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Best of Italy Overview
- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
See classic Italy from Rome to romantic Venice
La dolce vita - the good life - is exactly what the Best of Italy trip is all about. Starting in the 'Eternal City' of Rome and ending by the canals of Venice, uncover the best of northern Italy. Experience classic Italian food, wine, history and style - all the things this wonderful country is famous for - and discover immense natural beauty while travelling through this spectacular corner of Europe.
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With timeworn ruins, extraordinary buildings and religious monuments around every corner, Rome is a true gem that seamlessly incorporates modern city life with ancient wonders.
Awash with artistic treasures, Florence is Italy's most revered city for its Renaissance and religious masterpieces, enchanting historic centre and unsurpassed beauty.
One of Tuscany's real hidden gems, Lucca's city ramparts are packed with centuries-old buildings, beautiful churches, charming piazzas and narrow streets. Pisa is the iconic home of a famous tower that leans and the Piazza del Duomo, a stunning walled area famed for its religious buildings and medieval art.
The breathtaking Cinque Terre showcases five charming villages, linked by ancient pathways and dramatic cliffs that drop into the rich blue waters of the Ligurian Sea.
The ritzy seaside town of Portofino is the perfect place to relax with a coffee by the harbour or take in the fabulous coastal scenery of the Italian Riviera. Home to some of the finest and most sought after wines in Europe, the town of Asti in the Piedmont region is also the best place to sample 'tartufo' (truffles).
Italy's most prosperous and fashionable city, Milan is the place for stylish shopping, artistic masterpieces and architectural marvels, including its magnificent Duomo. Lake Como has a big reputation for beauty and sophistication and it really delivers - perfect turquoise waters, exquisite lakeside villas, charming villages and spectacular mountain views await.
Built over a hundred small islands connected by 400 bridges, Venice is an artistic masterpiece with charming canals, incredible architecture, an enticing cuisine and a fascinating cultural tradition.
Best of Italy Reviews
Our Best of Italy trips score an average of 4.84 out of 5 based on 32 reviews in the last year.
Best of Italy, June 2014
This tour was fantastic! Mattia was an exceptional tour leader who made sure that we had the best possible experience. Mattia is a fantastic tour leader, he is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about Italy and was wonderful at making sure everyone had the experience they wanted. He made sure everyone was included and involved and was very good at reading social situations and adjusting accordingly.
Review submitted 29/06/2014
Best of Italy, June 2014
Sharon and Michael Adams
We had a great time Marco is genuinely a nice guy.He has the patience of a saint! He gets on with all personalities, was well organised and was knowledgeable about all aspects of Italy.We wish him well for the future.
Review submitted 27/06/2014
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