Rome + Milan + Venice
Best of the Italy tour holidays are a combination that has been liked and reviewed by many. Traveling to these three cities has never been easier. This exciting package will take you on an unforgettable journey that would be filled with delightful food and effervescent cultures. With many places to visit in Italy, visitors can thoroughly enjoy. So what are you waiting for?
Upon arrival at Rome Airport, meet your car and transfer to the hotel. Check in and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, begin your discovery of ‘the eternal city’ of Rome at your own pace on an extensive hop-on hop bus through the heart of Rome. The tour offers sightseeing routes that cover all the main sights in the city with live commentary. Visit the Trevi fountain to the Colosseum, Rome’s abundant sights rival those of any other city on the planet, in terms of their beauty, historical importance and ability to simply take your breath away. Whether your interests lie in antiquity, architecture, cuisine, culture, religion, shopping or sport, Rome has something to suit all tastes. In the evening walk through the Pantheon, marvel at Michelangelo’s Piazza del Campidoglio and admire the Swiss Guardsmen of Vatican City. Try a ‘proper’ spaghetti allaCarbonara near the Spanish Steps or sit back with a coffee and people-watch in Piazza Novena. Alternatively, if you fancy a break from Rome sightseeing, act like a local and take in a Lazio or Roma match at the Olympic Stadium or opportunity to sample the city’s delicious Italian cuisine in the quaint part of town, known as Trastevere, which is full of small local restaurants. Overnight at the hotel.
After Breakfast, Leave the hustle and bustle of Rome behind as you set off into the countryside by luxury coach on this guided full-day trip to Tivoli, a historic town lying east of Rome in the breathtaking Monti Tiburtini hills. And start your discovery by visiting the two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Villa d’Este and Hadrian’s Villa , on a guided fullday trip to Tivoli from Rome. Tivoli boasts a fresher climate than its busy city neighbour, and has been favoured since ancient times as a popular summer retreat for wealthy Romans. Tivoli’s top attractions are undoubtedly the magnificent and historical Villa d’Este and Hadrian’s Villa (Villa Adriana). Follow your guide through Villa d’Este, a former Benedictine convent considered to be one of the most enchanting villas of the late Renaissance period. Hear intriguing stories from your guide about how the building was created as a lavish home for the son of Lucretia Borgia, a scandalous Italian duchess who created much drama in 15th-century Italy. Marvel at the famous Fountain of Neptune as you stroll through the villa’s stunning gardens, featuring impressive waterfalls, centenary trees and more than 500 fountains and head to Hadrian’s Villa for a 1.5-hour guided walking tour. This villa belonged to the 2nd-century Emperor Hadrian, who sought a modest holiday home as a lasting tribute to his lover. You’ll learn interesting Renaissance history, discover awe-inspiring archaeological ruins and admire elaborate gardens and dazzling fountains on a trip that’s sure to be as memorable as it is captivating. Overnight at hotel.
After Breakfast early in the morning leave Rome by latest-generation High Speed train to set into the Italy’s economic engine room Milan, home to Italy’s stock market and business centres. This stylish city is also the world’s design capital and rivals Paris as a leading fashion centre. Upon arrival in Milan meet your car and transfer to the hotel. Begin your discovery of Milan with a city Hop on Hop off tour conducted on bus. The Milan tour offers sightseeing routes that cover all the main sights in the city with live commentary. Highlights include the Sforza castle with its magnificent architecture, castle museums and Sant Ambrogia churchwas consecrated by St. Ambrose in 387 AD. Rebuilt in the 11th century, it became the model for all Lombard Romanesque churches. You will have the opportunity to view the world famous The Royal Palace is one of the most beautiful architectures of the Milanese 18th century. It was the home of the Visconti and of the Sforza families in the past and later, residence of the Spanish and of the Austrian governors. Continue on to Fashion District – Via Montenapoleoneis a high-class shopping district in the centre of the Italian city of Milan, characterised by the presence of numerous boutiques and related retail outlets which represent most of the world’s major fashion houses or you the option of Cross the border from Italy to Switzerland and shop till you drop at Fox town outlets, on this afternoon shopping tour from Milan. With over 130 stores to choose from, you’ll enjoy discounts between 30-70% off the recommended retail price. Shop to your heart’s content at factory prices for designer brands including: Gucci, Prada, Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo, Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, Trussardi, Adidas and Nike. After engaging in some seriousretail therapy, head for the beauty centre forsome pampering. Alternatively there are numerous bars to explore or try your luck at the Grand Casino Admiral – all this under one roof. Overnight at hotel in Milan.
After Breakfast, Explore the beauty and glory of Venice on a day trip from Milan, with its singing gondoliers, exotic architecture and mysterious canals; Venice has been a fabled holiday destination for centuries. See this legendary city for yourself as you take in the sites by boat and on foot, exploring the maze of canals and laneways until you arrive at the incomparable St. Mark’s Square. While in Venice you’ll enjoy a boat trip on the Venice lagoon and take a two-hour guided walking tour. As you stroll, your guide will point out the significant buildings and monuments you’ll pass. After stopping for lunch and some people watching, the afternoon is free for you to set off on your own Venetian adventure, exploring tucked-away medieval streets before transferring by boat and coach back to Milan.
After breakfast say goodbye to Milan and take your private transfer to the airport.