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Tour program

Day 1: Wednesday: Florence

Arrive at Florence airport. Private transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight

Day 2: Thursday: Florence

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Morning at leisure. Lunch at leisure.In the afternoon, we will enjoy a half-day walking tour: The walking tour begins at the Piazza San Firenze; home of the Bargello and the Tribunale Fiorentino, once a church and convent complex and now home to the Florence courts.You´ll walk first to the Church of Santa Croce, home to many well-known masterpieces and burial place of some of Italy´s most important personages. Next you´ll arrive at Piazza Signoria, the heart of the city of Florence since ancient times. It is famous for Neptune´s Fountain, the Palazzo Vecchio, and the lovely Piazzale degli Uffizi as well as the famous Ponte Vecchio. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Day 3: Friday: Florence – Cinque Terre – Pisa - Florence

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Today enjoy a marvelous excursion to one of the most famous area in Italy: Cinque Terre. (Meteorological conditions permitting, depart to Portovenere. Iin case of bad meteorological conditions, we will stop in La Spezia and do the visit to Cinque Terre by train) : here embark on a regular ferry which will bring us to Monterosso, the largest town among the Cinque Terre. Your tour leader will guide you through the terraced vineyards, the ancient olive groves and the spectacular panoramic views. Then depart to the charming town of Vernazza, characterized by its narrow streets and small square looking out over the sea. Then back to Portovenere. Back to Florence but first we will do a stop in Pisa to admire (exterior visits) the famous Leaning Tower. Arrive in Flor- ence. Dinner and overnight.
(Part of the trip is done by ferry but if the atmospheric conditions doesn’t permit the boarding, the visit will be done by train). According- ly to the time at disposal, the meteorological conditions, Verdesicilia assures the visit to only one of the indicated villages in the Cinque Terre: Vernazza or Monterosso

Day 4: Saturday: Florence – Siena – San Gimignano - Florence

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Depart to the medieval city of Siena. Walking tour of the city including (exterior visits) : the Cathedral, admir- ing the unique marble, the Piazza del Campo, the famed site of the Palio di Siena, the horse races held twice a year. Afterward, soak up some free time to continue exploring independently or to purchase lunch. In the afternoon, depart to the walled medieval city of San Gimignano. Resting on the top of a hill, explore the area’s impressive Romanesque and Gothic architecture, frescoes, towers and more. Back to Florence. Dinner and overnight

Day 5: Sunday: Florence – Chianti area - Assisi – Rome

Buffet breakfast at hotel. Depart to the famous Chianti area where apart admiring the famous Tuscany countryside, we will be able to do a wine tasting (not including). Continue to Assisi: famous pilgrimage site. Stroll the maze of medieval streets, and visit the Basilicas of Santa Chiara and St. Francis to see one of Italy’s largest collections of church art. Depart to Rome. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Monday: Rome

Buffet breakfast at hotel. End of our services.


 

DEPARTURE DATES

JULY: 10
AUGUST: 28
SEPTEMBER: 04, 11, 18, 25
OCTOBER: 02, 09, 16, 23
NOVEMBER: 13
DECEMBER: 11


 

What´s included:

  • 5 nights HB in selected 4* (or 3* - according to your choice) hotels
  • Tourist tax
  • Cinque Terre ferry from Portovenere to Monterosso and Vernazza (weather conditions permitting. Part of the trip is done by ferry but if the atmospheric conditions doesn’t permit the boarding, the visit will be done by train). According to the time at disposal, the meteorological conditions, we assure the visit to only one of the indicated villages in the Cinque Terre: Vernazza or Monterosso
  • Transportation on deluxe motorcoach
  • Panoramic visits (no local guides) except for the visits to Florence
  • Sightseeing to Cinque Terre, Pisa, Siena and Assisi
  • English local guides for visits to Florence

Not included:

  • Flights
  • Beverages during meals
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips and personal extras
  • Porterage
  • Anything else not mentioned in the “What´s included” section

Selected hotels:

4*

Florence: Hotel Palazzo Ricasoli / Hotel Kraft / Hotel C-Hotels
Rome: Hotel Donna Laura Palace / Hotel Massimo d’Azeglio / Hotel Cicerone

3*

Florence: Hotel Meridiana
Roma : Hotel Fiamma / Hotel Rome Garden

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