Semi-Private 9-Day Seven Wonders of Italy Vacation Package
Semi-Private Italy vacations packages with exclusive small group Italy tours of Pompeii & Amalfi & the Cinque Terre, along with our popular small group tours of Rome, Florence & Venice make this a fully loaded package for the first-time visitor to get a full experience of the best of Italy. These tours of Italy all include hotels, private transfers and train tickets on hi-speed trains to ensure a smooth and memorable trip. Upon request the itinerary can be extended to feature Verona or Milan.
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT - BOOK BY 25TH MARCH FOR JULY-DEC 2019 DATES AND PAY LESS!
Highlights and what's included
- Eight-night’s stay in selected Hotels in Venice, Florence & Rome with full American-style buffet breakfasts
- Five-Private Transfers (see itinerary for details)
- 1st-Class reserved seating on Hi- Speed Euro-Star Trains between Rome, Florence & Venice
- Small Group 4-Hour Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour
- Small Group 3-Hour Colosseum & Ancient Rome Small Group Tour
- Small Group Pompeii & Amalfi Day Tour
- Small Group 3-Hour Florence & David Small Group Walking Tour
- Small Group Cinque Terre Day Tour
- Small Group Grand Canal Boat Tour
- Small Group 2-Hour Venice & St. Marks Small Group Walking Tour
- PRIVATE - 35-minute Venice Gondola Ride - just for your party
- Travel insurance
- meals other than breakfast
ROME – 3- nights with hotel included
Day 1 - ROME
Upon your arrival in Rome’s Airport you’ll be met by our representative for your Private Transfer to your centrally located hotel in Rome, where you will stay in a standard classic double room on bed ‘n breakfast basis for three-nights. Rest of the Day at your leisure.
Day 2 - ROME
At 8.45 am, join our Small Group Walking Tour of Ancient Rome (Maximum 12-14 people). 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.
At 1.00 pm, take our Small Group Tour of the Vatican (maximum 12-14 people) 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: You can request to take these two tours over two-days!
*For some arrival dates the Small Group Ancient Rome & Vatican Tours in Rome will have to be taken on the same day
Day 3 - ROME
Departing directly from your hotel at 7 am, join our Small Group Day Tour of Pompeii & Amalfi. The tour includes a two-hour guided tour of Pompeii with a licensed expert guide (not included entrance fees – 11 Euro), and visit the enchanting towns of Positano & Amalfi. Tour duration 12-13 hours.
FLORENCE – 3- nights with hotel 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 be staying for three-nights in a standard double room on a bed ‘n breakfast basis. 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.
Day 6 - FLORENCE
At 8.00 a.m. depart on our Small Group Cinque Terre Tour (Maximum 8-people) from Florence. Visit four of the celebrated villages, enjoy a splendid walk along the coastal footpath, take a boat ride along the coast and enjoy frequent photo-stops to ensure you capture the best possible views of this heavenly place.
VENICE – 2- nights with hotel included
Day 7 - VENICE
After a leisurely breakfast, you will be met in your hotel by our representative for your Private Car 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 09.33 am arriving in Venice at 11.30 am (or the nearest time available).
Upon arrival in Venice you’ll be met by our representative for your Private Water-Taxi Transfer to your centrally located hotel in Venice where you will be staying in a standard Classic double room on a bed ‘n breakfast basis for two nights
At 2.00 pm join our Small Group Walking Tour (Maximum 14-people) to explore the environs of St. Marks Square with skip the line reservations to enter St. Marks Basilica and an in-depth tour of the interior of the church. Then, discover the enchanting hidden Venice as you stroll through the labyrinth of narrow alleyways and side canals with one of our expert guides.
At 5 pm on 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. Rest of the Day at your leisure.
Day 8 - VENICE
At 5 pm take a Private 35-minute Venice Gondola Ride to conclude your program of tours included in this vacation package.
Day 9 - 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.
AT AN EXTRA COST THE ITINERARY CAN BE EXTENDED TO INCLUDE VERONA AND LAKE GARDA.