Italian Mosaic Globus

Italian Mosaic

The Italian Mosaic Tour is the perfect combination of Italy’s most iconic cities and some of the most beautiful landscapes and smaller relaxing towns. Highlights include the cities of Rome, Florence, Venice and Assisi. You will also discover historic Pompeii, scenic Cinque Terre, Sorrento and Capri as well as the beautiful Lake Maggiore area.

The 13 day Italian Mosaic tour from Globus Tours is an excellent tour in so many ways. For those looking to appreciate the beauty of the land, food and people that make Italy great, this is undoubtedly the tour for you. Bask in the history as you embark on the travel tour of a lifetime with your 13 day Italian Mosaic tour from Globus Tours.


13 Daysfr. $3,212

  • Guided sightseeing of Rome including a visit to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum
  • Marvel at the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Guided walking tour of florence with a visit to Michelangelo’s David and Signoria Square
  • Enjoy an excursion to Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a boat ride (departures April 3 to October 23 weather permitting) with a local guide.
  • Boat ride to Isola dei Pescatori on Lake Maggiore
  • A visit to Lugano, Switzerland
  • A private boat ride in Venice with a guided walking tour that includes a visit to St. Mark’s Square & Basilica
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Assisi with a visit of St. Clare’s Church and St. Francis’ Basilica
  • A jetfoil ride from Sorrento to Capri
  • A guided visit of Capri village, including a funicular ride and a visit to the Gardens of Augustus and taste a granita
  • Guided walking tour of the excavations in Pompeii
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • NOTE: October 23 & 30 and November 13 Departures–overnight in Milan instead of Lake Maggiore. Dinner on Day 6 not included. Lugano and Lake Maggiore replaced with Verona visit on Day 7. Overnight at Starhotels Ritz (SF) at Milan.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • 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.
  • Full buffet breakfast daily (except Day 1)
  • 5 three-course dinners with wine, including special welcome and farewell dinners in Rome and a special dinner at Lake Maggiore (except departures October 23 & 30 and November 13 that have 4 three-course dinners included)
  • Romanico Palace Hotel in Rome (2 nights)
  • Mediterraneo Hotel in Florence (2 nights)
  • Grand Hotel Bristol in Lake Maggiore (2 nights)
  • Carlton on the Grand Canal Hotel in Venice (2 nights)
  • Windsor Savoia Hotel in Assisi (1 night)
  • Michelangelo Hotel in Sorrento (2 nights)
  • Holiday Inn Rome Aurelia Hotel in Rome (1 night)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Globus 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

Rome/Italy, Italy

Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at one of Rome’s lively restaurants.

Dinner

BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL

ROME

Rome/Italy, Italy

Guided sightseeing of the ‟Eternal Cityˮ starts with a visit to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with Michelangelo’s ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, followed by a visit to monumental St. Peter's Square and Basilica to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Then, enjoy views of other major sites as you drive to the Roman Forum and visit the ancient Colosseum, where gladiators once fought. Afterward time at leisure; optional excursions are available.

Breakfast

BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL

ROME–PISA–FLORENCE

Pisa, Italy

Travel to Pisa and take the traditional picture pushing back the legendary Leaning Tower.

Florence/Italy, Italy

Then it's on to Florence, “Cradle of the Renaissance.” Tonight is your chance to join an optional dinner to try out Tuscan specialties.

Breakfast

NH FIRENZE HOTEL

FLORENCE

Florence/Italy, Italy

Meet your Local Guide, and visit the Academy of Fine Arts with Michelangelo’s celebrated David. Continue your walking tour through the historic center and stand in awe in front of the the magnificent cathedral, admire Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” sculpture-studded Signoria Square, and take pictures of Ponte Vecchio. Afterward, you may wish to shop for Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry, sold by the ounce. To enhance your stay, consider an optional excursion to San Gimignano, Italy’s most picturesque medieval town.

Breakfast

NH FIRENZE HOTEL

FLORENCE–CINQUE TERRE–LAKE MAGGIORE

Cinque Terre, Italy

Prepare for an exciting day: drive to La Spezia on the Mediterranean Coast and Globus Local Favorite start your excursion to Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a boat ride (weather permitting) with a Local Guide. The name dates back to the 15th century and is derived from five little medieval villages standing on stony spurs along five miles of the rocky coastline: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso.

Stresa, Italy

From here, continue by train and coach to your hotel at beautiful Lake Maggiore, the largest of the three lakes in the popular Swiss-Italian Lake District.

Breakfast, Dinner

GRAND HOTEL BRISTOL

LAKE MAGGIORE - BOAT RIDE TO ISOLA DEI PESCATORI.

Stresa, Italy

A leisurely day gives you the chance to join an optional excursion to the baroque palace and peacock gardens of enchanting Isola Bella and to relax or to spend some time at the pool. Later, join a scenic boat ride to Isola dei Pescatori, where dinner with local specialties awaits.

Breakfast, Dinner

GRAND HOTEL BRISTOL

LAKE MAGGIORE–LUGANO, SWITZERLAND–VENICE ISLAND

Lugano, Switzerland

Cross the nearby Swiss border and stop in Lugano, also beautifully located by its own lake. You have ample time to stroll along the pretty promenade and Via Nassa, or to sip an espresso on Piazza Riforma.

