Grand Canal and Basilica Santa Maria della Salute in Venice, Italy.

Spirited 17-Day Journey through Italy: Highlights and Hidden Culture

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Venice, Murano, Burano, Verona...

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Suggested Duration

17 Days

Unbridled beauty veils Italy and its awe-inspiring countryside and spectacular coastline, scenes that will backdrop your educational exploration during this extensive 17-day tour from Venice to Rome. Whether it's the sprawling glimmering waters of Lake Como or the romantic skyline of Verona, Italy will dazzle and seduce you as you delve into its spirited culture and honored history along the journey.

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Trip Highlights

  • Glide on gondolas along the glimmering canals of Venice to marvel at the fabled landmarks such as Doge’s Palace & St. Mark’s Basilica, as well as savor sips of prestigious Venetian wines
  • Discover the history-steeped islands of Venice including Murano and Burano, where 13th-century glassmaking forms the backbone of present craft and fishing underpins an incredible seafood culinary culture respectively
  • Let the romantic stories of Romeo and Juliet dazzle you as you explore Verona’s charming cityscape, from its endearing balconies to the stone lace structures of the “Arche” of the Della Scala family in Verona
  • Cruise peacefully across the glittering waters of Lake Como to uncover the astonishing Romanesque architecture dominating Bellagio and the idyllic natural paradise of Villa Melzi
  • Submerge yourself in the works of Leonardo da Vinci as you tour to the Casa Degli Atellani and Leonardo’s Vineyards, as well as venerate his emblematic masterpiece, The Last Supper
  • Explore the greater Cinque Terre as you stroll from fishing village to fishing village, absorbing the vivid old-world atmosphere that blankets these spectacularly colorful historic destinations
  • Unravel the art and culture heritage on which Florence is founded as you marvel at mesmerizing galleries, including Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery, as well as relish a ravishing food tour across the city
  • Escape to the evergreen gardens of the Chianti countryside and sip on sumptuous glasses of wine at an elite estate overlooking the rolling vineyards
  • Stand beneath the Colosseum’s grand ancient stage as you tour the underground complex gladiators once stood within on a richly rewarding historical tour continuing to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Cherish the captivating artistic displays housed in the sanctified complexes of the Vatican City, from the Sistine Chapel to Saint Peter’s Basilica

Starting Price

$4,670 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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