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Ciao! Welcome to Italy!
Explore Italy by travelling from North to South. Start your vacation in Milan and visit one of the most beautiful lake in the world, Lake Maggiore. Continue to Venice, the city of Romeo and Juliet. Travel to the Adriatic coast to see San Marino and stay a night at Perugia. Next is Naples and take a boat to the Isle of Capri and end your adventure in Rome.

Inclusions:
  • 7 nights guided vacation
  • 7 nights accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • 8 meals: 7 breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Boat tours in Lake Orta and Venice
  • Ferry ride to Capri
  • Ticket admissions to Murano glasswork in Venice and Pompeii
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide
Apr 10 – Jun 26, 2024 from $1569
Jul 3 – Aug 28, 2024 from $1549
Sep 4 – Oct 30, 2024 from $1569
Nov 6 or 12, 2024 from $1549
Nov 20 – Dec 18, 2024 from $1489
Dec 25, 2024 or Jan 1, 2025 from $1569
Jan 8 – Mar 19, 2025 from $1489
single supplement: add from $640 more

Weekly – Wednesday departures
Not included: Gratuities, airport transfers, meals & beverages not mentioned in the itinerary, travel insurance.

Note: Hotels will be assigned by the supplier closer to departure and will be listed on their app for you to view. Travel Best Bets has no control over the hotels and their location that are arranged for this package.

Explore Italy, visit the country from North to South.

Milan – Verona – Venice – Perugia – Naples – Salerno – Pompeii – Rome

Boat trip to Island of St. Giulio, the St Marks in Venice
Admission ticket to Murano glasswork in Venice and Pompeii
Visit the Island of Carpri

 

Day 1 Milan
Ciao! Welcome to Italy!
Explore Italy by travelling from North to South. Start your vacation in Milan and visit one of the most beautiful lake in the world, Lake Maggiore. Continue to Venice, the city of Romeo and Juliet. Travel to the Adriatic coast to see San Marino and stay a night at Perugia. Next is Naples and take a boat to the Isle of Capri and end your adventure in Rome.

Day 2 Milan – Lakes Region – Verona (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Lakes region. Mountain landscapes, alpine lakes, villages of great beauty.

Today we see one of the most beautiful scenic areas of Europe, the region of the Italian lakes. Firstly, we will travel to LAKE ORTA in ORTA DE SAN GIULIO, a well-preserved medieval city. We take a train ride to reach the centre of the medieval town, and then a boat to the ISLAND OF SAN GIULIO, a little island on the lake with a monastery. After this we go on to LAKE MAGGIORE, stopping in STRESA, where we have the option to visit the Borromean Islands, and especially ISOLA BELLA with its gardens and palace (closed in the winter). Time for lunch. After lunch, we go on to VERONA.

Day 3 Verona – Venice (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Visit of Venice. Murano glass factory in Venice.

We will have time to see Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet before leaving for VENICE, where we arrive at about 13.00. We include a boat trip to the area of St Mark’s Square, with a local guide we take a stroll around the City of Canals. There will also be a chance to admire the glasswork of Murano. Afterwards enjoy some leisure time, maybe a trip in a gondola? Accommodation in the Mestre district.

Day 4 Venice – Padua – San Marino – Gubbio – Perugia (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: San Marino and its fortress. Beautiful landscapes crossing the Apennines.

Today we leave for PADOVA, the destination of many pilgrims, where we will see the Saint’s Basilica. Then we will go on to the Adriatic coast to see SAN MARINO, a small independent country on top of a strongly fortified mountain. Time for lunch. We travel on through pretty mountain countryside, crossing the Apennines to GUBBIO, a marvellously well-preserved town in which the Palace of Consuls and the 12th century cathedral stand out. Continuing to PERUGIA.

Day 5 Perugia – Assisi – Naples (B)
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Umbria region.

PERUGIA is a historic city also name as the city of chocolate, and we will see it with a local guide, climbing its ramps that cross the rocky outcrop, and we will be surprised by its squares and stone streets. After this we travel to ASSISI, where we will have time for lunch and to see the Basilica of St Francis. In the afternoon, we travel to NAPLES. Arrive at the end of the day.

Day 6 Naples – Capri – Sorrento – Salerno (B/D)
Free time to stroll around NAPLES before boarding. Boat trip to the ISLE OF CAPRI included. You may take a boat to the Blue Grotto or the cable car to Capri city. We will get on board again and continue to SORRENTO, a charming, tourist town at the foot of a cliff. Free time to stroll around. We will continue to the Gulf of Salerno. Dinner included and sojourn in SALERNO.

Day 7 Salerno – Pompeii – Cassino – Castel Gandolfo – Rome (B)
We will go to POMPEII, where you will have an opportunity to admire the remains of this Roman city which was covered by the ashes from Mount Vesuvius (guided tour and entrance included). We will continue to CASSINO after lunch where you will visit its huge abbey where one of the cruelest World War II battles took place. We will visit CASTEL GANDOLFO on our way back, a lovely medieval town located in a beautiful lake area which belongs to the VATICAN and serves as the Pope’s summer residence. We will resume our trip to ROME. Late afternoon arrival. End of our services.

Please, check the time of your flight in case you might need an additional night.

Day 8 Departure (B)
After breakfast, end of our services.

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All rates are per person, based on double occupancy in Canadian dollars (unless otherwise stated) New bookings only. Space and price may be limited and subject to availability at the time of booking.  Errors or omissions may occur on the above information with no guarantee of being honoured. Terms and conditions apply. Tax is not included in the above base fare. Above tax amount includes non-refundable $30 per adult Booking Management Fee. $50 per adult cancellation fee. Not included in the above rates: Xpresspost fee, recommended medical, cancellation or baggage insurance. Child rate is applicable when travelling with 2 paying adults sharing 1 hotel room, using the existing bedding. Price Match Policy: Travel Best Bets makes every effort to remain competitive by offering our ‘Match or Beat Any Price’ offer however due to certain restrictions  there will be some product we cannot match or beat. Please note the star ratings found on www.travelbestbets.com are determined by Travel Best Bets based on a number of factors and may not match the star rating found in the Tour Operator’s brochure. Please view our star ratings by clicking here. Due to an increasing volume of disputed bookings, we will only accept payment for air only travel to India, the Philippines and the continent of Africa through the following means: book and pay cash in person or by direct deposit into our business account – once the transaction is verified and a copy of the receipt emailed or faxed to our office, we will confirm the booking. Please contact us for details on how to book using this method. Please contact [email protected] for photo credit information. BPCPA #3287