2017 Vacanza Absolute Italy Catalogue

 

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Absolute Italy We are your Italy Vacation Experts www.vacanzaitaly.com 2017 ITALY VACATIONS For years Italy has ranked among the top visited vacation destination. An incredibly easy and comfortable country to visit. A young country, formerly made up of independent city states – called regions. Each distinct and in some cases, retaining its own dialect or language) as well it’s own cuisine which changes rapidly from town to town. This diversified cuisine of local specialties, today is being recognized as a form of art. Our specialized programs; Exclusive and Independent Tours will allow you to discover another perspective of Italy’s culture not just in Food and Wine. Epic history found in the thousands of small rustic towns and villages, where ancient traditions are still being practiced and preserved. Our self-drive tours will take you through stunning countryside, breathtaking landscapes, scenic mountain ranges and dazzling lakes. Every corner you turn reveals beauty. Let us take you to an Unforgettable Vacation. INDIVIDUAL TOURS & SERVICES  Cooking & Wine  Walking & Trekking  Pre & Post Shore Excursions  Vintage Cars & Ferrari Tours  Fly / Drive Tours  Private or Group Transfers  Villas & Apartments Country and City  Hotels & City Escape Programs.  Weddings & Honeymoons ESCORTED TOURS  Guaranteed Departures  Intimate Small Groups  No Minimum Passengers CUSTOMIZED GROUP TOURS ON REQUEST Customize your tour to fit your groups unique wants and desires. We tailor your tour to complete everyone's bucket list. NOTE: Rates are set in EUROS (€). The CAD ($) rate is indicative of price & subject to change. All rates & hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply. Table of Contents SPLENDOR OF ITALY.............................................. 3 SPLENDOR OF ITALY + MILAN .................................... 4 SOUL OF ITALY + CINQUETERRE .................................. 5 ITALY’S BEST .................................................... 6 ITALY’S BEST + AMALFI COAST................................... 7 MILAN VENICE FLORENCE ........................................ 8 TUSCANY HIGHLGHTS VIP TOUR.................................. 9 CULINARY MARCHE ............................................ 10 WINE ROADS OF TUSCANY ..................................... 11 PANE & VINO ................................................. 12 SECRET VENICE ................................................ 13 EXPERIENCE VERONA ........................................... 14 EXPERIENCE CIQNUETERRE ..................................... 15 EXPERIENCE FLORENCE, ROME ................................. 16 EXPERIENCE TAORMINA, PALERMO ............................ 17 WALKING EXPLORE CINQUETERRE ............................... 18 WALKING LIGURIA’S CINQUETERRE .............................. 19 WALKING 5 TERRE SHORT HOLIDAY ............................. 20 WALKING SIBBILINI MOUNTAINS & NATIONAL PARK .............. 21 HIKING IN CHIANTI ............................................. 22 WALKING THE HEART OF THE AMALFI COAST .................. 23 HIKING THE AMALFI COAST & MOUNTAINS ...................... 24 SELF DRIVE TUSCANY & UMBRIA ............................... 25 SELF DRIVE TUSCANYY .......................................... 26 SELF DRIVE PIEMONTE ......................................... 27 SELF DRIVE VENETO ............................................ 28 PRIVATE DAY TOUR ROME, FLORENCE, CHIANTI ............. 29 PRIVATE DAY TOUR AMALFI, MILAN, VENICE .................. 30 TERMS AND CONDITIONS ....................................... 31 WE LOVE OUR COUNTRY...WE WANT YOU TO AS WELL

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Guaranteed Small Group Rome 3 SPLENDOR OF ITALY ESCORTED TOUR— 7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS SMALL GROUP MAXIMUM 16 ENGLISH GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES: (FRIDAYS) Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Venice Dates APR 14.28 MAY 5.19. JUN 2.16.30 JUL 14 JUL 28. AUG 11.25 SEP 8 SEP 22.OCT 6 OCT 20 NOV 3 NOV 10.17 Double $2700 $2840 $2695 $2430 $2840 $2780 $2670 $2280 $2195 Single $3810 $4065 $3780 $3290 $4065 $3895 $3470 $3000 $2840 Triple $2470 $2590 $2460 $2220 $2450 $2535 $2460 $2085 $2010 Rates Cad Each Hotels Or Similar 2 nights in Rome (Dei Mellini, Savoy, Londra & Cargill) 3 nights in Florence (Cavour, Palazzo Castri, Villa Olmi) 2 nights in Venice (Palazzo Selvadego, Palazzo Giovanelli) Itinerary Day 01: Friday, Arrival Rome Private Meet & Greet Transfer to Rome Hotel. Welcome to Italy! Meet your Tour Leader and join your group enjoy a tasty welcome dinner. Overnight (D) Day 02: Saturday, Heart of Rome & Vatican. After breakfast meet your assistant and walk to Piazza Navona, exploring the centre of Rome: Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and the Baroque quarter. Free time for lunch and relax. Then transfer to the Vatican for a guided visit. Evening, meet your tour leader and enjoy a relaxed walking sunset tour and dinner at a local Roman Restaurant. Return to hotel Overnight (BD) Day 03: Sunday, Siena. After breafkast meet your tour guide travel to Florence by private coach.Scenic drive of hills, vineyards, villages and Olive Groves. En route stop in Siena, Italy’s loveliest medieval city. Upon arrival, enjoy a “farmer’s lunch”: original Tuscan food: wine tasting with cheese and salami. Time to explore the city. Continue visiting a Vineyard, cellars and wine tasting in Chianti. Late afternoon continue to Florence. Overnight (BL, wine tasting) Day 04: Monday, Florence Optional Tours. After breakfast, your free day to explore this rennaisance city on your own. There are optional tours available. Overnight in Florence.