ITALY EXPLORER

Place Covered

Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan

You will experience

  • Heritage
  • Adventure
  • Nature
  • Wellness
  • Relaxation
  • Education
  • Wildlife

ITALY EXPLORER

Day Place Highlights
1 Rome Colosseum and Ancient Rome by Night Tour
2 Rome Capri Island
3 Florence Excursion to Pisa and visit of Leaning Tower
4 Milan Lake Como and Bellagio full day tour
5 Milan TraMilano – hop on hop off with historical tram
6 Venice T54 Walking and Gondola
7 Venice Half day Murano, Burano and Torcello

When To Go

Jan30%
Feb30%
Mar30%
Apr30%
May30%
Jun30%
Jul30%
Aug30%
Sep30%
Oct30%
Nov30%
Dec30%

Day 1: Arrive Rome

s1Arrive Rome and SIC Transfer to your Hotel (Early Check-in is Not Guaranteed). In the evening proceed for Colosseum and Ancient Rome by Night Tour. See the Colosseum in a different light on this original night walking tour, visiting after the crowds have left when this monument is at its most beautiful and its most mysterious. Our tour starts with the Campidoglio, the suggestive Piazza outside the Capitoline Museums designed by Michelangelo. We will round the museums to have a vantage point overlooking the Roman Forum (closed at this hour) . Here your guide will tell you about temples, arches and the sanctuary of Ancient Rome’s famous Vestal Virgins. On our way down to the hill your guide will point out Trajan’s Column and Caesar’s Forum . Then it’s on to the highlight of our tour- the Roman Colosseum. At this time the Colosseum is virtually empty and we will wander the arena floor from where you will understand the magnitude of Ancient Rome’s foremost amphitheater and venture into the underground, treading the tunnels that gladiators and beasts walked before being hoisted onto the arena floor via trap doors. Few visitors ever get to the visit the Colosseum underground, and fewer still see it at night, making this peaceful, spooky visit even more special. Includes English speaking guide, Skip the Line Entrance to the Colosseum, Groups no larger than 25 people. Overnight in the hotel

Day 2: Capri Island

s3Breakfast at hotel. Proceed for full day to Capri Island. If you love the sun, the sea, nature and lifestyle, let us show you one of the world’s most beautiful islands: Capri. This little treasure of the Mediterranean will amuse you with its typical colours, artisans shops and luxury boutiques. Live an unforgettable day in a splendid environment. Includes Pick up/drop off from your hotel in Rome centrally located. You must call Carrani office at least 24 hours tour’s departure at the following telephone numbers: +39064742501 to check if your hotel is included in pick up/drop off list . Pick up/drop off service from your hotel, Ferry tickets round trip to Capri, Lunch, Guide service. Overnight in the hotel

Day 3: Rome – Florence

s3After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to train station for train to Florence. Arrive and check in the hotel. Later proceed for Excursion to Pisa and visit of Leaning Tower. This enchanting excursion will take you through the unforgettable Tuscan countryside to the marvelous city of Pisa, known all over the world for its impressive monuments and for its prestigious University. A professional guided walking tour will take you to the Piazza dei Miracoli, where you will be able to admire the Leaning Tower (exterior), the Baptistery (exterior) and other important monuments. You will enjoy then an interior guided visit of the Cathedral, real masterpiece of Romanesque art, built between the 11th and 12th centuries. The guided tour will end by the magnificent Leaning Tower: climbing to its top by mounting its 294 steps rising up in a spiral, will be one of the most amazing experiences you can ever try. The tower is 55.86 m tall (183.27 ft) from the ground on the low side and 56.70 m tall (186.02 ft) on the high side, around 3.99 degrees leaning. The weak and unstable subsoil caused this unique phenomenon, contributing to create one of the wonders of the world. Includes Transportation by coach, English speaking, local guide for walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli and Leaning Tower visit, Cathedral entrance fee, Leaning Tower entrance fee with booking.
Overnight in the hotel

