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Italy Explorer (Custom Quote)

$3995

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This trip takes you from timeless St Mark’s Square in Venice to Florence (capital of Tuscany) and the Sistine Chapel with Michelangelo’s ceiling mural in the Vatican Museums, ending with the sheer cliffs and rugged shoreline dotted with small beaches and pastel-colored fishing villages on the Amalfi coast.

You will enjoy the varied regions of Italy, each with their own culture, landscape and food.

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10 Days, 9 Nights: Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento (Custom Quote from $3500)

β“˜ Guided Tour Includes train, hotels, daily breakfast, tour guide, driver, admission fees, and airport transfers

β“˜ Airfare is not included in the price that is listed

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⭐⭐⭐⭐ Hotels +Venice City Tour + Gondola Ride + Florence Walking Tour + Rome City Tour + Vatican Museums + Naples Panoramic City Tour + Capri Island with Blue Grotto Tour + Amalfi Coast Tour
β“˜ Optional Add-ons
San Gimignano, Siena and Chianti tour, Rome Food Tour And Wine Tasting + Sorrento Cooking Experience
β“˜ Upgrade to Deluxes or Private Tour
⭐⭐⭐⭐ ⭐Hotels + You pick your departure dates with select trip upgrades and personalizations

 

 

Grand Canal, Venice

St Peter’s Square, Vatican City

Ponte Vecchio, Florence


Colosseum, Rome

Spanish Step, Rome

Capri Island, Amalfi Coast


9 Night Accommodation

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DAY 1: ARRIVE VENICE, ITALY

Arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport and transfer to your hotel via water taxi. The rest of the day is free.

Venice is famous for its canals and bridges which create a romantic and charming atmosphere. On this trip you will explore the city by gondola and walking, and admire the architecture and scenery along the way.

πŸ›οΈ.Β  2 Nights in Venice🍴  Meals: None

 

DAY 2: VENICE WALKING TOUR AND GONDOLA RIDE

Explore Venice on a guided walking tour and on a Gondola ride (group, 2.5 hours @10am). The walking tour visits famous sites like La Fenice opera theatre and also discovers hidden gems like the spiral staircase of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.Β  A gondola ride through the canals of the city is an enchanting and relaxing way to enjoy the colors, lights, sights, charm and beauty of Venice. Get the chance to admire elegant palazzos, unique bridges and experience the magic atmosphere that only a city like Venice can give you. Visit Glass factory, Vecchia Murano.

🍴  Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 3: VENICE – FLORENCE, WALKING TOUR

Check out and transfer to the train station. Take the train from Venice to Florence (standard class 9: 38am -11:40am), then transfer to the hotel.

Explore Florence (or Firenze) on a guided walking tour (group, 1 hour). Visit landmark attractions such as a 15th century palace, Ponte Vecchio covered bridge and the courtyard of the Uffizi Gallery. Marvel at Brunelleschi’s stunning Dome at the Cathedral and see the Baptistery’s golden β€œGates of Paradise”.

πŸ›οΈ.Β  2 Nights in Florence 🍴  Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 4: FLORENCE

Full day at leisure.

🍴  Meals: Breakfast

 

β“˜ Add-on: San Gimignano, Siena and Chianti tour with lunch and wine tasting (group, 11 hours @9am)

Visit San Gimignano, the world-famous walled town located on a hilltop. It is known for its historic tall towers, frescoes, and many other works of art.

Visit the historic walled hamlet of Monteriggioni.

Cross Chianti’s rolling hills to a cozy winery where you can relax and enjoy three wines and balsamic vinegar, followed by a Chianti-style three-course lunch.

Enjoy a guided tour of Siena’s historic center, starting with the 13th-century Basilica of San Domenico.

Stroll along the narrow medieval streets of the city, flanked by splendid palazzos and historic shops.

 

DAY 5: FLORENCE – ROME, CITY TOUR

Check out and transfer to the train station. Take the train from Florence to Rome (standard class 10am-11:30am), then transfer to the hotel.

