Wonders of Rome & Tuscany

Leisurely Touring

9 Days from $2,499

Mar 2020 - Oct 2020 Departures

Combine sightseeing with mouthwatering Italian cuisine on our Wonders of Rome & Tuscany tour. Explore architectural gems and iconic landmarks, and discover local flavours with wine-tasting sessions and regional cookery classes.

Overview

What's included

  • ​Just You Tour Manager as your host
  • 8 nights in a 4-star hotel
  • 13 meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners 
  • Specialist Local Guides
  • Welcome drink & farewell get-together
  • Free scheduled group transfers are available on arrival & departure from Fiumicino T3
  • Porterage
  • Audio Guide

Included excursions

  • ​Welcome dinner with local speciality dishes
  • Rome walking tour, including the Trevi Fountain & the Spanish Steps
  • Sightseeing tour of Siena
  • Private cookery class at the renowned Castello del Trebbio
  • Guided discovery tour of Florence
  • Wine-tasting at Torre a Cona
  • Trip to medieval Orvieto

Optional excursions

  • Skip-the-line’ entrance to the Vatican
  • Boat trip around the Cinque Terre
  • Discovery tour of Pisa & Lucca
  • An evening at the Montecatini Opera Festival
  • Farewell dinner & opera evening

Itinerary

Make your own way to Rome where you can meet us for the scheduled group transfers to your hotel. After settling into your room you’ll join the rest of the group for your first taste of Italy at a nearby restaurant.

After breakfast, unlock the secrets of the Eternal City on a panoramic walking tour. Discover one incredible sight after another, from the wonderfully preserved Pantheon to the impressive Spanish Steps. You’ll also wander around popular Piazza Navona, the city’s most famous Baroque square, and visit the spectacular 17th century Trevi Fountain.

In the afternoon, explore Rome’s maze of cobbled streets solo or sign up for the optional ‘skip-the-line’ entrance to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.

Venture into Tuscany and stop off at stunning Siena, one of Italy’s best-preserved medieval cities. Marvel at its beautiful mansions, ornate palaces and cobbled streets on a walking tour, before taking a break for lunch at bustling Piazza del Campo. Continue your journey through San Gimignano and the idyllic landscapes of rural Tuscany en route to your hotel in Montecatini Terme, where you’ll relax over more tasty Italian fare.

Tuscany’s cuisine is undeniably one of the region’s biggest draws. Today will be a real highlight for food lovers as you’ll get to visit the 12th century Castello del Trebbio and enjoy a private cookery class. We’ll learn all about the tastes and aromas of traditional Tuscan cooking and prepare our very own feast accompanied by amazing local wines from the historic estate’s own vineyards.

Have a day completely to yourself or book onto our optional excursion to stunning Cinque Terre. The coastal region is made up of five remote cliff top villages overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. As they’re inaccessible by road, the trip will involve discovering two on a relaxing boat journey.

You can’t visit Tuscany without exploring Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Stroll across the enchanting Ponte Vecchio, admire the magnificent Duomo and marvel at the city’s glorious architecture during a guided tour.

After lunch, the Torre a Cona wine estate awaits you just outside the city. Owned by Count Rossi di Montelera, we’ll embark on a tour of its historic wine cellars and sample four fine wines paired with local nibbles.

Soak up Tuscany at your own pace with a whole day of leisure time. If you’re keen to pack in more iconic Italian landmarks, why not sign up to our optional Pisa and Lucca excursion?

Learn about the Field of Miracles on a guided tour, which includes a viewing of the awe-inspiring Leaning Tower of Pisa. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic stroll along historic Lucca’s ancient ramparts. Opera fans can catch a show at the prestigious Montecatini Opera Festival in the evening.

We’ll break up the journey back to Rome with a pitstop in Orvieto that’s reached by funicular railway. The beautiful medieval town is best known for its mosaiced Duomo di Orvieto and otherworldly underground caves.

Make your own dinner plans or enjoy an optional dining experience followed by an opera show in one of the area’s ancient churches.

