TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Evening transfer tothe Via Cavour district. Welcome to Rome! Upon airport arrival, we shall be waiting totransport you to your hotel. Later, our guide will greet you at the hotel andwill provide all the necessary information or you can check theinformative panels in the hotel reception area. At the end of theevening we arrange a transfer to the Via Cavour area, a great introduction to Rome, where youwill find restaurants serving Italian, Indian, Chinese and international food.Return to hotel.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of Rome. Roman Coliseum (admissionprice included) and Vatican City. Evening transfer to the Trastevere area. In the morning, we have a scenic tour of the city, which will bea great introduction to “The Eternal city”. We enter the tiny state of theVatican. The Vatican City is a principal centre of Christianity in the world.You will be able to visit St. Peter’s Basilica. And we have also included admission to the Roman Coliseum, the principal symbol of Rome.This impressive construction dates back 2,000 years and will transport us intime so that we can learn about ancient society in the Roman Empire. In the evening we providea transfer to Trasteverearea. A strollin the narrow cobbled streets of the Trastevere district reveals hidden treasures to us, such assome modest mediaeval churches, small shops with the most peculiar of objectsor scenes of daily life. Manytrattorias (informal Italian eating establishments) and osterias (inns) imbued withthe Italian spirit will be ready to serve you local dishes. Other restaurantsserving Indian, Chinese and international food can be found in this area. Returnto hotel.
ROME 88ºF - FLORENCE 84ºF
TODAY’S HIGLIGHTS: Tour with a local expert from Florence. View from Piazzale Michelangelo. Today we will leave Rome, heading north. This route has beautiful landscapes. Arriving in FLORENCE, we head straight to the impressive Piazzale Michelangelo. In the evening we take a tour with a local expert, walking through the historic centre, taking in places such as the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, and Plaza della Signoria. This city is truly an outdoor museum. Enjoy some leisure time to explore. In the evening you will have time for dinner, as, in this district you can find many restaurants serving international cuisine.
FLORENCE 84ºF - VENICE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Boat on Venice’s Canal. Visit and admission to the St. Mark´s Basilica. Admire the technique of crafting Murano Glass. Today we enjoy stunning mountain landscapes while crossing the Apennine Mountains. We will arrive in VENICE and take the boat and cross the Giudecca to the Island of Venice. With a local guide, we will visit the marvellous St. Mark´s Square and enter the Basilica (entrance included). Afterwards, we will visit the Murano Glass Factory. It is fascinating to see the technique of how this ancient glass is made. Enjoy some time at leisure to explore. Accommodation in the Mestre district.
After breakfast, end of our services.