5 Days Package
About the city
Rome is the capital city of Italy. It is also the capital of the Lazio region, the centre of the Metropolitan City of Rome, and a special comune named Comune di Roma Capitale
Points of interest
The stunning metropolis is home to ancient history, ornate architecture, fine art and even finer food, and consistently ranks among Europe’s most beloved travel destinations.
5 activities in 5 days
Rome – Assisi – Siena – Florence
Departing from Rome, your 5-days in Italy begins with a trip by luxury coach to the well-preserved medieval town of Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis. Located in the heart of Italy, this small historic city is best explored on foot. Your tour of Assisi includes a visit to the town’s most distinctive landmark, the hilltop Basilica di San Francesco built to honor St. Francis after his canonization in 1228. The wall frescoes here represent the best of the Tuscan school of art during the Middle Ages. From the basilica, your tour guide will lead you to Santa Maria degli Angli Church where the much-revered saint is believed to have worshipped.
An art-lover’s wonderland, Florence is the repository for works by Renaissance masters, and your guided morning tour includes highlights such as the Piazza della Signoria where a copy of Michelangelo’s “David” stands at the entrance to the majestic Palazzo Vecchio. Also included is a stop at Piazza della Duomo to see the city’s famous cathedral with its iconic dome engineered by Filippo Brunelleschi. The morning tour ends at your hotel where you can relax or head out to explore more city sights on your own, such as the Uffizi Gallery art museum where you can view paintings by artists like Leonardo da Vinci. Return to your hotel to enjoy a complimentary dinner.
Florence – Bologna – Padua – Venice
On the third day of your Italy tour, you’ll travel from Florence north to Bologna, the culinary capital of the Emilia-Romagna region. Many of the country’s most famous dishes originated here, including the pasta sauce and cold cut that bear the city’s name. Landmarks like the Palazzo Re Enzo and Palazzo del Podestà are as famous as the city’s food, and your tour includes stops at these lavish palaces. You’ll also visit the Piazza Nettuno with its towering Fountain of Neptune. Finish your visit to Bologna with a lunch at your own expense sampling specialties like tortellini, tagliatelle or ragù alla bolognese.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before embarking on a day of sightseeing in Venice. Your walking tours takes you to the Piazza San Marco where your skip-the-line reservation gives you fast access to St. Mark’s Basilica for a look at the wealth Venice accumulated during its heyday. You’ll also visit the nearby Doge’s Palace and make a stop at the iconic Rialto Bridge. Spend the afternoon exploring on your own. Board a gondola for a leisurely ride down the Grand Canal or shop for great deals on Murano glass. Return to your hotel to enjoy dinner and spend the evening as you please.
Venice – Montepulciano – Rome
Finish your tour after taking breakfast at your hotel by returning to Tuscany to explore the hilltop town of Montepulciano. Perched on a limestone ridge surrounded by rolling green hills, this charming Renaissance city offers postcard-perfect views from every corner. Montepulciano is best known for its wine, which includes the highly regarded Vino Noble. Walk the cobblestone streets to Piazza Grande where you can sample local varietals from market stalls. It’s the perfect place to stock up on Tuscan wines before you return to your coach and travel back to Rome to complete your 5-day Italy tour.
5 Days Package
About the city
It is a city known for its food, nightlife, colorful buildings, fado music, and friendly locals. Lisbon is also one of the oldest cities in Western Europe, with a history of 2,700 years. Due to its excellent trading location, the Phoenicians settled in Lisbon around 1200 BC.
Points of interest
Lisbon is a beautiful city with a rich history. It’s a great place to visit if you’re interested in architecture, art, or simply want to enjoy what Portugal has to offer. You’ll find plenty of attractions and activities, so it’s definitely worth considering as a travel destination.
5 activities in 5 days
Spending five days in Lisbon and its environs is a great way to live and breathe Portugal like a local. You’ll have lots of help from expert guides along the way, kicking off your first night in town with a delicious culinary tour. The next morning, you’ll hit the streets again, this time for a half-day tour of the city’s treasures and history. Visit chic and bohemian enclaves,the baroque splendor of St. Roque Church, and take in a panoramic view of downtown for your perch at the Iron Lift Viewpoint.
Porto, Lisbon, & Sintra
Your trip begins in Porto, where you’ll sink into local culture with a guided tour of the city’s historic downtown district and its stellar food scene; you’ll visit a smattering of family-owned businesses that pride themselves on making high-quality products and set the standard for the culinary renaissance happening here. You’ll also learn about Port wine through a flight that includes a special vintage.
Go deeper into Porto’s history the next morning with a half-day guided tour of the city and its landmarks, including Clerigos Tower, beloved markets, and the local treasures in Foz. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, see the city through an epicurean lens in the evening as you go off-the-beaten-path to visit a number of local families in their small, traditional eateries and bars as you learn about life and culture here one bite at a time.
City to the Coast – Lisbon & Western Algarve
Start your stay in Lisbon with a sunset cruise on the Tagus River and enjoy a celebratory glass of sparkling wine as the city’s lights flicker on. In the morning, you’ll tour the town with an expert guide, who will lead you along Lisbon’s streets and its famous yellow tram; visit the city’s neighborhoods, sample their culinary delights, and learn about local history along the way.
Portugal’s North & Douro Valley
Porto welcomes you for the first two days of your trip, igniting your adventure with a deep dive into local history, architecture, and unforgettable gastronomy. With the help of a guided tour, you’ll visit landmarks like Porto Cathedral, Church of St. Francis, and the integral Boavista Avenue.
Then you’ll begin an exploration into food culture here, first with a visit to a local small scale cannery specializing in delicious tinned fish, followed by a tour of the city’s food scene. Meet families passionate about preserving culinary heritage and sample their goods at restaurants and bars off-the-beaten-path, then end your night sipping a selection of complex Port wines.
Discover the Algarve
Start your trip with a couple of days in Faro, one of the two most prominent cities in the Algarve. Walk through the city and learn about its culture and traditions with an expert guide who will teach you about local heritage on a dynamic and delicious food tour. Bookend your sightseeing by soaking up some rays on Faro’s waterfront and its stunning beaches.