Upon arrival in Rome, transfer to Rome station to board train reaching Florence. After arriving Florence transfer to the hotel by private car. Rest of the day is free to explore city on your own.Stay overnight at the hotel in Florence.
After enjoying breakfast, transfer to Venice Mestre station to board train reaching Florence. After arriving Florence transfer to the hotel on your own. After checking in the whole day is at leisure. Even among Italys cities Florence is something special, rising from the beautiful landscape of Tuscany as a living piece of history. Even the most ordinary street or building is a work of art in itself and demonstrates the simple classical beauty that defined the Renaissance.
Everywhere you turn you'll see works by Michelangelo, Donatello, Brunelleschi and any number of Masters of Italy's Golden Age. It is in the museums and galleries of the city that most of Florence's treasures are concentrated. The city's major institutions might not rival museums such as the Louvre in terms of size but in terms of quality they are paralleled by few places in the world.
However, rich as Florence's art collections are, one single piece shines above all others Michelangelos David. Its no exaggeration to say that the sculpture is the focus of the entire city, its simple majesty never failing to move even the casual observer. Carved by the artist when he was just 29 years old the statue is among the world's most incredible artworks.
But even amidst this wealth of culture it is impossible to forget that Florence is a living city as well the piazzas are full of fashionable boutiques and ever more fashionable people, and the caf is still central to Florence social life. In the evening the city lights up and its squares and streets are thronged with visitors and locals taking their "passeggiata" as the denizens of the city have done for thousands of years. Stay overnight at the hotel in Florence.
After enjoying breakfast, today morning you can opt for visiting optional full day tour to Lucca and Pisa. This tour will take you to a pleasant walk in Lucca enchanting historical centre where you will have the chance to admire the amazing Piazza Anfiteatro, the Torre Giunigi, the San Marino Church and the typical antique dealers street. We then departure for Pisa, famous for its architectural masterpieces.
Upon arrival in Pisa you will have free time for lunch (not included), then a guided walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli, with the celebrated Leaning Tower (outside view), the Baptistery (outside view) and other important monuments. This is followed by a visit to the interior of the Cathedral. You will the be given some free time for your disposal before finishing the tour with a pleasant walk to Piazza dei Cavalieri. Stay overnight at the hotel in Florence.
Day 4: Florence Afternoon Excursion to the Chianti Area
After breakfast at the hotel, start you Afternoon Excursion to the Chianti Area. An excursion to one of the most evocative areas of Tuscany, known all over the world for its wine and its countryside of unequalled beauty, an area that alternates woods with vines and olive trees, and where romanesque churches, farmhouses, villas and castles of rare beauty are to be found. This tour includes a visit to a place of particular historic and artistic interest in an old village, and to one of the most renowned castle farms with a snack and tasting of its prestigious wines. Stay overnight at the hotel in Florence.
The tour operates on Mon, Wed and Fri starting at 13.45 from Piazza della Stazione
After a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, check out and transfer to Florence station to catch a train to Siena. Arrive Siena and transfer to your hotel on your own. Post check in the day is at leisure to explore this beautiful city of the Tuscany region. Stay overnight at the hotel in Siena.
Post breakfast at the hotel, start your Classic Walking Tour of Siena.
Siena is a treasure trove of historical, artistic, religious and cultural riches to be discovered. We will visit on foot the major tourist attractions like Piazza del Campo, the Palazzo Comunale (Town Hall), the Cathedral and the majestic Basilica of San Domenico. There you will note the references to the great noble families and their palazzos, to the great tradition of the Siena Palio but also the stories of pilgrimage and saintliness that distinguish the town.
The walk continues with a visit to the Cathedral that preserves the treasures of artists like Pinturicchio, Donatello and Bernini besides its marvelous marble floor that is a unique example in the history of art.
The duration of the tour will be 2 hours. Return to your hotel after the tour ends to spend a comfortable night at the hotel in Siena.
The tour departs at 11.00 am from Bar La Lizza - Piazza Gramsci 10
Day 7: Sienna Rome Rome bus and boat pass for 1 day
After enjoying breakfast, check out from the hotel and transfer to Siena station to board train reaching Rome. After arriving Rome station transfer to the hotel on your own. With 1 day bus and boat pass Explore Rome at your own pace on an extensive hop on hop off itinerary through the heart of Rome. The buses are open top which allows you to enjoy full 360 degree panoramic views as you travel along your route.
During the tour you can choose t he option to discover part of the itinerary by a cruise on the Tiber river. You can start the cruise from Isola Tiberina (embark at: Calata degli Anguillara) and proceed up to Ponte Sant'Angelo. Then, you can choose to continue by Open bus for the rest of the route.
After enjoying breakfast, today morning you can opt for optional tour of Prestige Vatican City tour. Tour starts with crossing the park of Villa Borghese we reach the Vatican City, the smallest independent sovereign state in the world. In the Vatican Museum, you'll be shown a fine collection of antiquities, including the Sculpture Museum, the fascinating Tapestry Gallery, the Gallery of Maps and the world famous Sistine Chapel decorated by Michelangelo. The tour will then proceed to the Basilica of St. Peter, where you will see the art treasures of the largest Roman Catholic Church in the world, including Michelangelos Pieta.
Stay overnight at the hotel in Rome.St. Peter's Basilica may be closed to the public, during religious ceremonies or on Wednesdays in case the Papal Audience takes place in front of the Basilica. Appropriate dress should be worn in places of worship. During high season there might be queues at the entrances of the museums. Tour doesnt operate on Sundays