9 Day Essential Italy

$1159
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$1689*
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Dates Air & Land Land Only
Mon, Jun 26  $3049* $1369
Fri, Jul 07  (Sold Out) $2589* $1429
$2479* $1209
Sun, Jul 23  (Sold Out) $2479* $1369
Fri, Aug 04  (Sold Out) $2239* $1159
Sun, Aug 06  (Sold Out) $2199* $1209
Fri, Aug 18  (Sold Out) $2329* $1369
Sun, Aug 20  (Sold Out) $2379* $1479
Mon, Sep 25  (Sold Out) $1889* $1269
$2079* $1479
Mon, Oct 09  (Sold Out) $1769* $1269
Mon, Oct 23  (Sold Out) Call For Air $1479
$1689* $1159
$1689* $1159

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Transfers, optional tours and gratuities.

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This trip covers a fair amount of ground each touring day as well as days at leisure which allows flexibility to explore on your own. Expect from three to four hours walking every touring day where you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes.

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Sunday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Monday - Arrive in Venice
Arrive in glorious Venice with its astonishing treasures; transfer to your hotel independently. Balance of the day is at leisure in this city built on over a 100 small islands and connected by 400 bridges. Venice is truly an artistic masterpiece. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager
Overnight: Venice

DAY 3, Tuesday – Full Day in Venice
Today you can spend the day at your leisure or, choose to participate in an optional walking tour of some of the most famous Venetian sights. The tour begins with an orientation of St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments, including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice and does not include entry into any landmarks. The remainder of the day is at leisure or, enjoy an optional Gondola Serenade -one of the highlights of any Italian holiday!
Optional: Venice Walking Tour (AM)
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Wednesday - Tuscany, Pisa, Arrive in Florence
Depart Venice and travel through the stunning golden landscape of Tuscany, dotted with olive trees. Visit a typical Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting coupled with delectable local specialties. On to Pisa, to view the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, among the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. The monuments on the extraordinary Piazza dei Miracoli create a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Then, travel to the lively Renaissance city of Florence, with its priceless art and architecture for overnight
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Thursday – Full Day in Florence
Enjoy your day at leisure exploring this famous city of the Renaissance. Perhaps, choose to join the optional tour of the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in this spectacular city. Tonight, a delightful optional evening begins with a ride through the Tuscan hills to a lovely restaurant where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner is served along with unlimited wine and entertainment
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, US $56): **available for purchase only in Italy from your Tour Manager. **
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. The tour highlights include exceptional examples of Florentine painting to help you better understand the works of the masters, including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. 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.
Optional: Florence Walking Tour with Accademia Museum (AM)
Optional: Dinner at a Tuscan Restaurant (PM)
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Friday - Medieval Assisi, en route to Rome
Depart Florence to the small medieval town of Assisi perched high on a hill in the Umbria region, with its Roman ruins, winding medieval streets and sacred shrines. Assisi is best known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi - patron saint of Italy. Its main attraction is the 13th century Basilica di San Francesco, one of the artistic highlights of medieval Europe, which contains the sacred relics of St. Francis and Giotto's astonishing frescoes. The town of Assisi has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant art and architecture. Afterwards, continue to Rome, the astonishing city built on seven hills
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Saturday - Full Day in Rome
Enjoy your free time to explore this magnificent city on your own or, choose to join an optional tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel. Stroll through one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, or join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City's grand piazzas that begins at the Spanish Steps and continues to the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and the baroque Piazza Navona
Optional: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel (AM)
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Sunday – Full Day in Rome
Spend your last day at leisure, exploring "The Eternal City" or, choose to join the optional Ancient Rome tour. Begin at the legendary Roman Forum, the central area of the city from which ancient Rome developed. Next, view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine's tenth year of leadership over the Eternal City. Gain special access to the mighty Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire that seated over 50,000. It was used for gladiatorial contests and public events, that were attended by the rich, the poor and by the Emperor
Optional: Ancient Rome (AM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Monday - Depart Italy
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Venice
Arrive in glorious Venice with its astonishing treasures; transfer to your hotel independently. Balance of the day is at leisure in this city built on over a 100 small islands and connected by 400 bridges. Venice is truly an artistic masterpiece. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager
Overnight: Venice

