What a incredible opportunity to visit the major cities of Italy by yourself or with friends in 15 days by train
Walking guided tour in Milan wit Aperitivo - Como Lake FD excursion
Food and wine walking tour and Gondola ride in Venice
Walking guided tour with Bistecca dinner in Florence
FD excursion Pisa, San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti with lunch and wine tasting
Walking guided tour in Rome with Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel included
Special dinner in “Fraschetta” in Frascati
Pompeii Excavations guided tour
Capri Island cruise outside with Blue Grotto stop
4 Days at leisure for personal activities
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Day 1 - Arrival in Milan. Best of Milan Walking Tour with Aperitivo
Upon your arrival, meet & greet your Tour Director and transfer to the hotel in Milan where your luggage will await you. Take the time to fresh up and meet your Tour Assistant before dipping into the beauties of Milan. Starting from your hotel begin your walking tour of Quadrilatero della Moda, the elegant fashion district that features famous streets like Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga. Discover the best brands in the world, such as Gucci and Armani, in a tour of Milan’s top fashion boutiques and streets. You will visit imposing Duomo, the real symbol of Milan, admiring its extraordinary Gothic architecture. From there, you will go to the Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, the world-famous La Scala Theatre, where world’s greatest musicians and opera singers perform. Next stop you’ll reach the splendid Sforza Castle by tram, the old fashion cable car going along the most charming streets of the historic centre. You’ll be stunned by the massive walls of the Castle, once a military facility. Finally, we will conclude our tour with a gourmet Italian Aperitivo. Sip on a delicious cocktail and savor an authentic appetizer, relishing this simple Milanese tradition. Overnight at your hotel. (B)
Day 2 - Milan. Como Lake and Bellagio
After breakfast you’ll have the chance to discover the beauty of the Italian lakes! This charming experience includes the transfer by train from Milan to Como and a walking tour of the chic lake town of Como with your tour leader.
You’ll discover majestic white marble Duomo, walk along the elegant Via Vittorio Emanuele, the ancient medieval walls and the Romanesque Sant’ Abbondio Church.
If you also like shopping you love the beautiful and picturesque streets with traditional and local shops and products. Our walk continues along the lakeside promenade to reach Villa Olmo with its ornate garden and magnificent views of the lake and town. Then you’ll enjoy a boat-cruise on the lake to reach the charming village of Bellagio, pearl of the Como Lake.
Your One Day pass (Free boat circulation ticket) included will let you explore the area as you desire and for instance lose yourself id the magnificent Villa Carlotta botanic gardens or through the alleys of graceful villages. After the tour your tour leader will escort you back to Milan and overnight at your hotel. (B)
Day 3 - Milan to Venice. Food and wine walking tour/Gondola ride
After enjoying the morning at your leisure, you’ll reach Venice by high speed train. In the afternoon discover Venice and its legend, tasting the Venetian Street food and surfing by gondola the Grand Canal looking Rialto Bridge and beauties of Venice. Listening the history and the legend of “Venetian nobility” tasting the most delicious flavours and the product that the merchants traded across centuries and continents learning about the local street food traditions sipping a glass of wine by the old fashion taverns and bars out of the t beaten track accompanied by a choice of delicious Cicchetti dishes (Venetian "tapas"). Jump on board of Gondola ferry to cross the Grand Canal and visit with us the Rialto open air Market. After you will enjoy the magical atmosphere of Venice with a ride on the most famous Venetian boat: The Gondola. Overnight at your hotel. (B)
Day 4 - Venice to Florence/Best of Florence/Tuscan Dinner with Bistecca Fiorentina
In the morning, you will have some free time to discover the city at your leisure or take an optional tour of the Venetian Islands: Murano and Burano.
