The Art Cities from Rome
5 days Escorted Tour from Rome, Assisi, Siena, Florence, Padua & Venice

Features and Inclusions

  • Accommodation in 4* hotels centrally located

  • Daily American buffet breakfast

  • 4 Dinners (drinks not included)

  • Ground Transportation by deluxe A/C motor coach

  • Monolingual Tour Escorted tour (English)

  • Sightseeing as indicated in the itinerary

  • English speaking local guides

  • Only 1 bag per person allowed plus 1 hand luggage

  • Not Included: City taxes to be paid directly to hotels

 

Preferred Hotels

Florence: 

Rivoli/Adriatico or similar (SF)

Venice: 

Continental or similar (SF)

 

Departures and Prices 2017

Starting Mondays from

April 3 - October 23, 2017

Per Person In Twin

$ 1355.00

Single Room

$ 1590.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1, Monday: Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence
8.00am meeting point at the sightseeing office or pickup at the hotel from 7.30am to 7.45am and departure by coach to ASSISI. You will visit 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. At the end of the visit, continue towards SIENA, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to FLORENCE. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (D,O)

Day 2, Tuesday: Florence
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of the city, also known to be 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, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan Church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. The balance of the day is at leisure for optional sightseeing (we suggest the PISA half day tour) or for shopping. Dinner at a local Restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
(B,D,O)

Day 3, Wednesday: Florence - Padua - Venice
American buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to VENICE by coach. Along the way you will stop in PADUA, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello’s “Gattamelata”. Continue towards VENICE, and upon arrival enjoy a panoramic guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the St. Mark’s square, the Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Venice island. (B,D,O)

Day 4, Thursday: Venice
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour by boat. You will cross the lagoon with a view of the islands and reach the island of Murano where you will assist to a demonstration of glass blowing (some time will be allowed for shopping). Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B,D,O)

Day 5, Friday: Venice
American Buffet Breakfast . End of the Tour. (B)

 

Extra nights: Possibility to add extra night at the beginning and/or end of the tour, rates on request.



B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                  gitsart

 

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