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Grand Tour of Italy

15 days
The true question in Italy is “Where not to go?” The country is teeming with history, personality and beauty, making the travel possibilities virtually endless. On this sweeping tour of Italy, you’ll explore legendary cities like Venice, Florence and Rome and smaller-yet-iconic towns like Assisi and Ferrara.

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      Local       cuisine

Handpicked hotels

Sightseeing with local guides

Private transportation

Personalized flight options

Maximum tour group size: 35 travelers

Let us handle the details

Expert Tour Director

      Local       cuisine

Handpicked hotels

Sightseeing with local guides

Private transportation

Personalized flight options

Your tour includes

  • 13 nights in handpicked hotels

  • Breakfast daily, 6 three-course dinners with wine or beer

  • Multilingual Tour Director

  • Private deluxe motor coach

  • Guided sightseeing and select entrance fees

Overnight Flight 1 night

Day 1: Travel day

Board your overnight flight to Milan today.

Lake Como Region 2 nights Hotel info

Day 2: Arrival in Milan

Included meals: Dinner

Welcome to Italy! Transfer to Como and get settled in your hotel. Then, meet your group at tonight’s welcome dinner.

Day 3: Como & Villa Carlotta

Included meals: Breakfast

Head out on a morning trip to explore Como, known for its mix of cultural and natural attractions.

• Enjoy free time in Como for lunch and shopping, while admiring the lakeside views

• Transfer to Villa Carlotta to admire spectacular views from the elaborate villa gardens

• Alternatively, if entrance to Villa Carlotta is out of season, take a funicular to Brunate

Enjoy a free evening or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Lake Como Cruise & Bellagio $79*pp Details

Hop aboard a scenic cruise of Lake Como to soak in some of Italy’s most beautiful estates and gardens. Float past charming lakeside towns to Bellagio, a village whose scenery has inspired poets and young lovers for centuries. You’ll have time to take in Bellagio’s classic beauty before heading to a local restaurant, where you’ll sample cuisine from a carefully chosen menu. Please note: Your included meal may be lunch or dinner. In addition, this excursion is only offered March through October, and its departure time varies by season.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $89)

Venice 2 nights Hotel info

Day 4: Venice via Verona

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today you’ll travel east to Venice, stopping in Verona for a guided walking tour of the city’s UNESCO-recognized historic district, passing by the Verona Arena, House of Juliet, Piazza delle Erbe and Lamberti’s Tower.

Day 5: Sightseeing tour of Venice

Included meals: Breakfast

Experience historic churches, winding canals and picture-perfect piazzas on a guided tour of the city known as the Queen of the Adriatic.

• Step into the iconic St. Mark’s Square and view its soaring basilica

• View the stately Doge’s Palace, built in the Venetian Gothic style in 1340

• Marvel at the Bridge of Sighs and the Rialto Bridge, which spans the Grand Canal

• See a glassblowing demonstration to learn about the city’s most celebrated art

Enjoy a free afternoon or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Gondola Ride: Canal Cruise with Music $65*pp Details

More than 100 waterways crisscross Venice, and boarding a sleek black gondola to explore them has become a time-honored tradition. On this memorable excursion, join your fellow travelers for a tour through the canals of Venice. A musician serenades you as your gondola cruises through the city. Please note: This excursion runs as weather permits. A private two-person gondola ride is available for an additional $100 per person.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $75)

Optional Excursion - Gondola Ride: Canal Cruise for Two $165*pp Details

More than 100 waterways crisscross Venice, and boarding a sleek black gondola to explore them has become a time-honored tradition. On this memorable excursion, you’ll enjoy a private, serenaded gondola cruise through the canals of Venice. Please note: This excursion runs as weather permits.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $175)

Florence 3 nights Hotel info

Day 6: Florence via Ferrara

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

On your way to Florence, stop in Ferrara where you’ll have free time for lunch and to explore the city’s historic center, home to beautiful Renaissance architecture including Este Castle and Pallazo dei Diamanti.

