Heart of Italy & Cinque Terre

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Tour Introduction

6 NIGHT ESCORTED GROUP TOUR
Small groups of 16 people or less. Departing from Rome and ending in Genoa from April till October. Tour includes 2 nights in Rome, 3 nights in Florence and 1 night in Genoa. 

6 NIGHT ESCORTED GROUP TOUR
Small groups of 16 people or less. Departing from Rome and ending in Genoa from April till October. Tour includes 2 nights in Rome, 3 nights in Florence and 1 night in Genoa. 

DEPARTURE DATES 
2017 April 14, 28
2017 May 5, 19
2017 June 2, 16, 30
2017 July 14, 28
2017 August 11, 25
2017 September 8, 22
2017 October 6, 20


ITINERARY

Day 01: FRIDAY ARRIVAL [dinner]
Welcome to Italy! In the evening, meeting at hotel with tour host which will provide information regarding the program and literature of the destination that are about to be visited and will offer a welcome dinner. Overnight in Rome

Day 02: SATURDAY ROME VATICAN  [breakfast]
After breakfast, meet in the lobby and walk to Piazza Navona, where you will start your exploration of Rome: Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and the Baroque quarter. Free time for lunch and relax.Then transfer to the Vatican for a guided visit. Overnight in Rome.

Day 03: MONDAY SIENA  [breakfast, lunch, wine tasting]
Meet your assistant at hotel and transfer to Florence by private coach. The drive itself is a magnificent path along the roads of Tuscany, where it is possible to enjoy the view of hills covered by vineyards, olives tree, small villages and original bell towers. En route stop in Siena, probably Italy's loveliest medieval city. The town offers magnificent masterpieces and incredible views. Upon arrival, enjoy a “farmer lunch”: “Original Tuscan Food: wine tasting with cheese and salami. After lunch, explore Siena at your leisure. At the end, continue to your final destination. Before arrival, stop in a vineyard in Chianti for a wine tasting. Late afternoon arrival in Florence. Free time for dinner. Overnight in Florence.

Day 04: TUESDAY FLORENCE [breakfast]
Day at leisure. Overnight in Florence

Day 05: WEDNESDAY FLORENCE [breakfast]
Breakfast in hotel. Visit the city of Florence. Explore San Lorenzo market, where it's possible to find the fresh products arriving daily from Tuscan Countryside. It’s will be a great opportunity to taste many varieties of cheese, fruits and vegetable, breads… Free time for lunch. Then, meet your guide in hotel to explore Florence in depth. Visit Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio (from outside), the Dome with Giotto's bell tower (from outside), Ponte Vecchio. Finally, visit the Accademia and see Michelangelo masterpiece: the statue of David. Overnight in Florence

Day 06: THURSDAY CINQUE TERRE [breakfast]
Begin your private post-tour to Cinqueterre (from this moment, the tour continue on private basis, without tour escort. The tours included are private)
After breakfast, meet your driver guide and continue to Cinqueterre. Upon arrival, start your exploration of the villages by boat. Cinqueterre is the name of a district that encompasses five glorious towns, where small houses are surrounded by lush nature. Visitors are fascinated by the beauty of these five small villages, namely: Manarola, Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare.
The inhabitants of Cinque Terre benefite not only from its pristine waters, but from its natural environment, where wild nature is interspersed with vineyards, olive groves and citrus orchards, creating a precious bond between man, his traditions and this breathtaking stretch of coast. At the end, continue to Genoa. Overnight in Genoa.

Day 07: FRIDAY DEPARTURE [breakfast] 
Independent transfer to your airport

FEATURED PROPERTIES 
Roma:Dei Mellini, Savoy, Londra & Cargill ****
Florence :Cavour, Palazzo Castri, Villa Olmi****
Genoa: Hotel Continental Genova, Hotel Bristol Palace****
Hotel may be substituted with similar category


WHAT IS INCLUDED

•Tour Escort
•Welcome dinner
•Daily breakfast
•2 Nights in Rome
•3 Nights in Florence
•1 Night in Genoa
•Bus As Per Itinerary
•Visit of Vatican, entrance fee included
•Visit of The Heart of Rome
•Wine tasting in Siena + Lunch
•Guided Visit of Florence Fresh Markets
•Guided Visit of the heart of Florence, including Accademia & Michelangelo’s David with skip the line reservation•Walking tour of Florence and Accademia
•Tuscan Dinner with a sunset walking
•Driver guided tour to Cinqueterre from Florence. Drop off in Genoa
• Boat to explore Cinqueterre

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

•Tips
•Travel Insurance
•Arrival & Departure Transfer  
•City tax (The amount may change according to local policy)

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