ROME & TUSCANY WINE TRAILS WITH CINQUE TERRE

This 6-Night escorted tour visits Rome, La Spezia, and Montaperti

ROME & TUSCANY WINE TRAILS WITH CINQUE TERRE

This 6-Night escorted tour visits Rome, La Spezia, and Montaperti

Tour Highlights

  • 9 Meals
  • 6 Nights in 4* accommodations in Rome, La Spezia, and Siena

Rome & Tuscany Wine, with Cinque Terre Tour Includes

  • Accommodations in 4* hotel in Rome, La Spezia area, and Siena are
  • Arrival transfer from FCO/CIA airports or TERMINI station to the hotel in Rome and departure transfer
  • 3 hour guided walking tour in Rome
  • 6 breakfasts (BB=Boxed Breakfast)
  • 3 dinners (drinks not included) 
  • 4 wine tastings with local products
  • Ground transportation by deluxe motorcoach with air conditioning 
  • Boat trip along the enchanting Cinque Terre coast line
  • Multilingual local guide from Siena (2hr service)
  • Train from Monterosso to La Spezia
  • Multilingual tour English - Spanish

Itinerary

Day 01, Arrive Rome

On arrival in Rome, you have a private transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 02, Discover Rome

Enjoy an American buffet breakfast at your hotel. In the morning you will enjoy a 3 hrs “Discovering Rome”, walking tour. You will be picked up at your hotel at about 9.00am. The tour will start from Largo Argentina and continue to, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, the tour will end at the Spanish steps (make your own way back to your hotel or freely tour Rome independently from here). The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Rome. (B)

Day 03, Rome - Grosseto - Pisa - La Spezia

Very early pick up from your hotel this morning (with an early departure, please arrange a boxed breakfast with the hotel the day before). Meet your multilingual tour leader and start a delightful trip along the Tyrrhenian Coast, you will cross the Etruscan lands till Grosseto countryside, well known as Maremma. This is one of the new areas of excellence in Italy's viticulture. Meandering through the Tuscan Countryside you will reach a beautiful local winery near the regional park and close to wonderful beaches. See up close the winemaking process, from the vineyards to the cellar and aging of wine. At the end of the visit, you can taste some of the most representative wines of this territory. Proceed along the cost till reaching Pisa where you will enjoy some free time. Our expert tour leader will take you for a pleasant walk into the enchanting historical center, Piazza dei Miracoli, with its famous Leaning Tower (exterior visit), The Baptistery (exterior visit) and other beautiful monuments. Proceed to La Spezia. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (BB*, D)

Day 04, La Spezia - Portovenere - Golfo Dei Poeti - Cinque Terre - Lucca - Montaperti

After breakfast, departure by boat for an unforgettable day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the World; Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is an area suspended between sea and land, hanging from sheer cliffs surrounded by hills and vineyards. Here, 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. (Note, in the event of rough seas, the visit will be done partly by coach and 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 colorful postcard! Reaching La Spezia by train, from there you will take a private motor coach to reach Tuscany region with en route stop in Lucca. Walk on the cobblestone streets, explore squares and old Renaissance walls and see the birthplace of local composer Giacomo Puccini. Admire the medieval buildings along Via Fillungo, peek inside San Frediano church and visit landmarks like the Cathedral of San Martino, Piazza Anfiteatro, and Torre delle Ore and finally do not forget to taste a Buccellato cake! Proceed to Montaperti. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 05, Montaperti - Radda in Chianti - San Gimignano - Siena - Castlenuovo Berardenga - Montaperti

After breakfast at the hotel, departure to discover Chianti Classico Gallo Nero region and admire one of the most emblematic villages; Radda In Chianti. Visit the small town on your own, and then proceed by private motor coach to San Gimignano, a tiny city that has remained intact through the centuries; situated on a hilltop and famous for its numerous towers, frescoes, and other art treasures. Leaving San Gimignano you will make a stop at a farmhouse to enjoy an excellent wine tasting with typical snacks. From here we go to Siena, where you will enjoy a visit to the old city center. Walk along the medieval streets admiring splendid palaces. The sightseeing tour will end in the Piazza del Campo. This is one of the most beautiful squares in the world and site of the famous 600 years old horse-race, called “Il Palio”. Before returning to our hotel, enjoy a stop in Castelnuovo Berardenga for a special aperitif in a cellar. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 06, Montaperti - Montepulciano - Pienza - Rome

After breakfast, check out and departure for Val D’Orcia to complete your wine tour of Tuscany. Reach the hilltop town of Montepulciano, an ancient village rich of medieval and Renaissance buildings, famous for producing one of the oldest wines of Italy, the “Nobile di Montepulciano”. You will stop for a visit to a wine cellar and for tasting some wines and local products like ham, cheese, and salami. Proceed to Pienza, the Renaissance town built under Pope Pius II and also well-known for its pecorino cheese. At the end of the visit proceed to Rome. Drop off at hotel. Dinner at your own tonight. Overnight in Rome. (B)

Day 07, Rome to U.S.

Transfer from your hotel this morning after breakfast to Rome airport for your return flight home. (B)

Note: This is a bi-lingual tour (English and Spanish). Your tour host will be bilingual.

*BB = boxed breakfast

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Pricing

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This tour does not include:

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  • Lunches not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • City Tax to be paid locally
  • Drinks on meals

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