Italy's Best 5 Days

From Pisa and its iconic leaning Tower to Florence the Capital of Tuscany and Cradle of the Renaissance to Eternal Rome and its enclaved Vatican State and priceless museum collections we visit and admire Italy's most celebrated sights. We will even have the opportunity to walk the forgotten Roman City of Pompeii, visit Sorrento and exquisite Island of Capri, and crown it all with a farewell bid through Venice's stunning Canals.

 Featuring:
Florence
 
Pisa
 
Rome
 
The Vatican
 
Capri
 
Sorrento
 
Pompeii
 
Venice
ITINERARY SUMMARY
 
Day 1
Evening Departure



Evening Evening departure from selected pickup points.arture from selected points.
Day 2
Pisa - Florence - Rome

AM arrival to Pisa, famous for the Piazza dei Miracoli, (Place of Miracles). Entire religious complex of Cathedral, Baptistery, Bell Tower (also known as the leaning tower) and Graveyard was listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1987 and is considered one of the most important examples of medieval architecture.


This afternoon we continue to Florence where a city walking tour will reveal it's most famous attractions such as the 14th century Palazzo Vecchio a fortress-shaped town hall, located on the Piazza della Signoria square. The piazza is focal point of the origin and of the history of the Florentine Republic and still maintains its reputation as the political hub of the city. There will also be the world's largest renaissance art collection of the Uffizzi, the Ponte Vecchio and more. Florence is famous for it Italian Leather and Gold and there will opportunities to satisfy your temptations before continuing to Rome.
Time on your own leisure to discover the city at your own pace before continuing to Rome & Check-in.
Day 3
Rome - The Vatican

Time on your own leisure or join us on an optional tour by a licensed local guide of the Vatican Museums & The Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica highlighting the papal apartments of the medieval Apostolic Palace decorated with frescoes during the Renaissance, the Sistine Chapel, the exhibition rooms of the Vatican Apostolic Library and the museums themselves. The tour will end at Bernini's  St Peter's Square lying in front of the Basilica.


In the afternoon, we embark on a city tour of ancient Rome emphasizing The Roman Forum, The Collosseum, The Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus and much more.
This evening you we suggest a memorable dinner and an illumination tour through Rome’s city center. The walking tour will reveal the Italian nightlife on the piazzas with illuminated fountains and the winding streets of the historical city center.
Day 4
Excursion Pompeii- Sorrento - Capri

Free time at own leisure or else


join us on an most memorable full day tour to Pompeii one of the world's most amazing archaeological sites, Capri scenic island in Naples Bay and charming Sorrento key place of the Peninsula. This excursion summarize the beauty of Italy's south and will fill your mind and with unforgettable memories.
Overnight travel towards northern Italy – Venice.
Day 5
Venice - Homeward travel

Upon arrival, we board the waterbus into Venice for an orientation tour of St. Mark's Square the central landmark and its surrounding. Venice stretching over 117 islands connected by bridges, is Europe's largest car free zone and is inviting you for a leisurely stroll, some shopping and sightseeing. Arrangements can be made for a romantic and charming gondola ride that provides a very special view of the city and make up for a perfect coronation of our tour.


Early afternoon departure for homeward journey via Switzerland.
Late night /early next morning arrival.
MAIN HIGHLIGHTS
Rome Dinner & Illumination tour
We start the evening with a traditional Italian meal and music to end the night with a walk through the vibrant streets and squares of the historical center, passing by illuminated Palaces, Monuments and Fountains. Throw your coin in the Trevi Fountain with the wish to come back to Rome. € 33
The Vatican Museums & St Peter’s Basilica
Brilliantly decorated and lined with masterpieces, the museums are brimming with treasures and history. Your guide will lead you through the 2000 rooms that stretch over almost nine miles, and point out highlights of the museums such as Michelangelo's famous Creation of Adam fresco in the Sistine Chapel and Raphael's Rooms. After taking in the Vatican Museums, you will encounter another of Michelangelo's masterpieces, La Pieta, in St Peter's Basilica and admire magnificent St Peter's Square, as you discover Bernini's ingenious use of optical illusion. € 44
Santa Maria del Fiore
Santa Maria del Fiore (also known simply as the Duomo) is the cathedral of Florence known for its distinctive Renaissance dome. Its name ("Saint Mary of the Flower") refers to the lily, the symbol of Florence. The impressive Gothic cathedral complex includes the Duomo, the famous baptistery and a campanile.
Rome
Modern and old, past and present go side by side, all the time. You will encounter ancient monuments, medieval and Renaissance buildings and fountains, and great museums. It is is the capital of modern Italy and boasts many fine restaurants and cafes, good nightlife, and lively streets and squares. Rome offers attractions for any taste and allows to enjoy its life by just strolling strolling through the streets.
Florence Orientation Tour
A walking tour which aims to give you an understanding of the ancient city with its magnificent Cathedral, the Duomo, and the neighboring Baptistery most stunning piazzas, and inspiring churches. Piazza della Signoria, the city’s political center, both ancient and modern, and a place from where we spread out for Museum visits, shopping, time on your own leisure.
Pisa
The Piazza dei Miracoli or Field of Miracles contains the city's most famous sights, the world famous Leaning Tower, the splendid Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Cemetery with lots of interesting art. A stop here allows you to admire the composition, the harmony of styles and colors found in a combination of works of architecture and sculpture.
Michaelangelo's David
Michelangelo has depicted David before the battle. Davis is tense, but not so much in a physical as in a mental sense. The slingshot he carries over his shoulder is almost invisible, emphasizing that David's victory was one of cleverness, not sheer force.Firenze was surrounded by enemies that much stronger and more numerous than the city was. When the statue of David was placed on the square in front of the city hall (where you can now find a copy), the people of Firenze immediately identified with him, as a cunning victor over superior enemies
Peruzzi Leather Factory
Italian leather purses,handbags, jackets and accessories made in Florence: Peruzzi is a master in fine leather clothing and accessories. The company started in 1948 in Florence and just like 50 years ago you will still find in our products the same quality, workmanship, exacting care of details and strict manufacturing specifications.
Rome City Tour
This tour highlights most of the best known sites of Ancient Rome, including the Coliseum, the Roman Forum, the Capitoline Hill,..... You’ll be led by a expert tour guide that will give you all the information with their passion for the heritage and history of the Eternal City.
The Colosseum
...the greatest amphitheater of the antiquity - was built in Rome, Italy, about 1920 years ago. It is considered an architectural and engineering wonder, and remains as a standing proof of both the grandeur and the cruelty of the Roman world.
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Note: Unless included is an optional excursion package, listed highlights may be require entrance fees to access that can be paid for locally and may be subject to availability and holiday closures.

