Gems of Italy 7n/8d
For small independent groups (FIT) Optional
Rome, Vatican, Assisi, Florence, Pisa, Padua and Venice
8 days & 7 nights full time escorted.
Day 01. Arrival Rome Airport (Italy)
Arrival at Rome Airport. After immigration meet our Tour Guide at the departure terminal T3 and then transfer to Hotel. Check in and refreshing, have an Indian Lunch / Dinner with a welcome drink. Warming up for sightseeing according to the arrival / departure timings. Back to hotel.
Day 02. 08:00 Rome Tour <> Lunch > Imperial Rome <> Dinner <> Hotel
Rome – Main Basilicas:
- St. Peter’s in Vatican and Museum
- St. Mary’s Major
- St. John Lateran
- St. Paul’s out-side the wall’s
- Holy Cross Church
- Church of Holy Steps
- Catacombs and the Great Appian Way – Quo Vadis.
Walking Tour: Imperial Rome and Shopping
- Roman Forum
- Palatine Hills
- Mouth of Truth
- Piramid and many more on the way.
Day 03. 08:00 Vatican Museum <> Lunch > Vatican tour <> Dinner Indian Restaurant <> Hotel
Audience with Pope on every Wednesday and Angelus on every Sunday noon at St. Peter’s Square in Vatican. Those who wish to attend and see Pope Francis, should be there on Wednesday or Sunday.
VATICAN: The smallest country in the world.
Vatican Museums – Over 9 miles of the most extensive collection of art in the world and Raphael’s Rooms.
With your own eyes, you can explore Sistine Chapel where Michelangelo’s famousCreation of Adam and Last Judgement.
Be humbled by the imposing beauty of St. Peter’s Basilica where you will encounter another masterpiece work of Michelangelo’s Pietà.
Admire the magnificent St. Peter’s Square, as your guide will points out to you Bernini’s ingenious use of optical illusion on pillars.
Day 04. 08:00 Drive to Assisi <> Lunch > Assisi Tour <> Dinner <> Hotel
- Basilica Santa Maria degli Angeli (Porziuncula, Rose Garden)
- Basilica St. Francis in Assisi and Tomb of Assisi
- St. Clare’s Basilica – Relics and Cross
- St. Damian (Convent of St. Clare)
- The Hermitage of St. Francis Assisi.
Day 05. 08:00 Drive to Florence <> Lunch > Florence tour <> Dinner <> Hotel
- The Cathedral
- Giotto’s tower
- Michelangelo’s Square
Day 06. 08:00 Heading to Pisa <> Lunch > Drive to Padua <> Dinner <> Hotel
Breakfast, Check-out and drive to Pisa. Photograph your family with the Leaning Tower in the backdrop. Free time for shopping. After lunch proceed to Padua. Dinner at Padua or Venice > hotel.
- Leaning Tower of Pisa (World Wonder)
Day 07. 08:00 Visit St. Antony’s Basilica and further to Venice. After check- in <> Lunch > Venice tour <> Dinner <> hotel.
- St.Anthony’s Cathedral
- Tomb and museum
- St. Justina Basilica
- St. Mark’s Basilica and Square
- Doge’s Palace
- Bell Tower and Clock Tower
- Murano – Venetian glass making demonstrations
Breakfast, check-out and proceed to Padua to visit the Basilica of St. Antony. Further to Venice which is known as the Queen of the Adriatic cost. Venice is built over on 180 islands and are connected by 400 bridges with hundreds of canals criss-crossing the city. We drive over Mussolini’s Bridge of Liberty and then take a water taxi to ride over the Giudecca canal to St. Mark’s Square, the very heart of Venice. Here you will see the historic Duke Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, the exquisite Clock Tower and the baroque splendor of St. Mark’s Basilica. Further, visit the Murano Glass factory, where a master craftsman will demonstrate the art of creating famous Venetian glass jewels. Dinner > overnight Venice.
Day 08 Transfer to Venice Airport or Railway Station.
*Cost depend the number of persons displayed cost for minimum 2 persons
You can come with a group up to 8 persons then the cost will come down near 50%
Yan can customize the itinerary with your requirements and demands.
12 to 20
20 to 50
Vehicle (10hrs.) with English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Italian speaking driver cum tour leader as per itinerary.
Hotel for 7 nights as per plan with breakfast.
Every day sightseeing with driver cum leader.
Airport pickup and transfer.
Boat tickets in Venice for 24 hours.
Entrance fees for museums and monuments
Air or Train Tickets.
Visa and Travel Insurance.
Tips to driver or Guide
Telephone or Internet Bills
Any other expenses other than breakfast in the hotel.
Alcohol, bottled water, soft drinks and snacks.
Vehicle for a Maximum Duration of 10 Hrs. per Day
Vehicle at Disposal Remains within the City Limits unless specified
Vehicle at Disposal is mentioned for the purpose of Quotations only.