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9 days3 cities
Italy1 country
Tour rating: 4.93 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews
Private tour to Italy

Enjoy three of the Italian classics with professional local guides. Immerse in the romance of Venetian canals, the art of Florence, as well as the history of eternal Rome. This private program is fully customizable, includes city-center hotels as well as fast high-speed intercity connections.

9 days3 cities
Italy1 country
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$3,175
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Venice, Italy
3
days
Italy

One of the most charming cities in the world, fairytale Venice, is a true paradise of romance and a dream destination for many travelers. This fabulous city on water is comfortably set on more than a hundred islands, pervaded by beautiful canals and connected by a myriad of beautiful bridges, which makes Venice one of a kind place in the whole world.

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1
day
Arrival in Venice

Today you arrive to the romantic Italian city standing on canals, Venice! Upon arrival, you check-in at your hotel. The rest of the day is free.

  • Meals: not included

Please, note: All airport/railway stations - hotel transfers are included only in the Full Package.

2
day
Venice Sightseeing Tour

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

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: St. Mark's Basilica and Pala D'Oro altar, St. Mark's Square, Loggia dei Cavalli, Doges Palace.
3
day
Day at Leisure

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 you have a train to Florence.

  • Meals included: breakfast.

Please, note: All airport/railway stations - hotel transfers are included only in the Full Package.

Al Theatro Palace, Venice
4

The amazing Al Theatro Palace is set right in the center of Venice, within walking distance from the picturesque St. Mark's Square. The property boasts impeccable service and cozy guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Florence, Italy
2
days
Italy

The capital of the Tuscany region, splendid Florence, is one of the most traveled to gems of Italy. Located at the top of the "bootleg" of the Italian peninsula, the city is famous for its spectacular views and striking cultural heritage.

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4
day
Florence Sightseeing Tour & Galleria dell'Accademia

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.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Piazza del Duomo & the Baptistery, Piazza della Repubblica, Strozzi Palace, Santo Spirito Church and Convent, visit Galleria dell'Accademia.
5
day
Day at Leisure

You have this day to enjoy Florence and its Renaissance gems by yourself. We recommend visiting the Uffizi Gallery, the Pitti Palace or taking a trip to Pisa & Lucca.

  • Meals included: breakfast.

Please, note: All airport/railway stations - hotel transfers are included only in the Full Package.

Cerretani Firenze MGallery by Sofitel
4

Set in the center of Florence, the 4-star Cerretani Firenze - MGallery hotel boasts spacious rooms.

Rome, Italy
4
days
Italy

It is not said in vain that “all roads lead to Rome” as the Italian capital still remains one of the most outstanding marvels in the world. Boasting an amazing more than 2500-year history and once being the capital of the great Roman Empire, the Eternal City has a unique character and plays a crucial role in the life of the state and entire Europe.

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6
day
Sightseeing Tour of Rome

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.

  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Fountain of the Four Rivers.
7
day
Discovering Ancient Rome

In the morning you set off on a guided to discover the famous ancient treasures of the Eternal City on a walking tour.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Roman Forum, Temple of Caesar, Arch of Septimius Severus, the Colosseum.
8
day
Exploring the Vatican & Sistine Chapel

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.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Julius II apartments, Pinecone Courtyard, Gallery of the Maps, Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, St. Peter's Square, Castel Sant'Angelo.

Note: the Vatican is a sacred religious site thus the dress code for visiting it is applied just as when you visit any church in Italy: no shorts – no uncovered knees and shoulders, no backpacks. Due to religious services St. Peters Basilica may be spontaneously closed, thus entrance to St. Peters Basilica may not be guaranteed.

9
day
Departure from Rome

This is the final day of your exciting exploration of Italy. Following breakfast, you have a flight home.

  • Meals included: breakfast.

Please, note: All airport/railway stations - hotel transfers are included only in the Full Package.

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 4 or 5-star 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)
  • Support line available during your tour in case of emergency

Not included: international flights, airport and train station transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable itinerary which can be tailored around your preferences
  • Accommodation options of your choice
  • Only reliable guides and drivers
  • High-speed connections between cities
  • Sightseeing tours of Venice, Florence and Rome

What To Know

  • The currency in Italy is Euro, you may exchange USD or other currency in local banks upon arrival
  • Because you may do a lot of walking, it is reasonable to pack comfortable shoes
Dates & Rates

Dates & Rates

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