Italian Odyssey8 Days | Starting from AED 7199

  • clear sky27oC
  • Colosseum
  • Tower of Pisa
  • The Vatican
  • Gondola Ride
  • Spaccanapoli
  • Cinque Terre
  • Gelato
  • Pizza
  • Ossobuco
  • Leather Goods
  • Ceramics
  • Handmade Sandals

Overview

 Italy is not a country you visit, but a destination you experience that stimulates all the senses; remarkably preserved monuments, exceptional natural beauty, mouth watering cuisine and distinctive language and culture. Observe the people first-hand who have brought the term “Dolce far Niente” (the sweetness of doing nothing) to life. Your journey begins at the city that gave this world pizza, Naples to the historic titan Rome. Quick visit to the Tower of Pisa before spending the night at the vivacious and colorful Riomaggiore. Then onto the postcard perfect island of Cinque Terre and finally ending the tour in the fashion capital, Milan.


Itinerary

Included Meals:Lunch
Welcome to Italia! Your exploration of this beautiful country begins in the morning in Naples. Get acquainted with your holiday companions and tour manager and set off on an expert guided tour.
Begin the walking tour to Piazza del Pebiscito; an impressive square curved on one side to open up a facsimile to the pantheon in Rome and numerous pillars leading to Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola. On the opposite side of the church is the Royal Palace. Maschio Angioino; a medieval castle situated in front of Piazza Municipio. The stunning location and imposing size of the castle makes it one of the key architectural attractions in the city. Santa Chiara a religious complex consisting of the church, vast cloisters, tombs and a museum. The walkways here are covered with beautiful tiles and majolica making it a must see when in Naples. Pass by Gesu’ Nuovo church which is diagonally across the complex. Walk onwards to Spaccanapoli Street which literally translated means Naples splitter. A 2 km narrow stretch that runs a straight line through Naples as if dividing the city into 2 sectors. Heaving with colorful shops and cafes through out, a stroll down here is not to be missed. Follow this up with a panoramic drive of the city through Posillipo via Partenope and Castel dell’Ovo. The city tour ends with a delicious lunch post which proceed to the hotel for check-in.
The evening is kept open to explore the city some more on your own or take it easy in the hotel premises. Overnight in Naples.
Included Meals:Breakfast
Wake up this bright morning with a breakfast buffet ready for you. Partake in the optional tour to Capri & Anacapri or you have the day at your leisure.
Proceed to board the ferry to Capri Island housing the 2 towns, Capri & Anacapri. Capri is a stunning tourist town with the busy port, fancy strores and preserved Roman Ruins whereas Anacapri is of the relaxing and peaceful village style. Arrive at the bustling Marina Grande port and make your way into the town. Delight in the breezy atmosphere as you advance to the Piazza moving down to Gardens of Augustus for an undisturbed view of the iconic Faraglioni rocks. Next onto Via Tragara and Via Camerelle the core spot for all designer shopping. On your way back, visit the scenic seaside town of Sorrento. Spend your free time here scouring through souvenir shops; the area is known for its ceramic and lace work, trying out trendy cafes and most importantly admiring the insatiable view from the Sorrentine Peninsula. Return to Naples in the evening and dig in to a delicious dinner. Overnight in Naples.
Included Meals:Breakfast & Lunch
This blessed day begins with a breakfast buffet. After which checkout from the hotel and depart to Rome. Arrive in Rome and continue on to an expert guided city tour. Distance covered: 227KM.
Get a taste of Rome on your tour including the intriguing sights of the Colosseum which held between 50,000 – 80,000 spectators, excavated heart of roman Empire The “Roman Forum”, Spanish Steps an iconic baroque stairway, Trevi Fountain which is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountain in the world, Piazza del Popolo and Arch of Constantine. After city tour proceed to lunch.
The evening is free to venture out on your own or relax at the hotel and catch up on some sleep. Overnight in Rome.
Included Meals:Breakfast
A breakfast buffet is kept ready for you this morning. Eat up and Proceed for a Guided tour of Vatican.
Visit to the Sistine Chapel, which is also the official residence of the Pope. See the magnificent Ceiling done by Michelangelo including “the creation of Adam “. Stopover at the Vatican museums where you get a chance to see the Pinecone Courtyard, the hall of Maps, the Gallery of Candelabra and the Gallery of Tapestries. Later, visit one of the most prominent sites to the Christian community; St. Peters Basilica.
Afterwards depart to the gorgeous province of La Spezia , upon the arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight in La Spezia. Distance covered: 441KM .
Included Meals:Breakfast, Dinner
Dig in to your breakfast buffet this morning and gear up for a guided walking tour of the enchanting Cinque Terre. A cluster of villages very skillfully erected right on the cliff emanating one of the most intense seaside backdrops. What make this area more attractive are the vibrant hues of the residences. Explore the best parts of the 3 villages, Manarola, Monterosso & Vernazza and get a good taste of this unique region and their culture, soak in the incredible views from the coastline and try out local specialties.
Continuing on your drive to the epicenter of Renaissance, Florence Via Pisa. Stop over at the captivating Leaning Tower of Pisa with free time here to admire the monument , take some great photographs & Lunch.
Upon arrival, In the evening proceed for a guided city tour of Florence comprising of the Florence cathedral, Ponte Vecchio the medieval stone bridge dotted with art galleries, Piazzale Michelangelo and Republic Square. Dinner & overnight in Florence
Included Meals:Breakfast
Start the day with breakfast after which join us on the optional tour to the Venice or the day is open to indulge in leisure activities.
Board the train and embark on a scenic ride to the romantic vision of Italy. Upon arrival, advance to an expert guided tour walking through St. Marks Basilica, the most recognized icon of the city. Wander around Piazza san Marco, located in the heart of Venice filled with the buzz of pigeons and tourists trying to capture the scene. Rialto Bridge, the oldest bridge crossing the Grand Canal. The bridge, constructed in1588 supports walkways and rows of little shops making this a must visit landmark. Continue to Murano Glass Factory to uncover the secrets of Murano Glass making. Lastly to the flamboyant hued island of Burano. The island is famous for its quaint streets that pop and sizzle color as much as for their lace making, their expertise dating back to the 1400s. In the evening, board the train back to Florence. Overnight in Florence.
Included Meals:Breakfast
The day starts off with breakfast followed by checkout from the hotel and set off to Milan not before a stopover at the highlight of today, Lake Garda. Distance covered: 372KM (Florence to Milan)
Lake Garda is the largest fresh water in the whole of Italy and also one of the most picturesque. Enjoy free time at Sirmione to soak and relish the glistening lapis blue waters, fresh air and relax. Continue the pleasantry with a delicious lunch. Afterwards, proceed to Milan and check-in to the hotel. The evening is free to to explore the city on your own. Overnight in Milan.
 
