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Overview

The Best of Italy

Layered like a slice of decadent tiramisu, Italy’s classic coffee and cocoa dessert, this satisfying tour of Italy is filled with its sweetest cities for arch and rewarding vacation. How do you top the history, wonder, and charisma of Rome? With the world-class art of Florence, the alluring romance of Venice, the quiet serenity of Assisi, the historical fascination of Pompeii, and the pure indulgence of Capri. The satiating fun continues as you enter the vine-clad Tuscan hills famous for its signature Chianti wine—and speed across the glittering Bay of Naples to the citrus-scented town of Sorrento renowned for its locally produced Limoncello liqueur. You’ll have the opportunity to snap creative photos at the Leaning Tower of Pisa and devour more magnificent architecture—and artful cuisine—throughout this multi-tiered tour of Italy.

Highlights of The Best of Italy

Travelers Notes

We’ve prepared everything you need for the perfect vacation—from transfers to and from your hotel to expert Local Guides and included VIP sightseeing access to the world’s iconic sites. Your Globus Tour Director is always there to help you make the most out of your free time!

Private Touring

6 guests in a party: $2,032*
18 guests in a party: $448*

Small Group

Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select Europe dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.

Product Group

The Best of Italy

UNESCO Sites

Archeological Site of Pompeii|Assisi (the Basilica of San Francesco)|Historic Centre of Florence|Historic Centre of Rome - various properties Vatican City|Piazza del Duomo Pisa|Venice and its Lagoon

Meals

Full buffet breakfast daily, 5 three-course dinners

Itineraries

Day 1

ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)

Day 2

ROME ROME Guided sightseeing includes the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Square and Basilica to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Visit the Colosseum and see the Roman Forum. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

Day 3

ROME–ORVIETO–MONTECATINIORVIETO Orientation includes the cathedral with free time to visit San Brizio Chapel. Free time for lunch before departing for Montecatini in Tuscany. (B)
199 mi / 320 km

ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Montecatini with an excursion to a traditional Tuscan Farmhouse for dinner with local delicacies. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.

Day 4

MONTECATINI. EXCURSION TO FLORENCE FLORENCE Guided sightseeing includes Michelangelo’s masterpiece, David, at the Academy of Fine Arts, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” and Signoria Square. [LF] Taste a traditional gelato. Free time this afternoon. (B,D)
81 mi / 130 km

Day 5

MONTECATINI–PISA–VENICE ISLANDPISA See the Leaning Tower en route to Venice. Free time for dinner. (B)
249 mi / 400 km

Day 6

VENICE ISLAND VENICE ISLAND Private boat ride. Guided walking tour includes St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs followed by a glassblowing demonstration. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

Day 7

VENICE ISLAND–ASSISI Scenic drive through the Apennine Mountains en route to Assisi.
ASSISI Guided walking includes St. Clare’s Church and St. Francis’ Basilica. (B,D)
267 mi / 430 km

Day 8

ASSISI–POMPEII–NAPLES–CAPRI POMPEII Guided walking tour of the excavations. Free time for lunch.
NAPLES Jetfoil ride to Capri.
CAPRI Funicular ride from the harbor to Capri village. (B,D)
292 mi / 470 km

Day 9

CAPRI CAPRI Guided sightseeing includes an [LF] open-taxi ride to Anacapri to visit famous Villa San Michele. [LF] Scenic cruise (weather permitting) around the island. Free time this afternoon and evening. (B)

Day 10

CAPRI–SORRENTO–ROME CAPRI Jetfoil ride to Sorrento.
SORRENTO Free time for lunch.
ROME Farewell dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (B,D)
174 mi / 280 km

Day 11

ROMEYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Departures

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1 2022-10-08 2022-10-09 2022-10-19 $3799 $0 $3799 LB21009A Not Available
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3 2022-10-15 2022-10-16 2022-10-26 $3799 $0 $3799 LB21016 Please Call
4 2023-03-21 2023-03-22 2023-04-01 $3519 $100 $3419 LB30322 Available
5 2023-03-28 2023-03-29 2023-04-08 $3679 $100 $3579 LB30329 Available
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11 2023-05-07 2023-05-08 2023-05-18 $3799 $100 $3699 LB30508 Available
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20 2023-06-06 2023-06-07 2023-06-17 $4449 $100 $4349 LB30607K Available
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24 2023-06-20 2023-06-21 2023-07-01 $3879 $100 $3779 LB30621 Available
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Hotels

