Rome and the Tuscan Sun Deluxe Package
6 Days/5 Nights
Rome, Tarquinia, Caprarola, Cortona
Day 01: ROME
Arrival in Rome and transfer to the hotel on your own. There'll be free time for you to start discovering the city until the evening, when you'll meet with your tour assistant which will provide you information regarding your travel itinerary. You'll spend the night in the hotel in Rome.
Day 02: ROME
You'll have breakfast at the hotel to be ready for a day in the Eternal City. In the morning you will have free time to enjoy Rome on your own pace. Discover the beautiful fountains and squares of Rome, enjoy a cappuccino with Italian pastries in one of the many outdoor café, or participate at the Pope Mass in Saint Peter Square (on Sundays). In the afternoon join a sightseeing tour along the Appian Way, viewing ancient ruins and churches, such as Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica, St. John Lateran Basilica, Scala Santa (Holy stairs) and the Christian Catacombs. Dinner will be had at a nice typical trattoria, far from the tourist traps, among the locals. Overnight at your Hotel in Rome.
Day 03: ROME
After breakfast, you'll enjoy a morning at leisure. Perhaps you'll visit the Colosseum and the Roman Fora (not included), or the Villa Borghese Gallery (not included), with its many pieces of art. In the afternoon you will visit the Vatican museum, repository of centuries of art and history. You'll marvel at this intersection of faith and beauty, including a visit of the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Return to your Hotel. Dinner on your own and overnight in Rome.
Day 04: ROME, TARQUINIA, TUSCANIA, CAPRAROLA, CORTONA
You'll enjoy breakfast at the hotel, before departing for Tarquinia and Tuscania, ancient sites of the Etruscans, the pre Roman civilization on the italic peninsula with a rich culture and history traces. After touring this remarkable area, the tour moves on to Caprarola, in Viterbo area, to visit the Villa Farnese complex and gardens, considered to be amongst the best in Italy. The journey will continue along the hill country towards the town of Cortona in Tuscany where after a nice dinner at your Hotel you will have a nice rest.
Day 05: CORTONA
After a tasty breakfast, you'll spend the day touring Cortona. This ancient town bears the legacy of the Etruscans, and is considered one of the oldest cities in Tuscany. Admire the breathtaking scenery overlooking the vineyards and enjoy the typical small town Italian lifestyle. Dinner will be enjoyed in a local trattoria, where you'll sample the finest recipes of Tuscany.
Day 06: CORTONA, FLORENCE (or ROME)
After breakfast, transfer to Rome airport or Rome Hotel or Florence. At the arrival in Rome or Florence, our services will end.