8- Days Best of Italy Trip from Rome

Rome, Italy

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Overview

This expertly planned 7-night tour fits the very best of Italy into one week, beginning and ending in Rome. Guided activities ensure you see the essential landmarks of the Tuscany, Umbria, and Veneto regions, with free time to explore local culture at your own pace. All logistics, transport, and hotel stays are arranged, so you can leave the guidebook at home and focus on savoring Renaissance art, awe-inspiring churches, world-class wine, and mouthwatering Italian food.
  • Experience Italy's famous art, culture, and food in just one week, from south to north
  • Travel by coach through medieval towns, vineyards, olive groves, and great cities like Florence and Venice
  • Save time at the Vatican and St. Mark's Basilica with skip-the-line guided tours
  • Includes daily breakfast and several meals for a sampler of regional cuisine

Air-conditioned vehicle
Onboard WiFi
Professional guide
Seven nights of hotel accommodation
4 Meals as per itinerary
7 breakfast
Transfer from Rome Airport to Rome hotel and vice-versa
Breakfast
Gratuities
Food and drinks, unless specified
City tax

Departure Point

Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio in Rome at 07:15 am 

Hotel pick-up from your hotel in Rome to the meeting Point, Hotel Massimo D'Azeglio is included

Departure Time

8:30 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point at approximately 7 pm
Day 1: Rome

After meeting your driver at the airport, you'll be transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 2: Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence

Departing at 7:15 am from your hotel, arrive in Assisi, ready to explore, at your own leisure. Take your time to visit the basilica of St. Francis, and then have free time for lunch (not included). Board on the bus to reach Siena. Next, you will continue on to Florence, where you will check in at your hotel before enjoying dinner.

Day 3: Florence

After breakfast, spend the day exploring Florence. Lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce. Spend the afternoon strolling the cobblestone streets of Florence on your own or take a short trip to Pisa (optional), one of the four main historical Marine Republics of Italy. There, you will tour the Piazza dei Miracoli with the Duomo, Pisa's symbol "the Leaning Tower" and the Baptistery. Dinner at leisure, overnight stay in Florence.

Day 4: Florence - Bologna - Padua - Venice

After breakfast in Florence, departure to Bologna. There, you will discover the elegant city centre. From Piazza Malpighi, walk to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore (Neptune square and Major square), then King Renzo's Palace; Palazzo Podestà and the basilica of San Petronio. In the afternoon, continue toward Padova, with Sant'Antonio Basilica. Later in the afternoon, arrival in Venice. Check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Venice

After breakfast, enjoy your private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco, with "Skip the Line" tickets to visit the splendid St.Mark's Basilica and, after this, check out the most iconic places of the "Floating City": the Palazzo dei Dogi, symbol of Venice's glorious past, the legendary "Bridge of Sighs". Spend the afternoon roaming along Venice's canals at your leisure and then return to the hotel and overnight.

Day 6: Venice - Montepulciano (Tuscany wine region) - Rome

After breakfast, departure from Piazzale Roma heading to Tuscany. Proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval town rich in history and art. Lunch in a typical restaurant included, Spend the afternoon discovering Montepulciano at your own pace, enjoying lunch in a typical restaurant and free time for shopping. In the evening, you will arrive in Rome to check in into your hotel.

Day 7: Rome

After breakfast, departure from the hotel for the included tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters's Basilica with our exclusive "Skip the Line" access. Afterward, enjoy the rest of the day to explore the city at your own leisure or get any one of our selected tours for the afternoon or at night! Overnight stay.

Day 8: Rome

After breakfast, transfer to the airport.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note that this escorted tour operates in English (monolingual from April to October), Spanish (bilingual), Portuguese (bilingual) and French (bilingual)
  • In Rome overnight stay at the hotel Santa Costanza (4-star), Rome Garden (3-star) or similar, Bettoja Hotels (4 star 1st Category) or similar
  • In Florence overnight stay 1st Category (4-star) and 2nd Category (4-star) Una Hotels Vittoria Firenze or Hotel Raffaello in Florence
  • In Venice overnight: 1st Category (4-star) Hotel Santa Chiara in Venice Island or 2nd Category (4-star) Hotel Delfino in Venice Mestre
  • From April 2019 the meal plan will change: second night in Venice at your pace, in Montepulciano a tasty traditional lunch is included
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

From 1,155.65 USD

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