Meet your tour leader and departure by deluxe minibus to ASSISI where you will visit the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls, the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Continue towards RAVENNA, known as the mosaic city because of the stunning 5th-6th century mosaics that decorate the walls of its churches and monuments and because it is still one of Italy’s top producers of mosaics. You will meet a private English speaking guide and discover for 2 hours this marvelous city. Ravenna has eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Roman sites, museums, Dante’s tomb, and just a little outside its city centre, the spectacular Sant’Apollinare in Classe, a splendid 6th century basilica, with mosaics in the Presbytery and, outside, a cylindrical bell tower. Following the sightseeing tour, the tour continues to Venice.
Check in at a 4 star superior hotel in the city centre of Venice followed by a 3 courses dinner at a selected restaurant (wine & mineral water are included) where you will discover the Venetian cuisine.
Overnight at the hotel in Venice.
In the morning you will meet a private English speaking guide for a panoramic 2 hour walking tour of this unique city. You will see the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark, enjoy an inside visit of the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prison (Skip the line entrance tickets included). Lunch at leisure, and in the afternoon with your tour leader you depart by boat to the island of Murano. Once in Murano you will assist to a demonstration of glass blowing (time for shopping). Return to the city centre for 3 courses dinner at a selected restaurant (wine & mineral water are included) where you will continue your culinary adventure and taste even more Venetian specialties.
Overnight at the hotel.
Meals: B, D
Following the visit, you will continue to SIRMIONE, a charming town located in the southern part of Lake Garda. Upon arrival, you will have free time for lunch and for a brief walking tour on your own of the historical centre. In the early afternoon, the tour will continue to COMO located on the shore of Lake Como. Your driver and tour leader will take you around for panoramic visit of this beautiful lake before arriving at the hotel in Como.
Check in at a 4 star superior hotel, followed by a 3 courses dinner at the Hotel (wine & mineral water are included) where you will savour more specialties of the Northern Italian cuisine. Overnight at the hotel in Como.
Meals: B, D
Free time for lunch before continuing your journey to Florence. Check in at a 4 star superior hotel in the city centre of Florence, followed by a 3 courses dinner at a selected restaurant (wine & mineral water are included) where you will discover the Tuscan cuisine. Overnight at the hotel in Florence.
Meals: B, D
In the evening enjoy 3 courses dinner at a selected restaurant (wine & mineral water are included) where you will continue your culinary adventure and taste even more Tuscan specialties.
Overnight at the hotel.
Time at leisure for lunch, and then proceed to SIENA where you will meet a private English speaking guide for a 2 hour tour of the old city centre. You will walk along these beautiful medieval streets admiring splendid palace. The tour will end in the Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful squares in the world and site of the famous 600+ year-old Palio horse-race. Here you will also visit the spectacular Cathedral. After the guided tour, board your minibus and continue to ROME. The estimates arrival time in Rome is 6 pm.
Possibility to add extra nights at the beginning and/or at the end of the tour; rates are on request or available.
Possibility to organize the departure transfers
For optional suggested tour rates please refer to us
City tax will be paid directly from clients at the reception hotel desk at the arrival or at the check out according to the local city board procedure.
We remind you that tax will change according to hotel category.
Accommodation at 4* superior hotels centrally located
Daily American buffet breakfast
6 dinners in selected Restaurants (3 courses with wine and mineral water included)
Service charges and taxes included
Ground transportation by deluxe minibus with air conditioning
English speaking tour leader
English speaking tour guides
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Skip the line Entrance tickets included
The tour is equipped with professional headset system
Tip/ portage service
Entrance fees to monuments or museums, extras
City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules)
Everything that is not mentioned in the paragraph “the tour includes”