Visit some of the most magical and romantic destinations in Italy during this custom 9-day trip for couples. From the ancient ruins in Rome to the art masterpieces in Florence and gondolas of Venice, experience it all as you journey through these wonderful cities. Overnight stays in charming Siena and unforgettable Verona will help to create the ultimate romantic atmosphere. Add in delicious meals and breathtaking scenery at every turn, and you have the couple’s trip of a lifetime.
Rome – Arrive in Rome and Evening Tour
You will arrive at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport on day one to begin a memorable couple’s vacation in Italy’s most romantic cities. You will be greeted by a private transfer who will lead you into the center of the historic city and to your first luxurious hotel. After getting acquainted with your plush surroundings, you can enjoy your first candlelit dinner at one of the city’s many delicious restaurants.
Once you have finished dessert, a local guide will greet you to begin an exciting evening tour of Rome. First, you will venture to the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument. Often referred to as “The Wedding Cake” due to its unique stacked appearance, the bright, marble structure will glow under the setting sun. You will then ride the glass elevator to the top of the monument to experience some of the best views of the city. Your tour will continue to Piazza Navona, which will be full of beautiful fountains. The Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, or Fountain of the Four Rivers, was designed by Bernini in 1651 and will be particularly impressive with its intricate and realistic details. Next, you will see another fountain that is Rome’s most famous: the Trevi Fountain. The majestic fountain will be magnificently illuminated and simply breathtaking. This will be the perfect end to your first night in Rome.
Rome – Tour Main Landmarks and Vatican City
Siena – Arrive in Siena and Wine Tasting
Florence – Travel to Florence and Tour of Florence Cathedral, Pitti Palace, and Boboli Gardens
Florence – Discover Uffizi and Accademia Galleries
Verona – Arrive in Verona and Guided Tour of Highlights
Venice – Tour and Gondola Ride
Venice – Tour Islands of Murano and Burano
Venice – Depart for Home
- Experience an evening tour of Rome’s landmarks
- Visit Vatican City and view the amazing Sistine Chapel
- Enjoy an exclusive wine tasting in Siena
- See art masterpieces in Florence
- Visit Juliet’s House in medieval Verona
- Take a gondola ride around Venice
- Dine on delicious meals in Rome, Florence, and Venice
You will arrive in Rome on day one to begin an extraordinary couple’s trip to Italy. Once acquainted with the hotel, you will begin an evening tour of some of Rome’s greatest attractions. You will see the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument, Piazza Navona, and Trevi Fountain, which will all be brightly illuminated. Day two will feature a tour of more of Rome’s legendary sites, including the Colosseum, Pantheon, and Vatican City. For dinner, you will be treated to a multi-course, traditional Roman meal at a local restaurant. Your journey will continue to the charming city of Siena on day three where you will have time to explore the city’s main square, Piazza del Campo, before visiting a local winery for an exclusive private wine tasting. You will enjoy the picturesque views in the vineyard and sample multiple varieties of tasty wines.
On the morning of day four, you will depart Siena via private transfer and take a short ride to the Renaissance city of Florence. After checking into your centrally located hotel, you will begin a guided tour to some of Florence’s most well-known sites. You will visit the stunning cathedral before heading to the museums of the Pitti Palace. Your tour for the day will conclude in the beautiful Boboli Gardens, overflowing with sweet-smelling flowers and exquisite statues. Visits to the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries will highlight day five of your trip. These ultimate art destinations will leave you in awe as you get the chance to see timeless works by Michelangelo and other renowned artists. In the evening you will dine at a sumptuous, local restaurant with views of the Arno River.
After breakfast on day six, your vacation will continue to the romantic city of Verona where a local guide will lead you on a tour of the main sites, including Piazza Bra, Piazza dei Signori, and Piazza delle Erbe. Made famous by Shakespeare, the highlight of your visit will certainly be seeing Juliet’s House and her legendary balcony. After your night in Verona, you will begin your journey to Venice on day seven. Once you have checked in to your luxurious waterfront hotel, you will tour St. Mark’s Square. From the basilica to the bell tower and the Campanile, the sights and sounds of St. Mark’s will take your breath away you. You will then tour the Doge’s Palace before taking a private gondola ride around the city. This ideal couple’s experience will be the perfect way to end the day. On day eight, you will journey to the Venetian islands of Murano and Burano. Known respectively for their customs of glass and lace, both islands will delight you with their handmade creations. One more enchanting dinner in St. Mark’s Square will await you during your final evening in the city. On day nine private transfers will lead you back to the mainland of Italy and to Marco Polo Airport for your return flight. The feelings of romance and joy will stay with you as your fantastic couple’s trip to Italy comes to a wonderful end. Make sure your perfect Italian vacation is an unforgettable one by seeing additional Italy travel ideas.
$3,217 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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