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Grand Tour of Italy  |  Various Dates  |  12 Days & 11 Nights

Join us on a fabulous tour covering the highlights of magnificent Italy including Venice, Florence, Rome, Naples, and Sorrento! Enjoy ideal temperatures for sightseeing and shopping!

Dates

2017 guaranteed departures: May 9; September 26; Oct 3 
2018 guaranteed departures: May 8, September 25, October 2 

Highlights

Academia Museum
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace
Piazza del Campo
St. Francis Cathedral
Colosseum
Pantheon
Spanish Steps
Trevi Fountain
Sistene Chapel
St. Peter's Basilica
Piazza Umberto

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Italy
Overnight flight to Italy under own arrangements.

Day 2: Montecatini
Arrival and transfer to Montecatini for check-in. The day is at leisure. "Welcome Dinner" and orientation meeting. (D)

Day 3: Florence
Full-day guided tour of Florence including the historic city center and Academia Museum, home of Michelangelo's "David."  (B, D)

Day 4: Venice
Full-day tour to Venice including a walking tour of Piazza San Marco, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Piombi Prisons. The afternoon is at leisure. Late dinner at our hotel. (B,D)

Day 5: Siena & San Gimignano
Depart for Siena through the hills of Chianti. In Siena, view Piazza del Campo and their Medieval towers and walls. Next visit San Gimignano, a charming Medieval hilltop town noted for its towers and views. Hotel dinner. (B,D)

Day 6: Assisi & Rome
Depart for Rome, with a stop in Assisi to view St. Francis' Cathedral. Arriving in Rome, check in and hotel dinner. (B,D)

Day 7: Rome
Morning tour featuring the most famous monuments and sites of Ancient Rome, and an afternoon tour of Modern Rome. We will see the Colosseum, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and more! Dinner at our hotel. (B,D)

Day 8: Vatican
After breakfast, visit St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. See Michelangelo's 'Creation' and 'Last Judgement'. Afternoon at leisure. Hotel dinner. (B,D)

Day 9: Pompeii, Naples & Sorrento
Following breakfast, depart for Sorrento. Stop for a tour of Pompeii's well-preserved ruins from Roman times. Next we tour of the port city of Naples. Arriving in Sorrento, check in for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 10: Amalfi Coast
Tour one of the world's most scenic roads -The Amalfi Drive! Our first stop will be above the famous resort of Positano. Then continue to the ancient marine republic of Amalfi with time to visit the Cathedral or explore. Afternoon visit to Ravello. Return to Sorrento for dinner. (B,D)

Day 11: Capri
Ferry to the beautiful Isle of Capri! Capri is very chic with shops, hotels, and restaurants along winding streets. The main square has a pretty white church and open-air cafes. Return to Sorrento for dinner. (B,D)

Day 12: Return to the Canada
After breakfast and check-out, transfer to Naples Airport for your return flight home. (B)

Rates

2017 & 2018 per person rates in US funds:

SINGLE DOUBLE TRIPLE
$4359 $3719 $3719
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