8 Day Adventure Exploring Italy’s Iconic Cities
From the sensuous sound of water lapping against the walls of Venice’s ancient palaces to the hidden pearls of the Eternal city of Rome, the magnificent artistic heritage of Florence ending with the breath-taking landscape of the Amalfi Coast: the charming treasures of Italy will immediately conquer you.
You’ll be swept away by the magnificent artistic heritage, the fragrance of the delicious Italian cuisine and picturesque landscapes.
Bellarome will pamper you with a memorable multi sensory experience!
You will be spoiled with a private gondola ride, accompanied by the melody of the traditional Italian Serenade. You will admire Michelangelo’s famous ceiling fresco during an intimate guided tour, discover the hidden secrets of the Roman era and experience the secret world of Pompeii.
With exclusive pre-arranged tours with expert guides, accommodation and private transfers, this is the perfect Italy multi-resort tour on which to discover the heart of Italian culture and see iconic cities, while also having some time to relax in a coastal setting.
- Private airport transfers and first-class train tickets included as standard
- VIP Venice Walking Tour
- VIP Gondola ride
- VIP Florence Walking Tour
- Day Trip to Pisa
- Tour of Pompeii
- Capri and Anacapri Day Tour
- VIP Ancient Rome Tour
- VIP Vatican and Classic Tour of Rome
Trip Information at a Glance
Places visited: Venice (1 night), Florence (2 nights), Sorrento (2 nights), Rome (2 nights)
Price: Starts from $5600 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:
- Venice: Private Venice Walking Tour; Private gondola ride
- Florence: Private Florence Walking Tour; Group Trip to Pisa
- Sorrento: Group Tour of Pompeii; Group Tour to Capri and Anacapri
- Rome: Private Ancient Rome Tour; Private Vatican and Classic Tour of Rome
Flights: Please note that this package does not include flights. When purchasing your flights from your chosen airline, we recommend that you fly into Venice Marco Polo Airport and fly out of Rome Fiumicino Airport. If this is not possible for you but you would still like to book this package, please contact us for a customized quote.
Best for… History & Archeology / Architecture / Art / City vibrancy / Relaxation / Sunshine / Coastal scenery
Itinerary: The first stop on this Italy multi-resort tour is Venice, where you will visit famous Piazza San Marco, St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, will experience gondola ride. Then you will head to Florence – a place where you can immerse yourself in the Renaissance and see sublime architecture. You will also have chance to see iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa, before we whisk you to Sorrento for 2 nights of relaxation. You will have chance to visit magnificent archaeological site of Pompeii, explore Capri and Anacapri. The finale of this Italy multi-resort tour is Eternal City of Rome, where you will visit the famous Vatican Museums and be enchanted by the grandeur of the Sistine Chapel. We will also treat you to a tour of Rome’s classic sights, as well as a special-access tour of the Colosseum so that you can enjoy all the main sights of this magical city before your coming back home.
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 Italy!
An oasis of shimmering canals overlooked by awe-inspiring palaces, Venice is one of the most fascinating cities in Europe and a must-see in Italy. Where else can you enjoy a fabulous gondola ride accompanied by a harmonious serenade, see the ancient art of glassblowing or get lost on one of its 118 islands? Appearing as if it is floating on water, Venice is one of the most intriguing and genuinely beautiful cities in the world.
You will be spoiled from the moment you land in our artistic country until the last second of your dreamy Italian holiday.
A private transfer will pick you up at the Airport, smartly dressed, holding a sign with your name on it and he will drive you to your fantastic Hotel.
In the afternoon your private guide will be waiting for you at your Hotel to start your Exclusive Private Venice walking tour. Simply walking in the narrow picturesque streets is a transcendent experience, you’ll be engulfed in alleyways adjacent to majestic canals, smelling the fresh seawater. It’s simply wonderful!
During this tour, you will have the opportunity to experience iconic landmarks like Piazza San Marco featuring St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, Correr Museum, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Gallerie dell’Accademia.
After this charming tour, the guide will accompany you back to your Hotel, where you will have time to rest and get ready for a fantastic surprise: a private Gondola Ride, accompanied by an Italian Serenade!
