Florence, Chiant hills, Siena, San Gimignano, Rome, Tivoli, Roman Castles
Group arrival and check-in in hotel. Afternoon guided visit of Florence, Queen of the Italian Renaissance, with the possibility to discover its world famous art treasures: the Duomo, the Giotto Tower, the Baptistery, the Signoria Square, the Church of Santa Croce and the famous bridge over the river Arno. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast in hotel and morning departure for the very scenic Chianti hills, famous for their rich vegetation, medieval villages, vineyards, cypresses and wine cellars of the Chianti wine. Visit to at least 2 of them with wine tasting, passing through typical villages like Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Greve, San Leolino, Valpala, etc. Lunch on your own. Return to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast in hotel and morning departure for Siena and visit to the city. Continuation to San Gimignano with its 14 old towers, its cathedral and medieval centre. Lunch on your own and return to Florence. Typical dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast in hotel and morning departure for Rome. Lunch on your own on the way to Rome and check in at your hotel. Afternoon guided tour of Rome with a stop at the famous bar St. Eustachio to taste the unique Great Caffe' Espresso famous worldwide. Dinner based on a fantastic pizza in Trastevere, the Roman district with the best Roman pizzerias. Overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast in hotel and morning departure for the excursion to the Roman Castles and visit to Villa Adriana in Tivoli, where the emperor Adriano lived (or visit to Albano and Castel Gandolfo, the Pope's summer residence). Lunch on your own in Frascati with the possibility to taste the famous porchetta, a small, young pork. In the afternoon visit to lake Nemi with its beautiful landscapes and return to Rome. Dinner with an excellent and particular menu at the Golf Club of Pallavicina. Overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast in hotel and morning devoted to the visit on your own of St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums with the Sistine Chapel. Lunch on your own and guided visit of the ancient Rome in the afternoon: Colosseum, Capitol Hill, Roman Forum and Via Sacra. Farewell dinner in a typical Roman trattoria with music. Overnight stay in hotel.
Breakfast in hotel and free time in the morning to go shopping and visit a wine cellar to taste the excellent Roman wine. Lunch on your own and end of services. Arrivederci!
Accommodation in our wonderful Villas and 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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