# Name Description City Address Rating
1 St. Martin Located in Rome's city center opposite Castro Pretorio metro station, this classic hotel is housed in a historical building and boasts an in-house restaurant, a lounge bar, and cozy guestrooms. All 175 guestrooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite flat-screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica is 1.3 km from the hotel, while Rome's Termini Central Station is a 10-minute walk away. Rome Via San Martino Della Battaglia 58 First-Class
2 Croce Di Malta Located in the heart of Montecatini Terme, this 136 room property has excellent facilities including a seasonal outdoor pool, indoor pool and spa area, a lounge bar and restaurant serving local dishes. Montecatini Viale 4 Novembre, 18 First-Class
3 Carlton on the Grand Canal A plush traditional Venetian style hotel set in a majestic four story building with refined interiors such as Murano glass wall lamps and gilt-edged furniture. Perfectly placed on the Grand Canal, with a vaporetto stop right outside and close to the main train station, this property offers great transportation access with the Rialto Bridge close by. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property which has an elegant fine-dining restaurant, a lobby bar, and a lovely rooftop terrace where drinks are served with views of the spired city skyline as a backdrop. 145 air-conditioned classically styled guestrooms offer coffee/tea-making facilities. Venezia Santa Croce, 578 First-Class
4 Cenacolo Hotel Cenacolo Assisi is a structure created from the accurate and careful renovation of an old Franciscan convent, located in Santa Maria degli Angeli, a short distance from the Porziuncola of St. Francis. The wonderful atmosphere of the place, a beautiful view of Assisi, the wide green spaces that call for reflection and the functionality and efficiency of the Hotel Cenacolo guarantee a perfect stay. Assisi V.Le Patrono D'italia 70 First-Class
5 Regina Cristina The Regina Cristina is in the centre of Capri and near the Via Camerelle well known for its fashionable shops. Is a family run Hotel and very close to the Giardini di Augusto from where you can admire the most amazing view of Capri. Capri Via Serena 20 Superior Tourist-Class
6 La Residenza The Hotel La Residenza is in the center of Capri with the charming view of the famous Faraglioni rocks, near the most important fashionable shops. They have a very pretty Swimming pool. Capri Via F.Serena 22 First-Class
7 Weber Ambassador In an exclusive location, hotel Weber Ambassador overlooks the bay of Marina Piccola and the Faraglioni rocks on the island of Capri. It offers a free shuttle to/from the town center and free access to its three swimming pools, two hot tubs, and fitness center. All of the spacious Capri-style (ceramic tiles floors and wooden furniture) guestrooms are air-conditioned and feature an LCD TV with international channels, kettle kit, safe, and minibar. Most guestrooms come with a balcony or terrace, or alternatively offer a view of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Wi-Fi is available. The property is complete with three bars and an international restaurant specializing in fresh fish dishes. The hotel also features an in-house hair salon. Via a picturesque stone stairway, it is also possible to reach the adjacent private beach. Capri Via Marina Piccola 118 First-Class
8 Villa Pamphili Roma A modern and relaxing elevated "urban resort" in the Italian capital city surrounded by the greenery of the Valle dei Casali park and just 15 minutes away from the Vatican City and the characteristic Trastevere and Testaccio districts. The 235 bright, comfortable guestrooms are spread over 5 floors and feature full cutting-edge comforts and a splendid private balcony. The hotel offers in-house restaurants with exquisite options for both lunch and dinner. The main attractions of the capital are within easy reach, such as the Colosseum, the Imperial Forums, and the Spanish Steps. Fiumicino Airport is a 30-minute drive away, while Termini Railway Station is just 25 minutes away. Rome Via della Nocetta, 105, Roma RM First-Class
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