Italy Adventures by Disney

Italy

Let Adventures by Disney welcome you to Italy and show you all that this beautiful country has to offer. Discover the history of Rome, the beauty of Tuscany and the unique Venetian culture through its architecture, food and, of course, its people.

The 8 Day Italy travel tour from Adventures by Disney is a great way for the whole family to get to experience the joys of Italy. These cities are awash in thousands of years of history and the museums located here are some of the best in the world. A proper Italian tour is a full experience and the magic of Disney combined with an amazing itinerary absolutely delivers on that.


8 Daysfr. $5,699

Tour Highlights & Offers

  • The services of two Adventure Guides
  • Outstanding accommodations
  • Admission fees to attractions and performances
  • VIP access and private events
  • Most meals during trip
  • Cultural experiences with local experts
  • The Colosseum
  • Iconic Sites of Rome Tour
  • Fioroni Family Winery Visit & Tasting
  • Florence Tour
  • Pirate-Themed Dinner
  • Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel After Hours Tour
  • Venice Gondola Tour
  • Tuscan Farm Lunch & Pasta Making
  • Venetian Mask Making
  • St. Peter's Basilica Tour
  • Orvieto Tour
  • Palazzo Vecchio VIP Tour
  • Doges Palace
  • Gratuities have been taken care of on your behalf for all services included in the itinerary except for the Adventure by Disney guides. There is no need for you to worry about tipping the bellmen, housekeepers, waiters, drivers and local experts.
  • The customary gratuity to the Tour Direrctor is not included. Gratuities for your Adventures Guides are not included. If you feel that your Adventure Guides have provided excellent service, we suggest the following discretionary gratuity: Per Guest/Per Adventure guide/Per Day - $9 - $11 USD.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual train and airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 4 lunches
  • 4 dinners
  • Gran Melia Rome Hotel in Rome, Italy (2 nights)
  • Hotel Borgo di Cortefreda OR Hotel Bernini Palace in Florence, Italy (3 nights)
  • Hilton Molino Stucky Hotel in Venice, Italy (2 nights)

Arrive in Rome, Tour the Colosseum, Private After-Hours Tour of Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel

Rome/Italy, Italy

Arrive in Rome and meet an Adventures by Disney representative in the baggage claim area who will escort you to your car. Take in the sights as your driver delivers you to the Hotel Gran Meliá Rome.

Check into Gran Meliá Rome Hotel and experience contemporary Italian elegance at this stunning hotel in the heart of Rome's cultural and entertainment attractions. Offering spectacular views of St. Peter's Basilica and Castel St. Angelo, the Gran Meliá Rome Hotel is located on the banks of the River Tiber, just a short walk from the Vatican. With modern amenities, a magnificent pool and lush gardens, this urban resort offers a stay that is truly unforgettable.

Enjoy a fantastic tour of the Colosseum that makes you feel part of history! Built by Emperor Vespasian around A.D. 70-72, the Colosseum was a gift to the people of Rome and soon housed spectacles and games as well as wild animal and gladiator combats. All Guests can participate in an engaging, interactive tour of the Colosseum that gives them an understanding of ancient Rome. Please note: Due to official Papal activities within the Vatican/St. Peter’s Basilica, and government regulations, the order and timing of activities as described here may be altered on Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3. Your Adventure Guides will advise you of any changes at the Welcome and Reception on Day 1.

Meet the other families that will share this adventure in a special gathering, held in a private room with a pool view. After a festive cocktail reception, feast on the first of many mouthwatering Italian meals!

Dinner

Gran Meliá Rome Hotel

Privately Guided Walking Tour of Rome, Private Tour of St. Peter’s Basilica

Rome/Italy, Italy

Enjoy a hearty buffet breakfast to start your day then board a motor coach and enjoy a ride around the city, viewing some of Rome's most iconic sights.

Take to the streets and ancient byways of Rome on a privately guided walking tour —and visit the spectacular destinations you've always dreamed of seeing. Explore the city center, home to the famed Spanish Steps, the Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain. Stop along the way and taste some authentic gelato! Afterwards relish a delicious lunch at one of the delightful local restaurants before continuing your tour.

