The 9-Day Rome, Florence, Venice all-inclusive escorted Italy tour is enjoyed by all those who take this trip. Honeymooners, couples, families, and groups traveling together love visiting these great Italian cities. Begin your tour of Italy in Rome. This trip then travels north to Renaissance Florence before culminating in romantic Venice. In Rome the guided day tours include visiting the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, the Roman Colosseum and the Ancient Roman Forum. In Florence you’ll be escorted through the Accademia museum to see Michelangelo’s David. You’ll also be guided through Florence’s streets on a walking tour of the historic center. There the Duomo, Baptistry, and Bell Tower form the perfect Tuscan main square. In Venice the day tours include touring the Doge’s Palace and a walking tour of St. Mark’s square. Excursions to Assisi, Pisa, Tuscany, and Murano are all included too. All hotel accommodations are 4-star and centrally located. Walk out and enjoy the splendors that these Italian cities have to offer. To book this 9-Day Rome, Florence, Venice escorted tour of Italy submit the form below or call us today 800.227.1577
All Inclusive Escorted Italy Tour Package Includes:
- Flights NYC-Rome, Venice-NYC – Submit form for airfare from your city.
- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- 3 nights Rome – Hotel Genova
- 2 nights Florence – Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
- 2 nights Venice – Papadopoli
- Italian city hotel taxes
- Hotel porterage
- All-inclusive with air includes Italy airport transfers
- 11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners with wine included
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern luxury air-conditioned motor coach
- Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
- Expert local sightseeing guides in Rome, Florence, Venice, Assisi, and Pisa
- Skip the line entrance fees per itinerary at all museums
Escorted Italy Tour Sightseeing Highlights
- Tour Rome’s Ancient Roman Forum & Colosseum
- Tour of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel
- Authentic Roman dinner at local restaurant
- Excursion to Umbria to Basilica of St Francis Assisi
- View Giotto’s frescoes in Assisi
- Tour of Accademia Museum to see Michelangelo’s David
- Visit Tuscany agriturismo for Tuscany wine tasting with local specialties
- Tour the Doge’s Palace in Venice
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9-Day Rome, Florence, Venice Escorted Italy Tour Day-by-Day Itinerary
Be guided through Italy’s great cities. Skip the line entrances to all the museums is included. Local expert guides will take you to all the important sightseeing highlights in Rome, Florence, and Venice. Afternoons are full of free time or join optional tours.
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
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
This 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.
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.
Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
DAY 5 – Sun Route Via Assisi to Florence
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.
DAY 6 – Florence City Tour
This morning you’ll wake up in the Renaissance city Florence. The morning walking tour begins at the Accademia. This Florence museum is where Michelangelo’s David is housed. Other sculptures by Michelangelo and paintings from the Renaissance are there too. After the Accademia tour you’ll walk through Florence’s center to the Duomo. 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
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 unique 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.
DAY 8, Friday – Venice City Tour
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)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 9 – The Escorted Italy Tour Ends in Venice
Wake up and enjoy your last Italian espresso on tour. Breakfast is included today. The airport transfer is included with air inclusive escorted Italy tour packages.