Italian Riviera and Tuscany Tour
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Product Code : AGORA861
Embark on a 9-day private tour through the enchanting Italian Riviera and Tuscany. Explore the colorful villages of Cinque Terre, stroll through the medieval streets of Florence, and admire the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa. Indulge in the rich flavors of Tuscan cuisine and wine, and immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the region's landscapes, from the rugged cliffs of the coast to the picturesque vineyards of the countryside. This tour is a delightful journey through the heart of Italy, offering a perfect blend of relaxation, culture, and gastronomy.
Day 1: Arrival in Italy and Transfer to Italian Riviera
Upon your arrival at the airport in Italy, you will be greeted by a representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel in the Italian Riviera. After checking in, take some time to relax and settle in. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the nearby surroundings, stroll along the coastline, and enjoy the beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Day 2: Cinque Terre Excursion
Embark on a full-day excursion to the famous Cinque Terre, a collection of five colorful fishing villages nestled along the rugged coastline. Explore the charming streets, marvel at the breathtaking views of the cliffs and the sea, and enjoy the local cuisine. You can also choose to hike along the scenic trails that connect the villages, or take a leisurely boat ride to admire the coastal scenery.
Day 3: Transfer to Tuscany and Visit to Pisa
After breakfast, check out from your hotel in the Italian Riviera and transfer to Tuscany. Along the way, make a stop in the city of Pisa to visit its iconic Leaning Tower, Cathedral, and Baptistery in the Piazza dei Miracoli. Admire the architectural wonders and capture memorable photos before continuing your journey to Tuscany. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and spend the evening at leisure.
Day 4: Florence City Tour
Discover the artistic and cultural treasures of Florence on a guided city tour. Visit the renowned Uffizi Gallery, home to an impressive collection of Renaissance masterpieces, including works by Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Leonardo da Vinci. Explore the historic center, stroll across the Ponte Vecchio, and admire the Florence Cathedral and its famous dome designed by Brunelleschi. Immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant atmosphere of this enchanting city.
Day 5: Tuscan Countryside and Wine Tasting
Embark on a scenic drive through the picturesque Tuscan countryside, characterized by rolling hills, vineyards, and charming villages. Visit a local winery and indulge in a wine tasting experience, sampling the region's renowned Chianti wines. Learn about the winemaking process and savor the flavors of Tuscany. Afterward, take some time to explore the surrounding area, visit a traditional Tuscan village, or simply relax and enjoy the serene countryside.
Day 6: Siena and San Gimignano Excursion
Today, venture out on a day trip to the medieval city of Siena. Explore its well-preserved historic center, including the Piazza del Campo and the magnificent Siena Cathedral. Admire the Gothic architecture and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this ancient city. Continue to the hilltop town of San Gimignano, known for its medieval towers and charming streets. Take a leisurely stroll, visit the local shops, and enjoy panoramic views of the Tuscan landscape.
Day 7: Free Day in Tuscany
Enjoy a free day to further explore the beauty of Tuscany at your own pace. You can choose to visit other nearby towns such as Lucca or Volterra, or simply relax and savor the peaceful ambiance of the region. Alternatively, you may opt for additional activities or excursions offered by the hotel or explore the local cuisine in one of the traditional trattorias.
Day 8: Portofino and Santa Margherita Excursion
Embark on a day trip to the charming coastal towns of Portofino and Santa Margherita. Explore the picturesque harbor of Portofino, known for its colorful buildings and luxury yachts. Enjoy a leisurely walk along the waterfront promenade, visit the historic Castello Brown, and indulge in delicious seafood at one of the local restaurants. Afterward, continue to Santa Margherita, a delightful town with a beautiful beach and vibrant atmosphere. Take some time to relax on the sandy shores or explore the town's quaint streets lined with shops and cafes.
Day 9: Departure from Italy
After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Tuscany. A private transfer will take you back to the airport for your departure flight. Bid farewell to the stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage of Italy as you conclude your 9-day Italian Riviera and Tuscany tour.
- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
- Accommodation in well-appointed hotels throughout the tour
- Daily breakfast at the hotel
- Guided tours and sightseeing activities as mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a comfortable vehicle for all transfers and excursions
- English-speaking tour guide providing informative commentary
- Entrance fees to attractions and landmarks included in the itinerary
- Local taxes and service charges
- International airfare to and from Italy
- Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
- Optional activities and personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- Gratuities for guides, drivers, and hotel staff (at your discretion)
- Any other items not specifically mentioned as included