GRAND TOUR OF ITALY ( 10 DAYS)


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10 days ( 9 nights )
Italy
  • Day 1 Milano

    Included meals: dinner You are going to meet the guide at Malpensa airport. The driver is going to help you loading your luggage onto the private bus and you will start to visit the city, known as the economic center of Italy and the reference point for fashion industry all over the world. A sightseeing tour is planned, with photographic stops around the modern districts and recently renewed areas in town, such as City Life, the “Bosco Verticale” and Gae Aulenti Square. You will have free time for lunch and then conclude the sightseeing tour to the Darsena, the ancient harbour of Milan where Naviglio Grande and Naviglio Pavese meet each other. The area is nowadays one of the funniest nightlife centers of the city. Finally, you will be transferred to the hotel where accommodation in the rooms, dinner and overnight is planned.

  • Day 2 Milan/Verona/Padua

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner After a breakfast in the hotel, you are going to take a guided tour of the Duomo Cathedral, the biggest one in Italy. Its construction started in 1386 and still ongoing. It is adorned with more than 3400 statues, 135 steeples and you will be amazed by the beauty of the golden Madonnina on the top of the building. You can then walk around the streets nearby: Vittorio Emanuele gallery, the Alla Scala theatre and the shopping district. After that, you will leave for Verona, city of Romeo and Juliet. You will admire the Arena from the outside and have free time for lunch before leaving for Padua and visit the Basilica of Saint Anthony, one of the most important places of catholic worship that preserves the remains and the tomb of the Saint. Finally, you are going to check-in at the hotel, have dinner and overnight.

  • Day 3 Trip to Venice

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner After a breakfast in the hotel, you are going to be transferred to the railway station to reach the city of Venice. At the arrival, you will reach San Marco Square on a traditional steamer, floating on Canal Grande with its historic and picturesque buildings along its banks. You will visit by walk the city center passing by the Basilica of San Marco, the Palazzo Ducale, the Rialto bridge. Navigation towards the two famous lagoon island Murano and Burano: the former famous for glass manufacturing, the latter for vivid colored buildings. Finally, you will go back to the railway station by steamer and then catch the train to Padua. In the evening, you are going to have dinner at the hotel and overnight. Free time for lunch is planned during the visits.

  • Day 4 Padua/Florence

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner After a breakfast in the hotel, you will leave for Florence, Tuscany. When arrived, you are going to have some free time for lunch and in the afternoon free time at your disposal in the city center. Finally, you will check-in at the hotel, have dinner and overnight.

  • Day 5 Florence

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner After a breakfast in the hotel, you are going to visit the city, which has been the cradle of the Italian Renaissance where lots of well-known artists such as Michelangelo, Botticelli and the great Leonardo Da Vinci have worked. You will pass by Santa Maria Novella Church, Repubblica Square, Signoria Square, Uffizi Gallery, Ponte Vecchio and all workshops on it. You will enter in Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral. After some free time, you are going to enjoy an exclusive view upon the city from Piazzale Michelangelo belvedere. You will check-in at the hotel, have dinner and overnight. Some free time for lunch is planned during the visits.

  • Day 6 Florence/Rome

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner After a breakfast in the hotel, you are going to leave for Rome, the Italian capital city, political center and the historic basis of roman empire. A sightseeing tour is planned, passing through Circo Massimo, Caracalla thermal baths, the Colosseum and Fori Imperiali with photographic stops. Then you will visit San Giovanni in Laterano Church, Santa Maria Maggiore Church and the Patria altar. Free time for lunch during visits. You are finally going to check-in at the hotel, have dinner and overnight.

  • Day 7 Rome

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner You will have a breakfast in the hotel and then going to be transferred with private bus to Saint Peter’s Square for a guided visit to the Cathedral*. After this, you will have a walk along Conciliazione Street up to Sant’Angelo Castle and the homonym evocative bridge. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, you are going to visit on foot the mundane center of the city: Navona Square, the Pantheon, Spagna Square and Trevi fountain. After some free time, you will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. *according to the annual timetable, there will be the opportunity to take part to the papal Hearing on Wednesday and the Angelus on Sunday.

  • Day 8 Rome/Naples

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner After a breakfast in the hotel, you will leave for Naples, birthplace of Pizza and superstitions. After your arrival, you are going to have a sightseeing tour covering some distances by bus and some by walk passing by Castel dell’Ovo along the promenade, San Carlo theatre, Plebiscito Square, the Cathedral and the underground station of Toledo, which is considered the most beautiful and modern one in Europe. You will have some free time for lunch during visits. In the afternoon, you are going to have a guided visit of the city center walking through Spaccanapoli and workshops in San Gregorio Armeno Street, the Saint Claire cloister and the San Gennaro’s treasure Chapel. Finally, you will check-in at the hotel, have dinner and overnight.

  • Day 9 Trip to Pompei/Rome

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner After a breakfast in the hotel, you are going to leave for the archeological site of Pompei, UnEsco heritage site since 1997. The city of Pompei was covered and destroyed by the red-hot ash of Vesuvio eruption in 79 b.C. that stopped the time-clock of the city forever. In the archeological site casts of persons being covered by the ash while escaping through Pompei’ streets are perfectly preserved, Domus Romanae frescos have been discovered after centuries and restored with their original colors. You then will have some free time for lunch and leave for Rome. Finally, you are going to arrive at the hotel, check-in, have dinner and overnight.

  • Day 10 Rome

    Included meals: breakfast, dinner After a breakfast in the hotel, the driver is going to help you loading your luggage onto the private bus and leave for the airport. End of services.

starting from 1.365 € per person

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