Explore the world of science touring London, Greenwich, Milan, Modena, Florence and Rome.
From Galileo Galilei, Copernicus, Isaac Newton, Leonardo da Vinci to the modern time IMAX show of the discovery of the Space. From the first ideas about the hydraulic doors in ancient Colosseum, image of the
flying saucer (helicopter), to the modern astronauts. A lot of fun.
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY - LONDON: Flight to London
Day 2. LONDON: Morning arrival and start with the panoramic tour of London and to see: Hyde Park, Trafalgar Square, the Tower Bridge the Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Then to your centrally located hotel on fashionable South Kensington, next to Royal Albert Hall and History and Science Museum.
Day-3. LONDON: Walk along Kensington Palace and Hyde Park to Buckingham Palace to attend the most famous ceremony in England the Changing of the Guard. Later, walk to Piccadilly Circus the main "get together"place for young travellers in London. View Canadian House at Trafalgar Square, early supper at Piccadilly and then some free time or opt for theatre performance at West End.
Day-4. LONDON - MILAN: Just a short walk to Natural Science Museum of London, one of the greatest science museums in Europe. Explore this great facility and permanent exhibitions related to science of the world with special exhibition related to the work of Isaac Newton (universal gravitation, centrifugal force, centripetal force, and the effects and characteristics of bodies in motion), Gene Cernan (life of the astronauts),Robot Safari, the great DNA etc. Later visit the IMAX (time permitting).Then transfer to the airport for your short flight to Milan. Upon arrival panoramic tour of the financial capital of Italy to see the main sites such as: Duomo, Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie, home of Leonardo da Vinci’s Last Supper and Basilica di San Ambrogio, Then to your hotel close to Duomo.
Day-5. MILAN: Morning visit to Triennale Design Museum, one of the best exhibitions of decorative and industrial art. Then visit Museo Nazionale della Scienza e Technologia devoted to the work of Leonardo da Vinci. See amazing collection of his early work related to science, transportation, and “new frontiers” like: war and flying machines, wooden machines, models of bridges and defensive works, the maquette of the ideal town, the famous Vitruvian Man and every sort of scientific instruments. Rest of the day is free for some fun around Duomo.
Day-6. MILAN-MODENA-FLORENCE: Early morning departure. Stop in Modena to visit assembly line and race track of famousFerrari. Then visit the town of Vinci, where Leonardo was born. Visit his museum and then just a short ride to Florence, the world’s capital of Renaissance. After check in start with guided tour. See: Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Baptistry’s bronze doors, Piazza de la Signoria with Neptune's fountain, the Cathedral with it’s famous cupola built by Brunelleschi, Church of Santa Croce and Town Hall. Then walk to Ponte Vecchio a unique bridge over the Arno.
Day-7. FLORENCE: Visit Galileo Instituto della Scienza, devoted to the great work of Galileo Galilei. Later join your tour director on walking tour through San Lorenzo open air market with numerous booths selling traditional Florentine products. Rest of the day is free for group or individual activities.
Day-8. FLORENCE - ROME: Transfer to Rome. Upon arrival, leave the luggage in your hotel next to Colosseum, and walk to walk to Museo Astronomico Copernicano, devoted to the great scientist Copernic. Later in the evening walking tour from Colosseum and along the Roman Forum. What a best way how to end your evening then to visit famous Trevi Fountain, one of the symbols of Rome and place to taste the best gelato in Italy.
Day-9. VATICAN & BAROQUE ROME: Visit Vatican Museum, a group of impressive edifices with hundreds of galleries filled with art treasures. See: Greek Cross Room, Maps Gallery, Candelabra Gallery, Raphael’s Lodge,,the Sistine Chapel, seat of the Conclave for the election of Popes, decorated with ceilings by Michelangelo and St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest catholic church in the world, with Michelangelo’s masterpiece, “La Pieta” and “Glory” by Bernini. Then view Castel San Angelo built as the burial place of Emperor Hadrian before we continue to Navona Square and Pantheon. Rest of the day is free for group or individual activities
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Buckingham Palace - Changing of the Guard - Natural Science Museum - IMAX - Duomo - Convent of Santa Maria dele Grazie - Museo de la Scienza - Ferrrari outlet - Santa Croce - Ponte Vechio - Colosseum - Foro Romano - Vatican Museum - St. Peters Basilica
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following:
Round trip airfare - airport taxes - inter European flight London-Milan - 8 nights accommodation in centrally located 3 and four star hotels - double rooms - 8 English and European buffet breakfasts - 8 dinners - guided tours of London, Milan, Florence and Rome - 4 Science Museums - Royal Observatory - IMAX -Triennale Museum - Colosseum - Vatican Museum - Mariden tour director - independent group