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Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select Europe dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
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Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
ROME Guided sightseeing includes the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Fontana di Trevi, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. Scenic drive en route to San Martino in Campo.
SAN MARTINO IN CAMPO LF Overnight stay and dinner in 17th-century hotel. Free time before dinner.
124 mi / 200 km
ASSISI See the Basilica of St. Francis. Scenic drive en route to Venice.
280 mi / 450 km
VENICE ISLAND Private boat ride. Guided walking tour includes St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs followed by a glassblowing demonstration. Free time this afternoon and evening.
PISA See the Leaning Tower en route to Florence.
280 mi / 450 km
FLORENCE Guided sightseeing includes Michelangelo’s masterpiece, David, at the Academy of Fine Arts, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s heavy bronze “Gates of Paradise,” and Signoria Square. Free time this afternoon and evening.
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Florence with an excursion to San Gimignano followed by an authentic Tuscan countryside dinner. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
SIENA Orientation walk includes Piazza del Campo. LF Taste traditional panforte and ricciarelli (local specialties) before returning to Rome.
199 mi / 320 km
CASTEL GANDOLFO Guided visit of the Papal Palace and the Barberini Gardens.
ROME Guided visit of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and Basilica to admire Michelangelo’s Pietà. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant this evening.
50 mi / 80 km
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Located in a quiet residential area, this 154-room colorful hotel offers Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout, a Mediterranean restaurant featuring an original crystal chandelier and an American bar serving snacks and late night drinks.
A 250 room centrally located hotel in the Prati area within pleasant walking distance along the River Tiber to historic Castel Sant'Angelo. The hotel has an elegant restaurant, cozy sitting rooms, and an American bar.
Alla Posta dei Donini is an Historical 48 room Villa located near Perugia. Built in the 17th century as the summer residence of the noble Donini family, it features original paintings and frescoes by Perugian artists. Facilities include a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, wellness centre with indoor swimming pool that is surrounded by a magical botanical park. There is also a bar and restaurant serving local and Italian specialties.
A plush traditional Venetian style hotel set in a majestic four story building with refined interiors such as Murano glass wall lamps and gilt-edged furniture. Perfectly placed on the Grand Canal, with a vaporetto stop right outside and close to the main train station, this property offers great transportation access with the Rialto Bridge close by. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the property which has an elegant fine-dining restaurant, a lobby bar, and a lovely rooftop terrace where drinks are served with views of the spired city skyline as a backdrop. 145 air-conditioned classically styled guestrooms offer coffee/tea-making facilities.
Modern hotel situated on the banks of the river Arno, steps away from the city center. The Duomo and Palazzo Pitti are nearby.
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