See the greatest cities of Italy through the eyes of a child and learn how to make the country’s culinary specialties. Enjoy a gondola ride in Venice, a guided tour of Rome, and a freshly prepared Tuscan meal. Take in the sights of the unsurpassed Italian countryside from the luxurious comfort of a first-class train carriage and witness the incredible art that fills the Vatican Museum with this Italy tour package....
Venice - Welcome to Venice, the Queen of the Adriatic
Today you touch down in miraculous Venice, one of the world’s most beautiful cities and recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in its entirety. A private car will take you from the airport to a private water taxi, which will deliver you right to the doors of your hotel while offering a sensational introduction to the magic of this magnificent metropolis. Enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants – the seafood is, as you would expect, excellent, but the Venetians make pretty good pizza, too – and set out for the world-famous Harry’s Bar, the birthplace of carpaccio and the delicious Bellini cocktail. Enjoy a quick peak at the establishment that has served drinks to everyone from literary luminaries to European royalty before setting out on a one-of-a-kind tour of this unforgettable city as you cruise the waterways, passing the most famous buildings in Venice on board an iconic gondola. These long, sleek black boats may be in part relics of Venice’s bright past, but in the hands of a skillful gondolier they can offer a romantic and enchanting introduction to the City of the Canals.
Venice - History and Culture in Unforgettable Venice
Florence - A Unique Tour of Fascinating Florence
Florence - Florence’s Arresting Art and Fantastic Food
Rome - Discovering the Magic of Mighty Rome
The Vatican - The Sistine Chapel, the Seat of the Papacy, and a Lesson in Pizza Making
Rome - Departing Italy
- Enjoy a memorable first glimpse of Venice as you wind your way through this singular world city on board one its famous gondolas
- Explore the history and culture that fills Venice’s illustrious past, from a masterpiece church of Palladio to the fine art of Venetian mask making
- Ride east in a first-class train, taking in the splendid Italian countryside before alighting in Florence, one of the greatest art cities in Europe
- Turn south to the Italian capital of Rome, where you’ll take in thousands of years of unparalleled history that fill the streets, from the ancient Pantheon and Column of Marcus Aurelius to the Baroque marvel of the Trevi Fountain
- Discover the secrets of Italy's culinary culture, as you’ll shop for and cook a true Tuscan meal in Florence and learn the tricks of the trade of a Roman pizzeria before making a pie all your own
Italy is a country meant for all people of all ages, filled with a charming magic that makes even the most seasoned traveler feel like a first-time vacationer. This weeklong vacation is organized around giving your family the best and most memorable time imaginable, getting knee-deep in authentic Italian culture and witnessing some of the finest artistic achievements in Europe in a way that’s as fun as it is informative. And with delightful and engaging people with you every step of the way, this is sure to be a vacation unlike any you’ve experienced.
Learn how to make pizza and encounter history first-hand in regal and resplendent Rome, home to popes and presidents, emperors and kings, and some of the most important edifices in the Western world. Take in the unsurpassed serenity and unique setting in Venice, one of Italy’s best-loved destinations and a true world gem. Get a first-hand look at what goes into making a classic Tuscan dinner as a local cook guides you from market to table in the heart of culinary Italy. Walk the streets of the famed center of the Renaissance as you cross the Arno, and climb the famous dome of the Duomo in phenomenal Florence.
This is a family vacation unlike any other, one that will bring everyone closer together and forge memories that will last for years. This is a trip that will show you every inch of this fascinating country and introduce you to a spirit and vigor that is as infectious as it is ubiquitous. This is a journey that will make you feel like a kid again, lost in the wonder of the great achievements of humanity. And it’s a journey that you’re sure to talk about for the rest of your life.
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$1,920 per person (excluding international flights)
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