An Escorted Tour Of Italy From The Eternal City Rome To Wine Region Tuscany

An Escorted Tour Of Italy From The Eternal City Rome To Wine Region Tuscany

Home to many of the earth's glorious works of art, architecture, and culinary, Italy cheers, inspires and flows like no other country in the world. Explore 9 scenic Italian cities in a week-long vacation in Italy. View Florence and Siena, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and wonder at ancient Italian architecture. Read More

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Home to many of the earth’s glorious works of art, architecture, and culinary, Italy cheers, inspires and flows like no other country in the world. Explore 9 scenic Italian cities in a week-long vacation in Italy. View Florence and Siena, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and wonder at ancient Italian architecture. Indulge in the romantic atmosphere in Venice and get inside into history on this marvelous and escorted tour of Italy.

Tour Highlights

  • See 9 Italian cities in a week-long vacation, traveling by deluxe coach
  • Get inside into the ancient history, led by an expert guide
  • Enjoy luxury accommodation great meals
  • Travel ancient cobbled streets and discover the waterways of Venice
  • See Renaissance highlights from the likes of Giotto and Michelangelo
  • Taste the flavors of Italian wine in Tuscany

Tour Description

The escorted tour of Italy will be commenced from Rome on your arrival at the Leonardo da Vinci airport. On this amazing vacation of six days, visit the most magnificent places of Italy, soaking up art, culture, cuisine and the legendary Italian romance.
Escorted by a trusted guide, leave from Rome and travel to Assisi, Siena, Florence, Pisa, Bologna, Padova, Venice, and Montepulciano. View classics from the likes of Michelangelo, Giotto, and Cimabue. Roam ancient cobbled streets, wonder at majestic cathedrals, and taste refreshing wines. This escorted tour of Italy aims to inspire and inform you at the same time.
Staying in comfortable hotels and traveling by luxurious bus, traveling Italy couldn’t be more comfortable. With mouth-watering meals catered for you, along with an exceptional itinerary and expert guides, sit back, relax and "get Italian".

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1 to 2 - Rome

We will greet you at the Leonardo da Vinci airport and transfer you to your hotel in the heart of Rome’s historic center. The heart of the historic center is normally the most accessible place to stay. Various sights, as well as bars, restaurants, and shopping malls, are concentrated within the historic center of Rome, and you can find many sights without needing transportation. You will be able to stroll the area on your own and also you may visit one of many wine bars and restaurants, soaking in all the charm that Rome has to offer. The Eternal City is filled with some of the world’s most iconic sights including the Roman ruins of the Colosseum and Forum as well as Vatican City – home to the domed St Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel including Michelangelo’s customary frescoes. The narrow lanes and beautiful piazzas of Rome’s old city make it an excellent place to explore on foot with the baroque glory of the Trevi Fountain, which featured in the famous Italian movie La Dolce Vita, at the center. The next day after breakfast, board your luxury bus and start from Rome at 7 AM traveling towards Assisi. Explore this small town dating back to the Middle era. Visit the Basilica of St. Francis and get wondered at works by Giotto and Cimabue. Then we will head to Siena, whose main attraction is Piazza del Campo, the main public place of the historic center of Siena, considered as one of Europe's magnificent medieval squares. After exploring Piazza del Campo we will continue to Florence where you will check in at your hotel before enjoying dinner and a well-deserved night of rest.

Day 3 - Florence

Today after breakfast, we will spend the day exploring Florence, the origin of the Renaissance. We will visit the Duomo, the Campanile Tower, and  Palazzo Vecchio. Enjoy your lunch in a traditional Tuscan restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce and again hit the street to visit.and the Basilica of Santa Croce.

In the afternoon, walk through the cobbled streets followed by a short trip to Pisa where you could enjoy a trip of the Square of Miracles, the Leaning Tower and the Duomo. Have your dinner before you return to your hotel in Florence. After returning in Florence take enough rest in your hotel and revive yourself for the next day.

Day  4 - Florence to Venice

Start for Bologna after breakfast in Florence. Travel through the city’s 38 kilometers' worth of beautiful arcades, for which it is recognized. From Piazza Malpighi, travel to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore in the heart of the city. In the afternoon, proceed towards Padova, with its unique Sant’Antonio Basilica. Later in the evening, you will reach Venice, renowned for its picturesque gondola boats and intricate architecture. Check in at your hotel and relish your first Venetian dinner in the luxury hotel.

Day 5 - Venice

Board a private waterbus to sail in the water and enjoy a ride through the canals of Venice. Take a halt at Murano to be informed about the ancient art of glass blowing. Proceed to St. Mark’s Square for an outlying visit of the beautiful cathedral. View the Doge Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Enjoy the afternoon strolling along Venice’s canals at your leisure and then come back to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 6 - Tuscany

After breakfast, depart from Piazzale Rome traveling to Tuscany, world-famous for its landscapes, its churches, castles, and its delightful wines. Continue to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval city rich in history and art. Famous for its “Noble” wine, on purchase in local wine houses, Montepulciano also entertains with an annual jazz and wine festival every July. Enjoy your lunch in a traditional restaurant! Enjoy the afternoon exploring Montepulciano at your own pace, relishing free wine tastings in various wine shops and free time for shopping. In the evening, you will return to Rome, where the tour concludes.

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