From (AUD)$13,295
Days24
Airfares included
Immerse yourself in 'la dolce vita' on this Italian small group tour. Discover the cultural impact of the Roman civilisation and the Renaissance in Venice, Rome and Florence. Search for truffles in the Langhe Region, explore Lake Como and Milan, and tour the colourful coastlines of Amalfi and the Cinque Terre.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $255pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Bus, Ferry, Train & Water taxi
No Hidden Extras

Experience the romance of Venice, admiring the bustling grand canal, strolling over the many bridges and people-watching in picturesque piazzas.

Travel along the stunning Amalfi Coast, enjoying the views over Positano and wandering through the streets of Amalfi.

Visit the famous ruins of Pompeii, buried for hundreds of years after the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD.

Cruise along Lake Como from Varenna to Bellagio, taking in the incredible scenery along the way including hillside villas and the extraordinary Alps.

Special Experiences

Experience the 'Food Valley', heading to Emilia Romagna to taste cheese and to Modena to try the famous balsamic vinegar and prosciutto.
Visit a famous wine cellar in Franciacorta for a tasting, accompanied by some local cheeses and smallgoods.
Take to the woods in search of the Langhe region’s famous truffles with a trifulau (truffle hunter) and their trained canine.
A tour to Italy is never complete without learning more about the local cuisine. We’ll learn the art of pasta making and enjoy our creations over dinner.
Visit a local teatro for a performance of the ‘Sorrento Musical’, a vibrant musical depicting life on the Sorrentine Peninsula centuries ago.

Itinerary Italian Discovery 2022

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Italian Discovery 2022

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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La Dolce Vita

  • Stop in the town of Emilia Romagna
  • Visit the Modena region
  • Visit a prosciutto manufacturer in Parma
  • Tour the city of Bologna
  • Visit the Gelato Museum 
  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Venice
  • Visit the fair city of Verona
  • Stop at a famous wine cellar in Franciacorta
  • Visit stunning Lake Como
  • Discover the glamourous city of Milan
  • Explore Turin on a city tour
  • Enjoy dinner with a local in the Langhe Region
  • Search for truffles in the Langhe Region
  • Visit the majestic castle of Seralunda d'Alba
  • Explore the port city of Genoa
  • Spend a full day exploring the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cinque Terre
  • Visit Pisa, home to the Leaning Tower
  • See the Cathedral of Florence at the grand Piazza del Duomo
  • Admire Michelangelo’s incomparable statue of David
  • Tour the sights of medieval Siena
  • Enjoy free time to explore charming San Gimignano
  • Enjoy a pasta cooking class
  • Explore the Umbrian town of Assisi
  • Discover the opulent Vatican City
  • Explore Imperial Rome
  • Visit the famous ruins of Pompeii
  • Visit a local teatro for a performance of the "Sorrento Musical"
  • Explore the beautiful Isle of Capri
  • Enjoy a half day excursion along the stunning Amalfi Coast
  • Enjoy free time in the town of Ravello

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Italy. Taxes included
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Tipping Made Easy, $255pp pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 21 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties include:

  • Hotel Internazionale, Bologna
  • Hotel Santa Marina, Venice
  • UNAHOTELS Mediterraneo Milano, Milan
  • Hotel Le Botti, Guarene
  • CDH Hotel La Spezia, La Spezia
  • Hotel Cellai, Florence
  • Hotel Nord Nuova Roma, Rome
  • Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice.

For single travellers - A note on our single supplement:
The single supplement you pay on our tours will provide you with sole use of a double room. We book the use of a double room on our European small group tours as typically the single rooms in this region are a lot smaller and in less favourable positions within the hotel themselves.

Meals

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  • 21 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 5 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlights:
    • Langhe Region, enjoy dinner with a local, getting a real insight into the culture and way of life
    • Florence, learn the art of pasta making and enjoy the creations over dinner.

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Some things to note

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Please note:

  • Make sure you carry small change, as public bathrooms cost anywhere up to a €1.50 to use in Italy. All restaurants and cafes will have restrooms, but you will need to purchase something from their menu.
  • On day 17 you are unable to take luggage, backpacks or large bags into the Vatican Museums. Please ensure you either leave your belongings at your hotel or on the coach.
  • On day 21 a smaller bus will be used for the Amalfi and Ravello day-trip due to traffic regulations.

Information Italian Discovery 2022

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging. 

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding. 

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking, minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation 

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in South America & Africa
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Africa & Central America
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for a minimum of 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats 

Passengers 75 years or over must provide a signed Fitness to Travel declaration form (Part 2) from their doctor within one month of making their booking.

While we will still confirm your place on your tour, flight tickets cannot be issued until both completed forms have been received. Additional costs may be incurred if completed forms are not received by Bunnik Tours within these time frames.

Bunnik Tours generally does not accept bookings for single travellers 80 years of age and over without a travelling companion. Neither our Tour Director nor your fellow travellers are equipped to act as a carer. 

Passengers must inform us and the service provider of any medical conditions which may affect your ability to participate in the tour. 

At our discretion we, including the service provider, can exclude you from a tour or in any activity if we consider that you are unable to safely participate in that tour or activity or if we consider your participation may place the safety of other guests at risk. 

We reserve the right to cancel your booking if any changed or non-disclosed medical conditions mean that you will require special assistance from our personnel which we cannot reasonably provide. We strongly suggest that your travel insurance policy includes comprehensive cancellation coverage.

We will not be liable for any damage, injury, death or loss of any kind arising from your failure to fully disclose relevant medical information or resulting from any pre-existing medical condition.


Do you want to Travel with Confidence and be extra fit and healthy for your upcoming adventure? If so, check out our blog here, where we introduce you to Linda from Embracing Fitness, Food & Life and hear how she can get you feeling like you can take on the world!


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Dates & Prices Italian Discovery 2022

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
11 Jun 22
04 Jul 22
$13,595
On Request
13 Aug 22
05 Sep 22
$13,295
Guaranteed Departure
03 Sep 22
26 Sep 22
$13,995
Available
17 Sep 22
10 Oct 22
$13,795
Guaranteed Departure

Additional Information

Valid from
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane & Perth
Other departure cities
Please contact our office for applicable pricing
Booking Deposit
$750 per person
Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $255pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $2,950
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Taxes
Total cost includes air taxes

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