Jour 1

Arrival at Venice airport. Meet our guide who will remain with you throughout the tour.
Transfer to the hotel in Venice. Dinner and overnight stay at your hotel. (D)

Jour 2


After breakfast, departure for Emilia-Romagna. In the morning,
guided tour of Bologna and its historic center recognized for
its 37 km of arcades, its University and its

Jour 3

After lunch, departure by train to Florence. This morning,
dedicated to the guided tour of Florence and its monuments
main streets: the flamboyant cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
pink, green and white marble, its dome designed by Brunelleschi, its
campanile elaborated by Giotto. The construction of its famous dome
originated in a large competition organized between Florentine artists
in the 15th century; the competition was won by Brunelleschi, who
a dome so grand that for centuries no building of the
the city had no right to be higher than this one. Even today the
architects attempt to unravel the artist's secret about the construction
of this dome without finding the key. The visit will continue with the
discovery of the baptistery and its monumental doors realized by
great Florentine artists such as Michelangelo or Ghiberti, the place
of the Signory, the facade of the Vecchio Palace and the Church of the Holy
Cross. Dinner in a downtown restaurant and in the afternoon your
will take you to the Ponte Vecchio and the
discovery of the district of Oltrarno. Return by train for your dinner
and accommodation in the thermal resort of Montecatini Terme. (B,L,D)

Jour 4


Breakfast at the hotel. Day dedicated to the discovery of the region
Cinque Terre, five villages in the water with their ports
of sinners caulked in beautiful creeks. The field of
Cinque Terre is now recognized for its extraordinary character
and listed as UNESCO World Heritage. The landscape is
typically Mediterranean. The pine trees carved by the breeze stretch
on the hills that fall steeply into the water. This coastline worked by
the sea is home to hundreds of small coves. The water is turquoise
and the numerous fish. Departure by bus to La Spezia and departure
by boat, first stop in Portovenere. Continuation by boat and
second stop in Vernazza, arrival in Monterosso for lunch, afternoon
in Monterosso for a free walk. Back by train
Monterosso to La Spezia then continue to the hotel. Dinner and night
in Montecatini Terme. (B, L ,D)

Jour 5


This morning we will take the funicular to climb to the party
medieval town of Montecatini, called Montecatini Alta. admire
the exceptional panorama on the whole region. Lunch is planned
at an olive oil producer: tasting extra virgin olive oil
of its production, lunch based on regional specialties and walk
under the olive trees. Then, departure for Pisa and the guided tour of this city
world famous for its tower. You will appreciate its tranquility
and its prestigious Piazza del Duomo. Discovery of the Place des
Miracles, Dome, Baptistery and of course, the famous Tower
leaning, which is none other than the bell tower of the nearby cathedral. the latter
suffered from a subsidence of land during its construction, a
inconvenience which, rather than discouraging manufacturers, has led them
to find new ideas to preserve the architectural balance of
this masterpiece. Looking closer at the upper floors,
we notice that they tend to bend towards the opposite side, for
counterbalance the vertical movement. Departure to Lucca and
walk in this city, rich in history and traditions. Thanks to that
strategic geographical location, it has been for centuries a
important place of trade. She was also crossed
Via Francigena, a long medieval pilgrimage route lined with
villages, castles, abbeys and churches. Back to the hotel, dinner and
accommodation in the spa town of Montecatini Terme in the center
from Tuscany. (B, L, D)

Jour 6


After breakfast, drive to the beautiful town of San
Gimignano, surrounded by enclosures dating back to the 13th century,
embracing a medieval landscape that has kept intact
its former splendor. Walk to discover this
beautiful medieval town famous for its

Jour 7


Departure to Orvieto and guided tour of this beautiful city: climb
by funicular to the historic center and walk with guide to
the discovery of this beautiful city with its magnificent Dome masterpiece
of Italian Gothic art with its splendid facade and its
inside. Then the Soliano Palace, the Republic Square and the
Palace of Popolo. Departure to Rome and panoramic tour of the
city by bus: you will see the Vatican City, with the square
St. Peter and the facade of the Basilica, via della Conciliazione, the
St Angel's Castle, the Tiber River, the Circo Massimo, the Colosseum, the Arc de
Constantine, the Baths of Caracalla and the Aurelian walls, St.
Jean of the Lateran. Lunch during excursion. Dinner and overnight at
the hotel in Rome. (B, L, D)

Jour 8

Breakfast at your hotel, free morning until transfer
to Rome airport. (B)


*Guarantee departure*

-Transportation by air-conditioned coach

-Accommodation in double occupancy in hotels as mentioned below or similar

- Meals as mentioned in the program (B= Breakfast L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

-French local guide

-Local guides speakers in Bologna, Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre, Lucca, Sienne and Orvieto

-Excursions by train and boat as mentioned in the program

- Entrance fees and visits to the Dome of Pisa, the Cathedral of Siena and the Dome of Orvieto, the funicular ride to Montecatini Alta and Orvieto (the other visits will be outside)

-Tourist taxes

* Prices in Canadian dollars are per person based on double occupancy, all taxes and discounts applied


Détails supplémentaires


Single occupancy: $ 409

Half board (without lunches): -120 $


Applicable brochure requirements


HOTELS LIST (or similar)

Cities                                                                         Hotels

Area of Venice ..........................................................Lugano Torretta 4*

Montecatini....................................................................Arnolfo 3*

Chianciano Terme....................................................................Grand Hôtel Boston 4*

Rome....................................................................The Church Village 3*


Discount cash payment:  - 25$


Discount Faithful customer:   - 25$


Discount book early (before 31 january 2019):    - 25$


Regular price: