Milan, Florence, Perugia, Assisi, 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
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. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.
3rd day Milan - Bologna - Florence
Breakfast and then departure to Bologna, one of Italy's most important art cities. Visit this fascinating medieval town with its charming squares Piazza Maggiore and Piazza del Nettuno. Proceed to Florence. Rest of day at leisure. Dinner and overnight.
4th 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.
5th day: Florence - Perugia - Assisi
Brekfast at hotel. Departure for Perugia, capital of the Umbria region. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon proceed to Assisi, mystical town of St. Francis and St. Claire still surrounded by ancient walls. City tour including a visit to the Basilica, housing important series of frescoes from Giotto and Cimabue. Rest of day at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.
6th day: Assisi - Rome
Breakfast at hotel. Departure for Rome. On arrival, free time for lunch. In the afternoon guided walk tour 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.
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: Rome
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport, according with the flight departure time.