day 1 Arrive Milan
Upon Arrival, Get to the train station which is right outside the terminal, it has a direct connection to the Milan Centrale station where you can check-into your hotel which is walking distance. Explore the Centrale area, see the beautiful buildings, yellow trams which add to the beauty of the city. Get on a train / tram to visit the Duomo Area which is home to a beautifully architecture-d Church and the most talked about fashion street in Europe.
day 2 Lake Como and Bellagio with Hotel Pick up
After Breakfast, We'll pick you up at the hotel. A great way to discover the timeless beauty of the Italian lakes, this experience includes a walking tour of the chic lake town of Como plus a Lake Como cruise to see snow-peaked mountains (depending on the weather) and luxury lakeside villas from the water. In the summer, visit the village of Bellagio for free time to eat and explore. In the winter, take a gondola ride from Como to Brunate to soak up the lakeland views.
day 3 Milan - Venice Train
After Breakfast, check out from hotel and proceeds towards Train Station and board the Train for Venice. On arrival proceeds towards hotel. Which is just a short stroll away from the train station. late afternoon / evening is free for you to explore this romantic city on your own.
day 4 Discover Venice: Walking City Tour and Gondola Ride
After Breakfast, Step out for Enjoying a gondola ride along the Grand and minor canal areas. Venice is a labyrinth of canals, alleys and piazzas, and so is best seen and experienced on foot and by water. With a guided visit of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, and a cruise in gondola on the busy and quieter canal areas, you’ll get to see the best and the more unusual sights of Venice.
Teatro la Fenice, known as the Pheonix and one of the most known Opera houses in Italy,Then stroll down to the Rialto Bridge, a stunning marble creation that has rightly captured the imagination of many an artist over the centuries since its construction in the 16th century. Although vastly over budget when built, no one can deny its majestic beauty as it spans the busy Grand Canal.
Take to the water to see Venice as it should be seen. From the Grand Canal, you can view the city as the merchant inhabitants of old would have as you take in their Fondaco houses with the warehouses at water level and the family residences above. Take an optional food tour to give your tastebuds a flavor of the Italian savories
day 5 Venice - Florence Train
After Breakfast, check out from hotel and proceeds towards Train Station and board the Train to Florence. On arrival proceeds towards hotel. The hotel again is located at a walking distance from the train station as well as close to many attractions. Basilica of Santa Maria, Piazza di Santa Maria Novella and arguably the most beautiful squares in the world.
day 6 Discover Pisa and Lucca
Today post breakfast you will set out for sightseeing of Pisa and Lucca which are undoubtedly among the richest cities in the world for their architecture and history: they are unmissable destinations for those who want to go deep inside Tuscany and its artistic background. Admire the Baptistery and the famous Leaning Tower, together with a visit of the majestic Cathedral, afterwards you will have some free time to do shopping or have a cappuccino before the departure for Lucca.
In Lucca, famous for its still intact walls with huge gates and ramparts, our local guide will lead you to the enchanting old town center walking along a section of the walls and enjoying a breathtaking view over the rooftops, admire the main attractions of the city, such as the Anfiteatro Square, the Guinigi Tower, the San Martino Cathedral, and a stroll along the picturesque streets of antique shops. The tour ends with a Buccellato tasting, a typical Lucchese cake - a famous saying of the Lucchesi (people from Lucca) is: those who come to Lucca without eating the Buccellato are like they have never been there! Later you will head back to Florence.
day 7 Florence - Rome Train
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be on a scenic train ride from Florence to Rome, day at leisure, your hotel again will be close to one of the train stations or top attractions in the city, you will have a chance to explore the lively areas around you on your own before the sightseeing visit planned for the next day.
day 8 Rome Vatican and Colosseum
Post Breakfast the day has a sightseeing planned to the top attractions of this ancient city, you get privileged entrance as you embark on this expertly guided walking tour of the imposing and elegant Colosseum, ranked amongst the Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.
Unveil the stunning Roman forum, the site of some of the city’s most important public buildings. Furthermore, rising 40 meters above the forum, embrace the atmospheric four-sided plateau of Palatine Hill, encompassing its majestic ruins and spectacular views. Visit the Vatican Museums and explore the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace; the enchanting Sistine Chapel, and the location of the Papal conclaves.
Meet your 2nd tour guide of the day in the Vatican area and discover these masterpieces of Rome. the guide will grant you insider knowledge as they unveil the mysteries of the splendid Gallerie and the Sistine Chapel.
day 9 Departure from Rome
After breakfast at the hotel, indulge in some last minute souvenir shopping, We will transfer you to the airport depending on your flight departure time.