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Italian Glory

13 Days 1 Country 12 Cities

All roads lead to Rome on this At Leisure trip, where you'll visit Milan, Como, Florence and the Amalfi Coast.

"We made wonderful memories"

Carolyn, USA

About this trip

All roads lead to Rome. That's why we start in Milan, our exploration of the beauty and culture of Como, Venice, Florence and the Amalfi Coast leading us on to the vibrant Italian capital.

You'll enjoy Insider moments like… sharing Tuscan dishes with the charismatic Baj Macario family in their villa – and joining them in their cellars, once dungeons, for an exclusive tasting of the Chianti wines they produce.


Trip type: At Leisure i

Trip code: ITGL

12 Nights

accommodation

18 Meals
  • 12 hot buffet breakfasts.

  • 6 dinners (including Be My Guest).

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Day 1

Arrive Milan – Como (2 Nights)

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Milan, Italy

Day 2

Milan Excursion

Day 3

Como – Verona – Venice (3 Nights)

Day 4

Venice Orientation and At Leisure

Day 5

Secret Venice Walking Tour and Visit to The Rialto Food Market

Florence, Italy

Day 6

Venice – Florence (2 Nights)

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy

Day 7

Florence Sightseeing and At Leisure

Day 8

Florence – Amalfi Coast (Maiori) (3 Nights)

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Day 9

Amalfi Coast At Leisure

Piazetta, Capri, Italy

Day 10

Amalfi Town and Isle of Capri Excursion

Day 11

Amalfi Coast (Maiori) – Pompeii – Rome (2 Nights)

Day 12

Rome Sightseeing and At Leisure

Day 13

Depart Rome

Day 1

Arrive Milan – Como (2 Nights)

Welcome to Milan - capital of the Lombardy region. Transfer to your hotel in Como. Unwind or take a leisurely stroll to see the exquisite villas and gardens. Meet your travel companions and Travel Director later for a Welcome Reception.

Hotel

Barchetta Excelsior

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Day 1

Day 2

Milan Excursion

Today head to fashionable Milan, your Local Specialist shows you the impressive sights. View the Gothic cathedral, La Scala and the Galleria.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, Milan, Italy

Day 2

Day 3

Como – Verona – Venice (3 Nights)

See the Roman arena and Juliet's balcony in Verona, the setting of Shakespeare's most famous play. There's time to relax or shop on the Via Mazzini. Arrive later in the Renaissance city of Venice, your home for the next three nights. Consider a gondola ride this evening – the perfect introduction to this romantic city. Dine tonight at a local restaurant.

Hotel

Best Western Biasutti

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner with wine

Day 3

Day 4

Venice Orientation and At Leisure

Admire Venice in all its glory as you approach St. Mark's Square by private launch. View the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge's Palace and the Byzantine Basilica. Enjoy a Cultural Insight into the Venetian tradition of glass making on Giudecca Island. The rest of the day is free to explore, or perhaps consider an Optional Experience to Burano for some delicious local food.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 4

Day 5

Secret Venice Walking Tour and Visit to The Rialto Food Market

Cruise to Rialto Bridge where your Local Specialist brings the city to life during a walking tour. See how the locals shop for food and learn about some of the regional cuisine including the delicious seafood. Cross the Rialto Bridge and see the beautiful architecture including Marco Polo's house.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 5

Day 6

Venice – Florence (2 Nights)

Travel over the picturesque Apennine Mountains to the Renaissance city of Florence, nestled on the banks of the River Arno.

Hotel

AC Firenze

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
Florence, Italy

Day 6

Day 7

Florence Sightseeing and At Leisure

Learn about Florence's artistic heritage during a walking tour with your Local Specialist. View the multi coloured Duomo and visit Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio bridge, one of the city's most famous landmarks. Enjoy panoramic views of the city from Piazzale Michelangelo. Spend free time shopping for high quality leather and gold or consider an Optional Experience to the Fine Arts Academy to see Michelangelo's ‘David'. Tonight, join your fellow travellers and Travel Director for an authentic Be My Guest dinner at a family owned medieval villa with stunning views over the rolling Chianti hills.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dining
Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy

Day 7

Day 8

Florence – Amalfi Coast (Maiori) (3 Nights)

Drive south from Florence through the Arno Valley and past the Bay of Naples to your hotel in Maiori on the Amalfi coast. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Hotel

San Pietro

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner with wine

Day 8

Day 9

Amalfi Coast At Leisure

Spend the day relaxing on this magnificent coastline. Sip a cappuccino, browse in the shops or perhaps take a dip in the Mediterranean - the choice is yours.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
Amalfi Coast, Italy

Day 9

Day 10

Amalfi Town and Isle of Capri Excursion

This morning visit the charming town of Amalfi to see the Romanesque church and other interesting sights. Later cruise to the Isle of Capri and continue to Capri Town by funicular railway. See the famous Piazzetta during your guided walking tour. Spend time exploring on your own. Perhaps visit the house of Dr. Axel Munthe or shop for souvenirs. Dine tonight at your hotel.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner with wine
Piazetta, Capri, Italy

Day 10

Day 11

Amalfi Coast (Maiori) – Pompeii – Rome (2 Nights)

Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, leaving Pompeii covered for centuries by a layer of volcanic ash. Your Local Specialist tells you the history of this partially buried ancient town during a Small Group Sightseeing walking tour. Later, enjoy views of the Benedictine Abbey in Monte Cassino on the way to Rome. Tonight, consider an evening excursion in the city.

Hotel

Grand Tiberio

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 11

Day 12

Rome Sightseeing and At Leisure

This morning join your Local Specialist to visit St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City and view Michelangelo's Pietà. Your sightseeing tour continues in ancient Rome. See Circus Maximus where chariot races were held and visit inside the impressive Colosseum. There's time afterwards to explore the city on your own, or simply relax and watch the world go by. This evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner with your fellow travellers and Travel Director. Please note: Due to religious celebrations throughout the Holy Year of Mercy the Rome included sightseeing may be modified.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Farewell Dinner

Day 12

Day 13

Depart Rome

Say ‘arrivederci Roma' at the end of a memorable holiday. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 13

The Trafalgar Difference

  • Local Specialists
    For included sightseeing in Milan, Venice, Florence, Capri, Pompeii and Rome.

  • Local Specialists
    Small Group Sightseeing with a Local Specialist in Pompeii a guided visit to the excavations. Group size reduced to no more than 25 guests to enhance your insider experience.

  • Cultural Insights
    Visit Giudecca Island for an insider look at Venetian Arts. See glassblowing artisans and other craftsmen in action.

  • Be My Guest
    Dinner in the Tuscan countryside sampling olive oil and wine before enjoying a delicious home cooked meal.

  • Hidden Treasures
    Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

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What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City tour in Milan, Venice, Florence, Capri, Pompeii and Rome

    • Orientation of Lake Como

    • Visit the excavations at Pompeii, St. Peter's Basilica and the Roman Colosseum

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

    • View the Gothic Cathedral and La Scala Opera House in Milan, the Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Juliet's Balcony in Verona, the Duomo in Florence and the ancient sites of Rome

    • See the Roman Arena in Verona and the Abbey at Monte Cassino


What's Included

Dining

    • 12 hot buffet breakfasts.

    • 6 dinners
      (including Be My Guest).


What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Hand-picked 4 and 5 star accommodation

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • VIP entry to many sights

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

    • Return cruise to the Isle of Capri.


    Airport Transfers

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Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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