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Treasures of Italy (Preview 2019)

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Additional Included Highlights

  • Rome: Enjoy a private guided tour of St Peter's Basilica. See the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Piazza Navona, the Living Room of Rome.
  • Capri: See the whitewashed houses, winding alleyways, small cafes, fashionable boutiques and artisans studios.
  • Florence: During a guided exploration, see the bell tower and Gates of Paradise on the baptistery. Witness a leather-work demonstration.
  • Verona: See the Roman Arena and Juliet’s balcony at the reputed Capulet home.
  • Venice: Cruise to St Mark's Square by private launch. See St Mark's Basilica, the bell tower, clock tower, Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs.
  • Scenic Drives: Umbria, Tuscany, Italian Lake District

Authentic Dining

  • Venice: Cruise to the charming fisherman's island of Burano to enjoy a delicious Celebration Dinner with wine and new-found friends.
  • Italian Lakes: For your Dine-Around Evening, you are offered a selection of hand-picked local restaurants to choose from, each with its own distinctive ambience and cuisine.
  • Lake Iseo: Visit a local winery passed down through the generations and taste their latest vintages with a master vintner.
  • Included Quality Dining: 10 Buffet Breakfasts (BB) and 5 Dinners with Wine (DW), all with tea or coffee.

Insight Experiences

  • Rome: Explore the backstreets of Rome and experience local life, alongside a passionate Roman who will explain how modern life takes place around ancient treasures like the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona, the Living Room of Rome.
  • Vatican City: Gain VIP access into the Vatican Museums and be among the select few to admire the famous Bramante Staircase. Admire the Popes’ treasure-trove and witness the genius of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel.
  • Pompeii: Walk with a Local Expert through the cobbled streets of this ill-fated town.
  • Florence: Gain a fascinating insight into the work of Michelangelo’s masterpiece, David, with a Renaissance art expert during your visit to the Accademia Museum.
  • Venice: Witness the ancient skill of glassblowing as you watch artisans create delicate works of art.

Stay at the Best Addresses

  • Venice: The Hilton Molino Stucky Venice Hotel is located in a magnificently restored 19th century granary on Giudecca Island, only minutes away from St. Mark’s Square by boat. Amenities include a roof top pool, spa and wellness centre and five different restaurants and bars. Excellent views from the roof bar.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Vatican City: Venture inside St. Peter's Basilica and see Michelangelo's Pietà, and the splendid dome.
  • Rome: See the mighty Colosseum and Roman Forum. You will also see other medieval buildings, including Renaissance palaces and Baroque churches, scattered throughout the city.
  • Isle of Capri: Get a flavour of the jet-set lifestyle with two nights on this famous isle. Cruise between the island and mainland by hydrofoil and relax as you are driven in an iconic open-top taxi.
  • Isle of Capri: Explore Capri town with your Local Expert and see the whitewashed houses, winding alleyways, small cafes, fashionable boutiques and artisans studios.
  • Isle of Capri: Discover the luxuriant Caesar Augustus Gardens with a Local Expert and admire views of the Faraglioni rocks.
  • Florence: During your guided walk see the cathedral, bell tower and Gates of Paradise on the baptistery. Visit the political heart of the city, Piazza della Signoria.
  • Florence: See the area around Santa Croce Basilica, famous for the quality of its luxury goods and witness a leather-work demonstration.
  • Cinque Terre: These hidden UNESCO World Heritage protected fishing villages, are ingeniously fashioned into impossibly steep hillsides. Join a Local Expert to travel to them on the 19th century railway line through some of the most dramatic coastal scenery on earth.
  • Portofino: Delight in a taste of la dolce vita as you explore this elegant fishing village and cruise to Santa Margherita.
  • Verona: During your orientation, walk past the well preserved Roman Arena to Juliet's balcony in the courtyard of a Renaissance villa.
  • Venice: With your Travel Director cruise to St. Mark's Square and see the Doge's Palace, Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark's Basilica.
  • Venice: To the tune of accompanying musicians, you will be serenaded through the atmospheric canals by gondola, past water-lapped doorways and Rococo palaces where once the likes of Casanova would have come calling.
  • Scenic Drives: Admire the classic Italian countryside views of Umbria, the rolling hills of Tuscany and the beauty of the Italian Lake District.
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