Day 1: Milan
Welcome to Milan: reach your hotel by a private transfer and you will meet your tour leader. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 2: Milan and Lake Maggiore
After breakfast, start the tour of Milan. Visit the Cathedral, the Vittorio Emanuele II Gallery, the Sforza Castle and the most famous attractions like Teatro alla Scala. In the afternoon, tour of Lake Maggiore: stop in Stresa where, weather conditions permitting, you will board through Isola Bella, part of the Borromee Islands. Once there, you will admire the fabulous Borromeo Palace, in baroque style and its wonderful park with fountains, statues, flowers and exotic trees. At the end, you will return to your hotel in Milan.
Day 3: Milan
Free time in Milan. Alternatively, you will have the chance to book an optional excursion with an additional supplement: you can decide to go visit the Lake Como, enjoying a full day, or to go shopping at the Serravalle Outlet, where you will find many convenient deals and discounts on top brands. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 4: Milan, Sirmione, Verona, Venice*
After breakfast, on the way to Venice, you will stop at Sirmione, on the Lake of Garda where you will see some landmarks like the Catullus Grave. The second stop will be Verona, where you will have some free time to visit the city. You will continue to Venice and you will arrive at the hotel in Mestre*.
Day 5: Venice
After breakfast, you will reach St. Mark Square by a private transfer. Your guided tour will begin with a panoramic visit of the St. Mark's Sestiere, where is located the famous square, surrounded by monuments like the St. Mark Basilica, the Clock Tower, the Doge’s Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. Afterwards, you will have free time. At the arranged time you will return to your hotel in Mestre* with the transfer.
Day 6: Venice, Padua, Ferrara, Florence
After breakfast, on the way to Florence, you will stop at Padua, where you will visit the Sant’Antonio Basilica and his Holy Grave. The second stop will be Ferrara, a medieval city that has lived a great development during Renaissance, and whose urban layout makes it “the oldest modern city of the world”. Free time to autonomous walk in the city. In the evening, you will reach your hotel in Florence.
Day 7: Florence
After breakfast, you will have a panoramic tour of Florence historic centre with the exterior visit of the Cathedral complex with the Giotto’s Tower, the Baptistery and the Cathedral. The guided tour will continue towards the Signoria Square, the politic heart of the city during Medici time and you will walk across the most interesting streets and squares, including the Repubblica Square and the Ponte Vecchio.Free time at your leisure: we recommend you to visit a museum (Uffizi or Accademia Galleries). Overnight in Florence.
Day 8: Florence, Perugia, Assisi, Rome
After breakfast, on the way to Rome, you will stop in Perugia, where you will visit the historic centre and the Cathedral. Free time to stroll around its streets carved into the rock and you will have the chance to taste its typical chocolates. The second stop will be Assisi, where you will enter into the San Francesco Cathedral. Then you will reach your hotel in Rome.
Day 9: Rome
After breakfast, the day will start with a panoramic tour of Rome that includes many of the most known attractions: the Repubblica Square and the visit to some of the most important archaeological sites of the city like Terme of Caracalla, the Circus Maximus, the Coliseum and the Roman Forum. The tour will include also Venice Square, Castel Sant’Angelo, and the Vatican Square, where you will externally admire the St. Peter’s Basilica. Then you will have the chance to book an optional tour, with a supplement, to visit the inside of the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the Basilica. In the afternoon, with an extracharge, you can take a guided tour of the Coliseum. Later you will be taken to the popular neighborhood of Trastevere. Return to the hotel on behalf of the client and overnight.
Day 10: Rome
After breakfast, reach the airport at your appropriate hour by private transfer, if needed.
*Please note that the Hotel on day 4 and 5 will be in Mestre. On request and with an additional supplement, it is possible to be accommodated in Venice lagoon.