Day 7: Sightseeing tour of Florence

Included meals: Breakfast

Set off on a guided tour of Florence, the city at the center of the Renaissance.

• Visit the legendary Florence Cathedral, known as the Duomo

• Pass Giotto’s Campanile, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture

• Step inside the Basilica of Santa Croce, burial site of Michelangelo, Machiavelli and Galileo

• See the medieval Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria, center of Florentine life

Later, enjoy free time to continue exploring Florence on your own or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Dinner in Fiesole $75*pp Details

Head to the hilltop town of Fiesole, home to stunning views of nearby Florence that have been prized since pre-Roman times. Here, you’ll be treated to some of the region’s best cuisine over a relaxing three-course dinner.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $85)

Day 8: Free day in Florence

Included meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a full free day in Florence or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Siena & San Gimignano: Tuscan Hilltowns $109*pp Details

Discover the essence of Tuscany on a full-day excursion. In Siena, a local guide introduces you to the town and its black-and-white marble duomo, where you’ll find brilliantly colored 16th-century frescoes in the Piccolomini Library. You’ll have some free time to explore the Campo, the square that serves as the center of civic life in Siena. Then, journey through the countryside to the town of San Gimignano, where you’ll have some free time to explore the city’s medieval towers or simply admire the Tuscan hills. Later, you’ll head to a nearby vineyard, where an included wine tasting awaits. Please note: This excursion involves moderate walking.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $119)

Assisi 2 nights Hotel info

Day 9: Sightseeing tour of Assisi's basilicas

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Drive through spectacular Umbria to hillside Assisi, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the town’s UNESCO World Heritage sites.

• Visit Assisi’s lower and upper Basilicas

• See Giotto’s magnificent frescoes and other late medieval art

Day 10: Free day in Assisi

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend a full free day in Assisi or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Perugia: City Highlights & Wine Tasting $89*pp Details

Discover Perugia on a guided tour. You’ll visit the Rocca Paolina, Perugia Cathedral, the Palazzo dei Priori, the Fontana Maggiore and the shops of Corso Vannucci. Enter the Collegio del Cambio, home to the historic exchange guild, to view famous, well-preserved frescoes. Then, enjoy lunch featuring a typical Umbrian dish. You’ll also sample three wines—a local white, red and vinsanto, or dessert wine.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $99)

Sorrento 2 nights Hotel info

Day 11: Sorrento via Pompeii

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

En route to Sorrento, stop in Pompeii for a guided tour of the city’s famed ruins.

• Discover how Roman citizens lived before Mount Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79

• View the excavated Roman ruins of theaters, villas, temples and baths

Day 12: Free day in Sorrento

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend a full free day in Sorrento or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Capri: A Day on the Iconic Island $105*pp Details

Travel by ferry to the fabled Isle of Capri, a beloved resort since the days of the Roman Republic. Weather permitting, you’ll enjoy a mini-cruise around the island. Later, you'll enjoy free time to discover why everyone from Roman emperors to Sophia Loren wants to spend their vacation in Capri. If weather prohibits a mini-cruise, you’ll travel to the village of Anacapri, which offers stunning views of the surrounding scenery. Please note: This excursion is weather dependent.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $115)

Rome 2 nights Hotel info

Day 13: Sightseeing tour of Rome

Included meals: Breakfast

Transfer to Rome and follow in the footsteps of the ancient Romans with a guided tour of the Eternal City.

• Pass by Trajan’s Column and Piazza Venezia, the city’s central hub

• Stop at the ruins of the Forum, from which the Caesars ruled their vast empire

• Soak up over 2,000 years of history in Imperial Rome, viewing the Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus and the Temple of Venus and Roma

• Enter the Colosseum, the largest amphitheater of the Roman Empire, and take time to explore on your own

Enjoy a free evening exploring the city or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Dinner with Tenors $79*pp Details

End your day with an elegant four-course dinner at one of our favorite Roman restaurants. While you dine, you’ll be treated to some of opera's best-loved arias…and you might even join the singers on stage. Don’t miss this lighthearted evening of food and fun!

