May 26 | June 09, 16, 23
TOUR CODE: 6070
Day 1 Sunday. Arrival in Rome
Upon arrival, meet and greet by your tour leader and transfer to Rome. Check-in at hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner and introduction by your tour leader.
Day 2. Monday. Rome / Vatican Museums
After breakfast, enjoy a unique guided sightseeing, including inside visits of highlights of religious and ancient Rome: The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with Michelangelo's ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, monumental St. Peter's Square and Basilica to admire Michelangelo's Pieta. Admire the amazing Coliseum (outside) and the Roman Forum (outside).
Overnight at your hotel. (B)
Day 3 Tuesday. Rome / Florence (320km)
At 07.30 am pick-up at your hotel in Rome and transfer to the meeting point to join the group. Departure to Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance, known worldwide for its unequalled treasures. A stop is planned at Michelangelo’s square for a first photo opportunity. Upon arrival, enjoy a walking tour of the city with your guide including the Cathedral (outside), Giotto’s Bell Tower (outside), the doors of the Baptistery, Piazza della Signoria and the Church of Santa Croce, the sanctuary of many famous Italian artists. Lunch in local restaurant.
Overnight in Florence. (L)
Day 4 Wednesday. Excursion to Cinque Terre (170 km)
Breakfast at hotel. Today discover by train the highlights of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world. Five (cinque) villages, suspended between sea and land listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. You will first reach Manarola. Your journey will continue to Monterosso, an ancient fishing village considered the pearl of the Cinque Terre, where you will be overcome by its enchanting beaches.
Back to Florence where overnight. (B)
Day 5 Thursday. Florence/Venice (300 km)
After breakfast departure to the Door of the Orient. Upon arrival in Venice enjoy a guided tour of this unique and romantic city. Strolling through the ancient and narrow streets of Venice, you will reach the Rialto Bridge (outside) and St-Mark’s Square with the impressive Basilica (outside).
Overnight at hotel. (B)
Day 6 Friday. Venice/Airport
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Venice Marco Polo Airport to catch your flight home. (B)