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16 Day Tuscany & Amalfi with Como, Venice & Rome


Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights NYC-Milan, Rome-NYC
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 14 nights First Class accommodations
    • 2 nights Como
    • 2 nights Venice or Venice Mestre
    • 4 nights Montecatini
    • 3 nights Sorrento
    • 3 nights Rome
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 21 meals: 14 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

Special Features

  • Excursion to Bellagio
  • Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper, Milan
  • Doge's Palace, Venice
  • Walking Tour of Lucca
  • Excursion to Cinque Terre
  • Dinner with Wine & Olive Oil tasting at Tuscan Vineyard
  • Visit to the excavations at Pompeii
  • Scenic Amalfi Drive
  • Royal Palace of Caserta
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Forum & Colosseum, Rome
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Italy. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Milan, Transfer to Como
Arrive in Milan and transfer to your hotel in Como. 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
Overnight: Como
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - 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 4, Tuesday - Milan City Tour, Travel to Venice
This morning, depart for an exciting city tour of Milan, famous for its La Scala Theatre. Upon arrival, begin your tour of the city at Sforza Castle, and continue for a visit to Santa Maria delle Grazie to view Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. Proceed to Duomo Cathedral Square and walk the Victor Emmanuel Galleria, a pedestrian mall built in the 1800s, featuring a large arched glass ceiling. Continue to Venice
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Wednesday - 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, Thursday - Lucca Sightseeing En Route to Montecatini
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany to Lucca, one of Italy's finest medieval cities. Walk the narrow streets of the original Roman grid to San Michele and its beautiful piazza, which occupies the site of the ancient Roman Forum. Continue to Montecatini
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Friday - Tour of Cinque Terre
Today 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. This evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of the local specialties
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Saturday - Full Day in Montecatini
Full Day at leisure to explore Montecatini and its surroundings on your own
Optional: Full Day Florence from Montecatini
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Sunday - Full Day in Montecatini, Evening Dinner at Tuscan Vineyard
Enjoy a full day at leisure in Montecatini. In the late afternoon, depart for a Tuscan farm in the countryside. Enjoy a tour of the farm's vineyards before settling in for a rustic Tuscan Paesana dinner, including wine and olive oil tastings
Optional: Siena Tour
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Monday - Pompeii Sightseeing En Route to Sorrento
Depart Montecatini via motor coach for Sorrento, a charming coastal town overlooking the Bay of Naples. Continue along the "Sun Route," passing the famous Montecassino Abbey, and enjoy the stunning panorama of the Sorrentine coast. On the way stop in 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 11, Tuesday - 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
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Wednesday - Full Day in Sorrento
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore Sorrento on your own. This evening, enjoy farewell dinner at a local
Optional: Capri Tour
Overnight: Sorrento
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13, Thursday - Visit Royal Palace of Caserta En Route to Rome
Depart Sorrento and head to Caserta, near Naples. Visit the Royal Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and former residence of the Bourbon Kings of Naples, also called the ‘Versailles of the Campania region’. Then continue your journey north, 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. Arrive in Rome and enjoy an evening at leisure
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Friday - 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
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Optional: Dinner with Musical Entertainment & Illuminated Drive
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 15, Saturday - 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. Tonight join us for a farewell cocktail at the hotel
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 16, Sunday - Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

    Gondola Ride with Music

    Day #5 01 Jun 2013 - 30 Apr 2014         $65
    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).

    Pick-up details to be advised locally.

    Full Day Florence from Montecatini

    Day #8 01 May 2013 - 30 Apr 2015         $89
    This morning, travel to Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. On arrival, walk to the Duomo and Baptistery to view Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise," whose south door quatrefoils feature scenes from the life of John the Baptist. Continue to visit the Accademia where you will view Michelangelo's David. From here, visit the open air art museum of Signoria Square, with its beautiful statues and landmark Ponte Vecchio, the "Old Bridge." Return to Montecatini. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

    Full Day Siena from Montecatini

    Day #9 01 May 2013 - 30 Apr 2015         $85
    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. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

    Full Day Capri

    Day #12 01 May 2013 - 30 Apr 2014         $114
    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. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

    Piazzas of Rome

    Day #14 01 May 2013 - 30 Apr 2014         $44
    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.

    Dinner with Musical Entertainment & Illuminated Drive

    Day #14 01 May 2012 - 30 Apr 2014         $89
    Your evening includes a four-course dinner with delightful entertainment, and unlimited wine, culminating with an illuminated tour of Rome by night. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

    Book your Optional Tours before you travel and see more, save time, save money, and protect your investment. Tours purchased while traveling may cost an extra 10% or even more! Tours often sell out - avoid disappointment! Save your cash - many countries do not accept credit cards. Travel insurance only covers services purchased prior to departure.

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    *Not Included:
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    Additional Information:
    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

    Milan Linate Airport to Como transfers available at an additional cost.

    Departures Jun 29, Oct 5 and Oct 19 will be accommodated at Hotel Plaza in Venice Mestre.

    Departures Nov 9 and Mar 22 will be accommodated at either Grand Hotel Vesuvio or Hotel Bristol or Hotel Michelangelo in Sorrento.


    Entry Requirements:
    Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.




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