Champlin & Keisling Best of Italy Tour (10D)

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Duration: 10 days
Group size: 2 - 20
Champlin & Keisling Best of Italy Tour (10D)
Italy

Now Journey
  • Facebook verified
8 reviews

$NaN
Duration: 10 days
Group size: 2 - 20

About this trip

Best of Italy: It really is the best trip.

  • 11 Days | The Great Cities of Venice, Florence and Rome
    with San Gimignano and Cortona in Tuscany

The Comfort of a Small Group.
The Freedom of Choosing Your Sightseeing.


Our 10 Day (11 Days flight time) Venice to Rome is our most popular itinerary and we guarantee the Journey will be life changing.

The timeless mystery that is Venice delights you upon arrival.  The elegance of Florence and her amazing history moves you. Exploring the heart of the Tuscan Countryside surprises you. The Empire that was Rome amazes you.  

Join us on our Best of Italy Journey and discover a place that will truly change your life's Journey forever.

Dream Bigger: You can also add on the Amalfi Coast at the end of the tour (or Lake Como at the beginning of the tour). 


***PRICE IS BASED ON MINIMUM 6 GUESTS; PRICE MAY BE HIGHER IF LESS THAN 6 AS IT BECOMES A PERSONALIZED TOUR

The Best of Italy - 10 Days

Featuring our signature Discovery Walks with Journey Adventure Leader and your preferred optional sightseeing.

Journey's modern approach to travel means no buses, skip-the-line and exclusive access. 
We really are different from the mainstream. 


Welcome to Journey! 

What’s included

  • Journey Tour Director
    Our expert and personally trained Tour Director host leads you on Discovery Walks, Reception and other amazing experiences.
  • Local Guides
    Local, expert easy-to-understand Italian Guides on your optional sightseeing.
  • Journey's Cuisine
    We've made reservations and taken care of the tab at one of our favorite restaurants in Venice tonight. We've even included two Premium Beverages (wine or soda) to kick things off right.
  • Premium Beverages
    At included dinners: Farm-to-table Cuisine with two (2) Premium Italian Beverages.
  • Wifi
    WiFi is included where available with your Journey.
  • Hotel Accommodation
    Accommodation at hand-picked Hotels.
  • Premium Sightseeing
    Optional Sightseeing Tours with our Exclusive Expert Italian Guides.
  • Tuscan Winery Experience
    Included Experience: Tasting paired with delicious morsels
  • Venetian Gondola
    Included Experience: Gondola with our Venetian Musicians Serenade
  • International Airfare
    Airfare is separate and not included.
  • Personal Items
    Items of a personal nature.
  • Certain Meals
    Based on your selected package.
  • Sightseeing Tours
    Tours are optional and can be selected by guests.

Available Packages

MARCH-MAY Superior Tourist Package

Included our Standard Hotels' package with 3 Star, centrally located properties featuring private bathrooms and air conditioning:

2 Nights Venice: Hotel Torino or Similar
2 Nights Florence: Hotel Urban or Similar
2 Nights Cortona: Hotel San Luca or Similar

3 Nights Rome: Hotel Fiori or Similar


Journey's Dining Plan includes welcome dinner in Venice, Florence and Rome.

Includes our Discovery Walks by your Journey Tour Director.

Optional Sightseeing with our Local Expert Italian Guides with admissions.
The Journey Way of Dining with two (2) Premium Beverages included.

$1,762
Deposit: $100
JUNE Superior Tourist Package
$1,852
Deposit: $100

Available options

Venice Arrival Transfer
$149
Venice Secrets & Treasures Tour
$155
Florence Secrets & Treasures Tour
$155
Cooking Class in Florence
$185
Cooking Class from Cortona
$248
Siena Tour from Cortona
$375
Vatican City Tour
$165
Imperial & Modern Rome Tour
$165
Rome Departure Transfer
$55
Milan Airport Arrival Transfer
$145
Lake Como Pre-Tour Extension
$885
Amalfi Coast Post-Tour Extension
$835
Capri & Positano Boat Tour
$355
Sorrento Airport Departure Transfer
$88
Hotel Upgrade Deluxe
$871
Dinner Upgrade - 5 dinners included
$390
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Itinerary

Day 0: Depart US
Begin Transatlantic Flight overnight

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NJ
Now Journey
8 reviews
Now Journey purveys small group tours and Private Journeys for the Modern Traveler.

Reviews

Everything about this trip was first class from the accommodations and restaurants to the transportation between cities to the local guides chosen in each city. Our tour captain, Kent, ensured everything ran smoothly and seamlessly. Several times, he surprised us with little things which weren't mentioned in our itinerary, e.g., a transfer from city-to-city via private boat or an unscheduled stop for gelato or an impromptu wine and cheese picnic along a vista view. The little extras meant a lot! Every hotel in which we stayed was exceptional both in location and amenities. They were all well-located in city centers with easy access to historical landmarks and sites of interest. Restaurants were extraordinary and unique with meals which would delight anyone. Having optional dinners for the nights which did not include meals was much appreciated as it gave us yet another opportunity to explore a unique and delicious restaurant. Transportation between cities was either business class on the fast trains or in a comfortable Mercedes van. We believe the value received for the price paid was first-rate. Now Journey has gained loyal customers in us as we will definitely look to them for booking future trips. Rick and Cheryl Houser
By Cheryl H for Houser's Complete Classic Italy 15D on 24 May, 2022
Now Journey is a small group travel company that you can trust to provide an amazing, stress-free travel experience. My 4 daughters and I just retuned from Italy's Great Cities trip with an extension to the Amalfi Coast. Every aspect of the trip was first class and exceeded out expectations. Hotels were in locations in the heart of each city with excellent accommodations. The food and wine was experienced in amazing local "ristorantes" where the culture and flavor of Italy was on display. Sightseeing was with local, knowledgeable guides and we never waited in a line to get in . Our American Tour Captain guided us to maximize our experience and make sure we had a stress free journey. I highly recommend Now Journey to everyone who loves to travel Thanks to Now Journey for the trip of a lifetime!
By Georgia B for Georgia's Italy: Venice to the Amalfi Coast on 21 May, 2022
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Mark Story's selection of Cynthia Garofalo as our private tour guide in Rome provided us 2 amazing half-day experiences. She accompanied my wife and me as we walked through the recently opened Domus Aurea (Nero's Golden House), the Colosseum, and the Palatine Hill on our first afternoon in Rome. The next morning she was our tour guide through the Vatican Museums. Cynthia's knowledge of Italian history, geography, archaeology, and art is unsurpassed. When she learned we were on our way to Cairo, she frequently pointed out the connections that Rome had with Egypt in ancient times. She is undoubtedly the very best guide we have ever had. We much appreciated her enthusiasm for all things Rome!
By Michael C for Michael & Jeannie's Rome Adventure on 17 Nov, 2021
We had a wonderful trip with a great, well located hotel, no wasted time, terrific guides & wonderful food. Can't wait to go back!! A very special experience.
By Jean W for Jean & Sarah Weber PARIS ADVENTURE 2021.NOV5.PJ.JEAN.WEBER on 15 Nov, 2021
This was just a wonderful trip all around. Each day was well balanced between free & organized time. As always, the food & hotels were superior. We saw places & met people that we would have missed in other circumstances. What a treat!
By Jean W for Jean & Sarah's Italy's Undiscovered Treasures 9D (copy) on 23 Oct, 2021
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