Italian Vista 2018

Italian Vista 2018


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Italy

Tour Itinerary

On this Italy tour—Italian Vista—you'll travel from Rome to Milan with overnights also in Assisi and Padua. Along the way, you'll visit some of the country's most famous sights, including the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum in Rome; Signoria Square and the Academy of Fine Arts with Michelangelo's David in Florence; St. Francis' Basilica, where the saint is buried, in Assisi; Juliet's balcony in Verona; and the glass-domed Galleria, filled with designer shops and famous cafés, in Milan.From Padua, you'll have an excursion to the romantic city of Venice, where your walking tour includes the must-see sights, such as famous St. Mark's Square and the byzantine Basilica. On another excursion, you'll travel from Milan to Lake Como, regarded as one of Europe's most beautiful lakes. Here, Globus has arranged a special treat for you: a boat ride to Bellagio, the "Pearl of Lake Como." Globus has also arranged for you to taste local pastries at a historic bakery that has been in Orvieto for more than 100 years—just another example of the out-of-the-ordinary experiences offered on this tour! From the authentic, tasty food to the historic sights and from the magnificent cathedrals to the beautiful scenery, this Italy tour is sure to delight.

Day 1: Arrive in Rome, Italy.
Welcome to Rome! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions, and leave the hotel for a special welcome dinner with wine at one of Rome's lively restaurants. (D)

Day 2: Rome.
Globus' unique guided sightseeing includes inside visits to the VATICAN MUSEUMS and SISTINE CHAPEL with Michelangelo's ceiling paintings and The Last Judgment, and monumental ST. PETER'S SQUARE and BASILICA to admire Michelangelo's Pietà. Then, drive to the Roman Forum and visit the amazing COLOSSEUM, where gladiators once fought. An optional walking tour with a Local Guide is available to further explore famous sites for those who wish to see it all. (B)

Day 3: Rome-Orvieto-Assisi.
Stop in Orvieto, perched high atop a volcanic rock. Access, denied to many a would-be conqueror through the ages, is easy for you. Time to browse through tempting shops in the lanes off Piazza del Duomo, and to admire the fabulous gothic cathedral. [LF] Taste local pastries at Caffè Montanucci, a historic pasticceria (bakery) for more than 100 years, before continuing to Assisi for your overnight stay. Your guided walking tour includes visits to ST. CLARE'S CHURCH and ST. FRANCIS' BASILICA, the hub of a religious order devoted to the ideals of humility, forgiveness, simplicity, and love for all God's creatures. (B)

Day 4: Assisi-Florence-Padua.
In Florence, "Cradle of the Renaissance," follow your Local Guide on a walking tour. Visit the ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS to admire Michelangelo's celebrated David. Marvel at the magnificent marble cathedral, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry's heavy bronze "Gate of Paradise," and sculpture-studded SIGNORIA SQUARE. Continue through the Apennine Mountains and the flat Po area to Padua for an orientation of St. Anthony's city and your overnight stay. (B)

Day 5: Padua. Excursion to Venice.
A short drive brings you to Venice. Enter in style by PRIVATE BOAT and meet your Local Guide. Highlights of your walking tour are ST. MARK'S SQUARE and the byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES' PALACE and the BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. Afterwards, enjoy Venice at your own pace or join an optional cruise to the charming island of Burano. (B)

Day 6: Padua-Verona-Milan.
Arrive in Verona, medieval setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Take pictures of Juliet's balcony and rub the shining breast on her statue for good luck. Continue to the Arena, an incredibly well-preserved pink marble Roman amphitheater, where gladiators once fought. Built in the 1st century AD, it is now the magical venue for world-famous opera performances. Then, on to the dynamic city of Milan. Follow your Tour Director for a pleasant walk to see La Scala Opera House, the glass-domed GALLERIA, and the magnificent gothic Duomo. (B)