Early in the afternoon you’ll board a high-speed train to reach Florence in about 2 hours. When arriving at destination you will take a short walk to the hotel and find your luggage there. You will then enjoy a walking tour of the Best of Florence, exploring the beauties of the City by night. We will visit Piazzale Michelangelo with its amazing view over the city. Followed by the city’s Roman origins to a 15th century palace, the Ponte Vecchio, the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the amazing Brunelleschi’s Dome which overlooks the Baptistery’s golden “Gates of Paradise”. After these visit you will appreciate the exclusive dinner in the heart of Florence and a typical florentine-style T-bone steak. Overnight at your hotel. (B)(D)
Day 5 - Florence. Pisa, San Gimignano, Siena, Chianti tour/lunch and wine tasting
After breakfast you will board a bus to discover the beauty of Tuscany and visit its enchanting medieval towns on a guided excursion. You reach Pisa and visit its stunning Piazza dei Miracoli, to admire the Baptistery, the Cathedral and, of course, the famous Leaning Tower. Lunch in a wine bar or restaurant and enjoy a wine tasting of renowned local wines as well as a traditional Tuscan dish. After lunch, the wonders continue with a visit to San Gimignano, the splendid Medieval town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then following the panoramic roads of the Chianti region, you will get to Siena, the city of the Palio Horse Race. Overnight at your hotel in Florence. (B)(L)
Day 6 - Florence. Day at Leisure: optional activities
This entire day at leisure or you may choose from optional tour such as: exploring the treasures of the City like the Accademia Gallery and its David, or the Uffizi and its masterpieces. Or you might take a day tour to Cinque Terre or experience the Tuscan Countryside on a Vespa tour or Horse-back riding. Overnight at your hotel in Florence (B)
Day 7 - Florence to Rome. Panoramic tour: Colosseum/Trevi Fountain/ Sistine Chapel
This morning you will board on a high-speed train to reach Rome in about 1 h 30. Just after your arrival you will take a panoramic tour of Colosseum and Forum from the outside, and then near Piazza Navona you will go on with a walking tour of the Baroque Rome: including the treasures of the amazing Travi fountain as well as the Pantheon, unique jewel of architecture. After a quick break to rest you will skip-the-line to get in the Vatican Museums where following a carefully planned route, you will visit the most famous the Sistine Chapel, plus a wide variety of galleries featuring ancient sculptures, tapestries, medieval maps, paintings and precious relics. As you travel your guide will show you little details in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescos such as the painful punishments. With skip-the-line Access to get in directly from the Sistine Chapel to St. Peter’s Basilica too, so that you can visit the stunning masterpieces held within. You’ll see Michelangelo’s ‘Pieta’ and the incredible bronze altar. Overnight at your hotel in Rome and find the luggage directly transferred from Florence. (B)
Day 8 - Rome. Day at Leisure: optional activities
The entire day at your leisure or you may choose from optional tours such as Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour, Borghese Gallery tour if you prefer to learn more about local art and history, or maybe a fun Pizza Making Cooking Class to learn the secrets of the most famous Italian dish. At the end of the day, if you like you might treat yourself with an optional Gourmet Dinner with paired wines. (B)
Day 9 - Rome. Day at Leisure: optional activities/ Special Dinner in Frascati
After breakfast free time at your leisure for the day. Late in the afternoon board on a regional train that in about 30 minutes will lead you to the exquisite town of Frascati. Set in the Castelli Romani area, Frascati has been chosen through the Centuries by Popes and the aristocratic families for their summer residences.
Frascati will give you a breathtaking bird’s-eye view of the Eternal City as a special souvenir and a special dinner in a typical “Fraschetta”.
The fraschetta in Frascati is uniquely Italian, and something you should try at least once in your lifet: drinking wine and eating local food in a friendly atmosphere.
After dinner, board on your train back to your hotel in Rome. (B)(D)
Day 10 - Rome to Naples. Pompeii/Sorrento
You’ll start your journey early in the morning, once you’ve boarded your high-speed train to Naples. After the 1-hour ride, you’ll reach Naples and then transfer to Pompeii. Explore the excavations and get touched by the dramatic history Roman city destroyed and buried by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD. After the guided tour you’ll proceed to Sorrento where you’ll find your luggage. Dinner and overnight. (B)(D)
Day 11 - Sorrento. Capri full day tour
After breakfast, transfer to the harbour of Sorrento and reach the enchanting Isle of Capri, favorite vacation spot of the Emperor Tiberius. Once arrived at the port of Marina Grande you’ll take the trip around the island seeing: the "Scugnizzo" welcoming statue, Tiberius' leap, Coral Grotto, White Grotto, Natural arch, Villa Malaparte, Faraglioni, Bay of Marina Piccola, Siren's rock, Green Grotto, Punta Carena lighthouse, and if the sea and weather conditions permit, also the famous Blue Grotto (The visit inside the sea cave by row boat is not included in the price of the trip, and must be purchased separately at the entrance to the Blue Grotto). After returning marina Grande you will take the minibus and reach the glamorous La Piazzetta to enjoy an elegant atmosphere and you’ll have time to delve into the Island on your own.
Return to Sorrento where you’ll enjoy a tasting of the unique Limoncello, the zesty liquor made from the fragrant lemons of Sorrentine Area. Dinner and overnight. (B)(D)
Day 12 - Sorrento.
