La Dolce Vita, the good life is exactly what the Best of Italy tour is all about. Experience classic Italian food, wine, history and all the things this wonderful country is famous for. Experience a kaleidoscope of colors, fragrances, and tastes as you immerse yourself in its culture, history, and incredible sights on this spectacular best of Italy tour. On this tour not only will you visit the main cities like Rome, Venice, Florence, Milan, and Assisi but you will also get to enjoy some of the smaller towns and scenic attractions. Plus you will visit the must-see UNESCO World Heritage sights in the cities, such as the Vatican Museums & the Colosseum in Rome, Michelangelo’s David in Florence, St. Mark’s Square and Basilica in Venice, the glass-domed Galleria & and the Duomo in Milan, the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa and much more. One tour highlight is Pompeii, which was completely buried during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. This preserved town gives you an amazingly detailed look into life at the peak of the Roman Empire. You’ll also have an opportunity to relax in the laid-back town of Sorrento. Explore the cobblestone streets lined with shops and restaurants, delight in the amazing views, watch the sunset dip into the sea, and see Mount Vesuvius across the bay. You’ll also have time in beautiful Capri, where celebrities go to “get away from it all.” On this tour, your guide will arrange some special experiences just for you, such as a cappuccino at a popular, historical café in Padua and a visit to the Gardens of Augustus in Capri. Here, you’ll have incredible views of the Tyrrhenian Sea from the tranquil gardens. From the relaxing towns of Sorrento and Lake Maggiore (boat ride to Isola dei Pescatori included) to Sicily where you will enjoy a guided walking tour of picturesque Taormina and a visit to the Greek-Roman Amphitheater, built in the 3rd century BC. This tour of Italy offers it all!
Your spectacular 16 days Best of Italy tour includes roundtrip coach airfare, breakfast daily, five three-course dinners with wine, all in-country transportation, all your tours & deluxe accommodations. La Dolce Vita!
Non-Profit Cost: $11,000
Suggested Value: $16,000
Ron and Debbie Hitzel
Charlotte, North Carolina
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