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Best guided tour to Rome, Florence, Venice, Tuscan area?

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Best guided tour to Rome, Florence, Venice, Tuscan area?

My mom and I want to go on a guided/escorted tour of Rome, Venice and Tuscany area. I've researched many, but want to know the best recommended tour companies to use. Can you recommend any that you have traveled with?

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1. Re: Best guided tour to Rome, Florence, Venice, Tuscan area?

If you want to do everything as a guided tour, remember you have to do everything according to the tour company's schedule. My husband and I are so glad we decided to tour on our own. We felt that we got a better feel of the Italian culture this way. We did Venice, Florence and Rome using the train system. We did use American Express for tours of the Vatican and to Pompei. They were excellent.

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what do you mean that you used american express for the tour?

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American Express has many offices in Italy. They offer day tours as well as extended tours if you so desire. These are guided, escorted ones. I would call you own American Express travel related services, the number should be on your card and ask them for additional information. You can go on-line and look up their tours. Again, the ability to schedule these day tours around our own schedule appealed to us. Hope this helps.

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Insight has a great tour for your areas of interest. We took their "Italian Intermezzo" tour and loved it. You stay outside of Florence in Montecatini,a nice small Tuscan community near Lucca.There is plenty of time for exploring Florence.All of Insight's optionals were worth every euro. We especially appreciated having 3 days at each destination and enjoyed the drive back to Rome from Venice. If you are fortunate enough to have Brad as your tour guide you will NOT be disappointed!

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