Classic Italy Tour
Home to many of the world's greatest works of art, architecture, and gastronomy, Italy elates, inspires and moves like no other. Shaped like a boot on the southern end of Europe, Italy is the seat of papal power, the birthplace of the Renaissance, and—perhaps most importantly—the world’s most popular cuisine. Inclusions - Hotels (same or similar) as per itinerary including Breakfast - Sightseeings as per itinerary - Admission tickets to sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary at relevant places - All intercity transfers by train/bus - GST Key Exclusions - City Taxes at hotels (Euro 1-3 per person per night) - Train station to hotel transfers (airport transfers are included by private cab) - Intracity transfers are excluded - Lunch and Dinner
Day 1 Key attractions of Venice You will be greeted by our representative at the airport and transferred to your hotel in your private cab. Next, you’ll be covering the Key attractions of Venice by foot which will take you through sites like Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square, Bridge of Sighs, Doge’s Palace.
Day 2 Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands The morning we will head straight to the Murano, Burano and Torcello Islands. We will cruise to the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello in the Venetian Lagoon. The most famous of the Venetian islands, they are known throughout the world for their picturesque scenery, handicrafts, and history. After this, we will reach Florence by train and check-in at the hotel in Florence.
Day 3 Florence Duomo and Dome and Pisa Visit This day we will cover first the Florence Duomo and Dome, here we will explore the extraordinary monuments that comprise Florence's Grande Museo del Duomo. This includes a visit to the top of Brunelleschi's Dome and also Giotto's Bell Tower. Both offer amazing views of Florence. Next, we will go to the wondrous “Leaning Tower of Pisa”. It is a freestanding bell tower, of the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, known worldwide for its nearly four-degree lean. You will also visit the Cathedral / Duomo.
Day 4 Vatican City and St. Peter’s Bascilica This day you begin your journey by moving to Rome from Florence through train ride and then you’ll check in to your hotel. After this, we shall visit The Vatican which is a city-state located in the heart of Rome. The Vatican City is world-famous as the center of the Roman Catholic Church. We shall also go inside St. Peter’s Basilica, and buy a ticket for climbing the dome (optional, at additional cost), or just admire St. Peter’s square.
Day 5 Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palantine Hill In the morning we’ll visit the marvelous “Colosseum of Rome”. The Colosseum built between 72 AD and 80 AD was the largest amphitheater ever built. Observe what remains and imagine the ferocious fights between man and beast as you stand in the elliptical arena. This is comprised of 4 levels and was once able to seat up to 73,000 spectators. Your ticket will also include entrance to Palatine Hill, which is a must-see sight for those visiting the Eternal City.
Day 6 Today is the end of the trip and you’ll be transferred to the airport from your hotel by a private cab.