Rome, Flavour of Tuscany & the enchanting Cinque Terre

Discover Rome, taste the best wine and food of the whole Tuscany.

Overview

Trip Highlights

  • Leisure day in Rome.
  • Delightful trip through the rolling hills of the Chianti region.
  • Walking tour of Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa.
  • Discover of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscape in the world, Five Lands.
  • Admire ancient tools, some sculptures, and the quarryman’s house.

Programs

DAY 01 ROME

Transfer from the airport in Rome to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 02 ROME

In the morning you will enjoy a discovering Rome walking tour. You will be picked uo at your hotel and start with a private guide your tour from Largo Argentina, and continue to Campo dè Fiori, Piazza Farnese, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight.

DAY 03 MONTEPULCIANO / PIENZA / SIENA

Today with your tour leader will start a delightful trip through the rolling hills of the Chianti region. Will reach the hilltop town of Montepulciano, an ancient village rich of medieval and renaissance buildings, famous for producing one of the most ancient wine of Italy”. Stop for a visit to a wine cellar and experience a tasting of 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. The tour will proceed to Siena, where you will enjoy a visit of the old city center. You will be walking along the medieval streets admiring splendid palaces. The sightseeing tour will end in the Piazza del Campo with its spectacular Cathedral. Dinner and overnight at the hotel

DAY 04 SAN GIMIGNANO / TAVERNELLE / CHIANTI AREA / LUCCA / PISA / LA SPEZIA

After breakfast departure to San Gimignano, a tiny city that has remained intact through the centuries; situated on a hilltop and famous for its numerous tower, frescoes, and other art treasures. You will then proceed to Tavernelle Val di Pesa located within the Chianti Classico “Gallo Nero” region, where we will make a stop at a farmhouse to enjoy an excellent wine tasting with light lunch. The tour continue onto Lucca, where you will have a pleasant walk into the enchanting historical center , where you will admire the anfiteatro square , the Guinigi tower, the San Martino Dome and the typical antique shops. In the early afternoon, you will then proceed to Pisa. Upon arrival you will have a walking tour of the Piazza dei Miracoli, with its famous Leaning Tower, The Baptistery, and other beautiful monument. Proceed to La Spezia. Dinner and overnight.

DAY DAY 05 LA SPEZIA / PORTOVENERE / GOLFO DEI POETI / CINQUE TERRE / LA SPEZIA

After breakfast, departure by boat fora n unforgettable day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscape in the world. The five village, cinque terre is an area suspended between sea and land, hanging from sheer cliffs surrounded by hills and vineyards. You will enter into a little piece of heaven. By touring the coast line by boat, you will have the possibility to admire this amazing landscape from the seaside, like a postcard. In the evening of rough sea, the visit will be done partly by coach and partly by train. During the tour, the boat will reach Porto Venere, Vernazza, Monterosso and visit them at leisure.

DAY 06 LA SPEZIA / CARRARA MARBLE CAVES / MONTECARLO DI LUCCA / ROME

After breakfast at the hotel, the tour will take you to Carrara, for a visito f the impressive marble quarries carved deep into the mountain. This is where Michelangelo took the row material to create his superb masterpiece. By visiting the quarry museum you will admire ancient tools, some sculptures, and the quarryman’s house. Continue to Montecarlo di Lucca, a lovely town located on the hills around Lucca. This territory is ideal for the production of top quality wine and extra virgin olive oil. We will stop and visit a farmhouse where the owners will have you taste delicious Tuscan food specialties, from olive oil to cheese, from bread to wine and of course pasta, which you will taste with different wines. Proceed to Rome and arrival in the evening.

DAY07 ROME

Free time at your leisure. Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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