Jewels of Italy: Rome, Florence and Venice in 11 days

11 days / 10 nights

The 11-day Accessible Highlights of Italy Tour
Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal
Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal
The 11-day Accessible Highlights of Italy Tour
The 11-day Accessible Highlights of Italy Tour

Multi-day trip description

This accessible 11-day tour brings together some of the jewels of Italy. Along with your experienced tour guide, you will visit the beautiful cities of Rome, Florence, and Venice and experience authentic Italian culture and cuisine. The tour includes visits to famous museums and there is also a free day in Florence for you to discover the city at your own pace.

All transportation on the tour is wheelchair-accessible and your guides have been ...
This accessible 11-day tour brings together some of the jewels of Italy. Along with your experienced tour guide, you will visit the beautiful cities of Rome, Florence, and Venice and experience authentic Italian culture and cuisine. The tour includes visits to famous museums and there is also a free day in Florence for you to discover the city at your own pace.

All transportation on the tour is wheelchair-accessible and your guides have been trained on how to assist people with disabilities. All accommodation in the itinerary has accessible rooms with adapted bathroom facilities. 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

    Guides/ Staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the Multi-day Trip

  • Places

    Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently

    There are smooth floors and pathways

  • Equipment

    No adaptive equipment included

From $6480 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

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Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival

The first day of your tour begins with your arrival into Rome, where you will be met by your guide and will travel to your hotel in a wheelchair-...The first day of your tour begins with your arrival into Rome, where you will be met by your guide and will travel to your hotel in a wheelchair-accessible vehicle. You will stay at the Hotel Indigo Rome St George, where your guaranteed accessible room will be waiting for you. Upon arrival at your accommodation, you can unpack, rest and get ready for the adventures that await you for the next 10 days. Alternatively, if you’d like to explore the city, please get in touch with the WTW travel experts!

Stay:

Hotel Indigo Rome St George
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Day 2: Rome City Tour

On day 2, you will have a guided tour of some of the most famous sites of Rome. You will be picked up from your hotel in a wheelchair-accessible ...On day 2, you will have a guided tour of some of the most famous sites of Rome. You will be picked up from your hotel in a wheelchair-accessible van and will visit Gianicolo Hill, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and then Navona Square. At each stop, you’ll have an opportunity to explore, take photos, and learn about Roman history from your guide. Many stops on this day have accessible bathroom facilities and can be navigated independently. At the end of the tour, you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.

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Day 3: Colosseo and Roman Forum Visit

On day 3, you will explore the Colosseum and the Roman Forum together with your guide and can visit each of these historic monuments. You’ll be p...On day 3, you will explore the Colosseum and the Roman Forum together with your guide and can visit each of these historic monuments. You’ll be picked up from your hotel in an accessible vehicle and will go first to the Colosseum, where you will tour the inside of the Arena and look at the original arches. You can also catch an elevator up to the second floor to look down at the Colosseum and get a view of the city. Afterwards, you’ll travel in a wheelchair-accessible van to the Roman Forum, which is mostly wheelchair-accessible. At the end of the tour, you’ll be driven back to your hotel in an accessible vehicle.

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Day 4: Vatican Museums Visit 6hrs

Day 4 of your tour includes a 6-hour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with a local guide. You’ll be picked up from your accommodatio...Day 4 of your tour includes a 6-hour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel with a local guide. You’ll be picked up from your accommodation in an accessible vehicle and will tour the Vatican gardens and then several rooms within the Vatican, such as the Alexandrine Gallery and the 2 Pauline Rooms. The last stop on the tour will be the magnificent Sistine Chapel, where your guide will point out some of the finer details of Michelangelo’s work. There are several accessible bathrooms at the Vatican and a cafe with step-free access.

