Timeless Italy

Timeless Italy

  • 12 Days / 10 Nights
  • CODE: REI
  • From: $1500

Come experience what makes Italy the most magical of places in Europe on our 12-day Timeless Italy odyssey. Your journey takes you to this romantic country’s most beautiful cities and sights, from exquisite Venice to alluring Capri. Gaze in awe at Rome’s Colosseum, step back in time in Pompeii and admire the splendors of Florence and Pisa. By selecting the most captivating route through this bewitching land, we make your journey one of true discovery and delight.

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Itinerary at a glance:

DAY 1
USA - Milan
DAY 2
Arrive in Milan
DAY 3
Milan - Verona - Venice
DAY 4
Venice
DAY 5
Venice - Ravenna - Republic of San Marino - Rimini
DAY 6
Rimini - Siena - Pisa - Montecatini
DAY 7
Montecatini - Florence - Assisi
DAY 8
Assisi - Pompeii - Sorrento
DAY 9
Sorrento - Capri Island - Sorrento
DAY 10
Sorrento - Amalfi Coast Drive & Positano Excursion (optional) - Rome
DAY 11
Rome
DAY 12
Rome - USA

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Milan (1 nt) VeronaVenice (2 nts) RavennaRepublic of san mariRimini (1 nt) SienaPisaMontecatini (1 nt) FlorenceAssisi (1 nt) PompeiiSorrento (1 nt) Capri islandSorrento (1 nt) Rome (2 nts)
day
1

USA - Milan

Board your international flight bound for Milan, eager to begin our Italy discovery.


day
2

Arrive in Milan

Arrive in Milan, Italy’s capital of commerce, fashion and media. Meet tour guide at airport and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure, so you can explore the city as you choose. If you are interested, you may book on site to join an optional tour to the charming city of Lugano and visiting Lake Como.


accomodation:

4 Star Standard Hotel - ★★★★

day
3

Milan - Verona - Venice

This morning, we take a walking tour of Milan. Marvel at the Milan Cathedral and world-renowned La Scala Opera House which faces a statue of the genius Leonardo Da Vinci. Next, stroll inside the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world’s oldest shopping arcades. Afterward, depart for Verona famed as the fictional setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Straddling the River Adige, Verona was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 2000 and is filled with timeless monuments. Upon arrival, view the highlights of the city’s fascinating monuments, including the Juliet’s House. Later, journey to Venice. Stay overnight in Padova and enjoy dinner at Hotel.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Dinner at hotel

accomodation:

day
4

Venice

Called La Serenissima or the "most serene", Venice is like no other city. Mostly built on water, this canal-woven city brims with palaces and churches that reflect its one-time domination of trade between Europe and the Orient. Take a boat ride to the island of Murano to see a fascinating glass-blowing demonstration at the Murano Glass Factory, and then ride a ferry* to the city to view the “Bridge of Sighs”. Next, stroll around the vast St. Mark’s Square and wonder at stunning St. Mark’s Basilica. Afterward, consider a serenaded gondola ride along the stunning Grand Canal, to appreciate the grand palazzos lining the water.


Included: Breakfast at hotel

accomodation:

day
5

Venice - Ravenna - Republic of San Marino - Rimini

Have your camera ready as we drive across the Apennine Mountains to San Marino. Stopping on the way for some time in Ravenna. Pause in this historic city, eulogized for its glorious Byzantine mosaics and as the seat of the Papacy in the 5th century. Enjoy an orientation tour to explore the Piazza del Popolo and Dante’s Tomb, and adore the famous mosaics. Other attractions include its downtown basilicas and baptisteries. Later, continue to the tiny Republic of San Marino, entirely encircled by Italy. Spend some time at leisure to buy souvenirs or absorb the breathtaking views overlooking the Adriatic Sea and Mount Titano. Stay overnight at the charming seaside city, Rimini.


Included: Breakfast at hotel

accomodation:

4 Star Standard Room - ★★★★

day
6

Rimini - Siena - Pisa - Montecatini

This morning, we make our way to the alluring Tuscan city of Siena. Once a major adversary to Florence, Siena’s charm lies in its medieval buildings and rich Gothic art. Embark on a walking tour of the city, left relatively untouched for centuries. Afterward, travel to Pisa to see the famous Leaning Tower. Tonight, stay over at the handsome spa town of Montecatini.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Dinner at hotel

day
7

Montecatini - Florence - Assisi

Today, head for Florence, known as the birthplace of the Renaissance. Take a walking tour, seeing its spectacular Duomo - one of the world’s largest cathedrals. Admire the bronze doors of the octagonal Baptistery before touring Santa Croce Basilica and the marvelous Piazza della Signoria, Lastly, contemplate the panoramic views from Michelangelo Square, before driving to Assisi. Here join our orientation tour of the past home of St. Francis, taking in UNESCO-listed jewels such as the Basilica of St. Francis and other Franciscan sites. Later, walk the city streets with your guide, marveling at the Roman ruins and medieval relics.


Included: Breakfast at hotel

accomodation:

day
8

Assisi - Pompeii - Sorrento

A highlight of your vacation comes today with a visit to Pompeii*. In 79 AD, this flourishing city was destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. Afterward, drive to Sorrento, a colorful cliff-top town overlooking the sparkling Bay of Naples. Enjoy an orientation tour of its center, characterized by buzzing streets, cafe-lined piazzas and tempting restaurants.


