10 Days / 9 Nights — Rome, Florence, Venice, Lake District
An old fashioned F.I.T. of Italy, the main cities, sightseeing & transfers, and chauffer-driven transportation from city to city! Options & Rates
Day 1 — ROME
Arrival in Rome where you will be met by our representative and transferred by private car to the hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure to relax and rest.
Day 2 — ROME
This morning you will be picked up by your private car and driver-guide for a morning half day tour including the Colosseum (inside visit), the Capitoline Hill with its panoramic view of the Roman Forum. See the temples of Vespasianus, Saturn, Castor and Polux. Continue on to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls and the Church of St. Peter in Chains. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 3 — ROME
The highlight today is a half day tour with your driver-guide of the Vatican and St. Peter’s, including the Quirinale Palace, Trevi Fountain, the Panteon, Piazza Navona and the Janiculum Hill offering a magnificent panoramic view of Rome. Continue to St. Peter’s Square and Basilica (inside visit).
Day 4 — ROME, FLORENCE
Its off with your car and driver to Florence via the celebrated “Hill Towns” of Tuscany. With its old streets and houses still enclosed by ramparts, Assisi has hardly changed since the Middle Ages. The famous Basilica of St. Francis built in 1253 is actually two superimposed churches. The lower contains the tomb of St. Francis, and the upper in the upper are the magnificent frescos which mark the beginning of Renaissance painting.
Day 5 — FLORENCE
This morning begin a half day walking tour with an official guide. The tour will include the catherdral of Santa Maria del Fiore with its immense dome by Brunelleschi, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry with its beautiful mosaics and bronze doors, the Piazza della Signoria and the Uffizi Gallery. Afternnon at leisure for independent activities.
Day 6 — VENICE
This morning you will be picked up and driven through the Italian countryside to Venice. Transfer by private motor launch to your hotel. Remainder of day at leisure.
Hotel Gritti Palace
Day 7 — VENICE
Today you will be met by your official guide for a half day tour by foot and gondola. We start with a visit to St. Mark’s Square and adjoining monuments. The Dodge’s Palace, Ducal Apartments, Piombi Prisons and the Bridge of Sighs. Ride a gondola through the Grand Canal, minor canals and past the numerous private palaces that line these unique waterways.
Hotel Gritti Palace
Day 8 — LAKE COMO
This morning you will be transferred from your hotel by motor launch to the Pizzale Roma where your car and driver will be waiting to take you to the serene beauty of Lake Como and the regal splendor of the Villa Serbelloni situated at the end of a promontory jutting out to the very center of this world famous haven.
Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni
Day 9 — LAKE COMO
Today is one of leisure to relax and enjoy this spectacular spot. Perhaps a visit to the unique and beautiful gardens of the Villa Carlotta, or a boat ride around the lake to see the villas and mansions from the water.
Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloin
Day 10 — MILAN
Morning at leisure at the “Villa” with its backdrop of steep mountains and terraced vinyards before being transferred to Milan where your “Classic” adventure comes to an end.
Land Costs Per Person
|Private Car & Chauffeur/Guide Tour Rates||Self Drive Tour Rates|
|Starting from $11,190 per person||N/A|
Prices are per person, based on 2 passengers sharing a double. For larger parties and additional pricing contact us at 1‐800‐426‐7502. Single Room Supplement: On Request