Venice’s mesmerizing and prestigious monuments. Meet your expert local guide and explore the quaint waterways, with their many picture-perfect bridges on the quieter side of Venice. This laid-back tour, in a motor boat, gives you a comprehensive view of the city, covering areas that you would not otherwise visit. Meals: B

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. Meals: B

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 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. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Welcome Piram Hotel, Rome, or similar

DAY 6: ROME IN A DAY: VATICAN & ANCIENT ROME

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

In the afternoon, 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. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Welcome Piram Hotel, Rome, or similar

DAY 7: ROME TO NAPLES VIA SORRENTO

After breakfast, make your way to the train station and board your high-speed train to Naples, traveling comfortably in Standard Class. Upon arrival in Naples, meet your private driver who will wait for you to bring you to wonderful Sorrento. Upon arrival in Sorrento, we suggest starting to explore the city to familiarize yourself with it and delve into its atmosphere. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Michelangelo, Sorrento, or similar

DAY 8: AMALFI COAST DISCOVERY

Today admire the breathtaking towns of Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi in the company of professional guides. In Positano, explore the historic center of this little gem nestled among the cliffs, characterized by its pastel-colored buildings overlooking the sea. You will have then 2 hours of free time in Amalfi to admire the Mediterranean architecture throughout the town, as well as the small, characteristic, white houses that dot the streets. The last stop of this amazing day tour is Ravello, a magical town, whose beauty has been a source of inspiration for famous artists and painters over the centuries. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Michelangelo, Sorrento, or similar

DAY 9: SORRENTO 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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