Discover the taste of Tuscan wines and explore the Cinque Terre. Small group, fully escorted tour departs from Rome. This is your chance to visit the beautiful Tuscan towns of Siena, Pisa & Lucca & taste the wines of San Gimignano, Montepulciano & Chianti. This tour also offers the added beauty of the stunning 5 coastal villages of the Cinque Terre a UNESCO world heritage listed area.

Additional nights in Rome can be added to this tour along with airport transfers.

4 Days / 3 Nights – Fully escorted small group tour in English & Spanish

Sunday Departures: April 12, 26, May 10, 24, June 07, 21, July 05, 19, August 02, 16, 30, September 13, 27, October 11, 25. 2020. Space permitting. 

Features:

Tuscan Wines & The Cinque Terre

Sangiovese grapes, sunripened and bursting with rich flavor. Taste the wines of Chianti & Tuscany.

  • Tuscan Wines & The Cinque Terre
  • Small group tour – maximum 18
  • 4 – Star hotels
  • 3 wine tasting experiences paired with typical Tuscan dishes
  • Discover the medieval towns of Tuscany including Siena, Pisa & Lucca
  • A full day visit to the Cinque Terre
  • 2 nights stay in Siena area
  • Extra nights in Rome at the end of this tour can be added

 

Itinerary: Rome – Pisa – Lucca – La Spezia (1 night) – Cinque Terre – Siena area (2 nights) – Chianti area – San Gimignano – Siena – Montepulciano – Rome

Day 1 – Sunday: ROMA – PISA – LUCCA – LA SPEZIA

Departure from Rome at 8:00 am (possibility to pick up from central hotels in Rome) to Pisa. Here we visit the city of the Leaning Tower, a unique masterpiece located in Piazza dei Miracoli. We then continue to the ancient walled city of Lucca, considered one of the flagships of the Tuscan region. Lucca is also known as the “city of a hundred churches” for the large number of religious buildings in the historic center. Departure for La Spezia. Welcome dinner at local restaurant and overnight stay. Meals: D

Day 2 – Monday: LA SPEZIA – CINQUE TERRE – SIENA AREA

After breakfast we depart by boat for an unforgettable day dedicated to discovering of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the World, the UNESCO world heritage listed Cinque Terre. By touring the coastline by boat, you will have the chance to admire this amazing landscape from the ocean. In the event of rough seas, we will visit by train. During the tour, the boat will stop at the villages of Vernazza, Monterosso and Porto Venere where you will be able to get out and explore them on foot. Afterwards we will return to La Spezia by train and from there we will take a private motor coach to the Siena region. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B D

Day 3 – Tuesday: SIENA AREA – GAIOLE in CHIANTI – RADDA IN CHIANTI – GREVE in CHIANTI – SAN CASCIANO in VAL di PESA – SAN GIMIGNANO

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we depart to discover the wonderful Chianti area, considered the heart of Tuscany and famous for its world-renowned wines. Free time in Gaiole in Chianti, Radda in Chianti and Greve in Chianti. Continue to San Gimignano where on the way we will stop near San Casciano in Val di Pesa for a wine tasting in a charming winery. Upon arrival in the town of San Gimignano, you will have free time to visit of the historic center of this small UNESCO world heritage listed medieval town. Afterwards we will have a second wine tasting before returning to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel and overnight stay. Meals: B D

Day 4 – Wednesday: SIENA AREA – SIENA – MONTEPULCIANO – ROME

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will go on a guided tour of the historic center of Siena. This beautiful medieval city is built around the Piazza del Campo, famous throughout the World for its architectural beauty and its unique “shell” shape. Afterwards we proceed to Montepulciano to taste the Vino Nobile, one of the oldest and most prestigious wines of the Tuscany. Finally, we will depart for Rome where we will arrive in the city center in the late afternoon. There will be guaranteed drop-offs in Viale Washington, Viale Luigi Einaudi / Termini Station Area, Via Ludovisi. Transfer services and extra nights in Rome available upon request. End of Tuscan Wines & the Cinque Terre tour. Meals: B

Includes:

  • 1 night’s accommodation in 4* Hotel in La Spezia area
  • 2 night’s accommodation in 4* Hotel in Siena area
  • 3 buffet breakfasts
  • 3 dinners (drinks not included)
  • 3 Wine tastings accompanied by local products
  • Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air conditioning
  • Multilingual tour leader English – Spanish
  • Boat trip along the enchanting Cinque Terre coastline
  • Multilingual local guide in Siena (2h service)
  • Visit with tour leader of Pisa, Lucca, Chianti Area, San Gimignano, Montepulciano
  • Train from Monterosso to La Spezia
  • Tour leader for the entire itinerary
  • One suitcase any size + one piece of hand luggage per person
  • Children are accepted from 12 years (adult rate)

Excludes:

  • Flights to Italy
  • Any meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Drinks with meals
  • Children under 12 years
  • City tax is not included and will be payable directly to the hotel

Tuscan Wines & The Cinque Terre Hotels:

La Spezia: Hotel the Poet or similar

Siena Area: Hotel Montaperti or similar

 

Price per person in Euro:

Tuscan Wines & The Cinque Terre

UNESCO world heritage listed Cinque Terre.

All dates

  • Double: 789.00
  • Single:  869.00
  • Triple: On request

Optional:

Rome additional night’s accommodation with airport transfer 

Rome Optional Sightseeing – please contact us

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