Overview

A trip to Italy: Your Dream Vacation

Italy is one of the most popular European countries which attracts millions of tourists all through the year from the entire globe owing to the enormous numbers of castles, palaces, architectural facades and historical places of interests, which makes this country a must visit for every travel freak. It is not easy to choose a single Italy tour package from lists of packages available, but you can always customize your trip according to your priorities. Some of the most important places in Italy are mentioned below:

1. Valley of Temples Visiting the Valley of Temples in Agrigento, on your way to Sicily, is a must include in your itinerary, owing to the spectacular view of the Doric temples and the archeological facades surrounding the temples which depict valuable information about the era in which they were built.

2. Mt Vesuvius: This famous mountain is a popular dormant volcano and reaching to its crater through trekking is considered as one of the most adventurous activities and the process is extremely fulfilling as you can find a resemblance with the surface of the moon with its crater. Adventure lovers must include this place in their Italy holiday package.

3. Cinque Terre: This UNESCO World Heritage site is a well known national park consisting of five villages situated above the mountains amidst olive orchards and pristine beach views.

4. Lake Como: This  146 square kilometers long lake on Lombardy allows the tourists to explore the region on a boat. The alpine forests and surreal villages along with the Italian styled houses surrounding the lake will mesmerize every tourists who visits the place.

5. Uffizi Gallery: On the way to Florence, lies one of the best galleries of the world, Palazzo degli Uffizi, situated above the Arno river,  which comprises of paintings of stalwarts like Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael.

6. Verona: Verona is the home to the iconic characters of the Shakespearean Play Romeo and Juliet, hence a must visit for every lover of the novel. The fictitious balcony of Juliet is visited by numerous couples throughout the globe, to proclaim their love for each other. Couples who are going on their honeymoon can include this place in their Italy tour package to express the love.

7. Vatican City: Home to Piazza San Pietro and St Peter’s Basilica, Vatican city is one of the most popular pilgrimages of the world. Exploring the Vatican Palace and the Sistine Chapel must be included in your itinerary, once here.

8. Colosseum: This is the place you can never forget to include in your Italy holiday package. One of the seven wonders of the world, the remnants of the biggest amphitheater in the world, once having a capacity of holding 50,000 audiences together, will make every tourists spellbound by its vastness. You can still hear the sounds and view the flashes of the gladiator matches, sitting in the Colosseum, which once attracted millions of spectators.

 

9. Blue Grotto: This water-filled cave in Capri is 14 meters tall and 60 meters long from where you can witness the light show from a boat, riding through the blue water of the cavern.

Italy Holiday Packages offers exciting offers to visit this spectacular country at affordable prices and will mesmerize every travel freak.

8 Nights 9 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • 02 Nights accommodation in Athens.
  • 01 Night accommodation in Olympia.
  • 01 Night accommodation in Ferry(Brindisi).
  • 02 Nights accommodation in Rome.
  • 01 Nights accommodation in Florence.
  • 01 Nights accommodation in Venice.
  • Daily Breakfast.
  • Travel by bus with English speaking guide.
  • Basic travel insurance.
  • Arrival transfer.
  • Boat : Vaporetto along the canals in Venice.
  • Athens City Tour.
  • Olympia City Tour.
  • Rome City Tour.
  • Florence City Tour.
  • Venice City Tour.
  • City tour in : Athens, Olympia, Rome, Florence, Venice.
  • Evening Transfer : Plaka neighbourhood in Athens, Via Cavour in Rome.
  • Ticket admission : Coliseum, Saint Mark´s Basilica, Murano Glass Factory in Venice.
  • Ferry : Night Igoumenitsa - Brindisi.
  • All tours & transfers on seat in coach basis.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Cost of pre or post tour hotel accommodation
  • Any extra expense such as route change, airline change, sate change, accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeure circumstances during the tour
  • Porterage, laundry, telephone charges, shopping, wines and alcoholic beverages, mineral water, items of personal nature and food or drink which is not part of a set group menu
  • Any extra cost incurred on behalf of an individual due to illness, accident, hospitalization, or any personal emergency
  • Any services or activity charges other than those included in the group tour itinerary
  • Anything specifically not mentioned in the ‘tour price includes’ column
  • Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘INCLUSIONS’.
  • Tips for the driver, tour manager, guides
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Two countries covered at a relaxed pace in 8 Nights & 9 Days. Travel is planned in a manner that you will be able to soak in the spirit of the place, cover all attractions and relax too.
  • From sightseeing to transfers, we have taken care of everything so all you need to is ENJOY.
Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Athens

