Experience medieval and Renaissance delights, discover a passion for regional wines and Italian cuisine, savour the sea views and Tuscan hills, explore the elegant countryside of Lake Como by boat, enjoy an authentic Roman meal with new friends
From the villages of the Cinque Terre to Tuscany's medieval splendour, this is an adventure for those looking to indulge in all of Italy’s delights. Walk through grand piazzas and winding lanes, stroll the canals of Venice and float past villas on Lake Como. Marvel at the ancient grandeur of Rome and the Renaissance masterpieces of Florence. Your CEO will take care of the details so you can travel at a leisurely pace and appreciate the scenery, whether it’s sipping vino in Tuscany or sampling local delicacies within the walls of charming Lucca. Experience the best of Italy in this all-encompassing tour.
- Rome orientation walk. Traditional Roman meal. Siena orientation walk and wine tasting. Piazzale Michelangelo evening visit (Florence). Pisa visit (half-day). Cinque Terre park fee, unlimited train ticket and CEO-led hike. Lake Como boat day pass. Venice orientation walk. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
- 13 breakfasts, 1 dinner. (Allow EUR430-565 for meals not included.)
- Hotels (13 nts).
- Public bus, train, boat, walking
- Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
- Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12
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Day 1 Rome
Arrive at any time. We recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully explore this magnificent city.
Day 2 Rome (1B,1D)
Orientation walk of the Eternal City before a free day to explore myriad options. Opt to tour Vatican City, cross the river to charming Trastevere, eat some gelato in Piazza Navona or swing by the Colosseum and Forum. In the evening, enjoy a true taste of Italy with a traditional Roman meal.
Days 3-4 Siena (2B)
Orientation walk and Chianti wine tasting. Opt to visits Torre del Mangia, Battistero, il Campo and the Duomo. Head out to take part in the evening "passegiata" and meet the Sienese locals.
Days 5-6 Florence (2B)
Evening stroll to Piazzale Michelangelo. Opt to visits the Duomo, the David, the Uffizi Gallery, the medieval Ponte Vecchio or the Medici Chapels.
Day 7 Lucca (1B)
Opt to attend a Puccini Concert, visit the Guinigi Tower and Museum, Palazzo Pffaner or hire a bike to ride around Lucca's city walls.
Days 8-9 Cinque Terre Region (2B)
Half-day visit to Pisa. CEO-led walk along the Cinque Terre coastal path or take the train from town to town (national park pass and train pass included).
Days 10-11 Lake Como (2B)
Included day pass for the Lake Como boat. Visit multiple towns along the shores. Optional funicular ride.
Days 12-13 Venice (2B)
Orientation walk. Optional activities include a vaporetto ride to Murano and Burano, the Accademia Gallery, Basilica di San Marco and the Doge's Palace.
Day 14 Venice (1B)
Depart at any time. We recommend staying an extra day or two to fully experience all this beautiful city has to offer.
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