Your Holiday Itinerary - Reflections of Italy

Day 1: Rome, Italy, Tour Begins

Welcome to Rome, the “Eternal City.” This evening, join your fellow travellers for a special welcome dinner at a popular local restaurant featuring regional delicacies and fine Italian wines.

Today dinner will be included.

Day 2: Rome

This morning you’ll come to know the history and traditions of Rome while on a locally-guided panoramic tour featuring the impressive Piazza Venezia, the Circus Maximus, the Arch of Constantine, the famous Piazza Navona and a visit to the Colosseum. This afternoon it’s your choice. Perhaps a trip to Vatican City, with an optional tour to the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica*, will be on your personal sightseeing list.

Today breakfast will be included.

Day 3: Rome - Assisi - Perugia

Ease your way into the local culture as your tour manager shares a few key Italian phrases. Travel to Assisi, birthplace of St. Francis. Take in the old-world atmosphere on a guided walking tour of the old city, including the Basilica of St. Francis. Then you are off to medieval Perugia, the historic capital of Umbria. Behold one of the grandest squares in Italy, the Piazza IV Novembre, and delight in the medieval palaces and ornate cathedrals.

Today breakfast will be included.

Day 4: Perugia - Siena - Florence

A scenic journey through Tuscany’s graceful low-lying hills brings you to the mystical city of Siena. Delight in its narrow Gothic streets, magnificent palaces and historic Piazza del Campo. After a walking tour with a local expert, take some time to explore the medieval corners of Siena. You are sure to find many surprises among its shops and outdoor cafés. Arrive in Florence and enjoy some free time before gathering for dinner.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 5: Florence

In Florence, the “Cradle of the Italian Renaissance,” visit the world-famous Academy Gallery to see Michelangelo’s incredible statue of David. During your cultural tour of Florence you’ll also view the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Church of Santa Croce. The remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy this fascinating city on your own.

Today breakfast will be included.

Day 6: Florence - Venice

Start your day with a visit to a historic winery in the heart of the Chianti region. In the shadow of its 12th Century castle, learn about the winery’s famed Tuscan wines and enjoy a light lunch filled with local specialties. This afternoon, journey through central Italy, crossing the wooded Apennine Mountains towards the Valley of the Po. Enchanting Venice awaits with 117 tiny islands and its latticework of 150 canals and 400 bridges.

Today breakfast, lunch and dinner will be included.

Day 7: Venice - Murano Island - Venice

See Venice from the water this morning as we board a boat** bound for Murano Island for an up-close glass making demonstration. Discover the secrets of this ancient art and marvel at the intricate designs of each one-of-a-kind piece. Next, return to Venice and visit lively St. Mark’s Square, the cultural hub of the city. Uncover the stories of Venice as a local expert guides you on a walking tour of the area featuring St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Clock Tower with its famous Moors.

Today breakfast will be included.

Day 8: Venice - Milan Malpensa

Today you travel to Milan. Take in some of the city’s amazing sights on a locally-guided panoramic tour including the Duomo – this magnificent Gothic cathedral is the third largest church in Europe, the Opera House La Scala and Vittorio Emanuele Gallery. Later, perhaps you will indulge in some shopping at the “Quadrilatero della Moda,” Milan’s high-fashion district. Continue to Milan Malpensa for a farewell dinner celebrating the end of an unforgettable trip.

Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 9: Milan Malpensa - Home

Arrive back in the UK where our door to door transfer service will take you home. Your tour comes to a close in Milan Malpensa this morning.

Today breakfast will be included.

Essential tour information

ACCOMMODATION: Mediterraneo Hotel, Rome; Sangallo Palace Hotel, Perugia. Albani Hotel, Florence, Carlton on the Grand Canal Hotel, Venice. Crowne Plaza Malpensa, Malpensa.

MEALS: 13 meals (8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch & 4 Dinners)

TRANSPORT: Coach and boat trips

GROUP SIZE: Approx 40

SOLO TRAVELLERS: From £1,749

NOTE: • On some dates alternate hotels may be used • Due to tour scheduling, arrival flights should arrive prior to 4 p.m.

Travel Tips

  • Italy is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time.
  • Elevation on this tour will not exceed 2400 feet.
  • The currency in Italy is the Euro.
  • Voltage in Italy is 220V.

Departure Dates & Prices 2017/2018 - Reflections of Italy

*Prices are per person for tour only based on 2 people sharing and excludes flight from the UK - see below. Personalise your tour with our range of competitively priced regional flying options.

