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Pop Up Bellissimo Italy Tour

18 Days  |  Departing Saturday 12th May 2018 and returning Tuesday 29th May 2018

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Choose your Room:

$2,250.00 deposit payable

Progress Payment: $2250.00 by 12 Jan 2018
Final Payment: $4699.00 by 12 Feb 2018
Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

We'll show you why we love Italy!

Highlights

3 Nights in Beautiful Venice
Walking Tour of Venice
Gondala Ride in Venice
Burano, Murano & Torcello Day Tour
2 Nights in Romantic Verona
Volunteer at the Giuletta Club and write replies to Love Letters to Juliet!
3 Nights in Magical Florence
Heart of Florence Walking Tour
3 Nights in Historical Rome
48 Hop On Hop Discover Rome Pass
4 Nights in Stunning Positano on the Amalfi Coast (watch "Under the Tuscan Sun" for inspiration!)
Day Trip to stunning Isle of Capri
Plenty of Free Time for Self Discovery, Relaxing, People Watching & Shopping

 

Inclusions

Fully Escorted Tour - Your Sisterhood Hostess will assist with making your tour a memorable one
Return Economy Airfares ex Melbourne with Emirates including taxes (other departure cities on request)
Quality Accommodation in 3-4 Star Hotels in excellent locations
All included sightseeing as per detailed itinerary
Transportation throughout including 2nd Class Rail
All Breakfasts
Room matching for single travellers
Documentation Distribution Day (meet and greet) subject to minimum numbers
Sisterhood documentation and travel wallet
Small groups, personal service

Itinerary is based on an Emirates airfare that is available for sale until 1st November 2017.  Surcharges will apply from 2nd November.

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Saturday 12 May 2018

Melbourne - Venice (Meals Inflight)

Welcome to Sisterhood Womens Travel!  Meet with your Sisterhood Tour Hostess and fellow travellers at the Melbourne Airport for your flight to Venice or in Dubai for our Sydney and Brisbane travellers.  Sit back, relax and enjoy the inflight entertainment of your airline as we make our way towards Venice.

Day 2 - Sunday 13 May 2018

Welcome to Venice

Welcome to Italy and the beautiful city of Venice! We will be met upon arrival into Venice and transferred to our accommodation. 

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

3 Nights Venice - Hotel Ca dei Conti (or similar) including Breakfast.
 

Day 3 - Monday 14 May 2018

Venice Sightseeing (B)

After breakfast this morning we'll enjoy a walking tour of Venice, a perfect way to get to know Venice, both as a must-do introductory city tour as well as for anyone interested in the city's history. After meeting our expert guide near St Mark's Square, we'll take a leisurely stroll through the streets of Venice, learning about its colorful past through its most characteristic and iconic attractions along with its lesser-known sites. We'll explore the area around Piazza San Marco and Rialto Bridge, learn about the top attractions and stop for photos in front of Venice's cultural centerpieces such as Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo and Rialto Bridge.  Our tour goes for 1.5 hours with the remainder of the morning and afternoon free before regrouping to enjoy a 'must do' 35 minute gondala ride through the famous Grand Canal (Salute area) as well as the smaller canals around the neighborhood of Venice.  

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 4 - Tuesday 15 May 2018

Island of Burano Sightseeing Tour (B)

Today we'll enjoy a visit to the neighbouring island of Burano, with its vibrantly colored fishermen's houses that line the streets. Just as the island Murano is famous for its glassmaking, Burano is famous for its lacemaking. Almost exclusively made by women, Burano lace is the finished product of a painstakingly precise textile craft.  Return to Venice with an afternoon free.

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 5 - Wednesday 16 May 2018

Venice - Verona (B)

After breakfast this morning we'll transfer to the rail station and continue our travels to Verona.  Upon our arrival we'll be transferred to our accommodation with the remainder of the day free to start our exploring of this charming city.  With it's romantic Shakesperean charm Verona is home to the Guileta Club where love letters to Juliet are answered by visiting volunteers.  Here you'll have the opportunity to visit and pen some replies to lovestruck authors.  Verona is home to the lively Piazza dell Erbe Square with many market stalls and restaurants to discover.  

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

2 Nights Verona - Hotel Accademia (or similar) including breakfast 

 

Day 6 - Thursday 17 May 2018

Free Day in Verona (B)

Today we continue our exploring in Verona.  There are many winding alleyways from the Piazza to discover for great food and interesting shops. Tonight, If we are lucky enough there may be a concert on at the beautiful Arena.  The Roman Arena was built in the 1st Century AD and after the Colisseum and the Capuan Ampitheatre it is the third largest of it's kind in Italy.  

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 7 - Friday 18 May 2018

Verona - Florence (B)

Today after breakfast we'll transfer to the rail station for our 2nd class rail journey to Florence.  Upon arrival we'll transfer and check into our hotel in time for an afternoon walking tour of Florence, a great way to hear about the rich history of this beautiful city and get our bearings. We'll wander through Piazza della Signoria and admire the Palazzo Vecchio and replica statue of Michelangelo's David that dominate the square. Marvel at the outside of Florence Duomo, crowned by Brunelleschi's dome, and take in the sight of Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery with its ornate, bronze 'Gates of Paradise' doors.  We'll walk to the famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge the only bridge that was left standing after World War II.  Today it is a famous bridge laden with all wares gold and silver.

