Gladiators Gondolas and Gold Trafalgar Tours

Gladiators Gondolas and Gold

Family Travel

Pack your bags and prepare for a delightful family vacation on a Gladiators Gondolas and Gold escorted tour. As you and your favorite people travel from Rome to Venice experience highlights including Gladiator School, a pizza making class, Florence's artwork, Pisa's iconic Leaning Tower and the Sistine Chapel.

Beautiful, historic, culturally rich, fascinating and fun are some of the many reasons families travel to Italy, time and again. Take home a unique souvenir as you create your own Carnival masks in Venice. Explore the Vatican Museums with a specialist and marvel at Michelangelo's breathtaking frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. Join an expert and learn battle techniques and how to wield a sword at the Gladiator School. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Pisa's Piazza del Duomo. In stunning Florence incredible sightseeing includes the Gothic Duomo, famous Baptistery and Michelangelo's statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts. Join an authentic Count and his family for dinner at their 15th Century Tuscan hills estate. Explore medieval Bologna with a local specialist. Witness Venetian glassblowing, the Bridge of Sighs and the spectacular Doge's Palace. As your family strolls cobbled stone streets, sees world-famous art, enjoys delicious cuisine, some even handmade, priceless memories will be made.


10 Daysfr. $3,075

  • LEARN to make pizza and share your masterpiece with the family
  • DISCOVER Venetian tradition of Carnival masks and create your own
  • EXPERIENCE life as a gladiator
  • VISIT a Gladiator School in Rome
  • INDULGE in Italian gelato at a local gelateria in Florence
  • WITNESS exquisite craft of glassblowing
  • ENJOY local Tuscan dinner with Count Miari Fulcis on his 15th-century organic olive oil estate in Tuscan hills
  • VIP Admission to the Vatican Museums
  • DISCOVER Pisa
  • VIEW ancient sites of Rome, Santa Croce Basilica and Duomo in Florence
  • SELFIE at Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • SEE St. Mark's Basilica in Venice
  • LOCAL SPECIALIST in Rome, Florence, Bologna and Venice
  • EXPLORE St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, the Colosseum in Rome
  • TOUR the Academy of Fine Arts and a gelateria in Florence
  • VISIT a glassblowing factory in Venice
  • SCENIC CRUISE by private launch to St. Mark's Square
  • DELVE INTO centuries of history and culture
  • MARVEL at Michelangelo's frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel
  • SEE Michelangelo's statue of David
  • DEMONSTRATIONS of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold
  • GUIDED TOUR medieval city of Bologna
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your tour director, local hosts, guides, and drivers are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) 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.
9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 4 Dinners
  • Crowne Plaza St. Peter's in Rome (3 nights)
  • Grand Mediterraneo in Florence (3 nights)
  • Novotel Mestre Castellana in Venice (3 nights)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Trafalgar Tours 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.

WELCOME TO ROME Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

Ciao Roma! Feast your eyes and your stomach on the 'Eternal City' - the launch pad for an unforgettable adventure with la famiglia. Tread in the footsteps of the ancients before meeting with your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Kickoff Party that will rock Rome.

Dinner

Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

EXPLORE ANCIENT ROME AND THE VATICAN CITY Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

Join a Local Specialist to delve into centuries of history and culture, including a guided tour of the Vatican Museums. Gaze up at the wonder of Michelangelo's frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and explore the Catholic shrine of St. Peter's Basilica.

Venture across the Tiber to the Colosseum imagining a time when brave warriors fought to the thunderous roar of thousands.

Breakfast

Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

VENTURE TO A GLADIATOR SCHOOL Location Information Description

Rome/Italy, Italy

Book your spot on the podium. It's time to become a gladiator for the day. You'll learn how to wield a gladiator's sword and gain insights into military techniques with an expert.

This afternoon, you'll have some free time to explore the city with the family. Perhaps count the Spanish Steps or toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain to secure your speedy return to Rome.

Then it's time for a cheesy Family Fun affair as you Dive Into Culture and learn how to make authentic Italian pizza, sharing a tasty slice or two of your culinary masterpieces with your loved ones.

