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Northern Italy 12 Day Tour

2023-24 Winter Tour
Tour Code: WIN23-24R-ITAN12
Tour Highlights
Itinerary
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Tour Highlights

Rome is known as the “Eternal City”, the cradle of Western civilization and Christian culture. Rome’s History spans 28 centuries, many historical sites throughout the city: The Colosseum. The Pantheon, The Forum
Florence: the cradle of the Renaissance art (UNESCO World Heritage Site 1982)
Pisa is known for its leaning tower, and the birthplace of Galileo Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer  
Venice: a romantic city connecting with many canals (UNESCO World Heritage Site 1987)
Verona is the location that Shakespeare’s tragic play took place–Romeo & Juliet (UNESCO World Heritage Site 2000)
Milan:  High fashion Mecca
Provide one bottle of mineral water per person per day on the coach
Provide headset service for 15 and more guests per group for better sightseeing experience

Itinerary

Day 1

USA / Rome

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Today, we will take overnight flight to Rome, Italy, arrive the next day.

Day 2

Rome

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Upon arrival, city tour will follow:
◎ Spanish Square, one of the most renowned squares in Italy, there are many famous monuments Nearby, such as the Spanish Steps, the church, Trevi Fountain, and many high-end boutiques. It is very popular tourist sightseeing place
◎ The Pantheon is a former Roman temple, and one of the best-preserved of all ancient Roman buildings. It represents the glory of Rome for more than two thousand years
◎ The Navona Square, a Baroque-style square, surrounded by three beautiful fountains, restaurants And cafes. A vibrant place full of street performers, magicians and dancers
◎ The Trevi Fountain, the most popular fountain in Rome. According to legend, the person who throws One coin will one day return to Rome

<Dinner> Western Cuisine, 3 courses at hotel

<Hotel> Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Peter’s Rome or similar

Day 3

Rome

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After breakfast, city tour will follow:
◎ Mouth of Truth, a marble mask, and according to legend, it will bite off the hand of those who lied
★The Coliseum, the largest ancient amphitheater in the world. It was used for gladiatorial contests And public spectacles including animal hunts, executions. It was a time thousands of lives were Lost in the past
◎ The Imperial Forums are a series of monumental public squares, constructed between 46BC and 113 AD. These forums were the centers of politics, religion and economic in the ancient Roman Empire

<Breakfast> American Breakfast at hotel 

<Dinner> Local Cuisine, Beef Menu

<Hotel> Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Peter’s Rome or similar

Day 4

Rome (Vatican)

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After breakfast, to Vatican City.
★St. Peter's Basilica, built in the Renaissance style with elongated nave in the Latin cross form. It is the largest church in the world, and the most important building in Christianity
★The Vatican Museum displays one of the world’s greatest art collections, contain 70,000 works, Which includes the most well-known Roman sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world
★The Sistine Chapel, located in the Vatican Museum, boast two of the world’s most famous works By Michelangelo, the ceiling frescoes and the Last Judgement
◎The Antico Faffè Greco is a historic café in Rome, which opened in 1760. At leisure, enjoy a cup of coffee in the oldest landmark in Rome

<Breakfast> American Breakfast at hotel 

<Dinner>Local Cuisine, Pork Menu

<Hotel> Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Peter’s Rome or similar

Day 5

Rome— 190km—Pienza—76km—Chianti Classico—50km—Florence

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After breakfast, depart for Pienza, a small village located in the historical region of Val d’Orcia. In 2004, the entire valley, the Val d’Orcia, was enlisted as the UNESCO World Cultural landscapes. Continue to Chianti Classico, a wine region located between Florence and Siena. Chianti Classico Wine region has been producing wines for centuries and best-known for Chianti wine. We will tour
★Badia a Coltibuono winery, a unique experience to understand its history and wines. Wine-Tasting is included (4 kinds of wine and snacks)

<Breakfast> American Breakfast at hotel 

<Dinner> Local Cuisine, Florentine Steak Menu

<Hotel> NH Firenze Hotel Florence or similar

Day 6

Florence— 99km—Pisa—99km—Florence

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After breakfast, city tour will follow:
★Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore-the symbol of this magnificent city
◎Giotto’s Campanile, The Baptistery of Saint John, the Museum of Dante, The Bronze Boar Fountain
◎Piazza della Signoria, a replica of Michelangelo’s David was installed in front of the Piazza.
◎Piazza Vecchi
◎Loggia dei Lanzi
★Uffizi Gallery has the world’s greatest collection of Italian Renaissance art, including some of the Best-known paintings
Continue to Pisa, upon arrival, city tour will follow:
◎The Leaning Tower
◎The Baptistery
◎The Cathedral

<Breakfast> American Breakfast at hotel 

<Lunch> Local Cuisine, Pork Menu

<Hotel> NH Firenze hotel Florence or similar

Day 7

Florence—216km—Parma—60km—Modena—43km—Bologna

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After breakfast, depart for Parma, located in the northern Italy. Parma is famous for its food and rich gastronomical tradition. Parmigiano-Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma and Balsamic Vinegar are best-known delicacies. We will take you to a ★Ham factory to learn how prosciutto is salted and cured, including sampling their prosciutto
Continue to Modena, located in the Emilila-Romagna region of northern Italy. It is known for car industry,
Making luxurious sports car: Ferrari, Lamborghini, De Tomaso, Pagani and Maserati
★Ferrari Museum hosts a permanent exhibition of Ferrari’s founder Enzo, also houses exhibitions of Vintage cars and Formula One racing cars

