Italian Dream!

Splendors of Italy

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8 Nights
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From Rome to the canals of Venice

Explore the highlights of Italy, from towering cathedrals and medieval towers to Renaissance art, ancient ruins, and decadent wine. Tour through Rome and take a step back 2,000 years to the bloody entertainment of the Colosseum and the intellectual enlightenment of the Roman Forum. 

Travel through Sam Gimignano to experience its stoic medieval architecture and Florence to witness the creation of the Renaissance. Drift through Venice by boat to visit St. Mark's Square, and sip wine in Greve, the capital of Chianti. Enjoy vacationing through Siena, Montecatini, Rome, Florence, and more on this amazing, well-rounded Italian experience.

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Rome (FCO)
  • Round-trip airport transfers*
  • Accommodations in hotels listed, or similar:
    • 2 nights in Rome at the Holiday Inn Eur Parco Dei Medici or the Buenos Aires Hotel
    • 1 night in Siena at the Four Points by Sheraton Siena
    • 2 nights in Montecatini at the Settentrionale Esplanade
    • 2 nights in Venice Area at Poppi
    • 1 night in Rome at the Holiday Inn Eur Parco Dei Medici or the Buenos Aires Hotel
  • Buffet Breakfast daily
  • 3 three-course dinners
  • Guided sightseeing as described in the itinerary, including:
    • Guided tour of Rome
    • Visits to Orvieto, Siena, San Gimignano
    • Wine tasting in Greve
    • Walking tour of Florence
    • Boat ride in Venice and visit to a glassblowing workshop
    • Visit to St. Francis Basilica in Assisi
  • Services of a Professional Travel Director
  • Transportation by private first-class air-conditioned motorcoach (with complimentary Wi-Fi)
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Hotel tips, taxes, porterage and service charges.

*Note: Arrival transfer is included if your flight arrives in Rome between 7:30 am and 8:30 pm

**Note: Children must be 8 years or older at time of travel.

***Note: Starting in 2022, porterage will no longer be offered on this tour. Travelers will be responsible for transporting their own luggage for the duration of their tour.

Gratuities for tour directors, drivers and local guides are not included and are discretionary.

Great Ways to Explore
  • Rest in Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance, to admire its beautiful art and architecture. 

  • Walk through the imposing streets Siena, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Italy.
  • Stand in the social and political center of the Roman Empire: the Roman Forum. 

  • Return to your charming and ideally located lodgings for a refreshing nights stay to prepare you for the adventures to come.

  • Sip wine in Greve and dig into local delicacies in cafes and restaurants.

Package Overview

This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation.

Please note:

For this vacation, the tour operator requires that travelers age 12 and older must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination in the form of written documentation (paper or electronic copy), in English, for all vacations. Proof of vaccination must be completed at least 14 days prior to the tour start date. *Exceptions apply to children who do not qualify for vaccination. This new protocol will take effect for international vacations departing July 15, 2021 until further notice. Please click here for more information.

Majestic cathedrals, world-class art, delectable cuisine, mesmerizing wine, ancient ruins, striking architecture, and cozy cafes make the brick and mortar of Italy. Explore some of Italy's most famous and historic cities.

Start with Rome. Gear up for the Colosseum, the amphitheater that held vicious gladiator fights and grueling entertainment 2,000 years ago, then step into the era of intellect as you walk through the Roman Forum, the commercial, social, and political center of the Roman Empire.

Explore all of San Gimignano's medieval architecture, from walls, streets, and alleyways to public squares and 14 impressive towers. Walk through Florence where the Renaissance began to admire the stunning architecture and breathtaking art strewn about the city.

Discover magnificent cathedrals and squares, tour through Siena, Montecatini, and the Venice area, and go wine tasting in Greve, the capital of Chianti. Discover the magic of Venice by taking a boat ride to St. Mark's Square, watch Venetian glassblowers hone their craft, and admire the network or canals, bridges and gondolas that make the city spectacular.

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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Advertised vacation package prices are per person based on two people traveling together, unless otherwise noted. Advertised package rates are based on select departures as noted on the booking calendar above, were available via the Aer Lingus Vacation Store website and may not represent current prices.

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Air fares are based on a 14-day advance purchase and include round-trip economy class airfare, including carrier and government-imposed taxes and fees, and the September 11th Security Fee of $5.60 per enplanement originating at a U.S. airport. Fluctuations in exchange rates may affect some taxes or fees. Other departure dates and origins are available at slightly higher rates and may be operated by our partner airline, JetBlue, our codeshare partner, United Airlines, or interline partners American Airlines and USAirways. Travel to Britain / Continental Europe are via connecting service in Dublin, Ireland and may be operated by our partners Stobart Air (operating Aer Lingus Regional) and Flybe. Fares apply to North American originating passengers only, and are not eligible for accrual of frequent flyer points/mileage. Full payment is required at the time of reservation. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights. Child/infant discounts are not available, and stopovers are not permitted. Advance seat selection may not be available on all flights.

Optional Bag and Service Fees: A second checked bag fee applies. Click here for optional bag and service fees.

Vacation packages are subject to availability, are capacity controlled, may not be available on every date or on all flights, and may be restricted to certain hotel room and car categories. Higher rates may also be available throughout travel period. Full payment is required at the time of reservation. Rates cannot be combined with any other discount/promotion, and are valid for new bookings only. Offers may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Website contains special pricing that is exclusively for Internet sale only. Bookings made through our call center may incur a concierge fee of up to $25 per person.

Escorted vacation packages are per person based on two travelers (unless otherwise specified), and typically include hotel accommodations; transportation with professional driver/guide; sightseeing as listed, some meals, local taxes, hotel service charges and porterage of one (1) suitcase per person, due to limited capacity on motor coaches. Space is limited and prices may be restricted to certain travel dates, length of stay or room type. Driver and guide gratuities are not included, and are at the discretion of the traveler. Terms and conditions apply. Minimum child ages and handicapped traveler restrictions may apply on escorted tours; please call for details. 

Promo Code Offer Details: All promotions are subject to availability, valid for new bookings only, cannot be combined with any other promotion, discount, voucher or any other offers, and are not redeemable for cash. Offers are available for phone bookings via our reservation agents as well as online. This promo code can be input online on the payment screen. The call center is open Monday through Friday 9AM – 9PM ET, Saturdays 10AM – 6PM ET. Discounts will apply only once per passenger and are not valid for airfare only, or any other products or services. If a flight reservation is changed or cancelled, the original fare basis rules apply (plus any increase in fare). Additional restrictions may apply.

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