Heritages of the North – From Milan to Rome
6 Days/ 5 Nights – Milan (1 Night) – Como – Sirmione – Verona – Mestre (2 Nights) – Venice – Bologna – Florence (2 Nights) – San Gimignano – Siena – Rome
The Heritage of the North Tour starts in the world’s fashion capital of the world, Milan. Travel to Sirmione to view the Villa of Maria Callas and the Scaligero Castle. Prepare for your one of a kind day in the “Floating City” of Venice. Learn about the famous Murano glassmaking and end the day with a gondola ride. Take in the historic sites of Piazza del Duomo and Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in Bolonga. Spend a day at leisure in Florence, an amazing hub for art and architecture. End this fabulous trip in San Gimignano, a medieval town and tour Siena, known for its unique “shell” shape.
Day 1 – Saturday – Milan – Como – Milan
Meeting with the tour leader directly at the hotel established for the tour to start at around 11:00 a.m., a panoramic guided tour of Milan, considered the world’s capital of fashion and shopping. Discover its most symbolic points, such as the Duomo, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and the Teatro alla Scala. Immediately afterwards, a half-day excursion in Como, a tiny jewel of a town rich in history. Return to Milan and check-in at the hotel. Welcome dinner and overnight stay. Meals: Dinner
Day 2 – Sunday – Milan – Sirmione – Verona – Mestre
Breakfast in the hotel and departure for Sirmione, one of the most popular tourist destinations on Garda Lake. Upon arrival, a boat ride to see the main attractions of the area, the Villa of Maria Callas, the Scaligero Castle, and the ruins of an ancient Roman villa, commonly known as the Grotte di Catullo. Proceed to Verona and time at leisure to visit the romantic city which set the scene for the love story of Romeo and Juliet. In the afternoon, departure for Mestre and check-in at the hotel. Dinner in the hotel and overnight stay. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 – Monday – Mestre – Venice – Mestre
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the Island of Venice, a magical, one-of-a-kind city. Guided tour of the city passing through Piazza San Marco, the beating heart of the city with its extraordinary buildings (St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Clock Tower) and the Bridge of Sighs. Departure by boat for Murano to visit a famous glassworks and admire the glassmaking. Return to St. Mark’s Square and time at leisure with the possibility to have a gondola tour. Return to the hotel at the established time. Dinner at leisure and overnight stay. Meals: Breakfast
Day 4 – Tuesday – Mestre – Bologna – Florence
Breakfast in the hotel and departure for Bologna. Time at leisure to visit the main tourist destinations of the city, like the impressive Piazza Maggiore and the Asinelli and Garisenda towers. In the early afternoon, proceed to Florence. Upon arrival, guided tour of the old town centre, passing through its symbolic spots, such as Piazza del Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner at leisure and overnight stay. Meals: Breakfast
Day 5 – Wednesday – Florence
Breakfast in the hotel. Day at leisure to explore Florence, also known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, one of the most famous cities in the world and an important cultural and artistic hub. Possibility of optional tours, such as the tour of the Uffizi Gallery, the Accademia Gallery Museum or a trip to plunge oneself into the fragrances and colours of the nearby Chianti district. Farewell dinner and overnight stay. Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 – Thursday – Florence – San Gimignano – Siena – Rome
Breakfast in the hotel and departure for San Gimignano. Time at leisure to visit to the little medieval town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Proceed to Siena and enjoy a guided tour of the town built up around Piazza del Campo, famous all over the world for its architectural beauty and unique “shell” shape. Departure for Rome and arrival in the evening (with drop-off at Viale Washington, Viale Luigi Einaudi / Termini Area and Via Ludovisi). Meals: Breakfast
*Terms & Conditions:
- Travel Period: this offer is valid for all the departure dates scheduled for April – May – June 2020.
- Booking Window: this offer applies to all the reservations confirmed from Feb 5, 2020, to Feb 29, 2020.
- This special offer does not apply to reservations already confirmed.
- Special rates are valid for accommodation in DBL Room only.
- Change of dates and names not allowed.
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- 1 Night in a 4* hotel in Milan
- 2 Nights in a 4* hotel in Mestre
- 2 Nights in a 4* hotel in Florence
- 5 American buffet breakfast
- 3 Dinners (drinks not included)
- Excursion to Como
- Boat trip on Lake Garda
- Guided tour of Milan, Venice, Florence and Siena
- Visit of Verona, Bologna and San Gimignano with tour leader
- Transportation by air conditioned bus
- Tour leader for the entire itinerary
- 1 Luggage + 1 hand bag per passenger is permitted
- City tax not included and is to be paid directly at the hotels
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