This tour of Italy's Renaissance cities is ea wonderful option for those who are wanting to experience Italy's renaissance capitals including Florence and Venice as well as some of the other smaller treasures including Assisi, Siena Padua and the Tuscan countryside without having to worry about transportation, entrance fees and getting to and from hotels.
The tour departs and ends in Rome, meaning that all of your transportation requirements on this tour are well looked after as well as your entrance fees, guided tours and hotels in excellent locations, the hotel Adriatico in Florence & the Hotel Continental in Venice or a similar high-quality property in the central part of the city.
-Accommodation at 4* hotels centrally
-Daily American buffet breakfast
-3 dinners (drinks not included)
-Service charges and taxes included
-Ground transportation by deluxe motor
-coach with air conditioning
-MONOLINGUAL ESCORTED TOUR
-Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
-English speaking local guides
-Passengers will be provided with professional
SCENIC DRIVES THROUGH:
-The beautiful Autostrada del Sole
-The Tuscan countryside and its medievaltowns
-The Emilia Romagna region, land of world famous “prosciutto” and Parmesan cheese
-The Veneto region and its Villa of Palladio
HIGHLIGHTS DAY BY DAY
-Assisi: View of the Churches of St Francis and St. Claire
-Siena: View of Piazza del Campo and he
-Florence: Exterior visit of the most
-Padua: See the Basilica & Donatello’s
masterpiece, the “Gattamelata”
-Venice: Visit of the famous square of St
Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs
(exterior), and Murano Island.
This morning we will be happy to pick you up at your hotel in Rome if it is is located in the city centre of Rome. We will depart at approximately 07:30 AM and head out of Rome through the region of Lazio into Umbria, where we will visit the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls.
In Assisi, we will visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue.
At the end of the visit, continue towards Siena the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race.
After our visit here, we will proceed to Florence where we will enjoy dinner and overnight at the hotel centrally located in Florence.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will begin our guided sightseeing tour of the city, also known to be the cradle of the Renaissance.
Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan Church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. The balance of the day is at leisure for optional sightseeing (we suggest the PISA half day tour) or for shopping.
Dinner at a local Restaurant and overnight at the hotel.
This morning we will depart Florence for Venice and Along the way you will stop in PADUA, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello’s “Gattamelata”.
From here we will continue towards VENICE, and upon arrival enjoy a panoramic guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the St. Mark’s square, the Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Venice island.
American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour by boat. You will cross the lagoon with a view of the islands and reach the island of Murano where you will assist to a demonstration of glass blowing (some time will be allowed for shopping). In the afternoon, the boat will take you to the rail station or the Tronchetto for your transfer back to Rome by rail or motor coach. (means of transportation is reconfirmed one day or two before the end of the tour and advised by the assistant). Arrival in Rome and end of the tour
Assisi is known throughout the world as the city of St Francis, the monk who spoke to the animals and with God, whose cult has spread across the globe. Linked to the Saint are theBasilica of St Francis, as well as the Eremo of the Prisons and the convent of St. Damian, the place where God spoke to the Monk.
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Price Per Person : EUR 689.00
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