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Venice, Florence and Rome

7 Nights | £799 pp


Outward Date: 23/07/2017 - Depart Manchester 0800 arrive Venice Marco Polo 1130

Return Date: 30/07/2017- Depart Rome Ciampino 1125 arrive Manchester 1320

Departing from Manchester

At a glance itinerary:

Day 1

Fly direct to Venice. On arrival make your own way to your hotel where you will spend 2 nights. (Instructions on how to reach your hotel using the local water buses will be provided.)

Day 2

Venice: Don't miss St Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Bridge of Sighs.  Ride on a water bus along the Grand Canal to experience the sights and sounds of Venice’s busiest waterway.  Take any turning off one of the main thoroughfares and just lose yourself in the network of alleyways, relishing the serenity of a city devoid of cars. 

Day 3

Make your own way to the Santa Lucia railway station for the journey by rail to Florence where you will spend 2 nights. (Journey time is approximately 2 hours and there is a choice of departure times.)

Day 4

Florence: Visit the Uffizi Gallery, the Galleria dell'Accademia & the Duomo. Stroll across the Ponte Vecchio or if you prefer to take things easy head to the Boboli Gardens for some tranquil respite from the buzz of the city.

Day 5

Make your own way to the Santa Maria Novella railway station for the journey by rail to Rome where you will spend 3 nights. (Journey time is approximately 1.5 hours and there is a choice of departure times.)

Day 6

Rome: Where better to start your Rome experience than the Colosseum, possibly the most iconic and impressive ancient monument to symbolise Rome? Continue to the Roman Forum where you can walk amongst the architectural ruins that once served as the centre of political, commercial and judicial life in ancient Rome.

Day 7

Rome: Enclave of the holy see and a separate sovereign state since 1929, visiting the Vatican City is an experience that should make it on to every Rome itinerary. Across the Tiber discover the beautifully flamboyant baroque architecture of the Trevi Fountain and the Piazza Navona.

Day 8

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

Your Holiday Hotels

Our opinion… Great accommodation for exploring Venice

Location… Located in the heart of Venice, close to Rialto Bridge

Accommodation… All rooms are comfortable, spacious and equipped with modern facilities such as: air conditioning, television, telephone, cots on request, safe, mini-bar and hairdryer.

Facilities… Breakfast room and bar

Transport… 5 minute walk to the nearest bus station (Piazzale Roma ) 10 minute walk to the nearest train station (Santa Lucia)

5 Reviews

Our opinion… A lovely, traditional hotel in a great location.

Location… Situated in the historic centre just a few metres from the central station Santa Maria Novella, all the best tourist attractions are just a short and pleasant walk away.

Accommodation… Room facilities include Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Desk, Heating, Shower, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Telephone, Digital Channels, Flat-screen TV, Minibar.

Facilities… The hotel has a large, bright breakfast room, offering a continental breakfast buffet. The hotel has a small bar next to reception to enjoy a good coffee, fresh drinks, liqueurs and best Chianti wines.
 

5 Reviews

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

15 Reviews

Your Holiday Price Includes

 Return direct flights from Manchester to Venice returning from Rome
 2 nights at the 3* Carlton Capri Hotel in Venice in a twin or double room
 2 nights at the 3* Desiree Hotel in Florence in a twin or double room
 3 nights at the 3* Montecarlo Hotel in Rome in a twin or double room
 Rail travel from Venice to Florence
 Rail travel from Florence to Rome
 Private transfer from your hotel in Rome to Rome airport
 VAT
 UK Air Passenger Duty
 Breakfast
 Airport Taxes
 Services of Our 24 hour duty manager
 Checked Baggage

 

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