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Portofino, Italy - The Italian Riviera - Photo by Jesse Andrews
Cinque Terre National Park, Italy - Photo by Jesse Andrews
Cinque Terre National Park, Italy - Photo by Jesse Andrews
Cinque Terre National Park, Italy - Photo by Jesse Andrews
The Val D'Orcia in Tuscany
Greve in Chianti, Photo by Jesse Andrews
Vineyards as Seen from Castellina in Chianti
A Beautiful Day in Portofino on the Itaian Riviera - Photo by Jesse Andrews

Tuscany & The Italian Riviera including the Cinque Terre Back

  • Tour Code : TUR-00331
  • Type : Small Group
  • Duration : 6 days
  • Departs from : Tuscany
  • Meeting Place : Piazza Barberini

Description

This small group tour (max 14 participants) is a fantastic way to discover two of Italy's most beautiful regions: Tuscany & the Italian Riviera.  In Tuscany we visit the Chianti wine region and savour the local flavors.  On the Italian Riviera, we stay in the town of Portovenere and experience the rich cultural heritage and the beautiful colors of this spectacular coastal region. 

The hotels we stay at in both Florence and on the Italian Riviera are beautiful properties that are centraly located.  Our guides are always outstanding and the level of service provide to each of our guests is unparalleled as we purposely keep the group sizes small to ensure everyone's needs can always be fulfilled. 

For a complete description of this Tuscany and the Italian Riviera package and to see the  day by day itinerary please see the itinerary description below.

Pre and Post tour options are available in both Rome and throughout many other areas in Italy.  

For any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1 - Siena & San Gimignano

Where we visit : Siena
Meeting Location : Piazza Barberini
Early morning meet your driver and tour escort at hotel in Rome or in Piazza Barberini(central meeting point in Rome) to begin our journey North from Rome to Florence. En-route to Florence, our first stop is Siena, considered by moast to be one of Italy's loveliest medieval cities we will stop in Siena enjoy a guided walking tour with a local expert guide. Siena's heart is Il Campo or Campo's square, where the famous horse race Il Palio takes place two times each summer. The town offer magnificent masterpieces and incredible views. Enjoy a wine tasting with cheese and salami. After our walking tour we will continue onto the hill-top town of San Gimignano. 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. The town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and fascinates for its medieval look. Its high towers create a unique skyline. In San Gimignano you will have time to enjoy the village on your own before we continue North through Tuscany into Florence where you you will have time at your hotel to unwind after the day's drive and activities and enjoy dinner at your leisure. Overnight in Florence.
Meals : Breakfast, Wine Tasting
 

Day 2 - Florence

Where we visit : Florence
In the morning, enjoy a walking tour of the city with guide with Accademia. Lorenzo de Medici transformed Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance by attracting the best artists, architects and writers of the time such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli to whom he commissioned various works. Visit Piazza dellaSignoria, Palazzo Vecchio, the Dome with Giotto's bell tower, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Florence on your own, visiting the Uffizi or taking the opportunity to visit Chianti or Lucca. Overnight in Florence.
Meals : Breakfast
 

Day 3 - Dinner in Chianti

Where we visit : Lazio, Pisa
The day is free at leisure. There are many optional tours available: Pisa with its leaning tower, Montepucliano and Montalcino, Cortona, Assisi and Perigia and many others. Late afternoon, transfer to Chianti area for a unique experience. Enjoy the view of the beautiful hills covered by vineyards and have a fantastic dinner in a farm house, accompanied with Chianti wine. Return late evening at hotel. Overnight in Florence.
Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
 

Day 4 - Pisa

Where we visit : Pisa
After breakfast, meet your expert driver guide and continue to Pisa. Here, meet you local guide and visit the city. Pisa is most famous for its Leaning Tower, but the old Maritime Republic offers incredible sights like Miracles’ square, the beautiful Battistero and many other masterpieces. At the end of the excursion, proceed to Portovenere. Dinner will be served in a typical restaurant. Overnight in Portovenere.
Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
 

Day 5 - Cinqueterre& Portofino

Where we visit : Cinque Terre
This morning after breakfast we will begin our visit of the Cinque Terre national park by boat. We board the boat in Portovenere and head down this magnificent stretch of coast which offers spectacular views of all five of the villages. There will be free time in Monterosso al Mare and Vernazza. In the afternoon, in Monterosso al Mare, your guide will bring you to the beautiful and famous town of Portofino to enjoy the colors of late afternoon. In the evening we will return to Portovenere to enjoy a tasty dinner together. Overnight in Portovenere.
Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
 

Day 6 - Time to Say Arrivaderci!

Where we visit : Liguria
This morning our services will conclude and we will transfer you to the airport or railway station. If you are very interested in the Cinque Terre national park, we can also arrange boat/ferry service to you into any town and we have many hotels with whom we work in this area. We also have exclusive Cinque Terre walking tours as well as romantic and family packages.
Meals : Breakfast

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Inclusions/Exclusions

Tour Highlights and What's Included

  1. Luggage handling at hotel
  2. Bus As Per Itinerary
  3. Tour Escort / Tour host
  4. Welcome Cocktail
  5. 3 Nights In Florence
  6. 2 nights in Portovenere
  7. 3Dinners, Wine Included
  8. 1 Tuscan dinner in Chianti, wine tasting included
  9. 1 lunch
  10. Walking Tour Of Florence With Accademia
  11. Visit of Siena and free time in San Gimignano
  12. Visit of Pisa and free time in Portofino
  13. Visit of Cinqueterre by boat (in case of bad weather conditions, the boat will be substituted with train)

What's Not Included

  1. Food and beverages not mentioned in the program
  2. Gratuities of any type
  3. Optional excursions during your tour
  4. Travel Insurance
  5. Arrival Transfer
  6. Porterage at airport on arrival
  7. City Tax ( 4€ per person per night, to be paid locally. The amount may change according to local policy )
  8. Tips
  9. Beverages and meals not mentioned in the program
  10. Travel Insurance
  11. Optional Excursions

Sites and Locations Visited on this Tour

Pricing & Availability

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Hotels

Hotel Berchielli

A Florentine jewel the Hotel Berchielli has been welcoming visitors since 1890. Timeless elegance and sophisticated surroundings enriched with stained glass windows, chrome and wrought iron works by local craftsman, fine marbles and stone along with breathtaking views over the river Arno, Ponte Vecchio and SS Apostoli all combined with modern comforts make the Berchielli an ideal place to stay.

Hotel Pierre Florence

The hotel Pierre is located in a pedestrian only area of Florence, in a prime location that offers visitors sophisticated accommodations, fantastic buffet breakfast and knowledgeable and helpful staff. We have found over the years working with this hotel that they are truly one of the best in Florence for so many reason.

NH La Spezia

The hotel NH La Spezia is located in the city center across from the harbor of the famous towns of Cinque Terre in the region of Liguria Italy . The hotel is ideally located for boat excursions to the stunning towns of Cinque Terre. The building of the hotel dates back to the 50's and every room as a sea view!

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