Included Meals:Breakfast
Begin with breakfast followed by checkout from the hotel and departure to the airport for your return.

*Please note standard check-in time is 3PM and check-out is 12PM 

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Inclusions

Return Economy Flight Ticket
Quality Hotel Accommodation
All Transfers &Taxes
 
7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches & 1 Dinner
Airport Transfers
Sightseeing
 

Value Adds

Free Visa
Wake up call service
Hot Buffet Breakfast
Halal and Vegetarian Meals on request
Pre-tour Briefing
King beds
Queen Beds
Twin Beds


Highlights

Quality Hotel Accommodation
Comfortable travel on a luxury coach
English speaking guides on City Tours
International, Local & Indian Meals
Friendly and experienced Tour manager

 2 Nights in Naples
Guided Walking City Tour
Roam the Piazza del Pebiscito
Quick stop at Chisea di San Francesco di Paola
Royal Palce
Walk towards Maschio Angioino
Piazza Municipio
Visit Santa Chiara Complex of church, cloisters, tombs and museum
Pass Gesu Nuovo Chuech
Walk through Spaccanapoli Street which literally splits the city of Naples into 2 sectors
Panoramic Drive across the city
Pass through Posilipo and Partenope to Castel dell’Ovo


1 Night in Rome

Stopover at Leaning Tower of Pisa Enroute to La Spezia
Guided City Tour
Photo stop at the Colosseum
Pass the Roman Forum
Walk on to Spanish Steps
Stop by the Trevi Fountain
Wander past Piazza del Popolo
Arch of Constantine
Admission to the Sistine Chapel
Walk inside to view magnificent creations of Michelangelo
Visit the Vatican Museum
See the Pinecone Courtyard
Hall of Maps
Gallery of Candelabra and Tapestries
Visit St. Peters Basilica

1 Night in La Spezia
Guided Walking Tour
Explore 3 scenic villages of Cinque Terre formed atop cliffs
Stroll down Manarola, Monterosso & Vernazza
View the bright and colourful hued village residences

2 Nights in Florence
Stop over at the outstanding Lake Garda Enroute to Milan
Free time at Lake Garda
Guided City Tour
Visit Florence Cathedral
Stroll across Ponte Vecchio
Explore Piazzale Michelangelo
Republic Square

1 Night in Milan
Free time at Milan to explore on your own

 


Optional Tours

Venice Tour via Train
Adult: AED550 Child(6-11yrs): AED500 Child(2-5yrs): AED500
Capri + Ana Capri Tour with Lunch
Adult: AED450 Child(6-11yrs): AED400 Child(2-5yrs): AED400


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Sunscreen
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