15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights

15 day Italian Landmarks tour including return international Etihad flights, breakfast daily, scenic transportation by rail, in-depth sightseeing and more.

$4,599
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  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
  • 15 day Italian Landmarks tour with Etihad flights
 

Highlights

 

Discover all the best and most iconic sights of Italy with an amazing 15 day Italian Landmarks tour.

Journey to the floating city of Venice and visit the famous St. Mark’s Basilica, Marco Polo’s house and the Bridge of Sighs. Catch a train to Lake Garda, where you will explore its southern shores and be able to soak up its incredible atmosphere. Arrive in the fashion capital of Milan, home to the iconic La Scala opera house and Milan Cathedral.

Travel to the Tuscan capital of Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance and home to the Palazzo Vecchio and Giatto’s Bell Tower. Discover the beauty of Rome and wander around its cobble stoned streets. See the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. Make your way south to Campania and arrive in gorgeous Naples. Admire the UNESCO-listed ruins of Pompeii and the stunning views of the Amalfi Coast. End your journey in Rome, having one last night to take in the sights and sounds of this beautiful place.

Your packages includes return flights, accommodation, in-depth sightseeing and more.

 
 

Day 1: Australia –airplane-takeoff– Venice

Depart Australia today to begin your incredible Italian holiday.

Day 2: Venice (B)

Welcome to Italy! Arrive in Venice and make your own way to your hotel. You are then at leisure to enjoy this historic city and relax after your flight.

Your hotel: Hesperia (or similar)

This little hotel is situated in the historic centre, looking onto the Canale di Cannaregio. It has recently been restored, using carefully chosen traditional materials and, while offering every modern comfort, still retains a typical Venetian style. The Hotel Hesperia provides an excellent, personalized service, thanks to the fact that the owners are always present, and  available to give their constant care and attention to the needs of their guests.

Day 3: Venice – train-icon– Lake Garda (B)

Explore Venice today with a guided walking tour through the most characteristic and important places of Venice. Among others, you will see St. Mark’s Square with St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace as well as St. Mark’s clock tower. Move onto Santa Maria Formosa square, followed by the Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, housing one of the city’s largest cathedrals. See Marco Polo’s House and the Malibran Theatre before returning to the San Marco district through the Mercerie – the primary connection between Rialto and San Marco districts, and the main street shopping.

In the afternoon catch a train to Lombardy and Lake Garda. Once in Desenzano make your own way to the hotel.

Day 4: Lake Garda (B)

Today you are free to explore the southern shores of Lake Garda. Desenzano and Sirmione are both resort towns with a great atmosphere, shops, restaurants and historic sites. Desenzano Castle offers sweeping lake views and Sirmione is famous for its thermal baths and fortress.

Your hotel: Bonotto (or similar)

The Hotel is enviably located within the idyllic lakeside town of Desenzano del Garda: where a corner of blue sky fell to earth. With an experienced and youthful management team at the helm, boasting Real Italian Hospitality Traditions since 1973, coupled with the hotel’s recent renovation, staff are committed to offer you an unforgettable experience of the highest quality.

Day 5: Lake Garda – train-icon– Milan (B)

This morning, make your way to the station for your train to Milan. Enjoy the views as the train takes you to one of the world’s capitals of fashion and design. Make your own way to the hotel and continue to see the sights of Milan onboard a Hop on- Hop off bus service. Drive by must-see Milan landmarks including La Scala opera house, Milan Cathedral and Il Cenacolo Vinciano.

Your hotel: Michelangelo (or similar)

The strategic location, just a short walk from Milano Centrale Station, will allow you to easily reach every corner of the city. Treat yourself with a thoughtless stay, just relax in the hot tub after a long busy day and regenerate at David Bar & Restaurant.

Day 6: Milan – train-icon– Florence (B)

Make your way to the station for your train to Florence. Relax as the train takes you south to the capital of Tuscany. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Your hotel: Delle Nazioni (or similar)

This charming property is located in the heart of downtown Florence, just to the east of the central train station – Santa Maria Novella. It is ideally situated, providing excellent access to the main tourist attractions like the Duomo, as well as the shopping districts, conference centre and exhibition halls.

