Rome by Night and the Coliseum|
Palatine Hill and Vatican City
Roman Forum and Tivoli
Farewell to Rome, Arrival in Florence
Science Museum and Tower Climb
Oltrarno and Florence by Night
Florence Gardens and Sculptures
Traveled to Italy without a tour group, just me and my then-girlfriend, Rick Steves book in hand, everything planned out by yours truly! Total trip cost including airfare, lodging, transportation, site admissions, food, and even souvenirs was under $1300. We only visited Rome and Florence, so a return trip to Italy is high on my list.