TRI-CAP presents …
Reflections of Italy
October 23 – November 1, 2019
10 Days ● 13 Meals: 8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners
Book by April 24, 2019 & Save $150 Per Person:
$4,849; Double $4,699*
5,649; Single $5,499;
$4,799; Triple $4,649
For bookings made after Apr 24, 2019 call for rates.
Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Evansville Regional Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
**Alternate gateways are available upon request
Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $315 per person
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Collette’s Flagship: Collette’s tours open the door to a world of amazing destinations. Marvel at must-see sights, sample regional cuisine, stay in centrally located hotels and connect with new and captivating cultures. These itineraries offer an inspiring and easy way to experience the world, where an expert guide takes care of all the details.
- Step to the front of the line to see Michelangelo’s famous statue of David.
- Enjoy a boat trip to Murano Island for a glass-blowing demonstration.
- Behold medieval Perugia, the historic capital of Umbria.
- Enjoy a scenic journey through Tuscany’s graceful low-lying hills.
- Set out on a locally guided panoramic tour of Rome.
- Enjoy a special welcome dinner featuring regional delicacies and fine Italian wines.
- Visit a historic winery in the heart of the Chianti region and enjoy a chefled cooking class with lunch.
Highlights: Rome, Colosseum, Assisi, Perugia, Siena, Florence, Chianti Winery & Cooking Class, Venice, Choice on Tour, Murano Island, Milan.
Day 1: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Overnight Flight Welcome to Italy, a land rich in history, culture, art and romance. Your journey begins with an overnight flight.
Day 2: Thursday, October 24, 2019 Rome, Italy - Tour Begins We begin in Rome, the “Eternal City.” This evening, join your fellow travelers for a special welcome dinner at a popular local restaurant featuring regional delicacies and fine Italian wines. (D)
Day 3: Friday, October 25, 2019 Rome This morning you’ll come to know the history and traditions of Rome while on a locally guided panoramic tour featuring the impressive Piazza Venezia, the Circus Maximus, the Arch of Constantine, the famous Piazza Navona, and a visit to the Colosseum. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Perhaps a trip to Vatican City, with an optional tour to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica,* will be on your personal sightseeing list. (B)
Day 4: Saturday, October 26, 2019 Rome - Assisi - Perugia/Assisi Ease your way into the local culture as your Tour Manager shares a few key Italian phrases. Travel to Assisi, birthplace of St. Francis. Take in the old-world atmosphere on a guided walking tour of the old city, including the Basilica of St. Francis. Then you’re off to medieval Perugia, the historic capital of Umbria. Behold one of the grandest squares in Italy – the Piazza IV Novembre – and delight in the medieval palaces and ornate cathedrals. (B)
Day 5: Sunday, October 27, 2019 Perugia/Assisi - Siena - Florence A scenic journey through Tuscany’s graceful low-lying hills brings you to the mystical city of Siena. Delight in its narrow Gothic streets, magnificent palaces and historic Piazza del Campo. After a walking tour with a local expert, take some time to explore the medieval corners of Siena. You are sure to find many surprises among its shops and outdoor cafés. Arrive in Florence and enjoy some free time before gathering for dinner. (B, D)
Day 6: Monday, October 28, 2019 Florence In Florence – the “Cradle of the Italian Renaissance” – visit the world-famous Academy Gallery to see Michelangelo’s incredible statue of David. During your cultural tour of Florence you'll also view the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Church of Santa Croce. The remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy this fascinating city on your own. (B)
Day 7: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 Florence - Venice Start your day with a visit to a historic winery in the heart of the Chianti region. In the shadow of its 12th- century castle, learn about the winery’s famed Tuscan wines and enjoy a chef-led cooking class. Next, sit back and savor regional delicacies during a delicious lunch. This afternoon, journey through central Italy, crossing the wooded Apennine Mountains toward the Valley of the Po. Enchanting Venice awaits with 117 tiny islands and its latticework of 150 canals and 400 bridges. (B, L, D)
Day 8: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Venice - Murano Island - Venice See Venice from the water as we board a boat** bound for Murano Island for an up-close glass-blowing demonstration. Discover the secrets of this ancient art and marvel at the intricate designs of each one-of-a-kind piece. Then we make our way to St. Mark’s Square where it’s your choice! Join a local expert on a walking tour of this famous square to Basilica and visit the impressive Doge’s Palace and the legendary Bridge of Sighs - OR - go off the beaten path to explore the Castello Sestiere district with a local expert; get to know authentic Venice and see for yourself how the locals live as you walk canal by canal through the narrow streets lined with churches and historic buildings. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore independently. (B)
Day 9: Thursday, October 31, 2019 Venice - Milan Malpensa Today you travel to Milan. Take in some of the city’s amazing sights on a locally guided walking tour: view the Opera House La Scala and Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, and visit the Duomo – this magnificent Gothic cathedral is the third largest church in Europe. Later, perhaps you will indulge in some shopping at the “Quadrilatero della Moda,” Milan’s high-fashion district. Continue to Milan Malpensa for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of an unforgettable trip. (B, D)
Day 10: Friday, November 1, 2019 Milan Malpensa - Tour Ends Your journey comes to a close in Milan Malpensa this morning. (B)
Itinerary at a glance
Day 1 Overnight Flight
Days 2, 3 Mediterraneo Hotel, Rome
Day 4 Sangallo Palace Hotel, Perugia
Days 5, 6 Starhotels Michelangelo, Florence
Days 7, 8 Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal, Venice
Day 9 Crowne Plaza Milan Malpensa, Malpensa
On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
For important reservation information visit https://gateway.gocollette.com/link/879263. You can also find this information on your tour documents.