Rome, Florence, Bologna and Venice

Period: all the year
Location: Bologna

Description:

A great tour around the most beautiful italian art cities

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  • Culture & Music
  • Our Tours

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  • Castles & Fortresses
  • Gastronomy-gourmet
  • Historical sites
  • Museums-galleries
  • Shopping
  • Urforgettable experience

DAY 1

Arrival in Rome Termini Central Railway Station. Private tour of the “Rome Classic and Baroque”, an itinerary on foot to visit the classic monuments of Rome. Crossing Piazza della Repubblica with the Fountain of the Nayads, our local guide will take you on a pleasant stroll through the historical centre, where you can admire the Piazza di Spagna, Trevi Fountain, La Colonna di Marco Aurelio, the Palazzo di Montecitorio, designed by Bernini, the Pantheon (visit inside), Palazzo Madama seat of the senate, Piazza Navona. Time at leisure for relax, shopping. In the evening, dinner in a cosy restaurant in Rome. Overnight.

 

DAY 2

After breakfast at Hotel, meeting with our guide for the private tour (without queue) of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Time at leisure. Overnight.

 

DAY 3

After breakfast at Hotel, meeting with our guide for the private tour of Imperial Rome. The Coliseum , whose real name is Flavian Amphitheatre, and than on the same square we can admire the Arch of Constantine erected in the IV century a.D. and the Arch of Titus in the I century a.D. We will continue walking through the Roman Forum, the biggest archaeological area in the world just in the heart of Rome. Arriving on the top of the Capitole hill, nowadays seat of the City Hall, we can admire the beautiful square designed by Michelangelo Buonarroti with the Palazzo Conservatori and the Palazzo Nuovo which are important Museums. After that, going down the Capitole Hill we’ll get directly into Venice Square where we will be astonished by the Vittoriano, the biggest European monument. In the evening, dinner in a cosy restaurant in Rome. Overnight.

 

DAY 4

Breakfast at Hotel and check out. In the morning, departure to Florence by High Speed Train. Meeting with our guide for the private tour of Florence. Visit to the Duomo complex: the Baptistery with its gilded bronze doors including the famous Doors of Paradise and a walk around the exterior of the Cathedral with the magnificent Brunelleschi Dome and Giotto’s Belfry with its fascinating marble statues and reliefs. A short walk through the historical streets of the heart of Florence takes one past stately, rusticated stone Palazzo Medici Riccardi, where young Michelangelo lived as a guest of Lorenzo the Magnificent, to the renowned Gallery of the Accademia where one can admire the famous David by Michelangelo and other works by the great artist. Lunch in Florence city center. Time at leisure for shopping and dinner. Overnight at Hotel.

 

DAY 5

Breakfast at Hotel. Meeting with your guide at Hotel and departure by private minivan to S. Gimignano, town declared by UNESCO to be part of the World’s Architectural Heritage. Arrival in San Gimignano and time at disposal for shopping and leisure. Transfer to a beautiful farmhouse for a nice oliv oil lesson and lunch based on oliv oil and other products of the farm. In the afternoon visit to Monteriggioni. Seen from a distance, the Castle of Monteriggioni with its walls and remaining towers witnessing the distant past, gives an impression that time has come to a stand-still – both inside and outside of its walls. In the late afternoon, back to Florence and time at disposal for relax and dinner. Overnight.

 

DAY 6

Breakfast at Hotel and check out. In the morning, departure to Bologna by High Speed Train. Private tour of the “Medieval Bologna”, an itinerary on foot to visit the classic monuments of Bologna, la “Dotta”, la “Grassa”, la “Rossa”. Typical bolognese lunch in a familiar atmosphere in the city center of the city. Time at leisure for shopping in the beatiful ancient market where you will have the possibility to buy the best traditional food. Overnight

 

DAY 7

Breakfast at Hotel and check out. In the morning, departure to Venice by High Speed Train. Arrival in Venice Santa Lucia Central Railway Station and transfer by private motorboat to S. Marco. Private tour of the “Treasures of Venice”: S. Marco Square and Basilica with the mosaics and the gorgeous Pala d’oro. The Palace House of the Doges; where you will see the magnificent rooms and pass through the famous Bridge of Sighs, which used to connect the Palace to the Prisons. Time at disposal for a quick lunch. In the afternoon, visit to Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands. By private motorlaunch the tour features two major islands: Burano, renowned for its lacemaking school; Murano, world capital of the glassblowing industry, where you will have a chance to watch the artists at work, and Torcello for a nice walking. Dinner at leisure. Overnight.

 

DAY 8

Breakfast at Hotel. In the morning, visit to the “Squero” the only one place where you can admire the ancient art of the Gondola Maker’s, after visit the Frari Church and the School of S. Roch, passing through the characteristic Fruit and Fish Market. After lunch, the tour will end with a private visit to a Venetian Atelier of Carnival Costumes. Departure

 

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