The Eternal City
Day 1: Rome
Arrival in Rome, the fascinating capital of Italy. Accommodation in hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Catholic Rome
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to discover the Eternal city. Guided visit of the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St.
Peter Basilica. The tour starts from Vatican Museums where you could admire Greek and Roman sculpture, the famous
statue of Apollus, the Galleries of Tapestries and the Rooms painted by Raphael and his pupils, ending with the amazing
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel. Afterward the tour will lead you inside the highest temple of Christendom: St. Peter’s
Basilica. The Pietà by Michelangelo, the Jubilee Gate, Bernini’s main altar, the staircase enlightened by eternal lamps
leading to the tomb of Saint Peter designed by Carlo Maderno, the tombs of the Popes made by Bernini, Della Porta,
Canova, Thorvaldsen and many others, Michelangelo’s amazing dome and more masterpieces will overhead you. Lunch
in a typical restaurant. After lunch the visit proceeds to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the “Mother of all churches in the
world”, the perfect connection between the pagan and Christian eras and to Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, to
venerate the tomb of St. Paul, the “Apostle of the Gentiles”. Dinner at hotel and overnight.
Day 3: Antique and Baroque Rome
After breakfast departure to discover the Ancient Rome: the Capitoline Hill, which was the political and religious centre of
Empire, the Roman Forum, the Arch of Costantine and finally the Colosseum. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon the
guided tour proceeds to the Baroque Rome, to admire the famous squares, the baroque buildings and the magnificent
fountains: Navona Square, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Campo de’ Fiori, Farnese Square. At the end of the
visit, come back to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Tivoli
After breakfast excursion to Tivoli, the place where the ancient and privileged Romans built their Villas. A local guide will
tour you around the famous Villa d’Este with its beautiful terrace-made gardens in which the most divine statues,
spring-fountains and most exotic plants can be found. Lunch in restaurant. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at
Day 5: Rome
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and come back to your destination.