Italy – Rome & The Art Cities of Tuscany

  • 8 Days , 2 Countries , 4 Cities
  • From $3,900
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Countries Visited Italy, Vatican City
Places Visited , Siena, Rome
Suggested Duration 8 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours, Family Vacations

ITINERARY

  • DAY 1
    Ponte Vecchio is undoubtedly one of the Florence's most illustrious landmarks.
    Ponte Vecchio is undoubtedly one of the Florence's most illustrious landmarks.

    Welcome to Florence Airport!

    Arrive at Florence Airport and welcome by our English speaking assistant. Private transfer to the hotel in Florence. Check-in and overnight at the hotel.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
  • DAY 2

    Florence - Visit the wonderful heart of the Renaissance, Florence

    Full-day excursion to Florence, the wonderful heart of the Renaissance, and the capital city of the Italian Region of Tuscany. Centre of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages. A turbulent political history includes periods of ruling by the powerful Medici family, and numerous religious and republican revolutions. From 1865 to 1871 the city was also the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy. The historic center attracts millions of tourists each year, and Florence is ranked as one of the most visited cities in the world. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982, the city contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Pitti Palace, and still exerts an influence in the fields of art, culture, and politics. Florence is also an important city in Italian fashion, being ranked within the top fifty fashion capitals of the world. On arrival, 3-hour guided tour of the city and get the chance, among others, to see the “David” sculpture by Michelangelo. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon free time to visit individually, this magnificent city. Late afternoon return to your hotel in Florence.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
  • DAY 3
    Pisa tower, Italy
    Pisa tower, Italy

    Florence - Visit the two medieval cities, Pisa and Lucca

    Excursion to visit Lucca and Pisa. For its monumental and historic wealth, Lucca has been proposed as an addition to Unesco World Heritage Sites. The old town has preserved its medieval appearance with ancient churches, bell towers, and monumental renaissance palaces. Lunch on your own. Afternoon arrival in Pisa, famous for the monumental Cathedral and the Leaning Tower. In the evening turn back to Florence.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
  • DAY 4
    Cinque Terre consists of 5 coastal villages , in Italy
    Cinque Terre consists of 5 coastal villages , in Italy

    Florence - Explore picturesque small fishing villages, Cinque Terre

    Full day trip to the Cinque Terre in Liguria, where the coast is punctuated by picturesque small fishing villages. You’ll enjoy the views of these picturesque – postcards villages and a boat ride or train ride along the coast. Return to Florence.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
    • Train Train
    • Cruise/Boat Cruise/Boat
  • DAY 5
    Vineyards in Siena, Italy
    Vineyards in Siena, Italy

    Siena - Wine tasting in Chianti Region and city tour in Siena

    Leave Montecatini hotel for Siena, driving through the beautiful region of the Chianti wine. The tradition of cultivating vines in Chianti goes back a long time in history, back to the Etruscans that inhabited the area before the Roman empire. In 1984, Chianti obtained the denomination D.O.C.G. (Denominazione d’Origine Controllata e Garantita, or Controlled and Guaranteed Denomination of Origin), which is the highest type of recognition for quality Italian wines. Stop for wine tasting. Continue for a guided visit to Siena, one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Italy. Its historic center has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation’s most visited tourist attractions, and it’s famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape, and the Palio, a horse race in traditional costumes. Drive to Rome, check-in, dinner, and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
  • "> DAY 6
    A glimpse of Colosseum from distance in Rome
    A glimpse of Colosseum from distance in Rome

    Rome - Admire the "Eternal City", Rome

    Meet at your hotel lobby with an English-speaking guide for a full-day tour of Rome, the capital of Italy, and also of the Lazio Region. Rome’s history spans more than 2500 years, since its legendary founding in 753 BC and it is referred to as “The Eternal City”. In the ancient world, it was successively the capital city of the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire, and is regarded as one of the birthplaces of Western civilization. You will see the Fori Imperiali, the Colosseum, Constantine’s Arch, and all the other most astonishing sights of Ancient Rome. Lunch on your own. Time for a stroll in Piazza di Spagna, with world-famous Trinità dei Monti steps, take a picture by the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona and, finally reach the Pantheon. Return to hotel, dinner, and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
  • DAY 7
    Perfect view of Vatican City, Rome
    Perfect view of Vatican City, Rome

    Rome - Visit to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

    In the morning, a visit to the Vatican Museums originated as a group of sculptures collected by Pope Julius II (1503-1513) and placed in what today is the “Cortile Ottagono” within the museum complex. Continue your sightseeing with the visit of the Sistine Chapel, without doubt, one of the greatest art treasures of all time, one of the most celebrated masterpieces in the world, with amazing frescoed ceilings by Michelangelo. It’s the last stop on the Vatican Museum tour and is the most ardently awaited moment for millions of tourists from around the world. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon time for free or option visit the 3 most important cathedrals in Rome: San Giovanni in Laterano, Santa Maria Maggiore, and San Paolo Fuori le Mura. Return to your hotel, dinner, and overnight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
  • DAY 8

    Depart to Rome Airport fly back home

    Private transfer to the airport in time for your return flight.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer

PRICES

Starting from $3,900 per person

Price per person in double occupancy
Price excluding international flights
The rate is based on 4-star accommodation
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HIGHLIGHT

What’s Included?

  • Modern air-conditioned motor coach throughout;
  • English speaking tour escort from the 1st till the last day;
  • Hotel accommodation in 3/4* hotel with buffet breakfast;
  • Meals as per program;
  • English speaking guide during sightseeing;
  • Luggage handling (1 x person);
  • Entrance fees;
  • Service charges and hotel taxes;
  • No-Stop 24/7 English Speaking Assistance by phone;
  • Reservation to the Vatican Museums;
  • Wine tasting in Chianti

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Full day excursion in Florence
  • Visit Montecatini Terme
  • Full day trip to the Cinque Terre in Liguria
  • Visit Siena
  • Explore the beautiful region of the Chianti wine
  • Full day tour of Rome
    • Fori Imperiali, the Colosseum, Constantine’s Arch, and all the other most astonishing sights of Ancient Rome.
    • Stroll in Piazza di Spagna, with world-famous Trinità dei Monti steps, take a picture by the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona and, finally reach the Pantheon.
  • Visit of the Vatican Museums originated as a group of sculptures collected by Pope Julius II (1503-1513) and placed in what today is the “Cortile Ottagono” within the museum complex.

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