Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Italy and Vatican City

13 Days to "Simply" discover Italy
Only $123.00/day

Your Itinerary
Days 1-2:Depart USA/Arrive Rome
Check-in to your hotel & this evening met your Tour Manager & get to know your fellow Contiki traveler.
Day 3:Rome to Sorrento
Travel south past Naples, the home of pizza, to the beautiful resort town of Sorrento. Tonight, enjoy a drink overlooking the stunning Bay of Naples.(B)
Day 4:Capri Excursion
Chill out on the Isle of Capri. Be amazed at the natural beauty, stroll through the hillside town of Anacapri or sip on a cafe al fresco with the locals, (B,D)
Day 5:Sorrento to Florence
From postcard perfect Sorrento, pass through rural Umbria & Tuscany's rolling hills & terraced vineyards to Renaissance Florence. (B,D)
Day 6:Florence
A local guide gives you the inside track on striking buildings & sacred art in one of Italy's most atmospheric cities. Later on, enjoy exploring at your own pace. (B)
Day 7:Florence to La Spezia
Stop & check out Pisa's famous architectural wonder & then watch locals fishing along the shores. Indulge in tasty local food & wine & pick up some rare souvenirs in the seaside setting of the Cinque Terre. (B)
Day 8:La Spezia to Milan
Leave the beauty of the Cinque Terre region behind & head to the capitol of fashion, Milan! (B,D)
Day 9:Milan to Venice
Follow the route of the Romans to the lakeside resort of Simione. Later, profess your love in Romeo & Juliet's home of Verona before arriving in fairytale Venice. (B)
Day 10:Venice
Meander through the 'floating city's' tight alleyways & canals to find grand squares, art-filled palazzos, interesting little shops, bars & markets. An option gondola ride is a must! (B)
Day 11:Venice to Rome
Leave enchanting Venice & criss-cross the Apennine Mountains on the road to Rome. (B,D)
Day 12:Rome
Tap into 'La Dolce Vita' of the "Eternal City" & explore this living museum of history. Get a feeling for Imperial Rome's glory on an optional tour of the Roman Forum & Colosseum.(B)
Day 13:Depart Rome
The tour ends after breakfast & it's time to say "arrivederci" to your new friends. (B)

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