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Flavours Of Tuscany, The Enchanting Cinque Terre & Splendid Tour

Rome - Montepulciano - Pienza - Siena - San Gimignano - Tavarnelle Val di Pesa - Chianti Region - Pisa - La Spezia - Portovenere - Gulf of Poets - Cinque Terre - La Spezia - Carrara Marble Caves - Montecarlo Di Lucca - Rome - Naples - Pompeii - Sorrento - Capri - Sorrento - Amalfi - Pompeii - Rome

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Splendid Tour - Rome to Rome 2019

Rome - Naples - Pompeii - Sorrento - Capri - Sorrento - Positano - Amalfi - Pompeii - Rome

5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

From $1,640 per person

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Flavours Of Tuscany, The Enchanting Cinque Terre & Sorrentine Peninsula

Rome - Montepulciano - Pienza - Siena - San Gimignano - Tavarnelle Val di Pesa - Chianti Region - Pisa - La Spezia - Portovenere - Gulf of Poets - Cinque Terre - La Spezia - Carrara Marble Caves - Montecarlo Di Lucca - Rome - Naples - Pompeii - Sorrento - Capri - Sorrento - Rome

7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS

From $1,935 per person

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Flavours Of Tuscany & The Enchanting Cinque Terre

Rome - Montepulciano - Pienza - Siena - San Gimignano - Tavarnelle Val di Pesa - Chianti Region - Pisa - La Spezia - Portovenere - Gulf of Poets - Cinque Terre - La Spezia - Carrara Marble Caves - Montecarlo Di Lucca - Rome

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

From $995 per person

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Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Rome – Montepulciano – Pienza – Siena

Pickup from the hotel at 1930hrs. Meet your multilingual tour leader and start a delightful trip through the rolling hills of the Chianti Region. Reach the hilltop town of Montepulciano, an ancient village rich in medieval and Renaissance buildings, famous for producing one of the oldest wines in Italy 'Nobile di Montepulciano'. Stop for a visit in wine cellar and experience a tasting of wines and local products like ham, cheese and salami. Proceed to Pienza, the Renaissance town built under Pope Pius II and also well-known for its pecorino cheese. The tour will proceed to Siena, where you will enjoy a visit of the old city centre. You will be walking along the medieval streets admiring splendid palaces. The sightseeing tour will end in the Piazza del Campo. This is one of the most beautiful squares in the world and site of the famous 600 years old horse-race, called 'Il Palio'. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (D, T)

Day 2
Siena – San Gimignano – Tavernelle – Chianti Area – Pisa – La Spezia

After breakfast at the hotel, departure to San Gimignano, a tiny town that has remained intact through the centuries. Situated on a hilltop and famous for its numerous towers, frescoes and other art treasures. You will then proceed to Tavernelle Val di Pesa located within the Chianti Classico “Gallo Nero” region, where we will make a stop at the farmhouse La Tancia to enjoy an excellent wine tasting with light lunch. The tour continues onto Pisa, where you will have free time for lunch. Early afternoon with tour leader who will take you for a pleasant walk into the enchanting historical centre, Piazza dei Miracoli, with its famous Leaning Tower (exterior visit), The Baptistery (exterior visit) and other beautiful monuments. Proceed to La Spezia. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, D, T)

Day 3
La Spezia – Porto Venere – Golfo Dei Poeti – Cinque Terre – La Spezia

After breakfast, departure by boat for an unforgettable day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscape in the world. The five villages, Cinque Terre is an area suspended between sea and land, hanging from sheer cliffs surrounded by hills and vineyards. By touring the coastline by boat, you will have the possibility to admire this amazing landscape from the seaside. In the event of rough sea, the visit will be done partly by coach and partly by train. During the tour, the boat will reach Portovenere and the most important villages. You will be able to stop at Portovenere, Vernazza, Monterosso and visit them at leisure. (B, D)

