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EXPLORE: Rome, Florence, Venice, Orvieto, Siena, San Gimignano, Treviso, Murano & Burano. Live the great Italian experience and see Italy's incredible historical sites. Travel in a small group to discover Italy's remarkable cuisine, traditions, and world-famous artwork with our experienced local guides who will introduce you to the real Italy.                                                                                                                                                                                        11 Days/10 Nights starting at $6,650

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The Italian Treasures Tour

Experience the best of Rome, Florence, Venice, and picturesque villages in Tuscany. Who said you can't have it all?

11 Days/10 Nights (3 Nights in Rome + 4 Nights in Florence + 3 Nights in Venice).*

Low Season: $6,650 per person. High Season: $7,590 per person.


This comprehensive journey begins in Rome with all its breath-taking sites, grandiose monuments, and fabulous food, where you'll experience the spirit of the "Eternal City" with a local expert guide. First time travelers will soon understand the feeling of awe that a city like Rome elicits. Wherever you lay your eyes on, you are surrounded by history, you are a part of it. Continue this timeless adventure in the charming hilltop village of Orvieto, where you can wander around its picturesque cobblestone streets, walking by beautiful hand-painted pottery shops and local craft stores.


With so much to see and experience, this small group tour of Italy is sure to leave you inspired and fulfilled.

In Florence, you'll be able to see the masterpieces of the Renaissance and live as a local with culinary experiences and tastings. We'll take day trips to the stunning Tuscan countryside, where you'll take a cooking class in a 13th century castle, take a wine tour, and explore the Medieval hilltop towns of Siena and San Gimignano, nestled among a perfect scenery of olive orchards and vineyards. Complete this fascinating journey in romantic Venice, where a private boat will take us through the quiet canals of this one-of-a-kind city and then to the island villages of Murano & Burano.




*Nada's Italy works with centrally-located luxury boutique hotels of the highest quality standards and amenities, which we regularly inspect and evaluate. For specific information about accommodations selected for this tour, please contact us with your travel dates.

Overview

  • EXPLORE: Rome, Florence, Venice, Orvieto, Siena, San Gimignano, Treviso, Murano & Burano, and more!
  • Enjoy the Italian local lifestyle with a small group limited to 12 travelers.
  • Eat in local trattorias, featuring the best of Italian cuisine & wine.
  • Walk through Rome's amazing sites with an expert local guide: Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, and many more.
  • Visit the Vatican Museums, the impressive St. Peter’s Basilica and Michelangelo's incredible Sistine Chapel
  • Explore the ancient Roman ruins including the Colosseum and the Roman Forum.
  • Travel to the Middle Ages: explore the astonishing hilltop towns of San Gimignano & Siena.
  • See Florence's Renaissance masterpieces at the impressive Uffizi Gallery & Galleria dell'Accademia, featuring Michelangelo's David.
  • Enjoy a tasty culinary tour in Florence, where all your senses will be delighted.
  • Take a fun cooking class in a 13th-century Castle and make classic Tuscan recipes & fresh pasta.
  • Explore sumptuous Venice: discover its intricate network of canals, local traditions, and amusing facts.
  • Board a private boat to the Island communities of Murano & Burano, with a visit to a traditional glass factory.

(Itinerary is subject to change with or without notice. The sequence of day trips may vary. The final itinerary will be given upon arrival. Included meals are indicated below each day's description.)

Friday | Day 1 | Exclusive Night At The Vatican!

Arrival in Rome and check into the hotel and get some rest in what the Romans called ‘Caput Mundi’. Group meets in lobby and Journey Director introduces themselves. Transfer to roof–top terrace for “Apericena” (drinks and light dinner). From there we partake in an exclusive & reserved entrance to the Vatican Museums&Sistine Chapel and guided tour with our Rome City Guide. We end our night with a transfer back to our hotel for a relaxing evening.

Meals included: light dinner

Saturday | Day 2 | The Spanish Steps & Patheon

The day starts with a leisurely morning to explore on your own. We’ll meet in the lobby in the early afternoon to visit the Trastevere district. We’ll enjoy a fabulous group lunch followed by a brief walk into the main areas of Trastevere. Then we are off to a wonderful panoramic tour of Rome and its main piazzas: Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps and much more! You are welcome to explore St. Peter’s Basilica before our transfer to our hotel to refresh. In the evening we’ll meet in the lobby and walk to traditional Roman Pizzeria for dinner.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Sunday | Day 3 | The Colosseum & Ancient Rome

After breakfast, you’ll discover the splendors of the classic Roman Empire! Travel back in time, gazing at gorgeous sites during our walk with our expert local guide. We will then walk along the ancient pavement, which crosses the evocative ruins of the Roman Forum, the Curia, the Reggia. You will then be able to admire the Temple of Vesta, the Arch of Titus and the Arch of Constantine. The tour will continue with the visit to the massive structure of the Colosseum (museum tickets included with preferred access, no waiting in line). Enjoy a leisurely afternoon and dinner on your own. Savor each moment of living "la dolce vita"!

Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Monday | Day 4 | Orvieto and Florence

Check-out from the hotel and head up to Florence in a comfy Mercedes executive van. Along the way, we will stop in Orvieto, a beautiful hilltop town in Umbria, founded by the Etruscan civilization over two thousand years ago. You'll have free time to enjoy lunch on your own and to explore the village. Arrival in Florence in the mid-afternoon. Check-in, relax, refresh, then enjoy a private walking tour through the historic streets of Florence, guided by our expert Florence City guide who will show you the main sites, churches, and shopping areas that Florence is known for. Then enjoy a group dinner with delicious Tuscan specialties.

Meals included: breakfast, dinner

Tuesday | Day 5 | The Uffizi Gallery & the Renaissance

This morning we’ll enjoy a walking tour with our local City Guide of artisan shops, Florence’s piazzas, food stops, and local hangouts. After our walking tour, we visit the amazing Uffizi Gallery, the world's largest collection of Renaissance artworks by the famous masters (Ticket Reservation & Priority Entrance Included). The group will have much more time to spend in the museum and marvel at the beautiful artwork in an unrushed setting. Lunch featuring tastes of local specialties. Afternoon on your own in the gorgeous city of Florence. Enjoy a little time for R&R, shopping, exploring, and discovering the amazing sites this city has to offer, before meeting up again for a fun group dinner.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Wednesday | Day 6 | Medieval Siena & San Gimignano

San Gimignano, our first stop, is an absolutely astonishing example of walled Medieval hilltop town, also known for its dry white wine, Vernaccia and irresistible hand-made crafts: hand-painted pottery, alabaster, olive wood items, leather goods, and so much more. Enjoy free time to explore and have lunch. Then we're off to stunning Siena, where we'll meet up with our local guide who will reveal an insider's perspective of the "Palio", the world's oldest and adrenaline-filled horse race, and introduce us to Senese life with a visit of its amazing Cathedral (tickets included). Enjoy people-watching and an "aperitivo" in one of Italy's most picturesque piazzas, the Piazza del Campo, before we go on to our group dinner near Siena.

Meals included: breakfast, dinner

Thursday | Day 7 | Cooking in a Castle & the David

Are you ready to have some fun and hands-on experience with the delicious Tuscan cuisine? Learn to make classic recipes and fresh pasta during a fun cooking class in a 13th-century castle nestled in the romantic hills of the wine country. A memorable experience within the walls of history in the Castle's beautiful kitchen. Take a private wine tour exploring the castle's ancient underground cellars and learn about Tuscany's high-quality extra virgin olive oil, which the estate also produces. In the afternoon, enjoy a tour of the Galleria dell’Accademia to see Michelangelo’s David up close and personal (private guide + museum tickets included with preferred access). Dinner is on your own tonight in Florence.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Friday | Day 8 | The Northern Charm of Treviso

After breakfast, we say “Ciao, ciao!” to Florence and make our way to Northern Italy. We'll take a pleasant detour to stop in the charming walled city of Treviso, an absolute gem, often overlooked by even the most seasoned traveler. After a panoramic stroll through the town's picturesque piazzas, waterways, and medieval streets, we’ll have a tasty group lunch, then continue on to sumptuous Venezia. Venice, also known as La Serenissima, where we’ll be escorted to our hotel for check-in and luggage drop-off. Group dinner in a nearby restaurant with local Venetian specialties.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Saturday | Day 9 | The Grandeur of Venice

This morning we’ll meet a private local guide, who will take us on a unique walking tour of historic Venice, telling us about traditions, culture, and amusing facts of Venetian life through the ages, leading up to the world-famous St. Mark’s Square and Basilica. From here you can enjoy the rest of the afternoon wandering the intricate alleyways, picturesque bridges, and quiet canals of Venice. and dinner on your own.

Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Sunday | Day 10 | The Islands of Murano and Burano

This morning we are taking a trip to the Island community of Murano by private boat, with a visit to a traditional glass factory, where glass masters have been creating the most intricate designs for chandeliers, vases, and jewelry for over five centuries. You will have plenty of free time to explore and shop around. We continue to Burano, a colorful quaint fishing village that appears to be worlds away from bustling Venice. Burano is very known for exquisitely hand-embroidered linens. Burano is still a small community where time stands still, where life is still about family, friendship, and solidarity. It is truly one of the most amazing places you’ll ever visit. Lunch in a local eatery in Burano. Dinner is on your own so you can enjoy some free time on your last night in Venice - make it a special one!

Meals included: breakfast, lunch

Monday | Day 11 | Arrivederci! Until we meet and eat again!

