8 Days Tour Italy: Rome, Florence, Venice, Siena, Bologna and Tuscany

8 Days Tour Italy: Rome, Florence, Venice, Siena, Bologna and Tuscany

Language
English, Spanish
Duration
8 days, 7 nights
Free! cancellation up to 7 days

Highlights

  • UNESCO sites Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padua, Venice, and Tuscany wine region
  • Transport by deluxe motorcoach (free Wi-Fi connection on board)
  • Assistant for the entire tour duration
  • Florence's Uffizi Gallery with skip-the-line tickets
  • Venice's St. Mark's Basilica with skip-the-line
  • Tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St Peter Basilica

Description

Visit some of the UNESCO JEWELS sites in Italy in 8 days. Enjoy a unique trip visiting Rome, Florence and Venice and touring the beautiful landscapes of Tuscany.

Day 1: Rome

Welcome to Rome! After a meet & greet at the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel (Transfer included!!!). Overnight stay.

Day 2: Rome > Assisi > Siena > Florence

Departing at 7:15 am from your hotel by a deluxe coach, you will arrive in Assisi, ready to explore, at your own leisure, this tiny town surrounded by walls, built in the Middle Ages. Take your time to visit the basilica of St. Francis, where you will see masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue and, then, have free time for lunch (not included). Board on the bus to reach Siena, a Unesco World Heritage Site, world-known for the Palio, the historical horse race around the shell-shaped town square: Piazza del Campo. Next, you will continue on to Florence, where you will check in at your hotel before enjoying dinner and a well-earned night of rest.

Day 3: Florence

After breakfast, you will spend the day venturing around beautiful Florence, the “Cradle of Renaissance, where, with the help of Michelangelo, Italian art reached its pinnacle. Based on etruscan-roman origins, the city flourished in the Middle Ages as a free “Comune” and was further refined during the Renaissance. You will be fascinated by the uncountable monuments, churches and buildings as Santa Maria del Fiore, more commonly referred to as the Duomo. On your visit, you will be amazed by its magnificent dome built by Filippo Brunelleschi. Cross a small piazza to see the “Campanile” tower (partly designed by Giotto) and the Baptistery, with its bronze doors where Michelangelo imagined the “Gates of Paradise.” In the heart of the city, you will see Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo della Signoria (also known as Palazzo Vecchio), and the Basilica of Santa Croce. Lunch in a typical Tuscan restaurant in Piazza Santa Croce. Spend the afternoon strolling the cobblestone streets of Florence on your own or take a short trip to Pisa (optional), one of the four main historical Marine Republics of Italy. There, you will tour the Piazza dei Miracoli with the Duomo, Pisa’s symbol “the Leaning Tower” and the Baptistery. Dinner at leisure, overnight stay in Florence.

Day 4: Florence > Bologna > Padua > Venice

After breakfast in Florence, departure to Bologna. There, you will discover the elegant city centre with its “porticos”, it’s shopping streets and so on. From Piazza Malpighi you will walk to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore (Neptune square and Major square) in the heart of the city, then King Renzo’s Palace; Palazzo Podestà and the basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world. Bologna it’s a real gourmet’s heaven…don’t miss a tasty meal at your own leisure! In the afternoon, continue toward Padova, with Sant’Antonio Basilica: one of the most visited churches by pilgrims of the catholic world.

Later in the afternoon, arrival in Venice: the City of Love, one of the most romantic cities of the whole world and, undoubtedly the most beautiful city built by man! Check in at your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 5: Venice

After breakfast, enjoy your private water-taxi transfer to Piazza San Marco, with “skip the line” tickets to visit the splendid St.Mark’s Basilica and, after this, check out the most iconic places of the “Floating City”: the Palazzo dei Dogi, symbol of Venice’s glorious past, the legendary “Bridge of Sighs”. Spend the afternoon roaming along Venice’s canals at your leisure and then return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Venice > Tuscany Wine Region (Montepulciano) > Rome

After breakfast, departure from Piazzale Roma heading to Tuscany, world-known for its landscapes, its churches and castles and its delicious wines. You will proceed to Val di Chiana with a stop in Montepulciano, a medieval town rich in history and art. Known for its “Nobile” wine, on purchase in local wine houses, Montepulciano also hosts an annual jazz and wine festival every July. Spend the afternoon discovering Montepulciano at your own pace, enjoying free wine tastings in many wine shops and free time for shopping. In the evening, you will arrive in Rome to check in into your hotel.

Day 7: Rome

Between 7:45 - 8:00 am, after breakfast, departure from the hotel for the included tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters’s Basilica with our exclusive skip-the-line” access! No stress to reach the area: upon arrival, your guide will lead you into the museums where you’ll visit one of the most important art collections of the world. Walk along the beautiful Galleries of Tapestries and Geographical Maps before admiring Raphael’s Rooms and, then, the amazing Sistine Chapel. After this incredible masterpiece, you will be taken by a privileged door to St. Peters’s Basilica: the biggest church in the world! The tour ends on St.Peter’s Square: enjoy the rest of the day to explore the city at your own leisure or get any one of our selected tours for the afternoon or at night! Overnight stay.

Day 8: Rome

After breakfast, transfer to the airport. Arrivederci!

Included

  • Transfer from Rome's Fiumicino Airport to your hotel is Rome
  • Local guides
  • Headset to not miss a word of the guide's explanation
  • Skip-the line entrance tickets
  • Pickup at the hotel on the first day
  • 7 overnights in hotel (standard room) on a BB basis
  • 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners

Not included

  • Beverages with Lunch and dinner
  • Flihgts
  • City taxes (must be paid directly at hotels)

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Note that

  • One piece of luggage per person is allowed
  • You can choose to take this tour with accommodation in Hotel Delfino in Mestre (4*, Tourist Category) or Hotel Carlton in Venice (4*, 1st Category)
  • Free accommodation for children up to 5,99 years sharing the room with their parents

COVID-19 Measures

  • Enjoy the activity safely! We adopt the recommended legal and sanitary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Among them, keeping the safety distance, the use of masks for both the guide and the participants, small groups, disposable headphones, vehicle disinfection before and after each service, disinfectant gel available, avoiding the use of printed material, among others, according to the specific type of activity.

Additional details

  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs.
  • Please note that some of the places we are going to visit have a dress code: no sleeveless blouses, no miniskirts, no shorts, no hats.

Cancellation

Cancellation up to 7 days before the date of the activity: no charge & 100% refund / Less than 7 days, late arrival or no show: no refund will be provided.

Starting point

Please, at the time of booking, indicate the time of arrival at the airport to be able to manage your collection.
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