Whole day at your Leisure in the charming Sorrento. (B)(D)
Day 13 - Sorrento/Napoli/Rome
After Breakfast by private transfer you’ll reach Naples to board on your high speed train to Rome. You’ll have time at your leisure to explore the Eternal City or reach the hotel where the luggage will be await you. Overnight at your hotel. (B)
Day 14 - Rome / Airport
Transfer to Fiumicino Airport (B). End of services.
Arrival and departure transfer • Worry-free luggage service (1 piece per passenger • Professional English and French speaking Tour Director for the entire duration of the tour • 13 nights in Centrally located 4**** hotels • 22 meals: 13 continental buffet breakfasts, 4 dinners, 1 lunch, 1 Aperitivo with appetizers, 2 wine tastings with light lunch, 1 special dinner with wine included • High-speed train ticket from Milan to Venice, from Venice to Florence, from Florence to Rome, from Rome to Naples, from Naples to Rome in Premium • Transfer from Naples to Sorrento Coast and back • 1 Limoncello tasting • Admission fees: Duomo in Milan, Vatican Museums in Rome and Pompeii Excavations • Licensed local guides (Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome and Pompeii) • Gondola ride • Local train ticket to/from Como and to/from Pompeii and Sorrento • Hydrofoil to/from Capri • Capri island cruise with outside Blue Grotto stop
Extras • Tips • Drinks at meals • Optional excursions • Hotel city taxes must be
4**** HOTEL OR EQUIVALENT CATEGORY
MILAN 2 NIGHTS NH MACHIAVELLI
VENICE 1 NIGHT CONTINENTAL
FLORENCE 3 NIGHTS UNA VITTORIA
ROME 4 NIGHTS GENOVA
SORRENTO COAST 3 NIGHTS TOWER
2019 GUIDED GROUP GUARANTEED DEPARTURES
MAY 03 10 17 24 31
JUNE 07 14 21 28
JULY 05 12 19 26
AUGUST 02 09 16 23 30
SEPTEMBER 06 13 20 27
OCTOBER 04 11
PRICE, DEPOSIT, AND PAYMENTS
The prices shown are per person, double occupancy.
The deposit is 25% of the overall tour price or as listed on the tour booking form. This deposit is required to confirm any bookings by us. No booking will be reserved until the prescribed deposit is received.
Balance of the payment will due 30 days prior to the date of the first day of the tour you have booked. If booking within 30 days of the start of the tour the full payment must be made at the time of booking. Deposit and balance payments are accepted by bank electronic transfer, Pay pal system, credit cards (fees apply for credit cards and Pay pal). After your deposit has been accredited, we will send you an invoice with the due date for the balance pf payment. Should your final payment fail to reach us by the date specified on your invoice, we reserve the right to cancel your booking without refund.
The tour price quoted is based at the time of advertising (including foreign exchange rates) and are accordingly subject to change without notice. Tuscany Untouched tours reserves the right written notice to you to vary the cost of the tour if there is any significant change in currency exchange rates according up to 20 days prior to the first day of tour.
Unless otherwise stated, all tours are based on a minimum number of 2 travellers plus tour leader and maximum of 8. Where minimum have not been achieved on a given departure, the tour may be cancelled by Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd.
Accommodation is on a Private cosy villa/apartment in a traditional Tuscany farmhouse. Single supplement may be available at an addition cost.
CANCELLATIONS AND REFUND
To cancel your tour booking, you must notify us in writing by email. If you cancel your tour booking for any reason at any stage, your 25% deposit is non-refundable. If you cancel 90 days before tour starting date: 75% of your total tour cost is refundable. If you cancel between 90 days and 60 days before tour starting date: 50% of your total tour cost is refundable for physician documented emergency medical reasons or for police documented cases of accident, flood, fire, or crime. Cancellations less than 60 days from the tour start date:100% non-refundable.
In the unlikely event that we must cancel your tour, you are entitle to a 100% refund within 2 weeks after the tour’s cancellation.
Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd has the right to decline any booking. Similarly, Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd, may require any travellers to withdraw from the tour if in its option the actions of that traveller are or no less than 3 hours after our arrival time (2 hours for Italian Domestic Flights and Europe-bound flights).
Personal travel insurance is not offered by Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd. Travellers are requires to purchase their own comprehensive travel insurance to cover cancellation coverage, airline tickets, trip delay, lost luggage or any potential medical expenses. Before travelling, we require evidence of travel insurance and an emergency contact number for each traveller.
You are allowed one suitcase and one small carry-on bag. If you exceed this limit there may not be space in the vehicle to transport your excess luggage and it will be at your own expense to have it transported throughout the tour. We suggest that you bring a day pack for carrying water, guide books, jacket, rain gear, etc.
