From places of pilgrimage such as Assisi to Florence, rich in culture, and romantic Venice, these 5 days in Italy with four nights of hotel accommodation highlight the main towns and cities in the northern half of the country. On the first day of your tour, you'll arrive in Florence in time to enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel. Florence is a paradise for art lovers, and the morning guided tour includes highlights such as Piazza della Signoria, where there is a copy of Michelangelo's “David” at the entrance of the majestic Palazzo Vecchio. You'll also stop at Piazza della Duomo to see the city's famous cathedral with its iconic dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi.
On the second day, you'll travel from northern Florence to Bologna, the culinary capital of the Emilia-Romagna region. Iconic sights such as Palazzo Re Enzo and Palazzo del Podestà are as famous as the city's food, and the tour includes stops at these luxurious palaces. The third day of your tour will take you to Siena, a walled city known for its most famous attractions including the Siena cathedral and the impressive Palazzo Comunale, where medieval frescoes painted by Ambrogio Lorenzetti and Simone Martini are displayed. On the fourth day, you'll explore Rome, one of Italy's most iconic cities.
Not only is Rome big and complex enough that a lifetime isn't enough to discover all the phenomenal things that can be done in Rome, but it's also a fantastic base for exploring central Italy. Finally, on your fifth day in Italy, you'll visit romantic Venice. This city is known for its canals and gondolas, as well as its many churches and museums. You'll have plenty of time to explore this beautiful city before heading back home.