The Art Capitals

Italian art and history influenced artists worldwide and has left its mark on all cultures with stunning works of architecture and art. Beautifully crafted and impressive, with signed names of great masters, these works of art leave an impression.

Day 1

  • On arrival at the Rome airport, transfer to the hotel. After dinner, an optional excursion is offered : Rome by night, to discover the lighted city.

Day 2

  • Free time to relax and enjoy a guided tour to discover the eternal city. You will visit the Basilica of St. Peter, the splendid Sistine Chapel, Colosseum, Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain.
  • Dinner and overnight.

Day 3
Rome - Assisi - Siena - Florence

  • Early morning, departure for Assisi, the mystic town of Saint Francis. Visit the Basilica of Saint Francis with its early Renaissance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Proceed on to Siena, the beautiful medieval city renowned for the Palio. Then on to Florence.
  • Dinner and overnight.

Day 4

  • Continental breakfast. Guided sightseeing tour of the cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John, the Academy of Fine Arts Gallery housing the “David” by Michelangelo and Santa Croce.
  • Rest of the day at your own leisure for optional sightseeing.
  • Dinner and overnight.

Day 5
Florence - Padua - Venice

  • Continental breakfast. Departure for Padua, where you will visit the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, guarded by Donatello’s “Gattamelata”. Continue on to Venice, and up on arrival enjoy a guided walking tour of this unique city. You will see the Piazza and Basilica of St. Mark, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and the Prisons.
  • Dinner and overnight.

Day 6

  • Continental breakfast. Morning at your own leisure for optional tour to the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello by motor launch or for shopping.
  • Dinner and overnight.

Day 7

  • Continental breakfast. Transfer to Venice airport.