Spend unforgettable time exploring the precious gems of Venice, Florence and Rome. Make your way from the world's most romantic city, Venice, to the dazzling world capital of Renaissance, Florence, and its famous Duomo. See the gorgeous Leaning Tower in Pisa and take a Tuscany wine trip. Then on to the inspiring sights of Rome, including the ancient Colosseum, and Vatican, the smallest sovereign country in the world which is set within the borders of Rome.

City:
Venice, Florence, Pisa, Rome
Duration:
10 days
Type:
Private tour
From:
$6,783
Next date:
Flexible

Overview

Day 1
Arrival to Venice

Welcome to Venice - one of the most charming cities of Italy. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel for the check-in.

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Day 2
Venice Sightseeing

After breakfast at your hotel, meet your private guide in the lobby and enjoy a wonderful city tour of all the must-see places. You see the Rialto Bridge and the iconic St. Mark's Basilica.

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Day 3
Day Trip to Murano & Burano Islands

Following breakfast you have a day trip to the exciting and colorful Murano and Burano islands. Located in the Venetian lagoon, Burano Island is famous for its lace making production and Murano is well-known for its glass blowing traditions.

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Day 4
Train to Florence & Sightseeing

In the morning you check-out from the hotel and take a train to Florence. Then meet with your private guide and go on a sightseeing tour of Florence's highlights.

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Day 5
Day Trip to Pisa & Lucca

In the morning after breakfast at your hotel and prepare for a beautiful journey outside of Florence. Upon arrival you have some free time to explore the highlights of Pisa in with its famous Leaning Tower.

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Day 6
Tuscany Wine Trail

In the morning you meet your private driver that takes you on a Tuscany Wine Trail tour. Today you get an insight of Tuscany, explore the fascinating countryside of the Chianti Wine region and discover two of the best wineries.

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Day 7
Train to Rome and Visit of Forum & Colosseum

After breakfast in the hotel you check out and walk to the rail station to board a train to Rome. An hour and a half later you arrive in the Italian capital. Your driver meets you and takes you to your downtown hotel. After check-in your introduction to Rome starts.

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Day 8
Rome Renaissance and Baroque Tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and driver and have a sightseeing tour of the city. You explore the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the famous Fountain of the Four Rivers.

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Day 9
Exploring Vatican

Today is dedicated to Vatican - world’s smallest independent state - Vatican*. You meet your private guide and driver and when inside visit the Apostolic Palace and private apartments of Julius II decorated by Raphael.

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Day 10
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!

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Price

$6,783
Deposit $1,357
Regular package
based on double occupancy
$11,481
Deposit $2,297
Single traveler

What's included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 5-star hotels in Venice, Florence & Rome;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Florentine lunch at one of the most famous restaurants in Tuscany;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Venice - Florence, Florence - Rome;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Private gondola ride in Venice;
  • Private Murano & Burano day trip with a private boat and a professional English-speaking guide;
  • Private day trip to Pisa & Lucca;
  • Private Wine Trail day tour with wine tastings at two famous wineries;
  • 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, optional tours and services, all personal expenses

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Venice

Welcome to Venice - one of the most charming cities of Italy. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel for the check-in.

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

Breakfast is included.

Day 2: Venice Sightseeing

After breakfast at your hotel, meet your private guide in the lobby and enjoy a wonderful walking city tour of all the must-see places.

We’ve carefully chosen the stops on this tour to give you a real insight into the city. You see the Rialto Bridge (and Rialto fish market), walk past the quiet streets, pass 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 find.

Among many sights you discover are the iconic St. Mark's Basilica, where you see the astonishing Pala D'Oro altar. You go up to Loggia dei Cavalli to enjoy the best panoramic views of St. Mark's Square.

Your tour is crowned with an unforgettable experience of a traditional gondola ride. For a half an hour you ride through Venetian canals and admire the best of Venice from the water.

After the tour return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3: Day Trip to Murano & Burano Islands

Following breakfast you have a day trip to the exciting and colorful Murano and Burano islands. Located in the Venetian lagoon, Burano Island is famous for its lace making production and Murano is well-known for its glass blowing traditions.

After the tour you are transferred back to hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4: Train to Florence & Sightseeing

In the morning you check-out from the hotel and your private driver picks you up from the hotel and transfers you to the railway station.

Upon arrival to Florence in about 2 hours you are taken to your downtown hotel for check-in. After some rest you go on a sightseeing tour of Florence's highlights.

Today's program includes visits to the Duomo with its famous Bell-tower and its Baptistery dedicated to St. John the Baptist. 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 enter in Oltrarno where you see numerous local craftsmen shops and 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. We also visit the Galleria dell'Accademia to see the famous Michelangelo's statue David as well before ending the tour on the Ponte Vecchio.

