8-Day Venice to Rome Essence of Italy
Semi-Private Italy vacation packages include transfers, hotels and train tickets that are dealt with on a private basis just for you. The only time you’ll be with other tourists will be when you’re taking one of our small group tours of the Vatican & Sistine Chapel, Ancient Rome & the Colosseum, Reniassance Florence & Michelangelo's David, and three very special tours in Venice. Ideal for the first-time visitor to Italy, these Italy vacation packages can also be customized to suit your own requirmentsENQUIRY/BOOK Download Brochure
Highlights and what's included
- Seven-night’s stay in selected 4-Star Hotels in Venice, Florence & Rome with full American-style buffet breakfasts
- Six-Private Transfers ( see itinerary below for details )
- 1st-Class reserved seating on Hi- Speed Euro-Star Trains between Venice, Florence & Rome
- 4-hr Small Group Vatican & Sistine Chapel Tour
- 3-hr Small Group Colosseum & Ancient Rome Tour
- 3-hr Small Group Florence & David Walking Tour
- Small Group Grand Canal Boat Tour
- 2-hr Small Group Venice & St. Marks Walking Tour
- PRIVATE - 35-minute Venice Gondola Ride
- Travel insurance
- Meals other than breakfast
VENICE – 2-nights with hotel included
Day 1 - Venice
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 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 2 - Venice
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 take a Private 35-minute Venice Gondola Ride to conclude your program of tours included in this vacation package.
*Based on your flight's schedule you can opt to take the walking tour on DAY 1
FLORENCE – 2-nights with hotel included
Day 3 - Florence
After a leisurely breakfast you will have a Private Water-Taxi Transfer to the Santa Lucia railway station in Venice with one of our representatives who will take you directly to the train platform to travel in First-Class reserved seats on a Hi-speed train departing from Venice at 10.27 am arriving into Florence at 12.30am (or 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 two-night in a standard double room on a bed ‘n breakfast basis. Rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 4 - 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.
ROME – 3-nights with hotel included
Day 5 - Rome
After a leisurely breakfast you will have a private car transfer from your hotel to the railway station to take a First Class Euro-star Train departing Florence at 10.10 am and arriving into Rome at 11.45 am. Upon your arrival in Rome 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 6 - Rome
At 8.45 am, join our 3-hour 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. Rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 7 - Rome
At 1.00 pm, take our 4-hour 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. Rest of the day at your leisure.
Day 8 - Rome / End of your vacation package
Your 8-Day vacation package concludes with a Private Transfer to Rome’s airport for your flight home.
- Pickup Location
- Mid Point