Style : Group tour
Assisi Bologna A Taste of Italy: 8 Days Trip
A Taste of Italy: 8 Days tour
A Taste of Italy: 8 Days tour
A Taste of Italy: 8 Days tour
Cultural Culture A Taste of Italy: 8 Days package
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A Taste of Italy: 8 Days

Sarracini Travel
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Travel Style: Array Mixed
Physical Level: Normal generally flat walking in urban or suburban environments. 1- Very easy
Lodging Level: 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards. Comfort (4*)
8 days
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Overview

Highlights (Bullets)

  • Gaze upon the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel with Skip-the-Line tickets
  • Explore the medieval cities of Assisi, Siena Bologna and Padua
  • Venture around beautiful Florence, the “Cradle of Renaissance”
  • Have lunch in Piazza Santa Croce, in the heart of Florence
  • Discover the romantic and floating city of Venice with Skip-the-Line tickets
  • Indulge in a traditional Tuscan lunch in Montepulciano

Short Description

Like a creamy gelato or hot espresso, one taste of Italy can linger for a lifetime. Travelling from eternal Rome and up through the hazy hills of Tuscany, you’ll spend eight days sampling the best of Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padova, Venice, and Montepulciano. Catch the spirit of La Vita Bella as you explore elegant Florentine piazzas, rummage through handcrafted artisanal treasures, sip world-class wines, and float down intimate Venetian canals

Style Group tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Lodging Level Comfort (4*)
Flight & Transport Inclusions All internal ground transport
Start City Italy
End City Europe

Destinations

Italy

Attractions & Cities Visited

Assisi Bologna Florence Padua Rome Siena Venice

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Itinerary

DAY 1: ROME ARRIVAL

Benvenuti a Roma! After your arrival at the airport, meet and greet your driver where you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy your first day in the city at your own leisure.

In the evening, make your way to the meeting point for the departure of Rome at sunset tour (offered from May to October). The local expert guide will lead you to discover the wonders of the Eternal City, charming by day - absolutely romantic at sunset. After the walking tour,

there is only one thing missing to end this experience - relax by enjoying a creamy and tasty Gelato, it’s on us! Return to your hotel and overnight stay.

Accommodation at the Hotel St. Martin, Rome, or similar

DAY 2: ROME > ASSISI > SIENA > FLORENCE

Departure around 7:30 am from your hotel for Assisi, a tiny town in Umbria surrounded by walls built in the Middle Ages, famous for the Basilica of St. Francis. After exploring Assisi at your own pace, board the bus for Siena, a Medieval town known for its Palio horse race around the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo. Continue on to Florence, where you will check in to your hotel before dinner. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Raffaello, Florence, or similar

DAY 3: FLORENCE

After breakfast, enjoy a relaxing drive to Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Visit the Duomo, Giotto’s bell tower, and the Baptistery with its famous bronze doors. Admire Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, and Santa Croce before spending an afternoon of leisure in Florence or opting for an excursion to Pisa for a tour of the Square of Miracles, home to the famed Leaning Tower. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Hotel Raffaello, Florence, or similar

DAY 4: FLORENCE > BOLOGNA > PADUA > VENICE

After breakfast in Florence, depart to Bologna. In Bologna, wander through seemingly endless elegant porticos, visiting Piazza del Nettuno, Piazza Maggiore, King Renzo Palace, and the Basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world. In the afternoon, continue to Padua and then Venice, renowned for its canals and gondola boats. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Delfino Mestre, Venice, or similar

DAY 5: VENICE

After breakfast, jump aboard a water taxi to the famous St. Mark’s Square, where you will visit the Doge’s Palace (exterior only), a symbol of the glory and authority of Venice. Nearby, see the legendary Bridge of Sighs before tasting a Venetian spritz or a prosecco with the company of your tour leader. Spend the afternoon roaming along Venice’s canals at your leisure. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Delfino Mestre, Venice, or similar

DAY 6: VENICE > TUSCANY WINE REGION (MONTEPULCIANO) > ROME

After breakfast, depart for Tuscany, known for its romantic churches, castles, and wine. Proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval town known for its “Nobile” wine and the annual jazz festival. Enjoy an included lunch at a local restaurant. Spend the afternoon independently exploring Montepulciano before continuing to Rome. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Hotel St. Martin, Rome, or similar

DAY 7: ROME

After breakfast, depart for a morning tour of the Vatican Museums, Raphael’s Rooms, and the Sistine Chapel with our exclusive “Skip the Line” access! Then pass through an exclusive entrance to St. Peter’s Basilica, the biggest church in the world. After, enjoy free time in the afternoon to explore Rome on your own or opt for an Ancient Rome tour. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel St. Martin, Rome, or similar

DAY 8: ROME DEPARTURE

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport. Arrivederci! Meals: B

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Price Per Day: $ 156 per day
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Flight & Transport Inclusions

All internal ground transport

Group Size

Intimate Group - 12 max

Maximum Number of People in Group: 1

Accommodations

  • 4-star hotels

Trip ID#:

sarracini-23

What's excluded

• International or domestic airfare • Gratuities to guides and drivers • Travel insurance • Porterage service • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary • Local city tax for overnight stays • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Meals Included

Daily Breakfast, 2 Lunches & 2 Dinners

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