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Best of Italy in Small Group

Tour rating: 4.94 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews
Small Group Tour to Italy

Traverse the highlights of enchanting Italy with our hallmark small group tour program. Together with a petite group of travelers and professional local guides see the landmarks of Venice, Florence, and Rome and stay at hand-picked properties close to main attractions.

Best of Italy in Small Group

9 days3 cities
Italy1 country
Small Group Tour to Italy
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$2,753
Tour rating: 4.94 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews

Traverse the highlights of enchanting Italy with our hallmark small group tour program. Together with a petite group of travelers and professional local guides see the landmarks of Venice, Florence, and Rome and stay at hand-picked properties close to main attractions.

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Day-By-Day

Venice

first destination
3 days in the city
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival in Venice
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

Today you arrive at the romantic Italian city standing on canals, Venice! Upon arrival, your private water-taxi transfers you to your hotel, set right in the heart of town. The rest of the day is free.

Day 2
Venice Sightseeing Tour
City Tour
City Tour

Today you get to see the top landmarks of charming Venice with a local guide. The walking tour includes all the unmissable attractions.

Day 3
Day at Leisure
Free Day
Free Day
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

After check-out you have this day to enjoy Venice by yourself. We recommend going on an optional trip to the islands of Murano & Burano or exploring Peggy Guggenheim Collection. In the afternoon your water-taxi takes you to the rail station.

Ca' Pisani Hotel, Venice
4

The cozy Ca' Pisani Hotel is located in the quiet Dorsoduro district in gorgeous Venice. Set in a beautiful edifice of the 16th century, the property offers everything for a relaxing stay.

train
Venice
Florence
2 hrs 5 min

Traveling Italy on a train is a great time-saving experience. The modern bullet trains are equipped with comfortable seats with tables, footrests, and power sockets, provide free WiFi and generous luggage space. Your drivers will take you to the rail station and meet you upon arrival.

Florence

second destination
2 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Florence Sightseeing Tour & Galleria dell'Accademia
City Tour
City Tour
Museum Visit Included
Museum

Today you get to see the top landmarks of the artistic city of Florence with a local guide. The walking tour includes all the unmissable attractions and enter the legendary Galleria dell'Accademia.

Day 5
Day at Leisure & Evening Wine Tasting
Free Day
Free Day
Tasting Included
Tasting

You have this day to enjoy Florence and its Renaissance gems by yourself. We recommend visiting the Uffizi Gallery, the Pitti Palace or joining an optional tour to Pisa.

Hotel De La Ville, Florence
4

The 4-star Hotel De La Ville boasts a central location, only a 3-minute walk from Florence Cathedral and a 5-minute walk from the Uffizi Gallery, and perfectly combines luxury and classic-style décor.

train
Florence
Rome
1 hr 32 min

Among the easiest ways to travel between Florence and Rome is on a high-speed train, connecting the cities from one center to another. Italian trains are modern, designed for high-comfort travel, have several classes onboard, and are equipped with comfortable seats.

Rome

third destination
4 days in the city
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Sightseeing Tour of Rome
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
City Tour
City Tour

After breakfast, you check-out from your Florence hotel and take a quick train ride to Rome. Upon arrival to the rail station, you meet your local guide. Together you leave your belongings in the hotel and have a walking tour of major Rome sights.

Day 7
Exploring the Vatican & Sistine Chapel
City Tour
City Tour
Museum Visit Included
Museum

This day is devoted to a trip to the petite independent city-state, the Vatican, set within central Rome. Today you get to explore both the mighty St. Peter's Basilica as well as traverse the Vatican Museums.

Day 8
Day at Leisure
Free Day
Free Day

You have this day to enjoy the Eternal City, wonderful Rome, by yourself. We recommend visiting the Galleria nazionale d'arte or the Galleria Borghese or taking a trip to Hadrian’s Villa.

Day 9
Departure from Rome
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

This is the final day of your exciting exploration of Italy. Following breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport and you have a flight home.

Hotel Dei Mellini, Rome
4

Hotel Dei Mellini is an amazing property, just a 15-minute walk from Saint Peter's Square. The hotel is housed in a 19th-century building and features elegant guest rooms.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Stays at hand-picked hotels in Venice, Florence and Rome
  • Buffet breakfasts at the hotels
  • Airport-hotel-airport transfers
  • Other transportation as indicated in the day-by-day program
  • Guided tours in English with local professional tour guides
  • Tickets for the high-speed train connections (1st class)
  • Florence wine tasting
  • Group size of maximum 14 people
  • Support line available during your tour in case of emergency

Not included: international flights, meals not indicated in the itinerary, optional activities, services, and tours, as well as your personal expenses and tips.

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Tour Highlights

  • Only reliable guides and drivers
  • High-speed connections between cities
  • Sightseeing tours of Venice, Florence and Rome
  • Small group of no more than 14 people
  • Wine-tasting in Florence

What To Know

  • You can use your bank card to pay almost anywhere in Europe.
  • If you need some local cash, it is best to use an ATM. This is true for all European countries, except for Hungary. When you withdraw cash from an ATM, the currency conversion will be done automatically by your bank, and the exchange rate will usually be much better than if you exchange currency at a local bank.
  • The tour program includes some walking tours, we recommend you to pack comfortable shoes.
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