USD3,015 / PAX
Min of 2 to go / airfare is not yet included
TRAVEL DATES :
- 06AUG – 16AUG
- 03SEP – 13SEP
- 22OCT – 01NOV
- 05NOV – 15NOV
|Single Room Supplement||$950.00|
HOTELS TO BE USED :
TOUR CODE : RE DEAL
Arriving at Venice’s airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free until you gather for a Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director and travelling companions.
Your sightseeing tour of Venice starts with a walking tour in St. Mark’s Square, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. Then you will view the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. On to visit a glassblowing factory, to watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps take an optional gondola ride.
Drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem standing on the banks of the Po River in the Emilia-Romagna region. After an orientation tour, continue to Pisa and view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery and Duomo. Then on to Florence for dinner and a free evening.
A morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza de Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s splendid Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s intricate bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit the Academy of Fine Arts and see Michangelo’s David. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michaelangelo with a breathtaking view over Florence. The remainder of the day is yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital your own way and at your own pace.
Travel through the rolling landscapes of Tuscany on your way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis. Continue to Rome for dinner and an evening at leisure.
A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the timeless Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museum with unforgettable Sistine Chapel and magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica. Then cross the Tiber to visit the Coliseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum.
A day free to explore Rome your way. Your Tour Director will have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to browse through some of the stylish shops and galleries, visit a museum, sightsee, or relax in a sidewalk cafe. Tonight, dinner with your fellow travelers is the perfect way to celebrate your Italian adventure.
Departing Rome, travel to Pompeii, a destroyed & buried under ashes and forever preserved by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. After a visit to the haunting site, UNESCO World Heritage Site, continue to Sorrento. Enjoy dinner at your hotel, then a free evening.
Glide across the glistening bay to the beautiful Isle of Capri. Here you’ll visit the magnificent Gardens of Caesar Augustus and view the famed Faraglioni Rocks. Then there’s time to wander through the winding streets and browse in the elegant boutiques before returning to Sorrento.
Take in the sights of Sorrento your way with a full free day. You might want to wander through the shops, indulge in a spa treatment, or simply relax & enjoy the views. Tonight, enjoy dinner in hotel.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in Naples for your departure flight.