ROME, FLORENCE & VENICE
Montepulciano- Florence- Padua- Venice Montepulciano -Rome
8 days/7 nights
Day 1 Saturday: ROME
Arrival transfer from the
airport to the Hotel. Ovenight stay.
Day 2 Sunday: ROME
After breakfast depart from
the hotel for a walking tour. (NO TOUR LEADE DURING THE STAY IN ROME). Visit St.
Peter's Basilica, Navona Square, the Pantheon and Trevi fountain. In the
afternoon explore the rest of the city at your own leisure or take an optional
tour. Overnight stay.
Day 3 Monday: ROME - ASSISI - MONTEPULCIANO -
Early morning departure for ASSISI, the mystic
town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Explore at your own
leisure the tiny town, visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early
Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Visit Montepulciano, a medieval
town famous for its nobile wine and for the annual Jazz Festival. Continue to
FLORENCE. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4 Tuesday: FLORENCE
Buffet breakfast. Guided sightseeing
tour of the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit of 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. Rest of the day at leisure for optional sightseeing or shopping.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 5 Wednesday: FLORENCE- PADUA- VENICE
Departure for Venice via PADUA, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of
St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello's "Gattamelata". Continue on to
VENICE, and upon arrival enjoy a guided walking tour of this unique city.
Exterior view of the square and Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge's Palace, the
Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6 Thursday: VENICE
Morning tour to a glass factory (optional shopping) to see the moulding of the
famous venetian murano glass or optional tour. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7 Friday:
VENICE - ROME
breakfast and depart to Rome. Overnight.
Day 8 Saturday: ROME
breakfast. Departure transfer to the airport.
|* Accommodation in 4 Star hotels with down-town
and departure scheduled transfer
* Service charges and taxes included except the
city tax which must be paid locally directly to the hotel
* Ground transportation by deluxe motorcoach
* An assistant during the tour (not in Rome)
* Sightseeing tours as indicated in the
* English-French-Spanish-Portuguese speaking