7 Days / 6 Nights
Operated On SATURDAYS From April 02 To October 22 2016
ITINERARY : ROME - ASSISI - SIENA - FLORENCE - PADUA - VENICE - ROME
DAY 1 (Saturday)
ROME * (pre-tour package)
Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner is not included.
DAY 2 (Sunday)
ROME * (pre-tour package)
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you will enjoy a 3 hrs “Discovering Rome”, walking tour. You will be picked up at your hotel at about 9.00am. The tour will start from Largo Argentina and continue to Campo de’ Fiori, Piazza Farnese, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight. Dinner is not included.
DAY 3 (Monday)
ROME - ASSISI - SIENA - FLORENCE
American buffet breakfast. Pickup at 7.30/7.45am at the hotel and departure by coach to ASSISI for a visit of the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. At the end of the visit, we continue towards SIENA, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to FLORENCE. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 4 (Tuesday)
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of the city, also known to be the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan Church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. The balance of the day is at leisure for optional sightseeing (we suggest the PISA half day tour) or for shopping. Dinner at a local Restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 5 (Wednesday)
FLORENCE - PADUA - VENICE
American buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to VENICE by coach. Along the way you will stop in PADUA, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello’s “Gattamelata”. Continue towards VENICE, and upon arrival enjoy a panoramic guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the St. Mark’s square, the Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Venice island.
DAY 6 (Thursday)
VENICE - ROME
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour by boat. You will cross the lagoon with a view of the islands and reach the island of Murano where you will assist to a demonstration of glass blowing (some time will be allowed for shopping). In the afternoon, the boat will take you to the rail station or the Tronchetto for your transfer back to Rome by rail or motor coach. (means of transportation is reconfirmed one day or two before the end of the tour and advised by the assistant). Upon arrival in Rome you will be transferred directly to your hotel. If you are arriving via rail, your driver will be waiting for you at the end of platform holding a sign with your last name. Dinner is not included.
DAY 7 (Friday)
American buffet breakfast at the hotel and end of the tour.
DAY BY DAY
SCENIC DRIVES THROUGH
Rome: Walking guided tour “Discovering
Rome” 3 hrs
Assisi: View of the Churches of St Francis
Siena: View of Piazza del Campo and the
Florence: Visit of the most important
Padua: See The Basilica & Donatello’s
masterpiece, the “Gattamelata”
Venice: Visit of the famous Square of St
Mark, Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs
(exterior), and Murano Island.
Arrival transfer from the FCO/CIA airports
to the hotel in Rome
3 hrs guided walking tour in Rome
Accommodation at 4* hotels centrally
Daily American buffet breakfast
3 dinners (drinks not included)
Service charges and taxes included
Ground transportation by deluxe motor
coach with air conditioning
MONOLINGUAL ESCORTED TOUR
Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
English speaking local guides
Passengers will be provided with professional
The beautiful Autostrada del Sole
The Tuscan countryside and medieval
Emilia Romagna region, land of world
“prosciutto” and parmesan cheese
The Veneto region and its Villas of Palladio.
Extra nights: Possibility to add extra nights
at the beginning and/or at the end of the
tour; rates are on request or available on
our online booking website.
Departure transfer: Possibility to organize
the departure transfers; rates are on
request or available on our online booking
Optional suggested tours: For optional
suggested tour rates please refer to our
online booking website.