Best known for the world famous Leaning Tower, Pisa also offers other architectural and artistic marvels of this beautiful city. Around the Campo dei Miracoli`s perimeter you`ll also find the Camposanto, Opera del Duomo museum and Museum of the Sinopie. A few blocks away, the Piazza dei Cavalieri once was the heart of power in the city and later the headquarters of the Knights of St. Stephen. Today, it is a center of culture and learning as the famous Scuola Normale di Pisa has its base in the Palazzo della Carovana that faces onto the piazza. Birthplace of the famed Galileo Galilei, Pisa is also home to one of Italy’s top universities. The city is animated by the students, who organize parties, shows, and cultural events, and fill the central street of the city at night. The University of Pisa has 60,000 students in a city of about 100,000 inhabitants. Few bother to find out that Pisa was founded circa 1000 b.c. and became an important maritime republic alongside Venice, Amalfi, and Genoa.
The Tuscan region of Italy is extremely famous, for its sunshine, friendly people, stunning vistas, food and wine. Explore the absolute best of this area with visits to Florence, Siena, Pisa and Lucca by train.This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Focus your visit to Italy in wonderful Tuscany! Visit artistic Florence, then pick up your car and spend some leisurely days staying in Lucca, San Gimignano and Siena to be able to experience all the different aspects of this charming region.This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Relatively uncrowded between Florence and Pisa - Towns with true architectural beauty and charm: mazes of narrow streets, Romanesque churches and beyond them stretches a land of genteel spas such as Montecatini Terme.
Rome - Siena - Pisa - Florence - Assisi - Rome by Train
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Visit Italy in style with a multi-city vacation package. Combine Imperial Rome (with centuries of art, history and tradition), beautiful Siena, Pisa (see the famous leaning tower), artistic Florence, Assisi and back to Rome with the TRN train.This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Explore beautiful Italy with this leisurely, flexible vacation package in Europe! Enjoy a visit to Pisa (famous for its Leaning Tower), the medieval hilltowns of San Gimignano and Siena, proceed to artistic Florence (an art lovers dream; featuring the iconic statue of David, the stunning Birth of Venus; fabulous architecture and bustling outdoor markets) with your rental car. In Florence, you leave your car and catch the train for a stay in Imperial Rome (truly Italy`s treasure; rich in history, full of modern amenities and home to the catholic faith).This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, rental car, desired hotel and activities.
Sample all that Italy has to offer from north to
south, take your vacation into your own hands with the convenience of a rental car! Start off with a visit to beautiful Venice (charming canals, gorgeous palaces). Then pick up your car for a drive to Pisa (famous for its leaning Tower); continue to artistic Florence (home to the statue of David, and the famous Birth of Venus). Afterwards visit mystical Assisi, then drive down to charming Sorrento and finally visit Imperial Rome(the Vatican, centuries of artistic achievement).This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Rome - Siena - Pisa - Florence - Verona - Venice by Train
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Italy has a longstanding tradition as a center of culture and art! Many great painters, sculptors, musicians, inventors, explorers and architects have come from or studied in various cities across Italy. These same brilliant visionaries have left a trail of art across the country that is beautiful and inspiring. With this vacation package visit Rome (a treasure trove of art, manuscripts and architecture), Siena, Pisa (with its famous leaning tower), Florence (the epicenter of Italian art; see the David by Michelangelo, The Birth of Venus by Botticelli and the beautiful La Velata by Raphael), Verona and Venice by rail. See the stunning museums, churches, bridges, churches and other sights that put these cities on the map! This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Rome - Tuscany - The Veneto - Lake Como - Milan by Train
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Sample Italy with this unique, customizable vacation package! Travel by train between all the best cities; Begin in Imperial Rome (the treasure of Italy; centuries of artistic achievement, rich religious history and sublime food), Siena (a distinctively medieval atmosphere, time has stood still in this quaint city), Pisa (famous for its Leaning Tower), Florence (an art lovers dream! See works by Raphael, Michelangelo and Botticelli), Verona (a charming Renaissance city, famous as home to star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet), Venice (romance and magic flow through this canal city), Lake Como (Italy`s most famous lake and home to international celebrities) and Milan (a world fashion capital). This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Rome is undeniably stunning, from its rich ancient culture, must try pizzas and coffees or just experiencing a touch of Europe. This city is packed full of sights, with thousands of years of history layered upon itself - you`ll find everything here from Roman ruins to Renaissance art. It`s also home to fantastic food, the Vatican City and sights galore!
Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights Must See`s:
Explore the Roman Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine; Discover the Vatican, the smallest independent state in the world; Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain; Marvel at the Pantheon; Sit on the Spanish Steps; Wander the Piazzas; Eat the best Gelato in Rome; Climb Palatine Hill; Walk the Ancient Appian Way; Go to the Vatican Museums and so much more!
