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Italian Treasures

Rome to Budapest

Trip Code: EUTLI12
12 Days
17 Meals
3 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • Three nights in Florence; two nights in Rome, Sorrento and Venice; and one night in San Gimignano and Zagreb
  • Services of a Tour Director and local guides
  • 17 meals - 11 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
  • Explore 13 towns, villages and cities
  • Transfers and tipping

Travel & Accommodation

Bowl of spaghetti meatballs

Home-style meal in Italy

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

Long shot of illuminated pool at dusk

Stay at Relais La Cappuccina

Stay in the heart of beautiful San Gimignano at the stylish Relais La Cappuccina

View across blue water with old buildings in the distance, Italy

Guided Venice Tour

A city rich in history and culture, enjoy a guided walking tour through the puzzle of canals and waterways

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included
Europe 2019 Map EUTLI12
Rome to Budapest

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Insider Experience

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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: Rome, NH Vittorio Veneto

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  • Dinner

Venture to the walled enclave and seat of Christianity 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

Experience a holiday highlight as you 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, Hotel Michelangelo or similar

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  • 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. Perhaps enjoy a trip along the Amalfi Coast.

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  • 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. After an afternoon of free time in San Gimignano, enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.

Stay: San Gimignano, Relais La Cappuccina

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  • 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. Continue to Florence to enjoy an evening exploring at your leisure.

Stay: Three Nights: Florence, Hotel NH Firenze

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Sample the city’s finest gelato at a famous local gelateria – a must-do while in Florence!


Explore this jewel of the Renaissance, 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.

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  • Breakfast

Enjoy free time today. Perhaps join an optional trip to visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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  • Breakfast

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 Bonvecchiati

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Spend the morning discovering Venice, where romantic canals replace bustling streets on a guided tour. Spend some time at leisure this afternoon.

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  • Breakfast

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. Enjoy a special dinner tonight.

Stay: Hotel Sheraton Zagreb

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

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