15-Day Tour Through Famous Italian Cities
Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the iconic cities of Italy, including Milan, Florence, Venice and Rome, and lap up the sunshine in the coastal resort of Sorrento, where you can lose yourself among fragrant lemon groves and discover ancient lost cities on this pre-set package tour. With exclusive pre-arranged tours with expert guides, accommodation and private transfers, this is the perfect tour on which to discover the heart of Italian culture, while enjoying iconic cities and coastal hideaways.
- Guided tour of Milan, featuring La Scala Opera House, the Duomo and Leonardo Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper“
- Tour to Lake Como and Bellagio
- Romantic gondola tour of the Grand Canal in Venice
- Guided tour of Venice’s iconic sights, including San Marco Basilica
- VIP tour of Florence, including the Accademia art gallery to see Michelangelo’s “David“
- Special tour of Rome, featuring the Colosseum
- Guided tour of Vatican City
- An evening of food and wine tasting in Rome
- Day tour of Naples
- Fascinating day tour to Pompeii and Herculaneum
Trip Information at a Glance
Places visited: Milan (2 nights), Venice (2 nights), Florence (2 nights), Rome (4 nights), Sorrento (4 nights)
Price: Starts from $8245 per person (land rate). Packages can be booked online with just a 20% deposit. Please refer to the Pricing box at the bottom of the page for more information on pricing and deposits.
Departure date: Dates are flexible and customizable for private departures, allowing you to select your preferred departure date.
- Private airport transfers
- First-class train tickets between resorts
- Accommodation (with breakfast)
- Pre-arranged tours and activities:
- Milan: Guided tour of Milan, featuring Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper“; day tour to Lake Como and Bellagio
- Venice: Gondola tour of the Grand Canal; guided tour of San Marco Basilica
- Florence: Private tour of the Accademia art gallery to see Michelangelo’s “David“
- Rome: Special-access tour of the Colosseum; guided tour of Vatican City; an evening of food and wine tasting
- Sorrento: Day tour of Naples; guided tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum
Flights: Please note that this package does not include flights. When purchasing your flights from your chosen airline, we recommend that you fly into Milan Malpensa Airport and fly out of Naples Capodichino Airport. If this is not possible for you but you would still like to book this package, please contact us for a customized quote or click “Request Quote” in the box at the top of the page.
Best for… Culture / History & Archeology / Romance / Architecture / Coastal beauty
Itinerary: Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the iconic cities of Italy, including Milan, Florence, Venice and Rome, and lap up the sunshine in the coastal resort of Sorrento, on this pre-set Italy multi-city package tour. As a part of this Italy vacation, you will enjoy a guided tour of Milan featuring Da Vinci’s “The Last Supper“, a tour of Lake Como, a gondola ride along the Grand Canal in Venice, a private tour of the Accademia art gallery in Florence to see Michelangelo’s “David“, a special-access tour of the Colosseum in Rome, a guided tour of the Vactican, a day trip to Naples and a fascinating day tour to Pompeii and Herculaneum.
How to Book
You can book this package safely and securely online using the box at the top of the page. Simply select the number of travelers, the star of accommodation you would like and your chosen vacation dates, and click “Book now”. You can also select to pay the full balance or just a deposit. Alternatively, please contact an expert member of our travel team to book this Italy packaged tour: call (US) 347-594-5500 or click here to send an online inquiry.
If you like this packaged tour but would like to modify the itinerary to suit your requirements, that is not a problem at all as we specialize in tailor-made travel to Italy. Simply contact a member of our expert team with your wishes and we will create a custom tour to suit your needs and budget: call (US) 347-594-5500 or click here to send an online inquiry.
Day 1: Welcome to Milano!
