14 Day Tuscany & Amalfi with Venice & Rome

2 Venice, 4 Montecatini, 3 Sorrento & 3 Rome
Flights NYC-Venice, Rome-NYC,Round trip airfare from JFK, 12 nights first class hotel accommodation, all transfers, most meals, service of English Speaking tour manager throughout the trip

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Price Includes
  • Flights NYC-Venice, Rome-NYC
  • Other departure cities available
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 12 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights at the [Hotel Carlton & Grand Canal], Venice
  • 4 nights at the [Grand Hotel Plaza Montecatini],Montecatini
  • 3 nights at the [Grand Hotel Vesuvio], Sorrento
  • 3 nights at the [Massimo D Azeglio], Rome
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers
  • 18 meals: 12 buffet breakfasts, 6 dinners with wine, 1 Lunches
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
Special Features
  • Doges Palace, Venice
  • Walking Tour of Lucca
  • Excursion to Cinque Terre
  • Dinner with Wine & Olive Oil tasting at Tuscan Vineyard
  • Visit to the excavations at Pompeii
  • Scenic Amalfi Drive
  • Forum & Colosseum, Rome
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, Rome
  • Wine & mineral water with all dinners
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
Day By Day Itinerary
DAY 1: Monday - Depart the USA
Depart the USA for Venice and Rome vacation. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey
DAY 2: Tuesday - Arrive in Venice
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour escort, followed by a welcome dinner. ( D )
DAY 3: Wednesday - Venice City Tour
Venice and Rome vacation begins with a boat ride to the Island of Murano, known throughout the world for its fine glasswork industry. Then, visit St. Marks Square to begin a guided walking tour of romantic Venice. View the Golden Basilica of San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs and visit the Doges Palace, whose facade features a massive late-Gothic gate, known as the Porta della Carta.

Afternoon at leisure or you can choose our optional tour (Gondola Ride with Music). One of the highlights of any Italian holiday Enjoy a relaxing gondola ride with music along the famous Grand Canal, and experience a piece of Venetian history. Glide along the centuries old canals, past lavish palaces and under famous arched bridges (the Gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride). ( B )

DAY 4: Thursday - Lucca Sightseeing En Route to Montecatini
Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany to Lucca, one of Italys finest medieval cities. Walk the narrow streets of the original Roman grid to San Michele and its beautiful piazza, which occupies the site of the ancient Roman Forum. Continue to Montecatini. ( B, D )
DAY 5: Friday - Tour of Cinque Terre
Continue Venice and Rome vacation with a visit to the spectacular Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here, five small villages are suspended between sea and earth, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea, set beside hills where the lands finest wine grapes are grown. Return to Montecatini and enjoy the evening at leisure. This evening, enjoy a cooking demonstration and dinner of the local specialties. ( B, D )
DAY 6: Saturday - Full Day in Montecatini
Full day at leisure or you can choose our optionl tour (Full Day Florence from Montecatini). This morning, travel to Florence, the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. On arrival, walk to the Duomo and Baptistery to view Ghibertis "Gates of Paradise," whose south door quatrefoils feature scenes from the life of John the Baptist. Continue to visit the Accademia where you will view Michelangelos David. From here, visit the open air art museum of Signoria Square, with its beautiful statues and landmark Ponte Vecchio, the "Old Bridge." Return to Montecatini. Pickup details to be advised locally. ( B )
DAY 7: Sunday - Full Day in Montecatini, Evening Dinner at Tuscan Vineyard
Full day at leisure or you can chooe our optional tour (Siena from Montecatini). Enjoy a tour of the medieval city of Siena, site of the famous Horserace of Palio. This traditional race takes place each year on July 2nd and August 16th, and runs in celebration of the holy apparition and assumption of the Virgin Mary, patron saint of the city. Tour Campo Square and St. Dominics Church before returning to Montecatini. Pick-up details to be advised locally. ( B, D )
DAY 8: Monday - Pompeii Sightseeing En Route to Sorrento
Next on Venice and Rome vacation, Depart Montecatini via motor coach for Sorrento, a charming coastal town overlooking the Bay of Naples. Continue along the "Sun Route," passing the famous Montecassino Abbey, and enjoy the stunning panorama of the Sorrentine coast. On the way stop in Pompeii. Visit the ruins of this best preserved Roman city, including the Temples of Apollo and Jupiter, and the Forum. Continue to Sorrento. ( B, D )
DAY 9: Tuesday - Tour Amalfi Coast
Today enjoy a drive of the world-famous Amalfi route and admire panoramic views of the enchanting towns along the Mediterranean coast. Pass the distinctive white Moorish homes of Positano on this legendary road to reach the coastal town of Amalfi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Sorrento ( B )
DAY 10: Wednesday - Full Day in Sorrento
Full day at leisure or you can choose our optional tour (Full Day Capri). Enjoy a full day journey to the colorful Isle of Capri by boat. Visit the lovely Anacapri and explore the charming shops and chic boutiques as you stroll the islands narrow streets. Continue to see "La Piazzetta," the social heart of the island, on your way to the open-air Gardens of Augustus, from where you will appreciate breathtaking views of the famous Faraglioni rocks. Tour includes: local guide, round trip transportation to port, round trip transportation by fast boat, minibus or cable car transportation on the island. Pickup details to be advised locally. ( B, D )
DAY 11: Thursday - Travel to Rome, Tour Ancient Rome
Drive north, passing by the famous Monte Cassino Abbey, founded by St. Benedict of Norcia in 529. Destroyed on four separate occasions, it was last rebuilt after being the site of fierce fighting during the Second World War. Upon arrival in Rome enjoy a historic tour of "ancient Rome". The tour will take you to the Roman Forum, the political center during the Roman Republic, the triumphal Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus and the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire. Evening at leisure ( B )
DAY 12: Friday - Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel
Today begins with the visit to the Vatican Museums and Michelangelos breathtaking Sistine Chapel. Stroll through St. Peters Square, passing Berninis famous colonnade, to visit St. Peters Basilica, where you will view Michelangelos Pieta. This highly-finished marble sculpture depicts the body of Jesus in the arms of Mary after the Crucifixion and is considered to be among the most compelling of all works of art in the Western world.

Afternoon at leisure or you can choose our optional tour (Piazzas of Rome). This half day walking tour takes you to explore the grand piazzas of the Eternal City. Stand in awe in front of the majestic Spanish Steps, the longest and widest decorative steps in Europe, and with your local guide stroll through the most characteristic "piazzas and vias " of Rome. Stop to admire the breathtaking grandeur of the Trevi Fountain and take the opportunity to toss in one, two, or three coins, each of which is supposed to bring a unique kind of good fortune. View the monumental Pantheon, the best preserved of any Roman building and admire the baroque Piazza Navona, which follows the shape of the ancient Roman Diocletian Stadium, with Berninis Fountain of the Four Rivers and the Egyptian Obelisk. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Evening at leisure or you can choose our optional tour (Dinner with Musical Entertainment). Your evening includes a four-course dinner with delightful entertainment, and unlimited wine, culminating with an illuminated tour of Rome by night. Pickup details to be advised locally. ( B )

DAY 13: Saturday - Full Day in Rome
Enjoy the last day of Venice and Rome vacation with a full day at leisure to explore Rome on your own ( B )
DAY 14: Sunday - Depart for the USA
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight. ( B )
Dates & Prices Call to book (877) 636-6660
Notes :

  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.
  • Milan Linate Airport to Como transfers available at an additional cost.
  • Some departures may stay at the Rivoli Hotel in Florence and the Hotel Cristina in Sorrento.
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
  • For visa information, check our Visa page
Not Included
Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.

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