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16-Day Italian Lakes (Como or Maggiore), Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Rome Italy Tour

The Italian Lakes, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, and Rome tour is a leisurely paced escorted Italy tour. The trip begins in Northern Italy and travels through Tuscany, then on to Southern Italy, finally ending in Rome.

In Northern Italy the Monday departures visit Lake Maggiore staying in Baveno. The Wednesday and Saturday departures include Lake Como staying in Como.

This Italy tour package includes Italy’s most beautiful cities and popular regions. This is an affordable Italy tour with air package so that you may see Italy from north to south in leisure and comfort.

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Italian Lakes, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Rome Tour Highlights 

  • Excursion to Bellagio (Wednesday and Saturday Departures with Lake Como)
  • Excursion to Isola Bella (Monday Departures with Lake Maggiore)
  • Excursion to Verona
  • Excursion to Murano Island
  • Walking Tour of Lucca
  • Excursion to Florence
  • Dinner with Wine & Olive Oil tasting at Tuscan Vineyard
  • Visit to the excavations at Pompeii
  • Scenic Amalfi Drive
  • Ancient Rome Forum, Rome
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Additional optional excursions to Siena, Cinque Terre, and Capri

Escorted All-Inclusive Tour Package with Airfare Includes

  • Book with airfare for flights from your home airport to Milan. Tour ends in Rome with flights from Rome to your home airport. Submit form for airfare from your preferred departure city
  • Published price of Italy tour with airfare included is flying between Italy and New York
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • When tour is booked with airfare included then airport transfers in Milan and Rome are included
  • If tour is booked land only then transfers are not included. Transfers may be arranged at additonal price
  • 14 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Baveno (Monday Departures) or Como (Wednesday and Saturday Departures)
    • 2 nights Venice
    • 4 nights Montecatini
    • 3 nights Sorrento (Saturday Departures) or Naples (Wednesday Departures)
    • 3 nights Rome
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • Transportation between cities
  • 22 meals: 14 buffet breakfasts, 7 dinners with wine, 1 lunch
  • 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

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Tour Accommodations

Monday Departure (Lake Maggiore & Sorrento)

Grand Hotel Dino, Baveno, Lake Maggiore

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

Hotel Simplon, Baveno, Lake Maggiore

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

NH Venezia Rio Novo Venice, Venice

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

Grand Hotel Plaza Montecatini or Grand Hotel Vittoria Montecatini, Montecatini Tuscany

These first class hotels are located close to the Thermal Park.

Hotel Michelangelo, Sorrento

This first class hotel is situated in the heart of Sorrento.

K Hotel Boutique, Rome

This first class hotel is located within walking distance of the Colosseum.

Wednesday Departure (Lake Como & Naples)

Hotel Metropole Suisse, Como

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

NH Venezia Rio Novo, Venice

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

Hotel Francia e Quirinale, Montecatini

This first class hotel is located amongst picturesque streets and thermal springs in the heart of Montecatini Terme.

Hotel Royal Continental, Naples

This first class hotel is a historic establishment located right on the Via Partenope across from the Castel d’Uvo.

Starhotels Michelangelo, Rome

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

Saturday Departure (Lake Como & Sorrento)

Saturday departure Southern Italy portion stays in Sorrento.

Hotel Metropole Suisse, Como

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

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.

Grand Hotel Plaza & Locanda, Montecatini

This first class hotel is located on the main square, close to the Thermal Park.

Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento

This superior first class hotel overlooks the Bay of Naples.

Hotel Mama Shelter Roma, Rome

This first class hotel is located in the heart of Rome, within walking distance of the Vatican Museums.

Optional Tours

The following is list of optional tours that may be available with your tour. The price and availability are subject to change.


Day 5 Gondola Ride with Music

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).


Day 7 Full Day Cinque Terre from Montecatini

Today, travel to the spectacular Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here, the five small villages of Rio Maggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza & Monte Rosso are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour will include a visit to at least two of these spectacular villages, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea and the surrounding hillsides. This active trip covers a fair amount of ground. Expect from three to four hours walking where you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. Trains and/or boats will be the means of transportation.
* Exact tour itinerary and villages visited to be advised locally. Operation of the tour is subject of weather condition and group size.

Day 8 Full Day Siena from Montecatini

Enjoy a tour of the medieval city of Siena, site of the famous Horserace of Palio. This traditional race takes place each year on July 2nd and August 16th, and runs in celebration of the holy apparition and assumption of the Virgin Mary, patron saint of the city. Tour Campo Square and St. Dominic’s Church before returning to Montecatini.

Day 12 Full Day Capri

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.


Day 14 Piazzas of Rome

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.

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Lake Como, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Rome Tour Itinerary

Transfer from Milan to the relaxing and beautiful Italian Lakes region, either Lake Maggiore or Lake Como depnding on departure date. After two relaxing nights there you’ll head for Venice. The trip across Italy’s north iincludes an excursion to Northern Italy’s charming town Verona. Made famous by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Verona’s ancient Roman heritage enchants all visitors.

In Venice you’ll visit the center of glass-blown art the island of Murano. From Venice you’ll travel to Tuscany including an excursion to Lucca and Florence. During free time there are optional excursions to Cinque Terre and Siena.

The tour then travels down to Southern Italy. There your eyes will feast on the abundant natural beauty along the Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, and Sorrento.

The Italy tour concludes in Rome the Eternal City with three final nights. There you’ll tour the world’s greatest art collection at the Vatican Museum. And you’ll follow the footsteps of Rome’s Emperors when you visit ancient Roman Forum.

DAY 1 – Italy tour with airfare

Depart the USA for your Lake Como Venice Tuscany Rome Amalfi Coast Tours Package. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey. If you book your Italy tour with airfare then airport transfers are included.

