Essential Italy


Discover iconic Italy on this 8-day bestselling journey beginning in Rome’s epic metropolis, with its famous fountains, sculptures and living history. Appreciate the true meaning of La Dolce Vita in Florence, the capital of Tuscany, home to spectacular art, architecture and cuisine. Conclude your tour in Venice, the romantic City of Water; wander its narrow streets and pass over bridges that crisscross its waterways.


  • Small group* tour of the Colosseum & Ancient Rome
  • Small group* tours of Florence & Venice
  • Small group* tour of Siena, San Gimignano with dinner in Chianti


Package Includes:

  • Total of 7 nights accommodation; 4-Star hotels
    • 2 nights in Rome
    • 3 nights in Florence
    • 2 nights in Venice
  • High-Speed train ticket (Comfort Class): Rome – Florence – Venice 
  • Private transfers; small group* tours as per itinerary
  • Continental breakfast daily, other meals as indicated
  • Hotel taxes and service charges**


Optional Add-on Tours:

  • Vatican visit in Rome
  • Cooking class in Florence
  • Romantic gondola ride in Venice 
  • Painted houses of Burano and blown glass of Murano


International airfare not included. Minimum 2 passengers travelling together.

**European city/tourist taxes collected locally unless otherwise indicated.

*Small group tours consist of up to 25 passengers. Not valid during Venice Carnival, festivals, or congresses.  Blackout periods may apply. 

Price as indicated valid March 16, 2018, subject to availability at time of booking. For alternative dates, inquire for pricing. Itineraries are fully customizable. Not valid during Venice Carnival, festivals, trade shows, bank holidays and other special events. Blackout periods may apply.

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Tour Code: EU1318