Impressive panoramic view of the city of Siena

Escorted Art, Food, and Culture Tour of Italy

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Italy, Vatican City

Places Visited

Rome, Vatican City, Siena, Cortona...

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Suggested Duration

10 Days

From awe-inspiring art to luscious landscapes, from the Trevi Fountain to Siena’s Campo to Florence’s unforgettable Duomo, this is a tour that will take you past your wildest dreams and beyond the places that tourists usually go. You’ll be moved, you’ll be inspired, you’ll be captivated: whatever you long to do and whoever you long to be, you can find it on this marvelous tour of Italy.

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Trip Highlights

  • Hit the highlights of mighty Rome, from the legendary structures of the ancient period like the Colosseum and the Pantheon to the best-known fountains and piazzas of the modern metropolis
  • Explore the many cultural offerings at Vatican City, from the soaring dome and eerie crypts of St. Peter’s Basilica to the famed ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  • Make your way through the charming cities and villages of Tuscany, from the imposing castle of Monteriggioni to the soaring towers of San Gimignano to the scenic Campo of spectacular Siena
  • Spend an evening in the center of Italy’s enveloping countryside as you sample the life of a true Tuscan at the Relais Parco Fiorito holiday farm, where delicious food and warm conviviality await you
  • End your trip in Florence, the birthplace of Dante, Machiavelli and some of the most important works of the Italian Renaissance, as well as lively piazzas and excellent shopping, from the Via Tornabuoni to Ponte Vecchio

Detailed Description

This is an excursion into Italy’s scenic and celebrated west, where famed cities and hidden villages alike offer incredible insight into the culture of this one-of-a-kind country. This 10-day tour will take you on a journey unlike any you’ve ever known before, filled with stories and song and charming locals. From the Palatine Hill to the banks of the Arno, this is Italy at its best.

Begin in Rome, the capital of Italy and home to some of the most memorable sights in the Western World, secular achievements like the Colosseum and testaments to God like the Sistine Chapel. Enjoy three days in Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance and home to some of the country’s greatest edifices and most darling piazzas, explore the smaller towns of Tuscany like Siena and San Gimignano, where you’ll find life moves to a rhythm and a melody that can exist nowhere else.

Quaint towns and opulent villas. The miracles of Michelangelo and the world’s best boutiques on the Via Condotti. The splendors of the Renaissance and the triumphs of Ancient Rome. Whether you long to discover Tuscany or have yearned to see the streets of Rome, this is the tour that will show you it all.

Starting Price

$3,575 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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