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16-Day Rome, Florence, Venice Italy Tour with Adriatic Cruise

$2529+ Italy Tour with Adriatic Cruise
$3699+ Italy Tour with Adriatic Cruise Airfare* included

Enjoy the classic 9-day escorted Italy tour for an unforgettable trip from Rome to Florence and Venice, followed be a sea cruise from Venice down the Adriatic Sail on your choice of ships: MSC Sinfonia, MSC Poesia, Costa Luminosa, or Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas.  This all-inclusive Italy tour with Adriatic cruise vacation package features escorted tours of Italy’s greatest art cities Rome, Florence, and Venice. The Italy land tour itinerary includes excursions to Assisi, Pisa, and Tuscany. After the comprehensive land tour of Italy board your cruise ship in Venice. From Venice, you’ll sail down the Adriatic sea’s azure blue waters. Choose the cruise ship and itinerary of your choice. Be dazzled by the beauty of the ports. Experience various cultures that thrived along the Adriatic. The Adriatic cruise itineraries include ports of call in Athens, Bari, Trieste, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Split, The Greek Isles, and more. Corfu and Olympia in Greece. Visit all the important Italian cities and enjoy a relaxing eastern Mediterranean cruise on this all inclusive Italy tour with Adriatic cruise vacation package.


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Escorted Italy Tour with Adriatic Cruise Sightseeing Highlights:

  • Forum & Colosseum, Rome
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Dinner with Opera Singers, Rome
  • Basilica of St. Francis, Assisi
  • Wine tasting with local specialties at Tuscan countryside farm
  • Doge’s Palace, Venice
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners on motor coach tour
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring on motor coach tour

Escorted Italy Tour with Adriatic Cruise Vacation Includes

  • Flights NYC-Rome, Venice-NYC – submit form for airfare from your city
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • Airport transfers when booked with airfare
  • Rome, Florence, Venice city hotel taxes
  • Hotel & cruise porterage
  • All Italy airport and cruise port transfers
  • 31 meals: 14 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 11 dinners
  • Italy sightseeing per itinerary in luxury motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking Italy tour manager
  • Services of local guides in all major Italian cities
  • Italy museum entrance fees per itinerary

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Italy Tour Adriatic Cruise Accommodations:

Hotel Genova, Rome
This first class hotel is located close to St. Mary Major’s Basilica and the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

Grand Hotel Adriatico, Florence
This modern and elegant first class hotel is located in the historical center of Florence near to the Duomo and to all the most important monuments of Florence.

Bellini Hotel, Venice
This first class hotel is located at the foot of the Scalzi Bridge directly on the Grand Canal in the heart of Venice.

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Italy Tour With Adriatic Cruise Itinerary:

If you’ve been dreaming about an Italy tour with a Mediterranean cruise, don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy Italian cruising at its best. All staterooms including ocean views, balconies, and suites are available at big reductions and come with free amenities. These 2016 Italy cruise tour itinerary will sell out quickly.  Book early to avoid disappointment and to save. Enjoy the lowest price when you book our all-inclusive Italy tour with Greek Isles cruise vacation package.

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Land Tour – Tour of Italy from Rome to Venice

DAY 1 – Depart the USA

Today you will fly across the Atlantic from the United States to Rome, Italy.  Flights that depart from the United States arrive in Italy to meet the tour the following day. If you are flying to Italy from the west coast cities like Portland, Seattle, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Francisco, San Diego then you may depart early to arrive in Italy the following morning.

DAY 2 – Arrive in Rome

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The all-inclusive escorted Italy tour with airfare includes transfers from Rome Fiumicino airport to your accommodations. If you prefer to arrange your own air itinerary to Italy please let us know if you would like us to help you with transfers.  Today is your first day in Italy.  There are no escorted tours of Rome scheduled today. If you arrive early then you have a free day to stroll around Rome’s ancient cobblestones or have a rest.  This evening you will meet your tour director and traveling companions at an orientation and welcome to Italy authentic Roman dinner.


DAY 3 – Tour Ancient Rome

statues ancient rome forumThis morning in Rome you will tour Ancient Rome. This is where the Roman Forum and Colosseum, among other famous monuments, are located. After the morning tour of Ancient Rome your afternoon is free to stroll around Rome.  You may also choose to join the optional tour of Rome’s piazzas.  The Piazzas of Rome tour visits the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, and Piazza Navona.
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast


DAY 4 – Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel

Today you’ll discover Rome. It begins at the Vatican Museum. Here you’ll tour one of the greatest collections of art in the world. The museum may be best known for the Sistine Chapel. The museum includes works and frescoes by art history’s masters.  After the Vatican museum tour you’ll visit St Peter’s Basilica. Michelangelo’s Pieta may be the most famous sculpture inside St Peter’s Basilica. This marble sculpture depicts the body of Jesus in the arms of Mary after the Crucifixion. It is considered to be among the most compelling of all works of art in the Western world. Bernini is also a very important contributor to St Peter’s Basilica. Outside in St Peter’s square Bernini also designed the famous colonnade. This afternoon in Rome is free to be enjoyed on your own. Or you may choose to join an optional walk through Rome’s historic center.  Tonight dinner is included at an authentic Roman trattoria.  You’ll enjoy entertainment, wine, and good spirits.  After you’ll tour Rome’s monuments illuminated at night.
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner


DAY 5 – Sun Route Via Assisi to Florence

umbria italy tour packages 2014 assisi Today you’ll travel from Rome to Florence. This route will take you three Italian regions: Lazio, Umbria and Tuscany. Along the way you’ll visit the Umbrian town of Assisi. This is a classic medieval town. It is an important site, renowned for its 13th century Basilica of St. Francis. Inside are the important frescoes by Giotto that depict the life of St Francis. After Assisi you’ll continue on to Rome. This evening dinner is included.
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast


