This itinerary unravels the two major must-sees in a trip to Italy. We rely on the best local guides, that will become your welcoming hosts in mesmerizing Italy.
LOCATIONS INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
Rome, Florence, Siena
Arrival at Rome’s airport; private transfer with driver to reach your hotel in Rome. You will stay at a wonderful 4* hotel, situated in a lovely neighborhood of the city center. You will enjoy two Superior rooms, with breakfast included. For lunches and dinners at all destinations you will both receive useful advice from our guides and our list of recommended restaurants.
Meeting with your guide (for a 3-hour long guided tour) at hotel lobby and taxi (to be paid on the spot) to reach the Colosseum. Visit of the Colosseum (skip the line tickets included), called by the ancient Romans "Amphitheatrum Flavium", it was built by Emperor Vespasian, in about 72 AD, and inaugurated by his son Titus in 80 AD. Our guide will help you relive the atmosphere of the shows with wild beasts and gladiators that were held for centuries in this imposing monument. Visit to the Roman Forum and the Imperial Forums, which are a series of five monumental squares built over the course of a century and a half (between 46 BC and 113 AD) in the heart of the city of Rome by Julius Caesar and the emperors Augustus, Vespasian, Nerva and Trajan.
Breakfast at the hotel and meeting with your private guide. With a taxi (to be paid on the spot) you will go to the Vatican Museums (skip the line tickets included). The Vatican Museums' fame is more than understandable, given the priceless works such as the Sistine Chapel, which houses Michelangelo's The Last Judgment and The Creation of Adam, Raphael's rooms, the Gallery of Maps and the Cortile della Pigna. From the museums we'll arrive at St. Peter's Basilica, where at the entrance we'll immediately find the wonderful statue of the Pieta by Michelangelo, along with other masterpieces of rare beauty. After a 4-hour visit you will have the afternoon at leisure to wander around the Eternal city on your own.
In the afternoon live your own Roman Holiday and explore the Eternal City from the funniest perspective, on the back of a Vespa! The popular Italian scooter, renowned for its peculiar bee-shape and the distinct sound of its engine, has been conquering fans all around the world since the 1940s and is a great way to experience the Capital like a local.
Accompanied by a personal driver you will get to buzz by Rome's iconic historical sites – the St. Peter’s Basilica, the Colosseum, People’s Square to name a few – and also venture off the typical tourist paths. At the end of the tour, you will ride up one of the seven hills to catch gorgeous views of the whole city from a beautiful terrace.
Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Our guide will walk you around the main squares of the city center, such as Piazza Venezia, the Spanish Steps and Trevi’s Fountain. You will enjoy a 3-hours long private guided tour.
Once back to the hotel to recollect the luggage, by taxi you will reach Rome’s station to get the fast train to go directly to Florence with Business class tickets. Taxi (to be paid on the spot) to you hotel.. You will stay at 5* hotel in two Gran DeLuxe rooms, with breakfast. In the afternoon time at leisure to walk around Florence on your own.
Breakfast at the hotel, day at leisure in wonderful Florence (you will also for Florence receive our list of recommended restaurants).
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day walking tour in the heart of Florence with our private guide (6-hour total). A radiant city we would like to present you through a pleasant stroll along the main points of interest, beginning with Piazza Santa Croce and then Piazza del Duomo, centerpiece of religious life. Be amazed at the façade of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and its magnificent dome by Brunelleschi, the Giotto’s Bell Tower and the octagonal Baptistry of Saint John. Reaching Piazza della Signoria, you will soon realize why Florence has been often designated an “open-air museum”. With the Loggia dei Lanzi on one side and Palazzo Vecchio on the other, the square is a great example of different sculptural and architectural styles. Talking about museums… highlight of the day is a visit of the majestic Uffizi Gallery (skip the line tickets included), once a building hosting the offices of Florentine magistrates, now receptacle of the most prestigious collection of Renaissance paintings in the whole world. Then you will reach in the afternoon the Accademia Gallery (skip the line tickets included), where the guide will reveal all the interesting details about the world-famous David by Michelangelo (did you know its eyes are heart shaped?). At the end of the visits (6 hours of tour), relax back at your hotel in the city center.
After breakfast, at 10am a private car with driver will take you to Chianti area to embark in an unforgettable Tuscan experience! You will first of all enjoy a private tour of the cellar of a premium local winery, then have fun with a hands-on cooking class where you will prepare Italian and Tuscan dishes, from the antipasto to the pasta and the Tiramisù, that you will taste at lunch while sipping top level wines coming straight from the cellar. The ultimate Tuscan experience, to be enjoyed to the fullest! Drive back to Florence in the early afternoon. Overnight in Florence.
Breakfast at the hotel, check out and train ride back to Rome with Business class tickets. Check in at your 4* hotel, in two Superior rooms with breakfast.
Private transfer with driver from the hotel to Fiumicino airport.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023||€ 2,990|
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Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
from € 3750 - Excluding flights
Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
from € 3750 - Excluding flights
Duration: 11 days / 10 nights
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