PHSC - Italy

Friday, March 6, 2015

Today you depart the United States on your overnight flight to Europe.  Naturally, meals will be served and optional inflight entertainment will be offered.  Please refer to your flight schedule for pertinent details.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Today you will arrive in Florence. After checking into your hotel you will spend the evening exploring area points of interest with your tour leader.  Dinner is included tonight.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Begin this morning with a guided walking city tour including the Academia, home of Michelangelo’s magnificent statue of David.  Later this afternoon you will enjoy a visit to the Uffizi Gallery.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Dedicate today to discovering the fantastic sites this city has to offer with your tour leader including museums, churches, markets, and much more. Highlights may include optional visits to the Medici Chapel, shopping in the straw market and open-air market, visiting a leather factory or strolling across the Ponte-Vecchio to see the gold and silver shops.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Bid farewell to Florence as you to travel to Rome.  Upon arrival you will enjoy a guided tour of the city including the Colosseum and Forum.  Dinner is included tonight.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Begin today with a guided tour of the Vatican Museums including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. This afternoon you will enjoy a visit to the Borghese Gallery.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Embark on an exciting excursion to visit the Naples Archeological Museum and explore ancient Pompeii. This evening you return to Rome to enjoy an evening at leisure for shopping or to enjoy a gelato.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Dedicate today to exploring Rome with your tour leader to include such sights as the Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and much more. You may optionally wish to visit such sights as San Pietro in Vincoli, Castle San Angelo, the Temple of Minerva, or many others. Your farewell dinner will is planned for tonight.

Saturday, March 14, 2015

This morning you will transfer to the airport for your return flight to the United States.