8-Day Best of Italy Tour From Rome: Siena - Tuscany - Florence - Venice - Vatican
Product Code: 4108-202735
OVERVIEW

Highlights

  • •  Explore the best of Italy in just over a week!
  • •  Skip the line to St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, and Sistine Chapel in the Vatican
  • •  Enjoy an authentic Tuscan meal at Piazza Santa Croce in Florence
  • •  Travel from Rome to Florence, Venice, Bologna, Siena, Montepulciano, and Padua
  • •  Rome Airport transfers included
Tour Code
4108-202735
Duration
8 days
Departure City
Rome
End City
Rome
Tour Type
Bus/Coach
Language
English
IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

Experience: Cultural, Historical, UNESCO, Marine

Learn about local culture with in-depth tours and activities; Encounter rich historical landmarks with expert guides; Visit locations designated as World Heritage Sites by the United Nations; Explore the waters of the world by cruise, kayak or surf board

Tour Type: Guided

Multiple local tour guides/drivers available throughout your tour/activity

Group Type: Standard group

Tour with fellow travelers from all over the world

Activity Level: Moderate

Designed for travelers in good health who are comfortable with light walking or hiking

Quality: Value

Travel with professional guides, enjoy more time at attractions and/or stay at comfortable accommodations.

Itinerary
Day 01
Rome

Rome

Hotel: Rome Garden Hotel / Hotel Santa Costanza or similar

Welcome to Rome! After a meet & greet at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel (Transfer included!!!). Overnight stay.

Tips:
Earliest check-in is 2:00pm. Please make your travel arrangements accordingly. Check-in earlier than 2:00pm is not guaranteed.

Visiting Attractions

  • Rome Rome
Day 02
Siena

Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence

Hotel: Hotel Raffaello Idealfin / or similar

Departing at 7:15 am from your hotel by a deluxe coach, you will arrive in Assisi, ready to explore, at your own leisure, this tiny town surrounded by walls, built in the Middle Ages. Take your time to visit the basilica of St. Francis, where you will see masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue and, then, have free time for lunch (not included). Board on the bus to reach Siena, a Unesco World Heritage Site, world-known for the Palio, the historical horse race around the shell-shaped town square: Piazza del Campo. Next, you will continue on to Florence, where you will check in at your hotel before enjoying dinner and a well-earned night of rest.

Tips:
Breakfast and dinner are included.

Visiting Attractions

  • Siena Siena
  • Assisi Assisi
  • Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
  • Piazza del Campo Piazza del Campo
  • Duomo di Siena Duomo di Siena
Day 03
Florence

Florence

Hotel: Hotel Raffaello Idealfin or similar

After breakfast, you will spend the day venturing around beautiful Florence, the “Cradle of Renaissance, where, with the help of Michelangelo, Italian art reached its pinnacle. Based on etruscan-roman origins, the city flourished in the Middle Ages as a free “Comune” and was further refined during the Renaissance. You will be fascinated by the uncountable monuments, churches and buildings as Santa Maria del Fiore, more commonly referred to as the Duomo. On your visit, you will be amazed by its magnificent dome built by Filippo Brunelleschi. Cross a small piazza to see the “Campanile” tower (partly designed by Giotto) and the Baptistery, with its bronze doors where Michelangelo imagined the “Gates of Paradise.” In the heart of the city, you will see Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo della Signoria (also known as Palazzo Vecchio), and the Basilica of Santa Croce. Lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce. Spend the afternoon strolling the cobblestone streets of Florence on your own or take a short trip to Pisa (optional), one of the four main historical Marine Republics of Italy. There, you will tour the Piazza dei Miracoli with the Duomo, Pisa’s symbol “the Leaning Tower” and the Baptistery. Dinner at leisure, overnight stay in Florence.

Tips:
Breakfast and lunch are included.

Visiting Attractions

  • Florence Florence
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Piazza del Duomo Piazza del Duomo
  • Giotto's Campanile Giotto's Campanile
  • Palazzo Vecchio Palazzo Vecchio
  • Piazza della Signoria Piazza della Signoria
  • Piazza Santa Croce (Holy Cross Square) Piazza Santa Croce (Holy Cross Square)
Day 04
Venice

Florence - Bologna - Padua - Venice

Hotel: Quality Hotel Delfino Venezia Mestre or similar

After breakfast in Florence, departure to Bologna. There, you will discover the elegant city centre with its “porticos”, it’s shopping streets and so on. From Piazza Malpighi you will walk to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore (Neptune square and Major square) in the heart of the city, then King Renzo’s Palace; Palazzo Podestà and the basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world. Bologna it’s a real gourmet’s heaven…don’t miss a tasty meal at your own leisure! In the afternoon, continue toward Padova, with Sant’Antonio Basilica: one of the most visited churches by pilgrims of the catholic world. Later in the afternoon, arrival in Venice: the City of Love, one of the most romantic cities of the whole world and, undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man! Check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Tips:
Breakfast and dinner are included.

