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4 days: History of Medicine in Italy

Some of the best scientists, doctors and biologists in the world were Italian. A Full immersion in the roots of medicine and biology, Florence, Bologna and Padua. A memorable experience for people that are interested in the medicine history! A 4-days/ 3-nights tour that will make you discover Italy in a different way. This country under another point of view!

Day 1 – Introducing you to Florence
– Pick up from your arrival airport ( Florence or Pisa). Private transfer to your 5-star hotel in Florence. – Afternoon at your leisure – Dinner in a selected restaurant.

Day 2 – Science and Orphanage in Florence
– After a relaxing breakfast at your hotel, meeting with your personal guide that will take you to the Museo degli Innocenti, the old Florence Orphanage, for a guided tour. – Lunch in the amazing Museum Restaurant.
– Afternoon visit of the Natural History Museum, ‘La Specola’ that has more than 5,000 animals, perfectly preserved, dissected and displayed. It might be a little creepy if it wasn’t all in the name of science – Dinner in a selected restaurant.

Day 3 – Bologna, science and University
– After a relaxing breakfast at your hotel, check out and meeting with the driver to go to Bologna. – Morning at your leisure. – Light lunch in a selected restaurant and check in at the hotel in Bologna and meeting with your private guide. –Visit of the Archiginnasio, the oldest university in Italy. Follows a visit of the Museo di Palazzo Poggi, which has sections devoted to obstetrics and anatomical waxworks. – Dinner in a selected restaurant.

Day 3 – Padua and the Medicine
– After a relaxing breakfast at your hotel, meeting with your driver and go direction Padua. – The university itself has items as Galileo’s chair and above all, the sixteenth-century Anatomical Theatre, the oldest in the world. – Light lunch in a selected restaurant. – Afternoon visit of the Palazzo Ragione has representations of early alchemy and medicine, and frescoes that make up one of the largest existing astrological cycles. Back to Bologna – Dinner in a selected restaurant.

Day 4– Bye bye Bologna
– Breakfast at the hotel and check out – Your private driver will take you to the Airport (Bologna or Milan) for departure.