Rome, Florence, Venice
1st Day: Rome
Arrival at the airport. Welcome of the group and transfer to the hotel. Free time. In the evening welcome cocktail with the group leader, presentation of the tour with a short briefing. Dinner and accommodation.
2nd day: Rome
Breakfast. Full day guided visit of the Vatican Museums: the Tapestry Gallery, the Raphael Rooms, the Sistine Chapel and the vatican Library. Then visit to St. Peter's Basilica, housing the Pietà by Michelangelo. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, guided walk visiting the most beautiful squares of the city: via del Tritone, Piazza Barberini, Pantheon, the best preserved pagan temple of the ancient period, Piazza Navona, one of the more fancy squares of Rome with Bernini's magnificent Four River fountain, Piazza di Spagna, and the famous Trevi Fountain, renowned not only for its imposing beauty, but also because of the "Three coins in a Fountain". Dinner and accommodation.
3rd Day: Siena - Florence
Breakfast at hotel and departure for Siena. This monumental and medieval city is encircled by ancient walls and is famous for its splendid square " Piazza del Campo ". This is the site of the famous Palio, traditional medieval horse race, locals are dressed in 15th-century costumes. See also the Palazzo Pubblico and the Duomo, one of the most beautiful in Italy. Time free for lunch. In the afternoon proceed on to Florence. Dinner and accommodation..
4th Day: Florence
Breakfast at the hotel and morning guided city tour along the artistic beauty of Florence with its Dome by Brunelleschi, the Bell tower by Giotto and the Baptistery. The sightseeing tour continues through Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and finally the church of Santa Croce. Time free for lunch. Rest of day to relax, walk across the famous Ponte Vecchio or go bargain hunting in Florence’s famous open-air market “il Mercato di San Lorenzo”. Dinner and accommodation.
5th Day: Padua - Venice
Breakfast at hotel and departure for Padua, to visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello's "Gattamelata”. Time free for lunch. In the afternoon, on to Venice, the city of the gondolas. Rest of day at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.
6th Day: Venice
Breakfast at hotel and a guided walk in this unique and mysterious city built on islands, visiting the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Time free for lunch. Afternoon time at leisure to walk around or go for a gondola ride on the canals. Dinner and accommodation.
7th Day: Venice
Breakfast at hotel. Free time. Transfer to airport according to the flight departure time.