About this Tour

Imagine a tour where you get to visit virtually every landmark of Italy, one where you’ll experience the culture and spirits of Rome, Florence, Venice, Assisi and Sorrento, and then to top it all off, imagine a land tour that good which ends with a cruise that sails across the Greek Isles.

Activity Level

Very little physical activity is involved other than boarding the coach, city walks and short walks to dinners and sites of interest, some of which are large and may have uneven surfaces and steps.

What's Included

  • Rome - Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill
  • Vactican City - Vactican Museum, St. Peter's Basillica, Sistine Chapel
  • Hilltop Town Orvieto - Signorelli frescoes, Duomo Cathedral
  • Florence - Gitto's bell tower, Baptistery, Galleria dell 'Academia (Statue of David)
  • Venice - St. Mark's Basilica, Doge's Palace, ACTV Tourist Card
  • Assisi - Basilica of St. Francis
  • City Tour of Rome, Florence, Venice, Assisi & Sorrento
  • All breakfasts and three dinners included
  • 7 day cruise of the Greek Islands aboard NCL's Norwegian Star
  • All meals included while onboard / Ultimate Beverage Package included
  • Speciality Dining Package (4 meals pp) included

Dates & Pricing

September 25, 2019 – October 13, 2019 Space Available

Weather Varies

We wish we could control the weather, but on the day this tour begins you can expect temperatures (°C) within this range:

Venice

Highs24
Lows15

Greek Isles

Highs26
Lows14

Rome & Florence

Highs27
Lows16

Itinerary

Imagine a tour where you get to visit virtually every landmark of Italy, one where you’ll experience the culture and spirits of Rome, Florence, Venice, Assisi and Sorrento, and then to top it all off, imagine a land tour that good which ends with a cruise that sails across the Greek Isles.

Day 1 – Home Cities to Venice

Depart from home cities to Venice

Day 2 – Venice

Arrive in Venice in the morning and transfer to our hotel. The rest of the day is ours to relax or enjoy the local sites. This evening, join our fellow travellers for a welcome dinner. (D)

Day 3 – Venice

Today we tour Venice and its many sites, such as St. Mark’s Square and Doge’s Palace. The afternoon is yours to enjoy, why not visit Murano Island and see the world famous blown glasswork or visit the island of Burano, or, take a gondola ride? (B)

Day 4 – Assisi

This morning we say farewell to Venice as we head to Assisi. Along the route we will stop at Padua & Bologna. Once we arrive in Assisi, the evening is ours to enjoy. (B)

Day 5 – Assisi

Today we get to enjoy a walking tour of Assisi, before having some free time. Later in the evening we enjoy a themed dinner in a typical Umbrian restaurant. (B, D)

Day 6 – Sorrento

After checking out of our hotel, we head towards Sorrento, our next stop for two nights. On the way we pass Monte Cassino before stopping at Pompeii for an in-depth tour and learn more about what happened that fateful night caused by Mount Vesuvius. (B)

Day 7 – Sorrento

Today we spend the day touring all the Amalfi Coast. We follow the dramatic scenic road, Corniche, stopping along the way at places such as Belvedere, which overlooks Positano, as well as stopping at Amalfi and Ravello. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. (B)

Day 8 – Rome

In the morning we make our way to Rome. After arriving at our hotel, we tour the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill. In the evening, join your fellow travellers for dinner. (B, D)

Day 9 – Rome

This morning we tour the Vatican City and its Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel & St. Peters Basilica. The rest of the day is free for you to enjoy. (B)

Day 10 – Florence

After checking out of the hotel, we make our way to Orvieto for some free time and a guided tour, including its famous Duomo and the Signorelli frescos. After, we head to Florence for the next two nights. (B)

Day 11 – Florence

In the morning, we enjoy a tour of Florence with its Renaissance sights such as the Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and the Giotto’s Bell Tower. Later in the afternoon we visit the Galleria Dell’Accademia, where Michelangelo’s David stands proud. (B)

Day 12 – Board Cruise Ship

Today we say farewell to Italy as we head back to Venice to board our home for the next 7 nights, the Norwegian Star. (B, D)

Day 13 – Kotor

As we arrive at this secluded city, we’ll notice the dramatic 65-foot high protective walls, which date back to the Venetian period during the 9th century. Kotor is listed as a UNESCO World Natural & Historical Heritage Site. (B, L, D)

Day 14 – Corfu

One of the lushest of the Greek Isles, Corfu is rimmed in dramatic blue waters & topped with tranquil hillside villages. A collection of quaint cafes in the town feels very continental, but the islands secluded coves & beaches could only be found in the Greek Isles. (B, L, D)

Day 15 – Argostoli

The city & its surrounding areas are full of treasures, including a 12th century Byzantine cathedral & beautiful 16th century frescoes. (B, L, D)

