Country
Italy
Duration
5 Days/4 Nights
Travel Type
City Packages
 

She never hides her years, but still wears them well: after all, Rome is the Eternal City.
A walk through the streets of Rome is a stroll through History with a capital H. One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, it offers and almost demands endless new discoveries, thanks to the enormity of its artistic heritage. As a matter of fact, it is home to two capitals in one city: the Italian capital and the home of the Pope in the Vatican, a place of universal pilgrimage to St Peter’s Square.

Inclusions

4 nights of accommodation in Rome at The Tribune Hotel 4* or similar
Daily breakfast
Private guided tours:
– 1 half-day private guided tour of Rome city center and the Stadium of Domitian
– Entrance to the exclusive tour of the Stadium of Domitian
– 1 half-day private guided La Grande Bellezza Vespa Tour
1 Welcome Dinner & wine tasting on one of the Terrazze Romane at AG Hotels
1 Morning Private Cooking Class with market visit: includes shopping in local market & shops, 1 cooking lesson, a 5-course meal with appetizer (3 pastas, main course, side dish, dessert), water & wine (or soft drink upon prior request), gift gnocchi board (to be picked up at That’s Amore Restaurant). Duration 5 hours, meeting at 9:30 am.
Private transfers with driver from Rome airport to the hotel and from the hotel to the airport at the end of the tour, in a Mercedes E Class car or van
Private assistance at the baggage carrousel and during the transfer to the hotel
Value Added Taxes

Exclusions

Flights – Porterage at the airport – City tax (payable at the hotel) – Meals and beverages unless indicated in the itinerary – Gratuities – Entrance fees to monuments and museums – Travel insurance – All other items not mentioned in Inclusions.

Additional Information

Possibility to book the following options (on request +$)

Additional lunches/dinners
Car rental
Private car with driver
Pre/post tour

1

DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN ROME

Arrival at the international airport of Rome Fiumicino; a private assistant will meet you at the baggage carousel and accompany you to the car with private driver. On your transfer to the hotel, assistant will be able to provide you with some useful information for your stay. At the hotel you can relax in your beautiful room. In the evening a beautiful and Welcome Tasting Dinner awaits you on one of the terraces of AG Food. The care and skill of the staff will give you a 360 ° sensory experience; Your eyes and your palate will be met by a masterful 3-course dinner with wines paired by our sommelier. This dinner will be a great way to start your journey. Overnight in hotel in Rome.

Meals : Dinner

Accommodation : Rome for 4 nights at the Tribune Hotels 4* (or similar)

2

DAY 2 ROME

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, your morning at leisure. In the afternoon a private guide will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby. Today, thanks to the great knowledge of our authorized guides, you will learn a lot about the Eternal City, its history and its beauty that fascinates people from all over the world. You will take a splendid walking tour of the major attractions of the historic center of Rome, followed by an exclusive tour of the Stadium of Domitian.
The ruins of the Stadium of Domitian (UNESCO World Heritage Site) in Piazza Navona, is 4.50 meters below street level. This site is all that remains of the first and only example of a masonry stadium known up to now in Rome. The archaeological remains located in the eastern section of the Stadium’s hemicycle have been recently opened to the public for the very first time. Recent excavations allow visitors to get to know more about the building development from the time of the emperor Domitian up to the present day. In addition to the ruins dating back to the Roman period, there are traces of a rare marble workshop as well as a small cemetery from the late Antique period. Important remains of some ancient houses from the Medieval and Renaissance period are visible as well. This exclusive tour will reveal the connection between the two archaeological sites, allowing visitors to fully discover the history of the Stadium and the historical development of Piazza Navona. Overnight in hotel in Rome.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

