Upon your arrival in Rome, your private driver will take you from Rome Fiumicino Airport to your hotel in the city centre. You’ll then have the afternoon to relax at the hotel or explore the city as you wish.
Today, you’ll explore the wonders of Imperial Rome. Beginning at Piazza Venezia, you’ll then head to the famous Piazza Del Campidoglio, designed by Michelangelo, where you’ll have a fantastic view of the Roman Forum. You will then head to the Circus Maximus, one of the largest sporting arenas ever built but of course, you’ll save the best til last, The Colosseum.
Today you will explore the rich culture and history of Rome on the private tour of the Vatican Museums, with special access to the Borgia Apartments, the Carriages Rooms and Raffaello’s Rooms, seeing also St Peter’s Basilica and St Peter’s Square before moving on to what will be the most wonderful finale to your tour: the glorious Sistine Chapel.
This morning, your private driver will pick you up from your hotel in Rome for your train transfer to Florence. Upon arrival in Florence, a private transfer will take you to your hotel. After checking in, you will explore this vibrant Italian city and take in the most iconic Florentine sights such as Piazza del Duomo and the magnificent Florence Cathedral, as well as the Accademia Gallery, known for its numerous collections of art, the most famous perhaps being the David statue by Michelangelo.
All in one day you will visit Siena, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, as well as enjoying the local ‘vino’ and lunchtime delicacies in the glorious Chianti hills. You’ll begin the day in the medieval hilltop village of Monteriggioni before moving onto Siena where you’ll explore the Siena Cathedral and Piazza del Campo. After visiting San Gimignano, you’ll head to the famous Chianti region in the Tuscan countryside to enjoy a wine tasting in a vineyard.
On check out from Florence, our driver will greet you and take you deeper into the Tuscan countryside, to Siena, where you will spend the next 2 nights at the Hotel Athena. Once checked in, the rest of the day is yours to spend however you wish.
During the tour, you’ll learn about the history of the city and all about the thrilling Palio horse race, which takes place twice a year in the city’s main square. As you explore the charming city of Siena, you’ll visit Piazza del Campo, the majestic Cathedral and the San Domenico Basilica.
On check out from your hotel a private car will transport you to Florence Santa Maria Novella Station to catch an onward train to Venice Santa Lucia, where a water taxi will meet you to complete your journey to the Hotel San Cassiano, Venice. Once checked in, the rest of the day is yours to spend however you wish!
In the first part of the tour, an experienced tour guide will accompany you through the thousand-year history of the most serene republic; in the second part of the tour, you will visit Doge’s Palace and the Halls of Power with your guide, and then finally you will discover one of the world’s most majestic cathedrals and a true masterpiece of Byzantine art, the Golden Basilica. Later the picturesque islands of Murano, Burano & Torcello await!
On check out from the Hotel San Cassiano, Venice, you will arrive at Stazione di Venezia Santa Lucia from which you will catch an onward train towards Lake Como, where you will stay for the next 2 nights at the Avenue Hotel, overlooking the Lake. Once checked in, the rest of the day is yours to spend however you wish in these beautiful surroundings!
Today you’ll have a completely free day to enjoy relaxing, shopping for gifts, seeing the local attractions at your own pace, or just bar around the coasts of the Lake. However you spend it, enjoy!
On check out from the Avenue Hotel, you will head towards the station at Lake Como for an onward train to Milan, where you will spend the next 3 nights at the Hotel Regina. Once checked in, you can enjoy the exciting city at your own pace, so however you spend it, enjoy!
Dig out the comfortable, effortlessly classy footwear to take to the streets of the fashion capital on a walking tour, walking in the footsteps of Leonardo da Vinci, and visiting his masterpiece, “The Last Supper”. This is an exclusive opportunity to see the iconic painting in an intimate setting, so be sure to not miss out!
Today you’ll have a completely free day to enjoy relaxing, shopping for gifts, seeing the local attractions at your own pace, or just bar hopping savouring the local food and drink in this wonderful city. However you spend it, enjoy!
Arrivederci, Italia! Your private driver will take you to the airport for your return flight home.