Italy 2023

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Italy 2023

April 19 to May 2

TOUR PRICE

DURATION

14 days

GROUP MAX

14

PHYSICAL LEVEL

TOUR STYLE

TOUR OVERVIEW

Our staple Bella Italia tour enters its 21st year of operation. This two-week tour covers
the best of beautiful Italy, starting in the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, and Pompeii for three
days before continuing on to the Eternal City of Rome for three days, Siena and Tuscany
for two days, Florence and Pisa for two days, and ending with three days in the unique
city on water, Venice.

Included

  • 13 nights in 3-star accommodations.
  • 16 meals: Breakfast (13), Dinner (3)
  • Services of a deaf Tour Leader on call 24 hours a day.
  • Services of local deaf and/or hearing guides.
  • All transportation expenses.
  • ll admission fees for attractions and museums mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Most tips, except for your Tour Leader.
  • Informative travel preparation packet.
  • Pre-tour and/or post-tour itinerary consultation.
  • $100 discount per person on your next regular tour.

Excluded

  • Domestic and/or international airfares.
  • All other meals not mentioned in the itinerary and personal expenses.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Any COVID-19 related tests.
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TOUR PRICE

Per person, double occupancy. 

$3,700

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$500 Deposit

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

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SEE ICONIC SIGHTS

Walk through two centuries of history in Rome’s Colosseum and Forum. Marvel at the Leaning Tower of Pisa. See one of the most famous sculptures in the world, the David by Michelangelo. Visit St. Peter’s Church and the Vatican City.

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CONNECT WITH LOCALS

Have dinner at the luxurious Hotel Hassler of Rome, owned by a Deaf man. Visit a deaf-owned winery in Tuscany. Dine in family-owned restaurants that only locals know.

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JUMP INTO ADVENTURES

Go to the island of Capri on a private boat and marvel at the deep blue waters. Cruise on a gondolier through the quieter canals of Venice. Enjoy the back roads of Tuscany for jaw-dropping landscapes.

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SAMPLE FOOD & DRINKS

Italian cuisine! Pizza, pasta, gelato, fruit, vegetable as well as seasonal & traditional dishes. Appreciate the delights of Italy by immersing yourself into the food & wine culture.

TOUR ITINERARY

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14 DAYS / 13 NIGHTS

APRIL 19 to MAY 2

APRIL 19
You will be picked up from the airport and we will then depart for Sorrento on the Amalfi Coast.
Afternoon orientation around Sorrento. Welcome dinner. Stay three nights near Sorrento.

APRIL 20
Take a driving tour around the Amalfi Coast, visiting scenic towns such as Positano, Amalfi, and
Ravello.

APRIL 21

Take a private boat to Capri for the day, including a visit to the Blue Grotto, Augustus' Gardens, and
Capri town.

APRIL 22 

Transfer to Rome in the morning, stopping by Pompeii to visit one of the best preserved Roman towns
in the world. Stay three nights in Rome.

APRIL 23

Visit the Vatican Museums (including the Sistine Chapel) and St. Peter’s Church, the center of the
Catholic world. Afternoon is free to shop and roam Rome’s old center.

APRIL 24 

In the morning we take an in-depth tour of Rome, including the Colosseum, Forum, Capitol Hill, and
much more. Afternoon for the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and the site of the first deaf school in Italy.
Dinner at the Hotel Hassler, owned by a deaf man.

APRIL 25 

Depart for the Val d’Orcia, one of the most beautiful parts of Tuscany. The Val d’Orcia is a UNESCO
recognized site for its combination of natural and man-made beauty. We visit Montepulciano and
Pienza. Continue on to Siena. Stay two nights in Siena.

APRIL 26
Today we visit the beautifully preserved medieval town of Siena, and then take an afternoon side
trip to San Gimignano. End our day with a visit to a deaf-owned winery.

APRIL 27 

Transfer to Florence. We take an orientation walk in Florence, covering the Accademia, Duomo,
Baptistery, and Ponte Vecchio. We also visit several of Florence's beautiful churches and its
Renaissance masterpieces at the Uffizi. Stay in Florence for two nights.

APRIL 28

Drive to Pisa in the morning to visit the Leaning Tower. The afternoon is free to do whatever you
desire in Florence.

APRIL 29

Depart for Verona in the morning to visit the famous Roman Arena and Juliet’s Balcony, and have
some free time in the pleasant city center. Move on to Venice, arriving in the late afternoon. Stay
three nights in Venice.

APRIL 30

We visit the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Church in the morning, plus the Correr Museum and the
Bridge of Sighs. Afternoon free.

MAY 1 

Take a boat tour to the islands of Burano and Murano. Farewell dinner. Prepare for departure.

MAY 2 

Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

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