Take a private tour of St. Peter's Basilica and marvel at the Basilica via St. Peter's Square—one of the largest churches in the world and a renowned example of Renaissance architecture. Initially constructed by Constantine in the early 4th century, it was rebuilt in the 16th century by Bernini, Bramante and Michelangelo. It stands on the site where the apostle Peter was crucified. Considered the first pope, he is buried under the main altar along with other popes who followed. Michelangelo's iconic dome dominates the skyline of Rome. Please note: Due to official Papal activities within the Vatican/St. Peter’s Basilica, and government regulations, the order and timing of activities as described here may be altered on Day 1 and Day 2. Your Adventure Guides will advise you of any changes at the Welcome and Reception on Day 1.

Enjoy dinner on your own and explore the city's authentic and molto delizioso restaurants. Be sure to ask your Adventure Guides to make recommendations for a memorable meal that fits your family's needs.

Experience an exclusive after-hours, privately guided tour of the Vatican Museum—home to masterpieces by the greatest artists in history in a collection spanning 4000 years. Also, be guided by a local expert through the Sistine Chapel where you can get an intimate look at Michelangelo's magnificent achievement. Please note: Due to official Papal activities within the Vatican/St. Peter’s Basilica, and government regulations, the order and timing of activities as described here may be altered on Day 1 and Day 2. Your Adventure Guides will advise you of any changes at the Welcome and Reception on Day 1.

Breakfast, Lunch

Gran Meliá Rome Hotel

Travel to Orvieto, Umbria

Orvieto, Italy

After enjoying a full American-style buffet breakfast to start the day travel to the upper town of Orvieto, all the while taking in the spectacular views of the Umbrian valley. Be amazed by this medieval city that's seemingly untouched by time as you discover it on your own. Explore the magnificent Duomo di Orvieto—a cathedral famous for its Gothic façade, pillars, grand sculptures, stained glass and frescoes. Stroll through the Palazzi Papali and admire the medieval palaces, museums and devotional art housed there. Explore the Etruscan ruins and the underground tunnels and caves where ancient Italians once lived.

For lunch revel in a delicious Italian experience featuring local cuisine. After lunch take a motor coach across the countryside abundant in pastoral splendor to Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Tuscany.

Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy

Arrive at the Hotel Borgo Di Cortefreda and enjoy a welcome drink as your Adventure Guides check you into this quaint hotel in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa. In the heart of the Chianti region atop a Tuscan hilltop, Hotel Borgo di Cortefreda offers spectacular views—olive orchards, rows of vineyards and the rolling Chianti Mountains dotted with cypress trees. Savor the charm and comfort of this grand hotel featuring an outdoor swimming pool, Turkish bath and Finnish sauna, among other impressive amenities.

Florence/Italy, Italy

NOTE: Guests on the December 20 – 27, 2019 departure will check-In at Bernini Palace Hotel in Florence. While your Adventure Guides check you into this lovely hotel in the heart of Florence, putting you within footsteps of the Piazza della Signoria, as well as famed shopping areas like Via Tornabuoni.

Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy

Dine at leisure enjoying excellent Tuscan cuisine made from the finest local and regional products. Begin by tasting an assortment of locally produced and award-winning wines before settling down to dinner on the terrace, under the Tuscan sky. Junior Adventurers enjoy an evening of lawn games and an Italian soda tasting activity, followed by a kids-only dinner and a Disney movie.

Tavarnelle Val di Pesa or Florence, Italy

Important Details: Accommodations are pending your departure date. Hotel Borgo di Cortefreda: All 2019 departures except December 20, 2018 Bernini Palace Hotel: December 20, 2019 departure

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fattoria Poggio Alloro - Pasta-Making Activity, Wine-Tasting in Fioroni Family Winery

San Gimignano, Italy

Start your day with a delicious breakfast. then travel by coach to Fattoria Poggio Alloro—a working farm with its own winery—located in the heart of the Chianti wine-growing region. Be welcomed by the chef, who will lead you in a fun pasta-making activity. And take in the spectacular views of the medieval towers of San Gimignano, a fortified hilltop town, standing on a nearby hilltop.

