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The Splendors of Italy - Cosmos
The Splendors of Italy - Cosmos
Good
11 reviews
Starts
Rome
+10 Destinations
Central Italy
Ends
Rome
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Highlights

Start and end in Rome! With the in-depth cultural tour The Splendors of Italy, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Rome, Italy and 9 other destinations in Italy. The Splendors of Italy includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
8 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Boat
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Cosmos

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY
  2. Day 2: ROME
  3. Day 3: ROME–ORVIETO–SIENA
  4. Day 4: SIENA–SAN GIMIGNANO–GREVE–MONTECATINI
  5. Day 5: MONTECATINI. EXCURSION TO FLORENCE
  6. Day 6: MONTECATINI–PISA–VENICE AREA
  7. Day 7: VENICE AREA
  8. Day 8: VENICE AREA–ASSISI–ROME
  9. Day 9: ROME

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

11 Reviews

Excellent
55%
Good
27%
Average
0%
Rather Poor
9%
Bad
9%
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  • J
    Written on September 26, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    I would take this tour again & again. The trip was nothing short of excellent. We saw everything we wanted to see.Our wonderful, knowledgeable tout guide answered all questions & even gave us time to ourselves to walk around,take pictures or shop. The food... Read more

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  • J
    Written on July 11, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    We took the trip with our children and 4 of our grandkids. All of us were overwhelmed with the beauty of Italy and the warmth of its people. Was very crowded ( more so then in the past) but with the tour, it was much better. Would like to say on Cosmos... Read more

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  • MJ
    Written on June 17, 2019
    1.0 - Bad

    My trip began, with being stranded at a hotel in Rome alone with no transfer. I was assured at hotel upon arrival that I would be transferred to Villa Maria Regina that morning . The next morning there was no transfer. At 10 am hotel is telling me to vacate... Read more

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  • The Splendors of Italy reviewer 4
    Written on June 17, 2019
    2.0 - Rather poor

    I was disappointed, obviously by the review ratings. Cosmos mis advertised and skimmed where it counted. Itinerary (2 stars ~ I was tempted to do 3): The places we went to were amazing, but so much time was spent stranded at our accommodations that... Read more

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  • DR
    Written on April 24, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic family trip. Our guide was fantastic. Very knowledgeable and very helpful telling us where to go out for our dinners during free time! Would highly recommend this trip to friends

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  • JD
    Written on November 29, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    I really enjoyed my tour, but it would not have been so great without optional add one to the tour, all were great except the gondola ride which I felt was not good value - it was a short ride, did not travel through the canals and under the bridges. The... Read more

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  • TD
    Written on September 6, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Improvement needed for breakfast, preparation is key. No good reason for the eggs to fail the taste test. Breakfast important meal for many north americans.

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  • QL
    Written on June 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Just want to said Thank you.

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  • CV
    Written on June 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very pleased with everything,Meals,acomodecions and meals

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  • AM
    Written on June 5, 2017
    3.5 - Good

    Tour was as advertised; economy grade. Tour leader was good, but we are accustomed to excellent leaders. Transportation was great; a good way to see a lot in a short time. Biggest shortcoming was lack of any guidance in Venice, either included or as... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Can you tell me what sort of accommodation is provided in this tour? Would we be able to request a triple room?

      The accommodation is all based on hotel style accommodation and if you have a party of 3 travelling, we can request a triple room for you.

    • When does the tour begin and end? Do I need to be there early?

      The tour begins on the first day with a welcome meeting in the evening, so you are free to arrive anytime in the morning or afternoon on the first day. The tour ends on the last day after breakfast, so you are free to depart anytime after.

    • Is the single supplement mandatory?

      The single supplement is completely optional. You are not required to pay a single supplement to join the tour. The tour price advertised is based on a twin share basis, if you are a single traveller you will be roomed with a passenger of the same gender. The single supplement optional cost is if you would like your own room on the tour.

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    About the countries

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    Location
    Start and end in Rome.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Cosmos to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 15 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 15 January 2020, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Cosmos. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
    TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Cosmos. Please familiarise yourself with the Cosmos payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
    Payment methods
    The following cards are accepted for Cosmos tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,055 km.
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 96 km
    • Orvieto (Italy)
    • 92 km
    • Siena (Italy)
    • 29 km
    • San Gimignano (Italy)
    • 26 km
    • Greve (Italy)
    • 56 km
    • Montecatini (Italy)
    • 41 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 41 km
    • Montecatini (Italy)
    • 37 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
    • 244 km
    • Venice (Italy)
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