Best of Italy

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

Experience all the mesmerising highlights of Italy, including the delectable flavours that have inspired its passionate locals to coin the phrase: "First we eat, then we do everything else..."

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About this trip


What's included

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12 nights

Accommodation

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19 Meals

12 breakfasts, 7 dinners (including Be My Guest) with local wine

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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)

Stays with Stories

Hotel Cenacolo is a fully renovated old Franciscan convent in nearby Santa Maria degli Angeli. (Day 5)

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 on Giudecca Island. (Day 7)

Local Specialists

For included sightseeing in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence


Sightseeing highlights

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VIP ADMISSION to the Vatican Museums

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CITY TOUR in Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence

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ORIENTATION of Venice and Milan

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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, Lake Como, the Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, and San Gimignano

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VIEW the Abbey in Monte Cassino, 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

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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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