10 Days
Essence of Italy

From Rome to Florence, Milan and Venice

Italy, located in Southern Europe, is a captivating fusion of diverse cultural experiences, historical marvels, and stunning natural landscapes. From the ancient wonders of Rome, where the Colosseum and Vatican City narrate centuries of history, to the artistic treasures of Florence, home to masterpieces and architectural splendors, Italy offers an immersive journey into its rich heritage. The iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa, the fashion-forward metropolis of Milan, and the enchanting canals of Venice further contribute to this multifaceted tapestry, where history, art, and culinary delights converge.

About this trip

This 10-day journey is tailored for those who value independence with the added advantage of local guidance. The itinerary seamlessly integrates included activities and free time, providing an opportunity to relish both structured exploration and personal discoveries. Embrace the enchantment of historic sites and vibrant cities, but do prepare for walking during guided tours.

Was $4669
-45% OFF
Trip Code TP10EIE
8 Nights
Daily Breakfast
Sightseeing Tour
4 Star Hotel
Seat-in Coach Tour
Air Included
Coach + Air

Tour Highlights

Eternal City
A timeless metropolis, encapsulates Rome's enduring legacy of ancient wonders, artistic treasures, and cultural grandeur.
Piazza dei Miracoli
A mesmerizing square renowned for its iconic Leaning Tower, forming a breathtaking ensemble of architectural marvels.
Piazzale Michelangelo
Panoramic views of the city's timeless beauty, framed by the iconic Duomo and the Arno River.
Cinque Terre
A stunning coastal region in Italy, characterized by five charming villages nestled on the cliffs overlooking the Ligurian Sea.
A glamorous Italian fishing village, beckons with its pastel-hued buildings, boutiques, and breathtaking harbor views.
Island of San Giulio
A tranquil and charming oasis known for its medieval architecture and serene atmosphere.
The floating city of canals, captivates with its romantic waterways, historic architecture, and timeless allure.
Glasswork of Murano
Reflects centuries of artistic tradition in this Venetian island community.

Day 1 Canada - Rome

Depart for Rome.

Day 2 Rome

After arrival, transfer to the hotel. Check the information boards in the hotel reception area for details of the welcome meeting with your guide and fellow travelers.

Day 3 Rome

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: City tour of Rome. Night transfer to Trastevere area.

We will enjoy a panoramic tour to give you an introduction to the Eternal City, finishing at St Peter’s in the Vatican, where you will be able to visit the Basilica and museums. In the evening, we transfer to the Trastévere, the busy city district well known for its typical restaurants. Return to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 4 Rome

Free day. You can enjoy the charm of this city. Free time to explore and discover memorable places.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 5 Rome - Florence

TODAY’S HIGLIGHTS: Tour with a local expert from Florence. View from Piazzale Michelangelo.

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 and then we provide a panoramic tour with a local expert and walk through the historic center. In the afternoon, we recommend a visit to its famous markets. Florence is one of the most recommendable Italian cities for shopping or for visiting any of its important museums.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 6 Florence - Pisa - Cinque Terre - Genoa

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Wonderful Ligurian coast. Pisa. Train to Cinque Terre.

Today we continue our journey towards Pisa. On a little tourist train we will travel to the Piazza Dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), where there will be time to admire one, the well known Leaning Tower of Pisa. After this we head to the Ligurian Coast, with some of the prettiest coastlines in Europe. We will visit the Cinque Terre which has been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. It comprises of five villages, almost isolated by road, which live on fishing and tourism. Given the difficult access by road, we go by train to Vernazza, which maintains its appearance of a citadel, with its outstanding Church of Santa Margarita built in 1318, overlooking the sea. Time to take some lunch. Afterwards we travel by train to Levanto, where we re-join the coach to continue to Genoa.

Note: The train to Cinque Terre is a regular local railway service, not a tourist service. Sometimes the trains are full (it is not possible to book places on these trains) so it might be necessary, on occasion, to travel standing and not seated.


DAY 7 Genoa - Santa Margarita - Portofino - Milan

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Boat trip to Portofino. Milan.

We will continue our journey to the nearby city of Santa Margarita Ligure, where we will embark for Portofino, one of the most exclusive places in Europe. Enjoy a stroll by the sea and time at leisure. After lunch, we continue to Milan, the busy northern city in which we recommend a visit to the cathedral.

Note: Due to weather conditions in winter, sometimes the boat to Portofino does not operate, in which case access will be by urban microbus (poor quality service, sometimes long waiting times).