Breakfast, Dinner

Crowne Plaza St. Peter's

ENJOY PISA AND ON TO FLORENCE Location Information Description

Pisa, Italy

Set your watch to Italian time and embark on a scenic drive north through Tuscany's golden fields. Stop in Pisa to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Piazza del Duomo to snap a selfie in front of the famous Leaning Tower.

Location Information Description

Florence/Italy, Italy

Carry on to the Renaissance city of Florence, our home for the next three nights.

Breakfast

Grand Mediterraneo

DISCOVER ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN FLORENCE Location Information Description

Florence/Italy, Italy

The exquisite sights of Florence are brought to life on a walking tour in the expert company of a Local Specialist. See the magnificent Gothic Duomo and famous Baptistery before marveling at Michelangelo's statue of David at the Academy of Fine Arts.

Learn about the quality and workmanship of two of this city's historic industries at demonstrations of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold. Where better to Dive Into Culture and indulge in a refreshing gelato than in the city where it was invented.

Tonight Connect With Locals joining Count Miari Fulcis and his family for a Be My Guest experience, enjoying delicious specialties against the backdrop of picture-perfect olive groves and vineyards on their 15th-century estate in the Tuscan hills. Salute!

Breakfast, Dinner

Grand Mediterraneo

FLORENCE YOUR WAY Location Information Description

Florence/Italy, Italy

You have a full day at leisure to enjoy this remarkable Renaissance city. Florence is a living museum that you can explore on foot. Perhaps join an Optional Experience to the 'Town of Towers' - San Gimignano.

Breakfast

Grand Mediterraneo

VENTURE TO BOLOGNA AND ONWARDS TO VENICE Location Information Description

Bologna, Italy

Stop and smell the rich aromas of Bolognese sauce, spending the morning with a Local Specialist to explore the medieval city of Bologna.

Location Information Description

Venice/Italy, Italy

Then it's just a hop, skip and a jump to the island city of Venice. Discover the 'Queen of the Adriatic' from the comfort of one of its traditional gondolas on an Optional Experience.

Breakfast, Dinner

Novotel Mestre Castellana

CRUISE THE CANALS OF VENICE Location Information Description

Venice/Italy, Italy

Dive Into Culture and witness first-hand the exquisite tradition of Venetian glassblowing. Time for Family Fun as you learn about the art of crafting Carnival masks, before cruising to bustling St. Mark's Square on a private launch.

View the famous Bridge of Sighs, so named for the sound condemned prisoners made at catching their last glimpse of beautiful Venice, the exquisite Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and the Campanile. The afternoon is yours to explore - go in search of the coziest trattoria in town.

Breakfast

Novotel Mestre Castellana

EXPERIENCE VENICE'S FOOD MARKET Location Information Description

Venice/Italy, Italy

Navigating the bustling canals to the Rialto Bridge, embrace the sights and sounds of Venice from the water before you Dive Into Culture and savor the flavors of Italy during a visit to an ancient food market.

You"ll delve into the hidden highlights of Venice during a Small Group Sightseeing walking tour, working up an appetite for your Farewell Lunch at a local restaurant.

Breakfast, Lunch

Novotel Mestre Castellana

JOURNEY HOME Location Information Description

Venice/Italy, Italy

Your unforgettable journey has come to an end. All that's left to say is a hearty arrivederci as you prepare to return home with fantastic shared memories. Find out more about your free airport transfer.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Fri, May 27, 2022
$3,150.00
Fri, Jun 03, 2022
$3,150.00
Fri, Jun 10, 2022
$3,150.00
Fri, Jun 17, 2022
$3,150.00
Fri, Jun 24, 2022
$3,125.00
Fri, Jul 01, 2022
$3,125.00
Fri, Jul 08, 2022
$3,095.00
Fri, Jul 15, 2022
$3,095.00
Fri, Jul 29, 2022
$3,075.00
Fri, Aug 05, 2022
$3,075.00
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
$3,075.00
Fri, Sep 09, 2022
$3,150.00

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
  • 60 days or more prior to departure the deposit is non-refundable
  • 59-16 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 15-8 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 90% 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 $200 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 60 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).
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