10 Day Marco Polo

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Small Group Tour
Our Marco Polo Tour is the counterpart to our Vesuvius Tour. One featuring Venice, the other featuring Sorrento. Either way, you can be assured that Steve Perillo has hand-selected every hotel, restaurant, sightseeing experience and guide that will make your vacation the memory of a lifetime.
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Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Balanced schedule


    • Venice, City Sightseeing, Murano Glass Factory
    • Florence, Sightseeing including ‘The David’, Dinner Out
    • Visit Rome, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica
    • Visit one of the world’s oldest glass blowing factories on the island of Murano

What's this trip about?

    Our Marco Polo Tour is the counterpart to our Vesuvius Tour. One featuring Venice, the other featuring Sorrento. Either way, you can be assured that Steve Perillo has hand-selected every hotel, restaurant, sightseeing experience and guide that will make your vacation the memory of a lifetime.

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Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeGroup - max of 40 people
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityVenice
End CityRome

Travel Themes

  • Cultural


  • Europe
  • Italy


  • Colosseum
  • Florence
  • Padua
  • Piazza San Marco
  • Rome
  • Siena
  • Sistine Chapel
  • Sorrento
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • Vatican City
  • Venice


  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • Nature
  • Winetasting

Trip includes

    • Great Hotels. Centrally located, First-Class & Deluxe hotels, exclusively.
    • Smaller Groups. 20 to 40 guests per tour.
    • More Legroom. Deluxe, state-of-the-art motorcoaches with EXTRA legroom.
    • Airport Transfers. Arrival and departure transfers in Italy. (see conditions)
    • Buffet Breakfast Daily. A very hearty start to each day!
    • 5 Dinners. Including pasta or soup, choice of entrees, vegetable, dessert, coffee, wine, mineral water, beer or soft drink.
    • Wine Tasting & Vineyard Tour.
    • Wireless Headsets to hear your guide clearly and distinctly in public places.
    • Travel Wallet. baggage tags and travel documents included.
    • Baggage Handling. Never touch your bag! (except at airports)
    • Hotel Taxes, Hotel Service Charges and All Tips for hotel and restaurant personnel.
    • Professional Tour Directors and licensed local guides

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Travel Map

Day 1: Depart USA

Boarding your overnight flight, you’re off to Italy on the adventure of a lifetime!

Day 2: Arrive in Venice, Afternoon Free, Dinner Out

Meals: Dinner

Benvenuti a Venezia! We are pleased to offer complimentary motorboat transfers from the Venice airport to your hotel at scheduled times. Your Perillo representative will be at the airport to greet you.

After you settle in at your hotel, tak...

Day 3: Venice, City Sightseeing, Murano Glass Factory

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning we’ll meet our expert local guide for a walking tour of St. Mark’s Square, the great Byzantine Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs and an inside visit of the Doge’s Palace.

Next we’ll board our motoscafi to visit one of th...

Day 4: Venice, Padua, Florence, Dinner in Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning it’s back to the mainland where we’ll meet our dependable driver for the ride to Florence. But on the way we’ll make a memorable stop.

Visitors to Padua are often surprised by a sense of deep spirituality. St. Anthon...

Day 5: Florence, Sightseeing including ‘The David’, Dinner Out

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Florence, the fountainhead of the Renaissance-city of Dante, Boccaccio, Bottecelli and Da Vinci!

Enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the city atop Piazzale Michelangelo, followed by our tour of the Academy of Fine Arts where Michela...

Day 6: Florence, Siena, Wine Tasting in Tuscany

Meals: Breakfast

While the ambitious city of Florence was launching the Renaissance, Siena was her “laid back” country cousin. Just 30 miles south of Florence, she is considered the best preserved medieval city in Italy.

Our guided tour will include the ...

Day 7: Morning Drive to Rome, Imperial Rome & the Colosseum, Dinner in Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning we enjoy our drive south to Rome through Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio - the “green heart” of Italy.

