The Eagar Family Trip 2023

A Private Taste of Italy

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The tour begins in Venice with Venice’s timeless St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, continues in Florence with Michelangelo’s stunning David and the Uffizi Gallery, the Pisa with the leaning tower, and will ends with the beautiful Rome’s ancient Forum, Colosseum, Pantheon, Vatican Museums, and Sistine Chapel. Don’t forget the day in Pompeii. You’ll also enjoy guided neighborhood walks, memorable meals, full-bodied Italian wines, fine gelato, and pasta!






Brief Itinerary:

  1. Wednsday June 14th: Leaving the US
  2. Thursday June 15th: Arriving in Venice. Walking tour of the city and dinner.
  3. Friday June 16th: Walking tour of the city and St.Mark Basilica and Dodge Palace tour. Time for a Gondola tour.
  4. Saturday June 17th: Boat tour of Murano.
  5. Sunday June 18th: Train to Padua, Lunch, and train to Ferrara. Braden house tour.
  6. Monday June 19th: Train to Florence and walking tour of the city. David and Uffizi in the afternoon.
  7. Tuesday June 20th: Day tour to Pisa.
  8. Wednesday June 21st: Train to Rome and walk city tour.
  9. Thursday June 22nd: Vatican City Tour in the morning, and Colosseum in the afternoon.
  10. Friday June 23rd: Day trip to Pompeii
  11. Saturday June 24th: Return to USA

Price  $ 2750 per couple

Total for 5 couples $ 13,250

The Old Bridge, Florence


1. Wednesday June 14th

Leaving US

2. Thursday June 15th

Arriving in Venice.

Water Taxi Boat from Airport to Hotel

In Venice, you’ll stay at the Hotel II Moro di Venezia(2 Stars Hotel with Breakfast)



After the Check-in at the hotel, you’ll have time to explore the city and have a good dinner.

3. Friday June 16th

Today you’ll have the tickets for visit the Dodge Palace

and the St.Mark Basilica

Enjoy the rest of the day on your own dedicated to tours, gondola raids, and shopping.


4. Saturday June 17th

Today you’ll spend the morning visiting Murano, famous for its glass factories and glassmaking museum.

Enjoy the rest of the day on your own.


5. Sunday June 18th

Today you’ll leave Venice and you’ll go to Padua for lunch by train.

After Padua, in the late afternoon, you’ll have another train to Ferrara, where Braden will take you to visit the city center, and visit Braden’s house

Braden’s brother, sister-in-law, and nephew will stay at the Hotel Orologio, within walking distance from the train station.




6. Monday June 19th

Goodbye Ferrara, welcome Florence…

Today you’ll leave Ferrara on the fast train and you’ll go to Florence where you’ll stay at the Hotel Delle Tele (Hotel 3 stars with breakfast) for two nights.

Click here to see the hotel 


You’ll visit the David of Michelangelo and the Uffizi Galleria

You’ll have dinner at the Osteria Santo Spirito and you’ll taste the amazing GNOCCHI!

7. Tuesday June 20th

Today is dedicated to Pisa.

You’ll go to visit this amazing city by train.

8. Wednesday June 21st

Today you’ll leave Florence and you’ll go to Rome by train.

In Rome, you’ll stay at the Hotel Marcantonio, 3 stars hotel (with Breakfast) located just 5 minutes’ walk from the train station.

Click here for more info about the hotel


9. Thursday June 22nd

Private Transfer from Hotel to Vatican City

Today you’ll have a tour of the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums. Navigate the vast complex of rooms, artwork, and history with a guide, who brings the ancient collection to life. Explore halls such as the Gallery of Maps and Raphael’s Rooms; step inside the Sistine Chapel to admire ‘The Creation of Adam’ by Michelangelo. For the most adventurous is possible to visit Sant Peter Dome with the elevator and 320 steps or without the elevator 551 steps.

After the Vatican, a van will pick you up and take you to the Colosseum where you’ll have a guided tour.



10. Friday June 23rd

Today, you’ll go to Pompeii.

Get ready early in the morning, two private vans will pick you up at the hotel to go to Pompeii with a stop in Naples.

Don’t forget to eat Pizza when you are there, it’s amazing!!

