Dates: Nov 3 -9, 2019 (7 Day Taste Of Italy)
Price Includes: All accommodations in each location || Transfers || Ground Transportation & Listed Meals
Airfare is not included but can be quoted & added at time of 3rd payment
YOUR PACKAGE WILL INCLUDE:
- All the Highlights Below & Much More!
- All Hotel accommodations in each city you visit: ROME | VENICE | & FLORENCE
- Full buffet breakfast daily w/ dinners listed below
- All ground transportation by Luxury Motorcoach (Rome & Florence) as well as PRIVATE water boat in Venice. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING
A special welcome dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum
Visit St. Francis Basilica
Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square
Marvel at the Leaning Tower
Private boat ride, guided walking tour, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
Headsets throughout the tour.
Motorcoach; private boat ride in Venice. Free wi-fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
Full buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners with wine: a special welcome dinner in Rome and a special farewell dinner in Venice
DAY 1 Arrive in Rome, Italy
Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and leave the hotel for a special welcome dinner with wine at a local restaurant.
DAY 2 Rome
Enjoy SET Network unique guided sightseeing, including inside visits to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, and monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Also, visit the magnificent COLOSSEUM next to the Roman Forum and the Arch of Constantine, and hear about the gladiators who fought here. An optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites for those who wish to see it all.
DAY 3 Rome–Assisi–Florence
A morning break in peaceful Assisi. Visit the massive 13th-century BASILICA OF ST. FRANCIS, the hub of a religion devoted to the ideals of humility, forgiveness, simplicity, and love for all God’s creatures. Enter Tuscany and arrive in Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance.”
DAY 4 Florence
During your walking tour with a Local Guide, visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo’s celebrated David, admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gate of Paradise,” and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Time to shop for Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry, sold by the ounce.
DAY 5 Florence–Pisa–Venice Island
This morning, drive to Pisa. Take the traditional picture pushing back the amazing Leaning Tower. Then, enjoy a drive through the wooded Apennine Hills to Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe. Enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT.
DAY 6 Venice Island
Follow your Local Guide for a walking tour. Highlights are ST. MARK’S SQUARE, a favorite location for many movies, and the byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES’ PALACE and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also, watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. Immerse yourself in the wonderful atmosphere of Venice. Wander through the narrow streets, and discover Rialto Bridge. You may wish to take an optional gondola serenade. This evening, a farewell dinner with wine awaits you at one of Venice’s restaurants to celebrate the success of your Italian Escape.
DAY 7 Venice Island
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
- This package does not include airfare, we can provide airfare and start a payment plan for that as well
- Airfare can be booked with us at the time of your 3rd payment. Price will vary of course depending on your location, average ticket (through us) $700- $800
- If you need to break up the “final” payment simply give us a call for options