Visiting Attractions

  • Venice Venice
  • Bologna Bologna
  • Piazza Maggiore Piazza Maggiore
Day 05
Venice

Venice

Hotel: Quality Hotel Delfino Venezia Mestre or similar

After breakfast, enjoy your private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco, with “skip the line” tickets to visit the splendid St.Mark’s Basilica and, after this, check out the most iconic places of the “Floating City”: the Palazzo dei Dogi, symbol of Venice’s glorious past, the legendary “Bridge of Sighs”. Spend the afternoon roaming along Venice’s canals at your leisure and then return to the hotel for dinner and overnight

Tips:
Breakfast is included.

Visiting Attractions

  • Venice Venice
  • St. Mark's Square St. Mark's Square
  • St. Mark's Basilica St. Mark's Basilica
  • Bridge of Sighs Bridge of Sighs
  • St. Mark's Campanile St. Mark's Campanile
  • The Lion of Venice The Lion of Venice
  • Grand Canal Grand Canal
Day 06
Tuscany

Venice > Tuscany Wine Region (Montepulciano) > Rome

Hotel: Rome Garden Hotel / Hotel Santa Costanza or similar

After breakfast, departure from Piazzale Roma heading to Tuscany, world-known for its landscapes, its churches and castles and its delicious wines. You will proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval town rich in history and art. Known for its “Nobile” wine, on purchase in local wine houses, Montepulciano also hosts an annual jazz and wine festival every July. Spend the afternoon discovering Montepulciano at your own pace, enjoying free wine tastings in many wine shops and free time for shopping. In the evening, you will arrive in Rome to check in into your hotel.

Tips:
Breakfast and lunch are included.

Visiting Attractions

  • Tuscany Tuscany
Day 07
Vatican City

Rome

Hotel: Rome Garden Hotel / Hotel Santa Costanza or similar

Between 7:45 - 8:00 am, after breakfast, departure from the hotel for the included tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters’s Basilica with our exclusive skip-the-line” access! No stress to reach the area: upon arrival, your guide will lead you into the museums where you’ll visit one of the most important art collections of the world. Walk along the beautiful Galleries of Tapestries and Geographical Maps before admiring Raphael’s Rooms and, then, the amazing Sistine Chapel. After this incredible masterpiece, you will be taken by a privileged door to St. Peters’s Basilica: the biggest church in the world! The tour ends on St.Peter’s Square: enjoy the rest of the day to explore the city at your own leisure or get any one of our selected tours for the afternoon or at night! Overnight stay.

Tips:
Breakfast is included.

Visiting Attractions

  • Vatican City Vatican City
  • Rome Rome
  • Vatican Museums Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter's Basilica St. Peter's Basilica
  • Raphael's Rooms Raphael's Rooms
  • St. Peter's Square St. Peter's Square
Day 08
Rome

Rome

After breakfast, transfer to the airport. Arrivederci!

Visiting Attractions

  • Rome Rome
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Pick-up Details / Transfers
Please confirm airport pick-up and drop-off times with the local operator after booking your tour.
WHAT'S INCLUDED

Package Includes

  • Rome airport pick-up, drop-off
  • Local guides in Florence and Venice
  • Headset
  • Water taxi from hotel to St. Mark's Square in Venice
  • St. Mark's Basilica Skip-the-Line Ticket
  • Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter's Basilica Skip-the-Line guided tour
  • 7-night hotel accommodations
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners

Package Excludes

  • Beverages served during meals
  • Additional meals
  • Wine tasting fees, where applicable
  • Optional half day trip to Pisa
  • Entrance fees to attractions other than those specified in the itinerary
  • New Year's Eve Dinner
  • Optional tips to the guide
  • City tax (payable directly to the hotel at check-in)
Special Notes
  • One piece of luggage per person is the maximum allowed.
  • Drinks / beverages are not included in any meal.
  • This tour/activity is overseen by a select local operator in the region. Upon booking your tour or activity and after receiving confirmation, you will be issued an e-ticket detailing the local operator's name and contact information. If you require assistance finding a specific tour, please contact us for more information.
  • If any of the attractions are closed due to Covid-19, the guide will arrange the itinerary based on the actual situation on the tour date. Please understand. Thanks.

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* Free accommodation for children up to 6 years if they are sharing the room with their parents. Please select Per Child (1 Per Room With Parents) (0-5)
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