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Arrival in Rome Fiumicino airport. First walk in the city: Piazza di Spagna and the staircase of Trinità dei Monti, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza Venezia, Via Veneto, Via del Corso and the Lungotevere.
Visit to the Quirinale, Home of the President of Italy and former residency of the italian royal family. It is considered one of the most beautiful palaces in the world for the richness of its interiors and the quality of art preserved in the palace (reservation required). In the afternoon visit to Piazza San Pietro and Vatican City for visiting the fantastic Dome.
Orvieto- Perugia: Departure to Orvieto to visit the wonderful ancient tombs of the etruscan age in Orvieto: a dip into the old history of Italy. Transfer to Perugia.
Deruta-Perugia: Experience in one of the most important ceramic districts of Italy. Workshop in a private lab with a painter and ceramist. In the afternoon back to Perugia for visiting a chocolate industry, the oldest and most important industry of Italy. Chocolate taste at the end of the tour.
Perugia – Assisi: Visit to Perugia city center. In the afternoon half day city tour of Assisi including Giotto frescos and the Porziuncola.
Gubbio – Frasassi: Departure to Gubbio for visiting the historical center of the medieval town and the museum dedicated to the recent discovery of the area. In the afternoon students will have a nice experience for exploring the caves of Frasassi.
Siena: Visit of Siena .
Val d’Orcia: Departure to explore Val d’Orcia and Montalcino following the world famous Via Francigena with an Hiking guide Visit to a Wine Estate in Montalcino area included.
Volterra – San Gimignano: Departure to Volterra to explore one of the most important etruscan towns in central Italy; from Volterra we will visit also San Gimignano, known as the city of a hundred towers.
Florence: Departure to Florence.
Florence: Second day of exploration of Florence.
Departure according to flight schedule.
PRICE IS INCLUSIVE OF:
bus on disposal according to program (bus ztl are not included), 11 nights in Hotel 3* in half board basis in double rooms (2 overnights in Rome area, 4 overnights in Perugia area, 3 overnights in Siena area, 2 overnight in Montecatini), 1 full day english speaking guide in Rome (it is possible to split the full day into 2 half days), 1 half day english speaking guide in Perugia, 1 half day english speaking guide in Assisi, visit to a ceramic workshop in Deruta, 1 half day english speaking guide in Siena, 1 full day english speaking guide in Florence (it is possible to split the full day into 2 half days), 1 visit to a wine estate in Montalcino with wine tasting and snack, 1 half day city tour with english speaking speleologic guide in Gubbio, entrance ticket for the private tour in english to Frasassi caves (upgrade to the Speleo tour with gear is available), ticket to visit the Perugina Chocolate Factory with tasting, driver on disposal all through the tour, free of charge in double room every 20 paying clients (21 is free)
City tax not included (to be paid on spot at check out). City taxi s a municipal tax in Italy and only in some towns is due