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? 9 Days Fantastic Italy

Tour Code: ELY9

Dates & Rates

Highlights

  • The Best Christmas Vacation in Italy!
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner Included;
  • Visiting: Rome, Vatican, Bagnoregio, Siena, Florence, Cinque Terre, Parma, Modena, Verona, Venice

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 (12/23): Home City ✈️ Rome
Depart from home city to Rome, the capital of Italy, today.

Day 2 (12/24): Rome(City Tour) – Vatican City
Arrival in Rome today. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the hotel dinner tonight. (D)
Hotel: Ergife Palace Hotel or similar

Day 3 (12/25): Rome – Vatican City
Rome is a city with a unique blend of history, architecture and world-famous monuments. Our flight arrive at this magnificent city in the afternoon and a brief city tour will be arranged. Tourist spots include the Roma Forum, St Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, etc. (B/D)
Hotel: Ergife Palace Hotel or similar

Day 4 (12/26): Rome – Bagnoregio – Siena
After breakfast, we shall go to Bagnoregio. Bagnoregio has been abandoned for a couple of hundred years; it becomes famous again because of a Japanese cartoonist created an animated movie “Laputa: Castle in the Sky” according to the beautiful scene of this remote town. In the afternoon, head to the medieval town- Siena, which is located in the province of Tuscany. This town was once prosperous, but it became less important due to the Black Death. However, thanks to its rich history, the town has many stories to tell. Later, pay a quick visit at Piazza del Campo, which is one of the largest squares in the middle age of history. Also, visit the Duomo of Siena, the structure combining classical, Norman and Gothic architecture styles. Today’s last stop is the old town hall of Siena. (B/D)
Hotel: NH Hotel Siena or similar

Day 5 (12/27): Siena – Reggello (Outlet) – Florence – Lucca
After breakfast, we proceed to the most famous and luxurious Outlet in Reggelo, which is only 30 minutes away from Florence. Guests will spend ample time to shop at the Mall Luxury Centre. Afterward, we move on to Florence. Florence contains an exceptional artistic patrimony, glorious testimony to its secular civilization, and we should enjoy the artistic atmosphere by walking throughout the city. The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore and Signoria Squares are two of the major spots you must visit. If time allows we should take a panoramic view from Michelangelo Square. Then we proceed to Lucca for overnight. (B/D)
Hotel: Best Western Guinigi Lucca or similar

Day 6 (12/28): Lucca – Cinque Terre – Parma
After breakfast, coach to Cinque Terre, a dream holiday resort for urban Italians. Riding on a train, all will pass through natural fishing villages with stop-overs at various locations. Then move on to Parma for overnight. (B/D)
otel: Best Western Guinigi Lucca or similar

Day 7 (12/29): Parma – Modena – Verona
After breakfast, we start the day in Parma to see The Facade and belfry of Cathedral. Later, our tour group will visit the Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese factory and prosciutto ham mills. Later, stop at Modena to learn the process involved in making vinegar. Afterward, drive to Verona for the historical sites, the home of Shakespeare’s “star-cross’d lovers”. We shall visit the Roman Arena and Juliet’s Balcony before enjoying turkey dinner at a local restaurant. (B/D)
Hotel: Saccardi Quadrante Europa Hotel Veronaor similar

Day 8 (12/30): Verona – Venice (City Tour)
Venice is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world, due to the city being one of the world’s greatest and most beautiful cities of art. An estimate at 2007, the city has an average of 50,000 tourists a day! We are going to visit her after breakfast. This morning, we will witness a demonstration in a glass blowing factory first. Then, upon arrival we shall proceed to St. Mark’s Square by Water Taxi. Bridge of Signs (Ponte dei Sospiri), Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and the Church of St. Mark are some places you should not miss. Also visit the Basilica. You may also ride on the famous Gondola on your own cost to cruise around the waterways if the weather situation permits. (B/D)
Hotel: Fourpoints by Sheraton Venice or similar

Day 9 (12/31): Venice ✈️ Home City
Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the hotel, and then we shall proceed to the airport for the homeward flight. Wish you a pleasant trip. Ciao! (B)

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Remarks

* Departure Cities: LAX / SFO / SEA / PDX / HOU / DFW, other departure cities please contact for more information.
* Weekend surcharge (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) $30 each way; ticket valid: 30 days
* Taxes and Fuel Surcharge listed above may change according to airlines’ policy and will confirm during ticketing.
* The above tour fares are based on US Dollar; two (2) adults sharing one (1) room.
* Child rate based on 85% of above Adult’s rate, for ages two (2) to eleven (11), share room with two (2) adults; No extra bed included.
* $20 discount will be applied to each member of a triple occupancy room.
* Fare includes: daily hotel accommodation; International airfare and all listed transportation arrangements;
all listed tour itineraries, tickets, and meals; professional tour guides and drivers.

We reserve the right to change itinerary and prices without prior notice.

