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Best of Italy (Premium) (Winter Season)

11 Days from $2,590 per person

Style: Premium | Pace: Active

Roman antiquities, saintly Assisi, Venetian canals, Renaissance Florence and Capri's brilliant sunlight come together on this superb journey across Italy, with the option to end in Naples or Rome.

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Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange for flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

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Roman antiquities, saintly Assisi, Venetian canals, Renaissance Florence and Capri's brilliant sunlight come together on this superb journey across Italy, with the option to end in Naples or Rome.

This page shows Winter Season departures and itinerary; click here to see the main season version of this tour!

Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange for flights to arrive on or before Day 1.

  1. Welcome to Rome, a glorious city filled with classical antiquities, medieval buildings, Renaissance palaces and Baroque churches. Transfers depart from Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport for your hotel at 9:30 am, 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Join your Tour Director at 6 pm for a Welcome Reception and uniquely Roman Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant.

    meal(s):Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Romanico Palace
  2. The day is devoted to the Eternal City. Join a Local Expert for an in-depth visit to the Vatican Museums, full of priceless art treasures collected by the Popes. Insight has arranged special VIP entry to avoid the lines and behind-the-scenes access to the Bramante Staircase, a marvel of Renaissance architecture normally off-limits to visitors. Visit the Sistine Chapel, where the Popes are elected, to admire Michelangelo’s famous ceiling. Continue to St. Peter’s Basilica, to wonder at another of his works, the emotive ‘Pietà,’ and stand beneath the dome completed after his death. There’s free time to do as the Romans do, or perhaps join a tour inside the Colosseum. Rome is about art, antiquity, piazzas and pizzazz, and our included walking exploration has it in abundance. Toss a coin into the spectacular Trevi Fountain, see the Pantheon, the best-preserved monument from the Roman period, and enjoy free time in Piazza Navona.

    meal(s):Breakfast
  3. Travel north through glorious, peaceful Tuscan landscapes. Meet your Local Expert for a guided visit through the house of the Italian Renaissance diplomat and writer, Niccolo Machiavelli, with a special opening of his private office where he wrote 'The Prince.' Visit the Italian garden for views of Florence's iconic domed cathedral and see the historic cellar which connects to one of the oldest restaurants in Italy by a secret underground tunnel. Taste wines made from the vineyards surrounding the home, accompanied by delicious samples of local Tuscan fare. Continue on to Renaissance Florence.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Afternoon Tea, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Hotel Athenaeum Florence
  4. Join a local art historian for a walking tour of the historic city center. A highlight is a visit to the Accademia Gallery to study Michelangelo's monumental statue, ‘David.’ Continue to the multi-colored marble cathedral to admire Giotto's bell tower and Gates of Paradise. Visit the Piazza della Signoria, still the political heart of Florence, and explore the area around Santa Croce Basilica, famous for the quality of its luxury goods. After a demonstration of leather-work, there's free time to shop or venture on your own. In the evening, why not sample the fine Florentine cuisine of tasty starters and rich pastas accompanied by Chianti wine?

    meal(s):Breakfast
  5. In the morning, journey to the coastal town of Pisa to see the famous Leaning Tower in the Square of Miracles as well as the baptistery, with its intricately detailed marble facade, and the colonnaded bell tower lurching behind the cathedral. Then relax and enjoy the scenery as you cross the spectacular Apennine Mountains, through the Emilia-Romagna region—one of Europe's most intensely farmed fertile plains. Continue through the marshes of the Venetian Lagoon before crossing the causeway into the floating city of Venice.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Splendid Venice—Starhotels Collezion
  6. In the morning, visit an arts center on Giudecca Island will allow you to admire the age-old skill of glassblowing by skilled artisans. After, board a traditional gondola for a serenade along the romantic canals. In the afternoon, your private boat takes you past Palladian churches and 13th-century palaces to St. Mark's Square. The first sight is the pink marble of the Doge's Palace, connected to the prisons by the Bridge of Sighs. It was from here that Casanova made his daring escape. Turn the corner, and the gilded regalia of St. Mark's Basilica comes into view.

    meal(s):Breakfast
  7. Leave Venice and journey to peaceful Assisi, one of Italy's most beautiful mountain towns. In the valley, see the Church of St. Mary of the Angels, much venerated as the place of St. Francis' death, then continue up Mount Subasio to the upper town. With your Local Expert, step inside the huge Basilica of St. Francis, built in the 13th century, where the frescoes by Giotto heralded a new era in Italian art.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
    hotel:Giotto Assisi
  8. Travel south passing Cassino, the scene of a fierce battle during World War II. Follow the spectacular clifftop road to the picturesque resort of Sorrento, overlooking the Bay of Naples to Mount Vesuvius. After checking in to your hotel, spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:Hotel Regina
  9. In the morning, cruise to the Isle of Capri. Under the Mediterranean sun, take one of the island's iconic open-top taxis up to Capri town where your Local Expert will take you around the narrow alleyways to browse exclusive boutiques and enjoy views over the Tyrrhenian Sea. Perhaps join an optional cruise around Capri. Descend to the port on a funicular ride and return to Sorrento for some time to relax. In the evening, join your fellow travelers for a memorable Celebration Dinner of delicious Italian cuisine and wine.

