A picturesque walled medieval hill town that boasts a thousand-year-old history. The first Roman settlement, Spoletium, began in 241 BC and there are Roman remnants throughout the historic center. The town is built on a hillside with most of the sites in the compact upper town. Above the town is a medieval Rocca and spanning the deep gorge to one side of the Rocca is the most famous sight, Ponte delle Torri or Bridge of Towers.
Be sure to visit the Ponte delle Torri ( a 14th century bridge built over the foundation of a Roman aqueduct); Rocca Albornoziana (built on the foundation of the Roman acropolis in the 14th century); Piazza del Duomo and the Duomo are at the foot of a scenic stairway (The Teatro Caio Melisso, one of Italy`s first theaters, is on one side of the square); Piazza del Mercato (once the site of the Roman Forum); Casa Romana (believed to have been the house of Vespasia Polla, mother of Emperor Vespasian who was responsible for building the Roman Colosseum); The Roman Theater (built in the first century).
Explore the beautiful Italy! Visit Florence (Michelangelo`s David, Botticelli`s Birth of Venus, and Raphael`s La Velata), Spoleto, Assisi (a hill town in central Italy’s Umbria region) and Perugia with rent a car. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, 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.
Hidden treasures in cities in Italy!. From Rome (the Eternal City, with its stunning architecture like the Colosseum and the Roman Forum and delicious food), travel to Spoleto (ancient city on the foothill of the Apennines, famous for its historical Festival dei Due Mondi) after that, to Perugia (Umbria`s capital, famous for its preserved historic centre, architecture and chocolate making factory) and finally, to Florence (capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture) by Train. This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotel and activities.
Offering a kaleidoscope of colors and a wide variety of different landscapes. Romans and medieval feuding families have left their indelible imprint on its pretty hill towns and its countryside with overlapping hills and wildflower-flecked meadows.
<b>Rome</b> is undeniably stunning, from its rich ancient culture, must try pizzas and coffees or just experience 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!
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, <strong>Venice </strong> 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 melanges 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. <br />
Explore 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!
The Italian city of <b>Florence</b> sits nestled among the rolling Tuscan hills, with an unmistakable skyline dominated by the fabulous Duomo. With so much Renaissance art and culture, shopping opportunities, and of course incredible gastronomy, you will be spoiled for choices in what to do and see in this exciting capital city of Tuscany. Florence's museums, palaces, and churches house some of the greatest artistic treasures in the world. The most popular and important sites in Florence include the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Uffizi, the Bargello, and the Accademia. Spend a day at the Boboli Gardens or climb the hill to the church of San Miniato al Monte to experience an enchanting view of Florence, Italy. <br />
Visit 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!