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8-Day Venice and Rome Tour

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Overview

Looking for a holiday means you want to escape for a short while to take it easy, so sit back, kick those feet up on a gondola down the elegant Venetian canals and over a glass of wine and lunch in the Castelli Romani.

You will also make the most of guided tours around Venice and the nearby islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello in the Venetian lagoon, as well around Rome and Vatican City, still leaving you one day to spend however you wish in the 'Eternal City'.
Sightseeing
Food & Drink
Culture & Arts
Outdoors & Nature

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Venice & Gondola Cruise

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Arrival in Venice & Gondola Cruise

On arrival in Venezia Marco Polo Aiport, a private water taxi will pick you up to take you to the Hotel Baia del Mar where you can recline on the sun-kissed shores of Jesolo in this modern Venetian hotel. Later, you will take a romantic cruise through the canals of Venice on a private gondola. This will be the perfect way to begin your Venice and Rome tour over the next few days.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel Baia del Mar4 star

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    Activities

    VeniceOptional Activity

    Gondola Ride

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    Transportations

    Boat from Venice Marco Polo Airport to Hotel Baia del Mar

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    Destinations

    Venice

    Lido di Jesolo

Day 2

Tour of Venice & the Doge's Palace

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Tour of Venice & the Doge's Palace

This fascinating day tour takes you on an enjoyable journey through the most characteristic and important places that have contributed to the Venice you see today. Although Venice is widely known as The Floating City, it has many landmarks that are best reached on foot, such as Piazza San Marco and the Campanile (Bell Tower), as well as learning about many other Venetian treasures with your private tour guide. The rest of the day and evening will then be free for you to enjoy.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel Baia del Mar4 star

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    Activities

    Tour of Venice with Doge's Palace

    Piazza San Marco

    Doge's Palace

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Lido di Jesolo

    Venice

Day 3

Murano, Burano & Torcello

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Murano, Burano & Torcello

Accompanied by a local guide, you will explore the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello in the Venetian Lagoon starting with a boat tour passing the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the tip of Sant'Elena and the Lido before arriving at the island of Murano - famous for its glass-making. Then, you'll visit the colourful island of Burano, and learn about its fine lace creations, before enjoying a brief boat journey to Torcello.

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    Accommodation

    Hotel Baia del Mar4 star

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    Activities

    Murano

    Murano, Burano and Torcello

    Burano

    Torcello

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Lido di Jesolo

    Venice

Day 4

Travel to Rome & Explore Imperial Rome

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Travel to Rome & Explore Imperial Rome

On check out from the Hotel Baia del Mar, a private water taxi will await you to take you to Venezia Santa Lucia Train Station from which you will catch an onward train to Roma Termini. There you will find a driver to transport you to the Bettoja Hotel Mediterraneo, where you will spend the next four nights. In the afternoon, your private guide will show you around Imperial Rome, visiting the iconic trio of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

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    Accommodation

    Bettoja Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio4 star

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    Activities

    Imperial Rome Tour with the Colosseum

    The Colosseum

    Roman Forum

    Palatine Hill

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    Transportations

    Boat from Hotel Baia del Mar to Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia

    Train from Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia to Roma Termini

    Private Driver from Roma Termini to Bettoja Atlantico Hotel

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Lido di Jesolo

    Rome

Day 5

The Vatican Museums & Classic Sights of Rome

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The Vatican Museums & Classic Sights of Rome

All in a 4-hour tour you will visit St Peter's Basilica, and its square, with special access to the Borgia Apartments, the Carriages Rooms and Raffaello's Rooms, and of course the Sistine Chapel; as well as Rome's most famous, strolling via the Trevi Fountain, La Colonna di Marco Aurelio, the Palazzo di Montecitorio, Palazzo Madama, Piazza Navona, with a special finale at the Spanish Steps. Along the way, your professional guide will explain to you the rich history of this iconic city.

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    Accommodation

    Bettoja Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio4 star

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    Activities

    St. Peter's Basilica

    Tour of the Vatican Museums and Classic Rome Sights

    Vatican Museums

    Sistine Chapel

    Trevi Fountain

    Pantheon

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    Meals

    Breakfast and lunch

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    Destinations

    Rome

    Holy See (Vatican City State)

Day 6

Leisure Day in Rome

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Leisure Day in Rome

Today is a completely free day for you to enjoy relaxing at your hotel, shopping for gifts, seeing the local attractions at your own pace or just bar/cafe hopping savouring the local food and drink as you go! Rome is a city soaked in cultural, artistic and historical influences that you can spend the day getting lost in. Another great way to spend the morning or afternoon is to perch in a streetside cafe and watch the world go by with an Italian pastry or wine.

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    Accommodation

    Bettoja Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio4 star

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    Activities

    Free Time in Rome

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Rome

Day 7

Visit the Castelli Romani

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Visit the Castelli Romani

Just a few miles outside of Rome, you'll discover another world on this private tour to the famously charming Castelli Romani which will spoil you with the local wine and gastronomic delicacies in the stunning towns of Frascati and Marino. Also on the tour, you can admire the vistas of Lake Albano and Lake Nemi, before visiting the towns of Ariccia and Grottaferrata, as well as Castel Gandolfo. It will be a day of Italian culture and gastronomy that you will never forget.

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    Accommodation

    Bettoja Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio4 star

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    Activities

    Tour of the Castelli Romani with Wine Tasting Experience and Lunch

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    Meals

    Breakfast and lunch

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    Destinations

    Rome

    Genzano di Roma

Day 8

Arrivederci Italia!

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Arrivederci Italia!

On check out, a private transfer will take you to Roma Fiumicino Airport where you will catch your departing flight!

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    Transportations

    Private Driver from Bettoja Hotel Massimo d'Azeglio to Leonardo da Vinci International Airport

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    Meals

    Breakfast

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    Destinations

    Rome

Included in Price

  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 19 activities
  • 7 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • 7 breakfasts and 2 lunches
  • Airport transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • Ground transportation
  • Licensed English speaking guides

Not Included in Price

  • Alcohol beverages
  • Domestic flights
  • Entry visas / airport departure tax
  • Gratuities
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Trekking permits
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