Visit Italy’s top destinations — Rome, Assisi, Florence, Bologna, Padua, Venice and Tuscany Wine Region (Montepulciano) — on this 8-day tour from Rome. With a mix of free time and guided portions, this is an ideal introduction to the regions of Umbria, Tuscany and Veneto. Check out the historical cities of Assisi, Siena and Montepulciano; soak up Florence’s wealth of art and architecture; and then continue to Padua and Bologna before arriving in Venice, home to sights like St Mark's Basilica and then continuing to the final destination Rome with the visit of the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Three nights of accommodation in Rome, two nights in Florence and Venice and round-trip transport by coach are included.
Your hotels in each city are centrally located for maximum convenience, and you’ll have a choice of a 4- or 4-star superior hotel for your time in Venice and Rome. In Florence, your accommodation is a 4-star hotel. This expertly planned 7-night tour fits the very best of Italy into one week, beginning and ending in Rome. Guided activities ensure you see the essential landmarks of the Tuscany, Umbria, and Veneto regions, with free time to explore local culture at your own pace. All logistics, transport, and hotel stays are arranged, so you can leave the guidebook at home and focus on savoring Renaissance art, awe-inspiring churches, world-class wine, and mouthwatering Italian food.