3 Weeks in Italy with Johanne and Don

Johanne and Don will accompany this trip to Italy
They will be on site to organize optional excursions!

NEW itinerary and NEW inclusions for 2022:

** THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT! **

3 nights Venice Mestre

8 nights Montecatini

3 nights Umbria region

5 nights Sorrento (near the Amalfi Coast region)

 2 – 3 nights Rome (according to Group’s flights)

 

NEW TOUR IN MARCH 2023 – RATES COMING SOON!

 

Johanne Dion and Don Belford travel to Italy almost every year, they are true Italy lovers! They will be on location to assist the guests, organize activities, plan happy hours, book optional excursions for those who wish to add visits to their trip.

Exotik will provide an excursion calendar (available in September) in order for the guests to plan their budget and excursions in advance.  This calendar will include a description of each optional excursion and the rate to be paid by credit card in $ CAD, at destination.  This calendar will be also be found in the travel documents, 2 to 3 weeks prior to departure.  

Vancouver departure  Oct 4th to Oct 26th                                                                From : $4549/person**

Calgary departure        Oct 4th to Oct 27th                                                                From : $ 4599/person**

Other city departure    Oct 4th to Oct 26th or 27th                                                   Price upon request

 

 

PAYMENT CONDITIONS
Deposit upon reservation: $500/person
Second deposit June 23rd: $1500/person
Final payment: 50 days prior to departure

 

TO RESERVE PLEASE CONTACT YOUR TRAVEL AGENT !

INCLUSIONS
  • Flights from Calgary or from Vancouver on our group space  (other departure city available on request)
  • Air taxes of $800 per person
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Arrival transfer in Venice (VCE)
  • Transfer from Venice to Montecatini, with a stop in Verona and Valpolicella
  • Transfer from Montecatini to Umbria, with a stop and free time in Siena
  • Transfer from Umbria region to Sorrento, with a stop in Pompeii
  • Transfer from Sorrento to Rome, with a stop in Naples
  • Transfer from Rome hotel to Airport Rome (FCO)
  • Guided tours of Verona and Naples
  • Entrance fees to Pompeii excavation site and guided tour included
  • Wine tasting activity in Valpolicella area
  • 21 or 22-night accommodation at below hotels, mix of 3* superior and 4* (or similar)

Oct 5th – 8th: 3 nights in Venice Mestre at Hotel Campanile 3* superior
Oct 8th to 16th: 8 nights in Montecatinin at Hotel Manzoni 4*
Oct 16th to 19th: 3 nights in the Umbria Region at Hotel Domus Pacis 3*
Oct 19th to 24th: 5 nights in Sorrento center at Grand Hotel Flora 4*
Oct 24th to 26th or 27th: 2 – 3 nights in Roma at Republic Hotel 4*

Not included

Lunches, dinners, beverages (water, coffee at night tea, soda, etc), gratuities to drivers, guides, tour leaders and local representatives, optional excursions, travel insurance, the Italy touristic tax (payable at the hotel’s front desk – approx.  49 € – 56€  – total for the whole stay per person), the seat selection and all other items not mentioned in the present itinerary or vouchers.

Note – The hotel category are rated according to the European standards.

 

Seat selection note: The promotional rate does not permit advance seat selection because it is part of a Group (special fare from Calgary and Vancouver ). At time of ticketing, a little more than a month prior departure, Exotik Journeys will notify the airline which passengers are travelling together in an effort to have them seated together.  We can guarantee the seat onboard but not the seating (seat number). There are no exceptions to the seating rules allowed with this promotion and Exotik Journeys cannot be held responsible if passengers do not get their preferred seat. Thank you for your understanding.

 

*Prices advertised on our site are valid if you purchase services in one single session. If you disconnect from our site, prices could be different in your next session. The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.

 

ITINERARY 

3 nights Venice Mestre  | 8 nights Montecatini | 3 nights Umbria region

5 nights Sorrento (near the Amalfi region) | 2 – 3 nights Rome (according to Group’s flights)

October  4rd  (according to flight itinerary ) CANADA DEPARTURE

Canada departure. Please register at the airport’s airline counter at least (3) hours prior to departure time (please refer to your electronic tickets for the names of the airport and airline counter). Please register your luggage directly to VENICE (maximum one luggage of 23 kg per person).

October  5th VENICE – MESTRE

After a connecting flight within Europe, arrival at Venice Marco Polo Airport. On your way to the exit, look for the Exotik Journeys sign and follow the indications to the bus.

Upon arrival at the hotel in Mestre you will meet Johanne and Don who will give you the keys to your room. Rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation: Campanile Hotel Mestre, for 3 nights with daily breakfast.

Click here for more info about the hotel

October 6th  and  7th VENICE MESTRE

Daily breakfast. Stay at leisure.

Johanne and Don will be on site to assist and organize optional excursions to Venice center, Padova, Garda Lake area, etc.  Your hotel is 200 meters from the train station, bringing you to Venice Island in less than 10 minutes

October 8th  MESTRE – VERONA – VALPOLICELLA – MONTECATINI TERME

After breakfast, group transfer from Venice Mestre to Verona. Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of Verona, the city of Love. If times allows it, enjoy some free time in the city.   Continue to Valpolicella area to taste some local wines of the region. The day ends in Montecatini Terme. Upon arrival you will receive your keys. Rest of the day at leisure

Accommodation: Hotel Manzoni 4*, for 8 nights with daily breakfast.

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October 9th to October 15th MONTECATINI TERME

Daily breakfast. Stay at leisure

Johanne and Don will be on site to assist and organize optional excursions to Florence, Pisa, Chianti’s vineyards, etc

October 16th MONTECATINI TERME – SIENA – UMBRIA REGION

After breakfast, group departure from Montecatini Terme to Siena. Stop in the city of Siena for some free time and stop for lunch ($).  After the lunch pause, continue to Umbria region. Upon arrival you will receive your keys. Rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel Domus Pacis, a charming hotel located in gardens and near the famous sanctuary, for 3 nights with daily breakfast.

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October 17th and  18th UMBRIA REGION

Daily breakfast included. Stay at leisure.

Johanne and Don will be on site to assist and organize optional excursions.

October 19th UMBRIA REGION – POMPEII – SORRENTO (near the Amalfi region) 

After breakfast, group departure from your hotel in the Umbria region to Pompeii. Enjoy a fascinating guided tour of the excavations. Continue to Sorrento. Upon arrival you will receive your keys. Rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation: Grand Hotel Flora, located in the center of Sorrento, for 5 nights, with daily breakfast.

Click here for more info about the hotel

Johanne and Don will be on site to assist and organize optional excursions.

October 20th to 23rd SORRENTO

Daily breakfast included. Stay at leisure.

Johanne and Don will be on site to assist and organize optional excursions.

October 24th SORRENTO – NAPLES – ROME

After breakfast, group departure from your hotel in Sorrento to Naples.  Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of the city of Naples. Continue to Rome. Upon arrival you will receive your keys. Rest of the day at leisure.

Accommodation: Rupublic Hotel, located near Termini station, for 2 or 3 nights with daily breakfast.

Click here for more info about the hotel

Johanne and Don will be on site to assist and organize optional excursions.

October 25th ( or 25th and 26th ) ROME

Daily breakfast. Stay at leisure.

Johanne and Don will be on site to assist and organize optional excursions in the Eternal city.

October 26th or 27th  ROME – CANADA

Group departure transfer to Rome Fiumicino airport.