11 Days / 10 Nights 4 Star Hotels
Thursday Departure from April to November -
Milan, Bologna, San Marino, Perugia, Rome, Assisi, Siena, Florence,
Venice, Verona, Lake Como, Milan
Day 1 Thursday MILAN - BOLOGNA - SAN MARINO
Departure to San Marino via BOLOGNA, one of Italy’s most important
art cities. Visit this fascinating medieval town with its charming
squares Piazza Maggiore and Piazza del Nettuno. Proceed to SAN MARINO,
the world's smallest and oldest independent Republic, founded in the
year 301, as a Christian sanctuary. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2 Friday SAN MARINO - PERUGIA - ROME
Continental breakfast. Departure to PERUGIA, the charming university
town. Visit the impressing Cathedral and the Palazzo dei Priori. Proceed
to ROME. Overnight.
Day 3 Saturday ROME
Continental breakfast. In the morning guided sightseeing of the monuments
of the city: Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Castel S. Angelo
and St. Peter’s Basilica. No tour leader during the stay in Rome.
Assistance available through our office in Rome. Overnight.
Day 4 Sunday ROME
Continental breakfast. In the afternoon guided sightseeing of Ancient
Rome: The Capital Square, Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Basilica of St,
Paul outside the walls. Overnight.
Day 5 Monday ROME
Continental breakfast. Day at leisure for shopping or private sightseeing.
Possible optional tours to Naples, Pompei and Capri. Overnight.
Day 6 Tuesday ROME-ASSISI-SIENA-FLORENCE
Early morning, departure for ASSISI, the mystic town of Saint Francis
still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis
with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Proceed
on to SIENA, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio. Then
on to FLORENCE. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7 Wednesday FLORENCE
Buffet breakfast. Guided sightseeing tour of 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, the Academy
of Fine Arts Gallery housing the "David" by Michelangelo,
and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan church with Cimabue's famous
crucifix. Rest of the day at leisure for optional sightseeing or shopping.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 8 Thursday FLORENCE - PADUA - VENICE
Buffet breakfast. Departure for Venice via PADUA, where you will visit
the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello's "Gattamelata".
Continue on to VENICE, and upon arrival enjoy a guided walking tour
of this unique city. You will see the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark,
the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Then visit a
glass factory to see the moulding of glass. Dinner and overnight.
Day 9 Friday VENICE
Buffet breakfast. Day at leisure for optional tour to the islands of
Murano, Burano and Torcello by motorlaunch or for shopping. Dinner and
Day 10 Saturday VENICE - VERONA - LAKE COMO
Buffet breakfast. Morning departure for VERONA to see the town of Romeo
and Juliet. Then continue on COMO. Dinner and overnight.
Day 11 Sunday LAKE COMO – MILAN
Continental breakfast. Departure for MILAN and end of tour at Central
(Transfer to Airport or hotel in Milan not included)
OUR SELECTED FIRST CLASS HOTELS
In S.Marino Grand Hotel Titano or similar – In Rome Hotel Diana
or similar - In Florence Adriatico or similar - In Venice Principe or
similar - In Como Grand Hotel or similar
- 10 Nights Accomodations at 4 Star Hotels with down-town location -
10 Daily Italian Breakfasts- 6 Dinners- Service charges and taxes included
-Ground transportation by deluxe motorcoach- Professional assistant
during the tour - Sightseeing as per itinerary with local guides and
English speaking tour leader and guide guaranteed. Please ask for other