8 Night Enchanting Italy

A great way to build a trip to Europe

Usie this trip as an exellent way to build a bigger trip o Europe with a great bang for buck. The tour guides on this tour are amazing!

Escorted Package Includes

7 nights First Class accommodations
2 nights Venice
2 nights Florence
3 nights Rome
Italian city hotel taxes, fees & service charges
Hotel porterage
All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
11 meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners with wine
Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
Services of local guides in all major cities
Entrance fees per itinerary
Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Important Dates
A deposit of $600 is payable on booking, balance is due 60 days before departure.

BOOK BY 18 JAN for Super Earlybird Discount Genuine Deal, Book this week and I will apply a $1000 discount per couple. Bookings must be made with deposit paid before 5pm 18 Jan 2021 DLTY770

Special Features

Walking tour of Venice including St. Mark’s Square with its extraordinary treasures and architectural wonders
Stop at a local farm in the Tuscan countryside for wine tasting and local specialties
See Pisa’s Piazza dei Miracoli with its famous Leaning Tower
Explore the Renaissance city of Florence with a guided walking tour
Visit the 13th-century Basilica di San Francesco in Assisi
Tour of the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo’s incomparable Sistine Chapel
Historic tour of Ancient Rome including the Roman Forum and the Colosseum

Add flights with your favourite airline. Go West Travel is an IATA registered travel agency with access to all published fares including all sale fares. A package deal can be quoted before you pay deposit.

2021 Departure Dates and Prices
Book By Jan 31 2021Book After  Jan 31 2021Save up to 
Sat, May 29$ 1549$ 206925%
Wed, Jun 16$ 1649$ 216924%
Wed, Jul 14$ 1799$ 230922%
Sat, Jul 24$ 1549$ 206925%
Sat, Aug 7$ 1559$ 207925%
Wed, Sep 8$ 1629$ 214924%
Sat, Sep 18$ 1819$ 233922%
Sat, Sep 25$ 1549$ 206925%
Wed, Oct 6$ 1729$ 224923%
Tue, Oct 12$ 1899$ 241921%
Sat, Oct 16$ 1549$ 206925%
Sat, Oct 23$ 1699$ 221923%
These prices are per person on the basis of twin-share bookings. For anyone traveling alone, please add $999. Go West Travel does not offer sharing with a stranger on this tour.
2022 Departure Dates and Prices
Book By March 18 2021Book After 
March 18 2021
Save up to 
Sat, Apr 9$ 1859$ 237922%
Sat, Apr 16$ 1719$ 223923%
Sat, Apr 30$ 1559$ 207925%
Sat, May 7$ 1999$ 251921%
Sat, May 14$ 1719$ 223923%
Sat, May 28$ 1559$ 207925%
Sat, Jun 4$ 1869$ 238922%
Sat, Jun 11$ 1559$ 207925%
Sat, Jun 18$ 1699$ 221923%
Sat, Jun 25$ 1559$ 207925%
Sat, Jul 2$ 1699$ 221923%
Sat, Jul 9$ 1869$ 238922%
Sat, Jul 23$ 1559$ 207925%
Sat, Jul 30$ 1799$ 230922%
Sat, Aug 6$ 1559$ 207925%
Sat, Aug 20$ 1639$ 215924%
Sat, Aug 27$ 1809$ 232922%
Sat, Sep 10$ 1549$ 206925%
Sat, Sep 17$ 1669$ 217923%
Sat, Sep 24$ 1799$ 230922%
Sat, Sep 31$ 1799$ 230922%
Sat, Oct 8$ 1799$ 230922%
Sat, Oct 15$ 1799$ 230922%
Sat, Oct 22$ 1799$ 230922%
These prices are per person on the basis of twin-share bookings. For anyone traveling alone, please add $999. Go West Travel does not offer sharing with a stranger on this tour.
Daily Itinerary

This tour starts in Venice on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

DAY 1, Tuesday – Arrive in Venice

Arrive in Venice and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure in this magical city built over a hundred small islands and connected by 400 bridges. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting at approximately 6 PM (exact time will be advised on tour arrival day) with your Tour Manager on the upcoming journey that awaits you in Italy, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers

Overnight: Venice

Meals: Dinner

DAY 2, Wednesday – Murano & Tour of Venice

The discovery of Venice begins on the Island of Murano, known for its artistic and colorful glassware. While here, visit a local factory to witness the art of glassblowing. Afterward, continue to the main Venice Island and take a walking tour with your local guide through the maze of narrow alleyways and bridges before reaching St. Mark’s Square. Upon reaching the square, stop to view its most prominent monuments, the pink marble Doge’s Palace, Bridge of Sighs, and golden Basilica of San Marco. The Doge’s Palace was the official residence of the Venetian ruler. The Bridge of Sighs offers one of the most notable scenes of this Romantic city. Marvel at the golden Basilica of San Marco, that is one of the city’s most recognizable landmarks. It was built over several centuries in a fusion of Byzantine, Roman and Venetian architecture. The rest of the day is yours to explore Venice at leisure, or to participate in this afternoon’s optional Gondola Ride, offering a different perspective of this unique city built on water

Optional: Gondola Ride (PM)

Overnight: Venice

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 3, Thursday – Tuscany & Pisa en route to Florence

Depart Venice and travel through the stunning golden landscape of Tuscany, dotted with olive and fig trees. Visit a local Tuscan farm in the countryside for a wine tasting paired with delectable local specialties. On to Pisa to view the famous Piazza dei Miracoli with its Baptistery, the Duomo, the Monumental Cemetery, and its famous Leaning Tower, among the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. The four monuments on the extraordinary Piazza create a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Then, travel to the lively Renaissance city of Florence, with its priceless art and architecture for overnight