Explore the capital of Italy on a Rome city tour (group, half day). Visit the magnificent Colosseum, cinematic Trevi Fountain, and romantic Spanish Steps.

πŸ›οΈ.Β  2 Nights in Rome 🍴  Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 6: ROME, VATICAN MUSEUMS & SISTINE CHAPEL

Visit Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel on a guided tour (group, 2.5 hours). Use the special skip-the-line entrance and enjoy a tour of the famous contents of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Raphael Rooms.

Marvel at the artwork of Raphael and Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel.Β  The Pinacoteca has pieces by Giotto, Leonardo, and Caravaggio. See art by van Gogh, Matisse, and Moore in the area dedicated to contemporary art.

Visit the Etruscan and Egyptian Museums with collections that span centuries, and see the non-European collections in the Ethnological Museum.

🍴  Meals: Breakfast

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β“˜ Add-on: Food Tour And Wine Tasting (group, 4 hours @4:30pm/5:30pm/6:30pm)

Start your tour with an aperitivo at La Nicchia Cafè, a water buffalo specialty cafe.

Taste a variety of the finest Italian cheese and cured meats. Sample fresh mozzarella di bufala, truffle cheese, Genovese pesto, tomatoes, and artichokes, accompanied by a glass of white wine.

Head to Pizzarium, Rome’s number 1 pizzeria. Taste a selection of the most creative and delicious pizzas by Gabriele Bonci & sample outstanding Italian cheeses, prosciuttos, and salamis, accompanied by fine wine. Find rare truffles, 25-year-aged balsamic vinegar, and other treats. Savor handmade Roman pasta, accompanied by wine, at the locally loved restaurant Il Segreto.

Finish off your tasting tour with artisanal gelato. Enjoy unlimited food and find wine.

DAY 7: ROME – SORRENTO, NAPLES CITY TOUR

Check out and transfer to the train station (standard class 9:50am-11am). Take the train from Rome to Sorrento and transfer to the hotel.

Naples Panoramic City Tour (1 hour) – explore Castel Nuovo, San Carlo opera house and Piazza del GesΓΉ Nuovo.

πŸ›οΈ.Β  3 Nights in Sorrento 🍴  Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 8: –CAPRI WITH BLUE GROTTO TOUR

Take the boat excursion to Capri Island with Blue Grotto (entry ticket to be paid directly. 4 hours @9am). Admire the ancient fishing village of Marina Grande, the ruins of a Roman villa near Bagni della Regina Giovanna, the natural waterfall that flows from the rock in Mitigliano bay, and other interesting attractions along the coast.

Swim and snorkel in the crystal water before enjoying a limoncello tasting.

Enjoy a boat tour of Capri island with stops at Marvelous Grotto, White Grotto, Green Grotto, and Blue Grotto. Enjoy spectacular views of the Natural Arch, Villa Curzio Malaparte, Faraglioni rocks, and the Lighthouse of Punta Carena.

🍴  Meals: Breakfast

 

β“˜ Add-on: Cooking Experience (3 hour @5pm)

Spend time with a local chef and get a hands-on experience preparing fresh pasta using traditional recipes and other typical local dishes using local produce. Enjoy a tasting of local mozzarella and olive oil.

 

DAY 9: AMALFI COAST TOUR

Enjoy a day tour to the Amalfi Coast, visiting Positano, Amalfi and Ravello (group). Soak up the beauty of the Amalifi Coast from Sorrento. (8 hours @8am)

Stroll through the narrow streets in Positano that is full of unique craft shops and boutiques.

Pass through beautiful villages such as Praiano, Furore, and Conca dei Marini.

Visit the medieval Cathedral of St. Andrew or simply relax on the beach.

Visit the town of Ravello to enjoy the fantastic panoramic views of the ocean, or visit Villa Rufolo with its magical gardens suspended over the sea.

🍴  Meals: Breakfast

 

DAY 10: DEPART SORRENTO – END OF TOUR

After breakfast, check-out and transfer to Naples International Airport (NAP) for your flight home.

