Tuscany, Rome & Cinque Terre

  • 9 Days

  • Western Europe

A delightful combination of suave city life brimming with historic sights, and beautiful rolling hills, dotted with famous vineyards and pretty, rose-pink towns.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

Accommodation
Individual audio system
Flights
9 Meals
Porterage
Services of a tour director
Single Share Option
All local and airport taxes/service charges
Transfers
VIP private home pick-up
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

  • Day 9

of 9 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 01st October 2017

Meals included: 8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners

Overview

A delightful combination of suave city life brimming with historic sights, and beautiful rolling hills, dotted with famous vineyards and pretty, rose-pink towns.

At a glance

  • Rome: City sightseeing
  • Montecatini
  • Florence: City sightseeing
  • Chianti: Winery visit
  • Leaning tower of Pisa
  • Cinque terre: by rail or boat
  • San Gimignano
  • Assisi

Day 1

UK - Rome

Fly to Rome where you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to get acquainted with this historic city.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Rome

This morning enjoy an included city sightseeing tour with a local guide, taking in many of the ancient and wonderful sights this most famous of cities has to offer. Highlights include St Peter's Square, the Roman Forum and the instantly recognisable Colosseum. The afternoon is free for you to explore on your own, or we have a range of optional activities you might like to consider.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Rome - Pisa - Montecatini

Today, travel to Pisa and marvel at its 180-feet high leaning tower, the beautiful 'Square of Miracles' and 13th century cathedral. Later head onto the spa town of Montecatini for an orientation of the local area and where you will spend the next four nights.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Montecatini - Florence - Montecatini

Today, journey to Florence, the jewel in the crown of Italy's Tuscany region. Your full day visit includes a guided tour through the highlights such as Piazza Santa Croce, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Duomo.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Montecatini

Today, at leisure explore the delightful city of Montecatini, perhaps wander through it's beautiful gardens, pursue the boutiques or pamper yourself with a well-being treatment at the thermal baths and spa centres?

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Montecatini - Cinque Terre - Montecatini

This morning, by boat travel to Cinque Terre for a full days excursion. Take in the spectacular views of 'the Five Lands' comprised of five villages; Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia and Riomaggiore. NOTE: Due to weather conditions the journey be made by rail only.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Montecatini - San Gimignano - Siena

Today includes a full days excursion to the walled city of San Gimignano. Take in the sights of the Romanesque and Gothic architecture. Enjoy lunch at the Vicchiomaggio Estate. Later continue to your destination of Siena.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Siena - Assisi - Rome

This morning, journey to the city of Assisi for a visit to the St Francis Basilica. This afternoon continue to Rome where the rest of the day is at leisure.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 9

Rome

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or why not extend your say in Sorrento.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Rome: Santa Constanza (4*);
  • Montecatini: Astoria (4*);
  • Siena: Siena Degli Ulvi (4*);
  • Rome: Fleming or Holiday Inn Parco Dei Medici (4*) 

Notes

  • Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.

Latest customer reviews

08/06/2017

Wonderful holiday. Visited outstanding places. Thought Tuscany was gorgeous.

01/10/2016

Beautiful place so lovely. Very disappointed with castello vicchiomaggio.beautiful scenery and location but wasted you don't see any wine being made and not enough time in Pisa to climb the tower or visit church as you have to book time slot. Very disappointed.like to say our tour guide was exceptional.

09/08/2016

Excellent

26/06/2016

Limited Choice for Vegetarians. The Room we stayed at Hotel Astra did not have proper ventilation. Ie Aircondition unit did not work properly. Should have better bed & bed sheets for four Star Grade Hotel.

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