Best of Italy Overview

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      USD $3,255
      CAD $3,360
      AUD $3,295
      EUR €2,265
      GBP £1,895
      NZD $3,670
      ZAR R32,980
      CHF FR2,745
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There is an earlier version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014. View earlier Best of Italy.

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

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:

    214kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

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

  • Total price from

    USD $3,255
    CAD $3,360
    AUD $3,295
    EUR €2,265
    GBP £1,895
    NZD $3,670
    ZAR R32,980
    CHF FR2,745
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $217
    CAD $224
    AUD $219
    EUR €151
    GBP £126
    NZD $244
    ZAR R2,198
    CHF FR183
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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
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $3,255
      CAD $3,360
      AUD $3,295
      EUR €2,265
      GBP £1,895
      NZD $3,670
      ZAR R32,980
      CHF FR2,745
      *
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