Edict of Milan celebration 313-2013 – Early Christian art Italy tour

Market: Leisure
For: Groups
Type: Tour
Length: 15 days
Guest min: 15
Guest max: 50
Price from: On request
Price valid until: 17/03/2013
Destination: Arezzo, Assisi, Emilia-Romagna, Florence, Italy, Latium, Lombardy, Milan, Orvieto, Pisa, Ravenna, Rome, Tuscany, Umbria
Theme: Art and culture, Culture, Exhibitions, Italy tours, Museums
Territory: City
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In 2013 the 7th century anniversaryof the Edict Of Milan will ber celebrated. The Edict issued in Milan  in ad 313 by Emperor Constantine gave Christians freedom of culte. This Itay tour will include the official celebration exhibition in Milan together with a tour throught the most important sites related to Emperor Constantin, Christianism and Early Christian art

Tour will include

  • transportation, accommodation and tour leader for all the tour
  • 4 days in Rome, featuring

Imperial Rome guided city tour, including Colosseum, Constantine Arch, Imperial Forums, Capitoline Museum

Christian Rome guided city tour including some basilicas founded by Constantine, like Saint John Lateran and Saint Paul Outside The Walls

Vatican Basilica and Museum full day tour

  • Excursion to the Constance Mausoleum to the north of Rome and to the city of Orvieto
  • 1 day in Assisi with visit to the S.Francesco Basilica
  • 1 day in Ravenna, last capital of Western Roman Empire and capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, rich  in religious building decorated with mosaics that are masterpieces of Early Christian art
  • 4 days in Milan, featuring

Guided visit of the most important monuments of the city with particular focus on the Early Christian times; visit to the remains of the archeological area below the Duomo, of the Ancient Art Museum in the Sforza Catle, to the Archeological Museum, to the remains of the Imperial Palace, dating back to the times when Milan was capital of the Western Roman Empire; visit to the most important early christian basilicas, like S.Lorenzo and S.Ambrogio

Visit to the official exhibition that will celebrate the anniversary of the Edict, including masterpieces from all over the world, witnesses of Constantine times and of the Edict – The exhibition will be held in Palazzo Reale in Milan, from 25 october 2012 to 17 march 2013

  • 2 days in  Florence, with guided tour including Cathedral, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce and Uffizi
  • Daily Excursion to Pisa, with guided tour to Piazza dei Miracoli, with the celebrated Leaning Tower, the Baptistery and  the Cathedral, an unrivalled masterpiece of Romanesque art
  • Excursion to Arezzo on the way to Rome, with visit to the church of S.Francesco, featuring the masterpiece of Renaissance painter Piero della Francesca, illustrating the stories of Constantin and his mother Saint Helen in search of the relic of the Holy Cross
  • 1 day in Rome for the departure