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9-Day Rome, Florence, Venice Escorted Tour with Assisi, Orvieto, Bologna, Padua

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Embark on an unforgettable escorted tour through Italy’s timeless treasures! This seven night tour begins in Rome and ends in Venice.

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Rome. Afterward travel through Umbria en route to Florence. There explore the enchanting hilltop town of Assisi. Uncover the allure of Orvieto’s Etruscan history.

Then indulge in the artistic wonders of Florence. Uncover the beauty and history of the Renaissance.

From Florence travel to Venice enjoy excursions to Bologna and Padua. End your journey among Venice’s magical canals.

Join us on this classic journey through Italy’s most iconic cities for an experience of a lifetime!


Escorted Package Includes

  • Submit form for air itinerary and price of the tour with airfare from your city to Rome and return from Venice to your city.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 7 nights First Class accommodations
  • Airport transfers with air inclusive Italy tour package
  • All transfers between cities in Italy
  • Daily Breakfast included
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of local guides in all major cities

Special Features

  • Guided tour of Colosseum, Ancient Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Visit Basilica of St. Francis, Assisi
  • Visit Orvieto
  • Visit Bologna
  • Visit Padua
  • Guided walking tour of Florence
  • Guided walking tour of Venice


Hotel Gambrinus, Rome – 3 Nights ★★★★

Located in the heart of Rome. Situated near the iconic Via Veneto and within walking distance of many of Rome’s famous landmark. Outside the hotel are plenty of restaurants and cultural attractions.

Hotel Grifone, Florence – 2 Nights ★★★★

Charming hotel located in the heart of Florence. The hotel’s central location makes it easy for guests to explore Florence’s famous landmarks, including the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery, and the Ponte Vecchio, all of which are within walking distance.

NH Laguna Palace, Venice Mestre – 2 Nights ★★★★

NH Laguna Palace is a contemporary hotel located in Mestre, the mainland area of Venice. It provides easy access to Venice’s historic city center via public transportation. The hotel is also close to Venice Marco Polo Airport.

Optional Tours

Optional tours are not included in the base price. They are scheduled during free time.

Day 2 Authentic Italian Dinner at a Restaurant in Campo Di Fiori in Rome

Enjoy an authentic Italian dinner in beautiful Campo Di Fiori Square, nestled in the heart of historic Rome.

What’s included: Appetizer, main course with a side dish, water, 1 glass of wine and coffee.

Not included: Transport not included

Skip-the-line Guided Tour of Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica and Sistine Chapel

Explore the treasures held within the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel! Visit Pio Clementino Hall, Candelabra Gallery, Tapestries Gallery and the incredible Sistine Chapel, among other sights. Also discover St. Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter’s Square.

You will be required to walk for a few hours on comfortable terrain.

Tour NOT available on Wednesdays mornings and Sundays.

Day 3 Baroque Rome by Night & Dinner

A night tour of Rome, with the splendid illuminated squares and away from the bustle of the day. The tour will end with a typical Roman dinner,.

What’s included: Appetizer, first and second course, coffee, dessert and 1 glass of wine.

Not included: Pick up and return to the hotel by your own

Illuminated Florence Tour with Dinner

Depart from the hotel and stop at Piazzale Michelangelo where you can admire Florence from the best hill of the city with the most interesting viewpoint, continue to the center from where a night walk will begin to enjoy the illuminated city. The walk will end with a typical Florentine dinner.

Half-Day Tour to Pisa & The Leaning Tower

No trip to Italy is complete without a photo at the iconic leaning tower, so don’t miss your chance to take a day trip to Pisa! Enjoy a guided walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli and its monuments before spending time at the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa, learning all about the history of this University city along the way.

The Uffizi Gallery, designed in the mid-sixteenth century by Giorgio Vasari, consists of 90 museum rooms that host the most important and famous paintings in the history of art: works by Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Botticelli, in addition to numerous paintings by Flemish and Dutch painters exhibited in chronological order. A visit to this museum is a real journey through time by means of art.

Please note that this activity can de purchased up to 30 days before departure of your trip. This optional is not available on Mondays.

Half-Day Murano and Burano Excursion

Discover the most beautiful islands in Venice, enjoying the enchanting scenery of the Venetian lagoon. The tour includes two stops to visit Murano and Burano and discover their typical artisan products: the centuries-old glass processing in Murano, the fine lace in Burano. Enjoy the original colorful buildings as you tour this enchanting area.

Gondola Ride Tour in Venice

 One of the most well-known characteristics of Venice are its historic gondolas. You can be a part of this legacy! Experience an unforgettable gondola ride through the charming waterways of Venice including the iconic Grand Canal. The quintessential Venetian experience! Note: Please note that it is a shared gondola (up to six people for each one) so you might have to share it with other people.

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9-Day Rome, Florence, Venice Escorted Tour Daily Itinerary

This escorted Italy adventure begins in Rome, the Eternal City. In Rome there is time to soak in the romantic ambiance as you explore at your own pace. Discover charming streets and delectable gastronomy.

Delve into Rome’s ancient history with a guided tour of the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill. Indulge in an optional authentic Italian dinner in Campo Di Fiori. The next day, enjoy leisure time in Rome or join optional tours to the Vatican or a nocturnal view of Baroque Rome.

Depart for Florence, stopping in Orvieto and Assisi en route. Explore Florence’s historic center and iconic landmarks before continuing to Venice, with visits to Bologna and Padua along the way.

Immerse yourself in Venice’s enchanting beauty with a guided walking tour, followed by leisure time to explore further or join optional activities. Conclude your journey in Venice. An optional Milan tour extension available.

DAY 1, Depart the USA For Overnight flight to Italy

Depart the USA for Italy. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Arrive in Rome

Arrive in Rome, the Eternal City, and transfer to your hotel.

