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14D13N Italy’s Best (6390)

14D13N Italy’s Best (6390)

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From: $2615 From: €2490 From: £2137 From: RM11369 From: CAD3388 From: SGD3627 From: AUD3775 From: HKD20601
Rome
Cosmos
Adventure is knocking. Turn "never thought I would" into "glad I did" with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. We know why you travel. We know that another day in an amazing destination means more than a fancy chocolate on a pillow! Cosmos travel experts still insist that you enjoy comfortable, clean and attractive hotels; a professional Tour Director; guided sightseeing of must-see sights; and seamless transportation that makes getting there half the fun!
Cities to Visit: Rome – Montecatini – Genoa – Lake Maggiore – Venice – Assisi - Sorrento Coast
Language: English

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Travel Period: from Now till December 24, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Rome
~ Leaning Tower of Pisa
~ Florence
~ Cinque Terre
~ Genoa
~ Capri
What To Expect
With its magnificent architecture, beautiful landscapes, sumptuous cuisine, ancient ruins, and brilliant art, Italy is a country like no other. On this affordable Italy’s Best tour, you’ll experience all of this and more. One of the tour’s highlights is the excursion to the Cinque Terre—five medieval seaside villages. The area is noted for its natural beauty with terraces built into the mountainside on cliffs that drop down into the sea. Delight in the unique charm of the area and take in the breathtaking views.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY.

    Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this ancient capital. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

  • Day 2: ROME.

    The "Eternal City" is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Start the included introduction to Rome's landmarks from St. Peter's Square with a Local Guide. Enjoy a drive along the iconic landmarks of the city: the Tiber River, the Caius Cestius Pyramid, the Aurelian Walls, and the Caracalla Baths. Complete the experience with a walk back in time from the Circus Maximus to the Arch of Constantine and to the fascinating Colosseum, symbol of the Roman Empire. Don't miss out on the opportunity to visit the treasures of the Vatican museum and the Sistine Chapel on our optional excursion.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: ROME – PISA – MONTECATINI.

    Vistas of rolling hills, rows of cypress trees, terraced vineyards, olive groves, and rural villages form the backdrop of your journey through beautiful Tuscany. Stop in Pisa, and take a mini-train ride to see the Square of Miracles with the amazing Leaning Tower. Arrive in Montecatini.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: MONTECATINI. EXCURSION TO FLORENCE.

    Today, enjoy an included excursion to Florence. Your Local Guide will show you the city highlights on the walking tour. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio and its courtyard and Loggia dei Lanzi. To top it all, marvel at the Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile, and the magnificent East Doors of the Baptistry, known as the "Gates of Paradise."

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: MONTECATINI – LA SPEZIA – CINQUE TERRE – GENOA.

    Travel towards La Spezia, where you'll hop aboard the train to discover some of the five spectacular Cinque Terre villages. The beauty of the rugged cliffs and romantic fishing villages once inspired poet Lord Byron. From Levanto, head towards Genoa, birthplace of explorer Christopher Columbus.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: GENOA – MILAN – LAKE MAGGIORE.

    Today's included guided tour is an excellent introduction to Genoa. A maze of squares and alleys, the city grew around the port, a natural inlet, and boasts the largest medieval historical centre in Europe. Next, head north into the plains of Lombardy, and stop in Milan to marvel at its magnificent Gothic Duomo. Then, continue to Baveno on Lake Maggiore.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: LAKE MAGGIORE. EXCURSION TO LUGANO, SWITZERLAND.

    Time to relax and get to know Lake Maggiore, one of Italy's largest lakes, located on the very edge of Alpine Switzerland. On clear days, you can see the peaks of the Alps. Take advantage of the included excursion to visit Lugano in Italian-speaking Swiss Canton Ticino.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: LAKE MAGGIORE – VERONA – VENICE AREA.

    Travel across the fertile Po River plain. Stop in the romantic city of Verona for some time at leisure, marvelling at the Roman Arena, shopping, or tasting some of the excellent local wines. Continue to the Venice area. T

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: VENICE.

