7-Day Essential Italy Tour | Venice, Florence and Rome

A Journey Through Italy's Past, Present, and Future

This one-week Italy tour is the perfect way to experience all that this beautiful country has to offer.

  • Venice, the city of art and culture that once ruled the Mediterranean, is a reminder of the importance of preserving our heritage.
  • Innovation and creativity are alive and well in Florence, a global center of art and commerce.
  • Rome, a city of history and tradition, is poised to be a global leader in politics and finance in the future.

We would happily customize this itinerary to your interests and schedule, adding special themed activities like cooking classes or mountain hikes to fulfill your bucket-list experiences or celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, or retirement.

Days:

Price:

from US$3,569 p/p*

Best For:

Time-smart Travellers

Best Time:

Apr. - Jul./ Sep. - Oct.

Flights:

International on request

Cancellation Policy:

100% Refund 22 Days before Arrival

*The price is based on a private tour for 2 people during the low tourist season: Nov.-Feb.

Venice, Florence and Rome Journey Map

Italy Venice, Florence and Rome tour in one week

Venice, Florence and Rome Private Tour (Suggested Route)

Day Highlights
1-2
Venice
Experience Venice's history and Aperitivo
3-4
Florence
Enjoy high-speed train and Florence's history, galleries
5-6
Rome
Uncover Rome and the Vatican's Highlights
7
Rome
Deaprture
This is the ideal option for Time-smart travellers. If you're seeking a condensed but memorable Italy vacation, I am here to assist you.
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Tour Highlights

Discover historic treasures and hidden gems of Italy at your pace with personalized private tours and transfers.
guided tours in Italy
Cruise through Venice's winding canals on a gondola, and let yourself be transported to a magical world of romance and history.
Venice Gondola Ride
Unleash your senses on a guided tour of Venetian Aperitivo, discover traditions and savor delicious bites.
the Venetian Aperitif Tradition Tour
Uncover the secrets of the Renaissance while exploring Florence's bustling piazzas, from the Duomo to the Uffizi.
Distance view of Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Flower
Stand before Michelangelo's David at the Accademia Gallery in Florence and breathe in the artistic essence of the Renaissance.
Statue of David in Accademia Gallery
Immerse yourself in the Colosseum's captivating history and legendary battles with priority access and a private guide.
The Colosseum at sunrise
Prepare to be captivated as you witness Michelangelo's masterpiece, "The Creation of Adam", in the Sistine Chapel.
The Creation of Adam in Sistan Chapel
Explore the Vatican Museums' galleries with skip-the-line tickets and witness marvelous masterpieces around every corner.
Salarotonda ceiling inside the Vatican Museums
Journey through the heart of Italy as you effortlessly traversing the Italian countryside aboard a high-speed train.
Italy high-speed train

Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

Your preferences design the real journey. We're ready to create a wonderful Italy tour for you.

