The Grand Tour of Italy Package
11 Days/10 Nights
Day 01: OUT-BOUND FLIGHT
Board your overnight flight to Rome.
Day 02: ROME
Arrive in Rome, Italy. On your arrival at Rome Fiumicino Airport you will be transferred to your hotel. Check into your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure to relax and get acquainted with this ancient city.
Day 03 - ROME
After a good and healthy Italian Breakfast, the day begins with a Half Day guided city tour where an expert guide will take you on a pleasant stroll through the historical centre, admiring the famous Trevi Fountain, the historic Pantheon and Navona Square. Then by coach, passing alongside Castel Sant’Angelo the guide will take you to the Basilica of St. Peter where you will admire one of Michelangelo's most magnificent works of art, "la Pietà" and the interior of St. Peter's Basilica. Rest of the day at leisure to shop and enjoy more sightseeing.
Day 04: ROME
Today, after breakfast you will have plenty of time to sightseen, shop, visit museums, or just relax. Here are just a few of the countless suggestions: visit the impressive Colosseum and Roman Forum, walk down the Spanish Steps and, for fashion lovers, stroll down Via Condotti, the most fashionable and elegant street facing the Spanish Steps, or find a good and unique deal in one of the many outdoor markets. For art enthusiasts, you can discover the immense treasures of the Vatican Museums and enjoy a breathtaking visit of the Sistine Chapel.
Day 05: FLORENCE
Travel by train from Rome to Florence. Check into your hotel. After, you may stroll around the historic center from where most traffic is banned. Relax and use your time at leisure to admire the city's timeless beauty.
Day 06: FLORENCE
After breakfast you will join your Half Day City Tour which takes you to Piazzale Michelangelo admiring the wonderful panorama of the city, one of the most fascinating in the world. Then proceed by coach through the old city centre on an outdoor guided tour of the Duomo complex, Giotto’s bell tower, the Baptistery and itsimpressive bronze doors including the famous Porta del Paradiso and visit the interior of the Cathedral and the magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi. A short walk through the historic streets of the heart of Florence brings you to the renowned Galleria dell’Accademia where you will admire the famous David by Michelangelo and other works by the great artist. The tour ends inside the museum.
Day 07: FLORENCE
Take advantage of your last day in Florence to shop for quality leather and gold, stroll along Ponte Vecchio, famous all around the world for its jewelry shops. Art enthusiasts will have the opportunity to visit one of the most important worldwide art museums: the Uffizi Gallery, home to some of the most important masterpieces by renowned renaissance artists.
Day 08: VENICE
Travel by train from Florence to Venice. Check into your hotel. After enjoy a Half Day guided walking tour of Venice. Strolling through the narrow typical streets, the tour takes you into the historical center of the city and its magnificent monuments: St. Mark’s Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, the Ducal Palace, the Prisons and the Bridge of Sighs. Rest of the day at leisure to shop and enjoy a meal of fresh seafood.
Day 09: VENICE
After breakfast, you may take an excursion to Murano Island and visit a Glass workshop learning how the Local Artisans create a piece of Glass art, or visit picturesque Burano Island renowned for its lace making; you can also discover on your own the secrets of Venice, visit the Fine Art Academy, the Guggenheim Museum, the old markets or enjoy a walk across the Rialto Bridge.
Day 10: VENICE
After breakfast you will have time to enjoy this romantic city. Wander around its tiny "calle" (streets) where you are sure to discover the many hiden treasures of this mysterious and enchanting city.
Day 11: RETURN FLIGHT
Transfer to Venice airport for your return flight home.