Italian Dream

8 days

from $165 pppd

Trip available from Apr 2017 to Oct 2017.
"Had a fabulous holiday with Trafalgar"
Wendy , Jun 2014

This dream tour displays the best of Rome, Venice and Florence and offers free time to explore each breathtaking city on your own too. Get a close look at the Romans' legacy through the impressive Colosseum, Venice's effortless beauty and the influence of the Renaissance through Florence's art.

Trip type:
CostSaver
Trip code:
ITAD

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1.

    ARRIVE ROME (2 NIGHTS)

    Welcome to Rome. Relax and unwind after check-in and meet with your Travel Director this afternoon. Tonight perhaps take a stroll through the city and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

    Hotel

    Pinewood/Ergife Palace

  • 2.

    ROME SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Your Local Specialist takes you on a sightseeing tour with a visit to the Vatican City. Visit the awe-inspiring St. Peter's Basilica to view Michelangelo's statue, the Pietà. Don't miss the opportunity to join an Optional Experience to visit inside the famous Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums. View the mighty Colosseum and see the ancient sites of Rome. Afterwards you have free time to take in the sights or join an Optional Experience to explore the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 3.

    ROME – VENICE (MARGHERA) (2 NIGHTS)

    Follow the Upper Tiber Valley past the medieval hilltop towns of Orte and Orvieto in Umbria to Tuscany, a unique and fertile landscape with olive groves and vineyards stretching into the distance. Cross the dramatic Apennine Mountains and arrive later close to the magical city of Venice.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast
    Dinner

    Hotel

    Mercure Marghera

  • 4.

    VENICE ORIENTATION AND FREE TIME

    Watch the Venetian craftsmen at work creating local specialities at a glassblowing workshop on Giudecca island. Savour the unique sights of Venice as you cruise by private launch to its heart, St. Mark’s Square. Marvel at the Bridge of Sighs, the magnificent Doge’s Palace and the Byzantine basilica adorned with glass mosaics. Explore this fascinating city in your free time or perhaps take a cruise across the lagoon to Burano island for a delicious meal.”

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

  • 5.

    VENICE (MARGHERA) – VERONA – FLORENCE (2 NIGHTS)

    Drive west to Verona, the home of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet. View the vast Roman Arena during your walking orientation, where concerts are still held, and then see Juliet's Balcony. Your journey continues through the gastronomic region of Emilia Romagna to Tuscany and your hotel near the Renaissance city of Florence.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Novotel Firenze Nord

  • 6.

    FLORENCE SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME

    Florence enjoys a unique artistic heritage. Experience the delights during your sightseeing tour on foot with a knowledgeable Local Specialist. View the Baptistery renowned for its carved bronze doors, the marble Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's impressive Bell Tower and visit Piazza della Signoria. Enjoy a demonstration of leatherwork, with time afterwards to explore or to shop for high-quality Italian goods and 18-carat gold jewellery.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast
    Dinner

  • 7.

    FLORENCE – ASSISI – ROME

    Through the rolling countryside of Tuscany into Umbria. You arrive at the mystical town of Assisi on the slopes of Mount Subasio. See the sights of St. Francis’ birthplace, including the medieval ramparts. Later on your final night in Rome, you might like to celebrate the end of your holiday with a special dinner.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

    Hotel

    Pinewood

  • 8.

    DEPART ROME

    Say 'arrivederci' to Rome, your Travel Director and newfound friends as you prepare for your journey home. Transfers are available to Rome Fiumicino airport. Conditions apply.

    Meal(s)

    Buffet Breakfast

What's Always Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Assisi

    Orientation of this beautiful town dedicated to St. Francis
  • Florence

    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Baptistery, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Giotto's Bell Tower
  • Rome

    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes a visit to St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican and views of the mighty Colosseum
  • Venice

    Cruise by private boat to St. Marks Square. Visit a traditional glassblowing workshop on Giudecca Island
  • Verona

    View the Roman Arena and Juliet's Balcony on an orientation walk

Dining

  • 7 buffet breakfasts

  • 2 three course dinners

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. Please refer to the price panel

Airport Transfers

Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

Optional Experiences

We offer a range of Optional Experiences and entertainment options to complement our trips. These are purchased when you are on your trip, via your Trafalgar Travel Director. Depending on the region visited, these can be paid with cash or credit card. We are sorry but at this time we are unable to display all optionals for this trip. Where available, these Optional Experiences will be added to our website shortly.

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