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Company and Tour Name
Details
# Days
Meals
Approx. Price
& /Day
Cost /Day
Comments
Road Scholars 14 Day Best of Italy, Rome-Florence-VeniceRome, Florence, Venice
12
12B/9L/9D
$4,500
$375
You spend at least 3 days in each city, and you are able to go into depth.
Globus Journeys 8-day Italy’s Great CitiesRome, Pisa, Florence, Verona, Venice, Ferrara
7.5
7B/1L/2D
$2,068
$275
This looks like a pretty darn nice tour if you don't mind being on a bus a lot.
Trafalgar 11 Day Flavors of Italy14 cities including Rome, San Gimignano, Florence, Tuscany, Pisa, Parma, Bologna, Venice
8.5
9B/1L/5D
$3,200
$376
Stays in San G for 3 nights instead of Florence, Bologna is a manufacturing city
Globus Journeys 8-day Italian Vista8 cities, Rome, Orvieto, Assisi, Florence, Padua, Venice, Verona, Lake Como, Milan
7
7B/0L/2D
$1,599
$228

All those cities in 6 days? Take your iPod for the bus! Great price, but no lunches?
Perillo Tours 14 Day North ContinentalMilan, Venice, Florence, Sorrento, Rome, with stops in Lugano, Como, Sirmione, Padua, Pisa, Capri, Pompeii, Naples
12
12B/0L/0D
$3,390
$282
Why is this so cheap? Lunches and dinners not included. You really see a lot in this trip, but a lot of bus, too.
Trafalgar 14 Day Best of Italy14 cities including Rome, Pompeii, Sorrento, Assisi, Pomposa, Venice, Verona, Milan, Lugano, Siena and Florence.
12
11B/0L/7D
$3,900
$325
All breakfasts, 6 meals, all tips, tax and baggage handling. 10% early payment discount
Globus Journeys 10-day Northern Italy’s Highlights & Cinque TerreMilan, Parma, Modena, Lucca, Cinque Terre and 6 others
8.5
9B/1L/2D
$2,329
$274
Cinque Terre if fantastic, but a boat ride to all 5 in one day sounds long.
Road Scholar 9 Nights The Hidden Villages of TuscanyFlorence, Arezzo plus small villages in Tuscany
7.5
7B/5L/8D
$2,268
$302
If you ever wanted to learn A LOT more about Tuscany, this is the way to do it.
Perillo Tours 9-day Eat Pray Love5 cities, Rome, Assisi, Florence, Siena and Pisa, plus "Chianti"
7.5
8B/1L/4D
$2,990
$399

This is a very nice combination of sights to see, but again, you are covering a lot of ground in 8 or so days.
Globus Journeys 9-day Gems of Umbria & TuscanyRome, Assisi, Perugia, Deruta, Siena, San Gimignano, Orvieto and 7 more along the way.
8.5
7B/2L/5D
$2,499
$312

This sounds like a heck of a good trip. If you like ceramics, Deruta is the place.
Perillo Tours 14 Day North ClassicRome, Sorrento, Florence, Venice, Milan, Pisa, Venice
11.5
12B/0L/9D
$4,889
$425
This basically does everything north of Naple, which means no Pompeii. Sounds like a long haul, in order to include Milan and Como.
Perillo Tours 10 Day VesuviusRome, Sorrento, Florence, Naples, Pompeii, Capri
8.5
8B/1L/6D
$2,790
$279
Sounds like a good, basic tour of the major sights in Florence and Rome plus Pompeii. More in depth and a little slower pace.
Perillo Tours 10 Day Marco Polo6 cities, Florence (3), Padua, Rome (3), Siena, Vatican City, Venice (2)
8.5
7B/0L/5D
$2,990
$351
If we had to choose one tour on this list for beginners, this looks like the one. The only thing missing is Pompeii. You have a liesure day in Rome.
Globus Journeys 7-day A Taste of ItalyRome, Florence, Venice
5.5
6B/0L/2D
$1,949
$354

This looks great, but it is tough to do those three cities in 5 days of touring. So you will get a litght "Taste".
Trafalgar 14 Day Splendors of Italy12 cities including Rome, Naples, Amalfi, Assisi, Venice, Lugano, Pisa, Florence, Siena
11.5
12B/0L/6D
$2,335
$203
Pompeii is optional, wow Naples to Venice?, Lugano is polluted
Perillo Tours 9 Day Rome & Amalfi Coast7 cities, Rome, Amalfi, Sorrento, Pompeii , Capri, Positano, Cilento and other stops
8
7B/2L/3D
$3,390
$423
Hotel stays are in Rome and Amalfi. This tour provides a good look at Rome, a visits to smaller villages, and a boat trip. A nice combination, but you only see a small part of Italy.
Globus Journeys 9-day Italian Tapestry9 cities, Venice, Modena, Florence, Siena, Rome, Pompeii, Capri and others
8
8B/0L/2D
$2,499
$312

One of few fast trips that includes Pompeii.
Road Scholar 9 Nights The Hidden Treasures of FlorenceFlorence (in depth)
8.5
8B/6L/3D
$2,736
$322
This is an example of a special tour provided by Road Scholar, where you spent a lot of time in one place.
Road Scholar 9 Day Hiking the Cinque TerreCinque Terre, 7 villages, Riomaggiore, Monterosso, Corniglia and others
7
7B/4L/6D
$2,399
$342
Cinque Terre is a magic place to visit, but this is a HIKING tour for hardy souls. This is a way to learn a lot about a VERY small area of Italy.
Perillo Tours Perillo Tours 12-day Sicily and the Amalfi Coast11 cities, Palermo, Agrigento, Taormina, Amalfi, Rome, Pompeii and others
10
9B/1L/7D
$3,690
$369

This is a very wide combination of the sights in Italy south of Rome. Includes Pompeii and Sicily, which is a good combination. Length is about right.

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