DAY 3, Wednesday - Full Day in Venice
Today you can spend the day at your leisure or, choose to participate in an optional walking tour of some of the most famous Venetian sights. The tour begins with an orientation of St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments, including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice and does not include entry into any landmarks. The remainder of the day is at leisure or, enjoy an optional Gondola Serenade -one of the highlights of any Italian holiday!
Optional: Venice Walking Tour (AM)
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Tuscany, Pisa, Arrive in Florence
Depart Venice and travel through the stunning golden landscape of Tuscany, dotted with olive trees. Visit a typical Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting coupled with delectable local specialties. On to Pisa, to view the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, among the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. The monuments on the extraordinary Piazza dei Miracoli create a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Then, travel to the lively Renaissance city of Florence, with its priceless art and architecture for overnight
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Friday - Full Day in Florence
Enjoy your day at leisure exploring this famous city of the Renaissance. Perhaps, choose to join the optional tour of the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in this spectacular city. Tonight, a delightful optional evening begins with a ride through the Tuscan hills to a lovely restaurant where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner is served along with unlimited wine and entertainment
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, US $56): **available for purchase only in Italy from your Tour Manager. **
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. The tour highlights include exceptional examples of Florentine painting to help you better understand the works of the masters, including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. 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.
Optional: Florence Walking Tour with Accademia Museum (AM)
Optional: Dinner at a Tuscan Restaurant (PM)
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday - Medieval Assisi, en route to Rome
Depart Florence to the small medieval town of Assisi perched high on a hill in the Umbria region, with its Roman ruins, winding medieval streets and sacred shrines. Assisi is best known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi - patron saint of Italy. Its main attraction is the 13th century Basilica di San Francesco, one of the artistic highlights of medieval Europe, which contains the sacred relics of St. Francis and Giotto's astonishing frescoes. The town of Assisi has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant art and architecture. Afterwards, continue to Rome, the astonishing city built on seven hills
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Full Day in Rome
Spend your day at leisure, exploring "The Eternal City" or, choose to join the optional Ancient Rome tour. Begin at the legendary Roman Forum, the central area of the city from which ancient Rome developed. Next, view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine's tenth year of leadership over the Eternal City. Gain special access to the mighty Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire that seated over 50,000. It was used for gladiatorial contests and public events, that were attended by the rich, the poor and by the Emperor
Optional: Ancient Rome (AM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday - Full Day in Rome
Enjoy your free time to explore this magnificent city on your own or, choose to join an optional tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel. Stroll through one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, or join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City's grand piazzas that begins at the Spanish Steps and continues to the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and the baroque Piazza Navona
Optional: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel (AM)
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Tuesday - Depart Italy
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 1, Wednesday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Thursday - Arrive in Venice
Arrive in glorious Venice with its astonishing treasures; transfer to your hotel independently. Balance of the day is at leisure in this city built on over a 100 small islands and connected by 400 bridges. Venice is truly an artistic masterpiece. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager
Overnight: Venice

DAY 3, Friday - Full Day in Venice
Today you can spend the day at your leisure or, choose to participate in an optional walking tour of some of the most famous Venetian sights. The tour begins with an orientation of St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments, including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice and does not include entry into any landmarks. The remainder of the day is at leisure or, enjoy an optional Gondola Serenade -one of the highlights of any Italian holiday!
Optional: Venice Walking Tour (AM)
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Saturday - Tuscany, Pisa, Arrive in Florence
Depart Venice and travel through the stunning golden landscape of Tuscany, dotted with olive trees. Visit a typical Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting coupled with delectable local specialties. On to Pisa, to view the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, among the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. The monuments on the extraordinary Piazza dei Miracoli create a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Then, travel to the lively Renaissance city of Florence, with its priceless art and architecture for overnight
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Sunday - Full Day in Florence
Enjoy your day at leisure exploring this famous city of the Renaissance. Perhaps, choose to join the optional tour of the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in this spectacular city. Tonight, a delightful optional evening begins with a ride through the Tuscan hills to a lovely restaurant where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner is served along with unlimited wine and entertainment
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, US $56): **available for purchase only in Italy from your Tour Manager. **
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. The tour highlights include exceptional examples of Florentine painting to help you better understand the works of the masters, including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. 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.
Optional: Florence Walking Tour with Accademia Museum (AM)
Optional: Dinner at a Tuscan Restaurant (PM)
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Monday - Medieval Assisi, en route to Rome
Depart Florence to the small medieval town of Assisi perched high on a hill in the Umbria region, with its Roman ruins, winding medieval streets and sacred shrines. Assisi is best known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi - patron saint of Italy. Its main attraction is the 13th century Basilica di San Francesco, one of the artistic highlights of medieval Europe, which contains the sacred relics of St. Francis and Giotto's astonishing frescoes. The town of Assisi has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant art and architecture. Afterwards, continue to Rome, the astonishing city built on seven hills
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Tuesday - Full Day in Rome
Enjoy your free time to explore this magnificent city on your own or, choose to join an optional tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel. Stroll through one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, or join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City's grand piazzas that begins at the Spanish Steps and continues to the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and the baroque Piazza Navona
Optional: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel (AM)
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Wednesday - Full Day in Rome
Spend your last day at leisure, exploring "The Eternal City" or, choose to join the optional Ancient Rome tour. Begin at the legendary Roman Forum, the central area of the city from which ancient Rome developed. Next, view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine's tenth year of leadership over the Eternal City. Gain special access to the mighty Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire that seated over 50,000. It was used for gladiatorial contests and public events, that were attended by the rich, the poor and by the Emperor
Optional: Ancient Rome (AM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Thursday - Depart Italy
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Venice
Arrive in glorious Venice with its astonishing treasures; transfer to your hotel independently. Balance of the day is at leisure in this city built on over a 100 small islands and connected by 400 bridges. Venice is truly an artistic masterpiece. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager
Overnight: Venice

