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ITALY BY TRAIN
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ITINERARY

  • DAY 1: Upon your arrival in Rome, you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel.Check -in at your hotel. You have the afternoon at leisure. You may want to explore Rome with your Hop on/Hop off ticket. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 2: Breakfast at your hotel. This morning you will begin your Discovering Rome walking tour. You will see the most famous sites of this historical city.The tour begins with Campo dei Fiori, then off to Palazzo Spada, and the infamous Piazza Navona. You will continue on your walk to Pantheon and then within minutes you will see before you a true masterpiece, the TREVI Fountain. You will end your tour at the Piazza di Spagna(Spanish Steps. Afternoon at leisure . You may want to take another tour or stroll around Rome. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 3: Breakfast at the hotel. Today is at leisure. We have many optional tours that you are able to purchase. Maybe you would like to go down and discover one of the most important archaeological sites in the world,Pompei or visit Capri, situated in the Gulf of Naples, surrounded by an emerald and turquoise sea, and is often called the pearl of the Mediterranean. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 4: Breakfast at your hotel. Day at leisure. You may want to go visit the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel, the magnificent work of Michelangelo. We have many optional tours to choose from. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 5: Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will be off to Florence via train. Upon your arrival in Florence, check into your hotel and you will have the afternoon at leisure. This evening you will learn to cook a classic Tuscan meal. In this First class cooking school, you will be able to make a four-course meal (starter, first course, second course and dessert) under the expert guidance of a multilingual chef. The course will be followed by dinner with the dishes you have prepared, accompanied by a good Tuscan wine and a fun and friendly atmosphere. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 6: Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will be off to visit the beautiful Cinque Terre in the Italian Riviera. On this tour you will walk through some of the villages of the Cinque Terre in one day, sampling the best aspects of the unique, ancient trails connecting the little towns, and exploring the most picturesque villages.The Cinque Terre is a beautiful stretch of rugged coast and the only unspoiled part left of the lovely Italian Riviera. It takes its name from the five picturesque fishing villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso.Return to Florence. Cinque Terre has been inaccessible from the land for centuries, isolated by steep mountains and valleys on one side and by the sea itself on the other. Thanks to its isolation, the unspoiled charm of the Cinque Terre is a protected World Heritage Site and a National Park. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 7: Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will experience a wonderful day in the Tuscan countryside, admiring the most suggestive corners of Siena , San Gimignano, the Chianti area and try with us the unique flavor of local wines. Departing from Florence, our tour will start in Siena, where our local and expert guide will lead you through its steep medieval streets, admiring the splendid palaces until we will reach the Cathedral (interior), Palazzo Comunale (Municipal Building) and Piazza del Campo where the Palio race takes place every year. Then free time for lunch (excluded) and shopping. Well continue then to Monteriggioni, well known worldwide for its wine and its countryside of unrivalled charm, where woods alternate with vineyards and olive groves, in a landscape dotted with Romanesque churches, farmhouses, villas and castles. The visit will continue to San Gimignano, one of the most fascinating examples of medieval towns, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco: you will have free time to discover the beautiful squares, buildings, churches and suggestive alleyways and to shop. Finally well stop in a farm house , where you'll taste some of the best Tuscan wines with a little snack of sliced cold meats, bruschettas, salami and cheese. Return to Florence.Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 8: Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure. You may want to visit the Accademia Museum, which houses the infamous "DAVID" or visit the Uffizi Gallery. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 9: Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will depart for Venice on the train. Upon your arrival in Venice check into your hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 10: Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will enjoy your walking tour of Venice. The tour route includes San Mark's Square,Palazzo Ducale, the Bell tower and the clock tower. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at your hotel.
  • DAY 11: Breakfast at your hotel. END OF SERVICES

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