Overnight: Florence

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Friday – Tour of Florence

Today, take a guided walking tour through the heart of Florence. View the magnificent Duomo, with its Brunelleschi-designed dome, the renowned “Gates of Paradise” of the Baptistery by Ghiberti and Giotto’s Bell Tower. You’ll be enchanted as you walk through the open-air art museum of Signoria Square, with its Palazzo Vecchio, first residence of the Medici family that today houses the seat of the city government. Continue to the splendid Ponte Vecchio, also known as the “Old Bridge”. Florence is indeed the center of the world’s finest art and architecture. Spend the afternoon at leisure in this spectacular Renaissance city. This evening, travel through the Tuscan hills, where a sumptuous dinner with unlimited wine and entertainment awaits 

Overnight: Florence 

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Saturday – Medieval Assisi City Tour en route to Rome

This morning, depart Florence and travel to the small medieval town of Assisi perched high on a hill in the Umbria region with its rugged, winding streets and sacred shrines. Participate in a walking tour of Assisi, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its significant art and architecture and best known as the birthplace of St. Francis of Assisi – patron saint of Italy. Its main attraction is the 13th-century Basilica di San Francesco, one of the artistic highlights of medieval Europe which contains the sacred relics of St. Francis and Giotto’s amazing frescoes. Afterward, continue to Rome, the astonishing city built on seven hills. Tonight, savor dinner together

Overnight: Rome

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Sunday – Tour Ancient Rome

The historic tour of ancient Rome begins with a walk along the uneven and irregular paths of the Roman Forum, the original central plaza of the city from which ancient Rome developed. Next, view the triumphal Arch of Constantine, erected by the Roman Senate to commemorate Constantine’s tenth year of leadership over the Eternal City. On to the mighty Colosseum, the largest amphitheater built in the Roman Empire that seated over 50,000, where gladiatorial contests and public events were attended by the rich, the poor and by the Emperor himself. Discover the delights of Rome this afternoon on your own. Tonight, explore on your own and choose one of the numerous restaurants offering delectable local cuisine

Overnight: Rome

Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Monday – Vatican Museums & Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

Today, visit the Vatican Museums and Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel. Stroll through one of the most important art collections of the world. Admire the Gallery of Tapestries and the Geographical Maps before arriving to the Sistine Chapel, with its great frescoes by Michelangelo. Continue to St. Peter’s Square, passing Bernini’s famous colonnade to view St. Peter’s Basilica*, built on the burial site of Saint Peter, with the most famous Michelangelo’s Pieta. Spend the afternoon at leisure, or join the optional walking tour of the Eternal City’s grand piazzas that begins at the Spanish Steps and continues to the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and the baroque Piazza Navona. Tonight, embark on a scenic drive through the city before stopping for dinner in a local restaurant with wine and music

*Due to Religious events, the opening times of St. Peter’s Basilica are subject to change without notice. In these cases, you will visit the Vatican Library instead of the Basilica.

Optional: Piazzas of Rome (PM)

Overnight: Rome

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Tuesday – Tour Ends

Ask for a Transfer to the airport for your departure flight

Meals: Breakfast

Featured Hotels

Accomodation used depends on the tour date booked. The following is the hotel list for Tours starting on Monday. Alternative hotel list will be provided for your chosen start day/date.

Optional Tours

Add these on now or book with your guide while on the tour. Prices are per person and twin share bookings do not need to have both people booked together.

Day #3 $76

Gondola Ride
One of the experiences of any Italian holiday is a Venetian gondola ride. For centuries, the traditional flat bottom boat has been a major means of transportation in Venice though its primary role today is to take tourists on rides. Gondoliers may seem like “rough-and-ready” characters, however they are actually highly skilled operators constantly working on the perfect balance of this watercraft. The profession, handed down from generation to generation, is regulated by a guild which issues a limited number of licenses to highly trained gondoliers to navigate the narrow spaces of the Venetian canals. Explore part of the Grand Canal as well as some other hidden minor waterways. The gondola holds a maximum of six passengers. Please note that this is not a private gondola ride. Your gondolier will indicate the seating arrangements to balance the boat and you may not be seated next to your travel companions. Though you may envision the gondolier singing to you, there will only be a musician aboard one of the boats in your fleet of several different gondolas.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 30 minutes.

Day #8 $63

Half Day Mae Salong Hill Tribe

This half day walking tour takes you to explore the grand piazzas of the Eternal City. Stand in awe in front of the majestic Spanish Steps, the longest and widest decorative steps in Europe, and with your local guide stroll through the most characteristic “piazzas and vias ” of Rome. Stop to admire the breathtaking grandeur of the Trevi Fountain and take the opportunity to toss in one, two, or three coins, each of which is supposed to bring a unique kind of good fortune. View the monumental Pantheon, the best preserved of any Roman building and admire the baroque Piazza Navona, which follows the shape of the ancient Roman Domitian Stadium, with Bernini’s Fountain of the Four Rivers and the Egyptian Obelisk.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 2-3 hours.

Entry to Italy

It is your responsibility to review border requirements for entry into Italy. Generally, an Australian travelling for tourism, will not require a visa to enter Italy for this tour.
With a passport from Australia, New Zealand or United Kingdom

A visa is not required for Thailand Allowed stay: 90 days