Included: Breakfast at hotel

day
9

Sorrento - Capri Island - Sorrento

Start today with a ferry ride* to the island of Capri, Italy’s most glamorous seaside getaway. Arrive at Marina Grande and enjoy a Capri sightseeing tour showcasing its white hillside houses, charming squares and narrow alleyways, all favored as holiday haunts by Italy’s jet set. If weather permits, perhaps take an optional tour to the azure waters of the Blue Grotto and later, visit Capri’s second city, Anacapri, tucked high into the hills.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Dinner

accomodation:

day
10

Sorrento - Amalfi Coast Drive & Positano Excursion (optional) - Rome

Take time at leisure this morning. Unwind at the deluxe hotel or elect for our optional drive to Amalfi Coast and excursion to Positano. Be ready to be blown away by the jaw-dropping Amalfi Coast, as we drive its coastal road around cliffs dotted with picturebook towns. Visit romantic Positano and explore the picturesque lanes of Amalfi. Later, head for the “Eternal City” of Rome, a treasure trove of historic monuments and artistic riches.


Included: Breakfast at hotel

day
11

Rome

Today is dedicated to the UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Rome. Start at the resplendent Vatican City, home of St. Peter’s Basilica, the world’s largest church at 18,000 square yards. Outside, admire sublime St. Peter’s Square.Next, contemplate the elegant Old City and explore the majestic Colosseum, scene of many bloody gladiatorial contests, and the ruins of the Roman Forum. We also admire the Spanish Steps and toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain to ensure your return to the city. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to see more of Rome’s riches and attend an Italian Farewell Dinner this evening.


Included: Breakfast at hotel, Dinner

day
12

Rome - USA

Leave this unforgettable country on board your international flight, arriving home later today.


Included: Breakfast at hotel

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What's included

Deluxe  4-star hotel accommodations as listed or similar.

Daily buffet breakfast at hotels.

4 dinners at hotels or at local restaurants, including a farewell Italian dinner in Rome.

Excellent English-speaking Tour Director throughout the trip

Sightseeing with specialist local guides in selected cities.

Admission fees to sightseeing attractions as specified (*) in tour itinerary: The Ruins of Pompeii, Capri Ferry, Venice Ferry.

Comfortable air-conditioned tour coach with professional service of drivers.

Airport group transfers on arrival in Milan and departure in Rome for Land+Air Packages guests.

Private comfortable air-conditioned coach with the professional and experienced driver

Milan: 4 Star Standard Hotel

★ ★ ★ ★

Venice: Crowne Plaza Padova or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Stylish Padova hotel with a refined restaurant, complimentary Wi-Fi and extensive meeting facilities. At this hotel you can enjoy: A sauna and mini-gym, Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, Free parking, Our elegant, air-conditioned rooms all have desks and LCD TVs. 

Rimini: 4 Star Standard Room

★ ★ ★ ★

Montecatini: Grand Hotel Croce di Malta Wellness & Golf or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

Grande Hotel Croce di Malta is one of the most historic and prestigious superior hotels in the center of Montecatini Terme, Tuscany. The perfect place to have a relaxing holiday thanks to its luxurious facilities, such as Le Anfore Smart Restaurant and Thai Silk Spa, with a wide range of solutions for your personal well-being.

Assisi: Dal Moro Gallery Hotel or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The hotel is located in Umbria, Italy’s green central region, known through the centuries for its spiritual significance that regenerates the soul. A UNESCO listed World Heritage Site, nearby Assisi is within easy reach, while just outside the hotel stands the Porziuncola chapel of St Francis. Our guests are therefore strategically placed to visit Umbria’s main tourist attractions such as Perugia, Gubbio, Spoleto, Todi, etc.

Sorrento: Towers Hotel Stabiae Sorrento Coast or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The Towers Hotel Stabiae Sorrento Coast, located between the magnificent Gulf of Naples and the famous rocks of the Sorrento Peninsula,.Its strategic location places the hotel in the center of the most enchanting touristic itineraries of the Campania region, due to its proximity to the Amalfi Coast, Naples, Sorrento, Capri, Pompeii and Herculaneum. 

Rome: Holiday Inn Rome Eur Parco dei Medici or Similar

★ ★ ★ ★

The Holiday Inn® Rome Eur Parco Dei Medici in Rome that combines the high standards of the famous brand with the hotel s elegant style. Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport is a short shuttle ride away, with the hotel scheduled shuttle bus(with fees).  Explore Rome's sights, such as the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and Pantheon, all-around 30 minutes by public transport from the hotel. Shopping centres and a multiplex cinema are nearby.

Why not check out the optional excursions available on your tour and pre-book? Booking them in advance will save you money and hassle. Optional tours must be purchased 7 days prior to departure.
Special exchange rate: When you pre-book optional excursions in US Dollars you enjoy a discounted exchange rate, saving you money. Online prices are in USD for our European tours; on-site prices will be in Euros (EUR) or British Pounds (GBP) in the UK. 
Easy budgeting: Pre-booking your excursions makes budgeting for your vacation easy. You’ll find it easier to plan your spending money and you’ll need less cash during your vacation.

 

Online Purchase Window closes 7 days prior to departure 

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