Day 7: Florence (B)

Start off your day with a guided walking tour of the city. Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance, but there is so much to see, it can be hard to know where to start. This 2 hour small-group walking tour is ideal for checking off top attractions such as The Cathedral, Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio and Giotto’s Bell Tower.

Day 8: Florence – train-icon– Rome (B)

Make your way to the station for your train to Lazio and the Eternal City. Enjoy the views as the train takes you south. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Your hotel: Patria (or similar)

Located only 300 meters away from Stazione Termini, in Rome’s historic center, Hotel Patria welcomes you in elegant rooms, with all modern comforts, in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. If you are looking for a hotel with great tradition and prestige, this hotel offers a comfortable facility well served by public transportation that will take you to the city’s most beautiful places.

Day 9: Rome (B)

After breakfast, make your way to the central pick-up point for a guided tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum. Arriving by coach at Piazza Venezia you will see the impressive Il Vittoriano monument. Continue on foot to the famous Piazza Del Campidoglio designed by Michelangelo from where you will have a fantastic view of the Roman Forum. By coach you will then drive by the Circus Maximus and the Aventino Hill. Stop to admire the beautiful statue of Moses by Michelangelo located in the Church of St. Peter’s in Chains. Conclude your tour with a visit of the majestic Colosseum, an iconic symbol of this eternal city.

Day 10: Rome (B)

Join a tour of the Vatican Museum today, passing through Piazza della Repubblica with the Fountain of the Naiadi. Follow the ancient Aurelian Walls, which once surrounded the city, then see an Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II at Piazza del Popolo. On arrival at the Vatican Walls, your guide will lead you into the museum exhibitions. There you visit the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps. Next, you arrive in the famous Sistine Chapel, with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo.

Day 11: Rome – train-icon– Naples (B)

This morning, make your way to the station for your train to Naples. Enjoy the views as the train takes you south to Campania. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Your hotel: Holiday Inn Naples (or similar)

Set 4 minutes from Centro Direzionale station, this casual hotel is also within easy reach of  the Naples National Archaeological Museum and the Sansevero Chapel Museum. Its central location makes for a convenient guest experience.

Day 12:  Naples, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast (B)

Admire the UNESCO-listed ruins of Pompeii and wind along the Amalfi Coast on this day trip from Naples. Led by a local guide, hop aboard a luxury coach and journey to the ancient city of Pompeii. Enjoy some free time for lunch on own arrangements and then drive along the Amalfi Coast, stopping to explore the town of Amalfi on the way back to Naples.

Day 13: Naples – train-icon– Rome (B)

Make your way to the station for your train to back to Rome for your final night. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 14: Rome – airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

Bid farewell to Italy and make your own way to the airport today.

Day 15: Australia

Arrive home today.

 

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international airfares with Etihad, including at least 23kg checked baggage 
  • Arrive early or extend your stay fee-free with Flexi Flights
  • 12 nights’ centrally located twin share accommodation
  • Scenic transportation by rail 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guided walking tours of Venice and Florence
  • Guided tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum
  • Guided tour of the Vatican with Skip the Line entry
  • Full day guided tour of Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast from Naples

Please note: This is an independent tour, accompanying guides are not provided except for guided excursions specified in the tour itinerary

 

 

Fine Print

 

How To Book:

To book your Tour:

  • Bookings essential
  • Voucher valid for 1 person (must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Once booked and confirmed, no cancellations permitted
  • Must book by the 65 days prior to departure. 
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $499 per person are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges, interstate surcharges (if applicable) and single supplements (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment. 
  • Up to 12 Months Interest Free available: https://exclusives.webjet.com.au/up-to-12-months-interest-free/ 
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Excludes: Airport Transfers, Travel insurance, Visas, Personal expenses, Anything not mentioned or “optional” or “own account” in the itinerary.

