Jewels of Italy Winter 2018 2019 - Leisure Holidays

Jewels of Italy Winter 2018 2019Italy

From RM4,853 / per person for 6 nights
This trip reveals all that's special about Italy, including Ancient Rome, Pisa, Florence, Verona and Venice.

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Summary

Explore Italy's sophisticated capitals of Venice, Florence and Rome - the beautiful cobblestone squares, centuries' old tradition and historic highlights like the mighty Colosseum, Leaning Tower of Pisa and spectacular Duomo must-visits on your open-air museum tour of this fascinating destination.


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Itinerary

Transfer

On arrival at Rome Flumicino Airport transfer will operate at 9.30am, 12.30pm and 3.30pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel.

Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Venice Marco Polo Airport at 8am and 9.30am.

Accommodation

Day 1-2: Ergife Palace

Day 3-4: Novotel Firenze Nord

Day 5-6 : Hotel Antony

Day 7: Depart Venice



Sightseeing Tour

Day 1 - Arrive Rome
Meet with your Travel Director and fellow travellers. This evening consider a stroll around this fascinating ancient city and mingle with the locals in beautiful squares with stunning architecture.


Day 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 and view Michelangelo's statue, the Pietà. Afterwards enjoy free time to take in the sights or join an Optional Experience to explore the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.


Day 3 - Rome - Pisa - Florence
This morning leave Rome and head north towards Central Italy. Travel through picturesque scenery in Umbria and Tuscany before arriving in the town of Pisa. Visit the Square of Miracles featuring the Leaning Tower, Cathedral and Baptistery. 


Day 4 - Florence Sightseeing and Free Time
Your Local Specialist gives a superb commentary of the city's history during your walking tour, which includes views of the Baptistery, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive Giotto's Bell Tower and a visit to Piazza della Signoria. Experience a demonstration of fine leatherwork with time to explore on your own. 


Day 5 - Florence - Verona - Venice (Mestre)
Your journey continues north across the dramatic Apennine Mountains to Verona. View the vast Roman Arena, where concerts are still held regularly each year. Stop and view Juliet's balcony in a courtyard which has become a popular tourist site for the tragic story of the Montague and Capulet family feud. Head east to the magical, romantic city of Venice.


Day 6 - Venice 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.


Day 7 - Depart Venice
This morning say 'arrivederci' to Italy, your Travel Director and newfound friends at the end of an unforgettable holiday. Transfers are available to Venice Marco Polo Airport. Conditions apply.

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

On-Trip Transport

Luxury air-conditioned coach

Meals

8 meals as per itinerary - 6 Buffet breakfasts, 2 Three course dinners

Local Specialists

Local specialists to bring locations alive

Travel Director

An expert Travel Director and separate driver

Hotel Charges & Local Taxes

All baggage handling, hotel charges and local taxes

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

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