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This tour took me to the best of Northern Italy and it was a wonderful experience. They also offer optional tours in Florence and Venice (from your own pocket, but to me they are not expensive). The guide was good and the 5 day trip was very relaxing. The hotel could be better, very small room and bathroom (even they are 4 stars hotels) and the meals and breakfasts could be better. Overall, I will give 4 1/2 stars for this tour. If you visit Italy for the first time, this will be a very good tour!
This tour was AMAZING..I would recommend this to anyone. Our tour guide was fantastic who spoke great english and new her stuff from anything from the Roman empire to Scottish Clans. SHE WAS GREAT.The tour was lovely too, saw so many places with lots of time to ourselfs. The hotels were good and the food was very nice. I have no complaints... Everyone should try this trip........
Excellent tour! The tour guide Carla was extremely friendly, knowledgeable and well organized. Arranged food to our preference in Florence and Venice. Optional tours to Pisa and Venice by Night was more than what we had expected. We enjoyed this tour to the fullest.
I traveled with my two daughters. The tour was well planned and all together we'll organize.
We'll worth the money. We were lucky to have a very nice tour coordinator who really look after her group very well, she knows her job well. Only one concern in that there were extra tours that should have been notified to us so if we wanted to pay before we left home I would have done so to save my little cash, as I choose to travel with little cash. These tours was worth the extra. All in all I enjoyed my trip viator.
A wonderful trip visited lots of beautiful places
Great value from money with an aswesome tour guide Lucy who had great knowledge of all places
Make sure you have cash with you to do the add on trips they are well worth the money about 200 euro pre person
The only disappointing part was my hotel in Venice was not on the island it was on the mainland so it took about 45mins to an hour to get onto the island
Overall had an awesome time and met a lot of lovely travellers
this was a fantastic tour. We had limited time in Italy so this tour was small in size all english speaking and just a great experience. Our tour guide Nicole was knowledgable, helpful, and caring,. Thanks Nicole for all your efforts on this tour, The only negative was the food at our accommodation in Venice! Many thanks andrew and helen taylor
One of the best tours we ever had. Mario, the tour director made it even more enjoyable with his helpful nature, witty comments, jokes and songs. The tour was very informative and enjoyable. Keep about 200 euros cash in hand per person if you want to avail of all the optional tours/visits. Florence Museum tour was an eye opener for us with its vast collection of paintings. Venice was unforgettable. At St. Marks square they have live orchestra which is spell bounding. Wish Viator had arranged the first evening dinner in Venice in a restaurant near the orchestra ! It would have been an unforgettable experience. Similarly, on second day in Venice, they should provide lunch instead of dinner, and keep the entire afternoon (after lunch) free for shopping and personal visits. That way there would be no compulsion of rushing back for dinner from wherever you are. Overall, a very well organised tour.
Thoroughly enjoyed this trip. Time to see and do a variety of things.
Amazing tour our guide Stephano was great. This tour gives you so much to see and still plenty of free time to explore on your own. We will definitely book with viator to see southern italy
This tour took us to some wonderful areas, Tuscany was just as I imagined it to be. The motel in Florence was a disgrace and the restaurant was a continual line of feeding one bus load after another. The motel in Venice was right on the Grand Canal and really lovely (we paid the higher rate and were pleased as the cheaper rate motel was on the mainland and nowhere near the canals) Unfortunately, our tour guide was inept and we were late for most things we went to which cut our time down at each place. However, in fairness, we did have some bad luck in being delayed coming out of Rome due to a car accident and leaving Venice back to Rome, with a broken hydraulic line on the bus, the fact remains he was completely disorganized throughout the trip.
Very well organised way to see the historic centres of a number of famous cities. It's actually a sort of holy pilgrimage as many of the main places to see are the Basilicas of Catholic saints. However if that doesn't interest you the guide will point you in the direction of shops and restaurants. The guide did a good job of looking after everyone and the hotels were good.
I would highly recommend this tour. Our guide Alessandro was informative, humorous and very accommodating. Initially, for our travel to Italy, I considered renting a car or catching the train to all the cities included in the tour and "doing it on my own". For those of you thinking that you can save a few bucks and just rent a car, book tickets for your sites of interest and hotels-FORGET IT!!!! Travel by car including parking at every city we toured was horrible so to have a bus pull up to the site, have the "skip the line tickets" and have your guide explain the historical significance of every basilica, monument, historical site, etc was well worth every penny. By the way, the bus was new, clean, had free wifi and very comfortable. Even the hotel check in process was seamless-we got off the bus, pulled our bags into the lobby, and were handed our room keys within just a few minutes. Bottom line, save yourself a huge headache and book with these guys. The entire tour was as simple as showing up with your bags in Rome then hopping on the bus, everything else was expertly planned
This was a great way to see a lot in a short period of time. Tour guide Stefan was very good. He handled the tour group very professionally. His English was also very good and he was easy to understand. All of our stops were well planned and although we did not take any of the optional excursions, others in our group said they were also well organized. Only negative I could say is that the walking tour guide in Venice was difficult to understand and the meals at the hotels were not the greatest. That being said I rate the overall experience excellent. My wife, 2 adult children and I enjoyed it very much.