Small Group: Essence of Tuscany & Colourful Cinque Terre

3 Nights & 4 Days

Rome > Pisa > Lucca > La Spezia > Cinque Terre > Siena > Chianti > San Gimignano > Siena > Montepulciano > Rome

Experience the colours, flavours, rich history and the captivating landscapes of Cinque Terre and Tuscany! Explore the beautiful scenery of Cinque Terre and Tuscany from the stunning beaches of Monterosso to the charming streets of Vernazza and the medieval Tuscan village of Montepulciano surrounded by vineyards! You will also have a chance to visit Pisa including its famous Leaning Tower!

Itinerary

Day 1: ROME > PISA > LUCCA > LA SPEZIA

Departure from a central location in Rome or pick-up from your centrally located hotel in the morning to Pisa. Upon arrival, visit the iconic Leaning Tower, a unique masterpiece in the World located in Piazza dei Miracoli. Continue on to Lucca, one of the flagships of the Tuscany region, also known as the “city of a hundred churches” for a large number of religious buildings in the historic center. Departure for La Spezia and accommodation at the hotel. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay. Meals: D

Day 2: LA SPEZIA > CINQUE TERRE > SIENA

After breakfast, departure by boat for an unforgettable day dedicated to discovering one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world! By touring the coastline by boat, you will have the possibility to admire the sheer cliffs surrounded by hills and vineyards from the sea. In the event of a rough sea, the visit will be by train. During the tour, the boat will reach Porto Venere and surroundings! You can take some pictures in Porto Venere, Vernazza and Monterosso, walking into the narrow streets and immerse yourself in a colourful postcard! Then you will reach La Spezia by train and from there you will take a private motorcoach to proceed to the Siena area. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B, D

Day 3: SIENA > CHIANTI AREA > SAN GIMIGNANO > SIENA

Breakfast at the hotel and departure to discover the wonderful Chianti area, always considered the heart of Tuscany and famous throughout the world for its renowned wines. Free time in Gaiole in Chianti, Radda in Chianti and Greve in Chianti. Continue to San Gimignano and on the way stop near San Casciano in Val di Pesa for a wine tasting in a charming winery. Upon arrival in San Gimignano, the free visit of the historic center of this small medieval town declared heritage of humanity by UNESCO. A second wine tasting will be the perfect end of a wonderful day. Coming back to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay. Meals: B, D

Day 4: SIENA > MONTEPULCIANO > ROME

Breakfast at the hotel and at the established time guided tour of the historic center of Siena, medieval city built around Piazza del Campo, famous throughout the world for its architectural beauty and its particular “shell” shape. Proceeding to Montepulciano to taste the Vino Nobile, one of the oldest and most prestigious wines of the Tuscany. Immediately after, departing to Rome and arrival in the city center in the late afternoon. End of services. Meals: B

Departures

2020 Departures: April 12, 26, May 10, 24, June 7, 21, July 5, 19, August 2, 16, 30, September 13, 27 & October 11, 25

Includes

  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 18 passengers
  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels
  • Daily breakfast, 3 wine tastings with local products and 3 dinners (please inform us at the moment of the booking, in case of any food allergy or dietary restrictions)
  • Multilingual tour leader
  • Boat-trip along the Cinque Terre coastline
  • Multilingual tour guide in Siena (2-hours)
  • Visit Pisa, Lucca, Chianti area, San Gimignano and Multepulicano with the tour leader
  • Train from Monterosso to La Spezia
  • 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 in Rome

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