Day 1 Rome, Italy.
Benvenuto! Time to relax or to begin exploring the “Eternal City.” Your Local Host provides you with a Destination Guide, full of useful city information, and is on hand to help you create lasting memories.
Day 2 Rome.
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation, including headset, takes you to the VATICAN MUSEUMS to view some of its amazing treasures. See the SISTINE CHAPEL, with Michelangelo’s famous ceiling paintings and The Last Judgement. Visit monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA, originally built in 313 AD above St. Peter the Apostle’s tomb. From 1506, the Basilica was reconstructed by great artists and sculptors, and it has the largest interior of all Christian churches.
Day 3 Rome.
Full day at leisure to enjoy Italy’s splendid capital.
Day 4 Rome–Venice.
Morning transfer to the HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (first-class) with early-afternoon arrival in Venice.
Day 5 Venice.
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation with headset: see ST. MARK’S SQUARE and BASILICA with its exceptional gold mosaics. Visit DOGES’ PALACE and the evocative BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Watch skilled GLASSBLOWERS fashion their delicate objects in the age-old manner and hear why glassmaking was so important in Venetian history. Afternoon at leisure to explore sparkling Venice. ENTRANCES to Marciana Library and the Correr and Archaeological museums are included; ask your Local Host for details.
Day 6 Venice.
Full day to explore this intriguing city of canals and bridges at your own pace.
Day 7 Venice.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
All This Included
In Rome, visit the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL, ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA, originally built in 313 A.D. above St. Peter the Apostle's tomb. See Venice's ST. MARK'S SQUARE and BASILICA, visit DOGES' PALACE and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS, and watch a GLASSBLOWERS' DEMONSTRATION.
Hotel accommodation with full buffet breakfast
Local Host service in each city
Entrance tickets to Marciana Library and Correr and Archaeological museums
Headsets, sightseeing with a Local Guide, and transportation as outlined in the day-by-day itinerary (inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE)
Transfers to/from train stations
Accommodations on this Vacation
Rome: NH Giustiniano
Hotel upgrades are available.
Guided sightseeing inside St. Mark’s Basilica during Mass is not allowed; commentary will be given outside, and viewing will be independent.
Itinerary timings are indicative and may be subject to change.
Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package, at the price quoted.