    Venice is more like a romantic film set than a real-life city, with its crisscrossing canals, gondolas and water buses, arched bridges, palaces, and piazzas. The included orientation starts with a boat ride to St. Mark's Square, and is followed by time at leisure and a chance to watch Venetian glassblowers create their delicate objects as they did centuries ago. Don't miss out on the optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: VENICE AREA – RAVENNA – ASSISI – ASSISI AREA.

    Enjoy an interesting drive southward right across the Po Delta to Ravenna, renowned for its treasure of Byzantine mosaics, recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Continue to Assisi, enclosed by ramparts and little changed since the Middle Ages. This is the town of the deeply mystical and poetic St. Francis. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis with its famous frescoes by Giotto with a local guide, who brings history to life as you walk along the isles. Overnight in the beautiful area of Assisi, in the heart of Umbria.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 11: ASSISI AREA – POMPEII – SORRENTO COAST

    Travel to Pompeii, where time stopped for the rich, aristocratic town with the terrible eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. On the included guided visit of the archaeological site, see the remains of luxurious villas, temples, theatre, and the forum. Carry on to Sorrento, set on a plateau above the waters of the Bay of Naples. Wander the winding streets lined with shops and stalls, and perhaps stop for a limoncello, absorbing the easy-going lifestyle of this charming resort town.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: SORRENTO COAST. BOAT TRIP TO CAPRI.

    Enjoy a day trip to the legendary island, surrounded by a rocky coastline where the crashing sea has formed awe-inspiring caves. The town with its pretty piazzetta, maze of streets, fashionable boutiques, and cozy restaurants, is a mecca for the jet set. Explore on your own or take an optional island tour

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 13: SORRENTO COAST – ROME.

    Today, enjoy time at leisure or visit Positano on our exciting optional excursion, before returning to Rome.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 14: DEPART ROME

    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 13 nights accommodation
~ Daily breakfast & 4 dinners
~ Professional Tour Director
~ Headsets throughout the tour

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & Visa
~ Tipping
~ Airport transfer
~ Safety net protection

Where to Visits

Information



Travel Period: from Now till December 24, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Rome
~ Leaning Tower of Pisa
~ Florence
~ Cinque Terre
~ Genoa
~ Capri
What To Expect
With its magnificent architecture, beautiful landscapes, sumptuous cuisine, ancient ruins, and brilliant art, Italy is a country like no other. On this affordable Italy’s Best tour, you’ll experience all of this and more. One of the tour’s highlights is the excursion to the Cinque Terre—five medieval seaside villages. The area is noted for its natural beauty with terraces built into the mountainside on cliffs that drop down into the sea. Delight in the unique charm of the area and take in the breathtaking views.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY.

    Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this ancient capital. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

  • Day 2: ROME.

    The "Eternal City" is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Start the included introduction to Rome's landmarks from St. Peter's Square with a Local Guide. Enjoy a drive along the iconic landmarks of the city: the Tiber River, the Caius Cestius Pyramid, the Aurelian Walls, and the Caracalla Baths. Complete the experience with a walk back in time from the Circus Maximus to the Arch of Constantine and to the fascinating Colosseum, symbol of the Roman Empire. Don't miss out on the opportunity to visit the treasures of the Vatican museum and the Sistine Chapel on our optional excursion.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: ROME – PISA – MONTECATINI.

    Vistas of rolling hills, rows of cypress trees, terraced vineyards, olive groves, and rural villages form the backdrop of your journey through beautiful Tuscany. Stop in Pisa, and take a mini-train ride to see the Square of Miracles with the amazing Leaning Tower. Arrive in Montecatini.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: MONTECATINI. EXCURSION TO FLORENCE.

    Today, enjoy an included excursion to Florence. Your Local Guide will show you the city highlights on the walking tour. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio and its courtyard and Loggia dei Lanzi. To top it all, marvel at the Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile, and the magnificent East Doors of the Baptistry, known as the "Gates of Paradise."