Venice/Italy, Italy

Return to Italy and catch glimpses of Lake Como, the third lake of the Lake District on your way to romantic Venice. Enter in style by private boat. Later, you may wish to join an optional gondola ride through the canals, a nice introduction to this amazing city that has always been a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe.

Breakfast

CARLTON HOTEL ON THE GRAND CANAL

VENICE ISLAND

Venice/Italy, Italy

Highlights of your guided walking tour are St. Mark's Square and the byzantine Basilica, lavish Doges' Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. Then, watch a skilled glassblower fashion delicate objects in an age-old tradition. For those who wish, a wonderful optional excursion to colorful Burano Island is available.

Breakfast

CARLTON HOTEL ON THE GRAND CANAL

VENICE ISLAND–ASSISI

Assisi, Italy

Arrive in peaceful Assisi, where your Local Guide takes you for a visit to St. Clare's Church and St. Francis' Basilica, built on top of his tomb and the hub of a religious order devoted to the ideals of humility, forgiveness, simplicity, and love for all God’s creatures. Hear about monastic life and admire the priceless frescoes adorning the walls of the church.

Breakfast, Dinner

HOTEL CENACOLO

ASSISI–SORRENTO

Sorrento/Italy, Italy

Leave the region of Umbria and turn south to lovely Sorrento. Time to explore the charming, bayside resort at your own pace.

Breakfast

GRAND HOTEL VESUVIO

SORRENTO - EXCURSION TO CAPRI

Capri, Italy

Speed across the bay by jetfoil to the Isle of Capri. Ride the funicular to Capri village for a guided visit. Walk through the splendid Gardens of Augustus, terraces overlooking the sea, offering a spectacular panoramic view, and taste a granita (semi-frozen drink). Free time to browse through the little shops on the piazzetta before returning to Sorrento. Don’t miss the optional excursion to the Amalfi Coast and Positano!

Breakfast

GRAND HOTEL VESUVIO

SORRENTO–POMPEII–ROME

Pompei, Italy

In nearby Pompeii, the Roman city both destroyed and preserved by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, join your Local Guide for an fascinating visit of the excavations. See a patrician home, public baths, and shops that give a striking picture of what day-to-day life was like in Rome at its apex of power.

Rome/Italy, Italy

This evening, back in Rome, a farewell dinner at a local restaurant is the proper way to say arrivederci Italia.

Breakfast, Dinner

BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL

ROME

Rome/Italy, Italy

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Mar 31, 2019
$3,212.00
Tue, Apr 02, 2019
$3,419.00
Sun, Apr 07, 2019
$3,419.00
Tue, Apr 09, 2019
$3,419.00
Sun, Apr 14, 2019
$3,419.00
Tue, Apr 16, 2019
$3,419.00
Sun, Apr 21, 2019
$3,419.00
Tue, Apr 23, 2019
$3,419.00
Sun, Apr 28, 2019
$3,419.00
Tue, Apr 30, 2019
$3,419.00
Sun, May 05, 2019
$3,446.00
Tue, May 07, 2019
$3,446.00
Sun, May 12, 2019
$3,829.00
Tue, May 14, 2019
$3,446.00
Sun, May 19, 2019
$3,446.00
Tue, May 21, 2019
$3,446.00
Sun, May 26, 2019
$3,446.00
Tue, May 28, 2019
$3,446.00
Sun, Jun 02, 2019
$3,509.00
Tue, Jun 04, 2019
$3,509.00
Sun, Jun 09, 2019
$3,509.00
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
$3,509.00
Sun, Jun 16, 2019
$3,509.00
Tue, Jun 18, 2019
$3,509.00
Sun, Jun 23, 2019
$3,509.00
Tue, Jun 25, 2019
$3,509.00
Sun, Jun 30, 2019
$3,356.00
Tue, Jul 02, 2019
$3,356.00
Sun, Jul 07, 2019
$3,356.00
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
$3,356.00
Sun, Jul 14, 2019
$3,356.00
Tue, Jul 16, 2019
$3,356.00
Sun, Jul 21, 2019
$3,356.00
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
$3,356.00
Sun, Jul 28, 2019
$3,356.00
Tue, Jul 30, 2019
$3,356.00
Sun, Aug 04, 2019
$3,356.00
Tue, Aug 06, 2019
$3,356.00
Sun, Aug 11, 2019
$3,356.00
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
$3,356.00
Sun, Aug 18, 2019
$3,446.00
Tue, Aug 20, 2019
$3,446.00
Sun, Aug 25, 2019 – Wait-list
$3,829.00
Tue, Aug 27, 2019
$3,536.00
Sun, Sep 01, 2019
$3,536.00
Tue, Sep 03, 2019
$3,536.00
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
$3,536.00
Tue, Sep 10, 2019
$3,536.00
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
$3,536.00
Tue, Sep 17, 2019
$3,536.00
Tue, Sep 24, 2019
$3,536.00
Tue, Oct 01, 2019
$3,482.00
Tue, Oct 08, 2019
$3,455.00
Tue, Oct 15, 2019
$3,392.00

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.
  • Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy. Single room supplement: $730-$910 Triple room reduction per person: $100
  • Extra nights per person in Rome: Pre tour: In single room $166-$192 In twin room $101-$119 In triple room $83-$91
  • Post tour: In single room $97-$135 In twin room $67-$97 In triple room $66-$90

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.
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