- ACCOMMODATION 4* HOTELS ARRIVAL TRANSFER FROM THE FCO/CIA AIRPORTS TO THE HOTEL IN ROME
- GUIDED WALKING TOURS AS PER ITINERARY
- ACCOMMODATION IN 4* HOTELS
- DAILY BUFFET BREAKFAST
- 4 DINNERS (DRINKS NOT INCLUDED)
- GROUND TRANSPORTATION BY DELUXE MOTOR COACH WITH AIR CONDITIONING
- TRAVELERS MAY SELECT TO RETURN TO ROME OR MILAN(SCHEDULED PRIOR TO DEPARTURE)
- SERVICES AND TAXES INCLUDED
- ENGLISH-ONLY SPEAKING TOUR
- TIPS, DRINKS, PORTAGE, EXTRAS
- MANDATORY CITY TAX (1.5-3 EURO, PER PERSON PER NIGHT)
- EVERYTHING THAT IS NOT MENTIONED UNDER “INCLUSIONS”
DAY 1 – ROME
Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel.Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner is not included
DAY 2 – ROME
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you will enjoy a 3 hrs “Discovering Rome”, walking tour (English only). You will be picked up at your hotel at about 9.00am. The tour will start from Largo Argentina and continue to Campo de’ Fiori, Piazza Farnese, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight. Dinner is not included.
DAY 3 – ROME/ASSISI/SIENA/FLORENCE
American buffet breakfast. Pickup at 7.00am at the hotel and departure by coach to ASSISI for a visit of the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance master- pieces by Giotto and Cimabue. At the end of the visit, we continue towards SIENA, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to Florence. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 4 – FLORENCE/PADUA/VENICE
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 and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 5 – VENICE
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.
DAY 6 – VENICE
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.
DAY 7 – VENICE/VERONA/SIRMIONE (GARDA LAKE)/ LAKE COMO/MILAN
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure by motor coach to Verona. Visit of the town of Romeo and Juliet. Continue to Sirmione. Free time for lunch and tour of the town. In the afternoon, proceed to Lake Como for a panoramic tour by bus. In the evening arrival in Milan. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 8 – MILAN (OR) ROME
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning panoramic tour of the city including the shopping gallery Vittorio Emanuele II, the Sforza castle, and the Splendid Duomo, one of the world’s largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. For those ending in Milan, the tour will end at 12.30pm at the central railway station (for transfer to the Airport or hotel in Milan please inquire for details and pricing).
*It is possible to return to Rome with a free transfer by bus (arrival time at around 7.00 / 7.30pm)
NOTE: 1) Participants must bring with them only 1 piece of luggage (which will be stowed in the bottom compartment of the coach bus, during check-in and check-out from accommodation) Only one carry-on or purse is permitted on board. 2) In Sorrento, when dinner included in the program, we highly recommend to wear long trousers, in order to be admitted to the restaurant hall.
MONTH (2015) APRIL 04 11 18 25 MAY 02 09 16 23 30 JUNE 06 13 20 27 JULY 04 11 18 25 AUGUST 01 08 15 22 29 SEPTEMBER 05 12 19 26 OCTOBER 03 10 17 24
SATURDAYS DEPARTURES from APRIL 04, 2015 to OCTOBER 24, 2015:
4 STAR | DOUBLE $1,790 | TRIPLE $1,724 | SINGLE $2,207
…………CHILD (2yrs – 12yrs old) $1,436
*Prices are in CAD Dollars, per person for specified package, in specified room type.
DOUBLE: Based on 2 adults sharing one room (1 Queen/King -OR- 2 Individual Single/Twin Beds as per clients request)
TRIPLE: Based on 3 persons sharing one room (1 Queen with 1 Single Bed OR 3 Individual single beds as per clients request, confirmed at the time of booking)
SINGLE: Based on 1 person sharing the room (1 Single Individual bed OR 1 Double Bed depending on availability)
Hotels used on Tour or Similar
ROME – HOTEL GIOBERTI 4*
FLORENCE – HOTEL RIVOLI 4*/ HOTEL ADRIATICO 4*
VENICE – HOTEL CONTINENTAL 4*
MILAN – HOTEL ANATARES CONCORDE 4*
Hotels listed are based on availability, and are confirmed at the time of booking.
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