Itinéraire


Jour 1


INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT FOR VENICE
Meeting with your guide at the Montréal-Trudeau airport.
Assistance with check-in and flight to Venice.

Jour 2


DISCOVERY OF THE ISLANDS OF MURANO
AND BURANO
Arrival at Venice airport at the end of the morning, welcome by your
local guide and departure by private water taxi for a beautiful
course in the lagoon of Venice towards the island of Murano (your luggage
will be transferred separately, directly to your hotel). You
you will walk through the picturesque streets and visit a workshop
traditional Murano glass blowers. Departure to the island of
Burano, an island of fishermen with painted houses of all colors.
Lunch based on fish in a typical trattoria. Back to
boat in the late afternoon in Venice. Dinner in a restaurant near
from the hotel and overnight in Venice city center. (L, D)

Jour 3


VENICE | CISON DI VALMARINO (90 KM)

Guided walking tour of the main points of interest of Venice, this extraordinary city is one of the most romantic in the world. Departure from St. Mark's Square with an explanation of the main monuments: basilica of San Marco (entrance included), Doge's Palace, bell tower, clock tower and Procuraties. Continue the walk to Campo Santa Maria Formosa then Campo San Giovanni e Paolo where the guide illustrates the

Jour 4


CISON DI VALMARINO | PROSECCO ROAD | RONCADE | LAKE GARDA (200 KM)

This morning, free time to enjoy the castle. Departure for Roncade, city of wine production since Roman times. Visit of the castle of Roncade, one of the most characteristic elements of the rural culture in the Venetian society. Tasting regional wines as well as Prosecco; long consumed in Italy for a long time, it has been a success with exports since the end of the 2000s. Lunch based on local cold cuts. Continue to Lake Garda. Dinner and overnight in the Lake Garda area. (B, L, D)

Jour 5


DAY IN VERONA AND SIRMIONE (85KM)
This morning, guided tour of Verona and its main monuments: the
Roman Amphitheater, Via Mazzini, Place des Herbes, Place des
Lords with the Arches Scaligere, the famous balcony of the house of
Juliet. Lunch at a restaurant in Verona. In the afternoon, walk to
the discovery of Sirmione, the pretty village of the Middle Ages, with a beautiful
castle from the 13th century. Dinner and overnight in the Lake Garda area.
(B,L,D)

Jour 6


LAKE OF GARDE | MILAN | MAJEUR LAKE 218KM
This morning, with a local guide, visit the city center of Milan, the capital
economic situation in Italy. The splendid square of the Duomo
Milan is the heart of the city. Do not forget the outside view
the castle Sforzesco and the Scala of Milan, the famous opera house.
Lunch, then free time. Continuation towards Lake Maggiore. Supper
and accommodation in the Lake Maggiore region. (B,L,D)

Jour 7


DAY TO THE BORROMED ISLANDS  30KM
After breakfast, departure for the excursion, and this for the whole day
by private boat to the Borromean Islands: stop at Bella Island for the entrance
and the included visit to the Borromeo Palace, Fishermen's Island with
its typical houses, and to the island Madre with its splendid garden
exotic and rare plants. Lunch during excursion in a
restaurant on the island of fishermen. Dinner and overnight at the hotel
of Lake Maggiore. (B,L,D)

Jour 8


LAC MAJEUR | PARMA | MONTECATINI
Departure to Emilia Romagna. Arriving in the region of Parma-
Modena and visit of a cheese producer. Visit of the production and
tasting some pieces of white gold from Parma. Continuation
and stop at a producer of the famous ham, to make us explain
the secrets on the

Jour 9


DAY IN FLORENCE  40KM
Departure by train to Florence. Meet the local guide and visit
guided tour of Florence. You will visit Piazza Santa Croce, Piazza della
Signoria (Place de la Seigneurie), the heart of the city and center of life
political life with the exterior of its monuments: the Palazzo Vecchio, formerly
the seat of the Medici lords and nowadays the seat of the town hall, and the Gallery
of the Offices. The Ponte Vecchio, a covered bridge known for its numerous
jewelers, to the Duomo of Santa Maria Novella, on which the
dome of Brunelleschi, with to its right the bell tower, work of Giotto, and
in front, the baptistery with the famous door of Paradise. Lunch in a
typical restaurant, then free time in the afternoon. Back to the hotel, dinner
and accommodation in Montecatini. (B,L,D)

Jour 10


DAY AT CINQUE TERRE  200 KM
A day devoted to the discovery of the Cinque Terre. all
the Ligurian Riviera di Levante, which brings together the five
Cinque Terre is a real wonder. This maritime area covers
the municipalities of Riomaggiore, Vernazza, Monterosso and
also part of the waters of Levanto. In the morning, departure by coach
until Levanto, then by train to Monterosso, stop and visit.
Continue to Manarola and then Riomaggiore. This ancient village
of fishermen, with multicolored houses, is the last of the Five Lands.
Dominated by a fortified castle dating back to the Middle Ages. Lunch in progress
tour. In the afternoon, boat trip to La Spezia.
Return to Montecatini, dinner and accommodation. (B,L,D)

Jour 11


MONTECATINI | PISA | CHIANCIANO TERME  260 KM
Half day dedicated to the discovery of Pisa. The Place of Miracles
presents the cathedral in the middle, the baptistery and the tower on the
sides and the monumental cemetery at the bottom. A true symbol of Pisa,
the Leaning Tower does not cease to astonish those who look at it. Lunch at
typical products of Tuscany in an agricultural farm
which produces olive oil. Drive to the south of Tuscany, dinner and accommodation.
(B,L,D)

Jour 12


MONTECATINI | SIENNE | ROME  319 KM
In the morning, guided tour of Siena. City known for its heritage
historical, artistic, landscaped and for the famous Palio in the square
of the Campo, heart of the city, unique with its form in shell and
the fountain Fonte Gaia. Mysterious city, located at the top of three
hills, narrow and winding alleys are part of its charm
with the splendid façade to the polychromic ponds of the cathedral.
Lunch in a typical restaurant. In the late afternoon you arrive at
Rome, the eternal city and capital of Italy. Dinner and overnight stay
the hotel for 3 nights. (B,L,D)

Jour 13


ROME
Full day with a local guide. Visit by metro and walk from
the unmissable city of Rome. Nowhere else are 28 centuries of history
are also present in a city. Visit of the classic Rome and its
more beautiful monuments such as the Fori Imperiali, the Arch of Constantine
and outside the Coliseum. Lunch, then in the afternoon, visit of Rome
Baroque with the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona. And
do not forget to throw a coin in the Trevi fountain to be sure
return to the Eternal City ... Free time. For dinner, we
planned a tasting blindfolded with various typical products
Italian. You will be welcomed in a privatized restaurant, in front of the
Basilica of St. John Lateran. At the end of the activity, you can taste
to all the products in the form of buffet. The final tasting also includes
two glasses of wine per person. Return to the hotel in private bus and overnight. (B,L,D)

Jour 14


VATICAN DAY
Departure by public transport to the Vatican State. Entrance
with reservation included at the Vatican Museums and Chapel
Sixtine, with the famous frescoes by Michelangelo. Museums
one of the most important art collections in the world, ranging from
ancient Egypt in the 20th century. Visit to the Piazza and the Basilica
Saint-Pierre, the largest in the world and the work of the most important
architects of the Renaissance and the Baroque which, for a century,
worked to make it the most majestic church of Christendom.
Lunch in a typical restaurant then free afternoon. Dinner with
entertainment in the center of Rome, accompanied by wine and music.
Return to the hotel in private bus and accommodation. (B,L,D)

Jour 15


ROME | POMPÉI | SORRENTINE PENINSULA (260 KM)


On the way to Naples, stop at Pompeii to visit the ruins (entrance
included) of this absolutely essential archaeological site. Lunch based
Pizza in a restaurant in Pompeii. Continuation to the Peninsula
Sorrentine and installation in your Hotel in Sorrento. Free time, dinner
at the hotel and in the evening you will attend a show of Tarantella
(typical dance) in a club of Sorrento with consumption. (B,L,D)

Jour 16


DAY AT THE AMALFI COAST (80 KM)

After breakfast, drive to the Amalfi Coast: one of the most beautiful panoramic routes of Italy, which offers us magnificent landscapes, rocks with peaks on the sea, gorges, etc. Stop in Positano to enjoy the panorama on the whole coast and then in the historic center of Amalfi with its interesting Cathedral of St. Andrew. Lunch at a seaside restaurant in Amalfi with local fish specialties. Back to Sorrento where you will visit a local farm surrounded by fruit trees: here the owner and his son will show you their cultivation and production techniques of magnificent lemons, oranges and olive groves. Tasting of extra-virgin olive oil, lemoncello and several scented oils. Continuation of the discovery of the treasures of Italian gastronomy: Mozzarella and Provolone D.O.P. You will have the opportunity to see the stages of production and taste this artisan product in several forms (fior di latte, caciotta, ricotta, ..). Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, L, D)

Jour 17


FREE DAY OR OPTIONAL EXCURSION: CAPRI ISLAND

After breakfast, free day. Lunch at the hotel or optional excursion ($)  (B,L,D)


Optional excursion:
Day dedicated to the island of Capri. Boat crossing to the island. Guided tour of the island: with the help of local minibuses, one can discover the

Jour 18


ROME | MONTREAL  270 KM
After breakfast, departure to Rome airport for your flight back to Montreal. (B)

inclusions

-- International flights (round trip) from Montreal with Air Transat -- Transportation by air-conditioned coach -- Accommodation in double occupancy at the hotels as mentioned below or similar -- Meals as mentioned in the program (PD = Lunch, D = Dinner, S = Dinner) -- Water and wine included in the dinner of days 13,14 and 15, as well as for the dinner of the days 3,4 and 11 -- French French speaking guides -- Accompanying person (except during free time, with a minimum of 20 passengers) -- Individual headphones throughout the journey -- Train and boat excursions as mentioned in the program -- Passion of 48 hours on public transport in Rome -- Entrance fees to tourist sites during visits included in the program -- Tourists and luggage ports in hotels -- Air tax, transport costs and transfers

Détails supplémentaires

* Prices in Canadian dollars are per person based on double occupancy, all taxes and discounts applied

EXTRA:

  • Optional single supplement : 1100$
  • Optional single with a double use supplement : 1480$

 

Discount cash payment:  - 100$

Discount Faithful customer:   - 50$

Discount book early (before 31 january 2019):    - 75$

Regular price in double occupancy: 5 994$

 

Applicable brochure requirements

 

HOTEL LIST (or similar)

CITIES                              HOTELS

Venise.......................................Hôtel Carlton et Grand Canal 4*

Cison Di Valmarino..................... Castelbrando 4*

Région du lac de Garde..................... West Garda 4*

Région du lac Majeur................. Hôtel Villa Carlotta 4*

Montecatini ..............................Hôtel Ambasciatori 4*

Chianciano Terme..............................Grand Hôtel Admiral Palace 4*

Rome.......................................... Domidea 4*

Région de Sorrento....................... Hôtel Moon Valley 4*