7 Nights | £799 pp
Outward Date: 15/05/2018 - Depart Manchester 0715 / Arrive Venice 1100
Return Date: 22/05/2018 - Depart Rome Fiumicino 1210 / Arrive Manchester 1415
Departing from Manchester
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.)
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.
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.)
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
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.)
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.
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
Join the shuttle transfer from your hotel to Rome airport for the return flight to the UK.
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.
Our opinion…Bright, welcoming and modern in style, this is a great base from which to explore the city.
Location... Hotel Delle Nazioni is next to Florence Santa Maria Novella Station and a 10-minute walk from Florence Cathedral.
Accommodation…87 en suite rooms offer all the amenities you would expect.
Facilities…Breakfast room and American style bar/lounge.
Transport... A bus stop 200 metres from the hotel has services to the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Gallery. The Fortezza da Basso is a 15-minute walk away.
Our opinion… The hotel offers a high level of service at a good price.
Location... This hotel is located on a quiet street in the city centre, just around the corner from Termini central train station. The Coliseum and the Roman Forum are located around 15 minutes' walk from the hotel.
Accommodation… The stylish rooms feature modern design and include a state-of-the-art plasma TV, a direct dial telephone, an electronic safe and a mini fridge. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the very best fabrics have been used to create the perfect retreat. An en suite bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, comfortable beds, individually adjustable air conditioning and centrally regulated heating are provided as standard, as is a seating area.
Facilities… There is a bar and breakfast room.
Transport… There are both metro and bus lines to all areas of the city nearby.
Your Holiday Price Includes
Return flights from Manchester to Venice/from Rome
Hold luggage (20kgs)
2 nights at your hotel in Venice, sharing a twin or double room on bed and breakfast basis
Rail travel from Venice to Florence
2 nights at your hotel in Florence, sharing a twin or double room on bed and breakfast basis
Rail travel from Florence to Rome
3 nights at your hotel in Rome, sharing a twin or double room on bed and breakfast basis
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