DAY 6 – Florence City Tour

florence tour sightseeign domeThis morning you’ll wake up in the Renaissance city Florence. The morning walking tour begins with a walk through Florence’s center. You’ll see Brunelleschi’s Dome. Sitting atop the Florence Cathedral it is a testament to man’s ingenuity during the Renaissance. Across from the Duomo is the Florence Baptistry. There you’ll see the famous golden doors called “Gates of Paradise” by Ghiberti. Located next to the Duomo and Baptistry is the Campanile, the clock tower, designed by the great Giotto. After taking time here in this beautiful piazza the walking tour continues to explore the open air art museum that is Florence.  Signoria Square and the famous Ponte Vecchio, known as the “Old Bridge,” are all included on today’s walking tour of Florence. Enjoy the afternoon in Florence at leisure or join us for an optional tour of the Uffizi. This evening you’ll visit an agriturismo outside of Florence in the Tuscan countryside.  Here your dinner and entertainment is included in what is a very special and authentic evening in Tuscany.
Optional: Uffizi Gallery Tour
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


Day 7 – Pisa Sightseeing and Tuscany Agriturismo Visit En Route to Venice

Today you will leave Florence to drive across the Italian peninsula to Venice.  Along the way you’ll travel across two pisa tower 2014 italy tour packagesunique Northern Italian regions, Tuscany, Emilia Romagna, and Veneto. Along the way you’ll visit Pisa. Here in the Piazza dei Miracoli, the Field of Miracles, the Romanesque and Gothic architecture impresses all visitors. The Leaning Tower, the Baptistery, the Duomo, and the Monumental Cemetery design and architectural styles set in the piazza are always popular with photographers. After touring Pisa the travel day continues to Venice. Along the way we’ll stop at a farm in the Tuscan countryside. Known as an agriturismo, you’ll enjoy the famous Tuscan olives, wines, cheeses, and meats. In the late afternoon you’ll arrive in Venice, just in time for a sunset cruise down the Grand Canal.
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast


DAY 8, Friday – Venice City Tour

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Your day tour in Venice begins with a boat ride across the Venice lagoon to the Island of Murano. Here you’ll visit the glass-blowing artist’s studios. Then we’ll continue to o St. Mark’s Square. Here you’ll begin the escorted walking tour of Venice. View the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs and visit the Doge’s Palace. Take the remainder of the afternoon to explore Venice on your own. Tonight, join in for a farewell dinner with your tour manager and fellow travelers
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 9, Saturday – Embark Adriatic Cruise from Venice

This morning you may wake up in Venice to enjoy a leisurely morning.  Stroll over to St Mark’s square for an espresso.  Ride the Grand Canal Vaporetto Enjoy the morning at leisure before transferring to the port to embark your cruise. The evening settle into your cabin and begin exploring the many unique features of your floating hotel.
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Adriatic Cruise from Venice

Embark Venice for your 7-night cruise down the Adriatic sea to the Greek Isles. Choose among various cruise ships and itinerary.

MSC Sinfonia

MSC Sinfonia


Day Location Arrival Departure
Saturday Venice, Italy 05:00 PM
Sunday Split, Croatia 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
Monday At Sea
Tuesday Santorini, Greece 09:00 AM 03:00 PM
Tuesday Mykonos, Greece 08:00 PM 11:59 PM
Wednesday Mykonos, Greece 12:01 AM 02:00 AM
Thursday Dubrovnik, Croatia 01:00 PM 07:00 PM
Friday Ancona, Italy 10:00 AM 06:00 PM
Saturday Venice, Italy 08:00 AM

MSC Poesia

MSC Poesia

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Day Location Arrival Departure
Saturday Venice, Italy 04:30 PM
Sunday Bari, Italy 10:00 AM 05:00 PM
Monday Katakolon, Greece 11:00 AM 05:00 PM
Tuesday Mykonos, Greece 08:00 AM 08:00 PM
Wednesday Piraeus, Greece 07:30 AM 07:30 PM
Thursday At Sea
Friday Dubrovnik, Croatia 09:00 AM 03:00 PM
Saturday Venice, Italy 09:00 AM

Costa Luminosa

Costa Luminosa

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Day Location Arrival Departure
Saturday Venezia 05:00 PM
Sunday Trieste 07:00 AM 02:00 PM
Monday At Sea
Tuesday Mykonos 02:00 PM 11:00 PM
Wednesday Katakolon 02:00 PM 08:00 PM
Thursday Corfu 08:00 AM 05:00 PM
Friday Dubrovnik 08:00 AM 02:00 PM
Saturday Venezia 09:00 AM

Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Sea Itinerary 1

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Day Location Arrival Departure
Saturday, Venice, Italy 05:00 PM
Sunday Kotor, Montenegro 01:00 PM 08:00 PM
Monday Corfu, Greece 09:00 AM 02:30 PM
Tuesday Athens (piraeus), Greece 12:00 PM 08:30 PM
Wednesday Mykonos, Greece 07:00 AM 04:00 PM
Thursday Argostoli, Greece 12:00 PM 07:00 PM
Friday Cruising
Saturday Venice, Italy 06:45 AM


Royal Caribbean Rhapsody of the Sea Itinerary 2

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Day Location Arrival Departure
Saturday Venice, Italy 05:00 PM
Sunday Dubrovnik, Croatia 10:30 AM 06:30 PM
Monday Cruising
Tuesday Ephesus (kusadasi), Turkey 09:00 AM 07:00 PM
Wednesday Santorini, Greece 07:00 AM 05:00 PM
Thursday Katakolon, Greece 10:00 AM 05:00 PM
Friday Cruising
Saturday Venice, Italy 06:45 AM

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