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $89)

Day 14: Free day in Rome

Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a full free day in Rome or add an excursion.

Celebrate your trip with your fellow travelers at tonight’s farewell dinner.

Optional Excursion - Iconic Sights: Vatican City $99*pp Details

This guided tour takes you inside the world’s smallest state, Vatican City. Upon arrival, you’ll first visit the Vatican Museums, which recently celebrated a 500-year anniversary and hold many of the world’s most important Classical and Renaissance-era sculptures. Next, you’ll visit the Sistine Chapel, where you’ll gaze on what is perhaps Michelangelo’s greatest masterpiece. Finally, you’ll visit the enormous St. Peter’s Basilica, the epicenter of the Roman Catholic faith. The artists whose efforts have contributed to its glory are some of the best Italy has ever known, including Bramante, Peruzzi, Raphael and Michelangelo. Masterpieces await at every turn, from Bernini’s magnificent bronze canopy to Michelangelo’s Pietà. Please note: This excursion is not available on Sundays. Backpacks are not allowed in the Vatican and a dress code of no shorts or sleeveless shirts is enforced.

Must be booked 70 days before departure

Day 15: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home or extend your stay to further explore Rome.

Add Rome $299 pp

Please note: Extension is not available on all departure dates.

Only in Rome can you sip cappuccino at a cafe in front of the Pantheon, buy grapes at a centuries-old market, and have an audience with the pope—all in one morning. For a mix of spectacular art, grand history and exuberant street life, no other city comes close.

Rome 2 nights Hotel info

Day 15: Free day in Rome

Included meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a full free day in Rome at your leisure or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Castel Gandolfo & Wine Tasting $75*pp Details

Leave the city behind and enjoy an afternoon in Lazio’s wine country. Begin your excursion with a stop at Castel Gandolfo, a gorgeous village draped on the shores of Lake Albano. You’ll have the opportunity to stroll through the square that’s home to the Papal Palace, the Pope’s summer residence. Later, you’ll travel to a vineyard in nearby Ariccia for a wine tasting, where you’ll sample a variety of wines as well as homemade olive oils and other specialties.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $85)

Day 16: Free day in Rome

Included meals: Breakfast

Spend another full free day exploring Rome or add an excursion.

Optional Excursion - Ancient Rome: the Papal Basilica of St. Paul & the Catacombs $65*pp Details

Descend into Rome’s ancient catacombs, where early Christians buried saints and popes alongside commoners. A local guide will lead you through burial chambers before your visit to the Papal Basilica of St. Paul, one of the four most important basilicas of Rome, originally founded by Constantine the Great. The Basilica also houses the tomb of St. Paul. Please note: Shorts and sleeveless shirts are not permitted within the basilica. Also, this excursion involves extensive walking and may be inadvisable for claustrophobic travelers.

Save $10 when you book this excursion up to 3 days before your tour departs. (On-tour price: $75)

Day 17: Departure

Included meals: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

How's the weather?

  • Como, Italy
  • Venice, Italy
  • Florence, Italy
  • Assisi, Italy
  • Sorrento, Italy
  • Rome, Italy
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Passport & Visa Requirements

In order to enter Italy, U.S. and Canadian citizens need a valid passport. The expiration date must extend at least six months beyond the date of your return home. No visa is required for U.S. or Canadian citizens. If you are not a U.S. or Canadian citizen, you must contact the Italian consulate for your specific entry requirements.

Baggage Allowance

Airlines have varying weight restrictions on luggage. Some airlines may impose additional charges if you choose to check any baggage. Please contact your airline or refer to its website for detailed information regarding your airline’s checked baggage policies. Bear in mind that your luggage will probably weigh more on your return trip due to souvenir shopping. We allow only one suitcase per person. One carry-on bag is also permitted, provided that it does not exceed 45 inches (length + width + height). There may be times when you will have to handle your own bags, and you’ll find that lightweight luggage provides a distinct advantage. Make sure you label your baggage and carry valuables, medication and documents in your carry-on luggage.

