Best of Italy: from Rome to Venice

Best of Italy: from Rome to Venice
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$2223.54
Duration: 8 days
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Breath the atmosphere of the Eternal city and discover the vibrant Trastevere area eating like a local, with locals!
Enjoy a funny Ape Calessino tour along the most fascinating Baroque sites
Discover the hidden corners of Florence, Bologna and Venice thanks to our local buddy guides
Visit the artisans shops in the most authentic quarter of Florence
Enjoy the slow rhytm of Siena and San Gimignano
Treat yourself with an exclusive dinner in a noble villa in Chianti hills
Be surprised by the colours of Rialto Market and taste the local “cicchetti” , the real Venetian tapas

Day 1: Rome, Trastevere Stroll and Dinner
In the late afternoon, enjoy a welcome tour to Rome aboard a snappy Ape Calessino, “cousin” of the Vespa but more like a buggy, that was very popular among the youth and even became a protagonist of roman Dolce Vita in the 1960’s.
You will see the most iconic sites of the city with its baroque squares.  
Day 2: Imperial Rome & Trastevere Food Tour
After breakfast, you will discover the greatness of the ancient Rome thanks to our Imperial Rome tour visiting the Coliseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine hill with views over the Forum and Circus Maximum.
In the late afternoon enjoy a stroll through the charming neighborhood of Trastevere, one of Rome’s most authentic and vibrant areas. Thanks to our buddy guide you will really eat local, with locals!
The tour includes 10 food tastings and 2 wine tastings in 5 different locations.
Day 3:  Vatican Museums
Breakfast. The morning will be dedicated to the visit of the Vatican Museum, including the St Peter’s basilica and the Sistine Chapel. Free time for lunch and free afternoon to discover the city by your own or to book and additional excursion. (Frascati Wine tour , Bracciano Lake, Tivoli).
Day 4: Florence walk among handcrafts & artisans shops
In the afternoon meet our local guide for a walk in the historical centre and an interesting tour “off the beaten track” side of Florence.
Day 5: Siena, San Gimignano and Dinner in Noble Villa in Chianti
After lunch, enjoy a small-group tour to Siena, San Gimignano and the Chianti countryside. The tour will end admiring the sunset on the Tuscan hills and tasting a typical dinner in a fascinating location before going back to Florence.
Day 6: Bologna
In the afternoon our guide will take you discovering the town.
In the evening enjoy an aperitif and a typical dinner in one of the many excellent restaurant of the town.
Day 7: Venice, buddy welcome tour
Breakfast. Check out and departure by train to Venice. Arrival and accommodation in hotel centrally located on the Island.
Meet our local buddy guide for a welcome tour to Venice. You will enjoy a pleasant walk among the main sites of the city: St Mark’s square, Rialto bridge and Doge Palace. You will also get some interesting tips on must see’s and do’s , as a true local.
Day 8: The Venice Food tour: Rialto Market, bacari tour and Jewish Ghetto
After breakfast, join us on a gastronomic adventure spanning two sides of the Grand Canal. You’ll visit four of the best eateries in Venice, learning how to find great food in the Floating City. The best way to understand the history of Venice is through its food. With your guide you’ll visit the famous Rialto Fish Market & more, learning about the culture of the city. Then taste  cicchetti, wine, fritti, pasta and hop aboard a Gondola.
Day 9: Venice, departure

Breath the atmosphere of the Eternal city and discover the vibrant Trastevere area eating like a local, with locals!
Enjoy a funny Ape Calessino tour along the most fascinating Baroque sites
Discover the hidden corners of Florence, Bologna and Venice thanks to our local buddy guides
Visit the artisans shops in the most authentic quarter of Florence
Enjoy the slow rhytm of Siena and San Gimignano
Treat yourself with an exclusive dinner in a noble villa in Chianti hills
Be surprised by the colours of Rialto Market and taste the local “cicchetti” , the real Venetian tapas