Italy Winter Special - Rome - Florence - Venice - 10D/9N

Rome seen from St. Peter - photo courtesy of Italian Tourist BoardItaly offers everything from ancient architecture, art, romance and wonderful cuisine.

This 10-day vacation includes centrally located First Class hotels in all three cities, a half-day sightseeing tours and train travel in between. In Rome, visit the city to your heart’s content as you hop of and off the special touring bus. In Florence, visit either Michelangelo’s David and the other masterpieces at the Academy Museum, or the magnificent Uffizi gallery while in Venice you will marvel at the splendid sights along the Grand Canal.

All transfers between the cities will be operated by the Eurostar train (second-class with seat assignment). Various optional excursions will be available.

First class Hotels (or similar):

  • Rome - Hotel Universo ****
  • Florence - Hotel Executive ****
  • Venice - Hotel Kette ****

Florence monuments outline - photo courtesy of Italian Tourist BoardIncludes: 9 nights in 4 Star Hotels with taxes and local fees - Breakfast daily + 1 dinner in Florence - Rome Arrival and Venice departure transfers (or viceversa) - 2nd class Eurostar train ticket including seat reservation - One tour in each city

Not Included: Airfares, meals not indicated in the itinerary, additional sightseeings

Notes:

  • Black out dates FLORENCE: PITTI UOMO WINTER ; PITTI BIMBO WINTER ; PITTI FILATI WINTER
  • Black out dates VENICE: CARNIVAL
  • The indicated periods include first and last night.
  • Supplement for Week-end stay in Venice (Friday/Saturday)

Venetian Lagoon from St. Mark’s Square - photo courtesy of Italian Tourist BoardItinerary

  • Day 1 Rome - Arrive in Rome, Fiumicino airport. Arrival transfer to 4 Star Hotel Universo **** or similar. Rest of day at leisure.
  • Day 2 Rome - Breakfast at the hotel. Full Day open bus city tour ticket: Rome in one ticket, every day all year round visit Rome by open-top double-decker bus. Hop-on and hop-off whenever you wish all day long. 14 stops in the main places of interest of the city - frequency every 20 minutes - hostess on board.
  • Day 3 Rome - Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure in Rome. Join an optional tour to the Vatican Museum or visit Rome as you like.
  • Day 4 Florence - Breakfast at the hotel. 2nd class Eurostar train (your ticket includes seat reservation at 9:50am) between Rome and Florence. Check in at your 4 Star Hotel Executive **** or similar. Rest of day at leisure.
  • Winter Special Tour Map

  • Day 5 Florence - Breakfast at the hotel. Your choice of our regular tour of the Uffizi Gallery or of the Academy Gallery (tours do not operate on Monday). Dinner at local restaurant included
  • Day 6 Florence - Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure in Florence for shopping or additional sightseeing.
  • Day 7 Venice - Breakfast at the hotel. 2nd class Eurostar train (your ticket includes seat reservation at 11:37am) between Florence and Venice. Check in at your 4 Star Hotel Kette **** or similar. Rest of day at leisure.
  • Day 8 Venice - Breakfast at the hotel. Grand Canal Tour included. Rest of day at leisure.
  • Day 9 Venice - Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure in Venice for shopping or additional sightseeing.
  • Day 10 Venice - Breakfast at the hotel. Collective transfer from the hotel to Venice airport. End of services.

* The itinerary can also be reversed with arrival in Venice and departure from Rome

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