ROME, FLORENCE & VENICE – COLLETTE TOURS
8 DAYS - 9 MEALS OCTOBER 22ND – 29TH, 2020
$4,049.00 PER PERSON DBL
INCLUDES AIR FROM TAMPA
BOOK BEFORE APRIL 23RD, 2020 AND SAVE $200.00
Day 1: Overnight Flight
Join us for a fabulous Italian adventure, featuring the magic of Rome, Florence and Venice. Come along with us and embrace the history, culture, art and romance of this incredible country.
Day 2: Rome, Italy - Tour Begins
Welcome to Rome. This evening, meet your fellow travelers over a welcome dinner. Today dinner will be included.
Day 3: Rome - Classical Rome City Tour
This morning, a locally guided tour of Classical Rome will allow you to discover famous sights such as the Baths of Caracalla, the legendary Aventine and Palatine Hills, the ancient Circus Maximus, and the Arch of Constantine. During an in-depth visit to the Colosseum, your guide recounts its rich history. The mythic Pantheon and the Piazza Navona are also featured. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Perhaps a trip to Vatican City, with an optional tour to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica, will be on your personal sightseeing list.
Day 4: Florence
This morning you continue to Florence – the “Cradle of the Italian Renaissance.” Upon arrival, discover the Academy Gallery to see Michelangelo’s magnificent sculpture of David. The remainder of the day is yours to explore Florence’s cultural riches independently.
Day 5: Florence
This morning, meet a local expert for a walking tour of this city that is a work of art all its own. Your guide will highlight the Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and the Baptistry. You also visit the Piazza della Signoria with its impressive Palazzo Vecchio.
Day 6: Florence - Bologna - Venice
Today, travel the beautiful Emilia Romagna region to Bologna. Join a local expert on a leisurely paced walking tour highlighting the culinary side of this historic city. Explore one of Bologna’s oldest food markets and check out traditional food shops.
Later, continue to Venice, often called La Serenissima (the most serene) of cities. The remainder of the day is yours to independently explore the hidden spots of this charming city; perhaps you will take an optional gondola ride.
Day 7: Venice
Explore enchanting Venice with its 117 tiny islands surrounded by a latticework of 150 canals and 400 bridges. Your Venetian journey opens on Murano Island for a glass-blowing demonstration. Then we make our way to St. Mark’s Square, the city's lively hub. A local expert will guide you on a walking tour through the area highlighting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Clock Tower with its famous Moors. Toast the end of your Italian adventure at your farewell dinner.
Day 8: Venice – Tour ends.
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