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Italian Treasures

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Visit: Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre, Venice, Verona, Lake Maggiore, Milan

Day 1 (Tuesday): Rome - Florence

At 7.30 am you will be picked up at your hotel in Rome and transferred to the meeting point to join the rest of the group. Departure to Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance, known worldwide for its unequalled treasures. A stop is planned at Michelangelo’s square for our first photo opportunity. Upon arrival, enjoy a walking tour of the city with your guide including the Cathedral (outside), Giotto’s Bell Tower (outside), the doors of the Baptistery, Piazza della Signoria and the Church of Santa Croce, the sanctuary of many famous Italian artists. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant and stay overnight in Florence.

Meals: Lunch

Day 2 (Wednesday): Excursion to Cinque Terre

After breakfast discover by train the highlights of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world. Five Cinque villages, suspended between sea and land and listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. You will first reach Manarola, then continue to Monterosso, an ancient fishing village considered to be the pearl of the Cinque Terre, with its enchanting beaches. Then head back to Florence where you'll spend the night at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 (Thursday): Florence - Venice

After breakfast we depart for the 'Door of the Orient', Venice. Upon arrival in Venice enjoy a guided tour of this unique and romantic city. Stroll through the ancient and narrow streets of Venice to the Rialto Bridge (outside) and St Mark’s Square with the impressive Basilica (outside). Overnight stay at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 (Friday): Venice - Verona - Lake Maggiore

After breakfast this morning we will depart for Verona, one of Italy's most romantic cities, featuring a wide array of monuments and historic buildings, such as Juliet’s Balcony (the star-crossed lover from the masterpiece by Shakespeare) and the Roman Theatre (outside). Then continue on to Stresa/Baveno, two quaint, picturesque towns on Lake Maggiore, where you’ll spend two nights. Lake Maggiore is one of the most beautiful Italian lakes, known for its splendid climate and sightseeing. Overnight stay at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast 

Day 5 (Saturday): Lake Maggiore

After breakfast enjoy a full day at leisure on the shore of the second largest lake in Italy, surrounded by the peaceful and breathtaking scenery of the Alps. Make the most of your daily local ferry ticket to visit Isola Bella, where you can admire the palace (one of the Borromean palaces) and the beautiful Italian gardens. Spend the night at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 (Sunday): Lake Maggiore - Milan

After having breakfast at the hotel, meet your driver for your transfer to Milan. End of tour services.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Semi-Escorted Package Includes:

  • 5 nights accommodation at 4* hotels
  • Deluxe Transportation
  • Licensed English speaking tour escort until day 4
  • 5 Breakfasts 1 Lunch
  • Dedicated licensed local guides in Florence, Venice
  • Admission fees to Church of Santa Croce
  • Headset in Florence, Venice
  • Local train ticket in Cinque Terre
  • Boat transfer to/from Venice
  • Daily ferry ticket on Maggiore Lake valid 1 day
  • Sharing Transfers: from Hotel in Rome to Meeting Point / From Verona to Maggiore Lake / From Maggiore Lake to Milan
  • Baggage handling at hotel – 1 piece of luggage per passenger (Day 1-4)

 

Not Included:

  • Tips
  • Extras
  • Hotel city tax
  • Drinks at meals 
  • Optional excursions
  • Anything not mentioned in "Price includes"

 

Tour Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and group tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (sy)

Package Information

  • Duration: 6 Days/5 Nights
  • Type: Coach Tour
  • Departures: May - October 2019
  • Cities Visited: Rome, Florence, Cinque Terre, Venice, Verona, Lake Maggiore, Milan
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