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$2,499+: 16-Day Lake Como Venice Tuscany Amalfi Coast Rome Italy Tour

lake como aerialThe comprehensive escorted Italy tour begins in Northern Italy. Visit Bellagio on Lake Como. Enjoy a visit to Verona, famous for Romeo and Juliet and its fabulous ancient Roman heritage. In Venice you’ll visit the center of glass-blown art the island of Murano. From Venice you’ll travel to Tuscany including an excursion to Lucca and Cinque Terre. During free time there are optional excursions to Florence and Siena. The tour then travels down to Southern Italy, to see abundant natural beauty along the Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, and Sorrento. The Italy tour concludes in Rome the Eternal City with three final nights. This is the comprehensive Italy tour package of Italy’s most beautiful cities and popular regions. This is an affordable Italy tour with air package so that you may see Italy from north to south in leisure and comfort. Submit form or call us today 800-227-1577 to book your Lake Como, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast and Rome tour traveling Italy from north to south tour package.

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Highlights

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Lake Como, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Rome Tour Highlights: 

  • Excursion to Bellagio
  • Excursion to Verona
  • Excursion to Murano Island
  • Doge’s Palace, Venice
  • Walking Tour of Lucca
  • Excursion to Cinque Terre
  • Dinner with Wine & Olive Oil tasting at Tuscan Vineyard
  • Visit to the excavations at Pompeii
  • Scenic Amalfi Drive
  • Ancient Rome Forum & Colosseum, Rome
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Additional optional excursions to Siena, Florence, and Capri

Escorted All-Inclusive Tour Package with Airfare Includes:

  • Flights NYC-Milan, Rome-NYC  -Submit form for airfare from your preferred departure city.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 14 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Como
    • 2 nights Venice
    • 4 nights Montecatini
    • 3 nights Sorrento (Sunday Departures) or Naples (Thursday Departures)
    • 3 nights Rome
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • All Airport transfers when tour booked with airfare
  • Transportation between cities
  • 22 meals: 14 buffet breakfasts, 7 dinners with wine, 1 lunch
  • 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

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Hotels

Tour Accommodations

Thursday Departure

Hotel Metropole Suisse, Como
This first class hotel is located in the center of town, on the waterfront piazza.

LaGare Hotel Venezia, Murano, Venice
This first class hotel is situated on the island of Murano.

Hotel Francia e Quirinale, Montecatini
This first class hotel is located amongst picturesque streets and thermal springs in the heart of Montecatini Terme.

Grand Hotel Croce di Malta Wellness & Golf, Montecatini
This first class hotel is located beside the thermal park of Montecatini Terme, just a short walk from the city center.

Grand Hotel Plaza, Montecatini
This first class hotel is located on the main square, close to the Thermal Park.

Hotel Royal Continental, Naples
This first class hotel is a historic establishment located right on the Via Partenope across from the Castel d’Uvo.

Hotel Romanico Palace, Rome
This first class hotel is located just outside Villa Borghese park, and less than half a mile from the Spanish Steps.

Saturday Departure

Hotel Metropole Suisse, Como
This first class hotel is located in the center of town, on the waterfront piazza.

Hotel Carlton & Grand Canal, Venice
This first class hotel is located on the Grand Canal and is just a few minutes from the shopping and historical center.

Grand Hotel Plaza, Montecatini
This first class hotel is located on the main square, close to the Thermal Park.

Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento
This superior first class hotel overlooks the Bay of Naples.

Massimo D’Azeglio, Rome
This first class hotel in the historical center of Rome dates back to 1875.

Optional Tours

Day 5 Gondola Ride with Music – $56 per person

One of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. There will be one musician on board of one of the gondolas in your fleet).

Day 8 Full Day Florence from Montecatini – $89 per person

This morning, travel to Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. On arrival, walk to the Duomo and Baptistery to view Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise,” whose south door quatrefoils feature scenes from the life of John the Baptist. Continue to visit the Accademia where you will view Michelangelo’s David. From here, visit the open air art museum of Signoria Square, with its beautiful statues and landmark Ponte Vecchio, the “Old Bridge.” Return to Montecatini.

Day 9 Full Day Siena from Montecatini – $89 per person

Enjoy a tour of the medieval city of Siena, site of the famous Horserace of Palio. This traditional race takes place each year on July 2nd and August 16th, and runs in celebration of the holy apparition and assumption of the Virgin Mary, patron saint of the city. Tour Campo Square and St. Dominic’s Church before returning to Montecatini.

Day 11 Full Day Capri – $109 per person

Enjoy a full day journey to the colorful Isle of Capri by boat. Visit the lovely Anacapri and explore the charming shops and chic boutiques as you stroll the island’s narrow streets. Continue to see “La Piazzetta,” the social heart of the island, on your way to the open-air Gardens of Augustus, from where you will appreciate breathtaking views of the famous Faraglioni rocks. Tour includes: local guide, round trip transportation to port, round trip transportation by fast boat, minibus or cable car transportation on the island.

Day 14 Piazzas of Rome – $44 per person

This half day walking tour takes you to explore the grand piazzas of the Eternal City. Stand in awe in front of the majestic Spanish Steps, the longest and widest decorative steps in Europe, and with your local guide stroll through the most characteristic “piazzas and vias ” of Rome. Stop to admire the breathtaking grandeur of the Trevi Fountain and take the opportunity to toss in one, two, or three coins, each of which is supposed to bring a unique kind of good fortune. View the monumental Pantheon, the best preserved of any Roman building and admire the baroque Piazza Navona, which follows the shape of the ancient Roman Diocletian Stadium, with Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers and the Egyptian Obelisk.

