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$1795+ 14-Day Affordable Italy Tour Rome, Florence, Venice, Italian Lakes, Southern Italy

Join this 14-day affordable Italy tour package to capture the splendors of Italy. This tour of Italy includes visiting Italy’s great cities Rome, Florence, and Venice. Plus it also includes excursions to northern Italy’s lakes, Verona, and Lugano in Switzerland. In southern Italy you’ll visit Sorrento. You may also arrange day trips to Pompeii, Amalfi and Positano. The excursions to Pisa and Siena are included on the tour itinerary. This is a comprehensive two week tour of the splendors of Italy at the cheapest price. There is lots of free time in each location. The optional tours are not included so you may decide to enjoy free time or add an optional tour. This keeps the tour affordable and allows you to add only what interests you. Explore Italy’s big three cities, northern Italy and the Italian Lakes, and southern Italy. Submit the form below or call 800-227-1577 for more information and to book this affordable Italy tour package.

Highlights

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Affordable Italy Tour Included Highlights:

  • Rome Sightseeing includes a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica, Ancient Roman Forum and Colosseum.
  • Sorrento free day to enjoy inlaid wood artisans and the charming town.
  • Assisi Orientation tour includes St. Francis’ Basilica.
  • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark’s Square. Visit a traditional glass-blowing workshop.
  • Verona View the Roman Arena and Juliet’s balcony.
  • Lugano Visit this magnificent lakeside resort.
  • Pisa View the famous Leaning Tower.
  • Florence Sightseeing includes Piazza Signoria, Cathedral and Baptistery.
  • Siena Visit the Piazza del Campo.

Accommodations

Affordable Italy Tour Included Accommodations:

  • 2 Nights Rome – Ergife Palace
  • 2 Nights Bay of Naples – Stabia
  • 1 Night Assisi – Frate Sole
  • 2 Nights Oriagio (Venice) – Il Burchiello
  • 2 Nights Lugano – Capolago
  • 2 Nights Florence – Wall Art
  • 1 Night Rome – Raganelli

Optional Tours

Optional Tours:

Rome

The Delights Of Rome

Adult Price: €47.00

Spend an evening getting to know Rome. We’ll take you via coach where you’ll have the chance to see some of the city’s much-loved sights. Afterwards, you’ll enjoy a delicious light dinner of Italian specialities, alongside local music and drinks.

 

Spectacular Rome

Adult Price: €60.00

Join us on a guided visit inside Rome’s most recognised landmark, the Colosseum – scene of gladiatorial combats and spectacles. After this, you’ll continue on to the Via Appia to visit the Catacombs, once used as tombs by the early Christians.

 

Experience Magnificent Rome

Adult Price: €33.00

Join our Local Specialist and discover the many delights of Rome. You’ll wander through the labyrinth of narrow streets and beautiful squares which have developed over more than 2000 years, creating an amazing legacy. The Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain are just two of the fine monuments en route.

 

Inside The Vatican Museums And Sistine Chapel

Adult Price: €53.00

Join us for an extension to your included sightseeing tour, which gives you a chance to see the artistic masterpieces collected and commissioned by the Popes. You’ll visit the Tapestry Gallery, Gallery of Maps and the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo spent 4 years preparing the vault and altar wall, and we give you plenty of time to admire just how much painstaking work went into his creations.

 

Arrivederci Roma

Adult Price: €49.00

Rome comes alive this last evening of our trip as you savour her unforgettable sights! We then celebrate together with a Farewell Dinner including entertainment in one of our favourite places.

 

 

Sorrento

 

Experience The Scenic Amalfi Coast

Adult Price: €42.00

Come with us for a drive along the famous Amalfi Coast. You’ll have a chance to visit the exclusive artists’ paradise of Positano, which is magnificently positioned on the Mediterranean coast.

 

Discover The Sorrentino Countryside

Adult Price: €43.00

Enjoy a beautiful drive into the Sorrentino countryside, where you’ll explore the gardens, mill and ancient wine cellar of an 18th-century olive oil mill. During a tour of its lemon, orange and olive groves, your hosts will show you how mozzarella and other cheeses of the region are made. And then you’ll get to try cheeses, salamis and marinated vegetables, washed down with local wine and homemade bread.

