A Taste of Italy

 

 

8 Days from $1,580 - Land Only




Includes a 5-day motorcoach tour visiting Rome, Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padua, Venice, Region of Chianti and Montepulciano


3 Nights Rome, 2 Nights Florence & 2 Nights Venice



Day 1, Sun: Rome
Arrival in Rome. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 2, Mon: Rome / ASSISI / SIENA / FLORENCE
After breakfast, depart by deluxe motor coach to Assisi. Upon arrival, you will have time to leisurely explore this little medieval town. A visit to the Basilica of San Francesco is highly recommended where you will find masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. This afternoon, depart to Siena the gothic city constructed on three hills in the heart of Tuscany. This monumental and medieval city is encircled by its’ walls and splendid square Piazza del Campo, designed in the shape of a shell. Enjoy your afternoon and explore all of the beauty this magical city has to offer. In the late afternoon proceed to Florence. This evening, you will dine in your hotel. (B,D)
Day 3, Tue: FLORENCE
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today, your guided tour will visit one of the most famous cities in the world, cradle of the Italian Renaissance. Your tour will take you to the magnificent downtown including the Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore with Brunelleschi’s splendid dome and Giotto’s belfry, Piazza Della Signora, also known as Palazzo Vecchio, and the Santa Croce Basilica. The afternoon is at leisure, or you may choose to take an optional tour to Pisa. (B,L)
Day 4, Wed: FLORENCE / BOLOGNA / PADUA / Venice
After breakfast at your hotel, depart for Bologna, a city famous of elegant and extensive arcades. Proceed to Neptune and Major Square in the heart of the city. You will be fascinated by the King Re Enzo Palace the Podesta Palace and the Basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world. This afternoon, visit to Padua to see the Basilica of St. Anthony. Afterwards, proceed to Venice. (B,D)
Day 5, Thu: Venice
After breakfast enjoy a morning tour of Venice, the ‘Floating City.’ Visit the splendid St. Mark’s Basilica and then view the Doge’s Palace and the legendary Bridge of Sighs. Rest of the day at leisure. (B,D)
Day 6, Fri: Venice / TUSCANY / Rome
This morning after breakfast depart for the famous region of Val di Chiana in Tuscany. Stop at the Medieval town of Montepulciano, rich with history and art and known for its wine. During the month of July, Montepulciano hosts a jazz and wine festival.Time at leisure to taste the local wine. In the evening proceed to Rome. (B)
Day 7, Sat: Rome
Breakfast at your hotel. Today’s sightseeing includes the Vatican Museum with important art collections, the amazing Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. The tour ends at the St. Peter’s Square. The remainder of the day is at leisure to shop and enjoy your surroundings. (B)
Day 8, Sun: Rome
After breakfast transfer to the airport. (B)

3-night hotel accommodations in Rome
2-night hotel accommodations in Florence
2-night hotel accommodations in Venice
Breakfast daily, 3 dinners, 1 lunch
Half day guided tour of Rome
5-day escorted tour by deluxe air-conditioned motorcoach, visiting Rome, Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padua, Venice, Region of Chianti and Montepulciano
Sightseeing as per tour itinerary with English speaking local guides
Hotel taxes and service charges
All transfers as per itinerary
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program.
Note: Entrance fees to Museums and Monuments are not included.
Rome Florence and Venice city tax is not included and must be paid locally to the hotels.
Dinner is not included in Venice on the 31st of December.

A Taste of Italy   starts in Rome every Sunday.
Homeric Tours will offer competitive airfares from USA in conjunction with your tour request
Land Only  (Double)   Single Prices
Rome Bettoja
Florence Mediterraneo
Venice Carlton Grand Canal
NOV 1, 15, 2015 $1,580
DEC 6, 2015 $1,580
DEC 27, 2015 $1,735
JAN 3, 17, 31, 2016 $1,580
FEB 14, 2016 $1,580
MAR 13, 2016 $1,580
MAr 27, 2016 $1,855
APR 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016 $1,855
MAY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2016 $1,855
JUN 5, 12, 19, 26, 2016 $1,855
JUL 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2016 $1,770
AUG 7, 14, 21, 2016 $1,770
AUG 28, 2016 $1,855
SEP 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 $1,855
OCT 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2016 $1,855
   

Land Only  (Single) Land Only Prices
(DBL)
Rome Bettoja
Florence Mediterraneo
Venice Carlton Grand Canal
NOV 1, 15, 2015 $2,147
DEC 6, 2015 $2,147
DEC 27, 2015 $2,337
JAN 3, 17, 31, 2016 $2,147
FEB 14, 2016 $2,147
MAR 13, 2016 $2,147
MAr 27, 2016 $2,502
APR 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016 $2,502
MAY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2016 $2,502
JUN 5, 12, 19, 26, 2016 $2,502
JUL 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, 2016 $2,502
AUG 7, 14, 21, 2016 $2,502
AUG 28, 2016 $2,502
SEP 4, 11, 18, 25, 2016 $2,502
OCT 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2016 $2,502
   


- Hotels featured above may be substituted according to the availability.
- Additional nights are available upon request.
- Land-Only prices are per person based on double/triple occupancy.
- Package prices do not include international air travel