Highlights of Italy

Classic, Milan to Rome

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Italy sure sounds like a myth, doesn’t it? Incredibly elaborate architecture, idyllic countryside, fascinating history, and, of course, incomparable cuisine. This quick intro to Italy will give you all that and more. Fashionable Milan and Da Vinci’s Last Supper; the famous Venice canals and Piazza San Marco; Florence’s medieval bridge Ponte Vecchio; the Leaning Tower of Pisa; Rome’s ancient trio the Colosseum, Pantheon, and Vatican City. With this tour, you’ve got nothing to lose.

What’s included

  • Your Discover Moment: Venice Your Discover Moment: Florence
  • Orientation walk in Milan, Venice, and Rome
  • Piazzele Michelangelo Walk
  • Pisa visit
  • Traditional Roman meal
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


  • Search for your must-see highlights in milan
  • Explore the streets and waterways of the city of canals
  • Stroll along the piazzale michelangelo and take in the view
  • See that famous tilted tower in pisa
  • Dine on roman cuisine with new friends


Day 1 Milan There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Additional Notes: Please note that if "The Last Supper" is on your must-see list in Milan, we highly recommend purchasing your tickets for the Cenacolo Vinciano Museum months in advance. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Milan/Venice (1B) After an orientation walk of Milan, set out on your own explore the fashion capital of Italy. Travel to Venice by train in the afternoon. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local train (2.50 hour(s), 270km)
Day 3 Venice (1B) After an orientation walk, set out to explore. Opt for a vaporetto (water taxi) ride to the islands of Murano and Burano, take a gondola under the Ponte Rialto (Bridge of Lovers), explore the Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs, or get lost in the twisting maze of the city.
Day 4 Venice/Florence (1B) After enjoying the morning in Venice, travel to the capital of Tuscany, Florence. Opt to visit the stunning Duomo, or the famous Ponte Vecchio. Enjoy an evening walk to Piazzale Michelangelo for a fantastic panoramic view of the city. Included Activities: Piazzale Michelangelo Walk Transport: Local train (2.50 hour(s), 255km)
Day 5 Florence (1B) Today is yours to explore. Opt to visit the Uffizi Gallery or the Medici Chapels. Take a break at Piazza della Signoria with a gelato or an espresso (or both - did someone say affogato?) before hitting lively Piazza San Lorenzo to bargain for discounted woolen and leather goods. Or, catch a local bus or train to nearby Siena to see more of what this province has to offer. Additional Notes: Please note that if you wish to visit popular sites and want to avoid waiting in line, it is advisable to reserve tickets in advance. We recommend pre-arranging your visit to the Galleria dell'Accademia to see Michaelangelo's 'David' statue.
Day 6 Florence/Rome (1B) Head to Pisa by local train and spend time at the famous leaning tower. Continue on to Rome by train taking in the coastal views. Included Activities: Pisa Visit Transport: Local train (1.00 hour(s), 83km) Local train (2.50 hour(s), 355km)
Day 7 Rome (1B, 1D) Opt to tour Vatican City, cross the river to charming Trastevere, eat some gelato in Piazza Navona, or swing by the Colosseum and Forum. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
Day 8 Rome (1B) We recommend booking post-tour accommodation to fully experience all that this magnificent city has to offer. Additional Notes: If you wish to extend your stay in Rome, consider booking post-tour accommodation with us. Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking accommodations in Rome after your tour ends.