🍴  Meals: Breakfast

*Hotel check-out time is generally aroundΒ 11 am.Β If your flight departs in the evening or past midnight, we suggest you consider adding aΒ post-tour hotel night during booking, to be comfortable and well rested before your flight home.

 


Fixed Date Departure (Land Only)

Guaranteed Departure with 2 Persons

  • Tour Dates
  • Thursday – Saturday
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Year 2024 Β 
  • April 4 – 13
  • Apr 11 – Apr 20
  • Apr 18 – Apr 27
  • Apr 25 – May 4
  • May 2 – May 11
  • May 9 – May 18
  • May 16 – May 25
  • May 23 – Jun 1
  • May 30 – Jun 8
  • Jun 6 – June 15
  • Jun 20 – Jun 29
  • July 11 – July 20
  • July 18 – July 27
  • July 25 – Aug 3
  • Aug 1 – Aug 10
  • Aug 8 – Aug 17
  • Aug 15 – Aug 24
  • Aug 22 – Aug 31
  • Sep 5 – Sep 14
  • Sep 12 – Sep 21
  • Sep 19 – Sep 28
  • Oct 3 – Oct 12
  • Oct 10 – Oct 19
  • Oct 17 – Oct 26
$4,285 + Air
  • Oct 24 – Nov 2
  • Nov 7 – Nov 16
  • Nov 14 – Nov 23
  • Nov 21 – 30
  • Dec 5 – 14
  • Dec 12 – Dec 21
$3,695 + Air

 


Optional Add-Ons

  • β€£ Pre-tour hotel night
  • β€£ Post-tour hotel night
  • β€£ Day 4: San Gimignano, Siena with the Chianti tour with lunch and wine tasting (Group) $210 pp
  • β€£ Day 6: Food Tour and Wine TastingΒ  TourΒ  (group) $240 pp
  • β€£ Day 8: Sorrento Cooking Experience (Group) $225 pp
  • β€£ Note: must be booked with your tour reservation

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Hotels We carefully handpick our hotels to ensure they provide you with the best comfort and experience. For Private Tours, you may request a specific hotel as one of the customizable options.

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Venice
Florence
Rome
Sorrento
  • * Hotels mentioned are subject to availability at the time of reservation.
  • *Β Standard double room is included with your tour. Room upgrade available in the same hotel.

Accommodation Classification

  • CLASSIC ⭐⭐⭐-Β 3-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
  • PREMIUM ⭐⭐⭐⭐- 4-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations
  • DELUXE ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐- 5-Star Hotels or Equivalent Accommodations

Hotel Check-in and Check-out

Hotel check-in time is generally 3 pm or later. Check-out time is around 11 am. Hotels usually allow early arrivals and late departures to store your luggage in their luggage room for a few hours.

Pre-Tour HotelΒ Add-onΒ and Post-Tour Hotel Add-on

Depending on your flight arrival and departure times we may suggest you consider aΒ pre-tour hotel night and/or post-tour hotel night during booking.Β  Β The additional night allows you to be well rested before your tour or your flight home.

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Fixed Date Semi-Guided Departure (Land Only)

