Highlights of Italy - Rome & Venice

7 days / 6 nights

Highlights of Italy - Rome & Venice
Wheelchair user enjoying Rome
Piazza Novona
Wheelchair-accessible Pantheon
Piazza Navona

Multi-day trip description

On this 7-day multi-day trip to Italy, you will visit and explore Rome and Venice in an accessible way. Your accessible rooms in to-be-selected hotels will be guaranteed in both cities. Rome, the capital, is a busy modern metropolis, filled with monuments that remember a glorious Roman past. Venice is a picturesque city of cobblestone streets, quaint neighborhoods, and home to the famous Grand Canal. Both cities will have their dedicated tour wit...On this 7-day multi-day trip to Italy, you will visit and explore Rome and Venice in an accessible way. Your accessible rooms in to-be-selected hotels will be guaranteed in both cities. Rome, the capital, is a busy modern metropolis, filled with monuments that remember a glorious Roman past. Venice is a picturesque city of cobblestone streets, quaint neighborhoods, and home to the famous Grand Canal. Both cities will have their dedicated tour with knowledgeable, professional guides, who will remark notable landmarks and monuments. At your own pace, you will visit places such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Sistine Chaple, and Rialto, where you will have a tasting experience.
Although navigating these cities can sometimes present some challenges, both tours are adapted for people with reduced mobility and itineraries are accessible! You can ask your guide for assistance and indications to an accessible restroom at any point of your journey. Transportation will be provided and will be accessible. The van has a wheelchair lift in the back, and the water bus in Venice, the Vaporetto, has a ramp entrance. Please contact us for any special requirements and learn more detailed information about your itinerary below.


Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Tour Guides/ Staff have been trained by Wheel the World to provide assistance to people with disabilities during the Multi-day Trip

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip

  • Places

    Places present some barriers and minimum assistance is needed

  • Equipment

    No adaptive equipment included

From $2145 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

Reliable accessibility information

Comprehensive planning

Personalized support

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival + Roman Highlights

On your first day of this Italy multi-day trip, you will be picked up from your hotel on an accessible vehicle and be taken to Giancolo Hill, a f...On your first day of this Italy multi-day trip, you will be picked up from your hotel on an accessible vehicle and be taken to Giancolo Hill, a famous spot in Rome perfect to get into this city’s elegant and classy ambiance. After meeting with your guide, during the next 5 hours, you will visit a fantastic selection of Roman highlights: the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, The Pantheon, and Navona Square are some top landmarks. Guides can point you in the direction of accessible restrooms during your visit. Although places can be navigated independently by wheelchair users, guides are experienced in working with disabilities and will be ready to help you if needed.

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Day 2: Colosseum & Roman Forum

On day 2, you will visit some of the highlights visited on day 1, but with a more detailed perspective. With a round-trip between your hotel and ...On day 2, you will visit some of the highlights visited on day 1, but with a more detailed perspective. With a round-trip between your hotel and places to be seen, The Colosseum will be your first stop. This construction dates back to 80 A.D and served many purposes to Roman ancient culture. You will have the opportunity to enter the Arena and visit its prominent arches. On the second floor, which can be accessed via an elevator, you will see spectacular city center views. Both experiences will remind you of ancient and glorious Roman times, which gave birth to Western culture.
To finish your day, the Roman Forum will be your next stop. An iconic Roman landmark and a key symbol for the Roman Empire, the remains of the building concentrate in Via Sacra. This central square is accessible for people with disabilities. Your professional guide will tell you all about its history and explain its importance here.
Throughout your journey, guides will be able to point the direction of an accessible restroom and assist you if needed.

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Day 3: Vatican Museums Visit + Free afternoon

On day 3, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel will be your stops. With an accessible round trip from your hotel and places to be seen, you...On day 3, the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel will be your stops. With an accessible round trip from your hotel and places to be seen, your guide will be ready to assist you if needed and will teach you all about these historic landmarks.
The Vatican Museums exhibit many famous works of art, Greek manuscripts, and priceless religious objects. The Sistine Chapel, iconic worldwide, houses Boticceli, Rosselli, and Michaelangelo frescoes, representing a fantastic sample of the best of Renaissance art. Afterwards, you will have some free time to explore. You can always ask us to recommend activities suited to your needs.
Places have been adapted and can be navigated independently by wheelchair users, and accessible restrooms are available at the Vatican Museums.

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Day 4: Arrival to Venice

On day 4, you will take a plane to Venice. An accessible transfer to the airport can be arranged for an extra price.

Depending on your time ...
On day 4, you will take a plane to Venice. An accessible transfer to the airport can be arranged for an extra price.

Depending on your time of flight, enjoy your free day! You can always ask us to recommend activities suited to your needs and arrange accessible transportation if requested.

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Day 5: Highlights of Venice city tour

On day 5, you will visit only the best selection of Venice highlights. Highlights of Venice is a 3-hour city tour accessible for people with disa...On day 5, you will visit only the best selection of Venice highlights. Highlights of Venice is a 3-hour city tour accessible for people with disabilities. You will meet at Saint Mark’s Square, also known as La Plaza. Your first visit will be riding a Vaporetto, a water bus with ramp entrances that cross the city’s Grand Canal. Here you will soak in Venice’s charm, and your knowledgeable guide will tell you about its history. Rialto bridge and market will be your next stops; on these quaint exhibits of the Venice experience, you will be able to shop local produce and take beautiful pictures. Afterward, a food tasting will be ready to end your journey. Snacks, sandwiches, olives, seafood, and a glass of Spritz are on the menu.
The iconic cobblestone Venice streets can be challenging to navigate, but guides will always help. Accessible restrooms will be available; you can ask your guide for their locations.

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Day 6: Exploring Rialto

On day 6, you will walk or wheel through the Rialto area in depth. Venice will be at your reach with accessible itineraries specially designed fo...On day 6, you will walk or wheel through the Rialto area in depth. Venice will be at your reach with accessible itineraries specially designed for people with reduced mobility. After meeting your guide at the Rialto Mercato water bus stop, you will explore the local market and its local produce, some jewellery, and artist showrooms. Campo San Toma will be your next stop, where many shoemakers have their workshops. At Campo Dei Frari Square, you will visit the Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa Dei Frari, a Renaissance work of art. You will finish your journey with Campo San Rocco, where marble buildings and Scuola Grande di San Rocco lie, host of an extensive collection of Tintoretto paintings.
Places can be navigated independently, and your guides can indicate you to accessible restroom locations.

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Day 7: Departure

Today you will depart Venice. If you have free time, you can always ask us to recommend activities suited to your needs. An accessible transfer t...Today you will depart Venice. If you have free time, you can always ask us to recommend activities suited to your needs. An accessible transfer to the airport can be arranged for an extra price.

    What's included

  • Admission

  • Tour Guides

  • Assistants

  • Professional driver

  • Accessible transportation

  • Accommodation

    What's not included

  • Airport transfer

  • Insurance

  • Tourist city taxes

  • Gratuities

  • International flights

  • Domestic flights

Important information

  • The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.

  • Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.

  • This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.

  • Spoken language(s): English, Italian.

  • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

  • Airport transfers are not included but can be arranged for an extra price. Contact our travel experts for further information.

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