GLOBUS 2018/2019: Northern Italy Escape (KIG)

8 days from Milan to Milan

Take an escorted vacation tour of Northern Italy that begins and ends in marvelous Milan. You'll begin with a welcome dinner in a fine Milanese restaurant, followed by two nights in the fashionable city to visit its Sforzesco Castle Grounds and Museum, Duomo Square, and see the world-famous La Scala Opera House. You'll travel to Turin-former capital of Italy and birthplace of Fiat automobiles-where guided sightseeing includes a visit to the cathedral which houses the Holy Shroud. Enter Emilia-Romagna renowned worldwide for its gourmet traditions. Stop in Parma-of parmesan and prosciutto fame-and visit Modena for a Balsamic Vinegar tasting. Next stop is Venice, a favorite destination for romantics and art lovers. Take a private boat ride and join your Local Guide for a walking tour to see St. Mark's Square's, its byzantine Basilica, the Doges' Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs. Also watch the age-old art of glassblowing by a local artisan.

Head to Verona-setting of the Shakespearean tragedy, Romeo & Juliet. Take photos of Juliet's balcony, and see the pink-marbled arena of gladiator battles of the 1st century AD-now an exquisite venue for world-class opera performances. Enjoy an authentic Italian farewell dinner in Milan to commemorate your escape of Northern Italy, away from the crowds, and with savings to share on cherished mementos and experiences.

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Tour Operator
Globus
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2018
Duration
8 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1MilanWelcome to Milan! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and leave the hotel for a welcome dinner at one of Milan's fine restaurants. (D)
Day 2MilanThis morning, enjoy a walking tour with a Local Guide. Start with a visit to the SFORZESCO CASTLE GROUNDS and MUSEUM. Then, enter DUOMO SQUARE with its magnificent gothic cathedral, the glass-domed GALLERIA, and admire the famous La Scala Opera House. Optional excursions are available to make the most of your stay. (B)
Day 3TurinArrive in Turin, capital of Piedmont, once capital of Italy, and birthplace of the Fiat automobile. During your sightseeing with a Local Guide, admire the amazing 548-foot-high Mole Antonelliana, symbol of Turin, and walk through the historic center to visit the CATHEDRAL that houses the Holy Shroud. (B,D)
Day 4ParmaDrive into the fertile Po area to Parma, famous for its prosciutto and Parmesan cheese. Your guided sightseeing will focus on the Romanesque cathedral, the bell tower, and the octagonal baptistry, made of pink Verona marble. This evening, you may wish to join an optional dinner excursion to try out local specialties. (B)
Day 5Venice IslandStop in Modena and spend time in its historic center, and admire the City Hall, Cathedral, and Ghirlandina Tower. You will also be treated to [LF] a BALSAMIC VINEGAR TASTING. Learn all about this typical Italian product, and enjoy a light lunch before continuing to Venice, a powerful magnet for romantics and art lovers from around the globe. This evening, an optional excursion is available to experience a Venetian night out. (B,L)
Day 6Venice IslandTake a PRIVATE BOAT to join your Local Guide for a walking tour. Highlights are ST. MARK'S SQUARE with its byzantine BASILICA, lavish DOGES' PALACE, and the famous BRIDGE OF SIGHS. Also, watch a skilled GLASSBLOWER fashion delicate objects in an age-old traditional manner. To enhance your stay, why not join an optional excursion? (B)
Day 7MilanIn Verona, the medieval setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, take pictures of Juliet's balcony and rub her statue's bronze breast for good luck. Next, marvel at the Arena, an incredibly well-preserved pink marble Roman amphitheater, where gladiators once fought. Built in the 1st century AD, it is now the magical venue for world-famous opera performances. Return to Milan, where a farewell dinner at a local restaurant awaits to celebrate the success of your Northern Italy Escape. (B,D)
Day 8MilanYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
March 02, 2019$1,249.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
Disclaimer
US$ Price Details

Prices are per person in single, double, or triple room occupancy.

The single supplement waiver and single room capacity is limited, please call for availability.

Extra nights per person in Milan:
in single room $153, in twin $92, in triple $84

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