Departures dates in 2019:
Starting at $2379 (Taxes included per person):
February: 09 & 23
March: 09 & 16
From Toronto: Starting from $2379 taxes included / person
From Montreal: Starting from $2479 taxes included / person
From Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver & Halifax: Starting from $2579 taxes included / person
Starting at $2679 (taxes included per person):
March: 23 & 30
April: 06 - 13 - 20 & 27
May: 02 - 04 - 09 - 11 - 16 - 18 - 23 - 25 & 30
June: 01 - 06 - 08 - 13 - 15 - 20 - 22 - 27 & 29
July: 04 - 06 - 11 - 13 - 18 - 20 - 25 & 27
August: 01 - 03 - 08 - 10 - 15 - 17 - 22 - 24 - 29 & 31
September: 05 - 07 - 12 - 14 - 19 - 21 - 26 & 28
October: 03 - 05 - 10 - 12 - 17 - 19 - 24 & 26
From Montreal & Toronto: Starting from $2679 taxes included / person
From Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver & Halifax: Starting from $2879 taxes included / person
*Prices are based on starting rates and may fluctuate depending on availability and the season you are traveling*
7 Nights / 9 Days
Day 1: Canada - Rome (Italy)
Flight with good itinerary.
Day 2: Rome
Welcome to Rome! After a meet & greet at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel
Day 3: Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence
Departing at 7:15 am from your hotel by a deluxe coach, you will arrive in Assisi, ready to explore, at your own leisure this tiny town, surrounded by walls, built in the Middle Ages. Take your time to visit the Basilica of St. Francis, where you will see masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue and, then, have free time for lunch (not included). Board on the bus to reach Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, world-known for the Palio, the historical horse race around the shell-shaped town square: Piazza del Campo. Next, you will continue on to Florence, where you will check in to your hotel before enjoying dinner (included) and a well-earned night of rest.
Day 4: Florence
After breakfast, you will spend the day venturing around beautiful Florence, the “cradle of renaissance, where, with the help of Michelangelo, Italian art reached its pinnacle. Based on Etruscan-roman origins, the city flourished in the middle ages as a free “comune” and was further refined by the renaissance. You will be fascinated by its uncountable monuments, churches, and buildings, as Santa Maria del Fiore, more commonly referred to as the Duomo. On your visit, you will be amazed by its magnificent dome built by Filippo Brunelleschi. Cross a small piazza to see the campanile tower (partly designed by Giotto) and the baptistery, with its bronze doors that Michelangelo imagined the “gates of paradise.” In the heart of the city, you will see Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo della Signoria (also known as Palazzo Vecchio), and the Basilica of Santa Croce.
After the lunch (included) in a typical Tuscan restaurant, you can continue your visit on your own and spend the afternoon strolling the cobblestone streets of Florence and return to your hotel on your own at your convenience. (Return transfer to the hotel is not included)
You can also take an optional trip to Pisa (approximately 45 EUR per person and must be paid cash directly at destination). Pisa is one of the four main historical marine republics of Italy. There, you will tour the square of miracles, which houses the Duomo, the leaning tower, and the Baptistery. Dinner at leisure and overnight stay in Florence.
Day 5: Florence - Bologna - Padova - Venice
After breakfast in Florence, departure to Bologna. There, you will discover the elegant city center with its ‘’ Porticos’’, its shopping streets and so on. From Piazza Malpighi, you will walk to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore (Neptune square & Major square) in the heart of the city, then King Renzo Palace; Palazzo Podestà and the basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world. Bologna its a real gourmet’s heaven... don’t miss a tasty meal (not included) at your own leisure. In the afternoon, continue toward Padova, with Sant’ Antonio Basilica: one of the most visited churches by peligrims of the catholic world. Later in the afternoon arrival in Venice: the City of love, one of the most romantic cities of the whole world and, undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man! Check-in at your hotel for dinner (included) and overnight stay.
Day 6: Venice
After breakfast, enjoy your private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco, with ‘’Skip the line’’ tickets to visit splendid St. Mark’s Basilica. Take the rest of the day to check out the most iconic places of the ‘’Floating city’’: the Palazzo dei Dogi, symbol of the Venice’s glorious past , the legendary ‘’Bridge of sights’’. Spend the afternoon roaming along Venice’s canals at your leisure and then return to the hotel and overnight. (Return transfer to the hotel is not included)
Day 7: Venice - Montepulciano (Tuscany wine region) - Rome
After breakfast, departure from Piazzale Roma heading to Tuscany, world-known for its landscapes, its churches and castles and its delicious wines. You will proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval town rich in history and art. Known for its “Nobile” wine, on purchase in local wine houses, Montepulciano also hosts an annual jazz and wine festival every July. Lunch (included) in a typical restaurant included!!! Spend the afternoon discovering Montepulciano at your own pace, enjoying free wine tastings in many wine shops and free time for shopping. In the evening, you will arrive in Rome to check in into your hotel. (Dinner not included)
Day 8: Rome
Between 7:45 – 8:00am, after breakfast, departure from the hotel for the include tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters’ Basilica with our exclusive ‘’Skip the Line’’ access! No stress to reach the area: upon arrival, your guide will lead you into the museums where you’ll visit one of the more important art collections of the world.
Walk along the beautiful Galleries of Tapestries and Geographical Maps before admiring Raphael’s Rooms and, then, the amazing Sistine Chapel. After this incredible Masterpiece, you will be taken by a privileged door to St. Peter’s Basilica: the biggest church in the world. The tour ends on St. Peter’s Square.