Clothing & Packing Tips

Light, loose-fitting clothing that provides comfort when exploring the sights is essential for your tour. A sun hat, sunglasses and a sturdy pair of walking shoes or sneakers are recommended for sightseeing. It’s always a good idea to be prepared for any eventuality—a lightweight sports jacket and emergency rainwear are advised. If you plan to visit an especially elegant restaurant or attend the opera or theater, you will probably feel more comfortable with something more formal to wear. Also, remember that bare legs and shoulders are officially not allowed in churches or other religious sites. Entrance may be denied on this basis.

Health

There are no major health risks when traveling to Italy. It is always advisable to check with your healthcare provider for the latest updates and overseas travel requirements.

Cuisine

While most of the staples of the Italian diet have already become favorites in America, be sure to try those less familiar pasta sauces and the vast range of cured hams, cheeses, rustic breads and desserts while on tour. In Italy, the cuisine varies by region. Venice and Northern Italy are known for their meats and pastries, Tuscany for its wine, oil and sauces, Rome and Southern Italy for their pizzas. For more authentic meals, try local trattorias—small restaurants set away from the main piazzas and squares. Italians tend to indulge in long, boisterous meals featuring wines and the occasional beer, followed by the requisite after-dinner drinks grappa or limoncello. American- or English-style bars and pubs are not as common, although they can be found in major cities and currently gaining in popularity, especially in Northern Italy and in Rome.

Arrival & Transportation Information

Round-trip flights arrive in Milan’s Malpensa Airport and depart from Rome. When you first arrive at Malpensa Airport, a Go Ahead representative will meet you after clearing customs. Please remain in the arrival lounge, as the representative might be escorting another traveler to the bus at the time of your arrival. Included transportation on this tour is by private motor coach. In your free time, you may wish to explore the major cities of Venice, Florence and Rome by public transportation. In Venice, each section of the city is connected by water bus (least expensive), water taxi or gondola. You can purchase discounted bulk passes from vendors, or purchase single tickets at each dock. Venice is also a great city to explore on foot. Florence is split into two separate sections by the Arno River, with most of the attractions spread out around the Duomo. The city is walkable, although frequent local buses are also available. Purchase tickets at tobacconists or at vending machines. Rome has one of Europe’s best metro systems, serving all the major attractions, from the Roman ruins to Vatican City. Tickets can be purchased separately or in bulk and also cover bus and tram travel.

Museums in Florence

If you are interested in visiting any of Florence's many museums during your free time, we recommend that you make reservations in advance. Additional information is available on the Polo Museale website. Please note that the museums are closed on Mondays.

Electricity

Italy uses the European standard 220 volts.

Time Zones

Italy is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and six hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST). When it is noon in New York, it’s 6 p.m. in Rome.

Currency

The euro is the currency you will use on tour. Better rates of exchange are usually available in Italy, although it is worth ordering some currency from your local bank to use when you first arrive. We strongly advise that you take debit/bank cards and credit cards, as needed. You can use most debit/credit cards at ATMs on the Cirrus and Plus networks, but make sure to check with your home bank about withdrawal fees. We suggest that you inform your bank and credit card company of your travel plans, so that they won’t confuse your international purchases for fraudulent charges.

Tipping

At the conclusion of your tour, it is customary to offer your Tour Director and driver a gratuity. We recommend tipping in your tour country’s currency, the equivalent of $3USD/CAD per person per day for your driver and $6USD/CAD to $9USD/CAD per person per day for your Tour Director. If applicable, we also recommend the equivalent of $2USD/CAD per local guide. Tips can only be paid in cash. Please keep current local currency exchange rates in mind when tipping.

