Italy Highlights Transfer & Tour Package
An open-plan itinerary covering Rome, Florence and Venice featuring small group tours, private transfers and 1st class tickets for hi-speed train. An ideal solution for those who want to book their own accommodation but look for a local expert to arrange all the land services. Enjoy intimate and in-depth small group tours of the Vatican & Sistine Chapel, Ancient Rome and the Colosseum, Florence & Michelangelo's David, Venice & St. Marks Basilica all with skip the line tickets included!ENQUIRY/BOOK Download Brochure
Highlights and what's included
- 5-Five-Private Transfers
- 2-1st-Class reserved seating on Hi- Speed Euro-Star Trains between Rome, Florence & Venice
- 4-hour Small Group Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour
- 3-hour Small Group Colosseum & Ancient Rome Tour
- 3-hour Small Group Florence & David Walking Tour
- 2-hour Original Venice Walking Tour
- 35-minute Small Group Venice Gondola Ride
- Skip the line tickets included for all small Group tours
- ALL DEPARTURE DATES GUARANTEED TO OPERATE AS SCHEDULED!
- Travel insurance
This itinerary can be modified to suit your own travel plans - below we list the itinerary based on an 8 days / 7 nights stay however feel free to contact us with your specific travel dates and we will advise how the tours featured in the package will be scheduled
ROME – 3-nights - Includes transfers & tours as below specified - No Hotels included
Day 1 - Rome
Upon your arrival in Rome’s Airport you’ll be met by our representative for your Private Transfer to the centrally located hotel you have booked in Rome, where you will stay for three-nights following this sample itinerary. Rest of the Day at your leisure.
Day 2 - Rome
At 8.45 am, join our Small Group Walking Tour of Ancient Rome. One of our expert guides will lead you on a fascinating stroll through the ruins of the Ancient Roman Forum, Palatine Hill & the Colosseum where you’ll skip the long lines to enjoy a full tour of the interior of Rome’s most famous landmark.
Day 3 - Rome
At 1.00 pm, take our Small Group Tour of the Vatican with one of our expert guides lasting four-hours and including tickets and reservations so you can avoid standing in line to see the Sistine Chapel & St. Peters Basilica as well as other must-see sights of the Vatican.
*Please note: Depending on your travel dates you may have to take both the Vatican & Ancient Rome Walking Tours on the same day.
FLORENCE – 2-nights Includes transfers & tours as below specified - No Hotels included
Day 4 - Florence
After a leisurely breakfast, you will be met in the lobby of your Hotel by our representative for a Private Transfer to Rome’s Termini railway station from where you will depart for your next destination - Florence. Travelling in First-class reserved seats on a hi-speed Euro-star train departing Rome at 10.15 am arriving in Florence at 11.50 am (or the nearest time available).
Upon arrival in Florence you’ll be met by our representative for your Private Transfer to the centrally located Hotel where you will stay for two-nights. Rest of the Day at your leisure.
Day 5 - Florence
At 10 am, join our Small Group Florence Walking Tour (Maximum 12-14 people) that will include all the must-see sights of the city. Then, with our skip the line tickets, enter the Accademia for an in-depth tour of Michelangelo’s David. Rest of the Day at your leisure.
VENICE – 2-nights Includes transfers & tours as below specified - No Hotels included
Day 6 - Venice
After a leisurely breakfast, you will be met in your hotel by our representative for your Private Transfer to the train station to travel to your next destination – Venice. Travelling in First-class reserved seats on a hi-speed Euro-star train departing Florence at 10.33 am arriving in Venice at 12.30 pm (or the nearest time available).
Upon arrival in Venice you’ll be met by our representative for your Private Water-Taxi Transfer with an English-speaking hostess to your centrally located hotel in Venice.
At 3.00 pm enjoy our Small Group Venice Gondola Ride (Maximum 6-people) to start your program of tours included in this vacation package.
At 5 pm join our Small Group Grand Canal Boat Tour (Maximum 8-9 people). The perfect introduction to the city of Venice as you cruise down the grand canal and some of the small canals in the hidden Venice with one of our licensed expert guides. Full description & to view a video of the tour . Rest of the Day at your leisure.
Day 7 - Venice
At 11.10 am join our Original Venice walk to explore the environs of St. Marks Square and highlights of Venice with skip the line reservations to enter St. Marks Basilica.
Day 8 - Venice / END OF THE VACATION PACKAGE
Most clients choose the cheaper option of taking a public water-bus to Venice’s Marco Polo Airport. The water-buses leave from St. Marks, a couple of hundred meters from your hotel. And you can pre-purchase tickets for this service when you come to do our tours in Venice as our meeting point is a few meters from the ticket booth for water-buses. The water-buses start running at 3am in the morning and cost 11 Euro per person.