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Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of Italy.

9 days From £2,375 per person
This is an independent non-escorted holiday

2022 Tour code: QRF22

About the tour

Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and tastes of Italy. Take a gourmet food tour in Rome, step back in time in Pompeii and uncover the Renaissance city of Florence. Your holiday ends in Venice, where a guided tour of its lesser-known gems and an unforgettable gondola ride await.

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Day 1 - To Rome

Today you will fly from London Gatwick to Rome Fiumicino. On arrival you will have a private transfer from Rome Airport to your hotel.

For the following 3 nights you will be staying at the Palazzo Scanderbeg in a Deluxe Room including Breakfast.

Day 2 - Rome

Today you will take part in a gourmet walking tour. Sample a variety of street foods, such as zucchini flowers, supplì, pastries, and pizza, while taking in the impressive scenery of historic Rome all around you. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors to Rome and for foodies who want to learn more about Roman cuisine.

Day 3 - Naples and Pompeii

Today you will enjoy a comprehensive tour of Naples and Pompeii from Rome. During this 13-hour tour, enjoy riding in an air-conditioned bus, a reserved area in the archaeological site, and skip-the-line entry. Take a guided tour of Pompeii, followed by lunch and a limoncello tasting. Then embark on a city sightseeing tour of Naples before returning to Rome for drop-off.

Day 4 - To Florence

You will be transferred from your Rome hotel to Rome station, where you'll then travel from Rome Termini to Florence Santa Maria Novella in Frecciarossa Premium Class. On arrival you will then be transferred from the station to your hotel. For the following 3 nights you will be staying at the Hotel Santa Maria Novella in a Superior room including Breakfast.

Day 5 - Florence

Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance, but there's so much to see, it's hard to know where to start. This small group walking tour is ideal for first-time visitors or those short on time, checking off top attractions such as the Cathedral, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, and Giotto's Bell Tower.

Day 6 - Florence

You are free to explore Florence at your own leisure.

Day 7 - To Venice

You will be transferred from Florence Hotel to Florence station, where you' ll then travel from Florence Santa Maria Novella to Venice St. Lucia in Frecciarossa Class. On arrival you will then be transferred from the station to your hotel. For the following 2 nights you will be staying at the Hotel Monaco and Gran Canal in a Superior room including Breakfast.

Day 8 - Venice

Explore the famous sites and hidden charms of Venice on this walking tour, followed by a ride through the city's canals on an iconic gondola. Follow your local guide through a romantic maze of surrounding backstreets to discover some of Venice's lesser-known gems. Learn the fascinating history of Venice as you wander through narrow alleys and over stone footbridges, and then hop aboard a Venetian gondola for a leisurely ride along the Grand Canal.

Day 9 - Home

Today you will be transferred from Venice Hotel to Venice Airport. You will then fly from Venice Marco Polo to London Gatwick in Economy Class.

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Mobility information

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

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