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Venice, Florence, Rome 2016

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Routing: Venice – Pisa – Florence – Assisi – Rome

 

SPECIAL OFFER
2016 Special – Save 10% off advertised prices,
when you book & pay your tour. Offer is valid until further notice for new bookings only, made from 14 Apr 2016 and subject to availability. Contact us for more details and full booking terms & conditions.

 

Includes

• Airport transfers at start & end of tour
• 7 nights in first class hotels
• Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 4 dinners (B, L, D)
• A/C motor coach
• Tour Director – English speaking
• Service charges & hotel taxes
• Luggage handling

Sightseeing

• Venice
• Assisi
• Florence
• Rome

Accommodation (or similar)

• Venice: Carlton Hotel (4*)
• Florence: Croce di Malta (4*)
• Rome: BW Hotel Universo (4*)

 

2016 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Tour Code: 2016-K100
Twin ShareSingle
Mar 202,8404,035
Apr 03, 17
May 01
3,5804,775
Jun 05
Sep 04, 18
Oct 09, 16, 23
3,7104,905
Jun 19
Jul 10, 24
Aug 07, 21
3,4304,620
Nov 063,1154,305

SPECIAL OFFER
2016 Special – Save 10% off advertised prices,
when you book & pay your tour. Offer is valid until further notice for new bookings only, made from 14 Apr 2016 and subject to availability. Contact us for more details and full booking terms & conditions.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1, Sunday: Venice

Arriving at Venice’s airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free until you gather for a Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director and traveling companions. (D)

Day 2, Monday: Venice

Your sightseeing tour of Venice starts with a walking tour in St. Mark’s Square, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. Then you will view the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. On to visit a glassblowing factory, to watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps take an optional gondola ride. (B)

Day 3, Tuesday: Venice – Florence

Drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem standing on the banks of the Po River in the Emilia-Romagna region. After an orientation tour, continue to Pisa and view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery, and Duomo. Then on to Florence for dinner and a free evening. (B, D)

Day 4, Wednesday: Florence

A morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s splendid Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s intricate bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit the Academy of Fine Arts and see Michelangelo’s David. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a breathtaking view over Florence. The remainder of the day is yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital your own way and at your own pace. (B)

Day 5, Thursday: Florence – Assisi – Rome

Travel through the rolling landscapes of Tuscany on 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. (B, D)

Day 6, Friday: Rome

A full day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museums with the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Then continue on to visit the Colosseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking the Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum. Overnight. (B, L)

Day 7, Saturday: Rome

A full day at leisure to enjoy spectacular Rome. Your Tour Director will have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to visit some of the wonderful shops, galleries and museums, or relax in a sidewalk cafe – there are plenty of things to do and see, depending on your interests. Tonight, a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers will provide a perfect way to celebrate your glimpse of Italy. (B, D)

Day 8, Sunday: Rome

Morning transfer to the Rome airport. Your homebound flight arrives the same day. (B)

 

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