PICKUPS & TIMES
July Thursday 02, 2020 thru July Monday 06, 2020 (Independence Day)
Locations
Ramstein, Shell Station (Autohof), off A6, Landstuhl exit #13 (parking fee €5/day) 6:00 PM
Kaiserslautern West Park & Ride, gps: Mitfahrerparkplatz Kaiserslautern West A 6 / B 270, Kaiserslautern-West, 67663 Kaiserslautern 6:30 PM
Katterbach Kaserne, Main Gate, Airfield, Airfield GPS Neukirchen Strasse, 91522 Katterbach - follow sign towards Airfield 5:30 PM
Baumholder, Main Gate, 55774 Aulenbacher Strasse 5:00 PM
Grafenwoehr Front Gate, Neue Amberger Strasse 109, 92655 Grafenwoehr (Mc Donald Parking lot) 3:30 PM
Vilseck, Bavarian Motor Cars GmbH, Gut 3, 92249 Vilseck 4:00 PM
Stuttgart Panzer Kaserne, Main Gate, Panzer Kaserne, Main Gate Main Gate, Panzerstrasse/Herdweg, 71032 Boeblingen 7:00 PM
Spangdahlem Main Gate AB, Visitor Center 4:00 PM
Wiesbaden, Corner Washingtonstrasse/John-F-Kennedy Strasse, Wiesbaden 65189 5:15 PM
September Sunday 06, 2020 thru September Thursday 10, 2020 (Labor Day)
Locations
Ramstein, Shell Station (Autohof), off A6, Landstuhl exit #13 (parking fee €5/day) 6:00 PM
Kaiserslautern West Park & Ride, gps: Mitfahrerparkplatz Kaiserslautern West A 6 / B 270, Kaiserslautern-West, 67663 Kaiserslautern 6:30 PM
Katterbach Kaserne, Main Gate, Airfield, Airfield GPS Neukirchen Strasse, 91522 Katterbach - follow sign towards Airfield 5:30 PM
Baumholder, Main Gate, 55774 Aulenbacher Strasse 5:00 PM
Grafenwoehr Front Gate, Neue Amberger Strasse 109, 92655 Grafenwoehr (Mc Donald Parking lot) 3:30 PM
Vilseck, Bavarian Motor Cars GmbH, Gut 3, 92249 Vilseck 4:00 PM
Stuttgart Panzer Kaserne, Main Gate, Panzer Kaserne, Main Gate Main Gate, Panzerstrasse/Herdweg, 71032 Boeblingen 7:00 PM
Spangdahlem Main Gate AB, Visitor Center 4:00 PM
Wiesbaden, Corner Washingtonstrasse/John-F-Kennedy Strasse, Wiesbaden 65189 5:15 PM

Note: Some Pickup locations and times may be subject to minmum participation requirements. Notifications of any changes issued latest 72 hours before departure.

DEPARTURES & PRICES
Time Frame Adults | Child | Infants
Thursday, July 2, 2020 Thru
Monday, July 6, 2020 Independence Day
5 Days*
€399
€299
€120
Sunday, September 6, 2020 Thru
Thursday, September 10, 2020 Labor Day
5 Days*
€389
€289
€120
(*)Total Travel Days. All departures are evenings (generally) post-work hours. Reservations submitted within 24hr of departures need to be reconfirmed to avoid overbooking.
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PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
(2) Hotel Overnights
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 Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center
Rome
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Overnights(2)
(4) meals
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Buffet Breakfast
2
Buffet Breakfast
3
3 Course Lunch
2
Dinner with Music
3

 Roundtrip

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Tour Bus with all the Bells & Whistles featuring
80+ Sitze || 48+ Sitze
Tour Manager
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Tour guide lead the group through points of historical, cultural or regional interest and are responsible for ensuring the travel arrangements.

Local Guides (1)
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Pompeii Full Day 4
   

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Listed inclusions are subject to optional excursion listing. Please refer to itinerary and highlight listing for details and pricing where applicable.

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