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Included Features:

ФФ First class hotels, rooms with private facilities

ФФ Breakfast daily, 1 lunch & 4 dinners

ФФ Airport arrival and departure transfers

ФФ Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

ФФ Professional Tour Director throughout

ФФ Luggage handling

ФФ Whisper technology enhanced touring

ФФ Service charges and hotel taxes

Sightseeing Tours Included:

ФФ Venice

ФФ Florence

ФФ Assisi

ФФ Rome

Hotels:

ФФ

Venice:

Carlton Hotel (F)

ФФ

Florence:

Croce Di Malta (F)

ФФ

Rome:

Grand Hotel Palatino (F)

Day 1, arrive Venice, Sunday

Arriving at Venice’s airport, you will be met and transferred to your

hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather for a Welcome

Dinner with your Tour Director and traveling companions.

(D)

Day 2, in Venice, Monday

Today begins with a sightseeing tour of Venice. Start with a walking

tour in St. Mark’s Square, visiting

St. Mark’s Basilica

and the

Doge’s

Palace

, plus view the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. On to

visit a

glassblowing factory

, where you will watch a demonstration of

traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. The balance

of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or

perhaps join an optional gondola ride.

(B)

Day 3, Venice to Ferrara, Pisa and Florence, Tuesday

Drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna region,

standing on the banks of the Po River. After an orientation tour,

continue to Pisa where you’ll view the famous Piazza del Miracoli

with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery, and Duomo. Then on to Florence

for dinner and a free evening.

(B, D)

Day 4, in Florence, Wednesday

Today’s morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del Duomo

to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s awe-inspiring Dome,

Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s splendid bronze

“Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit

the Academy of Fine Arts

, where

Michelangelo’s David is displayed. The tour ends at the Piazzale

Michelangelo with a spectacular view over Florence. The remainder

of the day is yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan

capital your own way.

(B)

Day 5, Florence to Assisi and Rome, Thursday

Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany with its iconic

landscapes as you make your way to Assisi, the hometown of St.

Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the

impressive

Basilica of St. Francis

. Continue to Rome for dinner and

an evening at leisure.

(B, D)

Day 6, in Rome, Friday

A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the

incomparable Eternal City. Visit the

Vatican Museums

with moving

Sistine Chapel

and grand

St. Peter’s Basilica

. Then on to visit the

Coliseum

, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus Maximus and the

Imperial Palace, and the

Roman Forum

.

(B, L)

Day 7, in Rome, Saturday

Your day is free in spectacular Rome! Your Tour Director will have

suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to visit

some of the chic shops, galleries, and museums; do some more

sightseeing on your own or relax in a sidewalk cafe with a glass of fine

Italian wine, a cold Limoncello, some refreshing gelato, or a hearty

dish of pasta. Tonight, a festive farewell dinner with your fellow

travelers is the perfect way to celebrate your glimpse of Italy.

(B, D)

Day 8, depart Rome, Sunday

One last breakfast in Italy before you are transferred to Rome’s

airport. Your homebound flight arrives the same day.

(B)

TOUR K100

START DATE:

END DATE:

PRICES:

19-Mar

26-Mar

$1,759

02-Apr

09-Apr

$2,219

16-Apr

23-Apr

$2,219

30-Apr

07-May

$2,219

14-May

21-May

$2,299

04-Jun

11-Jun

$2,299

18-Jun

25-Jun

$2,124

09-Jul

16-Jul

$2,124

23-Jul

30-Jul

$2,124

06-Aug

13-Aug

$2,124

20-Aug

27-Aug

$2,124

03-Sep

10-Sep

$2,299

17-Sep

24-Sep

$2,299

08-Oct

15-Oct

$2,299

15-Oct

22-Oct

$2,299

22-Oct

29-Oct

$2,299

05-Nov

12-Nov

$1,929

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: $740

ITALY

Venice

Pisa

Assisi

Florence

Rome

CROATIA

AUSTRIA

SWITZERLAND

GERMANY

SLOVENIA

FRANCE

BOSNIA AND

HERCEGOVINA

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