6 Nights | £699 pp
Outward Date: 24/09/2017 - Depart Edinburgh 0625 arrive Rome Ciampino 1030
Return Date: 30/09/2017 - Depart Pisa 1935 arrive Edinburgh 2130
Departing from Edinburgh
Fly direct to Rome. On arrival join the shuttle transfer to your hotel where you will spend 3 nights.
Why not start your Rome sightseeing with the top sites of Classical
Rome? The Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill hold a wealth
of history for your to discover.
No visit to Rome is complete without a trip to the Vatican City. The
city state, surrounded by Rome, is the headquarters of the Roman
Catholic Church. Not only is it the official residence of the Pope but
also a veritable treasure chest of art and architecture from across the
own way to the railway station for the journey by rail to Florence where
you will spend 3 nights. (Journey time is approximately 1.5 hours and
there is a choice of departure times.)
Immerse yourself in a world of artistic splendour. Tour the galleries
to discover the masterpieces of Giotto, Tiziano, Michelangelo and
Botticelli to name but a few.
Another must see is the Duomo, with the eight white ribs and terracotta
tiles of the famous Brunelleschi dome, it’s enormous close up and a
guide is recommended to fully appreciate its history. If you are feeling
energetic, climb the 463 steps to the top where you can see the inside
of the dome up close and get an amazing view of Florence below.
own way the Santa Maria Novella railway station where you will join the
airport bus to Pisa airport for the return flight to the UK.
Your Holiday Hotels
Our opinion… A small, great value hotel with friendly and helpful staff. Well located for exploring the sights of the city.
Location... Via Vicenza 34. Hotel Piemonte is located in central Rome, close to Diocletian Bath, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Nearby points of interest also include Colosseum and Roman Forum.
Accommodation… 34 air conditioned rooms. Simple, modern furnishings of a good standard, with minibar & safe. En suite barrooms with hairdryers and complimentary toiletries.
Facilities… A complimentary breakfast is served each morning in the breakfast room. The hotel also offers a bar/lounge for guests to relax after a day of sight seeing.
Transport… Near Rome Termini Railway Station, with bus and metro links to all the city landmarks.
Our opinion… A delightful hotel located in the heart of the historical centre. The Hotel Paris dates back to the 16th century and is traditionally decorated to compliment the high ceilings, beautiful frescos and original features.
Location... Via Dei Banchi 2. This hotel occupies a privileged location, between the city’s two most beautiful squares: Piazza Duomo and Piazza Santa Maria Novella. Guests can reach all of the major sites on foot: the monuments and museums, as well as the exhibition and convention centre.
Your Holiday Price Includes
Direct flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino returning from Pisa
3 nights at the 3* Piemonte hotel, Rome sharing a twin/double room
3 nights at the 3* Paris hotel, Florence sharing a twin/double room
Return airport transfers
Standard class rail travel from Rome to Florence
UK Air Passenger Duty
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