From the canals of Venice to the historic streets of Rome, Italy is constantly familiar and endlessly surprising. Catch the top-tier sights – Venice’s bridges, Pisa’s Leaning Tower and Rome’s Colosseum – and combine them with the humble delights of the fine food of Tuscany, natural vistas and unearthed cultural treasures. This journey will have you living la bella vita in no time, discovering many Italy secrets!
Travel to Venice, Florence, Rome and the Cinque Terre, and spend time in the very heart of Tuscany, to uncover some fabulous Italy secrets.
Highlights of this Italy Secrets itinerary include:
Travel the romantic, winding waterways of Venice in a traghetto and lose yourself in the town’s myriad alleyways – best done with a lot of time and no map
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Day 1: Venice
Day 2: Venice
Day 3: Florence
Notes: Our means of transportation between Venice and Florence is by High Speed Train. Italian trains are comfortable and have the added bonus of departing and arriving right in the city centre, avoiding heavy road traffic along the way.
Day 4: Florence
Notes: All of the Florentine State Museums require tickets, and the queues can be long. Booking your tickets online in advance (uffizi.org and accademia.org) is essential. Your leader can be of assistance booking these.
Day 5: Pisa – Lucca – La Spezia
Day 6: Cinque Terre
PLEASE NOTE: Walking distance: 9 km; approximately 4 hours. Due to recent landslides in the area it is currently not possible to walk the Via dell’Amore from Riomaggiore to Manarola and the coastal section between Manarola and Corniglia. You will take the train instead for these sections. Please also note that due to safety reasons some sections of any path can be closed at short notice.
Day 7: San Gimignano – Chianti Region
Day 8: Siena – Monteriggioni – Rome
Day 9: Rome
Notes: You can pre-book tickets to the Vatican Museum online to avoid the long queues. Visit biglietteriamusei.vatican.va for more information.
Day 10: Rome
|10 day / 9 night
Italy Secrets itinerary
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Rates are per person in NZD and are subject to change and availability until confirmed. Rate is a ‘from’ price for the 10 day / 9 night package based on accommodation as specified and may vary depending on any adjustments you request and departure seasonality for your chosen date of services. Based on two adults sharing accommodation. Single supplement is in addition to applicable twin share rate. Visa fees if required are additional and are the personal responsibility of the traveller; Bespoke Travel can assist on request. Personal expenses, tips, gratuities, travel insurance and items not mentioned above are excluded. Full terms and conditions available on request.