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Classic Italy

2015 Prices From $7,490 for 14 Days - Tauck World Discovery

Discover bella Italia on Tauck's most popular of Italy tours in scenic Tuscan hill towns, centuries-old cities and countryside villages, and along the Amalfi Coast, with a Tauck Exclusive in Rome – an after-hours guided visit to the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel for an extraordinary look at some of the world's most magnificent art treasures – without the crowds – during a three-night stay in the Eternal City. Art is the focus in Florence; a lecture by an art historian precedes a walking tour of the city and a visit to Galleria dell'Accademia; you'll also tour the magnificent Uffizi Gallery with a local guide. Cruise along the shores of Cinque Terre villages... stay at a 17th-century country house hotel in Torgiano and share the secrets of great Italian cooking with an Umbrian chef... discover historic sights in Pompeii... spend two nights in magical Venice... and visit the hill towns of Orvieto, Assisi and San Gimignano.

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  1. Day 1

    Arrive in Naples and head to Sorrento

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    Day 2

    A drive along the spectacular Amalfi Coast

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    Day 3

    Explore Pompeii, then on to the Eternal City of Rome

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    B, L, D

    Day 4

    Tauck Exclusive in Rome – After-hours Vatican Museums visit

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    B

    Day 5

    The Colosseum, St. Peter's & more in the Rome of the Caesars

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    B, D

    Day 6

    Orvieto's Duomo and a wine tasting in Torgiano

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    B, L, D

    Day 7

    Back in time in old Assisi – and a chef shares secrets

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    B, D

    Day 8

    Traces of Tuscany's medieval days in San Gimignano & Viareggio

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    B, D

    Day 9

    Cinque Terre's seaside storybook villages

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    B, D

    Day 10

    Become an art aficionado in Renaissance Florence

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    B, L

    Day 11

    Masterpieces of the Uffizi in Florence

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    Day 12

    By high-speed rail to Venice for St. Mark's, a gondola serenade & more

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    B, L

    Day 13

    The romance of Venice, as you please

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    B, D

    Day 14

    Ciao and homeward bound

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    Note: The Vatican is unavailable for the after-hours visit on the April 29 and August 12 departures; we have arranged priority early morning entry (ahead of regular visitors).

    Note: Tours of April 15 and June 24 will stay at The St. Regis, Rome on nights 3 – 5; tour of June 1 will stay at Hotel Bernini Palace in Florence on nights 9 – 11.