Best of Italy Overview

Immerse yourself in classic culture, history and incredible sights on this Best of Italy tour. Visit Rome, Florence, Milan and the romantic city of Venice.

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    • 4.73 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,715
      CAD $2,766
      AUD $2,630
      EUR €1,997
      GBP £1,721
      NZD $3,119
      ZAR R26,154
      CHF FR2,460
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Trip Validity

  • 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.

  • Marvel at the ancient wonders and modern attractions in Rome
  • Meet Michelangelo's David in Florence
  • Visit the gravity-defying Torre de Pisa
  • Cycle across the Tuscan hinterland
  • Soak up stunning views along the Cinque Terre coast
  • Sample local wines in Piedmont
  • Unwind by Lake Como
  • Explore charming canals and alleyways on a trip to Venice

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Rome, Italy
  • Finish:

    Venice, Italy
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    2 breakfasts, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (11 nts), Private apartment (3 nts)
  • Transport:

    Bicycle, Boat, Bus, Metro, Train
  • Included activities:

    Bicycle tour, Cinque Terre day pass, Duomo roof visit, Lake Como ferry pass, Piazzale Michelangelo, Walk to Portofino and return boat ride, Winery visit

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    184kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip, please see trip notes for details.

  • Total price from

    USD $2,715
    CAD $2,766
    AUD $2,630
    EUR €1,997
    GBP £1,721
    NZD $3,119
    ZAR R26,154
    CHF FR2,460
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $181
    CAD $184
    AUD $175
    EUR €133
    GBP £114
    NZD $207
    ZAR R1,743
    CHF FR164
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Day 1 Rome

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.

Days 2-3 Florence

Awash with artistic treasures, Florence is Italy's most revered city for its Renaissance and religious masterpieces, enchanting historic centre and unsurpassed beauty.

Days 4-6 Lucca/Pisa

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.

Days 7-8 Cinque Terre

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.

Days 9-10 Portofino/Piedmont

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).

Days 11-12 Milan/Italian Lakes

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.

Days 13-15 Venice

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.
    • 15
    • ZMSV
    • 4.73 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,715
      CAD $2,766
      AUD $2,630
      EUR €1,997
      GBP £1,721
      NZD $3,119
      ZAR R26,154
      CHF FR2,460
      *
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