View of Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Exploring Two Great Italian Cities: Rome to Florence Itinerary

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Rome, Florence

Suggested Duration

8 Days

Experience the very best that two of Italy’s largest cities have to offer with this eight-day tour of Rome and Florence’s most immaculate attractions. Take in the breathtaking views that are available in these breathtaking cities from both the ground and sky, offering you a unique perspective on the sites, smells, and sounds. Taste the best local delicacies and wines that these regions have to offer to culminate your days of touring the artistic masterpieces and architectural wonders of Italy....

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Trip Highlights

  • Stroll through the art in the Fondazione Alda Fendi and have a gourmet meal that overlooks the hills and lights of the unmatched Eternal City
  • Soar through the skies of ancient Rome on an exclusive helicopter ride with lunch that is enjoyed alongside the sparkling blue of the Mediterranean Sea
  • Indulge in a walk through the Vatican after hours on your private tour, allowing you to marvel at the Sistine Chapel
  • Make your wish of hoping to return to Rome by tossing a coin into the Trevi Fountain before climbing the Spanish Steps
  • Experience the “secret view” of one of Rome’s most popular fountains while enjoying a gourmet meal
  • Uncover the mystic allure of the Colosseum and stand where the gladiators stood and sit where the emperor sat
  • Marvel at the amazing art located at the Accademia Gallery during an exclusive tour to see David firsthand
  • Craft your perfect chocolate dessert at Florence’s top chocolatier boutique
  • Bask in the luxury of natural hot springs and enjoy a relaxing massage in the Tuscan hills
  • Witness the world-famous vineyards of Tuscany from the basket of a hot air balloon
  • Delight in a traditional Tuscan meal and wine tasting at a local vineyard
  • Experience Italian dining at its finest and continue to watch an opera at its birthplace

Detailed Description

Rome and Florence are two cities that make bucket lists around the world and for good reason. This tour leads you through these two iconic Italian cities, allowing you to take in the height of culture, food, and art while surrounding you in complete luxury. From the statue of David to Il Duomo and from the Colosseum to the Vatican, each day of these eight days will compel you with striking beauty and deep-rooted history.

On this luxurious tour, you will be guided through the annals of history. Stand where the gladiators once took their fated last steps before fighting the bloody battle that may have been their last. Peer up at the Sistine Chapel without the crush of strangers around you, allowing you to soak in the momentousness of this piece of art and history at your own pace. Spot these highlights of the Eternal City from the sky as your exclusive helicopter pilots fly you across Rome to dine in the fresh air on the Mediterranean Sea.

The second half of your trip will allow you to experience the best of Florence while still allowing you the relaxation and refreshment that a true vacation demands. You will craft your dream dessert at a private chocolatier boutique, be given exclusive access to the statue of David, and be expertly led past Il Duomo, so you do not have to worry about navigating through the crowds. From the basket of your hot air balloon, soak in the indescribable beauty of Tuscany. You will then stroll through a working Tuscan vineyard where you will be given the best wine that Italy has to offer. Take a moment to rejuvenate by soaking in the healing, natural hot springs of Tuscany and enjoying an incomparable massage. Finally, culminate your trip with a gourmet dinner and show at the birthplace of opera, giving you an experience that few can match. This tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will have you reminiscing about Italy for the rest of your life. Don’t take just our word for it - consider reading some of our travelers’ reviews of Italy, and see how you can customize your own dream vacation.

Starting Price

$2,195 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

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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