With sumptuous palaces and romantic waterways, Venice is straight out of an 18th-century Canaletto masterpiece. No matter how many times you have seen it in movies or TV commercials, the real thing is more surreal and dreamlike than you ever imagined. Its landmarks, the Basilica di San Marco and the Palazzo Ducale are exotic mélanges of Byzantine, Gothic, and Renaissance styles. It is full of secrets, ineffably romantic, and - at times - given over entirely to pleasure. You must walk everywhere in Venice and where you cannot walk, you go by water.
Recommended Stay: 2 nights Must See`s:
People-watch at Piazza San Marco, Stroll Across the Rialto Bridge, Get Lost in the Endless Canals, Admire the Basilica Santa Maria della Salute, Visit the San Giorgio dei Greci, Walk Around the Jewish Ghetto, Learn About Venice`s Musical History, Tour Venice`s Unique Architecture at Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Celebrate One of Venice'` Many Festivals, Go Window Shopping, and so much more!
Art, culture, food and wine, Florence has it all! A city rich in beauty, it is a wondrous collection of buildings, paintings and sculptures, leading some to say by simply walking its streets Florence is an open museum to all who visit. Known as the birthplace of the Renaissance, when a period of great wealth and collection of art took place (between 14th to 17th centuries), today Florence has almost 70 museums to explore not including its many churches full of artistic treasures too. This is truly one of the world`s must see sights!
Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights Must See`s: The Duomo Complex, Church of Santa Croce, The Cathedral, The Uffizi Gallery, Galleria dell`Accademia, Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Vecchio, Pitti Palace, Boboli Gardens and so much more!
Milan is Italy`s window on Europe, its most sophisticated and high-tech metropolis. La Scala, its landmark, is one of Europe`s most prestigious opera houses. In addition, it'` the site of several world-renowned annual trade fairs. Milan is one of Europe`s top shopping cities, with an incredible concentration of sophisticated, high style boutiques - and that`s only fitting because Milan is the dynamo of the Italian fashion industry. Dolce & Gabbana, Ferré, Krizia, Moschino, Prada, Armani, and Versace have all catapulted to international stardom from design studios based here. Inevitably, shopping is of almost religious significance.
Recommended Stay: 3 nights
Must See`s: The Last Supper by Michelangelo, The Duomo, Pinacoteca di Brera, Quadrilatero d`Oro, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Scala museum and theatre, Piazza Fontana. Arco della Pace, the churches of Santa Maria delle Grazie and San Lorenzo, Corso Venezia and Piazza San Babila and Sforzesco Castle.
The Amalfi Coast has been declared an UNESCO World Heritage Sites for its remarkable beauty and distinct natural landscape. Traditional houses, painted in pastel colors, follow the slope of the foothills of Mounts Lattari, creating a picturesque scene. From the characteristic terraces, the strong scents of the lemon groves, the vineyards, the broom and the vibrant colors of bougainvillea combine with the salt air to delight the senses.
The Amalfi Coast is comprised of bays, coves and quaint small towns, precariously perched on mountainside. The blues of the sea, the greens of the Mediterranean vegetation and the colors of the houses all combine to paint one of the most spectacular landscapes on the Italian coast. Sorrento, Amalfi, Ravello, Vietri sul Mare and Positano are compared to precious pearls that make up a ‘necklace’ of small towns (twelve total) on the coast.
A medieval hill, known for being the birthplace of Saint Francis and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its represents `a series of masterpieces of man`s creative spirit.` Everything revolves around its most renowned citizen, St. Francis, Patron Saint of Italy: from the Basilica, which is dedicated to the Saint and contains his tomb, to the hermitage (Eremo delle Carceri), a few miles outside the town walls, where St. Francis used to retreat in prayer.
Must See`s: Basilica of Saint Francis (UNESCO World Heritage Site from the 13th century); Church of Santa Chiara (houses the San Damiano Crucifix which spoke to Francis in 1206); San Rufino Cathedral (12th century Romanesque façade); Rocca Maggiore Castle; Roman Amphitheater from the first century surrounded by medieval houses; Piazza del Commune (with the 13th century Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo and Palazzo dei Priori and the Temple of Minerva facing the square.
The beautiful town of Siena is the largest of hill towns that are scattered among Tuscany. The city is famous for its large square, Piazza Del Campo, winding medieval alleyways, and the Palio, a historic horse race that takes place twice during the summer months. Today, Siena continues to maintain a distinctively medieval atmosphere and is a great place to discover Tuscany at its medieval best, with numerous gothic palaces, pastry shops and unequaled altarpieces.
Recommended Stay:At least 3 nights Must See`s:
Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta; Piazza del Campo; Palazzo Pubblico; Torre del Mangia; Biblioteca Piccolomini; Siena National Gallery; Church of San Domenico; Piazza Salimbeni; Porta Pispini; Siena Civic Museum and so much more!
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