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5 / 5

5 / 5

Traveled On: 6/6/2015

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: CO

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

So Happy We Toured!

This was a first for us since we had never traveled with a tour company before. We were very impressed with the professionalism and support offered by Go Ahead web site, payments, and travel documentation. We were also skeptical of the whole "tour experience" since we had traveled many times abroad on our own and was not sure that I would enjoy traveling with a host of strangers. Let me just say that our skepticism turned out to be very unfounded and we will likely book all of our future "big" travel experiences through Go Ahead! Admittedly our travel group could have been atypical, however we LOVED meeting and hanging out with virtually everyone in our group. It turned out that we were offered PLENTY of time to do our own things, but we enjoyed every bit of common activity time with our group and made several excellent and (hopefully) long-term friendships along the way. Finally, and best of all, we had an AMAZING TOUR DIRECTOR! We suspect that Gabriella gets more than her fair share of kudos but let us just say SHE DESERVES ALL OF THEM AND MORE! She made each day fun, educational, and safe. At the end of the day, the tour director is likely to be the keystone of your tour experience and we feel certain that Gabriella notched ours up to an "11"!

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4 / 5

4 / 5

Traveled On: 5/30/2015

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: VA

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 4 / 5

Better Than Envisioned

This was our first Go Ahead tour and we will book with them again. The tour itinerary was exceptionally planned and our director Misia was phenomenal; she provided historical perspective, cultural differences between regions,safeguards for each city,and quickly resolved any issues, which were relatively few. The tour moved and daily walking duration proved taxing for some in our group. Italy is a gorgeous country, and its citizens are proud, friendly and helpful. The Grand Tour of 15 days is a long time to be away, but it is essential to see all that Italy has to offer. The optional activities added immensely to the experience and were reasonably priced. Highlights were: Lake Como, wine tasting, Tuscany dinner at Fiesole, Sorrento, and Capri. Hotels were average to above average; only the hotel at Florence was below average. Provided dinners were acceptable, but need reevaluation in Venice & Rome. Dinners on our own were all Italian - super food and great wine, all reasonably priced.

4 / 5

4 / 5

Traveled On: 5/25/2015

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: CA

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

Best tour director

The grand tour of Italy was fantastic. Italy is an amazing country and the experience was one I will always remember. Our tour director Guiliana made every day exciting. Not only was she knowledgable, she has a great sense of humor and she kept it all running smoothly, not an easy feat.

4 / 5

4 / 5

Traveled On: 5/30/2015

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: AZ

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

Amazing Experience, fast paced.

Italy is a beautiful country with some of the most amazing history anywhere in the world. This tour is fast paced with a full day of events most days so wear your best walking shoes. Plan on at least one day without a tour so you can relax at the hotel, I would suggest day 10 or 12. As for visiting Churches (most days) men wear pants and women to have covered knees and shoulders so bring some extra clothes or women a light scarf to cover your shoulders. We had a wonderful tour director with a good sense of humor and very knowledgeable in the history of Italy which made the tour even better.

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5 / 5

5 / 5

Traveled On: 9/18/2014

Number of Past Tours: 4

From: AZ

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

Amazing and Beautiful

I guess I never did a review till now because I got pretty sick on the long way home and didn't really recover for a few weeks. Thought I'd let you know now that this tour, and Italy itself, are amazing. Every day was packed with great experiences and places. Our tour director, Sabra or Sara, was out of this world, and I'd love to do it again. What a beautiful country. Only complaint relates to some of the local guides who got a bit long winded and kept us in one spot too long. Also, arrangements should be made to let people skip the Juliette's Balcony part of the tour. Way too touristy and crowded! Also, it was a challenging tour for most senior citizens as there was a lot of walking and it was often difficult to keep or catch up with the group!

