DAY 1 - VENICE
Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel and take your time to settle. In the afternoon meet your group, enjoy a welcome drink and then follow your tour leader who will let you discover the ancient and precious glass-blowing art in a traditional “furnace”. Return to your hotel and partake a welcome dinner.
DAY 2 - VENICE
Today explore the floating City! Taking advantage of the Vaporetto Pass, move freely across the Historical center of Venice. Your guide will take you through narrow alleys, canals and small bridges to discover the main attraction, witnessing the mighty power of the city across the centuries. You’ll see the Rialto Bridge, Piazza S. Marco with its Basilica, the Doge’s palace and the Bridge of Sighs, that leads to the prisons. Time at leisure to stroll on your own and buy local glass-made souvenirs.
DAY 3 - VENICE TO FLORENCE
In the morning, take a high-speed train that will take you to Florence in two hours. Once there, start our guided tour on foot throughout the Florentine streets, admiring the beauty of the Uffizi building with the Vasari Corridor, and the monumental group of the Duomo, including the stunning Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the baptistry and the Giotto’s belltower famous for its bronze “Gate of Paradise”.
DAY 4 - FLORENCE
Enjoy the morning at leisure, and in the early afternoon join a “Siena and Chianti Countryside” tour to experience firsthand some of Tuscany’s most breathtaking towns, where amazing views are around every corner. We will reach Siena by train to discover the treasures of one of the most beautiful cities in the world and immerse yourself in its art, culture and traditions as the horse race the Palio, which takes place twice a year. You will explore the best that Siena has to offer, our guide will accompany you along the ancient streets of Siena through the most beautiful sites. Continue towards a traditional farm and winery where we will learn about the winemaking process from grape to glass. Then enjoy a food and wine tasting session of Chianti wines as well as local products. Finally, sit back and relax on the return journey to Florence by train.
DAY 5 - FLORENCE TO ROME
After breakfast take a high-speed train to arrive in Rome. In the afternoon meet again for a guided stroll throughout the alleys of the baroque Rome, where you can admire the most representative sites such as the magical Piazza Navona and the famous Pantheon. You will even have the possibility to make a wish, throwing a coin into the legendary Fontana di Trevi. The rest of the evening will be free. Overnight in the hotel.
DAY 6 - ROME
This morning take advantage of the Hop on/ Hop off bus to get a panoramic tour of the “eternal city” and reach the Vatican Museum. With the “skip-the-line”, you will have direct access to the Sistine Chapel and to San Peter’s Basilica to visit the breathtaking masterpieces that you will find inside, as well as a great variety of galleries, with ancient sculptures, tapestry, middle-age maps, paintings, and stunning relics. You will admire the Pietà di Michelangelo and the incredible altar in bronze.
DAY 7 - ROME
The entire day at your leisure or you may choose from optional tours such as Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour, Borghese Gallery tour if you prefer to learn more about local art and history, or maybe a fun Pizza Making Cooking Class to learn the secrets of the most famous Italian dish.
DAY 8 - ROME
After breakfast, our trip to the discovery of the Italian beauties comes to an end, hoping you always keep this unique experience in your heart. Feel free to book some extra nights in Rome or a private transfer to Rome’s railway station or airport. Arrivederci!