Rome, Florence & Venice

Price per person
from £992

Price based on
London Gatwick
4th Mar 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • 5 days

  • Italy

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tour

Explore beautifully preserved Roman architecture and learn the ancient craft of glassblowing as you embark on this intercity adventure that unpacks some of Italy's many highlights.

At a glance


  • Verona Visit the famous 13th-century balcony where Juliet is said to have stood.
  • Rome Tour the city's historical highlights including St. Peter's Square.
  • Venice Enjoy a leisurely gondola ride along the canals.
  • Pisa Explore the architectural treasures of the world-famous Square of Miracles.
  • Florence See world-class art on your guided city tour.

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • Service charges
  • All airport taxes
  • Single share option
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

VIP home pick-up service

Our VIP home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Overview

Explore beautifully preserved Roman architecture and learn the ancient craft of glassblowing as you embark on this intercity adventure that unpacks some of Italy's many highlights.

Total meals included:

  • 5 breakfasts, 2 dinners

UK - Rome

Day
1

Fly to Rome where you will be transferred to your hotel.

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this ancient capital. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

No meals included

Rome

Day
2

Steeped in history, the “Eternal City” is vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Start your guided introduction to Rome from St. Peter’s Square, the heart of the Vatican, and see other highlights such as the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Maybe take an optional tour of the Vatican Museum to discover some unique art masterpieces.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Rome - Pisa - Florence area

Day
3

Vistas of rolling hills, cypress trees, terraced vineyards, olive groves, and charming villages form the backdrop as you journey into the heart of Tuscany. Stop in Pisa to visit the Square of Miracles and see the legendary Leaning Tower. Then, head east to magnificent Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance.”

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Florence

Day
4

Today is devoted to the wonders of Florence, starting with a guided walking tour featuring some of the city’s greatest attractions. See Piazza Santa Croce; world-famous Signoria Square; 13th-century Palazzo Vecchio with its collection of artistic masterpieces and incredible courtyards; Loggia dei Lanzi; the fantastic Duomo with Giotto’s gothic Bell Tower; and the Baptistry’s ornate bronze door known as the “Gate of Paradise.” 

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Florence area - Verona - Venice area

Day
5

Travel north and cross the Po River to fabled Verona, setting for Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet. See Juliet’s balcony—and be sure to rub the shining breast on her statue for good luck! Also, marvel at the ancient Roman Amphitheatre, where gladiators used to fight. Built in the 1st century AD, it is now a popular venue for the world-famous opera festival and other well-known artists' performances. Continue to the Venice area for two overnights.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Venice

Day
6

One of the most unique cities on Earth, Venice is a place of unmatched beauty and a feast of fantastic sites. View the delightful criss-crossing canals, the gondolas, arched bridges, palaces, and piazzas. Your included orientation features a boat ride to St. Mark’s Square and a visit to a Venetian glassblowing workshop. Later, explore at leisure on your own, join one of our optional excursions, or just relax, sipping a cappuccino or typical Venetian drink called spritz at one of the many bars or cafés.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Venice

Day
7

Your tour ends today with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Things to note

Special Departure: 

New Years in Rome including Reveillon: 30th December 2018

Tour hotels will be as stated or alternatives of a similar standard.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


Rome: Santa Costanza 

Florence: Villa D'Annunzio or Italiana Resort or Hotel Nil 

Venice area: Antony Palace Marcon or Poppi at Mira

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