On Arrival to Athens at night we provide and evening transfer to Plaka area. This neighbourhood is full of small Greek taverns where you can enjoy the rich folklore of this country. Free time to explore. Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 2 : Athens City Tour

After breakfast at the hotel. Today, we will enjoy a scenic visit of this modern city, which includes the Panathinaikos Stadium and the Royal Palace. After that free time to explore. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3 : Athens - Corinth - Epidaurus - Nafplio - Olympia

After breakfast at the hotel. We will depart for the Peloponnese region in the morning. We will stop at the Corinth Canal. Afterwards, we will arrive in Epidaurus enjoying the view of gorgeous landscapes. We will visit the magnificent Ancient Theatre which is surrounded by a unique landscape. We will later journey to Nafplio, a town by the Aegean Sea. We will visit its historic centre, its lovely marina and its medieval castle. Lunch break and free time to stroll around. We will resume our journey to Olympia at mid-afternoon. Free time to explore. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 4 : Olympia - Patras - Amfilochia - Arta - Igoumenitsa - Brindisi

After breakfast at the hotel. We will visit Olympia archeological site with a local guide. You will have a chance to visit its museum and archeological site (guided tour, ticket to the park not included) which the cradle of the Olympic games in ancient times. We will get back on route to Patras, Greeces third largest city. We will visit its active, lively centre. Afterwards, we will travel to Northern Greece, Amfilochia. Short stop in this quiet coastal town Arta, a city in the Epirus region that has a Roman bridge. Arrival in Igoumenitsa. Supper time and boarding to cross the Ionian Sea. Night on board, overnight accommodation in double cabins with private bathroom. Overnight on the ferry.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 5 : Brindisi - Trani - Naples - Rome

After breakfast, Arrival in Brindisi early in the morning. We will follow the Adriatic coastline in Southern Italy. We will visit Trani, a picturesque little town by the sea, and its fishing port, its old cathedral and its lively streets. Lunchtime. We will resume our trip to Naples, where we will arrive in the afternoon. Short sightseeing tour in its historic centre before resuming our journey to Rome. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 6 : Rome City Tour

After breakfast at the hotel. We have a scenic tour of the city, which will be a great introduction to The Eternal city. We visit the tiny state of the Vatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world. You will be able to visit St. Peters Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome. This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us in time so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening we provide transport to the Via Cavour area, were you will find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food. Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 7 : Rome - Florence

After breakfast at the hotel. We will leave Rome, heading north. This route is graced with beautiful landscapes. Upon arrival in Florence, we head straight to Piazzale Michelangelo, an impressive site in the city. In the evening we provide a tour with a local expert, and walk through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Piazza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Free time to explore. In the evening, you can dine at your favourite restaurant. In this district you can find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food. Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 8 : Florence - Venice

After breakfast at the hotel. Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. Arriving in Venice, we will board a Vapporetto to travel around on the canals in the historic centre. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous Plaza de San Marcos and enter the marvellous basilica (entry cost included). Afterwards, we shall be able to visit the Murano glass factory city. It is marvellous to see the technique of crystal blowing. Free time to explore. At the end of the afternoon, you will have the chance to eat dinner in the Mestre area, where you can choose the type of restaurant that you prefer (Indian, Oriental, Italian, etc.). Return to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 9 : Venice

After breakfast, end of our services.

Meals Included: Breakfast