Escorted Tours 2024

11 Day 4, Wednesday, in Florence Our day begins with a captivating city tour of the majestic Piazza del Duomo. Marvel at the Cathedral, adorned with Brunelleschi's awe-inspiring Dome, alongside Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery featuring Ghiberti's splendid bronze 'Gates of Paradise.' Take a stroll across the iconic Ponte Vecchio, the famous old bridge. The remainder of the day is yours to immerse yourself in the Renaissance splendor of this Tuscan capital, at your own leisurely pace. (B) Day 5, Thursday, to Assisi & Rome As we journey through the breathtaking landscapes of Tuscany, we make our way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Explore the main square on a captivating walking tour and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis. Continuing our journey, we arrive in Rome, where the evening is yours to enjoy at leisure. (B) Day 6, Friday, in Rome Immerse yourself in the wonders of the Eternal City on a full-day sightseeing tour. Visit the Vatican Museums, including the awe-inspiring Sistine Chapel and the grand St. Peter's Basilica. Then, proceed to witness the iconic Colosseum, the ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the historic Roman Forum. (B) Day 7, Saturday, explore Rome Today, you have the entire day to explore the magnificent city of Rome at your own pace. Your Tour Director will provide recommendations on how to make the most of your time. You may choose to visit chic shops, art galleries, and museums, or continue your sightseeing adventure independently. Alternatively, relax at a sidewalk cafe, savoring a glass of fine Italian wine, a refreshing Limoncello, indulging in gelato, or enjoying a hearty dish of pasta. In the evening, celebrate your unforgettable journey through Italy with a festive farewell dinner shared with your fellow travelers. (B, D) Day 8, Sunday - depart Rome After breakfast, check out from your hotel and transfer to Rome airport for your departure. (B) 8DVCEROM START END PER PERSON IN TWIN March 24 March 31 $2,495 April 14 April 21 $2,689 May 5 May 12 $2,689 May 26 June 2 $2,779 June 30 July 7 $2,495 July 21 July 28 $2,389 July 30 August 6 $2,495 August 25 September 1 $2,389 September 8 September 15 $2,779 September 29 October 6 $2,779 October 13 October 20 $2,689 November 24 December 1 $1,995 Single Room Supplement $1,089 Except for March 24, June 30, July 21, July 30, August 25, November 24 $889 3 2 2 italy venice rome ROME B-Breakfast D-Dinner INCLUDED FEATURES # First-class hotels # Arrival transfer from Venice airport on Day 1 # Departure transfer to Rome airport on Day 8 # Daily breakfast and 2 dinners # Professional English-Speaking Tour Director # Licensed Local Guides # Tours with modern air-conditioned motor coach # Whisper technology for enhanced touring # Luggage handling (1 piece per person) # Service charges and hotel taxes # Entrance fees included where indicated in bold INCLUDED CITY TOURS # Venice # Pisa # Florence # Assisi # Rome INCLUDED HOTELS # Venice - NH Santa Lucia (F) or similar # Florence - Grand Hotel Adriatico (F) or similar # Rome - Starhotels Metropole (F) or similar florence