VENICE, FLORENCE, & ROME
8 DAYS FROM VENICE TO FLORENCE AND ROME
Land arrangement only!
DAY 1 – Arrive Venice, Sunday (D)
Arriving at Venice’s airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather for a Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director and Traveling Companions.
DAY 2 – In Venice, Monday (B)
Today begins with a sightseeing tour of Venice. Start with a walking tour in St. Mark’s Square, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, plus view the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. On to visit a glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. The balance of the day is at leisre to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps join an optional gondola ride
DAY 3 –Venice to Ferrara, Pisa and Florence, Tuesday (B, D)
Drive to Ferrara, A Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna region, standing on the banks of the Po River. After an orientation tour, continue to Pisa where you’ll view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery, and Duomo. Then on to Florence for dinner and a free evening.
DAY 4 – In Florence, Wednesday (B)
Time at leisure in Moscow, before transfer to railway station for our four hours hugh speed Sapsan train ride to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival at St. Petersburg trian station, transfer to your hotel. Dinner at hotel.
DAY 5 – Florence to Assisi and Rome, Thursday (B, D)
Travel through the stunning panorama od Tuscany with its iconic landscapes as you make your way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis. Continue to Rome for dinner and an evening at leisure
DAY 6 –in St. Petersburg, Wednesday (B, D)
A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the incomparable. Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museums with moving Sistine Chapel and grand St. Peter’s Basilica. Then on to visit the Coliseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum.
DAY 7 – Depart St. Petersburg, Thursday (B)
Your day is free in spectacular Rome! Your Tour Director will have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to visit some of the chic shops galleries, and museums; d0 some more sightseeing on your own or relax in a sidewalk cafe with a glass of fine Italian wine, a cold Limoncelio, some refreshing gelato, or a hearty dish of pasta. Tonight, a festive farewell dinner with your fellow travelers is the perfect way to celebrate your glimpse of Italy.
- First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
- Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
- Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
- Airport arrival and departure transfers
- Professional Tour Director throughout
- Luggage handling
- Whisper technology enhanced touring
- Service charges and hotel taxes
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
- Venice: Carlton Hotel (F)
- Florence: Croce Di Malta (F)
- Rome: Grand Hotel Palatino (F)
|START DATES||END DATES||PRICES|
|19 Mar||26 Mar||$1759|
|02 Apr||09 Apr||$ 2219|
|16 Apr||23 Apr||$ 2219|
|30 Apr||07 May||$ 2219|
|14 May||21 May||$ 2299|
|04 Jun||11 Jun||$2299|
|18 Jun||25 Jun||$ 2,124|
|09 Jul||16 Jul||$ 2,124|
|23 Jul||30 Jul||$ 2,124|
|06 Aug||13 Aug||$ 2,124|
|20 Aug||27 Aug||$ 2,124|
|03 Sep||10 Sep||$ 2,299|
|17 Sep||24 Sep||$ 2,299|
|08 Oct||15 Oct||$ 2,299|
|15 Oct||22 Oct||$ 2,299|
|22 Oct||29 Oct||$ 2,299|
|05 Nov||12 Nov||$ 1,929|
|Single Room Supplement: $ 740.00|