7 Days Venice to Rome.
Highlights Include: Venice, Grand Canal, Frari church, Verona, Cortona, Assisi, Rome.
Travel the stunning canals of Venice by Gondolier, re-enact famous scenes from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in Verona, picnic in the grounds of an Umbrian vineyard and wonder through Rome at your leisure.
DAY 1 ARRIVE VENICE, ITALY: Upon arrival at Venice airport you will be welcomed to Italy by your local tour director and transferred to your hotel where you will be assisted with check-in procedures. On arrival, speed across the Lagoon to your noble palace hotel with its amazing position right on the Grand Canal. Pulling up to your hotel’s own jetty you will not fail to be amazed as you enter the genuine historical monument of a 14th century Venetian Palace adorned with masterpieces by the likes of Tiepolo. In the evening your gondolier awaits to serenade you along the Grand Canal, through the Rialto Bridge to your romantic restaurant of choice.
Hotel Name: Londra Palace.
DAY 2 VENICE: Explore the Romantic, less explored, side of Venice with your expert local guide today. Meander through the labyrinth of narrow streets and passageways in the old artisans’ quarter where picture postcard images seem to appear around every corner. Visit the Frari Church which houses masterpieces by Titian, Bellini & Canova.
Hotel Name: Londra Palace. (B)
DAY 3 VERONA: Travel back to dry land today, and the short distance to the Roman city of Verona, famed for its connection to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The family homes of Romeo and Juliet, the Capulet’s and Montague’s, are still standing, today you have the chance for a private romantic moment together on Juliet’s balcony, or even renew wedding vows in this truly special location. The remainder of your day will be at leisure.
Hotel Name: Due Torri Hotel. (B)
DAY 4 UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN AND ASSISI: Join your driver-guide on a journey through to central Italy today and the stunning Tuscan countryside. Explore the region around Cortona, synonymous with the romantic novel and film “Under the Tuscan Sun”. The peace and tranquility of the views rolling across Tuscany’s Val d’Orcia are truly spectacular. Enjoy the remainder of the day in Assisi at leisure. Your hotel’s amazing spa sits within the 2000 year old Roman structure of the building – truly unique. Rooms are in part of a converted church, many with incredible views over the dramatic Umbrian landscapes.
Hotel Name: Hotel Nun. (B)
DAY 5 ASSISI: Enjoy the morning at leisure or explore the fascinating town of Assisi. Then your afternoon begins at a family run Umbrian vineyard, where in its heart a luxury picnic has been laid out for you in the serenity of the Italian countryside with the medieval city of Assisi as your backdrop. Take your time, as long as you want, your personal waiter will continue to serve estate wines as long as you may wish to linger.
Hotel Name: Hotel Nun. (B/L)
DAY 6 ASSISI – ROME: After a leisurely breakfast your driver will be drive to your hotel in Rome where you will enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. In the evening your driver will bring you to a local restaurant for a memorable farewell dinner.
Hotel Name: Hotel Rose Garden Palace. (B/D)
DAY 7 DEPART ROME: Transfer to Rome airport for your homebound flight. (B)
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