Italian Scene - 9 Nights

Italian Scene - 9 Nights

From R20,900 p.p. Subject to price terms

Package Includes
  • Airport transfers to and from the airport on the first and last travel day* Conditions apply
  • 9 nights’ hotel accommodation
  • 9 breakfast daily
  • 4 three-course dinners
  • Sightseeing tour included in each major city
  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Services of a professional Travel Director
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Free time included
  • Choice of Optional Experiences

Trace the idyllic lakes, Renaissance cities, lush countryside and ancient heritage of Italy's historic centres of Venice, Florence and Rome, with stops in feisty Naples, Assisi and the elegant cliff-side village of Sorrento to catch up on Italy's café culture.

Validity Period:

Selected departure dates between 7 April and 6 October 2017

R20,900 p.p. Land only
  • Airfare
  • taxes
  • Visas
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Travel & Medical insurance

Package prices unless indicated on the offer are per person sharing, for the full duration of stay & include accommodation & return resort transfers. Package offers exclude meals & drinks not indicated, items of a personal nature, medical & travel insurance. Peak season surcharges & block out dates may apply. Prices are correct at the time of publishing, however are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases & availability. Supplier terms & conditions may apply. These offers may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Service fees apply. Errors & omissions excepted. Pay a R3000 per person deposit within 7 days of booking. Balance due no later than 45 days prior to departure. The price is per person sharing, subject to availability and excludes flights. E&OE

Italy

Italy dips down out of Europe and into the Mediterranean like a lady's leg firmly planted in a sleek stiletto, so it's hardly surprising that Italians are known for their impeccable style and fashionable dress sense. They're also known for once having an empire that stretched across the globe, and for having the most spectacular churches, frescos, sculptures and Renaissance paintings in all of Europe.

The Italy of today is littered with the relics of more than 3,000 years of history, and an atmosphere that ranges from the Armani-wearing, scooter-driving, espresso-drinking buzz of its cities to the quiet, pastoral existence of its hillside olive farms and seaside fishing villages. Italy is also home to more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country on earth, with an incredible 47 sites of global historical significance dotted around the country.

From the depths of the canals in Venice, which floats on a series of islands in an Adriatic lagoon, and the bleached sands of San Remo on the Riviera, to the rocky crags of the Alps, Dolomites and Apennines, Italy has everything from beach holidays to luxury mountain ski resorts.

Italy's cities reveal awe-inspiring architecture from the curved arches of the Ponte Vecchio in Florence to the crumbling magnificence of the Colosseum in Rome. Home of da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Botticelli, its artworks are a visual delight to all visitors.

Nestled into the outskirts of Rome is the independent Vatican City, the seat of the Pope and home to the famous St Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel. The influence of the Holy Catholic Church on the people of Italy is still evident today in a series of holy festivals, carnivals, and parades involving young and old alike in almost every city, town and village.

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