From the snow-capped peaks of the Dolomites and the Mediterranean charm of the Cinque Terre to the idyllic shores of Lake Garda; from the wines of Valpolicella to the ham and parmigiano in Parma; from the romance of Venice and Verona to the architectural splendor of Pisa and the buzz of Milan, this small-group tour of Italy captures the incredible diversity of northern Italy. Replete with experiences that showcase the essence of northern Italy and complete with stays in luxurious Autentico Hotels’ properties, dubbed uniquely Italian, this tour of Italy is a one-of-a-kind experience for travelers who seek to experience the genuine spirit of Italy.
- Revel in the peaks and valleys of the Dolomite mountains, deemed UNESCO World Heritage Site for their exceptional beauty
- Indulge in famed Italian delicacies such as prosciutto and parmigiano in Parma and wines in Valpolicella
- Marvel at the seductive sight of the Italian Riviera’s magnificent Cinque Terre
This tour of Italy features 9 nights of accommodations in luxurious Autentico hotels, castles and historic estates (3 nights in Merano, 3 nights in Lonigo near Vicenza, 3 nights in Ameglia near La Spezia), with full buffet breakfasts. With Merano as the meeting point and Milan as the departure point, this small group tour of Italy (for 6–20 participants) includes private transportation by deluxe coach, as well as several boat experiences. Also included in this Italian vacation package are multiple day trips and city tours with private English-speaking guides (entrance fees included), as well as cooking classes, food tastings and exclusive dining experiences. Professional English-speaking assistance is provided for the entire duration of the trip.