The fascinating cities of Rome, Florence, and Venice will immerse you in enchanting history, gorgeous artwork, and captivating architecture during your luxurious, custom-tailored tour of Italy. Rich culture decorates the walls of the Uffizi Gallery with images that were painted by da Vinci and Botticelli, and ancient ruins reveal the daily lives of Romans and emperors in Rome. The beauty of the Grand Canal retains a sense of prestige that is lined by palaces and churches that are adorned with...
Rome – Arrive in Rome with a Night Tour of the City’s Highlights
The inspiring and vibrant life of Rome embodies its rich history that dates back to the Roman Republic with elements of the empire standing tall at the heart of the ancient city center. The aroma of espresso will spill out of cafes that line charming piazzas, filling what were once opulent villas while captivating ancient statues and mosaics that decorate the galleries of celebrated museums. Your flight will land at Fiumicino Airport, where your private transfer will greet you upon your arrival to Rome. Once at the hotel, you will have the opportunity to settle into luxury and the comforts of the city before meeting your guide in the hotel lobby for a private, introductory tour of Rome.
Your guide will offer insight into the historical and cultural landmarks, taking you from the Trevi Fountain to the Pantheon and from the Spanish Steps to Piazza Navona. The magnificence of Rome will come to life as you witness the depths of preservation and heritage that shine brightly amidst the Baroque design of the Fountain of the Four Rivers. Bernini devised and carved the spirited sculptures that rise out of the basin, depicting allegorical figures of the four main rivers that were known at the time, consisting of the Nile, Ganges, Danube, and Rio de la Plata. Plants and animals from the respective regions add intricate detail to the sculpted figures and are emphasized by the life of the piazza.
Rome – Discover Grandeur in Ancient Rome and the Vatican Museums
Florence – Visit the Unique Splendor of Pisa and Highlights of Florence
Florence – Delight in Renaissance Art at the Uffizi and Accademia
Venice – Travel to Lovely Verona before Enjoy a Boat Tour of Venice
Venice – Traverse the Remarkable History and Monuments of Venice
Venice – Depart for Home
- Discover the marvels of the Uffizi Gallery with an art specialist as your guide finds the masterpieces of Tuscan, Florentine, and Renaissance masters
- Experience the grandeur of the Vatican within St. Peter’s Basilica, viewing the works of master artists including Michelangelo’s Pietà
- Unveil the secrets of the Doge’s Palace in Venice with a local historian, finding dramatic art that leads to the hidden Sala del Consiglio dei Dieci,
- Indulge in the marvels of Verona with a visit to the villa of Juliet Capulet, which is the home of the Shakespearean character who has become a patron of lovers
- Stand beneath the staggering statue of Michelangelo’s David in Florence as you are accompanied by your art-specialist guide
- Cruise the Grand Canal in Venice on a private boat tour, finding the grandeur of marble palaces and charming bridges
- Witness the unique list and remarkable design of the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa
- Visit the lavish design of San Lorenzo Church in Florence to view artistic works that were crafted by Michelangelo, Donatello, and Lippi
Discover and experience the marvels of Rome, Florence, and Venice during your luxury, 7-day tour of Italy that captures the spirit of La Dolce Vita for which the Italian peninsula is known. You will celebrate the marvels of ancient history and sensational art with private tours that are guided by historians, specialists, and artists who are knowledgeable in the intricate beauty of local heritage and life. Your unforgettable experience lets you settle into the comforts of each city before uncovering the prestige of emperors and the aesthetic of an entire time period.
Your luxurious tour of Italy will begin with your arrival in Rome with two nights of enjoying the marvels of the Eternal City. Your guided tours will take you to view the iconic monuments of the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and Spanish Steps while also allowing you venture and beyond the ancient history of the Colosseum and Roman Forum at sites along the renowned Palatine Hill. Before arriving in Florence for two nights, your private transfer will lead you to Pisa for a stunning, guided tour of the maritime city that is known for its cathedral, the Campo Santo, and the Leaning Tower.
You will begin your two nights in Florence with a private tour of the monuments that turn the city into an open-air museum with vibrant life that bustles along the streets of San Lorenzo and around Piazza del Duomo, offering views of works by Michelangelo and Brunelleschi. You will spend time indulging in the outstanding works of Tuscan masters while touring the Uffizi and Accademia galleries that are known for possessing paintings and sculptures by da Vinci, Botticelli, and Michelangelo.
Before reaching Venice, you will stop with your private guide in Verona, which is the city that is famous for its setting as the home of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. You can visit the home of Juliet and wander the dramatic ramparts of the Castelvecchio before reaching Venice, where you will have an introduction to the marvelous city on the lagoon with a private boat tour along the Grand Canal. Your local specialist will guide you through the city, during which you will discover the secrets of St. Mark’s Square and the Doge’s Palace.
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$5,455 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.
- In-country transportation
- Some or all guided tours and activities (dependent on season)
- Expert trip planning
- 24x7 support during your trip
The starting price is based on travel for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 5-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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