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Rome • Florence • Montalcino • Tuscany • San Gimignano • Siena • Montepulciano • Lucca • Cortona

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Trip Includes


  • Flights from anywhere in the United States and flights between countries as per your itinerary. (all necessary flights on your trip are included)
  • Daily Mass will be scheduled.
  • Airport Taxes, Security Fees & Fuel Surcharges Saving you an average of $400-$600!
  • Transfers as per itinerary.
  • 4 or 5 star hotels in downtown areas.
  • Transportation with luxury bus.
  • All breakfasts and all dinners.
  • All tips to driver, hotel, and tour guide. If you feel that the tour guide did a great job, offering them extra tips is greatly appreciated.
  • Guided Tours and Tour Fees ~ Our tour guides are very caring, licensed, and well educated. Many of our guides have their PhD's.
  • Luggage handling (1 suitcase and 1 carry-on per person)
  • Single Supplement (as long as the passengers is willing to room with someone and allows us to provide them with a roommate. If the passenger wants a guaranteed room to of their own, then they have to pay the $900 single supplement)
  • Remember: Our trips are not more expensive during high season ~ Passengers will never be expected to pay extra for anything while on the trip.

Trip Does Not Include


  • Lunch
  • Trip Insurance. Work directly with Travel Guard to protect your investment and insure your money. There are different packages to choose from depending on what your travel needs are. Use the above link or the link right below the picture of the Pope on our home page to visit their site.

Steps For Registration


  1. Call us (855) 842-8001 or register online with a credit card and pay your $500 deposit per person to save your spot. The $500 deposit is part of the total price of the trip.
  2. A $1,000 Additional Deposit (AD) per person is due one month from the registration. The AD is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).
  3. The balance is due 4 months before the trip departure date. The balance is paid ONLY in the form of Check (personal, money order, or bank check).


  • Mail all checks and correspondence to:


Proximo Travel
PO Box 561
Auburn, MA 01501


  • NOTE: If you sign up for a trip within 4 months of the departure date, you pay the deposit of $500 with a credit card and the balance is required to be overnighted in the form of a personal check, money order or bank check.


Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Depart from USA. Arrival next day.

Day 2: Arrive in Rome. On the way to Florence, stop at the kingdom of Brunello: the charming village of Montalcino. At two of the area’s finest small vineyards you will taste what is arguably the best wine in Italy: Brunello. Lunch will be at another delightful restaurant by one of the most gracious proprietresses in Tuscany. Free evening in Florence. Free afternoon/evening in Florence. Dinner and overnight in Florence.

Day 3: After breakfast, join Monica for a tour of Florence from a historical perspective. Gain a greater understanding of the Medici’s, once one of Italy’s most powerful and influential families whose members included popes, queens and a long line of dukes. You will learn how they used their wealth to help foster the Italian Renaissance and establish a political dynasty that ruled Florence for 300 years. You will also learn more about how they encouraged the careers of such luminaries as Michelangelo and Galileo. Following the tour Roz will introduce you to the Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy. Established in 1221 by Dominican Monks, it is the oldest still-operating pharmacy in Italy, if not the world. We will return to the Santa Croce area where you can relax until dinner.

Day 4: Today we improve our understanding of Italian wines as we travel to the beautiful Chianti region with Lawrence, our wine consultant extraordinaire. Visit two charming wineries. Wine can be shipped. Lunch is at a restaurant with a view as close to heaven on earth as you might ever find. Visit Greve before returning to Florence for dinner.

Day 5: Don’t forget your camera as we spend the day in the beautiful Tuscan countryside as we visit San Gimignano and Siena. In San Gimignano visit the Palazzo del Popolo Civic Museum which includes the famous Sala di Dante with frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli. Travel on to Siena to visit the Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Comunale and Torre del Mangla. Dinner in Siena and overnight in Florence.

Day 6: Visit Montepulciano and enjoy a wine tasting and the Vino Nobile of Montepulciano. Early dinner in Montepulciano. Overnight in Florence.

Day 7: Enjoy a tour of Lucca, one of the most quaint towns of Tuscany. Continue to Cortona to enjoy a tour and a wine tasting. Dinner and overnight in in Florence.

Day 8:Fly back home

Please note: We do our best to ensure that all sites listed in this itinerary will be seen. However, due to scheduling conflicts, or other circumstances beyond our control, sites may be visited on a different day than listed. If this happens it will also necessitate a change in the restaurant for dinner. However, we will never sacrifice the quality of the meal, all restaurants will meet Proximo Travel's very high standards. Since we have several different trip configurations touring at the same time, it is likely that groups on different tours will be combined when their itineraries overlap in certain areas.


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