Roman Holiday: Pre and Post AdventureSeptember 14 Leave USA to arrive in Rome, Italy on September 15.
September 15 Check into your Rome hotel and take a walking tour of the area.
September 16 Take a tour of the ancient city, The Colosseum, the Forum, the Palatine Hill, and the Capitoline Museum.
September 17 Tour the Borghese Galleries, the Piazza del Popolo and the area of the Spanish Steps.
September 18 Depart for Siena
Price for the four-day Roman Holiday Prelude and Post Adventure including transportation to Siena and back to Rome is $1400. Single supplement.
Included in the price are all guided tours, breakfasts, tips, museums, and transportation to Siena and back to Rome.
Not included: airfare to Italy, transfers to airport, private use of taxis, single supplement.
Siena and Florence
September 18 Arrive in Siena and settle into your hotel. Take a walking tour of the city. Dinner in a local trattoria.
September 19 Day trip to Florence with visits to the Uffizi, the Accademia to see Michelangelo’s David, and a walking tour of the city. Return to Siena for the evening.
September 20 Visit to a museum and the amazing Basilica of Siena. Afternoon free for shopping or for further exploring the city. Dinner in a local trattoria.
September 21 Transfer to Venice by train. Settle into your hotel and take a walking tour of the area.
September 22 Tour of St. Mark’s Cathedral and the Doge’s Palace. Typical Venetian dinner at the home of a local chef, guide, and historian. Optional afternoon cooking lesson with a local chef.
September 23 Tour of the islands of Burano and Torcello. Lunch at Burano.
September 24 Free day to explore more of Venice, its museums and neighborhoods or take an optional day trip to Padua or an optional tour of the city with a local historian to experience the “real” Venice.
Price for the Siena, Florence and Venice portion.
Price: $2970; Single supplement $392
Includes 7 nights with breakfast, 3 lunches, and 6 dinners, all tours, tips, transportation to sites, museums.
Not included: transportation to and from Siena, airfare to Italy, transfers to airport.