Day 01: Friday - Arrival [welcome cocktail, dinner]
Welcome to Italy! Meet our tour leader at hotel and meet with the other travelers during a welcome cocktail. Walk to the restaurant and enjoy a tasty welcome dinner. Overnight in Rome.
Day 02: Saturday - Vatican & heart of Rome [breakfast, dinner]
Meet your assistant in the lobby and transfer to Vatican. Meet your guide at Vatican and start your visit. At the end, stop for an independent lunch. In the afternoon, continue the exploration of Rome: Piazza del Popolo, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Campo dei Fiori. Return to your hotel. Tonight experience the real Roman food! Meet your assistant in the lobby and walk to the restaurant. Overnight in Rome.
Day 03: Sunday - Rome [breakfast]
Today is free at leisure. There are many opportunities to continue to explore the town. Optional tours are available. Overnight in Rome.
Day 04: Monday - Siena [breakfast, lunch]
Meet your assistant at hotel and transfer to Florence by private coach. The drive itself is a magnificent path along the roads of Tuscany, where it is possible to enjoy the view of hills covered by vineyards, olives tree, small villages and original bell towers. En route stop in Siena, probably Italy's loveliest medieval city. The town offers magnificent masterpieces and incredible views. Upon arrival, enjoy a “farmer lunch”: “Original Tuscan Food: wine tasting with cheese and salami. After lunch, meet your guide and start your visit of Siena. At the end, continue to your final destination. Before arrival, stop in a vineyard in Chianti for a wine tasting. Time permitting, additional stop in Monteriggioni and free time to discover this ancient Templar village with its castle. Late afternoon arrival in Florence. Free time for dinner. Overnight in Florence.
Day 05: Tuesday - Florence [breakfast, dinner]
Meet your guide in the hotel and enjoy a walking tour of the city with Accademia. Lorenzo de Medici transformed Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance by attracting the best artists, architects and writers of the time such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli to whom he commissioned various works. Visit Piazza della Signoria, the exterior of Palazzo Vecchio, the exterior of the Dome with Giotto's bell tower, and Ponte Vecchio. Finally, visit the Accademia and see the masterpiece of Michelangelo: the statue of David. The afternoon is free. Late afternoon, meet the assistant for a 30 minutes sunset walking to explore the hidden Florence. The sunset is spectacular and the best moment for your photos. At the end, enjoy a tasty Tuscan Dinner in a traditional Trattoria. Overnight in Florence.
Day 06: Wednesday - Florence [breakfast]
The day is free at leisure. Optional tours are available. Overnight in Florence.
Day 07: Thursday - Venice [breakfast]
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Florence train station by private bus where you will board the high speed train to Venice. We will take care of your bags till the train. Enjoy the ride by high-speed train to Venice. The city does not have roads and cars but only boats and canals. It is built on several small islands linked by hundreds of bridges. Arrival late morning, meet with your tour escort and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon join your guide for a walking: S. Marco Square, Doge Palace, the Rialto Bridge and the Gran Canal. Overnight in Venice.
Day 08: Friday - Venice [breakfast, Dinner]
Breakfast. Free Time in Venice. Optional tours available. In the evening, meet your assistant for a 45 minutes sunset walking. At the end, enjoy a Venitian Dinner. Overnight in Venice.
Day 9: Saturday - Venice [breakfast]
Breakfast. Independent Transfer to Airport or Railways Station.