Classic tour of Italy


DAY 1: – ROME
Transfer from Rome airport to Hotel in Rome by private minibus.
Check-in at your hotel in Rome. The remainder of your day is at leisure.
 

Lunch and dinner on your own.

DAY 2: – ROME
Private half-day tour to Coliseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Take a walk through Rome's 2,000 years of history with an expert guide who'll bring the past alive. You'll have a
hands-on history lesson at key ancient sites including the Colosseum and Roman Forum, Rome's most recognizable
landmark. Once inside the Colosseum, you will hear about the amphitheater's bloody past as you listen to tales of
gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions. Then you will arrive at the Palatine Hill, the most famous of the Seven
Hills of Rome. From here you can admire the magnificent views of the Roman Forum and Nero's Circus Maximus
where chariot races were held.
 

Afternoon at leisure.
 

Breakfast at hotel. Lunch and dinner on your own.

 

DAY 3: – ROME
Private half-day tour to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica
 

Accompanied by your expert guide, you will enjoy an intimate, personalized tour of the Vatican Museums. This lavish,
intricate labyrinth is made up of 2000 rooms that stretch over almost nine miles. With your own private guide to lead
the way, you'll discover the beauty and secrets hidden within the masterpieces lining these rooms. A highlight of the
private tour of the Vatican Museums is experiencing Michelangelo's famous Creation of Adam fresco as you explore
the Sistine Chapel and wander through Raphael's Rooms. For a fascinating finish to your private walking tour, stop
to admire magnificent St Peter's Square.
 

Afternoon at leisure.
 

Breakfast at hotel. Lunch and dinner on your own.

 

DAY 4: – ROME-FLORENCE
Transfer from Hotel in Rome to Hotel in Florence with en route stop in a local cellar for a wine tasting with light lunch
by private minibus.
Check-in at your hotel in Florence. The remainder of your day is at leisure.
 

Breakfast at hotel. Dinner on your own.
 

 

DAY 5: – FLORENCE
PrPrivate half-day walking tour of Florence including the Academia gallery
 

Today you will enjoy a half-day walking tour of Florence - the fountainhead of the Renaissance. Your day of sightseeing
includes the majestic Duomo built in 1296, Giotto's Bell Tower and the Baptistery with its renowned "Gates of Paradise"
doors. You follow the medieval streets to the most striking square in Florence, Piazza della Signoria, home of
Santa Croce Church, Michelangelo's final resting place. Your tour will end with a guided visit of the Academia gallery,
which houses the original Michelangelo's David.

Afternoon at leisure.

Breakfast at hotel. Lunch and dinner on your own.

 

DAY 6: – FLORENCE
Private full day tour to Tuscany with wine tasting

A splendid excursion through the delightful hills of Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni and the Chianti Classico
countryside. You have the opportunity to admire small villages, little country churches, castles of rare beauty, hills
covered with vineyards, olive groves. The tour starts with a stop in San Gimignano, one of the most charming towns
in Tuscany. Here you have one hour to discover this fascinating city on your own. San Gimignano is famous for the
fourteen characteristic towers and for the local white wine “Vernaccia”. Then continue on to Monteriggioni that is
surrounded by walls and fourteen quadrilateral towers, still intact. It’s a small, charming medieval village. Its dominant
position on a hill contributes to increase the charm of this pretty village. The tour ends in Siena, famous all over the
world for its Piazza del Campo and its characteristic shell shape where the Palio (horse race) takes place twice during
the year. The tour includes a stop at a winery to taste the most celebrated Chianti Classico red wine, extra virgin olive
oil produced locally and a snack with cold cuts, bread and sheep cheese.
Breakfast at hotel. Lunch & Dinner on your own.

 

DAY 7: – FLORENCE-VENICE
Transfer from Hotel in Florence to Hotel in Venice by private minibus and private motorboat.
Check-in at your hotel in Venice. The remainder of your day is at leisure.

Breakfast at hotel. Lunch and dinner on your own.

 

DAY 8: – VENICE
Private half-day walking tour of Venice including the Doge’s Palace.

Today you'll meet our expert local guide for a walking tour of St. Mark's Square, the great Byzantine Basilica,
the Bridge of Sighs and an inside visit of the Doge's Palace.

Afternoon at leisure.

Breakfast at hotel. Lunch and dinner on your own.


DAY 9: – VENICE-YOUR FINAL DESTINATION
Breakfast in the Hotel
 

Transfer from Hotel in Venice to Venice airport by private boat.

 

 

 

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