On this Best of Italy tour, visit some of Italy’s most popular cities, including Rome, Florence, Venice, Pisa, Capri, and Assisi. Visit the must-see sights, including the Vatican Museums, Colosseum, and Roman Forum in Rome; St. Mark’s Square and Basilica in Venice; Michelangelo’s David in Florence; and the church where St. Francis is buried—St. Francis’ Basilica—in Assisi. In Orvieto, situated high atop a volcanic rock, visit the gothic cathedral, dating to the 13th century and home to one of the best examples of Italian Renaissance painting.</BR></BR>One tour highlight is Pompeii, which was completely buried during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Imagine what life was like 2,000 years ago; this preserved town gives you an amazingly detailed look into life at the peak of the Roman Empire. Admire the paintings still on the walls, and look for the early fast-food restaurants beloved by ancient Romans. Another highlight on this Italy tour is the picturesque Isle of Capri, where you’ll ride the funicular to Capri village and have time to shop at its designer shops, savor the sumptuous cuisine at a bistro, and enjoy the amazing views of the breathtaking azure sea. Globus has even arranged a special Capri experience that includes an open taxi ride to Anacapri to visit the famous Villa San Michele, a villa with works of art from Antiquity to the early 20th century.</BR> </BR>Italy can satisfy even the most discerning traveler, and this tour allows you to experience its stunning beauty, ancient ruins, amazing sculptures, exquisite art, tasty cuisine, fine wines, and so much more. So grab your camera and leave all the details to Globus, so you can just enjoy yourself on this memorable vacation!
ROME Welcome dinner at a local restaurant; farewell dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, the Colosseum, and Roman ForumORVIETO Visit the cathedralTUSCANY [LF] Taste the traditional Cialde di MontecatiniFLORENCE Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo’s David, and Signoria SquarePISA Marvel at the legendary Leaning TowerVENICE Private boat rides; [LF] private water taxi ride by night; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstrationASSISI Guided sightseeing, visit St. Clare’s Church and St. Francis’ BasilicaPOMPEII Guided walking tour of the excavationsNAPLES–CAPRI–SORRENTO By jetfoilCAPRI Funicular ride; guided sightseeing, Capri experience: ride an open-taxi to Anacapri and visit Villa San Michele; boat cruise around the island of Capri; a special dinner with wine and sea viewHeadsets throughout the tour
Full buffet breakfast daily, 5 three-course dinners with wine, including special welcome and farewell dinners in Rome and a special dinner in Capri
Motorcoach; private boat ride in Venice; jetfoil; funicular and boat cruise in Capri. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.