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Rome to Venice Italy Tour for Seniors | 12-Day Itinerary

Art & History
Romance & Honeymoon
Duration: 12 Days From €10250 PP
Languages: Rome, Florence, Venice

Discover the Italy that has enchanted generations, from the glory of the Roman Empire to the stunning art of Florence, the romance of the Tuscan landscape and the charming canals of Venice. Awash with art, culture and sumptuous cuisine, our Italy tour for seniors can include as much or as little as you like. We’ll help you to explore the highlights and hidden gems of Italy in comfort and style.

Perfect for:
  • First Timers
  • Art & History Lovers
Covid-19 Health & Safety Measures
Day 1

Welcome to Rome Italy’s Eternal City

The Italy Tour for Seniors starts with a private transfer from the airport to the hotel of your choice for 4 nights. Settle in, adjust to your exciting new surroundings, and get ready for your adventure ahead!

Day 2

Walking The Eternal City

This morning, meet your private guide and set the scene for your Rome walking tour discovering vibrant squares, magic fountains and unusual talking statues. Stroll through the cobbled streets, which takes you to the famous Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and Trevi Fountain but also little-known treasures. Stop for in-depth discoveries, photo ops and a gelato break. Perfect for first-timers, this introductory tour will give you a greater understanding of the city splendors and prominent place in world history. The afternoon is at leisure to absorb the city’s everyday charms.

Day 3

Step into the Pages of Roman History

The most memorable treasure Rome has to offer is the feeling of history that lingers all around you. The monumental ruins that remain from the city's glorious past are the focus of this private guided walking tour that starts with the most iconic of them all, the Colosseum. After marveling at its vast interior, you enter the Roman Forum the heart of Roman daily life. Finally climb to the top of the Capitoline Hill religious center of ancient Rome. The rest of your day is at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 4

Treasures of the Vatican

Michelangelo Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica are the highlights of any vacation in Rome. These treasures and much more will be revealed by your private guide. Stroll the Vatican Museums, which houses the most extensive collection of art in the world. Discover cool Renaissance-era maps, classical Roman sculpture and drama-filled tapestries along the way, ending at the Sistine Chapel. Then be humbled by the beauty of St. Peter's Basilica with its imposing dome and the Pieta, both designed by Michelangelo. Balance of the day at leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 5

Departure from Rome to Florence via Orvieto

Today it's off to the capital of Tuscany and the birthplace of the Renaissance. Transfer with private driver stopping en route in the walled hill town of Orvieto. Located in the beautiful Umbrian region, Italy’s ‘Green Heart, Orvieto is sure to capture your heart. The cobbled streets of Orvieto are charmingly medieval and away from the tourist routes but with plenty of distractions including authentic restaurants to enjoy local delicacies. Following lunch, you'll be taken to your hotel in Florence where you will be staying for 4 nights. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day 6

Journey to the Renaissance

This morning your private guide meets you at your hotel and whisk you off to see the heart of the city. Walk through the history of Florence and relive the Renaissance in the footsteps of Michelangelo. Discover Ponte Vecchio, the city’s oldest bridge. Enjoy Piazza della Signoria a virtual open-air museum of artwork by Renaissance masters. Then comes Piazza del Duomo, where the cathedral, baptistery and bell tower are located. Finally learn the storied history behind Michelangelo’s David. The rest of your day is at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 7

In the Heart of the Tuscan Vineyards

This morning, it is in your private vehicle with driver-guide that you crisscross the Tuscan countryside, in the direction of the Chianti wine region celebrated all over the world. Tidy rows of vineyards set amidst historic villages and silvery-green olive trees are the scenic backdrop for this wine excursion. You will visit vineyards and century-old cellars, a guided tasting of the estates organic wines and extra-virgin olive oil will follow. Head back to the hotel in the afternoon with the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 8

Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery

Stroll with your private guide through the cobbled streets to the Uffizi Gallery, home to the world’s most extensive collection of Renaissance art. Following a carefully selected route, you will explore the rich artistic layers of famous works, as well as the complex interplay of culture, patronage, and artistic inspiration that gave rise to them. The tour also offers an intriguing second glance for seasoned Uffizi visitors, with an in-depth exploration of the themes that have made the works so enduring. Rest of the day at your leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 9

Departure from Florence to Venice via Bologna

When it comes to Italian food, Bologna is the capital! Today, transfer with private driver stopping en route in this historic town famed for its tortellini, mortadella and Bolognese sauce. With its 23 miles of covered porticos, it is a walker’s delight in any season, yet is surprisingly free of tourists. Savor the city highlights and culinary wonders before proceeding to Venice parking lot. Here you'll be taken by private water taxi to your hotel in Venice where you will be staying for for 3 nights. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day 10

Enjoy a True Taste of Venice

Step away from the crowds of tourists and see the off the beaten path Venice has to offer as you wander its winding alleys, cross historic bridges and drift along canals on a gondola. This morning your private guide meets you at your hotel and whisk you off to experience the city like a local. While the hidden gems of Venice will certainly amaze you, the pleasures of the historic Rialto market are sure to delight. To take the edge off, the tour concludes with a private gondola ride. Rest of the day free to do as you please- personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 11

Island Paradise

Meet your private guide at your hotel and journey by private boat across the Venetian Lagoon to Murano. Here you will visit a glassblower's studio, watch the artisans at work and learn about Venetian glassblowing art. Neighboring Burano has canals lined with colored houses and is famous for its lacemaking, a skill that has developed here since the 16th century. You will learn about this age-old technique at a workshop where lace continues to be made by hand today. After the tour, return to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure - personalized recommendations will be provided.

