Small Group: Bellissima Italia

4 Nights & 5 Days

Venice > Bologna > Modena > La Spezia > Cinque Terre > Pisa > Florence > San Gimignano > Siena > Rome

From the floating city of romantic Venice, journey through the scenic charming hill towns, ancient-old cities and countryside villages. Travel to the central region of Emilia-Romagna and taste the traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena, one of the most famous Italian products in the world! Experience the colours, flavours, rich history, art and captivating landscape of Cinque Terre. Walkthrough the “Cradle of Renaissance” city and set your eyes upon the city’s artistic treasures, gaze upon the Leaning Tower of Pisa and much more!

Itinerary

Day 1: VENICE > BOLOGNA > MODENA AREA > LA SPEZIA

Departure from Venice bound for Bologna and free time to visit the symbols of the city, such as the imposing Piazza Maggiore and the Asinelli and Garisenda towers. Continuation to the surroundings of Modena to taste the balsamic vinegar, one of the most famous Italian products in the world. Departure for La Spezia and hotel accommodation. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay. Meals: D

Day 2: LA SPEZIA > CINQUE TERRE > LA SPEZIA

Breakfast at the hotel and departure from the port of La Spezia to start the boat excursion to the Cinque Terre, one of the most pristine areas in Italy, a long stretch of rocky coast rich in bays and beaches bathed by a crystal clear sea and perched villages, included in 1997 by UNESCO in the “World Heritage” list. Arrival by boat in Porto Venere and continuation for Vernazza and Monterosso, the largest and oldest village in the Cinque Terre, divided into two parts, the old city and the new one. Return to La Spezia. Free time for dinner and overnight stay. Meals: B

Day 3: LA SPEZIA > PISA > FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel and departure for Pisa. Visit of the city of the Leaning Tower, a work of architecture unique in the world located in Piazza dei Miracoli. Early in afternoon Continuation to Florence. On arrival, visit of the city historical centre passing through symbolic places, such as Piazza del Duomo, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza Della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio. Free for dinner and overnight stay. Meals: B

Day 4: FLORENCE

Breakfast at the hotel. Free day to explore Florence also called the “Cradle of Renaissance”, one of the most famous cities in the world, with its unique artistic and cultural centre. Possibility of optional tours, such as the visit of the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia Gallery or an excursion to immerse yourself into the scents and colours of the Chianti district. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay. Meals: B, D

Day 5: FLORENCE > SAN GIMIGNANO > SIENA > ROME

Breakfast at the hotel and at the scheduled time departure bound to San Gimignano. Free visit of the small medieval city declared patrimony of humanity by UNESCO. Continuation to Siena and guided tour of the city built around Piazza del Campo, famous throughout the world for its architectural beauty and its particular “shell” shape. In the afternoon, departure for Rome and arrival in the city centre in the evening. End of services. Meals: B

Departures

2020 Departures: April 19, May 3, 17, 31, June 14, 28, July 12, 26, August 9, 23, September 6, 20 & October 4, 18

Includes

  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 18 passengers
  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Daily breakfast and 2 dinners (please inform us at the moment of the booking, in case of any food allergy or dietary restrictions)
  • Traditional vinegar of Modena tasting experience
  • Visit of Siena and Florence with an expert licensed tour guide
  • Visit of Bologna, Pisa and San Gimignano with the tour leader
  • Excursion by boat to Cinque Terre (in case of bad weather, the excursion will be provided by train)
  • English-speaking tour leader for the entire itinerary
  • Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air-conditioning

Pricing Details

  • All prices are per person
  • Children allowed from 12 years old (adult rate)
  • City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
  • Drinks are not included with meals
  • Only one bag per person allowed (any size) plus one piece of hand luggage

Optional Extras

  • Take advantage of our preferred airfares to Europe from any Canadian gateway
  • Airport Transfers
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Optional Tours from Florence on Day 4

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