Day 4: Florence – Milan

s4After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to train station for train to Milan. Later proceed for TraMilano – hop on hop off with historical tram. TraMIilano is an innovative Hop On Hop Off self made tour onboard of an historical Tram going through the city center in a unique atmosphere and visiting the main museums present along the route. Thanks to the audio guide you will have a full description of the most important places through which the tour will pass. With 10 main stops, on a total of more than 20, TraMilano gives you the possibility to discover every places of Milan onboard of an historical Tram with runs every 10′ from 08:00 am to midnight! The audio guide is not linked to the tram but is mobile so you can listen descriptions of the most important places also when you get off. Close to each stop several points of interest and museums. The passengers of TraMilano are entitled of 5% discount at the Boggi shops located along the route of the tour. Boggi Milano is an historical menswear brand with over 120 stores worldwide, welcomes you in Milan where you can find 10 stores. ***Notes: Seated place not guarantee. Includes Duration of the ride 60 mins; Tram ticket valid for 24 hours hop on/ hop off historical tram; Public transports within 24 hrs starting from validation time; Audio guide in English/Italian, Milan city map. Overnight in the hotel

Day 5: Milan

s5After breakfast, proceed for Lake Como and Bellagio full day tour. Leaving Milan, northwards to the mountainous lake district, head to the picturesque lakeside town of Como, famed for the production of silk. A walking tour of the city with a local guide includes a visit to the Cathedral with its gothic facade and rich tapestries decorating the interior. At 12:00, we depart for a boat cruise on the lake of Bellagio (optional lunch on the boat). We will reach the village at around 1:30pm to enjoy a short visit and to have some free time. Includes Transportation by coach, English guide service, boat from Como to Bellagio, whisper sound system. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 6: Milan – Venice

s4After breakfast, check out of the hotel and proceed to train station for train to Venice. Arrive and check in the hotel. Proceed to Half Day to Murano, Burano & Torcello. After sailing past the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the Public Gardens, the tip of Sant’Elena and the famous Lido beach resort, the boat arrives in Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here we stop for around 40 minutes to visit to one of the factories. The second stop is at the picturesque island of Burano, famous not only for its lace but also for the fishermen’s houses painted in bright colours. The stop will last about 30 minutes. Then after a short cruise, we reach Torcello, the earliest centre of civilization in the estuary. Only the Cathedral with its magnificent mosaics and the church of Santa Fosca remain as testimony of its former glory. The stop will be for about 30 minutes then we return to St.Mark’s Square. Proceed to Transportation by boat, visit to a Glass Factory.
Overnight in the hotel

Day 7: Venice – T54 Walking and Gondola

s5After breakfast, proceed for T54 Walking and Gondola. Enjoy a romantic and relaxing afternoon. Get away from the crowds in St Marks Square and get lost in the maze of winding alleyways. A magical walk around the area of the Fenice, Sant’Angelo and Santo Stefano with a guide, up to Santa Maria del Giglio gondola station where you will enjoy a trip on the most romantic boat in the world: the gondola. An unforgettable Venetian experience! During the gondola ride you will see part of the famous Canal Grande and other less frequented canals (the gondola ride will be provided either before or after the walk, depending on weather conditions). From November to March you will enjoy first the Gondola ride and then the walking tour. From April to March (during summer season) you will enjoy first Outdoors guided visit of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by some special places: Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo, Rialto Bridge. And then our guide will take you to a gondola dock, where you can enjoy a trip on the most beautiful boat in the world, the gondola. Includes Guide service and Gondola ride. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 8: Venice -Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Check Out of Hotel. SIC transfer to Airport for onward flight.

Inclusions:
02 Nights Accommodation with Breakfast in Rome
01 Night Accommodation with Breakfast in Florence
02 Nights Accommodation with Breakfast in Milan
02 Nights Accommodation with Breakfast in Venice
Colosseum and Ancient Rome by Night Tour
Capri Island
Excursion to Pisa and visit of Leaning Tower
Lake Como and Bellagio full day tour
TraMilano – hop on hop off with historical tram
T54 Walking and Gondola
Half day Murano, Burano and Torcello


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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