Trip Name: Classic Italy- Rome, Florence, Pisa, Venice, Milan
Tuesday August 1st 2017
Trip Length: 9 days
Destination Continent: Europe
Destination Country: Italy
Tour Fee: $1600
Tour ID: 170801Te2a3
Upfront Deposit: $300
Discover the beauty of Italy and its capital Rome, with visits to world-renowned landmarks including Crossing Piazza della Repubblica, the Fountain of the Nayads and Trevi Fountains. Travel to Florence and experience the picturesque Tuscan countryside filled with lush greens and exquisite country houses. Then head to Pisa and tour the famous Leaning Tower. Embark on a journey to Venice and admire the Doge’s Palace and the famous Romeo and Juliet balcony.
Day 1- DC - ROME
Arrival at Rome airport, immigration formalities. Our driver will wait the group holding the Placard at the arrivals hall inside the airport. Transfer to Rome center. Check-in. Visit to the supermarket. Dinner at a Pizzeria. Overnight at the Hostel. (D)
Day 2- ROME
After breakfast leave to visit the Crossing Piazza della Repubblica with the Fountain of the Nayads. The local guide will take you on a pleasant stroll through the historical centre, where you can admire the Trevi Fountain, La Colonna di Marco Aurelio, the Palazzo di Montecitorio, designed by Bernini, the Pantheon (visit inside), Palazzo Madama - seat of the Senate, and Navona, etc. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the Hostel. (B,L,D)
Evening visit to Keats and Shelly’s (optional tour) – a museum, situated on the Spanish Steps at Piazza di Spagna.
Day 3- ROME
Breakfast at the Hostel. Departure for a visit to the Vatican Museums. On arrival at the Vatican Walls, the guide will then lead you into the Vatican Museums taking the beautiful Spiral staircase taking to the famous Sistine Chapel* with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo. We proceed for lunch. Post lunch visit the inside on the Coliseum where the Gladiator came to Fame. Later in the afternoon we take a walking tour to Ancient Rome which includes the place where Julius Caesar was cremated and Augustine Caesar’s House. We then spend the next 45min in a simulated journey through the history of Rome. The rest of the day is free to explore the city of Rome on your own. Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the Hostel. (B,L,D)
We see the TIME ELEVATOR SHOW (optional tour).
Day 4-ROME - SIENA – FLORENCE
After breakfast, proceed to Florence. Enroute visit to Siena. Photo-stops at the Cathedral, the Piccolomini Library (exterior), at Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, and the Town Hall (outside). Leave for Florence. Arrive in Florence and check-in at the hotel. Explore Florence on your own. Time for shopping. Dinner at a Pizzeria. Overnight in Florence. (B,L,D)
Day 5- PISA – FLORENCE
Early morning after breakfast. Drive through the fertile and picturesque Tuscan countryside to the historic university city of Pisa, famous for its architectural beauty. Upon arrival in Pisa, guided walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower and the Baptistery (exterior). Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight at the Hostel. (B,L,D)
After breakfast we move towards Venice. On your way to Venice we take a break at Maranello to visit the Ferrari museum. After an hour visit at the Museum we drive to Padova. We then check-in into the hotel and proceed for dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight in hotel in Padova. (B,L,D)
Day 7- VENICE - MILAN
Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed for a guided tour to see the Murano Glass Showroom on Venice island. Later proceed for a guided walking tour of Venice Island. Visit St. Mark's square, the Doge's Palace (exterior only), Basilica of St. Marks. Proceed to Milan. En-route photo stop in Verona to see the famous Romeo and Juliet balcony. Arrive in Milan and check-in. Dinner at a local restaurant in Milan. Overnight at Hotel.(B,L,D)
Day 8- MILAN
After breakfast visit the Stadio San Siro (official stadium of the AC Milan Team - Optional Entrance). Visit the Duomo, one of the world's largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. Visit Victorio Emmannuel II gallery – a shoppers paradise. Post lunch visit the Castello Sforzesco, a red brick castle designed by Da Vinci now housing ten specialized museums including Veronese’s Last Supper. Dinner at a Pizzeria. Overnight at the Hotel. (B,L,D)
Entrance to the official stadium of the AC Milan Team
Day 9-MILAN – DC
After breakfast, transfer to Milan Airport. Departure.
- 3 nights accommodation Hotel 3* Colony or similar (BB) in Rome
- 2 nights accommodation Hotel 3* Delta or similar (BB) in Florence
- 1 night accommodation Hotel 3* Aries or similar (BB) in Padova
- 2 nights accommodation Hotel 3* Ibis Malpensa (BB) in Milan
- 3 hrs HD Guided Rome city tour in Rome
- 3 hrs HD Guided tour Vatican Museums in Rome
- 3 hrs Guided Florence visit in Florence
- 3 hrs Guided Pisa visit in Florence
- 2 hrs Guided Venice island walking tour in Venice island
- 3 hrs Guided Milan City tour in Milan
- Coliseum ticket in Rome
- Vatican Museums (entrance ticket) in Rome
- Uffizi entrance fee in Florence
- Entrance tickets to Ferrari Museum in Maranello
- Sforza Museum in Milan
- Last Supper Entrance (subject to availability) in Milan
- Dinner: as mentioned in itinerary
- Lunch: as mentioned in itinerary
- Coach at disposal for all days
- Driver accommodation & meals
- Return ferry transfer : Venice island in Venice island
- Tour Fees
Tour fees are for LAND ONLY and triple occupancy. The total tour supplement fees for a double and single occupancy traveler are $390 and $590 respectively.
- Roommate Matching
If you have a preference for a roommate, please let us know full first and last name. Otherwise, we will match you up with a roommate as long as you're a non-smoker. You must book at least 90 days prior to the tour date to take advantage of our free roommate match up service. Don't let not having a roommate keep you from going on this amazing trip!
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