The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticell at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy

Art Capitals of Italy Tour

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

From shore to shore,  your 8-day Italy trip around the art capitals shows a country filled with masterpieces. The immaculate statues of Michelangelo and the soaring grandeur of the Duomo of Florence, the gorgeous scenery and grand basilica at Assisi and the charming streets of Padua, the graceful domes of Saint Mark’s Basilica and the intricate glasswork of Murano, all highlight classical inspiration and timeless beauty when in Italy.

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Trip Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in some of the most charming and alluring towns of Tuscany, from the dramatic setting of the Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi to the remarkable medieval city center of Siena
  • Wind your way through the streets of Florence and marvel at some of the great works of the Italian masters, from the statues of Michelangelo that fills the Accademia to the unforgettable dome that crowns the city’s renowned Duomo
  • Visit the oft-overlooked city of Padua, the home to the gorgeous and religiously important Basilica of Saint Anthony, before continuing on to Italy’s eastern shores and the canals of the romantic city of Venice
  • Explore the piazzas and stroll along the waterways of the famed Floating City, from the iconic Piazza San Marco to the Rialto Bridge
  • Visit with artisans along the Venetian islands to see how glass or lace are made

Starting Price

$2,859 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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  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
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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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