5 / 5

5 / 5

Traveled On: 11/27/2006

Number of Past Tours: 8

From: LA

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

Swept Away

This was my first tour and I learned that a good tour director is the prime requisite for an enjoyable experience. Stuart Harvey was the best. He was a fount of practical information, history, insight and tips and his love for the country and apparent enjoyment of the people on tour added exponentially to the tour. It has been several years since the trip but it stays with me. Italy has stayed with me, in part because we saw the entire country. Well, nearly. The richness, the variety, the landscape and the food. I felt I knew Italy and she became a part of me. I want to go back, but I'm still there in some ways. Anbd that's a lot to get from a tour.

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4 / 5

4 / 5

Traveled On: 5/9/2015

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: WA

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 4 / 5

Taste of Italy

This tour was a rapid and educational visit to most of the places I had always wanted to visit in Italy. We averaged walking around five miles a day, up and down the hilly streets. The tour director, Enrico, was very experienced, very well informed and personable. As we rode and/or walked he gave a precis of the history or highlights of the site we were approaching. The bus driver, Marco, was expert at navigating the winding, hilly hairpin turns we encountered in route. Our local guides were very knowledgeable. Our lodgings were always comfortable and varied from charming country inn styles to modern city hotels. Many experiences stand out in my memory: -the scenic approach by water to Venice -the gondola ride accompanied by musicians -the beauty of Florence and Siena -the excellent dinner at Fiesole -San Gimignano and the winery visit with its charming and entertaining hosts -Assisi, Perugia and wine tasting w/lunch in an Etruscan tomb -Pompeii -boat tour around Capri -wine tasting/w lunch in a charming family winery after visiting Castle Gandolfo -Rome, the coliseum, St Paul's Basilica, the Catacombs -Dinner with Tenors, a thoroughly enjoyable highlight of the tour This was an experience I so enjoyed and will long remember. -

5 / 5

5 / 5

Traveled On: 5/9/2015

Number of Past Tours: 2

From: OR

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

Best Tour Around

I heartily recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see and appreciate all Italy has to offer. The tour offers a great cross-section of Italy's cultures, sights, history, wine and food. The tour director, Enrico Schattenmann, was outstanding. His insight, patience and sense of humor made the tour fun, interesting and delightful. The organization of the tour was excellent and the local tour guides were all knowledgeable and outgoing. All in all a great experience and value.

5 / 5

5 / 5

Traveled On: 5/5/2015

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: CO

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 5 / 5

Great Tour Director

We thoroughly enjoyed this tour and our tour director - Stephania - made it so much fun. We saw so much and would not change too many things. Most of our accommodations were good and most of the food was wonderful. The only thing we thought could be cut down is the guided tours and the length of them. But, otherwise, we would definately go with Go To Tours again. Thanks for a wonderful time for the first time to Italy

2 / 5

2 / 5

Traveled On: 5/9/2015

Number of Past Tours: 1

From: VA

Tour Director: 5 / 5

Tour Value: 1 / 5

would not go on another tour

Some hotels were great ,others were not good.If you went to a restaurant you picked out yourself food was good,but if it were a place that was on the tour list it was not so good .I think places were chosen for low prices.Once we had to have lunch at a truck stop.it was awful.I threw my sand in the trash.We had 20 mins. to buy our mea land eat it after standing in a long line .I will go back to Itly but I will never go a tour.you are treated like cattle.

 

Nancy, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent tour, and we are glad to hear that you found some of the hotels on tour to be great. We have shared your feedback, along with the comments received from your tour group’s evaluations, with our Operations Team for further consideration. While we understand that a place like Italy might seem ideal for long, leisurely lunches, on the Grand Tour of Italy it is our goal to show our travelers the very best of the country in just 15 days. Unfortunately, this sometimes requires more logistical lunch stops that enables the group to continue on to the next destination. We are sorry that some aspects of your tour experience did not live up to your expectations, but we hope that in the future you will find a tour itinerary that better suits your personal preferences. Thank you again for your review, and happy travels!

Posted by Daniela, Director of Quality Control | June 24, 2015

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