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Highlights of Italy: Coach Tour Rome to Milan

Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,842

Spend a full week taking in Italy’s most beloved cities, as well as its peerless capital on this Italy tour. Ideal for first-timers, it covers all the key sights from Rome to Venice and beyond.


This 8-day traditional motorcoach tour through Italy, staying in 4 star accommodations, is short but packed with unforgettable images. Travel as part of a group, and see the country’s best-loved sights, and feel inspired for a return visit in the future.

Start in the eternal city, Rome, where a tour offers you a short overview of sights including the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish steps. Take the rest of the day at your own pace to explore the sights that interest you, but don’t feel rushed to see everything. Rome is a massive, complex, and endlessly fascinating place, so consider adding an extra day or two onto the start of your trip to explore.

Set out early for Assisi, the mystic walled town of Saint Francis. Then spend an afternoon roaming medieval Siena, before going on to its traditional rival, Florence. Here lies the heart of the Renaissance, including the Piazza del Duomo, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the St John Baptistery, and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. All these will feature on your guided tour, while your afternoon is at leisure to shop, sightsee, and experience the atmosphere of this beautiful city.

Speed your way to iconic Venice, stopping at Padua to admire the Cathedral of St Anthony, and pay your respects to Donatello’s Gattamelata. On arrival in Venice, a walking tour takes you to the Doge’s Palace, the Basilica of St Mark, the Bridge of Sighs and more. Overnight in this incredible city, then see it again in the morning, this time by boat before spending the afternoon at leisure.

Romantics will be touched by Verona, home of a certain lovestruck teenager’s famous balcony. Enjoy some time to explore on your own before a panoramic tour of Lake Como, and an overnight stay in Milan. A morning tour takes you to the famous Duomo, Vittorio Emanuele II, the Sforza castle and more. Depart from Milan, or transfer back to Rome.


 

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Duration
8 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,842

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Day 1

Rome

Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

The Building Hotel

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    The Building Hotel



    The Building is a four star Hotel strategically located in a central area of the City of Rome. The Hotel is few steps away from Termini Station and next to the tube station of Castro Pretorio. This Hotel is well located to reach, within few ...

    The Building is a four star Hotel strategically located in a central area of the City of Rome. The Hotel is few steps away from Termini Station and next to the tube station of Castro Pretorio. This Hotel is well located to reach, within few minutes, the heart of Rome. The Building receives its guests in a historic building, still preserving the original decorations and architectural featuring, yet mixing together elegance and wealth elements conceived under an innovative atmosphere and modern decoration style.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Bar
    • Meeting Facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Spa

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Day 2

Rome

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you will enjoy a 3 hour "Discovering Rome", walking tour. You will be picked up at your hotel at about 9.00am. The tour will start from Largo Argentina and continue to Campo de'Fiori, Piazza Farnese, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps.

Rest of the day at leisure.

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Day 3

Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence

American buffet breakfast. Pickup at 7.30/7.45am at the hotel and departure by coach to Assisi for a visit of the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. At the end of the visit, we continue towards Siena, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to Florence.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Grand Hotel Adriatico

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    Grand Hotel Adriatico



    Offering refined accommodation just 1,313 feet from Santa Maria Novella Station, the Grand Hotel Adriatico is in Florence's centre, a 10-minute walk from Florence's Duomo. Each room at the Adriatico Grand Hotel has wooden floors and furniture, plus warm colour schemes. All rooms are air ...

    Offering refined accommodation just 1,313 feet from Santa Maria Novella Station, the Grand Hotel Adriatico is in Florence's centre, a 10-minute walk from Florence's Duomo. Each room at the Adriatico Grand Hotel has wooden floors and furniture, plus warm colour schemes. All rooms are air conditioned and feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The varied breakfast buffet is served every morning and can be enjoyed in the private garden during summer. The Adriatico's restaurant specializes in traditional Tuscan dishes and wines, plus Italian favourites. The Uffizi Gallery and Ponte Vecchio are just a 10-minute walk away.

    Facilities

    • 24 Hour Room Service
    • Air Conditioning
    • Fitness Rooms
    • Hairdryers
    • Internet Access - High Speed
    • Mini Bar
    • Safe (Elecronic)
    • Sound Proof Rooms
    • Telephone
    • Trouser Press (Electric)
    • TV

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Day 4

Florence

Guided sightseeing tour of the city, also known to be the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan Church with Cimabue's famous crucifix. The balance of the day is at leisure for optional sightseeing (we suggest the Pisa half day tour) or for shopping. Dinner at a local Restaurant.