<Breakfast> American Breakfast at hotel

<Dinner> Local Cuisine, Pork Menu

<Hotel> NH Bologna Villanova Hotel or similar

Day 8

Bologna—157km—Venice

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After breakfast, depart for Venice. Upon arrival, city tour will follow:
◎St. Mark’s Square
◎The Clock Tower
◎The Lion sculpture on St. Mark’s Square
◎The Doge’s Palace
★St. Mark’s Basilica, the most important cathedral on St. Mark’s Square
◎ Ponte del Rialto bridge, the oldest bridge across the canal
Optional Tour: At your own expense, you can explore Venice with “Gondola Ride” along with the beautiful palaces and bridges

<Breakfast> Buffet Breakfast at hotel

<Dinner> Western Cuisine at hotel

<Hotel> Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Venice Mestre or similar

Day 9

Venice

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After breakfast, depart for ★Murano Island, a series of islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon. It is famous for glass making. We will take you to a factory and watch the artists at work
◎Caté Florian, the oldest café in Italy, established in 1720
★The Doge’s Palace, built in 1340, it was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of The Former Republic of Venice
★St. Mark’s Bell Tower is the bell tower of St Mark’s Basilica, and the tallest structure on the island. It provides panorama view of the city

<Breakfast> American Breakfast at hotel

<Dinner>Local Cuisine (Seafood Menu)

<Hotel>Four Points by Sheraton Hotel Venice Mestre or similar

Day 10

Venice—125km—Verona—162km—Milan

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After breakfast, depart for Verona, where Shakespeare’s famous play took place
◎ walk around the ancient city
★Juliet’s House is one of the most visited places in Verona, known for the lovers of the world Continue to Milan, upon arrival, a brief walking tour will take place

<Breakfast>Buffet Breakfast at hotel

<Dinner>Milanese Pork Cutlet with risotto

<Hotel>Double Tree by Hilton Milan or similar

Day 11

Milan

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Milan City Tour:
★Sforza Castle, built by Galezaao II Visconti in 1368
★Milan Cathedral–an elaborate Gothic cathedral with many openwork pinnacles, spires and beautiful Statues
◎ Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is the oldest shopping gallery in Italy. The Cathedral and La Scala Opera House is close to the Galleria

<Breakfast> Buffet Breakfast at hotel

<Dinner>Local Cuisine (Beef Menu)

<Hotel>Double Tree by Hilton Milan or similar

Day 12

Milan / USA

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After breakfast, transfer to airport for homebound flight to US and ends this unforgettable journey.

<Breakfast> American Breakfast at hotel


★Entrance Fee and Transportation Included

Qty:

Pricing

Departure Date

07

SEP

2023

Adult: $2,899
Child: $2,199
Single Supplement: $750

Departure Date

05

DEC

2023

Adult: $2,899
Child: $2,199
Single Supplement: $750

Departure Date

09

JAN

2024

Adult: $2,899
Child: $2,199
Single Supplement: $750

Departure Date

06

FEB

2024

Adult: $2,899
Child: $2,199
Single Supplement: $750

Departure Date

05

MAR

2024

Adult: $2,899
Child: $2,199
Single Supplement: $750

Tour Fare include:

4-star Hotel, Breakfast (10), Lunch (1), Dinner (9), Transportation & Entrance Fee

Tour Fare excludes:
AIRFARE, Personal expense, any expense not included in our itinerary, Tips: 12 Euro per day, Visa Fee, Travel Insurance (If full payment paid 60 days prior to departure date, we offer medical travel insurance for US residents only)

** If you purchase air ticket on your own, your arrival time to the first destination and your departure time from last destination to U.S. must be the same as our group. If not the same, you must arrange your own transportation to meet group and to airport on the last day **

** Cancellations will only be accepted in writing; cancellation penalty is as following:
120 days prior to departure: US$100 per person
119 days to 60 days prior to departure: US$200 per person
59 days to 30 days prior to departure: 35% of total tour fare
29 days to 15 days prior to departure: 50% of total tour fare
14 days to 3 days prior to departure: 80% of total tour fare
2 days or less prior to departure and/or cancelled during the touring period: 100% of cost
(Tour fare is Non-Transferable to other names and/or other services)
For any train tickets, ferry tickets and admission reserved, if you cancel, we will check with local suppliers for cancellation penalty
For Airline tickets that is purchased and issued, if you cancel, airfare is Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable, we will check with airline for cancellation penalty
Hotel Twin Room Cancellation Policy: If your roommate cancelled, the share with party will occupy a single room, the cancelled party is responsible for single supplement incurred
The above term and policy will not apply to any special tours and/or customized tours, all special tours and customized tours will base on its own term and conditions

Notes:
*Tour fare is per person in double occupancy
*Child Fee: 2-11 years old share bed with parents, otherwise will be count as adult fare
*Single supplement is for one person occupying one single room with one bed
* Tour fare, airfare, airport tax and fuel surcharge are subject to change based on fluctuation in price, please
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