Small Group Journey: Venice, Florence & Rome

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8 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

Simply the best way to travel to Italy

If you've always wanted to explore Italy but prefer not to go alone and would like the details of planning already taken care of, then this is the perfect trip for you. You'll journey with a small group of no more than 21 passengers and professional Tour Director while staying in Venice, Florence, and Rome, enjoying included tours and tastings along the way. Get ready to visit the iconic landmarks of Italy while indulging in the country's outstanding local cuisine unique to each region!

Our Small Group Journeys provide many extra benefits, including:

  • Limited to 21 people
  • Guaranteed departures
  • Centrally-located, 4-star hotels
  • Extra nights in each city (less unpacking!)
  • More free time and flexibility
  • Stress-free with transportation, accommodations, tours and more included

See all of our Small Group Journeys here!

What's Included


  • Roundtrip economy-class airfare into Venice (VCE) and out of Rome (FCO)

HOTELS: You will be in the following 4-star hotels, or similar:

  • 2 nights in Venice at All'Angelo Art Hotel
  • 3 nights in Florence at Grand Hotel Adriatico
  • 3 nights in Rome at Hotel Romanico Palace or Empire Palace Hotel

SIGHTSEEING/TOURS as described in the itinerary, including the following:

  • Guided walking tour of Venice with local guide (2 hours)
  • Visit to the Murano glass factory (note €15 per person for water taxi must be paid locally)
  • Guided walking tour of Florence with local guide including entrance to Accademia Gallery (3 hours)
  • Guided tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica with local guide (4 hours)


  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome dinner in Venice (fixed menu with 1 glass of wine)
  • Food tasting in Bologna (cheese & charcuterie with 1 glass of wine)
  • Light lunch and wine tasting in Montepulciano
  • Farewell dinner in Rome (fixed menu with 1 glass of wine)


  • Arrival airport transfer from Venice Airport to hotel
  • Transfer from Venice to Florence with stop in Bologna
  • Transfer from Florence to Rome with stop in Montepulciano
  • Departure airport transfer from hotel to Rome Airport
  • Services of a professional Tour Director throughout your tour
  • Local guides for individual tours as described above


  • Wireless headset to hear your tour guides clearly
  • Local city taxes
  • Porterage on arrival and departure from hotels (1 piece of luggage per person)

Great Ways to Explore
  • Take a motoscafi (water taxi) to the island of Murano in Venice.

  • Make a pit stop in Bologna to indulge in local Parmigiano Reggiano, Mortadella, and Pignoletto.

  • Marvel at the famous David by Michelangelo in Florence.

  • Enjoy a visit to the medieval village of Montepulciano where you'll delight in a local wine tasting.

  • Cross Rome off your bucket list as you marvel at the Colosseum, Pantheon, and Vatican City.

Package Overview

Experience a once-in-a-lifetime guided small group trip to Italy as you stay in Venice, Florence, and Rome with all transportation, tons of sightseeing tours and more included.

You'll start off in charming Venice with a walking tour led by an expert local guide where you'll see the city's iconic landmarks like St. Mark’s Square and more, as well as enjoy a fun ride on a motoscafi (water taxi).

After Venice you'll depart to Florence, making a stop in the stunning city of Bologna on the way. Here you'll get to indulge in the area's famous local cuisine and wine including ragú and Pignoletto. In Florence, experience a historic walking tour with an expert local guide visiting famous locations like the Duomo and Galleria dell'Accademia.

After Florence, you'll depart for Rome, stopping in Montepulciano along the way. This medieval village is world-renowned for its incredible wine production, and you'll get to sample the local flavors with an included tasting!

Finally, you'll arrive in Rome, the magical Eternal City. Enjoy a guided tour of Vatican City and the Vatican Museums, as well as free time to explore the highlights of Rome at your leisure.

This is truly a bucket list Italy vacation you don't want to miss. With included sightseeing tours and delectable food and wine tastings mixed with plenty of free time to explore on your own, this small group journey is the best of both worlds! 

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