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Globus Arrow 2018: Globus Europe Vacations Arrow GLOBUS 2018: Italy's Great Cities (LJ)
GLOBUS 2018: Italy's Great Cities (LJ)
8 days from Rome to Rome
What do you want from your Italy escorted tour-amazing architecture, sumptuous food, delicious wine, breathtaking art, historical treasures, and scenic beauty? Whatever it is, this Italy vacation offers it to you! You've seen photos of the Vatican and St. Peter's Square-now's your chance to stand in this square, where people gather to hear the Pope. You've heard about gladiator contests in ancient Rome-now's your chance to visit the Colosseum, where the contests took place. You know the most popular saint in Italy, St. Francis-now's your chance to visit his basilica, built above his tomb.

You've seen photos of Michelangelo's famous David-now's your chance to see it yourself. You've heard of the famous Venetian glass-now's your chance to watch a skilled glassblower fashion it in an age-old, traditional manner. You've seen photos of the Leaning Tower in Pisa-now's your chance to take a photo of yourself pushing back at it. And you may have heard about the world-famous Palio in Siena-now you will visit the Piazza del Campo where it is held.

But that's not all?on this guided tour of Italy, scenic rides between cities will show you some of the country's most beautiful scenery: the flat Po area, the wooded Apennine mountain range, and Tuscany's Chianti wine country, with its vine- and olive-clad hills. Plus, Globus has arranged special experiences to give you a true local perspective, such as welcome and farewell dinners at local restaurants in Rome, a taste of panforte and ricciarelli (local specialties) in Siena, and a taste of traditional gelato in Florence. These are just a few of the many highlights offered on this tour of Italy's great cities. It's an escorted tour of Italy and a vacation of a lifetime!
Details
Tour OperatorGlobus
OfferOffer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
Itinerary
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1RomeWelcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and leave the hotel for a special welcome dinner at one of Rome's lively restaurants. (D)
Day 2RomeGuided sightseeing includes inside visits to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo's ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, and monumental ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo's Pieta. Then, drive to the Roman Forum and visit the amazing COLOSSEUM, where gladiators once fought. An optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites for those who wish to see it all. (B)
Day 3Venice IslandEntering the province of Umbria, arrive in peaceful Assisi and visit ST. FRANCIS BASILICA, the hub of a religious order devoted to the ideals of humanity, forgiveness, simplicity, and love for all God's creatures. Arrive in Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe. Enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT! (B)
Day 4Venice IslandMeet your Local Guide and take your walking tour featuring ST. MARK'S SQUARE and the byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES' PALACE and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. Afterwards, enjoy Venice at your own pace or join an optional cruise to the charming island of Burano. (B)
Day 5FlorenceDrive through the Apennine Mountains to Pisa and marvel at the Leaning Tower, then continue to Florence, 'Cradle of the Renaissance.' Tonight is your chance to try out local specialties on an optional dinner outing to a fine Tuscan restaurant. (B)
Day 6FlorenceGuided sightseeing features a visit to the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS to see Michelangelo's celebrated David. Admire the magnificent marble cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry's heavy bronze 'Gate of Paradise,' and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. A highlight is [LF] your visit to the SANTA CROCE BASILICA to see the tombs of Michelangelo, Dante, Rossini, and other historic and famous figures. And, of course, you will taste a gelato artigianale (traditional ice cream). (B)
Day 7RomeArrive in Siena for an orientation walk through ancient, narrow lanes to PIAZZA DEL CAMPO. See the square where the biannual Palio, Siena's spectacular medieval-style horse race, is held and [LF] taste traditional panforte and ricciarelli (local specialties). Return to the 'Eternal City' and tonight, enjoy a special farewell dinner at a local restaurant to celebrate the success of your Italian vacation. (B,D)
Day 8RomeYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates/Pricing
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DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
March 04, 2018Land Only Price$2,409.00 (USD)Quote
March 18, 2018Land Only Price$2,509.00 (USD)Quote
April 01, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
April 15, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
April 20, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
April 27, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
April 29, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
May 04, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
May 11, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
May 13, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
May 18, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
May 25, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
May 27, 2018Land Only Price$2,659.00 (USD)Quote
June 01, 2018Land Only Price$2,659.00 (USD)Quote
June 08, 2018Land Only Price$2,659.00 (USD)Quote
June 10, 2018Land Only Price$2,659.00 (USD)Quote
June 15, 2018Land Only Price$2,659.00 (USD)Quote
June 22, 2018Land Only Price$2,659.00 (USD)Quote
June 24, 2018Land Only Price$2,659.00 (USD)Quote
June 29, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
July 06, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
July 08, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
July 13, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
July 20, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
July 22, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
July 27, 2018Land Only Price$2,509.00 (USD)Quote
August 03, 2018Land Only Price$2,509.00 (USD)Quote
August 05, 2018Land Only Price$2,509.00 (USD)Quote
August 10, 2018Land Only Price$2,509.00 (USD)Quote
August 17, 2018Land Only Price$2,509.00 (USD)Quote
August 19, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
August 24, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
August 31, 2018Land Only Price$2,739.00 (USD)Quote
September 02, 2018Land Only Price$2,739.00 (USD)Quote
September 07, 2018Land Only Price$2,739.00 (USD)Quote
September 14, 2018Land Only Price$2,739.00 (USD)Quote
September 16, 2018Land Only Price$2,739.00 (USD)Quote
September 21, 2018Land Only Price$2,739.00 (USD)Quote
September 28, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
September 30, 2018Land Only Price$2,589.00 (USD)Quote
October 05, 2018Land Only Price$2,559.00 (USD)Quote
Disclaimer
US$ Price Details

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$601

Triple room reduction per person:
$92

Extra nights per person in Rome:
in single room $140-$211, in twin $83-$137, in triple $70-$113

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