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September 5-7, 2001

Marvellous Tuscany
(2 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels)

A trip to Tuscany, a privileged land, cradled amid rolling hills covered with farms, vineyards and orchards that inspired artists such as Giotto, Leonardo and Michelangelo who created their masterpieces there, contributing to the unbelievable beauty of its landscapes and little towns. Departure from Hotel at 8.30 a.m. by coach with English speaking professional guide, arrival to Siena around 12.00 and stop for lunch in a typical restaurant. In the afternoon visit to the town to admire the spectacular Duomo, the famous Campo's square with its typical shell shape where twice a year the famous Palio horse ride takes place. Leaving Siena we reach the hotel along the "Chiantigiana" way. In the morning departure to Florenceand city tour starting from its main religious area: the 13th century Duomo the gothic Cathedral, the Baptistery and Giotto's bell tower. The visit will then concentrate on Florence ancient political centre: with Palazzo Vecchio and Palazzo della Signoria trough Ponte Vecchio to reach Palazzo Pitti. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the town by yourself. On request visit to the Uffizi Museum. Dinner and overnight in hotel in Florence. In the morning departure to discover Florence surroundings: visit to Fiesole the famous ancient Etruscan/Roman town. Trough the Viale dei Colli we reach Piazzale Michelangelo to admire Florence from the top. Stop for lunch and return to Rome. Arrival in Rome approx at 7.00 p.m
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September 5-7, 2001

Assisi and Orvieto
(2 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels)

Departure at 8.30 a.m. by coach with English Guide and transfer to Orvieto, that with its base some 660 feet above the River Paglia and its sharply cut flanks giving it clarity, possesses one of Italy's most distinctive profiles. Though the town is full of historic buildings, none can equal its superb Romanesque-Gothic cathedral, begun in 1290, and the medieval square it faces. The Cathedral was built under the patronage of the papacy, is a timber-roofed, columnar basilica like Santa Croce in Florence, but with colorful stone striping and sumptuous capitals and cornicework. Its magnificent polychrome facade embodies a love of luxurious effects reminiscent of the northern cathedral fronts, but with a typically Italian emphasis on closed mural surfaces, classically carved detailing, and marble inlays.
Lunch in a typical restaurant.
In the afternoon during your transfer to Assisi, the home of Sts. Francis and Clare, you will have the possibility to cross the Umbria region and admire Italy's green heart, source of outstanding red wines. Dinner and overnight in Assisi.
In the morning walking tour of the town visiting the major Franciscan sites in the city: the Basilica of San Francesco and the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli. Free lunch and afternoon at leisure Dinner and overnight in Assisi.

In the morning esxcursion to Spello the next town east of Assisi on the side of Monte Subasio. It is a classic hill town mainly dating from the middle ages, famous for its 'infiorata' in June when all of Italy seems to come here to see the flower 'paintings'. It is just ten minutes from Assisi and is itself a city of art, considered to be the most perfect example of an Italian City of the middle ages. Visit to the Church of S. Maria Maggiore built on the ruins of the sacred temble dedicated tothe roman divinities Dafne and Giunone and the Church of S. Lorenzo that preserves important paintings, sculptures and wooden artworks. The visit will prosecute to the town of Spoleto world wide known for its art "Festival of Two Worlds". Visit to the Roman Temple's ruins in the Cathedral, lunch in typical restaurant and return to Rome approx at 6.00 p.m.
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General Information
All tours will depart and return to a defined pick up point (an hotel or a different site) that will be later specified.
All tours are in English.
Minimum participants 15

Booking Instructions
Please send the Tours Registration Form, by fax only within July 6th, duly filled enclosing payment or proof of it to:
Triumph Viaggi & Incentive.
Via Proba Petronia, 3 - 00136 Roma, Italy
Fax: +39 06 39724622 Tel: +39 06 399631
e-mail: viaggi@triumphpr.it