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From Rome to Rovinj, with Love

by Travelive Team

18 Nights/ 19 Days

Rome, Florence, Venice, Dolomites, Rovinj, Split

  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Rome
  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Florence
  • 2 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Venice
  • 4 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Dolomites
  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Rovinj
  • 3 Nights Luxury Accommodation in Split
  • Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tour
  • Walking Tour of Florence with Academy Museum
  • Cooking Class Pasta and Gelato Making
  • Venice City Tour and Gondola Ride
  • Cinque Torri Rock Climbing Tour
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Single Day cruise on Trogir
  • Transfers
  • Breakfast Daily


Day 1 Fiumicino Airport to Rome

Welcome to Italy! Once you arrive at Fiumicino Airport, you will meet with your experienced driver and enjoy a relaxing and scenic drive to Rome.

Day 2 Eco-friendly Food Tour of Rome

Explore Rome in a unique and eco-friendly way, with golf carts on this tour designed for food and art enthusiasts. Discover Roman and Italian culinary traditions while marveling at the Eternal City’s highlights. The day begins with a classic Italian breakfast, followed by a guided tour around the city center, unveiling both renowned and hidden gems inaccessible to other vehicles. Pause at markets for strolls, indulge in food and wine tastings, and capture unforgettable moments. And, of course, adhere to the cardinal rule: savor an authentic Roman pasta dish—Carbonara, Amatriciana, or Cacio e pepe!

Day 3 Roman Forum and Colosseum Walking Tour

Enjoy an in-depth visit to the Roman Forum and Colosseum. The Roman Forum is a rectangular space, surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of Rome. The Colosseum needs no introductions: one of the most emblematic structures of Italy, it is the largest ancient amphitheater ever built and still the largest standing amphitheater in the world today.

Day 4 Ancient Appian Way and Aqueducts Park with Bike

Pedaling on the Ancient Appian Way, a 2.300-year-old cobblestone Roman road while going past an ancient sepulcher, a Roman statue, the ruins of a circus, and an imperial palace. Leaving the Ancient Appian Way heading towards the ancient Roman aqueducts that rise over the fields into the horizon and following them on their way to Rome. Going through the Caffarella Park, a preserved strip of land of the Roman countryside that impressed famous 19th-century travelers such as Byron, Goethe, and Stendhal. Continue your journey to Florence.

Day 5 Walking Tour of Florence with Academy Museum

Experience the essence of the great city of Florence. By walking through the medieval streets of this Renaissance city, marvel at the Piazza del Duomo and visit the Academy of Fine Arts and famous works like the David by Michelangelo, which represents the symbol of Florentine Renaissance art.

Day 6 Italian Flavors Cooking Experience

One of Italy’s most famous culinary treasures is crafting handmade pasta from scratch, including classics like tagliatelle and spaghetti alla chitarra, as well as traditional recipes such as gnudi or ravioli. In today’s class, you will prepare two of these delectable first courses, each paired with a seasonal sauce. Continue crafting a refreshing Italian gelato using local ingredients, under the guidance of your experienced chef. And of course, after all your hard work preparing the dishes, savor the delicious meal you prepared yourself, accompanied by some fine wine.

Day 7 Venice and Gondola Experience

Embark on a scenic drive toward the romantic city of Venice. While there, one of the “must-do” things is certainly a Gondola Tour. Feel part of an ancient tradition and experience the city as the noble Venetians did for over a thousand years. Explore the maze of canals from your gondola while the experienced gondolier steers the boat through the waterways of Venice. This unforgettable journey will surely become one of the highlights of your Italian adventure.

Day 8 Explore the City of Venice

Today’s enchanting panoramic tour will show you the very best of this unique city. Explore St. Marks Square and its main monuments and learn more about their fascinating history. Revel in the richness of St. Mark’s Basilica with its incredible marbles and mosaics, before continuing on to the Doge’s Palace, the center of power during the golden days of the Venetian Republic or Serenissima as the locals called it. Pass through the famous Bridge of Sighs or Ponte dei Sospiri, and reach the Prison’s Palace which is linked to the Doge’s Palace and housed one of the most ancient magistracies of the Venetian Republic “Notte al Criminal”. Conclude your journey touring the renowned Guggenheim Collection.

Day 9 Travel to the Awe-Inspiring Dolomites

Relax as you enjoy a comfortable drive to the enchanting Dolomites and the charming Corvara. Nestled in a wide valley, Corvara is the birthplace of tourism in Alta Badia. With stunning views of the Marmolada Glacier and the Dolomites, it’s a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts, while in summer, it’s perfect for hiking, mountain biking, and golfing, making it a popular destination for adventurers and leisure travelers alike.