Depending on your arrival time, you have the freedom to start exploring this romantic and historic city at your leisure. Experience the enchantment of Rome as evening sets in, when its streets come alive with a captivating charm.

Wander through picturesque streets and charming piazzas, immersing yourself in the city’s world-renowned gastronomy.

Enjoy an overnight stay in Rome, soaking in the atmosphere of this timeless destination
Overnight: Rome

DAY 3, Rome Colosseum Tour and Ancient Rome Tour

Begin your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel before meeting your guide.

Today’s adventure unfolds with a panoramic bus tour, offering sweeping views of the eternal city.

Afterwards, delve into the rich history of Rome, from its ancient origins to the legendary gladiatorial spectacles of the Colosseum, during a guided tour. Explore the well-preserved remnants of ancient Rome as you wander through the Forum and ascend the Palatine Hill.

After a day of exploration and culinary delights, retreat for an overnight stay in Rome, savoring the memories of this timeless city.

For an authentic taste of Italian cuisine, consider joining our optional dinner experience at a charming restaurant in Campo Di Fiori. Nestled in the heart of historic Rome, Campo Di Fiori Square sets the stage for an unforgettable evening filled with delectable flavors and captivating ambiance.

Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Rome Free Day or Join Optional Vatican Tour and Optional Dinner

Indulge in a delicious breakfast at the hotel before embarking on a day of leisure in Rome.

Whether you opt to explore the Vatican, wander through the ancient streets of the old city, or simply savor some authentic Italian gelato, Rome promises to captivate you with its timeless charm and unforgettable sights.

For an enriching experience, consider joining our optional Skip-the-line Guided Tour of Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, where you can marvel at priceless treasures and iconic artworks.

This evening, immerse yourself in the magic of Rome by Night with the optional Baroque Rome tour, featuring illuminated squares and landmarks, culminating in a delightful Roman dinner.

Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Assisi and Orvieto

Depart Rome early this morning to transfer to the beautiful city of Florence. To break up this journey, stop in Orvieto. This ancent Etruscan town is located atop a hilltop with views across Umbria.

*Note: Upon arrival at Orvieto you’ll need to take a funicular to reach the hilltop meeting point as it’s not accessible by bus. You will buy your funicular ticket with cash upon arrival at the station.

Afterwards, continue to Assisi. This majestic hilltop town is known for its medieval architecture and the Basilica of St. Francis, a huge 2-level church. Inside you’ll find the priceless Giotto frescoes which connect the medieval to Renaissance.

Later, arrive in Florence, the heart of the Italian Renaissance. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure exploring the city and the Italian cuisine in this gourmet paradise.

You may also join an optional evening excursion of the city lit up that includes a delicious dinner.

Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Florence

Today head to Florence’s Historic Center. There you’ll enjoy a guided walking tour of Florence and discover the hidden secrets of the Tuscan capital.

Start discovering the up-market Piazza Repubblica, before heading to Loggia del Mercato Nuovo, a building within which a local market takes place.

Keep exploring the streets of Florence before arriving at the beautiful and well-known Ponte Vecchio, the most iconic bridge in the city and one of its main symbols. You will then walk through the Piazza della Signoria, the heart of Medieval Florence with the imposing Palazzo Vecchio.

End the tour admiring Piazza San Giovanni, home to the impressive Florence Cathedral, with its iconic Brunelleschi cupola and the famous Giotto Belltower.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to continue exploring the captivating sights of Florence.

This afternoon you may want to explore with one of the optional tours to either the Uffizi Gallery or travel to Pisa to see the Leaning Tower.

Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Bologna and Padua

Embark on an early departure from Florence to begin your journey to Venice.

En route, pause in the vibrant city of Bologna, the historic capital of the Emilia-Romagna region. Enjoy some free time to explore its lively streets before continuing your travels.

Next, delve into the rich history and beauty of Padova, a city steeped in centuries of cultural significance.

As the day unfolds, arrive in the historic and enchanting Venice Mestre, situated on the mainland and connected to Venice by bridges spanning the lagoon.

Enjoy an evening at your leisure, taking advantage of the convenient transportation options available, including frequent trains and buses to the heart of Venice. Your hotel is conveniently located within walking distance of the train station and bus stop, providing easy access to the iconic Venice center.

Venice, a city built across more than 100 small islands, awaits your exploration. Lose yourself in its labyrinthine streets, discovering hidden cafes and cultural treasures along the way. Don’t miss the chance to visit the magnificent Piazza San Marco and other delights of this eternal city.

Conclude your day with an overnight stay in Venice Mestre, ready to continue your Venetian adventure.

Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Venice

Today begins with a walking tour of Venice. Immerse yourself in the beauty of this extraordinary city. Join a knowledgeable guide as you wander through the enchanting City of Canals, delving into its rich history, vibrant culture, and unparalleled artistic heritage.

Explore iconic neighborhoods, peruse bustling markets, and marvel at the architectural marvel that is the Rialto Bridge.

After your guided tour, the remainder of the day is yours to spend as you please, allowing you to further uncover the wonders of Venice at your own pace.

For those seeking additional experiences, you may join an optional Gondola ride and an excursion to the islands of Murano and Burano.

As the day draws to a close, return to Venice Mestre for an overnight stay, where you can reflect on the day’s adventures and anticipate the continued exploration of this mesmerizing city.

Afternoon at leisure
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 9, Depart Italy or Extend your Trip

Today ends your Rome to Venice tour with breakfast. Transfer to Venice Marco Polo or extend your trip. This tour has a Milan tour extension you may join.
Meals: Breakfast

The 12=Day Rome, Amalfi Coast, Florence, Venice Tour is a longer tour of Italy from Rome to Venice that include the Amalfi Coast.

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