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

Breakfast is included.

Day 5: Day Trip to Pisa & Lucca

In the morning after breakfast at your hotel and prepare for a beautiful journey outside of Florence. You meet your driver in the hotel lobby for a transfer to Pisa.

Upon arrival you have some free time to explore the highlights of Pisa in with its famous Leaning Tower.

Afterwards your driver transfers you to a lesser-known Italian gem called Lucca that is encircled by an unspoiled Renaissance wall. Here you are met by a local guide and go on a 2-hour sightseeing tour of Lucca's main sights.

After the tour you are transferred to your hotel in Florence and have the rest of the evening free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6: Tuscany Wine Trail

In the morning you meet your private driver that takes you on a Tuscany Wine Trail tour.

Today you get an insight of Tuscany, Italy's famous region of great wines, explore the fascinating countryside of the Chianti Wine region and discover two of the best wineries in Tuscany, taste exceptional wines, learn about wine production from a wine expert, enjoy a delicious typical Tuscan meal at one of the most famous restaurants in Tuscany.

After the tour you are transferred back to your hotel in Florence.

Breakfast and lunch are included.

Day 7: Train to Rome and Visit of Forum & Colosseum

After breakfast in the hotel you check out and walk to the rail station to board a train to Rome. An hour and a half later you arrive in the Italian capital. Your driver meets you and takes you to your downtown hotel. After check-in your introduction to Rome starts. 

First you visit Roman forum - most important forum in ancient Rome, situated on low ground between the Palatine and Capitoline hills. The Roman Forum was the scene of public meetings, law courts, and gladiatorial combats in republican times and was lined with shops and open-air markets. Under the empire, when it primarily became a centre for religious and secular spectacles and ceremonies, it was the site of many of the city’s most imposing temples and monuments.

The highlight of your day is a tour of the most well-recognized sight of Rome - the Colosseum.

After the tour you return to the hotel.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8: Rome Renaissance and Baroque Tour

Following breakfast you meet your guide and have a walking tour of the Renaissance and Baroque Rome. You explore 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.

Breakfast is included.

Day 9: Exploring Vatican

In the morning after breakfast meet your guide and driver and head to a walled enclave and the world’s smallest independent state - Vatican*. When inside the Vatican, you visit the Apostolic Palace and private apartments of Julius II decorated by Raphael.

Next you proceed to the Sistine Chapel, where you have enough time to admire Michelangelo's famous frescoes and learn about the intense relationship between Pope Julius II and Michelangelo that drove the artist to create the greatest work of art the world has ever known.

Your tour continues in the vast open spaces of St. Peter’s Basilica where you see a stunning Pieta - a world-famous work of Renaissance sculpture by Michelangelo, and Bernini's impressive Papal Canopy, a legacy left to the Basilica by the Barberini family.

The ending point of your tour is St. Peter’s Square, where you can admire Michelangelo's Dome and the gorgeous colonnades designed by Bernini.

After that you are transferred back to the hotel and have the evening free to enjoy the beauty of Rome on your own.

*Please note: the Vatican is a sacred religious site thus the dress code for visiting it is applied just as when you visit any church in Italy: no shorts – no uncovered knees and shoulders, no backpacks.

Breakfast is included.

Day 10: 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!

Recommended extension: If you would like to extend your Italian vacation, continue exploring its wonders with our extension to Amalfi coast. Contact your specialist for details.

Breakfast is included.

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 5-star hotels in Venice, Florence & Rome;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Florentine lunch at one of the most famous restaurants in Tuscany;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • 1st class train tickets Venice - Florence, Florence - Rome;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Private gondola ride in Venice;
  • Private Murano & Burano day trip with a private boat and a professional English-speaking guide;
  • Private day trip to Pisa & Lucca;
  • Private Wine Trail day tour with wine tastings at two famous wineries;
  • 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, optional tours and services, all personal expenses

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Waterfront palazzos and palaces make drifting down the Grand Canal feel like cruising through a painting. Venice is the most romantic city on Earth.

Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

One of the brightest gems of the Tuscany region, Florence, is the treasure trove, birthplace and cradle of the Renaissance.

Pisa, Italy

Pisa, Italy

Pisa is among the most visited landmarks in Italy, attracting tourists with its iconic sight - the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Rome, Italy

Rome, Italy

The capital of Italy, Rome obtains an unrivaled and unfathomable collection of historical treasures. This safe and welcoming region one of the most popular tourist destinations around the globe.

Vatican, Italy

Vatican, Italy

Vatican is the smallest sovereign country in the world which is set within the borders of Rome. It is the official home of the Roman Catholic Church and the Pope.

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Package type Price
Regular package
based on double occupancy
$6,783
Deposit $1,357
Single traveler
$11,481
Deposit $2,297