Save $399CAD Per Person - Taste of Italy with Sorrento Tour

    2022 Departure | 10-Days | Italy | Venice to Sorrento | Offer expires July 31, 2021

    Save $399CAD Per Person - Taste of Italy with Sorrento Tour with CIE Tours

    Price: $3,587CAD Per Person

    (based on double occupancy for featured tour departure)

    Savings: $399CAD Per Person

    Photo: Journey along the canals for a view of Venice from a gondola

    Features:

    • Every experience & most meals included - No hidden extras
    • View the amazing art collection at Florence's Accademia Gallery, and marvel at Michelangelo's masterpiece of sculpture - David
    • See the glorious architecture of Venice as you take a gondola ride down its famous canals
    • Take a fast jet-ferry to luxuriate on the Isle of Capri
    • Visit charming Orvieto on the way to Rome and indulge in a tasting of local wines

    Get your first taste of the delights of Venice, Florence, Rome, Sorrento and more on this enchanting Italian tour plus bonus visits to Pompeii and the Isle of Capri. You'll  get to enjoy the ancient ruins, architectural and artistic masterpieces, and of course, indulge in Italy's legendary food and wine.

    Photo: Map of 2022 Taste of Italy with Sorrento Tour Itinerary

    Taste of Italy with Sorrento Tour Itinerary:

    Day 1: Venice Arrival and Welcome Dinner

    Meet your tour director at 4:00 PM for a welcome reception, and take an orientation walk with your Tour Director of the city known as the ‘Queen of the Adriatic.' Spend a couple of hours exploring on your own before gathering again for a Welcome drink and dinner with your fellow travellers.

    Meals included: Dinner

    Day 2: Venice Tour, Doge's Palace & Gondola Ride

    Take a guided walking tour of Venice, the most serene of cities. See its glorious architecture, and charming bridges and canals. Visit the magnificent Doge's Palace and the acclaimed Piazza and Basilica of San Marco. Journey along the canals for a view of the city from a gondola. Delight in an evening of independent dining and exploration.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Day 3: Bologna & Florence Dinner

    Take a private group water taxi from your hotel to your coach and travel on to Florence. During your journey, stop for free time in the lively, historic foodie city of Bologna. Arrive at your hotel outside Florence's city center. Take a break, then depart for an orientation walk with your Tour Director and enjoy some free time in this beautiful city, the capital of Tuscany and the birthplace of the Renaissance. Enjoy a typical Tuscan dinner with your group at a local Florence restaurant.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Photo: Couple exploring the streets of Florence 

    Day 4: Florence Walking Tour & The Accademia Gallery

    Take a walking tour of Florence with a local guide and marvel at the sights of the city center such as the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria. Visit the Accademia Gallery to see Michelangelo's iconic sculpture of David. Savor a local lunch in the heart of Florence. After lunch you will have the rest of the day to explore this magnificent city at your leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 5: Orvieto & Roman Colosseum

    They say that all roads lead to Rome, so you are off to the Eternal City with a special and delicious stop in Orvieto for a local wine tasting. Visit the historic Colosseum, the iconic structure of Imperial Rome constructed between 72 and 80 AD. This engineering marvel could hold 50,000 - 80,000 spectators at public spectacles, gladiator battles and classical dramas. (Please note that on some departures, the Colosseum visit may be moved to Day 6). Imagine the ghosts of the Caesars in the ruins of the Forum, the ancient heart of the Roman Empire. Your hotel tonight is in Rome's historic center.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Day 6: Independent Exploration & Vatican Tour

    Discover Rome independently this morning, as you enjoy free time to explore. In the afternoon visit the Vatican for a guided tour of the Museums, with entrance to the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica. (Please note that the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica are sometimes closed by the Vatican so visits are subject to availability). Then it is off to dinner in a local restaurant.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 7: Pompeii & Sorrento

    Depart from Rome for the World Heritage site of Pompeii, a city frozen in time after a volcanic eruption in 79AD. Learn about the city's rediscovery in 1748 and excavation on a guided tour of this archaeological treasure. Savor lunch at an authentic Neapolitan pizzeria before arriving at your hotel in Sorrento, a lively resort town popular since Roman times now famous for stunning views of villas dotting the rocky cliffs along the coastline.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

    Day 8: Isle of Capri & Independent Exploration

    This morning take a fast ferry across the Bay of Naples to the charming Isle of Capri. Enjoy the breath taking sights of this beautiful island. You will explore independently today, Capri is beloved as a day trip destination for its Roman ruins and colorful Blue Grotto, as well as its wonderful beaches. Return to Sorrento in the afternoon for an evening at leisure.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Photo: Couple enjoying the spectacular views of the Colosseum

    Day 9: Independent Exploration in Sorrento

    The day is yours in Sorrento, a town popular with tourists since the days of the 19th-century Grand Tour. Beloved by writers such as Bryon, Keats and Dickens. Famed for its lemons and Limoncello digestif, this charming town has many quaint antique stores and artisan shops to discover. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner with your group.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Day 10: Tour Ends in Sorrento

    Your tour ends after breakfast. Nearest international airport is Naples.

    Meals included: Breakfast

    Don't miss the culinary delights of Italy. Offer expires July 31, 2021!

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    Use code MJ1021C to save 10%, up to C$1000 per person, on the land portion of new 2021 or 2022 bookings reserved 7/21/2021- 7/31/2021 departing 8/1/2021-12/31/22 including all Guided Coach Tours to Ireland, Britain, Iceland or Italy, Classic Itineraries Self-Drive and Classic Itineraries with Driver to Ireland. Use code PD800C to save 10%, up to C$1000 per person, on 2021 or 2022 Private Driver vacations to Ireland, Britain and Iceland reserved 7/21/2021- 7/31/2021 departing 8/1/2021-12/31/22. Non-refundable C$250 per person deposit is required within 5-days of making the reservation. Discounts exclude Military Tattoo departures, Custom Private Groups, and Traveller's Choice a la carte self-drive options. Discount not combinable with any other offer except a repeat guest incentive for verified past guests. To apply past guest incentive to a booking, contact your travel advisor. Modified discount available for Group Travel and deposits for Custom Private Group differ; contact your travel advisor for more information. Temporary changes to our standard terms and conditions regarding flexibility apply to new bookings for Ireland & Britain until further notice. Notice of change in travel plans must be given more than 30-days prior to departure; standard cancellation penalties apply for cancellation without rebooking or changes made less than 30-days prior to departure. Bookings can be changed to a different destination and/or to a different departure date prior to December 31, 2022 with no land penalty. Penalty waiver applies to the land portion of the booking only; airfares may be subject to penalties and/or change fees from the airline. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Does not apply to Traveler's Choice Self-Drive Vacations. 2022 bookings can be changed for the period during which COVID-19 is still affecting travel and national or federal health agencies in your country of residence have either issued a warning to avoid non-essential travel to your destination due to COVID-19 or if the destination country is not open to travel. Flexibility for Group & Custom Private Driver Travel vary; contact your travel advisor for details. Future travel credit has no cash value but is fully transferable. Offer dependent on space availability. May be withdrawn at any time.

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