Private Tour of Italy from Milan to Rome - Firebird Tours ®
Milan, Italy
Venice, Italy
Florence, Italy
Rome, Italy
Verona, Italy

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Trip Overview

Get ahold of the ultimate Italy itinerary, featuring the most iconic destinations of the country all in one trip! Traverse the main must-sees during panoramic tours, including trendy Milan, romantic Verona and Venice, artistic Florence, and Eternal Rome with local professional guides. Enjoy easy connections and stays at best central 4-star hotels, moreover, the program is fully customizable and can be tailored around your preferences.
 

Tour type:
Private
Tour rating:
4.97 / 5, Based on
  • BEST HOTELS
  • 4-star centrally located hotels
    Standard rooms
    7 nights
  • BEST CONNECTIONS
  • Private airport/railway station transfers
    5 train rides between cities
  • BEST SIGHTSEEING
  • 4 guided walking city tours
    1 day trip outside cities
  • MEALS
  • 7 breakfasts

Day-by-Day

Day 1
Arrival in Milan

Welcome to the gorgeous Northern Italy city and the world's fashion capital, Milan! Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is at your own leisure to relax after the trip.

No meals included.

Day 2
Milan City Tour & Train to Verona

Following breakfast, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and have a 3-hour walking tour of Milan to learn more about the city’s history and reputation as a fashion capital.

You start your exploration of Milan at Piazza del Duomo and marvel at the world-known Milan Duomo, the Gothic cathedral and the highest sight in the city which took about six centuries to build. Then you walk through nearby-located Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and reach La Scala Theatre. Prepare to be wowed by the prestigious Milan opera house.

You continue to the picturesque Brera district to feel the historical atmosphere of the city. Explore the public areas with stories of its 15th-century owners ringing in your ears. Afterwards, you make a stop at Castello Sforzesco to see history and style combined with Milanese flair.

After the tour, you return to your hotel to pick up your luggage and your private driver transfers you to the train station for your train to Verona. Upon arrival in 1,5 hours, your private driver transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in and you have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3
Day Trip to Venice

Following breakfast at the hotel, your private driver transfers you to the train station for your train to Venice. Upon arrival in about 1 hour, you meet your private guide and enjoy a wonderful 3-hour walking city tour of all the must-see places (no entrances).

We’ve carefully chosen the stops on this tour to give you a real insight into the city. Among many sights you discover are the iconic St. Mark's Basilica, set on the Piazza San Marco (St. Mark's Square), it is among the best-recognized symbols of Venice. Next on your list is the famous 17th-century Bridge of Sighs, or Ponte dei Sospiri; this renown limestone landmark connects the building of the Doge's Palace with the prisons, the bridge was named by Lord Byron.

Other places you see today are the Rialto Bridge and Rialto fish market, walk past the quiet streets, peaceful canals and go beyond the areas that visitors usually see. This is where Venice is hiding its best architecture and secret stories – and that’s what we’re out to explore.

After the sightseeing tour, you return to the Venice train station by the vaporetto waterbus to catch your return train to Verona. Upon arrival in 1,5 hours, your private driver transfers you to your hotel and you have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4
Verona City Tour & Train to Florence

Following breakfast at your hotel and check-out, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and enjoy a 2-hour walking city tour of Verona, the city renown worldwide for being the place of action of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet". Verona is a crossroads of history and a mosaic of landscapes: the gentle hills and the sinuous river embrace this checkerboard of streets with its soaring red-brick towers.

During the tour, you explore the main highlights of the city, including Piazza Brà, Roman Arena, della Scala castle and famous Scaligero family tombs. Juliet’s house is naturally on the program too!

After the tour, you return to your hotel to pick up your luggage and your private driver transfers you to the train station for your train to Florence. Upon arrival in 1,5 hours, your private driver transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in and you have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 5
Florence City Tour

After breakfast in your hotel, you meet with your private guide and go on a 3-hour walking tour of Florence's highlights (no entrances).

Today's program includes an exploration of the Piazza del Duomo where you see the magnificent monument of Piazza del Duomo, including the Cathedral and its famous Dome.

As you proceed to the main square of the city - Piazza della Repubblica - you pass by the touristic area of the Strozzi Palace a bustling shopping street, via Tornabuoni. 

