Christmas tree on the Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy

14-Day Italian Christmas Itinerary: Winter Beauty and Festive Traditions

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Venice, Rome, Siena, Florence

Suggested Duration

14 Days

Lights, music, mouth-watering aromas, and immersive tradition create an unforgettable holiday season during your 14-day Christmas in Italy trip. Travel to the heart of the Christian world with Mass at the Vatican. Wander the customary canals of Venice on a gondola. Embrace Tuscany’s culinary traditions and sample Prosecco’s bubbly texture. From vibrant holiday markets to charismatic medieval towns, you can embrace winter’s beauty and the Christmas spirit in Italy.

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Trip Highlights

  • Indulge in the cozy and alluring ambiance of Rome during the Christmas Season when participating in Mass at the Vatican
  • Embrace the enticing earthy flavors of Tuscany embodied by the elusive truffle found during a private truffle hunt
  • Witness the impressive beauty of the Vatican Museum captured in the famous images of the Sistine Chapel and the Raphael Room
  • Bask in the charming ambiance of rolling hills and historic walls when visiting the medieval towns of Tuscany
  • Discover the tremendous drama of the past during a private exploration of Rome’s imperial history that reveals the Colosseum and the Roman Forum
  • Uncover the ancient beauty of imperial Italy on a tour of Tivoli to wander the walkways and ruins of Hadrian’s Villa
  • Celebrate the flavors of Venice and Veneto with a delicious Prosecco wine tour and tasting to enjoy the essential flavors of the region
  • Venture underground on the edges of Rome to explore the famous catacombs that capture early-Christian ritual and reveals a connection to early saints
  • Revel in the quintessential Venetian experience of a gondola ride through the serene canals of the floating city
  • Enjoy a unique perspective of Venetian history and heritage with a tour of Murano, Burano, and Torcello to visit the lagoon’s islands and witness traditional glassblowing

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$10,551 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.

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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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