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Day 5

Florence - Padua - Venice

Along the way you will stop in Padua, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello's "Gattamelata". Continue towards Venice, and upon arrival enjoy a panoramic guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the St. Mark's square, the Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Venice Island.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Dinner
Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Hotel Villa Mabapa

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    Hotel Villa Mabapa



    For nearly 80 years Villa Mabapa, in Venice Lido, has been the favoured choice of guests from every corner of the globe. It is a gracious and charming villa, looking out over Venice Lagoon and immersed in the tranquillity of cedars and pittosporums, and was ...

    For nearly 80 years Villa Mabapa, in Venice Lido, has been the favoured choice of guests from every corner of the globe. It is a gracious and charming villa, looking out over Venice Lagoon and immersed in the tranquillity of cedars and pittosporums, and was built, in a late Art Nouveau style, at the end of the 1920s as a private residence.

    This palace today forms the main part of the Hotel Villa Mabapa, which also consists of two other buildings, Villa Morea and Casa Pradel, connected by a covered passageway and by a large, cool and shady garden.

    Facilities

    • Restaurant
    • Restaurant

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Day 6

Venice

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour by boat. You will cross the lagoon with a view of the islands and reach the island of Murano where you will assist to a demonstration of glass blowing (some time will be allowed for shopping). Afternoon at leisure. Dinner at the hotel.

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Day 7

Venice - Verona - Sirmione (Lake Garda) - Lake Como - Milan

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by motor coach to Verona. Visit of the town of Romeo and Juliet. Continue to Sirmione. Free time for lunch and tour of the town. In the afternoon, proceed to Como Lake for a panoramic tour by bus. In the evening arrival in Milan. Dinner at the hotel.

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Duration1 Night
Accommodation

Hotel Antares Concorde

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    Hotel Antares Concorde



    The 4 star BEST WESTERN Antares Hotel Concorde in Viale Monza is only a few minutes from Corso Buenos Aires and Milan Central Station. In 2008 the hotel was completely renovated creating a result of great visual impact. The hotel's 120 spacious rooms are now ...

    The 4 star BEST WESTERN Antares Hotel Concorde in Viale Monza is only a few minutes from Corso Buenos Aires and Milan Central Station. In 2008 the hotel was completely renovated creating a result of great visual impact. The hotel's 120 spacious rooms are now completely soundproof and fitted with the latest comforts, including free Wi-Fi.

    This area, with its numerous shops, pubs and Italian and ethnic restaurants, is frequented by locals and tourists alike. The hotel is only 50 metres away from Turro metro station so that the Central Railway Station, the historical centre, Fieramilanocity, the Mi.Co Milano Convention Centre and Fieramilano at Rho can be reached within minutes.

    In addition to its strategic position in the city, our 4 star hotel offers a sumptuous buffet breakfast and features "La Piazzetta" Wine Bar and Ristorante specialized in Italian cuisine, a congress centre with numerous meeting rooms.

    Facilities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Baggage storage
    • Concierge
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Fitness Centre
    • Free WiFi
    • Laundry Service
    • Parking
    • Pets Accepted (with limitations)
    • Room Service

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Day 8

Milan

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic tour of the city including the shopping gallery Vittorio Emanuele II, the Sforza castle, and the Splendid Duomo, one of the world's largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. The tour will end at 11.00 a.m at the central railway station (transfer to Airport or hotel in Milan is not included)

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DEPARTURES:

2017: Saturdays 1 Apr to  21 Oct.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival transfer from the FCO/CIA airports to the hotel in Rome
  • Accommodation at 4* hotels centrally located
  • 3 hrs guided walking tour in Rome
  • Daily American buffet breakfast
  • 4 dinners (drinks not included)
  • Service charges and taxes included
  • Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air conditioning
  • Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • English speaking local guides
  • Passengers will be provided with professional headset system

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Any extra nights at the beginning or the end of the tour
  • Tipping
  • Any meals not listed as included
  • Departure transfer
  • Optional suggested tours and personal spending money

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Prices based on 2 passengers, subject to availabilty and only includes what is listed as included in the itinerary. 

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20 Oct 2018
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