Day 10 Pedal your way through Alta Badia

Today’s bike route promises an enchanting journey through La Villa, San Cassiano, and Armentarola, offering stunning mountain vistas of the Conturines and La Varella. Reach the panoramic pinnacle of Piz de Störes for a breathtaking 360° panorama. Culminate your ride at Rifugio Pralongià, 2,109 meters high, with a splendid lunch. The serene plateaus of Pralongià, surrounded by majestic peaks like Sella, Sasshonger, Marmolada, and Settsass, provide awe-inspiring scenery. After lunch, descend back to Corvara or extend your journey to Piz Sorega for an exhilarating experience on one of the Bike Beats bike trails, concluding your adventure with excitement!

Day 11 Rock-climbing at Cinque Torri

Embrace the Italian nature with today’s climbing experience in Cinque Torri. Nestled in the Dolomites, the rock formation offers a breathtaking backdrop for rock climbing enthusiasts. With its distinctive rock formations and stunning vistas, climbers are treated to exhilarating challenges and unforgettable views.

Day 12 Day at Leisure

Enjoy a day at leisure. Relax by the pool, explore the surroundings at your own pace, or treat yourself to a day at the SPA.

Day 13 Journey to Rovinj

Today’s transfer will take you to the beautiful Croatia and the charming Town of Rovinj. On your way there, you will have the opportunity to pause for a delicious lunch in the Udine and self-explore this historic city, where the Venetian past lingers in its architecture and art. Discover its thousand-year history, exploring squares, loggias, and stately buildings influenced by Venetian rule. Known as the “city of Tiepolo” for its Venetian baroque art, Udine’s historic center sprawls around hills crowned by a castle, offering breathtaking views of the city and the Alps.

Day 14 Croatian Cooking Experience

Experience the hospitality of a Croatian family in Istria as you immerse yourself in Croatian flavors. Prepare a three-course lunch or dinner with truffles as the star of the show. Craft homemade pasta, pick grown vegetables from the garden, prepare homegrown meat, and make fritule and the traditional Istrian dessert, krostule. This is your chance to make an outstanding meal of homegrown ingredients that your taste buds will cherish forever.

Day 15 Snorkeling in Istria

Embark on an Adriatic exploration and immerse yourself in its enchanting waters, revealing echoes of ancient times and hidden natural wonders. Throughout history, Istria has stood at the crossroads of crucial trade routes, tracing from the mouth of the River Po in Italy across the Adriatic coast to the far east. Now, snorkel along Istria’s coast at captivating locations where ancient Romans once sailed, and behold the region’s timeless allure and breathtaking scenery. Dive into the Adriatic’s secrets and relish the beauty that has fascinated travelers for centuries.

Day 16 The Scenic Beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park

After meeting your driver you will begin your trip towards Split, with the most beautiful rest stop you will ever experience – Plitvice National Park. Located roughly 1/3 of the way to Rovinj, this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site consists of 16 lakes, inter-connected by a series of waterfalls, and set in deep woodland populated by deer, bears, wolves, boars, and rare bird species. Set your own pace, stroll down to Veliki Slap (the largest waterfall in the park), and if you wish to have lunch in the area, the driver will be more than happy to recommend the best and most scenic restaurants before continuing to your hotel in Split.

Day 17 Food and History Walking Tour in Split

Walk around the charming town of Split with today’s tour blending history and culinary delights. Accompanied by your experienced guide, explore the 1700-year-old imperial city, including Diocletian’s Palace and medieval highlights, with generous food stops along the way. Taste local specialties like Croatian cheese, prosciutto, peka bread, and soparnik at the lively Greenmarket. Visit artisanal shops for more delicious treats. Enjoy a light lunch at a local restaurant in the old town, followed by traditional sweets and gelato at the city’s oldest pastry shop, combining history with culinary traditions.

Day 18 Trogir with Blue Lagoon and Solta Island Cruise

Indulge in a comprehensive tour of the UNESCO-listed town of Trogir, exploring its Romanesque-Gothic architecture, fortresses, churches, and charming narrow streets. Continue your day at sea, sailing to the stunning Blue Lagoon, perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing. Conclude this wonderful day on Solta island for lunch at local restaurants or to relax on beautiful beaches near Maslinica.

Day 19 Departure

After 20 thrilling days filled with unforgettable memories and countless photos, it’s time to bid farewell. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport for your flight home.

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