10 or 12 days

Venice, Florence, Assisi, Sorrento Region, Rome

In Italy you can travel through thousands of years of history to witness some of humankind’s most transformative moments. Ancient Roman advances in engineering made the Colosseum possible. At the Duomo in Renaissance Florence, the world took its first steps out of the Dark Ages. And Venice’s Grand Canal was at the heart of one of the world’s great naval powers.

Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

Day 2: Milan • Venice

Meet your Tour Director at the airport

Day 3: Venice

See a glass-blowing demonstration
Guided Sightseeing of Venice
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • St. Mark’s Square
  • Grand Canal

Visit the Doge’s Palace
Enjoy a Gondola Ride

Day 4: Venice • Florence

Day 5: Florence

Take a guided tour of Florence
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Basilica of Santa Croce
  • Gates of Paradise

Day 6: Florence • Assisi

Tour Assisi with an expert local guide
Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

Day 7: Assisi • Pompeii • Sorrento region

Tour the ruins of Pompeii with an expert local guide

Day 8: Sorrento region • Rome

Day 9: Rome

Tour the Roman Forum and the Colosseum with an expert local guide
Take a guided tour of Vatican City
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter’s Basilica

Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome
You will see:

  • Trevi Fountain
  • Pantheon
  • Piazza Navona
  • Spanish Steps

Day 10: Depart for home

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Day 10: Rome

Tour the Roman Catacombs with an expert local guide
Visit the Roman Catacombs
Visit the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls
Take a guided walking tour of Trastevere and Janiculum Hill
With your expert local guide you will see:

  • Theatre Marcellus
  • Jewish Ghetto
  • Tiberino Island

Day 11: Rome

Visit Ostia Antica
Take a guided excursion to Ostia Antica
Explore Rome on your own

Day 12: Depart for home