What’s included: Private transfer from Venice Marco Polo Airport to your hotel; Private Venice Walking Tour; Private gondola ride; accommodation in Venice
Day 2: The magic of the Italian Art: welcome to Florence!
It’s time to say goodbye to the paradisiacal city of Venice!
New destination: Florence, the Renaissance Gem!
Florence is the regional capital and most populous city of Tuscany, with a population of around 370,000 inhabitants. The city sits on the River Arno and is known for its rich artistic and architectural history, as well as its importance as a creative and political capital during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and is often referred to as the “Jewel of the Renaissance”. The city is famed for its wide-ranging art collections.
A magnificent half day guided tour is awaiting you!
During a fabulous VIP guided walking tour, you will take a relaxing stroll through the amazing center of Florence to discover the city’s unique secular heritage and breath-taking beauty. The historic and architectural evolution of the city will be pointed out by an expert guide to give you a full understanding of this city’s history from its Roman foundation through to the medieval centuries and the glorious Renaissance period, up to modern time Florence. This cultural tour will take you to the two most famous art galleries in Florence, where you can explore masterpieces and see iconic sculptures, including Michelangelo’s David, with an expert guide.
Our highly qualified and experienced tour guide will take you to some of the most important spots that have inspired the greatest minds for centuries.
The magic of Florence will immediately conquer you!
What’s included: Private transfers hotel/train station/hotel; first class train ticket; VIP Florence Walking Tour; accommodation in Florence
Day 3: Day trip to Pisa
Pisa is famed worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is the bell tower of the city’s cathedral. The main tourist attractions are grouped together at the beautiful site known as Campo dei Miracoli (“the Field of Miracles”). This area at the edge of the town centre hosts an array of monuments, all architecturally exquisite, which you can enjoy on this day tour of Pisa.
The tour includes a guided tour of Campo dei Miracoli, including entry to the Cathedral and an exterior walking tour of the Baptistery. If you wish, we can also include entry to the Leaning Tower itself so that you can scale the steps up to the bell tower and enjoy views of the cityscape.
Upon arrival in Pisa, there will be a guided walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli where you will see the well-known Leaning Tower (with an optional visit inside the tower), the Baptistery (exterior) and other important monuments. This is followed by a visit to the interior of the Cathedral, a masterpiece of Romanesque art that was constructed between the 11th and 12th centuries.
You will also have free time at your disposal to enjoy the famous sights, or you can take a pleasant walk with our tour escort to Piazza dei Cavalieri, where you can see the historic Scuola Normale, one of the most famous universities in the world.
What’s included: Day Trip to Pisa; accommodation in Florence
Day 4: The Pictoresque Amalfi Coast
Arrivederci charming Florence and Welcome to the Amalfi Coast!
While heading down to the south of Italy, you will stop by the magnificent archeological unrivaled site of Pompei.
In 79 AD, a long and catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius covered and destroyed Pompeii, killing over 2000 inhabitants. The city was covered in a thick layer of ash, which preserved the ruins and its inhabitants and it remained lost for 1,500 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1599.
Today, the site is considered to be one of the few places where an ancient city has been preserved in detail, with everything from jars and tables to paintings and people frozen in time, yielding an unprecedented opportunity for you to see how the people lived 2000 years ago.
During this historical tour, our expert local guide will help you discovering the archaeological site and some of the aspects of everyday life in this ancient city. You’ll be astonished by the number of villas, shops and public buildings that archaeologists have brought back to life. Also, you will stop in a local factory where craftsmen will demonstrate the production process of cameos and corals.
The main attractions include the House of the Gladiators, Eumachia, House of Julia Felix, House of Loreius Tiburtinus, House of Menander, House of Sallust, House of the Tragic Poet, House of the Vettii, Lupanar, Macellum of Pompeii, Suburban Baths and the Temple of Isis. You can also visit the “Garden of the Fugitives” at the south-east side where plaster casts of several victims (sadly, including children) are on display where they originally fell. This tour of Pompeii is truly a breath-taking and unique experience.
