Imagine walking past ancient relics, galleries of paintings, and magnificent parks listening to church bells at a distance. Imagine walking endless miles looking at pretty homes, colorful alleys and trattorias, where the medieval and the modern exist in the same space. Our Italian holiday with Rome, Florence and Venice will certainly enchant you!
The streets of Rome probably have more famous monuments than any other city on earth. History comes alive here as you marvel at the roadside fountains, the Colosseum, Michelangelo’s painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling and the spot where Fellini filmed his La Dolce Vita.
The Pantheon constructed to honor all pagan gods, best-preserved temple of ancient Rome and rebuilt in the 2nd century AD and the Coliseum, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, started by Emperor Vespasian, inaugurated by Titus in the year 80 are two of the sights we do not let you miss. In fact, when you come along with Flying Squirrel Holidays, we take you also to the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona and Piazza del Popolo, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and a trip to the Gianicolo, a hill outside Rome that rightly boasts of the best views of the city and the Vatican. We also will give you the best treats in town – from Italian craft beer to an endless array of toppings on your pizza – red shrimp, rabbit, mozzarella, raisins, and cured pork fat.
We also take you on a holiday to Florence, the birthplace of Italian Renaissance, a great city of art, where you will see Michelangelo’s David, canvasses of Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and some of the greatest artistic treasures of the world in its museums, palaces and churches, classical music and rich contemporary art. We bid you look at the Cathedral (Duomo), Palazzo Pitti, churches of Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce, the library of San Lorenzo. A walk through the oldest streets in the city leads to the Arno River, the historic bridge of Ponte Vecchio and a climb up the hill to Piazzale Michelangelo with the famous statue of David opens an enchanting and picturesque view of Florence. Food in Florence, basically Tuscan in nature, is full of local produce, mellow cheese, nd grilled meats. The city is also the home of the Chianti wine.
Next isVenice tourism. This north Italian city of is on a group of 118 islands separated by canals and linked by bridges, with buildings mostly built on poles to give them stability in the marshy ground. Every corner has monuments, churches and museums reflecting glorious history. There’s the St Mark’s Basilica, the Grand Canal, Bridge of Sighs, Galleriedell’ Academia and many more. We can arrange for a boat trip to the Lido di Venezia, a leisurely gondola tour, and a bird’s eye view of the city from Campanile. During your pit stops, bank on the Venice risotto, fried sardines, fried crabs, fish with rice, bean soup with noodles, shrimps and cuttlefish from the lagoon.
If you are in love with art and travel, this 3 city tour is a must. Let Flying Squirrel Holidays, plan this exciting city holiday for you