Chamber Sponsored Trip to Italy
Welcome to the enchanting world of Sova Chamber! We are thrilled to present to you an incredible opportunity to embark on a mesmerizing journey through the captivating country of Italy. Get ready to immerse yourself in the rich history, exquisite art, and mouthwatering cuisine as we explore the wonders of Rome, Vatican, Florence, Siena, Pisa, Venice, and Milan.
Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the heart and soul of Italy. Join us on our Sova Chamber Sponsored trip to Italy from September 21-29, 2024, and prepare to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Your Trip Includes:
●Roundtrip international airfare & Tax ● 9-day deluxe tour package
● 4 & 5-star hotel accommodation, breakfast & lunch ● Deluxe bus
● Fluent English-speaking tour guides ● Entrance fees to attractions
Day 1 – Richmond (RIC)/Rome
Check in at Richmond (RIC) Airport for a connection (or direct) flight for
Rome. Overnight on flight.
Day 2 – Rome
Change the connection flight and arrive at Rome, Italy. You will be met at
the airport by your tour guide and transfer to the hotel.
Day 3- Rome
Take a tour to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peters’
Basilica, the largest church in the world. Walk along the beautiful
Galleries of Tapestries, admiring Raphael’s Rooms. The tour end at
St. Peter’s Square. Visit the ancient Colosseum, Piazza Romana, Day
L’arco Trionfale di Constantino, Piazza Venezia, Bocca della
Verita, Vitoriano Memorial Hall, Piazza del Campidoglio.
4 – Rome/Assisi/Siena/Florence
Bus journey to Assisi, tiny town built in the Middle Ages. Visit Basillica of
St. Francis to see the masterpieces by Giotto and Cimabue. Drive to
Siena, a UNESCO Heritage Site, world-known for the Palio, the
historical horse race around the shell-shaped town square Piazza del
Campo. Drive to Florence.
Day 5 – Florence
Venturing around beautiful Florence, the cradle of Renaissance, with the
help of Michelangelo. Visit Santa Maria del Fiore, more commonly
referred to as the Duomo, Piazza Della Signoria, Palazzo Della
Signoria (also known as Palazzo Vecchio), Basilica of Santa Croce,
Pizza dei Miracoli with the Duomo, and Pisa the Leaning Tower.
Day 6 – Florence/Bologna/Padova/Venice
Drive to Bologna, see Porticos at city center. From Piazza Malpighi
walk to Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore, then King Renzo
Palace Palazzo Podesta and the Basilica of San Petronio. Drive to
Padova, with Sant’ Antonio Basilica, one of the most visited churches by
pilgrims of the Catholic world. Drive to Venice, the City of Love.
Day 7 – Venice
Private water-taxi transfer to Pizza San Marco, visit St Mark’s Basilica.
Sightseeing also include the Palazzo dei Dogi, the legendary “Bridge of
Sights”, roaming along Venice’s canals.
Day 8 – Venice/Milan
Depart from Piazzale Roma to Milan, visit the Cathedral Metropolitan
di Santa Maria Nascente Duomo di Milano.
Day 9 – Milan/Richmond (RIC)
Take connection flight to Richmond (RIC) Airport.
Orientation meeting will be held
5:30 – 7:00 pm, Thursday Nov 2, 2023
Southern Virginia Chamber of Commerce
2200 Boulevard # E
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Please call John at Chamber for trip details