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BORROMINI - Escorted Tour of Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 Days, 13 Nights, 21 Meals, 14 Visits, Moderate pace

 

 

 

PRICES FROM $2099 + 570 taxes (per person)*

*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy (add taxes & fees: $570); include the Early Booking savings of $250/person (if booked by Feb. 28, 2017) and are based on Toronto departures with roundtrip flight in Economy Class on board Air Transat (subject to change without notice).

 

AVAILABLE TOUR DATES:

May 13, 20, 27, June 10, 17/2017: $2099

June 24, July 8, 15/2017: $2349

July 22/2017: $2389

Aug. 19, 26, Sept. 2, 9, 16/2017: $2349

Sept. 23/2017: $2399

Sept. 30, Oct. 7/2017: $2349

All tours priced in CAD funds

 

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DESCRIPTION

Start off in Italy’s capital, Rome, before making your way around the “boot” — all the way up to enchanting Venice, and right down to beautiful Sicily, where you’ll enjoy an excursion to Mount Etna and get to taste delicious local products at a Sicilian farm. By the end of this grand tour, Italy will hold no more secrets for you!

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Rome: full-day sightseeing tour, including the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

Florence: guided walking tour

Cinque Terre: discover this UNESCO World Heritage Site

Venice: sightseeing tour

Verona: see Juliet’s legendary balcony and the Roman Theatre

Sirmione: visit this charming town on Lake Garda

Siena: walking tour

Capri: visit the legendary island

Chianti region: enjoy a wine tasting

 

 

GOOD TO KNOW

The local visitors’ tax is not included and is payable at the destination (ranges from 3-4 euros per day).

 

10 MEALS INCLUDED

7 buffet breakfasts (BB)

1 lunch (L)

2 dinners (D), including welcome and farewell dinners with wine (1/4 litre per person)

 

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DAILY ITINERARY

DAY 1: Toronto • Rome

Direct flight to Rome.

 

DAY 2:  Rome Arrive in Rome and transfer to your hotel. Spend the afternoon exploring the Eternal City at your leisure. In the evening, enjoy live music at your welcome dinner with wine. (D)

 

DAY 3: Rome Enjoy a guided full-day tour of the city, including the Vatican Museums (interior), Sistine Chapel (interior) and St. Peter’s

Basilica (interior). Then admire the Colosseum (exterior) and the Roman Forum (exterior). In the evening, you can take part in a Roman Highlights optional excursion ($). (BB)

 

DAY 4: Rome • Florence (320 km)

Depart for Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance, where you’ll go on a walking tour of the city and discover its cathedral (exterior),

Giotto’s bell tower (exterior), Baptistery (with its famous doors), Piazza della Signoria and Basilica of Santa Croce. Stop at the Michelangelo Square for photos of the spectacular scenery. Then enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. (BB/L)

 

DAY 5 Florence • Cinque Terre • Florence (170 km)

Discover by train the highlights of one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world. Suspended between sea and land, the five villages that make up Cinque Terre are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your journey begins at Riomaggiore, a village dating from the early

13th century, known for its historic charm and great wine. Later visit Manarola, and then continue to Monterosso, an ancient fishing village considered the pearl of the Cinque Terre. Overnight in Florence. (BB)

 

DAY 6 Florence • Venice (300 km)

After breakfast, depart for Venice, where you’ll enjoy a sightseeing tour of this unique and romantic city. Strolling through the ancient

calli (the narrow streets of Venice), you’ll reach the Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square with its impressive basilica (exterior). (BB)

 

DAY 7: Venice • Verona • Lake Garda • Siena (480 km)

In the morning, depart for Verona, where you’ll enjoy a walking tour and discover its many historic buildings, such as Juliet’s House (with its famous balcony) and the Roman Theatre (exterior). Then it’s off to Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake. Admire the region’s breathtaking scenery and visit the charming town of Sirmione, located on a peninsula. See the ancient city centre, which can only be reached by foot via the bridge

through the Scaliger Castle. Head to Siena. (BB)

 

DAY 8 Siena • San Gimignano • Rome (320 km)

After breakfast, enjoy a walking tour of Siena. Discover the Duomo (exterior) and spectacular Piazza del Campo, where the famous Palio bareback horse race is held twice a year. Then continue to the hilltop town of San Gimignano, known as the Town of Medieval Towers, where you’ll visit a winery and enjoy a tasting of Chianti wines, accompanied by a light lunch. Overnight in Rome. (BB/D)

 

DAY 9: Rome • Toronto

Transfer to the airport for your return flight. (BB)

 

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ACCOMMODATION (or similar)

Rome: 2 nights - Ergife Palace Hotel 4*

Florence: 2 nights Grand Hotel Mediterraneo 4*

Venice (downtown): 1 night Hotel Gabrielli 4*

Siena: 1 night NH siena 4*

Rome: 1 night Sheraton Parco de’ Medici Rome Hotel 4*

 

 

INCLUDED

   Roundtrip International flight in Economy Class

   Hotel taxes and services charges

   Transfers in Rome between hotels and airport

   Accommodation in double occupancy (standard room) with private facilities

   Excursions mentioned in the package description

 

 

NOT INCLUDED

   Baggage handling

   Meals other than those detailed

   Gratuities

   Optional tours

   Fees for visa if required

   Tourist tax (payable locally)

 

 

REMARKS:

   Travellers should always cover their shoulders and legs when visiting some religious sites.

   In Europe, hotel rooms are generally smaller than in North America. There are rarely two double beds in a room. Triple rooms usually feature one double bed and one single bed or three single beds or one double bed and one foldaway bed or two single beds and one foldaway bed.

   All hotels provide towels; some do not offer face cloths.

   In most European countries the voltage is 220V.

   This information is subject to change.

 

The information about this product is valid for departures between April 1 and October 31, 2017.

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