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Italian Scene – Costsaver

10 Day Italy Tour of Rome, Venice, Italian Lakes, Pisa and Florence

The capitals of Florence, Venice and Rome are masterful creations and your 10 day exploration of Italy will reveal this to you. Embrace the energy of Italy in its major cities, unwind by the italian lakes and savour the lingering scents of lemons in Sorrento.  Lose yourself in a love story in Verona, pay tribute to St. Francis of Assisi in his hometown and snap a selfie of the world’s most famous leaning tower.

 

Expired on Wednesday September 17th, 2025

Expired on Wednesday September 17th, 2025

Day 1: Arrive Rome

The 'Eternal City' has captivated travellers for centuries and you’ll not be disappointed as it prepares you for an exhilarating journey across Italy. On arrival in Rome, check in to your hotel, then get ready for your very own introduction to Rome or relax at your hotel. Later this evening, you’ll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a glimpse into what lies ahead. Soak up the city’s effervescent atmosphere during an Optional Experience dinner in a characteristic trattoria.

Accommodation
Ergife Palace Hotel Rome

Optional Experiences

Roman Delights with Dinner
Make the most of your Roman holiday, living la dolce vita as the locals do with a relaxed dinner in a characteristic trattoria. Soak up the atmosphere of the charming city as you dine, sampling typical Italian cuisine and drinks as you enjoy live music. This is the Italian experience you've been dreaming of!
Pricing Info
Adults
€60.00

With so much to see and do, you could explore Rome for an eternity without getting bored. Join an Optional Experience to Michelangelo’s famous Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums or start your day the Italian way. Get to grips with the city’s main attractions, joining a Local Specialist at Vatican City, the world’s smallest country. Stand in St. Peter’s Square, sharing your space with devoted pilgrims. Visit St. Peter's Basilica and view Michelangelo's greatest work, the sorrowful Pietà. Cross the Tiber next, to view the mighty Colosseum and the countless other ancient sites which featured prominently in the days of the powerful Roman Empire.

Accommodation
Ergife Palace Hotel Rome

Included Meals
Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Inside the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
Join us for an extension to your included sightseeing tour, which gives you a chance to see the artistic masterpieces collected and commissioned by the Popes. With our Local Specialist, we'll visit the Tapestry Gallery, Gallery of Maps and the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo spent four years preparing the vault and altar wall, and we'll give you plenty of time to admire just how much painstaking work went into his creations.
Pricing Info
Adults
€64.00

Piazzas and Fountains.
Discover the most charming areas of the city as you explore quintessential Italian piazzas and fountains with a Local Specialist. Wander through the labyrinth of narrow streets and beautiful squares in Rome’s historic centre, stopping to marvel at highlights such as the Trevi Fountain, The Pantheon and hidden corners of the Eternal City.
Pricing Info
Adults
€44.00

The Bay of Naples beckons and our first stop is in the picture-perfect resort town of Sorrento. Pastel-hued residences cling impossibly to craggy cliffs that plunge into the deep blue waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Enjoy your time soaking up the sun-drenched views. You won’t need to venture far to catch the scent of the 'world’s best lemons', which you’ll see in abundance at the local markets. Taste some of the mouth-watering fresh produce grown locally or consider an Optional Experience to the artists’ paradise of Positano, followed by a scenic drive along the Amalfi coast. The Sirens of Sorrento may be nowhere in sight, but that doesn’t mean their alluring call will be possible to resist.

Accommodation
La Panoramica Hotel Bay of Naples

Included Meals
Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Amalfi Coast and Positano.
Join us for an unforgettable drive along the picturesque Amalfi Coast, the jewel of Italy's southern coastline. Visit the world-famous paradise of Positano, with eye-catching colourful homes scattered along the cliffside village and rows of striking beach umbrellas set up alongside vivid blue waters. This is the Mediterranean encounter you've been dreaming of.
Pricing Info
Adults
€66.00

Sorrento Countryside and Farmhouse Meal.
Enjoy a beautiful drive into the Sorrentino countryside, where you'll explore the gardens of a traditional local farm. During a tour of its lemon, orange and olive groves, your hosts will show you how mozzarella and other cheeses of the region are made. And then you'll get to try cheeses, salamis and marinated vegetables, washed down with local wine and homemade bread.
Pricing Info
Adults
€59.00

Enjoy the atmosphere as you explore the beautiful Bay of Naples during your free time this morning. Alternatively, choose to join an Optional Experience guided walking tour of Pompeii, buried under the volcanic ash for centuries after Mount Vesuvius erupted. Leaving the Bay of Naples behind, journey past Cassino and view the monastery which featured as a backdrop for some of the fiercest battles of World War II. This poignant reminder of war gives way to a place of pilgrimage, as you head north to Assisi where an orientation reveals a medieval town that has changed very little since the time of St. Francis.

