Rome/Assisi, /Siena/Florence /Bologna/ Padova/Venice /Monte pulciano
8 Days / 7 Nights
Italy is a wonderful country where there are incredible attractions to suit all tastes. The Italian peninsula is in the shape of boots and has been a magnet for visitors for millennia being the fourth most visited country in the world and attracting hundreds of thousands of travelers each year coming to enjoy the country's rich heritage. Not to mention Italy's famous dishes that are prepared by its master chefs according to the latest culinary trends such as: Pasta, Pizza and spaghetti and with no doubt Italy being known for its significance as a religious and cultural centre. It's incredible, and it's why Italy remains one of the most popular destinations on the planet.
Day 01 - Rome
Meet & great at airport and transfer to Hotel. Arrival at the Hotel and overnight.
Day 2 Rome, Assisi,Siena, Firenze
Departure at 07.15 from the hotel Diana by a deluxe coach we'll arrive to Assisi. Arrival and free time at disposal to visit this tiny town, surrounded by ancient Middle Ages walls. We suggest the visit of the Basilica of St. Francesco with its masterpieces of Giotto and Cimabue. Lunch break (not included). By the motorway we'll arrive to Siena. This medieval town surrounded by ancient walls and known for the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, the town square, famous for hosting the Palio horse race. Then we'll reach our destination: Florence. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Florence
Breakfast. Visit of this beautiful city where the Italian genius for art reached its pinnacle. City of Etruscan- Roman origins, it flourished in the Middle Ages as a free commune. Furtherly refined by Renaissance, Florence is known as the "craddle of Renaissance" (la culla del Rinascimento) for its monumenights, churches and buildings.The best-known site and crowning architectural jewel of Florence is the domed cathedral of the city, Santa Maria del Fiore known as The Duomo that we will visit. The magnificent dome was built by Filippo Brunelleschi. We will then proceed to the nearby Campanile tower (partly designed by Giotto) and the Baptistery with the golden bronze doors (they were so beautiful that they were called the "Gates of Paradise" by Michelangelo himself. In the heart of the city there is Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo della Signoria (also known as Palazzo Vecchio), gothic building, and the Santa Croce Basilica. Afternoon at leisure, possibility to visit Pisa (optional). The power of Pisa as a mighty maritime nation began to grow on and reached its apex in the 11th century when it acquired traditional fame as one of the four main historical Marine Republics of Italy. Then we will admire the Square of Miracles where we find the Duomo, the Leaning Tower and the Baptistery. Return to Florence. Dinner and overnightDay
Day 4 Florence,
Breakfast. In the morning departure to Bologna. The cityscape is further enriched by elegant and extensive arcades (or porticos), which the city is famous for. In total, there are about 38 kilometres of arcades in the city historical center for its 40 km of high system of fortifications and defensive towers. From the Via dell'Indipendenza, we will proceed to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore in the heart of the city. The central streets of Bologna today are largely pedestrianized. Here we'll be fascinated by the Piazza del Nettuno, King Renzo's Palace, the Podestà Palace and the Basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world (during its construction it was intended to be bigger than St. Peter's in Rome. In the afternoon we will continue towards Padova, with its original Sant' Antonio Basilica. In the evening, arrival in Venice, world-famous for its gondola (classic venetian boat) and for its elegant and refined art. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Venice
Breakfast. Transfer by vaporetto to St Mark Square. We will visit: St Mark Square and the Doge's Palace (external), symbol of the glory and the authority of Venice, residence of the Dukes and seat of the Government and the Court of Justice. It can be reached crossing the Bridge of Sighs where Casanova had been sentenced to 5 years
imprisonment.. At the end of the tour, the group will stop in one of the famous Murano glasses factory. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6 -Venice, Montepulciano (Tuscany), Rome
Breakfast and departure by motor coach from Piazzale Roma to the famous area of Tuscany interesting for its romanic churches as Pievi and its castles, area where the production of the most famous wines takes place. After a short panoramic of the Chianti Region we will reach Valle D'Orcia and stop in Montepulciano, precious medieval town rich of history and art, known for its "nobile" wine that can be bought in the winehouses of the town. For wine and jazz lovers, in July there is the Jazz and Wine festival. Tasting of local wine, Free time at disposal. In the evening arrival in Rome. Overnight
Day 07 Rome
Breakfast at the Hotel. Departure from the Hotel from 07.45- 08:00 am approximately to visit by foot this famous city and its artistic beauties among which: St. Peter's Square, Navona Square, Pantheon (visit inside), Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. Afternoon at leisure and overnight.
DEPARTURE ON AUGUST
Airfare ticket BEIRUT - ROME- BEIRUT
hotel accommodation on BB basis.
All Transfers Apt-Htl-Apt i
Meet & Assist by our representative
ALL Visits mentioned
Only personal expenses
All optional tours.
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