Italian Mosaic With Taormina Riviera

Day 1 - Arrive in Rome, Italy. Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a special welcome dinner with wine at one of Rome's lively restaurants. (D)
Day 2 - Rome. Enjoy Globus' unique guided sightseeing, including inside visits to all highlights of religious and ancient Rome: the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo's ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, monumental ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo's Pieta, the amazing COLOSSEUM, and the ROMAN FORUM, where Roman legions marched in triumph. For those who wish to see it all, an optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites like the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and more.(B)
Day 3 - Rome - Pisa - Florence. Travel to Pisa and take the traditional picture pushing back the legendary Leaning Tower, then on to Florence, "Cradle of the Renaissance." Tonight is your chance to join an optional dinner to try out Tuscan specialties. (B)
Day 4 - Florence. Follow your Local Guide to the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS and see Michelangelo's David. Admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry's "Gate of Paradise," and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE, and see Ponte Vecchio. To enhance your stay, an optional excursion is available to San Gimignano, Italy's most picturesque medieval town. (B)
Day 5 - Florence - Milan - Lake Maggiore, Italy. North across the Apennine hills and through the flat Po area to Milan, the commercial capital of Italy. [LF] Visit the MUSEUM of La Scala Opera House, then, enjoy a walk to the glass-domed GALLERIA and the gothic Duomo. Continue to elegant Stresa on beautiful Lake Maggiore. (B,D)
Day 6 - Lake Maggiore. Boat Trip to Isola Dei Pescatori. A leisurely morning with the chance to join an optional excursion to the baroque palace and peacock gardens of enchanting Isola Bella. Later, join an exciting [LF] BOAT CRUISE to ISOLA DEI PESCATORI, where dinner with local specialties at La Pescheria awaits you. (B,D)
Day 7 - Lake Maggiore - Lugano, Switzerland - Venice Island. Cross the Swiss border and stop in Lugano. Time to stroll along the spectacular lake and on Via Nassa, or sip an espresso on Piazza Riforma. Back to Italy, arrive in romantic Venice, and enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT. Maybe an optional gondola ride tonight? (B)
Day 8 - Venice Island. Highlights of your guided walking tour are ST. MARK'S SQUARE and the byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES' PALACE and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Then, watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. A wonderful optional excursion is available to colorful Burano Island. (B)
Day 9 - Venice Island - Padua - Assisi. In Padua, walk to the PIAZZA DELLE ERBE and [LF] enjoy a cappuccino at the popular Pedrocchi Cafe. Arrive in peaceful Assisi, where your Local Guide takes you for a visit to ST. CLARE'S CHURCH and ST. FRANCIS' BASILICA, built on top of his tomb. (B,D)
Day 10 - Assisi - Sorrento. Leave the province of Umbria and turn south to the charming, bayside resort of Sorrento. Time for shopping and exploring Sorrento. (B)
Day 11 - Sorrento. Excursion to Capri. Speed across the bay by JETFOIL to the Isle of Capri. Ride the FUNICULAR to Capri village for a guided visit of this pretty town, visit [LF] the GARDENS OF AUGUSTUS, terraces overlooking the sea, offering a spectacular panoramic view, and taste a Granita (semi-frozen drink). Free time to explore the little shops on the piazzetta before returning to Sorrento. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Why not enjoy an optional excursion to the Amalfi Coast and Positano? (B)
Day 12 - Sorrento - Pompeii - Rome. Stop for a guided visit of POMPEII, the Roman city both destroyed and preserved by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. This evening, back in the "Eternal City," a special farewell dinner with wine and opera entertainment awaits you at La Carovana restaurant as a proper way to say arrivederci, Roma. (B,D)
Day 13 - Rome - Taormina Riviera. Travel by AIR on selected flights to Catania. Then, transfer to your hotel in beautiful Giardini Naxos on the Taormina Riviera. Your Local Host can help you make the most of your stay. (B)
Day 14 - Taormina Riviera. Morning guided sightseeing includes a walking tour of picturesque Taormina and a visit to the GREEK-ROMAN AMPHITHEATER. (B)
Day 15 - Taormina Riviera. Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day at leisure. (B)
Day 16 - Taormina Riviera. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning (nearest airport is Catania). (B)

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  Tour Name   Italian Mosaic With Taormina Riviera
  Tour Code  
LIE
  Tour Duration    16 Days
  Start City:   Rome
  Price From   USD $4,263.00   See in Cart
(not including airfare)
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Pricing (Per Person)

Land Start Date Price From:
    VALUE SEASON DEPARTURES: SAVE UP TO $1,000

    Dates & Prices do not include air travel.
    Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $257. Required intra-vacation air segment: Rome/Catania. Air prices were effective September 16, 2015 and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.

    Prices based on double room occupancy.

    Single room supplement:
    $633-$639

    Triple room reduction per person:
    $87-$90

    Extra nights per person in Rome:
    Pre tour: in single room $165-$230, in twin $104-$136, in triple $94-$121
    Post tour: in single room $93-$199, in twin $65-$142, in triple $62-$113

    Extra nights per person in Taormina Riviera:
    in single room $137-$157, in twin $82-$101, in triple $74-$92

    2017 departures are subject to itinerary and price modification. Details will be available in September 2016.
 

Features

  • City Highlights
  • ROME
    A welcome dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Square & Basilica, the Colosseum, and Roman Forum; farewell dinner with opera entertainment
    PISA
    Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower
    FLORENCE
    Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo's David and Signoria Square; see Ponte Vecchio
    MILAN
    Orientation, [LF] visit the La Scala Opera House museum; see the Galleria and the Duomo
    LAKE MAGGIORE
    [LF] Boat ride to Isola dei Pescatori, followed by dinner at La Pescheria restaurant
    LUGANO (SWITZERLAND)
    Visit
    VENICE
    Private boat ride; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark's Square & Basilica, Doges' Palace, Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration
    PADUA
    Walking tour to the Piazza delle Erbe; [LF] enjoy a cappuccino at the Pedrocchi Cafe
    ASSISI
    Guided sightseeing, visit St. Clare's Church and St. Francis' Basilica
    SORRENTO-CAPRI
    By jetfoil
    CAPRI
    Guided visit of Capri village, including a funicular ride;
    [LF] visit the Gardens of Augustus and taste Granita
    POMPEII
    Guided walking tour of the excavations
    ROME-SICILY
    By air
    SICILY
    Guided sightseeing including a walking tour of Taormina. Visit the Greek-Roman Amphitheater
    Headsets throughout the tour
  • Launch Date
  • 09/15/15 8:00pm
  • Meals
  • Full buffet breakfast daily; 5 three-course dinners with wine, including special welcome and farewell dinners in Rome and a special dinner at Lake Maggiore (except departures January 19, February 16, October 18, October 25, November 1, November 15, November 29, December 13 and January 17-February 14, 2017 that have 4 three-course dinners included)
  • Notes
  • NOTES:
    • Departures January 19, February 16, October 18, October 25, November 1, November 15, November 29, December 13, and January 17, February 14 (2017) overnight in Milan instead of Lake Maggiore. Dinner on Day 5 not included. Lugano and Lake Maggiore replaced with Verona visit on Day 7. Overnight at Starhotels Ritz (SF) at Milan
    • December 13 Departure - Christmas Eve in Rome
  • Title
  • Italian Mosaic with Taormina Riviera
  • Transportation
  • Motorcoach; private boat rides on Lake Maggiore (March 22-October 11 & March 21-April 4, 2017) and Venice; jetfoil; funicular ride in Capri; internal flight Rome-Sicily. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
 
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