11 Days The Best of Italy Tour Package from Globus Journey $2449/- (Posted on Jun 13 2011)

11 Days The Best of Italy Tour Package from Globus Journey $2449

THE BEST OF ITALY (ZB) / 2011
11 days from Rome to Rome or 12 days incl. travel

Start in Rome on this unforgettable vacation and enjoy highlight visits like St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. In Orvieto, atop a volcanic rock, ride a funicular to the cathedral, before continuing to your spa resort in Tuscany. Enjoy an excursion to Florence, where guided sightseeing includes visits to the Academy of Fine Arts to admire Michelangelo’s David, Signoria Square and Santa Croce Basilica with Michelangelo’s tomb. Via Pisa, to take pictures of the Leaning Tower, arrive in Venice, where you will visit St. Mark’s Basilica and lavish Doges’ Palace with a Local Guide, and watch Venetian glassblowers at work. Stay overnight in St. Francis’ Assisi.

Next, visit the excavations of Pompeii with a Local Guide, drive through lively Naples and board your jetfoil to the charming Isle of Capri where you will stay for two nights. Guided sightseeing includes a visit to Villa San Michele in Anacapri. Via Sorrento return to Rome, where a farewell dinner at a local restaurant has been included.

Rome at Night

Rome at Night

ITINERARY

DAY 1 Arrive in Rome, Italy
Time to rest or to start exploring the “Eternal City.” At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and leave the hotel for a special welcome dinner with wine at one of Rome’s lively restaurants. (Dinner)

DAY 2 Rome
Sightseeing with your Local Guide starts with a visit to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL, world famous for Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgement. Continue to monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA. Cross the Tiber and visit the COLOSSEUM and the ROMAN FORUM, where Roman legions marched in triumph. Then, time for independent activities and exciting optional excursion possibilities. (Breakfast)

DAY 3 Rome–Orvieto–Tuscany
Following the Tiber Valley, reach Orvieto, perched high atop a volcanic rock. Access, denied to many a would-be conqueror through the ages, is easy for you. Ride a modern FUNICULAR right through the forbidding ramparts. Time to browse through tempting shops in the lanes off Piazza del Duomo and to find the right angle for a picture of the fabulous gothic façade of the CATHEDRAL. Next, drive through the Chianti wine area to the spa resort of Montecatini in Tuscany. (Breakfast)

DAY 4 Tuscany
Excursion to Florence. All day dedicated to Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance.” Your guided walking tour includes a visit to Michelangelo’s David in the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS. Admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gate of Paradise,” and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. End your tour with a visit of SANTA CROCE BASILICA with the tomb of Michelangelo. Afternoon for independent sightseeing and browsing through the many shops. Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry sold by the ounce are attractive buys. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 5 Tuscany–Pisa–Venice
A short drive to Pisa. Take your pictures of the amazing Leaning Tower, 180 feet high and no less than 12 feet out of the perpendicular. Next, enjoy a comfortable drive north to Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the world. (Breakfast)

DAY 6 Venice
Enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT to meet your Local Guide. Highlights of your walking tour are ST. MARK’S SQUARE and its byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES’ PALACE and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also watch skilled GLASSBLOWERS fashion their delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. Then, enjoy Venice at your own pace or join an optional excursion to the island of Burano. (Breakfast)

DAY 7 Venice–Assisi
Through the Apennine Mountains to peaceful Assisi. Meet your Local Guide and visit ST. CLARE’S CHURCH and ST. FRANCIS’ BASILICA built above the Saint’s grave. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 8 Assisi–Pompeii–Naples–Capri
South on the Highway of the Sun to famous POMPEII. Meet your Local Guide and start your highlight visit of this Roman city both destroyed and preserved by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. See a patrician home, public baths, and shops that give a striking picture of what day-to-day life was like in Rome at its apex of power. Next, drive to Naples, cross the blue bay by JETFOIL to the beautiful Isle of Capri for your two-night stay, and ride the FUNICULAR to Capri village. (Breakfast, Dinner)

LeaningTower Pisa Italy

LeaningTower Pisa Italy

DAY 9 Capri
This morning, enjoy sightseeing with a Local Guide. Highlight is a visit to VILLA SAN MICHELE in Anacapri. Afternoon and evening are at leisure to stroll around and discover the beauty of this famous island. (Breakfast)

DAY 10 Capri–Sorrento–Rome
Speed across the bay to the charming resort of Sorrento. Enjoy time to stroll around and check out the local shops before returning to Rome. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with wine in a local restaurant to celebrate the success of your vacation. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 11 Rome
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

ACCOMMODATION

MEALS
Full buffet breakfast, 5 three-course dinners, including special welcome and farewell dinners with wine in Rome.

SUPERIOR HOTELS – (D) Deluxe (SF) Superior First-Class (F) First-Class
Rome Visconti Palace (F), Tuscany Settentrionale Esplanade (F) at Montecatini, Venice Principe (F) or Boscolo Bellini (F), Assisi Windsor Savoia (F), Capri La Residenza (F), Rome Villa Pamphili (F) or Holiday Inn Rome Aurelia (F)

DATES & PRICES

Price Start from $2449/-

The price does not include your airfare from the US. Once you click “Book Now”, you will be able to receive an air quote.

Popular Departure – due to itinerary and time of year, this departure historically sells out quickly. Early booking is encouraged.

Single room supplement:
$414

Triple room reduction per person:
$62

Extra nights per person in Rome
in single room $210, in twin room $152, in triple room $125

US$ Price Details
Applicable taxes and fees (Land-Only or Cruise-Only Vacation)

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Posted by on Jun 13 2011. Filed under Capri, Europe, Florence, Italy, Naples, Pisa, Pompeii, Rome, Vatican City, Venice.

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