Traveling through iconic italian cities
From 8th to 16th May, 2017
8th of May:
Arrival at Airport at 11.10 a.m., meeting with tutors and transfer to hotel in Venice, check-in and free time.8.00 p.m. Dinner in Restaurant.
9th of May:
Breakfast in hotel and half day guided tour of Venice. Explore the most beautiful sights in Venice on a walking tour that includes the Basilica and Piazza San Marco, Santa Maria Formosa, Rialto’s bridge, St. Mark’s Basilica, going along the canals, small bridges, narrow streets which make the Venice unique across the world. (Free lunch during the tour).7.00 p.m. Dinner. 9.00 Tour of typical Taverns of Venice.
10th of May:
Breakfast in hotel and visit of a school of excellence of Glass to learn the culture and techniques of production with a dedicated demonstrations of glass working. Sack Lunch.Visit the Fenice Theatre one of the most famous Opera House in Italy. Walking tour for the typical “Calle” of the City.Free Time.7.00 p.m. Dinner in Restaurant.
11th of May:
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer by train to Florence. Arrival in Hotel/Apt.Sack Lunch and Walking tour. Visit the The best and most famous markets in Florence are the Mercato Centrale for food items, and for leather goods. The Mercato Nuovo is also known as Il Porcellino – the little pig.The reason behind this is that just by the market is a statue. Not of a pig however, but a boar.Rubbing the snout of the Porcellino is said to ensure you will come back to Florence, just as tossing a coin into the Trevi Fountain is said to mean you will return to Rome.8:00 p.m. Dinner in Restaurant.
12th of May:
Breakfast. Half-day journey of discovery into one of the world’s most artistic cities! Known as the “Cradle of the Renaissance”.During the tour, you'll get to marvel at some of Florence's best-known treasures, including the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio (exterior only). In the company of an expert guide, stroll through handsome squares and see impressive monuments around every corner. You will go to the famous Ponte Vecchio and learn all the facts and secrets of 2,000 years of Florentine history.
Continue your tour with a visit to the Uffizi Gallery, home to one of the most important art collections in the world. Skip the long lines to enter and discover how the art of painting developed over the centuries. Your guide will explain works by some of the greatest artists from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance, such as Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and more. At the end of the tour, you can remain on your own in the museum until closing time.Sack Lunch and Free Time. 8.00 p.m. Dinner in Restaurant.
13th of May:
Breakfast. Accademia Gallery Tour. This tour will allow you to discover the Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo's David, the most famous statue in the world! Here you will also admire some unfinished works by Michelangelo, the "Prisoners", which will allow you to see how he carved the massive blocks of Carrara marble. Sack Lunch and Free Time.8.00 p.m. Dinner in restaurant.
14th of May:
Breakfast in hotel and transfer to Milan by train. Arrival at the Hotel.Transfer by tube to visit MUDEC http://www.mudec.it/eng/ MUDEC:The Museum of Cultures.Born out of a salvage operation of industrial archaeology on the site of the old Ansaldo factory in the Tortona area, the Mudec is a meeting place for cultures and communities. The Museum of Cultures aims to be a hub in constant dialogue with the international communities present in Milan, able to intercept the plurality of the city’s cultures and return to it the complexity of scientific research, historical testimony and interpretation of current events.Sack Lunch and tour of Shopping Avenue. 7.00 p.m. Tour of Navigli, an historical and typical area of Milan, Tasting of food and beverage:“Aperitivo” Milan Style.
15th of May:
Breakfast in hotel and Admire Da Vinci's masterpiece, The Last Supper mural painting and visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Santa Maria delle Grazie. See the breathtaking Duomo Gothic cathedrals and walk through Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, right in Milan city center.Sack lunch. Explore La Scala, the world-renowned opera house in Milan 8.00 p.m. Dinner in Restaurant in Milan.
16th of May:
Breakfast in hotel and departure.