Italy Classic


6 days / 5 overnights

Italy Classic
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Stunning Monuments

marvel at the Coliseum, the cathedrals, the palazzos

Amazing Food

delightful Italian cuisine -fresh, pure and soo tasty

Breathtaking landskapes

from the Alps in the north, trough the rolling hills of Tuscany to the beautiful coastline along the bay of Naples

Smiling Faces

you'll fall in love with the Italians...their joy, friendliness and style is so inspiring

The Best of Italy...

A compelling tour to the cultural treasures of Italy. Sun-drenched Sorrento and Pompeii in the south, Lake Garda and Pisa in Italy's north; then Venice & Florence, Rome and the Vatican.....it's all in 6 unforgettable days!

Itinerary

Day 1 - Alps + Lake Garda

Morning departure, drive across the Alps,  spectacular mountain scenery. Mid-afternoon we reach the turquoise Lake Garda. Pizza  dinner (approx. €15) at one of the lakeside restaurants. Evening arrival in Venice.

Day 2 - Venice

We take a ferry across the Lagoon to St Marc's Square, the historical center of Venice. See St. Marc's Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and visit a glass-blowing workshop. Time for a gondola ride (€35). Afternoon departure, we travel south past olive groves and Chianti vineyards to Rome. Evening arrival at hotel.

Day 3 - Rome + Vatican

Full day of Eternal City Sightseeing. We begin with the Vatican, view Michelangelo's amazing copula at St Peter's Basilica. Time to visit St. Peter's, then discover the classical sights of the Eternal City. See the Circus Maximus, the monumental Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Capitoline Hill and the Pantheon. At Trevi Fountain, throw a coin into the water and make a wish. Enjoy the flair of Piazza Navona. Tonight's dinner will be at a family style roman trattoria (not incl.). Enjoy some great italian pasta, meat dish and tiramisu for desert.

Day 4 - Pompeii + Sorrento

Today, we're off for a full day excursion to the Bay of Naples. First visit Pompeii, buried by erupting Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD. The secrets of ancient Roman life are revealed by our guide as we tour the excavations. Short drive to Sorrento, a famed resort on the cliffs above the Mediterranean Sea. Time for lunch, then explore, shop around the quaint historical center. Later, we cruise per jet boat along the scenic coast to Naples. See the castle at the Naples port, head back to Rome.

Day 5 - Florence

After breakfast we head north into Tuscany and arrive in Florence late morning. City sightseeing to the impressive Cathedral, Piazza Signoria and Santa Croce church which houses the tomb of Michelangelo. Time to shop for Italian fashion, leather, gold jewellery and tuscan specialties. Tonight, conclude the day with our Tuscan Gala dinner (€59) with live music entertainment, a large variety of apetizers, pasta with truffles, prime rib, selection of deserts, wine.

DAY 6 - PISA

Today’s highlight is the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Set on the so called Field of Miracles, it is Italy’s architectural wonder. Heading back north, we pass the impressive marble quarries of Carrara, then via Switzerland back to Germany.

Special Note About Travel Documents

Travelers must be in possession of a Blue US Tourist Passport. Nationalities traveling with a non US Tourist Passport must check with the respective consulates and ensure they have the appropriate travel documents required to enter all countries the tour visits and travels through.



Trip Details

Dates & Prices   2022

  • 26 - 31 March Booking Not Open

  • Booking opens 3 weeks prior to departure date
  • Adults €999

Please note that the listed dates may be subject to change due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, safety or limitations in being able to provide a quality of travel experience. For complete details regarding our response to COVID-19 and please see below.

Pick Up Time

  • Departs 0530
  • Returns 2400 (midnight)

Pick Up Location

  • Ramstein AFB, Main Chapel Parking Lot
  • Day Tours:  Park toward center of the lot.
    Overnight Tours:
    Park in the overnight parking area.
    Tour guide will provide parking passes.

Included

  • Modern tour bus with AC / WC / DVD
  • 5 x overnight at 1st class hotels

  • 5 x buffet breakfast at hotel
  • Boat ride round trip in Venice
  • Excursion to the bay of Naples (Pompeii + Sorrento)

  • City sightseeing of Venice, Rome, Florence and Pisa
  • Hotel & city taxes
  • Services of driver and HORIZON tour guide

Not Included.....(prices may vary)

  • Gondola Ride in Venice € 35

  • Tuscan Dinner € 59

  • Roman Dinner € 45

  • Entry & guided tour of Pompeii excavations € 25

  • Boat ride from Sorrento to Naples € 15

  • Lunch Sorrento € 23

  • Single room supplement €300
  • Cancellation Insurance: Adults €84

    (details)

Additional Info

  • Prices listed are per person, double room occupancy.
  • Triple rooms may be available upon request.
  • Please review our Cancellation Policy and Terms & Conditions prior to booking your trip.
IMPORTANT NOTE

Effective 15 Dec 2021 travelers entering Italy have to present a negative Anti Allergen Quick test no older than 24 hrs at time of immigration or a negative PCR test, no older than 48 hrs at time of immigration.

Important COVID-19 Information

Mandatory Travel Documents ALL TOURS
COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates In QR Code Format

  • COVID-19 health documentation is mandatory to travel on all our tours (see next section for age-specific requirements).
  • All adults and youths are required to obtain COVID-19 vaccination certificates/proof of recovery in QR CODE format. This can be obtained from any German Apotheke (Pharmacy).
  • If you are unfamiliar with how to complete this procedure please see our blog article using this link for complete instructions, or contact us for assistance.

General

  • Tickets are sold on a First Come First Serve basis.
  • You are required to stay in your assigned seat (seat assignments are done by the office before departure).
  • Surgical grade or FFP2 face maks are required during all times while inside the bus and during boarding process.  They are also required at venues, sites and destinations.
  • Consumption of food or snacks is not currently permitted on the bus.
  • Covid-19: Tour is operated in accordance with the latest ordinance of the State of  Rhineland Pfalz. 

Adults & Youths

  • Adults and passengers 12 years and older must be fully vaccinated or provide a letter of recovery in QR CODE format (see Mandatory Documents sections above for additional details).

Children

  • Children ages 6 - 11 years old must provide a negative COVID-19 test.
  • Test must be valid through the entire tour until the scheduled tour return time. 
  • Children 0 - 5 years are not currently permitted on tours.

Bus Disinfecting Measures

  • Bus will be thoroughly disinfected after every journey.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available on the bus.
  • Bring your own hand sanitizer or personal cleansing products for use outside of the bus.

Bus Boarding Process

  • Masks must be in place and hands must be disinfected before boarding the bus.
  • Keep safe distance while entering and exiting the bus (1,5m).
Making Reservations
  • To place your reservation, please use the Book It button on each tour page, located at the top of the Trip Details section.
  • Reservations are processed in the order they are received, on a first come first serve basis Mon - Fri 0900 - 1600.
  • Before placing your reservation, please verify that your tour is still available on our Departure Status Page.
  • Canals Of Venice Italy
  • Colosseum Rome Italy
  • Nothern Italy
  • Pisa Italy
  • Riverside Rome Italy
  • Roman Sunset
  • Sorrento Italy
  • St Peters Rome Italy
  • Vatican Rome Italy
  • Venice Italy
  • Canals Of Venice Italy
  • Colosseum Rome Italy
  • Nothern Italy
  • Pisa Italy
  • Riverside Rome Italy
  • Roman Sunset
  • Sorrento Italy
  • St Peters Rome Italy
  • Vatican Rome Italy
  • Venice Italy

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