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Taste of Italy - 8 Days - Expat Explore Travel
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Taste of Italy - 8 Days

From Rome to Rome
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10 to 90 year olds
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US $1,080
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Places You’ll See

  • Rome
  • Orvieto
  • Venice
  • Lake Garda
    Lake Garda
  • Florence
  • Tuscany
  • Pisa
  • Cinque Terra
    Cinque Terra
  • San Gimignano
    San Gimignano
  • Siena
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  • Explore the history and architecture of ancient Rome
  • Stop at an Umbrian city of Orvieto perched on a rock cliff
  • Get your camera ready for a few shots of Tower of Pisa
  • Indulge in a traditional gelato and sip tasty Tuscan wine


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Rome
    Start point Hotel Cristoforo Colombo, Via Cristoforo Colombo, 710, 00144 Rome 14:00 -17:00
  2. Day 2: Rome
  3. Day 3: Orvieto - Venice
  4. Day 4: Venice - Free day
  5. Day 5: Lake Garda - Florence - Tuscany
  6. Day 6: Pisa - Cinque Terre - Tuscany
  7. Day 7: San Gimignano - Siena - Rome
  8. Day 8: End of tour
    End point Hotel Cristoforo Colombo, Via Cristoforo Colombo, 710, 00144 Rome 10:00
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

  • Tuscany - Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio
    Corso Matteotti 42, 51016 Montecatini Terme PT, Italy
  • Rome - Hotel Cristoforo Colombo
    Via Cristoforo Colombo, 710, 00144 Roma RM, Italy
  • Venice - Elite Residence Hotel
    Via Forte Marghera, 119, 30173 Venezia VE, Italy
  • Sorrento - Giosue A Mare
    Via Antonio Caruso 2, 80062 Meta NA, Italy
  • Italian Lakes - Hotel Stazione
    Via Roma, 12, 25030 Paratico BS, Italy
  • Cinque Terre - Hotel Firenze e Continentale
    Via Paleocapa Pietro, 7, 19122 La Spezia SP, Italy

Customer Reviews

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  • Taste of Italy - 8 Days reviewer 1
    November 06, 2019
    For the price paid : hotels are under par; meals provided are disappointing and cheap (except breakfast in the mornings are acceptable); itinerary descriptions are better than actual execution because majority of time became self-guided/lost in towns... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • LB
    November 02, 2019
    Inga was a wealth of information. I still can’t believe all we got to see and do in such a short time. Every day was as exciting as Christmas morning!
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    Trip date: October 2019
  • HL
    November 01, 2019
    Inga Our guider tour excellent
    Trip date: October 2019
  • DA
    October 22, 2019
    I was very disappointed in the meals that were provided... I had limited changes to eat real Italian food and the pasta wasn't home made, was nothing special, there was no wine provided. I should have skipped the provided meals and tried to find the... Show more
    Trip date: October 2019
  • LS
    October 21, 2019
    This was a wonderful tour and it more than met my expectations. In just one week we were able to explore so many beautiful sites of Italy. I loved all the walking as I think it gives visitors a great opportunity to get a feel for each local area. The... Show more
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    Trip date: October 2019
  • Taste of Italy - 8 Days reviewer 6
    October 21, 2019
    Wonderful overall vacation
    Trip date: October 2019
  • TT
    October 19, 2019
    Tour guide was Marysol and she was fired absolute best! I would definitely book again if I knew I'd have her again!
    Trip date: August 2019
  • JM
    October 06, 2019
    The best road tour I’ve taken
    Trip date: September 2019
  • YC
    October 02, 2019
    Our guide was the best guide I have every had. She has great experiences that she loves to pass on. The Regent Hotel was not good and would suggest no using them.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • RH
    October 02, 2019
    My ratings often take others’ experiences into account such as hotel rooms w toilets too close to sink, shower doors that didn’t open right, etc. My friends and I arrived early and spent night at Hotel Colombo. Recommend you take this one off your list.... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019



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Frequently asked questions

    • When and where does the tour end?

      The tour ends in Rome at Hotel American Palace at 10 am.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are:

      Venice Gondola Ride. Price: EUR 20
      Verona Evening Excursion. Price: EUR 45
      Murano, Burano & Venetian lagoon. Price: EUR 45
      Venice by night. Price: EUR 30
      Tuscan Dinner. Price: EUR 22
      Free Cinque Terre & Pisa day-trip. Price: EUR 0.00
      Vatican City guided tour. Price: EUR 50

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

    • Do I need a visa?

      As a tour booking website, TourRadar cannot organise visas for you on your behalf as the visa requirements are regularly being updated and vary for the nationality of one traveller to the next. It is for this reason that we recommend checking with your local embassy or consulate website for the latest up to date information.

    • Can we pre-purchase tickets for the optional excursions prior to departure?

      The optional excursions will be presented by your tour guide when you join the tour and you will have the chance to purchase optional excursions on the first day of the tour. There are no pre-purchase tickets for this tour.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day so you can arrive at any time before your evening welcome dinner. The group will converge at the starting point hotel, the specific details of which will be detailed in your final tour documents, released a few weeks prior to departure. In the past this tour has started at the Hotel Regent in Rome, however, please be aware that this is subject to change.

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