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Grand Tour of Northen Italy -7 Days

Grand Tour of Northen Italy  -7 Days
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Model: inc6
Manufacturer: Appianline

 Rome-Assisi-Siena-Florence-Venice-Verona-Lake Como-
Milan-Bologna-San Marino-Perugia - Rome

 

7 Days / 6 Nights - 4 Star Hotels
March to November - Tuesday Departure

 

Day 1

Tuesday: Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence.
Early morning departure for ASSISI, the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Proceed on to SIENA, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio. The on to FLORENCE. Dinner and overnight..

Day 2

Wednesday: Florence.
Buffet breakfast. Guided sightseeing tour of the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, the Academy of Fine Arts Gallery housing the "David" by Michelangelo, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan church with Cimabue's famous crucifix. Rest of the day at leisure for optional sightseeing or shopping. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3

Thursday: Florence- Padua - Venice.
Buffet breakfast. Departure for Venice via PADUA, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello's "Gattamelata". Continue on to VENICE, and upon arrival enjoy a guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge's Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4

Friday: Venice.
Buffet breakfast. Morning tour to a glass factory in Murano (optional shopping) by motorlaunch. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5

Saturday: Venice-Verona - Lake Como. Buffet breakfast. Morning departure for VERONA to see the town of Romeo and Juliet. Then continue on COMO. Dinner and overnight.

Tour Details

 Day 6

 Sunday: Como- Milan - San Marino
Continental breakfast. Departure to Milan and panoramic tour of the city. Proceeded on to San Marino via BOLOGNA, one of Italy's most important art cities. Visit this fascinating medieval town with its charming squares Piazza Maggiore and Piazza del Nettuno. Proceed to SAN MARINO, the world's smallest and oldest independent Republic, founded in the year 301, as a Christian sanctuary. Dinner and overnight.

Day 7 Monday: San Marino Perugia- Rome.
Continental breakfast. Departure to PERUGIA, the charming university town. Visit the impressing Cathedral and the Palazzo dei Priori. Proceed to Rome. Upon arrival to ROME, end of the tour.

 UNBEATABLE FEATURES

•Accommodation at 4 Star hotels with down-town location
•Buffet breakfast daily
•Six dinners
•Service charges and taxes included
•Ground transportation by deluxe motorcoach
•An Appian Line Assistant during the tour
•Sightseeing tours as indicated in the itinerary
•Local guides and entrance fees

 EXCITING HIGHLIGHTS DAY BY DAY

•Assisi: View of the Churches of St. Francis and St. Claire
•Siena: Views of Piazza del Campo and the Municipal Palace
•Florence: Visit of the Accademia, home of Michelangelo's "David"
•Padua: See Donatello's masterpiece, the "Gattamelata"
•Venice: Visit the famous Square of St. Mark and the Bridge of Sighs
•Milan: See the Duomo, the world famous Cathedral
•Bologna:Discover the artistic treasures around Piazza Maggiore
•San Marino: Visit the world's smallest independent Republic
•Perugia: View the impressing Palazzo dei Priori and the Cathedral
•Lake of Como: famous for villas and mountain scenery

 SCENIC DRIVES ALONG THE WAY

•The beautiful Autostrada del Sole
•The Tuscan countryside through medieval towns
•The lovely Emilia Romagna region
•The Veneto region, world famous for its Villa of Palladio
•The Italian Alps


 

Grand Tour of Northen Italy  -7 Days
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Grand Tour of Northen Italy  -7 Days
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