Adults will tour the family winery, and then enjoy wine tasting, sampling several of their recent vintages. While adults taste wine, Junior Adventurers pick herbs from the garden and learn how to infuse them into bottles of olive oil—another product of the farm. Enjoy a delicious pasta lunch at this picturesque farm. Weather permitting, lunch will be served on the terrazzo, overlooking the beautiful scenery and medieval towers of San Gimigano.

Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy

Return to your charming Tuscan hotel and enjoy a relaxing moment at the pool or sauna. Or stroll through Tavarnelle Val di Pesa to explore the shops and cafés.

Indulge yourself at a banquet set in a 15th-century Medieval castle—one of the most beautiful locations in picturesque Tuscany. Costumed servers enhance the remarkable atmosphere of this truly unforgettable evening.

Tavarnelle Val di Pesa or Florence, Italy

Important Details: Accommodations are pending your departure date: Hotel Borgo di Cortefreda: All 2019 departures except December 20, 2018 Bernini Palace Hotel: December 20, 2019 departure

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Hotel Borgo di Cortefreda OR Bernini Palace Hotel

Travel to Florence, Privately Guided Tour of Florence, Private VIP Tour of Palazzo Vecchio

Florence/Italy, Italy

Enjoy a delicious breakfast and get ready for your trip to Florence. Share the timeless treasures of the Renaissance on a privately guided exploration designed to enchant travelers of all ages. Enjoy reserved entry and access to see Michelangelo's David followed by a walking tour of the city's famed Duomo, Baptistry, Plaza della Signoria, Plaza della Republican, Ponte Vecchio and other sights. Enjoy authentic Tuscan cooking at one of the fine restaurants in Florence or choose a restaurant that offers international fare as you enjoy lunch on your own. Ask your Adventure Guides to suggest an ideal restaurant for you and your family.

Explore the spectacular town hall of Florence with a special VIP tour of Palazzo Vecchio, a magnificent structure that remains one of the most impressive in Tuscany. Walk through the hallowed halls, decorated with works by the masters, including Michelangelo, Botticelli and Vasari. Climb the high tower, dress in medieval period costumes for photo opportunities—and explore secret passages once used by the Medici family, famed patrons of the arts.

Step into the pages of history and discover the beauty of this magical metropolis as you stroll through Florence. Shop for treasures at a bustling marketplace or marvel at great works of art in magnificent museums. Then, indulge your senses with a dinner on your own in Florence! Ask your Adventure Guides for recommendations.

Tavarnelle Val di Pesa or Florence, Italy

Important Details: Accommodations are pending your departure date: Hotel Borgo di Cortefreda: All 2019 departures except December 20, 2018 Bernini Palace Hotel: December 20, 2019 departure

Breakfast

Hotel Borgo di Cortefreda OR Bernini Palace Hotel

ITALO Train to Venice, Private Gondola Tour, Private Walking Tour to Piazza San Marco

Train to Venice, Italy

Enjoy a delightful breakfast at the hotel before you begin your trip to Venice. Bid farewell to the countryside and climb aboard the ITALO bullet train that features advanced technology and on-board conveniences including free Wi-Fi. A boxed lunch is provided along the way.

Venice/Italy, Italy

Upon your arrival in Venice, be serenaded as you explore the City of Canals by gondola, the traditional mode of Venetian transportation. Travel near the Rialto Bridge, gliding along the famed Grand Canal on a private tour of this floating city. See Venice's illustrious history come to life and its architectural treasures illuminated on a privately guided, story-filled walking tour.

Board a boat to reach your luxury hotel. Located on Giudecca Island—and occupying what was once Venice's immense flour mill—the Hotel Hilton Molino Stucky is now a prestigious 5-star hotel. As you Adventure Guides check you in and handle your luggage, look around this grand hotel that offers a range of amenities including a unique rooftop swimming pool, a tempting Nutella Bar and distinctive views of Venice. Then join your Adventure Guides for a welcome reception.

enjoy dinner on your own in Venice. Decide where you and your family would like to enjoy a Venetian dinner. Choose between gourmet restaurants, tempting trattorias or local favorites.