Collette Brochure Prices start from £1399

Travel 55 Discount Prices start from £1302

To check the latest up to date tour prices and for availability call Collette reservations on 0800 804 8700. Don't forget your 7% Travel 55 discount. Get this by quoting our Ref: NYC2 when you call Collette Holidays direct.
2017 Tour Start Dates
January 25
July 11, 25
February 15
August 08, 15
March 02, 07, 09, 14, 16
September 05, 07, 19
March 21, 23, 28, 30
September 21, 28
April 04, 06, 18, 19
October 03, 05, 10, 17
April 20, 21, 23, 25
October 19, 24, 26
May 04, 11, 18, 25
November 07, 09, 21, 28
June 01, 06, 22
December 12
2018 Tour Start Dates
January 25
March 06, 08, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27
February 27
April 05, 10, 12, 17, 19, 20
  • On some dates alternative hotels may be used.
  • The days and order of sightseeing may change to best utilise your time on tour.
  • All holidays are subject to availability and prices are correct at time of print

Please note: prices may change and will be confirmed when you call to make a booking. The discount will be applied accordingly to reflect the price. Departure dates are subject to availability. All holidays subject to Collette Terms & Conditions.

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Collette Holidays Worldwide
Reflections of Italy

9 Day Holidays - 7% Discount

Prices from only £1302

Revel in the magic of Italy on this 10-day tour that explores the cities of Rome, Florence, Siena, Venice, Assisi, Perugia, and Como. Travel the Tuscan and Umbrian countryside, exploring medieval hill towns and visiting the birthplace of St. Francis, Assisi. Discover the masterpieces of the Renaissance in Florence and see hot glass transformed into exquisite art on Murano Island. Linger in Venice for two nights before ending your journey in the lovely Italian Lake region. Cross the border and explore the Swiss resort town of Lugano. 

This exciting 9 day Reflections of Italy tour comes with a 7% discount saving. To book call Collette Holidays direct on 0800 804 8700 and quote Travel 55 code NYC2.

Travel 55 in association with Collette Worldwide Holidays and Tours. To book, call Collette direct on 0800 804 8700 and quote Ref:NYC2 for the Travel 55 discounted price 

Tour Highlights - Reflections of Italy

  • Behold medieval Perugia, the historic capital of Umbria.
  • Enjoy a scenic journey through Tuscany’s graceful low-lying hills.
  • Step to the front of the line to see Michelangelo’s famous statue of David.
  • Visit a historic winery in the heart of the Chianti region.
  • Enjoy a boat trip to Murano Island for a glass-blowing demonstration.

Booking flights is easy

...and we can be as flexible as you need to be. We can organise flights from most of the UK’s regional airports, with our preferred airline partners. We can advise you on the best airlines for each tour and the best routes, but you can choose who you’d prefer to travel with. We’ll find the best price for you based on your chosen departure date and local airport.

More local

From Exeter to Inverness, we can fly you from your local airport to join our tours around the world minimising the need to travel to London. Let us fi nd the best priced and most convenient flight for your holiday choice.

More class

We can also organise to upgrade your flight to business, premium economy, or fi rst class and arrive refreshed and ready for an adventure. We have great partnerships with many airlines and often have access to exclusive flight upgrade fares. Just let us know your preference at time of booking.

More peace of mind

When you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, if your tour itinerary changes for any reason, or the flight schedule changes, we will manage all the changes for you. Your holiday will also be fully bonded under our ATOL licence giving you full protection for your holiday.

Traveling in style

One of the last elements of a holiday we think about is how we are going to get to the airport. At Collette, we believe your holiday starts as soon as you close your front door. So, when you book a flight inclusive holiday with us, you’ll be able to start your holiday in style with our private door to door service.

More comfort

Your driver will collect you from your home and take you directly to your chosen UK departure airport. You’ll travel in the comfort and style you’ll become accustomed to on your Collette tour. Your transfer is exclusively for you and no one else! Just sit back, relax and start looking forward to your adventure with Collette.

More convenient

When you return from your holiday, your driver will meet you as you arrive in the terminal after you have collected your bags. They will then take you to the car and they will whisk you away from the airport and take you straight back home, without any diversions, in the comfort you have been accustomed to on your Collette tour.

More choice

Alternatively, if you prefer to drive yourself to the airport, you could take advantage of our complimentary hotel stay and airport parking at the airport of your choice. You could choose to enjoy your hotel stay at the beginning of your tour, if you have an early morning fl ight, or you could extend your holiday for an extra night if you have a later flight back. Just let us know your preference at time of booking*

*Subject to availability

Tour Activity Level

This tour includes moderate physical activity. The itinerary blends some longer days with shorter days and more leisure time. Walking tours, as well as walking slightly longer distances, up stairs or on uneven walking surfaces should be expected.

Loyalty Bonus

Many customers choose to travel with Collette time and time again, and as a little thank you, they offer up to £100 per person discount for bookings made within 12 months of returning from the previous tour. This is in addition to our usual 7% discount we offer you with Collette. So, not only do Collette travel to great worldwide destinations, but they offer fantastic savings too.


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