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We arrive to Rome Airport where a private coach is waiting us to begin our journey to the Eternal City. We enjoy a panoramic bus tour around the glorious city of Rome including the Roman Forum, the Arch of Constantine and stop to take some pictures at the Coliseum, After lunch on our own, we visits St Peter’s Basilica. We continue to our hotel for dinner and overnight.
This morning we have the major Basilicas in Rome, Santa Maria Maggiore, San Giovanni in Laterano and San Paolo fuori le Mura, free time for lunch on our own. We continue our guided tour starting from San Nicola da Tolentino the Baroque Rome including Trevi Fountain, Spagna Square, Popolo Square and ending with San Biagio della Pagnotta. At the end transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
This morning we drive to Florence stopping en route for a visit at the Armenian Villa located in Buonconvento where we will enjoy a little welcome drink. Afterwards we continue to Siena to visit the famous Piazza del Campo. We continue to San Gimignano the nearby medieval town famous for its tower houses built as symbols of the resident’s wealth and power where we visit the Armenian Monastery. We then proceed to Florence. Tonight we enjoy a dinner at a local Armenian restaurant. Overnight at our hotel.
This morning, we start the guided visit of Florence. During the walking tour we will visit San Basilio degli Armeni. After free lunch on our own depart to Genova where we will have a guided tour of the city.Transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Today you will travel from Milan but before leaving Genoa we will visit San Bartolomeo degli Armeni Church. Arrival in Milan in the late afternoon and visit the Quaranta Martiri Church and it’ll be possible to visit the Sarapien Shop. Transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Today, we arrive in Venice Tronchetto (bording point) where we will reach San Marco Square by boat and we start our walking tour . We begin with the splendid Piazza San Marco and the incredibly rich Byzantine Basilica of San Marco . The balance of the day is at our leisure. We reach Tronchetto (bording point) by private boat. Transfer by our private coach to our hotel in Mestre for dinner and overnight.
Today is dedicated to visit the Armenian Venice We will start on St. Lazzaro Island where we can find the wonderful namesake Monastery and Church of St. Lazzaro, inhabited by the Armenian Fathers. Large garden surrounds the Gothic church rebuilt in the 19th century. Annexed to the Church is the Monastery. Back to Venice Island you will have the chance to visit the Santa Croce Church, which was the only Armenian Church in Venice. Today, it is never open except for Mass one day a month, but it will be exclusively opened for your visit. The Armenian Community also owns the Baroque Palazzo Zenobio in Dorsoduro, which houses the Collegio Armeno that we are going to visit after Santa Croce. It is used for Armenian studies and it also offers lodging for students.” Leisure time for shopping before having a dinner in a tipical restaurant of the Island Return to Tronchetto by private boat. Our coach will accompany us to the hotel in Mestre
Today we make our way back to N.Y.