Italy is one of the most popular destinations for the world’s greatest hoard of art treasures, stunning landscape, trendy fashion, top-class cuisine and passionate people. Here, an overview of the best places to visit in Italy: Naples, Italian Lake District, Sicily, Cinque Terre, Milan, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Venice, Tuscany, Rome and much more to visit. Follow our tourist guide to make your trip magnificent.
DAY 01 – Arrive at Rome
Arrive at Rome. Take your transfers from Airport/Station to Hotel. Arrive at Hotel. Check in Hotel at 14:00 hrs. Rest of the time is free for own activities. Overnight Stay in Rome Hotel
DAY 02 – Full Day Rome Tour with Vatican City
Breakfast will serve in the Hotel. After that enjoy full day tour of Rome with Vatican City.Enjoy this spectacular tour of the major monuments of Rome, including the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, the Basilica of St. Peter and the Colosseum. The duration will 9 hours. This full day tour is a combination of 2 tours: Vatican and Imperial Rome. The tour begins by coach passing through Piazza dellaRepubblica with the Fountain of the Nayads and following the ancient Aurelian walls which once surrounded the ancient city. From Piazza del Popolo where you will see an Egyptian obelisk dating back to the time of Ramses II. Finally, on arrival at the Vatican Walls, your guide will then lead you into the Vatican Museums taking the beautiful Spiral staircase and continuing through the Gallery of the Tapestries and the Gallery of the Geographical Maps before arriving in the famous Sistine Chapel with its magnificent fresco of the Last Judgement by Michelangelo, at the end of the tour time free to visit the St. Peter's Basilica. Arriving by coach at Piazza Venezia you then continue on foot to the famous Piazza Del Campidoglio designed by Michelangelo from where you will have a fantastic view of the Roman Forum. By coach we will then drive by the Circus Maximus and the Aventino Hill. Stop to admire the beautiful statue of Moses by Michelangelo located in the Church of St. Peter's in Chains from where it will take us 5 minutes to reach the symbol of the eternal city: The Colosseum (visit inside, the entrance fee is included). This Includes Transportation by coach, lunch, guide service, entrance and guided tour of the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel, entrance and guided tour of the Colosseum. Please note: Entrance to churches requires appropriate attire (no shorts, miniskirt or uncovered shoulders). St. Peter's Basilica may be closed to the public, during religious ceremonies (Audiences, Beatifications, Masses of the Pope) or on Wednesdays in case the Papal Audience takes place in front of the Basilica, visit to the Basilica without the explanation inside. No drop off at the hotels can be arranged. Local guide could provide explanation in more languages. Overnight Stay in Rome Hotel
DAY 03 – Rome to Florence (Via Train – 2 hours Direct Train Journey)
After Breakfast check out from hotel. Take your transfers from Hotel to Station to board your train to Florence. Arrive at Florence then Station transfer to Hotel. Check in Hotel at 14:00 hrs. Day is free for own activities. Overnight Stay in Florence Hotel.
DAY 04 – Excursion to Pisa & Visit the Leaning tower
Breakfast will serve in the Hotel. At Around 13:30 take excursion to Pisa and visit of Leaning Tower. This enchanting excursion will take you through the unforgettable Tuscan countryside to the marvelous city of Pisa, known all over the world for its impressive monuments and for its prestigious University. A professional guided walking tour will take you to the Piazza deiMiracoli, where you will be able to admire the Leaning Tower (exterior), the Baptistery (exterior) and other important monuments. You will enjoy then an interior guided visit of the Cathedral, real masterpiece of Romanesque art, built between the 11th and 12th centuries. The guided tour will end by the magnificent Leaning Tower: climbing to its top by mounting its 294 steps rising up in a spiral, will be one of the most amazing experiences you can ever try. The tower is 55.86 m tall (183.27 ft) from the ground on the low side and 56.70 m tall (186.02 ft) on the high side, around 3.99 degrees leaning. The weak and unstable subsoil caused this unique phenomenon, contributing to create one of the wonders of the world. This tour will last for around 5 hours. This tour includes transportation by coach, English speaking, and local guide for walking tour of Piazza deiMiracoli and Leaning Tower visit, Cathedral entrance fee, Leaning Tower entrance fee with booking. Overnight Stay in Florence Hotel
DAY 05 - Florence to Venice Mainland (Via Train – 2h 30m hours Direct Train Journey) & Gondola Serenade
After Breakfast check out from hotel. Take your transfers from Hotel to Station to board your train to Venice. Arrive at Venice Station transfer to Hotel. Check in Hotel at 14:00 hrs. Rest of the time is free for own activities. In the evening enjoy Gondola Serenade. Sit back in your gondola and allow yourself to be serenaded as you float past the palaces of the Grand Canal. We join a flotilla of gondolas gathered around a barge containing the musicians and singers to float along the fascinating Grand Canal, glittering in the reflection of the illuminated facades of the sumptuous 'Palazzos'. Return in the dark stillness of some of Venice's interior canals. This Includes Gondola ride, musical performance Overnight Stay in Venice Island Hotel
DAY 06 - Afternoon Murano, Burano & Torcello
Breakfast will serve in the Hotel. Morning is free for own activities. In afternoon enjoy tour of Murano, Burano&Torcello. Today you sail to Murano to see how the beautiful colored glass is made, then on to the pretty islands of Burano and Torcello. After sailing past the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the Public Gardens, the tip of Sant'Elena and the famous Lido beach resort, the boat arrives in Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here we stop for around 40 minutes to visit to one of the factories. The second stop is at the picturesque island of Burano, famous not only for its lace but also for the fishermen's houses painted in bright colours. The stop will last about 30 minutes. Then after a short cruise, we reach Torcello, the earliest centre of civilization in the estuary. Only the Cathedral with its magnificent mosaics and the church of Santa Fosca remain as testimony of its former glory. The stop will be for about 30 minutes then we return to St.Mark's Square. On 15th September 2013 Torcello Island is not included due to Regata. Overnight Stay in Venice Island Hotel
DAY 07 - Depart to home
After Breakfast check out from hotel. Take your transfers from Hotel to Airport to board your flight to next destination.