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

3 Nights Florence - Florence Hotel Club (or similar) including breakfast.

Day 8 - Saturday 19 May 2018

Free Day in Florence (B)

A free day to take the time to discover more of the Florence Charm.  Shop along the Ponte Vecchio for souvenirs and handicrafts, or visit the Uffizi Gallery home to famous artists including Botticelli, Michalangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello and more.  You are free to 'buddy up' with someone with the same interests and enjoy your day.

Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 



 

Day 9 - Sunday 20 May 2018

Free Day in Florence (B)

Another free day to explore Florence. Perhaps visit Europe's oldest Pharmacy located 

If you would like to enjoy an OPTIONAL Day in Tuscany see the itinerary below: 

Take a guided tour through Siena including a visit to the Siena Cathedral.
Tuck into three typical Tuscan dishes and sample two or three wines during lunch at a winery or local restaurant.
Wander around the charming hilltop village of San Gimignano.
Get a look at the iconic UNESCO-listed Leaning Tower of Pisa while exploring Pisa independently.
Travel on a comfortable, air-conditioned coach in the company of a tour escort  

This tour is a full 14 hours so please ensure you wear comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunscreen and drink plenty of water.  

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 10 Monday 21 May 2018

Florence to Rome (B)

Today we'll farewell Florence and be transferred to the station for our 2nd class rail journey to Rome. We'll pass by the ancient town of San Gimiginano and the walled city of Siena.  Arriving into Rome we'll transfer to our accommodation with the remainder of the day at leisure, with the option to regroup for dinner.  3 Nights Accommodation - Hotel Delle Nazioni (or similar) including breakfast.
 

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 11 - Tuesday 22 May 2018

Rome Sightseeing (B)

Today a free day to to utilise your 48 hour Hop on Hop off bus pass, a great way to see the city. From the Trevi Fountain to the Colosseum, Rome's abundant sights rival those of any other city.  Hop on and off any stop for amazing photo opportunities and to learn the history of days gone by.  

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 12 - Wednesday 23 May 2018

Free Day in Rome (B)

Today another chance to get lost in Rome!  You can continue to sightsee with your Hop on Hop off pass.  You might like to visit your favourite gallery or throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain.  The choice is yours on how you will spend your day and your tour hostess will be happy to point you in the right direction.  

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 13 - Thursday 24 May 2018

Rome - Amalfi Coast - Positano (B)

This morning after breakfast we'll be privately transferred to the beautiful seaside resort town of Positano on the Amalfi Coast where you will spend 4 nights exploring and relaxing in style. 


​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 


4 Nights Accommodation - Hotel Buca Di Bacco including breakfast - Seaview French Balcony Rooms right in the heart of Positano steps away from the beach, shopping boutiques and local restaurants.

Day 14 - Friday 25 May 2018

Positano - Day Trip to Capri

Today we'll enjoy a full day boat trip to discover the beauty of the Amalfi Coast and the evocative island of Capri.  From the Amalfi Coast sail west towards Capri passing Positano and the magical Li Galli Islands.  We'll stop for a swim with an optional visit to the Blue Grotto and free time in the town of Capri, a very cosmopolitan and chic town with shops, hotels and restaurants lining winding streets.  Stroll the cobbled streets and soak up the atmosphere. Returning back to Positano in the afternoon.

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 15 - Saturday 26 May 2018

Free Day in Positano (B)

A free day to swim, relax, read a book in paradise or people watch in the .  You might even like to treat yourself to a 'made to measure' pair of sandals!  Walk along Spiaggia Grande and or mingle with the locals at Formillo Beach.  A beautiful way to spend the day!

​Dinner at leisure tonight or with your group at a local restaurant. 

Day 16 - Sunday 27 May 2018

Free Day in Positano (B)

Another day in Paradise.  Enjoy the freedom to explore, relax and soak up your surrounds as you spend your last day in one of the most beautiful areas of Italy.

A farewell dinner tonight to celebrate memorable moments with new friends.

Day 17 - Monday 28 May 2018

Positano - Rome (B)

This morning an early start as you make your way to Rome airport by private transfer from Positano for your mid afternoon flight to Melbourne.  Sit back relax and reflect on great times spent with friends as you enjoy the inflight hospitality of your airlines.  In Dubai our Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne travellers will go their respective ways.

Day 18 - Tuesday 29 May 2018

Home

Welcome Home!  Thank you for travelling with Sisterhood Womens Travel and we look forward to welcoming you to your next adventure!

Prices & Options

18 Day Pop Up Bellissimo Italy Tour

Choose your Room:

$2,250.00 deposit payable

Pay by direct deposit, credit card or cheque.

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