(B) Day 05: Tuesday, Florence. Breakfast and discover Florence’s most picturesque side of the city: Visit the market of San Lorenzo where specialties arrive daily fresh from the countryside. One can taste many varieties of cheese, fruits and vegetable, breads. Lunch on your own. Return to Hotel to Meet your guide for guided tour. Visit Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio (from outside), the Dome, Giotto's bell tower (from outside), Ponte Vecchio. And the Accademia with Michelangelo’s David. At Sunset a 45 Minute Walking Tour and Evening Tuscan Dinner . Overnight (BD) Day 06: Wednesday, Venice. After breakfast, transferred to train station. High speed train to Venice. Arrival and transfer to hotel in the Laguna. Free time to explore Venice on your own. Overnight in Venice. (B) Day 07: Thursday, Venice. After breakfast, visit S. Mark’s, Doge Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Grand Canal. Free time for lunch. At Sunset discover the amazing Island. Your tour guide will escort you between the Venetian “Calli” and their “Bacari”, typical traditional Venetian bars to taste the famous “Cicchetti”. You discover Venice’s charm, colors and savours. At the end, enjoy a Venetian Dinner. Overnight (B, Farewell Dinner) Day 08: Friday , Venice Departure. After breakfast Independent Transfer to Airport or Railways Station (B) Quick Facts Includes: Meet & Greet private transfer to hotel, daily breakfast, tour escort service, welcome briefing, welcome dinner, guided visit the heart of Rome, visit of Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with skip the line reservation, Roman gourmet dinner, transfer from Rome to Florence by private coach, en route stop in Siena & Monteriggioni, wine tasting in Siena & lunch, guided visit of Florence Fresh Market. Tuscan gourmet dinner, guided visit the heart of Florence, including Accademia & Michelangelo’s David with skip the line reservation, first class high speed train from Florence to Venice, arrival transfer Venice, guided visit of Venice evening walking tour ending with a farewell dinner in Venice. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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Guaranteed Small Group Rome 4 SPLENDOR OF ITALY + MILAN ESCORTED TOUR—10 DAYS SMALL GROUP MAXIMUM 16 ENGLISH GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES: (FRIDAYS) Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Venice, Como, Milan Dates APR 14.28 MAY 5.19 JUN 16.30 JUL 14 JUL 28. AUG 11.25 SEP 8 SEP 22.OCT 6 OCT 20 NOV 3.17 Double $3935 $4040 $3895 $3725 $3680 $4040 $2615 $3895 $3455 Single $5414 $5590 $3290 $5125 $4780 $5590 $3715 $3290 $4500 Triple $3585 $3675 $3550 $3450 $3290 $2400 $3675 $3550 $3130 Rates Cad Each Hotels Or Similar 2 nights in Rome (Dei Mellini, Savoy, Londra & Cargill) 3 nights in Florence (Cavour, Palazzo Castri, Villa Olmi) 2 nights in Venice (Palazzo Selvadego, Palazzo Giovanelli) 2 nights Milan (GH Visconti, Una Cusani) Itinerary Day 01 Friday Through Day 07 Saturday ~ Splendor of Italy Tour on Page 2 Milan Add On: Day 8: Friday, Venice, Milan. Begin your 2 nights private post tour to Milan & Como. Tour continues on private basis, no tour escort. Joining standard day tours. After Breakfast transfer to Venice Station, and board your high speed train to Milano. Upon your arrival, meet your driver and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon you will be picked up at your hotel by our driver and transferred to Largo Cairoli to start your tour of Milan. Your half-day sightseeing tour of Milan also includes a walking tour, introducing you to Italy’s most stylish city. Take a look at the medieval Sforza Castle. Visit the splendid Duomo, one of the world's largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. Walk inside Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping gallery, a 19th century glass vaulted shopping arcade. Enter Milan’s most famous Opera House, the fabulous La Scala theatre. Your entrance ticket provides 24 hour admission to the theatre and museum so you can return the next day. Finally the tour ends with the view of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, The Last Supper includes reserved entry which is difficult to obtain. We guarantee exclusive no line entry and an intimate viewing of the Last Supper. At the end of the tour, you will have the possibility to spend more time in the heart of the town or continue to the hotel on you own. Overnight in Milan(B) Day 09: Saturday, Como. After Breakfast, enjoy a guided full day visit of Como & Bellagio. (pick up and drop off included). Discover Lake Como in Italy's beautiful Lake District, just a short distance from Milan. Nestled between the huge snowcapped Alps that rise up from its shores, you find the fashionable lakeside town Como. After spending time shopping and dining, enjoy a two hour panoramic cruise on Lake Como to the enchanting village of Bellagio. Time to visit on your own. Overnight in Milan (B) Day 10: Friday, Milan. After Breakfast, independent transfer to airport or railways station (B) Quick Facts Includes: Meet & Greet private transfer to hotel, daily breakfast, tour escort service, welcome briefing, welcome dinner, guided visit of the heart of Rome, guided visit of Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with skip the line reservation, Roman gourmet dinner, transfer from Rome to Florence by private coach with en route stop in Siena & Monteriggioni, wine tasting in Siena & lunch, guided visit of Florence Fresh Markets, Tuscan gourmet dinner, guided visit of the heart of Florence, including Accademia & Michelangelo’s David with skip the line reservation, first class reserved seating on high speed train from Florence to Venice, arrival transfer Venice, guided visit of Venice evening walking tour ending with a farewell dinner in Venice, Transfer from hotel to Venice Rail Station, first class reserved seat on high speed train Venice to Milan. