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A Taste of Italy (LH2019)

Code: LH-2019

A 7-Day Globus Tours tour starting from $2,249.00

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2019-04-01 2019-04-07 2,249.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-04-15 2019-04-21 2,349.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-04-29 2019-05-05 2,349.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-05-13 2019-05-19 2,379.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-05-27 2019-06-02 2,379.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-06-10 2019-06-16 2,479.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-06-24 2019-06-30 2,379.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-07-08 2019-07-14 2,289.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-07-22 2019-07-28 2,289.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-08-05 2019-08-11 2,279.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-08-19 2019-08-25 2,279.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-09-02 2019-09-08 2,429.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-09-16 2019-09-22 2,429.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-09-30 2019-10-06 2,429.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-10-14 2019-10-20 2,299.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2019-10-28 2019-11-03 2,249.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.


Globus Disclaimer - Indicates that this departure and vacation is available for 2019 early booking. All tours will be open for 2019 bookings in the Fall of 2018. Vacation upgrades and/or additions will not be available for early booking, as well as, any extra pre- or post-night pricing until the Fall of 2018. With the exception of Journeys Club discounts, future travel promotions are not applicable and are not retroactive on early bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Applies to new 2019 bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.

Price Details US
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement: $385, $460 (June 10)Triple room reduction per person: $70Extra nights per person in Rome:in single room $172-$237, in twin $112-$170, in triple $98-$153Extra nights per person in Venice:in single room $221-$230, in twin $190-$202, in triple $166-$171


All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-866-475-7023 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Italy

Cities Visited:

See Description


Sightseeing Highlights

City Highlights
ROME
Welcome dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and the ColosseumSAN GIMIGNANO
[LF] Wine tasting and lunch; orientationFLORENCE
Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria SquareVENICE
Private boat ride, guided walking tour, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration with exclusive gift; [LF] farewell drink at Caffé Florian

Travelers Notes
Headsets throughout the tour.

Overview

Title
A Taste of Italy

Vacation Overview
You’ve heard about Italy—its mouth-watering cuisine, excellent wine, fabulous art, splendid beauty, ancient ruins, extraordinary statues, and remarkable architecture—and now it is your turn to experience it. On this Italy tour, get a taste of what the country has to offer and explore its most famous cities: Rome, Florence, and Venice. Have your camera ready as you discover the historical sights of Rome, including the Colosseum, the amphitheater used for deadly gladiatorial contests; St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, world-famous for Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings. You’ll see ancient buildings and ruins, and you’ll be able to imagine what life was like thousands of years ago. Visit San Gimignano, the medieval hilltop town with its towers, and enjoy a Chianti wine tasting, followed by lunch. In Florence, known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world and often referred to as the art capital of Italy, enjoy an escorted walking tour that includes a visit to the Academy of Fine Arts to see Michelangelo’s famous David; later spend time shopping for local Florentine goods. In Venice, you’ll see the must-see sights, such as St. Mark’s Square and Basilica and Doges’ Palace. You’ll also have time to explore the maze of streets and discover hidden treasures in their back alleys. To top it all off, enjoy a farewell drink at the famous Caffe Florian in St. Mark’s Square and enjoy this prime people-watching spot. Throughout this Italy tour, Globus has arranged VIP access, so you’ll skip the lines at the famous sights. This gives you more time to experience all there is to see and more time to taste Italy’s sumptuous cuisine, shop for Italian goods, and explore the stunning churches and museums. Just imagine the memories you’ll create on this fabulous Italian vacation!


Year Round Offers

  • Save by forming your own group of 5 or more
  • Triple Room Reduction Available for most tours
  • 10% Discount for Young Travelers 8-17 yrs old
  • Pay less for your second vacation in the same year

A Taste of Italy (LH2019) Day 1:
ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY. Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)


Day 2:
ROME. Guided sightseeing of the “Eternal City” starts with a visit to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, followed by a visit to monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Then, enjoy views of other major sites as you drive to the Roman Forum to visit the ancient COLOSSEUM, where gladiators once fought. Afterward time at leisure; optional excursions are available. (B)

Day 3:
ROME–SAN GIMIGNANO–FLORENCE. A scenic drive along the Highway of the Sun offer views of towns like Orte and Orvieto, perched high atop a volcanic rock on your way to Tuscany and its hill-clad vineyards. Stop in San Gimignano, the medieval hilltop town with its tower houses for [LF] a Chianti WINE TASTING, followed by lunch. Time to wander through the historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before continuing to Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance.” (B,L)

Day 4:
FLORENCE. Meet your Local Guide, and visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo’s celebrated David. Continue your walking tour through the historic center and stand in awe in front of the the magnificent cathedral, admire Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE, and take pictures of Ponte Vecchio. Afterward, you may wish to shop for Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry, sold by the ounce. (B)

Day 5:
FLORENCE–VENICE ISLAND. A spectacular drive through the wooded Apennine Hills brings you to Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe. Enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT, then follow your Local Guide for a walking tour featuring ST. MARK’S SQUARE, a favorite location for many movies. See the byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES’ PALACE and the famous BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old tradition, and receive an exclusive gift, just for you! (B)

Day 6:
VENICE ISLAND. Immerse yourself in the wonderful atmosphere of Venice. Wander through the narrow streets, discover Rialto Bridge, and top it all off with [LF] a farewell drink at the famous CAFFÈ FLORIAN while musicians entertain you. Later, why not join an optional cruise to the charming island of Burano, followed by a delicious meal of local specialties? (B)

Day 7:
VENICE ISLAND. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)


All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-866-475-7023 to confirm availability and pricing.

Globus Tours

Meals
Full buffet breakfast daily; 1 lunch with wine tasting in San Gimignano; 1 three-course welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Rome; farewell drink in Venice

Transportation
Motorcoach; private boat ride in Venice. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-866-475-7023 to confirm availability and pricing.

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