Italian Elegance

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 5-99 yrs
  • max group size 40
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-21107
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Rome, Italy
  • Ends Venice, Italy
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Rome: Discover ancient treasures of Rome with a passionate local. See Circus Maximus and the Ancient Forum, and stand beside the Colosseum, which bears witness to the limitless courage of the gladiators.
  • Florence: Stand beside Michelangelo's monumental statue, 'David', in the Accademia Gallery, and admire the exquisite technique and absorbing history behind the world's most famous sculpture.
  • Florence: Take a stroll with your Travel Director to Piazza Santa Croce and immerse yourself in the essence of la dolce vita of Florence while you enjoy a typical Italian treat in a local café.
  • Florence: Enjoy a stroll through Renaissance Florence and admire the medieval buildings that gave birth to this new style of architecture.
  • San Gimignano: Visit the medieval Manhattan of Italy!
  • Lucca: Explore the city of Lucca. Admire the churches, piazzas and palaces within the medieval ramparts.
  • Pisa: During your orientation, your Travel Director will show you the baptistery bristling with marble spines, and the colonnaded bell tower lurches behind the 11th century cathedral - the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa.
  • Portofino: Cruise from Santa Margherita and get a taste of the sweet life in this elegant fishing village.
  • Cinque Terre: Led by your Local Expert, visit this unique UNESCO World Heritage Site, tucked away on the mountainous Italian Riviera coastline. Explore one of the five charming fishing villages for some memorable pictures.
  • Portofino: Cruise from Santa Margherita and get a taste of the sweet life in this elegant fishing village.
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The "Italian Elegance" tour starts in Rome and ends in Venice. It is a city sightseeing trip that takes 12 days taking you through Rome, Lake Maggiore, Florence and 6 other destinations in Italy. "Italian Elegance" is a guided group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Experience the food and fun of Italy on this 12-day guided tour. In Rome, see the Colosseum where gladiators fought to the death, then visit the Vatican Museums with a Local Expert. Travel from Florence to the heart of Tuscany, stopping in scenic San Gimignano for a taste of gelato with a world-champion gelato maker; later, arrive at your hotel for a sampling of the region’s most robust red wines. Prop up the Leaning Tower of Pisa for a photo and see the UNESCO World Heritage Site Cinque Terre with a Local Expert, who will join you for a sea-to-table feast in the medieval town of Monterosso. Allow yourself to be serenaded as you float along the canals of Venice in a traditional gondola, and watch a renowned craftsman blow Venetian glass into a masterful work of art.
ITINERARY Expand All
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  • Day 1: Welcome to the Eternal City of Rome
  • Day 2: Rome Sightseeing and the Vatican
  • Day 3: Renaissance Florence
  • Day 4: The flavours of San Gimignano Relaxed Start
  • Day 5: The Chianti Hills to Pisa, Lucca and Santa Margherita
  • Day 6: The Cinque Terre and Portofino
  • Day 7: Lake Maggiore Relaxed Start
  • Day 8: Cortina dAmpezzo
  • Day 9: Experience the Dolomites Relaxed Start
  • Day 10: Venice, Queen of the Adriatic Relaxed Start
  • Day 11: Venice at Leisure Relaxed Start
  • Day 12: Arrivederci Venice
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • Dinner with Wine (x6)
  • Breakfast (x11)
  • Lunch with Wine
Accommodation
  • Hotel Romanico Palace, Rome. hotel
  • Villasanpaolo, San Gimignano. hotel
  • Best Western Regina Elena, Santa Margherita Ligure. hotel
  • Hotel Simplon, Baveno. hotel
  • Hotel de la Poste, Cortina d'Ampezzo. hotel
  • Splendid Venice - Starhotels Collezione. hotel
Transport
  • Travel by coach
Guide
  • Experienced Driver Guide
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Rome and from Venice are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Italian Elegance tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Italian Elegance tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 30 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 30 July 2024, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Italian Elegance tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Italian Elegance tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children below 16 who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
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