Early morning departure - at noon we reach the Swiss Alps, enjoy the great scenery. Early evening we will arrive in Pisa, check into our comfortable hotel. Dinner at the hotel restaurant is included.
After breakfast we will visit the “Field of Miracles,” site of the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. Time to shop for souvenirs and for lunch, before we head south to Rome along the coastal highway. Upon arrival in Rome early evening, we check into our hotel. Also tonight's 'Christmas Eve dinner' is included
Merry Christmas! After breakfast, we are off to St Peter’s Basilica for the Christmas Mass, followed by the official Papal Blessing on St Peter’s Square. It is broadcast around the world - and will be a memory to cherish forever! In the afternoon, our walking tour of Rome will include the Coliseum, the Forum, the Pantheon and of course the Trevi Fountain (don’t forget to toss a coin). Tonight, join in for a delicious 'Christmas dinner' at a typical Roman Trattoria (€ 49)
Today , our italian adventure will take us to the Gulf of Naples, where we first visit Pompeii, which was buried by erupting Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD. The secrets of ancient Roman life are revealed by our local guide as we tour the excavations. Scenic drive to Sorrento, a famed resort located on the cliffs overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Time for lunch, to shop and to explore before we drive back to Rome.
In the morning, join our optional tour (by local agency) of the Vatican (€ 69). Together with an art expert you will see the treasures of the Vatican Museum and Michelangelo's frescos in the Sistine Chapel. After lunch we say- “Arriverderci Roma” we drive north into the hills of Tuscany. Tonight, savor “la dolce vita” at our Tuscan gala dinner with live music entertainement and wine (€ 59).
Our walking tour of Florence features the Cathedral of Florence, Piazza Signoria and the Santa Croce church (tomb of Michelangelo). Time for own explorations and to shop for leather, gold jewelery and tuscan specialties. Afternoon departure and midnight return to Ramstein.