GRAND TOUR OF NORTHERN ITALY

Rome-Assisi-Montepulciano- Florence- Padua- Venice- Verona- Sirmione- Como Lake- Milan- Genoa- Pisa- Siena- Rome

7 days/6 nights

Day 1 Monday : ROME - ASSISI - MONTEPULCIANO - FLORENCE

Early morning departure for ASSISI, the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. 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 2 Tuesday: FLORENCE 

Buffet breakfast. Guided sightseeing tour of 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, the Academy of Fine Arts Gallery housing the "David" by Michelangelo, 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 at the hotel.


Day 3 Wednesday: FLORENCE - PADUA - VENICE

Buffet breakfast. 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. You will see the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight.                    

               

Day 4 Thursday:  VENICE

Buffet breakfast. Morning tour to a glass factory in Murano (optional shopping) by motorlaunch.
Dinner and overnight.

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Day 5 Friday: VENICE - VERONA – SIRMIONE- LAKE COMO

Buffet breakfast. Morning departure for VERONA to see the town of Romeo and Juliet. Then continue for SIRMIONE, in the Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy, taking rhe splendid natural scenery. You will see the Sirmione Cape, the castle and ruins. The continue on to COMO. Dinner and overnight.


Day 6 Saturday:  COMO- MILAN- GENOA- PISA

Buffet breakfast. Departure to Milan and panoramic tour of the city. Proceed to GENOA, one of the most important ports in Italy, and enjoy free time in the old city. The continue to Pisa. Dinner and overnight.


Day 7 Sunday: PISA- SIENA- ROME


 Buffet breakfast. Start the visit of PISA, known worldwide for its leaning tower (the bell tower of the city’s cathedral), the city is also home of the University of Pisa. Departure to SIENA, the beautiful medieval city famous for the Palio. Proceed to Rome. Upon arrival in ROME, end of the tour.

                      FEATURES                         


* Accommodation at 4 Star hotels with down-town location
* Buffet breakfast daily
* Six dinners
* Service charges and taxes included except the city tax which must      
   be paid locally directly at the hotel

* Ground transportation by deluxe motorcoach
* An assistant during the tour
* Sightseeing tours as indicated in the itinerary
* English-French-Spanish-Portuguese speaking assistant
* Entrance fees

DEPARTURES 2013

  • APRIL: 1-8-15-22-29
  • MAY: 6-13-20-27
  • JUNE: 3-10-17-24
  • JULY: 1-8-15-22-29
  • AUGUST: 5-12-19-26
  • SEPTEMBER: 2-9-16-23-30
  • OCTOBER: 7-14-21-28
  • NOVEMBER: 4

SCENIC DRIVES ALONG THE WAY

* The Tuscan countryside through medieval towns
* The lovely Emilia Romagna region
* The Veneto region, world famous for its Villa of Palladio
* The Italian Alps

 

HOTELS

 

In Florence

Hotel Adriatico or similar

In Venice

Hotel Bonvecchiati, Principe or similar

In Como

Grand Hotel Como or similar

In San Marino

Titano or similar

 ALL OUR TOURS ARE EQUIPPED WITH PROFESSIONAL HEADSET SYSTEM

 TYPE OF ROOMING PRICE PER PERSON IN EURO ( € )
 In Double € 1300.00
 In Single € 1760.00
 In Triple € 1230.00
 Child with 2 Adults € 1040.00

                                                               

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