    meal(s):Breakfast, Dinner with Wine
  10. Continue to Pompeii, the opulent Roman town which was preserved by layers of ash from the disastrous eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79. A walk with your Local Expert through the cobbled streets and extensive excavations reveals the daily life of ancient Roman civilization. Visit the Forum and peer into shops and patrician villas, decorated with colorful wall paintings. Then continue north as you travel to your hotel in Rome.

    meal(s):Breakfast
    hotel:Romanico Palace
  11. Departure transfers arrive at Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport at 7 am and 9:30 am.

    meal(s):Breakfast
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  • Christmas Markets: This departure contains visits to select Christmas Markets
  • Festive Celebrations: Christmas and/or New Year Celebrations have been arranged for these departures.
  • Solo Traveler Discount: This departure includes a 20-100% discount on standard single supplement subject to availability.
  • Inclusion Change: One of the scheduled inclusions on this tour has been modified or scheduled for a different day.

Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.

Single Room Supplement: from $650 per person

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $127 per person

Airport Transfers: On arrival at Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport transfers operate at 9:30 am, 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm. Return transfers on the last travel day arrive at Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport at 7 am and 9:30 am.

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  • Professional Travel Director Professional Travel Director
  • Sightseeing with Local Experts Sightseeing with Local Experts
  • VIP Access VIP Access
  • WIFI on Coach and in Hotels WIFI on Coach and in Hotels
  • Cultural Enrichment Cultural Enrichment
  • Expertly Selected Hotels Expertly Selected Hotels
  • Hotel Tips Hotel Tips
  • Most Meals Most Meals
  • Personal Flight Options Personal Flight Options

Included Quality Dining

10 Breakfasts, 1 Afternoon Tea and 5 Dinners with Wine all with tea or coffee.

Signature Experiences:

  • Rome: Sightsee the local way with a leisurely passeggiata through the backstreets, where a friend in Rome will explain how modern life takes place around ancient treasures
  • Vatican City: Gain VIP fast-track entrance into the Vatican Museums and enjoy a special private viewing of the Bramante Staircase before admiring the genius of Michelangelo's painted ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. You'll also visit St. Peter's Basilica
  • Florence: Gain a fascinating insight into the work of Michelangelo's masterpiece, David, with a Renaissance art expert during your visit to the Accademia Museum
  • Venice: Witness the ancient skill of glassblowing while watching artisans create delicate works of art

Top Rated Highlights:

  • Venice Carnival: For a selected time in February, Venice welcomes exuberant costumes during the world-famous carnival. Don a traditional Venetian mask and join in the extravagant festivities of the Carnevale Venezia
  • Rome: See the mighty Colosseum and Roman Forum. You will also see other medieval buildings, including Renaissance palaces and Baroque churches, scattered throughout the city.
  • Florence: Enjoy panoramic views over of the city and see the Florence Cathedral. During your guided walking orientation, see the bell tower, Gates of Paradise on the baptistery and visit Piazza della Signoria. Witness a leather-work demonstration and visit the area around Piazza Santa Croce, famous for the quality of its luxury goods
  • Pisa: See the famous gravity-defying Leaning Tower in the Square of Miracles, along with the 11th-century cathedral and beautifully decorated baptistery
  • Venice: With your Travel Director cruise to St. Mark's Square and see the Doge's Palace, Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark's Basilica. Enjoy a traditional gondola serenade along the romantic canals
  • Assisi: With your Local Expert, visit this hill-town with its stone-built structures. See Mount Subasio and the Church of St. Mary of the Angels. Find out why the Basilica of St. Francis is considered one of the crowning achievements of medieval Europe with a Local Expert
  • Sorrento: Perched upon the cliffs, look out to see the mighty Mount Vesuvius across the Bay of Naples.
  • Isle of Capri: Cruise to this famous isle through beautiful blue Mediterranean waters to meet your Local Expert. Wander through the narrow streets led by your Local Expert and see all the boutiques as you enjoy captivating sea views. In unique style, ascend by open-top taxi and return to the port by funicular
  • Pompeii: Walk with a Local Expert through the cobbled streets of this ill-fated town, frozen in time since the 1st century.
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Reviews