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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5 Guaranteed Small Group Rome SOUL OF ITALY + CINQUETERRE ESCORTED TOUR— 6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS SMALL GROUP MAXIMUM 16 ENGLISH GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES: (FRIDAYS) Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Cinqueterre Dates APR 14 APR 28. MAY 5.19. JUN 2 JUN 16.30. JUL 14.28. AUG 11 AUG 25. SEP 8. 22. OCT 6.20 Double $2850 $2690 $2525 $2690 Single $3590 $3640 $3410 3640 Triple $2420 $2445 $2295 $2445 Rates Cad Each Hotels Or Similar 2 nights in Rome (Dei Mellini, Savoy, Londra & Cargill) 3 nights in Florence (Cavour, Palazzo Castri, Villa Olmi) 1 night in Genova (Bristol, Continental) Itinerary Day 01: Friday, Arrival Rome, Private Meet & Greet Transfer to Rome Hotel. Meet your Tour Leader and your group. Welcome dinner. Overnight (D) Day 02: Saturday, Heart of Rome & Vatican. After breakfast meet your assistant at hotel walk to Piazza Navona, exploring the heart of Rome: Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and the Baroque quarter. Free time for lunch and relax. Then transfer to the Vatican for a guided visit. Evening, meet your tour leader and enjoy a relaxed walking sunset tour and a tasty Roman dinner. Return to hotel Overnight. (BD) Day 03: Sunday, Siena. After breafkast meet your tour guide travel to Florence by private coach. Drive through scenic hills, vineyards, and villages. En route stop in Siena, Italy’s loveliest medieval city. Arriving enjoy a “farmer’s lunch”: original Tuscan food: wine tasting with cheese and salami. Time to explore the city. Continue Chianti visit a vineyard and wine tasting. Later continue to Florence. Overnight. (BL, wine tasting) Day 04: Monday, Florence Optional Tours. After breakfast, your free day to explore this rennaisance city on your own. There are optional tours available. Overnight in Florence. (B) Day 05: Tuesday, Florence. After Breakfast explore the unkown Florence. Visit fresh market of San Lorenzo where food arriving fresh everyday from Tuscan Countryside. It’s will be a great opportunity to taste many varieties of cheese, fruits and vegetable, breads…Free time for lunch. Meet your guide in the hotel to explore the heart of the town. Visit Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio (from outside), the Dome with Giotto's bell tower (from outside), Ponte Vecchio. Finally, visit the Accademia and see the masterpiece of Michelangelo: the statue of David. Sunset 45 minute walking tour and evening Tuscan Dinner.(BD) Day 06: Wednesday, Cinqueterre. After breakfast, meet your driver guide and continue to Cinqueterre. This part of the tour is based on a Private Basis, without Tour Escort. Upon arrival, start your exploration of the villages by boat. Cinqueterre is the name of a district that encompasses five glorious towns, where small houses are surrounded by lush nature. Visitors are fascinated by the beauty of these five small villages, namely: Manarola, Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare. The inhabitants of Cinque Terre benefit not only from its pristine waters, but from its natural environment, where wild nature is interspersed with vineyards, olive groves and citrus orchards, creating a precious bond between man, his traditions and this breathtaking stretch of coast. At the end, continue to Genoa where you will overnight for 1 night. (B) Day 07: Thursday, Departure Genoa. After breakfast Independent transfer to airport or rail station. Quick Facts Includes: Meet & Greet private transfer to hotel, daily breakfast, tour escort service, welcome briefing, welcome dinner, guided visit of the heart of Rome, guided visit of Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with skip the line reservation, Roman gourmet dinner, transfer from Rome to Florence by private coach with en route stop in Siena & Monteriggioni, wine tasting in Siena & lunch, guided visit of Florence Fresh Markets, Tuscan gourmet dinner, guided visit of the heart of Florence, including Accademia & Michelangelo’s David with skip the line reservation, driver guided tour to Cinqueterre from Florence, boat to explore Cinqueterre, drop off Genova. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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6 Guaranteed Small Group Venice ITALY’S BEST ESCORTED TOUR—7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS SMALL GROUP MAXIMUM 16 ENGLISH GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES: (MONDAYS) Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome Dates Double Single Triple APR 10. 24 $2700 $3785 $2535 MAY 15. 29. JUN 12 $2950 $4190 $2675 JUN 26. $2880 $4170 $2700 JUL 10. 24 $2700 $3675 $2535 AUG 7 $2550 $3345 $2345 AUG 21 $2455 $3100 $2155 SEP 4. 18. OCT 2. OCT 16 $2950 $3785 $2455 OCT 30 $2700 $3785 $2535 NOV 6 $2290 $2965 $2005 Rates Cad Each Hotels Or Similar 2 nights Venice (Palazzo Selvadego, Ca Dei Conti) 3 nights in Florence (Cavour, Palazzo Castri, Villa Olmi) 2 nights in Rome (Dei Mellini, Savoy, Londra & Cargill) Itinerary Day 01: Monday Arrival in Venice. Welcome to Italy! Late afternoon meet your tour guide and your travel companion at the Bar of the hotel. At the end, walk to the restaurant and enjoy a tasty welcome dinner.