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 5: MONTECATINI – LA SPEZIA – CINQUE TERRE – GENOA.

    Travel towards La Spezia, where you'll hop aboard the train to discover some of the five spectacular Cinque Terre villages. The beauty of the rugged cliffs and romantic fishing villages once inspired poet Lord Byron. From Levanto, head towards Genoa, birthplace of explorer Christopher Columbus.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: GENOA – MILAN – LAKE MAGGIORE.

    Today's included guided tour is an excellent introduction to Genoa. A maze of squares and alleys, the city grew around the port, a natural inlet, and boasts the largest medieval historical centre in Europe. Next, head north into the plains of Lombardy, and stop in Milan to marvel at its magnificent Gothic Duomo. Then, continue to Baveno on Lake Maggiore.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: LAKE MAGGIORE. EXCURSION TO LUGANO, SWITZERLAND.

    Time to relax and get to know Lake Maggiore, one of Italy's largest lakes, located on the very edge of Alpine Switzerland. On clear days, you can see the peaks of the Alps. Take advantage of the included excursion to visit Lugano in Italian-speaking Swiss Canton Ticino.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: LAKE MAGGIORE – VERONA – VENICE AREA.

    Travel across the fertile Po River plain. Stop in the romantic city of Verona for some time at leisure, marvelling at the Roman Arena, shopping, or tasting some of the excellent local wines. Continue to the Venice area. T

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: VENICE.

    Venice is more like a romantic film set than a real-life city, with its crisscrossing canals, gondolas and water buses, arched bridges, palaces, and piazzas. The included orientation starts with a boat ride to St. Mark's Square, and is followed by time at leisure and a chance to watch Venetian glassblowers create their delicate objects as they did centuries ago. Don't miss out on the optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: VENICE AREA – RAVENNA – ASSISI – ASSISI AREA.

    Enjoy an interesting drive southward right across the Po Delta to Ravenna, renowned for its treasure of Byzantine mosaics, recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Continue to Assisi, enclosed by ramparts and little changed since the Middle Ages. This is the town of the deeply mystical and poetic St. Francis. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis with its famous frescoes by Giotto with a local guide, who brings history to life as you walk along the isles. Overnight in the beautiful area of Assisi, in the heart of Umbria.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 11: ASSISI AREA – POMPEII – SORRENTO COAST

    Travel to Pompeii, where time stopped for the rich, aristocratic town with the terrible eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. On the included guided visit of the archaeological site, see the remains of luxurious villas, temples, theatre, and the forum. Carry on to Sorrento, set on a plateau above the waters of the Bay of Naples. Wander the winding streets lined with shops and stalls, and perhaps stop for a limoncello, absorbing the easy-going lifestyle of this charming resort town.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: SORRENTO COAST. BOAT TRIP TO CAPRI.

    Enjoy a day trip to the legendary island, surrounded by a rocky coastline where the crashing sea has formed awe-inspiring caves. The town with its pretty piazzetta, maze of streets, fashionable boutiques, and cozy restaurants, is a mecca for the jet set. Explore on your own or take an optional island tour

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 13: SORRENTO COAST – ROME.

    Today, enjoy time at leisure or visit Positano on our exciting optional excursion, before returning to Rome.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 14: DEPART ROME

    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 13 nights accommodation
~ Daily breakfast & 4 dinners
~ Professional Tour Director
~ Headsets throughout the tour

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & Visa
~ Tipping
~ Airport transfer
~ Safety net protection

Per Pax
From: $2615 From: €2490 From: £2137 From: RM11369 From: CAD3388 From: SGD3627 From: AUD3775 From: HKD20601
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Cancellation Policy

~ 46 days or more prior to departure: deposit forfeited
~ 45 – 22 days prior to departure: 20% of total price
~ 21 – 8 days prior to departure: 30% of total price
~ 7 – 1 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
~ On scheduled departure and later: 100% of total price


Payment Terms

~ Deposit must be received within 7 days of booking.
~ Balance payment must be made 45 days prior to departure.
~ Booking made within 45 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking.