Exclusive cultural trip to Italy highlights
Rome, Florence, Tuscany, Pisa, Milan
8 days tour included flights and hotels!
“All roads lead to Rome“ says an old proverb. Italy is a big classic for a trip. This tour will make you discover the essential of Italy in search of its historical, architectural and culinary beauties. Fly to the eternal city, the majestic Florence, the famous tower of Pisa, shopping in Milan and the romantic landscapes of Tuscany.
Day 1: Arrival in Rome
Meet at the airport by your guide and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Rome - Chianciano Terme
After breakfast we will head to the capital Rome for the discovery of its essentials: the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, the Imperial Forums, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, the Piazza Navona...
In the afternoon, we will leave Rome to continue to the city of Chianciano Terme. Accommodation for 2 nights in the surroundings of Chianciano Terme.
Day 3: Free Time or Optional Excursion
Today you can participated to an optional excursion to Montepulciano – Pienza (69 € per person). This trip will allow you to discover one of the main wine regions of Tuscany and the Nobile di Montepulciano probably one of the most famous wines of this region. You will be able stroll through the narrow streets of the medieval town of Montepulciano. You can take part in a wine tasting in the outskirts of the city. The day will continue towards Pienza, famous for the Pescorino cheese. The city walk, with many small shops, will be the opportunity to discover its cheeses and many other specialties of the region. Late afternoon return to Chianciano Terme.
Day 4: Chianciano Terme - Florence - Montecatini Terme
After breakfast, we will take the road to Montecatini Terme. On the way, we will visit the inevitable Florence, capital of Tuscany. One of the centers of art throughout history, many famous artists from around the world have given important works in architecture, art and literature. At the end of the afternoon, we will arrive at Montecatini. Hosting for 2 nights in the vicinity of Montecatini Terme.
Day 5: Free Time or Optional Excursion
Today you can participated to an optional excursion to Pisa (79 € per person) This trip will allow you to discover the city of Pisa with its cathedral Duomo and its famous campanile called „the Leaning Tower“ at the „Piazza dei Miracoli“. Back to Montecatini Terme in the afternoon.
Day 6: Montecatini Terme - Verona – Milan
Today, we will take the road towards Milan, via Verona. The city of Verona is rich with historic buildings and also known for major opera performances in the ancient amphitheater in summer. You discover the high places of Verona: Piazza dei Signori, Piazza delle Erbe, the Scaliger tombs, the Castelvecchio, the Roman Arco dei Gavi, the Stone Bridge, the historic district without forgetting the balcony of Romeo and Juliet. Then you will have free time for take a walk and eat before heading back to Milan. Accommodation for 2 nights in the vicinity of Milan.
Day 7: Milan
The world capital of fashion Milan, in the Po Valley in Lombardy is a cosmopolitan and glamorous city. A guided tour of the city will discover: the historic district, the cathedral, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Piazza Della Scala, Via Dante shopping street and the Castello Sforzesco. Free time will eventually allow you to visit the Scala Theater Museum or the Leonardo da Vinci museum of Science and Technology. Return to the hotel
Day 8: Departure from Milan
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.
Subject to minor modifications in the tour program. (For example:
the order of visits)
Minimum number of participants: 35
Comfortable mid-range hotels.
The hotels are carefully selected and tested, and they have a reception, a restaurant or a breakfast room. The rooms are equipped with bath or shower, toilet, telephone and television.
- Flights Dublin - Rome and Milan – Dublin (or vice versa)
- Transfers Airport - Hotel – Airport
- All journeys with a comfortable coach with air conditioning
- Accommodation in a double room
- 7 nights in comfortable middle class hotel
- 7 Italian breakfasts
- Day trip to Rome and Chianciano Terme
- Day trip to Chianciano Terme, Florence and Montecatini
- Day trip to Montecatini Terme, Verona and Milan
- Visit to Milan
- All entrance fees and guided tours mentioned in the program
- English speaking guide
Services not included
- Personal expenses (drinks, telephone ...)
- Single room supplement
- City tax to be paid at the hotel (about 2 € per pers. / night).
- Optional excursions:
- Day trip to Montepulciano and Pienza
- Day trip to Montecatini and Pisa