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2018 Portrait of Italy

May 10 – 25 – Waitlist onlyPortrait of Italy map
Tour Operator: Odysseys
Price: From $4,874 (Airfare included)
Tour Length: 17 days
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From the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to eternal Rome, through the gentle Umbrian and Tuscan countryside to treasured Venice, this wide-ranging 16-day small group tour showcases ancient sites, contemporary life, priceless art, and unique accommodations.  Begin in stunning seaside Amalfi, experiencing the breathtaking coast by sea and by land, and visiting Pompeii’s exquisite ruins.

Continue to Rome, where your sightseeing includes the Colosseum, the Forum, St. Peter’s Square, and the Sistine Chapel.  Traveling north, spend three nights in pastoral Umbria, Italy’s “green heart,” savoring a cooking demonstration in Orvieto, and a visit to the charming town of Assisi.  Journey through the equally alluring region of Tuscany, touring walled Siena, the Renaissance’s living monument of Florence, and the classic hill town of San Gimignano.  Enjoy a local wine tasting before concluding your tour in wondrous Venice.  Savor more time in this delightful city on an optional 3-day/2-night post-tour extension.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Naples | Amalfi
  • Day 3 : Amalfi | Ravello
  • Day 4 : Pompeii | Amalfi Coast | Sorrento
  • Day 5 : Amalfi | Montecassino | Rome
  • Day 6 : Rome
  • Day 7 : Rome
  • Day 8 : Rome | Umbria
  • Day 9 : Orvieto
  • Day 10 : Orvieto | Assisi
  • Day 11 : Orvieto | Perugia | Siena
  • Day 12 : Siena
  • Day 13 : Florence
  • Day 14 : San Gimignano
  • Day 15 : Siena | Venice
  • Day 16 : Venice
  • Day 17 : Depart for U.S.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2018 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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