DAY 2 – Arrive in Milan, Transfer to Como

Arrive in Milan and transfer to your hotel. Monday departures stay in Baveno on Lake Maggiore. Wednesday and Saturday departures stay in Como on Lake Como. The balance of the day is at your leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour escorted, followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant to celebrate the kick off of your Italian Lakes, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, Rome Tour.
Overnight: Baveno (Monday Departures) or Como (Wednesday and Saturday Departures)
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3 – Lake Cruise to Isola Bella and Isola Pescatori (Monday Departures) or Bellagio (Wednesday and Saturday Departures)

Monday Departures: Lake Maggiore

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 in the afternoon with time to experience the delights of this lakeside town with its spectacular mountain views, wonderful restaurants, and boutiques.

Wednesday and Saturday Departures: Lake Como

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 4 – Excursion to Verona in Region of Veneto

This morning, depart for the floating city Venice. Along the way we’ll stop in the lovely city of Verona. With roots going back to ancient Rome this town is located just outside Venice and is one of the most towns in all of Italy. After time in Verona we’ll 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 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 – Lucca Sightseeing En Route to Montecatini

Travel through the northern Italian regions of Veneto and Emilia Romagna to Montecatini. This famous thermal-spa resort town is located in the gorgeous hills of Tuscany.  Along the way you’ll enjoy an excursion to Lucca, which is one of Tuscany’s most beautiful Medieval towns.  Stroll around the cobble-stoned streets and circular piazza. This town is built on top of ancient Roman ruins.
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7 – Full Day in Montecatini or tour Cinque Terre

Full Day at leisure to explore Montecatini and its surroundings on your own. Or visit the spectacular Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here, five small villages are suspended between sea and earth, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea, set beside hills where the land’s finest wine grapes are grown. Return to Montecatini and enjoy the evening at leisure.
Optional: Full Day Cinque Terre from Montecatini
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8 – Full Day Montecatini or tour Siena

Enjoy the morning at leisure in Montecatini, or participate in the optional tour to the lovely medieval city of Siena that sits over three hills. The heart of the city is Il Campo, the huge central plaza where the Roman forum used to be, site of the famous Horse Race of Palio. After a walking tour of the highlights of the city, spend time at leisure before returning to Montecatini. This evening indulge in the Tuscan Atmosphere, its food, and its wines!
Optional: Siena from Montecatini
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9 – Excursion to Florence

Today, travel to Florence, birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Upon arrival,walk to the impressive Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery’s renowned “Gates of Paradise” by Ghiberti. From here, continue to the open-air museum of Signoria Square, ending at the splendid Ponte Vecchio, also known as the “Old Bridge”. Return to Montecatini and enjoy dinner at your hotel.
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10 – Travel to Southern Italy

Depart Montecatini, driving south to Southern Italy. Along the way, we stop for lunch in the hills of Lazio, a region of central Italy bordered by the Tyrrhenian Sea. Then, it’s onto the vibrant region of Campania. Thursday tour departures stay in the exciting city of Naples, the longest continually inhabited city in history, having been founded by the ancient greeks 5000 years ago. Saturday departures stay in the seaside resort town Sorrento. Both locations are located on the Bay of Naples, where you will be welcomed by the spectacular panoramic views and by the sapphire blue waters of the Gulf of Naples. Tonight, a lovely dinner together highlights our arrival in Southern Italy. Wednesday departures stay in Naples. Saturday departures stay in Sorrento.
Overnight: Sorrento (Monday & Saturday departures) or Naples (Wednesday departures).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11 – Full Day in Sorrento or Naples

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Sorrento or Naples on your own. Or join an option tour to Capri.
Optional: Capri Tour
Overnight:Sorrento (Monday & Saturday departures) or Naples (Wednesday departures).
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12 – Tour of Amalfi Coast

Today enjoy a drive of the world-famous Amalfi route and admire panoramic views of the enchanting towns along the Mediterranean coast. Pass the distinctive white Moorish homes of Positano on this legendary road to reach the coastal town of Amalfi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Sorrento (Monday & Saturday departures) or Naples (Wednesday departures) for dinner.
Overnight: Sorrento or Naples
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13 – Tour of Pomepii en route to Rome

This morning you will tour Pomepii. Your escorted tour includes the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter, and the ancient Roman Forum. After the Pompeii tour you will depart Southern Italy for Rome. Along the way north you’ll pass the famous Monte Cassino Abbey. This site was originally where the ancient Romans built a Temple to Apollo.  St. Benedict of Norcia founded his first monastery here in 529. The Benedictine Abbey occupies a strategic location.  It was destroyed on four separate occasions by various invaders.  Most recently the allies bombed it during WWII. It was rebuilt and dedicated in 1964. This evening arrive in Rome and enjoy an evening at leisure
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14 – Tour Ancient Rome

This morning you will tour Ancient Rome. Visit the Roman Forum where the Arch of Constantine welcomed the troops from their wars. From the Roman Forum you will be able to view the Colosseum, maybe the most iconic ancient building.

** Note this tour does not include a tour of the inside of the Colosseum. For a tour that includes the inside of the Colosseum click the 14-Day Italian Lakes, Venice, Florence, Amalfi Coast, Rome tour.

This afternoon enjoy your free time shopping the Made in Italy brands strolling the fashionable streets. This evening enjoy a final cocktail party. Then plan to visit your favorite Roman trattoria and toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain.
Optional Tour: Afternoon Piazzas of Rome Tour and
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 15 – 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 and evening at leisure.
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 16 – The Northern Italy, Tuscany, Southern Italy and Rome tour ends

Depart for the USA with fabulous memories of your Lake Como, Venice, Tuscany, Amalfi Coast, and Rome tour package.
Meals: Breakfast

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