Monday, September 24, 2018
John Foster
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : The Insight tour guide was not very personable. She was always walking way ahead of the group and I had a hard time keeping with her.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are very sorry to hear this. Every destination and every trip we sell is unique but we do strive to provide a great experience for all. We do apologize that we fell short with you on this trip.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Vacation : Too many extra costs not spelled out in the advertisement.
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Trusted Customer
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : Tour manager, Lynn Meadows, did an outstanding job in organizing group and setting schedule to allow us ample time to see the many sights with the smallest crowds possible. The bus service was great as were the hotels. I would heartily recommend to others considering going to Europe.
Vacation : Some of the extras were a little pricey for what you got. In fact, some of them I felt should have been included based on other tours. Hotel breakfasts were generally good. The dinner though at the Florence hotel was very bad.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Richard Giusti
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : Mark was a wonderful travel guide and leader - he knew the places to go and when to be there. Driver Matteo was super.
Vacation : We have learned a new way to travel!
Response from Grand European Travel:
We couldn't be happier to hear that! Thank you so much for your business and hope to see you again soon.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Friday, November 3, 2017
Edward Gronbeck
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : GREAT TRIP - Tour Director Phillip was awesome. Got us everywhere on time - no stress. Additional experts were wonderful ! Many praises to GET and Insider. PS lived the up grade in Perugia and the Chocolate Festival that was going on.
Vacation : Awesome - We got our money's worth and more - will highly recommend both GET and Insider to friends and family. When we plan our next trip overseas you will hear from us !
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you for your review. We are delighted to know you enjoyed our Best of Italy guided vacation and the service you received from our staff. We hope to see you and your friends again soon!
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Trusted Customer
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : Excellent tour guide!!!
Vacation : The accommodations in Florence and our Room in Asassi were old and run down. Great location in VENICE AND ROME. Our dinner in Sorrento was amazing. Loved Margaret our tour guide.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Daniel Rioux
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Service rating : Great guide , Margaret was wonderful and patient.
Vacation : Hotels were to be four star, but two were very sub par I would rate maybe two star. The Antheneum Hotel in Florence had the toilet partially under the sink ,so you had to sit sideways to use it. The room was small and tight. Picture is included. In Assisi we stayed at the Giotto hotel,even though some Insight guests had good rooms with a view. My wife and I had a tiny room with a view of the alley. This might have been better if we had a marginal bed . The mattress was about 4 inches thick and felt straw filled. It might have been St Francis` original bed from 700 years ago. Good accomodations make a good touring trip. When 30% of your hotel picks are terrible it wrecks the trip for me. Danny Rioux/Users/dannyrioux/Desktop/IMG_0319.jpg
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are sorry to hear about your disappointment with some of the hotels on this trip.  We will share your comments with Trafalgar's Quality Control team for immediate review.  Thank you for bring this to our attention.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Rhonda Rolli
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Vacation:
Service rating : Very organized and well planned itinerary. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about each place we visited.
Vacation : Was worth paying a bit extra to have all details taken care of. No waiting in lines, comfortable transportation.
Sunday, July 16, 2017
David Foltz
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : Your travel service is good. Your Customer Service Department responded well with answering all of my questions. The only problem that I experienced was with the follow-up with the processing of the form required for my medical device (CPAP). Insight Vacations should have notified me when they received the required form. Grand European Travel should have notified me as well when they were in receipt of the form. Other than that, everything else was GREAT with the exception of the dinners provided in your package by the various hotels. They mostly offered chicken. I thought that I was going to turn into one. There should have been offered a selection to the menu to pick from instead (i.e. pork, beef, seafood). Seafood was offered for the optional meals that were purchased. My wife and I had our minds set on the thick T-Bone steak when in Florence. We were willing to pay the difference and perhaps share the meal with another couple. We were disappointed that this was not offered. The itinerary was very well planned. We were able to experience new sights and places that were "Incredible"! With the itinerary being very full when completing the optional tours, more time is needed for each major city. An additonal day in Rome/Florence/Venice would have given us more free time to explore on our own yet be able to go on the optional tours. The choice now is either free time or the optional tour (not both). We would have been willing to pay the difference for the extra days. The tour was very enjoyable! We were celebrating our 50th Wedding Anniversary a tad early (11/28/2017) because of the weather. The bus was very comfortable. We liked being able to view the Italian countryside while traveling. We had a very hard time with our carry-on luggage because they did not have wheels or a handle. It is understandable that you have the policy of carry-on's not having a handle or wheels for the above storage space on the bus; but, your policy needs to be revised to state that the carry-on luggage with handles and wheels could be stored on the floor next to your seat. Being 71 and 70 years old respectively, it was very tough carrying it from the bus to the hotel rooms. My wife and I also had a hard time lugging it in the long airport terminals. This really took away from our Anniversary Celebration. In our future travel, we will not have carry-on's without wheels or handles! We both had a "GREAT TIME" and felt safe on your tour!
Vacation : Your offer which included "Free Travel Insurance" for both and a "Free Airline Ticket" for one made this an "EXCELLENT" purchase. We are both AARP and AAA members. We elected your program through AARP because the offer was better. You are very competitive with the other Tour Agencies. Your package was very much worth it!
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Trusted Customer
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : Tour guides were very friendly and well informed, schedule allowed for free time, and locations chosen were well thought out. Thoroughly pleased.
Vacation : Excellent buy for a memorable vacation.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We couldn't be happier to hear that.  Thank you for sharing your feedback and hopefully we'll have the opportunity to assist you again with your next trip.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Rita Balesteri
Service:
Vacation:
Service rating : Yes
Vacation : The trip was as expected it should be. No negatives to mention
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  • U.S. citizens traveling to Italy must have a current passport that is valid for six months beyond the conclusion of their trip. You can find information on how to apply for a passport here, and how to renew a passport here. No visa is required for U.S. citizens entering Italy.

