ITALY 2015

 

ITALY from 21 July till 31 July 2015 (11 Days 10 nights)

 

ROME- CAPRI- CASCIA – MONTECATINI- CIQUE TERRE – PORTOFINO- FLORENCE – PISA- VENICE- LAKE GARDA – LAKE MAGGIORE -MILANO – LAKE COMO – BELLAGIO

 

Tuesday 21 July        BEIRUT – ROME

Departure from Beirut at 04:00, arrival to Rome Fiumicino Airport at 08:55. Start our half day guided sightseeing tour discovering the Eternal City. Piazza della Repubblica  the Fountain of the Naiads, La Colonna di Marco Aurelio, Seat of the senate, Castel St Angelo, San Giovanni Laterano, the Holy stairs, Piazza Venezia,  the historical center where you can admire the Fontana di Trevi,  Pantheon, Piazza Navona, etc…At the end of the excursion check in hotel Holiday Inn, overnight

 

 

Wednesday 22 July   ROME

After breakfast, free day at leisure.

Optional tour: Half day guided tour to visit the Vatican and its museum, the Sistine Chapel and St Peter Basilica. Rest of the day at leisure

 

 

Thursday 23 July      CAPRI

After breakfast, free day at leisure

Optional tour: Full day to visit Capri, one of the most beautiful islands including lunch

 

 

Friday 24 July           ROME – CASCIA  – MONTECATINI

After breakfast, check out from hotel and departure to Cascia, visit Sainte Rita, Patron Saint of the impossible. The Basilica and monastery of St. Rita are of great religious importance, and has become world-famous religious centre. Continue to Montecatini Terme. Check in Hotel Da Vinci 4* dinner and overnight

 

 

Saturday 25 July        CINQUE TERRE – PORTOFINO

After breakfast, departure to Cinque Terre. You will spend an unforgettable day discovering the most impressive Ligurian landscapes, a World Heritage by UNESCO. From la Spezia by train will visit RIOMAGGIORE dating back to the13th century, famous for its wine and MONTEROSSO, known as the ‘pearl of Cinque Terre, etc….  Continue to Portofino, once a typical Ligurian fishing village, is now an exclusive destination attracting international tourism, its atmosphere still offers a taste of bygone days with the timeless traditions connected to the sea. Return to hotel dinner an overnight

 

 

 

Sunday 26 July          FLORENCE – PISA

After Breakfast, departure to Florence and discover the birth place of the Renaissance. From the city’s Roman origins to a 15th century palace, from the Ponte Vecchio, through the famous Uffizi courtyard, to the amazing Brunelleschi’s Dome overlooks the Baptistery’s golden “Gates of Paradise”. Etc… In the end we will visit Piazzale Michelangelo with its amazing view over the city. At 15:00 meet your guide and start a waking tour to discover that open air museum. Because of its monuments, churches and palaces, the entire city center was listed World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Among Florence landmarks the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo) with its magnificent cupola, the Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John with its beautiful bronze doors including the gold Gates of Heaven, the  Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge), another famous landmark of Florence. Morning at leisure in Florence for shopping, or optional tour to Pisa, famous for its Leaning Tower and the beautiful Piazza dei Miracoli. End of the day return to hotel diner and overnight.

 

 

Monday 27 July         VENICE – MONASTIER DI TREVISO

After breakfast, check out from hotel and departure to Venice. Transfer by private motorboat to St Marco’s Square. Time to spend in the most romantic city. A 2 hours guided walking tour of Venice to admire its hidden treasures nestled amid its squares, bridges, narrow streets.. Free time to enjoy a gondola ride through the Grand Canal.. Proceed by bus to Monastier

di Treviso. Check in Park Hotel Villa Fiorita 4* for dinner and overnight

 

Tuesday 28 July        LAKE GARDA – MILAN

After breakfast check out from hotel and departure to Lake Garda. Visit Desenzano & Sirmione. Its magic atmospheres were already described in Catullus’ poems in first century before Christ. Continue to Milan. Check in Palace Hotel Legnano 4* for Overnight.

 

 

Wednesday 29 July    LAKE MAGGIORE

After Breakfast departure to Lake Maggiore, Set in Italy’s beautiful Lake District. Lake Maggiore is surrounded by the majestic Alps and home to some of Italy’s most  impressive gardens. We arrive in the lakeside town of Stresa, where we will have time to explore this quiet village, browse shops etc…

Optional:  a boat cruise, on board will admire the splendid lakeside villas and lush gardens; around the Borromean Islands, Isola Madre. will dock and explore the Isola dei Pescatori…..Next a stop on the third island, Isola Bella, discover many shops, boutiques and cafés housed in historic buildings. optional : will visit the Borromean Palace and gardens. Finally, you will rejoin the boat and cruise back to Stresa.

 

 

Thursday 30  July     MILAN – LAKE COMO

After breakfast Departure to Lake Como, visit Bellagio, the most famous town on the lake, free time to walk around and enjoy a coffee or a gelato in one of the cafes there. Proceed to Milan. Free time in the center to Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Santa Maria delle Grazie Duomo, La Scala Opera House, the Galleria Vittorio Emmanuel shopping arcade, a highlight of Italy’s fashion capital, etc …

 

Friday 31 July           MILAN – BEIRUT

After breakfast, check out from hotel at 10:30. Rest of the day for shopping with Bus

Transfer to Milan airport at 17:00, flight back home at 20:55

Price per person in half double/twin: 970 euro + 600 $

 

The rate does include:

1- Airline ticket Beirut/ Rome/Milan/ Beirut via Belgrade with Air Serbia include tax

2- Private bus as per the per the itinerary above

3- 3 nights in Rome Holiday Inn Rome Pisana 4* with breakfast

4- 3 nights in Montecatini Terme Hotel Da Vinci 4* Half Board

5- 1 night in Monastier di Treviso Park Hotel Villa Fiorita 4 * Half Board

6- 3 nights in Palace Hotel Legnano 4 * with breakfast

7- 10 Breakfasts and 4 dinners

8- Guides in Rome, Cinque Terre, Florence, Venice

9- Private motorboat Venice tronchetto San Marco’s Square Venice Tronchetto

10- Train ticket to visit Cinque Terre

11- Tour Escort from arrival to departure

 

The rate does not include:

1- Single room supplement € 320

2- Drinks during meals

3- City Tax to pay directly in hotel: Rome 6 /person per night, Montecatini 1.40pp/pn

4- Visa + Travel Insurance

5- Optional tour to Capri including Motor boat Naples Capri Naples and Funicular Marina Grande/ Capri /Ana Capri /Marina Grande and lunch 125 euro

6- Optional tour to Vatican Museum Sistine Chapel and St Peter Basilica 60 euro

7- Optional tour to Pisa 40 euro

8- Optional boat in Lake Maggiore 14 euro

9- Optional Borromean Palace and gardens in Isola Bella 12 euro

10- Tips for guides and drivers

11- What is not mention in (The rate does include) above

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