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Globus Italian Highlights(LZ)

10 days from Rome to Milan 
This is the perfect vacation to see Italy’s highlights—from the historical treasures in Rome and the splendid art in Florence to the picturesque, walled medieval town of San Gimignano and the romantic canals in Venice. On this Italy escorted tour, you’ll of course visit the famous sights on your sightseeing tours, including the Colosseum in Rome, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, the glass-domed Galleria in Milan, the medieval square in Siena, Juliet’s balcony in Verona, and the Santa Croce Basilica with Michelangelo’s tomb in Florence. You’ll even join a Venetian lagoon cruise to the picturesque fishing village of Burano, known for its bright pastel-colored houses.

Enjoy special adventures and experiences just for you on this guided Italy tour. For example, learn how Chianti wine is made and even sample some at Verrazzano Castle. In Rome, an expert Local Guide will take you to St. Peter in Chains, the 5th-century church that is home to Michelangelo’s famous Moses statue, commissioned by Pope Julius II in the early 16th century, and a true highlight is a guided visit to the Papal Palace and Barberini Gardens in Castel Gandolfo.

Italy is an amazing country filled with beautiful art, magnificent architecture, extensive history, sumptuous cuisine, fine wines, and friendly people. You’ll experience its splendor on this fabulous vacation highlighting Italy’s most-treasured sightseeing locations. You’ll have plenty of photo opportunities throughout your incredible Italy guided tour.
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Globus Highlights & Sightseeing

ROME
[LF] Welcome dinner at the rooftop restaurant of your hotel overlooking Rome; guided visit of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, [LF] admire Michelangelo’s Moses in St. Peter in Chains; visit the Colosseum and Roman Forum

CASTEL GANDOLFO
[LF] Guided visit of the Papal Palace and the Barberini Gardens

PISA
Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower

FLORENCE
Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square, and Santa Croce Basilica

SIENA
Walking tour including Piazza del Campo

SAN GIMIGNANO
Orientation

VERRAZZANO CASTLE
Wine tasting and lunch

BURANO
Lagoon cruise and island visit

VENICE
Private boat ride; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration

VERONA
Walking tour including Juliet’s balcony and the Arena

MILAN
Walking tour, visit the La Scala Opera House museum and the Galleria; farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Itinerary (2018)

Day 1ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY.
 Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and enjoy [LF] a special welcome dinner with wine at the rooftop restaurant of your hotel overlooking Rome. (D)
Day 2ROME. EXCURSION TO CASTEL GANDOLFO.
 Look forward to a unique experience: [LF] enjoy a guided visit of the impressive PAPAL PALACE in Castel Gandolfo, former summer residence of the popes and since October 2016 a museum that is open to the public. Also visit the magnificent BARBERINI GARDENS, where ruins of the residence of Roman Emperor Domitian are still visible. Then, return to Rome, where a Local Guide will take you for a visit to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, and monumental ST. PETER’S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. (B)
Day 3ROME.
 This morning, your Local Guide will take you first to [LF] ST. PETER IN CHAINS to see Michelangelo’s famous Moses, followed by visits to the magnificent COLOSSEUM and the ROMAN FORUM, where Roman legions marched in triumph. An optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites for those who wish to see it all. (B)
Day 4ROME–PISA–FLORENCE.
 A fast journey will bring you to Pisa. Here, take the traditional picture pushing back the amazing Leaning Tower, 180 feet high and no less than 12 feet out of the perpendicular. Continue to Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance.” (B)
Day 5FLORENCE.
 During your walking tour with a Local Guide, visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS to see Michelangelo’s celebrated David. Admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gate of Paradise,” sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE, and visit SANTA CROCE BASILICA with the tomb of Michelangelo. The afternoon is free to shop for Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry sold by the ounce, which are attractive buys. And tonight is your chance to try out the culinary delights of a fine Tuscan restaurant. (B)
Day 6FLORENCE. EXCURSION TO SIENA, SAN GIMIGNANO & VERRAZZANO CASTLE.
 In Siena, admire the impressive medieval walls and walk through ancient, narrow lanes to the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, site of the biannual Palio, Siena’s spectacular medieval-style horse race. Continue through vine-clad hills to hilltop San Gimignano with its medieval houses with towers, visible from far away. Then, the highlight of today: enjoy a wine tasting of the famous Chianti wine and dinner at Verrazzano Castle before returning to Florence. (B,D)
Day 7FLORENCE–VENICE ISLAND. EXCURSION TO BURANO.
 A spectacular drive through the wooded Apennine Mountains brings you to Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe. Join an unforgettable Venetian LAGOON CRUISE to the picturesque fishing village of Burano, renowned for its bright pastel-colored houses and for its lace-making. Take pictures of traditional fishing boats, still used by the island’s inhabitants. Tonight, you may wish to try out local specialties in one of Venice’s excellent restaurants. (B)
Day 8VENICE ISLAND.
 Enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT to ST. MARK’S SQUARE. Meet your Local Guide for a walking tour including visits to the byzantine ST. MARK’S BASILICA, lavish DOGES’ PALACE and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. An optional gondola ride is available. (B)
Day 9VENICE ISLAND–VERONA–MILAN.
 In Verona, the medieval setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, take pictures of Juliet’s balcony and rub the shining breast on her statue for good luck. Next, admire the Arena, an incredibly well-preserved pink marble Roman amphitheater, where gladiators once fought. Built in the 1st century AD, it is now the magical venue for world-famous opera performances. Then, on to the dynamic city of Milan, Italy’s financial hub. Visit the MUSEUM of the famous La Scala Opera House, the glass-domed GALLERIA, and admire the magnificent gothic Duomo. A special farewell dinner at a local restaurant has been prepared as a proper way to say arrivederci, Italia! (B,D)
Day 10MILAN.
 Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Included Globus Meals

Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine in Rome, at Verrazzano Castle, and in Milan

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Globus Pricing Details

Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$386

Triple room reduction per person:
$120

Extra nights per person in Rome:
in single room $127-$199, in twin $85-$144, in triple $73-$113

Extra nights per person in Milan:
in single room $140-$384, in twin $92-$310, in triple $85-$237

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*Tour Land StartGlobus RetailRequest Quote
Guaranteed Departure 03/23/2018 $2,879.00
Guaranteed Departure 03/30/2018 $3,129.00
Guaranteed Departure 04/13/2018 $3,129.00
04/27/2018 $3,129.00
05/04/2018 $3,129.00
Guaranteed Departure 05/11/2018 $3,129.00
Guaranteed Departure 05/18/2018 $3,129.00
05/25/2018 $3,179.00
06/01/2018 $3,179.00
06/15/2018 $3,179.00
Guaranteed Departure 06/22/2018 $3,179.00
06/29/2018 $3,179.00
Guaranteed Departure 07/06/2018 $3,129.00
Guaranteed Departure 07/27/2018 $3,079.00
08/03/2018 $3,079.00
08/17/2018 $3,129.00
08/24/2018 $3,129.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/07/2018 $3,279.00
09/14/2018 $3,279.00
Guaranteed Departure 09/21/2018 $3,279.00
09/28/2018 $3,279.00
Guaranteed Departure 10/05/2018 $3,129.00
10/12/2018 $3,129.00
10/19/2018 $3,129.00
10/26/2018 $3,129.00
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