SMART TOUR 10 - Cinque Terre & Piedmont Wine Trails

A 5-night package that visits Cinque Terre, Portofino, Santa Margherita, Alba, Barolo, Langhe, Asti, and Piedmont

SMART TOUR 10 - Cinque Terre & Piedmont Wine Trails

A 5-night package that visits Cinque Terre, Portofino, Santa Margherita, Alba, Barolo, Langhe, Asti, and Piedmont

Tour Highlights

  • Daily departures designed for parties from 2-6 passengers - perfect for family and friends traveling! (Can be priced for larger groups as needed).
  • The perfect combination of private touring.
  • Visits to: Cinque Terre, Portofino, Santa Margherita, Alba, Barolo, Langhe, Asti, and Piedmont
  • 24/7 Concierge, as well as 24/7 Celtic Help Line as needed.

Smart Tour Includes

  • 2 nights in La Spezia
  • 2 nights in the Barolo region
  • 1 night in Milan
  • Daily breakfast
  • Guided visit of Cinque Terre by boat and train
  • Transfer from La Spezia to Barolo Region with an en route stop in Portofino
  • Driver-escort to explore the Barolo Region. La Morra, Vergne, & Alba. Lunch and wine tasting included.
  • Transfer from the Barolo Region to Milan with en route stops in Asti and Langhe Villages. Lunch and wine tasting included. 
  • Drop off in Milan.

Hotel Options

  • La Spezia: CDH La Spezia or similar
  • Barolo Region: Marchesi Alfieri, Villa Tiboldi, or similar
  • Milan: GH Visconti or similar

Additional Notes

Arrival and departure transfers are not included. City Taxes at hotels is not included and would be paid directly at hotels. Blackouts apply during special events, celebrations, Easter, Carnivals, and Fairs.

Blackouts apply during special events, celebrations, Easter, Carnivals, and Fairs.


Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival

 Independent arrival in La Spezia  Overnight in La Spezia 

Day 02:  Cinque Terre 

Meet your guide in La Spezia and start your exploration of the villages by boat. Cinque Terre 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 benefit 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.  Overnight in La Spezia (B)

Day 03:  Portofino and Santa Margherita

Meet your driver and transfer to Barolo Area. You will have an en route stop in Portofino and Santa  Margherita for an independent discovery of these two unique jewels of Italian Riviera.  Upon your arrival at your vill’hotel in Barolo Region, enjoy a gourmet dinner “Piedmont style”  Overnight in Barolo Region (B, D)

Day 04: Vergne, La Morra & Alba

Meet your driver guide and transfer to Barolo region.  “Even in the midst of summer, the idyllic vineyard landscapes of Piedmont are rarely invaded by crowds of tourists,  and the run-up to the grape harvests, beginning in September, can be an ideal time to visit winemakers, who have  more time than usual to let visitors taste their vintages. Great wines are made all over the region, but the key area,  just an hour’s drive from Turin, is the Langhe and Roero, separated by the winding Tanaro river.” (? The Guardian).  Visit La Morra, Vergne and the magnificent village of Alba, the capital of Barolo region. Enjoy a great lunch  and a wine tasting.   Overnight in Barolo Region (B, L)

Day 05:  ASTI and MONFERRATO

Meet your driver escort at tour hotel and motori to Milan. You will explore on the way the Langhe Region and  will stop in different villages and wineries. The Langhe and Roero district of Italy make for one of the most  charming landscapes in the Region of Piedmont. Think rolling hills, quaint villages struck on cliffs, and  prized vineyards and gastronomic traditions. For food and wine lovers this area is the height of excellence,  ideal for relaxing and enjoying the good life amidst nature, art, the epicurean’s favorite hobby of ?wining and  dining?. ?Drop off in Milan? and overnight in town (B)

Day 06: Departure

Independent transfer to airport 

Rates & Hotels

2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
$3069
$3249
$3249
$3249
$3249
$3069
$2889

Featured Hotels

Smart Touring - Cinque Terre & Piedmont Wine Trails
La Spezia Hotel
Barolo Region Hotel
Milan Hotel

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

La Spezia Hotel

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This tour uses excellent centrally located hotels in La Spezia [more]

Barolo Region Hotel

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Grand Hotel Visconti

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This tour uses excellent centrally located hotels in Milan [more]

Pricing

This package is based on a minimum of two (2) persons traveling based on sharing one double room. This tour can be booked via our call center only at this time. Rates for based on 2 - 6 passengers are as follows:

This tour does not include:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • City Tax to be paid locally
  • Items not noted on the itinerary 

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start/end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from the date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one BEGINS IN ITALY. Air date should be booked one day prior to allow for overnight flights to Italy.