EMILIA ROMAGNA, FLORENCE & UMBRIA
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page” - Augustine of Hippo -
✦ 9 days/8 nights
✦ All year
✦ Accommodation: hotel 4*
✦ Private transfers by car/minivan + train ticket Bologna/Florence
✦ Ravenna and Bologna 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide
✦ Balsamic Vinegar Farm Tour & Ferrari Museum ticket entrance
✦ Florence 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide
✦ Perugia 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide
✦ Assisi 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide
✦ Winery tour and tasting in Montefalco wine area
Day 1. Pick-up at Bologna airport and transfer to your preferred hotel in Ravenna, the city of mosaics which has been also recognized a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Overnight at 4* hotel in Ravenna.
Day 2. Breakfast. Meeting with the guide and 2.5 hours walking tour of the city with visit to the Basilica of San Vitale, the Mausoleum of Galla Placid and the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo. Lunch on your own. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at 4* hotel in Ravenna.
Day 3. Breakfast. Pick-up at the hotel and transfer to Bologna, check-in at the hotel and relax. Lunch on your own. After lunch meeting with the guide and tour of of the historical city center: Piazza Maggiore, the heart of the city, Palazzo Re Renzo, Palazzo of the notaries, seat of one of the most powerful guilds in the Middle Ages, the Fountain of Neptune and the Basilica of San Petronio, the Archiginnasio Palace, the old University building, the complex of Santo Stefano, also called the “Jerusalem of Bologna”, Palazzo della Mercanzia and the Two Towers. Overnight at 4* hotel in Bologna.
Day 4. Breakfast. Transfer to the Food & Motor Valley and visit of a vinegar farm specialized in producing “l’aceto balsamico tradizionale di Modena” (traditional Modena’s balsamic vinegar). Tour of the farm and tasting of this delicious Italian gastronomic excellence. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon transfer to Maranello and visit of the Ferrari Museum (no guide), a permanent exhibition dedicated to Formula 1 and the World Championship. After the visit transfer back to Bologna. Overnight at 4* hotel in Bologna.
Day 5. Breakfast. Transfer to Florence by train. Check-in at the hotel. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon walking tour of the city with private guide (2.5 hours). You’ll explore the beautiful historical center of the second capital of Italy, also called the cradle of the Italian Renaissance: Piazza del Duomo (Duomo Square), Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge). Overnight at 4* hotel in Florence.
Day 6. Breakfast. Day at leisure. As Alternative you can choose among the following options: Uffizi Gallery Tour / Chianti winery tour and tasting / Cooking class experience / Pisa half-day guided tour. Overnight at 4* hotel in Florence.
Day 7. Breakfast. Pick-up at your preferred hotel in Florence and transfer to Perugia. Check-in at the hotel. Lunch on your own. Follows a 2.5 hours walking tour of the Umbria’s capital with visit to the Rocca Paolina (underground town), the Porta Marzia (Etruscan gate), the Palazzo dei Priori and Sala dei Notari, the Cathedral, the Fontana Maggiore, the Arco Etrusco (Etruscan gate). Overnight at 4* hotel in Perugia.
Day 8. Breakfast. Pick-up at your preferred hotel and transfer to Assisi, the birthplace of S.Francis of Assisi and UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. After the meeting with the guide you’ll visit the beautiful Basilica and the center of this incredible town also called the ““crown jewel of the medieval hill towns”. Through the backstreets of Assisi you’ll discover fascinating architectural details and plenty of “local curiosities”. Lunch on your own. After lunch transfer to Montefalco Wine area, tour of a traditional winery and tasting of the most important wine of this area, the Sagrantino. Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at 4* hotel in Perugia.
Day 9. Breakfast. Transfer to Rome Fiumicino Airport. “Arrivederci”. End of the services.
Price per person:
Pick-up at Bologna Airport and drop off to Ravenna 4* hotel (day 1);
2 nights in 4* hotel located in Ravenna (b&b service);
Ravenna 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide + entrance tickets (day 2);
Private transfer Ravenna-Bologna (day 3);
2 nights in 4* hotel located in Bologna (b&b service);
Bologna 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide (day 3);
Private transfer by car/minivan + balsamic vinegar farm tour + Ferrari Museum’s entrance ticket (day 4);
Train ticket Bologna-Florence (day 5);
2 nights in 4* hotel located in Florence (b&b service);
Florence 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide (day 5);
Private transfer Florence-Perugia (day 7);
Perugia 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide (day 7);
Private transfer by car/minivan + Assisi 2.5 hours walking tour with private guide + St.Francis Basilica ticket entrance + Montefalco winery tour and tasting (day 8);
Pick-up at 4* hotel in Perugia and drop off to Rome Fiumicino Airport (day 9).
Single room on request;
Pick-up and drop off from/to other destinations will be quoted at the time of request;
Services not mentioned in the section “Services Included”.
Luxury accommodation/hotels on request;
The tour is available all year;
Museums and attractions are generally closed on Monday;
If some of the attractions/suppliers mentioned above are not available they will be replaced by others of the same quality;
On request train transfers can be replaced by car/minivan transfers by paying an extra costs calculated at the time of request;
The travel agency is not responsible for extra costs due to train delays/cancellation/strikes;
We reserve the right to change an itinerary after departure due to local circumstances or events outside of our control;
Booking:advanced booking is recommended;
Cancellation Policies: please, see Terms and Conditions
I GO TRAVEL SNC, Via Monte Grappa 14, 13049, Tronzano Vercellese (Italy)
Phone: +39 3492660501 / +39 (0) 161 1681122
Location: Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Umbria
Period: Whole year
Durata: 9 days/8 nights