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ROME, FLORENCE, VENICE & LAKE MAGGIORE - 2019

Tour Code - DIX 13 days - ROME to LAKE MAGGIORE From $4227 NZD

Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck once enjoyed a Roman Holiday filled with romance and fun, and now you can too! Plus, on this holiday, you’ll also visit Florence, Venice & Lake Maggiore—and Monograms makes it easy! This 13-day holiday includes three nights at centrally located hotels in each city; buffet breakfast daily, sightseeing with an expert local guide in each city, transportation between cities, transfers to/from the train stations, and materials on each city. Also, you’ll have a Local Host® in each city, a one-of-a-kind feature offered only by Monograms. Your Local Host is a friend in the city—someone who can answer questions, give suggestions, help you personalize your holiday, and help make sure your holiday is all you want it to be.

And don’t forget…your Monograms package includes first-class transportation between each city via high-speed train. Plus, we escort you to/from the train stations and help you get on the correct train—always a plus in Italy, where the train stations are notoriously confusing for non-Italian speakers. So all you have to do is sit back and relax as you see the beautiful countryside and towns dotting the landscape.

Standard Features

Destinations

  • LOCAL HOST SERVICE
    and Destination Guides with city maps.
  • SIGHTSEEING & ACTIVITIES
    Guided sightseeing; inside visits, and special features are shown in UPPERCASE.
  • TRANSPORTATION
    Travel by high-speed train (First class) between cities; transfers to/from train stations.
  • ALSO INCLUDED
    Personal headset for included city sightseeing in Rome, Florence and Venice; entrances to the Marciana Library, and the Correr and Archaeological Museums in Venice.
  • MYACCOUNT
    Personalise your tour ahead of time with additional excursions. Visit our website for details and conditions.

Meals

Breakfast Lunch Dinner
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Buffet breakfast daily.

Day by Day

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  1. ROME, ITALY.
    Benvenuto - welcome! Your Local Host is on hand to help you maximise your time in Italy's capital city.

  2. ROME.
    Your morning guided sightseeing, with headset, is rich in religious and ancient history. Visit the VATICAN MUSEUMS to see its amazing treasures. In the SISTINE CHAPEL, where the Conclave is held to elect new popes, view Michelangelo's The Last Judgment and his famous ceiling paintings. Also on the agenda today, enter monumental ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA, built in 313 AD above St. Peter the Apostle's tomb and home to Michelangelo's masterpiece Renaissance sculpture, the Pieta. Cross the Tiber River and continue your immersion in history at the iconic COLOSSEUM, built for 50,000 spectators, and the ROMAN FORUM, where the oldest structures of the ancient city are located.

  3. ROME.
    Ask your Local Host for the best way to discover the "Eternal City" today.

  4. ROME-FLORENCE.
    Travel by HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (First class) to Florence.

  5. FLORENCE.
    Morning guided sightseeing, with headset, includes a visit of the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS with Michelangelo's original David. Walk through Cathedral Square; sculpture-studded Piazza della Signoria, the centre of the city's political life since the 14th century; and Santa Croce Square. Also admire medieval Ponte Vecchio, the arched, stone merchant bridge spanning the Arno River.

  6. FLORENCE.
    A full day at leisure to visit the city at your own pace. Your Local Host can help you plan your day.

  7. FLORENCE-VENICE.
    Travel by HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (First class) to Venice.

  8. VENICE.
    Morning guided sightseeing, with headset, features ST. MARK'S SQUARE and BASILICA with its exceptional gold mosaics. Visit DOGES' PALACE and the evocative BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Watch skilled GLASSBLOWERS fashion their delicate objects in the age-old manner, and learn why glass-making was so important in Venetian history. ENTRANCES to Marciana Library, and the Correr and Archaeological Museums are included; ask your Local Host for details.

  9. VENICE.
    Today you may want to shop for famous Murano glass items, or admire the views from atop St. Mark's Bell Tower. Your Local Host will have many ideas.

  10. VENICE-LAKE MAGGIORE.
    Travel by HIGH-SPEED TRAIN (First class) to Milan, then transfer to your hotel in beautiful Stresa on Lake Maggiore.

  11. LAKE MAGGIORE.
    On your morning guided sightseeing, take a short boat ride to the opulent PALACE and monumental GARDENS of ISOLA BELLA. Once a rocky island and home to a community of fishermen, it was purchased by Carlo III Borromeo in 1630 and eventually transformed into the beautiful location it is today. Carlo III named the island after his wife, Isabella, and it is still owned by the Borromeo dynasty to the present day.

  12. LAKE MAGGIORE.
    Your Local Host will have many recommendations for your day at leisure. Perhaps visit the Umbrella Museum in nearby Gignese.

  13. LAKE MAGGIORE.
    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

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26 Jul 2019 07 Aug 2019 $4418 NZD $5480 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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02 Aug 2019 14 Aug 2019 $4227 NZD $5211 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
09 Aug 2019 21 Aug 2019 $4227 NZD $5211 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
16 Aug 2019 28 Aug 2019 $4227 NZD $5211 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
23 Aug 2019 04 Sep 2019 $4597 NZD $5908 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
30 Aug 2019 11 Sep 2019 $4574 NZD $5750 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
Start Date End Date Twin Share Single Hotels Excursions Availability
06 Sep 2019 18 Sep 2019 $4669 NZD $5941 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
13 Sep 2019 25 Sep 2019 $4669 NZD $5941 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
20 Sep 2019 02 Oct 2019 $4669 NZD $5941 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
27 Sep 2019 09 Oct 2019 $4669 NZD $5941 NZD View Hotels View Excursions Please Call Tour departure is guaranteed to operate
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PRE ROME 01 Apr 2019 31 Oct 2019 $320 NZD $220 NZD $180 NZD

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