Italy October 2020

For full pricing call Kathy Gordon

Celtic International Tours

518-486-8309

kathy@celtictours.com

Tour Includes

Seven nights accommodations

Breakfast daily

One welcome dinner in Roma

Guided visits of:

The Vatican Museum and The Sistine Chapel ( skip line reservations )

Transfer from Roma to Firenza ( Florence ) via Siena.

Walking tour of Roma

Walking tour of Siena

Wine and food experience in Siena 

Market tour of Firenza 

Walking tour of Firenza including The Accademia with skip line reservations.

Guided visit to Cinque Terre with lunch and wine tasting.

Wine and Olive Oil experience in Chianti.

Day 1

We arrive in Rome meet our driver and our guide , check into our Rome hotel The Dei Borgia .Then a short walk to our welcome to Italy dinner .Overnight in Rome.

Day 2

After breakfast our day begins with a tour of The Vatican Museum we will see The Belvedere Courtyard, with the Apollo Belvedere and the incredible Laocoón, the Raphael Rooms, The Galleries of the Candelapera , and The Sistine Chapel.

Overnight in Rome

Day 3

A day on your own ,perhaps a high speed train to Naples or Venice  or spend the day exploring the many sights in Rome.

Day 4 

Today we head for Tuscany  we arrive in the beautiful medieval city of Siena where we will be treated to wine and food experience in the heart of the old town .We then continue on to hotel in  Florence The Hotel Executive  .

Day 5

We spend today exploring  perhaps my favorite city in the world Florence or Firenza . We will visit the market of San Lorenzo. The Piazza della Signora , Palazzo Vecchio,The Duomo ,the Ponte Vecchio are sites we will see on our walking tour of Florence .We finish our day at The Accademia. The Accademia houses Michelangelo's David, easily the most famous sculpture in the world. Once inside, you'll also see Michelangelo's unfinished and powerful Prisoners, along with works by Perugino, Giambologna, Botticelli and Alessandro Allori. Over night in Florence.

Day 6

Today we head for Cinque Terre. Leaving Florence by bus in the early morning we travel by boat to Cinque Terre  .Our Cinque Terre experience includes a full lunch with wine tasting in a local restaurant .In the late afternoon we return to Florence by train for over  night in Florence.

Day 7

This morning you are free to relax or continue to explore the fabulous city of Florence.Perhaps  the jewelry and leather shops on The Ponte Vecchio or take in the Uffizi Gallery, or simply a bottle of wine in a sidewalk caffe.In the afternoon we then meet our  tour guide  for an afternoon spent in the Chianti region . We will tour  winery and  it's  500 year old wine cellars, we learn the techniques of wine making from the resident expert .We then have our dinner in the restaurant of the winery with 4 different wines including the vineyards own world renowned Supertuscan . We then head back to Florence ending our day marveling at the view of this incredible city from The Piazzale Michelangelo

Overnight in Florence.

Day 8.

This morning we leave Florence and Italy.

Links to sights we will see along the way

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The Laocoón The Vatican Museum

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the Accademia

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The Sistine Chapel

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Cinque Terre

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Florence

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The Colosseum

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The Santa Maria del Fiore ,

The Duomo

The Ponte Vecchio

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The Forum

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The Gates of Paradise

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The Birth of Venus by  Sandro Botticelli

The Uffizi Museum

For pricing and full itinerary contact Celtic International Tours . 

Kathy Gordon 518-486-8309

kathyg@celtictours.com