  • Guaranteed Departure with 2 Persons
 
  • Tour Dates
  • Thursday - Saturday
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Year 2024 Β 
  • April 4 – 13
  • Apr 11 – Apr 20
  • Apr 18 – Apr 27
  • Apr 25 – May 4
  • May 2 – May 11
  • May 9 – May 18
  • May 16 – May 25
  • May 23 – Jun 1
  • May 30 – Jun 8
  • Jun 6 – June 15
  • Jun 20 – Jun 29
  • July 11 – July 20
  • July 18 – July 27
  • July 25 – Aug 3
  • Aug 1 – Aug 10
  • Aug 8 – Aug 17
  • Aug 15 – Aug 24
  • Aug 22 – Aug 31
  • Sep 5 – Sep 14
  • Sep 12 – Sep 21
  • Sep 19 – Sep 28
  • Oct 3 – Oct 12
  • Oct 10 – Oct 19
  • Oct 17 – Oct 26
$4,285 + Air
  • Oct 24 – Nov 2
  • Nov 7 – Nov 16
  • Nov 14 – Nov 23
  • Nov 21 - 30
  • Dec 5 - 14
  • Dec 12 – Dec 21
$3,695 + Air
Fixed Date Tour Price Details
  • β€£ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
  • β€£ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. A special rate for single travelers is available on request - please inquire.
  • β€£ If the hotels mentioned are unavailable then similar properties will be substituted. You will be advised of any changes to the price.
  • β€£ This tour operates with a minimum of 2 guests. Excursion group size varies from 12 - 50 people.

Flex Date Semi-Guided Tours (Land Only. Choose Your Dates)

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2024 Jan 1 – March 31 Please Enquire Please Enquire
  • β€£ Available from April 1 - Dec 20 2024

Flex Date Tour Price Details

  • β€£ Daily departures.
  • β€£ Prices are in USD and are inclusive of all applicable taxes but do not include airfare.
  • β€£ Prices are per person based on double occupancy. Special rates for single travelers or larger groups are available on request - please inquire.
  • β€£ Seasonal surcharges may apply during applicable major holidays. Surcharge dates: Jan 1-4, Easter, Memorial weekend, Independence Day weekend,Β  Labor Day weekend, Thanksgiving weekend, Dec 16 - 31 and selected local major holidays.
  • β€£ Note that tour prices vary according to season. If your tour straddles two seasons then each portion will be priced according to that season.

Flight Add-On

  • β€£ We work with all major airlines for the best routes and competitive pricing.
  • β€£ The nearest arrival airport is Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)
  • β€£ The nearest departure airport is Naples International Airport (NAP)
  • β€£ Contact us for more detail and pricing.

Inclusions

  • β€£ Private Airport/Train Station Transfers
  • β€£ Train Ticket (Standard Class)
  • β€£ Hotel Accommodations
  • β€£ Daily Breakfast and Selected Meals (See tour plan for details)
  • β€£ English-speaking Local Guide
  • β€£ Entrance Fees to Monuments & Attractions per Itinerary

Exclusions

  • β€£ Airfare
  • β€£ Tourism Tax per room per night paid directly to the hotels (for example between 3-4 Euros)
  • β€£ Travel Insurance
  • β€£ Medical Expenses
  • β€£ Visa Fee (if applicable. Free visa-on-arrival for American & Canadian)
  • β€£ Gratuity
  • β€£ Personal Expenses

Deposit

  • β€£ A deposit of $1100 is due within 3 days of booking confirmation. Full payment to be made 70 days prior to the departure date.
  • β€£ The airfare is due upon flight booking. Airfare and flight schedule shown are indicative only. Actual prices and schedule will be available at flight booking. All airfares are subject to change until paid in full at time of ticketing..
  • β€£ Credit card fee for American Express and non-US issued credit card is 1%. No charge for most other credit cards.

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Optional Add-Ons

  • β€£ Pre-tour hotel night
  • β€£ Post-tour hotel night
  • β€£ Day 4: San Gimignano, Siena with the Chianti tour with lunch and wine tasting (Group) $210 pp
  • β€£ Day 6: Food Tour and Wine TastingΒ  TourΒ  (group) $240pp
  • β€£ Day 8: Sorrento Cooking Experience (Group) $225 pp
  • β€£ Note: must be booked with your tour reservation

Suggested Gratuity

  • β€£ Local Guide: US $7 per person per day of sightseeing. US $4 per half day of sightseeing.
  • β€£ Driver: US $5 per person per day of sightseeing. US $3 per half day of sightseeing.
  • β€£ Gratuities may be paid in local currency or US dollars. You can tip the guides and drivers when they finish their assignment with you e.g. end of day, end of city stay, on departure, etc.

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