Highlights of Italy    *alt*

8 days, from £1199
G Adventures
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Description

Italy sure sounds like a myth, doesn?t it? Incredibly elaborate architecture, idyllic countryside, fascinating history, and, of course, incomparable cuisine. This quick intro to Italy will give you all that and more. Fashionable Milan and Da Vinci?s Last Supper; the famous Venice canals and Piazza San Marco; Florence?s medieval bridge Ponte Vecchio; the Leaning Tower of Pisa; Rome?s ancient trio the Colosseum, Pantheon, and Vatican City. With this tour, you?ve got nothing to lose.

What's Included: Orientation walk in Milan, Venice, and Rome. Piazzele Michelangelo Walk. Pisa visit. Traditional Roman meal. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights: Search for your must-see highlights in Milan, Explore the streets and waterways of the ?City of Canals?, Stroll along the Piazzale Michelangelo and take in the view, See that famous tilted tower in Pisa, Dine on Roman cuisine with new friends


Group Size Notes: Max 16, avg 12.

Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner

Meals: Eating is a big part of traveling. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. The above information applies to G Adventures group trips. For Independent trips please check the itinerary for details of meals included. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.

Transport: Walking, bus, train.

Minimum Age: You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Travel Style:Classic

Physical Grading:2 - Light

Itinerary


 Day 1 Milan

There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting


 Day 2 Milan/Venice (1B)

After an orientation walk of Milan, set out on your own explore the fashion capital of Italy. Opt to see Leonardo Da Vinci's Last Supper before travelling to Venice by train in the afternoon.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Local train


 Day 3 Venice (1B)

After an orientation walk, set out to explore. Opt for a vaporetto (water taxi) ride to the islands of Murano and Burano, take a gondola under the Ponte Rialto (Bridge of Lovers), explore the Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs, or get lost in the twisting maze of the city.


 Day 4 Venice/Florence (1B)

After enjoying the morning in Venice, travel to the capital of Tuscany, Florence. Opt to visit the stunning Duomo, or the famous Ponte Vecchio. Enjoy an evening walk to Piazzale Michelangelo for a fantastic panoramic view of the city.

Included Activities:
Piazzale Michelangelo Walk

Transport:
Local train


 Day 5 Florence (1B)

Visit the Uffizi Gallery or the Medici Chapels. Take a break at Piazza della Signoria with a gelato or an espresso (or both - did someone say affogato?) before hitting lively Piazza San Lorenzo to bargain for discounted woolen and leather goods.

Opt to catch a local bus or train to nearby Siena to see more of what this province has to offer.


 Day 6 Florence/Rome (1B)

Head to Pisa by local train and spend time at the famous leaning tower. Continue on to Rome by train taking in the coastal views.

Included Activities:
Pisa Visit

Transport:
Local train
Local train


 Day 7 Rome (1B, 1D)

Opt to tour Vatican City, cross the river to charming Trastevere, eat some gelato in Piazza Navona, or swing by the Colosseum and Forum.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk


 Day 8 Rome (1B)

We recommend booking post-tour accommodation to fully experience all that this magnificent city has to offer.


Dates and Prices

DatePrice
Sun 25-Aug-2019£1,269
Sun 08-Sep-2019£1,239
Sun 15-Sep-2019£1,239
Sun 29-Sep-2019£1,239
Sun 13-Oct-2019£1,199
Fri 27-Dec-2019£1,199

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