from € 794.00
Cost of the tour per student in March
Euro 869.00 based on 40 students + 4 teachers
Teachers are free of charge
The group will be accommodated in 3-star hotels
In case our Escort is not requested, the cost is Euro 794.00
The cost includes:
Tour escort per 9 days
Private coach per 9 days
Coach city permits
Boat excursion in Mantua
Gondola tour in Venice
2-night accommodation sharing a multiple room in Milan
3-night accommodation sharing a multiple room in Verona
3-night accommodation sharing a multiple room in Bologna
Gastro tastings in Parma area
Entrance tickets to:
Guided tours of:
Cost does not include anything not specified in the voice “The cost includes
Day 1 Milan
Meet and greet at the airport of Milan by the tour escort who will stay with you throughout the entire stay. From the airport, you will reach Milan downtown for a guided tour of Milan, including a visit to The Last Supper, the fresco of Leonardo Da Vinci. Check-in and remaining part of the day on your own for individual visit.
Day 2 Milan
Today, you will visit Milan following the theme of Leonardo Da Vinci, the genius par excellence. Today you will visit the Science and Technology Museum where you can see many machines invented by Leonardo, the Sforza Castle, the Ambrosiana, the picture gallery where you can see other works by Leonardo.
Day 3 Mantua
Check-out and drive eastwards to visit Mantua, the town dates back to the Roman empire and during the Renaissance was ruled by the Gonzaga family who raised the level of culture and refinement in Mantua that became a significant center of Renaissance art and humanism.
You will enter the town sailing the river Po, first and then, with a water lift, you will enter the Mincio, the river that enters in Mantua. Once in town, you will continue the visit of the town including a visit to Palazzo Te
Continue to Verona and check-in
Day 4 Vicenza - Verona
Visit Vicenza in the morning, a thriving and cosmopolitan city, with a rich history and culture, and many museums, art galleries, piazzas, villas, churches and elegant Renaissance palazzi. With the Palladian Villas of the Veneto in the surrounding area, and his renowned Teatro Olimpico, the "city of Palladio" has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the afternoon, visit Verona with a guide including the Arena, a Roman amphitheatre, and the Romeo and Juliet sites.
Day 5 Venice
Leave in the morning to Venice via motorway. Spend the entire day in Venice visiting the town, the Cathedral and the Doges’ Palace. Also a gondola tour will be included in the visit. Some time will be left on your own to discover by yourselves the secrets of this fantastic and unique city. Back to the hotel in Verona in the evening in time for dinner.
Day 6 Ferrara - Bologna
Check-out and transfer to Ferrara, another Renaissance town ruled by another important family, the Este. The Duchy of Este included also Modena and Reggio. Under the Este’s time, Ferrara grew into an international cultural centre, renowned for its architecture, music, literature and visual arts. You will visit also the Este’s Castle. Continue in the afternoon to Bologna, Check-in and guided tour of the town before having dinner
Day 7 Parma
Full-day in excursion to Parma, other Renaissance town. After a short visit of the town, you will move to the countryside to discover the real beauties of the region: Parmesan cheese, balsamic vinegar, ham. You will learn how these famous Italian products are prepared and you will also do some tastings.
Day 8 Florence
After visiting to many Renaissance places, you cannot miss the most important one: Florence, only 1-hour far from Bologna. In the morning you will visit the city with a guide, including the Academy Gallery, in the afternoon you will be on your own before returning back to Bologna to get prepared for the departure of tomorrow.
Day 9 Departure
Check-out and transfer to the airport of Bologna
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