Day 7: Milan. Excursion to Lake Como.
Lake Como is regarded as one of Europe's most beautiful lakes and has attracted many aristocrats and famous people to come and live there in one of the many villas that line the lakeshore. Enjoy [LF] a PRIVATE BOAT RIDE and visit picturesque Bellagio, the "Pearl of Lake Como" and already popular as a destination in Roman times. This evening, back in Milan, [LF] a special farewell risotto dinner with wine awaits you at Calafuria Unione restaurant. (B,D)

Day 8: Milan
. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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Inclusions

SIGHTSEEING & ACTIVITIES
ROME
A special welcome dinner at a local restaurant; guided sightseeing, visit the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Square and Basilica, and the Colosseum

ORVIETO
[LF] Taste local pastries in historic Caffè Montanucci

ASSISI
Guided walking tour, visit St. Clare's Church and St. Francis' Basilica

FLORENCE
Guided walking tour, visit Michelangelo's David and Signoria Square

VENICE
Private boat ride; guided walking tour, visit St. Mark's Square and Basilica, Doges' Palace and the Bridge of Sighs; glassblower demonstration

PADUA
Orientation

VERONA
Walking tour including Juliet's balcony and the Arena

MILAN
Walking tour; [LF] excursion to Lake Como including a private boat ride to Bellagio; [LF] farewell risotto dinner with wine at a local restaurant

Headsets throughout the tour

MEALS
Full buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners with wine: a special welcome dinner in Rome and a special farewell dinner in Milan


TRANSPORTATION
Motorcoach; private boat rides in Venice and on Lake Como. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

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Accommodations

Rome: Albani
Located in a quiet residential area, this 154-room colourful hotel offers Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout, a mediterranean restaurant featuring an original crystal chandelier and an American bar serving snacks and late night drinks.
Address:
Via Adda 45
Roma , Italy
Assisi: Grand Hotel Dei Congressi Assisi
Set in a charming place of peace, between the green of the olive trees of the surrounding hills, the Ròseo Hotel Assisi enhances the nuances, aromas and flavors of this earth uniting with the best hospitality and courtesy taste, refinement and elegance to the attention for every little detail.
Address:
Via Giovanni Renzi,2
Assisi , Italy
Padua: Milano
A modern 80-room property of minimalistic design, ideally located only steps away from the city's historic centre. Facilities include a gym, a restaurant serving tradisional local cuisine and there is also a bar/lounge.
Address:
Via Pilade Bronzetti,62
Padova , Italy
Milan: NH Milano Touring
Attractive 9-story Hotel located in residential area of Republic Square near city gardens, between train station & Cathedral.
Address:
Via I.U. Tarchetti, 2
Milano , Italy

Prices based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$232

Triple room reduction per person.

$38

Extra nights per person in Rome:
in single room $137-$163, in twin $109-$129, in triple $101-$118

Extra nights per person in Milan:
in single room $109-$351, in twin $75-$204, in triple $71-$155

2018 departures are subject to itinerary and price modification. Details will be available in September 2017.

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Ratings based off 27 reviews . Currently showing 5 reviews with comments only.
By Mirna M on Sep 04, 2016

The Umbria & Tuscana are beautiful to visit with plenty of history and memorable places. It would be nice to have extra days like in Siena. Also the town of Pafova was like a hub to go other places. We did not have the time to explore the old town. The hotels in Rome were very well-located except Hotel Albsni.

By Rodolfo D on May 10, 2015

This is my first experience overseas, and had reservations about tours, but it a very good experience and would recommend a tour to anyone . thanks. had a great time. Memories for a life time.

By Ruthann H on Mar 15, 2015

Trip met all our expectations and exceeded a similar style of trip we took two years ago with another operator.

By Christi C on Oct 12, 2014

Our tour guide and local guides were exceptional! The trip itself was a wonderful experience, but the guides really added to it! They were pleasant, extremely knowledgeable, and professional! We could not have had a better experience with Globus!

By Lucila I on Aug 31, 2014

Overall, we truly enjoyed ourselves. The accommodations actually exceeded my expectations in many ways. Thank you for all the hard work you all do.


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