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Departs every Wednesday

Palermo - Taormina - Rome - Florence - Venice
Skip the line admissions, small groups, good guides...

Program:

- Wednesday - Day 1 - Arrival in Palermo
BENVENUTO!
Welcome to Italy!
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After check in you will enjoy rest of the day at leisure -
In the afternoon enjoy hop on hop of bus tour
Your Palermo City Hop-on Hop-off Tour will take you just next to the wonderful, historical palace called Pallazo Steri, which is famous for the beauty of its wooden ceiling. Discover the fascinating city at your own pace and visit the marvelous Arabian castle Castello Della Zisa with magnificent gardens and fountains. It is one of the most interesting places to visit in Palermo. Dive into a world where ancient and modern ruins stand side-by-side.
Overnight in Palermo.    

- Thursday – Day 2 – Palermo to Taormina – (B)
After breakfast, depart from Palermo on a scenic drive to Taormina. We will drive towards Agrigento to Realmonte at Turkey Step Beaches,  will be there at 10.30am. Enjoy a nice walk on the Charming bay and Lunch. Pick up at 13pm. we drive to reach Agrigento > 14pm. to visit Greek temples Valley, (90min.) - 15.30pm. We’ll enjoy a leisurely journey to Taormina, arrival 18pm. at your hotel.
Overnight in Taormina.  

- Friday – Day 3 – Taormina – (B/L)
After breakfast day at leisure.
You can relax, enjoy swimming on the Mediterranean sea
or go on an optional tour to Mt. Etna
Overnight in Taormina.   

- Saturday – Day 4 – Taormina to Rome – (B)
After breakfast we will provide a transfer to Catania Airport and put you on a 50 minute flight to Rome.
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing about your tour, you will have the afternoon free to rest and explore Rome on your own. Overnight in Rome -

- Sunday - Day 5 - Arrival in Rome

BENVENUTO! Welcome to Italy!
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. After a short briefing 
about your tour, you will have the afternoon free to rest and explore Rome on your own. Overnight in Rome - 



- Monday - Day 6 - Rome - (B)


In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel for your comprehensive tour to visit the Vatican and its museums, as well as the Sistine Chapel the home of Michelangelo's the Last Judgment. 

After that, we will continue on to visit St. Peters Square and Basilica, and will also visit the Coliseum and the Roman Forum.
Overnight in Rome -

- Tuesday - Day 7 – Rome – (B)
Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy the day at leisure.
Optional half day walking tour to public markets and cooking lesson – more info >>>>>
Optional full day tour to Pompeii >>>>
Overnight in Rome.

- Wednesday - Day 8 - Rome to Sorrento - Naples - (B/L)
In the morning, depart from Rome on a scenic drive to Naples, upon arrival will continue on a panoramic tour of this beautiful city.
Naples' historic city centre is the largest in Europe and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Naples has long been a major cultural centre with a global sphere of influence, particularly during the Renaissance and Enlightenment eras. In the immediate vicinity of Naples are numerous culturally and historically significant sites to visit.

Enjoy a lunch at a local restaurant then we will spend the afternoon visiting the Ancient site of Pompeii.
The city of Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city located close to Naples
Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area, was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Pompeii has UNESCO World Heritage Site status and is one of the most popular attractions of Italy.
Dinner provided in the hotel & overnight in Naples.

- Thursday - Day 9 - Sorrento - Naples - (B/L)
After breakfast we will depart on a short boat trip to Capri island. If the weather condition permits you will go on a boat ride to the popular and splendid "Grotta Azzurra" (Blue Grotto), where sunlight passes into an underwater cavity and shines through the sea water, creating a magical blue reflection.
We will then continue on a scenic drive to Anacapri which lays 918 feet high on the sea level. Breath taking views, lots of photo opportunities, then enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Sorrento

- Friday - Day 10 - Sorrento to Florence - (B)

In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to Train station and depart from Sorrento train ride to Florence.
Upon arrival you will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel.
After check in you will have couple of hours free time to refresh then we will take you on a introductory walking tour of Florence.
Florence is famous for its history. Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called the Athens of the Middle Age. UNESCO declared 
It a World Heritage Site in 1982. Due to Florence's artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and the city is noted for its history, culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments.
Overnight in Florence.

- Saturday - Day 11 – Florence – (B)
Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy the day at leisure.
Optional half day to the country site visiting wineries and enjoy Tuscan lunch >>>>>
Overnight in Florence.

- Sunday - Day 12 - Florence to Venice- (B)

In the morning, we will meet you at your hotel and provide a transfer to train station and depart from Rome on a 2 hour 30 minute train ride to Venice.
Upon arrival you will be met at the train station and transferred to your hotel.
After check in you will have couple of hour's free time to refresh then we will take you on a introductory walking tour of Venice.
Walk from Piazza San Marco (St Mark's Square) to the Rialto Bridge, before you take to the waterways of the majestic city, during 
your walk your guide will inform you about all the sites you see and give you a good introductory to this magical city. 
We will end the tour with a 35-minute Gondola ride. 
Then you will spend the leisurely evening. Overnight in Venice. 



- Monday - Day 13 – Venice – (B)
Breakfast at the hotel – Enjoy the day at leisure.
Optional half day tour to Murano, Burano and Torcello >>>>
Optional full day tour to Dolomite Mountains >>>>>
Overnight in Venice.

- Tuesday - Day 14 - Departure from Rome - (B)
Per your flight departure time, we will provide a transfer to Rome Airport .

Program ends

Total cost ______ Euros per person in a double room & _____ Euros in a single room
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Price includes
* All hotels (Superior Class centrally located hotels)
* All land transfers in comfortable vehicles
* All meals mentioned in the itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch & D-dinner)
* All of the tours that are mentioned in the itinerary
* Professional, English-speaking tour guides
* Train Tickets from Sorrento to Florence
* Train tickets from Florence to Venice
* All taxes and service charges

Excludes
* International flight tickets to Palermo and from Venice to your next destination
* optional tours in Rome, Florence and in Venice

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