With TravelBound’s fine array of destinations and accommodations, now is the perfect time to explore on an Italy vacation. By booking with your AAA travel professional, you’ll get an inside look at the great cities of Italy and explore at your own pace.
A trip to Italy will bring the pages of history to life, whether it’s a visit to the Roman Colosseum, a gondola ride in Venice or The Leaning Tower of Pisa. All these and so much more are available for the asking. And there’s no better time than the present to make arrangements to visit the city of your dreams.
Experience the history and architecture of Rome, the romance and cuisine of Venice or the great cathedrals of Florence; you’re one step away from the trip of a lifetime. And there’s no better way to take in any of these destinations than by staying in accommodations along with a private transfer from airport to hotel and back.
Rome is a cosmopolitan city with nearly 3,000 years of influential art, architecture and culture on display. Ancient ruins like the Forum and Colosseum evoke the power of the former Roman Empire. Vatican City, headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church, has St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, which house masterpieces such as Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes.
If you’re a foodie, our cooking lessons in the Roman countryside tour allows you to partake in a unique cooking lesson outside the city in the green countryside. In the ancient village of Mazzano Romano is a lavish garden and farm filled with vegetables, eggs and spices. Hosted by an experienced chef, you’ll pick ingredients for a delightful, traditional Italian meal. Delicioso!
If you want to experience the traditional, the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica tour offers some of the most interesting and breathtakingly beautiful sites in the world, but it can be a bit overwhelming to the average visitor. A guided tour will show you some of its major sights, as well as lesser-known spots, and provides a broad base for understanding the history, architecture and politics of the Vatican.
If you have a taste for something different, a tour to a private gladiator school will give you the chance to understand gladiator fighting. You’ll have a laugh and experience training the old Appian way! After arrival, you’ll spend time at the Historical and Didactic Museum for a background on gladiators before being issued a tunic and sword. Then, the training begins! Between laughs and guffaws, it will be a delightful time for all.
Want more Europe? Ask your AAA travel agent about other destinations that fit your interests. With a wide range of hotels and excursions at their fingertips, they’ll put together the perfect vacation for you and your family.