GREECE - ITALY COMBO TOUR
TOUR THE COUNTRIES WITH THE OLDEST CIVILIZATIONS IN EUROPE
Mediterranean countries tour – visit:
Countries: Italy, Greece
Cities: Athens, Ioannina, Thessaloniki, Nafplio – Rome, Florence, Venice, Naples
Civilizations: Ancient Greek, Roman
Tour Code: MED_11GrIt
Duration: 11 days / 10 nights
Season: All the year round
Location: Greece – Italy
Style: countries hopping – History – Photography
Ioanina – Metsovo traditional village – Vergina treasures -Thessaloniki sightseeing -Athens sightseeing with Acropolis and its museum -Corinth Canal -Epidavrus Theater -Homeric Mycenae – Nafplio -Ancient Olympia -Delphi – Plaka Athens old town
Florence sightseeing, the Duomo, the Third “Pietà” by Michelangelo, the Museum of the Accademia – Venice Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, Piazza San Marco – Rome Piazza della Repubblica, Via Veneto, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Coliseum, St. Peter’s Basilica, Chapel Sestina – Naples – Pompeii.
- Transportation with Luxury private car or minivan / bus
- Experienced En speaking driver
- Hotels 3*, 4*, 5*
- Meals Breakfast (B,_,_)
- Entrance fees to archeological sites and museums
- Official En speaking local guides
- Ferry ticket Italy – Greece in cabin
- Meet & Greet on the arrival at the airport
- Flight ticket (International – Domestic flight tickets upon request)
- In Greece. Accommodation tax (0.5€ per day per room for guesthouses -1.5€ per day per room for 3* hotels – 3€ per day per room for 4* hotels – 4€ per day per room for 5* hotels) paid directly by the clients to hotel.
*All packages are flexible and dynamic for any changes according to any personal needs and desires upon request.
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Day 1: Rome arrival (_,_,_)
Arrival at Rome Airport, meet with our representative, Transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Rome
Day 2: Florence city tour (B,L,_)
Morning driving on “Sun Route” motorway, we arrive to Florence. The city was the cradle of the Renaissance and its art and beauty have drawn travelers for centuries. Guided visit of the city. The Duomo, the Third “Pietà” by Michelangelo, the Baptistry with the golden bronze doors by Ghiberti, Giotto’s Belfry, the Museum of the Accademia with the David by Michelangelo, Piazza della Signoria, uffizi. Lunch in a typical restaurant. Late in the afternoon we arrive to Venice. Overnight in Venice
Day 3: Venice city tour (B,L,_)
In the morning, guided visit of the city: Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, Piazza San Marco and the Duomo. Lunch in a typical restaurant and free time. Early in the afternoon we start our trip back to Rome. Overnight in Rome
Day 4: Rome Sightseeing (B,_,_)
We’ll visit the Pantheon and the gorgeous Piazza Navona, built on the ruins of the Domitian’s Circus, the Vatican museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter’s Cathedral. Then we drive to Colosseum. Palatine Hall and Forum. From there, you walk out of the Campidoglio towards the Trevi Fountain for wish, and walk to Piazza di Spagnia, for a little shopping. Return to hotel. Later you can walk in Via Veneto and Villa Borghese. Overnight in Rome.
Day 5: Free day in Rome (B,_,_)
Free day to explore the historical city on your own
Day 6: Naples Pompeii – Bari – Ferry to Greece (B,_,_)
After breakfast taking autostrada del Sole, we arrive to Naples where we’ll have a short panoramic tour of the city: the pier of Santa
Lucia with its impressive Castel dell’Ovo, the historical center Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, the Basilica of San Francesco di Paola, the San Carlo Opera House, the Gallery of Umberto I and the imposing Maschio Angioino. After the lunch break we will visit the excavations of this world-famous Roman town Pompeii, destroyed by the eruption of the Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. In the afternoon we take the Ferry from Bari to Igoumenitsa Greece. Overnight on board.
Day 7: Ioannina, Metsovo, Thessaloniki (B,_,D)
Morning arrival at Igoumenitsa. Drive in Egnatia high way to the beautiful city of Ioannina. Walk around the lake and the craft market. Then drive to Thessaloniki with a short stop to the traditional village of Metsovo. Upon arrival to Thessaloniki guided tour, Rotonda, Galerius’ Arch, Kastra and city walls, White Tower from outside, St.Dimitrious Byzantine church. Transfer to hotel. In the evening walk to Ladadika for dinner at Greek tavern with Greek dishes and wine. Optional with Greek bouzouki music
Day 8: Daily excursion to Venice OR Florence (B,L,_)
Venice. Morning transfer to Venice by train. Guided city tour.
Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs, Piazza San Marco and the Duomo. Lunch in a typical restaurant and free time. In the evening return to Rome
OR Florence city tour. We drive on “Sun Route” motorway and we arrive to Florence. Guided visit of the city. The Duomo, the Third “Pietà” by Michelangelo, the Baptistry, Giotto’s Belfry, the Museum of the Accademia, Piazza della Signoria. Lunch in a typical restaurant. Late in the afternoon we return Rome. Overnight in Rome
Day 9: DEPARTURE(B,_,_)
Morning free time in Rome. Transfer to airport for your flight back home.