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Venice, The Floating City

Wonders of Italy

Venice, The Floating City
Unearth Italy's fascinating wonders from Rome to Milan, visiting medieval towns and stopping by stunning Italian lakes.
Classic Escorted Tours


Discover the medieval towns of Assisi and Siena

Explore Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance

Visit St. Mark's Basilica in Venice with skip-the-line access

Enjoy spectacular views of Lake Garda & Lake Como

Gape in awe at Italy’s fascinating marvels through this 6-day escorted tour from Rome to Milan. Travel by coach to the medieval towns of Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis, and Siena to admire historic buildings and churches. Reach the beautiful city of Florence, the capital of Tuscany, home to numerous works of art and architecture, including the Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Vecchio. Explore its old streets and dine in a local restaurant to taste delicious Tuscan dishes. Your journey continues to Bologna, the lively capital of Emilia-Romagna, and then to Padua, a city in the Veneto region known for elaborate palaces and fresco-filled churches. Set off to the world-famous Venice to experience for yourself the allure of this fabulous city. Visit popular tourist attractions, such as St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge's Palace, and don’t miss a gondola ride through the narrow canals. Next stop is in another romantic city, the town of Romeo and Juliet, Verona. Soon after, depart to Sirmione to witness the mystical beauty of Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake, and proceed to Como to visit medieval churches and to catch glimpse of the exquisite villas and gardens cradled along the shore of Lake Como.

2020 Guaranteed Departure Dates

  • 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 May
  • 6, 13, 20 & 27 June
  • 4, 11, 18 & 25 July
  • 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 August
  • 5, 12, 19, 26 & September
  • 3, 10, 17 & 24 October
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5-night accommodation in 4-star hotels
Meals as per itinerary
Transport by deluxe coach
Walking tours of Florence and Venice with local guides
Skip-the-line entrance to St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice
English-speaking tour escort


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Day 1
Rome – Assisi – Siena – Florence

Travel to Florence via medieval Assisi and Siena. 

Day 2

Explore beautiful Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance, where Italian art reached its pinnacle. See Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo della Signoria and the Basilica of Santa Croce.

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3
Florence – Bologna – Padua – Venice

Continue to Venice, the city of love. 

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4

Enjoy skip the line tickets to visit the splendid St. Mark’s Basilica and check out the most iconic places of the Floating City.

Day 5
Venice – Verona – Sirmione – Como

Head to Verona, the town of Romeo and Juliet fame, followed by Sirmione for views of Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy. See the Sirmione cape, the castle and the ruins, before continuing to picturesque Lake Como.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6
Como – Milan

Depart for Milan where the tour ends.


Additional information

Official language
5 nights
from AUD2,408
per person, twin share
2 May - 24 October 2020
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