A ROOM WITH A VIEW
Day 1 ANCIENT ROME.
Follow in the foot steps of ancient Romans as a local guide shows you the Eternal City;the Colosseum, Arch of Constantine,the Roman Forum,the Pantheon,and Trajan’s Column.Afternoon excursion to the port of Ancient Rome,Ostia Antica.
Day 2 VATICAN CITY.
Discover the artistic legacy of Catholicism in the Vatican City.View the famous works of religious art in the Sistine Chapel and St.Peter’s Basilica,the world’s largest Christian church.Optional evening excursion to the nearby hill resort of Tivoli to see the Emperor Hadrian’s Villa and the Villa D’Este.
Day 3 ASSISI.
Journey to the tranquil refuge of Assisi.Visit inside the beautiful Basilica of St.Francis and study Giotto’s 28 stunning frescoes that depict the saint’s life.
Day 4 FLORENCE COOKING LESSON.
Florence is home to some of the most astounding pieces of art in the world.Join a local guide for a sightseeing tour to experience”The Cradle of the Renaissance”up close;the beauty of The Duomo;the magnificence of Ghiberti’s bronze Baptistery doors; the Church of Santa Croce.In the Accademia see Michelangelo’s David. This evening learn to cook and eat Italian style!
Day 5 ART RESTORATION UFFIZI.
Optional morning class teaches you the challenges and techniques of art restoration.Afternoon visit to the see the magnificent collection in the Uffizi Gallery.