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Renaissance Cities 2017
Escorted Tour

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Routing: Rome – Assisi – Siena – Florence – Padua – Venice – Rome

 

 

 

Includes

• 3 nights in 4* hotel
• American buffet breakfast daily (B)
• 3 dinners (D)
• A/C motor coach
• Service charges and taxes
• Local guides
• Professional headset system

Accommodation (or similar)

• Florence – Hotel Rivoli (4*)
• Venice – Hotel Continental (4*)

Highlights

• Assisi – St Francis & St Claire Churches
• Siena – Piazza del Campo & Palace
• Florence – (exterior) Piazza del Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, Baptistery of St John, Santa Croce & Franciscan Church
• Padua – Basilica & Donatello’s Gattamelata
• Venice – St Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace & Bridge of Sighs (exterior) Murano Island

Scenic Drives 

• The beautiful Autostrada del Sole
• Tuscan countryside & its medieval towns
• The Emilia Romagna region, land of the world famous prosciutto & parmesan cheese
• The Veneto region & its Villa of Palladio

2017 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Tour Code: 2017-GT-IT-RC4
Start Dates
End DatesTwin ShareSingle
Mon 03 AprThu 06 Apr1,3041,535
Mon 10 AprThu 13 Apr1,3041,535
Mon 17 AprThu 20 Apr1,3041,535
Mon 24 AprThu 27 Apr1,3041,535
Mon 01 MayThu 04 May1,3041,535
Mon 08 MayThu 11 May1,3041,535
Mon 15 MayThu 18 May1,3041,535
Mon 22 MayThu 25 May1,3041,535
Mon 29 MayThu 01 Jun1,3041,535
Mon 05 JunThu 08 Jun1,3041,535
Mon 12 JunThu 15 Jun1,3041,535
Mon 19 JunThu 22 Jun1,3041,535
Mon 26 JunThu 29 Jun1,3041,535
Mon 03 JulThu 06 Jul1,3041,535
Mon 10 JulThu 13 Jul1,3041,535
Mon 17 JulThu 20 Jul1,3041,535
Mon 24 JulThu 27 Jul1,3041,535
Mon 31 JulThu 03 Aug1,3041,535
Mon 07 AugThu 10 Aug1,3041,535
Mon 14 AugThu 17 Aug1,3041,535
Mon 21 AugThu 24 Aug1,3041,535
Mon 28 AugThu 31 Aug1,3041,535
Mon 04 SepThu 07 Sep1,3041,535
Mon 11 SepThu 14 Sep1,3041,535
Mon 18 SepThu 21 Sep1,3041,535
Mon 25 SepThu 28 Sep1,3041,535
Mon 02 OctThu 05 Oct1,3041,535
Mon 09 OctThu 12 Oct1,3041,535
Mon 16 OctThu 19 Oct1,3041,535
Mon 23 OctThu 26 Oct1,3041,535
GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

Prices do not include city tax. These are paid directly to each hotel
Triple room & child rates available on request
Pre/Post Tour rates available on request
Departure transfer available on request
Only one bag per person allowed (any size) plus one hand luggage

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1, Monday: Rome – Assisi – Siena – Florence

Pickup at 7:30am at the hotel and departure by coach to Assisi for a visit of the mystic town of Saint Francis still surrounded by ancient walls. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. At the end of the visit, we continue towards Siena, the beautiful medieval city renown for the Palio horse race. Proceed to Florence. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (D)

Day 2, 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 and overnight at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 3, 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. (B, D)

Day 4, 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, you will be transferred 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 end of the tour. (B)

 

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