- From: 07/11/2019
- For: 19 days
- Landing in: Venice, Italy
- Returning from: Rome, Italy
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2 nightsSun. Jul 14-Tue. Jul 16
Cinque Terre, Italy
2 nightsTue. Jul 16-Thu. Jul 18
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2 nightsThu. Jul 18-Sat. Jul 20
San Gimignano, Italy
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2 nightsSat. Jul 20-Mon. Jul 22
3 nightsMon. Jul 22-Thu. Jul 25
4 nightsThu. Jul 25-Mon. Jul 29
3 nightsThu. Jul 11 - Sun. Jul 14
Famed worldwide for its romantic canals and gorgeous masks, this thriving city offers its visitors a wealth of cultural attractions.
St. Mark's Square, Venice
Venice's famous main square is beautifully designed, lined with gorgeous arcaded buildings, and is a great spot for people-watching.
St. Mark's Basilica, Venice
Boasting superb Italian-Byzantine style, this 11C basilica hosts a wealth of gilded mosaics, elegant frescoes, and other decorations.
Grand Canal, Venice
Lined with a fascinating array of architectural curios, the Grand Canal is the city's largest water transportation vein.
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
Set on one of Venice's major arteries, this superb museum hosts an array of modern art, from Cubism, to Expressionist, to Futurism.
Dolomiti Bellunesi National Park
Pack up your hiking boots because the wild beauty of the Dolomites awaits your exploration, boasting streams, mountains, and rich fauna.
Once a thriving hub of the Venetian Republic, this lagoon island features several remarkable churches and a few historic sites.
0 nightsSun. Jul 14
Immortalized in several Shakespearean plays, Verona lures travelers with its culture, rich history, and unforgettable atmosphere.
2 nightsSun. Jul 14 - Tue. Jul 16
Home to some of Italy's best red and white wines, this ancient city retains some historic sites, medieval towers, and Roman traces.
Old Town, Asti
Venture into the heart of the city's center, or spend your afternoon at a local restaurant sampling the best of Asti's vintages.
Dating to the 6C, this large Gothic cathedral features several notable artifacts, as well as a few architectural curios.
Villa Taranto Botanical Garden
While the villa itself is not open to the public, its surrounding botanical gardens are, offering an array of natural features.
One of the smaller Italian lakes, Lake Orta boasts lovely little islet in its center with a charming settlement.
2 nightsTue. Jul 16 - Thu. Jul 18
Comprised of five colorful villages, this Italian town sprawls over terraced rocks along the coast and offers spectacular scenery.
Sentiero Azzurro Hiking Trail, Cinque Terre
A hiking trail high above the Cinque Terre villages that affords breathtaking views of the area. Takes a full day of moderate effort.
Dell'Amore Coastal Path, Cinque Terre
If you have one day to explore the Cinque Terre villages, this gorgeous coastal trail connecting the villages is the best way to do so.
Manarola, Cinque Terre
The second smallest and possibly the oldest of Cinque Terre's towns, Manarola is famous for its bright and colorful houses.
Vernazza, Cinque Terre
One Cinque Terre's five towns, Vernazza is known as one of the most authentic fishing villages on the Italian Riviera.
0 nightsThu. Jul 18
Home to the world-famous leaning tower, this city in fact boasts a multitude of historic sites, great architecture, and fine museums.
2 nightsThu. Jul 18 - Sat. Jul 20
Tuscany's capital is full of history, boasting beautiful architecture, great art venues, superb food, and unforgettable atmosphere.
Town Center, Florence
Succumb to the charms of this historic center, venturing through the streets to discover quaint shops, cafes, and historic sites.
Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence
This superb art gallery houses a wealth of Renaissance art, including Michelangelo's world-famous sculpture of David.
Uffizi Gallery, Florence
A famous museum, exhibiting some of the greatest classical art pieces from major Italian masters. A must visit for art lovers!
San Miniato al Monte Basilica, Florence
An 11C Romanesque church with rich geometrical design, featuring uniquely ornate interior, including mosaics, murals, and frescoes.
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This marvelous hilltop town boasts architectural variety, historic towers, a fun medieval atmosphere, and superb local wine.
2 nightsSat. Jul 20 - Mon. Jul 22
A top destination and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, and medieval cityscape.
Piazza del Campo, Siena
The famous central Piazza of Siena, boasting a shell-shaped layout, a lovely 15C fountain, and several notable palaces.
Historic Center, Siena
Wander through the maze of narrow streets and grand piazzas, soaking in the local culture and hunting for the best souvenirs.
A magnificent marble cathedral dating to the 13C, housing beautiful frescoes, elaborate mosaics, fine chapels, and rich artwork.
Santa Maria dei Servi, Siena
Erected in the 13C, this Romanesque church may seem unremarkable, yet its beautiful interior boasts fine paintings and altarpieces.
3 nightsMon. Jul 22 - Thu. Jul 25
A great spot from which to explore the riches of the Amalfi coast, this picturesque town offers lush views and historic buildings.
Enjoy fine veiws of Mount Vesuvius, Island of Capri, and the entire Amalfi coast from various vantage points scattered around town.
Town Center, Sorrento
Stroll along Sorrento's central streets, lined with quaint shops overflowing with nice souvenirs, ceramics, and local delicacies.
Amalfi Coast Drive
Skirting the Salerno Gulf, this scenic drive will afford you breathtaking views, many options for interesting stops on the way.
While Positano is a small village, little compares with its pastoral beauty, white Moorish houses, and gorgeous turquoise bay.
Path of the Gods
Many opt to drive, but some choose to hike this incredible scenic road, named for the Roman temples that once stood here.
Connected to Procida by a bridge, the beautiful moon shaped island is a remnant ridge of an ancient volcanic crater.
4 nightsThu. Jul 25 - Mon. Jul 29
Italy's eternal capital boasts historic sites, ancient ruins, fine architecture, rich culture, superb food, and vibrant nightlife.
Trevi Fountain, Rome
Make a wish and toss a coin into this world-famous Baroque fountain, admire its sculptures, then head off to explore the nearby cafes.
This iconic landmark is a triumph of Roman architecture, dating to the 1C and hailed as the largest amphitheater ever built.
Roman Forum, Rome
Once the political and commercial center of ancient Rome, this archaeological park now houses nicely-preserved ruins.
Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, Rome
Set in the Vatican City, these 54 museums house an exquisite art collection dating to the 16C, including the famed Sistine Chapel.
Civita di Bagnoregio
Dramatically set on an eroding volcanic plateau overlooking the area, this town retains much of its historic architecture and charm.
Flanked by two gorgeous 16C villas, these elegant gardens boast an intricate design, fountains, sculptures, and a wealth of blossoms.
A very lively neighborhood in the heart of Rome. Great for an evening stroll and a good meal.
Originally a Roman temple, this famed 2C rotonda is a superbly-preserved cultural monument, as well as a feat of Roman engineering.