Classic Italy Tour

Rome – Florence – Venice

Classic Italy Tour

Welcome to Italy

Highlights

The Classic Italy Tour touches on key cities for a great introduction to Italy. Ancient history with a romantic culture creates a fascinating start in Rome. Followed by the cradle of the Renaissance, Florence and the romantic canals of Venice, this tour hits all the marks. Together, they create the ideal trip for your Italian getaway.

Consult with your Destination Specialist. We will ensure that the highlights of your trip are booked in advance so you won’t miss out on the fun! Plenty of leisure will be built in so you can take the time to explore on your own, and at your own pace. Let the journey guide you.

Read more about why we love the Classic Italy tour.

Make it Yours

  • AccommodationItaly offers a wide range of accommodation styles including boutique hotels, charming B&B’s, and luxurious castle hotels. Juniper Tours will select where you stay based on your preferences. 
  • Transportation – All of the dots will be connected based on your preferences and budget. Airport transfers, car rentals, train passes, even private chauffeurs!
  • Day tours and entrance tickets – pre-scheduled tours and experiences for a seamless and enriching travel experience!

Classic Italy Tour Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Rome

Welcome to Italy and the Eternal City! As you arrive, a private driver will pick you up and take you to your first accommodation in Rome. Spend the rest of the day relaxing. In the evening, enjoy a nighttime tour of Rome’s beautiful ancient monuments enhanced by floodlights.

Overnight in Rome

Day 2: Private Vatican Museum’s and St. Peter’s Basilica Tour

After breakfast, head to the Vatican City to tour the Vatican museums and masterpieces from the Renaissance period, including the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo. Continue on to St. Peter’s Basilica and other sites, such as Pietà by Michelangelo. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. 

Overnight in Rome

Day 3: Private Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour

Continue your exploration of the city by focusing on ancient Rome. Enjoy strolling through historic sites such as the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain with complete tours of the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. At the end of the tours, spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Overnight in Rome

Day 4: Rome to Florence

After breakfast, a private driver will pick you up to take you to Florence. On the way, stop at the medieval town of Orvieto and explore the beautiful churches, historic palace and underground maze of tunnels and caves. Follow with a visit to a local wine estate on land producing wine since the 1200s. Continue the day heading to Florence for an evening of relaxation.

Overnight in Florence

Day 5: Discover Florence

Today, delight in a guided tour through the city of Florence. See the Duomo, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery, Piazza della Signoria, and Piazza Santa Croce just to name a few. The tour also included a visit to Uffizi Museum, one of the most admired and visited museums in the world with art collections ranging from the 13th and 18th centuries. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Overnight in Florence

Day 6: Chianti

Known all over the world for it’s gentle rolling hills and vineyards, Tuscany will enchant you as you roam through the Chiantigiana countryside. Tour local vineyards as you taste wines of the region and enjoy lunch before heading to the village of Greve in Chianti. Greve is the heart of the Chianti Region and filled with local delicacies to satisfy anyone’s palate.

Overnight in Florence

Day 7: Florence to Venice

After breakfast, our driver will pick you up to take you to the Florence station, where you will catch a high-speed train to Venice. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to your private water taxi to take you to your accommodation. Later in the afternoon, you will be guided through an art and gastronomy tour of the city visiting key monuments with stops at Venetian wine bars.

Overnight in Venice

Day 8: Venice Walking Tour

Today, continue your discovery of the city with a tour of St. Mark’s Square, the Bridge of Sighs, the Doge’s Palace which includes masterpieces by some of the great artists such as Titian, Tintoretto, Guardi, and Tiepolo. The afternoon will be at your leisure. Work with your Destination Specialist to assist with scheduling tours to fit your preferences, such as a private boat tour to the island of Murano and Burano or a private gondola ride and more.

Overnight in Venice

Day 9: Depart for Home

According to your flight’s schedule, our assistant will meet you at the hotel for a transfer by private water taxi to Venice airport.

Get Ready to Travel!

Your Classic Italy Tour at a glance:

Classic Italy Tour Highlights:

Selected activities based on your interests

Why We Love this Tour

 

Your Rome, Florence & Venice Tour offers a great introduction to Italy’s history and passion. It offers the freedom and flexibility of a chauffeur experience with a price point closer to a group guided tour. You and your loved ones can encounter the best of Rom, Florence & Venice! 

We love this itinerary because it allows you to see the highlights of Italy’s ancient history and inspired romance as a first time visitor. If coming back, it offers a chance to explore new experiences or relive the best of what was seen before. By staying in historic Rome before heading to Florence and Venice, you’ll have a plethora of sightseeing and touring opportunities. 

Why We Love Rome

The historic city and capital of Italy is the site of many of the greatest artistic and intellectual achievements. From the Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica to the Colosseum and the Pantheon, Rome offers a glimpse into what life was like in ancient times. You will experience a romantic blend of culture and history invigorated by a vibrant street and nightlife.

Why We Love Florence 

Home of some of the greatest artistic treasures of the world, Florence was once the center of Medieval European trade. It offers old world charm with stunning architecture and works of art by the masters. Just outside the city are the world renowned vineyards for a lovely afternoon spent wine tasting. Florence has all the elements to inspire.

Why We Love Venice

Romance. Canals. Charm. Venice has all the makings of a dreamy Italian getaway. Linked by over 400 bridges, the enchanting islands of Venice make it one of the most picturesque places in the world. It’s the perfect finale to your Italian city sightseeing tour.

Nights can be added or reduced, your route can be changed to your preference. Tours and activity options can be selected based on your interests and purpose of travel.

Your Destination Specialist knows Rome, Florence & Venice and will take the time to learn what’s important to you. Your itinerary will be designed just for you to make the most of your time and experience while in Rome, Florence & Venice.

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