Italy and Greece

    Overview

    With mesmerising architecture, beautiful vineyards, impressive cathedrals, gondola rides and gastronomic delights, discover the best of Europe.

    From Square of Miracles in Pisa and Gates of Paradise in Florence to the Temple of Zeus in Olympia and Acropolis in Athens, make your way through Italy and Greece’s most iconic cities and legendary landscapes. Walk through the backdrops of ancient mythology and in the footsteps of emperors.

    Inclusions

    • Return economy class flights from Dubai
    • 2 night stay in Rome
    • 2 night stay in Florence
    • 2 night stay in Venice
    • 1 night stay in ferry from Ancano to Patras
    • 1 night stay in Olympia
    • 1 night stay in Nauplia
    • 2 night stay in Athens
    • Breakfast Buffet and 4 dinner meals
    • Visits to Pisa, Verona, Venice, Ravenna, Olympia and Corinth Canal
    • Guided tours in Rome, Florence, Mycenae and Athens
    • Return airport transfers

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    Your holiday itinerary 

    Day1

    Arrive at the Rome Fiumicino Airport. Transfer and check-in to your hotel in Rome. Spend the day at leisure or explore the historic capital city of Italy on your own. In the evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers. 

    Day2

    Begin your day with a scrumptious breakfast. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour and visit the iconic landmarks like St. Peter's Square, the Roman Forum and the monumental Colosseum.

    Day3

    After a delicious breakfast, check out from the hotel. Enjoy the scenic views of undulating hills, rows of cypress trees, terraced vineyards, olive groves, and rural villages as your drive through Tuscany. Take a break in Pisa to see the Square Of Miracles and the amazing Leaning Tower of Pisa, and continue your journey to Florence. Check-in to your hotel in Florence and end the day by joining the optional Tuscan dinner in a traditional Italian restaurant.

    Day4

    Begin the day with a hearty breakfast and later enjoy a guided walking tour. Catch a glimpse of the Piazza Santa Croce, Piazza Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Loggia dei Lanzi, Piazza del Duomo, Giotto Campanile and the magnificent East Door of the Baptistry known as the ‘Gate of Paradise’. Enjoy a lovely dinner at a local restaurant before you return to the hotel.

    Day5

    Enjoy a delicious breakfast and check out from the hotel. Drive from Florence to Venice and stop in the enchanting city of Verona to see the legendary balcony from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Check-in to your hotel in Venice and relax.

    Day6

    Begin the day with breakfast. Enjoy a boat ride to St. Mark's Square and watch Venetian glass blowers fashion handcrafted glass art. You may also opt for the gondola ride and glide along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you. End the day with a scrumptious dinner.

    Day7

    Enjoy breakfast and check out from the hotel. Travel across the flatlands of the Po Delta to medieval Ravenna. Reach Ancona and enjoy an overnight ferry ride to Patras.

    Day8

    Begin the day with breakfast aboard the ferry and enjoy the ship’s amenities. In the afternoon, disembark in Patras. Drive to the Peloponnese and arrive at Olympia. Check-in to your hotel in Olympia and enjoy a wonderful dinner.

    Day9

    After a hearty breakfast, you may choose to go for the optional tour and see the fascinating sights of ancient Olympia like the ruins of the Temple of Zeus. In the afternoon, enjoy the rugged scenery of the Peloponnese on the way to the seaport town of Nauplia or Nafplio. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and check-in to your hotel in Nauplia.

    Day10

    Enjoy breakfast and check out from the hotel. Explore the impressive ruins of Mycenae. Later, stop and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Corinth Canal which was built between 1881 and 1893. Check-in to your hotel in Athens.

    Day11

    Begin the day with a lovely breakfast and enjoy the sightseeing tour of Athens. Visit Acropolis and experience the ancient charm of this fort. Explore the shops and museums or take a trip to the coast to swim. In the evening, enjoy the lively atmosphere of the tavernas and nightclubs in the old Plaka district or enjoy an optional Greek dinner.

    Day12

    After breakfast, transfer to Athens International Airport. Board your flight and return home with wonderful memories of your trip.

    Stay options

    Category Cost per person on
    twin sharing basis
    Cost per child
    without bed
    Deluxe AED 9,799 AED 8,999

    Terms

    * Prices include return economy class fare. Prices are quoted per person on a twin-sharing basis in a standard room with inclusions listed above. Additional options are available upon request. Prices are valid until 31 October, 2016. Visa assistance will be provided at an additional cost. Blackout dates are applicable. Prices are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice depending on travel dates and availability. Easy monthly payment plans are available from select participating banks through Musafir Holidays retail outlets and are subject to approval. All photos and videos shown are illustrative. Actual services may differ. Terms apply.

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