Italian Treasures: Rome, Florence, and Venice

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A true Italian trio: experience the best of Rome, Florence, Venice, and more; including a tour of Vatican City, guides of Renaissance art wonders hosted by a Bravo Viaggi expert, wine tasting in Tuscany and visit of Murano Island.

ITINERARY

Arrival services by Bravo Viaggi are designed to guarantee the highest quality experience from the time you step off the airplane.

This service is one that minimizes the challenges of arriving in a foreign country in order to maximize convenience and take advantage of the charm, sophistication and magic of Rome.

Private transfer to your Hotel in the heart of Rome’s city center

Start your morning private guided tour of the Ancient Rome, The tour begins at the Arch of Constantine, one of the largest and best preserved triumphal arches in Rome. From here our guide will take you inside the Coliseum, the main symbol of ancient Rome (skip the line entrance tickets).  Next visit Palatine Hill, the location of the Roman Forum Archeological Area (skip the line entrance tickets). You will discover the House of the Vestal Virgins, Capitol Palace, Senate House, and Triumphal Arches.As you will walk down into the Forum , escorted by your guide, you will be heading for Via Sacra, the ancient Roman road that ran through the Forum connecting the Capitoline Hill, to your right, with the Arch of Titus (1st c. A.D.), off to your left.

Today, Guided walking tour of the Vatican Museums and St Peter’s Basilica (skip the line entrance tickets ). Your tour will include the Sistine Chapel and the Raphael’s Rooms. After visiting the great collection of the Vatican Museums, your guide will take you the largest Christian church ever built, namely St Peter’s Basilica. Inside is the world famous sculpture, La Pietà, yet another of Michelangelo masterpieces and the only sculpture personally signed by him. The tour ends in St. Peter’s Square to view the massive semi circular Colonnades by the genius of Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Private transfer to Rome’s train station , where you will board Italy’s fastest train ( 1 hour and 30 minutes ).

Travel through the ethereal Tuscan countryside, amid hill towns encased by Etruscan walls and slender cypress trees, whose beauty has evoked poetry throughout the ages. Upon arrival in Florence, private transfer to your hotel.

Join a local art connoisseur for a guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery, home to world-renowned masterpieces: Botticelli’s Birth of Venus and Da Vinci’s Annunciation.

Your private driver will take you to Pisa, where you will admire the famed Leaning Tower. Visit the astonishing 11th century Duomo, walk the expansive aisles and gaze upon medieval art work in this historic town in central Italy. Continue for a great wine tasting in Tuscany, before returning to your Hotel in Florence.

Navigate the hub of art and culture on foot in Florence, visiting the Duomo and then the Galleria dell’Accademia to view Michelangelo’s sculpture of David. Visit the San Lorenzo district’s famous Central Market to mingle with the locals and enjoy lunch on your own, then board the train to Venice . Experience views of Venice on a scenic ride along the Grand Canal on bard of your water taxi.

Venture to Murano Island for a private glass-blowing demonstration. Next, on a walking tour of magical Venice, visit the lavish Doge Palace and explore St.Mark’s Square. Afterwards enjoy having an afternoon and evening of pleasure and leisure in the floating city.

Visit the market district near Ponte di Rialto (Rialto Bridge), and taste some traditional Venetian cuisine at a bacaro. Continue to Frari Church to admire Bellini’s Madonna and Child and Assumption of the Virgin by Titian. Finish your day with a romantic, picturesque gondola ride.

Private transfer from your hotel to Venice’s airport.

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