Enjoy the rest of the day to explore the city at your own leisure. A good way to reach the major sites of Rome and to get closer to your hotel is to jump aboard the bus “HOP ON HOP OFF – I LOVE ROME” (Not included - approximately 25 EUR per person and must be paid cash directly at destination). Your guide can assist you with the bus “HOP ON HOP OFF – I LOVE ROME” or you can also reserve any one of the selected optional tours that will be proposed to you by your guide!
Day 9: Rome - Canada
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport (transfer included).
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*Ask for our popular extension to the Amalfi Coast!*
-Round-trip international flights Canada / Rome with good itineraries
-Greeting and transfers between the hotel / airport in Rome
-Transportation by deluxe motor coach
-3 nights in Rome at the Rome Garden 3* hotel (or similar) OR Santa Constanza 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-2 nights in Florence at the Raffaello 4* hotel (or similar) OR Ricasoli 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-2 nights in Venice (Mestre) at the Delfino 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-English speaking guide
-Panoramic visits as per itinerary
-Visit St. Mark's Basilica in Venice & The tour of Vatican Museums
(Sistine Chapel & St. Peter's Basilica) in Rome with our ''Skip the line'' pass
-All breakfasts + 2 lunch + 2 dinners. (11 Meals)
-All taxes, fees and OPC
Package does not include:
-Personal expenses and optional activities
-Hotel tax (Between 2 and 6 € per room and per night)
-Beverages, snack, lunches, dinners unless otherwise mentioned
-Tips: Guides, bus drivers and the hotel staff
For a single occupancy, additional fees of $650 will be charged per person
*Our popular extension to the Amalfi Coast:
+ $800 (taxes included / person)
4 Days / 3 Nights
Day 1: Rome - Naples - Pompeii - Sorrento
See Southern Italy highlights on your minitour from Rome. Your journey begins heading south along the so-called Sun Highway, crossing the fertile Roman countryside and the area known as Castelli Romani, dotted with enchanting medieval villages and arriving in Naples, one of the largest and well-known cities in Italy. Short panoramic tour climbing up to Vomero hill to enjoy beautiful views over the Gulf of Naples with the Vesuvius, Capri, Ischia and Procida and the city below; time to take some nice pictures. Descending towards the port of Mergellina, you will leave the city and travel south towards Mount Vesuvius and, once you reach the town of Pompeii, you will have lunch with the real Neapolitan pizza!
After lunch, you will enter into one of the most important archaeological sites in the world: a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ruins of Pompeii, with Skip the Line entrance and a guided tour. Visit the haunting ruins of Pompeii, traveling back in time to the tragic days in 79 AD when the silent Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, covering the prosperous Roman city in deadly volcanic ashes and poisonous gases, leaving this prosperous city crystallized until our days. You'll learn how people lived at that time, visiting houses and “bars” of the time, admiring frescoes and mosaics to imagine how rich and prosperous was the city before the dreadful day. After the visit, you will drive along the Sorrentine Coast, arriving in Sorrento for dinner (dress code: no shorts and no sandals for men) and an overnight in your new hotel.
Day 2: Sorrento - Capri - Sorrento
After breakfast you’ll be embarked to Capri island. Depending on weather conditions, you’ll take a boat ride to the popular and dreamy “Grotta Azzurra” (Blue Grotto), where sunlight passes into an underwater cavity and shines through the seawater, creating a magical blue reflection. After returning to the port you’ll board on a minibus for a scenic drive to Anacapri, 918 feet (280 meters) above the sea level. You’ll see wonderful views of the bay of Naples before continuing to a local restaurant for lunch.
After lunch you can take advantage of some free time to explore Capri at your leisure or to go shopping. Then you’ll return to Marina Grande back to the mainland to return to Sorrento for dinner (dress code: no shorts and no sandals for men) and overnight stay.
Day 3: Sorrento - Rome
Breakfast at the hotel and free time. Departure back to Rome in the afternoon. (Lunch and dinner not included)
Day 4: Rome - Canada
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport (transfer included)
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-2 nights in Sorrento at Grand Vesuvio 4* hotel (or similar) OR Michelangelo 4* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-1 night in Rome at the Rome Garden 3* hotel (or similar) OR Santa Constanza 3* hotel (or similar) in a standard room
-Round-trip guided transfer between the hotel in Rome and Sorrento
-Transfer between the hotel and the airport in Rome
-Deluxe motor coach during the tour
-Local assistant in Sorrento
-English speaking guides
-Headsets in Pompeii
-Entrance tickets to Pompeii with our ‘’Skip the Line’’ pass
-Round-trip ferry tickets between Sorrento and Capri*
-Entrance ticket to Blue Grotto (weather permitting)*
-All breakfasts + 2 lunches + 2 dinners (7 Meals)
-All the taxes, fees and OPC
Package does not include:
-Beverages, snacks and meals unless otherwise mentioned
-Personal expenses and optional activities
-Hotel tax (Between 2 and 6 € per day and per room)
-Tips: Guides, bus drivers and hotel staff
*Please note that the visit to Capri Island during the Amalfi coast extension is not available between November & March*
*For a single occupancy, additional fees of $279 will be charged per person on the price of the extension
*Children from 2 to 11 pay 85% of the price in double occupancy if the room is shared with 2 adults*