Join on this wonderful 2-day tour to see the highlights of Rome, Florence and Pisa.Day 1You have the services of a private guide as you visit the ancient wonders of Rome including the Colosseum (inside included), the Roman Forum, Il Vittoriano, Piazza Venezia, the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. There is also a visit to the Vatican to see the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. All entrance fees included. Day 2A full-day tour from your hotel in Rome; you have your own private driver and can enjoy the sights on your journey to Florence. You will be met by your guide for a tour Florence’s main attractions and then continue to Pisa for a self-guided visit. You return to Rome in the evening with memories of a wonderful two days in Italy.
Day 1You meet your guide at the Colosseum and with skip-the-line tickets head straight for the interior to explore this magnificent amphitheatre.It is then outside again to see the Arch of Constantine and to take a walk to the Roman Forum, Ancient Rome’s main square and the centre of activity, political, religious and social. You guide will then take you to the Trevi Fountain, famous as the backdrop to many movies including Fellini’s’ La Dolce Vita. If you wish to return to Rome one day don’t forget to throw a coin in the fountain and make a wish!It is then time for lunch (own expense). After lunch you head for the Government District where you will see the Parliament Building, the Palace of the Council of Ministers, and the Column of Marcus Aurelius. Nearby is the Temple of Hadrian, commissioned by the Emperor Antonius Pius to commemorate his great predecessor. A walk through a narrow alleyway brings you to the Pantheon where you can see the tomb of the Renaissance painter and architect Raphael.As you emerge from the Pantheon you pass by the Ancient Baths of Nero to Piazza Navona to see Bernini’s wonderful Fountain of the Four Rivers.The final destination of the day takes you across the Tiber to the Vatican. There is so much to see as you meander through the Vatican Museums. Your guide will tell you about the marvelous artworks on display, especially the frescoes in Raphael’s Rooms and Michelangelo’s renowned ceiling frescoes in the Sistine Chapel. Your guide will then take you on a tour of Saint Peter’s Basilica and you finish the day in Saint Peter’s Square to catch a glimpse of the Pope’s apartments.Day 2Leave behind the bustle of Rome for a relaxing 3-hour drive through the scenic countryside of Lazio and Tuscany to Florence. You will be collected from your hotel at 7 am. in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to begin your full-day tour of Florence and Pisa. Your private driver will ensure you have stops on the way for comfort breaks and to take photos. Bottled water is provided.In Florence you will be met by a local guide who will take you to see the city’s highlights including the Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza della Repubblica, Palazzo Vecchio, and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore to name a few. You have skip-the-line access to the Academia Gallery to see Michelangelo’s famous David. There will be a little free time to shop and have lunch (own expense).After lunch you head for Pisa and once there your driver will drop you in the main square so that you can explore the city centre on your own. You will have plenty of time to enjoy this wonderful city and to see the outside of the Leaning Tower, the Cathedral, the Baptistery as well as Pisa’s other famous monuments.You will then be ready for the drive back to Rome. You get to your hotel about 7 pm in time for a well-deserved aperitivo!