- Multi-Day Trip
- Breakfast included
Between visits to these two cities, an additional trip to Pisa is included so you can see the UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Please note: The listed price does not include a city tax, payable at the time of hotel check-in. The tax is required by the hotels and is not within our control.
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5-Day Italy Trip: Florence, Pisa and Venice
- Hotel pickup from selected hotels in Rome
- Transportation by train (Rome to Florence and to Venice)
- Entrance fee to Uffizi Gallery
- Pisa walking tour
- Transfers from/to train stations
- Professional guide
- 4 nights of hotel accommodation
- Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel drop-off
- City tax
- Gondola Ride
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- One piece of luggage per person is permitted on this tour
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
- Hotels are subject to availability at time of booking. In the rare event that the mentioned hotel is unavailable, you will be accommodated in another centrally located hotel of the same star rating
- If your hotel is not centrally located, please be at the meeting point at 7:30am
Leave Rome by train and travel north out of the Lazio region into the rolling hills of Tuscany. Your destination is the Tuscan capital of Florence, the city considered as the birthplace of the Renaissance. After checking in to your hotel, set off on a city tour to see Florence’s highlights with your guide. You’ll take in Florence Duomo, seeing its distinctive orange dome dominating the city skyline, before heading inside its museum to see Michelangelo’s The Deposition, a sculpture that’s often referred to as the ‘third Pieta.’ See Florence Baptistry with its Romanesque architecture and then pose for photos in front of Giotto’s Campanile, a magnificent bell tower in the heart of Piazza del Duomo.
Visit the heart of the city — Piazza della Signoria — to see the grand Palazzo Vecchio, as well as a copy of Michelangelo’s David sculpture that stands outside the Accademia Gallery. After taking pictures of the Gallery, get ready to enter to Uffizi Gallery. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant, and then send the rest of your afternoon at leisure. Maybe take a stroll along Florence’s famous bridge, the Ponte Vecchio, and explore the neighborhood of Oltrarno neighborhood on the other side of the River Arno.
Overnight: 3-star Corona D’Italia, 4-star Palazzo Ognissanti, or 4-star superior Hotel Calzaiuoli or Hotel de la Ville in Florence
Day 2: Florence – Pisa (B)
After breakfast in your hotel, meet your guide at the start point in town. You will travel to the nearby city of Pisa – roughly an hour’s drive west of Florence. Enjoy a walking tour of the center, taking in the main monuments of Cathedral Square (Piazza dei Miracoli). Explore inside Duomo di Pisa, and see the Baptistry, Campo Santo and of course, the square’s crowning glory – the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Pose for obligatory pictures in front of the famously lopsided tower, and then learn about the Romanesque architecture of the equally enchanting Duomo, standing just next to it. Return to Florence by coach and spend your night doing whatever you please.
Overnight: 3-star Hotel Machiavelli Palace, 4-star Cellai Hotel or Hotel Atlantic Palace, or 4-star superior Hotel Calzaiuoli or Hotel de la Ville in Florence
Day 3: Florence – Venice (B)
Enjoy breakfast and then spend your morning at leisure. Check out of your hotel in the afternoon, and then enjoy a hassle-free transfer to Santa Maria Novella Station for your train to Venice. The train is the quickest method of transport between the two cities, so after boarding your train, sit back and relax, watching the Tuscan countryside flash past you on your 2-hour journey.
After arriving at Venice Santa Lucia Station, hop aboard a transfer boat and travel to your hotel in style. Check in to your hotel and then spend the rest of your afternoon and evening at leisure.
Overnight: 3-star Hotel Capri, 4-star Hotel Carlton Grand Canal, or 4-star superior Hotel Savoia and Jolanda in Venice
Day 4: Venice (B)
Relax over breakfast in your hotel and then meet your guide in the center of town at Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) for your morning city tour of Venice. As you explore by foot, your guide will show off Venice’s highlights while regaling you with little-known facts and history about the city. Admire Doge's Palace, from where the doges of Venice once ruled, and then head inside St Mark’s Basilica (Basilica di San Marco) with your skip-the-line ticket to see Italian byzantine architecture at its finest. Dripping with gold and ornate mosaics, the cathedral came to symbolize the wealth and power of 11th-century Venice.
Head back outside and stop for photos by St Mark’s Campanile – the cathedral’s iconic, red bell tower – and learn about the three interconnecting buildings next to it that are known collectively as the Procuratie. Go off-the-beaten tourist trail on a visit to Campo Santa Maria Formosa, where buskers play music and locals browse market stalls, and then wander over to Santi Giovanni e Paolo, a large church known locally as the ‘Pantheon of Venice.’ Other top attractions seen include Marco Polo’s House, where the intrepid explorer once lived, and Malibran Theatre (Teatro Malibran) where Marco Polo’s family palace once stood.
Return to your hotel and spend the rest of your afternoon and evening, sightseeing independently or simply relaxing.
Overnight: 3-star Hotel Capri, 4-star Hotel Hotel Carlton Grand Canal, or 4-star superior Hotel Savoia and Jolanda in Venice
Day 5: Venice (B)
Check out of your hotel after breakfast, finishing your tour in Venice.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Venkataraman K, January 2017
The tour was conducted by professionals. The timing was well paced. We enjoyed the tour and the family time.
Reviewed by: Yari, November 2016
Rome, Florence and Venice. Accommodations in Venice were fabulous!