Lynbrook, NY (June 29, 2009) — Dooley Vacations’ Tuscany & A Taste of Venice getaway offers travelers the freedom to discover the many charms of Tuscany and sample Venice at their own pace, lingering when they choose or hitting as many sights as possible.

The 6-night trip includes 4 nights at Fattoria degli Usignoli, which was originally built in the 14th-century by the monks of Vallombrosa. From its Tuscan countryside setting amid olive groves, vineyards, and cypress trees, the cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, Lucca, and Arezzo are easily accessible for exploring the region’s vineyards, visiting the many cultural, artistic, and historical sights, or simply relaxing, and taking in the country charm, delicious food and stunning scenery of Tuscany.

Next it’s on to Venice, perhaps Italy’s most enchanting city, for two nights at the Hotel Plaza Mestre. The hotel’s quiet location is away from the crowds, but still offers convenient and easy access to Venice’s sumptuous palaces, magnificent architecture, romantic waterways and of course the famous gondolas.

Dooley Vacations’ Tuscany & Taste of Venice package is priced from $699 per person, based on four people traveling. The package includes:

* Round-trip economy class airfare from NYC or Newark to Florence and return from Venice to NYC or Newark (other departure cities are available at higher rate)
* Four nights accommodation at Fattoria degli Usignoli
* Two nights accommodation at the Hotel Plaza Mestre (including breakfasts)
* Manual Shift Car Rental for the week

Rates for this package start from $699 per person, based on four people traveling from New York City on select travel dates between November 2, 2009 to March 21, 2010. Travel in September, October and certain holiday periods including: November 21-28, February 14-21 and December 16 to January 6 are available at slightly higher rates. Black out dates apply from September 5-7, 9-10 and 20-28.

Taxes of up to $150 per person are additional. Other departure cities are available including: Boston from $719, Chicago from $$789 and Miami from $789. Lowest rates are based on availability. Package also available for 2 or 3 travelers. For reservations or to see complete pricing schedule from various gateway cities, click here or call Dooley Vacations at: (877) 331-9301.

Upgrade and Extension options are available:

* Gold Upgrade includes Automatic Car rental and Wine Tasting tour at slightly higher rate.
* Add an additional night in Venice at the Hotel Plaza Mestre to extend trip to 7 nights.

ABOUT DOOLEY VACATIONS
Dooley Vacations, a name synonymous with travel to Ireland, also offers European vacations to Italy, Scotland and London—with the same great value, professional service and easy online booking that clients have come to expect.

Dooley Vacations is a subsidiary of Dooley Car Rentals, Ltd., which has been in business for 50 years. The company’s commitment to excellence, coupled with reasonable rates and personalized attention is the reason they have become the largest family-owned car rental company in Ireland and now a leading provider of vacations to Ireland, Italy and the Britain.

For additional information call (877) 331-9301 or to visit the Dooley Vacations website, please click here.

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