Gladiators Gondolas and Gold summer 2018

Tour Type: Family Experience
Brochure Type: Preview 2018 USA

Hold on to your helmet for this family expedition marching through the Eternal City of Rome, illustrious Florence and the historic lagoon of Venice. Experience life as a Roman gladiator and learn the basics of sword-fighting, toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain and create your own Venetian Carnival mask before devouring the pizza you've just learnt to make.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Rome, Florence, Bologna and Venice
  • Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square
  • Orientation of Pisa
  • View the ancient sites of Rome, Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa on Piazza del Duomo and the Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica in Venice
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica, the amazing Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum in Rome and the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence
Dining Highlights
  • 9 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Imagine the thundering applause of a crowded amphitheatre as you learn about life as a Roman gladiator and the basics of sword fighting.
  • 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 13627471

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1RomeArrive Rome (3 Nights): Welcome to Italy. After check-in take a wander through the city's ancient streets and soak up the amazing atmosphere. This afternoon meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Kick-off Party.Kick-Off Party
Crowne Plaza St Peters
Day 2RomeRome Sightseeing: Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour starting with a guided visit of the Vatican Museums featuring Michelangelo's frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. Explore St. Peter's Basilica, one of the holiest sites in the world. Across the Tiber in ancient Rome, visit the Colosseum, former site of gladiatorial combat, and see the other ancient sites of Rome.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3RomeRome - Visit a Gladiator School: Today experience life as a Roman gladiator. After a short introduction to Roman history from your Local Specialist, you will learn the basics of gladiatorial sword fighting - an experience to remember forever. This afternoon explore the city on your own. Rome's rich history is apparent everywhere you look and there is so much to see and do. Perhaps take a trip to the Castel Sant'Angelo, relax in the garden of the Villa Borghese or throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain. This evening gain a Cultural Insight during an authentic Italian pizza cooking demonstration and enjoy a slice or two.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day 4FlorenceRome - Florence (3 Nights): After a leisurely start this morning drive north through picturesque scenery to the Renaissance city of Florence for a three-night stay.Buffet Breakfast
Grand Hotel Mediterraneo
Day 5FlorenceFlorence Sightseeing: See the sights of Florence during your walking tour with a Local Specialist including the magnificent Duomo and the famous Baptistery. Marvel at Michelangelo's statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. Afterwards your Travel Director will take you to indulge in a refreshing gelato in the city where it was invented. This evening join your companions for a special Be My Guest dinner at a magnificent Tuscan villa with beautiful views across olive groves and vineyards. The villa has featured as a film location in numerous films including 'A Room with a View' by James Ivory. You will be hosted by the family and enjoy local specialities.Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 6FlorenceFlorence - Excursion to Pisa: Cross the Arno Valley to Pisa. In the UNESCO World Heritage Site Piazza del Duomo see the famous Leaning Tower as well as the beautiful sculpted marble cathedral. See the Baptistery and the cemetery built on soil from Calvary in the Holy Land. Later arrive back in Florence to enjoy free time exploring the city.Buffet Breakfast
Day 7VeniceFlorence - Bologna - Venice (3 Nights): Cross the dramatic Apennine Mountains and stop in Bologna - the home of 'Bolognese Sauce' - for a wonderful sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist. Arrive later this afternoon in the magical island city of Venice - Queen of the Adriatic.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Novotel Venezia Mestre Castellana
Day 8VeniceVenice - Canal Cruise and Orientation: Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square and view the Bridge of Sighs where condemned prisoners caught their last glimpse of the city. View the exquisite Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and the Campanile. Experience a Cultural Insight first hand during a glassblowing demonstration and learn about the Venetian tradition of Carnival masks with the chance to paint and decorate your own. Later perhaps take a ride on a gondola - it's a great way to see the city in all its glory.Buffet Breakfast
Day 9VeniceSecret Venice Walking Tour and Visit to the Rialto Food Market: Glide along the canals to the Rialto Bridge. Gain a Cultural Insight on your visit to an ancient food market and see the hidden parts of Venice during your Small Group Sightseeing walking tour. Later join your fellow travellers for a delicious Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant in Mestre.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 10Depart VeniceDepart Venice: Say 'ciao Italia' at the end of your successful Italian adventure as you prepare to return home with fantastic memories of your family holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
06/01/2018$2,595.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/08/2018$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/15/2018$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/22/2018$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
06/29/2018$2,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/06/2018$2,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/13/2018$2,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/20/2018$2,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/27/2018$2,550.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/03/2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/10/2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/17/2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/24/2018$2,525.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/31/2018$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/07/2018$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/14/2018$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/21/2018$2,650.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
Disclaimer
Shared Rooming: Room Share is not available on this trip. Single rooms are not available unless travelling as part of a family group.

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    Tour Type: Family ExperienceBrochure Type: Preview 2018 USAHold on to your helmet for this family expedition marching through the Eternal City of Rome, illustrious Florence and the historic lagoon of Venice.

 
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