Portrait of Italy
May 6 – 22, 2014
Traveling from the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to legendary Venice, you’ll experience a string of fascinating Italian cities, including Pompeii, Rome, and Florence, and also experience beautiful art and architecture in smaller towns and villages in Tuscany and Umbria. In Rome, see many famous attractions, including the Colosseum, the Vatican, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, as well as the Sistine Chapel. Journey north to the Duomo in Orvieto featuring frescoes by Luca Signorelli and Fra Angelico. You'll also experience masterpieces in Siena by Michelangelo and Donatello, and in Florence, you'll marvel at the remarkable dome of the Duomo by Brunelleschi and Michelangelo’s David at the Galleria dell’Accademia. See the 13 watch towers that have defined San Gimignano's skyline for centuries, plus enjoy a tasting at a winery there. Venice is your last stop and a chance to relax before flying back home.
Fee: $5,584 with air from Washington, D.C.
You should be in good physical condition to enjoy this trip to the fullest. Considerable walking is included, plus several of the small hotels do not have elevators.
PLEASE NOTE: Prices quoted “with air” include airline taxes, departure fees, and fuel surcharges.
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