7-Day Rome and Florence Tour

1 Week Quick Journey Through Italy's Twin Cities

Designed for people with limited time, this tour offers a classic itinerary and an unforgettable experience.

  • Unwind in the timeless allure of Rome, where ancient icons, artistic marvels, and delectable bites await.
  • Embrace Florence's Renaissance spirit as you take in art icons, architectural gems, and timeless charm.
  • Immerse yourself in a week-long Italian symphony of private guided touring, free exploration, local flair, and history brought to life.

We would happily customize this itinerary to accommodate your interests and your schedule, adding special themed activities for bucket-list experiences or celebrations, such as birthdays, anniversaries, or retirement.

Days:

Price:

from US$2,919 p/p*

Best For:

Time-limited 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.

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Rome and Florence Journey Map (Suggested Route)

Italy Rome and Florence in one week

Rome and Florence Private Tour (Suggested Route)

Day Highlights
1-3
Rome
Explore the Highlights of Rome and Vatican
4
Rome-Florence
Enjoy a high-speed train ride to Florence
5-7
Florence
Experience Florence's Arts, Culinary and Wine
This is the best choice for Time-limited travellers. If you are looking for a compressed classic Italy vacation, I would be happy to help you out.
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Tour Highlights

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
Marvel at Tuscan towns and landscapes as you effortlessly traverse the Italian countryside aboard a high-speed train.
high speed train in Italy
Explore the Vatican Museums' galleries with priority access and witness awe-inspiring masterpieces around every corner.
The spiral staircase  in Vatican Museum
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
Savour the essence of Tuscany in every sip of Chianti, every bite of local delicacies, and every glimpse of San Gimignano's beauty.
White wine with barrel on vineyard in Chianti
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
Indulge your senses on a guided food tour through Florence's San Lorenzo and savor the delicious flavors of Tuscan cuisine.
Happy women friends eating ice cream in Florence

Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

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

Day 1
Rome Arrival
the driver meet clients in the airportPrivate transfer to your hotel
  • Welcome to the Eternal City—Rome! Upon your arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport, your friendly driver will be waiting for you in the arrivals hall.
  • Relax and travel in comfort as you enjoy a private transfer to your comfortable hotel in Rome.
Day 2
Rome | Explore Ancient Rome's Iconic Sites
Scenic view of Roman Colosseum interior at sunsetScenic view of the Roman Colosseum interior
  • Step into the Eternal City's heart as your private driver whisks you to the Colosseum. An expert guide awaits, ready to begin unlocking the secrets of this ancient marvel on a stress-free 3-hour journey.
  • Skip the queues and immerse yourself in the Colosseum's captivating history. Witness the arena where epic battles unfolded and feel the echoes of the gladiators still resonating in the air.
  • Journey onwards to the Arch of Constantine, a triumphal testament to Roman power. Wander across the verdant slopes of Palatine Hill and delve into the vibrant history of the Roman Forum.
  • Conclude the tour with a comfortable transfer back to your hotel.
Day 3
Rome | Unveil the Vatican's Secrets
Touriests  In Front of St. Peter's BasilicaThe St. Peter's Basilica
  • Embark on a journey into the heart of Catholicism with a private transfer to Vatican City. There, your expert guide awaits, eager to unlock its treasures in 3 hours.
  • Glide through the Vatican Museums with skip-the-line access and marvel at Laocoon's writhing agony and Apollo's celestial glow. Let the Gallery of Maps and Gallery of the Candelabra dazzle your senses with intricate frescoes and sparkling gems.
  • Prepare to be awestruck by the Sistine Chapel. Feel the weight of Michelangelo's genius as "The Creation of Adam" sweeps across the ceiling.
  • Step inside St. Peter's Basilica and be mesmerized by its architectural blend and stunning artworks. Admire Michelangelo's famous dome and the poignant beauty of his Pietà sculpture.
  • Upon completion of the tour, we provide seamless transportation back to your hotel.
Day 4
Rome - Florence | Journey Through the Heart of Italy
High speed train in ItalyEnjoy a high-speed train ride to Florence
  • Make the most of your free time to explore Rome one last time before your driver transfers you to Roma Termini train station for a fast train to Florence.
  • Upon arriving at Firenze S.M. Novella train station, your driver will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel.
  • Embrace the rest of the day for independent exploration and have a first taste of Florence at your own pace.
Day 5
Florence | Stroll Through the Art Galleries with a Culinary Experience
The David in the Accademia GalleryThe David in the Accademia Gallery
  • Meet your private guide and enjoy a 4-hour walking tour.
  • Stroll towards Piazza della Signoria, home to the imposing Palazzo Vecchio and the Loggia dei Lanzi, showcasing its impressive collection of statues.
  • Arrive at Piazza del Duomo and marvel at the architectural wonders of the cathedral, the Baptistery, Giotto's bell tower, and Brunelleschi's Dome, each with fascinating stories.
  • Discover the Uffizi Gallery with the skip-line tickets and uncover the awe-inspiring works of Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Raphael.
  • Be captivated by Michelangelo's iconic masterpiece, "David", as you explore the Accademia Gallery with skip-the-line access. This powerful sculpture stands tall as a symbol of unparalleled artistry.
  • In the afternoon, embark on a delightful 3-hour Florence food tour (Join in). Delve into the city's rich culinary history with a visit to the renowned San Lorenzo food market, savoring traditional Tuscan delights and unveiling the secrets of local cuisine.
Day 6
Florence | Experience Tuscany's Scenery and a Winery
Harvesting Grapes in the Vineyard ChiantiHarvesting Grapes in the Chianti's Vineyard
  • Your expert driver-guide will chauffeur you away on a scenic 4-hour journey to San Gimignano and Chianti.
  • Wander along the cobbled streets of San Gimignano and gaze up at the towering skyline.
  • In Chianti, unlock the secrets of wine production at a family-run winery, sampling their award-winning vintages paired with local delicacies.
  • Following an enriching tour, you will be expertly escorted back to the comfort of your Florence hotel.
Day 7
Florence | Departure
Piazza della Signoria squarePiazza della Signoria square
  • Enjoy free time to explore the lovely city of Florence one last time before your driver transfers you to Florence airport for your flight home.

Hand-picked Hotel

Grand Hotel Palace Rome
Grand Hotel Palace Rome
Hotel Orto de Medici Florence
Hotel Orto de Medici

Price Includes

*Price from $2,919 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-1)

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One-to-one consultancy
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Knowledgeable local guides
Private drivers/driver guides and vehicles as listed
Private drivers/driver guides and vehicles as listed
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Breakfasts and meals as listed
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Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
Transportation as listed
Transportation as listed
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