Flavours of Italy

Duration

6 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Rome

Available

August 2020 / March 2021

Cities to visit: Rome; Florence; Venice, Véneto; Ferrara; Modena; Bologna; Ravenna; Assisi

Detailed day by day description

Introduction

This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.

Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Day

welcome to your europamundo trip style!!!  

the information about the meeting place and start time of your circuit can be found on your voucher.

We travel towards florence, capital of tuscany, cradle of the italian renaissance. we will go towards the lookout of miquel angelo with an impressive view of all the city. at the afternoon with our guide, we will stroll through the historical centre of this city, a truthful open-air museum having really important landmarks and museums of an overwhelming beauty.

We will leave florence early for northern italy through the apennines. arrival in venice  – by  boat we will access the area of st. mark´s square to travel and let ourselves be lost in the city of canals. you can also admire  murano´s glasswork.  are you encouraged to take a gondola ride?  accommodation in or around the mestre area.

The city of venice is built in an archipelago of 118 little islands with their own character in the lagoon of venice at the northern part of the adriatic sea. today in public transportation of passengers, with our guide, we will use the vaporetto (bus-boat) to move through the lagoon and visit 3 islands, first of all we will go to murano, picturesque island where we will be able to stroll through the different channels a lot simpler in presence as the venetian channels, and know the famous cristal. after that, we will take another time the vaporetto with our guide and we will sail towards torcello where we will visit the cathedral of the assumption, from the vii century. in burano we will have time to lunch and to stroll through the colourful houses. return to venice.   

We departure from venice to ferrara one of the most important lordship from the italian renaissance, now city human heritage where outstands the duomo square and the castle of the xiv century. after that we travel to modena, where we will visit one “aceitata” a factory of production of modena vinegar. we include the entrance of the enzo ferrari museum and we have time to stroll in the beautiful historical centre where outstands its romanic cathedral. 


we continue to bolonia, city of terracotta colour full of life where was originated the first university of europe (ix century). we will walk through the mani square and we will get close to the basilic of saint estefano  

Today we have a magnificent day of castles, cities of art and music. in parma we will know their gardens, theatres, and historic area. we will continue towards busseto, the city where born the composer verdi, we will include the entrance to the old theatre. after that time to lunch in cremona, the city of the music here lived stradivarius and where its preserved the art of the artisanal fabrication of the violins. if you are interested you will be able to visit one of the workshops or know the museum of the violin. after that between beautiful landscapes we will travel to castle arquato medieval city incredibly well preserved, outstands their walls, the castle and the romanic basilica. we will know also vigoleno, a very picturesque little village surrounded by its medieval fortress. return to bologna

We departure from venice towards ravena, calm city between marshes where we can know the mausoleum of gala placidia and the basilic of saint vital. after this we will cross the apennines towards assis, place of birth of the franciscan order, goal of the peregrines and heritage of humanity as an example of the historical continuity of a sanctuary city. we will visit the basilica and we will walk through the cobblestone streets. we continue towards rome, arrival at the end of the day.  

arrival and end of services. our guide will drop you off at the agreed point.

we hope you have enjoyed your circuit with europamundo. 


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