Day 14 Dinner with Musical Entertainment & Illuminated Drive – $79 per person

Your evening includes a four-course dinner with delightful entertainment, and unlimited wine, culminating with an illuminated tour of Rome by night.

 

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Lake Como, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Rome Tour Itinerary

DAY 1 – Italy tour with airfare

Depart the USA for your Lake Como Venice Tuscany Rome Amalfi Coast Tours Package. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey. If you book your Italy tour with airfare then airport transfers are included.

DAY 2 – Arrive in Milan, Transfer to Como

Arrive in Milan and transfer to your hotel in Como. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour escort, followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant to celebrate the kick off of your Lake Como Venice Tuscany Rome Amalfi Coast Tours Package
Overnight: Como
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3 – Lake Como Cruise to Bellagio

Today, cruise the scenic waters of Lake Como to the quiet village of Bellagio. With the Italian Alps in view to the north, enjoy time at leisure to saunter the slender streets and alleyways, lined with craft shops, villas, boutiques and cafés. This afternoon, sail back to Como and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure
Overnight: Como
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 – Excursion to Verona in Region of Veneto

This morning, depart for the floating city Venice. Along the way we’ll stop in the lovely city of Verona. With roots going back to ancient Rome this town is located just outside Venice and is one of the most towns in all of Italy. After time in Verona we’ll continue to Venice.
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 – Venice City Tour

Today begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known throughout the world for its fine glasswork industry. Then, 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
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6 – Lucca Sightseeing En Route to Montecatini

Travel through the northern Italian regions of Veneto and Emilia Romagna to Montecatini. This famous thermal-spa resort town is located in the gorgeous hills of Tuscany.  Along the way you’ll enjoy an excursion to Lucca, which is one of Tuscany’s most beautiful Medieval towns.  Stroll around the cobble-stoned streets and circular piazza. This town is built on top of ancient Roman ruins.
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7 – Full Day in Montecatini

Full Day at leisure to explore Montecatini and its surroundings on your own
Optional: Full Day Florence from Montecatini
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8 – Tour of Cinque Terre

Today visit the spectacular Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here, five small villages are suspended between sea and earth, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea, set beside hills where the land’s finest wine grapes are grown. Return to Montecatini and enjoy the evening at leisure. This evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of the local specialties
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9 – Full Day in Montecatini, Evening Dinner at Tuscan Vineyard

Enjoy a full day at leisure in Montecatini. In the late afternoon, depart for a Tuscan farm in the countryside. Enjoy a tour of the farm’s vineyards before settling in for a rustic Tuscan Paesana dinner, including wine and olive oil tastings
Optional: Siena Tour
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10 – Travel to Sorrento in Southern Italy

Depart Montecatini, driving south to the charming coastal town of Sorrento. Thursday departure stays in Naples. Along the way, we stop for lunch in the hills of Lazio, a region of central Italy bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea. Then, on to Sorrento, where we are welcomed by the spectacular panoramic views and by the sapphire blue waters of the Gulf of Naples. Tonight, a lovely dinner together highlights our arrival in Sorrento.
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11 – Full Day in Sorrento or Naples

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Sorrento or Naples on your own. Or join an option tour to Capri.
Optional: Capri Tour
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12 – Tour of Amalfi Coast

Today enjoy a drive of the world-famous Amalfi route and admire panoramic views of the enchanting towns along the Mediterranean coast. Pass the distinctive white Moorish homes of Positano on this legendary road to reach the coastal town of Amalfi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Sorrento (Sunday departures) or Naples (Thursday departures) for dinner.
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12 – Full Day in Sorrento

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Sorrento on your own. This evening, enjoy farewell dinner at a local
Optional: Capri Tour
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13 – Tour of Pomepii en route to Rome

This morning you will tour Pomepii. Your escorted tour includes the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter, and the ancient Roman Forum. After the Pompeii tour you will depart Southern Italy for Rome. Along the way north you’ll pass the famous Monte Cassino Abbey. This site was originally where the ancient Romans built a Temple to Apollo.  St. Benedict of Norcia founded his first monastery here in 529. The Benedictine Abbey occupies a strategic location.  It was destroyed on four separate occasions by various invaders.  Most recently the allies bombed it during WWII. It was rebuilt and dedicated in 1964. This evening arrive in Rome and enjoy an evening at leisure
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14 – Tour Ancient Rome and the Colosseum

This morning you will tour Ancient Rome. Visit the Roman Forum where the Arch of Constantine welcomed the troops from their wars. You’ll also tour the Roman Colosseum, maybe the most iconic ancient building. This afternoon enjoy your free time shopping the Made in Italy brands strolling the fashionable streets. This evening enjoy a final cocktail party. Then plan to visit your favorite Roman trattoria and toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain.
Optional Tour: Illuminated tour of Rome with dinner and entertainment
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 15 – 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. Afternoon and evening at leisure.
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 16 – The Northern Italy, Tuscany, Southern Italy and Rome tour ends

Depart for the USA with fabulous memories of your Lake Como, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, and Rome tour package.
Meals: Breakfast

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