Italy tours with air, Italy tour packages, Italy vacation packages, Italy cruises call today 800-227-1577

$3,099: 13-Day Italian Lake (Como or Maggiore) Venice Florence Rome Sorrento Tour Package

 

lake-como-venice-florence-rome-sorrento-tour

The 13-Day Italian Lakes, Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento tour package is a fabulous comprehensive Italy tour from north to south. You’ll visit the beautiful Italian Lakes region in northern Italy and the breathtakingly gorgeous Sorrentine peninsula in southern Italy. The tour itinerary also includes Italy’s cities Venice, Florence, and Rome. In northern Italy the Friday departure stays in Baveno on Lake Maggiore. The Monday, Thursday and Saturday departures stay in Como on Lake Como. The Click here for the day-by-day tour itinerary. For the price of the Italy tour with airfare from your city submit the form.

Highlights

italy tour package map italian lakes venice, florence, rome, sorrento

Escorted Italy Tour Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-Milan, Naples-NYC
  • Submit form or call 800-227-1577 for airfare from your city
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 11-nights First Class 4-star accommodations
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • All transfers
  • 18 meals: 11 buffet breakfasts, 7 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

Escorted Italy Tour Special Features

  • Excursion to Bellagio (Monday, Thursday, Saturday departures)
  • Excursion to Isola Bella (Friday departures)
  • Excursion to Verona
  • Doge’s Palace, Venice
  • Wine tasting with local specialties at Tuscan countryside farm
  • Michelangelo’s David, Florence
  • Basilica of St. Francis, Assisi
  • Evening Walking Tour of Rome
  • Forum & Colosseum, Rome
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Dinner with Opera Singers, Rome
  • Visit to the excavations at Pompeii
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

Accommodations

Monday Departures

Hotel Metropole Suisse, Como

This first class hotel is located in the center of town, on the waterfront piazza.

Hotel Villa Mabapa, Venice Lido

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

NH Venezia Rio Novo, Venice

This first class hotel is situated in Venice’s Dorsoduro district.

Grand Hotel Adriatico, Florence

This modern and elegant first class hotel is located in the historical centre of Florence near to the Duomo and to all the most important monuments of Florence.

Mediterraneo, Rome

This first class hotel is located in the historic center of Rome atop the Esquilino, the highest of Rome’s seven hills.

Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento

This first class hotel overlooks the Bay of Naples.


Thursday Departures

Barchetta Excelsior, Como

This first class hotel is situated on the central square, overlooking Lake Como.

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.

Hotel Carlton & Grand Canal, Venice

This first class hotel is located on the Grand Canal and is just a few minutes from the shopping and historical center.

San Gallo Palace, Florence

This first class hotel is situated nearby the Piazza della Libertà.

Starhotels Michelangelo, Rome

This first class hotel is located in the city center, just a short walk from St. Peter’s Square.

Towers Hotel Stabiae Sorrento Coast, Sorrento

This first class hotel is located between Sorrento and Pompeii, on the beach of the Gulf of Naples.


Friday Departures

Grand Hotel Dino, Baveno

This first class hotel is located a few meters from the shore of Lake Maggiore.

Hotel Simplon, Baveno

This first class hotel is located in the town of Baveno.

Grand Hotel Principe, Venice

This first class hotel is a prestigious ancient palace situated on the Grand Canal, just after the Scalzi Bridge.

Starhotel Michelangelo, Florence

This first class hotel is located in the center of Florence, near the Arno River.

Starhotels Vespucci, Campi Bisenzio, Florence

This first class is located in the Campi Bisenzio district in northern Florence.

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.


Saturday Departures

Barchetta Excelsior, Como

This first class hotel is situated on the central square, overlooking Lake Como.

NH Venezia Rio Novo, Venice

This first class hotel is situated in Venice’s Dorsoduro district.

Hotel Ambasciatori, Florence

This first class hotel is located nearby the Santa Maria Novella railway station.

Hotel Diplomat, Florence

This first class hotel sits within walking distance of Florence’s main shopping center and the Exhibition Halls.

Quirinale Hotel, Rome

This first class hotel is located in the center of Rome, close to the Rome Opera House and the Piazza della Repubblica.

Lloyd’s Baia Hotel, Salerno

This first class hotel overlooks the Gulf of Salerno.

Optional Tours

The following are examples of the optional tours that may be available during what is otherwise free time.

Venice Optional Tours

Day #5 Gondola Ride with Music – $56.00

One of the highlights of any Italian holiday! Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. There will be one musician on board of one of the gondolas in your fleet).