Hopefully, you will stay longer and explore other beautiful cities of this amazing country! We hope you enjoyed your stay with us and wish to have you back soon. Ciao!
Meals included: breakfast


What's included in the Italian Treasures Tour:


  • 3 Nights in Rome + 4 Nights in Florence + 3 Nights in Venice. A trip totaling 11 Days/10 Nights (depart the US on Thursday and return on Monday).
  • This tour begins in Rome, ends in Venice.
  • Small group travel: maximum of 12 travelers per group!
  • Fully escorted day trips with professional private drivers and full-time service of English-speaking Italian Nada's Italy Tour Director.
  • Meals included: all breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners (included meals are shown at bottom of the description for each day.)
  • Beverages included: bottled water, soft drinks (in limited amounts), coffee, and 2 glasses of wine per person (choice of red or white) with included lunches and dinners.
  • Private Walking Tours by locally licensed English-speaking City Guides: Vatican Museums (includes PRIORITY entrance & ticket), Colosseum & Roman Ruins (includes PRIORITY entrance & ticket), Historical Highlights of Florence, Walking tour of Siena, Private tour of the Galleria dell’Accademia to see Michelangelo’s David in Florence (includes PRIORITY entrance & ticket), Private tour of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence (includes PRIORITY entrance & ticket), Venice canals & St. Mark's Basilica tour, including main landmarks.
  • Destinations included: Rome, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Tuscan countryside, Orvieto, Treviso, Venice, islands of Murano & Burano (private boat tour).
  • Unique Experiences: culinary tour of Trastevere, tour a 13th-century winery in Tuscany, followed by cooking class and lunch in the castle, culinary tour in Florence, fine dining experience in Tuscan village, private boat tour to island communities of Murano & Burano in Venice, delicious authentic meals in local family-owned restaurants, and much more!
  • Private Transportation for day trips and transfers in comfortable air-conditioned Mercedes Executive vans (does not include: transfer from and to the airport, airfare, or any other personal travel expenses).
  • A+ Rated Customer Service With Nada's Italy you can rest assured that your travel experience will be completely stress-free. Your personal Journey Coordinator will assist you with any additional services you may need, provide expert packing and travel advice, and answer any questions you may have before your trip.
  • Return Traveler Program: receive up to $800 credit per person towards any future trips you take with Nada's Italy!
  • No bag limit (many tour companies have a 1-bag limit per person).
  • Taxes & Fees: Local VAT taxes and government fees, City Tax, gas, highway tolls, city access licenses and permits, parking fees.
  • Staff & restaurant tips (additional gratuities can be given at the sole discretion of each individual traveler).



What's Not Included in Tour Package

Trip price does not include airfare and anything that is not specified to be included. Price does not include any personal related expenses or travel-related expenses outside of the scheduled itineraries. The food & wine that is included is what is presented during meals.


Before you sign up, please note the following:


>     The first day of this tour is Friday (you will need to book your flight from the USA on Thursday to get to Rome on Friday). The last day of this tour is Monday (arrival in the U.S. is the same day of departure on your way back). Some tours start and end in different cities, make sure to book your flights accordingly.

>     Airfare is not included. Nada's Italy can assist with Business and First Class airfare. Please let us know if you need information about arrival and departure airport for this tour.

>     Reminders, hotel information, and arrival instructions will be sent only by email, please make sure we have your current email address.

>     Transfers to and from the airport are not included in the tour rate. Please contact us if you'd like to add transfers to your tour package.

>     You must be in good physical condition to sign-up for this trip. This is not a physically challenging trip, nonetheless, there will be a lot of walking uphill, downhill, walking over uneven pavement, and standing for extended periods of time.

>     Even though tips to staff and restaurants are included, it is suggested that you put aside approximately $100 (US) in combined gratuities for your driver & Tour Director for your trip (and any voluntary additional restaurant gratuities are at your discretion).

>     Nada's Italy strongly recommends that you purchase Travel Insurance for your trip. For suggestions on policies and a quote, please contact us.

>     You should know that air conditioning in Italy, as well as WIFI connection, are not always as reliable as they are in the United States.

>     The hotel staff assigns rooms to guests, some rooms may include stairs. A view is not guaranteed. As Nada's Italy works mainly with luxury historic inns and small upscale boutique hotels, rooms differ in size and layout. In general, Italian bedrooms and bathrooms are smaller compared to US standards. Each room has its own en-suite bathroom with shower and/or tub, hair-dryer, and basic toiletry set. Please contact us if you have specific requests/needs.

>     It is your responsibility to obtain the required documents to travel to Italy, please verify with your own country's travel laws and government agencies. Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after your return date.

>     In the unlikely event your tour does not reach the minimum participation requirement of 6 travelers, we will work with you to choose another available tour or tour date. We will do our best to make the transition as smooth as possible.

>     Add extra nights and extend your stay in this amazing country. Contact us for a quote (subject to availability).

>     Please note: while we do our best to adhere to our published itineraries, they may be changed at the discretion of the  Tour Leader due to weather conditions and any other unforeseeable circumstances.

>     Unless stated otherwise, all rates are per person, based on double occupancy, land only, in USD, and subject to availability. Rates may vary by departure date and are subject to change without notice.  Nada’s Italy reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update rates, fees and surcharges at any time without prior notice.


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