Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome
1st day: Milan
Arrival at the airport. Welcome of the group and transfer to the hotel. Free time. In the evening welcome cocktail and presentation of the tour with a short briefing. Dinner and accommodation.
2nd day: Milan - Verona - Venice
Breakfast at the Hotel. Guided tour of the city. Visiting the square of the Dome, Gallery Vittorio Emanuele II and the theater La Scala, one of the most celebrated in the world. Time free for lunch, and departure for the romantic city of Verona, immortalized by Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” with its world famous roman amphitheater which is one of the best arenas for Opera in Italy. Visit of the evocative square of Herbs and the imposing tombs of the Scaligeri family. Continue to Venice, dinner and accommodation.
3rd day: Venice
Breakfast. Guided walking tour in this unique city. Visit to the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark, Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Time free for lunch. Afternoon free time at leisure to walk around or go for a gondola ride on the canals. Dinner and accommodation.
4th day: Padua - Florence
After breakfast departure for Padova to visit the Cathedral of St. Anthony, the Chapel of Scrovegni, the Church of Emeritani and more. Time free for lunch. In the afternoon continue to Florence. Rest of day at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.
5th day: Florence
Breakfast. Guided walking tour in one of the most famous cities in the world. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, the Academy of Fine Arts Gallery housing "David" by Michelangelo, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan church with Cimabue's famous crucifix. Time free for lunch. Free afternoon in Florence 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.
6th day: Florence - Rome
After breakfast departure for Rome. On arrival time free for lunch. In the afternoon guided visit to discover the Ancient Rome. Stops at Capitol Square, the Coliseum, Panoramic view of the Roman and Imperial Forum, the Arc of Constantin,etc. Dinner and accommodation.
7th 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. The afternoon tour includes visits to the grand Holy Basilica of St Maria Maggiore, the Holy Stairs, the Basilica of St John's in Lateran and the Catacombs. Return to the hotel for dinner and accommodation.
8th day: Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport, according with the flight departure time.