Click here to see all the Terms and Conditions.

  • The Best Christmas Vacation in Italy!
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner Included;
  • Visiting: Rome, Vatican, Bagnoregio, Siena, Florence, Cinque Terre, Parma, Modena, Verona, Venice

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 (12/23): Home City ✈️ Rome
Depart from home city to Rome, the capital of Italy, today.

Day 2 (12/24): Rome(City Tour) – Vatican City
Arrival in Rome today. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the hotel dinner tonight. (D)
Hotel: Ergife Palace Hotel or similar

Day 3 (12/25): Rome – Vatican City
Rome is a city with a unique blend of history, architecture and world-famous monuments. Our flight arrive at this magnificent city in the afternoon and a brief city tour will be arranged. Tourist spots include the Roma Forum, St Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, etc. (B/D)
Hotel: Ergife Palace Hotel or similar

Day 4 (12/26): Rome – Bagnoregio – Siena
After breakfast, we shall go to Bagnoregio. Bagnoregio has been abandoned for a couple of hundred years; it becomes famous again because of a Japanese cartoonist created an animated movie “Laputa: Castle in the Sky” according to the beautiful scene of this remote town. In the afternoon, head to the medieval town- Siena, which is located in the province of Tuscany. This town was once prosperous, but it became less important due to the Black Death. However, thanks to its rich history, the town has many stories to tell. Later, pay a quick visit at Piazza del Campo, which is one of the largest squares in the middle age of history. Also, visit the Duomo of Siena, the structure combining classical, Norman and Gothic architecture styles. Today’s last stop is the old town hall of Siena. (B/D)
Hotel: NH Hotel Siena or similar

Day 5 (12/27): Siena – Reggello (Outlet) – Florence – Lucca
After breakfast, we proceed to the most famous and luxurious Outlet in Reggelo, which is only 30 minutes away from Florence. Guests will spend ample time to shop at the Mall Luxury Centre. Afterward, we move on to Florence. Florence contains an exceptional artistic patrimony, glorious testimony to its secular civilization, and we should enjoy the artistic atmosphere by walking throughout the city. The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore and Signoria Squares are two of the major spots you must visit. If time allows we should take a panoramic view from Michelangelo Square. Then we proceed to Lucca for overnight. (B/D)
Hotel: Best Western Guinigi Lucca or similar

Day 6 (12/28): Lucca – Cinque Terre – Parma
After breakfast, coach to Cinque Terre, a dream holiday resort for urban Italians. Riding on a train, all will pass through natural fishing villages with stop-overs at various locations. Then move on to Parma for overnight. (B/D)
otel: Best Western Guinigi Lucca or similar

Day 7 (12/29): Parma – Modena – Verona
After breakfast, we start the day in Parma to see The Facade and belfry of Cathedral. Later, our tour group will visit the Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese factory and prosciutto ham mills. Later, stop at Modena to learn the process involved in making vinegar. Afterward, drive to Verona for the historical sites, the home of Shakespeare’s “star-cross’d lovers”. We shall visit the Roman Arena and Juliet’s Balcony before enjoying turkey dinner at a local restaurant. (B/D)
Hotel: Saccardi Quadrante Europa Hotel Veronaor similar

Day 8 (12/30): Verona – Venice (City Tour)
Venice is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world, due to the city being one of the world’s greatest and most beautiful cities of art. An estimate at 2007, the city has an average of 50,000 tourists a day! We are going to visit her after breakfast. This morning, we will witness a demonstration in a glass blowing factory first. Then, upon arrival we shall proceed to St. Mark’s Square by Water Taxi. Bridge of Signs (Ponte dei Sospiri), Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and the Church of St. Mark are some places you should not miss. Also visit the Basilica. You may also ride on the famous Gondola on your own cost to cruise around the waterways if the weather situation permits. (B/D)
Hotel: Fourpoints by Sheraton Venice or similar

Day 9 (12/31): Venice ✈️ Home City
Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the hotel, and then we shall proceed to the airport for the homeward flight. Wish you a pleasant trip. Ciao! (B)

Images

Remarks

* Departure Cities: LAX / SFO / SEA / PDX / HOU / DFW, other departure cities please contact for more information.
* Weekend surcharge (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) $30 each way; ticket valid: 30 days
* Taxes and Fuel Surcharge listed above may change according to airlines’ policy and will confirm during ticketing.
* The above tour fares are based on US Dollar; two (2) adults sharing one (1) room.
* Child rate based on 85% of above Adult’s rate, for ages two (2) to eleven (11), share room with two (2) adults; No extra bed included.
* $20 discount will be applied to each member of a triple occupancy room.
* Fare includes: daily hotel accommodation; International airfare and all listed transportation arrangements;
all listed tour itineraries, tickets, and meals; professional tour guides and drivers.

We reserve the right to change itinerary and prices without prior notice.

Click here to see all the Terms and Conditions.

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