Experience some of Italy’s fascinating towns as you travel through Rome, Florence, and Venice
Save 25% on 2019 Italian vacations
ALL IN PRICE: $1,681 CAD
Based on February 1 and 4, 2019 departure dates. Many more departures and itineraries available
- Buffet breakfast daily
- Travel by high-speed train (first class) between cities; transfers to/from train stations
- Guided sightseeing; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE.
- ALSO INCLUDED: personal headset for included city sightseeing; entrances to the Marciana Library, and the Correr and Archaeological Museums in Venice
HURRY AND BOOK NOW! OFFER ENDS OCTOBER 31ST 2018
*Book a select 2019 Monograms "Wanderlist" Rome vacation to receive a 25% discount on the land-only portion of the core package including extensions. Not including extra night accommodations, hotel upgrades, intra-vacation air, transfers, taxes/fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between October 1-31, 2018 for travel in 2019. Applicable tour codes include: MR*, DC*, DS*, DIW*, DIV*, DY*, DX*, DIR*, DIQ*, DRR*, DRS*. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Offer not valid with any other offer except Welcome Back Credit. Applies to new bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply; see Travel Terms & Conditions for details. May be withdrawn at any time.
Day 1: Rome, Italy
Benvenuto—welcome. Your Local Host is on hand to help you feel right at home in the “Eternal City.”
Day 2: Rome
Your morning guided sightseeing, with headset, is rich in religious and ancient history. Visit the VATICAN MUSEUMS to see its amazing treasures. In the SISTINE CHAPEL, where the Conclave is held to elect new popes, view Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment and his famous ceiling paintings. Also on the agenda today, enter monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA, built in 313 AD above St. Peter the Apostle’s tomb and home to Michelangelo’s masterpiece Renaissance sculpture, the Pietà. Cross the Tiber River and continue your immersion in history at the iconic COLOSSEUM, built for 50,000 spectators, and the ROMAN FORUM, where the oldest structures of the ancient city are located. (Note that there are rare occasions when the Vatican Museum is closed. On any of these dates, your full Monograms city sightseeing will be moved to an alternate day to ensure you have the full insider experience).
Day 3: Rome
A full day at leisure to enjoy a variety of activities—your Local Host will have suggestions that might include a visit to Gianicolo Hill for the best views of Rome.
Day 4: Rome- Florence
Travel by HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (first class) to Florence.
Day 5: Florence
Morning guided sightseeing, with headset, includes a visit of the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo’s original David. Walk through Cathedral Square; sculpture-studded Piazza della Signoria, the center of the city’s political life since the 14th century; and Santa Croce Square. Also admire medieval Ponte Vecchio, the arched, stone merchant bridge spanning the Arno River. (Note that there are occasions when the Academy of Fine Arts is closed. On any of these dates, your full Monograms city sightseeing will be moved to an alternate day to ensure you have the full insider experience).
Day 6: Florence
Your Local Host can offer ideas to help you enjoy the best of this splendid Renaissance city, including where to find traditional artisan workshops in the Oltrarno district.
Day 7: Florence-Venice
Travel by HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (first class) to Venice.
Day 8: Venice
Morning guided sightseeing, with headset, features ST. MARK’S SQUARE and BASILICA with its exceptional gold mosaics. Visit DOGES’ PALACE and the evocative BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Watch skilled GLASSBLOWERS fashion their delicate objects in the age-old manner, and learn why glass-making was so important in Venetian history. ENTRANCES to Marciana Library, and the Correr and Archaeological Museums are included; ask your Local Host for details.
Day 9: Venice
A full day to explore this intriguing city of canals and bridges at your own pace. Ask your Local Host for recommendations.
Day 10: Venice
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.