Overnight in Venice B (D) Day 02: Tuesday Venice. After breakfast visit the classic Venice: S. Marco Square, Doge Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Gran Canal. Free time for lunch. Late afternoon enjoy a fantastic experience. Discover amazing Venice at sunset. Your tour guide will escort you between the venetian “calli” and their “Bacari”, typical and traditional venetian bars to taste the famous “Cicchetti”, the typical venetian food. Discover the charm of Venice between lights, colors and savors. In the evening, meet your assistant for a 45 minutes sunset walkingtour, end the evening with a Venetian Dinner.
Overnight in Venice (BD) Day 03: Wednesday Florence. Meet your assistant in the lobby and transfer to Venice Station. High speed train to Florence. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon visit Florence with your guide. Lorenzo de Medici transformed Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance by attracting the best artists, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli.
Finally, visit the Accademia and see the masterpiece of Michelangelo: the statue of David.
Evening a sunset 45 minute walking tour followed by a Tuscan Dinner.
Overnight in Florence (BD) Day 04: Thursday Florence. Time to explore on your own. Optional tours available. Overnight in Florence (B) Day 05: Friday Siena. After Breakfast with your guide transfer to Rome by private coach. Magnficent scenic drive along the Tuscan road covered by vineyards, olives groves, small villages.
En route stop in Siena, Italy’s loveliest medieval city. Upon arrival, enjoy a “farmer’s lunch”; original Tuscan Food: wine tasting with cheese and salami.
Afternoon visit Chianti vineyard for a wine tasting, continue to Rome.
Free time for dinner. Overnight in Rome. (BL) Day 06: Saturday Rome. Meet your assistant, transfer to the heart of Rome: Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Piazza Navona and the Baroque quarter. Free time for lunch.
Then transfer to the Vatican for a guided visit. At the end transfer to your hotel. Experience the real Roman food! Meet your tour leader and walking along the narrow streets of ancient Rome. End the tour with a tasty Gourmet Roman Dinner. Return to hotel with your tour leader. Overnight in Rome (BD) Day 07: Sunday Rome. Time to explore on your own. Optional tours available(B) Day 08: Wednesday Departure After breakfast Independent transfer to Airport (B) Quick Facts Includes: Arrival transfer Venice, daily breakfast, tour escort service from Venice to Rome, welcome briefing, evening walking tour of Venice with welcome dinner, guided visit of Venice, transfer Venice hotel to Venice rail station, first class reserved high speed train to Florence, transfer to Florence hotel, guided visit of the Heart of Florence, including Accademia (Statue of David) skip the line entry, Tuscan gourmet dinner with evening Sunset Walking Tour, transfer to Rome by private coach with en route stop in Siena & Monteriggioni, lunch & wine tasting in Siena, guided visit Heart of Rome, guided visit Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel, with skip the line entry. Evening walking tour of Rome with farewell dinner. Excludes: Flights, gratuities; City Tax,, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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7 Guaranteed Small Group Venice ITALY’S BEST + AMALFI COAST ESCORTED TOUR— 9 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS SMALL GROUP MAXIMUM 16 ENGLISH GUARANTEED DEPARTURE DATES: (MONDAYS) Venice, Florence & Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi Coast Dates Double Single Triple APR 10 $3305 $4765 $3195 APR 24 $ 3645 $5065 $3295 MAY 15.29 $3700 $5065 $3245 .JUN 12. 26 $3780 $5250 $3445 JUL 10 $3585 $4865 $3245 JUL 24. AUG 7 $3385 $4540 $3050 SEP 4.18. OCT 2 $3780 $3640 $3435 OCT 16 $3705 $5065 $3345 OCT 30 $3485 $4680 $3150 NOV 6 $2880 $3755 $2680 Rates Cad Each Hotels Or Similar 2 nights in Venice (Palazzo Selvadego) 2 nights in Florence (Cavour, Palazzo Castri, Villa Olmi) 3 nights in Rome (Dei Mellini, Savoy, Londra & Cargill) 2 nights in Sorrento ( Regina Crawford, Helios) Itinerary Day 01: Monday Arrival in Venice. Welcome to Italy! Late afternoon meet your tour guide and your travel companion at the hotel., and walk to a restaurant and enjoy a tasty welcome dinner. Overnight in Venice(D) Day 02: Tuesday Venice. After breakfast visit the classic Venice S. Marco Square, Doge Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Gran Canal. Free time for lunch. Late afternoon, discover amazing Venice at sunset. Your tour guide will escort you between the Venetian “Calli” and their “Bacari”, typical Venetian bars to taste the famous “Cicchetti”, the traditional Venetian food. Discover the charm of Venice between lights, colors and savours. In the evening meet your assistant for a 45 minutes sunset walkingtour, end the evening with a Venetian Dinner. Overnight in Venice (BD) Day 03: Wednesday Florence. Meet your assistant iin hotel and transfer to Venice Station. High speed train to Florence. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon visit Florence with your guide. Lorenzo de Medici transformed Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance by attracting the best artists, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli. Finally, visit the Accademia and see the masterpiece of Michelangelo, the statue of David. At sunset, a 45 minute walking tour followed by a Tuscan Dinner. Overnight in Florence (BD) Day 04: Thursday Florence. Time to explore on your own. Optional tours available. Overnight in Florence (B) Day 05: Friday Siena. After Breakfast with your guide transfer to Rome by private coach. Magnificent scenic drive along the Tuscan road covered by vineyards, olives groves, small villages. En route stop in Siena, Italy’s loveliest medieval city. Upon arrival, enjoy a “farmer’s lunch”; original Tuscan Food: wine tasting with cheese and salami. Afternoon, visit Chianti vineyard for a wine tasting, continue to Rome. Free time for dinner. Overnight in Rome. (BL) Day 06: Saturday Rome. Meet your assistant, transfer, and tour the heart of Rome, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Piazza Navona and the Baroque Quarter. Free time for lunch and relax. Then transfer to the Vatican for a guided visit. At the end transfer to your hotel. Late afternoon, experience the real Roman food! Meet your tour leader and evening walking tour along the narrow streets of ancient Rome, and tasty Roman dinner. Escorted back to Hotel. Overnight Rome( (BD) Day 07: Sunday Rome. Time to explore on your own. Optional tours available (B) Day 08: Monday Pompei. After breakfast transfer to Sorrento by private coach. En route stop and visit of Pompei. Famous for its civic buildings lining the streets that are still intact today, which are exceptional examples of the epoch’s architecture. Continue to an estate for a light lunch, a wine tasting on the Vesuvio Volcano offering views of the Gulf of Naples with Capri, and the Coast. Overnight in Sorrento (B) Day 09: Tuesday Amalfi & Ravello. After Breakfast a full day tour of Amalfi & Ravello with lemon grove tour.This excursion combines Ravello and Amalfi. In Amalfi, learn about the history of the city and the ancient Maritime Republics, then visit an incredible “limoneto”, a lemon grove. Pick lemons and prepare a fresh squeezed lemonade “Amalfi style”. Continue to Ravello, famous its historical villas such Villa Cimbrone, and Villa Rufolo. Overnight in Sorrento (B) Day 10: Wednesday Departure. After breakfast independent transfer to Airport (B) Quick Facts Includes: Arrival transfer Venice, daily breakfast, tour escort service from Venice to Rome, welcome briefing Venice, evening walking tour of Venice with welcome dinner, guided visit of Venice, transfer Venice Hotel to Venice Rail Station, First Class reserved high speed train to Florence, transfer to Florence Hotel, guided visit of the Heart of Florence, including Accademia (Statue of David) skip the line entry, Tuscan gourmet dinner with evening Sunset Walking Tour, Transfer to Rome by private coach with en route stop in Siena & Monteriggioni, lunch & Wine Tasting in Siena, guided visit Heart of Rome & Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with skip the line entry, evening walking tour & dinner. Transfer to Amalfi Coast stop for Pompeii guided visit, Wine & Pizza tasting in Sorretnto, guided day tour of Amalfi & Ravello with Lemon tour. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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8 Independent Tour—Milan MILAN VENICE FLORENCE INDEPENDENT TOUR - 10 DAYS 3 NIGHTS IN MILAN, 3 NIGHTS IN VENICE, 3 NIGHTS IN FLORENCE HOTELS 4* ACCOMMODATIONS Rate Cad Each $3030 (Double) Itinerary Day 1: Arrival at Milan airport, private transfer. Day 2: Tour Milan, the city of fashion & cocktails; you can start from Castello Sforzesco. Then walk to the Cathedral, in Lombard Gothic style, symbol of the city, with La Madonnina " eighteenth century gilded copper. From Piazza Duomo you can enjoy shops & trendy cafes then reach the Basilica of Sant'Ambrogio. Dinner. Day 3: Visit the Basilica of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Then off to Brera, where you can visit the Academy of Fine Arts & the Art Gallery & many shows offered by street artists. In the afternoon shop in the fashion district. In the evening elegant dinner in a well-known restaurant. Day 4: Depart for Venice by train AV, in first class. Day 5: Tour Venice, overlooking the Canal Grande & the various bridges. You can take Lines 1 & 2 hydro- taxi from Saint Lucia train station to Piazza San Marco. Overnight. Day 6: Visit the Venetian Ghetto in Cannareggio area divided into three continuous sectors: Novo, Old & Novissimo. Stop on the island of Murano, well known for glass processing. In the evening elegant dinner in a well known restaurant. Day 7: Depart for Florence, by train AV, in first class 1. Private transfer to hotel. Day 8: Visit of the “Renaissance” Florence & a Gothic style church Santa Maria Novella, a monk’s pharmacy & an ancient laboratory for herbs & medicinal plants. Other highlights are Palazzo Strozzi, the Brunelleschi’s Duomo, Giotto’s Bell tower. The tour continues with Piazza della Signoria dominated Palazzo & its statues to end with the Old Bridge or Ponte Vecchio. Day 9: Free shopping tour. Later in the morning a prestigious wine shop located in the Medieval Tower in the heart of Florence will open its door for a tasting of Tuscan & Italian delicacies. In the evening elegant dinner in a well-known restaurant. Day 10: Depart to Milan airport by train AV, in first class. End of services. Quick Facts Includes: 4* Hotels, 3 nights in Milan, 3 nights in Venice, 3 nights in Florence; buffet breakfasts, private transfers where specified, high speed First Class train tickets, Milan—Venice, Venice—Florence, Florence-Milan airport; 3 elegant dinners in famous restaurants. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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9 Gastronomy Independent Tour—Tuscany TUSCANY HIGHLIGHTS VIP TOUR PRIVATE TOUR—TOUR 6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS Siena, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, Volterra, Pisa, Lucca, Firenze Dates APR 14.28 Double $2700 Single $3810 Triple $2470 MAY 5.19. JUN 2.16.30 JUL 14 JUL 28. AUG 11. 25 $2840 $2695 $2430 $4065 $3780 $3290 $2590 $2460 $2220 SEP 8 SEP 22.OCT 6 OCT 20 NOV 3 NOV 10.17 $2840 $2780 $2670 $2280 $2195 $4065 $3895 $3470 $3000 $2840 $2450 $2535 $2460 $2085 $2010 Rates Cad Each OPERATES DAILY-ON REQUEST Itinerary Day 1: Arrival transfer from Florence airport/railway station to the hotel. Day 2: Siena – Chianti – San Gimignano. After breakfast depart Siena. Meet your guide for a walking tour. Continue to a farmhouse visit of its cellars & vineyards, followed by a typical lunch & wine tasting. Continue to visit San Gimignano. Return to Hotel. Overnight Florence. Day 3: Montepulciano - Pienza – Montalcino. After breakfast, depart for Montepulciano. Free time to visit the historical center & tasting of the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano in a local winery. Continue to Pienza a small Tuscan town of Renaissance era. Enjoy a lunch with tasting of pecorino cheese & local products. Continue to Montalcino, a producer of Brunello wine, where you can enjoy the wines & working methods. Free time to visit & to discover the "secrets" of the village. Return to Hotel. Overnight Florence. Day 4: Pisa - Lucca. After breakfast full day excursion to the Old Town Volterra & visit an artisan laboratory of alabaster stone work. Guided walking tour of Pisa. Continue to Lucca, known for its intact Renaissance-era city walls; this ancient town was founded by the Etruscans. Return to Hotel. Overnight Florence. Day 5: Florence. After breakfast, meet a local guide, dedicate a day to discover the historical center of Florence, walk through Michelangelo’s square for the best view of the town followed by a walk to "Ponte Vecchio" & to the Accademia Gallery, David statue, Giotto’s bell tower, the Baptistery, the Cathedral & its Cupola of Brunelleschi. A visit is not complete without seeing Signoria Square, seat of the Palazzo Vecchio & Loggia dei Lanzi, admire the best of Renaissance artists in the Uffizi Gallery & finish our tour in Santa Croce Square. Return to Hotel. Overnight Florence. Day 6: Florence Departure transfer to airport/railway station. End of services. Quick Facts Includes: 5 Nights in 4* Florence Hotel with breakfast, private service in a deluxe vehicle, assistance during the tour, English speaking driver (is not a guide). Maximum 8 participants on a private tour, 2 lunches, 3 wine tastings. Local guides: English speaking in Florence, Siena, Pisa (or Lucca). Tickets in Florence - Accademia & Uffizi museum. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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10 Gastronomy Independent Tour—Tuscany CULINARY MARCHE PRIVATE TOUR-CULINARY ADVENTURES 4* BOUTIQUE HOTEL RESIDENZA CENTO TORRI OR SIMILAR Rate Each Cad $2595 (Double) Itinerary Day 1: Arrive Rome, Meet and Greet. After a 2.5 hour journey arrive Ascoli Piceno. Check in, meet tour leader a brief guided tour, welcome aperitif in historical cafe. Welcome dinner at a typical local osteria and overnight. Day 2: After breakfast visit a small biological olive oil producer. Lean how it is produced with ancient olives known as Ascolano Olives. Olive oil tasting and local products. Return to Ascoli. This afternoon you’ll learn to prepare & cook the Ascolano olives! (patented recipe). Evening and dinner on your own. Overnight. Day 3: Morning travel to Offida, the most important city in Le Marche Region for wine. More than 60% of the regional wine is produced here. Enjoy a guided tour of the historical town, famous for it‘s lace making. Visit PS Winery. Raffaele and Dwight are the 2 associates of the Winery. Coming from 2 different worlds, Ascoli journalism and USA surgery, joint passion succeeding in producing some of the best wines in the world. Winery visit, wine tasting and lunch. Afternoon return to Ascoli. Evening typical dinner. Overnight Day 4: Our first stop is Campofilone. This small town is famous all over the world for home made pasta. The Antica Pasta concept is that of home made pasta of with characteristics are passed on by generations of mothers and daughters. Genuine ingredients are carefully selected. A great culinary lesson and an enjoyable lunch. After lunch travel towards il Conero. Tonight we have dinner at Il Fortino Napoleonico or in a similar location. Day 5: Our first stop is Senigallia. Splendour in piazzas and monuments and the excellent cuisine can be found in it‘s many restaurants. Late afternoon, visit ancient winery Fattoria Le Terrazze wine tasting and farewell to Marche Dinner. Day 6: Morning departure for Rome. Three hour journey travelling through Umbria and Lazio. Afternoon walking tour of city with farewell dinner. Day 7: Departure day, end of services. Quick Facts Includes: All transfers as per tour, 6 nights in Boutique 4* Hotel B&B or similar, guided tour of Ascoli Piceno, welcome apertif, four dinners, full day Olive Oil Exerience, 2 wine tasting experiences, guided tour of Offida and wine tasting experience, culinary classes in Campofilone, tour of Rome and farewell dinner, and assistance included. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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11 Gastronomy—Tuscany WINE ROADS OF TUSCANY DISCOVERING TUSCANY THROUGH ITS FAMOUS VINEYARDS AND GREEN HILLS —7 DAYS Florence, Siena, Tuscany 4* ACCOMMODATIONS OR SIMILAR Dates Jan 10-31, Feb. Mar Jan 1-9, Nov, Jul, Aug Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Dec Double $1310 $1520 $1730 Single $1750 $2030 $2365 Rates Cad Each Itinerary Day 1: Arrival at Florence airport, private transfer and overnight. Day 2: Visit this Renaissance city in a walking tour. Discover Florence, walking tour from Ponte Vecchio to the famous Uffizi Gallery. Overnight. Day 3: Guided visit of Lucca & Pisa. Pick up and drop off Hotel. Visit Lucca & tour continues to Pisa, where you will have free time for lunch. Continue to a local winery for a visit and wine tasting. Overnight. Day 4: Breakfast, transfer to Siena by train. Walking visit of Siena. Overnight Siena. Day 5: Today explore Chianti for a guided visit of Chianti area. Taste one of the most famous wine, Chianti. Taste this refined product at one of the best wine cellars. Wine tasting accompanied with a selection of Tuscan foods. Continue to San Gimignano, a medieval town World Heritage Site Unesco. Return Siena. Overnight. Day 6: Today a guided visit of Montalcino & a Brunello winery visit. You will have the opportunity to taste prestigious wines in the best wineries in the territory. Day 7: Breakfast & private transfer from Siena to Florence airport. End of services. Quick Facts Includes: 3 nights Florence 4* Hotel Kraft, 3 nights Siena 4* Hotel Athena, buffet breakfast, private transfers to and from Florence airport, rail tickets Florence to Siena, 5 guided tours with English guide, 3 wine/food tastings, hotel pick up and return on Day 5 of tour. Excludes:: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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PANE & VINO Gastronomy—Naples 12 WINE AND FOOD TOUR—5 DAYS Naples, Caserta, Sorrento, Pompeii 4* ACCOMMODATIONS Dates Jan , Feb, Mar Apr, May, Jun Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct Double $1990 $2050 $2135 Single $2500 $2560 $2645 Rates Cad Each Itinerary Day 1: Arrival in Naples, Private transfer to NH Ambassador Hotel, dinner and overnight. Day 2: Morning transfer to Caserta for a 2 hour guided visit of the Royal Palace, inspired by the Royal Palace of Versailles. Regular tour, return transfer in bus. Tour assistance. Lunch in Caserta with Pizza cooking demonstration. Evening dinner in hotel and overnight. (BLD) Day 3: After breakfast depart for a guided panoramic view of the Amalfi Coast. The route offers amazing views of the Sorrento Coastline. Time for Lunch explore Sorrento, Amalfi & Positano and afternoon return to Naples & Dinner at hotel. Overnight. (BLD) Day 4: Morning transfer to Pompeii to visit the archeological excavation. Visit a wine cellar, wine tasting and snacks. Continue to Gragnano, the Pasta Capital. Visit an ancient pasta factory. Special dinner and return to the Naples hotel. Overnight. (BLD) Day 5: Morning transfer to Naples for a guided visit to discover the charm of Naples. Lunch in pizzeria. Afternoon, tasting of typical Neapolitan confectionary (sfogliatella o baba’) accompanied by the unforgettable aroma of Neapolitan coffee. Free time until departure. Private transfer to airport or rail station. (BLD) Quick Facts Includes: 4 Nights in 4* Hotel NH Ambassador or similar, breakfast, 3 dinners in hotel, 3 lunches (one in pizzeria), 1/2 day private walking tour of Naples, general tour of Caserta Royal Palace with admission, Pompeii with admission, 1 visit to wine cellar and wine tasting, one pasta factory visit. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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SECRET VENICE Experiences-Venice 13 DISCOVERING VENICE THROUGH TRADITIONAL STORIES AND TYPICAL VENETIAN FOOD CITY BREAK TOUR 2 NIGHTS / 3 DAYS Venice Hotel 3* Moderate Or Similar Rate Cad Each $785 (Double) Highlights Discover Secret Venice, walking among hidden “ Calli” taste typical Venetian dishes and learn more about Venice. Itinerary Day 01: Welcome to Venice, the city of beauty. Time to relax after your journey or to explore this fascinating city on your own. Later meet your guide for a welcome reception and a guided walking tour among Venetian bridges and hidden Calli that will lead us to a Baccari for a typical dinner with Cicchetti. Day 02: Breakfast. Today you will learn about Venice’s rich culture and history. Discover an uncommon Venice, through colors, and art. Tour guide will accompany you to visit the Basilica Dei Frari, To see the work of Masters such as Tiziano, Donatello or Sansovino. After the visit of the Basilica, visit Santa Margherita, Rialto and it’s typical fish market. Visit the beautiful area of Cannareggio, Misericordia, Campo Dei Mori and Ghetto Ebraico (Arab District). After an interesting day, time for dinner with “ baccala” “sarde in soar” “bigoli in salsa” and other savory dishes. Day 03: Today we will spend the day in Dorsoduoro among the beautiful palaces such as Ca’ Foscari and Ca’ Rezzonico. Visit the boatyard where gondolas are built. Pass by Zattere, with it’s view of the Giudecca and Basilica Della Salute in the end reach Piazza San Marco. Tour ends. Quick Facts Includes: Two nights in a 3* moderate hotel, expert tour guide. Excludes: Transport to and from tour’s starting point, beverages, flights, tips and gratuities, City Tax, items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items that have not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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EXPERIENCE VERONA Walking & Wine - Verona 14 DISCOVER VERONA 3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS Duration 2 Nights 3 Nights Rates $540 $625 Rates Cad Each (Double) 3* Hotels Or Similar 2 or 3 Nights in a 3*Hotel Verona City Centre Highlights A weekend of trekking, wine tasting and relaxing around Verona and its surrounding. You will discover the most popular places, the spots where Romeo and Juliet fell in love, and the hidden gems of the city. Two rich and full days spent in perfect balance between the dynamism of a vivid city and the peace and relaxation of nature.  walking and discovering the city center of Verona • observing the majesty of nature and the amazing views from the hills around the city • visiting a cellar and tasting local wines • trekking in the outskirts and visiting sleepy villages Itinerary Day 01: Arrival, check in at your hotel and afternoon you will explore Verona Let’s try to fall in love with Verona visiting the city by night, having a lovely dinner in the city center and a suggestive walk among its picturesque streets and squares. Day 02: The day will start with a rich breakfast and a guided visit of the city, that it’s truly an open air museum, full of beauty and history. Anecdotes and curiosities will make you reach San Pietro’s hill without noticing the struggle. Then we will do an easy trek, following the medieval walls, and have the perfect chance to shoot some pictures of the striking panorama. Dinner in Verona Day 03: Time for wine tasting and relax in the nature. Stunning views, scrumptious bites and amazing walks are waiting for you in Torricelle, San Leonardo and Avesa. Day 04: After breakfast departure. Quick Facts Includes: Two or Three nights hotel, 3* Hotel Verona City Centre, double occupancy, breakfast and 2 dinners in Local restaurants, wine tasting at an Agriturismo, expert tour leader. Excludes: Transport to and from the tour’s starting point, museum tickets, flights, tips and gratuities, City Tax, items & expenses of a personal nature and any items that have not been mentioned in the “ Includes”. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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Experiences—Cinqueterre 15 EXPERIENCE CINQUETERRE TASTE OF CINQUETERRE 3 NIGHTS / 4 DAYS Riomaggiore Dates Apr 07– Oct 31 Double $825 Triple $735 Rates Cad Each (Double) 3* Hotels Or Similar 4 Nights in Riomaggiore 3* Villa Argentina Highlights The most popular way to enjoy Cinque Terre is on foot. Follow Trail No. 2 “BlueTrail”, which is made up of four individual paths along the coast. You can walk the entire route in about six hours, if you take short breaks—although many hikers prefer to spread the route out over a few days at a strolling pace, stopping to enjoy the towns along the way. Itinerary Day 01: La Spezia. Arrival central rail station meet and greet and private transfer to Riomaggiore. Arrive check into your hotel and time to relax and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel (D) Day 02: Cinque Terre. After breakfast, use your Cinqueterre card to explore the beautiful area at your own pace. Suggestion to start in Riomaggiore and walk to Manarola along via Del’ Amore. Take your time to visit this picturesque and cosy village. Vineyards, Olive groves enchanting views, delightful houses, each of the villages exudes it’s own authentic charm. Overnight. (B) Day 03: Cinque Terre. After breakfast, a complete day at your disposal to explore the area of Corniglia, Ernazza and Monteerosso, by train or by boat along the Cinque Terre coast. Overnight (B) Day 04: Cinque Terre. Breakfast and morning private return transfer to La Spezia Rail Station.  The Two Day Cinque Terre Card can be collected at the information centre by rail station Riomaggiore Tip: Start from Riomaggiore, where the paths are easier and paved, and work your way up to the more challenging trails. That way, you can stop at any time, and head to the nearest train station if you have wish to end your walk. Quick Facts Includes: Three nights Hotel Villa Argentina, breakfast, private transfers to and from La Spezia, shopping Card for “Brugnato 5 Terre Outlet”, Two Day Cinqueterre Card (1), including Map of the Cinqueterre, access to all trekking paths, use of Ecological Park buses, Wi-Fi connection, unlimited train travel to Levanto–Cinqueterre—La Spezia Line (regional trains 2nd class), discounts at La Spezia Museums, general information. Excludes: Flights, gratuities, City Tax, beverages with meal, departure transfer, personal items & expenses and items not listed as included. www.vacanzaitaly.com

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