9 days / 8 Nights




1st DAY



Arrival at Rome’s Fiumicino Int'l airport and private transfer to your hotel. A c om plimentary Bottle of Italian Spumante will be waiting for you in your room to welc ome you in the 'Eternal City'! Rem ainder of the d ay free to explore Rome

Optional Tours suggested:

Imperial Rome or Vatic an Museums & Sistine Cha pel or Christian Rome or NEW*** I Love Eating with Fashion or TOUR ON BOARD THE LEGENDARY FIAT 500

Or Rom e by Night.


2nd DAY



** 01 April – 31 October 2015 ** Operated Every Day


Sugg ested Optional Tours:

·        Imperial Rome

·        Vatic an Museums & Sistine Cha pel

·        Christian Rome

·        NEW*** I Love Eating with Fashion


·        Rom e by Night


Please note that the Trevi Fountain is undergoing renovation works and will be enclosed by a wire mesh and panels.

The fountain, however, is still visible walking on a footbridge over  the structure, where visitors will have the chance to throw  the  traditional lucky coin.

After breakfast, pick up from your hotel around 8:30 am to join the DISCOVERING ROME ELITE WALKING TOUR

As you will immediately note during your stay in Rome, the landsc a pe of the city is punctuated by a never-ending series of picturesque squares and monuments. With this 3 hour walking tour you will see the most famous sites of the city. In a single morning you will move through c enturies and discover Rom e’s top attractions. This itinerary begins at Campo dei Fiori, c ertainly one of the most characteristic squares in Rome  with its  open-air market  and  the  statue  of  Giord ano Brunoin  the c enter. Next to Campo de’ Fiori ad mire the magic al charm of Piazza Farnese, which takes its name from the imposing Palazzo Farnese.

A few steps from Palazzo Farnese stands Palazzo Spada; the building is worth a stop thanks to the brilliance of forced prospective introduc ed by the famous architect Borromini. The arcade courtyard is an optical illusion, in which diminishing rows of columns and a rising floor create the illusion of a gallery 37 meters long (it measures 8 meters in reality).

Proc eed then to Piazza Navona, one of the most famous squares in the world. Its original sha pe rec alls with extreme a c curacy the perimeter of the ancient sta dium of Domitian built in 89 A.D. . The sym bol  of  the  square is  the Fountain  of  Four  Rivers”,  designed  by  Gian Lorenzo  Bernini and c om peting with Borromini’s famed church Santa Agnese in Agone. In a ten minute walk rea ch Piazza della Rotonda housing the unmistaka ble structure of the Pantheon (inside visit). The Pantheon, a building of ancient Rome, has been well preserved  and is  a  true  m asterpiecof architecture. Onc e inside, our expert guide will be glad to give a short explanation about the history and the architectural secrets of the building. In the c enter  of  the  square  see  the  fountain  designed by Giac om o della Porta. From Piazza della Rotond a the distanc e is short to Piazza Colonna, thus named after the 2nd c entury marble c olumn celebrating the victories of  the Emperor  Marcus Aurelius over the Germanic populations. At present the square is the c enter of Italian politic al life, which gravitates around Palazzo Chigi, the seat of the Prime Minister. Cross Via del Corso and in  just

5 minutes arrive at the Trevi Fountain, a true m asterpiece and c ertainly the most famous and spectacular fountain in Rome. The last stop  of  your itinerary  will  be  Piazza  di  Spagna and  the Sp anish Steps. Extremely original in sha pe, it has always been the meeting pla ce for travelers c oming from  all  over the  world. In  the  c enter of the square  a dmire Fontana  della  Barc a cc ia, a fountain c onstructed by Pietro Bernini (father of the more famous Gian Lorenzo). This area is surely a pa ra dise for the fashion-c onscious shop per and you will find the most important and famous names of Italian style  on  Via  Condottienjoy  and  relax in  the  numerous shops  and  c afes in  the  area  after the c onclusion of your sightseeing tour.

Remainder of the day at leisure


3rd DAY



Free day to explore Rome or the surrounding areas

Tod ay we suggest to join a full-day Optional Excursion to Florenc e or Assisi.

Tonight enjoy a romantic 'c andle light' dinner with a unique view of illuminated Rome!


4th DAY



After breakfast, depa rt by train to rea ch one of the most rom antic cities in the world: VENICE!

Upon arrival the remainder of the d ay is at leisure with a possibility to join optional tours: Historic al Center on Foot, Rom antic Waterways of Venic e, Gondola Ride Experienc e, Wine and Chic chetti Tasting with Dinner.


5th DAY



Tour starts at 09.30am & 2.30pm from the box office in front of the “Prison's Palace” (close to Doge's Palace)

Every Day (Morning and Afternoon – Except in case of bad weather conditions)


** No pick-up at hotels. Clients have to reach meeting point 10 minutes prior

departure **

Tod ay join a half-d ay tour (morning or afternoon dep artures availa ble) to the islands of the lagoon (Murano, Burano and Torc ello). After sailing p ast the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the public Gardens, the tip of Sant'Elena and the Lido, the famous bea ch resort, the boat arrives at Murano - known throughout the  world  for its  glass m anufa cturing industry, where you  c an visit  one  of  the fa ctories. The sec ond stop is on the picturesque island of Burano, famous not only for its lac e but also for its fishermen's houses painted in bright c olors. Then  after short sailing  of  a bout ten minutes rea ch Torc ello. Only the c athedral with its magnific ent mosaics and the church of Santa Fosc a rem ain as a testimony of its former glory.


