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Trafalgar Gladiators Gondolas and Gold First Look 2019 (FGIC)

10 Days from Rome to Venice Print
Tour Style: Family Experience
First Look 2019 USA
Visits: Rome, Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St Peters Basilica, Colosseum, River Tiber, Villa Borghese gardens, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Tuscany, Florence, Piazza del Duomo, Baptistery, David, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Pisa Baptistry, Camposanto Monumentale, Bologna, Venice, Grand Canal, St Marks Square, Bridge of Sighs, Doges Palace, St Marks Basilica, Realto Bridge, Italy

Hold on to your helmet for this family expedition marching through the Eternal City of Rome, illustrious Florence and the historic lagoon of Venice. Experience life as a Roman gladiator and learn the basics of sword-fighting, toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain and devour the pizza you've just learnt to make before creating your own Venetian Carnival mask.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Rome, Florence, Bologna and Venice
  • Cruise by private launch to St. Mark's Square
  • Orientation of Pisa
  • View the ancient sites of Rome, Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo in Florence, the Leaning Tower of Pisa on Piazza del Duomo and the Byzantine St. Mark's Basilica in Venice
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica, the amazing Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum in Rome and the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence

Dining Highlights

  • 9 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 1 Farewell Lunch
  • 4 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Arrive Rome (3 Nights)
Ciao Roma! Feast your eyes and your stomach on the Eternal City - the launch pad for an unforgettable adventure with la famiglia. Tread in the footsteps of the ancients before meeting with your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Kick-off Party that will rock Rome.Kick-Off Party
Day: 2 Rome Sightseeing
Join a Local Specialist to delve into centuries of history and culture, including a guided tour of the Vatican Museum. Gaze up at the wonder of Michelangelo's frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and explore the Catholic shrine of St. Peter's Basilica. Venture across the Tiber to the Colosseum imagining a time when brave warriors fought to their death amidst the thunderous roar of thousands.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 3 Rome – Visit a Gladiator School
Book your spot on the podium. It's time to become a gladiator for the day. You'll learn how to wield a gladiator's sword and gain insights into Roman history with a Local Specialist. This afternoon, the cobblestone streets of Rome are yours to explore. Board the Bioparco Express through Villa Borghese, count the Spanish Steps or toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain to secure your speedy return to Rome. Then it's time for a cheesy family affair as we enjoy a Cultural Insight into authentic Italian pizza making and share a tasty slice or two with our loved ones.Buffet Breakfast, Regional Meal
Day: 4 Rome – Florence (3 Nights)
Set your watch to Italian time and embark on a scenic drive north through Tuscany's golden fields to the Renaissance city of Florence, our home for the next three nights.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 5 Florence Sightseeing
The exquisite sights of Florence are brought to life on a walking tour in the expert company of a Local Specialist. See the magnificent Gothic Duomo and famous Baptistery before marvelling at Michelangelo's statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. Learn about the quality and workmanship of two of this city’s historic industries at demonstrations of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold. Where better to indulge in a refreshing gelato than in the city where it was invented - a tasty treat before a special Be My Guest dinner at a magnificent Tuscan villa that once featured as a famous film location. Join a local family for dinner enjoying delicious specialities against the backdrop of picture-perfect olive groves and vineyards. Saluti!Buffet Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day: 6 Florence – Excursion to Pisa
Uno, due, tre... it's off to Pisa today, and a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Piazza del Duomo to snap a selfie in front of the famous Leaning Tower. Before venturing back to beautiful Florence, we'll see the Baptistery and Camposanto, built on sacred soil brought back by the Crusaders from the Holy Land.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 7 Florence – Bologna – Venice (3 Nights)
Stop and smell the rich aromas of Bolognese sauce, spending the morning with a Local Specialist exploring the medieval city of Bologna. Then it's just a hop, skip and a jump to the island city of Venice. Enjoy free time to walk along the Grand Canal, feed the greedy pigeons in the piazza and wander through labyrinthine streets in search of hidden treasures and the city's tastiest gelato.Buffet Breakfast, Dinner with wine
Day: 8 Venice – Canal Cruise and Orientation
All aboard! We cruise to bustling St. Mark's Square on a private launch, viewing the famous Bridge of Sighs so named for the sound condemned prisoners made at catching their last glimpse of beautiful Venice. We'll view the exquisite Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and the Campanile before experiencing a creative Cultural Insight into Venice's glassblowing traditions and the art of crafting Carnival masks. Indulge your artistic flair and create your own colourful mask, before enjoying a free evening, perhaps glide through the canals of Venice by gondola or wander through the tiny calle for the cosiest trattoria in town.Buffet Breakfast
Day: 9 Secret Venice Walking Tour and Visit to the Rialto Food Market
Navigating the bustling canals to the Rialto Bridge, embrace the sights and sounds of Venice from the water, before enjoying a Cultural Insight into the flavours of Italy at an ancient food market. We delve into the hidden highlights of Venice during a Small Group Sightseeing walking tour, working up an appetite for our Farewell Lunch at a local restaurant.Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Lunch
Day: 10 Depart Venice
Our unforgettable journey together has come to an end. All that's left to say is a hearty arrivederci as you prepared to return home with fantastic shared memories. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Buffet Breakfast

Available Room Types: Twin, Triple, Quad

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*Tour StartTrafalgar RetailRequest Quote
05/31/2019 $3,050.00
06/07/2019 $3,075.00
06/14/2019 $3,075.00
Guaranteed Departure 06/21/2019 $3,150.00
Guaranteed Departure 06/28/2019 $3,150.00
Guaranteed Departure 07/05/2019 $3,095.00
Guaranteed Departure 07/12/2019 $3,050.00
07/19/2019 $3,050.00
07/26/2019 $3,025.00
Guaranteed Departure 08/02/2019 $2,950.00
08/09/2019 $2,950.00
Guaranteed Departure 08/16/2019 $2,950.00
09/13/2019 $3,095.00
09/20/2019 $3,095.00
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