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Italy Grand Tour

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This two-week tour will leave you astounded - with historical monuments and artwork threaded throughout, you'll find your senses fulfilled at every turn - visiting Rome, Naples and the Pompeii ruins; Tuscany, Venice and Milan... from vineyards and olive groves to Michelangelo's Last Supper, and to top it all off a designer label shopping spree! Enjoy!
Tour itinerary includes
  • City
    City
  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival at the Airport

Your holiday begins...
• Private transfer from the Airport of Rome to your hotel in the city centre 
• Your guide will take you on an amazing walking
   tour in the afternoon
• Discover the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona and much more

Visited:
Rome

Day 2: Historical Monuments in Rome

Ancient history...
• Take a guided tour of the most important Roman amphitheatre in the world - the Colosseum
• Continue towards the archaeological area of the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill
• Visit the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the Basilica of San Pietro

Visited:
Rome

Day 3: Discover ​Southern Italy

Full day tour...
• In the morning, pick-up at your hotel, and travel
   aboard a comfortable bus towards Naples  
• Discover a panoramic view of the romantic
   southern scenery 
• After a typical lunch (included), take a guided tour of the Pompeii ruins    

Visited:
Naples Pompeii

Day 4: Famous Borghese Gallery

The greatest art of all time...
• Walking through the halls of this wonderful building and admire the masterpieces
•  Raphael, Bernini, Caravaggio, Titian, Rubens and many others 
• Explore Borghese Villa Park, an old vineyard transformed

Visited:
Pompeii Rome Florence

Day 5: The Beautiful Land of Florence

Architectural wonders...
• Enjoy a panoramic bus tour of Fiesole, a
   picturesque Roman village
• Stopping at Michelangelo Square, take in a view of the city
• Visit famous monuments, including the Piazza
   Della Signoria and the Basilica of Santa Croce

Visited:
Florence

Day 6: Tuscany and it's Surroundings

Then on to Tuscany...• Visit Pisa's main monuments, including the world-

   famous Leaning Tower of Pisa
• Discover the picturesque San Gimignano, famous
   for its imposing medieval towers
• Last stop, a guided tour of the beautiful city of S
   Siena

Visited:
Florence Pisa San Gimignano Siena Tuscany

Day 7: The Magnificient ​Umbria Region

Vineyards and olive groves...
• Discover the splendid region of Umbria: first stop will be Cortona
• On to Assisi, the birthplace of Saint Francis, and
   one of the most impressive pilgrimage sites
• Finally, you will reach Perugia, an ancient city of
   Etruscan origins

Visited:
Florence Umbria Cortona Assisi Perugia

Day 8: Venice By Train

Romantic gondola ride...
• Once in Venice, a water-taxi will take you to your
   4-star hotel in the historic centre 
• Check-in at the hotel and take some free time for
   lunch and to relax 
• After a walking tour, end with a private romantic
   gondola ride through the Gran Canal

Visited:
Florence Venice

Day 9: Famous Palaces in Venice

Venice's important monuments...
• Take a private walking tour of the Doge’s Palace
   and the St. Mark’s Basilica  
• Visit the interiors of both attractions with an
   accredited guide and skip-the-line access
• A group excursion of the Venetian Lagoon's
   Murano, Burano and Torcello Canal

Visited:
Venice

Day 10: Transfer to Milan

Significant heritage...
• Water-taxi to S.Lucia train station, then catch the high-speed train to reach Milan
• Free time for lunch then take a guided private
   walking tour of the city centre
• Included is a visit of the Last Supper, masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci

Visited:
Venice Milan

Day 11: Monterosso Sul Mare by Boat

Full day excursion...
• Board a bus to the Gulf of Poets (town of La
   Spezia) 
• Explore the beautiful village of Porto Venere,
   declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO  
• Discover Vernazza, a picturesque medieval village dating back to the 1st century AD 

Visited:
Milan

Day 12: Cruising Lake Como

Beautiful sights and sounds...
• Reach the charming village of Como and explore
   its historical centre
• Visit its most important monuments - impressive
   Villa Olmo and the ancient Basilica
• After lunch, you will take a boat to enjoy a nice
   cruise tour on Lake Como 

Visited:
Lake Como Milan

Day 13: ​A Full Day of Shopping

A little indulgence...
• Depart from Milan aboard a luxury bus to 
   McArthurGlen Serravalle Designer Outlet
• Dozens of shops sell a wide assortment of
   clothing of the best-known designers
• Return to Milan in the afternoon for free time to
   relax on your own

Visited:
Milan

Day 14: Your Last Day

Farewell, friend...
• Breakfast at the hotel and end of our service  
• We hope you've enjoyed this holiday
• Please visit us again soon

Visited:
Milan

Rome Naples Pompeii Florence Pisa San Gimignano Siena Tuscany Umbria Cortona Assisi Perugia Venice Milan Lake Como

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. £2,570 / 14 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pers
Price per person £1,810

Included in price:

  • 4* accommodation for 3 nights in Rome, 4 nights in Florence , 2 nights in Venice and 4 nights in Milan
  • Transfer from airport to Hotel; private tour of the Main Squares of Rome on day 1
  • Full-day group tour of Vatican and Colosseum on day 2
  • Full-day group tour from Rome of Naples and Pompeii on day 3
  • Private tour of Borghese Gallery; high speed train from Rome to Florence on day 4
  • Full-day group tour of Florence, with Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery on day 5
  • Full-day semi-private tour of Siena, Pisa and San Gimignano on day 6
  • Tour of the Perugia region, with visit to Assisi and Cortona on day 7
  • High-speed train from Florence to Venice; transfer by water-taxi from the Venice train station to hotel, and private walking tour of Venice with Gondola Ride on day 8
  • Private walking tour of Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica, boat group tour of Venice Islands on day 9
  • Transfer by water-taxi from hotel to Venice train station; high-speed train from Venice to Milan, and private walking tour of the centre of Milan and the Last Supper on day 10
  • Day trip to the Cinque Terre from Milan on day 11
  • Day Trip to Lake Como from Milan and mini-cruise on day 12
  • Shopping tour of Serravalle Outlet from Milan on day 13
  • Transfer from hotel to airport on day 14
  • Lunch on days 2, 3 and 5
  • Tickets included for: Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel; Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill; Pompeii archeological site; Borghese Gallery; Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Gallery; Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica and Last Supper

Not included in price:

  • All items not specifically stated in “Price includes”
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Flights
  • Unmentioned meals
  • Options and extensions
  • Visa fees
  • Airport fees (if there are any)
  • Additional insurance

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