Rome Optional Tours

Day #9 Piazzas of Rome – $44.00

This half day walking tour takes you to explore the grand piazzas of the Eternal City. Stand in awe in front of the majestic Spanish Steps, the longest and widest decorative steps in Europe, and with your local guide stroll through the most characteristic “piazzas and vias ” of Rome. Stop to admire the breathtaking grandeur of the Trevi Fountain and take the opportunity to toss in one, two, or three coins, each of which is supposed to bring a unique kind of good fortune. View the monumental Pantheon, the best preserved of any Roman building and admire the baroque Piazza Navona, which follows the shape of the ancient Roman Diocletian Stadium, with Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers and the Egyptian Obelisk. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Sorrento Optional Tours

Day #12 Full Day Capri – $115.00

Enjoy a full day journey to the colorful Isle of Capri by boat. Visit the lovely Anacapri and explore the charming shops and chic boutiques as you stroll the island’s narrow streets. Continue to see “La Piazzetta,” the social heart of the island, on your way to the open-air Gardens of Augustus, from where you will appreciate breathtaking views of the famous Faraglioni rocks. Tour includes: local guide, round trip transportation to port, round trip transportation by fast boat, minibus or cable car transportation on the island.

Other Italy Tour Packages that may be of interest:

Submit form or call 800-227-1577 to book your Italy Tour Lake Como, Venice, Florence, Rome Amalfi Coast


Italian Lakes (Como or Maggiore), Venice, Florence, Rome, Amalfi Coast Tour Package Daily Itinerary

DAY 1 – Depart USA

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

DAY 2 – Arrive in Milan, Transfer to Como (Monday, Thursday, Saturday Departures) or Baveno (Friday Departures)

Arrive in Milan and transfer to your hotel in the Italian Lakes region either in Como on Lake Como or Baveno on Lake Maggiore. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour escort, followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant to celebrate the start to your Italy Tour Package to Italian Lakes Lake Maggiore or Lake Como, Venice, Florence, Rome, and Amalfi Coast.
Overnight: Como (Monday and Thursday Departures) or Baveno (Friday Departures)
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3 Monday, Thursday, Saturday Departures – Lake Como Cruise to Bellagio

Today, cruise the scenic waters of Lake Como to the quiet village of Bellagio. With the Italian Alps in view to the north, enjoy time at leisure to saunter the slender streets and alleyways, lined with craft shops, villas, boutiques and cafés. This afternoon, sail back to Como and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Overnight: Como
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3 Friday Departures – Lake Maggiore Cruise to Isola Bella and Isola dei Pescatori

Today, cruise Lake Maggiore to Isola Bella, visit the palace of Prince Borromeo, and its splendid gardens with the famous white peacocks. Continue to the charming fishermen’s island (Isola dei Pescatori) that gets its name from the occupation of its inhabitants. Walk along the windy medieval streets and marvel at the incredible views of the lake. Sail back to Baveno with time to experience the delights of this lakeside town with its spectacular mountain views.
Overnight: Baveno
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 – Verona Walking Tour, Travel to Venice

After breakfast, we set out for Verona, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the richest cities in Roman remains. Enjoy an orientation tour of the city followed by free time to savor the atmosphere here. Continue to Venice.
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 – Venice City Tour

Today begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known throughout the world for its fine glasswork industry. Then, 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 visit 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 6 – 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 7 – Florence City Tour

Today’s morning tour begins with a visit to the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo’s David is housed. 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, dine at an authentic Tuscan restaurant in the countryside
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, $65): **available for purchase Only in Italy from your tour escort. ** 
Florence and the fine arts are synonymous. This guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery provides insight to the history of the structure and its collections. Originally the private collection of the Medici family, the palazzo was opened to the public in 1765. Your tour highlights exceptional examples of Florentine painting with an aim to help you better understand the works of masters including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. Following the tour, enjoy a refreshment break and complimentary beverage at the museum’s cafe, which features a breathtaking view of the city. Tour participation guarantees immediate entry to the Gallery, with no lengthy waits in oftentimes two-three hour queues. **Important: Please note that the Museum has a limited maximum capacity and therefore reserves the right to restrict admission. In this case we may not be able to offer the tour. Price is based on minimum number of passengers.
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8 – Sun Route Via Assisi to Rome

Today travel along the famous “Sun Route” motorway to the medieval 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, Dinner

DAY 9 – Tour Ancient Rome

This morning, a historic tour of “ancient Rome” takes you to the Roman Forum, the political center during the Roman Republic, the triumphal Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus and the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire. Afternoon at leisure
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10 – Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel

Today begins with the visit to the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo’s breathtaking Sistine Chapel. Stroll through St. Peter’s Square, passing Bernini’s famous colonnade, to visit St. Peter’s Basilica, where you will view Michelangelo’s Pieta. This highly-finished marble sculpture depicts the body of Jesus in the arms of Mary after the Crucifixion and is considered to be among the most compelling of all works of art in the Western world. 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 11 – 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, Dinner

DAY 12 – 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 13 – Depart for the USA

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

Join the 14-day Italian Lakes, Venice, Florence, Rome, Amalfi Coast tour to include a third night in Sorrento and an included tour of the Amalfi Coast.

Submit form or call 800-227-1577 to book your 

13-Day Lake Como Venice Florence Rome Amalfi Coast Tour Package with Air

* When all-inclusive Italy vacation prices are quoted to include airfare the price includes fuel surcharges, airport taxes, Italy airport transfers and fees. All prices are per person based on twin occupancy. Italy tours with air & land tour prices apply from the gateway airport. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher. The total price will be emailed to you prior to any deposit being required. Airline baggage fees may apply. Please review all terms and conditions before booking.