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Biking Vacation Tuscan Hill Towns by Bike​

Activity Level: Moderate/Advanced  |  Daily Mileage: 30 – 60 mi  |  Daily Biking: 3 – 6 hr
Air package plus
10 days from only
$3495
Price includes roundtrip airfare.
Land only
7 days from only
$2295
Pre-trip Extension:
Florence · 2 nights $345

Post-trip Extension:
Rome · 2 nights $345
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Post-Trip Extension - Rome

2 nights for only $345

  • Two nights at the Hotel River Palace
  • Daily breakfast
  • City Information
  • Airport transfers
Rome, biking tour Discover the Eternal City at your leisure as you spend two nights in Italy’s timeless capital. History, art and architecture abound, from Greek sculpture to Roman ruins.

Marvel at the grandeur of the Vatican, where St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel await. Stroll through the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum and the Coliseum. Take time to walk up the Spanish Steps, toss a coin in the Trevi fountain to ensure your return to Rome, or just spend a relaxing afternoon at a quiet outdoor café. Many attractions are within walking distance of your centrally located hotel.

Only available with the Air Inclusive package.

Single supplement: $245

Day 1 - Remain in Rome for your optional extension

If you have chosen the optional Post-Trip Extension, remain in Rome for an additional two nights and spend today exploring the city. This is an independent extension—there is no VBT representative or Trip Leader.

Today's opportunities are endless. You might visit the Forum, the political and commercial center of ancient Rome when the empire was at its greatest power. Various emperors constructed temples, monuments and other buildings here over a period of nine centuries. Today you can still see the Curia where the Roman Senate met. Take a walk up the Palatine Hill, where tradition says the first settlers of Rome built their huts under the direction of Romulus, and which was the later home of Caligula, Nero, Tiberius and Domitian.

Day 2 - Independent exploration of Rome

Today, perhaps you'll step out of Italy while you're still in Rome with a visit to the Vatican, an independent state. The Vatican museums are filled with magnificent art that goes far beyond such well-known pieces as the Pieta and Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling. Tour Rome's famous Catacombs, located in tunnels carved out of rock along the Via Appia (Appian Way).

Or spend an idyllic afternoon in the gardens of the Villa Borghese, one of Europe's most elegant parks. And by all means, do as the Romans do—sip espresso, savor Italian wine and, even in the middle of the rush of modern European life, take the time to enjoy la dolce vita. After a full day of independent exploration, retire to your hotel or perhaps enjoy one of Rome's fine restaurants.
 
NOTE: Italian museums are closed on Mondays. Vatican museums are closed on Sundays, since they are in Vatican State. 

Day 3 - Rome extension concludes / Depart for U.S.

After breakfast*, transfer to the Rome airport (approximately 40-60 minutes depending upon traffic) for your departing flight. Please ensure you are waiting in the hotel reception area at the designated time**.

*For guests with early-morning departures, breakfast at the hotel may not be available. Please check with the front desk to verify the times that breakfast is served.

**VBT recommends that you check your transfer time in your “Transfer Reminder.” VBT transfer times and departure points are finalized in advance and cannot be modified for individual guests. If you are extend your stay beyond the scheduled program dates, return transportation to the airport will be at your own expense.
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