Trip Overview

Cultural Capitals

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.

Cultural Capitals

9 days3 cities
Italy1 country
Private tour to Italy
From
$3,675
Tour rating: 4.93 / 5, Based on 10 Reviews

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.

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Day-By-Day
Venice, Italy

Venice

first destination

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.

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

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

  • Transport: airport transfer.
  • Meals: not included.
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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.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: St. Mark's Basilica and Pala D'Oro altar, St. Mark's Square, Loggia dei Cavalli, Doges Palace.
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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 you have a private water-taxi transfer to the railway station.

  • Transport: hotel - rail station - hotel transfer.
  • Meals included: breakfast.
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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.

train
Venice
Florence
2 hrs 10 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, Italy

Florence

second destination

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.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
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.

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

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.
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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 30 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, Italy

Rome

third destination

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.

4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
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.

  • Transport: hotel - rail station - hotel.
  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Fountain of the Four Rivers.
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Day 7
Discovering Ancient Rome
City Tour
City Tour

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.
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Day 8
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.

  • 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.

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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.

  • Transfer: airport transfer.
  • Meals included: breakfast.
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Hotel Dei Mellini, Rome
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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, multiple arrival/departure 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
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