Then you continue to the Oltrarno where you see numerous local craftsmen shops and the beautiful Santo Spirito Church and Convent, built for the Agostinian monks. In this very part of the city, you can find the first official work of Michelangelo dating back to the age when he was 17 years old. Before ending the tour, you see the renown Florence symbol, the Ponte Vecchio.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and enjoy the evening at your own leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6
Day at Leisure & Train to Rome

After breakfast and check-out you can explore and enjoy Florence on your own. After breakfast you can do some independent sightseeing, shop for souvenirs or have a good rest. We suggest visiting the Uffizi Gallery, the Pitti Palace or joining one of our carefully planned optional tours.

In the afternoon, your private driver meets you at the hotel lobby and transfers you to the station for your train to Rome. Upon arrival in about 1,5 hours, your private driver transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in and you have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7
Rome City Tour

After breakfast in your hotel, you meet with your private guide and go on a 3-hour walking tour to discover the famous ancient treasures of the Eternal City.

First, you make your way to Rome's hallmark site - the Colosseum. Originally known by the name of Flavius amphitheater, it was the biggest and most imposing building of its kind in the Roman world, designed as an arena for the fights of Roman gladiators and could hold up to 70 thousand spectators. You admire the Colosseum from the outside and have amazing photo opportunities at its ancient walls.

Then you proceed with a walking city tour to see the most famous attractions and hidden treasures of the Eternal City. You see the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers, as well as witness the masterpieces by Bernini, Borromini, and many others.

After the tour, your guide takes you back to the hotel and you have the evening at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8
Departure

This is the last day of your amazing tour to Italy! After breakfast your driver meets you at the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

​​Breakfast is included.


Included

7 nights at centrally-located 4-star hotels

  • Hand picked hotels
  • Best value rooms
  • Restaurant
7 nights at centrally-located 4-star hotels

Always included:

  • Best location for sightseeing
  • Breakfasts
  • All taxes and fees

What's Included
  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star hotels in Milan, Verona, Florence and Rome;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides in Milan, Venice, Verona, Florence and Rome;
  • 2nd class train tickets: Milan - Verona, Verona - Venice - Verona, Verona - Florence, Florence - Rome;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, other meals not mentioned in the program, entrance tickets, optional tours and services, all personal expenses, gratuities.

Tour Highlights
  • Fully tailor-made program according to your interest;
  • Your own professional local guides and drivers;
  • Convenient transfers between cities throughout the program;
  • Full flexibility of hotel options;
  • Comprehensive city tour of Milan, Verona, Florence, and Rome;
  • Guided day tour to Venice and waterbus ride.
What to Know
  • You can expect to find some shops and restaurants closed from 1-4 p.m. as it is "Riposo" time, Italy’s midday siesta. Most places will be also closed on Sundays
  • Most restaurants won’t open until 7 p.m. or later
  • Tipping in restaurants is included in the bill, the cover charge is called ”coperto”. A charge from $1 to $3 will be noted on the menu.
  • Make sure you have coins, in Italy you will be typically charged from 1 to 2 Euros to enter a public restroom

Dates & Rates

Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$2,450
Deposit $500
Two travelers: double occupancy
$2,750
Deposit $550
Package type Price
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$2,450
Deposit $500
Two travelers: double occupancy
$2,750
Deposit $550

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I think that no place on Earth can be more interesting to tour than Italy

A million times thank you! Italy is an incredibly beautiful country. I think that no place on Earth can be more interesting to tour than Italy. Venice is the living definition of romance, so stunning with gandolas and canals. The truly Italian feeling and ...

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Superb tour to Italy! You really deserve a round of applause

I wasn't sure what to expect from our trip to Italy but my mom and I were very surprised with how smoothly everything went. Only a few minor hiccups that were too minor to even mention. We enjoyed the guided tours because all the views were really great and the buildings so old. The sites were a bit crowded but still ...

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Firebird made our trip worth every penny!

Firebird Tours did an amazing job! The tour guides were knowledgeable and engaging, the drivers were prompt, the itinerary was awesome! The hotels were very nice and in great locations, we could walk everywhere from our hotel. Firebird took care of every single detail, down to arranging to have our driver pick us up ...

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I think that no place on Earth can be more interesting to tour than Italy

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October 16, 2016

Superb tour to Italy! You really deserve a round of applause

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Firebird made our trip worth every penny!

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