  • The currency in Italy is the Euro (€). While it’s a good idea to bring some euros for when you first arrive in Italy, you’ll usually find a better exchange rate when you arrive in your destination.  The most convenient way to obtain cash is to use your ATM card at local banks. We recommend you also bring a valid credit card for purchases while you are traveling.  It is important that you inform your financial institutions of your travel plans before you leave home so they don’t flag your purchases as potentially fraudulent charges.

  • While Italy is most famous for pizza and pasta, few travelers are aware of just how varied the country’s culinary offering actually are. In fact, each of the 20 regions has its own distinctive cuisine. Traditionally, lunch (pranzo) is the most substantial meal of the day. A full meal consists of antipasto (starter), a primo piatto (pasta, rice or soup), a secondo piatto (meat or fish) with a side, or contorno (vegetable or salad), then frutta (fresh fruit). Finish with espresso and maybe a limoncello or grappa.  Wine is usually served with the meal, accompanied by mineral water. Tap water is safe to drink, but not always tasty. We recommend you buy bottled mineral water. ‘Acqua non potabile’ means the water is not safe to drink.  Find out about some local specialties to try in Italy’s top destinations below.

    Florence

    Food in Florence is simple and humble, and relies on the fresh ingredients of the surrounding Tuscan countryside. Many of the local recipes have evolved from peasant dishes to international favorites. Bread is an important staple in Florentine cooking, and is featured in everything from antipasti (appetizers) such as bruschetta to traditional main dishes. Panzanella is a popular summer salad prepared with day old crusty bread and tomatoes.  Papa al pomodoro is a delicious soup made with bread, tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, and herbs.  You’ll also find a variety of dishes featuring white beans, including the hearty ribollita soup.  But the flagship of Florentine cuisine remains the famous bistecca alla fiorentina (T-bone steak).  For a sweet finish, meals are topped off with traditional cantuccini (almond cookies) and the local vin santo dessert wine.

    Venice

    A visit to Venice offers an opportunity to discover a variety of truly unique gastronomic traditions.  Venetians have a long-standing tradition of eating cicchetti, small bites similar to Spanish tapas. You can enjoy a variety of these before lunch or dinner, paired with a glass of local wine at restaurants and bars around town. Other common dishes include polenta, risotto with peas, salted cod, sardines, and local bigoli pasta.  

    Rome

    Roman cuisine is deeply rooted in the past. Despite the city’s imperial history, the food in Rome and the surrounding Lazio region is anything but refined.  Humble pasta dishes such as carbonara, amatriciana, aglio e olio (garlic and olive oil) and cacio e peppe (pecorino cheese and pepper) are local favorites served in trattorias around town. Other foods to try in Rome include pizza, a variety of fritti (fritters) made with everything from salted cod to zucchini flours, stewed oxtail, suppli (rice and Bolognese sauce croquettes) and sharp pecorino cheese. For dessert, try crostata di ricotta (Italian cheesecake) or zeppole (donuts).

  • In Italy, the weather changes very quickly, with temperatures varying from morning to night. We suggest bringing a variety of lightweight clothing items that can be layered to save space in your suitcase and give you more options for how to dress. Keep in mind that your shoulders and knees should be covered while visiting religious sites. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.

  • At bars and restaurants, tipping is less common or generous as in the U.S. When dining out, it’s appropriate, although not required, to leave an extra euro or two for your waiter.

    At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend €3.00 per person/per day for your driver and €5.00 per person/per day for your Travel Director.  Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 euros per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit.  A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.

  • Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.

  • You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions.  All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers.  In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group. 

    If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.

  • We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.

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    Let our Air Specialists handle your air reservations. We have direct access to the most current airfare routes and prices, so you’ll get the best value available when we book your flights. We never charge a booking fee and you’ll enjoy the flexibility to pay for air 60-90 days prior to departure.