Accommodation
Hotel Frate Sole Assisi

Included Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Discover Pompeii.
Join our Local Specialist on a tour of the excavations of Pompeii - the perfectly preserved Roman town that was engulfed by Mount Vesuvius' eruption in 79 A.D. This is an opportunity to travel back in time and catch a glimpse of ancient Roman life and architecture, frozen for almost 2,000 years.
Pricing Info
Adults
€57.00

Your journey continues across the Apennines and through the Emilia-Romagna region, credited with being the origin of tortellini, mortadella and parmesan cheese. Before you know it, you’ll have arrived in Venice, the Queen of the Adriatic, where an Optional Experience will see you gliding through the city canals in a gondola.

Accommodation
LH Hotel Sirio Venice

Included Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Gondolas & the Grand Canal.
Join us for a breath-taking cruise by private water taxi along Venice's Grand Canal, catching glimpses of impressive sights such as the Palazzi Barbaro, Rialto Bridge and St Mark’s Square. Later on, you’ll glide gracefully on a gondola along Venice’s dreamy, narrow waterways, discovering the irresistible charm of the world-famous canals.
Pricing Info
Adults
€84.00

Embark on a cruise by private launch to bustling St. Mark's Square in the heart of Venice. Admire the most famous of Venice's 417 bridges, the Bridge of Sighs, and enjoy views of the Doge's Palace and the Byzantine Basilica of St. Mark. Later, enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience, when the extraordinary talents of glassblowers take centre stage during a visit to their workshop then consider an Optional Experience to the island of Burano for a relaxing meal with your travel companions.

Accommodation
LH Hotel Sirio Venice

Included Meals
Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Venice's Secrets.
Explore the hidden maze of streets that make up this unique city as your Local Specialist gives you a fascinating insight into Venice's past and present. You’ll visit the majestic Basilica of St Mark, where you’ll have a chance to view some of the prized trophies looted by the Venetians in their rise to power.
Pricing Info
Adults
€42.00

Lagoon Cruise to Burano with Food and Drinks.
Discover the Venetian Lagoon by private boat, travelling to the heritage-listed fisherman’s island of Burano. Known for its picturesque, technicolour houses and restaurants serving up fresh seafood, this tour is a must for food lovers and photography buffs alike. Enjoy a delicious meal before cruising back to Venice, taking in magic views of the famous city as we return.
Pricing Info
Adults
€82.00

The plains of Veneto are all that stand between you and Verona, the tragic stage for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers. View the ancient Roman Arena, where concerts are still held to this day, and Juliet's Balcony, from which a fictional Juliet once called for her Romeo. Indulge in a romantic moment of your own before leaving Verona, bound for Italy’s irresistible Lake District. Arriving on the shores of Lake Como, you’ll see first-hand why this scenic setting has been a favourite summer retreat of the rich and famous for centuries. You could choose to board an optional cruise this afternoon to make the most of this idyllic setting. Enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening.

Accommodation
Starhotels Grand Milan Saronno

Included Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Optional Experiences

Discover Lake Como.
All aboard! We're setting sail on Lake Como to enjoy views of elegant villas and pristine gardens in one of the most beautiful spots in the Italian Lake District. Kick back and relax as you cruise with your Local Specialist, admiring the idyllic scenery of this world-famous destination.
Pricing Info
Adults
€49.00

Pisa's white marble façades gleam in the sunshine, but it is the famous Leaning Tower that gets most of the glory when you visit this 'Field of Miracles', so named by 20th-century Italian writer and poet Gabriele d’Annunzio. Since Medieval times, the exquisite structures in the piazza have symbolised man’s journey through religious life – the Baptistery representing birth, life represented by the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, and the Camposanto, death. After a short drive from Pisa, you’ll arrive at your hotel near Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. A full day of sightseeing lies ahead, so kick back and enjoy the company of your travel companions this evening at an optional dinner in the Tuscan hills.

Accommodation
Starhotels Vespucci Florence

Included Meals
Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Traditional Dinner, Wine and Music in the Tuscan Hills.
Make your Florentine travel dreams a reality as we dine at a delightful regional restaurant, set among pine and cypress trees. After a scenic drive through the stunning Tuscan countryside, we’ll enjoy a meal of delicious specialties from the area, accompanied by local wines and music.
Pricing Info
Adults
€69.00

There are few cities in the world with an artistic legacy equal to that of Florence. Your Local Specialist shares a superb commentary of the city's artistic and architectural heritage during a walking tour, which includes views of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Baptistery, the impressive Giotto's Bell Tower and the Ponte Vecchio. Visit Piazza della Signoria and squeeze in some time for shopping – Florence is particularly renowned for its high-quality leather and 18-carat gold jewellery. Later, return to Rome, where your journey began. You’ll have an evening alone to forge final memories with new friends or consider an Optional Experience whisking you away on one last sightseeing trip with a mouth-watering farewell dinner followed by live entertainment.

