Tour of North and Central Italy
Tour of North and Central Italy August 1-12, 2020. (Castropignano – Aug. 12-18)
Saturday Aug. 1, 2020
Toronto-Venice- Board your overnight Air Transat flight. Dinner and breakfast served on board. Flight to Italy
Sunday, Aug. 2, Day 1
Arrival in Venice. Welcome reception, rest and freshen up. In the evening we will walk along the Grand Canal and explore this spectacular city by night.
Monday, Aug. 3. Day 2
This morning we will take a city tour of Venice by ferry boat with a professional tour guide. We will cruise the famous Grand Canal to St. Mark’s Square. In the afternoon we will visit the city of Padova. Dinner included.
Tuesday, Aug. 4 . Day 3
In the morning we will visit Sirmione/Verona in Lago di Garda. In the afternoon, depart towards Lake Como, with a stop in Milano. Saronno
Wednesday, Aug. 5. Day 4
This morning we will take a boat cruise around Lake Como with a professional tour guide. We will stop and visit Villa Carlotta and Bellagio.
Thursday, Aug. 6. Day 5
Today we will drive to Tuscany. Along the way, we will visit Cinque Terre; one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world suspended between land and sea. Here we will visit a few picturesque villages by train and boat with a professional guide. Dinner included. Tuscany Agriturismo San Lorenzo
Friday, Aug. 7. Day 6
This morning we will take a walking city tour of the city of Florence, the birth place of the Renaissance, with a professional tour guide. The afternoon is leisure time for you to explore museums or do some shopping. In the evening we will have a special local Tuscan dinner (not included). Tuscany. Agriturismo San Lorenzo
Saturday, Aug. 8. Day 7
Today we will explore other parts of Tuscany (TBA), such as Siena or San Gimigliano.
Tuscany. Agriturismo San Lorenzo
Sunday, Aug 9. Day 8
This morning we will depart towards the “Eternal City” of Rome, with a stop in Assisi. In the evening we will walk to see the Trevi Foundation, the Spanish Steps, and the Pantheon. Rome TBA
Monday, Aug. 10. Day 9
This morning we will visit the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican. The afternoon will be at your leisure. Rome. TBA
Tuesday, Aug. 11. Day 10
This morning we will take a guided city tour of Rome. In the afternoon, we will visit Tivoli Garden. Dinner included. Rome. TBA
Wed. Aug. 12-18
This morning we will depart Rome for our native birthplace – Castropignano. Welcome dinner included. Castropignano
Tuesday Aug 18
Depart for your return flight.
Price $3,880.00 CAD (price includes $630.00 taxes)
Deposit of $500.00 per person must be paid by March 31, 2020
✓ 9 nights superior accommodation
✓ Deluxe motor coach throughout trip
✓ Admission fees and guided city tours as per itinerary
✓ 9 buffet breakfasts, and 4 sit down dinners (with wine and mineral water)
✓ guided group tours of Venice, Lake Como, Cinque Terre, Florence, Rome,
✓ Transfer from Castropignano to Rome airport.
✓ Air Fare
- Optional excursions not included on the itinerary
- Entrance fees where applicable and not included on the itinerary
- Local city government taxes of approximately 3-4 euro per person per night at all hotels
- Cancellation and medical insurance (see Victor for further information)
- Additional hotel charge for those staying at Hotel Palma from Aug. 12-18 in Castropignano.
- Other Information:
Itinerary is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances and to fluctuation of the Euro
For information regarding extending your vacation, please contact Victor LaFratta at 905-935-5735.