Glorious Florence & the Venice Carnival 2014
10 Days from £1,198
Tour code: 4BOW | Countries visited : Italy
Experience a captivating train ride to Italy from London, travelling down through France and crossing the border to Milan, before arriving in Florence. With Florence as a base, you can spend the day wandering around some of Italy's most stunning architecture, particularly the Basilica of Santa Croce and the medieval Ponte Vecchio bridge which stretches over the River Arno. There are a number of lively squares which are perfect for relaxing with a pizza and a glass of wine at lunch time, and numerous shops where you can browse for souvenirs. From Florence, continue to Venice for a free day of exploring its narrow streets and canal bridges before the captivating Venice Carnival begins the following day. People in bright, colourful costumes and masks fill the streets and piazzas bringing Venice to life, and street entertainment is in abundance at carnival time.
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