Italian Glory 2017

Tour Type: At Leisure
Brochure Type: Europe At Leisure 2017

From north to south, trace the Renaissance cities, lush countryside and ancient heritage of Italy's historic centres of Milan, Venice, Florence and Rome. Enjoy a leisurely break on the Amalfi Coast, exploring its medieval cliff-side fishing villages, cafe culture on the seaside promenade of Amalfi and a cruise to the elegant Isle of Capri to see the famous Piazetta.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Milan, Venice, Florence, Capri, Pompeii and Rome
  • Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice and to the Isle of Capri
  • See the Roman Arena in Verona and the Abbey at Cassino
  • View the Gothic Cathedral and La Scala Opera House in Milan, scenic Lake Como, the Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Juliet's Balcony in Verona, the Duomo in Florence and the ancient sites of Rome
  • Visit the excavations at Pompeii, St. Peter's Basilica and the Roman Colosseum
Dining Highlights
  • 12 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Return cruise to the Isle of Capri
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
13 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1ComoArrive Milan - Como (2 Nights): Welcome to Milan - capital of the Lombardy region. Transfer to your hotel in Como. Unwind or take a leisurely stroll to see the exquisite villas and gardens. Meet your travel companions and Travel Director later for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Barchetta Excelsior
Day 2ComoMilan Excursion: Today head to fashionable Milan, your Local Specialist shows you the impressive sights. View the Gothic cathedral, La Scala and the Galleria.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3VeniceComo - Verona - Venice (3 Nights): See the Roman arena and Juliet's balcony in Verona, the setting of Shakespeare's most famous play. There's time to relax or shop on the Via Mazzini. Arrive later in the Renaissance city of Venice, your home for the next three nights. Consider a gondola ride this evening - the perfect introduction to this romantic city.Buffet Breakfast
Best Western Biasutti
Day 4VeniceVenice Orientation and At Leisure: Savour the unique sights and sounds of Venice as you cruise by private launch to visit some of the attractions of this unique city. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making before seeing the sights including the Bridge of Sighs, St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica and the ornate Doge's Palace. The rest of the day is free to explore, or perhaps consider an Optional Experience to Burano for some delicious local food.Buffet Breakfast
Day 5VeniceSecret Venice Walking Tour and visit to the Rialto Food Market: Cruise to Rialto Bridge where your Local Specialist brings the city to life during a walking tour. See how the locals shop for food and learn about some of the regional cuisine including the delicious seafood. Cross the Rialto Bridge and see the beautiful architecture including Marco Polo's house.Buffet Breakfast
Day 6FlorenceVenice - Florence (2 Nights): Travel over the picturesque Apennine Mountains to the Renaissance city of Florence, nestled on the banks of the River Arno.Buffet Breakfast
Starhotels Tuscany
Day 7FlorenceFlorence Sightseeing and At Leisure: Learn about Florence's artistic heritage during a walking tour with your Local Specialist. View the multi-coloured Duomo and visit Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio bridge, one of the city's most famous landmarks. Enjoy panoramic views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Spend free time shopping for high-quality leather and gold or consider an Optional Experience to the Fine Arts Academy to see Michelangelo's 'David'. Tonight, join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for an authentic Be My Guest dinner at a family owned medieval villa with stunning views over the rolling Chianti hills.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 8Amalfi CoastFlorence - Amalfi Coast (Maiori) (3 Nights): Drive south from Florence through the Arno Valley and past the Bay of Naples to your hotel in Maiori on the Amalfi coast. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
San Pietro
Day 9Amalfi CoastAmalfi Coast At Leisure: Spend the day relaxing on this magnificent coastline. Sip a cappuccino, browse in the shops or perhaps take a dip in the Mediterranean - the choice is yours.Buffet Breakfast
Day 10Amalfi CoastAmalfi Town and Isle of Capri Excursion: This morning visit the charming town of Amalfi to see the Romanesque church and other interesting sights. Later cruise to the Isle of Capri and continue to Capri Town by funicular railway. See the famous Piazzetta during your guided walking tour with a Local Specialist. Spend time exploring on your own. Perhaps visit the house of Dr. Axel Munthe or shop for souvenirs.Buffet Breakfast
Day 11RomeAmalfi Coast (Maiori) - Pompeii - Rome (2 Nights): Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, leaving Pompeii covered for centuries by a layer of volcanic ash. Immerse yourself in the history of this partially buried ancient town during a Small Group Sightseeing guided walking tour. Later, enjoy views of the Benedictine Abbey in Cassino on the way to Rome. Tonight, consider an evening excursion in the city.Buffet Breakfast
Grand Tiberio
Day 12RomeRome Sightseeing and At Leisure: This morning join your Local Specialist to visit St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City and view Michelangelo's Pietà. Your sightseeing tour continues in ancient Rome. See Circus Maximus where chariot races were held and visit inside the impressive Colosseum. There's time afterwards to explore the city on your own, or simply relax and watch the world go by. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers and Travel Director.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 13Depart RomeDepart Rome: Say 'arrivederci Roma' at the end of a memorable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

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