Jewels of Italy

The jewels of Italy await your arrival to dazzle and delight you with history, art, architecture and cuisine! Witness centuries old architecture in the “Eternal City,” masterpieces by Michelangelo in Florence, and the villages of Cinque Terre built right into the coastline.

9 day/8 night package featuring Rome, Florence, La Spezia and Milan. This program includes accommodation in Standard Class hotels, daily breakfast, 1st class high-speed train ticket Rome to Florence and La Spezia to Milan, walking tours in Florence and Rome and a excursion to Cinque Terre.

Includes

  • Hotels per itinerary or similar
  • Sightseeing per itinerary
  • Airport taxes
  • ASTA TOP Tour operator travel funds protection program
  • Daily continental or buffet breakfast
  • Train tickets per itinerary
  • Private arrival transfers
  • International flights

Excludes

  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours
  • Customary tips and gratuities
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local city taxes

Daily Itinerary

Day

1

Usa - Rome

Enjoy a relaxing overnight flight to Rome.

Day

2

Rome - Arrival

Upon arrival in Rome you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a free day in the "Eternal City".

Day

3

Explore Rome

Join your walking tour of Rome and visit the Trevi Fountain, where throwing in a coin ensures returning to Rome, the Piazza Navona, site of Bernini's fountains and the Pantheon. Consider an afternoon small group tour to the Vatican Museums. (B)

Day

4

Rome

Enjoy a free day in Rome or take an optional tour to the Naples, Pompeii and Capri. Consider an evening tour to Travestere area tonight which is full of restaurants and local bars. (B)

Day

5

Rome - Florence

Board the train to Florence (ticket included). Upon arrival in Florence, you will be transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Consider visiting the Uffizi Gallery and its treasures. (B)

Day

6

Explore Florence

In the morning enjoy your walking city tour included in your program and discover Florence's unique heritage and breathtaking beauty accompanied by an expert and fun tour guide. During this walk, you will see Piazza della Signoria with the town hall Palazzo Vecchio, the Duomo, the Baptistery with its "Gates of Paradise", Giotto's independent bell tower, Brunelleschi's Dome, Santa Trinita and Orsanmichele Church and the Pontevecchio Bridge. Later, you will visit the Accademia Gallery with your guide to see the famed statue of David. (B)

Day

7

Florence - Cinque Terre - La Spezia

Join your tour to Cinque Terre. Your comprehensive exploration will include a visit to some of the most beautiful villages and landscapes of Cinque Terre National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997) which includes Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso villages, clinging to a remote stretch of the Riviera coastline. At the end of your visit you will be dropped at La Spezia and check in to your hotel for overnight. (B)

Day

8

La Spezia - Milan

This morning join your train trip (ticket included) to Milan. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel and start exploring this fashion city. Do not miss out on visiting the impressive Milan Duomo and consider a guided visit to the famous La Scala Theatre and Museum. (B)

Day

9

Milan - Return

After breakfast make your way to Milan airport to catch your return flight home. (B)