ITALIAN ESCAPE - ROME TO VENICE

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Departure dates

From 07/03/2021 to 13/03/2021

What's included

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Breakfasts Included: 6.
Lunches Included: 1.
Dinners Included: 2.
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Itinerary / more information

  • Day 1 - ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY. Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions, and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner at a local restaurant. (D)
  • Day 2 - ROME A fascinating day awaits. Your guided sightseeing includes inside visits to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL where you can marvel at Michelangelo's ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment. Visit monumental ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo's Pieta. Visit the magnificent COLOSSEUM next to the Roman Forum and the Arch of Constantine to hear about the gladiators who fought here. An optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites. (B)
  • Day 3 - ROME-ASSISI-FLORENCE. Enjoy a morning break in the majestic medieval hilltop town of Assisi. Visit the massive 13th-century ST. FRANCIS BASILICA, the hub of a religious order devoted to the ideals of humility, forgiveness, simplicity, and love for all God's creatures. Enter Tuscany and arrive in Florence, "Cradle of the Renaissance." (B)
  • Day 4 - FLORENCE During your walking tour with a Local Guide, visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS, home to Michelangelo's celebrated statue of David. Admire the magnificent cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry's heavy bronze "Gates of Paradise," and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Enjoy a light lunch next to Santa Croce Square with time to shop for Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry, sold by the ounce. (B,L)
  • Day 5 - FLORENCE-PISA-VENICE ISLAND. This morning, drive to Pisa. In the spectacular Square of Miracles, pose for a popular photo "leaning" against the amazing Leaning Tower. Drive through the wooded Apennine Hills, known as the backbone of Italy to Venice, a magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe. (B)
  • Day 6 - VENICE ISLAND Take a PRIVATE BOAT to join your Local Guide for a walking tour. Highlights are ST. MARK'S SQUARE, a favorite location for many movies, the Byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES' PALACE, and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. Immerse yourself in the wonderful atmosphere of Venice. Wander through the narrow streets, and discover Rialto Bridge. You may wish to take an optional gondola serenade. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits to celebrate your Italian Escape. (B,D)
  • Day 7 - VENICE ISLAND Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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