Experience luxury from the moment you step foot in this historic country with a private transfer from the airport to your centrally located hotel in Milan. Once you’ve settled in it’s time to discover the bustling city, a chic hub of business and fashion. See the world-famous La Scala Opera House on our half-day guided tour and learn about the illustrious history of the stunning Duomo. You’ll also stroll through Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, where there are many designer shops and perhaps you could stop for espresso at Zucca, a favorite cafe of Giuseppe Verdi. As a special treat, at the Church of the Santa Maria delle Grazie you’ll have a chance to see Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper” – an iconic and highly protected masterpiece that is only viewable by appointment. After your tour you’ll have plenty of leisure time to visit art galleries or shop at your favorite boutiques, including Armani, Gucci and Prada.
What’s included: Private airport transfer to your hotel in Milan; accommodation in Milan; guided tour of Milan
Day 2: Day tour to Lake Como and Bellagio
Today you will be treated to a magical day tour of one of the prettiest lakes in the Italian Lake District on a trip to Lake Como. Our tour guide will meet you at your hotel or designated meeting point and take you on a glorious tour of the lake, as well as Bellagio, which is a heavenly town in Italy, featuring views of glistening waters set against a mountain backdrop decorated with alpine woodland.
What’s included: Transfers to/from Bellagio; small group guided tour of Lake Como and Bellagio
Day 3: Fall in love with Venice, the most romantic city in the world!
After exploring the delights around Milan, it is time to discover Venice, the magical Floating City that continually enchants and seduces its visitors. You’ll arrive in style aboard a private water taxi from the train station and in the afternoon you’ll be treated to a romantic and special gondola tour of the Grand Canal, which also features the hidden inner canals – it’s an unforgettable way to begin your vacation in Venice.
What’s included: Private transfer to Milan station; first-class train ticket to Venice; private water taxi from the station to your hotel in Venice; accommodation in Venice; evening gondola tour of the Grand Canal
Day 4: Absolute Venice Tour
Experience the highlights of magical Venice with a specially appointed and accredited guide on this “absolute” tour, which allows you to discover the most famous sights of the historic center, including St Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace and the glorious San Marco Basilica. Here, you will be treated to a one-hour tour of this majestic building, featuring a unique collection of Byzantine art, gold mosaics and exquisite marble floors. You will also be guided around Doge’s Palace, where you can explore the splendid rooms of the Palace, which include priceless works of art and decadent décor, giving you the opportunity to relive the days of supreme authority from yesteryear. As a special treat, this tour also features a trip to the famous Bridge of Sighs.
What’s included: Half-day guided tour of Venice’s most famous sights (includes entry to San Marco Basilica and Doge’s Palace); accommodation in Venice
Day 5: Fair well Venice and hello Florence!
Spend some time in the morning bidding fair well to the magical city of Venice before hopping on a private water taxi to the train station, where you can recline on a first-class train to Florence.The rest of the late afternoon in Florence is yours to explore this historic city, known for its Renaissance art, intricate architecture and vibrant Italian culture.
What’s included: Private water taxi to Venice station; first-class train ticket to Florence; private transfer from the station to your hotel in Florence; accommodation in Florence
Day 6: Exclusive tour of Florence, featuring the Accademia Gallery and Michelangelo’s “David”
Begin your guided tour with what will surely be the highlight of your dream vacation in Italy: Michelangelo’s glorious statue of “David” at the Galleria dell’Accademia. At this iconic gallery in the heart of Florence, your guide will explain all the intricacies of this stunning statue and you will also be treated to a tour of the other treasures in this famous gallery. After free time for lunch, this tour continues with a pleasant stroll through Repubblica Square, giving you the opportunity to discover the famous attractions that have inspired artists to refer to Florence as the most beautiful city in the world! You’ll also have an opportunity to take in the best of Renaissance art at the Uffizi Gallery, which features an extensive collection of masterpieces, including Botticelli’s “Venus” – a masterpiece of intricate detail and beauty that truly takes your breath away!
What’s included: Half-day small group guided tour of Florence; accommodation in Florence
Day 7: Arrive in the Eternal City of Rome
After enjoying a filling buffet breakfast at your hotel in Florence you will enjoy a first-class train journey through the Italian countryside to the historic capital of Rome. After settling in at your centrally located hotel, you’ll enjoy the world’s most fascinating urban center on a fascinating half-day guided tour of Imperial Rome, featuring iconic delights, such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. What a wonderful way to start your glorious stay in the Eternal City!
