Escorted Small Group Tour + Private extension/ Guaranteed departures
Accommodation in superior first class hotels
Rome (2) - Florence (3) - Genoa (1)
- Milan (2)
Cultural small group tour, Scenic Land
Day 1: Friday –
Welcome to Italy!
6.30pm is our briefing. Meet your Tour Leader and your
travel companion at the Bar of the hotel
At the end, walk to the restaurant
and enjoy a tasty welcome dinner. Overnight in Rome
Day 2: Saturday – Half day Rome and
Meet your assistant in the lobby
and transfer to the heart of Rome: Spanish Steps,
Pantheon, Piazza Navona and the Baroque quarter. Free
time for lunch and relax. Then transfer to the Vatican
for a guided visit. At the end transfer to your hotel.
Tonight experience the real Roman food! Meet your tour
leader and enjoy a relaxed walking along the narrow
streets of ancient Rome. End the tour at your restaurant
for a tasty Roman Dinner. Return to hotel with your tour
Day 3: Sunday -
Meet your assistant at hotel and transfer to Florence by
The drive itself is a magnificent
path along the roads of Tuscany, where it is possible to
enjoy the view of hills covered by vineyards, olives
tree, small villages and original bell towers. En route
stop in Siena, probably Italy's loveliest medieval city.
The town offers magnificent masterpieces and incredible
views. Upon arrival, enjoy a “farmer lunch”: “Original
Tuscan Food: wine tasting with cheese and salami. After
lunch, free time to explore the city. At the end,
continue to your final destination. Before arrival, stop
in a vineyard in Chianti for a wine tasting.
Late afternoon arrival in Florence. Free
time for dinner. Overnight in
Day 4: Monday – Optional Pisa and Lucca Group tour (B)
Day at leisure or join optional
Pisa & Lucca with a driver
Pisa is worldly famous for its Leaning Tower,
but there is much more.
Piazza dei Miracoli is a real
jewel of Romanesque architecture: the magnificence of
the square will overwhelm you as you pass through Porta
Nuova, one of the ancient gates of the Medieval city
walls. The Duomo, Piazza dei Cavalieri, The Baptistry
will surprise you.Across San Giuliano Terme and S. Maria
del Giudice, on a beautiful plain surrounded by
mountains and hills scattered with ancient castles,
villas and picturesque villages, Lucca will unveil its
quiet yet unique beauty. Lucca
was successively an important Roman colony, the
Lombards' headquarters in Tuscany, one of the main
stations on the pilgrims' route to Rome (the Via
Francigena), a center for the silk trade and a
flourishing Renaissance town.
Overnight in Florence.
Day 5: Tuesday –
Start your exploration of Florence
from the unknown and most picturesque sides of the city:
visit the fresh market of San Lorenzo where is possible
to find the food arriving fresh everyday from Tuscan
Countryside. It’s will be a great opportunity to taste
many varieties of cheese, fruits and vegetable, breads.
Free time for lunch.
Meet your guide in the hotel to explore the heart of the
Lorenzo de Medici transformed
Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance by
attracting the best artists, architects and writers of
the time such as Leonardo
da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli to whom he
commissioned various works. Visit Piazza della Signoria,
Palazzo Vecchio ( from outside), the Dome with Giotto's
bell tower ( from outside), Ponte Vecchio.
visit the Accademia and see the masterpiece of
Michelangelo: the statue of David.
In the evening, enjoy a Tuscan
Dinner with a sunset walking. This moment of the day is
spectacular and the great to shoot your photos.
Overnight in Florence
6: Wednesday – Florence - Cinqueterre Genoa (B)
Begin your 3
night private post-tour to Cinqueterre & Milan
( from this moment, the tour
continue on private basis, without tour escort. The
tours included may be private or shared)
breakfast, meet your driver guide and continue to
Cinqueterre. Upon arrival, start your exploration of the
villages by boat. At the end, continue to Genoa where
you will overnight for 1 night.
7: Thursday – Milan (B)
Transfer to Genoa Station to
catch your high speed train to Milan. Upon arrival, meet
your driver and proceed to your hotel. Check in at
hotel. You will be picked up late at your hotel by our
driver and transferred to Largo Cairoli to start your
tour of Milan. Your half-day sightseeing tour of Milan
also includes a walking tour, introducing you to Italy’s
most stylish city. Take a look at the medieval Sforza
Castle. Visit the splendid Duomo, one of the world's
largest, most striking Gothic cathedrals. Walk inside
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II shopping gallery, a 19th
century glass vaulted shopping arcade. Enter Milan’s
most famous Opera House, the fabulous La Scala theatre.
Your entrance ticket provides 24 hour admission to the
theatre and museum so you can return the next day.
Finally the tour ends with the view of Leonardo da
Vinci's masterpiece, The Last Supper includes this
difficult to obtain pre-booked entrance, guaranteeing
exclusive no line entry and an intimate viewing of the
Last Supper. At the end of the tour, you will have the
possibility to spend more time in the heart of the town
or continue to the hotel on you own.
Overnight in Milan
8: Friday – Como Lake - Milan (B)
Today, enjoy a guided full day
visit of Como & Bellagio. ( pick up and drop off
Discover Lake Como in Italy's
beautiful Lake District, just a short distance from
Milan. Nestled between the huge snowcapped Alps that
rise up from its shores, is fashionable lakeside town
Como. After spending time shopping and dining, you will
take a two-hour panoramic cruise on Lake Como to the
enchanting village of Bellagio.
Return late afternoon and
independent return to your hotel. Overnight in Milan
9: Saturday – Milan - Departure (B)
Check-out and transfer to airport or railway station
on your own.
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