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Italy 2017

8-day trip to Italy

One of the most beautiful destinations in Europe, Italy, is a spectacular country offering diverse landscapes and is a treasure trove of art. Known for its sumptuous cuisine, Italy is a heaven for food lovers. Amidst the historic ruins of the city, experience the divine combination of wine and pasta.

Rome

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Birthplace of Renaissance and the center of Roman Empire, Rome is the classic combination of history, food and architecture and the romantic al fresco settings. Eating out in Rome is one of the finest experiences. Throughout history, Rome has produced top artists who have gone beyond the creative achievement. Statues and museums, mosaics and frescoes and ornamental facades flanking medieval piazzas adorn city’s historic streets. This is the place where you will be amidst Michelangelo’s pieces of art; David and Sistine Chapel frescoes, the Da Vinci’s Last Supper and many more. The city offerings of artistic and architectural treasures leave you wanting for more.

BuffyFish takes you on an exhilarating night tour, walking through tangled lanes of the historic city experiencing the enticing aroma of freshly ground coffee and giving a breathless view of the cityscape, magnificent Colosseum and the luring St. Peter’s dome. A trip with BuffyFish will give you a thrilling and an overwhelming experience of the cultural conundrum that is Rome. Viewing the Colosseum, Pantheon will take you back to the days of the Roman Empire, while the catacombs and churches will give you a glimpse of the early days of Christianity. While in Rome, you must gorge on the food and absorb the culture of the city. Spending hours at the street side cafes and enjoying the breathless view is a part of Roman experience.

Florence

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Florence, a place to enjoy world class art, is a romantic, captivating and an absorbing city. Explore the ‘Cradle of Renaissance’ with an expert guide and learn about some of the hidden sights. Enjoy a perfect blend of the city’s alluring beauty and its contemporary places, while knowing how “Street of beautiful Women’ got its name. A trip with BuffyFish’s tour guide will take you back in time to the Italian Renaissance and discover the reasons for the city being one of the significant places for art and cultural movements in the history of Europe. Unravel the small city’s ancient legends and the history that goes back to 1000 years.

Tuscany

From extraordinary paintings to sculptures and frescoes, Tuscany is considered the repository of art. Enjoy the wonderful, yet simple cuisine and wine in the amazing countryside of the region. Refresh in the medieval villages and historical towns and castles and churches, all which lend a unique blend of landscape to Tuscany. Indulge in the spas offering a well-deserved relaxation.

Located in central western Tuscany, Pisa is a renowned tourist destination with a splendid landscape incorporating Romanesque architecture and historical villages with the Leaning Tower of Pisa being the most magnificent monuments. Archaeological finds are scattered all over the place offering a history that goes way back in time. Culture, wine, cuisine and spas are all that you can discover in this unique but impressive land.

Siena extends over some of the most famous territories of Tuscany. A walk past the countryside offers remarkable abbeys such as Sant’ Antimo, architecture and small towns such as San Quirico d’Orcia or San Gimignano which have their original appearance preserved until this date. Experience the fresh Tuscan feel with BuffyFish’s exclusive trips.

Cinque Terre is a district comprising of five towns, where houses are bordered by lush nature. Take delight in the beauty of these five villages- Manarola, Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare that create a blend of nature and culture.

The optional tour that you opt for is Tuscany where you could explore the countryside with the following tours.

  • Travel to Pisa from Florence in a bus
  • Experience the wine estate of San Gimignano and Siena in a bus from Florence
  • Trip to Cinque Terre, one of the most enchanting landscapes, in a bus
  • Experience the life in villages between sea and land which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

End the day well with an aperitif in one of the most entrancing location of the city.

Venice

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Gorge on the Venetian cuisine, a royal spread with lagoon sea food, the kinds found nowhere else. Enjoy the Venetian architecture along the banks of the Grand Canal. The city built on water has much more to explore than one may think. Venice thrives on mystery and awestruck sights of the hidden passageways to the beyond comprehension radiance of the Titian’s Assunta altarpiece. The place is spell bound to anyone who visits and will return for more.

BuffyFish’s trip takes you on a tour of Murano, Burano and Torcello islands. Preserving the authentic traditions of Venice, these islands offer a tranquil experience in which you can absorb yourself. Visit the glass- blowing factory in Murano, the first cathedral of Venice in Torcello and check out for some beautiful handcrafted lace in Burano.

Known for its ancient glass making tradition, island of Murano can be explored while stopping at a glass factory to see some works of art. Absorb in the magnificence of the palaces and churches and get a glimpse of San Michele, a 19th century cemetery. The island of Torcello was the earliest center of civilization in the Venetian lagoon. See here the evidence of a glorious past that flourished with embellished churches and palaces. Burano is a picturesque island with bright colored houses and is home to the finest of the laces in Europe. See for yourself the craft of lace making.

BuffyFish gives you an experience and a real feel of the culture and traditions of Italy, allowing your soul to absorb in the art and cuisine of the country.


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