6th DAY



After breakfast, dep arture by train to the stunning Lake Como, surrounded by lofty Alps & lush vegetation.

(note: the train's trip will be via Milan, one change of trains is necessary) The rem ainder of the d ay is at leisure.


7th + 8 th DAY


Free days to enjoy the Lake & its surroundings. Lake Como is sc attered with opulent villas and lush gardens which c an be disc overed in little towns like Cernob bio, Tremezzo, Menaggio, Bellaggio and Varenna, just to name a few. One of the highlights of Lake Com o is  the famous Villa  Carlotta  at Trem ezzo.

Disc over charming c afes and trattorias around the lake serving loc al specialties and grilled or fried fresh fish. The numerous towns around the lake are also serviced by loc al boats and small ferries being the best way to experience this area. The Swiss border is just a stone’s throw away and you might take the chanc e to experience great shop ping at the Fox Town Fashion Fa ctory Outlet with disc ounts from 30 to 70% just 15 minutes’ drive from Com o, or a visit to Lugano, a 30 minutes’ drive.

The city of Milan is also easy reacha ble in less than one hour by direct & frequent trains.

Surely the major event taking place in Italy in 2015 is the EXPO : 2015 Milan World’s FairFeeding the Planet, Energy for Life.

The entire world in a single city - in 2015 the World ’s Fair c omes to Milan. Open from May 1 to October 31, 2015, the Expo will host over 130 particip ants. Running for 184 d ays, this giant exhibition site, c overing one million square meters, is expected to welc ome over 20 million visitors.

Dias Travel is among the few ''Authorized Resellers”, and we c an secure to your valued clients’ entry tickets to this world event!





After breakfast, private transfer to Milan’s Malpensa airport.

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 R ATES – St a rtin g fr o m:                                                                                                                                           





1st April/ 14th July + 1st September/ 31st October 2015

excluding special events, congresses, Fairs in Milan & Como, Film Festival & week-ends in Venice (Fri-Sat nights)

Easter Period is ‘on request’ - (Supplement of Euro 55.00 per person in dbl from 1st June to 14th July included)




15th July / 31st August 2015

excluding special events, congresses, Fairs in Milan & Como, Film Festival & week-ends in Venice (Fri-Sat nights) - excluding special events, congresses, Fairs


- 3 nights a cc ommod ation in Rome in stand ard d bl room on bb ba sis (exclude city tax*)

4 star hotel Oxford (OR SIMILAR) top c entral close to Via Veneto

- 1 Candle Light Dinner in Rome (3 c ourses meal, drinks not included) at 'La Luna' Roof Top Restaurant of Luxury hotel 'La Griffe'

or in a loc al typic al Restaurant for 2 p ax (transportation to / from the restaurant is at client's expenses)

- 2 night a cc ommod ation in Venic e in d bl room on bb ba sis (exclude city tax*) 4 star hotel La Fenic e et des Artistes top

c entral around St.M ark's Square Venic e (mid-week days only Mon/ Tue / Wed/ Thurs nts , for weekends Fri/ Sat nts

supplements will apply)

- 2 se c ond class one way fast train tickets Rome / Venic e

- 3 nights a cc ommod ation in Como in d bl room on bb ba sis 4 star superior Sheraton Lake Como Hotel quite c entral

Special benefits for Honeymooners at Grand Hotel di Como: VIP Welc ome in the room at the arrival

(seasonal: choc olates or fresh fruit) and free up gra de to the best availa ble room

(subje c t to availab ility upon arrival)

- 1 Half Day Regular Excursion to Venice Islands for 2 p ax

- arrival private transfer Rome Fiumicino airport to the hotel by sed an c ar

- 2 se c ond class one way fast train tickets Venic e S. Lucia / Como (via Milan)

- 1 Bottle of Italian Spumante will be offered c omplimentary in the guest's room upon arrival in Rome only

- dep arture private transfer Hotel/ Milan Mxp apt by sed an c ar

- 1 Half Day Regular Walking Tour of ' Disc overing Rome Elite Walking Tour’ (English Only) for 2 p ax


*local city taxes (Euro 6 per person/ per night in Rome and Euro 4 per person/ per night in Venice Euro 3 in Como) to be paid in cash directly to the hotels.

This tax is subjected to change with no prior advise being dictated by loc al Municipalities.

* hotels are all subjected to availability at time of booking; if not available we will provide similar hotels (rates can vary if different hotels will be provided even if of same category) or hotels of higher category according to your clients wishes and rates will be advised case by case depending on the dates and hotels chosen.

* train ticket's rates are based on current costing; in the event of a rate increase or revise seats category, we will be forced to revise rates accordingly.