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Italy Tour with San Marino

ITA06: 8 Days Venice - Bologna - Maranello - San Marino - Florence - Pisa - Florence

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Venice arrival, airport pick-up
When you arrive at Venice Marco Polo International Airport, we will arrange a private chaperon to pick you up and accompany you to the hotel in city center by private water taxi. After check-in, the chaperon will introduce you the top attractions and travel itinerary in Venice in the hotel lobby.

Accommodation: Locanda Al Leon (4 stars) or similar

Day 2: Venice day tour with Doge’s Palace & St Mark’s Basilica
After having breakfast in the hotel, please go to the St Mark's Square on your own to meet our locally based guide. The private Doge's Palace & St Mark’s Basilica private tour will then start on time at 09:00. Today's lunch is not included in the quotation and you may taste some local flavors per your like. At 16:00, the chaperon will pick you up from the hotel lobby and lead you to join the Water Taxi Grand Canal Tour, during which you can appreciate the cityscapes of Venice.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Locanda Al Leon (4 stars) or similar

Day 3: Fast train to Bologna, Bologna food and walking tour
At 09:30, take the private water taxi to Venice Main Train Station and then change to the fast train departing at 10:00 to Bologna Central Train Station. On arrival, our local chaperon will pick you up and escort you to the hotel by foot to check in. At 12:00, join the chaperon again to enjoy the delicious Bologna food. At 16:00, our local guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and lead you to visit this small city on foot, during which you can not only trace the prints of European cities in middle ages, but also experience the daily life of locals.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Internazionale or similar

Day 4: Ferrari test drive in Maranello
Today at 09:30, the private chauffuer will come to pick you up from the hotel and drive for about 50 minutes to Maranello. Here, you will have a chance to drive ferraris for about 30 minutes, including 10 or 12 minutes on an F1 Simulator. After, enjoy lunch and visit ferrari museum and factory. At 16:00, meet the chauffeur and return back to Bologna.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel Internazionale or similar

Day 5: Day trip to San Marino, Private transfer to Florence
Please check out from the hotel after breakfast. At 09:00, the chauffeur will transfer you to one of the smallest countries in the world - San Marino. On arrival in about 1 hour and 40 minutes, our local guide will accompany you to visit Guaita Fortress, Basilica di San marin and State Museum of San Marino. At 15:00, go to meet the chauffeur and move on to Florence. On arrival, our local chaperon will assist you to check in the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: HOTEL PLAZA LUCCHESI (4 stars) or similar

Day 6: Florence highlights with David and optional Dome Climb, Free afternoon
At 10:00, our local guide will meet you at Piazza della Signoria or hotel lobby and then start today's sightseeing. We will pass by Palazzo Vecchio, Ponte Vecchio, the Piazza della Repubblica and the Cathedral of Florence. You can appreciate the amazing architecture, meanwhile learn the history and culture of Florence from the kind and knowledgeable guide. The last stop, and the highlight of today is Accademia Gallery, where you can enter without queuing to admire the gem of Renaissance sculpture - Michelangelo's David.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: HOTEL PLAZA LUCCHESI (4 stars) or similar

Day 7: Uffizi & Pisa
To avoid the crowds, please get up early today and get to Piazza della Signoria before 08:15. Then the expert guide will show you around the Uffizi Gallery with rich art collections, including masterpieces of Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci. After about 1.5 hours' visit, have a short break and then the chauffeur will transfer you to Pisa before lunch. After the self-paid lunch on arrival, the local guide will lead you to admire the world famous Leaning Tower of Pisa and the adjacent cathedral. Do not miss listening to the guide telling the stories about building and restoring the tower. At 16:00, drive back to Florence.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: HOTEL PLAZA LUCCHESI (4 stars) or similar

Day 8: Florence departure, Private car see-off
According to your flight time, the private chauffeur will transfer you to Rome Fiumicino Airport and see you off. Have a nice trip!

Meals: Breakfast

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What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Service of English-speaking guides as itinerary specifices.
  • Service of private driver and air-conditioned vehicles as itinerary specifices.
  • Fast train fare of Venice - Bologna.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out of Italy.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Italy visa fee.
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