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Travelmarvel

Italian Treasures

Rome to Budapest

Trip Code: EUTLI11
11 Days
16 Meals
4 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • Two nights in Rome, Sorrento, Florence and Venice; and one night in San Gimignano and Zagreb
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and local guides
  • 16 meals - 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
  • Explore 12 towns, villages and cities
  • Share a home-style Italian meal with a local family in Sorrento
  • Enjoy a Tuscan lunch and wine tasting at Castello Vicchiomaggio
  • Stay in the Tuscan countryside at the Relais La Cappuccina
  • Sample Florence’s finest gelato at a famous gelateria

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include transfers and tipping
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
Europe Map 2022-23 EUTLI11
Rome to Budapest

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Arrive in Rome by noon and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy a guided afternoon tour that takes you past some of the city’s most famous sights, including the Forum, Colosseum and the Pantheon. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner tonight.

Stay: Two Nights, NH Collection Roma Centro or similar

Daily :
  • Dinner

Venture to the walled enclave and headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church on a tour of the Vatican City. Take in the sweeping expanse of St Peter’s Square before exploring the Vatican Museums. Here, you’ll find many of the world’s greatest sculptures and paintings, including Michelangelo’s frescoed masterpiece upon the barrel-vaulted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Enjoy an afternoon and evening at leisure.

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  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Delight in a taste of Campanian culture and share a home-style Italian meal with a local family.


Heading south, take the coastal route past cliffs that overlook the Bay of Naples. Enjoy postcard views as you reach Sorrento, where clusters of coloured buildings rest on a cliff above a harbour. You may like to spend time this afternoon taking in the lively village atmosphere while wandering the narrow laneways.

Stay: Two Nights, Sorrento, Hilton Sorrento Palace (or similar)

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Once a resort island for Roman emperors, Capri is renowned for alluring the rich and famous with its beauty. Cruise across bright blue waters to the island and, on arrival, travel to the hilltop town of Anacapri to soak in the views. Enjoy some free time, then take a funicular ride down to the port before returning to Sorrento.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Immerse yourself in the countryside with a stay at the Relais La Cappuccina.


Engulfed by the lava from Mt Vesuvius in AD79, Pompeii provides a vivid picture of ancient Roman life, which you will discover on a guided tour around the haunting ruins. After, journey north to San Gimignano. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.

Stay: San Gimignano, Relais La Cappuccina

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Savour a Tuscan lunch and wine tasting at Castello Vicchiomaggio.


Explore the historic streets and appreciate the medieval city skyline of San Gimignano before travelling north to Florence to enjoy an evening exploring at your leisure.

Stay: Two Nights, Florence, Hotel NH Firenze

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Sample the city’s finest gelato at a famous local gelateria.


Further explore this jewel of the Renaissance, once home to Da Vinci and Michelangelo. Your walking tour includes a visit to the Academy of Fine Arts, where you will see Michelangelo’s David. Perhaps enjoy an optional trip to the Leaning Tower of Pisa (own expense).

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Sprawling red roof tops on mass with domed church roof sticking out above buidlings in the city centre

Explore the whimsical city of Verona, perhaps stopping under Juliet’s balcony to put yourself in Romeo’s shoes. Later, continue on to the incomparable city of Venice.

Stay: Two Nights, Venice Island, Hotel Savoia & Jolanda

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Spend the morning discovering Venice, where romantic canals replace bustling streets on a guided tour. During your tour, stop and enjoy a Venetian glass-blowing demonstration. Spend some time at leisure this afternoon.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Gondola tied up along canal with bright colored buildings in the background on a sunny day

Travel via Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana to Zagreb in Croatia. Set out on a tour to sights such as the Stone Gate and the Opera House.

Stay: Hotel Sheraton Zagreb

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, travel from Zagreb to Budapest where your tour concludes.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.