Day 1 - Benvenuto a Roma!
Welcome to the Eternal City! Check in to your choice of city-center hotel.
Day 2 - Customize your stay in Rome #WHS#
Tailor your vacation to your own interests by choosing any one of these included group sightseeing tours:
+ Classic Rome features all the city’s best-known sites, including the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon.
+ Imperial Rome showcases ancient Rome, including the Forum and Colosseum.
+ Vatican Museums including the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel.
+ Rome by Night reveals all the magic and romance of the Eternal City.
Day 3 - Through the Tuscan countryside!
A reserved first class seat on the Italo train is a comfortable and efficient way to travel. Delight in the picturesque Tuscan landscapes as you travel to Florence, the city of the Medicis and the Renaissance. Check in to your choice of city-center hotel. Meals B
Day 4 - Pursue your own passions in Florence #WHS#
Personalize your stay in this glorious city with the included group sightseeing tour of your choice:
+ Florence and The Academy: This morning tour of the city’s iconic landmarks with a guided tour of the famed Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo’s David.
+ Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti takes you into the Tuscan countryside with its vineyards and olive groves. Explore medieval hill towns and sample the region’s fine wines.
+ Florence Highlights and the Uffizi is an afternoon tour that begins in the ancient town of Fiesole and continues with a walking tour through the historic heart of Florence. Finish at the Uffizi Gallery, home to masterpieces by Botticelli, da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo and other masters.
+ Pisa Excursion takes you through the lovely Tuscan countryside to see the Piazza del Duomo and its iconic Leaning Tower.
Day 5 - A scenic rail journey to Venice
Travel by first class Italo train through the scenic countryside to Venice. Check in to the hotel of your choice. Meals B
Day 6 - Tailor your stay in Venice #WHS#
Delight in the magic of Venice as you explore the city with one of these included group tours… Simply choose the one you like best!
+ Ducal Venice takes you through St. Mark’s Square and inside the lavish Ducal Palace.
+ Discover Venice & Gondola Ride explores the backstreets between St. Mark’s and the Rialto Bridge and ends with a Gondola ride.
+ Excursion to the Three Islands visits Murano, Burano and Torcello.
+ Gondola Serenade: Accompanied by the dulcet tones of a passionate and talented Venetian singer, this romantic voyage takes you along the ancient canals of Venice. It’s a delightful way to experience traditional and beloved Italian songs as you take in the city’s glorious medieval architecture.
Day 7 - Depart Venice
Your tour ends today. Meals B