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  • THE SCENTS OF ITALY

    Escorted Motorcoach Tour

     

    This is an escorted motorcoach tour that will show you the highlights of Italy - from historic Rome and Florence, to the beautiful countryside of Tuscany and the magnificence of the alpine Lake District; the port city of Genoa and the stunning coastal beauty of Cinque Terra. If you only have a limited time to visit Italy - this is the tour you should take!

    2009 Tour Prices to be advised shortly

    Tour Itinerary:

    Day 1: Rome-Arrival
    Arrrival and own transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay in the “Eternal City.” Tonight meet your tour escort for a welcome dinner and briefing. (D) 
    First Class:  Starhotel Metropol..
     
    Day 2: Rome
    Morning tour the Trevi Fountain, where throwing in a coin ensures returning to Rome, the Pantheon and Navona Square. During the afternoon tour, we will visit Colosseum, Roman and Imperial Forums, Capitol, Venice Square and St. Peter's in Chains. (B) 
    First Class:  Starhotel Metropo..
     
    Day 3: Rome-Siena-Chianti Region-Florence
    Early morning departure for Siena, the delightful medieval city famous for the Palio. Leave for the Tuscany Chianti region, where you will experience a delicious wine-tasting session in a typical red wine producing cellar. Continue to Florence. (B) 
    First Class:  Adler Cavalieri
     
    Day 4: Florence
    Visit such Florentine treasures as the Piazza del Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery and Michelangelo’s David. Enjoy free time for optional sightseeing to Pisa or shopping in the street markets. Dinner tonight is included at a local restaurant.(B,D) 
    First Class:  Adler Cavalieri
      
    Day 5: Florence-Verona-Venice
    Depart for Verona, enchanting town of Romeo and Juliet. After touring Verona, continue to Veronas wine region for a wine-tasting in a typical winery. Afterwards continue to Venice and transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Experience the sights and sounds of this unique city on water. Walk through the narrow streets and lanes to marvel at the beuaty of this incredible city. (B,D) 
    First Class:  Amadeus
     
    Day 6: Venice
    In the morning take a guided walking tour of the Piazza and Basilica of San Marco, the Doge’s Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. We suggest an afternoon optional tour to the glass-making islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello or optional Gondola ride. (B) 
    First Class:  Amadeus
     
    Day 7: Venice-Lake Como
    Morning departure for Como. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Afternoon is at leisure for an optional tour to Lugano or Lake Como surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Dinner and overnight. (B,D) 
    First Class:  Grand Hotel Imper..
      
    Day 8: Lake Como-Milan Airport
    After breakfast you will be transferred to Malpensa airport for the return flight home or onward travel. (B) 

    Tour Prices 2009
    per person/twin share

    Euro

    US$

    AU$

    Apr 4/18; May 9/23; Jun 6/20; Jul 4/18; Aug 8/22; Sep /19;  Oct 3/17     

    1626 

    2157 

     3222

    Nov 6

    1510

    2005

    2955 

    Single Supplement

     401

    532 

     795

    Rates are PER PERSON based on double/twin share, and are
    correct at 01 Apr 09 and subject to change

    Tour Price Includes:For more information or to make a booking, click on the link below:

     

    ·        Transfers mentioned in the itinerary

    ·        Local taxes and service charges

    ·        Hotels mentioned in the itinerary

    ·        Meals by code letters (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

    ·        Tours with licensed guide including entrance fees

     

     

     

    Price Excludes:

     

     Porterage

     Personal Expenses

     Optional tours

     Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts