Italy's Best

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Colosseum, cathedrals, and coastal beauty

Embark on the Italian adventure of a lifetime! Visit Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre, Milan, Venice, Capri, Pompeii, Sorrento, Genoa, and many other destinations on this escorted bucket-list journey through the land of culture and cuisine. Enjoy included excursions, like visits to the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Juliet's balcony in Verona, and St. Francis Basilica in Assisi. You'll even cross the border for a stop in Lugano, Switzerland! Get ready for pizza, pasta, and piazzas!

This is an escorted tour which provides many extra benefits, including:

  • Stress-free: Everything is planned – transportation, accommodations, tours, some meals, and more.
  • Save time: VIP skip-the-line access to popular attractions.
  • Insider knowledge: Expert tour guides with prime understanding of the area's culture and safest travel routes.

Click here to learn more about all the benefits these escorted tours offer!

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Rome (FCO)
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Accommodation in hotels listed, or similar:
    • 2 nights in Rome at the Buenos Aires Hotel
    • 2 nights in Montecatini at the Grand Hotel Ambasciatori
    • 1 night in Genoa at the Starhotels President Hotel
    • 2 nights in Lake Maggiore at the Simplon Hotel
    • 2 nights in the Venice area at the Poppi Hotel
    • 1 night in the Assisi area at the City Hotel & Suites
    • 2 nights in the Sorrento area at the Panorama Palace
    • 1 night in Rome at the ATH Green Park Hotel Pamphili
  • Sightseeing as described in the itinerary, including the following:
    • Rome City Tour including St. Peter’s Square
    • Leaning Tower of Pisa
    • Florence Walking Tour
    • Excursion to Cinque Terre
    • Genoa & Milan City Tours
    • Excursion to Lugano, Switzerland
    • Stop at Juliet’s balcony in Verona
    • Visit to a Venetian glassblowing workshop
    • St. Francis Basilica Tour in Assisi
    • Tour of Pompeii
    • Excursion to Capri by boat
  • Buffet breakfast daily and 4 dinners
  • Transportation by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach (with complimentary Wi-Fi)
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Services of a Professional Travel Director
  • Hotel tips, taxes, porterage and service charges

**Note: Children must be 8 years or older at time of travel.

***Note: Starting in 2022, porterage will no longer be offered on this tour. Travelers will be responsible for transporting their own luggage for the duration of their tour.

    Great Ways to Explore
    • Set sail on unforgettable boat rides in Capri and Venice.

    • See Italy's most impressive cathedrals: St. Peter's in Rome, Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, St. Francis Basilica in Assisi, the Duomo in Milan, St. Mark's in Venice, and plenty of others.
    • Spot the peaks of the Alps from picturesque Lake Maggiore.

    • Visit tons of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Early Christian monuments of Ravenna, the villages of Cinque Terre, the archaeological site of Pompeii, and the historic city centers of Genoa, Verona, Rome, Florence, and Venice.

    • Indulge in gelato, pizza, pasta, and other regional specialties, as you travel north to south.

    Package Overview

    This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation. 

    GOOD NEWS - The local tour operator will no longer require a COVID-19 vaccination for travelers as of March 1, 2023.  For travelers departing before March 1, the tour operator requires that travelers aged 12 and older provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination in the form of written documentation (paper or electronic copy), in English, for all vacations. Proof of vaccination must be completed at least 14 days prior to the tour start date. *Exceptions apply to children who do not qualify for vaccination.

    Take in magnificent architecture, feast your eyes on spectacular landscapes, indulge in sumptuous cuisine, travel back in time as you explore ancient ruins, and discover brilliant art. It's safe to say that the culture-packed country of Italy is a world of its own. 

    This once-in-a-lifetime 13-night escorted vacation allows you to visit all of Italy's highlights the easy way. With a knowledgeable guide by your side, you won't need to worry about transportation, directions, or language barrier. Just sit back, relax, and enjoy the views!

    Your tour begins in the Eternal City of Rome, where you'll enjoy sightseeing through St. Peter's Square, the Colosseum, and other iconic landmarks. Get ready for color and charm as you head to Cinque Terre and Genoa!

    Next, journey to Tuscany, where you'll find terraced vineyards, olive groves, and rural villages. Immerse yourself in Renaissance art in Florence and visit St. Francis' Basilica in Assisi, a medieval town in the Umbrian hills. More pristine scenery awaits at Lake Maggiore, located on the edge of the Swiss Alps. From there, you'll take an excursion to Lugano, a lakeside town in Switzerland!

    Witness breathtaking views of the crystal-clear blue sea near the caves of Capri and relax in the charming town of Sorrento. Feel history come alive in Pompeii, then take a boat ride through Venice!

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