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Europe Costsaver 2018: Italian Scene Summer 2018

Tour Type: CostSaver
Brochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2018

Trace the idyllic lakes, Renaissance cities, lush countryside and ancient heritage of Italy's historic centres of Venice, Florence and Rome, with stops in feisty Naples, Assisi and the elegant cliff-side village of Sorrento to catch up on Italy's cafe culture.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • Assisi Orientation of this beautiful town dedicated to St. Francis
  • Florence Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Cathedral and Piazza della Signoria
  • Italian Lakes Visit Lake Como
  • Cassino Views of the monastery high on the hill
  • Pisa Visit the Square of Miracles to view the Leaning Tower
  • Rome Sightseeing tour with your Local Specialist includes a visit to St. Peter's Basilica and views of the mighty Colosseum
  • Sorrento Visit this popular resort
  • Venice Cruise by private boat to St. Mark's Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island
  • Verona View Juliet's Balcony and the impressive Roman Arena
Dining Highlights
  • 9 Buffet breakfasts
  • 4 Three course dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply
Details
Tour OperatorTrafalgar Tours
OfferOffer valid through 3/31/2018
Duration
10 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1RomeArrive Rome (2 Nights): Welcome to Rome. After check-in, relax and unwind. Later meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening consider a stroll around this fascinating city and take in the vibrant atmosphere.
Ergife Palace
Day 2RomeRome Sightseeing and Free Time: Don't miss the opportunity to join an Optional Experience to the famous Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. Later your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour starting with a visit to the Vatican City and the awe-inspiring St. Peter's Basilica to view Michelangelo's statue, the Pieta. Cross the Tiber to view the mighty Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome.Buffet Breakfast
Day 3Bay of NaplesRome - Sorrento - Bay of Naples: Today head south to the Bay of Naples. Drive to the nearby resort of Sorrento to visit an inlaid wood workshop. Then consider an Optional Experience to Positano and the Amalfi Coast. Later enjoy dinner at the hotel.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Stabia
Day 4AssisiBay of Naples - Cassino - Assisi: Perhaps join an Optional Experience guided walking tour of Pompeii, which lay undiscovered beneath a layer of volcanic ash for centuries after Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. Afterwards leave the Bay of Naples and view the monastery at Cassino, the scene of fierce battles during the Second World War. Continue north to the mystical town of Assisi, built on the fertile slopes of Mount Subasio in Umbria.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Frate Sole
Day 5OriagoAssisi - Venice (Oriago) (2 Nights): Your morning orientation tour of Assisi reveals a town that has changed little since the time of St. Francis, who was born here in 1182. See the sights of St. Francis' birthplace, including the medieval ramparts and the Basilica of St. Francis. Your journey continues north across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to the magical, romantic city of Venice.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Il Burchiello
Day 6VeniceVenice Orientation and Free Time: Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island. Then cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square in the heart of Venice. Admire the Bridge of Sighs, the ornate Doge's Palace and the Byzantine Basilica of St. Mark. Spend free time afterwards exploring this fascinating city or perhaps take a trip out across the lagoon to the island of Burano for a relaxing meal.Buffet Breakfast
Day 7ITALIAN LAKES (SARONNO)Venice (Oriago) - Verona - Lake Como - Italian Lakes (Saronno): Head west across the plains of the Veneto to Verona, the home of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers. View the vast Roman Arena, where concerts are still held regularly each year and walk to view Juliet's Balcony. Continue north to the Italian Lake District to visit Lake Como, a favoured summer retreat of the rich and famous before arriving at your hotel where you dine tonight.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
Starhotels Grand Milan
Day 8FlorenceItalian Lakes (Saronno) - Pisa - Florence: This morning travel south to the famous town of Pisa. Explore the Square of Miracles, featuring the Leaning Tower, Cathedral and Baptistery. There is time to shop for souvenirs and take pictures. Arrive later at your hotel near Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance.Buffet Breakfast
Wall Art
Day 9RomeFlorence Sightseeing - Rome: There are few cities in the world with an artistic legacy to equal that of Florence. Your Local Specialist gives a superb commentary of the city's history during your walking tour, which includes views of the Baptistery, the Ponte Vecchio, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive Giotto's Bell Tower, and a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Shop for high-quality leather and 18-carat gold jewellery, for which Florence is renowned and don't forget to try the gelato. Later travel back to the Eternal City. This evening in Rome you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday in style.Buffet Breakfast
Ergife Palace
Day 10Depart RomeDepart Rome: This morning say 'arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast
Dates/Pricing
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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
March 23, 2018$1,575.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
March 30, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
April 06, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
April 13, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
April 20, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
April 27, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 04, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
May 11, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 18, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
May 25, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 01, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
June 15, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 22, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
June 29, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 06, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 13, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
July 20, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
July 27, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
August 03, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
August 31, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
September 07, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 14, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 21, 2018$1,625.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
September 28, 2018Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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