Explore South Italy
Days : 5 | Nights : 4Rome , Italy
Italy is truly one of the most spectacular and resplendent tourist destinations of all times. It has retained the exoticism of its past along with a fast-evolving modern culture which has made it very easy for visitors from across the world feel at home. The country is renowned for being home to the greatest number of World Heritage sites. It has some of the most scenic landscapes in the entire world.
The country is replete with natural beauty. The Amalfi coast in Sorrento, the coves in Capri are a testimony to the fact that Italy is one of the most scenic countries in the entire world. the Rome City tour includes a visit to the Colosseum. It is the iconic arena in which ancient gladiatorial battles were fought.
The country has featured in several cult Hollywood films including many classics. It is undoubtedly one of the most perfect vacation spots of all times. The Vatican city tour also includes a visit to the famous Chapels, Cathedrals and churches where the visitors can get a glimpse of the Roman Catholic beliefs. The country is truly a paradise for those who love observing the unique heritage and history along with modernity.
Day 01: Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence
At 08.00 a.m. appointment to the fixed meeting point or pickup at 7.15/7.45am at the hotel and departure by coach to Assisi for a visit of the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. At the end of the visit, we continue towards Siena, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to Florence. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Florence
Breakfast at the hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of the city, also known to be the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan Church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. The balance of the day is at leisure for optional sightseeing (we suggest the PISA half day tour) or for shopping. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Florence - Padua - Venice
Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Venice by coach. Along the way, you will stop in Padua, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello’s “Gattamelata”. Continue towards Venice, and upon arrival enjoy a panoramic guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the St. Mark’s square, the Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Overnight at the hotel in Venice.
Day 04: Venice
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour by boat. You will cross the lagoon with a view of the islands and reach the island of Murano where you will assist in a demonstration of glass blowing (some time will be allowed for shopping). Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Depart Venice
Breakfast at the hotel and end of the tour.
Days : 5 | Nights : 4