That’s Amore!: Italy By Design ( FJ)

7 days from Rome to Florence

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This 7-day Italy journey inspires La Dolce Vita in every way with dazzling sights, dreamy delights, and delicious bites! How will you fall in love with Italy? Hunting for truffles, digging into the life of St. Francis or delighting in olive oil? Following the footsteps of a 16th-century controversial painter or walking the storied streets of Trastevere? Florence on bike or via the fancy footwork of Salvatore Ferragamo? With our complimentary YourChoice Excursions, you can say “Ciao, Italia” any way you choose—from frescoes to fashion and fortresses to food!

Why This Tour is Wander-ful!
•Step back in time as you stand in the shadows of Roman ruins, in the hallways of hallowed museums and under the hilltops of postcard-perfect landscapes.
•From storied scenery to epic storytelling; art to artful cuisine and this journey will invite you to leave a “pizza” your heart in Italy.
•Included YourChoice Excursions in Rome, Spoleto, and Florence.
•Honey, I’m Rome!

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

7 days from Rome to Florence

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This 7-day Italy journey inspires La Dolce Vita in every way with dazzling sights, dreamy delights, and delicious bites! How will you fall in love with Italy? Hunting for truffles, digging into the life of St. Francis or delighting in olive oil? Following the footsteps of a 16th-century controversial painter or walking the storied streets of Trastevere? Florence on bike or via the fancy footwork of Salvatore Ferragamo? With our complimentary YourChoice Excursions, you can say “Ciao, Italia” any way you choose—from frescoes to fashion and fortresses to food!

Why This Tour is Wander-ful!
•Step back in time as you stand in the shadows of Roman ruins, in the hallways of hallowed museums and under the hilltops of postcard-perfect landscapes.
•From storied scenery to epic storytelling; art to artful cuisine and this journey will invite you to leave a “pizza” your heart in Italy.
•Included YourChoice Excursions in Rome, Spoleto, and Florence.
•Honey, I’m Rome!

 Meals & Itinerary

 Meals

Breakfast Daily, 2 Dinner

 Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE IN ROME Welcome to Rome! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Dinner Dinner

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Day 2

ROME ROME An orientation tour includes views of the major landmarks of the Eternal City.
YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

STROLL: There's no Place Like Rome
Across Rome's Tiber River lies Trastevere, a former working-class enclave that today boasts a bohemian vibe of trendy shops, cafes, and bars. Walk the picturesque streets and charming medieval buildings with your Local Guide and continue on to the Jewish Ghetto to hear of its long and storied history.
MARVEL: Visit Saint Mary Major Basilica with Ice Cream
Visit the magnificent Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica and ancient Roman archaeological area, plus a tasting of Nevicata ("snowfall" gelato).



Breakfast Breakfast

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Day 3

ROME–NARNI–SPOLETO NARNI Orientation and free time for lunch.
SPOLETO Orientation
Breakfast Breakfast

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Day 4

SPOLETO SPOLETO YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:
Breakfast Breakfast

MARVEL: The Steps of Saint Francis
Follow your Local Guide to the most important sites of the life of Saint Francis, from Santa Maria degli Angeli to Assisi, and from L'eremo delle Carceri to San Damiano.
GAZE: Olive You, Spoleto!
Follow your Local Guide through the cobblestone streets of one of the oldest cities in Italy. Stop at an oil shop for and olive oil tasting and a glass of wine.
STROLL: Diamonds in the Rough
Wild truffles have been called the diamonds of the kitchen. These jewels of haute cuisine are hard to come by and in great demand by elite chefs across Europe who pay top dollar (or Euro) for this flavorful delicacy. During an unforgettable cultural experience in the hills of Umbria, you'll learn the art of truffle hunting with local farmers who share everything you need to know about finding, collecting, and cultivating truffles. A great experience for foodies and wine lovers, this excursion to Umbria will also delight you with its spectacular countryside and lovely people.



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Day 5

SPOLETO–PIENZA–FLORENCE PIENZA Guided sightseeing in the Italian Pearl of the Renaissance.
FLORENCE Guided sightseeing with views of the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise” and Signoria Square.

Breakfast Breakfast

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Day 6

FLORENCE FLORENCE YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

DELVE: On Cloud Wine
Taste some of the region's world -famous wines while taking in the views of the Chianti Hills with a visit to the ancient city of San Gimignano.
GAZE: Fragrance and Fashion in Florence
Follow your expert Local Guide through a maze of must-see-sights and legendary landmarks. You'll hear a secret or two about the ancient tradition of perfume making at the Officina di Santa Maria Novella, a centuries-old institution founded by Dominican friars in 1221, making it the oldest pharmacy in Europe. Your tour takes you from fragrance to footwear with a visit to the Ferragamo Museum, dedicated to the shoemaker-turned-designer Salvatore Ferragamo. See stylish examples of the more than 10,000 shoe designs revered throughout the world.
PEDAL: Firenze in Bicicletta
Discover the soul of Florence on a small-group bike tour through its maze of quaint cobblestone alleys and small piazzas. Breathe in fresh air and the city's most impressive landmarks, including historic city center and Oltrarno. On this guided bike ride, uncover Florence's hidden views and secret spots only the locals know and love.



Farewell dinner at local restaurant.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

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Day 7

FLORENCE FLORENCE Your vacation ends with breakfast in the morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

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 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

SILVIO CACACE

Escorting tours for more than 20 years

" Travelling that leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. This is what happened to me travelling around my home country of Italy, a place renowned for its remarkable architecture, fine artworks, delectable food and wines, and superb hospitality. Showing people my country, enthralling them with captivating stories, sharing with them my passion and enthusiasm, and making them happy has become my main goal in life. Join me on a Globus tour so you can see for yourself how life is beautiful in Italy."

Tour Director -  SILVIO CACACE

 Accommodations

ROME

ALBANI

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

SPOLETO

SAN LUCA

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

FLORENCE

HOTEL CELLAI

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

Contact your Travel Consultant for more information.
Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)



* The "Starting at" or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. If a price is crossed out, the new price includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Globus).
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