Europe – Italy 6N/7D


Italy, commanding a long Mediterranean coastline, has left a powerful mark on Western culture and cuisine. Its capital, Rome, is home to the Vatican as well as landmark art and ancient ruins. Other major cities include Florence, with Renaissance treasures such as Michelangelo’s “David” and its leather and paper artisans. Venice, the sinking city of canals; and Milan, Italy’s fashion capital. Rome ultimately emerged as the dominant power, conquering much of the ancient world and becoming the leading cultural, political, and religious centre of Western civilisation.

Italy

  • Highlights

  • Detailed Itinerary

  • Inclusions

  • Exclusions

  • Reviews

Highlights of the tour


  • Vatican museum
  • Piazza Barberini
  • Santa Maria Maggiore
  • Coliseum
  • Basilica di S. Lorenzo
  • Torcello
  • Murano
  • Burano

Detailed Itinerary of the tour


  • Day 01 : Arrive Rome

    • Upon arrival in the city of Rome, the capital of Italy, please clear your immigration and customs and head to the baggage claim area. Collect your baggage and exit the airport.
    • Later, we transfer from airport to the hotel
    • A stroll down the road will showcase the best of Rome and provide great photo opportunities
    • Enjoy the evening at leisure
    • Dinner at hotel
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 02 : Rome city tour

    • Enjoy a relaxed breakfast at the hotel
    • Later we proceed to Rome city tour,Santa Maria Maggiore,Coliseum,Mouth of Truth / Circus Maximus,Piazza Venezia / Campidoglio (including Victorian and Aracoeli)
    • Lunch will be provided
    • Later we continue to visi Piazza Navona, Pantheon, San Pietro ,Castel Sant’Angelo, Vatican Museums,Piazza di Spagna Ara Pacis ,Piazza Barberini
    • Tonight, enjoy a delicious Indian dinner before we drive back to the hotel
    • Overnight stay at hotel


  • Day 03 : Arrival Florence

    • Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel.Later, check out of the hotel
    • Transfer to the train station to board a train to Florence city. On arrival in Florence, transfer to your hotel. This will be a day at leisure
    • You can enjoy soaking in the beauty of Florence, the most active centre of the Renaissance period
    • Stay overnight at the hotel in Florence


  • Day 04 : Florence

    • Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel
    • We proceed to the Florence walking tour, the most complete and thrilling guided walking tour starts from the peculiar Central market zone, characterised by workshops and ulticoloured stalls, where the Medici Chapels, and Basilica di S. Lorenzo, the church of Medici’s Family are located.
    • Next we move on to,Piazza del Duomo, where you can admire the Cathedral* (inside visit) and its dome by Brunelleschi, the bell-tower by Giotto, Saint John Baptistery with its Paradise Door
    • The tour continues by visiting the medieval quarters where Dante Alighieri and Beatrice lived
    • Lunch will be provided
    • Further on you can find Palazzo del argello. Not too far there is Piazza della Signoria, a great ‘open-air sculpture museum’, overlooked by the imposing Palazzo Vecchio. Next to it the Uffizi Gallery, one of the most important museum all over the world
    • Then you proceed to the picturesque Mercato della Paglia (Straw market), where the famous Piglet Fountain is located. You walk along the street that leads to Ponte Vecchio, the ‘jewels bridge’. By crossing the bridge, you will reach the wonderful Pitti Palace where our tour ends
    • Enjoy the dinner in the evening
    • Stay overnight at the hotel in Florence


  • Day 05 : Arrival Rome

    • Relish the sumptuous breakfast at the hotel
    • Later check out of the hotel and settle extras if any
    • Proceed to the Florence station to board a train to Venice. On arrival in Venice, transfer to your hotel. Venice is built on 117 small islands it has some 150 canals and 409 bridges
    • Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Venice


  • Day 06 : Rome city tour

    • Enjoy an early morning breakfast. Morning at leisure to explore this romantic city of Venice
    • We proceed to three of the most important islands of Venice, Torcello, Burano, and Murano
    • With this tour you can visit the three most important islands of the Venetian lagoon. Torcello is known for being the first island to be inhabited in the Venice Lagoon: the inhabitants of Altino moved here during the 5th century. The cathedral contains some wonderful mosaics
    • Today, the island is known as a place of great quiet and tranquility because it has a little more than 20 residents and seems like a place that time forgot. Burano, inhabited by 3000 people, is known for its handmade lace and typical sweets “bussolai”, but also for its brightly colored houses that, it is said, were painted by its inhabitants to make them recognizable to the fishermen coming home in heavy foggy weather.
    • Murano is known around the world for the artistic production of blown glass. Initially, the production took place in Venice, but, at that time, the buildings were made of wood and often the fire escaped from the ovens and caused dangerous fires.
    • The government of the Republic ordered then to move the seat of the furnaces to Murano. The island also hosts the Glass Museum which contains a large collection of very ancient glass masterpieces and surely deserves a visit. In case of no show total amount will be charged
    • Enjoy a colorful dinner in the evening
    • Have a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Venice


  • Day 07 : Return home

    • After a continental buffet/boxed breakfast, we check out and proceed to the airport for your flight back home
    • Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour

     


Inclusions of the tour


  • 02 nights stay in Rome
  • 02 nights stay in Florence
  • 02 nights stay in Venice
  • Visit to Murano Burano in Venice
  • Daily Continental buffet breakfast

Exclusions of the tour


  • Visa cost
  • Other optional tour
  • Medical & Travel Insurance
  • Tips, drinks, extra meals and any personal expenses Any Service not mentioned in Inclusions
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