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Venice, Florence, Rome & Sorrento

VENICE, FLORENCE, ROME & SORRENTO

Europe

11D/10N Italy

Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy

Venice Alley - Venice, Italy

Venice Alley - Venice, Italy

Venice Grand Canal, Italy

Venice Grand Canal, Italy

Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy

Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy

Salerno, Italy

Salerno, Italy

Tower of Pisa - Pisa, Italy

Tower of Pisa - Pisa, Italy

Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi

Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi

Sistine Chapel -Italy

Sistine Chapel -Italy

The Colosseum, Italy

The Colosseum, Italy

Pompeii Streets, Italy

Pompeii Streets, Italy
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Travel Period : Valid until November 04, 2018

Description

Early Booking Discount Available!

Get 10% of your 2018 Kompas Tour when you book by June 30, 2017.

Fall in love with Italy and discover its ancient ruins, world-renowned artistry, scenic landscapes, and gastronomic delights as you go on an unforgettable 11 day scenic tour of Venice, Florence, Rome and Sorrento!

Your sightseeing tour begins in the enchanting "City of Water," Venice. Start your walking tour in the St. Mark Square where the elaborate St. Mark's Basilica is situated. Built between the 12th and 17th centuries, this lavishly decorated church is bedecked with 40,000 square feet of gold encrusted mosaics.

Onwards to Florence, a city tucked amid the Tuscan hills, and find priceless great works by the ancient masters like David by Michaelangelo and the Duomo by Brunelleschi.  Be prepared to get mesmerized by the Eternal City of Rome where the grandeur of St. Peter's Basilica  and  Sistine Chapel will overwhelm you, and the treasure trove of art and architecture found in the Vatican Museums will surely fascinate you. Catch a glimpse of ancient Rome as you visit the Colosseum, Palatine Hill overlooking the Circus Maximus, the Imperial Palace and Roman Forum.

Wind down your travel in the small town of Sorrento well known for its steep cliffs and slopes overlooking wondrous blue waters to Ischia, Capri and the Bay of Naples.
Take advantage of this complete package and enjoy the exhilarating feeling of going on a dreamy Italian vacation .

Inclusions

    • 11 Days, 10 Nights accommodation in First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
    • Service charges and hotel taxes
    • Ten (10) Breakfasts meals
    • One (1) Lunch meal
    • Six (6) dinner meals including a welcome dinner in Venice
    • Private deluxe motor-coach with air conditioning, extra leg room and emergency washroom
    • Sightseeing with local guides: Venice, Pisa, Florence, Rome, Pompeii, Capri
    • Airport transfers
    • Professional English speaking Tour Director
      Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours, so you can easily hear your guide's commentary

    Exclusions

    The following are not included in the basic package price, but etravel PH can easily arrange them for you.

    • Airfare and Airline Taxes
    • Pre and Post-accommodation which maybe necessary depending on flight schedule
    • Visa and airport taxes (Schengen Visa - Php 7,500; UK Visa - Php 11,000)
    • Personal expenses and other services that are not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips to guides, drivers, porters and waiters

Things we love

    • Italy has more cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any country in the world.
    • A cup of flavorful, fresh Gelato made from natural ingredients. A delight that Italy is well known for.
    • Have fun trying to speak a little Italian. Hello is ciao, please is per favor and thank you is grazi.
    • Breathtaking panoramic  view of Assisi from the hilltop at the Basilica of St. Francis en route to Rome from Florence.
    • Enjoy a cup of cappuccino at one of the cafes at Piazza Novana as you take in the sights and liveliness of Roman life.
    •  Campo de Fiori, a piazza in Rome is an open market by day where flowers, fruits and other fresh produce are sold but turns into an open air pub and a hub for the nightlife in the evening.
       