DAY 3, Sunday – Full Day in Venice
Today you can spend the day at your leisure or, choose to participate in an optional walking tour of some of the most famous Venetian sights. The tour begins with an orientation of St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments, including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice and does not include entry into any landmarks. The remainder of the day is at leisure or, enjoy an optional Gondola Serenade -one of the highlights of any Italian holiday!
Optional: Venice Walking Tour (AM)
Optional: Gondola Ride with Music (PM)
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Tuscany, Pisa, Arrive in Florence
Depart Venice and travel through the stunning golden landscape of Tuscany, dotted with olive trees. Visit a typical Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting coupled with delectable local specialties. On to Pisa, to view the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, among the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. The monuments on the extraordinary Piazza dei Miracoli create a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Then, travel to the lively Renaissance city of Florence, with its priceless art and architecture for overnight
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Tuesday – Full Day in Florence
Enjoy your day at leisure exploring this famous city of the Renaissance. Perhaps, choose to join the optional tour of the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in this spectacular city. Tonight, a delightful optional evening begins with a ride through the Tuscan hills to a lovely restaurant where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner is served along with unlimited wine and entertainment
(Optional Uffizi Gallery Tour PM, US $56): **available for purchase only in Italy from your Tour Manager. **
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. The tour highlights include exceptional examples of Florentine painting to help you better understand the works of the masters, including Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. 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.
Optional: Florence Walking Tour with Accademia Museum (AM)
Optional: Dinner at a Tuscan Restaurant (PM)
Overnight: Florence
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Wednesday - Medieval Assisi, en route to Rome
Depart Florence to the small medieval town of Assisi perched high on a hill in the Umbria region, with its Roman ruins, winding medieval streets and sacred shrines. Assisi is best known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi - patron saint of Italy. Its main attraction is the 13th century Basilica di San Francesco, one of the artistic highlights of medieval Europe, which contains the sacred relics of St. Francis and Giotto's astonishing frescoes. The town of Assisi has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant art and architecture. Afterwards, continue to Rome, the astonishing city built on seven hills
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Thursday - Full Day in Rome
Enjoy your free time to explore this magnificent city on your own or, choose to join an optional tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel. Stroll through one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure, or join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City's grand piazzas that begins at the Spanish Steps and continues to the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and the baroque Piazza Navona
Optional: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel (AM)
Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday – Full Day in Rome
Spend your last day at leisure, exploring "The Eternal City" or, choose to join the optional Ancient Rome tour. Begin at the legendary Roman Forum, the central area of the city from which ancient Rome developed. Next, view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine's tenth year of leadership over the Eternal City. Gain special access to the mighty Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire that seated over 50,000. It was used for gladiatorial contests and public events, that were attended by the rich, the poor and by the Emperor
Optional: Ancient Rome (AM)
Overnight: Rome
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Saturday - Depart Italy
Transfer independently to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Optional Tours

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).

Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #3 01 May 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $56.00
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Start with a visit to a Murano Glass blowing factory known for its artistic and colorful Murano glassware, then travel to St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments, including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice and does not include entry into any landmarks and ends in St. Mark’s square.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #3 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 $40.00
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Begin with a walking tour of the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Walk to the magnificent Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Continue on a walk through the open-air Art museum of Piazza della Signoria.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #5 12 Jul 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $55.00
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Come join in a Tuscan Feast tonight! An enjoyable ride through the lovely Tuscan hills will take you to a restaurant where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner will be served. As you enjoy the appetizers, the home-made pastas, the meats and dessert, let the wine flow and the music accompany your experience! Includes round-trip transportation, 5-course dinner with entertainment, and unlimited wine. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #5 01 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2018 $74.00
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Tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel. Your local guide will lead you into the museums, where you’ll visit one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescos by Michelangelo. Stroll through St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade to view St. Peter's Basilica.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #7 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 $66.00
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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.

Day #7 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $44.00
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Take a walking tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire. Admire the Arch of Constantine, walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum, and climb up Capitoline Hill.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #8 03 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 $58.00
07 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 $58.00
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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).

Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #3 01 May 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $56.00
Gondola Ride with Music Thumbnail

Start with a visit to a Murano Glass blowing factory known for its artistic and colorful Murano glassware, then travel to St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments, including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice and does not include entry into any landmarks and ends in St. Mark’s square.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #3 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 $40.00
Venice Walking Tour Thumbnail

Begin with a walking tour of the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Walk to the magnificent Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Continue on a walk through the open-air Art museum of Piazza della Signoria.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #5 01 Apr 2016 - 10 Jul 2017 $55.00
12 Jul 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $55.00
Florence Walking Tour with Accademia Museum Thumbnail

Come join in a Tuscan Feast tonight! An enjoyable ride through the lovely Tuscan hills will take you to a restaurant where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner will be served. As you enjoy the appetizers, the home-made pastas, the meats and dessert, let the wine flow and the music accompany your experience! Includes round-trip transportation, 5-course dinner with entertainment, and unlimited wine. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #5 01 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2018 $74.00
Dinner at a Tuscan Restaurant Thumbnail

Take a walking tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire. Admire the Arch of Constantine, walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum, and climb up Capitoline Hill.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #7 01 Apr 2016 - 01 Jul 2017 $58.00
03 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 $58.00
07 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 $58.00
04 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017 $58.00
02 Oct 2017 - 04 Nov 2017 $58.00
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Tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel. Your local guide will lead you into the museums, where you’ll visit one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescos by Michelangelo. Stroll through St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade to view St. Peter's Basilica.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #8 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 $66.00
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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.

Day #8 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $44.00
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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).

Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #3 01 May 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $56.00
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Start with a visit to a Murano Glass blowing factory known for its artistic and colorful Murano glassware, then travel to St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments, including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice and does not include entry into any landmarks and ends in St. Mark’s square.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #3 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 $40.00
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Begin with a walking tour of the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Walk to the magnificent Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Continue on a walk through the open-air Art museum of Piazza della Signoria.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #5 12 Jul 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $55.00
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Come join in a Tuscan Feast tonight! An enjoyable ride through the lovely Tuscan hills will take you to a restaurant where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner will be served. As you enjoy the appetizers, the home-made pastas, the meats and dessert, let the wine flow and the music accompany your experience! Includes round-trip transportation, 5-course dinner with entertainment, and unlimited wine. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #5 01 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2018 $74.00
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Tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel. Your local guide will lead you into the museums, where you’ll visit one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescos by Michelangelo. Stroll through St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade to view St. Peter's Basilica.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #7 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 $66.00
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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.

Day #7 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $44.00
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Take a walking tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire. Admire the Arch of Constantine, walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum, and climb up Capitoline Hill.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #8 06 Nov 2017 - 02 Dec 2017 $58.00
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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).

Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #3 01 May 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $56.00
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Start with a visit to a Murano Glass blowing factory known for its artistic and colorful Murano glassware, then travel to St. Mark's Square where you will learn about the Square's most prominent monuments, including the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bell and Clock Towers. Proceed to Santa Maria Formosa Square and Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, the second largest square in Venice. Continue to the corner of Marco Polo's House and Malibran Theater. Then, return to St. Mark's Square through the Mercerie, a series of interconnecting streets that link the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark's Square, and are the main streets in the city for shopping. Please note: This is a walking and orientation tour of Venice and does not include entry into any landmarks and ends in St. Mark’s square.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 4 hours.

Day #3 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 $40.00
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Begin with a walking tour of the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Walk to the magnificent Duomo, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. Continue on a walk through the open-air Art museum of Piazza della Signoria.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2.5 hours.

Day #5 12 Jul 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $55.00
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Come join in a Tuscan Feast tonight! An enjoyable ride through the lovely Tuscan hills will take you to a restaurant where a sumptuous Tuscan dinner will be served. As you enjoy the appetizers, the home-made pastas, the meats and dessert, let the wine flow and the music accompany your experience! Includes round-trip transportation, 5-course dinner with entertainment, and unlimited wine. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #5 01 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2018 $74.00
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Tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo's incomparable Sistine Chapel. Your local guide will lead you into the museums, where you’ll visit one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescos by Michelangelo. Stroll through St. Peter's Square, passing Bernini's famous colonnade to view St. Peter's Basilica.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #7 01 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2017 $66.00
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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.

Day #7 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2018 $44.00
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Take a walking tour of Ancient Rome's major sights and skip the long lines for the Archaeological Area with a professional guide. Gain special access to the Colosseum, the giant amphitheater used for gladiator fights and public spectacles, and the largest building ever built in the Roman Empire. Admire the Arch of Constantine, walk along the pavement of the original Roman grid, which crosses the ruins of the Roman Forum, and climb up Capitoline Hill.

Important: Due to security restrictions no backpacks, large bags, electric devices, or knives are allowed inside of the sights.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.

Day #8 03 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 $58.00
07 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 $58.00
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