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Italy and Greece (64802020)

Code: 6480-2020

A 12-Day Cosmos Tours tour starting from $1,999.00

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2020-03-29 2020-04-10 1,999.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-04-05 2020-04-17 2,169.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
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2020-07-05 2020-07-17 2,169.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-07-19 2020-07-31 2,299.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
2020-08-02 2020-08-14 2,149.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
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2020-08-30 2020-09-11 2,189.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
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TRAVEL DOCUMENTS: Necessary Travel Documents such as Passports and Visas is the responsibility of the traveler. Passports must be valid six months from your return travel date.


Cosmos Disclaimer - Indicates that this departure and vacation is available for 2018 early booking. All tours will be open for 2018 bookings in the Fall of 2016. Vacation upgrades and/or additions will not be available for early booking, as well as, any extra pre- or post-night pricing until the Fall of 2017. With the exception of Journeys Club discounts, future travel promotions are not applicable and are not retroactive on early bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Applies to new 2018 bookings only. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.


All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-888-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Europe, Greece, Italy

Cities Visited:

See Description


Sightseeing Highlights

City Highlights
ROME
Guided sightseeing

PISA
See the Leaning Tower

FLORENCE
Guided walking tour

VERONA
Visit

VENICE
Boat ride to St. Mark 's Square

NAUPLIA
Visit

MYCENAE
Guided visit of the archaeological site

ATHENS
Guided sightseeing, visit the Acropolis

Overview

Title
Italy & Greece

Vacation Overview
Italy and Greece are steeped in history with a treasure trove of ancient sites and scenic beauty. On this affordable Italy & Greece tour, you 'll see the fantastic features these countries have to offer, starting in Rome and ending in Athens. In Italy, you 'll stay in Rome, Florence and the Venice area; in Greece, you 'll stay in Olympia, Nauplia, and Athens. You 'll also spend one night on a ferry, crossing of the Adriatic Sea from Ancona, Italy to Patras, Greece.

Visit Rome with a local guide who brings ancient Imperial Rome back to life as you pass the Colosseum. Enjoy must-see sights, including Piazza Signoria, in the center of Florence; see the Roman arena in Verona and Pisa 's famous Leaning Tower. In Venice, take a boat ride to St. Mark 's Square. While in Venice, you 'll have the opportunity to watch glassblowers create works of art as they have done for centuries.

Step back in time on your visit to Athens ' Acropolis and the Parthenon, dating back to the 5th century BC and the most accurate indication of the influence and wealth of Athens at its greatest peak. Also visit Mycenae, dating back to 1350 to 1200 BC, where you 'll marvel at the arches, fountains, ramparts, and amazing masonry still standing.

All of these elements come together perfectly to create a value-minded Italy and Greece tour like no other!


Year Round Offers

  • 10% Discount for Travelers under 18 yrs old
  • Pay $25 Less For Your 2nd & Subsequent Vacations
  • Vacations start as low as $130 a day
  • Lower prices during the low season (October–March)

Italy and Greece (64802020) Day 1:
ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY. Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Italy 's ancient capital using your CosmosGO app. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.

Day 2:
ROME. The “Eternal City” is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter 's Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built, and Circus Maximus. An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo 's The Last Judgment. (B)

Day 3:
ROME-PISA-FLORENCE. Vistas of rolling hills, cypress trees, vineyards, olive groves, and rural villages form the backdrop of your journey through beautiful Tuscany. Stop in Pisa and enjoy a mini-train ride to see the Square of Miracles and the amazing Leaning Tower, then on to Florence. End the day by joining the optional Gastronomy Experience in a typical restaurant.
Today 's Distance: 273 mi/ 440 km (B)

Day 4:
FLORENCE. This Renaissance gem and city of the Medicis will keep you enthralled the entire day. Don 't miss out on the included walking tour with a Local Guide, which features most of the city highlights. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio and its courtyard; Loggia dei Lanzi, and, to top it all, see Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile. Later, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B,D)

Day 5:
FLORENCE-VERONA-VENICE AREA. Journey north to enchanting Verona to spend some time at leisure strolling around the historical center with its many highlights. Continue to the Venice area.
Today 's Distance: 242 mi/ 390 km (B)

Day 6:
VENICE. Venice is more like a marvelous film set than a real-life city, with its crisscrossing canals, gondolas and water buses, arched bridges, palaces, and quiet little piazzas. Take a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark 's Square and enjoy time at leisure for a chance to watch Venetian GLASSBLOWERS at work. Don 't miss out on the optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you. (B,D)

Day 7:
VENICE AREA-ANCONA (EMBARKATION)-OVERNIGHT FERRY CROSSING TO PATRAS, GREECE. Travel across the flatlands of the Po Delta to reach Ancona on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, to embark on the FERRY for the crossing to Patras.
Today 's Distance: 227 mi/ 365 km (B)

Day 8:
PATRAS (DISEMBARKATION)-OLYMPIA. During the crossing, enjoy all the ship 's facilities. Disembark in Patras and drive south into the Peloponnese to Olympia.
Today 's Distance: 78 mi/ 125 km (B,D)
(excluding overnight ferry)

Day 9:
OLYMPIA-NAUPLIA. Enjoy time at leisure, or make the most of this morning by taking the optional tour of the sites of ancient Olympia, including the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. In the afternoon, enjoy the rugged scenery of the Peloponnese on the way to Nauplia. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Today 's Distance: 130 mi/ 210 km (B,D)

Day 10:
NAUPLIA-MYCENAE-ATHENS. Morning visit with a Local Guide to the impressive ruins of MYCENAE, an ancient city of Homer 's epics. Later, stop to view the Corinth Canal, which was built between 1881 and 1893.
Today 's Distance: 143 mi/ 230 km (B)

Day 11:
ATHENS. Join the included sightseeing tour of Athens, featuring the highlights of the ancient capital and a visit to the ACROPOLIS. Explore the shops and museums or take tram to the coast. In the evening, enjoy the lively atmosphere of the tavernas in the old Plaka district with its narrow streets and sound of bouzouki music, or join an optional traditional Greek dinner. (B)

Day 12:
ATHENS. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-888-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Cosmos Tours

Meals
Buffet breakfasts daily; 4 dinners, including dinner at a local restaurant in Florence and Nauplia

Transportation
Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi; mini-train to Pisa; canal transfer boat in Venice; ferry Ancona-Patras in 2-berth cabins with private shower and toilet



All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-888-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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