Rome, Florence and Venice are the stars of the show on the most incredible of Italy trips. This unforgettable trio features visits to food markets, ancient Roman ruins and the artistry of great masters. But that's not all, as you'll also get to dine with an Italian family in their beautiful Tuscan villa.

Our prices start from

$ 2,295 LAND ONLY

10 Days • GUIDED • 13Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Services of a well-being director
  • Services of a travel director
  • All on-tour transportation and related fees
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Airport transfers at specified times on arrival and departure days
  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunches, 3 dinners

Itinerary

Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Welcome to Rome

Grand Palatino

Dinner Included

You're in for a "bellissimo" journey through the spectacular cities of Italy, which kicks off in the Eternal City of Rome. Join your travel companions and Travel Director for a memorable welcome reception. Your introduction to la dolce vita begins with a short walk this evening to see the timeless Roman Colosseum and the ancient center of Rome - the Forum.

Day 2 - Explore Ancient Rome and the Vatican City

Grand Palatino

Breakfast, Lunch Included

We embark on a very special Dive Into Culture sightseeing tour with our Local Specialist at the Vatican this morning. Skip the queue and wander through its Museums and the Sistine Chapel, admiring the artistry of great masters and walking in the footsteps of popes who have found peace within its beautiful green landscapes for centuries. Visit St Peter's Basilica before continuing to the Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo, where you'll enjoy a tour of its gardens and lunch in its beautiful surrounds before returning to Rome.

Day 3 - Rome Your Way

Grand Palatino

Breakfast Included

Enjoy a full free day to explore Rome your way or consider an optional experience delving into the tragic history of Pompeii when you explore a Roman city frozen in time by the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Your Local Specialist will bring ancient Roman history to life before you return to Rome, passing the Abbey of Montecassino, the site of an epic battle in 1944.

Day 4 - Admire Assisi and on to Florence

In Assisi, visit St. Francis' Basilica and see Giotto's frescoes with your local guide.

Grand Mediterraneo

Breakfast Included

Journey north to the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi where your Local Specialist will take you to the Basilica of St. Francis, the final resting place of this famous saint where we will see Giotto's enchanting frescoes. Later we continue our journey through the scenic Tuscan countryside to Florence.

Day 5 - Discover Renaissance Florence

Grand Mediterraneo

Breakfast Included

Enjoy a leisurely encounter with the artistic and architectural marvels of Florence during your walking tour with a Local Specialist. Visit the striking Piazza della Signoria with its impressive sculptures and palazzi. Amble through the charming cobblestone lanes to the multi-colored marble Duomo and Baptistery, before admiring the scenic view of the Ponte Vecchio straddling the Arno River. Learn about the quality and workmanship of two of this city's historic industries at demonstrations of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold. Spend the rest of the afternoon sauntering through the historic center of Florence, shopping for high-quality leather for which the city is famous, or admiring the artistic contribution of the Medici at every turn.

Day 6 - Uncover Pisa’s Treasures

Your unforgettable encounter with Tuscany continues this evening as you Connect With Locals over dinner at a Be My Guest experience, joining the Landi family at their home near Florence, set within a garden of oak trees against the backdrop of Tuscan vineyards and olive groves where they produce olive oil and wine.

Grand Mediterraneo

Breakfast, Dinner Included

After free time in Florence, cross the fertile Arno Valley to Pisa and join a Local Specialist to visit the Square of Miracles, home to the incredible Leaning Tower and beautifully sculpted marble Cathedral. See the ornate Baptistery and the Camposanto, built on sacred soil brought back from the Holy Land during the Crusades.

Day 7 - Journey to Bologna and Venice

Your Bologna sightseeing tour with a local guide includes views of the Kissing Towers.

Principe

Breakfast Included

Travel north, through the Apennines, to the medieval city of Bologna, perhaps best known for the delicious pasta sauce that bears its name. Your sightseeing tour with a Local Specialist includes views of the Kissing Towers which lean towards each other, seemingly poised to embrace. Then it's off to the romantic island city of Venice with its rich cultural and artistic heritage. Spend time at leisure gliding along its enchanting canals in a gondola or wander through the city's labyrinthine lanes, over bridges and into quiet campi.

Day 8 - Cruise Venice’s Canals

Observe the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island.

Principe

Breakfast Included

Savor the iconic and unexpected highlights of Venice as you cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square to admire the Bridge of Sighs, Palladian churches, Customs House, St. Mark's Basilica and the ornate Doge's Palace. This afternoon, Dive Into Culture and gain insights into the delicate Venetian art of glassblowing. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.

Day 9 - Experience Venice’s Food Market

Principe

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Sites made famous in poetry, song and prose are explored today when we join a Local Specialist for a Small Group Sightseeing walking tour from our hotel along the canals to the famous Rialto Bridge, where all the flavors of Italy come to life at a centuries-old food market. Amble through the narrow calli of Venice and admire the beautiful architecture, walking over the Rialto Bridge before spending the rest of the day to visit the sights of your choice. Our love affair with Italy's great Italian cities comes to an end this evening as we enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Day 10 - Farewell Venice

Breakfast Included

For now it's time to say a fond arrivederci to Italy and newfound friends who have shared in the memorable sights, sounds and flavors. Find out more about your free airport transfer with your AAA Travel Agent

2022 Tour Dates

January
14
:
$2,646
|
21, 28
:
$2,511
|
February
4, 18, 25
:
$2,511
|
March
4, 11, 18
:
$2,538
|
25
:
$2,727
|
April
1, 8
:
$2,970
|
15
:
$3,051
|
22, 29
:
$3,515
|
May
6, 13, 20, 27
:
$3,515
|
June
3, 10, 17, 24
:
$3,515
|
July
1, 8, 15, 22, 29
:
$3,515
|
August
5, 12, 19, 26
:
$3,515
|
September
2, 9, 23, 30
:
$3,515
|
October
7, 14
:
$3,515
|
21
:
$2,850
|
28
:
$2,475
|
November
4, 11, 25
:
$2,295
|
December
9
:
$2,295
|
18
:
$2,375
|
23
:
$2,825
|
27
:
$2,525
|

Pricing is subject to change without notice. It is inevitable prices or details may have changed since initially provided, see your AAA Travel Agent for current pricing. Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on November 4, 2022 travel date. International airfare is additional.

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