Small Group: Italia Classica

5 Nights & 6 Days

Rome > Orvieto > Montepulciano > Siena > Bologna > Venice > Florence > Assisi > Rome

Discover why Italy is one of the world’s premier destinations on this six-day small group tour! Travel through the scenic charming hill towns, ancient-old cities and countryside villages. Explore Venice, one of the world’s most romantic cities, where you’ll tour through the cities narrow streets. Walkthrough the “Cradle of Renaissance” city and set your eyes upon the city’s artistic and cultural treasures such as the Florence Cathedral, Michelangelo’s David, the Accademia and Uffizi Gallery masterpieces and much more!

Itinerary

Day 1: ROME > ORVIETO > MONTEPULCIANO > SIENA

Departure from a central location in Rome or pick-up from your centrally located hotel in the morning. Travel to Orvieto, a small city in Umbria perched on a tuff cliff. Continuation to Montepulciano to taste the local Vino Nobile, one of the oldest and most valuable wines of Tuscany. In the evening, enjoy the welcome dinner near Siena. Meals: D

Day 2: SIENA > BOLOGNA > VENICE

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Venice. The first stop will be dedicated to visiting the historic centre of Siena, a medieval city built around Piazza del Campo, famous all over the world for its architectural beauty and its particular “shell” shape. Continuation to Bologna and free time to visit the symbols of the city, such as the imposing Piazza Maggiore and the Asinelli and Garisenda towers. Arrival in Venice and enjoy the evening at leisure to explore the beautiful floating city. Meals: B

Day 3: VENICE

Breakfast at the hotel and enjoy a guided tour of the historic centre of Venice passing through Piazza San Marco, the heart of the city, with its extraordinary buildings, Basilica di San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, the Clock Tower and for the Bridge of Sighs. Departure by boat to Murano to visit a famous glass factory and admire the amazing glass-making process. Return to Piazza San Marco and free time with the possibility of taking an optional gondola tour. At the scheduled time, return to the hotel. Free for dinner and overnight stay. Meals: B

Day 4: VENICE > VERONA > FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Verona, the romantic city par excellence, the theatre of Romeo and Juliet’s love story. In the early afternoon continuation to Florence. After arriving, visit the historic centre of the city passing through famous symbolic places such as Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza Della Signoria (Signoria Square) and Ponte Vecchio. Hotel accommodation. Free for dinner and overnight stay. Meals: B

Day 5: FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to explore Florence also called the “Cradle of Renaissance”, one of the most famous cities in the world, with its unique artistic and cultural centre. Possibility of optional tours, such as the visit of the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery or an excursion to immerse yourself into the scents and colours of the Chianti district. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay. Meals: B, D

Day 6: FLORENCE > ASSISI > ROME

Breakfast at the hotel and at scheduled time departure for Assisi. Walkthrough the alleys of the medieval city, known for being the place where St. Francis and St. Clare lived, two important figures of the Italian religious history. Continuation to Rome and arrival at the city centre late in the afternoon. End of services. Meals: B

Departures

2020 Departures: April 20, May 4, 18, June 1, 15, 29, July 13, 27, August 10, 24, September 7, 21 & October 5, 19

Includes

  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 18 passengers
  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Accommodation in Venice Island in 4-star hotel with arrival and departure transfers and assistance
  • Daily breakfast and 2 dinners (please inform us at the moment of the booking, in case of any food allergy or dietary restrictions)
  • Wine tasting experience in Tuscany
  • Visit of Siena, Venice and Florence with an expert licensed tour guide
  • Visit of Orvieto, Montepulciano, Bologna, Verona, Assisi with the tour leader
  • English-speaking tour leader for the entire itinerary
  • Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air-conditioning

Pricing Details

  • All prices are per person
  • Children allowed from 12 years old (adult rate)
  • City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
  • Drinks are not included with meals
  • Only one bag per person allowed (any size) plus one piece of hand luggage

Optional Extras

  • Take advantage of our preferred airfares to Europe from any Canadian gateway
  • Airport Transfers
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Optional Gondola Ride in Venice on Day 3 & Optional Tours from Florence on Day 5

EXPERIENCE ITALY WITH US!