Accommodation
Ergife Palace Hotel Rome

Included Meals
Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Arrivederci Roma.
Rome comes alive this last evening of our trip as you savour her unforgettable sights and celebrate together with a Farewell Dinner including entertainment in one of our favourite places.
Pricing Info
Adults
€60.00

If Italy has become engraved in your heart as it did for celebrated poet Robert Browning, you’ll have a hard time saying arrivederci. As the legend says, if you tossed a coin in the Trevi fountain, you will return. Until then bid your Travel Director and travel companions a fond farewell. Find out more about your available transfers at costsavertour.com/transfers.

Included Meals
Breakfast

Departure Return Offer Price
01 Dec 23 10 Dec 23 Last minutes deal $2095 10% Off $1886
17, 21, 29 Dec 23 26, 30 Dec, 07 Jan 24 Last minutes deal $2295 10% Off $2066
12, 26 Jan, 09 Feb 24 21 Jan, 04, 18 Feb 24 $2125
23 Feb 24 03 Mar 23 $2525
08 Mar 24 17 Mar 24 $2725
12 Apr 24 21 Apr 24 $2775
19 Apr 24 28 Apr 24 $2875
26 Apr 24 05 May 24 $2895
03, 10, 17, 24, 31 May 24 12, 19, 26 May, 02, 09 Jun 24 2024 Travel sales $3225 10% Off $2903
07, 14, 21, 28 Jun, 05 Jul 24 09, 16, 23, 30 Jun, 07, 14 Jul 24 2024 Travel sales $3225 10% Off $2903
12, 19, 26 Jul, 02, 09, 16 Aug 24 21, 28 Jul, 04, 11, 18, 25 Aug 24 2024 Travel sales $3195 10% Off $2876
30 Aug, 06, 13, 20, 27 Sep 24 08, 15, 22, 29 Sep, 06 Oct 24 2024 Travel sales $3225 10% Off $2903
11, 18 Oct 24 20, 27 Oct 24 $3225
01, 15 Nov 24 10, 24 Nov 24 $2938
29 Nov 24 08 Dec 24 $2585
17, 21, 29 Dec 24 26, 30 Dec, 07 Jan 25 $2805
10, 24 Jan, 07 Feb 25 19 Jan, 02, 16 Feb 25 $2613
21 Feb, 07 Mar 25 02, 16 Mar 25 $2850

*Prices are per person base on twin share

Booking Term and Conditions

The following conditions apply to bookings made after 15 August 2023 for tours departing on or after 1 April 2024. If you booked before 15 August 2023 or are travelling before 1 April 2024, please see the relevant Booking Conditions for your tour.

PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION

LEVEL 1 LEVEL 2  AIRLINE TICKETS
Deposit due per person $200 $350 As per airline policy
Final Payment due
(before departure)
60 days 90 days As per airline policy
Cancelation Charges (per person) if you cancel your holiday (No. of Days before travel)
Before Final Payment Date Deposit Deposit As per airline policy
Final Payment Date until 30 days before departure 50% 50% $75 plus airline charges
29 days – 2 days before departure 80% 80% $75 plus airline charges
1 day before or day of departure 100% 100% $75 plus airline charges

Cancellation charges pertain to the tour, extra nights’ accommodation as well as chargeable transfers.

NOTE: Included flights are outlined in each trip itinerary in our brochure or online. Guests travelling on any flight must provide their full name (as appears on their passport), date of birth and gender. Incomplete or inaccurate information may result in additional charges payable directly to the airline or in a worst-case scenario, be denied boarding.

Level 1: Cancellation fees are the minimum cancellation fee charged and is used unless the trip is described as Level 2.

Level 2: These trips are generally trips which include cruise/ferry, train, intra-trip flight elements and small group departures.

A full list of all trips and levels can be found at Tour Deposit Level.

Expired on Wednesday September 17th, 2025

Inclusions

Travel
10 days, 2 countries and 11 cities

Accommodation
9 nights

Meals
9 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners

About this trip

INCLUDED SIGHTSEEING

  • Rome
    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica, view the Colosseum and see the ancient sites with your Local Specialist
  • Sorrento
    Visit this popular resort
  • Cassino
    View the monastery hill top
  • Assisi
    Visit the town dedicated to St. Francis
  • Venice
    Cruise to St. Mark’s Square and visit a traditional glassblowing workshop
  • Verona
    View Juliet’s Balcony and Roman Arena
  • Italian Lakes
    Visit Lake Como
  • Pisa
    View the Leaning Tower
  • Florence
    Sightseeing with a Local Specialist

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT ON EVERY TRIP

Unique or exclusive to Costsaver, here’s a sample of what’s included in your trip.

  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Many meals and daily breakfasts included
  • City orientation tours
  • Audio headsets are provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries
  • Extensive variety of Choice Optional Experiences

Expired on Wednesday September 17th, 2025

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