Your tour comes to an end today. Scheduled group transfers are available to the airport, please see www.justyou.com/transfers

Excursions

Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional excursions to your vacation before you set off. Right now is the perfect opportunity to do that – with everything booked and paid for you’ll have even more to get excited about and all you’ll need to think about while you’re away is having a great time.

By the way - look out for ‘Optional Excursion Packages’. For some holidays we’ve grouped a selection of excursions into a package which means you can make a saving when you book in advance.

Prices shown may vary according to departure date and are subject to change.  The full range of excursions will be detailed in your vacation information pack, sent approximately 15 weeks prior to departure.

Italy - Rome - "Skip the line" entrance to the Vatican and Sistine Chapel

Italy - Rome - "Skip the line" entrance to the Vatican and Sistine Chapel

from $49

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"Enjoy an exclusive skip-the-line timed admission visit of 2 hours at the Vatican Musums and Sistine Chapel. The art museums are located within the city boundaries of the Vatican City and display over 20,000 works collected by Popes throughout the centuries. This will be followed by the stunning Sistine Chapel. The Chapel was built between 1473 and 1481 by Giovanni dei Dolci for Pope Sixtus IV and is famous for its fresco paintings by the Renaissance painter Michelangelo.

Note: The Vatican museum may stagger entrances. Once inside audio guides can be purchased for €8.00. "

Italy - Florence - Boat trip around the Cinque Terre

Italy - Florence - Boat trip around the Cinque Terre

from $59

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Join us on an optional excursion to the enchanting area know as the Cinque Terre. Five villages perch precariously on the cliffs high above the Mediterranean Sea and almost all inaccesible by road. We'll visit three of the five villages by sea, or train if the weather doesn't permit.

Italy - Florence - Discovery tour of Pisa and Lucca

Italy - Florence - Discovery tour of Pisa and Lucca

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Join us on an optional excursion to charming Pisa and Lucca. In Pisa the local guide we'll give all the history of the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa

Accommodation

The 4-star Raganelli Hotel in Rome has a convenient location close to the Vatican City and the charming city centre. Inside, you’ll find that the hotel has been decorated with excellent attention to detail, resulting in a modern yet cosy atmosphere. <br><br> Hotel facilities include a bar, roof garden and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, hairdryer and TV.
In Montecatini Terme enjoy the ideal location of the Grand Hotel Tamerici & Principe, 4 Star De Luxe of established tradition,close to parks, to spas, shops, train station Montecatini Centro and almost adjacent to the convention center. A Grand Hotel at 360 degrees which is distinguished by its fine architecture with balconies full of flowers, a large garden terrace with swimming pool, large living rooms with elegant decor, rooms equipped with every comfort, several suites with two bathrooms and jacuzzi. Our restaurant "I Granduchi" offers impeccable service and delicious food, as well as the opportunity to take dietary and vegetarian menu and the excellent taste of our pastry chef. The hotel has a Wellness Centre of 300 square metres, the Myricae SPA, a brand new area dedicated to wellness and relax which consists of various parts: firstly, the THERMARIUM, an area where you can enjoy Bio - Sauna, Turkish bath, emotional showers with chromo therapy, Mini Ozone Swimming pool with Jacuzzi, relaxation area and Tearoom.
The 4-star Raganelli Hotel in Rome has a convenient location close to the Vatican City and the charming city centre. Inside, you’ll find that the hotel has been decorated with excellent attention to detail, resulting in a modern yet cosy atmosphere. <br><br> Hotel facilities include a bar, roof garden and Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Bedrooms have private facilities, air-conditioning, hairdryer and TV.

Raganelli Hotel - Rome

Just You have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

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Saturday 28 Mar 2020

9 Days

$2,499

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Tuesday 05 May 2020

9 Days

$2,599

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Make Your Own Way

Sunday 27 Sep 2020

9 Days

$2,849

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Make Your Own Way

Saturday 17 Oct 2020

9 Days

$2,649

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