THE GEMS OF ITALY PRIVATE TOUR

Duration:
9 days/ 8 nights
Cost:
2960 EUR
Experience:
Culture, museums, Renaissance architecture

Itinerary

Day 1: VENICE –  ARRIVAL
Arriving at Venice’s airport, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight.

Day 2: VENICE
Today begins with a walking tour of Venice featuring the major highlights: St. Mark’s Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, Bell Tower, and Bridge of Sighs. Then you visit a glassblowing factory where you will watch a master artisan demonstrate this traditional Venetian art. The afternoon is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own or to take an optional gondola ride. Overnight.

Day 3: VENICE – FERRARA – PISA – FLORENCE
In the morning drive to Ferrara, a splendid city of art, well known of its Renaissance period. After the orientation tour we continue to Pisa. The Leaning Tower has made this city famous all over the world. Walk around Piazza del Miracoli to see the Tower, Baptistery and Duomo. Then we drive to Florence, the capital of Tuscany. After check-in there will be a free evening. Overnight.

Day 4: FLORENCE
In the morning the tour begins at the Piazza del Duomo where you see the world famous Cathedral with magnificent Dome and nearby Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Baptistery. See the churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce and observe river Arno from famous bridge Ponte Vecchio. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a spectacular view over Florence. The rest of day you will be free for further exploration of this glorious city of Renaissance. Overnight.

Day 5: FLORENCE – SIENA – SAN GIMIGNANO –  FLORENCE
Drive to Siena which is located in the central part of Tuscany. The historic center of the city has been a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Siena is well-known for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the horse race which is held twice a year on the main square of the city.  Continue to San Gimingnano a small town with  picturesque medieval architecture of about a dozen of its tower houses. Take a walk around, get some typical food and try their white wine – Vernaccia. Return to Florence. Overnight.

Day 6: FLORENCE – ASSISI – ROME
In the morning we start drive through the lovely panorama of Tuscany making our way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Here we stop for a walking tour to see the main square and visit the famous Basilica of St. Francis. Then we head to Rome – the Eternal city. Check-in the hotel and overnight.

Day 7: ROME
This day you have a full-day sightseeing tour which shows you all the highlights of this incomparable City: St. Peter’s Square, St. Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza Navona, Piazza di Spagna and the Spanish Steps… Overnight.

Day 8: ROME
A day free to explore Rome your way. There is still so much to see and to do in this fabulous city. Your Tour Guide will help you with suggestions how to spend this day. One of these suggestions would definitely be the visit of the Vatican Museums with moving Sistine Chapel. Overnight.

 Day 9: ROME – DEPARTURE
After breakfast transfer to the airport of Rome for your departure flight.

Number of Participants Price per person
2 pax1000 EUR*

* This price is informal. The exact price can be sent when we receive the request with exact dates of travel and number of passengers intending to travel (2 – min and 7 – max).

The tour includes:

  • transportation and the pertaining costs
  • transfers from and to airport
  • accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels in the cities mentioned in the itinerary (tourist tax included)
  • breakfasts
  • professional English speaking guide during the entire trip
  • local-guides as mentioned in the program ()
  • entrance fees to sights mentioned in the program
  • organization and our assistance during the trip

Entrance Fees included: Glassblowing factory, St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace,  Basilica of St. Francis, Roman Forum

Sightseeing Tours included: Venice, Florence, Assisi, Rome

The tour does not include:

  • excursions outside the program
  • travel insurance (optional)
  • meals (except breakfasts)
  • flight tickets and airport taxes
  • personal expenses
  • any other service not mentioned under “The tour includes”

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