9 day Classic Italian Journey with Etihad flights

9 day Classic Italian Journey, including return international Etihad flights, breakfast daily, scenic transportation by rail, in-depth sightseeing and more.

$2,999
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per person twin share | Typically $4,465!
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  • 9 day Classic Italian Journey with Etihad flights
  • 9 day Classic Italian Journey with Etihad flights
  • 9 day Classic Italian Journey with Etihad flights
  • 9 day Classic Italian Journey with Etihad flights
  • 9 day Classic Italian Journey with Etihad flights
  • 9 day Classic Italian Journey with Etihad flights
  • 9 day Classic Italian Journey with Etihad flights
 

Highlights

 

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Italy with a 9 day Classic Italian Journey.

Arrive in the gorgeous city of Rome and take a tour of the famous Colosseum. See the amazing statue of Moses by Michelangelo and view the incredible Piazza Del Campidoglio, designed once again by Michelangelo. Make your way to Florence and wander the quaint alleyways and picturesque plazas. The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence is a wonderful city filled with many attractions to discover including Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio and Giotto’s Bell Tower.

Take the train through Tuscany before arriving at St. Lucia station in Venice. Roam the cobble stoned streets and explore all of the shops and cafes that line this floating city. Visit St. Mark’s Square, the Bridge of Sighs, St Mark’s Basilica and even take a memorable ride through the canals on one of the famous Gondola’s. At the conclusion of your trip, you really will have experienced the very best of this beautiful country.

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

See Inclusions for more. 

 
 

Day 1: Australia –airplane-takeoff– Rome

Depart Australia today to begin your incredible Italian holiday.

Day 2: Rome

Welcome to Italy! Arrive in Rome 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: 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 3: 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 4: Rome –train-icon – Florence (B)

This morning, make your way to the station for your train to Florence. Relax as the train takes you north through Lazio to the capital of Tuscany. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You may wish to wander the quaint alleyways and picturesque plazas.

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 5: 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 6: Florence – train-icon– Venice (B)

This morning, make your way to the station for your train to Venice. Enjoy the views as the train takes you through Tuscany, Emilia-Romagna and Veneto before arriving at St. Lucia station. Make your own way to the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

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 7: Venice (B)

Explore the “Queen of the Adriatic” at your own pace today. Don’t miss St. Marks’ Square, St. Marks’ Basilica, the Doge’s Palace and Bridge of Sighs. Also worth visiting is the lagoon island of Murano who are famous for their glass making.

Day 8: Venice – airplane-takeoff– Australia (B)

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

Day 9: 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
  • 6 nights’ centrally located twin share accommodation
  • Scenic transportation by rail 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guided tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum
  • Guided Florence walking tour

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: $699 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: 

Rome: Patria or similar 
Florence: Delle Nazioni or similar 
Venice: Hesperia or similar 

Land Only: To purchase this tour land only (no flights) please click here 

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 great value 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

 

 

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
  • 6 nights’ centrally located twin share accommodation
  • Scenic transportation by rail 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guided tour of Imperial Rome and the Colosseum
  • Guided Florence walking tour
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