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Best of Italy Tour #07

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrive in Milan, Best of Milan Tour Overnight in Milan

Day 2 Cenacolo Tour, Milan By Night Overnight in Milan

Day 3 Milan to Florence by train Overnight in Florence

Day 4 Uffizi Tour, Florence By Night Overnight in Florence

Day 5 Florence to Naples Overnight in Naples

Day 6 Amalfi Coast & The Ruins of Pompeii Tour Naples By Night Naples

Day 7 Naples to Rome by train Overnight in Rome

Day 8 Vatican Tour, Rome By Night Overnight in Rome

Day 9 Transfer to FCO, goodbye Italy!

 

HIGHLIGHTS

*Experience the bustling business, cultural, and fashion capital of Milan

*Experience the jewel of the Renaissance, Florence

*Dive into the beauty and magnificence of Naples, Amalfi Coast and Pompeii

*Discover Rome’s history, art and great food of the capital of Italy

Entrance fees of the highlights as listed in the itineraries are included

 

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Milan, Best Tour of Milan

Welcome to Italy! Arrive in Milan International Airport Malpensa, then transfer to the Hotel Rosa Gran – Starhotels Collection. Breathe the best of Milan. With your private guide you will visit the Duomo-Cathedral of Milan. The facade of the Duomo is a set of pillars, spires and statues in marble of Candoglia. The marble blocks were transported for hundred kms by the river from the cave to Milan. Second appointment to La Scala Theatre, worldwide recognized as Temple of Opera. Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Toscanini, Callas, Muti, Abbado, Béjart, Fracci, Bolle are just a few of the many artists who have made the history of the Theatre whose tradition is transmitted by the Academy of La Scala.The last stop is at Sforza Castle built by Francesco Sforza Duke of Milan in 15th century. Visit the rooms and the art collection of the lords of the Renaissance in Milan … the Sforza.

What’s included:

• Private Transfer from Apt Mxp to the Hotel Rosa Gran – Starhotels Collection

• 3 hours private chauffeur service, pick-up/drop-off at your Hotel

• 3 hours private multi language speaking guide

• Dinner in the Hotel

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 2 Cenacolo Tour, Milan By Night

When you arrive to Milan you can’t miss a trip into the historical and artistic heart of the city. With your private guide and your skip-the-line-ticket you will have an easy access to the Duomo-Cathedral of Milan and to the amazing masterpiece of Leonardo Da Vinci, the “Last Supper”. The facade of the Duomo is a set of pillars, spires and statues in marble of Candoglia. The marble blocks were transported for hundred kms on the river from the cave to Milan. The “Last Supper” is not properly a fresco because Leonardo painted it with a mixed technique but the result is amazing. It shows the final meal of Jesus Christ with the twelve Apostles. In the evening enjoy a panoramic tour of Milan by night with chauffeur service and an exclusive dining experience in a trandy and cool restaurant in the center of the city.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• 3 hours chauffeur service, pick-up/drop-off at your Hotel

• 3 hours multi language speaking guide

• Skip the line ticket to Leonardo’s Da Vinci masterpiece “Last Supper”, Church and Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, Milan Duomo (excluding Sunday)

• 3 hours private chauffeur service by night, pick-up/drop-off at your Hotel

• Dinner in a typical restaurant (beverages excluded)

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 3 Milan to Florence

It’s time to say arrivederci to the capital of fashion and design! Meet your private driver at your hotel at a prearranged time. Then, settle into your private vehicle and relax in air-conditioned comfort on route to the station. Travel from Milano to Florence by high-speed train and discover the Renaissance Cradle! Skip all traffic to the glorious region of Tuscany on a comfortable high-speed train. Enjoy Florence, one of the world’s most beautiful and romantic cities, while your personal chauffeur will take you to the Hotel Helvetia & Bristol – Starhotels Collection.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• Private Transfer from the Hotel Rosa Gran – Starhotels Collection to Milan Railway Station Garibaldi

• Business Class Train Tickets from Milan to Florence

• Private Transfer by motorboat from Florance Railway Station Santa Maria Novella to the Hotel Helvetia & Bristol – Starhotels Collection

• Dinner in the Hotel

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 4 Uffizi Tour, Florence By Night

Spend a wonderful half day in the heart of italian art and culture. The tour begins with an uphill road to Piazzale Michelangelo for the most beautiful view of Florence and continues with an external visit of Santa Croce Curch, Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria. With skip-the-line-ticket you will have your easy access to the Uffizi Gallery. The Gallery is located inside a large building designed by Giorgio Vasari and built between 1569 and 1580. You will meet a concentration of amazing masterpieces of Giotto, Botticelli, Mantegna, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Piero della Francesca. In the evening enjoy a truly magical night-time experience in Florence with your own private driver while he take you to an ancient and fascinating quarter of Florence, Oltrarno, in a typical Florentine tavern that has been converted from an ancient wine cellar.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• 3 hours chauffeur service, pick-up/drop-off at your Hotel