 

Discover Pompeii

Adult Price: €39.00

Join our expert on a tour of the excavations of Pompeii, the perfectly preserved Roman town which was engulfed by Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in AD 79. You’ll witness the devastating destruction it had at the time, as well as the opportunity to go back in time and get a glimpse of everyday Roman life, frozen for more than 2,000 years.

Venice

 

Discover The Magic Of Venice

Adult Price: €69.00

Join us for a scenic cruise by private water taxi along Venice’s Grand Canal. You’ll admire the magnificent palazzos, as well as catching a glimpse of the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square. Later on, you’ll glide gracefully on a gondola along Venice’s dreamy, narrow waterways.

 

Majestic Venice

Adult Price: €35.00

Explore the hidden maze of streets which make up this unique city as your Local Specialist gives you a fascinating insight into Venice’s past and present. You’ll visit the majestic basilica of St Mark, where you’ll have a chance to view some of the prized trophies looted by the Venetians in their rise to power. Alternatively, we’ll visit the outside terrace for exceptional vistas.

 

Lagoon Discovery Cruise With Food And Drinks

Adult Price: €69.00

Come with us on a private boat trip to the lagoon in Venice and you’ll see the island of Murano, where the renowned glassblowers live. You’ll enjoy lunch or dinner with drinks at the nearby ‘Island of the Fishermen’, Burano, which is famous for its multi-coloured houses and a photographer’s paradise.

 

 

ITALIAN LAKES

 

Marvelous Milan

Adult Price: €32.00

The bustling fashion and financial capital of Italy is yours to admire as you explore the city with our Local Specialist. You’ll get to see the mains sights of La Scala, Sforzesca Castle, the modern-day forum in the Galleries and, of course, the spectacular Duomo.

 

Discover Lake Como

Adult Price: €37.00

Enjoy views of elegant villas and gardens as you cruise along Lake Como, one of the most beautiful spots in the Italian Lake District.

 

 

Florence

 

Tuscan Hills Dinner At Villa Machiavelli

Adult Price: €63.00

A scenic drive into the Chianti hills, past vineyards and sunflower fields, brings us to a delightful hamlet overlooked by an imposing castle. Our destination is the ancient stone house of Machiavelli, where the great political theorist wrote his immortal work, ‘The Prince’. After a welcome drink and visit of the villa and its wine-cellars, we enjoy the best of Tuscan cuisine accompanied by great music and drinks, including of course, Chianti from the Villa’s own vines. This is the essence of all great things Tuscan, past and present, condensed into one memorable evening!

 

Dinner, Wine And Music In The Tuscan Hills

Adult Price: €63.00

Come for a scenic drive through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. We’ll stop off at a delightful restaurant set among the pines and cypress trees, where you’ll be served regional favourites alongside local music.

 

Visit Michelangelo’s David

Adult Price: €37.00

Enjoy an insight into the world of artistic genius Michelangelo and his masterpiece, David. You’ll get VIP entry to the Academy of Fine Arts, where you’ll learn all about the artist’s life and his world-famous sculpture.

 

Visit To San Gimignano

Adult Price: €35.00

Join us for a drive to the nearby hilltop town of San Gimignano, known as the ‘medieval Manhattan’ of Tuscany. Surrounded by fields of sunflowers, vineyards and olive groves, this is Italy’s best preserved medieval city and will give you a taste of day-to-day life in Italy during the Middle Ages.

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Italy Tour Package Itinerary

This affordable 14-day Italy tour includes a lot of free time. Optional tours are available at additional price. If you are looking for a similar Italy tour itinerary with first-class hotels and more included day tours check out this 14-day Best of Italy Tour.

 Day 1 – DEPART USA
Today depart for your overnight flight to Rome.

Day 2 – ARRIVE ROME (2 NIGHTS)
Upon arrival in Rome transfer to your hotel and check-in.  Meet your tour director and enjoy your first day in Rome at leisure. Stroll around the Rome’s ancient cobble-stoned streets. This evening enjoy a local trattoria.  We have Rome sightseeing maps with restaurant suggestions on this website.

Day 3 – ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
Today you will go on a walking tour of Rome. The tour begins at St. Peter’s Basilica.  This is the largest church in the world.  Its interior is full of priceless art, including sculpture by Bernini and Michelangelo’s famous Pieta. Then you’ll travel from the Vatican to the Ancient Roman Forum and Colosseum.  There you have free time to explore this center of the Roman Empire on your own. You may arrange an optional tour of the Catacombs or Colosseum.

