Italy & Greece Cosmos

Italy & Greece

Modern cities and captivating histories provide the perfect backdrops on this Italy & Greece escorted tour. Visit some of the most iconic sites from Rome to Athens including Pisa's Leaning Tower, St. Mark’s Square, a glass-blowing demonstration, and Circus Maximus in Italy. In Greece, the Acropolis, the Parthenon and Corinth Canal are among the memorable destinations.


12 Daysfr. $2,484

  • LOCAL GUIDE in Rome
  • LEARN about the Colosseum
  • SEE Piazza Signoria, in the center of Florence
  • WITNESS the Roman arena in Verona
  • VIEW Pisa’s famous Leaning Tower
  • BOAT RIDE to St. Mark’s Square in Venice
  • DEMONSTRATION as glassblowers create works of art
  • VISIT Athens’ Acropolis and the Parthenon
  • TOUR visit Mycenae
  • MARVEL at arches, fountains, ramparts, and amazing masonry still standing.
  • MINI-TRAIN RIDE to see the Square of Miracles
  • SEE Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile
  • ENJOY the rugged scenery of the Peloponnese
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation: Acropolis Athens, Archeological site of Mycenae, City of Verona, Historic Center of Florence, Historic Center of Rome - various properties Vatican City, Piazza del Duomo Pisa, Venice and its Lagoon
  • Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi; mini-train to Pisa; canal transfer boat in Venice; ferry Ancona-Patras in 2-berth cabins with private shower and toilet
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation, except on Cosmos Lite vacations and unless otherwise noted above. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your Tour Director, Local Hosts®, Local Guides, driver, and ship’s crew are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary. Gratuities are not included on Cosmos Lite vacations and are discretionary.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
Buffet breakfasts daily; 4 dinners, including dinner at a local restaurant in Florence and Nauplia
  • Villa Maria Regina in Rome, Italy (2 nights)
  • B&B Hotel City Center in Florence Area, Italy (2 nights)
  • Poppi in Venice Area, Italy (2 nights)
  • Overnight Ferry Cruise Crossing (1 night) from Ancona, Italy to Patras, Greece in 2-berth cabins with private shower and toilet. Security cruise regulations require clients’ passport information at time of booking.
  • Olympia Palace in Olympia, Greece (1 night)
  • Hotel Rex in Nafplio, Greece (1 night)
  • Acropolis Select in Athens, Greece (2 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Cosmos reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Italy’s ancient capital using your CosmosGO app . This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.

Villa Maria Regina

ROME Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

The “Eternal City” is steeped in history, vibrantly alive and exciting, and absolutely unique! Included sightseeing with a Local Guide starts with St. Peter’s Square and Basilica. Other highlights are the iconic Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built, and Circus Maximus.

An optional visit is available to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, world famous for Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment.

Breakfast

Villa Maria Regina

ROME–PISA–FLORENCE Location Information Description

Pisa, Italy

Vistas of rolling hills, cypress trees, vineyards, olive groves, and rural villages form the backdrop of your journey through beautiful Tuscany. Stop in Pisa and enjoy a mini-train ride to see the Square of Miracles and the amazing Leaning Tower, then on to Florence. End the day by joining the optional Gastronomy Experience in a typical restaurant.

Breakfast

B&B Hotel City Center

FLORENCE Location Information Description

Florence/Italy, Italy

This Renaissance gem and city of the Medicis will keep you enthralled the entire day. Don’t miss out on the included walking tour with a Local Guide, which features most of the city highlights. You will see Piazza Santa Croce; beautiful Piazza Signoria; Palazzo Vecchio and its courtyard; Loggia dei Lanzi, and, to top it all, see Piazza del Duomo and its cathedral with the Giotto Campanile. Later, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

B&B Hotel City Center

FLORENCE–VERONA–VENICE AREA Location Information Description

Verona, Italy

Journey north to enchanting Verona to spend some time at leisure strolling around the historical center with its many highlights. Continue to the Venice area.

Breakfast

Hotel Poppi

VENICE Location Information Description

Venice/Italy, Italy

Venice is more like a marvelous film set than a real-life city, with its crisscrossing canals, gondolas and water buses, arched bridges, palaces, and quiet little piazzas. Take a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark’s Square and enjoy time at leisure for a chance to watch Venetian GLASSBLOWERS at work.

Don’t miss out on the optional gondola trip available to purchase, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel Poppi

VENICE AREA–ANCONA (EMBARKATION)–OVERNIGHT FERRY CROSSING TO PATRAS, GREECE Location Information Description

Ancona, Italy

Travel across the flatlands of the Po Delta to reach Ancona on the shores of the Adriatic Sea, to embark on the FERRY for the crossing to Patras.

Breakfast

Overnight on Ferry

PATRAS (DISEMBARKATION)–OLYMPIA Location Information Description

Olympia, Greece

During the crossing, enjoy all the ship’s facilities. Disembark in Patras and drive south into the Peloponnese to Olympia.

Breakfast, Dinner

Olympia Palace

OLYMPIA–NAUPLIA Location Information Description

Nafplion, Greece

Enjoy time at leisure, or make the most of this morning by purchasing the optional tour of the sites of ancient Olympia, including the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. In the afternoon, enjoy the rugged scenery of the Peloponnese on the way to Nauplia. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Dinner

REX

NAUPLIA–MYCENAE–ATHENS Location Information Description

Mycenae, Greece

Morning visit with a Local Guide to the impressive ruins of Mycenae, an ancient city of Homer’s epics. Later, stop to view the Corinth Canal, which was built between 1881 and 1893.

Breakfast

Acropolis Select

ATHENS Location Information Description

Athens, Greece

Join the included sightseeing tour of Athens, featuring the highlights of the ancient capital and a visit to the Acropolis. Explore the shops and museums or take tram to the coast.

In the evening, enjoy the lively atmosphere of the tavernas in the old Plaka district with its narrow streets and sound of bouzouki music, or join an optional traditional Greek dinner.

Breakfast

Acropolis Select

ATHENS Location Information Description

Athens, Greece

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Mon, May 06, 2024 – Wait-list
$2,619.00
Mon, May 13, 2024 – Wait-list
$2,619.00
Mon, May 20, 2024 – Wait-list
$2,544.00
Mon, May 27, 2024
$2,619.00
Mon, Jun 03, 2024
$2,524.00
Mon, Jun 10, 2024
$2,669.00
Mon, Jun 24, 2024
$2,599.00
Mon, Jul 15, 2024
$2,699.00
Mon, Aug 19, 2024
$2,484.00
Mon, Sep 02, 2024
$2,524.00

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
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • 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.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • 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 $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
  • For complete terms and conditions please visit the Globus Terms & Conditions for more information.
DOWNLOAD OUR MOBILE APP:
yahoo pixel