3

DAY 3 ROME

After breakfast, you will meet our fabulous chef and head off on culinary journey through the Real Italy. You will shop in the Campo de’ Fiori historical food market, choosing fresh ingredients to use in your cooking class. You’ll be taking the lesson and making lunch in an exclusive location in the heart of the Eternal City. Begin with some homemade pasta, like ravioli or fettuccine, then the rest of the dishes under the guidance of our Chef to produce a full meal. At the end of the fun lesson, you will be able enjoy and savour the dishes you’ve help create, accompanied by the perfect wine that our Chef has selected to complement your lunch (approx. 5hrs). The menu and lesson include 3 types of pasta, the main course, the dessert and a good selection of excellent wine and soft drinks (vegetarian and food intolerances can be accommodated). After this sumptuous experience, we suggest a peaceful afternoon walking through the wonderful and historic park of Villa Borghese, where you can admire the beautiful gardens richly decorated with unique statues and fountains in the world. Evening at leisure. Overnight in hotel in Rome.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

4

DAY 4 ROME

After breakfast set of to enjoy a splendid and unique activity: La Grande Bellezza Vespa Tour*. Inspired by the Oscar winning foreign film, La Grande Bellezza, this exclusive tour is your ticket to discovering the stunning outdoor locations featured in this modern-day Roman masterpiece. Dazzlingly ambitious and beautifully filmed, Italian director Paolo Sorrentino is often referred to as a 21st century Federico Fellini. Hop on our modern-day chariot and we will scooter you to the sites where they captured The Great Beauty and magic of Rome. Located 30 minutes outside the historic center (where most visitors never venture), the journey to the Aqueduct Park is one of the highlights of this experience. Added bonus: the Aqueduct Park was also featured in the opening scene of Federico Fellini’s iconic La Dolce Vita. Throughout the tour we will climb hills, circle the city wall, zip past the Colosseum and discover the Aventine Hill — famous for its hidden gems which are featured in this stunning film. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in hotel in Rome.

Highlights of this tour (approx. 4hrs):

Colosseum seen from the back of the vespa
Baths of Caracalla
Aqueduct Park
Aventine neighborhood
Il Fontanone

Note: Available from March - November at 9 am or 2 pm / April - October 10 am or 3 pm.
Pick up/drop off will be at the hotel or whatever location is best for the clients.
Weight limit for riding as passenger: 250 lbs / 110 kg. Children must be at least 13 years old or above 4’3’’ / 130 cm tall. Pregnant women and people with back problem are not permitted on the vespa. We can lead the same itineraries with an alternate mode of transportation.
Dress code for the vespa tour: no skinny jeans or flip flops. Clients can wear sandals, but they should close in the back. We suggest wearing comfortable and slightly loose-fitting pants or shorts since they will be hopping on and off the scooter.

Meals : Breakfast

5

DAY 5 DEPARTURE FROM ROME

Last breakfast at the hotel. Checkout and take private car with driver waiting you in the lobby to transfer you to Rome Fiumicino International Airport or Termini Railway for onward travel.

*Program may be subject to change depending on the availability of the local excursions the opening of the sites, which may vary in accordance with time of the season

HOTEL OPTION OR SIMILAR

The Tribune occupies five floors of an extraordinary building in Via Campania. The property, which has sixteen unique rooms feature an elegant bedroom area, a comfortable living, a modern private bathroom with a shower or with a convenient walk-in shower and bathroom amenities, satellite lcd tv, free wi-fi, and safe; It is the perfect place to stay during your stay in the Eternal City. The suites are elegant, perfect in every detail: the furnishings, lighting environments, the softness of the fabrics, everything has been deliberately designed to envelop the guests in a classy and beautiful atmosphere, where the more modern design and technology merged with styles from different periods, creating a unique mingling. The 60’s style, full of modern contamination with soft and essential lines, and highly refined environments make *The Tribune Hotel* the best choice for your design stay in the heart of the capital of the beautiful country, a few steps from its most beautiful places and history treasures to be discovered.

Rates in CA$, per person, starting from, in double occupancy 

Land Package
Departures 2022 Double Occupancy Single Occupancy
September 1 – October 31 2510 3740
November 1 – December 23 2230 3170
Departures 2023
January 3 – February 28
August 1 – 31
November 1 – December 23
2409 3425
March 1 – 31
July 1 – 31
2539 3689
April 1 – June 31
September 1 – October 31
December 24 – January 2, 2024
2715 4040

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment 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