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Venice & Rome

Experience two very different aspects of Italian city life with a classic twin centre break

6 nights from £499 pp

Depart: UK Airports

Take Venetian gondolas, romantic canals & priceless art and fuse them together with Roman gladiators, stunning architecture and history on a magnificent scale...

Departures from UK airports are available throughout the year. Flight schedules vary between airports and seasons so please contact us for details of flights operating from your local airport. The lead-in price from £499pp is available in the low season from November through to March. April to October prices start from £699pp. The price is based on two people sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date and airport. All holidays are tailor-made with extra nights, single rooms and hotel upgrades available at a supplement.

Your itinerary


Day 1

Fly direct to Venice. On arrival make your own way to your hotel where you will spend 3 nights. (Instructions on how to reach your hotel using the local water buses will be provided.)


Day 2

Venice: Just being on Venice Island and absorbing the atmosphere makes any visit special.  A great place to start the tour of world famous sights is Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) the city’s largest square and popular meeting place. Enjoy a enjoy a coffee, (if you can afford it!) at one of the cafes whilst watching the world go by and taking in the magnificent architecture of the square, including the majestic St Mark’s Basilica and its Campanile San Marco (bell tower) one of the most recognised landmarks.


Day 3

Venice: A lovely way to spend a few hours is by exploring the outlying islands of the Venetian lagoon,  Murano, Burano and Torcello. Easily accessible from Venice Island by water bus, you can watch brightly coloured glass being blown on Murano, admire exquisite handmade lace on Burano and see historical cathedrals on Torcello. You also get to enjoy magnificent views of Venice as you travel across the lagoon by water bus.


Day 4

Make your own way to the railway station for the included journey by rail to Rome. Journey time is approximately 3 hours 40 mins. On arrival make your own way to your hotel where you will spend 3 nights.


Day 5

Rome: A city that needs little introduction. Rome's iconic buildings are known the world over. Take on the heavyweight attractions such as the Colosseum, the Vatican and the Forum or take things easy and just wander through a labyrinth of streets that chronicle the history of a once mighty empire.


Day 6

Rome: If designer shopping is your thing, then head for the Spanish Steps and take your pick of high end boutiques. If you are more of a dreamer, then don't forget a visit to the fabulously flamboyant Trevi Fountain. Legend has it that if you toss a coin with your left hand over your right shoulder into the fountain, you will one day return to Rome. Throw two coins and you’ll also fall in love...


Day 7

Join the shuttle transfer from your hotel to Rome airport for the return flight to the UK.


Your Holiday Price Includes

 Direct flights from UK airports to Venice returning from Rome
 3 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Venice
 3 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Rome
 Standard class rail travel from Venice to Rome
  Airport transfer in Rome. (Instructions on how to reach your hotel in Venice using the waterbus will be provided)
 VAT
 UK Air Passenger Duty
 Breakfast
 Airport Taxes
 Services of Our 24 hour duty manager
 Checked Baggage

Your Holiday Hotels

Our opinion… The Hotel Hesperia provides an excellent, personalized service, thanks to the fact that the owners are always present, and available to give their constant care and attention to the needs of their guests.

Location… The hotel is situated in the historic centre, looking onto the Canale di Cannaregio.

Accommodation… Rooms are furnished with care in a modern style, but still maintain a typical Venetian look. All the rooms have a private bathroom and are equipped with all modern conveniences such as telephone with direct outside line, satellite TV, air-conditioning with individual control, central heating, mini-bar, safe, hair-dryer and Wi-Fi internet connection.

Facilities… Breakfast rooms and lounge. There is also a splendid terrace, from where you can watch the hustle and bustle of daily Venetian life.

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Our opinion… This is a well-kept superior tourist hotel with a good location.

Location… The hotel is located close to Termini Station and the Via Veneto, in the heart of the financial and diplomatic district.

Accommodation… All the rooms have an ADSL internet connection included in the price, satellite TV, telephone, mini-bar and safe. Air-conditioning, soundproofing, private bathroom  with hairdryer and courtesy kit complete the conveniences included in each room.

Facilities… The hotel has a breakfast room, 24-hour front desk, bar internet corner and TV room.

Transport… 3 minute walk to the nearest bus stop

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