Tours - Italian Cities of Art (8 Days / 7 Nights)
By high speed trains: Rome – Florence – Siena – Florence – Venice
1st day - Rome
Arrival in Rome, Fiumicino or Ciampino airport. Meet & great with our English speaking assistant and transfer by private but to the Hotel. Accomodation at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

2nd day – Rome
After breakfast in Hotel, transfer by public transportation in the city center and day dedicated to exploring the eternal city by foot: the beautiful Via Veneto, the Spanish Steps,the most famous square in Rome with its 138 steps and the fountain of the Barcaccia the fountain was commissioned by Pope Urban VIII and was completed in 1627 by Pietro Bernini and his son Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Then proceed to Trevi Fountain, then to Pantheon, a real architectonical wonder of the Ancient Rome today the burial place of Raffaello and of some Italian Kings; continue the tour to Navona Square with the "Four Rivers Fountain" of Bernini. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon walking promenade along the Roman Forum and Coliseum from outside. Return to the hotel by public transportation .Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

3rd day – Rome
In the morning visit to Christian Rome: St John Basilica l, St Maria Maggiore Basilical and St Peter's Basilica. Rest of the day at your leisure. In the afternoon meeting with our tour leader and transfer to a restaurant. Short Pizza Lesson. At the arrival to the restaurant group will be shared in 4-5 persons for a Pizza Lesson. You will learn the most important information how to prepare a pizza and you will have the opportunity to test it.(1hour). In the meantime the other people will taste typical roman appetizer "Bruschetta" (grilled bread) and chips. Dinner with pizza. Transfer back at the hotel and overnight.

4th day Rome - Florence
After breakfast at hotel, transfer by private bus to the railway station and departure by high speed train to Florence ( 1hour and 30 minutes) Arrival in Florence and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon meeting with local guide and guided tour by foot of the Duomo complex: Giotto's bell tower, the Baptistery with its bronze doors including the famous Porta del Paradiso, the Cathedral with the magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi. A short walk through the historic streets of Florence brings you to the Piazza della Signoria where you can admire a copy of the famous David by Michelangelo and other works by great artists. Overnight stay.

5th day Florence – Siena and Chianti area
Breakfast at the Hotel. Departure through the Chianti region to Siena, a Tow surrounded by medieval walls. Upon arrival in Siena, a guided tour of the old city centre: walking the Small medieval streets, admiring the splendid palaces and ending up at the Cathedral where you can visit the splendid interior including the Libreria Piccolomini and the adiacent Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana The guided tour will end at Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful in the world, where you will find the Palazzo del Comune (exterior). Stop for a wine tasting accompanied by typical Tuscan snack. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

6th day Florence - Venice
Breakfast at Hotel. Transfer to the railway station and departure to Venice by high speed train( 2hours) Arrival in Venice and transfer to the Hotel in Lido of Venice. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon transfer to Venice by public "Vaporetto", meeting with local guide in St Mark's Square and visit the town: The Basilica of San Marco which gives its name to the piazza, with the extraordinary mosaics and the Pala d'Oro, a masterpiece of medieval goldsmith, triumph of gems and enamels Byzantine; the Ducal Palace, for centuries the official residence of the Doge, with large paintings by Titian, Veronese and Tintoretto; the Bridge of Sighs. Free time for lunch. Free afternoon to explore the city. At the end of the afternoon meeting in the center of Venice for a " tour of Bacari"(simply furnished with wooden tables and benches are the local down-to-earth version of the wine-bar) for a tasting of an " Ombra" (shadow- a glass of wine) and some " Cicchetti" (appetizer). Free dinner. Overnight at Hotel in Lido of Venice.

7th day – Venice
Free day at your disposal for discover Venice or take an optional tour to the lagoon islands. Overnight at the Hotel.

8th day - Departure
After breakfast at the hotel free time till transfer to the Venice airport.