Florence, Siena & Rome - 8 Days

An Italian Adventure through Tuscany and More

Program Highlights & Inclusions

  • Professional ETA Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • Transportation throughout your trip
  • Guided walking tour of Florence
  • Visit to the Duomo
  • Admission to the Accademia Museum
  • Visit the Piazza della Signoria
  • Visit the Ponte Vecchio
  • Visit to the Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Free time in Florence
  • Admission to the Uffizi Gallery
  • Free time in Siena
  • Visit the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain
  • Free time in Rome
  • Guided tour of Anicent Rome
  • Admission to the Roman Forum
  • Admission to the Coliseum
  • Visit the Pantheon & Piazza Navona
  • Visit Vatican City with admissions to St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museum & the Sistine Chapel
  • Free time in Trastevere along the Tiber River


Daily Itinerary

Day 1- Departure 
Depart for your overnight flight to Rome.

Day 2- Arrival, Rome, Florence
Upon arrival in Rome you’ll meet your local tour manager at the airport and then board your motorcoach for the drive to Florence, the capital city of Tuscany. When you arrive you’ll head to the historic center where you’ll take a break for lunch. In the afternoon you’ll take a walking tour of this city famous for its art and architecture. The city was the center of the Florentine Republic founded in 1115 AD and is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance during the Middle Ages. It was also home to the Medici, one of history’s most important noble families. During your tour you’ll see the famous Florence Cathedral and Baptistery known as the Duomo. This magnificent gothic structure built in the 1300’s includes art work by Giotto and engineering by Brunelleschi. The impressive brick dome was the largest ever constructed. You’ll also see Baslilca of Santa Croce which is the burial place of famous Italians including Michelangelo, Galileo and Machiavelli. Then you’ll continue to the Accademia where you’ll see the Michelangelo’s original statue of David. You’ll also visit the Piazza della Signoria, the Ponte Vecchio and other sites during your tour. In the evening you’ll have dinner and then drive to your hotel for check in.
Overnight in Florence.

Day 3- Pisa, Florence 
This morning you’ll take a drive to Pisa where you’ll see the famous leaning tower. The tower is the bell tower of the cathedral of the city of Pisa. It was constructed more than 800 years ago and leans because the original designers did not realize how unstable the soil was. It began to lean before it was completed but the construction took over 100 years. After your visit you’ll head back to Florence for some free time and then dinner. In the evening you’ll head back to your hotel.
Overnight in Florence.

Day 4- Uffizi Gallery, Florence 
This morning you’ll head into Florence for a visit to the Uffizi Gallery, one of the oldest and most famous museums of the western world and home to famous works by Michelangelo and Da Vinci. After your visit you’ll have some free time for lunch and shopping in Florence. In the evening you’ll have dinner and then return to your hotel.
Overnight in Florence.

Day 5- Siena, Rome
This morning you’ll check out of your rooms and begin the drive to Rome. On the way you’ll make a stop in the Medieval hill-town of Siena for lunch. This fascinating walled city is built on a hill top and was first settled by the Etruscans over 2,500 years ago. You’ll have a chance to stroll through the charming pedestrian streets and to see the “Campo” or main square where the annual Palio (horse race) takes place every summer. After your visit you’ll continue the drive to Rome where you’ll have dinner and then see the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps at night. Then you’ll head to your hotel for check in.
Overnight in Rome.

Day 6- Rome
Upon arrival, you'll be transported to the city where you’ll take a tour of Ancient Rome. Here you’ll learn about this history of the thriving civilization that began as early as the 8th century BC and grew to become one of the largest empires in the ancient word. Your first stop will be the Roman Forum which served for centuries as the center of Roman public life. Throughout the years it served as a venue for public speeches and criminal trials, a market place and as the site for ancient government buildings. You’ll tour the site and then continue to the Coliseum, an elliptical amphitheater in the center of Rome and the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. Its construction was completed in 80 AD and is a 50,000 seat stadium used for gladiator battles and other public performances. After your tours you’ll take a break for lunch you’ll head to your hotel for check in. In the evening you’ll have dinner and then see the Pantheon and Piazza Navona at night. Then you’ll head back to your hotel.
Overnight in Rome.

Day 7- Vatican City, Rome
Today you'll visit Vatican City and see St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel. In the afternoon you’ll perform in Rome (must be confirmed) In the evening you’ll have dinner and then take a walk along the Tiber River in the trendy area of Rome known as Trastevere. Then you’ll return to your hotel.
Overnight in Rome.

Day 8- Departure
You'll depart early in the morning for the airport for your return flight home.





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Air, Land & Water Transportation

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Accommodations

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Sightseeing & Entrance Fees

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Meals

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