Italia Classica

Italia Classica

  • 6 Days
  • From : Rome
  • To : Rome
  • Tour
  • Guide : English
  • Minimum age : 12 Years Old

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Join this six-day tour in a small group to discover the essence of Umbria, Tuscany, Veneto regions, and more. A wonderful journey through Italian classics: wander around Orvieto’s medieval centre with weaving lanes, and taste Tuscan wine in Montepulciano. Explore Siena’s gorgeous architecture and beautiful Main Square, and admire the symbols of the city of Bologna. Discover one of the most evocative places in the world: Venice. Fall in love in Verona, packed with genuine Roman history. Explore Florence’s unique artistic and cultural centre and visit Assisi, a medieval jaw-dropping heritage town. 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Orvieto: with a unique history that dates back to over several million years ago, is a city full of impressive monuments, churches and noble buildings.

Montepulciano: join the Nobile Wine tasting, one of the oldest and most prestigious wines of the Tuscany, home to the best grapes of the region. 

Siena: one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Italy, honouring the Gothic architecture with its one of a kind main square, Piazza del Campo. 

Venice: a group of fascinating small islands, where art and history combine with old trades and the beauty of the sea, and one of the best sail away ports in the world. 

Florence: a living city with an eclectic cultural life that embraces opera, classical music and contemporary art. Also known as the ‘cradle of the Renaissance’, is one of Europe’s great art cities.

Assisi: a holy city for Christians, is an eternal destination for pilgrims wanting to the see the place where Saint Francis (founder of the Franciscan order) spent his days.   

What’s included?

TOUR GUIDE:

  • Operated with English-speaking tour leader during the tour 
  • Operated with English-speaking local guide during activities in Siena (Day 2), Venice (Day 3) and Florence (Day 4)

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 5 nights’ accommodation 

MEALS:

  • 5 American buffet breakfasts 
  • 3 dinners (Day 1, 2, 5)

TRANSPORT:

  • Air-conditioned shared transportation as stated in the program 

ENTRANCE FEES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • All activities mentioned in the program: Visit of Orvieto and Montepulciano with tour leader and 1 Wine tasting experience in Tuscany (Day 1), Guided visit in Siena and Visit Bologna with tour leader (Day 2); Guided visit in Venice and Excursion to Murano by boat and visit to glassmaking factory (Day 3); Visit Verona with tour leader and Guided visit in Florence (Day 4); Visit Assisi with tour leader (Day 6) 

Exclusions

  • Drinks during meals  
  • Domestic nor international flights
  • Transfers before/after the tour
  • City tax not included, payable on the spot
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage and gratuities  
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc.

Please note

  • On day 1, the pick-up point will be at Destination Italia Sightseeing office in Viale Dei Bastioni di Michelangelo 21, Rome at 08:00 am. Please arrive at the mentioned meeting point at least 15 minutes earlier
  • On day 6, the drop-off in Rome in the late afternoon at Viale Washington, or Viale Luigi Einaudi, Termini Station Area, or Via Ludovisi
  • The maximum group size for this tour is 18 people
  • The local guide will only accompany during the activity and not during transport
  • Only one bag (of any size) plus one hand luggage (30kg in total). In case of any extra suitcases, these will have to be communicated in advance before the start of the tour. An additional supplement will be applied for each additional suitcase on the spot
  • In many hotels in Italy, the triple rooms are a double room with an additional bed or sofa bed. Their comfort conditions are lower than international standards of triple room
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the contents of the tour without prior notice, including a possible change of hotels and/or itinerary
  • No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed

Accommodation options

ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS

Day 1 Siena Area:

  • Superior Hotel Category = H. Montaperti or similar 4*

Day 2, 3 Venice Mestre:

  • Superior Hotel Category = H. Delfino or similar 4*

Day 4, 5 Florence:

  • Superior Hotel Category = H. Palazzo Ricasoli or similar 4*

OPTIONAL EXTRA:

Pre-night Rome:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Gambrinus or similar 4* bed and breakfast basis  

Post-night Rome:

  • Superior Hotel Category = Hotel Gambrinus or similar 4* bed and breakfast basis  

Cancellation policy

    Once ordered, this tour cannot be cancelled or refund or amended at any circumstances.

You can start this experience at the following places.

Destination Italia Sightseeing office

Viale dei Bastioni di Michelangelo 21, Roma 00192, Lazio, IT

 

Day 1 :  ROME – ORVIETO – MONTEPULCIANO – SIENA AREA

Meet your tour leader at the Destination Italia Sightseeing office on Viale Dei Bastioni di Michelangelo 21, Rome at 08:00 am, centrally located a few steps from the Vatican City (we kindly ask you to arrive at the mentioned meeting point at least 15 minutes earlier). The tour bus will depart to Orvieto. Upon arrival, join the tour leader to visit this small city in Umbria perched on a tuff cliff. Afterwards, the tour will continue to Montepulciano, where you will taste the Nobile Wine. In the afternoon, the bus will departure to the Siena area, to check-in. In the evening, end the day with dinner at the hotel. 

Overnight in Siena Area.

Day 2 :  SIENA AREA – SIENA – BOLOGNA – MESTRE

In the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, the day will start departing on the bus to Mestre. On the way, enjoy a first stop will be dedicated to the guided visit to 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. Afterwards, the tour leader will take you to Bologna, to spend time at leisure to visit the highlights of the city, such as the imposing Piazza Maggiore and the Asinelli and Garisenda towers. In the afternoon, we will arrive at Mestre, to check-in and enjoy dinner at the hotel. 

Overnight in Mestre.

Day 3 :  MESTRE – VENICE – MESTRE

Wake up to breakfast at the hotel, and hop on the transfer to the Island of Venice. Enjoy the guided tour of the city, passing through Piazza San Marco, with its extraordinary buildings: Basilica di San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, the Clock Tower, and for the Bridge of Sighs. Afterwards, departure by boat to Murano to visit a famous glass factory and admire the amazing glass-making process. In the afternoon, the tour will return to Piazza San Marco, where you will have time at leisure to discover the city at your own pace. At the scheduled time, the tour will return to the hotel. In the evening, you can ask your hotel reception for restaurant recommendations to discover Italy’s highly-renowned gastronomy before spending the night in the hotel.

Overnight in Mestre.

Day 4 :  MESTRE – VERONA – FLORENCE

In the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, departure to Verona, the romantic city which set the scene for the love story of Romeo and Juliet. In the early afternoon continuation to Florence. After arriving, guided tour of the historic centre of the city passing through famous symbolic places such as Piazza del Duomo, the Santa Maria del Fiore’s Cathedral, Piazza Della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio. Afterwards, you will be transferred to your hotel in Florence, to check-in. 

Overnight in Florence.

Day 5 :  FLORENCE

Wake up to American buffet breakfast at the hotel before spending a delightful day at leisure to explore the capital of the Tuscany region. Some of Florence most important museums are Galleria dell’ Accademia and Uffizi Gallery. Apart from the art and cultural treasures, the city offers one of Italy’s most atmospheric and pleasant places to visit. The streets of Florence radiate the charm of Italian culture. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner. 

Overnight in Florence. 

Day 6 :  FLORENCE – ASSISI – ROME

Wake up to on last breakfast at the hotel, and join the tour leader to Assisi. Walk through the alleys of the medieval city, famous for counting St. Francis and St. Claire as its former residents, who were two very important figures of Italian religious history. Afterwards, the tour will departure to Rome, where you’ll be dropped off in the late afternoon at Viale Washington, or Viale Luigi Einaudi, or Termini Area, or Via Ludovisi. From here you may continue with your travel arrangements.