Milan, Rome, Florence, Venice

Milan, Rome, Florence, Venice
air or rail & our coach
Tour and explore

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: San Marino - Perugia
Breakfast at hotel and departure for San Marino, the world's smallest and oldest independent Republic, founded in the year 301, as a Christian sanctuary, it has its own currency, stamps and preserves its political system.. Time at leisure to walk around and visit. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon proceed to Perugia capital  of the Umbria region. Dinner and overnight.

4th day: Perugia - Assisi - Rome
Breakfast at hotel. After a walk around and the visit of the National Gallery, departure for 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. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon proceed to Rome. Dinner and accommodation.

5th 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 through the baroque Rome 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.

6th day: Rome - 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..

7th 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.

8th day: Florence - Padua - Venice
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 Venice.  Rest of day at leisure. Dinner and accommodation.

9th 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.

10th day: Verone - Lake Garda - Milan
Breakfast at hotel and departure 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. After the visit, departure for Milan, passing through Lake Garda, panoramic views. Dinner and accommodation.

11th day: Milan
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport, according with the flight departure time.