Visit Rome, Venice, and More on this Italy trip from Adventures by Disney
Travel through the old world country steeped in rich traditions and glorious history on this unforgettable Adventures by Disney trip to Italy. You will be immersed in the timelessness of a wonderful culture and amazed by the warmth of the Italian people.
When you travel with Adventures by Disney, you do so knowing that your trip will be a unique, hassle-free experience that includes the conveniences and world-class service you expect from Disney. As such, you can take solace knowing you and your family will be pampered like the royalty you are! You will stay in the lap of luxury in 5-star hotels that meet the Disney Standard.
Your trip also includes all transportation and transfers necessary for your trip, from horseback to high-speed rail. Whatever is necessary, it is taken care of. So there is less for you to stress about and more for you to enjoy! Adventures by Disney also includes admission fees to attractions, most meals, and Adventure Guides with all the knowledge you’ll need to learn about the cultures you’ll be visiting!
Italy Vacation Overview
When you embark on this Italy vacation with Adventures by Disney, you will explore Rome, Tuscany, Florence, and Venice over 7-nights and 8-days. This tour begins in Rome and wraps up in Venice. Let’s delve into some of the sights you’ll see!
Tour the Colosseum! Built by Emperor Vespasian around A.D. 70-72, the Colosseum was a gift to the people of Rome and soon housed spectacles and games as well as wild animal and gladiator combats. This engaging tour will provide an understanding of life in ancient Rome. You will also receive an exclusive, privately-guided tour of the Vatican Museum. Not only will you see masterpieces by the greatest artists in history, you will also be guided through the Sistine Chapel for an intimate look at Michelangelo’s work.
Following your tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel, you’ll enjoy an American breakfast served at the Bistrot La Pigna. Then, it’s time for St. Peter’s Basilica. After which you will enjoy a private motorcoach tour of the sites of Rome, followed by a walking tour. Some sites you’re sure to see include the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, and, of course, the Trevi Fountain. And this is all before lunch!
Travel by bus to Fattoria Poggio Allora. This working farm with its own winery is located in the heart of the Chianti wine-growing region. Here, you will be welcomed by the chef, who will lead you in a fun pasta-making activity. In addition, take in the spectacular views of the medieval towers of San Gimignano, a fortified hilltop town, standing on a nearby hilltop.
For adults, enjoy a tour of the family winery, followed by a wine tasting. While the kids will be off enjoying an olive oil flavoring. Junior Adventurers will learn about infusing herbs, that they will pick from the garden, into the oils.
Lastly, enjoy a banquet in a 15th-century castle. Costumed servers will serve your dinner in one of the most amazing locations in all of picturesque Tuscany.
In Florence, enjoy a privately-guided tour of Michelangelo’s David. Then, follow that up with a walking tour of the city’s famed Duomo, Baptistry, Piazza Della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, and MORE! Explore the spectacular town hall of Florence with a special VIP tour of Palazzo Vecchio. This magnificent structure remains one of the most impressive in Tuscany. Walk through the hallowed halls, decorated with works by the masters, including Michelangelo, Botticelli and Vasari. Climb the high tower, dress in medieval period costumes for photo opportunities. And you can even explore secret passages once used by the Medici family, famed patrons of the arts.
Bid farewell to the countryside and climb aboard the high-speed train that features advanced technology and on-board conveniences including free Wi-Fi. Relax and enjoy the sites as you travel to Venice. A boxed lunch is provided along the way.
Upon your arrival in Venice, explore the City of Canals by gondola, the traditional mode of Venetian transportation. Travel near the Rialto Bridge, gliding along the famed Grand Canal on a private tour of this floating city.
Get an up-close look at the Doges Palace, built in Venetian Gothic style. Now a museum, this landmark was once the residence of the Doge, the supreme authority of the Republic of Venice.
Wrap up your Italian vacation with a farewell dinner aboard the Jolly Roger, the pirate-themed galleon that is modeled after the ships launched by the Venetian Republic. Toast the bountiful adventure you’ve shared with your family and newfound friends. And enjoy delectable Italian dishes, lively entertainment and a few Disney surprises at this special party that celebrates the adventure of a lifetime!
While in Italy, you will stay in some of the best hotels the country has to offer.
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