Day 1
Venice Arrival
the driver meet clients in the airportPrivate transfer to your Venice hotel
  • Welcome to the City of Canals! Upon your arrival at the Marco Polo Airport, our representative will greet you and escort you to the hotel via a private motorboat.
  • Relax and let the breathtaking waterways wash over you as you glide towards your Venetian home.
Day 2
Venice | Admire Venice's Beauty on a Gondola
Venice Piazza San Marco distance view from a GondolaPiazza San Marco distance view from a Gondola
  • Immerse yourself in the enchantment of Venice with a 2-hour highlights tour led by an expert guide.
  • Enjoy a leisurely stroll to iconic Piazza San Marco, home to the legendary Basilica of San Marco and Doge's Palace.
  • Discover the opulence and beauty of the Basilica of San Marco, with its stunning golden mosaics, polychrome decorations, five domes, and the legendary Pala d'Oro.
  • Explore the dynamic Venetian Gothic masterpiece Doge's Palace, showcasing vibrant cultural connections between the Serenissima Republic and other European states.
  • Cross the poignant Bridge of Sighs, a reminder of the prisoners' fate.
  • Let the sights and sounds of Venice serenade you as you glide through the canals, past grand palazzos and romantic bridges on a half-hour gondola ride.
  • Enjoy a 3.5-hour join-in Venetian Aperitivo Tradition tour in the Cannaregio neighborhood. Discover the aperitivo spots, indulge in the local delicacies, and learn about Venetian culture and cuisine from the foodie guide as you visit five different bars.
Day 3
Venice - Florence | Take a High-speed Train to Florence
The David in the Accademia GalleryThe David in the Accademia Gallery
  • Unwind and explore Venice one last time before your private motorboat whisks you away to Santa Lucia train station for a high-speed train to Florence.
  • Upon arriving at Firenze S.M. Novella train station, be met by your private driver and escorted directly to your Florence hotel.
  • Have a short break and uncover the secrets and curiosities of the Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery in a 4-hour private tour.
  • Skip the queues at the Accademia Gallery and explore Michelangelo's iconic David, gazing in awe at its intricate details.
  • Prepare to be dazzled by the Uffizi Gallery, home to masterpieces by Giotto, Masaccio, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo.
  • After delving into Renaissance masterpieces, return to your hotel with lingering inspiration.
Day 4
Florence | Wander Through the Heart of Florence
Piazza della Signoria squarePiazza della Signoria square
  • Meet your local Florentine expert at your hotel and embark on a 3-hour journey through time.
  • Explore the Piazza della Signoria, marvel at the majestic Palazzo Vecchio and the incredible statues at the Loggia dei Lanzi.
  • Walk through the colonnade of the Uffizi Gallery to reach Ponte Vecchio, the oldest and most picturesque bridge in Florence, and discover the sublime secret of the Vasari Corridor that connects Palazzo Vecchio to the Pitti Palace.
  • Experience the captivating beauty of Duomo Square as your guide vividly describes the rich history and wonders of the Cathedral, Baptistery, Giotto's Bell Tower, and Brunelleschi's Cupola.
  • Conclude your Florentine exploration with a leisurely stroll back to your hotel.
Day 5
Florence - Rome | Switch Renaissance to Empire
High speed train in ItalyEnjoy a high-speed train ride to Venice
  • Bid adieu to Florence, then catch your private transfer to Firenze S.M. Novella for a high-speed train to Rome.
  • Upon arriving at Roma Termini train station, your driver will welcome and transfer you to your hotel.
  • Embrace the rest of the day for independent exploration and have a first taste of Rome at your own pace.
Day 6
Rome | Uncover Rome's Ancient Secrets
the ColosseumThe Colosseum in Rome
  • Your private driver greets you and whisks you away to the Vatican, where your expert guide awaits for a 7-hour tour.
  • Lose yourself in the grandeur of the Vatican Museums, where artistic masterpieces like Laocoon and Apollo captivate your senses. Let the intricate frescoes and sparkling gems of the Gallery of Maps and Gallery of the Candelabra dazzle your senses.
  • Be awestruck by the Sistine Chapel and feel the weight of Michelangelo's genius as "The Creation of Adam" sweeps across the ceiling.
  • Following your Colosseum exploration, your private transfer whisks you back to the heart of the Eternal City.
  • Step into the Colosseum's hallowed arena, where epic battles unfolded, and feel the echoes of gladiators still resonating in the air.
  • Journey onwards to the Arch of Constantine, a triumphal testament to Roman power. Delve into the vibrant history of the Roman Forum as you wander across the verdant slopes of Palatine Hill.
  • Conclude your day with a comfortable transfer back to your hotel.
Day 7
Rome | Departure
Piazza Venezia in RomePiazza Venezia in Rome
  • Let Rome's enchanting tapestry weave a final spell on you before your private transfer glides you to Fiumicino, where skies beckon you homeward.

Hand-picked Hotel

Palazzo Veneziano-Venice Collection
Palazzo Veneziano Venice
Hotel Orto de Medici Florence
Hotel Orto de Medici 
Grand Hotel Palace Rome
Grand Hotel Palace Rome

Price Includes

*Price from $3,569 per adult

*The price is based on two adults in 4-star hotels during the low tourist season(Nov.-Feb.). We can offer an even more competitive price for groups of 4 or more people. (tour code: gh-it-3)

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Knowledgeable local guides
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Private drivers/driver guides and vehicles as listed
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Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
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Transportation as listed
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