Italy is home to a wealth of “magnificents,” and this vacation features them all. Rome with its famed archaeological sites; Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance;” enchanting Lake Maggiore; the unique floating city of Venice; Perugia, capital of Umbria; and the lively resort of Sorrento. You’ll also experience Pisa’s amazing Leaning Tower; the charming landscapes of Cinque Terre; Genoa, childhood home of Christopher Columbus; Milan, capital of fashion; Italian-speaking Lugano in Switzerland; Romeo & Juliet’s romantic Verona; Ravenna with its precious Byzantine mosaics; Assisi’s frescoed St. Francis Basilica; Pompeii’s remarkable archaeological site; and the jet-set Isle of Capri. Enjoy it all amid the warmth of the Italian people and the beauty of the panoramic landscapes.

City Highlights

Individual headsetsInside visits and special features:Shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.Sightseeing:Visits to Pisa, Milan, Lake Maggiore, Lugano, Verona, Venice, Ravenna, Assisi, Sorrento, Capri


ROME Green Park Hotel Pamphili (ST)MONTECATINI Grand Hotel du Park et Regina (ST) or Settenrionale Esplanade (F)GENOA Starhotels President (F)LAKE MAGGIORE Simplon (F) at BavenoVENICE AREA Poppi (ST) at Mira or Holiday Inn (ST) at MargheraPERUGIA La Meridiana (F)SORRENTO Grand Hotel Vesuvio (F) or Ascot (F) or Central Park (ST) at MassalubrenseROME Holiday Inn Express San Giovanni (ST)


Buffet breakfast daily; 4 dinners


NOTE:December 24 Departure – Christmas lunch in Rome


Transportation: Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach; canal transfer boat in Venice; boat transfer to Capri; train La Spezia-Levanto