Day 12

Depart Venice

The Italy Tour for Seniors ends with a private motorboat transfer to the Venice airport, railway station or port for your departure arrangements. Buon Viaggio!

Itinerary Highlights

  • Discover the splendors of Rome
  • Immerse yourself in ancient Roman times
  • Admire the Vatican treasures
  • Enjoy the walled hilltop town of Orvieto
  • Journey to the Renaissance & meet Michelangelo’s David
  • Explore Tuscan vineyards
  • Experience the timeless beauty of the Uffizi artworks
  • Take a bite of Bologna
  • Get a true taste of Venice
  • Learn about the age-old Venetian glassblowing & lacemaking traditions
  • Benefit from the ease of having all the trip planning details handled, so all you have to do is enjoy your private Italy tour

Private Trip Pricing & Availability

Italy Tour for Seniors 2024

  • Prices start from €10250 PP, based on double occupancy in 4-star hotels and for travel in low season (excluding flights).
  • The final price of your trip will vary on the itinerary itself, along with factors such as your hotel choices, your travel dates and the number of travelers in your party.
  • Travel with your private party on this Tailor Made Italy Tour for Seniors. With no fixed dates or set schedules, you can travel whenever you want, on your own terms.

What Is Included

  • Customized travel planning for your style
  • 4 nights at the accommodation of your choice in Rome
  • 4 nights at the accommodation of your choice in Florence
  • 3 nights at the accommodation of your choice in Venice
  • 11 Breakfasts
  • Privately guided tours tailored specifically to you
  • Inspiring local guides in each destination
  • Private transportation as per the itinerary
  • Private gondola ride
  • Private boat service as per the itinerary
  • Private airport transfer on arrival and departure to/from the hotel
  • Colosseum & Roman Forum skip the line reservations & tickets
  • Vatican skip the line reservations & tickets
  • Accademia Gallery skip the line reservations & tickets
  • Uffizi Gallery skip the line reservations & tickets

What Is Not Included

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Meals & beverages not mentioned in itinerary
  • Tips & gratuities (optional)
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included

Accommodation Options

When it comes to accommodations, there is no one size fits all. For your bespoke trip, you can choose your hotel from our handpicked selection below or we’ll make personalized suggestions based on your preferences.

Vetted options for senior-friendly hotels in Rome (nights 1-4)

4-Star Hotel Dei Mellini | Elegant interior design featuring warm colors and contemporary Italian flair | Set within walking distance of most of Rome's main sights, including the Vatican district
5-Star Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie | Excellent spa facilities | Piazza di Spagna is a 8-min walk away

Vetted options for senior-friendly hotels in Florence (nights 5-8)

4-Star Plaza Hotel Lucchesi | Rooftop & Pool | Piazza della Signoria is a 10-minute walk away
5-Star Hotel Bernini Palace | Rooms have been completely refreshed |Ponte Vecchio is a 5-minute walk away

Vetted options for senior-friendly hotels in Venice (nights 9-11)

4-Star Hotel Ai Reali - Small Luxury Hotels of the World | Modern elegant rooms | Rialto Bridge is a 2-minute walk away
5-Star Ca'di Dio - Small Luxury Hotel | Opened in 2020 | St. Mark's Square is a 10-minute walk away

Booking Procedure

  1. Start Filling out Our Quick Trip Inquiry Form
    After submitting the trip request we match you with one of our local specialists who will assist you with travel consultation.
  2. Work out the Trip Plan Together
    Do you like this Italy Tour for Seniors but prefer to customize it? As always, the sample itinerary can be tweaked and personalized. Your dedicated travel specialist will put together a tailor-made trip based on your input and our first-hand experiences and knowledge.
  3. Book Your Trip
    Once you’re 100% happy with the custom travel plan, you can book your trip via our secure payment system. For information on payments, we’ve included answers to the most frequently asked questions—with shortcuts to direct you to the right place.

Tour FAQs

Can we start in Venice?

Yes. We would be happy to modify the "Italy Tour for Seniors" itnerary in the reversed direction visiting Venice, Florence, ending in Rome.

What's the journey pace?

The Italy Tour for Seniors is crafted with an optimal mix of planned activities, free time, and relaxation. If you prefer a different pace of travel we'll customize your trip just how you like.

Do you offer Southern Italy tours for seniors?

What about food?

We know that for most of our travelers Italian food is a very high priority. As part of your trip, we can include special culinary experiences such as private food tours as well as intimate guided cooking classes with local experts. As part of the booking process, we’ll provide suggestions from a carefully chosen collection of distinctive restaurants to help ensure you enjoy a truly wonderful dining experience while in Italy. You can make restaurant reservations independently or we can make it on your behalf for a fee.

Would you like to personalize this tour?

If you would like us to put together a bespoke tour tailored to your needs, our dedicated trip planning specialists are on hand to help you develop an experience that will be just right for you and yours.

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