Cosmos Offers Five Unique Italy Travel Itineraries for an Average of $150 per Day

March 01, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
What destination shows up on most Americans' bucket lists year after year without fail? Italy. It's not too late to make dreams of traveling to Italy come true this year. In 2013, Cosmos ( is offering dozens of attainable Italy itineraries, including five (5) popular getaways that provide travelers the chance to see, experience and truly enjoy Italy from Rome, Venice and Florence to Capri, Sorrento and the Italian lakes for as little as $143 a day.

"At Cosmos, our goal is to make traveling the world an affordable reality," said Scott Nisbet, president and CEO of the Globus family of brands. "We have developed vacation packages with hotels, transportation and sightseeing in Italy for less than a night out at home might cost and much less than travelers could book on their own."

Five popular Cosmos Italy adventures include:
  • Leisurely Tuscany & Rome (8 days): This fascinating vacation focuses on Italy's most celebrated treasures: Rome and Tuscany, including Florence, Pisa, Greve, San Gimignano and Siena. Priced from $1,189 (not including airfare).
  • The Magic of the Italian Lakes (8 days): Discover the heart of the Italian lakes on this magnificent getaway which includes time at Lake Como, Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda as well as visits to Milan and Verona. Priced from $1,199 (not including airfare).
  • The Splendors of Italy (9 days): This vacation focuses on Italy's amazing history, art, cuisine architecture and beauty with time spent in Venice, Tuscany, Umbria and Rome. Priced from $1,289 (not including airfare).
  • Rome, Sorrento & Capri (9 days): This extraordinary vacation features three nights in Rome, two nights in Sorrento, an excursion to the Amalfi Coast and guided visit to Pompeii. Priced from $1,509 (not including airfare).
  • Italy's Best (13 days): The name says it all. If you have the time, this vacation features the best of Italy including Lake Maggiore, Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome ,Pompeii, Perugia, Capri and Sorrento. Priced from $1,869 (not including airfare).

  • "Our Cosmos tours were designed for travelers who simply love to get out and get away; people who want to see and experience the world as often as possible," said Nisbet. "That's why we not only offer them the most affordable prices available, our itineraries give them the time they crave to explore while making it easy for them to become immersed in foreign cities and local cultures. And, thanks to our expert Tour Directors, we give travelers interesting insight and stories that bring meaning to each destination."

    For travelers interested in an affordable, organized Italian getaway without the group, Nisbet suggests Monograms' independent packages (all-in-one vacations). Below are his favorite Monograms Italy Packages:
  • Rome & Venice (7 days), priced from $1,613 (not including air)
  • Rome & Sicily (7 days), priced from $1,522 (not including air)
  • Rome, Florence & Venice (10 days), priced from $1,986 (not including air)

  • DEAL ALERT: Travelers booking an air-inclusive 2103 Cosmos Italy vacation by February 26, 2013, can save $100.

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    For more than 50 years, Cosmos has refined the concept of low-cost travel packages, offering travelers the best vacation value available in more than 30 countries around the world. This dedication has earned Cosmos Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel magazine's official recommendation, year after year. When vacationing with Cosmos, travelers can enjoy the expert knowledge of Tour Directors while taking free time to explore on their own. Cosmos is part of the Globus family of brands, an award-winning, travel industry leader with more than 80 years of international travel expertise. The Globus family of brands is a member of Sustainable Travel International (STI).