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11-Day Venice Florence Rome Sorrento Tour – Friday Departure

Escorted Italy Tour with air visits Venice, Florence, Rome, and Sorrento on this 11 Day all inclusive Italy tour from north to south, visiting Italy’s cultural and artistic highlights.

This escorted Italy tour is an affordable way to tour Venice, Florence, Rome and Sorrento. Experience the majesty and romance of Venice, get swept away in the history and art of Florence, the Renaissance city, walk the cobblestones of the eternal city in Rome, and end your Italy tour in southern Italy’s resort town Sorrento.

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Highlights

Escorted Italy Tour Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-Venice, Naples-NYC
  • Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 9 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Venice
    • 2 nights Florence
    • 3 nights Rome
    • 2 nights Sorrento
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • All transfers
  • 13 meals: 9 buffet breakfasts, 4 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
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

Escorted Italy Tour Special Features

  • Venice walking tour
  • Venice glass blowing demonstration
  • Wine tasting with local specialties at Tuscan countryside farm
  • Florence walking tour
  • Basilica of St. Francis, Assisi
  • Ancient Roman Forum, Rome
  • Visit to the excavations at Pompeii

Accomodations

Hotel Villa Mabapa, Venice Lido

This first class hotel is on Venice Lido island and overlooks the Venice Lagoon.

Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence

This first class hotel is situated on the bank of the River Arno, within walking distance of the city center.

Grand Hotel Palatino, Rome

This first class hotel is located in the heart of ancient Rome, just a short walk from the Colosseum.

Hotel Central, Sorrento

This first class hotel is well-located near the city center, overlooking the Bay of Naples.

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Escorted Italy Tour Itinerary

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 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 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 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 enjoy an authentic Tuscan dinner in the countryside.
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

DAY 7, Thursday – Rome Free Time

Spend the morning on your own, perhaps choose to visit one of the numerous sites of the Eternal city.

Spend the afternoon at leisure, or join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City’s grand piazzas that includes the Spanish Steps, the legendary Trevi Fountain, view of the Pantheon, and the Baroque Piazza Navona. Tonight, explore on your own and choose one of the numerous restaurants offering delicious local cuisine

*This Itinerary does not include a visit to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica. Tickets may be purchased independently in advance for a visit during your time at leisure in Rome.
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday – Tour Ancient Rome

This morning enjoy a historic tour of the ancient Roman Forum, which was the political center during the Roman Republic. There you will view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus and view the outside of the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire.

** Note this tour does not include a tour of the inside of the Colosseum. For a tour that includes the inside of the Colosseum click the 12=Day Rome, Amalfi Coast, Florence, Venice Tour.

Afternoon at leisure. Tonight, dine in a typical Roman restaurant with wine and music, then enjoy an illuminated tour of the city
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Saturday – Pompeii Tour, Travel to Sorrento

Drive south, passing by the famous Monte Cassino Abbey, founded by St. Benedict of Norcia in 529. Destroyed on four separate occasions, it was last rebuilt after being the site of fierce fighting during the Second World War. View Mt. Vesuvius in passing the Bay of Naples, before reaching Pompeii. Visit the ruins of this best preserved Roman city, including the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter, and the Forum. Continue to Sorrento
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Sunday – Full Day in Sorrento

Enjoy a full day at leisure in Sorrento. Strikingly beautiful and picturesque, even by Italian standards, Sorrento is set along the sea, with stunning escarpments plunging into the Gulf of Naples. Take a walk to see firsthand why this town has long been beloved by poets and artists
Optional: Full Day Capri
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Monday – Depart for the USA

Transfer to the airport in Naples for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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