Day 4 – ROME – BAY OF NAPLES (2 NIGHTS)
Today you’ll wake up in Rome and travel to Southern Italy to you hotel. Along the way you’ll pass Monte Cassino Abbey, which is the location where St Benedict started his monastery. After you arrive at your hotel you’ll have time this afternoon to explore the area.  We can arrange an optional tour to Positano and the Amalfi Coast.
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 5 – SORRENTO EXCURSION
Today you’ll visit the southern Italian resort town Sorrento.  Here you’ll see a demonstration of the inlaid wood artisans work their craft. After you may join an optional tour of Pompeii. This site was the ancient Roman urban center. The ancient city included theaters, temples, storefronts, and villas. It was buried by the ash from Mt Vesuvius’ volcanic eruption in 79AD. Today you make walk among the ruins and imagine life in ancient Roman times.
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 6 – BAY OF NAPLES – ASSISI
Today begins with a trip from the southern Italian region Campania to the central Italian region Umbria. Umbria is often called “Italy’s green heart” because of its green rolling hills. There you’ll visit Assisi. There you’ll enjoy a tour of the Basilica of St Francis and be introduced to Giotto’s famous and very important frescoes that depict St. Francis’ life.
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 7- ASSISI – ORIAGO (VENICE) (2 NIGHTS)
Enjoy a scenic drive across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Oriago.  This town is located about 30 minutes from Venice. This evening dinner is included.
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 8 – VENICE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME
This morning you will travel into Venice. Upon arrival you will hop on a private water launch. Cruise down the Grand Canal to St. Mark’s Square. The Venice sightseeing highlights including the Bridge of Sighs, the ornate Doge’s Palace and the Basilica of St. Mark are all there. Enjoy a stroll around Venice. You’ll find the local Venetian craftsmen working.  You’ll also visit a glass-blowing workshop on Giudecca island. Explore the city during your free time or maybe take a trip to Burano Island in the lagoon for a fresh seafood meal.

Day 9 – ORIAGO – VERONA – LUGANO – ITALIAN LAKES (2 NIGHTS)
This morning we’ll travel from Venice to Verona. Made famous by the balconey in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, this is an off-the-beaten path beautiful northern Italian city. Ancient Roman ruins dot the city’s landscape. From Venice the tour continues to the Lugano in Switzerland.  This lakeside resort is famous for its gorgeous views of the lake with the Alps backdrop.
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 10 – ITALIAN LAKES FREE DAY
Today you have a full free day in Saronno in the beautiful Lombardy region.  Enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Italian Lakes region. Arrange an optional tour to one of the nearby towns along the Lakes. Or go to Milan for the day. We can arrange a tour for you to visit Leonardo Da Vinci’s Last Supper or visit the Brera to see Mantegna’s Dead Christ.
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast / Dinner)

Day 11 – ITALIAN LAKES – PISA – FLORENCE (2 NIGHTS)
Today you’ll travel down Italy’s west coast through the beautiful northern Italian region of Liguria, which includes the popular Italy vacation destinations along the Italian Riviera Portofino, Cinque Terre, and Genoa. Then in Tuscany you’ll visit Pisa. The tour then continues to Florence. This evening enjoy Florence or even in the Tuscan hills.
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 12 – FLORENCE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME
he Renaissance city of Florence is famous for its incredible architecture, fine art, and the history of one of the most powerful Italian families in history the Medici. The people are proud of their innovation and creativity that continues to today. Enjoy a walking tour of Florence. You’ll visit the Duomo, Piazza della Signoria and the Baptistery. You will then have free time to enjoy Florence.  Shop in its famous leather and gold boutiques. Have a gelato and you may even want to visit the Uffizi or Accademia museums.
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 13 – FLORENCE – SIENA – ROME
Admire the beautiful scenery as you drive through the Chianti area of Tuscany to Siena, a medieval city famous for its bi-annual Palio horse race. Marvel at its rich heritage during your orientation tour. This evening in Rome – your final night – you might like to mark the end of an enjoyable holiday with a meal out!
Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast)

Day 14 – ROME – USA
This morning your escorted tour of Italy ends with breakfast and lots of great memories.

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