Italian Flavours

Experience the colours, flavours, rich history and the captivating landscapes of Cinque Terre, Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast! Explore the beautiful scenery of Cinque Terre and Tuscany from the stunning beaches of Monterosso to the charming streets of Vernazza and the medieval Tuscan village of Montepulciano surrounded by vineyards! From the Gulf of Naples, tour the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, before settling in at your hotel in charming Sorrento. Set off to the island of Capri, the jewel of the Amalfi region before returning to Rome!

DEPARTURES

2020 Departures: April 12, 26, May 10, 24, June 7, 21, July 5, 19, August 2, 16, 30, September 13, 27 & October 11, 25

Included:
• Accommodation in 4-star hotels
• Daily breakfast, 3 wine tastings and 5 dinners (please inform us at the moment of the booking, in case of any food allergy or dietary restrictions)
• 1 lunch to taste a Neapolitan Pizza
• 1 lunch in a local restaurant in Capri
• Multilingual tour leader
• Boat-trip along the Cinque Terre coastline
• Guided tour of Siena and Pompeii
• Guided tour of Capri including the Blue Grotto (weather permitting)
• Visit of Pisa, Lucca, Chianti area, San Gimignano, Multepulicano and Naples with the tour leader
• Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air-conditioning
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Not Included:
• Tips
• Porterage service
• Drinks
• Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned
• City tax for overnight stays (according to each city council rules)
• Everything that is not mentioned in included
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Optional Extras:
• Extend your tour with 2-nights in Amalfi (4-star accommodation)
• Airport Transfers
• Pre and Post Accommodation

PRICING DETAILS

Click Book Online above for 2020 pricing!
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• All prices are per person
• Children allowed from 12 years old (adult rate)
• City tax not included (paid directly at the hotel)
• Drinks are not included with meals
• Only one bag per person allowed (any size) plus one piece of hand luggage

Cinque Terre
Rome > Pisa > Lucca > La Spezia > Cinque Terre > Siena > Chianti > San Gimignano > Montepulciano > Rome > Naples > Pompeii > Sorrento > Capri > Rome

ITINERARY

DAY 1: ROME > PISA > LUCCA > LA SPEZIA

Departure from a central location in Rome or pick-up from your centrally located hotel in the morning to Pisa. Upon arrival, visit the iconic Leaning Tower, a unique masterpiece in the World located in Piazza dei Miracoli. Continue on to Lucca, one of the flagships of the Tuscany region, also known as the "city of a hundred churches” for a large number of religious buildings in the historic center. Departure for La Spezia and accommodation at the hotel. Welcome dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay. Meals: D

DAY 2: LA SPEZIA > CINQUE TERRE > SIENA AREA

After breakfast, departure by boat for an unforgettable day dedicated to discovering one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world! Cinque Terre is an area suspended between sea and land, hanging from sheer cliffs surrounded by hills and vineyards. You will enter into a little piece of heaven. By touring the coastline by boat, you will have the possibility to admire this amazing landscape from the seaside. In the event of a rough sea, the visit will be done by train. During the tour, the boat will reach Porto Venere and the most important villages where you can stop and visit them! You can take some pictures in Porto Venere, Vernazza and Monterosso, walking into the narrow streets and immerse yourself in a colourful postcard! Then you will reach la Spezia by train and from there you will take a private motorcoach to proceed to the Siena area. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B, D

DAY 3: SIENA AREA > CHIANTI > SAN CASCIANO > SAN GIMIGNANO > SIENA AREA

Breakfast at the hotel and departure to discover the wonderful Chianti area, always considered the heart of Tuscany and famous throughout the world for its renowned wines. Free time in Gaiole in Chianti, Radda in Chianti and Greve in Chianti. Continue to San Gimignano and on the way stop near San Casciano in Val di Pesa for a wine tasting in a charming winery. Upon arrival in San Gimignano, the free visit of the historic center of this small medieval town declared heritage of humanity by UNESCO. A second wine tasting will be the perfect end of a wonderful day. Coming back to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay. Meals: B, D

DAY 4: SIENA AREA > SIENA > MONTEPULCIANO > ROME

Breakfast at the hotel and at the established time guided tour of the historic center of Siena, medieval city built around Piazza del Campo, famous throughout the world for its architectural beauty and its particular "shell" shape. Proceeding to Montepulciano to taste the Vino Nobile, one of the oldest and most prestigious wines of the Tuscany. Immediately after, departing to Rome and arrival in the city center in the late afternoon. Meals: B

DAY 5: ROME > NAPLES > POMPEII > SORRENTO

Departure from Rome to Naples. Upon arrival, walk around the city centre, discovering Piazza del Plebisicito, Palazzo Reale, Galleria Umberto I and Teatro San Carlo. Lunch in a local restaurant to taste authentic Neapolitan pizza. Proceed to Pompeii for the guided tour of the archaeological excavations. This ancient Roman city was destroyed when Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD and buried it, preserving it under a sea of volcanic ash for nearly 1700 years. Enjoy a stop in a cameos and coral shop. Transfer to Sorrento, famous for its picturesque old town centre and characteristic fisherman’s village of Marina Grande, one of the most authentic treasures of the city. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 6: SORRENTO > CAPRI > SORRENTO

Breakfast in the hotel and departure in the early morning for the port of Sorrento. Meet the guide and sail to Capri by hydrofoil. After arriving at the island, enjoy a boat trip to the Blue Grotto (weather permitting). Continue by minibus to Anacapri and have lunch at a local restaurant. Then reach the legendary Piazzetta, the heart of the island. Return to the port to head back to Sorrento. Meals: B, L, D

DAY 7: SORRENTO > POMPEII > ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning at your leisure. Meeting point at the hotel in the afternoon and transfer to Pompeii where you will join the bus to return to Rome. Arrival in Rome in the late evening. Meals: B