Get on a Cultural tour of Italy: Florence, Venice, and Milan

Get on a Cultural tour of Italy: Florence, Venice, and Milan

The Italian culture, cuisine, and architecture have garnered respect throughout the world and this trip is all about getting to know all the history behind these architectures. Read More

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The Italian culture, cuisine, and architecture have garnered respect throughout the world and this trip is all about getting to know all the history behind these architectures. Throughout the course of this trip, you would be visiting some wonderful locations such as the Cradle of the Renaissance in the Florence while sailing on the waterways of Venice and looking at the glassblowing techniques at the Murano Island. You will also be visiting Verona which is called the home of Romeo and Juliet as well as some beautiful locations in Northern Italy. You will also be touring the famous Milan and its Lake Como and Sirmione. Many such locations will be on offer when you start your tour of this awesomely designed trip. Check out the highlights of the tour here - 

Tour at a Glance

  1. Discover the architecture, history, and culture of Florence including the hugely famous Cradle of Renaissance. Get to know about the history behind the cradle and its importance in the past of Italy.
  2. Visiting the beautiful city of Sienna which has some beautiful locations suitable for photography purposes. Many destination weddings take place here due to its location and setting.
  3. Visit the wonderland of Venice which is a confluence of four islands and traverse on its awesomely designed waterways by boats and hop on some gondolas to take you to various parts of the city.
  4. Explore Verona which is the famous city of lovers Romeo and Juliet and learn about the history behind this epic story. 
  5. Visiting all the famous destinations of Milan which include the famous Duomo. 

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

The tour would be starting at Rome and you will visit all the famous spots of Rome before heading on to Milan and get to know the history behind all the churches which include the famous Dome of Florence, Cathedral of Siena as well as the Gothic Duomo in Milan. Also visit the famous city of Verona, the walls of which smite the history of the famous love story of Romeo and Juliet. Check out the renowned art of glass blowing in action on the Murano Island before traversing the Lake Como and Sirmione to see the Garda Lake.

Day 1: Arrival at Rome and Visiting Siena

On the first day of the tour, you will be arriving early in the famous historical city of Rome where the ancient Christian History has been designed. You will be meeting the luxury Italy tour agent here who will take you to your pre-booked hotel where you can get fresh and take some rest. After having some meal, you will be leaving for Siena which is also home to the famous Palio race. The beautiful town of Siena holds many secrets and you can unearth each of them here by visiting them, the most attraction of them being the seagull-shaped Piazza del Campo which has some famous artworks by Michelangelo and Donatello themselves. After having lunch at Siena, you will be going towards Florence, another town with lots of cathedrals and churches. Enjoy some exquisite Tuscan meal here in the night as the tour of Florence begins tomorrow.

Day 2: Spending the entire day at Florence

After having breakfast at your hotel, you will embark on a guided tour of Florence and explore it to know why this city is called the Cradle of the famous Roman Renaissance. Check out some of the extravagant locations such as Piazza del Duomo, Giotto’s Bell Tower as well as the famous Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Next on the list would the Baptistery of Saint Joh and the Santa Croce. Your travel agent will help you know the history behind all of these locations and uncover the secrets of their existence. Visit next the historic jewelers of Florence to check some locations of the place. Walk through the stalls at the San Lorenzo market to buy some souvenirs to take them back home. 

Day 3: Visiting Venice and Verona

After having breakfast at your hotel, you will be visiting the city of waterways Venice. While on the way, you will be making a stop at Verona, the place famous for the love story of Romeo and Juliet. This city has been painted with the love stories and amidst those, you can check out the famous Arena di Verona which is the center of Italian opera music. Next, visit the colorful Piazza delle Erbe and walk on the balcony of Juliet. After having some awesome time at Verona, you will head towards the destination i.e. Venice. Check out the various famous architectures of the city such as Saint Mark’s Square as well as the Basilica of Saint Mark, Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Also, take a gondola to take you through the entangled waterways of Venice which is a wonder in itself as well. You will be staying back in the night to explore the nightlife of Venice which is quite vibrant.

Day 4: Visiting the Murano Island

After having some meal at the hotel in Venice, you will head on a Gondola on the waterways of Venice and its Blue Lagoon. While you gaze at the beautiful structures across the Lagoon, you will be moving towards the Island of Murano which is famous for its glassblowing techniques. Engage yourself in watching the glassblowing artisans in action while trying some hands at this. Come back to explore some other places in Venice in the evening. 

Day 5: Visiting Sirmione, Lake Como, Garda Lake, and Milan

The city of Venice is an awesome place to have to spend two nights. After having a wholesome meal at the hotel, you will be embarking to a tour of Sirmione, a beautiful town near the Garda Lake. Here, you can admire the famous Scaliger Castle as well as the beautiful views coming out of the Lake Garda. Next on the schedule would be to the Como Lake which is one of the deepest lakes in Europe. The rich nobles and aristocrats used to holiday at this spot in the Roman times and your Italy Tour agent will help you understand all the history behind this. Check out the landscapes, architectures and the sceneries near the Como Lake as well as the Baroque Churches and majestic cathedrals. 

After this breath-taking tour, you will be heading towards Milan where you will be having a panoramic tour of the city including the major attractions and symbols. Check out the famous Sforza Castle, the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery, and the Duomo. You will rest here in the night before your agent arranges for your departure the next day. 

 

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