Location: ITALY

Price: $3810

Package Code: AMTA1036

Duration: 11 Nights/ 10 Days

PACKAGE: ITALY IN DEPTH

Cities: Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento

Note: Rates do not include airfares which can be booked at the time of booking. Call us for very special rates.

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

DAY 1

USA - VENICE

Leave tonight on an overnight jet flight for Venice (flight not included).

DAY 2

VENICE (Welcome Reception)

Welcome to Italy! Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Meet your fellow travelers for orientation meeting with the tour director, followed by a welcome reception.

DAY 3

VENICE (Breakfast)

We begin our exploration of Venice with at St. Mark’s Square. Your walking tour includes such highlights as the Golden Basilica of St. Mark's, and  the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and Bell Tower. During our tour we stop for a tasking of Spritz, a typical Venetian aperitif. The remainder of the day is free to explore on your own.

Optional tour: Gondola serenade.

Optional tour: Pub crawl "Venetian style.

DAY 4

VENICE - FLORENCE (Breakfast)

This morning leave for Ferrara, a Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna region. After an orientation tour, continue to Pisa. Upon arrival, view the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, the Baptistery and the Duomo. Continue on to Florence for a dinner and overnight.

DAY 5

FLORENCE (Breakfast)

Our morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s awe-inspiring Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s splendid bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, we visit the Academy of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo’s David is displayed. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a spectacular view over Florence. The remainder of the day is free to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital on your own.

Optional tour: Visit to San Gimignano with wine tasting.

DAY 6

FLORENCE - ROME (Breakfast)

We travel though the stunning panorama of Tuscan on our way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here, we will take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis.

DAY 7

ROME (Breakfast)

This morning, we visit the Colosseum, a symbol of Rome. After our visit, we continue to see the splendid Arch of Constantine, climb the ancient Palatino Hill, overlook Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and stop on the legendary Via Sacra or “Sacred way”. In the afternoon we have time at leisure for more discoveries and activities on your own. 

Optional tour: Visit to the Grand Piazzas & food tour.

DAY 8

ROME (Breakfast, Dinner)

Today we will visit the Vatican Museums. We see the works of Raphael & Michelangelo, and admire the Sistine chapel's magnificent frescoes. We continue to St. Peter's Square where some of the most important Papal ceremonies take place. In the evening, there is a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers and your travel director. 

DAY 9

ROME - SORRENTO (Breakfast, Dinner)

We say goodbye to Rome and travel to Pompeii, a town caught off guard by a volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Buried under ashes, then well-preserved ruins were rediscovered in the 16th century and are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our journey continues to Sorrento where dinner is served at our hotel, followed by a free evening.

DAY 10

SORRENTO (Breakfast)

Glide by ferry across the glistening bay to the beautiful Isle of Capri. Here, we visit the magnificent Gardens of Caesar Augustus and view the famed Faraglioni Rocks. Then there’s time to wonder through the winding streets before we return to Sorrento,

DAY 11

SORRENTO (Breakfast, Dinner)

We have a full day of free time to take in the sights of Sorrento. You might want to browse the shops, indulge in a spa treatment, or simply relax and enjoy the views. Tonight, gather with your fellow travelers and your Tour Director for our farewell dinner.

Optional tour: Amalfi coast with limoncello tasting.

DAY 12

SORRENTO - NAPELS (Breakfast)

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in Naples for your departure flight.


What's included ?

  • Airports transfers
  • 4 - star hotels, rooms with private facilities 
  • Breakfast daily
  • A welcome reception in Venice (hors d'oeuvres, a glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  •  A dinner in Rome (coffee or tea included)
  • A Farewell Dinner in Sorrento (coffee or tea included)
  • Inter-city travel by modern air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Local Guides
  • Sightseeing tours, as per itinerary
  • Admission included where indicated in bold letters
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Luggage handling at the hotels
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

    TOUR SPOTLIGHTS:

    • Venice, city with palazzos, bridges, masks, churches, canals and gondolas
    • Pisa with the famous Leaning Tower
    • Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance, The Santa Maria del Fiore, culture, art and monuments
    • Assisi with the Basilica if St. Francis
    • Rome, a magnificent eternal city with truly stunning architecture, fountains, churches, fashion and sublime food
    • Vatican City, seat of the Roman Catholic Church

    SPECIAL FEATURES:

    • Tasting of the typical venetian aperitif Spritz

What's not included ?

Hotels

  • VENICE - Carlton Grand Canal or similar
  • FLORENCE - Starhotels Michelangelo or similar
  • ROME - Starhotels Metropole or similar


PRICES ARE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Departures from the USA Saturday Starting dates in VENICE Sunday Ending dates in NAPLES Wednesday Land Only
24 Apr 2021 25 Apr 2021 5 May 2021 $3650
22 May 2021 23 May 2021 2 Jun 2021 $3810
17 Jul 2021 18 Jul 2021 28 Jul 2021 $3280
7 Aug 2021 8 Aug 2021 18 Aug 2021 $3280
25 Sep 2021 26 Sep 2021 6 Oct 2021 $3780
23 Oct 2021 24 Oct 2021 3 Nov 2021 $3780
11 Dec 2021 12 Dec 2021 22 Dec 2021 $3420
Single supplement: $1160
Single supplement for Apr.is $950. For May, Sept.& Oct.is 1160. For Jul.& Aug.is$780. For Dec.is $810

TRIP INFORMATION

   Location: ITALY

   12 Days/ 11 Nights - Air & Land

   11 Days/ 10 Nights - Land Only

   Land Only: $3810

   Single supplement:$1160


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