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Highlights of Italy

Highlights of Italy - Intrepid Travel
Highlights of Italy - Intrepid Travel
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24 reviews
Starts
Venice
Destinations
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Ends
Rome
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Highlights

  • Ride a vaporetto around Venice
  • Hike the villages of Cinque Terre
  • See the famous statue of David
  • Taste incredible Italian cuisine
Age range
15 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail
Start in Venice and end in Rome! With the in-depth cultural tour Highlights of Italy, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Venice to Rome and through Venice, Italy and 3 other destinations in Italy. Highlights of Italy includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • Highlights of Italy reviewer 1
    Written on September 27, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Enjoyed Highlights of Italy tour this August. Especially enjoyed Venice, with its spectacle of grand piazza's, canals and inviting shops of amazing masks and general festive atmosphere. Found our tour guide Inga, both engaging and professional with many tales of interest. Cinque Terra, was also very memorable with it's beautiful mountain top towns and vivid blue seascapes, walking the trail was unforgettable. With a great bunch of fellow travellers this was one of the most enjoyable tours i have booked. Only disappointment was arriving in Mestre to Hotel Mondail and the associated Hotel.açcross the road, this put a damper on the start of the trip, but fortunately the standard of hotels improved as we travelled throughout Italy. Overall fantastic trip.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Kath, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experiences with us! We are delighted to hear that you had such a great time in Italy - we must admit, it’s one of our favourite countries too! :) It’s great to receive feedback like this from our passengers and we’ll pass it along to our global team where it will be very much appreciated. And thanks as well for your comments regarding the hotel in Mestre – we’ll definitely take it into account when looking at this trip itinerary. Hope to see you on another trip with us soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • C
    Written on April 22, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    Amazing trip through the highlights of Italy, saw all the places I wanted to. Had lots of freedom and free time to do what we wanted to do, didn't have to spend every second with the group which what I liked about it. Tour leader was amazing, in each location would give us maps, highlight places, how to get to spots, recommend things when we were not sure. Just really good trip through Italy, saw heaps, ate heaps, and made new friends!
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  • A
    Written on January 23, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent trip as a result of Giuseppe\'s outstanding service and knowledge of his country

  • A
    Written on October 26, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Highlights of Italy trip was an amazing way to see the country. Our leader took us to some amazing restaurants, and we were free to explore or take part in suggested activities.

  • A
    Written on October 25, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    I thought the trip was fantastic! It really helped my girlfriend and I to really get into the culture of the Italy and to go places we most likely would not have adventured with out the support of Kat and the group.

  • A
    Written on October 24, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a great time with the group and your guide in Italy!

  • A
    Written on October 15, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    Jenny is a great tour leader. Australians make the best travel companions. Accommodations although a basix trip are pretty bad especially in Cinque Terre and Rome.

  • A
    Written on October 10, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had a fantastic time! Kat was very approachable and very accomodating. She was very organised and was able to lead the group very effectively. I was very impressed by her proffessionalism!

  • A
    Written on October 9, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    Best way to see the main attractions Italy has to offer.

  • A
    Written on October 9, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was a really enjoyable trip, it was very well organised for both the accomodation and the transport. Giuseppe was fantastic, he took great care of us, did brilliant orientation walks/talks and was very knowledgable about the places we were seeing.

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Venice
  • Day 2: Venice
  • Day 3: La Spezia
  • Day 4: La Spezia / Cinque Terre
  • Day 5: Florence
  • Day 6: Florence
  • Day 7: Rome
  • Day 8: Rome

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    • February 1, 2017

      Is there a room suitable for a family of 4 in this tour?

      Thank you for your question. We can always request the rooming from the tour operator but it is not guaranteed in all the hotels so we would advise you to opt for one double room for parents and one twin room for the children.

    • January 1, 2017

      Is there an available transfer?

      Yes when you have booked the Highlights of Italy we can request arrival and departure transfers for you from Intrepid.

    • September 1, 2016

      What is the group size of this tour?

      The group size for this tour is max 16.

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      Venice is the starting point and Rome is the endpoint.
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      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 December 2017 the full payment of $1,240 is necessary.
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      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1240 for Highlights of Italy, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 613 km.
      • Venice (Italy)
      • 252 km
      • Cinque Terra (Italy)
      • 129 km
      • Florence (Italy)
      • 232 km
      • Rome (Italy)

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