Breakfast, Lunch

Hilton Molino Stucky Hotel

Guided Tour of the Doges Palace, Venetian Carnevale Mask-Making, Farewell Dinner on the Jolly Roger

Venice/Italy, Italy

Start your day off with a tasty breakfast before you explore more of this exciting city. After breakfast get an up-close look at the Doges' Palace, a monumental palace built in Venetian Gothic style. Now a museum, this landmark was once the residence of the Doge, the supreme authority of the Republic of Venice. Junior Adventurers get to play sleuths as they participate in a special Adventures by Disney art detective game designed by Disney, exclusively for kids.

Take a scenic walk through the heart of Venice and head to Tragicomica—a shop where you can participate in a private, hands-on workshop in the art of mask-making under the guidance of an artisan. And create a masquerade masterpiece of your own!

Enjoy lunch and the afternoon on your own in Venice. Explore the canals, bridges and footpaths of Venice—and encounter dazzling boutiques and art museums along the way!

Board the Jolly Roger, the pirate-themed galleon that is modeled after the ships launched by the Venetian Republic. Toast the bountiful adventure you've shared with your family and newfound friends. And enjoy delectable Italian dishes, lively entertainment and a few Disney surprises at this special party that celebrates the adventure of a lifetime!

Breakfast, Dinner

Hilton Molino Stucky Hotel

Transfer to Marco Polo Venice International Airport or the Train Station

Venice/Italy, Italy

Bid farewell to all your fellow Adventurers and enjoy one last meal in Venice. Relax as your luggage is handled and arranged for transportation to the airport. Say "arrivederci" to beautiful Italy—until you return again!

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Tue, Mar 12, 2019
$6,399.00
Wed, Mar 20, 2019
$5,699.00
Fri, Apr 12, 2019
$5,699.00
Tue, Apr 23, 2019
$6,199.00
Tue, May 14, 2019
$5,999.00
Fri, May 24, 2019
$6,199.00
Tue, Jun 04, 2019
$6,799.00
Fri, Jun 07, 2019
$6,799.00
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
$6,399.00
Fri, Jun 14, 2019
$6,399.00
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
$6,599.00
Fri, Jun 21, 2019
$6,199.00
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
$6,799.00
Sun, Jun 30, 2019
$6,199.00
Tue, Jul 02, 2019
$6,799.00
Fri, Jul 05, 2019
$6,399.00
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
$6,399.00
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
$6,399.00
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
$6,399.00
Fri, Jul 19, 2019
$6,399.00
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
$5,999.00
Fri, Jul 26, 2019
$5,999.00
Tue, Jul 30, 2019
$5,799.00
Fri, Aug 02, 2019
$5,799.00
Tue, Aug 06, 2019
$6,399.00
Fri, Aug 09, 2019 – Wait-list
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Fri, Aug 16, 2019
$6,199.00
Tue, Aug 20, 2019
$5,799.00
Fri, Aug 23, 2019
$5,799.00
Tue, Sep 03, 2019
$6,199.00
Fri, Sep 13, 2019
$5,999.00
Tue, Oct 01, 2019
$5,999.00
Fri, Oct 11, 2019
$6,199.00
Fri, Dec 20, 2019
$6,399.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 120 days or more before departure: The per person deposit is forfeited.
  • 119-90 days before departure: 50% of vacation package price per Guest
  • 89-46 days before departure: 75% of vacation package price per Guest
  • 45 days or less: 100% of vacation package price per Guest
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made through Adventures by Disney either before or after departure are non-refundable.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A deposit is required to confirm a reservation, unless the reservation is made on or after the final payment date (as defined below) for the vacation package, in which case full payment is required. The deposit amount will be equal to ten percent (10%) of the vacation package price per Guest (the “Deposit”), not including any optional add-ons. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 120 days prior to departure. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date.
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