What’s included: Private transfers hotel/train station/hotel; first class train ticket; accommodation in Sorrento; Group Tour of Pompeii
Day 5: Capri and Anacapri Day Tour
Spend the day enjoying the sunshine, summer villas, and clear blue waters of Capri Island, known locally as the Pearl of the Mediterranean. Capri sits on the south side of the Gulf of Naples and is a popular destination. Ancient Romans used the island for summer villas for the Empire’s rich and famous, while the Greeks called Capri the ‘Isle of Sirens.’
In the morning head out for a scenic drive along the Sorrentine coast to the Sorrento port, where you’ll catch a hydrofoil to Capri. From here go for a guided walking tour of the island’s main attractions. See the main harbors (Marina Grande and Marina Piccola), walk along the Belvedere of Tragara (a villa-lined promenade with panoramic views), and explore the ruins of ancient Roman villas.
Head up the hill to see Anacapri, the Piazzetta, and Augustus’ Garden, as well as the best views of the Faraglioni Rocks.
In the afternoon return to the water to explore the Grotta Azzurra, a naturally hollowed sea cave, and soak in the sunshine on the beach.
What’s included: Group Tour to Capri and Anacapri; accommodation in Sorrento
Day 6: Welcome to the Italian Capital!
Rome is the capital of Italy, also known as the Eternal City. This beautiful town boasts an ancient history long more than two and a half thousand years, stately buildings of the past, monuments of the greatest Italian artists of all times and countless masterpieces in terms of art, architecture and culture, as well as a unique aura.
Your VIP private guide will be waiting for you at your Hotel to start the fantastic adventure into the ancient Roman world!
You will start this exciting tour from Palatini Hill, place where, according to the Roman foundation myth, the twins Romulus and Remus were suckled by a she-wolf nearly 3,000 years ago.
Proceeding onward, you will visit the Colosseum: thanks to the incredible tales of your expert guide you will step back into the Roman history and feel the emotions of the battles among gladiators.
Afterward, you will experience the magnificent Roman Forum, center of the Roman government and public life during ancient Rome.
This fabulous historical itinerary ends by the Arch of Titus, the oldest of the two remaining arches on the Roman Forum, built in 81-85 AD
What’s included: Private transfers hotel/train station/hotel; first class train ticket; Private Ancient Rome Tour; accommodation in Rome
Day 7: Vatican and Classic Tour of Rome
Today you will be treated to a magnificent exclusive tour of the hidden treasure of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with an exclusive guide. During this fascinating tour you will visit Pio Clementio Museum, Gallery of the Candelabra, Gallery of the Tapestries, Gallery of the Geographical Maps, Raphael’s Rooms, Sistine Chapel and the magnificent St Peter’s Basilica. You will experience the breath-taking Michelangelo’s fresco while your knowledgeable guide will help you discover all the details hidden in this masterpiece.
After exploring the heart of Vatican, this tour takes you alongside the most important classic landmarks of our Capital. Crossing Piazza della Repubblica with the Fountain of the Nayads, our local guide will take you on a pleasant stroll through the historical centre, where you can admire the Trevi Fountain, La Colonna di Marco Aurelio and the Palazzo di Montecitorio, which was designed by Bernini. There will also be time to admire the Pantheon and this tour includes a visit inside too. Next, you’ll see Palazzo Madama, which is the seat of the senate, as well as Piazza Navona.
This truly is a wonderful tour to explore the sights of Rome and learn more about the fascinating birth of the Rome that we know and love today.
What’s included: Private Vatican and Classic Tour of Rome; accommodation in Rome
Day 8: And so your dream Italy multi-resort tour reaches its end
The morning sees you leaving Italy on your flight from Rome Fiumicino Airport back home. The sights, sounds, tastes and experiences of the past days will no doubt flood over you as you enjoy the luxury of a private transfer to the airport, leading you to smile in remembrance of times past and to plan for your inevitable return visit!
What’s Included: Private transfer from your hotel to Rome Fiumicino 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 Italy multi-resort tour, 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 are closed on Sundays and religious holidays, and the art galleries in Florence are closed on Mondays. In the case of unavailability, alternate itinerary options will be offered.