CLASSIC ITALY WITH HIGHLIGHTS OF ROME, ASSISI, SIENA, FLORENCE, & VENICE

Explore the history and beauty of Italy on the 7-night Escorted Tour. Arrive in Rome, where you are free to independently discover some of Italy's top attractions and sights. From Rome you will travel through the iconic Italian countryside into Assisi and Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We then travel to Florence, a city known for its magnificent architecture. We continue to Venice, the City of Love, which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities built by man, before circling back to Rome.

CLASSIC ITALY WITH HIGHLIGHTS OF ROME, ASSISI, SIENA, FLORENCE, & VENICE

Explore the history and beauty of Italy on the 7-night Escorted Tour. Arrive in Rome, where you are free to independently discover some of Italy's top attractions and sights. From Rome you will travel through the iconic Italian countryside into Assisi and Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We then travel to Florence, a city known for its magnificent architecture. We continue to Venice, the City of Love, which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities built by man, before circling back to Rome.

Tour Highlights

  • See Rome, Assisi, Siena, Florence and the Tuscany Region and Venice
  • Seven nights at 4-star hotels throughout
  • 12 Meals; including breakfast daily except day of arrival (some days may have a boxed breakfast), three dinners, and two lunches
 

Classic Italy with highlight to Rome,  Tour Includes

  • See Rome, Assisi, Siena, Florence and the Tuscany Region and Venice
  • Seven nights at 4-star hotels throughout
  • Breakfast daily, except morning of arrival
  • Three dinners and two lunches (drinks excluded)
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Transportation of deluxe motorcoach
  • Panoramic visits per itinerary
  • Visit St. Mark’s Basilica with skip the line entry

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Itinerary

Day 01, Arrive Rome

On arrival in Rome, you have a private transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 02, Countryside visits to Assisi and Siena!

An early departure by deluxe coach from your hotel this morning (7:15 am). [ We suggest you arrange a boxed breakfast to go from the hotel the night before.] Arrive in Assisi, ready to explore, at leisure. This tiny town surrounded by walls, built in the Middle Ages. Take your time to visit the basilica of St. Francis. where you will see masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue and then have free lime for lunch (not included). From here you board on the bus for Siena, a Unesco World Heritage Site. Next. you will continue on to Florence, where you will check into your hotel before enjoying dinner and a well-earned night of rest. (BB*, D)

Day 03, Highlights of Florence

After breakfast, you will spend the day venturing around beautiful Florence, the “Cradle of Renaissance, where, with the help of Michelangelo, Italian art reached its pinnacle. Based on etruscan-roman origins, the city flourished in the Middle Ages as a free “Comune” and was further refined during the Renaissance. You will be fascinated by the uncountable monuments, churches and buildings as Santa Maria del Fiore, more commonly referred to as the Duomo. On your visit, you will be amazed by its magnificent dome built by Filippo Brunelleschi. Cross a small piazza to see the “Campanile” tower (partly designed by Giotto) and the Baptistery, with its bronze doors where Michelangelo imagined the “Gates of Paradise.” In the heart of the city, you will see Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo della Signoria (also known as Palazzo Vecchio), and the Basilica of Santa Croce. Lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce. Spend the afternoon strolling the cobblestone streets of Florence on your own. Dinner at leisure, overnight stay in Florence. (B, L)

Day 04, Florence - Bologna - Padua - Venice

After breakfast in Florence, departure to Bologna. There, you will discover the elegant city center with its “porticos”, it's shopping streets and so on. From Piazza Malpighi you will walk to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore (Neptune square and Major square) in the heart of the city, then King Renzo's Palace; Palazzo Podestà and the basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world. Bologna it's a real gourmet's heaven…don't miss a tasty meal at your own leisure! In the afternoon, continue toward Padua, with Sant'Antonio Basilica: one of the most visited churches by pilgrims of the catholic world. Later in the afternoon, arrival in Venice, the City of Love, one of the most romantic cities of the whole world and, undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man! Check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay. (B, D)

Day 05, Venice by boat and foot

After your American buffet breakfast at the hotel, enjoy your private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco, with “Skip the Line” tickets to visit the splendid St. Mark's Basilica. After this, check out the most iconic places of the “Floating City”; the Palazzo dei Dogi, symbol of Venice's glorious past and the legendary “Bridge of Sighs”. Spend the afternoon roaming along Venice's canals at your leisure and then return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 06, Venice - Tour of Tuscany - Rome

After breakfast, departure from Piazzale Rome heading to Tuscany, world-known for its landscapes, its churches and castles and its delicious wines. You will proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval town rich in history and art. Known for its “Nobile” wine, on purchase in local wine houses, Montepulciano also hosts an annual jazz and wine festival every July. Spend the afternoon discovering Montepulciano at your own pace, enjoying free wine tastings in many wine shops and free time for shopping. In the evening, you will arrive in Rome to check in into your hotel. (B, L)

Day 07, Best of Rome

After breakfast, depart for a morning tour of the Vatican Museums, Raphael's Rooms, and the Sistine Chapel with our exclusive “Skip the Line” access! No stress to reach the area: upon arrival, your guide will lead you into the museums where you'll visit one of the most important art collections of the world. Walk along the beautiful Galleries of Tapestries and Geographical Maps before admiring Raphael's Rooms and, then, the amazing Sistine Chapel. After this incredible masterpiece, you will be taken by a privileged door to St. Peters's Basilica, the biggest church in the world! The tour ends on St. Peter's Square. Enjoy the rest of the day to explore the city at your own leisure or get any one of our selected tours for the afternoon or at night! Overnight stay. (B)

Day 08, Rome to U.S.

Transfer from your hotel this morning after breakfast to Rome airport for your return flight home. (B)

*BB = boxed breakfast

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