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Taste of Italy - 8 Days

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Taste of Italy - 8 Days
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Cristina "Amazing experience! Beautiful places and found new friends. Didnt expect this much fun travelling all by myself. The only suggestion to make is for the coach to at least have taken us to attractions and not to take public transport. A lot of coaches took their tpurists to the attractions. Why cant Expat lessen the walking especially for seniors like us. In total its a very good tour. Im planning a..."
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55 reviews
Starts
Rome
Destinations
+9
Ends
Rome
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Highlights

  • Explore Vatican City on foot
  • Marvel at Roman architecture
  • See Juliet's famous balcony
  • Relax in the spa town of Montecatini
Age range
10 to 90 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Start and end in Rome! With the in-depth cultural tour Taste of Italy - 8 Days, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Rome, Italy and 9 other destinations in Italy. Taste of Italy - 8 Days includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • A
    Written on August 2, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Taste of ltaly was simply outstanding and l wish it didn't end! Katy was awesome and the members of our tour entourage became my friends in 2 days.Thank You Expat and Tour Radar for a vacation to remember!
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  • A
    Written on August 1, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Taste of ltaly was simply outstanding! EXPAT and TourRadar did wonders for me and l thank you immensely! The entire tour bus was filled with happy customers once the tour ended and lm sure will be back booking with you.Thank You soooo much for putting together a package that was simply enjoyable from beginning to end.I will be looking forward in 2020 to book with you again for a tour of England. Many thank yous to everyone involved with Taste of ltaly Tour Victorino Mirabelli
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  • G
    Written on June 4, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Enjoyed the trip very much. Would have liked to stay in Pisa longer. Didn't understand why the rush since it was the last thing on the itinerary and we could have had dinner there instead of getting back to our hotel (Belvidere ?) where there are no restaurants close by. Other than that, no complaints. The tour was as advertised, lots of stops made it easier to tolerate the drives between, the driver was top notch. And the meals for us Vegans were great.
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  • Taste of Italy - 8 Days reviewer 4
    Written on May 13, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    well organised and keen guide
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  • Taste of Italy - 8 Days reviewer 5
    Written on May 13, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    I really liked the tour, the only thing is i would have liked more time in florence as it felt rushed and the hotels to have better breakfast and the dinner in the rome colombo hotel was not great, other than that a great tour, thank you Peter!
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  • Taste of Italy - 8 Days reviewer 6
    Written on April 15, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Fantastic tour, accomodation was dissapointing, saw a huge amount and walked a lot
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  • NP
    Written on April 4, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Excellent tour. Expat tours knows how to arrange a tour. Roma our tour guide was the best.. extremely knowledgeable, friendly, organized, calming... you name it she is the very best... if you do this tour make sure Roma is your guide...... Accommodations could be better but it’s a place to rest your head after a long day so just enjoy the overall experience and don’t get hung up on small things.... Roma we miss you... you made this trip extra special....
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  • A
    Written on April 4, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Crazy busy schedule but it is worth every moment. Incredible memories. Best tour guide ever is Roma... if you ever do this trip make sure Roma is your guide... she is so knowledgeable, friendly, caring... you cannot get better than Roma...
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  • A
    Written on April 4, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Excellent tour Accommodation disappointing Rest fab
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  • Taste of Italy - 8 Days reviewer 10
    Written on October 30, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Amazing experience! Beautiful places and found new friends. Didnt expect this much fun travelling all by myself. The only suggestion to make is for the coach to at least have taken us to attractions and not to take public transport. A lot of coaches took their tpurists to the attractions. Why cant Expat lessen the walking especially for seniors like us. In total its a very good tour. Im planning another trip thru Expat and this time to France. I just hope there is less walking!
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  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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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
    1. Tuscany - Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio

      Address: Corso Matteotti 42, 51016 Montecatini Terme PT, Italy

    2. Rome - Hotel Cristoforo Colombo

      Address: Via Cristoforo Colombo, 710, 00144 Roma RM, Italy

    3. Venice - Elite Residence Hotel

      Address: Via Forte Marghera, 119, 30173 Venezia VE, Italy

    4. Sorrento - Giosue A Mare

      Address: Via Antonio Caruso 2, 80062 Meta NA, Italy

    5. Italian Lakes - Hotel Stazione

      Address: Via Roma, 12, 25030 Paratico BS, Italy

    6. Cinque Terre - Hotel Firenze e Continentale

      Address: Via Paleocapa Pietro, 7, 19122 La Spezia SP, Italy

    *Please note exact accommodation and details are re-confirmed at time of booking and subject to change up to 6 weeks prior to departure

  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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Questions & Answers

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

    • 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.

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    • Gayle Taylor
      "I love to travel, so this job is perfect. I get to meet passengers of all ages and from all over the..."
    • Peter ( Botrous Helmy )
      "Hi everyone, I'm Botrous aka Peter as my friends like to call me. Born and raised near Luxor where I..."

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      Website was very straight forward and easy to use, I was able to tick exactly where I wanted to go which I was unable to do with other websites. very reasonably priced trips.

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    Start and end in Rome.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm this Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 October 2018 the full payment of $960 is necessary.
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    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $960 for Taste of Italy - 8 Days, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,344 km.
    • Rome (Italy)
    • 96 km
    • Orvieto (Italy)
    • 303 km
    • Venice (Italy)
    • 133 km
    • Lake Garda (Italy)
    • 207 km
    • Florence (Italy)
    • 94 km
    • Tuscany (Italy)
    • 97 km
    • Pisa (Italy)
    • 71 km
    • Cinque Terra (Italy)
    • 129 km
    • San Gimignano (Italy)
    • 29 km
    • Siena (Italy)
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