Heritage of the North

5 days from Milan to Rome

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Small group tour starting from Milan and touching the main areas Veneto and lakes as well Tuscany  and ending in Rome, focusing on the main sights, with plenty of inclusions and 4* hotels, giving you the opportunity to have a tasting of the areas in a good value for money

Itinerary

Day 1: Milan – Como – Milan
Meeting with the tour leader directly at the hotel established for the tour to start at around 11:00 a.m., a panoramic guided tour of Milan, considered the world’s capital
of fashion and shopping. Discover its most symbolic points, such as the Duomo, the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and the Teatro alla Scala. Immediately afterwards, a half-day excursion in Como, a tiny jewel of a town rich in history. Return to Milan and check-in at the hotel. Welcome dinner and overnight stay. (D)

Day 2: Milan- Sirmione- Verona- Mestre
Breakfast in the hotel and departure for Sirmione, one of the most popular tourist destinations on Garda Lake. Upon arrival, a boat ride to see the main attractions of the
area, the Villa of Maria Callas, the Scaligero Castle, and the ruins of an ancient Roman villa, commonly known as the Grotte di Catullo. Proceed to Verona and time at leisure
to visit the romantic city which set the scene for the love story of Romeo and Juliet. In the afternoon, departure for Mestre and check-in at the hotel. Dinner in the hotel
and overnight stay. (B, D)

Day 3: Mestre – Venice – Mestre
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the Island of Venice, a magical, one-of-a-kind city. Guided tour of the city passing through Piazza San Marco, the beating heart of the city with its extraordinary buildings (St. Mark’s Basilica, Doge’s Palace, St. Mark’s Clock Tower) and the Bridge of Sighs. Departure by boat for Murano to visit a famous glassworks and admire the glassmaking. Return to St. Mark’s Square and time at leisure with the possibility to have a gondola tour. Return to the hotel at the established time. Dinner at leisure and overnight stay. (B)

Day 4: Mestre – Bologna – Florence
Breakfast in the hotel and departure for Bologna. Time at leisure to visit the main tourist destinations of the city, like the impressive Piazza Maggiore and the Asinelli and Garisenda towers. In the early afternoon, proceed to Florence. Upon arrival, guided tour of the old town centre, passing through its symbolic spots, such as Piazza del Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner at leisure and overnight stay. (B)

Day 5: Florence
Breakfast in the hotel. Day at leisure to explore Florence, also known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, one of the most famous cities in the world and an important cultural and artistic hub. Possibility of optional tours, such as the tour of the U¦zi Gallery, the Accademia Gallery Museum or a trip to plunge oneself into the fragrances and colours of the nearby Chianti district. Farewell dinner and overnight stay. (B, D)

Day 6: Florence – San Gimignano – Siena – Rome
Breakfast in the hotel and departure for San Gimignano. Time at leisure to visit to the little medieval town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Proceed to Siena and enjoy a guided tour of the town built up around Piazza del Campo, famous all over the world for its architectural beauty and unique “shell” shape. Departure for Rome and arrival in the evening (with drop-ooff at Viale Washington, Viale Luigi Einaudi / Termini Area and Via Ludovisi). (B)

Note: for clients wishing to book a post-tour hotel, they will be dropped at the hotel 

Highlights and Technical Information
Technical Information
  • Small Groups tour of maximum 18 people.
  • Overnight stays are in select 4* hotels well-located.
  • Modern buses with air conditioning for total comfort during the journeys.
  • “Quality” and “local cuisine” are the key words that distinguish the meals included in the itineraries.

Payment : deposit of A$500 per person within 7 days of confirmation and balance 60 days before departing from Australia

Dates, Inclusions, Cost , Supplements

2020 – Price per person in AUD$ based on 4* Hotels:

Monthdeparture dayCost
April11A$2330
May9; 23A$2330
June20A$2330
July4; 18A$2170
August1; 15; 29A$2170
September12A$2330
October10; 24A$2330
What is included:
  • 5 nights accommodation in 4* Hotels.
  • 5 buffet breakfast, 3 dinners ( drinks not inclued)
  • excursion to Como
  • boat trip on Lake Garda
  • guided tour of Milan, Venice, Florence and Siena
  • visit of Verona, Bologna and San Gimignano with tour leader
  • English speaking tour leader
  • Only one bag per person allowed plus one piece of hand luggage
Not included:
  • Flights
  • City taxes.
  • Meals and transfers not mentioned
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips and personal extras
  • Porterage
  • Any other concept which is not indicated under “rate includes”
Additional Supplements:

Cost per person

  • single room supplement A$595
  • extra nights PRE TOUR on request
  • extra nights POST TOUR on request
Accommodation and Meals

Hotels or similar standard:

Milan: Starhotel or similar 4*

Venice Mestre: Ambasciatori/Delfino ( Venice island supplement apply if preferred stay)

Florence: Palazzo Ricasoli or similar 4*

Price from: A$2170

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