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Italy Rugantino 12 Days




Day 01 – ( Friday  or Sunday )Rome
Arrival at your own  at  the Hotel and overnight.

Day 02 – (Saturday or Monday ) Rome / Assisi / Siena / Florence
Departure at 07.15 from Hotel Diana by deluxe motor coach to Assisi.  Arrival and free time at disposal to visit this tiny town, surrounded by ancient Middle Ages walls. We suggest you the visit of the Basilica of St. Francis. With  the masterpieces of Giotto and Cimabue. Lunch break (not included). By the motorway we’ll arrive to Siena. This medieval town is surrounded by ancient walls and it’s known for the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, the town square, famous for hosting the Palio horse race. Then we’ll reach our destination: Florence. Arrival. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 03 – (Sunday  or Tuesday ) Florence
Breakfast. Visit of this beautiful city where the italian genius for art reached its pinnacle. City of Etruscan- Roman origins, it flourished in the Middle Ages as a free commune. Furtherly refined by Renaissance, Florence is known as the “cradle of Renaissance” (la culla del Rinascimento) for its monuments, churches and buildings. The best-known site and crowning architectural jewel of Florence is the domed cathedral of the city, Santa Maria del Fiore known as The Duomo that we will visit. The magnificent dome was built by Filippo Brunelleschi. We will then proceed to the nearby Campanile tower (partly designed by Giotto) and the Baptistery with the golden bronze doors (they were so beautiful that they were
called the “Gates of Paradise” by Michelangelo himself. In the heart of the city there is Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo
della Signoria (also known as Palazzo Vecchio) gothic building and the Santa Croce basilica. Free afternoon, possibility to visit Pisa (optional). The power of Pisa as a mighty maritime nation began to grow on and reached its apex in the  11th century when it acquired traditional fame as one of the four main historical Marine Republics of Italy. Then we will admire the Square of Miracles which also houses the Duomo, the Leaning Tower and the Baptistry. Return to Florence. Dinner and overnight stay














Day 04 – (Monday or Wednesday ) Florence / Bologna / Padua / Venice
Breakfast. In the morning departure to Bologna. The cityscape is further enriched by elegant and extensive arcades (or porticos), for which the city is famous. In total, there are some 38 kilometres of arcades in the city's historical center for  its 40 km of high system of fortifications and defensive towers. From Indipendece Street we will proceed to Neptune Square and Major Square in the heart of the city. The central streets of Bologna, today are largely pedestrianized. Here we’ll be fascinated by the Neptune Square, King Renzo Palace, the Podestà Palace and the basilica of San Petronio, one of the biggest in the world (during construction it was intended to be larger than St. Peter's in Rome. In the afternoon we will continue towards Padova, with its original Sant’ Antonio Basilica.In the evening, arrival in Venice, world-famous for its gondola (classic venetian boat) and for its elegant and refined art. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 05 – ( Tuesday  or Thursday ) Venice

Breakfast. Transfer by motorised waterbuses (vaporetti) to St Mark Square. We’ll visit: St Mark Square, and the Doge’s Palace (external), symbol of the glory and the authority of Venice. This represents the residence of the Dukes, of the Government and the Court of Justice. It can be reached crossing thr Bridge of Sight, where Casanova had been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment. At the end of the tour, the group will stop in one of the famous Murano glasses  factory. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight.



Day 06 – (Wednesday or Friday)  Venice / Region of Chianti – Montepulciano /Tuscany, / Rome
Breakfast and departure by motor coach from Piazzale Roma to the famous Region of Chianti in Tuscany. Chianti is a  vast geographic area from the hilly landscape placed between Siena and Florence. The fascination of this territory lies in the perfect equilibrium between the soft forms of slopes ant the thousands nuances of color and crowded woods, populated by ancient castles, secular parishes as in Pievi. In this area there is the biggest production of wine. The most famous is the Chianti Classico, made with the white and the black grapes. Then, we’ll stop at Montepulciano, famous city situated in the north of Val d’Orcia, known for its wine, the Brunello ( famous red worldwide wine), it is possible to buy it in the winehouse of the town. For wine and jazz lovers, in July there is the Jazz and Wine festival. Tasting of local wine, Free time at disposal. In the evening arrival in Rome. Overnigh at the hotel.

Day 07 – ( Thursday or Saturday ) Rome
Breakfast at the Hotel. Departure from the Hotel at hrs 08:00 am to visit by foot this famous city and its artistic beauties among which: Piazza di Spagna, Fontana di Trevi, Pantheon , Piazza Navona and end in San Pietro Basilica. Afternoon at leisure and overnight at the Hotel.














Day  08 – (Friday or Sunday ) Rome / Naples / Pompeii / Sorrento
Breakfast at the Hotel. Departure from the Hotel at hrs 07:00 am. After leaving Rome, the coach will take the " Sun Route " motorway, driving through the regions of Lazio and Campania, with a view of the Abbey of Montecassino. Upon arrival in Naples there will be a short panoramic city tour : Mergellina, Castel dell'Ovo Plebiscito Square, the Royal Palace, the Maschio Angioino and the port. Lunch in a restaurant on our way to Pompeii and then visit of the excavations of the famous Roman city , destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Leaving Pompeii and driving along the Sorrentine coastal, arrival in Sorrento. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.

Day 09 – (Saturday or Monday)Sorrento
Day at leisure in Sorrento. Half board at Hotel.

Day 10 – (Sunday or Tuesday ) Sorrento / Capri
After breakfast we board the boat for the Island of Capri., where weather and sea conditions permitting we will visit the Blue Grotto (weather conditions permitting) in small rowing boats. Lunch in restaurant and free time for personal activities. In the afternoon transfer to Hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Day 11 – (Monday or Wednesday ) Rome
Breakfast at Hotel. Morning at leisure and in the afternoon transfer to Rome. Arrival at Hotel and overnight.

Day 12 – (Tuesday or Thursday) Rome

Breakfast at the Hotel  and End of services.




TOUR  RUGANTINO VIP (12 Days / 11 Nights  )




APRIL  05-12-19-26

MAY  01-03-08-10-15-17-22-24-29-31

JUNE 05-07-12-14-19-21-26-28

JUL  03-05-10-12-17-19-24-26-31

AUG 02-07-09-14-16-21-23-28-30

SEPT  04-06-11-13-18-20-25-27

OCT 02-04-09-11-16-18-23-25-30


IMPORTANT : Departure time:  07.15 from Hotel DIANA  -  RATES PER PERSON


                             HOTEL 4 STAR

                             HOTEL 3 STAR

In Dbl/Tpl Room

 In Sng/b  Room

EURO  1.768 

EURO   2.369 


In Dbl/Tpl Room

In Sng/b  Room

EURO    1.451 

EURO   1.978 

Supplement Htl 3 star at Venice Island

EURO      160




Transportation by deluxe motorcoach

Multilingual Tour-Escort in English and Spanish

Accommodation in a 4 star or 3 star Hotels as choosed.

 Meals as per itinerary . Panoramic Visit  as per itinerary

Porterage Service: just 1 piece of luggage per person ONLY IN FLORENCE AND VENICE (NO Porterage in the other cities )


Drinks –

Entrance Fee to Monuments and Museums

Tips, extras  and everthing that is not mentioned in the paragraph “Price includes”


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