11. Saturday June 24th

Time to go home. So sorry but today you’ll have the flight to go back to the US.

Because your hotel is very close to the train station, you’ll take the train to the airport

 Bye Bye Italy, hope to see you soon.


*Hotels subject to change. If because unforeseen circumstances change need to be made, replacement Hotels will be equally as awesome as above.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Rome

What’s Included

  • 10 nights’ accommodations in Hotels centrally locate
  • All Breakfast in the Hotel
  • All transfers Airport/Hotel – Hotel Airport.
  • All Train rides between the cities.
  • Tour of St.Mark Basilica, and the Dodge Palace.
  • Tour of Murano in Venice.
  • Tour of David and Uffizi in Florence.
  • Train Tickets to Pisa
  • Tour of the Vatican City and the Colosseum.
  • Visit Pompeii
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked at the moment you make your deposit

Fine print: You are responsible for the cost of your drinks/food and free time sightseeing.

Group sightseeing events are subject to change.

What’s not Included

  • Airfare roundtrip US/Italy
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Gratuities for private transfer drivers and hotels staff
  • Hotels cities’ taxes
  • Optional travel insurance
  • Everything not mentioned under “what’s Included”



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Tour Conditions Agreement

Cancellations, refunds, and credits: Tour deposits are refundable up to 120 days prior to the tour’s departure date. Deposits made 91–150 days before a tour departs become non-refundable after 30 days. Deposits made 68-90 days before a tour departs become non-refundable on the final payment due date. If you book a tour less than 67 days before its departure date, the entire tour cost becomes non-refundable after 7 days, but may be creditable in the case of a Creditable Event, as outlined below. Once your deposit refund date has passed, your deposit will not be refunded under any circumstance.

Tour price guarantee: The price for the tour you’ve selected will be locked and guaranteed the moment we receive your deposit. (Note: Our tour prices do not include airfare and may change without notice.)

Itineraries are subject to change: Europe is full of surprises, and we need to be flexible enough to take advantage of whatever comes along (good or bad!) so that we may provide you with the best possible tour. Uncompleted portions of the tour itinerary are not cause for refund.

Airfare: Airfare are usually NOT REFUNDABLE after the purchaise. In some cases Airline Companies can give you credit for another trip.

Optional Tours


(Included and not Included)


Vatican City


Vatican City
Discover the Vatican on an intimate small-group tour of the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums with an expert guide and a group of up to 20 people. Navigate the vast complex of rooms, artwork, and history with a guide, who brings the ancient collection to life. Explore halls such as the Gallery of Maps and Raphael’s Rooms; step inside the Sistine Chapel to admire ‘The Creation of Adam’ by Michelangelo.
  • See captivating sites such as Raphael’s Rooms, Gallery of the Maps, and Bramante’s Pinecone Courtyard
  • Audio headsets are provided to make sure you can hear your guide clearly at all times

City Tour By Bus

Not Included in the package

More Info about Bus Tour

This is the fastes and more comfortable way to visit the city. You can Hop on / Hop off  and visit what you prefer. With a comfortable App on your phone you’ll have access to the city map and decide when Hop off. You can start the tour at the time you prefer.

St. Peter's Dome

Tour Not Included in the Package

St. Peter's Dome

Tour Not Included in the Package

St. Peter's Dome

Tour Not Included in the Package

St. Peter's Dome

St. Peter’s Dome (Cupola di San Pietro), one of Italy’s most famous monuments, doesn’t technically stand on Italian soil—it sits a top St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. Michelangelo’s architectural masterpiece is a symbol for Catholics around the globe and, as the highest dome in the world, offers spectacular views across St. Peter’s Square and Rome.

Enjoy a rare bird’s-eye view over Rome with this tour of St. Peter’s Basilica that includes a climb to the top of its dome. Visit St. Peter’s Square and church with an art historian guide to marvel at its Renaissance art and architecture. Then head underground to see the grottoes and St. Peter’s tomb before climbing the dome to admire the church interiors and the surrounding city from above.

From $52


Tour Included in the Package


Tour Included in the Package


Tour Included in the Package


We’ll spend the morning visiting the Colosseum with a specialist in History to discover all the secrets about this magical place and the Forum, the birthplace of Rome ancient.


