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   Time Table

 

  ROME & RENAISSANCE CITIES

7 days/ 6 nights

 

 

 

 

7 DAYS/ 6 NIGHTS (ESCORTED TOUR Monolingual English)

 

 ITINERARY - ROME-ASSISI-SIENA-FLORENCE-PADUA-VENICE-ROME

 

 

 

 

 Day 1 - Saturday: ROME  (pre-tour package)

 

Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Dinner is not included Meals: -

 

 

Day 2 - Sunday: ROME * (pre-tour package)

 

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you will enjoy a 3 hrs “Discovering Rome”, walking tour (English only).

You will be picked up at your hotel at about 9.00am. The tour will start from Largo Argentina and continue to Campo de’ Fiori, Piazza Farnese , Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight. Dinner is not included. Meals: B

 

 

Day 4 – Tuesday: FLORENCE

 

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of the city, also known to be the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the beautiful Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, and Santa Croce, the 13th century Franciscan Church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. The balance of the day is at leisure for optional sightseeing (we suggest the PISA half day tour) or for shopping. Dinner at a local Restaurant and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B D

   

Day 5 – Wednesday: FLORENCE-PADUA-VENICE

 

 American buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to VENICE by coach.

Along the way you will stop in PADUA, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello’s “Gattamelata”.

Continue towards VENICE, and upon arrival enjoy a panoramic guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the St. Mark’s square, the Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Venice island. Meals: B D

  

Day 6 – Thursday: VENICE-ROME

 

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning tour by boat. You will cross the lagoon with a view of the islands and reach the island of Murano where you will assist to a demonstration of glass blowing (some time will be allowed for shopping). In the afternoon, the boast will take you to the rail station or the Tronchetto for your transfer back to Rome by rail or motor coach. (means of transportation is reconfirmed one day or two before the end of the tour and advised by the assistant). Upon arrival in Rome you will be transferred directly to your hotel. If you are arriving via rail, your driver will be waiting for you at the end of platform holding a sign with your last name. Meals: B

  

Day 7 - Friday: ROME

American buffet breakfast at the hotel and end of the tour.

 

 

 

HOTELS SUGGESTED

  IN ROME

  Hotel Gioberti / Commodore 4* or similar

 

 IN FLORENCE

  Hotel Rivoli/Adriatico 4 * or similar

  IN VENICE

  Hotel Continental 4 * or similar

  

 

·         RATES PER PERSON

 

Double

Single

Triple

 1,850 USD

 2,220 USD

 1,780 USD

 

HIGHLIGHTS DAY BY DAY:

Rome :   Walking guided tour “Discovering Rome” 3 hrs

Assisi :   View of the Churches of St Francis and St.Claire

Siena :   View of Piazza del Campo and the Municipal Palace

Florence : Visit of the most important monuments, ((exterior)

Padua:  See The Basilica & Donatello’s masterpiece, the “Gattamelata” Venice : Visit of the famous Square

of St Mark, Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs (exterior), and Murano Island.

 

 

SCENIC DRIVES THROUGH:

The beautiful Autostrada del Sole

The Tuscan countryside and medieval towns

Emilia Romagna region, land of world famous “prosciutto” and parmesan cheese

The Veneto region and its Villas of Palladio.

  

 

 Flight details:

 

AZ 827 W            BEYFCO            0425   0700

AZ 822 W            FCOBEY            1540   1955 

 

 

Rate includes:

 

Round trip ticket Beirut – Rome – Beirut on Alitalia lowest fare (W class)

Airport taxes

Arrival transfer from the FCO/CIA airports to the hotel in Rome

3 hrs guided walking tour in Rome Accommodation at 4* hotels centrally located Daily

American buffet breakfast

3 dinners (drinks NOT included)

Service charges and taxes included

Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air conditioning

Monolingual escorted tour (English)

Sightseeing tours as per itinerary

English speaking local guides

 

 

Passengers will be provided with professional headset system