Classic Italy

Discover why Italy is one of the world's premier destinations on this culture-rich tour. See the classics of Italy from ancient Florence to modern Milan, Venice to Vatican City.

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      USD $4,150
      CAD $4,205
      AUD $4,370
      EUR €2,955
      GBP £2,615
      NZD $5,180
      ZAR R39,800
      CHF FR3,640
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Classic Italy.

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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Take a comprehensive journey that captures the best parts of Italy

Experience the very best of northern Italy on this superb adventure. Wander through medieval villages like Assisi and Florence and along the rugged coastline of the Cinque Terre. Explore ancient wonders in the eternal cities, cycle through the rolling hills of Tuscany and feast on Umbrian delicacies. From Rome, north to Venice and back again - join us to experience the classic essence of Italy.

  • Cycle through Tuscan landscapes
  • Explore the canals and laneways of Venice
  • Find out why Pisa's famous tower leans
  • Relax by Lake Como
  • Travel up to Milan and discover the height of fashion
  • Visit medieval towns in Umbria
  • Walk along the Cinque Terre coast
  • Wander the ancient streets of Rome, Italy's vibrant capital

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Rome, Italy
  • Finish:

    Rome, Italy
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 0 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (17 nts), Private apartment (3 nts)
  • Transport:

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

    Bicycle tour, Cinque Terre day pass, Duomo roof visit, Enoteca wine tasting, Guided tour of Basilica di San Francesco, Lake Como ferry pass, Piazzale Michelangelo, Walk to Portofino and return boat ride, Winery visit

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    258kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

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

  • Total price from

    USD $4,150
    CAD $4,205
    AUD $4,370
    EUR €2,955
    GBP £2,615
    NZD $5,180
    ZAR R39,800
    CHF FR3,640
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $197
    CAD $200
    AUD $208
    EUR €140
    GBP £124
    NZD $246
    ZAR R1,895
    CHF FR173
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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.

Days 16-17 Gubbio

Perched high on the slopes of Monte Ingino, the medieval town of Gubbio has imposing Gothic monuments, great views and delicious Umbrian cuisine.

Days 18-19 Assisi/Spello

The home of St Francis, one of the world's most famous saints and founder of the Franciscan order, Assisi is a place which inspires reverence. One of the prettiest medieval towns in Italy, Spello is home to many ancient Roman monuments and charming enotecas serving local wine and regional food specialties.

Days 20-21 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.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $4,150
      CAD $4,205
      AUD $4,370
      EUR €2,955
      GBP £2,615
      NZD $5,180
      ZAR R39,800
      CHF FR3,640
      *
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