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Best of Italy

The best of Italy's cities, lakes and coastlines are uncovered during this Country Explorer trip.

Discover the Best of Italy, from the ancient treasures of Rome to Renaissance Florence and everything in between. Imagine staying overnight in a renovated Franciscan monastery in Assisi and lapping up chic Capri, as well as a private guided visit to Pompeii to see a Roman city frozen in time.

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What's included

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12 nights

Accommodation

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19 Meals

12 breakfasts, 7 dinners (including Be My Guest)

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On-trip Transport

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The Trafalgar difference

Connect with Locals

The Pazzi and Medici feud is brought to light in this visit to the 12th-century Castle of Trebbio where you will enjoy a traditional Tuscan Be My Guest buffet, explore the cellars, and indulge in olive oil and wine tasting. (Day 11)

Dive into Culture

Follow in the footsteps of Michelangelo when visiting the Vatican Museums. Ascend the spiral staircase designed by architect Donato Bramante, in a part of the Vatican not open to the public. (Day 2)
Witness the exquisite craft of glassblowing, a delicate tradition that generations of Venetian craftsmen have perfected over the centuries. (Day 7)

Stays with Stories

Hotel Cenacolo is a fully renovated old Franciscan monastery in Santa Maria deli Angeli. (Day 5)


Sightseeing highlights

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VIP Admission to the Vatican Museums

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Explore Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence with a Local Specialist

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Discover Venice, Milan and San Gimignano

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Visit St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum in Rome, the excavations at Pompeii, the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, a glassblowing factory in Venice, Lake Como and the Florence American Cemetery and Memorial

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View Juliet's Balcony in Verona, St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, the Cathedral and La Scala Opera House in Milan, the Leaning Tower of Pisa the Duomo in Florence

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See the ancient sites of Rome and the Abbey in Monte Cassino

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Scenic Cruise to the Isle of Capri and by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice

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