Rome, Florence and Tuscany: Three of Italy's most popular destinations combined for one amazing holiday.
8-night vacation package based on two travelers includes:
Optional activities at Villa Casagrande (at an additional cost):*
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You then travel by rail to Florence where you'll spend two more nights at the romantic Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci. Explore the many museums and galleries of famous art in this renowned city, as well as shopping and great people-watching!
As you leave Florence, you'll pick up your car rental and make your way to the rolling hills of Tuscany. You will have three days to explore a region full of sunflowers, while making your base at the remarkable Villa Casagrande. While here, enjoy the Tuscan ambience just a few minutes walk from the villa: Local markets and restaurants are all nearby! You'll also have the opportunity to take advantage of such culinary activities at Villa Casagrande as a wine tasting experience, cooking class and/or pizza-making lesson.
Then drive yourself back to Florence airport where you'll return your rental car and bid farewell to this splendid land, with a vow to return!
We have selected the most economical flight schedule for you. Please note that shorter, and more convenient flight options may be available at an additional cost.
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Other departure dates and origins are available at slightly higher rates. Prices are per person based on two people traveling together (unless specified otherwise) based on 7 day advance purchase and include roundtrip economy class airfare including carrier and government-imposed taxes and fees including the September 11th Security Fee of $5.60 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. Fluctuations in exchange rates may affect some taxes or fees.
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Please note: Many cities in Italy charge a local tourist tax to hotel guests. These taxes must be paid directly to the hotel by hotel guests; these taxes cannot be pre-paid or covered by a tour operator. All taxes are subject to change, as determined by local governments in Italy.
In Rome, there is a 3 euro per person per night local tax; in Florence and Venice, there is a 3 - 5 euro per person per night local tax. Other examples of cities where a tourist tax applies include: Alberobello; Ancona; Bergamo; Capri; Catania; Giardini Naxos; Montecatini; Padua; Tuscany region; Sorrento Coast. Similar local taxes apply in other cities in Italy.
Cancellations /Changes: Fares are non-refundable. Substantial restrictions apply for cancellation/change and depend upon the package type.
Travel Trip Protection (including Pre-departure Trip Cancellation Waiver) will be offered during the booking process and if purchased you will be allowed to cancel/change your trip once for any reason up to 72 hours prior to departure and receive a refund of your payments made, less Travel Trip Protection costs and fees. Additional coverage for trip delay; missed connection; baggage and medical protections; and 24 hour worldwide assistance services are also included. If you have not purchased Travel Trip Protection, all bookings are non-refundable.
Vacation Package ID: PK-GC4P-RFTV-FCO
The Hotel dei Mellini is ideally situated on a quiet street just two blocks from the Tiber River, and a fifteen minute walk from both Vatican City and the Spanish Steps. A favorite of Italian fashion designers and entertainers, the hotel‘s prime location in the heart of Rome attracts visitors who appreciate the charm of a quiet neighborhood that is close to world-class shopping and leading historic and cultural attractions.
The Hotel dei Mellini is a perfect oasis in the heart of Rome, with a cosmopolitan feel and a refined atmosphere that provide a warm and welcoming home in the vibrant city center. Designed by renowned British architect Harry Gregory, it was created from the imaginative fusing of two historic private residences from the era of Italy’s King Umberto I. The hotel is crowned with a lush roof garden, where bougainvilleas and azaleas bloom and where guests can relax with a coffee or an aperitif. Overlooking the rooftop terrace and bathed in natural light, the new 24-hour fitness center is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment from TechnoGym. Elegant and comfortably designed, the 80 spacious, Art Deco-inspired guestrooms are acoustically protected and creatively furnished in a bright, contemporary English motif.
Situated in the heart of Florence's artistic and historical city center, Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci overlooks the splendid Via de' Tornabuoni shopping street, within walking distance of the Uffizi Gallery, Santa Trinita Church, Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.
The Hotel Tornabuoni Beacci is a charming and elegant city center hotel made up of two Renaissance palaces, the Palazzo Minerbitti and Palazzo Strozzi del Poeta. Its refined guestrooms are individually decorated with historic paintings and frescos, heirloom furnishings, antiques from the 17th to 19th centuries and elegant Murano chandeliers - combined with all the modern comforts. The hotel's enchanting roof garden provides stunning panoramic views over Florence, and is the ideal place for dining and relaxing.
Villa Casagrande is located in the historical centre of Figline Valdarno, a small town strategically situated between the cities of Florence, Arezzo and Siena.
This elegant hotel represents pure Tuscan style, true to its artistic heritage, and set in the context of absolute tranquility. Recently renovated, Villa Casagrande is furnished with warm elegance and equipped with every comfort. Located at the bottom of the castle walls, the hotel's wellness centre includes an indoor pool, outdoor pool (seasonal), sauna, hydro-massage tub, hammam, sensory showers and relaxation areas. The restaurant, located in the antique halls of arms during the winter, and in the courtyard during the summer months, specializes in the delicate flavors of Tuscany, woven into a cuisine that is both light and international.
Day 1: Depart the United States and relax on an overnight flight to Rome. Italy is six hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time and most flights from New York to Rome are around 10 hours so you’ll want to sleep on your flight and arrive in Rome ready to explore!
Day 2: Arrive in Rome and enjoy a relaxing transfer to your first destination in Rome. The drive from the Aeroporto Leonardo da Vinci di Fiumicino (FCO) to Rome’s city center takes about 30 minutes. You will enjoy the first three nights of your vacation in this exciting city.
Day 3: There are a ton of sites to visit in Rome, including the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Pantheon. There are tours available for these sites and they can be pretty lengthy for give yourself an entire day to explore. You’ll also be able to stop by the iconic Trevi Fountain to throw a coin in and make a wish!
Day 4: Rome is city that is perfect for walking or you can use public transportation to save a little time. There are only three lines on the metro, which makes it a little easier to understand. Today you might want to visit the Vatican and Saint Peter’s Basilica. The Vatican and the Vatican Museum are not only beautiful but also historically significant to Rome. You will see and admire Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, which is truly incredible.
Day 5: Today you will take the train to Florence! You will spend two nights in Florence, surrounded by the gorgeous Tuscan countryside and within short driving distance from Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Certaldo, Pisa, Lucca and Arezzo.
Day 6: While in Florence you will discover the exciting culture, the dynamic atmosphere and all of the history that exists in this vibrant city. A must-see site is the city’s duomo, which is a cathedral that took nearly 150 years to complete. You will also want to visit the Uffizi Gallery for some Italian artwork and the Basilica di Santa Croce.
Day 7: Today you will pick up your rental car that you will have for the duration of your trip. Take the drive over to the gorgeous Tuscany area. Tuscany is a region in Italy known for the picturesque countryside and its ideal location for traveling to other cities. Feel free to take a drive or stay at your hotel and relax for the night.
Day 8: After so much adventure in Tuscany, today you might want to relax at the hotel for a little while. Check out the on-site restaurants and spa for a little pampering.
Day 9: Today is your last day in the Tuscany region. A suggestion for today would be so look for a winery nearby. The wine in Italy in general is delicious and is internationally recognized, but in Tuscany it is so rich and fresh. You will be surrounded by tons of vineyards and olive groves, make a day out of it!
Day 10: You’ll head back to America today. You will fly out of Florence airport and will have an airport transfer come pick you up from your hotel. This is very convenient since you will be tired from all of your travels!