Italy and Israel
INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION FEE (minimum 30 people):
Basic fee starting from € 1550.00
Surcharges: single room € 470.00
The fee includes:
Trip by Gran Turismo bus as per program - Accommodation in 3-star hotels in Italy and second-class hotels in Israel in double/twin rooms - Half board from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 8 in Italy and full board from day 8 to day 14 in Israel - Language guides for visits as scheduled in Italy and authorized local guide in Israel - Reserved entrances to the Vatican Museums in Rome - Included entrance fees in Israel: Franciscan Museum of Nazareth, Capernaum; in Jerusalem: Ascension, Our Father - Minibus on Mount Tabor - Radio-guides for the entire programme
POSSIBILITY OF PERSONALIZED PROGRAMS - FLIGHT FEE ROME/TEL AVIV NOT INCLUDED
Arrival at Milan Malpensa airport and transfer to the hotel. According to the scheduled flight, we can either first visit with the guide the centre of Milan and then go to the hotel or the opposite. Dinner and overnight.
MILAN - BRESCIA
Breakfast. In the morning we continue our guided tour of Milan. Lunch. In the afternoon we leave for Brescia and we make a guided tour of the historical centre. Accommodation in the hotel. Dinner and overnight.
BRESCIA - VENICE
Breakfast. Departure for Tronchetto port near Venice. Here we take a ferry boat to San Marco Square, the real heart of this unique city in the whole world for its artistic, cultural and historical patrimony which mirrors itself in the water of the Laguna. We start our guided tour with the visit of the famous St. Marco's basilica, an architectural masterpiece of Byzantine-venetian style, the Ducal palace and the Clock tower. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon we continue our tour admiring the most important monuments and other palaces of the city. After the tour we go to the hotel for check-in, dinner and overnight.
VENICE - FLORENCE
Breakfast. Departure for Florence. Arrival at the hotel and lunch. In the afternoon we make a guided tour of the historical centre starting from Santa Maria Novella to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Next to it are located the Giotto's tower and the Baptistery. At the end of the tour we return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
FLORENCE - ROME
Breakfast. In the morning we visit the famous Signoria square with Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti and Santo Spirito square. Lunch. In the afternoon we leave for Rome. Arrival at the hotel: check-in, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast. In the morning we visit with guide the Vatican museums (visit booked in advance), the Sistine Chapel and St.Peter's Basilica. Lunch. In the afternoon we continue with our tour with the baroque Rome: Quirinale palace, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Spagna square and Navona square.
Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast. Possibility to take part in the meeting with Pope Francesco in San Pietro square (if the Pope is in Rome). Lunch. In the afternoon we continue visiting with guide this imperial city with a panoramic view of Campidoglio square, Fori Imperiali and Colosseum (from outside). After the tour we return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
ROME - TEL AVIV
Breakfast. Transfer to Fiumicino airport and departure for Tel Aviv. Upon arrival we meet our guide and we go to Galilea passing through the lowland of Sharon. Arrival in Nazareth in the evening. Hotel check in, dinner and overnight.
NAZARETH - TABOR
Breakfast. In the morning we leave for Tabor, the mount of Transfiguration and we climb it with a minibus. Then we continue for Nazareth with lunch during journey. In the afternoon we visit Nazareth: basilica of Annunciation, St. Joseph's church, Franciscan museum, Virgin's fountain. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
EXC. SEA OF GALILEE
Breakfast. We dedicate this day to the places of Jesus Christ's public life nearby Sea of Galilee. We reach Beatitudes mount, then we go to Tabgha, where we visit the churches of Primacy of St. Peter and church of Multiplication of the Loaves and the Fishes. We cross the lake by boat and we have lunch during the visits. In the afternoon we continue to Cafarnao with the visit of the ancient city rests with the sinagogue and Peter's house. Return to Nazareth with a stop in Cana. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
NAZARETH - BETHLEHEM
Breakfast. Departure to Judea along Jordan valley and the Dead Sea area. Stop in Jericho and on Dead Sea. Lunch. In the afternoon we arrive to Bethlehem and we visit the city with the Shepherd's field and Church of Nativity. Arrival at the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast. Departure to Jerusalem and city tour: Olive Mount with the niche of Jesus Christ's Ascent, the cave of Our Father, Dominus Flevit and Getsemani basilica. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon we visit the Christian Zion with the Last Supper, Basilica of Dormition, St. Peter in Gallicantu and the Kidron valley. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
Breakfast. We return to Jerusalem and we continue visiting this city. We start climbing The Temple Mount then we visit the Wailing Wall in the Jewish Quarter. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon we visit St. Anna's church with the Probatic pool, Flagellation church, Via Dolorosa and Basilica of Resurrection with Calvary and the Holy Sepulchre. Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight.
BETHLEHEM - TEL AVIV
Breakfast. In the morning we go to Tel Aviv and we visit the city. At the end we take the transfer to the airport for the return flight.