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    Wonders of Italy

    From $3299 $628 taxes

    Experience the best of Italy over 10 magical nights, with stops in Rome, Siena, Sorrento, Florence and Venice. Visit ancient walled cities, perfectly preserved ruins and awe-inspiring frescoes and learn all about Italy’s fascinating past from your expert guide.

    Travel Best Bets Package Includes

    • Round-trip flights to Rome (via Montreal)
    • 10 nights 4-star accommodation (listed below in itinerary)
    • Airport transfers in Rome
    • Transportation by motorcoach
    • Hydrofoil between Sorrento and Capri
    • Professional tour director
    • All sightseeing mentioned
    • 16 meals: 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners, plus 2 tastings (Wine & Limoncello)
    • Admission to: Vatican Museums, Church of Santa Croce in Florence
    • Headsets in Rome, Florence, Venice and Pompeii
    • Admission to: Vatican Museums, Church of Santa Croce in Florence and Pompeii
    • Baggage handling at hotel – one piece of luggage per passenger

    Travel Best Best Exclusive!

    Vancouver
    September 1
    Double $3299 + $628 tax
    Triple $3199 + $628 tax
    Single $4299 + $628 tax
    Kids age 3-11 $2899 + $598 tax
    Kids 0-2 $1199 + $598 tax
    Please call to inquire about rates from other departure cities.

    Additional City Taxes (Paid Locally)
    City taxes are applicable for hotel stays in Italy and are payable in local currency upon checkout. Rates vary from 1 EUR to 5 EUR depending on hotel star rating and location and are calculated per person, per night. Rates are subject to change without notice.

     


    Tour Itinerary

    Day 1: Depart Canada
    Fly to Rome.

    Day 2:  Welcome to Rome
    Upon arrival in Rome, meet your tour leader and transfer to your hotel. Check-in and spend the rest of the day immersing yourself in everything Rome has to offer. That evening, enjoy a welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant.
    Hotel: Parco Tirreno 4* or similar (2 nts)
    Meal(s): Dinner

    Day 3: Rome
    After your first Italian breakfast, meet your local guide to dive into the highlights of ancient Rome. Visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel and marvel at Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment and The Creation of Adam. Swing by St. Peter’s Square and the Basilica, and later, admire the Coliseum and the Roman Forum. Enjoy the evening at your leisure.
    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Day 4: Rome – Florence (320km)
    Today, depart for Florence, the gem of Italian Renaissance art. Pop into Piazzale Michelangelo for an unparalleled photo op, then follow your local guide on a walking tour of the city where you’ll visit Piazza della Signoria, Loggia dei Lanzi, the Cathedral (outside), Giotto’s Bell Tower (outside), the doors of the Baptistery and the Church of Santa Croce. Feast at a local restaurant for lunch, and stay the night in Florence.
    Hotel: Palazzo Ricasoli 4* or similar (2 nts)
    Meal(s): Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 5: Florence
    Explore Florence at your own pace. If you like, take an optional tour to Cinque Terre ($), an enchanting collection of villages and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Day 6: Florence – Venice (300 km)
    After breakfast, set out for Venice. Once you’re settled in Venice, embark on a guided tour of the Floating City. Stroll through the narrow streets to the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square, and fall in love with one of Italy’s unique gems.
    Hotel: Bellini 4* or similar (1 nt)
    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Day 7: Venice – Verona – San Gimignano – Siena (450 km)
    First on the agenda today is Verona. Follow your guide through the picturesque streets, and visit sites like Juliet’s Balcony and the Roman Theatre. Then, enjoy a scenic drive on your way to the hilltop town of San Gimignano. Continue at an estate winery to taste some world-renowned Chianti accompanied by a light lunch. You will spend the night in beautiful Sienna.
    Hotel: Executive 4* or similar (1 nt)
    Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch and wine tasting

    Day 8: Siena – Rome (320 km)
    This morning, enjoy a walking tour of Siena. Admire the Piazza del Campo and the exterior of the Duomo, one of the most fascinating Italian churches in the Gothic style.Time at leisure for personal discoveries.  Continue on to Rome for the night.
    Hotel: Holiday Inn Aurelia 4* or similar (1 nt)
    Meal(s): Breakfast and dinner

    Day 9: Rome – Pompeii – Sorrento (280 km)
    This morning, after a stop at a cameo factory, you will visit Pompeii, where your local guide will take you through this ancient Roman city perfectly preserved by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Continue to Sorrento.
    Hotel: G.H. Vesuvio 4* or similar (2 nts)
    Meal(s): Breakfast and Dinner

    Day 10: Sorrento – Capri – Sorrento (50 km)
    After breakfast, transfer to the harbour and cross to Capri, famous since Roman times and a favourite vacation spot. Arrive at the port of Marina Grande and take the funicular railway up to La Piazzetta. Enjoy free time on the island, then return to Sorrento for a limoncello tasting, the liqueur made from fragrant lemons of the Sorrentine region.
    Meal(s): Breakfast, Dinner and a limoncello tasting

    Day 11: Sorrento – Rome (270 km)
    After breakfast, enjoy time at your leisure in beautiful Sorrento. Depart for Rome in the afternoon.
    Hotel: Holiday Inn Aurelia 4* or similar (1 nt)
    Meal(s): Breakfast

    Day 12: Rome – Return to Canada
    Transfer to the Rome airport and board your flight home.
    Meal(s): Breakfast

     


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