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Trafalgar

Italian Dream summer 2017

Start:
Rome
Includes:
Rome, Mestre, Venice, Florence
Duration:
8 days
Departs:
20 August, 2017
Tour Type:
CostSaver

This dream tour displays the best of Rome, Venice and Florence and offers free time to explore each breathtaking city on your own too. Get a close look at the Romans' legacy through the impressive Colosseum, Venice's effortless beauty and the influence of the Renaissance through Florence's art.

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Twin Share $79
Single $98
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27/08/2017 $79
03/09/2017 $81
10/09/2017 $81
17/09/2017 $81
24/09/2017 $81

All prices are quoted in Australian dollars on a per person basis unless stated otherwise. Prices are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, fuel price, and tax increases. Prices may vary until full payment is received, please ask your consultant for details. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking. Conditions apply. Offer may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

Day 1
(1 day)
Arrive Rome (2 Nights)
Welcome to Rome. Relax and unwind after check-in and meet with your Travel Director this afternoon. Tonight perhaps take a stroll through the city and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.
Day 2
(1 day)
Rome Sightseeing and Free Time
Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour with a visit to the Vatican City. Visit the awe-inspiring St. Peter's Basilica to view Michelangelo's statue, the Pietà. Don't miss the opportunity to join an Optional Experience to visit inside the famous Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. View the mighty Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Afterwards you have free time to take in the sights or join an Optional Experience to explore the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3
(1 day)
Rome – Venice (Marghera) (2 Nights)
Follow the Upper Tiber Valley past the medieval hilltop towns of Orte and Orvieto in Umbria to Tuscany, a unique and fertile landscape with olive groves and vineyards stretching into the distance. Cross the dramatic Apennine Mountains and arrive later close to the magical city of Venice.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
(1 day)
Venice Orientation and Free Time
Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca island. Savour the unique sights of Venice as you cruise by private launch to its heart, St. Mark’s Square. Marvel at the Bridge of Sighs, the magnificent Doge’s Palace and the Byzantine basilica adorned with glass mosaics. Explore this fascinating city in your free time or perhaps take a cruise across the lagoon to Burano island for a delicious meal.Buffet Breakfast
Day 5
(1 day)
Venice (Marghera) – Verona – Florence (2 Nights)
Drive west to Verona, the home of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. View the vast Roman Arena during your walking orientation, where concerts are still held, and then see Juliet's Balcony. Your journey continues through the gastronomic region of Emilia Romagna to Tuscany and your hotel near the Renaissance city of Florence.Buffet Breakfast
Day 6
(1 day)
Florence Sightseeing and Free Time
Florence enjoys a unique artistic heritage. Experience the delights during your sightseeing tour on foot with a knowledgeable Local Specialist. View the Baptistery renowned for its carved bronze doors, the marble Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's impressive Bell Tower and visit Piazza della Signoria. Enjoy a demonstration of leatherwork, with time afterwards to explore or to shop for high-quality Italian goods and 18-carat gold jewellery.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7
(1 day)
Florence – Assisi – Rome
Through the rolling countryside of Tuscany into Umbria. You arrive at the mystical town of Assisi on the slopes of Mount Subasio. See the sights of St. Francis’ birthplace, including the medieval ramparts. Later on your final night in Rome, you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday with a special dinner.Buffet Breakfast
Day 8
(1 day)
Depart Rome
Say 'arrivederci' to Rome, your Travel Director and newfound friends as you prepare for your journey home. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino airport. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

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Trafalgar is Europe’s finest family run escorted tour operator. For more than 60 years, they have been fulfilling holiday dreams and creating lasting memories. Today, as always, they are renowned and trusted for their quality tours, excellent service, financial stability, reliability and value for money. Over the years, Trafalgar has perfected the ultimate holiday, taking you to the most sought-after destinations, expertly planning each itinerary and taking care of every detail.

They bring the destination alive so you can become immersed in the stories of your destination, actively participating in – and truly experiencing – more than you would have ever imagined possible.  

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