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Venice & Paganini

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Visit: Venice, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti, Cinque Terre, Florence, Venice

Day 1: Venice

Upon arrival in Venice transfer to your hotel Venice Mestre. Check in at the hotel where you stay overnight.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 2: Venice - Optional Murano Burano Islands

After breakfast, proceed to the meeting point. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the city, taking in the Palace of the Doges (outside), the Bridge of Sighs (outside) and many other highlights. The afternoon is free for an optional visit to Murano and Burano or for shopping on your own (try the ancient Rialto Bridge). Back to the hotel to spend the night.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Venice - Florence (270 km)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer on your own to the railway station and catch your train to Florence. Upon arrival transfer on your own to the hotel. The afternoon is free to explore at your own pace. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Florence

After breakfast, you have time at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Florence - Siena - San Gimignano & Chianti - Florence (170km)

After Breakfast at the hotel proceed to the meeting point. Today, enjoy a full day regular tour driving south from Florence and crossing the beautiful Hills of Chianti. You will first reach San Gimignano, a picturesque, fascinating medieval town declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and famous for its white wine, the world renowned “Vernaccia”. The visit is free for independent sightseeing. You will have time to wind your way through the narrow streets and to admire the relaxing landscape surrounding the village. Your day will continue to Siena, a medieval town with the suggestive Piazza del Campo famous for the Palio race. Continue in the direction of the Duomo (outside), one of the most fascinating Italian churches in Gothic style. In the afternoon, the tour will move to the Chianti area with its impressive picture postcard landscape and at a famous wine estate, you will taste the best “Chianti” red wine along with homemade snacks. The tour will end in Florence city centre (railway station area). Back to the hotel on your own and spend the night. 

Meals: Breakfast, Wine Tasting

Day 6: Florence - Cinque Terre - Florence (390 km)

Have Breakfast on your own and then proceed to the arranged meeting point for a whole day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world. Five (cinque) villages, suspended between sea and land listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. Your visit will begin at daybreak, with arrival at La Spezia, where you will take a train to Riomaggiore. The village, dating from the early thirteenth century, is known for its historic character and its wine. You will then reach Manarola. Your journey will continue to Monterosso, an ancient fishing village considered the pearl of the Cinque Terre, where you will be overcome by its enchanting beaches and lush vegetation that surround the little town. Take the boat (depending on weather/sea condition) to Vernazza, a seaside town surrounding a little natural port. Lunch is included en route. In addition to comfortable clothes, we recommend having with you a swimwear and a hat to protect you against the sun. The tour will end in Florence city centre (Railway station area). Back to the hotel on your own.

Meals: Lunch

Day 7: Florence - Venice (270 km)

After breakfast, transfer on your own to the railway station to catch your train to Venice. Upon arrival, transfer on your own to the hotel where you will spend the night. Today you can enjoy a day of relaxing and shopping. 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Venice - Airport

After breakfast, pick up from the hotel for your transfer to Marco Polo Airport for your flight back home.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Package Includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation in Selected 4* hotels
  • 7 breakfast
  • Half day guided tour in Venice
  • Full day excursion to San Gimignano & Chianti Area
  • Full day excursion to Cinque Terre area with lunch
  • Sharing transfer Marco Polo Airport - Hotel in Venice Mestre R/T
  • Fast train tickets Venice - Florence RT in coach class

 

Not Included:

  • Tips
  • Extras
  • Drinks at meals
  • Optional excursions
  • Hotel city taxes must be paid on spot
  • Anything not mentioned in "Price Includes"

 

Hotels (or similar):

  • Venice (Mestre): Hotel Ambasciatori
  • Florence: Diplomat (2019: Palazzo Ricasoli)

 

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

Package Information

  • Duration: 8 Days/7 Nights
  • Type: Independent Tour
  • Departures: Daily Departures from April to October, 2019
  • Cities Visited: Venice, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti, Cinque Terre, Florence, Venice
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