Treasures of Italy and Spain

 Day-to-day tour

 

Roma

D1 Rome
Arrival in the morning at the airport, meet with our roman local guide. Check in to the hotel. We will start the guided tour of the Città Eterna’s heart: Foro Romano, Colosseo, Via Sacra, Campidoglio. Dinner in a typical roman restaurant in the quarter of Trastevere. Overnight in Rome.

 

Roma

D2 Rome
A whole day dedicated to Rome: Piazza Navona, Fontana di Trevi, the palaces of the Italian Government and the churches. Piazza San Pietro and the Vatican City, its museums guarding secrets thousands of years old. Another colourful roman dinner and overnight in Rome.

   

Val d'Orcia

D3 Rome - Siena (3 hours)
Driving north through Orcia Valley: sweet rolling hills studded with small hamlets, home of world famous Brunello wine. Arrival in Siena, meeting with the guide to visit Piazza del Campo (place of the famous Palio horserace), the Duomo and its art collection. We will be guests of the Contrada dell’Aquila (one of the old sienese quarters) for dinner, with its people telling us the traditions of Palio rules. Nice walk after dinner. Overnight in Siena.

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Siena

D4 Siena - San Gimignano - Volterra - Pisa
From Siena city centre on the way to Pisa we will discover two outstanding examples of medieval architecture: San Gimignano and its towers (“the New York of the Middle Age”) and Volterra, a walled city, former Etruscan capital (during the fifth century BC, Volterra had 7 km of walls while Athens, in the great era of Pericles, had 6!). Overnight in Pisa.

 

Pisa

D5 Pisa - Florence  (1 hour)
Let’s meet Pisa, the city of Galileo Galilei and the Normale University! A walk in the center, then the Leaning Tower, the Duomo and Battistero in Piazza dei Miracoli. In the afternoon we’ll move to Florence, capital of Tuscany. Be ready to visit the Museo degli Uffizi, Ponte Vecchio, Museo Accademia and the marvelous churches of the historical centre. Dinner in local trattoria and overnight in Florence.

 

Firenze

D6 Florence
Full day in Florence. Up the hill to the famous Piazzale Michelangelo and the terrace of Abbazia di San Miniato with its enchanting view, then a walk down to Piazza della Signoria and Palazzo Vecchio, old headquarter of the Medici Government. Free afternoon to enjoy the city, with plenty of time for walking and shopping.Overnight in Florence.

 

Venezia D7 Florence - Venice
3 hours driving to the Capital of the Veneto region. By taking the ferry on the Canal Grande we’ll start our stay in this magic city, starting from Piazza San Marco with its incredible Basilica and the marvelous Palazzo Ducale. Dinner and overnight in Venice.

 

Venezia

D8 Venice Barcelona
All-walking day in the streets and channels (calli) of Venice, incredible city made of 118 islands tied by 150 bridges. By foot, by ferry or by Gondolas, we’ll admire also the Accademia Museum and the Old Jewish Ghetto. Possible excursion to Murano island, capital of handmade glass. 
In the evening, to the airport of Venice for the flight to Barcelona.

 

 

Sagrada Familia

D9 Barcelona 
Barcelona is one of the most brilliant city of Europe. We will be visiting the best sites in the city. Gaudí’s famous masterpieces Sagrada Família, Casa Batlló and we walk the Ramblas, colorful main avenues to the Waterfront, enjoying the sunset from a panoramic point over the city, whose night is full of life. Overnight in Barcelona.

 

Madrid Prado

D10 Barcelona Madrid
Morning flight to Madrid. Visit to the capital of Spain with its monument and prestigious Museo del Prado (Velasquez, Goya, El Greco) and El Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (Picasso 'Guernica'). Overnight in Madrid.

 

Segovia

D11 Madrid Segovia Toledo (by Bus) 
Welcome to the magnificent Segovia and its intact roman waterworks! After the visit, weìll move to San Lorenzo de El Escorial and finally Toledo, traditional elegant city with a gothic cathedral and extremely interesting during the traditional Easter week processions. Home of the finest craft made by the local artisans. Overnight in Toledo.

 

 

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D12 Toledo Consuegra
Consuegra is an extremely popular city as it's the set of the famous fight scene against the mill of Don Quijote. The journey continues through the endless stretches of spanish olives trees. During the journey we will stop in Baeza and Ubeda, both Unesco sites; then arriving in Cordoba. Overnight in Cordoba.

 

 

Cordoba

D13 Cordoba
The Great Mosque (or Mezquita), now the Cathedral of Cordoba, is the most important monument of Muslim Spain and the second in size only to that of Mecca. We will see the roman bridge, the walls and the ancient arab canals, the characteristic neighborhoods and streets; also Almodovar del Rio’s castle is worth a visit. Overnight in Sevilla.

 

Sevilla Alcazar

D14 Sevilla
The main city of the Andalusia region is full of interesting visits, one for all the biggest Cathedral of Spain, Reales Alcazares, The archives of all the colonies (Unesco heritage) full of Arab and Christian treasures. Dinner in a typical neighborhood, probably Barrio de Santa Cruz. Overnight in Sevilla (or Granada)

 

Grenada

15 Sevilla Granada (250km)
During its history, the city reached a number of 100 mosques and at the same time was called  "Jewish Granada". We will visit the Cathedral, and walk to the gipsy neighborhood of Sacromonte where, by the end of the day, it's possible to see a flamenco and Zambra dance, Gipsy traditional show. Overnight in Granada or Malaga. (Next day heading to the airport for a happy farewell.

 

 

The individual participation fee of €2.480 (12p basis) includes:

- All the transfers by bus + driver or train 
- Hotels 3-4 stars (Double Occupancy B&B)
-  Half Board (dinner in typical restaurants or hotel)
- English speaking professional guide, other languages as requested
- Medical/baggage insurance AXA

It does not include: 
- Entrance charges for museums, churches or other places.
- Single Room supplement 40€ per night.
- Tips, beverages, or any extras
- Supplement Full Board 340€
- International/domestic domestic flights (can be provided - ask for a quotation)

 

All dietary requirements will be catered for.

All our tours are provided with Medical and Luggage insurance AXA(10000/1000) and call center for assistance.

 

 

 

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