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$1,299: 8-Day Venice Florence Rome 2018 8 Day Tour of Italy – Friday Departure

The Venice Florence Rome 2018 tour of Italy in 8 Days is a quick trip through Italy’s major sightseeing attractions.  In Venice you’ll visit St Mark’s Square to see St Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. You’ll also visit the island of Murano to see the glass-blowing artisans in action.  You’ll also enjoy a canal tour.  After 2 nights in Venice your tour continues to Florence. On the way to Florence you’ll tour Pisa’s Field of Miracles. This is where the Leaning Tower of Pisa is located.  Then your vacation will visit Tuscany. In Tuscany you’ll visit an authentic Tuscany farm to sample local culinary traditions like olives, olive oil, wine, cheese and prosciutto.  After Florence for 2 nights your vacation heads to Rome. Along the way you’ll tour Assisi where Giotto’s frescoes of the life of St Francis Assisi are located. In Rome you’ll tour the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel. Submit form below to book your Venice, Florence, Rome 2018 8-Day tour of Italy.

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Escorted Italy Tour Package Includes

  • 6 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Bellini Hotel, Venice
    • 2 nights Starhotel Michelangelo, Forence
    • 2 nights Starhotels Metropole, Rome
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • All transfers with air inclusive Italy tour package
  • 9 meals: 6 buffet breakfasts, 3 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • For Italy tour with airfare change price to “Land with Air” on form
    • Flights NYC-Venice, Rome-NYC – change form to right to see price with air
    • Call 800-227-1577 or submit form for airfare from your city
    • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges

Escorted Italy Tour Special Features

  • Doge’s Palace, Venice
  • Wine tasting with local specialties at Tuscan countryside farm
  • Michelangelo’s David, Florence
  • Basilica of St. Francis, Assisi
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners

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Venice Florence Rome 2018 8 Day Tour of Italy Itinerary:

The 2017 Venice Florence Rome Tour of Italy in 8 Days is a quick tour of Italy’s must see highlights.

DAY 1, Friday – Depart USA
Depart the USA for Italy. Your flight includes meals, drinks and in-flight entertainment

DAY 2, Saturday – Arrive in Venice
Arrive and transfer to your hotel in Venice Lido. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour escort, followed by a welcome dinner
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Sunday – Venice City Tour
Today begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Visit St. Mark’s Square to begin a guided walking tour of romantic Venice. View the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs and visit the Doge’s Palace, whose facade features a massive late-Gothic gate, known as the Porta della Carta. Take the remainder of the day to explore Venice on your own. Transportation is included for your return to the hotel
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday – Pisa Sightseeing En Route to Florence
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany to Pisa. On arrival, view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, the Baptistery, the Duomo, and the Monumental Cemetery. The four monuments of this extraordinary piazza make for a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. En route to Florence, visit a local Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting with local specialties. Evening at leisure
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Tuesday – Florence City Tour
Today’s morning tour begins with a visit to the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo’s David is housed. Walk to the Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery’s renowned “Gates of Paradise” by Ghiberti. Continue to explore the open air art museum of Signoria Square ending at Ponte Vecchio, known as the “Old Bridge”. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Florence. This evening, dine in an authentic Tuscan restaurant in the countryside
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, $65): **available for purchase Only in Italy from your tour escort. ** 
Florence and the fine arts are synonymous. This guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery provides insight to the history of the structure and its collections. Originally the private collection of the Medici family, the palazzo was opened to the public in 1765. Your tour highlights exceptional examples of Florentine painting with an aim to help you better understand the works of masters including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. Following the tour, enjoy a refreshment break and complimentary beverage at the museum’s cafe, which features a breathtaking view of the city. Tour participation guarantees immediate entry to the Gallery, with no lengthy waits in oftentimes two-three hour queues. **Important: Please note that the Museum has a limited maximum capacity and therefore reserves the right to restrict admission. In this case we may not be able to offer the tour. Price is based on minimum number of passengers.
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Wednesday – Sun Route Via Assisi to Rome
Today travel along the famous “Sun Route” motorway to the medieval the city of Assisi, renowned for its 13th century Basilica of St. Francis and Giotto’s frescoes. Continue to your hotel in Rome
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Thursday – Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel
Today begins with the visit to the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo’s breathtaking Sistine Chapel. Stroll through St. Peter’s Square, passing Bernini’s famous colonnade, to visit St. Peter’s Basilica, where you will view Michelangelo’s Pieta. This highly-finished marble sculpture depicts the body of Jesus in the arms of Mary after the Crucifixion and is considered to be among the most compelling of all works of art in the Western world. The remainder of the day is at leisure
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday – Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

 

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