Tour Number: 1425903VU
Group Leader's Name: Cheryl Knodel
Departure Date: 5/19/2014
Return Dates: 5/28/2014
Departure Gateway: Orlando
10 days
Enjoy the art and food of these two cities at your leisure while on this Blue Ribbon tour

Epicenters of power for centuries, these cities birthed some of history’s most famed patrons.

Wander among the ancient wonders of the Forum and marvel at the works commissioned by the Vatican. Florence bears the indelible stamp of the House of Medici, whose sponsorship made the city a beacon of the Renaissance. Become a patron yourself by granting these cities the favor of a visit.
Rome and Florence tour map
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Arrive in Rome

    Enjoy a pizza dinner

  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

  • Day 4: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 5: Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Visit the Duomo

    See a leather-making demonstration

  • Day 6: Florence

    Visit the Accademia

    Enjoy free time in Florence

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 7: Florence + Rome

    Enjoy a free morning in Florence

  • Day 8: Pompeii

    Travel to Pompeii

    Take a guided tour of Pompeii

    Continue to Sorrento

  • Day 9: Capri + Rome

    Take a guided tour of Capri

    Take an island cruise

    Return to Rome

  • Day 10: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Italy

  • Day 2: Rome

    Arrive in Rome

    Enjoy a pizza dinner

  • Day 3: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

  • Day 4: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 5: Florence

    Travel to Florence

    Visit the Duomo

    See a leather-making demonstration

  • Day 6: Florence

    Visit the Accademia

    Enjoy free time in Florence

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Pisa

    Pisa

    Journey to Pisa on this half-day excursion. Enjoy a guided tour of the city’s Field of Miracles, where you can snap a picture of the 12th-century Leaning Tower, aslant ever since the third floor was built. This is where Galileo was said to have developed his laws of gravity. Also visit the adjacent cathedral and baptistery, which contain exquisite marble pulpits carved in the Gothic style.

  • Day 7: Florence + Rome

    Enjoy a free morning in Florence

  • Day 8: Pompeii

    Travel to Pompeii

    Take a guided tour of Pompeii

    Continue to Sorrento

  • Day 9: Capri + Rome

    Take a guided tour of Capri

    Take an island cruise

    Return to Rome

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Everything you get

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group.

  • Accommodations

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • On-tour transportation

    We arrange all travel details so professors, chaperones and students can enjoy the tour to the fullest. That means we take care of flights, buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries, and subways.

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your tour. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    We have the best Tour Directors in the business. Your group will have a trusted, friendly guide at your side full-time on tour to manage all logistics, offer insight and guidance, and respond to any unexpected challenges.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    We have over 400 schools and offices in more than 50 countries, which means if something happens, we can react quickly and in person. We also include our $15 million liability policy and $1 million consumer protection plan at no additional cost to travelers.

  • Curriculum Integration

    We provide support and expertise to help you integrate academic goals into your tour itinerary as needed.

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