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through Rome, flow through Florence, visit Vi­enna and me­an­der around the Mediter­ranean be­fore bow­ing out in Barcelona on a 27-day tour.

King Wil­liam Travel with In­sight Va­ca­tions is of­fer­ing the es­corted Splen­dour of Italy and Grand Mediter­ranean Cruise for $10,188 a per­son. The price in­cludes air­fares from Ade­laide, all ho­tel accommodat­ion, 26 break­fasts, 14 lunches and 19 din­ners. The tour departs on Au­gust 12.

A limou­sine will pick you up from your home in the met­ro­pol­i­tan area and take you to the air­port for the flight to Rome via Sin­ga­pore. On ar­rival you will be taken on an ori­en­ta­tion tour of the an­cient city be­fore check­ing into your ho­tel.

The next day visit the Vat­i­can, the Sis­tine Chapel to see Michelan­gelo’s mas­ter­piece, the an­cient Colos­seum and the fan­tas­tic Forum. You get the chance to ex­plore at your own pace in the af­ter­noon. There’s more time to find your own Ro­man magic af­ter a visit to the Villa d’este on the out­skirts of the city on Day 4.

A lux­ury coach will take you to Florence, stop­ping in the me­dieval city of Si­enna on the way. In Florence, a lo­cal guide will show you the Duomo cathe­dral and the Uf­fizi Gallery, which con­tains works of art by some of the most fa­mous Ital­ian mas­ters.

The next stop is the fash­ion cap­i­tal of Mi­lan, also home to the La Scala Opera House, then it’s on to Stresa in the Ital­ian Lake Dis­trict for two nights. Here you can fol­low the shore of Lake Como, board the ferry to Bel­la­gio then re­turn and con­tinue to Lake Lugano.

From Stresa it’s on to Verona, where a lo­cal guide will take you to the Casa de Gi­uli­etta, home to Shake­speare’s

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