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Best of Italy Tour

8 Days / 7 Nights
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Enjoy the best of Italy in a fantastic 8-day tour that includes Rome, Florence, Venice, Sienna, Bologna and others. You will enjoy architecture, art, cuisine, history and beauty at its best, after all Italy is always a good choice!

Visited Locations
  • Rome
  • Assisi
  • Sienna
  • Florence
  • Bologna
  • Padua
  • Venice
  • Montepulciano
Included
  • Transportation by deluxe motor coach
  • Tours in English (Portuguese/Spanish available via headset)
  • Accommodation in 4 star or 3-star hotels
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Skip the Line entrance to the Vatican Museum & St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome; St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice; Pompeii
  • Blue Grotto visit in Capri ( depending on weather and sea conditions)
  • Tour guide in Rome, Florence and Venice
Excluded
  • Tips
  • Porter service
  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned
  • City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules)
  • Extras and optional tours

Itinerary

  1. 1
    Day 1: Arrival in Rome

    It is said that all paths lead to Rome, so here you are! Upon your arrival at the airport, your driver will take you to your hotel.

    After relaxing and enjoying time at leisure, you shall go to the meeting point, between Via del Traforo (near number 148) and Largo del Tritone. From there, you will enjoy a Rome City Tour by night. It will mix bus and walking tour and ends by the Colosseum surroundings. You can spend the rest of the night to explore the city on your own. 

    Return to the hotel. 

  2. 2
    Day 2: Assisi & Sienna Tour | Transfer to Florence

    Early in the morning you will departure from the meeting point (Hotel Massimo D’Azeglio) on a deluxe coach to Assisi, a fortified town that dates back to the Middle Ages. There you will visit the basilica of St. Francis and spend time at leisure. 

    Time to continue the road trip, which will lead us to Sienna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There you will see the Piazza de Campo, where horse races took place, known as Palio. 

    We will board the bus again and the next destination is Florence. Transfer to the hotel, where you will enjoy your dinner. 

    Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

  3. 3
    Day 3: Tour in Florence

    It will be a fantastic day in the “Cradle of Renaissance”, as Florence is called. Visit its many monuments and churches, including the Duomo (Santa Maria del Fiore), a true masterpiece. 

    Check out the Campanile tower and the Baptistery, whose doors Michelangelo imagined the ‘Gates of Paradise’. The highlights in the centre of the city are Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Della Signoria (Palazzo Vecchio), and the Basilica of Santa Croce.

    Stop for lunch at a Tuscan restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce. Then, enjoy time at leisure in the afternoon to explore Florence as you would like or choose an optional short trip to Pisa, where you would visit the Duomo at Piazza Dei Miracoli, Pisa’s symbol “the Leaning Tower” and the Baptistery. 

    Return to your hotel. 

    Meals:

     Breakfast & Lunch

  4. 4
    Day 4: Bologna & Padua Tour | Transfer to Venice

    Say bye to Florence after breakfast. You will take the road to Bologna, an elegant city where you will visit Piazza Malpighi, Piazza Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore in the heart of the city. Next, visit King Renzo’s Palace; Palazzo Podestà, and the basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world. Lunch is not included but we strongly recommend the food there, as Bologne is known for its divine cuisine. 

    In the afternoon, we will continue to Padua and visit the Sant’Antonio Basilica, one of the most visited churches by catholic pilgrims.

    Continuation to Venice, the City of Love. Check-in at your hotel and enjoy dinner. 

    Meals: Breakfast & Dinner 

  5. 5
    Day 5: Venice City Tour

    Get ready for a pleasant day in Venice. After breakfast you will take a private water-taxi to Piazza San Marco, where you will visit the formidable St. Mark´s Basilica (with ‘skip the line’ tickets). Next, you will visit the Palazzo Dei Dogi and the legendary “Bridge of Sighs”. 

    Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure along Venice’s famous canals.

    Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

    Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

  6. 6
    Day 6: Visit to Montepulciano (Wine Tuscany Region) | Return to Rome

    After breakfast, go to the meeting point in Piazzale Rome as we will continue the trip to Tuscany, where you can enjoy the delicious wine that makes the region so famous, as its beautiful landscape that seems coming out from a movie. You will arrive in Val di Chiana via Montepulciano, a medieval city. There you will enjoy the richness of its history and art and will be able to purchase from local house wines. Montepulciano is known for its ‘Nobile’ wine and hosts annual wine festivals in July. 

    Enjoy lunch at a typical Tuscany restaurant followed by free time before we return to Rome. 

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

  7. 7
    Day 7: Rome City Tour

    After breakfast you will enjoy a guided tour to the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter´s Basilica (with ‘skip the line’ tickets). Among the highlights, you shall wait to see the Galleries of Tapestries and Raphael´s Rooms, and notice the incredible details at the Sistine Chapel. At St. Peter´s Basilica, the biggest church in the world, admire its beauty and splendor.

    After that, you are free to spend the rest of the day at leisure or to choose one of our night tours.

    Meals: Breakfast

  8. 8
    Day 8: Final Departure

    After breakfast, we will take you to the airport for your final departure. End of the tour. 

    Meals: Breakfast

Hotels

Prices

  • $1377 Price per person in Triple Room
  • $1399 Price per person in Double Room
  • $2015 One person travelling alone

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