Single Supplement: $1499 per person in addition to 1 x twin share voucher 

To purchase your single supplement please click here

Triple Share: Not available

Group Sizes: This is an independent tour, accompanying guides are not provided except for guided excursions specified in the tour itinerary.

Accommodation: 

Venice: Hesperia or similar 
Italian Lakes: Bonotto Hotel (Desenzano) or similar 
Milan: Michelangelo or similar
Florence: Delle Nazioni or similar 
Rome: Patria or similar 
Naples: Holiday Inn Naples or similar

Land Only: Please click on the yellow Land Only tab

Sightseeing: Please note that guided tours specified in the tour itinerary are based on seat-in-coach shared experiences with a small group of other travellers

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Exclusives is unable to provide visa advice.

For Visa assistance, please visit Webjet’s Travel Visa Service page

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

Daily departures between 1 February 2019 – 30 November 2019 

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. Live availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BUY NOW button

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Flight Information

 

Airline: 

  • Return economy airfares with Etihad from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane
  • Adelaide & Perth economy airfares with Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines, Qatar Airways or similar
  • Including at least 23kg checked baggage per passenger (actual limit is subject to change according to airline policy).
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked.
  • Flights cannot be used one-way only 

Flights:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve up to 2 transits. These changes are beyond our control and are subject to availability and airline schedule changes.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Schedule Changes: 

  • Airline schedule changes or cancellations can happen from time to time and are beyond our control. The customer is responsible for reviewing their flight schedule prior to their departure. Webjet Exclusives endeavours to assist customers where possible, however should any change or cancellation occur, please contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Flight Variations:

Option 1: Arrive early and/or extend your stay post tour with the promotional airline

  • Please select how many days you want to arrive early and/or extend your stay by on your Booking Form. 
  • Flights will arrive into the city as per the tour itinerary and depart from the city as per tour itinerary. Customers cannot choose another airport or city for their arrival and/or departure.
  • All flights will be booked with the promotional airfare available at the time of booking – for your choice of preferred airline or cabin class, please see below.
  • Your flight request is subject to availability and if the promotional airfare is not available, you will be quoted the fare difference.
  • Your varied flight itinerary will not be provided in advance of ticketing and once your flights have been ticketed, no further changes can be made.
  • If you are wishing to arrange internal flights, this must be arranged at your own expense. Webjet Exclusives cannot assist with the purchase of additional flights outside of the itinerary.
  • Webjet Exclusives are unable to provide any additional accommodation outside of the tour itinerary and this will need to be arranged at your own expense. By arriving early and/or extending your departure date, you will also forfeit the included airport transfers (if applicable) and will need to make your own way to and/or from the airport at your own expense.

 Option 2: Upgrade to Premium Economy or Business Class (where available)

  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person, plus additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class.
  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase.
  • If you have a preferred airline for your upgrade quote, please mention this in the Special Request field of your Booking Form. If no specific airline is requested, the best available fare will be quoted to you.
  • Your quote will not be provided immediately and will be processed in departure date order only after the final payment.
  • The quote will be sent via email only and will include clear instructions on how to make payment. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will cause the quote to expire, by which Webjet Exclusives will proceed to book the promotional airfare included in your packages.
  • If also choosing to arrival early and/or extend your stay, this will be quoted to you in conjunction with your preferred airline request.

 Should you be unsatisfied with the quote provided for your cabin upgrade, you can opt to:

1. Travel with the group as per the tour itinerary on the promotional airfare or;
2.Take the package as Land Only and receive a refund of the Land Only discount, if available.

Once your flights have been confirmed and ticketed, no further changes can be made and your booking will remain non-refundable.

 

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international airfares with Etihad, including at least 23kg checked baggage
  • Arrive early or extend your stay fee-free with Flexi Flights
  • 12 nights’ centrally located twin share accommodation
  • Scenic transportation by rail 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guided walking tours of Venice and Florence
  • Guided tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum
  • Guided tour of the Vatican with Skip the Line entry
  • Full day guided tour of Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast from Naples

 

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