Italy October 2020
For full pricing call Kathy Gordon
Celtic International Tours
Seven nights accommodations
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.
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.
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
A day on your own ,perhaps a high speed train to Naples or Venice or spend the day exploring the many sights in Rome.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
This morning we leave Florence and Italy.