Soul Of Italy & Cinqueterre ~ 8 Days
- Rome, Florence, Tuscany & Cinqueterre
- Small Group, Maximum 16 Participants
- Guaranteed Departures; Departs on Fridays
- Tour Code: VYHOI19
Itinerary - click for more
Day 1: Rome Welcome to Rome, Meet & Greet airport private transfer. Check into hotel. Late afternoon meet with tour leader for a short briefing. A pleasant walk, and enjoy a Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight.
Day 2: Heart of Rome & Vatican. Meet your guide and private transfer to the Vatican Museum. Skip the line access. Visit the major sights as well as some unexpected surprises. See the Belvedere Courtyard with Apollo Belvedere & Laocoön & his sons, Raphael Rooms, the Candelabra Galleries, the Maps and of the Tapestries, the Sistine Chapel, Pinecone Courtyard, and St. Peter’s Basilica. Late afternoon guided walking tour of Baroque Rome. Return to hotel, evening at leisure. Overnight.
Day 3: Rome A Day to relax or continue exploring Rome: Suggested Imperial Rome with Colosseum and Roman Forum, or visit one of the most beautiful art collection Palazzo Borghese. Alternatively, visit Capri or Pompeii taking advantage of the new high speed trains connecting Naples and Rome in just 1 hour. Overnight in Rome.
Day 4: Tuscany Today continue to Tuscany, guided tour. Transfer to Florence by coach with a stop in Siena. Enjoy a wine & food lunch experience. Walking tour of the old town. Continue to Florence, if time allows short stop to visit Monteriggioni. Overnight Florence.
Day 5: Florence Visit Florence from the unknown and most picturesque sides of the city. Discover the San Lorenzo Market and a chance to taste a variety of foods, cheese, fruits, breads. Free time for Lunch. Afternoon meet your guide in the hotel and explore the heart of historical Florence visiting sites such as Duomo, Ponte ‘Vecchio ending with a visit to the Academia’ filled with masterpieces such as David. Overnight Florence.
Day 6: Cinqueterre Today discover a spectacular corner of Italy. Leave Florence early morning with your guide driving to North West Riviera in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan. Enjoy the Tuscan Views. Once at the Cinque Terre National Park, visit by boat, train, and walking fabulous trails along the cliff. Your experience includes a delicious lunch with wine tasting in a local restaurant on the sea where you will enjoy incredible fresh seafood cooked Ligurian-style, accompanied by great local white wines. Return to Florence late afternoon. Overnight in Florence.
Day 7: Wine & Oil Experience Dinner in Chianti. Morning at Leisure. Afternoon meet your guide and start your Chianti experience drive to a Villa with a boutique winery, surrounded by beautiful vineyards and olive groves. With a wine expert, visit the 500-year-old cellar, still used today for a very select production. Taste and learn the process of wines produced at this boutique winery. You will enjoy a fine dinner of special dishes paired with 4 different wines, including the renowned Super Tuscan of the estate, plus a typical dessert wine. An olive oil tasting with local unsalted Tuscan bread, charcuterie and a cheese selection, paired with jams and balsamic vinegar. Return to Florence, Visit Piazzale Michelangelo Belvedere, for a breathtaking view of Florence, by night. Overnight Florence.
Day 8: Departure Day After Breakfast private transfer to Florence airport or rail station.
- Arrival Transfer in Rome
- 3 nights in Rome, 4 nights in Florence with Daily Breakfast
- Tour Escort Service
- Welcome Briefing & Welcome Dinner in Rome
- Walking along the heart of Rome
- Guided Visit of the Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with Skip the Line Reservation
- Transfer from Rome to Florence via Siena
- Wine & Food Experience in Siena
- Walking along the heart of Siena
- Guided Visit of the heart of Florence including Accademia & Michelangelo’s David with Skip the Line reservation
- Guided visit of Cinqueterre with lunch & wine tasting
- Wine & Oil Experience with dinner in Chianti
- Departure Transfer
- Flights, tips & gratuities
- beverages with meals
- City tax to be paid locally at your hotel
- Any item that has not been mentioned in the “Included”
2019 Rates & Guaranteed Departure Dates
|APR 12, 19||$3215||$5135||$3045|
|MAY 03, 10, 17, 24||$3025||$4135||$2925|
|JUN 07, 14, 21, 28||$3025||$4135||$2925|
|JUL 12, 19, 26||$2525||$3205||$2395|
|SEP 06, 20, 27||$3045||$4165||$2970|
|AUG 09, 16||$2180||$2865||$2040|
|NOV 01, 08||$2160||$2830||$2020|
4* Hotels Or Similar
- ROME: Dei Mellini / Londra & Cargrill
- FLORENCE: Executive / Kraft
Rates are per person in CAD ($) and indicative of Euro price, subject to change. Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.