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13-Day Venice, Florence, Rome, Amalfi Coast Small Group Italy Tour

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This small group Italy tour includes Italy’s great cities Venice, Florence, Rome and the stunning Amalfi Coast. This is the most popular Italy tour itinerary with a small group of only 16 travelers. In Venice you’ll have time to visit the famous Bacari bars and tour the Doge’s Palace. In Florence you’ll tour the center and enjoy a full day excursion to Tuscany and the famous Medieval towns Siena and San Gimgnano. In Rome you’ll have free time to explore the eternal city. Included tours include the Vatican Museum and Ancient Rome Colosseum and Forum. Then travel to southern Italy with included excursions to the Isle of Capri, Pompeii, and the magnificent Amalfi Coast. For the price of the small group Italy tour with airfare from your preferred city submit the form or call ItalianTourism.us 800.227.1577.

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Highlights

Venice, Florence, Rome, Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour Highlights

  • Venice: Marvel at the magic of Venice from the Bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace to St. Mark’s Square with walking tour that includes Doge’s Palace.
  • Venice: Visit Bacari wine bars to sample Venice’s famous “cicchetti” dishes
  • Padua: Visit of St. Anthony’s Basilica
  • Sample local favorites of Lambrusco wines and balsamic vinegar with lunch in Modena
  • Walking tour of Florence and visit to Accademia Museum to see Michelangelo’s David.
  • Excursion from Florence to Tuscany’s medieval towns of Siena and San Gimignano
  • Enjoy a private wine tasting experience at Magione Castle
  • Tour amazing Assisi and visit the Basilica of Saint Francis
  • Discover Rome and Vatican City from the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel and beyond
  • Journey south to Naples and the celebrated Amalfi coastline to Positano and on to the romantic Isle of Capri’
  • Orientation tour of Naples
  • Visit Pompeii
  • Amalfi coast excursion, including cruise (weather permitting)
  • Excursion to Capri and visit of the Gardens of Caesar Augustus

Venice, Florence, Rome, Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour Inclusions

  • 11 nights Accommodations
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • 19 meals: 11 buffet breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of local guides in all major cities and tour manager
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Up to 16 Travelers

Accommodations

Venice 2 Nights: Cavalletto

Florence 3 Nights: Mediterraneo

Rome 3 Nights: Mediterraneo

Sorrento 3 Nights: Majestic Palace or Villa Crawford First Class

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Venice, Florence, Rome, Amalfi Coast Small Group Tour Daily Itinerary

Day 1 Overnight Flight

Set out to experience two of Italy’s great regions.

Day 2 – Venice

Morning arrival into Venice’s Marco Polo Airport. Here you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel in Venice. The balance of the day is at leisure. This evening enjoy a welcome dinner at a popular restaurant.

Meals: Dinner

Day 3: Venice

Your morning tour of Venice is on foot and will highlight the Basilica of St. Mark and the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and Piombi Prison. Afternoon is at leisure with enough time for more sightseeing, shopping or relaxation. This evening enjoy strolling around magical Venice on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Venice to Padua, Modena and Florence

This morning depart Venice and stop in Padua to visit the Basilica of St. Anthony and its art, including the large bronze works of Donatello. Continue your scenic drive from the region of Veneto to the Emilia Romagna. There you will visit Modena where you’ll be treated to a special balsamic vinegar tasting session plus lunch, featuring local specialties and Lambrusco wine. After lunch continue to the birth place of the Renaissance and capital of Tuscany, Florence.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 5: Florence

Your morning tour takes you to Michelangelo Square for a panoramic view of the city. Then visit: the Accademia to see Michelangelo’s original “David” statue, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery with its “Gates of Paradise” doors, Signoria Square and Santa Croce Church. This afternoon you have Florence to enjoy at your own leisure. There is also an optional tour to Pisa and an evening dinner in Tuscany.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Florence to Tuscany towns Siena & San Gimignano

After breakfast today, head out for a day of discovery to the Tuscan countryside. The featured towns are Siena and San Gimignano. Medieval Siena, known for its famed Palio horse races and expansive central Il Campo Plaza, awaits your exploration. Visit Siena’s Duomo, considered to be one of the finest Gothic cathedrals in Italy. In San Gimignano, stroll the old world center and take in the fascinating architecture and towers that offer amazing views of the city and the surrounding valley. Tonight after the full day of Tuscany sightseeing dinner is included.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7: Assisi and Rome

This morning depart Florence for Rome. Drive through the serene Tuscan and Umbrian countryside, passing by the shores of Lake Trasimeno with a stop at the Magione Castle, presently the private residence of the Prince and Grand Master of Sovereign Military Order of the Knights of Malta. Here a wine expert will lecture on the vinification process that takes place at the castle, followed by a delicious tasting of the varieties of wines produced there and a light lunch. Continue to Assisi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and enjoy your guided tour of St. Francis Basilica. Arrive in Rome in the late afternoon.  This evening you are on your own to relax and get out and explore Rome’s streets.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 8: Rome

Rome is filled with monuments, fountains, antiquities and other sites worth exploring. Today is a free day to discover Rome, on your own, and all the eternal City has to offer. Take an optional tour or discover why Roman trattorias are famous for their fine cuisine.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 9: Rome Vatican Museum & Ancient Rome Colosseum

This morning, experience a very special privately guided tour of the priceless collection of art and treasures in the Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum. Then proceed to the Piazza Venezia and Roman Forum, with a stop at the Colosseum – a testament to the greatness of Rome’s past. Continue your full day tour by viewing the Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus, the Great Synagogue, Isola Tiberina and Castel Sant’Angelo. Tonight bid arrivederci to Rome at a special dinner with wine in a lovely Roman restaurant.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 10: Naples, Pompeii and Sorrento

This morning drive south to Naples for an orientation tour of the city. Before heading to Sorrento, stop in Pompeii, the ancient city covered by volcanic lava 2,000 years ago, for a guided tour of the remarkably preserved ruins of temples, houses, gardens and public buildings. Then drive along the spectacular coast road of the Bay of Naples to Sorrento, the famous resort town of orange and lemon groves. Dinner at your hotel restaurant is included.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 11: Amalfi Coast – Positano Amalfi & Ravello

Leave Sorrento in the morning for a tour down the Amalfi Coast to Positano. Brief stop at the Belvedere to enjoy a unique view of Moorish architecture blended with pastel colored houses. Weather permitting, board a Motorlaunch and cruise along the coast to Amalfi for a walking tour of the old town. Continue to Ravello. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant with spectacular views of the Amalfi Coast and the Bay of Salerno. After lunch there is free time for a stroll around the center of town before returning to Sorrento.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Day 12: Capri

A morning jetfoil whisks you across the blue Bay of Naples to the fabled Isle of Capri, where you will ascend to the Piazzetta, visit the Floral Gardens of Caesar Augustus, and still have free time for lunch and some shopping before returning to Sorrento. Tonight dinner is at a local restaurant. (

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 13: Small Group Venice, Florence, Rome, Amalfi Coast tour ends.

Morning transfer to Naples’ Capodichino Airport for your return flight home. Or extend your small group Italy tour with more days in Italy.

Meals: Breakfast

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