Milán - 1 noche
Venecia - 2 noches
La Spezia - 2 Noches
Florencia - 2 noches
Siena - 1 noche
Roma - 3 noches
Day 1: Milan
Arrival in Milan. Meet with the group at the hotel. Rest of the day free. Accommodation.
Day 2: Milan - Lake Garda - Verona - Venice
Breakfast. Departure to the spectacular Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy. We will arrive in Sirminone, a fantastic medieval village, where we will take a boat trip. We will continue to Verona, the city of “Romeo and Juliet”, where we will take a guided tour and will discover Julieta’s House and the famous Piazza Bra with its impressive Arena. We will continue to Venice. Accommodation in Mestre.
Day 3: Venice
Breakfast. In the morning, we will take the vaporetto in the Venetian lagoon. We will disembark near Piazza San Marco from where we will start our scenic tour: San Marco Basilica, Palazzo Ducale, the Bridge of Sights, etc. Spare time for the rest of the day to get lost around its streets and discover its art or take a gondola ride. In the afternoon, back to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 4: Venice— Modena— La Spezia
Breakfast. This day, we will head towards the centre of Italy to discover one of the best gastronomic regions: Emilia Romagna. We will visit a traditional Parmesan cheese factory and have the chance to taste one of the biggest cheeses in the world. During our gastronomic route, we will also taste balsamic vinegar of Modena. At lunchtime, we will have lunch in a Lambrusco winery including a tasting of local products. Lambrusco is a sparkling wine produced in this area which, depending on where the grape comes from, becomes sweet or dry. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a guided tour of the city of Modena, whose Piazza Grande has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will continue to La Spezia. Arrival and accommodation.
Day 5: La Spezia—Cinque Terre—La Spezia
Breakfast. This day, we will spend the day visiting the five most beautiful towns in the world: Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, Riomaggiore and Monterosso al Mare. Little towns next to the sea, on top of incredible cliffs, with dreamy colours, which receives the name of Cinque Terre (Five Lands). Our journey by boat will take us to disembark in Monterosso al Mare where we will enjoy a special lunch made of pasta with seafood. Journey back to the hotel. Accommodation.
Day 6: La Spezia—Pisa—Lucca—Florence
Breakfast. In the morning, we will head to Pisa. Spare time to discover its Piazza dei Miracoli with the famous Leaning Tower. After that, we will head to Lucca, where we will take a guided tour. Within the walls, Lucca has an old town which preserves its original splendour since the Middle Ages. We will continue to Florence. Accommodation.
Day 7: Florence
Breakfast. Walking tour with a local guide around the old town of Florence: Piazza del Duomo (with the Baptistery and its famous Gates of Paradise, Cathedral and Campanile), the Republic Square, de Signoria Square, Ponte Vecchio, the
amusing Porcellino Market, Orsanmichele Church, etc. In the afternoon, we will visit the Galleria dell'Accademia where we can see Michelangelo’s famous work: David. In the evening we will have a special dinner where we will taste Bistecca alla Fiorentina, a typical dish of the city. Accommodation.
Day 8: Florence—Chianti—San Gimignano— Volterra—Siena
Breakfast. Departure to the region of Chianti, in the heart of the Tuscany. Stop in Greve in Chianti: the best village in the region to go for a walk. Lunch in one of the winery-castles of Chianti such as the Castello de Verranzano, where we will taste the wines and gastronomic delights of the region. After that, departure to San Gimignano, very well preserved, whose towers are one of the most fascinating examples of a medieval town. Spare time to discover the city and departure to Monteriggioni: a tiny fortified town on top of a hill. We will continue our journey to Siena. Accommodation.
Day 9: Siena—Montepulciano—Rome
Breakfast. Scenic tour of Siena. We will walk around Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico, Torre del Mangia... We will visit the Duomo (entrance included), one of the most richly decorated cathedrals in Italy. We will continue to Montepulciano, land of Noble Wine and Renaissance palaces, which has jewels like Piazza Grande. We will continue to Rome, arrival and accommodation.
Day 10: Rome
Breakfast. In the morning, scenic tour with a local guide in the “eternal city”: Tiber Island, Trastevere, Aventine and Palatine hills, Coliseum, Circus Maximus, Arch of Contastine, Theatre of Marcellus, Piazza Venezia, Imperial Fora, Piazza del Campidoglio, etc. In the afternoon, we will visit the Vatican Museums (entrance included) where we can admire the famous Sistine Chapel and visit the Basilica of St. Peter. In the evening special dinner in the delightful Trastevere. Accommodation.
Day 11: Rome
Breakfast. The rest of the morning is spare time for you to enjoy the eternal city. At lunchtime, we will enjoy a traditional lunch with a cookery workshop to learn some secrets of the Italian cuisine. In the afternoon, we will visit Baroque Rome, the main squares and fountains of the city, such as Piazza Navona, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza di Spagna or the Pantheon. In the evening we will enjoy a speacial dinner enlivened by tenors. Accommodation.
Day 12: Rome – City of origin
Breakfast and end of our services.
Amalfi Coast Extension
Day 12: Rome – Pompeii – Naples
Breakfast. In the morning we depart for Pompeii. Arrival and guided tour of its impressive ruins buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. We will continue to Naples, capital of the Italian Mezzogiorno, where we will enjoy a guided tour of its main attractions and learn about its history. In the evening we have a special dinner in a pizzeria where we will try the authentic Neapolitan Pizza. Accommodation.
Day 13: Naples – Capri – Sorrento
Breakfast. Today will be spent visiting the spectacular Island of Capri. We will take a ferry and in 40 minutes we will reach the island. Arrival and guided tour of Capri and Anacapri followed by free time to enjoy the island. If time allows, we can admire its famous Blue Grotto. Return by ferry to Sorrento. In the evening dinner and free time to stroll through the centre of Sorrento. Accommodation.
Day 14: Sorrento – Amalfi Coast - Sorrento
Breakfast. Today we will travel along the coast following the panoramic road and admiring the wonderful villages from above. We will stop in Positano, one of the most characteristic enclaves on the Sorrento Peninsula perched between the cliffs and the mountain, where we will stroll through its narrow alleyways, sometimes formed of small flights of stairs, which give it a special charm. We will then go to Praiano and Amalﬁ, the main town along the Amalfi Coast, famous for its beauty and its Cathedral, as well as for the production of Limoncello, the local liquor from the region. Special lunch in the house of a local to learn about its roots. We will continue to Ravello, the city of music located at a height of 350 metres above sea level and with spectacular views of the Amalfi Coast. Free time to visit Villa Rufolo with its panoramic terraces. Return to Sorrento and rest of the day free. In the evening there is a special farewell meal. Accommodation.
Day 15: Sorrento / Rome / City of origin
Breakfast and, at the appropriate time, transfer to the airport of Rome to catch our flight to the place of origin. End of our services.