Day 4
La Spezia – Carrara Marble Caves – Montecarlo Di Lucca – Rome

After breakfast at the hotel, the tour will take you to Carrara for a visit of the impressive marble quarries carved deep into the mountain. This is where Michelangelo took the raw material to create his superb masterpieces. By visiting the quarry museum you will admire ancient tools, some sculptures and the quarry man's house. Continue to Montecarlo Di Lucca, a lovely town located on the hills around Lucca. This territory is ideal for the production of top quality wine and extra virgin olive oil. We will stop and visit a farmhouse where you will have opportunity to taste delicious Tuscan food specialities, from olive oil to cheese, bread to wine and of course pasta. Proceed to Rome with arrival in the evening. (B, T)

Day 5
Rome – Naples – Pompeii – Sorrento

Pick up from the hotel at 0700hrs for your departure from Rome to Naples by coach with a multilingual tour leader. Upon arrival in Naples our local guide will take you for a walking tour of the historical centre to admire the Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, the Gallery of Umberto I, and the San Carlo Opera House. From Naples, continue to Pompeii, and enjoy a short visit to a coral and cameo factory. Lunch in a typical restaurant, followed by a visit of the excavations of this ancient Roman city which was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvio in 79 BC. Proceed to Sorrento, a charming town of the Sorrentine Peninsula famous for the cultivation of orange, lemon and olive trees. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 6
Sorrento – Capri – Sorrento

American buffet breakfast at the hotel, and departure at 0800hrs to the island of Capri. You will board the ferry and arrive in Marina Grande. Once on the island you will visit the Blue Grotto (weather permitting), the Augustus Gardens and stop at the famous Piazzetta. Mini coach will take you up to Anacapri. After lunch in Anacapri, you will return to Marina Grande where you will board the ferry. Once on land you will be transferred back to Sorrento. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 7
Sorrento – Amalfi

American buffet breakfast at the hotel and departure to Amalfi at 0930hrs via the breathtaking Amalfi Coast drive. Enroute you will enjoy magnificent views of Positano and other picturesque fishing villages. Arrival in Amalfi and time at leisure. You can take the hotel's shuttle bus to reach its private beach and plunge into the water of the Mediterranean Sea. Alternatively, you may visit the city centre of Amalfi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 8
Amalfi

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Your day is at leisure to discover the beauty of this wonderful coastal village, or to explore the area. It is also possible to arrange optional excursions and visit towns like Ravello and Positano. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 9
Amalfi – Pompeii – Rome

American buffet breakfast at the hotel. Morning at leisure. Meeting point at the hotel at 1530hrs and transfer to Pompeii where you will join another group for your trip back to Rome. Traffic permitting, the estimated time of arrival is 2100hrs (B)

Inclusions

  • 8 Nights in 4* hotel
  • 7 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 7 Dinners (B, L, D)
  • 3 Wine tasting with local products (T) 
  • Tour Director - English, Spanish, French 
  • Assistant during whole tour (except Amalfi)
  • Excursion to Pompeii & Capri
  • Visit of the Blue Grotto (weather permitting)
  • Boat trip along the enchanting Cinque Terre coast line
  • A/C motor coach
  • Train from Monterosso to La Spezia
  • Transfer from Sorrento to Amalfi
  • Transfer from Amalfi to Pompeii

Sightseeing

  • Montepulciano - Visit a wine cellar and experience a tasting of wines & local products
  • Siena - Piazza del Campo
  • Tavarnelle Val di Pesa - Visit a farmhouse La Tancia to enjoy an excellent wine tasting with light lunch
  • Pisa - Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower (exterior visit), The Baptistery (exterior visit)
  • Cinque Terre - Portovenere, Vernazza, Monterosso
  • Carrara - Marble quarries carved deep into the mountain
  • Montecarlo Di Lucca - Visit a farmhouse and experience a tasting of wines & local products (oil, cheese, bread, pasta, wine.)
  • Naples - Piazza del Plebiscito, Royal Palace, Gallery of Umberto I, San Carlo Opera House
  • Pompeii - Coral & Cameo factory, Archaeological site
  • Capri - Blue Grotto (weather permitting), Augustus Gardens, Piazzetta, Anacapri
  • Amalfi - Ravello & Positano - optional

Exclusions

  • Prices do not include city tax
    These are paid directly to each hotel

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