8 Days Rome to Venice.
Highlights Include: Family photograph with a Gladiator; a “hands-on” pizza making class in Rome; Chocolate tasting in Tuscany; Gelato tasting in Florence; Create your own Venetian Carnival Mask and a Private Gondola Ride in Venice. Fun for all the family!
Rome, Florence & Venice – A Family Adventure
DAY 1 ARRIVE IN ROME, ITALY: Morning arrival into Rome airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure.
Hotel Name: Hotel Cicerone, or similar. (D)
DAY 2 ROME: After breakfast, depart on a guided tour of Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museum. This afternoon, visit the Colosseum, followed by a Family picture with a Gladiator in Circo Massimo. Afterwards, return to your hotel for overnight.
Hotel Name: Hotel Cicerone, or similar. (B)
DAY 3 ROME: This morning, depart on a half-day locally hosted guided tour of Rome. See the Spanish Steps, The Trevi Fountain and Navona square. You will have some free time to explore before transferring to a pizzeria for an afternoon of culinary excitement with a private pizza-making class. Learn how to prepare the dough, make the toppings, assemble the pizza and then of course – Eat!! This class is a hands –on, fun experience for all the family !! Later, return to your hotel for overnight.
Hotel Name: Hotel Cicerone, or similar. (B/D)
DAY 4 ROME / TUSCANY: Say “arrivederci” to Rome and make your way into Tuscany. Stop in Pisa and see if you can straighten its amazing Leaning Tower. Stop in Tuscany’s chocolate valley and visit a celebrated chocolate maker. Enjoy tasting their hand-made delicacies! Afterwards, travel a short distance top your Tuscan Villa for dinner and overnight.
Hotel Name: Villa Casagrande. (B/D)
DAY 5 FLORENCE EXCURSION: After breakfast, depart for Florence. On arrival, enjoy a guided walking tour. Explore Florence, the “Cradle of the Renaissance. Visit the fortress palace of Palazzo Vecchio, and see Signoria Square with its many famous statues, like the Fountain of Neptune, and a reproduction of Michelangelo’s David. In the afternoon, enjoy some free time for shopping before visiting Florence’s oldest and best gelateria to taste the GELATO! Return to the Villa for overnight.
Hotel Name: Villa Casagrande. (B)
DAY 6 TUSCANY / VENICE: This morning depart for Venice . Arrive in Mestre and check in at your hotel. Shortly afterwards, transfer to Venice and visit St. Mark’s Square, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Later, return to your hotel for overnight.
Hotel Name: Hotel Delfino. (B)
DAY 7 VENICE: After breakfast, transfer to Venice. Walk through the narrow streets of Venice to an original mask workshop, and decorate your very own Venetian Carnival Mask. In the afternoon, enjoy a private Gondola ride. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Hotel Name: Hotel Delfino. (B/D)
DAY 8 VENICE / USA: Morning transfer to Venice Airport for your return flight home. (B)
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