- Tour Plan
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- 2 Lunches
- 2 Nights at Hotel Belvedere
- 2 Nights at Hotel Malispina
- 4 Nights at Hotel Fortuna Perugia
- 5 Dinners
- 7 Breakfasts
- Certified English Speaking Guide
- Welcome gift
- Airport Transfers (roundtrip)
- Travel Insurance
Experience the Old Country with us! October is a prime time to visit Italy – the weather is still warm and crowds are few!
• The picturesque ancient city of Perugia
• The hilltop city of Assisi and the medieval town of Gubbio
• Ride the Gubbio mountain cable car and enjoy lunch at the top of the mountain
• Tour of the Lungarotti wine vineyard with lunch and wine tasting
• Guided tour of the Gothic Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi
• Guided tour of Florence and private tour of a Florence leather showroom
• Private tour of a gold showroom at the Ponte Vecchio
• Dinner at Lake Trasimeno the 4th largest lake in Italy.
• Lunch on the Venetian island of Burano
• Guided tour of Venice
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Welcome to Italy, a land rich in history, culture, cuisine, art and romance. You will arrive at Rome Fiumicino airport where your tour guide will greet you and you will travel to your destination, the hilltop town Perugia Italy, a city that can trace its roots to the ancient Etruscan period.
Enjoy a guided walking tour of Perugia and dinner with specialties of Perugia.
We travel to the vineyards of Lungarotti where we will take a guided tour of the wine producing process learned generations ago on a family owned vineyard. We will also experience a wine tasting with lunch at the vineyard. Free time in Perugia.
We travel the high and winding roads to the ancient medieval town of Gubbio that dates to pre-Roman times, located on Mt. Ingino, a mountain of the Apennines. We take a guided walking tour of the city rich in history through the quint narrow streets with its gothic designed grey stone buildings. We travel to the mountain top where we dine amid spectacular mountain views before we explore the unique and unusual shops of Gubbio that is known for its hand-crafted ceramic ware. As we travel back to Perugia we will visit Lake Trasimeno where we will dine by the 4th largest lake in Italy.
We will travel the short distance to the enchanting town of Assisi, the birthplace of St Francis of Assisi. We take a guided tour of the Gothic Basilica of St. Francis completed in 1253. We explore the upper and lower churches and marvel at the medieval frescos depicting the life of St Francis before descending to the marble crypt below. Enjoy some free time in Perugia before dinner.
Welcome to Florence – the birthplace of the Renaissance. We will begin our visit with a guided walking tour of the historic center of Florence’s treasures and monuments After a quick lunch of authentic Florentine panini sandwiches and pizza we will take a private tour of a leather showroom where you can be personally fitted with luxurious leather jackets, coats and bags.
We will visit the Cathedral of the city, which dominates the skyline of Florence, Santa Maria del Fiore known as the Duomo. The dome atop the architecturally Renaissance designed masterpiece is still the largest brick and mortar dome in the world. We will take a private tour of a Florentine gold showroom on the Ponte Vecchio.
Travel to Venice where we will stay on the island of Lido known for its spectacular views. This afternoon is free to explore the island.
Your Venetian journey begins with the Venetian island of Burano known for its lace work, brightly colored homes and fabulous restaurants. Then we make our way to St. Mark’s Square, where a local expert will guide you on a walking tour through the area highlighting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Clock Tower with its famous Moors.