This afternoon we enjoy a panoramic tour of “Imperial Rome” including Castel Sant’Angelo, the Roman Forum, Largo Argent...

Day 8: Rome, Day of Leisure

Meals: Breakfast

A free day in Rome! But don’t sleep in too late - there’s much to do and see! Ask your tour guide for suggestions.

Why not start with an espresso in Piazza Navona, toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain

to ensure your return and stro...

Day 9: Rome, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Dinner in Trastevere

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning, it’s a 10 minute drive to another country – Vatican City! With our expert local guide we’ll tour the Vatican Museums, a treasure trove of ancient Greek sculptures, medieval tapestries and Renaissance paintings.

Our ...

Day 10: Rome, Flight Home

Meals: Breakfast

This morning you board your flight home, arriving in the USA the same day. While we say “arrivederci” to Italy, we realize we’re taking a little piece of it back home with us.

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Price From $2,990
Price per day$299
Last Updated: 8/2/2018

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The total tour cost includes the tour price (regular or promotional) and the compulsory local payment. The promotional price is subject to change. Check directly with the operator for the latest price offer. The tour operator requires you to pay only the tour price to purchase your travel. The compulsory local payment will be paid when you join the trip. All prices are based on double, twin or triple share occupancy. Solo passengers will be accommodated in a double, twin or triple room according to availability with a passenger(s) of the same gender. Single supplement only needs to be paid if the passenger does not want to share and requests their own room. Discounts can only be applied at the time of booking and cannot be added at a later date, regardless of any changes made to the original booking.

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Cancellation policy

If you cancel your complete land reservation, the cancellation charges shown below will apply. Cancellation charges are based on the number of days from the time Perillo Tours, ItalyVacations or Learning Journeys is notified of your cancellation, to the start of the services provided - whether air and land or just land services. (Most charges may be avoided by your accepting the Perillo Protection Plan explained below.)

Days Prior Start of Services Cancellation Charges

61 days or more $350 per person

60 to 31 days 25% of total travel services

30 - 15 days 50% of total travel services

14 - 3 days 75% of total travel services

2 days or less 100% of total travel services

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Meals Included

7 Breakfast and 6 Dinners

Age Requirements
No age restrictions
Additional Information
Reservations And Payment Receipt of a deposit of $350 per person, and signed contract (electronic signature or hand-signed) is required to hold your reservation. The balance is due 60 days before departure. For bookings made within 30 days of departure, payment must be made by certified bank check or credit cards. For bookings made within 21 days of departure, you will be charged the cost of sending documents by express mail. Prices All prices are subject to increase up to the receipt of final payment due to any increase in our costs, such as, but not limited to: increases in air, land or sea fares, fuel cost, and currency fluctuations. All taxes, fuel surcharges, security charges and any other taxes or charges imposed by airlines, airports, cruise lines, governments, etc. are not included in price. After final payment the only price increases can be for newly imposed governmental taxes. Gratuities not specifically mentioned are excluded. Final Documents Review While Perillo Tours takes the utmost care in making sure the information on your itinerary and travel vouchers (collectively, “Final Documents”) is complete and accurate, it is your responsibility to carefully read and review the final documents upon receipt. Failure to contact us in time to allow for the correction and re-sending of the final documents could result in the loss or cancellation of your reservation, tickets or services listed on the documents for which Perillo Tours will not be responsible. In such a case, no refunds will be possible. Unused Tour Elements No refund will be given for any unused tour features, whether because of customer’s choice, operational reasons, because of bad weather or any other reason. Errors In case of printing, typographical error, computer error, verbal or human billing error, we reserve the right to invoice or re-invoice participants with corrected billing. Baggage . Each escorted and independent tour member is limited to one large suitcase and one small carry on due to limited baggage area on buses. For some airlines and taxi/coach transfers, extra luggage may be subject to an extra charge due on the spot.
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