Meals: Breakfast


Day 8 Milan - Lakes Region - Verona

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Lakes region. Mountain landscapes, alpine lakes, villages of great beauty.

Today we see one of the most beautiful scenic areas of Europe, the region of the Italian lakes. Firstly, we will travel to Lake Orta in Orta de san Giulio, a well-preserved medieval city. We take a train ride to reach the center of the medieval town, and then a boat to the Island of San Giulio, a little island on the lake with a monastery. After this we go on to Lake Maggiore, stopping in Stresa, where we have the option to visit the Borromean Islands, and especially Isola Bella with its gardens and palace (closed in the winter). Time for lunch. After lunch, we go on to Verona.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 9 Verona - Venice

TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Visit of Venice. Murano glass factory in Venice.

We will have time to see Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet before leaving for Venice, where we arrive at about 13.00. We include a boat trip to the area of St Mark’s Square, with a local guide we take a stroll around the City of Canals. There will also be a chance to admire the glasswork of Murano. Afterwards enjoy some leisure time, maybe a trip in a gondola.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 10 Venice - North America

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Featured Hotel

Grand Fleming
Located in Collina Fleming, a prestigious district of northern Rome. Rooms offer free Wi-Fi, Fridge available, flat screen satellite TV, safe.
Located on the North/West of Florence, all the guest rooms are soundproof and supplied with frigobar, safe, satellite TV, self controlling air conditioning, high speed internet connection and hairdryer.
Best Western Turismo
Located close to the city of Verona. Rooms offer Coffee/tea maker, Hairdryer, High-speed Internet access, and In-room safe.
* In case the advertised hotels are not available they will be replaced by alternative hotels with the same quality.

Optional Tours


Price Include

Package Price

 International round-trip Airfare from Toronto to Rome and Venice to Toronto in economy class

Add on airfare from Vancouver: +CAD$600/person

Add on airfare from Calgary: +CAD$700/person

• Airport taxes 

• 4 Star hotel accommodation 

• Services of English-speaking tour guides 

• Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach 

All transportation as indicated

Daily breakfast as indicated

Price Does Not Include

Visa fees (if apply)

• Entrance fees (EUR60/person)

Luggage fees (check-in luggage around CAD$150-200 per piece)

• Insurance of any kind 

• Gratuities: Suggest Tipping EUR€5/person per day 

• Personal expenditure such as laundry service, souvenirs and telephone calls

Payment Schedule

A CAD$300/person non-refundable deposit at the time of booking

• Airfare payment at reservation

Balance due 3 months prior to the departure. 
A 3% merchant fee will be applied for the Land portion
when paying by credit card.

Date & Price

Departure Dates Return Date Land Only Package Price
2024/03/14 2024/03/23 CAD$1549 CAD$2599
2024/03/21 2024/03/30 CAD$1549 CAD$2599
2024/03/28 2024/04/06 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/04/04 2024/04/13 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/04/11 2024/04/20 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/04/18 2024/04/27 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/04/25 2024/05/04 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/05/02 2024/05/11 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/05/09 2024/05/18 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/05/16 2024/05/25 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/05/23 2024/06/01 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/05/30 2024/06/08 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/06/06 2024/06/15 CAD$1599 CAD$2699
2024/06/13 2024/06/22 CAD$1599 CAD$2799
2024/06/20 2024/06/29 CAD$1599 CAD$2899
2024/06/27 2024/07/06 CAD$1599 CAD$2899
2024/07/04 2024/07/13 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/07/11 2024/07/20 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/07/18 2024/07/27 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/07/25 2024/08/03 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/08/01 2024/08/10 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/08/08 2024/08/17 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/08/15 2024/08/24 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/08/22 2024/08/31 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/08/29 2024/09/07 CAD$1549 CAD$2899
2024/09/05 2024/09/14 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/09/12 2024/09/21 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/09/19 2024/09/28 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/09/26 2024/10/05 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/10/03 2024/10/12 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/10/10 2024/10/19 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/10/17 2024/10/26 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/10/24 2024/11/02 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/10/31 2024/11/09 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/11/07 2024/11/16 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/11/14 2024/11/23 CAD$1599 CAD$2599
2024/11/21 2024/11/30 CAD$1549 CAD$2549
2024/11/28 2024/12/07 CAD$1549 CAD$2549
2024/12/05 2024/12/14 CAD$1549 CAD$2549
2024/12/12 2024/12/21 CAD$1549 CAD$2549
Single Supplements +CAD$850
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