THE ART CIRCLE TOUR

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Location:

Rome 
Assisi 
Siena 
Florence 
Padua 
Venice
Verona 
Lake  Como 
Milan 
San Marino
Perugia
Rome

Duration:
8 days
Price From:
$

THE ART CIRCLE TOUR

8 Days Tour $

General Information

Included Features

Accommodation at selected hotels, service charges & hotel taxes, luggage handling
Breakfast daily, dinners and lunches as per program
Arrival and departure transfers
Touring by modern air-conditioned coach
Professional tour director throughout

Sightseeing

Vatican and Ancient Rome
Wonderful Assisi
Siena’s historic centre
Glorious Florence
Padua, a city of fine basilicas and piazzas
World-famous Venice
Milan, famous for fashion and architecture
Bologna
Mountainous San Marino
Fascinating, atmospheric Perugia



Day 1, Rome
After arrival in Rome, our sightseeing tour will ta ke us on a visit to the Vatican and Ancient Rome. Transfer to a selected hotel. (D,O)
Day 2, Rome – Assisi – Siena – Florence
We leave Rome for lovely walled Assisi, hometown of
St.
Francis. We visit the St Francis Basilica with earl
y Renais-
sance masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. We contin
ue
to Siena, the beautiful medieval city famous for it
s Ro-
manesque architecture, and then on to glorious Flor
ence.
(B,D,O)
Day 3, Florence
A morning guided sightseeing tour of the cradle of
the Re-
naissance to see its best sights, including the Pia
zza del
Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giot
to's
Bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John and much more
. The
rest of the day is free for optional sightseeing or
shopping.
(B,D,O)
Day 4, lorence – Padua – Venice
We visit fabulous Padua to see the famous Cathedral of St. Anthony, protected by Donatello's 'Gattamelata', th en go on to world-famous Venice to enjoy a guided walking to ur of this unique city. You will see the stunning St. Mar k’s Piazza and Basilica, the Doge's Palace and the Bridge of S ighs, then visit a glass factory to see glass moulding. (B,D,O)
Day 5, Venice
After breakfast, a free day to further explore the
wonders of
Venice, or take an optional tour to the attractive
islands of
Murano, Burano and Torcello by motor-launch.
(B,D,O)
Day 6, enice – Verona – Lake Como
Morning departure for spectacular Verona to see the town of Romeo and Juliet, famous for the lovely Piazza d elle Erbe, Roman Arena and Castelvecchio Bridge. Our tour then continues to pretty Como on the shore of the lake of t he same name. (B,D,O)
Day 7, Lake Como – Milan – San Marino
Today, we head for beautiful Milan and a panoramic t our of the city’s sights, then on to fascinating medieval Bologna, one of Italy’s most important art cities, with its charming Piazza Maggiore and Piazza del Nettuno. Proceed to San Marino, the world's oldest independent republic. (B,D,O)
Day 8, San Marino – Perugia – Rome
We go to Perugia, a charming university town, with a splen- did atmosphere, to visit the impressive Cathedral a nd the Palazzo dei Priori. Proceed to Rome, where our tour comes to an end. (B)