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DISCOVERING ITALIAN ART CITIES





"A itinerary to discover the great cities of Italy that start in Eternal City of Rome and Vatican City. Procede to lively Sorrento and the breathtaking beautiful Amalfi Coast. Continue with an experience in the beauty of the Tuscan countryside and enjoy the great wines of Montepulciano and Montalcino. Visit the Medieval city of Siena and Florence the capital of the Renaissance. End the tour in Venice "The Serenissima", the city of canals, bridges and gondolas"
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Tour Lenght: 12 Nights - 13 Days
Destination tour:ROME-POMPEI-SORRENTO-AMALFI-POSITANO-RAVELLO-ORVIETO-SIENA-MONTEPULCIANO-MONTALCINO-FLORENCE-VENICE



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Day 1: Arrival in Rome


Upon arrival in Rome , at the exit of airport or the train station, you will be met by our representative, holding a play card with your name on it . Transfer to your hotel check-in and accommodation. Balance of day free for independent activities, or to enjoy the city. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2 : ROME – VATICAN CITY - ROME


After Breakfast, fascinating half day private tour of the Vatican starts in the galleries of the Vatican Museum , home to the most celebrated art collection in Europe. The museum tour ends in the spectacular Sistine Chapel , the extreme expression of Michelangelo's genius. Last, you will visit St. Peter's Basilica , the largest sanctuary of Christianity, where proportions appear to have been forgotten in an amazing triumph of marble, bronze and mosaic works. The balance of the day is at your leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3 : ACIENT ROME


After Breakfast, your private guide will meet you at your hotel for a fascinating private half day tour of the wonders of the Ancient Romans. You will be transported back to the days of the Caesars and the Roman legions as you will visit, together with your private local guide, the Circus Maximus , site of Ben Hur style races, the Roman Forum , and the incomparable Colosseum . Afternoon is at your leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 4 : ROME – POMPEI – SORRENTO


After Breakfast and check-out from your hotel, depart with your driver for a pleasant day transferring to Sorrento. On the way to Sorrento you will stop to visit the ruins of the ancient city of Pompei . Together with a local guide you will visit this city which was buried under a thick layer of ash and pumice after the eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., a disaster that nevertheless preserved the contents of Pompeii with fascinating precision. Continue to your Hotel in Sorrento . Check-in, accommodation and overnight.

Day 5 : SORRENTO – AMALFI COAST - SORRENTO


After Breakfast, a private full day excursion along the breathtaking Amalfi coastline with your driver is sure to be a highlight to remember. You will make stops in three of the delightful towns nestled in its bays: Positano , an elegant and colorful town with a history of attracting celebrities and artists; Amalfi , a picturesque seaside resort that is also the largest town on the coast; and Ravello , the highest town on the coast where the photo opportunities are unmatchable. The driver will return you to Sorrento. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6 : SORRENTO


After Breakfast, the day is free to to explore this charming coastal city, or perhaps take the short ferry ride across to the idyllic Isle of Capri . Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7 : SORRENTO – ORVIETO – SIENA


After Breakfast and check-out, continue your journey with your private driver to Siena in Tuscany. On the way you will stop in Orvieto , famous for its Etruscan ruins as well as its Gothic Cathedral and the excellent wines preserved in its underground cellars. After an independent visit of the charming town you will proceed to Siena . Arrival, transfer to your Hotel, check-in, accomodation and overnight.

Day 8 : SIENA – MONTEPULCIANO - MONTALCINO - SIENA


After Breakfast, your full day excursion in the beautiful Val D'Orcia will be a feast of superb wines, cheese and beautiful scenery. Together with your private driver you will visit the exquisite town of Montepulciano renowned for is "Vino Nobile and Rosso" di Montepulciano. Its narrow streets and beautiful piazzas are lined with distinguished Italian Renaissance palazzos, wine cellars with 13th century grottos, gastronomy shops, cafes and wine stores. A wine and local cheese tasting will be included. Return back to the medieval hill town of Montalcino , famous for Brunello wine. You can stroll the narrow streets, stop at an Italian wine shop, honey and gastronomy stores, outdoor cafes, or sip some Brunello at the medieval fortress, now an enoteca. A tasting of Brunello wine will be included. Your driver will return you to Siena . Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9 : SIENA - FLORENCE


After Breakfast, departure with your driver for Florence (capital of Tuscany). Upon arrival in Florence you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 10 : FLORENCE


After Breakfast, your private guide will meet you at your hotel for your private walking tour of the city. Florence's rich past as the cultural centre of the Italian Renaissance can still be seen today in the wealth of art gathered here, and in the preservation of its splendid architecture. During this walk, you will see Piazza della Signoria with the town hall Palazzo Vecchio , the Duomo , the Baptistry with its Gates of Paradise , Giotto's independent bell tower , Brunelleschi's Dome , Santa Trinità and Orsanmichele Church , the famous Accademia Gallery , Pontevecchio Bridge , as well as famous shopping streets and the Oltrarno - the fourth and last district, the manual crafts neighbourhood. (Optional Uffizi Gallery reservations or guided tours available). Balance of day at your leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 11 : FLORENCE - VENICE


After Breakfast and check-out, you will be escorted to the rail station by our local representative who will assist you to your train bound for Venice (capital of Veneto). You will have first class rail tickets with seat reservations. The journey will take two hours on the comfortable Eurostar train. Upon arrival in Venice, you will be met by our representatives who will take you by private boat to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 12 : VENICE


After Breakfast, your private guide will meet you at your hotel for your private walking tour of the city. Venice's charm lies both in its unique civil engineering achievements, and in the harmony of Eastern and Western artistic styles that have flourished here over the centuries. Your private guided city tour will include some of the major sights that define the look and history of Venice, Doge's Palace , the residence of the Doge of Venice. From within Doge's Palace, you will cross through the Bridge of Sighs , built in the year 1600, the gateway to the Palace's prison. The tour continue with the visit of St. Mark's Basilica , built in the year 832 A.D. to protect the body of evangelist St. Mark, brought to Venice from Alessandria. End your tour at the St. Mark's Square and spend the balance of the day at leisure to explore the canals and cobble stoned streets on your own. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 13 : DEPARTURE


After Breakfast and checking out of your hotel, depart for your onward travel. Transfers can be arranged for your next point or the airport or rail station or add another of our mini packages.


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