Day 1 UK - Venice
After flying to Venice, we'll transfer you to your hotel in Preganziol. After time to settle in, we'll get together for a buffet-style welcome dinner, which features food typical of the Veneto region.Meals included: D
Day 2 Venice
Today's the day you'll get to explore Venice, with famous highlights including St Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge. In the evening we'll transfer you to the beautiful town of Treviso.
Day 3 Bologna - Montecatini
This morning we'll head off into northern Italy and Tuscany's glorious countryside. Our journey takes us through Bologna, where we'll stretch our legs on a sightseeing tour.Meals included: B,D
Day 4 Pisa
From our base in Montecatini Terme, the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa is within reach. After your visit, the rest of the day is all yours. You may want to join an optional excursion to Lucca this afternoon.
Day 5 Florence
Today, you'll visit the 'art city' of Florence for a tour. This afternoon, there is an optional excursion to the Uffizi gallery with 'skip-the-line' admission and guide.
This evening, there will be an opportunity to attend the Montecatini Opera Festival.
Day 6 Orvieto - Rome
We're heading south today, to the region of Lazio and Rome. The impressive fortress town of Orvieto is ours to explore on the way to our hotel in Rome.
Day 7 Rome
Let's set off and explore the magnificent sights of Rome on a guided tour. Highlights include the beautiful Spanish Steps and the ornate Trevi Fountain. This afternoon is yours to do as you please in Rome.
Day 8 Rome - at Leisure
Today you have the chance to pre-book an exclusive skip-the-line, timed admission two-hour guided visit of the Vatican Museum and Sistine chapel.Meals included: B
Day 9 Pompeii - Sorrento Peninsula
A full day of exploration begins with a visit to Montecassino Abbey before we arrive at the ruins of Pompeii for a guided walking tour. Later, we'll arrive in the scenic Sorrento Peninsula, where our hotel is centrally located.
Meals included: B
Day 10 Sorrento Peninsula - at Leisure
Today you can relax at your hotel, or join an optional excursion. It's just a short boat journey across the Bay of Naples to Capri, so if you want to add this glamorous island to your sightseeing list, today's optional excursion is a must.Meals included: B
Day 11 Sorrento Peninsula - at Leisure
Today you can relax at your hotel, or join an optional excursion and discover the beauty of the Amalfi Coast.Meals included: B
Day 12 Pizzo Calabro - Sicily
We're leaving mainland Italy now, and heading to Sicily. On the way we'll stop at a seaside resort in Calabria for lunch. A short ferry ride takes us to Messina, with an onward drive to Taormina.Meals included: B,L,D
Day 13 Taormina
Taormina sits on a sheer cliff, perched above beautiful beaches and close to Mount Etna, so just imagine the views you'll see on today's tour. There's plenty of free time too, so spend the afternoon making your own discoveries.Meals included: B,D
Day 14 Giardini Naxos - at Leisure
You've seen Mount Etna from afar, so maybe now's the time to see Europe's highest volcano up close on our optional excursion. Once here, there's a further option to head off on a 16-seater Jeep adventure with an Alpine Guide for amazing views of this majestic mountain.
Back at your hotel tonight, we'll get together to enjoy a farewell drink in the bar.
Day 15 Catania - UKToday you'll transfer to Sicily's Catania Airport for your return flight to the UK.
Meals included: B
Pools are typically open from May-October, at the discretion of the hotel.