Departure Dates

  • Apr-1 2018, Apr-15 2018, Apr-29 2018, Jun-3 2018, Jul-8 2018, Aug-5 2018, Sep-2 2018, Oct-21 2018, Nov-4 2018, Nov-5 2017
  • Note:Pre and post-accommodation maybe necessary before and after the tour

Itinerary

    DAY 1     ARRIVE VENICE - Sunday
    Arriving at Venice’s airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather for a Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director and traveling companions. (D)

    DAY 2     VENICE - Monday
    We begin our exploration of Venice with a boat ride to the Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. Visit a glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. Then, on to St. Mark’s Square, for the walking tour, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoying views of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps join an optional gondola ride. (B)

    DAY 3     VENICE - FERRARA - PISA - FLORENCE - Tuesday
    Drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna region, standing on the banks of the Po River. After an orientation tour, continue to Pisa where you’ll view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery, and Duomo. Then on to Florence for dinner and a free evening. (B, D)

    DAY 4     FLORENCE - Wednesday
    Today’s morning city tour begins at the majestic Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s aweinspiring Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s splendid bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit the Academy of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo’s David is displayed. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a spectacular view over Florence. The remainder of the day is yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital your own way. (B)

    DAY 5     FLORENCE - ASSISI - ROME - Thursday
    Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany with its iconic landscapes as you make your way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here, take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis. Continue to Rome for dinner and an evening at leisure. (B, D)

    DAY 6     ROME - Friday
    A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the incomparable Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museums with moving Sistine Chapel and grand St. Peter’s Basilica. Then on to visit the Coliseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum. (B, L)

    DAY 7     ROME - Saturday
    A day free to explore Rome your way. Your Tour Director will have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to browse through some of the stylish shops and galleries, visit a museum, sightsee, or relax in a sidewalk cafe. Tonight, dinner with your fellow travelers is the perfect way to celebrate your Italian adventure. (B, D)

    DAY 8     ROME - POMPEII - SORRENTO - Sunday
    Departing Rome, travel to Pompeii, a destroyed & buried under ashes and forever preserved by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. After a visit to the haunting site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, continue to Sorrento. Enjoy dinner at your hotel, then a free evening. (B, D)

    DAY 9     SORRENTO EXCURSION TO CAPRI - Monday
    Glide across the glistening bay to the beautiful Isle of Capri. Here, you’ll visit the magnificent Gardens of Caesar Augustus and view the famed Faraglioni Rocks. Then there’s time to wander through the winding streets and browse in the elegant boutiques before returning to Sorrento. (B)

    DAY 10    SORRENTO - Tuesday
    Take in the sights of Sorrento your way with a full free day. You might want to wander through the shops, indulge in a spa treatment, or simply relax & enjoy the views. Tonight, enjoy dinner in hotel. (B, D)

    DAY 11    DEPART NAPLES - Wednesday
    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport in Naples for your departure flight. (B)

Things to do

    • RIDE. Don't pass up the chance to go on a gondola ride along the Grand Canal in Venice. Sit down, relax, and catch a moment of tranquillity as you glide on the waters.
    • STOPOVER. Your tour includes a scenic stopover in Pisa to view the famous Piazza del Miracoli (Square of Miracles) with its Leaning Tower, the Baptistry and Duomo. This UNESCO World Heritage site is recognized as one of the main centers of medieval art in the world.
    • TOSS.  Toss a coin into one of Rome's iconic monuments, the Trevi Fountain, considered as one of the most famous fountains in the world. Tradition says that if visitors toss a coin into the fountain, they are ensured a return to Rome.
    • STROLL. Take a leisurely walk along Corso Italia, the main street of Sorrento and you will find shops of great Italian fashion designers, restaurants, bars and cafes.
    • EXPLORE. Wander through the streets of Capri,  visit the magnificent Gardens of Caesar Augustus and view the famed Faraglioni Rocks. Be captivated by the picturesque island of Capri.
    • ANCIENT HISTORY. Find out how people lived two thousand years ago when you visit Pompeii, considered as one of the few sites where an ancient city has been preserved in detail.

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