Tour Included in the Package


Tour Included in the Package


Tour Included in the Package


Tour Included in the Package


Tour Included in the Package

Visit Pompeii, one the world’s most interesting and important archaeological sites, and marvel at the impressive ruins that remain from the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD79.

Explore the remnants of the prosperous Roman town and witness the tragic plaster casts of its citizens that were preserved in the volcanic ash. The tour includes a stop off at Naples for a brief panoramic view of the city before making your way to Pompeii.

Head out of Rome and take the Autostrada del Sole south through the beautiful Italian countryside, admiring the rolling hills of Lazio and Campania. Enjoy a panoramic overview of Italy’s largest and most vibrant city, Naples, before heading south again to Pompeii. Once you reach the town of Pompeii, you will enjoy a tasty lunch (not included). A real Neapolitan pizza! After lunch, you will visit one of the most important archaeological sites in the world: a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ruins of Pompeii, with Skip the Line entrance and a guided tour.

Once a thriving Roman town, Pompeii was destroyed by the unforeseen AD79 eruption of Vesuvius, which lies in between the town and Naples. Take yourself back in time to imagine the daily life in the settlement and put yourself in the shoes of the men and women who lost their lives that fateful day. Then witness the harrowing molds of the victims themselves, preserved imprinted in the ash that surrounded them.

The tour includes:


By Train


Fast-track entry

Pompeii entrance fee


Audio Guide


Uffizi Museum

Included in the Package

Uffizi Museum

The Uffizi Galleries (Gallerie degli Uffizi) houses one of the world’s most significant collections of art, drawing in more than a million annual visitors who wish to cast eyes upon its many masterpieces. Set in the heart of Florence, the museum contains the works of artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio, Botticelli, and Giotto, among others. It is the premier place to view Italian Renaissance art and is the most-visited museum in Italy.


Included in the Package

Galleria dell'Accademia

Once one of Europe’s oldest drawing schools, Florence’s Accademia Gallery (Galleria dell’Accademia) is now one of the city’s most visited museums, home to one of the world’s most impressive works of Renaissance art—Michelangelo’s 17-foot-tall (5.2-meter-tall) David. Other works on display include 15th- and 16th-century paintings by the likes of Botticelli and Lippi, unfinished Michelangelo sculptures, and a museum of musical instruments.

Boboli Garden

Not Included in the Package

Boboli Garden

Skip the line to visit Florence’s famous Renaissance gardens.

The Boboli Gardens are one of the greatest open-air museums in Florence that embraces another site of culture in Florence, the Pitti Palace. The park hosts centuries-old oak trees, sculptures, fountains and offers peaceful shelter from the warm Florentine sun in summer, the beautiful colors of the changing foliage in the fall and smells of blooming flowers in the spring.

Its creation and development spans four hundred years, from the 15th and 19th centuries.

From $26

Pitti Palace

Not Included in the Package

Pitti Palace

Pitti Palace (Palazzo Pitti) was built by Luca Pitti in the 1400s. A century later, Duchess of Florence Eleonora di Toledo purchased the Renaissance palazzo for her husband, Cosimo I de’ Medici, and it remained the official residence of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany until the early 20th century. Today, Pitti Palace is Florence’s largest museum complex.

Come and visit the last Medici residence in Florence. The museum takes place through the daily life of the Medici Grand Dukes family, from Cosimo I to the last descendants (early 18th century), Ferdinando, Gian Gastone and lastly Anna Maria Luisa also known as the Palatine Electress to whom it is dedicated the museum. The successors of the Medici, the Habsburg Lorraine, up to the first King of Italy with adjoining Royal apartments.
In addition to the civic and political function of the rooms, the museum also preserves a private collection of Florentine paintings, ancient statues, furniture and mosaics of great beauty and historical importance. Not to mention the frescoes that decorate the ceilings and walls.

From $35

Florence Dome

Not Included in the Package

Florence Dome

Towering above Florence, Filippo Brunelleschi’s dome (Cupola del Brunelleschi) is an important engineering and architectural feat. Completed in 1436, the fact that this symbol of the city still stands tall over the Duomo more than 600 years later is testament to Brunelleschi’s mastery. Climb to the top for some of the best views over Florence.