• 3 hours multi language speaking guide

• Skip-the-line-ticket to Uffizi Gallery

• 3 hours private chauffeur service by night, pick-up/drop-off at your Hotel

• Dinner in a typical restaurant (beverages excluded)

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 5 Florence to Naples

Meet your private driver at your Hotel at a prearranged time. Then, settle into your private vehicle and relax in air-conditioned comfort on route to the Station. Travel from Florence to Naples by high-speed train that travels through the countryside of the Lazio and Campania regions and even gets close to the coast in the vicinity of Formia, roughly halfway between Rome and Naples. It is just a little over an hour’s ride, so time will pass quickly as you admire the landscape outside. Your private driver will be waiting for you at a scheduled time at the Naples Railway Station Centrale and you will travel comfortably to your Hotel Terminus – Starhotels Premium.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• Private Transfer from the Hotel Helvetia & Bristol – Starhotels Collection to Naples Railway Station Centrale

• Business Class Train Tickets from Florence to Naples

• Private Transfer from Naples Railway Station Centrale to the Hotel Terminus – Starhotels Premium

• Dinner in the Hotel

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 6 Amalfi Coast & The Ruins of Pompeii Tour, Naples By Night

Spend a full day among the gems of Amalfi Coast. With your private driver you will leave Naples in the morning and you will enjoy a fantastic drive along this panoramic coastline. Amalfi Coast is one of the best examples of Mediterranean beauty and culture. You will visit elegant towns and small villages with colorful houses, friendly people, pebble beaches, and blue sea like Positano, Praiano, Amalfi, Minori, Ravello and Maiori. The visit to the open air museum of Ruins of Pompeii is a must. Your private guide will help you go back in the time at 79 A. when the tragic eruption of Vesuvius covered the entire city up to 6 meter with volcanic burning materials. The ruins of houses, shops, craft workshop, spas, gyms are still visible and many of them miraculously preserved with their beauties. . Enjoy a panoramic drive along the seafront of the Gulf of Naples and a delicious dinner to conclude your evening.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• 10 hours chauffeur service, pick-up/drop-off at your Hotel

• 3 hours multi language speaking guide in Pompei Ruins

• Skip the line ticket to Ruins of Pompeii

• 3 hours private chauffeur service by night, pick-up/drop-off at your Hotel

• Dinner in a typical restaurant (beverages excluded)

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 7 Naples to Rome

Meet your private driver at your Hotel at a prearranged time. Then, settle into your private vehicle and relax in air-conditioned comfort on route to the Station. Travel from Naples to Rome by high-speed train and discover the timeless beauty of Rome, Caput Mundi, the wonderful Eternal City, with its rich history, art and culture. When you hop off your train at Rome Termini railway station, simply join up with your private driver, settle into your comfortable, private vehicle, and experience an effortless journey direct to your Hotel d’ Inghilterra -Starhotels Collection. Sit back, relax and enjoy the landscape outside Rome passes by your window.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• Private Transfer from the Hotel Terminus – Starhotels Premium to Naples Railway Station Centrale

• Business Class Train Tickets from Naples to Rome

• Private Transfer from Rome Railway Station Termini to the Hotel d’Inghilterra – Starhotels Collection

• Dinner in the Hotel

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 8 Vatican Tour, Rome By Night

Discover the wonders of the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. They are considered monuments of world culture and Skip the line ticket allows to have your planned entry. With your private guide you visit the Candelabra Gallery, the Tapestry Gallery, the Geographical Map Gallery, be charmed by Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel the Last Judgement, and hear from your guide the stories about the renowned “School of Athens”. Then marveling at the treasures inside St. Peter’s Basilica, from Bernini’s enormous bronze altar to Michelangelo’s Pietá.

In the evening enjoy a truly magical night-time experience in Rome with your own private driver while he take you to the Trastevere neighborhood for a typical dinner at an osteria or a trattoria.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• Return transfer by chauffeur service, pick-up/drop-off at your hotel

• 4 hours multi language speaking guide

• Skip the line tickets to the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel

3 hours private chauffeur service by night, pick-up/drop-off at your Hotel

• Dinner in a typical restaurant (beverages excluded)

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 9 Transfer to FCO, goodbye Italy!

Your journey in Italy will end after breakfast, with a transfer to the Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci airport to catch your flight home or to your next destination. Arrivederci!

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• Private Transfer from the Hotel d’ Inghilterra – Starhotels Collection to Rome Fiumicino International Airport Leonardo da Vinci

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