Ways to Save When Exploring Italy with Insight Vacations

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Italy with Insight Vacations

SINGAPORE, 4 December 2014: On 7 December, Italy will celebrate its National day of archaeology, artistic heritage and restoration, an event organized by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism, to pay recognition to the rich and diverse art and archaeological heritage of Italy. The experience of exploring Italy’s artistic and cultural heritage awaits with Insight Vacations’ Italy itineraries. Guests can choose from a wide selection of expertly crafted itineraries that will delve deeper into the different eras of history, and art connoisseurs can take this opportunity to visit the some of the world’s most renowned cities of art.

Insight Vacations highlights some ways to save when planning a holiday to Italy where guests can enjoy discounts of more than US $2,000 per couple. Choose from a La Serenissima Gold Luxury tour combining luxury river cruising and an all-inclusive overland premium tour, to regional explorer winter journeys (Best of Italy, Italian Intermezzo) to a country road summer journey that visits some lesser known towns (Country Roads of Italy).

For the ultimate in guided vacations with seven nights boutique cruising aboard Uniworld’s River Countess, embark upon a romantic journey of discovery with Insight’s La Serenissima. This all-inclusive 19-day Insight Gold luxury tour covers evening dining, sightseeing excursions and Signature experiences featuring the best Italian highlights and superb hotels.  Save US$1,954 per couple when you book for the 19 April departure, and enjoy an additional 10% early payment discount if you book before 12 February. Discounted price is US $8,076 per person based on twin sharing.

As Insight celebrates 2015 as its Signature Year, guests will have a chance to discover Italy with Signature Events like a VIP fast-track entrance into the Vatican Museums and special private viewing of the Bramante Stairs, visiting an artisan showroom and workshop to see master craftsmen honouring age-old Venetian crafts, and visiting a local vino rosso and learning how to pair wine with Florentine cuisine.

Insight’s Red Hot Deal offers:

Best of Italy (10-day departing on 13 December) Discounted price: US $2,399 per person, twin sharing.  Roman antiquities, pious Assisi, Venetian canals, Renaissance Florence and Capri’s brilliant sunlight are fused with a touch of ‘la dolce vita’ for the perfect tour of Italy.

Italian Intermezzo (8-day departing on 8 March) Discounted price: US $1,875 per person, twin sharing. This is an evenly paced tour with two-night stays in Rome, Venice and Florence, allowing time for sightseeing and people-watching from the comfort of sidewalk cafes. Italy’s most famous and best loved cities reveal a treasure-trove of riches with frequent stops for rest and photo opportunities.

Country Roads of Italy (16-day departing on 8 May) Discounted price: $US 4,320 per person, twin sharing. Guests can explore the major tourist attractions of Italy and visit some off-the-beaten track places such as Orvieto, Assisi and Perugia. The tour also visits some gastronomic icons, a formidable abbey and Italy’s finest stretch of coastline.

Insight’s guests enjoy a quality travel experience with more intimate groups, limited to just 40 passengers, the services of an experienced tour director and the assurance of staying in top selected hotels which are centrally or scenically located. Travel in style on Insight’s luxury reconfigured coaches with more legroom so the journey is as enjoyable as the destination.

For the history and culture fan, Italy has a “Sunday at the Museum” where everyone can visit State monuments, museums, galleries, archaeological excavations, gardens and parks for free every first Sunday of the month. By visiting the must-see historic sites and museums or even private residences of ancient and noble families, one will be able to uncover evidence of how the past is inextricably woven into the present day landscape. With over 200 archaeological sites and parks, approximately 5000 museums and an innumerable number of historic churches and monuments, visiting the country allows a traveller to uncover different layers of history of the many civilizations that have passed across Italy, a country that has the most number of cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Guests should book early due to limited availability on these tours. To find out more about any of Insight’s sixteen Italian itineraries and for additional ways to save, contact +65 6922 5950 / 6922 5978, email info@insightvacations.com.sg  or visit www.insightvacations.com.