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3-Hour Monza Park Segway PT Authorized Tour

1. 3-Hour Monza Park Segway PT Authorized Tour

This tour it will begin with a visit to Cortona, where we will visit the most important sites, then we will go to Montepulciano where guests can have a meal, and finally Pienza. 1) Cortona is believed that owes its origins to nothing less than a certain Dardano, son of Jupiter and Electra, who was later founder of Troy. It retains its historic center in perfect medieval style. Cortona is derived from Latin Cortōna, and from Etruscan . Cortona became a Ghibellinian city state in the 13th century, with its own currency. From 1325 to 1409, the Ranieri-Casali family successfully ruled the town. After being conquered by Ladislaus of Naples in 1409, Cortona was sold to the Medici in 1411. Convent de Le Celle is a 13th-century Franciscan Convent located in Le Celle, just outside Cortona It's a small hermitage builded around 1200, where St Francis of Assisi lived a part of its life. It's famous also for the movie Under the tuscany sun, with Diane Lane, La vita è bella di Roberto Benigni. Montepulciano Located at 605 meters above sea level, between the Valdichiana and the Val d'Orcia, Montepulciano has origins from the Etruscans from the fourth century BC. Of ancient and long history, it is also famous for the wealth of excellent vineyards, from which the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG is obtained. Famous for its Vino Nobile, in the historic center, it's possible to taste wine of many cellars. Pienza Before the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. It is first mentioned in documents from the 9th century. Around 1300 parts of the village became property of the Piccolomini family. The Cathedral, which dominates the center of the piazza, has a facade that is one of the earliest designed in the Renaissance manner. Although the tripartite division is conventional, the use of pilasters and of columns, standing on high dados and linked by arches, was novel for the time. Pienza and the falous landscape to Monte Amiata, the cottages with rows of cypresses along the edge of the hill Visit La Pieve di Corsignano.

Lake Como: Scenic Views Luxury Helicopter Tour

2. Lake Como: Scenic Views Luxury Helicopter Tour

There is hardly a place in Europe that evokes images of beauty, glamour and tranquility more than Lake Como in Italy. For hundreds of years it’s been a popular destination with the rich and famous but there are plenty of things to do at Lake Como for the humble tourist, too. This tour allows you to enjoy the incredible panoramas of it's spectacular coast, picturesque villages and it's glorious sunshine from your amazing and luxurious helicopters. Stars including George Clooney, Madonna and Richard Branson have all famously owned homes in this region, not to mention it continues to be a firm celebrity favorite for a holiday. In addition to your classic tour, you can arrange (on demand): exclusive trips with lunch on restaurants located directly on the lake, flights for the wedding-day or marriage declarations, one-day trips to Venice or Florence and transfer to Malpensa airport.

3-Hour Monza Historic Center Segway PT Authorized Tour

3. 3-Hour Monza Historic Center Segway PT Authorized Tour

We have designed our tour for those looking to admire the meaningful works of art and architecture of the historic centre of Monza. Starting out from Villa Reale, we will reach “New Bridge” (Ponte Nuovo). The ancient gateway to the city of Monza, it runs alongside a section of the manmade Lambretto canal, which between 1333 and 1336, was topped by a fortified wall. We will stop to visit the ancient San Gerado hospital and the Roman age “d’Arena bridge”. We continue our reminiscences of Manzoni in Monza at the “St Maurice Cloister”. We will walk along a path to the ancient Spalto Isolino mill and Largo Mazzini. We will proceed from here to a Cathedral rebuilt in gothic shape, on the way passing Santa Maria in Strada, a Franciscan church built in the Lombard gothic style. The itinerary offers you an opportunity to see the most important goldsmith works of late antiquity, the prime sculptures of Campion and the frescos in the Zavattari Chapel - a late Lombard gothic gem that holds the “Iron Crown” (Corona Ferrea). The visit continues along Via Lambro, which once held the “Salt Customs House” and still has remnants of an ancient tower house and the old shuttered houses. The itinerary ends with an analysis of the Arengario (city hall) and the Dominican cloister San Pietro Martire.

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