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Italian Treasures

Tour Description

Day 1: Arrive Rome

11 days, 16 meals. Join this Travelmarvel 11-day escorted coach tour from Rome to Budapest taking in Sorrento, Pompeii, San Gimignano, Florence and the unique city of Venice with it’s intricate connected canals.


Day 1: Arrive Rome

Arrive in Rome by noon and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a guided afternoon tour that takes you past some of the city’s most famous sights, including the Forum, Colosseum and the Pantheon. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight.

Day 2: Rome, Vatican City

Venture to the walled enclave and headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church on a tour of the Vatican City. Take in the sweeping expanse of St Peter’s Square before exploring the Vatican Museums. Here, you’ll find many of the world’s greatest sculptures and paintings, including Michelangelo’s frescoed masterpiece upon the barrel-vaulted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure.

Day 3: Rome, Sorrento

Heading south, take the coastal route past cliffs that overlook the Bay of Naples. Enjoy postcard views as you reach Sorrento, where clusters of coloured buildings rest on a cliff above a harbour. You may like to spend time this afternoon taking in the lively village atmosphere while wandering the narrow laneways.

Day 4: Sorrento, Capri

Once a resort island for Roman emperors, Capri is renowned for alluring the rich and famous with its beauty. Cruise across bright blue waters to the island and, on arrival, travel to the hilltop town of Anacapri to soak in the views. Enjoy some free time, then take a funicular ride down to the port before returning to Sorrento.

Day 5: Sorrento, Pompeii, San Gimignano

Engulfed by the lava from Mt Vesuvius in AD79, Pompeii provides a vivid picture of ancient Roman life, which you will discover on a guided tour around the haunting ruins. After, journey north to San Gimignano. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.

Day 6: San Gimignano, Florence

Explore the historic streets and appreciate the medieval city skyline of San Gimignano before travelling north to Florence to enjoy an evening exploring at your leisure.

Day 7: Florence

Further explore this jewel of the Renaissance, once home to Da Vinci and Michelangelo. Your walking tour includes a visit to the Academy of Fine Arts, where you will see Michelangelo’s David. You may choose to join an optional tour to Pisa later to see its Leaning Tower and savour a Tuscan dinner.

Day 8: Florence, Verona, Venice

Explore the whimsical city of Verona, perhaps stopping under Juliet’s balcony to put yourself in Romeo’s shoes. Later, continue to the incomparable city of Venice.

Day 9: Venice

Spend the morning discovering Venice, where romantic canals replace bustling streets on a guided tour. During your tour, stop and enjoy a Venetian glass-blowing demonstration. Spend some time at leisure this afternoon.

Day 10: Venice, Ljubljana, Zagreb

Travel via Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana to Zagreb in Croatia. Set out on a tour to sights such as the Stone Gate and the Opera House.

Day 11: Zagreb, Depart Budapest

After breakfast, travel from Zagreb to Budapest where your tour concludes.

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11 days

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December 31, 2024
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