2020 - Taste of Italy

7 Days/6 Nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Visit the famed Accademia Gallery, and marvel at Michelangelo's masterpiece of sculpture, the David statue.
  • Visit charming Orvieto on the way to Rome and indulge in a tasting of local wines.
  • Step into the grandeur of the Vatican Museums on our privately guided tour with entrance to the Sistine Chapel.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Gondola Ride in Venice
  • Michelangelo's David Sculpture
  • Time at Leisure in Bologna
  • Local Wine Tasting in Orvieto
  • Guided Tour of the Colosseum and Forum in Rome
  • Vatican Museums with Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica

    Dining Experiences:

  • 6 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L), and 3 dinners (D), including a welcome dinner in Venice, and farewell dinner in a charming Rome neighborhood.

    Hotels:

  • Hotel Bonvecchiati, Venice (2 nights)
  • Starhotel Tuscany, Florence (2 nights)
  • The Tribune Hotel or similar, Rome (2 night)

    (Please note: Unlike most of our other tours, no hotels on the Taste of Italy tour offer triple rooms.)

  • Call (345) 949-8182 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14892999

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2020
    Duration
    7 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1VeniceVenice & Welcome Dinner : Meet your tour director at 4:00 PM for a welcome drink, and take a one-hour orientation walk around the city known as the 'Queen of the Adriatic.' Spend a couple of hours exploring on your own before gathering again for an ample dinner with your fellow travelers. (D)
    Day 2VeniceThe Sights of Venice & Gondola Ride : Take a guided walking tour of Venice, 'La Serenissima,' the most serene of cities, with its glorious architecture, and its charming bridges and canals. Visit the magnificent Doge's Palace and the acclaimed Piazza and Basilica of San Marco. Journey along the canals for a view of the city from a gondola - truly, an unforgettable experience. Delight in an evening of exploring and dinner on your own. (B)
    Day 3FlorenceVenice, Bologna & Florence : Take a private water taxi from your hotel to your coach and travel on to Florence. During your journey you'll stop for free time and lunch on your own at the lively historic foodie city of Bologna. Arrive at your hotel outside Florence's city center. After a short break, depart for a short orientation walk in this beautiful city, the capital of Tuscany, and the birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy a typical Tuscan dinner with your group at a local Florence restaurant. (B,D)
    Day 4FlorenceFlorence Walking Tour & The Accademia Gallery : Take a guided walking tour of Florence and marvel at the sights of the city center such as the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria. Visit the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo's iconic sculpture of David. Savor a local lunch in the heart of Florence, where the sauce is handcrafted with locally-sourced tomatoes. After lunch you'll have the rest of the day to explore this magnificent city at your leisure. (B,L)
    Day 5RomeOrvieto & Rome : This morning you're off to the Eternal City with a special and delicious stop in Orvieto for a local wine tasting. They say that all roads lead to Rome, and today yours will certainly do so as you are immersed in Italy's natural beauty and surrounded by breathtaking vistas. Take a walking tour to the heart of Rome to see the towering Trevi Fountain and the picturesque Spanish Steps, then spend the evening exploring and dining as you please. Your hotel is tonight is in Rome's historic center. (B)
    Day 6RomeRome & The Vatican : It's a full day as you visit the historic Colosseum, the iconic structure of imperial Rome constructed between 72 and 80 AD. This engineering marvel could hold between 50,000 - 80,000 spectators of public spectacles, gladiator battles, and classical dramas. Walk among the ghosts of the Caesars in the ruins of the Forum, the ancient heart of the Roman Empire. Enjoy a short break for lunch before your visit to the Vatican with a privately guided tour of the Museums with entrance to the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica.* Then it's off to your dinner in a charming Roman neighborhood. (*Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica subject to occasional closure by the Vatican.) (B, D)
    Day 7RomeTour Ends in Rome : Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    05/24/2020$2,599.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/07/2020$2,599.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/21/2020$2,599.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/05/2020$2,599.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/26/2020$2,599.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/09/2020$2,499.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/06/2020$2,499.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/20/2020$2,399.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/04/2020$2,099.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/18/2020$1,999.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    11/01/2020$1,949.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    11/15/2020$1,899.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    12/13/2020$1,899.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Venice to Rome : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Hotel Bonvecchiati, Venice (2 nights)
    Starhotel Tuscany, Florence (2 nights)
    The Tribune Hotel or similar, Rome (2 night)

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    • 2020 - Taste of Italy

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      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Visit the famed Accademia Gallery, and marvel at Michelangelo's masterpiece of sculpture, the David statue. Visit charming Orvieto on the way to Rome and indulge in a tasting of local wines.

     
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