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Day 5: Departure to Florence

On day 5, you will check out of your hotel after breakfast and be transferred to the train station, with staff available to assist you with your ...On day 5, you will check out of your hotel after breakfast and be transferred to the train station, with staff available to assist you with your luggage. You will then catch the train to Florence and be met by a driver with an accessible vehicle who will take you to your hotel, the Il Guelfo Bianco. Upon arrival, you can relax or contact a WTW travel expert to organize an activity.

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Day 6: Free day

Day 6 is a free day. Enjoy your free day! You can always ask us to recommend activities suited to your needs.falseDay 6 is a free day. Enjoy your free day! You can always ask us to recommend activities suited to your needs.

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Day 7: Chianti Wine Tasting

Day 7 of the tour highlights of Italy’s finest wines and food. You will be picked up from your hotel and will travel to the Fattoria Poggio Allor...Day 7 of the tour highlights of Italy’s finest wines and food. You will be picked up from your hotel and will travel to the Fattoria Poggio Alloro Winery vineyard in the Chianti region, a traditional vineyard that’s accessible to people with disabilities. You’ll have a tour of the vineyard, with optional mobility aids provided for your wheelchair. Don’t forget to bring your camera to snap photos of the beautiful scenery! Afterwards, you’ll learn about winemaking by touring the cellars and you’ll also meet the vineyard’s cows. You’ll then sit down to a 90-minute wine tasting session with 5 different wines, accompanied by local cheese, olives, prosciutto ham, and salami. At the end of the day, you’ll be taken back to your Florence hotel.

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Day 8: Departure to Venice

On day 8, you will have breakfast at the Grand Hotel Minerva in Florence and then have a private transfer service to the train station, with a dr...On day 8, you will have breakfast at the Grand Hotel Minerva in Florence and then have a private transfer service to the train station, with a driver available to assist you with your luggage. You’ll catch the train to Venice and be met by a guide upon arrival, who will take you to the pier where you will catch a water taxi to your hotel, Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal. Upon arrival at the hotel, you can unpack or explore the city.

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Day 9: Rialto, Venice Walking Tour

Day 9 is a 7-hour tour of Venice, highlighting its importance as a center of culture and global trade. Your guide will meet you at your hotel in ...Day 9 is a 7-hour tour of Venice, highlighting its importance as a center of culture and global trade. Your guide will meet you at your hotel in the morning and will take you to the water bus stop, where you’ll catch the bus which you can board via a ramp. You’ll first visit the Rialto market where you can see the local seafood and try some fruits and look at the work of the local craftsmen. Other stops on today’s tour are Campo San Giacometto square, Riva del Vin, Campo San Toma, the Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa Dei Frari, and finally the Campo San Rocco. Your guide will tell you about Venice’s history and traditions and will show you some beautiful artworks. You’ll also learn insider tips on how to explore Venice accessibly.

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Day 10: Venice City Tour

On day 10, you will see one of the undisputed gems of Venice: Saint Mark’s Square. You’ll meet your guide in the square and travel through the ci...On day 10, you will see one of the undisputed gems of Venice: Saint Mark’s Square. You’ll meet your guide in the square and travel through the city on an accessible Vaporetto boat. Your guide will help you to navigate the more narrow streets and will take you to the famous Rialto Bridge. At the end of the day, you can enjoy a classic Venetian snack of Cicchetti, small savory snacks such as sandwiches, cured meat or seafood, accompanied by a Spritz cocktail.

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Day 11: Departure

Day 11 is the last day of your tour. Your guide will help you travel from your hotel to the water taxi and can assist you with your luggage.falseDay 11 is the last day of your tour. Your guide will help you travel from your hotel to the water taxi and can assist you with your luggage.

    What's included

  • Admission

  • Breakfast

  • Tour Guides

  • Assistants

  • Audio guides

  • Airport transfer

  • Accessible transportation

  • Accommodation

    What's not included

  • Tickets

  • Meals

  • Insurance

  • 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.

  • Train tickets are not included in the total price of the package but can be arranged by our travel experts. Just contact us!

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