Rome, Tivoli, Montepulciano, Pienza, Montalcino, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano
ROME: Arrival in Rome late morning. In the afternoon free time to visit the Eternal City build on seven hills on the banks of the river Tiber. See the unique ancient, Renaissance and Baroque monuments and churches. Check-in in one of our former religious houses. Dinner and overnight stay.
TIVOLI-CASTELLI ROMANI: After breakfast departure for the city of Tivoli, visit on your own either to Villa d'Este with its characteristic fountains or to the ancient Villa Adriana. In the afternoon visit the most characteristic places of the Castelli Romani and stop in a typical wine cellar where you can try the local wine and cuisine. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
ROME (as an alternative: VITERBO - CAPRAROLA - VIGNANELLO): After breakfast guided visit of St. Peter's Cathedral and Vatican Museums. In the afternoon guided visit of the Renaissance and Baroque Rome with its world-famous Piazzas and Fountains (As an alternative: Excursion to Viterbo, the medieval city of Popes. Short stop at Villa Lante in Bagnaia, one of the most important Renaissance Villa with its beautiful Italian-style gardens. In the afternoon visit the magnificent Palazzo Farnese in Caprarola, known for his frescoes by Vignola. On the way home stop at Viganello, the home of DOC wines. White Wines: Greco, Julianello, Palmento, Superiore and Red Wine: Santa Bruna). Dinner and overnight stay.
MONTEPULCIANO - PIENZA - MONTALCINO: After breakfast departure for Florence with a stop in Montepulciano and enchanting Pienza, a true masterpiece of the Renaissance, situated in the beautiful area of the Crete Sienesi. Enjoy the scents and tastes of typical Tuscan products. In the afternoon continue to Montalcino, the city famous for its Brunello D.O.C.G wine. You may visit the historic Taverna dei Barbi for a wine tasting. In the evening arrival in Florence. Dinner and overnight stay in one of our former religious houses.
FLORENCE: Breakfast. The whole day is dedicated to a guided tour of Florence, the city known worldwide for the richness of its buildings and its art collections., Dinner in a typical restaurant, where you can try local Tuscan dishes and overnight stay.
SIENA - SAN GIMIGNANO: After breakfast departure for Siena, historic and aristocratic city, famous for its untouched medieval look. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon travel to San Gimignano, one of the most impressive cities of Tuscany, characterized by its many towers, its monuments and art treasures. Departure. End of Services. Arrivederci!
Accommodation in our wonderful Monastery-hotels comparable to ***/**** star hotels Daily breakfast and dinner Sightseeing tours and guided visits by our art historian guides as per program Wine tasting 24 hour ZefiroWorld telephone assistance One person free for every 25 paying people
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