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Best of Italy Tour #10

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrive in Rome, Classic Tour of Rome Overnight in Rome

Day 2 Vatican Tour, Rome By Night Overnight in Rome

Day 3 Frascati Tour Overnight in Rome

Day 4 Rome to Florence by train Overnight in Florence

Day 5 Uffizi Tour, Florence by Night Overnight in Florence

Day 6 Florence Classic Tour Overnight in Florence

Day 7 Transfer to Peretola Airport, goodbye Italy!

 

HIGHLIGHTS

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

*Settle in and immerse yourself in the beauty of Florence, the gateway to the greater Tuscany region.

*Daily visit of Frascati

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

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Rome, Classic Tour of Rome

Welcome to Italy! Arrive in Rome Fiumicino International Airport Leonardo da Vinci, then transfer to the Hotel d’Inghilterra – Starhotels Collection. Dive into the Timeless Beauty Of Rome. The 3 hours guided tour starts from Piazza Esquilino and continues to Piazza della Repubblica where the Fountain of Naiads with the Nymph of the Lakes, the Nymph of the Rivers, Nymph of the Oceans and the Nymph of the Underground Waters will welcome you. With your guide you will walk along the Via Veneto Street stage of the famous films “La Dolce Vita” by Fellini and “Roman Holiday” with Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck. The Bernini Fountain of Barcaccia and Trevi Fountain. You will have a stop at the Pantheon a former Roman temple and then to Piazza Navona, once a stadium under emperor Domitian in 94 a.C. where the Bernini’s Four River’s Fountain lies. Tour ends to St. Peter’s Square in Vatican with St. Peter’s Basilica. Return to your Hotel.

What’s included:

• Private Transfer from Apt Fco /to the Hotel d’Inghilterra – 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 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 3 Frascati Tour

Enjoy a great relaxing day away from the crowded metropolis of Rome. In just 1 hour with a private transfer you will reach Frascati and there you will meet our friendly professional guide.This is the perfect excursion for people looking for tasty Roman food and wine. Discover all the best Frascati has to offer from its charming city center, beautiful views and vineyards, an historic family-run winery, and fresh local cuisine. This daily tour from Rome will stimulate your senses and rejuvenate your spirit. The town of Frascati itself a charming historic centre, and an impressive view overlooking Rome. Frascati is famous for its white wine, and its villas, and there’s no reason you can’t enjoy both when you visit. While Frascati is home to many villas, most of them are closed to the public, and many unfortunately suffered substantial damage caused by bombing during World War 11. The most impressive, Villa Aldobrandini, allows access to its gardens. The building itself is still privately owned by the Aldobrandini family. It’s hard to miss, standing on a hill above the main piazza, dominating the skyline. Scuderie Aldobrandini/ Museo Tuscolano Le Scuderie, the former stables at Villa Aldobrandini, have been restored and are now home to the Museo Tuscolano, which is dedicated to local history and houses many Roman artefacts and archaeological finds associated with local villas. After the tour , you will have an enchanting lunch experience that will make you savor the flavor of Castelli Romani typical food.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

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

• 3 hours multi language speaking guide in Frascati

• Villa Aldobrandini and Le Scuderie Museum entrance tickets

• Lunch in a typical restaurant in Frascati (fraschetta) (beverages excluded)

• Dinner in the Hotel

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 4 Rome to Florence

It’s time to say arrivederci to Italy’s capital! 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 Rome 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 d’Inghilterra – Starhotels Collection to Rome Railway Station Termini

• Business Class Train Tickets from Rome to Florence

• Private Transfer from Florence Railway Station S. Maria Novella to the Hotel Helvetia & Bristol – Starhotels Collection

• Dinner in the Hotel

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 5 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 6 Florence Classic Tour

You can’t miss an half day tour to the Accademia Gallery but first a drive up to Piazzale Michelangelo is a “must-visit” for a panoramic view of Florence. Down to Ponte Vecchio, Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry, Brunelleschi Cupola and then the Accademia Gallery. Accademia Gallery is one of the most visited museums of Florence and the world not only for the Michalengelo’s David but also for other unfinished works of Michelangelo like the four Prisoners or slaves that are four different sculptures and San Matteo, together with an interesting collection of religious paintings and panels. With your skip-the-line-ticket you will have a privileged entry.

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• 3 hours chauffeur service, pick-up/drop-off at your hotel in Florence

• 3 hours multi language speaking guide

• Skip-the-line-ticket to the Accademia Gallery

• Dinner in the Hotel

• Overnight stay in a Classic Room

 

Day 7 Transfer to Peretola APT, goodbye Italy!

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

What’s included:

• Breakfast in the Hotel

• Private Transfer from the Hotel Helvetia & Bristol– Starhotels Collection to Florence International Airport Peretola

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