What’s included: Private transfer to Florence station; first-class train ticket to Rome; private transfer from the station to your hotel in Rome; small group guided tour of Ancient Rome, with “skip the line” entry to the Colosseum; accommodation in Rome
Day 8: Discover the secrets of Vatican City
Today you’ll enjoy a four-hour guided tour of Vatican City led by an art historian and featuring the highlights of the Vatican, including the extensive museums and the stunning St Peter’s Basilica – perhaps the most impressive church in the world! As a finale to your tour, you will have the opportunity to admire the iconic Sistine Chapel and its ceiling mural famously painted by Michelangelo and considered a masterpiece of high Renaissance art.
What’s included: Guided tour of the Vatican; accommodation in Rome
Day 9: An evening of food and wine tasting
Treat your taste buds to an evening tasting authentic Roman snacks and local wine at several local estates in and around Rome, guided by one of our expert tour guides.
What’s included: Food and wine tasting at several picturesque wineries in Rome, Trastevere and Monti; accommodation in Rome
Day 10: Leisure time for sightseeing in Rome
Day 11: Travel from Rome to Sorrento
Bid “arrivederci” to Rome and enjoy a relaxing first-class train journey to the coastal resort of Sorrento, where you will spend four relaxing nights immersed in the tranquil atmosphere of this stunning town, which features fragrant lemon groves and authentic pizzerias, serving hot pizzas fresh from traditional wood-burning ovens.
What’s included: Private transfer to Rome station; first-class train ticket to Naples; private transfer from Naples station to your hotel in Sorrento; accommodation in Sorrento
Day 12: Tour of Naples
After waking up to sea views and enjoying a buffet breakfast at your hotel, enjoy a guided bus and walking tour of Naples, with panoramic views of this impressive city, covering the three major areas: “Monumental Naples”, featuring Piazza del Plebiscito, Gallery Umberto I, Palazzo Reale, San Carlo Theatre and Nuovo Castle; “Panoramic Naples”, with Via Caracciolo, Mergellina and Posillipo; and finally, “Historical Naples”, including the famous street of “Spaccanapoli” with the Gesù Nuovo and Santa Chiara churches. After exploring the delights of Naples, you will return to Sorrento, where you can unwind and relax.
What’s included: Full-day guided tour of Naples (includes part bus and part walking tour); accommodation in Sorrento
Day 13: Travel back in time with a tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum
Journey back 2000 years in time and discover the fascinating city of Pompeii, which was lost beneath a blanket of ash following an ancient volcanic eruption. Widely considered one of the world’s most important archeological finds, here you will be treated to a fascinating guided tour with an expert guide, who will reveal the intriguing story of this lost city and its inhabitants. As a part of this special tour, you will also stop at a local factory where craftsmen will demonstrate the production process of cameos and corals as a refreshing interlude before you travel to the ancient site of Herculaneum, where you can discover archeological treasures in the Mediterranean sunshine.
What’s included: Full-day guided tour of Pompeii and Herculaneum; accommodation in Sorrento
Day 14: Leisure day
Day 15: Ciao, Italia!
Today sees you leaving this remarkable country but you can still enjoy one last deep breath of fresh Amalfi air as you enjoy a private transfer from Sorrento along the Amalfi Coast to Naples airport for your flight home.
What’s included: Private transfer from your hotel in Sorrento to Naples airport
How to book: You can book this package safely and securely online using the box at the top of the page. Simply select the number of travelers, the star of accommodation you would like and your chosen vacation dates, and click “Book now”. You can also select to pay the full balance or just a deposit. Alternatively, if you would like to find out more about this special vacation, please call our friendly team members at (347)-594-5500 or click here to send us an inquiry.
Please note that the Vatican Museums in Rome and the San Marco Basilica in Venice are closed on Sundays and religious holidays, and the art galleries in Florence and Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan are closed on Mondays. In the case of unavailability, alternate itinerary options will be offered.