A fantastic private tour visiting the main Italian art cities in only 9 days: start with Rome, Florence and finish inVenice. You will visit all the major sights including, in Rome, the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's, Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi's Fountain, Spanish Steps - in Florence, visit The Accademia with its statue of David, the Duomo, the Baptistry, Piazza della Signoria, Santa Croce Church, the celebrated Ponte Vecchio and of course the beautiful view from Piazzale Michelangelo! In Venice, St. Mark's Square, Doge's Palace and end with the Bridge of Sights...
3 nights in Rome - 3 nights in Florence - 2 nights in Venice
Day 1 - Rome
Welcome to Rome, a glorious city filled with Classical antiquities, medieval buildings, Renaissance palaces and baroque churches. On arrival at Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport, you'll find your driver waiting holding a sign with your name for transfer to the hotel located in the heart of the old city. Today, take advantage of a day at leisure, so rest up as you prepare to embark on your Italian adventure!
Day 2 - Vatican Tour 3 hours
In the morning meet at your hotel our driver and local guide for your fascinating private tour of the Vatican. Start in the Galleries of the Vatican Museum, home to the most celebrated art collection in Europe. The museum tour ends in the spectacular Sistine Chapel, the extreme expression of Michelangelo's genius. Last but not least, you will visit the largest sanctuary of Christianity, St. Peter's Basilica, where proportions appear to have been forgotten in an amazing triumph of marble, bronze and mosaic works. The balance of the day is at your leisure.
Day 3 - Ancient Rome Tour 5 hours
A new fascinating private tour of the wonders of the Ancient Romans. With our driver and local guide you will be transported back to the days of the Caesars and the Roman legions, as you visit, together with your private local guide, the Circus Maximus, site of Ben Hur style races, the Roman forum, and the incomparable Colosseum. After a little break for your lunch the tour continues to the Pantheon, the celebrated Trevis's Fountain and Spanish Steps.
Day 4 - Rome - Umbria and Lazio Countryside - Florence 8 hours
After check out from your hotel, depart with your driver for a delightful day of sightseeing on your way to Florence. Your first stop In northern Lazio, is Civita di Bagnoregio. The town is perched on the summit of a deep canyon. It has a very surreal quality as the only way in or out of the town is by a concrete foot bridge. Truly an experience! In Umbria you will stop in Orvieto, famous for its Etruscan ruins as well as its Gothic cathedral and the excellent wines preserved in its underground cellars. Continue to Florence and check in to your next hotel, located in the historical city.
Day 5 - Florence Tour & Pisa
Your private local guide will meet you in the morning at your hotel for the 3 hours private walking tour of the city. Florence's rich past as the cultural centre of the Italian Renaissance can still be seen today in the wealth of art gathered here and in the preservation of its splendid architecture. The tour includes visits of the Duomo and the Baptistry, the Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio, and the famous Accademia Gallery. Meet the driver after lunch for a pleasent car tour of 3 hours to Pisa to admire the celebtated Leaning Tower
Day 6 - Florence
Today is free for you to enjoy Florence on your own for shopping or relax. Optional excursions or tours can be arranged as a relaxing Chianti Wine tour, a cooking class, or many others...Ask to our booking office for some suggestions!
Day 7 - Florence - Venice 3 hours
Leave Florence in the morning for Venice with our driver. Upon arrival at the Venice taxi-bus terminal "Piazzale Roma" you will continue on your own by boat your journey to your next hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure.
Day 8 - Venice Tour 3 hours
Venice's charm lies both in its unique civil engineering achievements, and in the harmony of Eastern and Western artistic styles that have flourished here over the centuries. Your private guided city tour will include some of the major sights that define the look and history of Venice, Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Basilica and St. Mark's Square. Balance of the day is at your leisure.
Day 9 - Arrivederci Italia
After check out from the hotel transfer on your own to the taxi-bus terminal Piazzale Roma and meet your driver for your private transfer to Venice Airport or to your next destination
- Private english speaking driver/assistant all along during your travel in Italy
- Private vehicle with A/C
- Luggage handling
- Accommodations at hotels of the favorite category
- Dailyl breakfasts
- Professional local tour guide service in: Rome (3+5 hours), Florence (3 hours), Venice (3 hours)
- Taxes, tolls, parking fees, gasoline, vat
- Meals not mentioned in the program
- Entrance fees
- Tourist tax, to be paid only at the hotel
- Everything not mentioned explicitly in the program
The following are the accomodations we have carefully selected for this tour choosing the best available on each destination. They are divided between 5 and 4 stars so you can choose your favorite category. However, upon request, 3 stars hotels are also available.
ROME - 5 stars hotelINTERCONTINENTAL DE LA VILLE
, BAGLIONI REGINA4 stars hotelROSE GARDEN PALACE
, DEI BORGOGNONI
, EMPIRE PALACE
, SISTINAFLORENCE - 5 stars hotelHELVETIA BRISTOL
, VILLA DEI MEDICI
, RELAIS SANTA CROCE
, PALAZZO MAGNANI FERONI ALL SUITE 4 stars hotelsPALAZZO NICCOLINI AL DUOMO
, LUCCHESI VENICE - 5 stars hotelDANIELI
, CIPRIANI4 stars hotelCARLTON ON THE GRAND CANAL
, BELLA VENEZIA
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