Get inside one of Florence’s best-known buildings on this skip-the-line guided tour of the Duomo, including its famous dome. Climb to the top of the Cupola to enjoy spectacular views over Florence and to see Vasari’s beautiful frescoes up close.
  • Skip-the-line tour of the cathedral and dome in Florence
  • Climb into the iconic dome of the Florence Duomo to see its amazing construction
  • See Vasari frescoes and stained glass windows up close
  • Enjoy incredible views over the city from the top of the dome

Dome's Terraces

Not Included in the Package

Dome's Terraces
Unlock the secrets of Florence’s famous Duomo—an architectural marvel designed in the 15th century and the icon of the Renaissance city. Learn about the history of Brunelleschi’s red-roofed dome as you climb to its very top, stopping along the way to explore hidden terraces and chambers not open to the general public. Be rewarded by panoramic views of Florence. Skip-the-line admission includes a guided tour of the cathedral and crypt.
  • Guided tour of Florence’s iconic Duomo
  • Learn the fascinating history behind Brunelleschi’s architectural marvel
  • Climb to the very top of the dome to take in stunning panoramic views of the city below
  • Gain access to secret terraces and rooms not open to the general public

From $95

Giotto's Bell Tower

Not Included in the Package

Giotto's Bell Tower

After Brunelleschi’s soaring dome, Giotto’s elegant bell tower (Campanile di Giotto) is perhaps the most recognized landmark emerging above the rooftops of Florence. Admire the intricate polychrome marble covering the entire 270-foot (82-meter) height, and climb the more than 400 steps (NO ELEVATOR) to the top for one of the best views over Florence.

Earn some of the best views in Florence with a exhilarating climb to the top of Giotto’s Bell Tower that stands tall beside the Duomo. A guide is with you every step of the way and back down on the ground, where you’ll get an up-close look at the famous baptistery doors and original treasures by Michelangelo, Ghiberti, and other masters inside the Opera del Duomo museums.
  • Experience the Florence Cathedral from different perspectives on a new combo tour
  • Climb more than 400 steps to the top of Giotto’s Bell Tower for panoramic views
  • Get expert insight into the Duomo’s history and construction
  • See the original baptistery doors and other devotional art at the Duomo museum complex

From $30


Gondola Ride

Not Included in the Package

Gondola Ride

Is not possible to buy tickets for the Gondola, the only way is to go there and pay directly to the Gondolier.

I advise to use the Venice Gondolier Association that is located in front of S.Lorenzo Column

Murano & Burano

Tour Included in the Package

Murano & Burano

Tour Included in the Package

Murano & Burano tour
Explore the intricacies of two famed Italian handicrafts on a fully guided day trip from Venice to the nearby islands of Murano and Burano with a small group of up to 20 people. Watch centuries-old glassblowing techniques in Murano, and marvel at the detailed stitches of exquisite Burano lace. Your knowledgeable guide will share the history of these two artisan islands while you visit local workshops and wander the picturesque streets.
  • Watch local craftsmen at work in a Murano glass workshop
  • Browse an impressive collection of glass artwork
  • See Burano lace being made by local islanders
  • Visit the Burano Lace Museum independently
  • Enjoy transportation by a private boat, exclusively for your tour group.
  • Enjoy an intimate tour experience with a small group of 20 people or fewer

St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace

Included in the Package

St. Mark's Basilica and Doge's Palace
The entrance lines at Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica can sometimes feel like they last forever. You’ll visit both big attractions.
  • Avoid large tour groups with this small-group tour of up to 15 people
  • Audio headsets are provided so you don’t miss your guide’s commentary
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon tour time depending on your preference.

The Real Hidden Venice

Not Included in the Package

The Real Hidden Venice
Discover a side of Venice many tourists never see with this ‘secret Venice’ walking tour. Join your Venetian guide for a stroll through authentic local neighborhoods and past captivating hidden gems. Delve into the history and lore of the Jewish Ghetto, Cannaregio, and San Polo districts, stopping to admire its quiet canals and tiny artisan workshops that still handcraft traditional masks and gondolas.
  • Take a break from the crowds by visiting Venice’s quieter districts
  • Learn about the history of the city and daily life today from your guide
  • Visit little-known treasures plus famous sights like the Rialto Bridge
  • A small-group tour for a more intimate experience and relaxed pace

From $ 45

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