The ever popular region of Tuscany is a delight to visit. Beautiful scenery, great wines, food, history and art abound throughout. Experience some of the many Treasures offered in this wonderful Italian region of Tuscany. Visit renowned locations like Siena, Pienza, San Gimignano & Montecatini, the wine Towns of Montepulciano & Montalcino, and discover the captivating villages of Cinque Terre. Explore the glories of the renaissance city of Florence & the Imperial City of Rome.
Learn the secrets of true Tuscan cuisine, taste local wines under the guidance of the wine maker & stroll through historic streets. Our “Tuscany Treasures” tour is a 7 days experience focusing on life’s finer things: Food, Wine, Culture and time to relax and enjoy them all!
|Departure Dates||Hotels||TRIPLE / X BED||DOUBLE||SINGLE||CHILD X-‐BED|
|Departures on 31 July, 14 & 21 August||4 Stars||1765||1785||1985||1685|
|Day 1||Rome||Papal Basilicas - Optional: Old Rome by Night||Cicerone or Victoria Roma / Similar||0||0||0|
|Day 2||Florence||Florence City Tour - Optional: Pisa by Night||Cosmopolitan / Similar||1||0||0|
|Day 3||Florence||Padova & Venice||Cosmopolitan / Similar||1||0||0|
|Day 4||Florence||La Spezia - Cinque Terre||Cosmopolitan / Similar||1||0||0|
|Day 5||Rome||Siena & The Vatican City||Cicerone or Victoria Roma / Similar||1||0||0|
|Day 6||Rome||Optional: Discover Capri or a 2 days tour to San Giovanni Rotondo "Padre Pio"||Cicerone or Victoria Roma / Similar Spiritual or Valle Rossa / Similar||1||0||0|
Departure from Beirut Int’l Airport in the early morning at 07h15 arrival to Rome Airport at 10h15. Meet & assistance. After a short break for breakfast, a guided tour to visit the Papal Basilicas; The Basilica of St. Paul Outside the walls, the Basilica of St. John Lateran & the Holy Steps followed by the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. Proceed to the hotel for check in. A free time. Overnight.
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and departure to Florence (284 Km – 3 hours 30 min) with a short stop for refreshments on the way. Upon arrival to Florence, check in at the hotel followed by a half day guided city tour of Florence to discover the Renaissance treasures of Florence; The Piazza Michelangelo, the Duomo including the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore (Inside) (The museum and the dome not included), the Piazza Della Signoria, the Basilica Di Santa Croce, the Ponte Vecchio and the Palazzo Vecchio. After the tour, return to the hotel followed by free time. Overnight.
After breakfast, at 08h30 departure to Padova (220 km – nearly 3 hours) with a short stop. Arrival to Padova followed by a visit to admire the Basilica of San Antonio after passing through the huge Piazza Prato Della Valle. After Padova, transfer to Troncheto (40 Km – nearly 1 hour) to take the vaporetto to Venice. Arrival to San Marco square for a guided tour of 2 hours. A visit to the Basilica of san Marco (Inside) & it’s square, the bell tower (outside) and the Realto Bridge. Free time to enjoy Venice, the caffees, shopping or for a gondola ride or to take an optional tour to Murano and Burano islands. Late in the evening return to the hotel in Florence. Overnight.
After breakfast, departure to La Spezia (185 km – nearly 2 hours and 30 min) on the Italian Riviera or the Gulf of Poets passing by the beautiful olive trees. A boat from La Spezia will depart to Cinque Terre, a string of centuries‐old seaside villages on the rugged Italian Riviera coastline. In each of the 5 towns, colorful houses and vineyards cling to steep terraces. The boat will pass through the 5 villages allowing tourists to inboard and enjoy each village for a short period of time. Return to the hotel in Florence. Overnight
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and departure to Siena (75 km – nearly 1 hour and 15 min) A UNESCO World Heritage Site distinguished by its medieval brick buildings. The fan‐shaped central square, Piazza del Campo, is the site of the Palazzo Pubblico, the Gothic town hall, and Torre del Mangia. At noon, continue to Rome, (100 km – about 1 hour and 30 min). Upon arrival to Rome, proceed to the Vatican Museums: Walk through the various halls of the museum (The Greatest Spiral Stairs in the World, the courtyard, the Galleries of the statues, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps) and at the end the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel; the masterpieces of Michelangelo and at the end, St. Peter’s Cathedral. Transfer to the hotel. Check In. Overnight.
After breakfast, free time at leisure or optional tours.
After breakfast, free time at leisure or optional tours. At 12h00 check out from the hotel. (Luggage can be kept at the hotel’s reception until pick-up time). Late in the evening, transfer to the Airport for the flight back to Beirut.
|OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS - PRICES IN EURO||PRICE LEB||PRICE ITA|
|D1 - PM:||Classical Rome - Trevi fountain, Spanish Steps, Forum, Pantheon, Colossseum etc…||42||50|
|D2 - PM:||Night tour to Pisa including transportation and escorts.||38||45|
|D6 - FD:||Day trip to Capri in one day including lunch, ferry tickets, cable cart etc…||135||148|
|D7 - PM:||Valmontone Shopping Outlet with an option to visit the amazing Rainbow Magicland Theme Park (entrance not incl.)||23||26|
|D6/7 - 2D:||2 Days trip to St. Giovanni Rotondo (Padre Pio) including accommodation in a DBL room - Add 20 Euros for a SGL room||145||165|
Departures on 31 July, 14 & 21 August 2017
DEPARTURE: With Mistral Air from Beirut Int’l Airport