Day 16 – Santorini

Whitewashed villages clinging to the sides of the sea cliffs have made the volcanic island of Santorini one of the most widely photographed places in the world. The charm & mystery of the island makes some speculate it is the location of the lost city of Atlantis. (B, L, D)

Day 17 – At Sea

A relaxing day spent at sea. (B, L, D)

Day 18 – Dubrovnik

Dubbed “the pearl of the Adriatic” by the poet, Lord Byron, this Croatian city exudes romantic charm and beautiful scenery with its shimmering marble streets, centuries-old buildings capped by bright orange roofs, and lovely beaches ensconced between dramatic rocky ledges. (B, L, D)

Day 19 – Venice

Today we say farewell as we are transferred to the Venice airport for our flights back to Canada. (B)

What you will experience on this tour

Imagine a tour where you get to visit virtually every landmark of Italy, one where you’ll experience the culture and spirits of Rome, Florence, Venice, Assisi and Sorrento, and then to top it all off, imagine a land tour that good which ends with a cruise that sails across the Greek Isles.

Rome

The Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome. Built of travertine, tuff and brick-faced concrete. It is the largest amphitheatre ever built.

The Roman Forum is a rectangular forum surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the centre of Rome.

Palatine Hill is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome and is one of the most ancient parts of the city. It stands 40 metres above the Roman Forum, looking down upon it on one side and up on the Circus Maximus on the other.

Vatican City

The Vatican Museums are Christian and art museums located within the city boundaries of the Vatican City. They display works from the immense collection amassed by popes throughout the centuries including several of the most renowned Roman sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.

St. Peter’s Basilica is the largest church in the world and regarded as one of the holiest Catholic shrines.

The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City. Famously known for the chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo.

Hilltop Town Orvieto

Perched up on a cliff of red volcano rock, the Umbrian hilltop town of Orvieto is among Italy’s most enchanting.

Duomo Cathedral consists of two interconnected ogival shells, the cathedrals octagonal dome was erected between 1418 and 1434. A masterpiece capable of withstanding lightning, earthquakes and the passage of time, it continues to enchant all those who observe it from afar.

Florence

Florence is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of the most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleshi and a bell tower by Giotto. The Galleria dell’ Accademia displays Michelangelo’s “David” sculpture.

Venice

Venice is built on more than 100 small islands in a lagoon in the Adriatic Sea. It has no roads, just canals – including the Grand Canal thoroughfare – lined with Renaissance and Gothic Palaces. Doge’s Palace is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city.

Assisi

Assisi is the birthplace of St. Francis, one of Italy’s patron saints. The Basilica of St. Francis is a massive 2 level church.

Pompeii

Pompeii is a vast archaeological site in southern Italy. Once a thriving and sophisticated Roman city, Pompeii was buried under meters of ash and pumice after the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The preserved site features excavated ruins of streets and houses that visitors can freely explore.

7 nights aboard the Norwegian Star

Enjoy cruising through the Greek Isles aboard the Norwegian Star.

Kotor

Located along one of the world's most beautiful bays is Kotor, a city of traders and famous sailors, with many stories to tell. The Old City of Kotor is well preserved urbanization typical of the middle ages, built between the 12th and 14th century. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural hertiage have made Kotor land on the UNESCO's World Natural and Historical Heritage Site list.

Corfu

Defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. Its cultural heritage reflects years spent under the Venetian, French and British rule before it was united with Greece in 1864.

Santorini

Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. It was devestated  by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC, forever shaping its rugged landscape. On this island all senses are magnified, a product of its many contrasts: black eart against whitewashed homes clinging to the cliffside, or wild volcanic sculptures against sleep Cycladic lines.

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea. Its known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century.

Dates & Pricing

Imagine a tour where you get to visit virtually every landmark of Italy, one where you’ll experience the culture and spirits of Rome, Florence, Venice, Assisi and Sorrento, and then to top it all off, imagine a land tour that good which ends with a cruise that sails across the Greek Isles.

September 25, 2019 – October 13, 2019 Space Available


Canadian Dollars

Occupancy BA Balcony  OA Outside 
Double $8,540 $8,050
Triple $8,140 $7,820
Single $11,730 $10,690

* All prices are per person and include air from Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver & Victoria

Not included in price:

  • Port charges, all taxes (including air) and fees of $803.25
  • Airline baggage fees for additional or oversized luggage 
  • Fuel surcharges


U.S. Dollars

Occupancy BA Balcony  OA Outside 
Double $6,789 $6,399
Triple $6,469 $6,219
Single $9,324 $8,499

* All prices are per person and include air from Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver & Victoria

Not included in price:

  • Port charges, all taxes (including air) and fees of $639
  • Airline baggage fees for additional or oversized luggage 
  • Fuel surcharges

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