Visit Italy’s greatest gems in this journey showcasing history, culture, landscapes and wine. Start in the capital of Rome, exploring the ancient Roman heritage like the Colosseum and marveling at the world’s greatest masterpieces in the Vatican City. Get charmed by the seaside Cinque Terre, soaking in the harmony of colorful architecture, rugged nature and easy coastal living. Travel back in time, to the medieval era in San Gimignano, Pisa and Siena, and to the Renaissance in Lucca and Florence. Toast to your Italian travels with Tuscany’s favorite charm: the famed Chianti wines.
- Delve into Rome’s incredible heritage with a private guide, visiting ancient Roman sites and the Vatican City highlights
- Admire the scenic Cinque Terre from a boat and then explore each of its five seaside villages
- Take in Italy’s landmark sites, like the Leaning Tower in Pisa, Duomo Cathedral in Florence and the skyline of San Gimignano
Starting in Rome and finishing in Florence, this tour can be taken as a self-drive or in a deluxe van with a professional English-speaking driver. Private van transfers to and from the airport, as well as first-class seats on the high-speed train from Rome to La Spezia are included. Accommodation for 9 nights is provided in exceptional 4-star hotels or historical mansions, with full buffet breakfasts (3 nights in Rome, 2 in Cinque Terre, 2 in Chianti and 2 in Florence). The tour includes a welcome dinner in Rome; wine tasting and traditional lunch in Tuscany; guided tours with English-speaking guides and multiple day trips. Entrance fees to the main attractions listed in the itinerary, as well as to the Cinque Terre National Park, are included in the package. Professional assistance is provided throughout the trip.