Rome, Florence & Tuscany, Venice - 7 nights/8 days
Day 01: Friday Arrival [welcome dinner] Welcome to Italy! Meet your Tour Leader and your travel companion at the Bar of the hotel. At the end, walk to the restaurant and enjoy a tasty welcome dinner.Overnight in Rome
Day 02: Saturday Heart of Rome & Vatican [breakfast] Meet your assistant in the lobby and walk to Piazza Navona, where you will start your exploration of the heart of Rome: Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and the Baroque quarter. Free time for lunch and relax.Then transfer to the Vatican for a guided visit.Optional: Tonight experience the real Roman food! Meet your tour leader and enjoy a relaxed walking along the narrow streets of ancient Rome. End the tour at your restaurant for a tasty Roman Dinner. Return to hotel with your tour leader. Overnight in Rome.
Day 03: Sunday Siena [breakfast, lunch, wine tasting] Meet your tour guide at hotel in Rome and transfer to Florence by private coach.The drive itself is a magnificent path along the roads of Tuscany, where it is possible to enjoy the view of hills covered by vineyards, olives tree, small villages and original bell towers.En route stop in Siena, probably Italy’s loveliest medieval city. The town offers magnificent masterpieces and incredible views. Upon arrival, enjoy a “farmer lunch”: “Original Tuscan Food: wine tasting with cheese and salami.After lunch, free time to explore the city. At the end, continue to your final destination.Before arrival, stop in a vineyard in Chianti for a wine tasting. Late afternoon arrival in Florence. Free time for dinner. Overnight in Florence.
Day 04: Monday Optional Tours [breakfast] The day is free at leisure. There are many optional tours available.Overnight in Florence.
Day 05: Tuesday Florence [breakfast] Start your exploration of Florence from the unknown and most picturesque sides of the city: visit the fresh market of San Lorenzo where is possible to find the food arriving fresh everyday from Tuscan Countryside. It’s will be a great opportunity to taste many varieties of cheese, fruits and vegetable, breads…Free time for lunch. Meet your guide in the hotel to explore the heart of the town. Lorenzo de Medici transformed Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance by attracting the best artists, architects and writers of the time such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli to whom he commissioned various works. Visit Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio ( from outside), the Dome with Giotto’s bell tower ( from outside), Ponte Vecchio.Finally, visit the Accademia and see the masterpiece of Michelangelo: the statue of David.Optional: Tuscan Dinner with a sunset walking. This moment of the day is spectacular and the great to shoot your photos. Overnight in Florence.
Day 06: Wednesday Venice [breakfast] After breakfast, you will be transferred to Florence train station. Board your train to Venice.Enjoy the ride by high-speed train to Venice. The city does not have roads and cars but only boats and canals. It is built on several small islands linked by hundreds of bridges. Arrival late morning and transfer to hotel in the Laguna. Free time to explore Venice on your own.Overnight in Venice.
Day 07: Thursday Venice [breakfast, Farewell Dinner] In the morning visit the classic Venice: S. Marco Square, Doge Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Gran Canal. Free time for lunch. In the Sunset Discover the amazing hand of Venice during the sunset time. Your tour guide will escort you between the venetian “calli” and their “Bacari”, the typical and traditional venetian bars to taste the famous “Cicchetti”, the typical venetian food.With this suggestive itinerary, you have the possibility to know the charmed Venice between lights, colors and savors. At the end, enjoy a Venetian Dinner.Optional: Gondola Tour at the end of the tour.In the evening, meet your assistant for a 45 minutes sunset walking.Overnight in Venice.
Day 8: Friday Venice [breakfast] Independent Transfer to Airport or Railways Station.