Day-By-Day

2023

Tuesday May 9 - Leave the USA on an overnight flight to Rome.

Wednesday May 10 - Transfer on your own from the Rome airport to the Hotel Napoleon in Historic Old Town - one of the most picturesque neighborhoods in Rome.

The Airport Train "Leonardo Express" terminates at the Termini Train Station just 5 blocks from the hotel. Relax or go exploring, the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain are nearby.

Welcome dinner at the hotel at 7 pm this evening to meet your hosts and fellow travelers.

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Thursday May 11 - Leave for Assisi. After your included breakfast meet the coach with your luggage at 10:15 for a short drive to Merumalia Wine Resort for wine tasting and lunch. After lunch it is a scenic 2-1/2 hour ride to Assisi and the BV Grand Hotel and Spa for 3 nights. Explore your hotel, maybe take a swim in the indoor pool or have a spa treatment. This evening is free to explore and dinner is on your own.

 

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LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Friday May 12th - Have a light breakfast that is included and meet the coach at 10:00 AM for a 50-minute drive to Rossbastardo Winery for a Wine tasting and Lunch. At 1:15 pm we will leave and drive 35 minutes for a 2:00 pm Wine tasting at Agricola Mevante with a light snack, then return back to BV Grand Hotel where dinner is on your own.

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5 COURSE LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Saturday, May 13th - After your included breakfast we will meet the coach at 10 AM for a 40-minute drive to Perugia to explore and have Lunch on your own. At 2 pm we will ride 20 minutes to the Perugia Chocolate factory. I can smell the chocolate from here. A picturesque 40-minute ride back to the BV Grand Hotel where the spa is awaiting you along with an indoor pool. 6:00 PM we will leave the BV Grand for wine and dinner at the Bilbento Assisi Restaurant. After we will return to the Hotel for a good night's rest. 

LUNCH AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Sunday May 14th - Leave for Fano. Pack your bags, after an included breakfast we will leave for Fano. The coach will leave at 10 AM for a 2 hour ride to Hotel Castello Montegiove - Country House, on the slopes of the homonymous hill, overlooking the sea, the city of Fano and the surrounding green hills. Free day to enjoy this unique hotel, hike, golf or go to the nearby city of Fano. 3 nights

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LUNCH AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Monday May 15th - After included breakfast the coach will leave at 8:45 for a beautiful 1-1/2 hour ride to Boccafosca - La Cantina for wine tastings with a light snack. At noon head for Lalia Libenzi just 30 minutes away where you will enjoy wine tasting with lunch. Afterwards just a 45 minute return to the Hotel Castello Montegiove.

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LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Tuesday May 16th - After included breakfast meet the coach at 10:15 AM for an 1-1/2 hour drive to Villa Forano for tastings with Lunch. After lunch 1-1/4 hour to Tenutal dell'Ugolino for tastings with a light snack. One hour back to the hotel where dinner is on your own.

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LUNCH INCLUDED - DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Wednesday May 17 - Leave for Treviso.  Pack your bags, after an included breakfast meet the coach at 10 AM for our drive north to Treviso. After a 1-1/2 hour drive we will stop in historical Ravenna where you will have 2 hours to explore and have lunch. At 1:30 PM the coach will leave on a 2-1/2 hour drive to Hotel Maggior Consiglio, just a short walk from Treviso's city center.  Though overshadowed by its southerly neighbor Venice, Treviso boasts a similar network of canals and maze-like medieval streets, tucked away behind historic defensive walls. The newer part of town holds a bevy of museums and restaurants serving Treviso’s signature dish: tiramisu. 4 nights 

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LUNCH AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Thursday May 18 - After your included breakfast meet the coach at 8:15 AM for a 30-minute drive, with glorious views, to the winery Azienda Agricola Frassinelli in the famous Prosecco region of Conegliano- Valdobbeadine for tastings and a light snack. At 11:00 the coach will leave for Tenuta Fernanda Cappello in Fruili where we will arrive at 12:00 pm for tastings and a light snack. There you can enjoy the beautiful mountain backdrop. Return time is 1-1/2  hours. You will have time to explore Treviso. 

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LUNCH AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Friday May 19 - After an included breakfast meet the coach at 10 AM for a 1/2 hour drive to Castello di Roncade and tour the only Venetian villa still enclosed within a medieval wall. Visit the garden, cellars and part of the interior of the villa, discovering the fascinating vicissitudes of the families that lived in it combining historic events, conspiracies and legends! Tour will be followed with a sampling of 5 wines and snacks. Remainder of the day is free.

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LUNCH AND DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Saturday May 20 - Free day to roam, relax, enjoy the spa and indoor pool or let us arrange a excursion, many to choose from.

Debi can help you arrange a transfer to the airport, or depending on your departure time you can take the train to Venice and a water taxi to the airport. She can also help you plan a post tour.

 

Sunday May 21 - Ciao to Italy!

                                    Call Debi at Sun Bird Travel 239-250-6778