Pickup at the hotel from 7.30am to 7.45am and departure by coach to ASSISI. You will visit 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, continue towards SIENA, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to FLORENCE. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: D
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 Meals: B D
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. Meals: B D
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). Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B D
American buffet breakfast and end of the tour.
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
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.
Accommodation at 4* hotels centrally located
Daily American buffet breakfast
4 dinners (drinks NOT included)
Service charges and taxes included
Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air conditioning
Monolingual escorted tour (English)
Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
English speaking local guides
Passengers will be provided 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”