TRAVEL DOCUMENTS, HEALTH AND FITNESS
You are responsible for holding all valid travel documents at the time and satisfy any health, visa or other requirements that apply to places you intend to visit.
To comfortably complete our tours, you should be able to do some moderate walks over hills and be able to climb a number of stairs. We will also be doing a lot of walking in the town we visit. If you a planning a tour with us, we suggest starting moderate walking program at least 1 month before the tour.
Anyone suffering from illness or disability or undergoing treatment for any physical or medical condition, must declare the true nature of such condition at the time of booking and make arrangements for the provision pf any medication or other treatment which may be required during the tour. Failure to make such disclosure will constitute a breach of these booking condition and result in such person being excluded from the tour in which case all monies paid will be forfeit.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS AND MOTION SIKNESS
Please advise us of any special requirements such as dietary requirements, medical requirements etc, at the time of booking. If you get motion sickness, it is advisable to bring with you motion sickness pills, as we will be travelling along mountains roads at times.
Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd will make effort to adhere to the advertised itinerary. However, in the event of unforeseen circumstances, Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary, including previously stated accommodations, modes of transport and all other activities.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
No responsibility is accepted for any loss, expenses, accident, injury or damage to any person or property due to the actions or omissions of any person, or any cause, including but not limited to acts of God, acts of terrorism, war, strikes, defects in machinery, breakdown of equipment, whether quarantine, negligence, loss of baggage, or other causes beyond our control, such losses being the responsibility of the guest.
Except as required or implied by legislation Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd gives no express warranty in relation to the tour and you acknowledge that you have not relied on any representation or warranty made by or on behalf of Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd. To the extent that such terms and conditions may lawfully be excluded all warranties are expressly excluded. Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd does not accept any liability for any act, omission, default or neglect by ourselves, our servents or agents or by the servants of agents of airlines or accommodation services for injury, damage or loss to persons or goods whatsoever and howsoever the same may be caused.
PERMISSION FOR PHOTOS AND VIDEO OF TRAVELLERS
You agree that our Tour Directors or representative may take photographs and film of you while you are on tour and that these may be used in our brochure, social media and/or advertising or publicity material without obtaining any further consent or payment in respect of such photographs and/or videos.
All information provided by Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd regarding our tours is, to the best of our knowledge, correct. However, we reserve the right to make changes in group composition, accommodations, visits, and itineraries at any time should it become necessary or desirable. Delays, or itinerary changes caused by strikes, bad weather, traffic, or other unforeseen circumstances are beyond our control and we are not obligated to pay Travellers compensation.
RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY
I understand and acknowledge that the recreational activities available on the Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd may be dangerous. I understand and acknowledge that serious injury or death may result from participants in recreational activities. I agree that I PARTECIPATE at my OWN RISK.
BY SIGNING THIS WAIVER, I ACKNOWLEDGED THAT:
- participation in recreational activities is a hazardous activity and may result in injury, loss, damage or death to me;
- participation in recreational activities may require certain skills. I declare that I have sufficient skills to be able to safety and properly participate in the recreational activities;
- Where recreational activities are held outdoors, there are risk to me as a result of the weather condition, including either extreme hot or cold weather, rain or wind;
- I am responsible for ensuring that I have and will wear equipment suitable for safety and properly participating in the recreational activities.
- I agree not to take drugs prohibited by law before or during participation in recreational activities.
- I agree that I am in good health and free from any adverse medical conditions.
- I agree to follow the directions of any instructor or any signage and that any misconduct or refusal by me to follow any direction will result in my immediate removal from the tour.
- Any child under the age of 16 must be supervised at all time by a responsible adult parent and this waiver will bind both the responsible adult parent and supervised child.
- I use all facilities entirely at my own risk, as I find them and with the prior acceptance of the risk of possible danger to me.
- If I suffer harm while participating in any recreational activity, I will not hold Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd, their employees or agents legally responsible for any injuries I suffer. I will not sue the supplier (Tuscany Untouched Pty Ltd), their employees or agents for any claims, costs, damages, or liability. I agree to release the Supplier and their employees from legal responsibility for the service I have been provided.
- I acknowledge and agree that my participation in any recreational activities are a danger and may have inherent risks as a result of which personal injury (and sometime death) may occur and I accept and assume all such risks of personal injury or death in anyway whatsoever arising from these activities and hereby waive my individual right to sue the Supplier for all claims I or my representatives may have for such personal injury or death against the Supplier in any way whatsoever arising from or in connection with these activities.
Our tours are not pet friendly