Simply Italy Winter 2017/18

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: AWS Europe Asia Central and North America 1718

Sample Tuscan flavours in the exquisite Chianti countryside and ramble along blissfully quiet cobblestone lanes and grand city avenues to admire the beauty of Italy's iconic cities in quiet contemplation, far, far away from the summer crowds?

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Rome and Florence
  • Orientation of Venice, Pisa and Siena
  • See the ancient sites of Rome and the canals of Venice
  • View St. Mark's Basilica and the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Duomo in Florence and Piazza del Campo in Siena
  • Visit the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica and the Colosseum in Rome
Dining Highlights
  • 7 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 1 Be My Guest lunch
  • 3 dinners
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)
  • 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

Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13427524

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
8 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1RomeArrive Rome (2 Nights): Welcome to Rome. After check-in, relax or start exploring this magical ancient city. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. Afterwards, a drive to see the major landmarks including the views of the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica will be the perfect introduction to the Eternal City.Welcome Reception
Grand Tiberio
Day 2RomeRome Sightseeing: Your included sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist begins at the Vatican Museums. Experience a Cultural Insight in the Vatican when you ascend the smooth and step-less spiral staircase designed by famous architect Donato Bramante. Admire Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and then visit St. Peter's Basilica to see his famous Pietà. Later, see the sites of ancient Rome as well as visit the impressive Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in the Roman Empire. See the Circus Maximus where Ben Hur style chariot racing took place. Spend free time discovering more of the city or relax at a pavement cafe and watch the world go by.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3VeniceRome - Venice (2 Nights): Travel through scenic Umbria and see the impressive hilltop towns of Orte and Orvieto before entering into Tuscany. Make your way past Chianti vineyards and terraced olive groves before crossing over the forested Apennine Mountains. Arrive later in Venice - one of the most unique cities in the world. Dine tonight at your hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Boscolo Bellini
Day 4VeniceVenice Orientation: This morning enjoy a Cultural Insight during a demonstration of the ancient art of glassblowing at a workshop on Giudecca Island. A visit to the magical city of Venice would not be complete without an orientation cruise by private motor launch to St. Mark's Square, with views of the Doge's Palace and the renowned Bridge of Sighs. Enjoy free time to explore Venice's labyrinth of streets or join an Optional Experience boat trip to the Island of Burano for a delicious meal.Buffet Breakfast
Day 5FlorenceVenice - Pisa - Florence (2 Nights): This morning cross the Veneto plains then travel over the steep Apennine Mountains to the city of Pisa. See the incredible Leaning Tower, the amazing carved marble Cathedral and the Baptistery in the Square of Miracles. Later, travel through the province of Tuscany to Renaissance Florence for your two night stay.Buffet Breakfast
Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
Day 6FlorenceFlorence Sightseeing: Your Local Specialist shows you the multicoloured Duomo, Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria during your guided walking tour. Enjoy a panoramic view over the city from Piazzale Michelangelo before free time to shop for high quality leather and gold. Alternatively consider visiting the Fine Arts Academy to see the famous statue of David by Michelangelo. Today enjoy an authentic Be My Guest Tuscan lunch experience made with locally sourced fresh produce.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 7RomeFlorence - Siena - Rome: Drive through the Chianti vineyards to the medieval city of Siena. Here an orientation includes the Piazza del Campo, scene of the famous Palio Horse Races. There is time at leisure to shop for Tuscan specialities before returning to the Eternal City of Rome. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your Travel Director and fellow travellers.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Sheraton Parco De Medici
Day 8Depart RomeDepart Rome: Say 'arrivederci Roma' at the end of your memorable holiday in Italy. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/28/2018$1,750.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
03/18/2018$1,750.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
03/25/2018$1,775.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
04/08/2018$1,995.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
Special Rate Solo Rooming: Departures 19 November, 10 December 2017 and 11 March 2018 include 40-100% discount on our standard single supplement. Please see website for pricing.

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