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Tuscany, Rome & The Cinque Terre

Italy, Europe

from $3,850* per person 12 Days June
Comfort accommodations Exertion level: 3
Operator: Viaggi di Gusto 20 people max
  • Airport near rome, italy
  • Culinary & Wine Travel trips
Depart the USA for Rome, Italy.

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Italy, Europe

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Itinerary

Tuesday, June 26
Depart the USA for Rome, Italy.

Wednesday, June 27 (Rome)
After our arrival in Rome, transfer to our charming hotel
by motor coach. Explore Rome’s famous Trastevere
neighborhood and enjoy a welcome dinner at a local
trattoria. (D)

Thursday, June 28 (Rome)
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at our hotel. Take a guided
tour of Rome’s famed sights: the Coliseum and Roman
Forum; St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican museum and the
Catacombs. Later, revel in the energizing nightlife of
Rome. (B)

Friday, June 29 (Rome)
Shop or explore Rome on your own, then cap the day
with a dinner at a quaint restaurant in the Trastevere
neighborhood. (B)

Saturday, June 30 (Cinque Terr e)
Following breakfast, we’ll drive along the Ligurian coast
to the Cinque Terre. Get acquainted with the eclectic
collection of Cinque Terre villages and the walking paths
that connect them. Spend the remainder of the day hiking
the scenic paths, enjoying the dramatic views from a
boat, or simply relaxing at a local beach. (B)

Sunday, July 1 (Cinque Terr e)
Take the full day to venture out and discover the charms
of these adjoining villages. The day is yours to visit and
explore the seaside, sample the local cuisine and wine, and
enjoy the spectacular sunset. (B)

Monday, July 2 (Cinque Terr e)
Spend your final day on the Ligurian Coast relaxing
at the seaside, taking a boat trip or traveling to a
neighboring village. (B)

Tuesday, July 3 (Tuscany)
After breakfast, drive to our hotel located in the Tuscan
countryside stopping for lunch and a visit in a quaint
Tuscan hilltown. Sample local regional wines and later
enjoy a welcome dinner at our hotel. (B, D)

Wednesday, July 4 (Tuscany)
Following breakfast, explore small charming towns of
Tuscany with a local guide. Later, participate in a cooking
class at our hotel and enjoy the resulting lunch. (B, L)

Thursday, july 5 (Tuscany)
Spend the morning exploring the charming hilltowns of
Castellina in Chianti and Greve in Chianti. Later, visit
Castello Verrazano, one of the Chianti region’s oldest and
most beautiful vineyards. After a guided tour, sample the
famous wines, accompanied by a four-course meal. (B, L)

Friday, july 6 (Tuscany)
Spend your final day relaxing poolside, or enjoy the
Tuscan landscape on horseback (optional). Later we’ll
gather together for a farewell dinner, specially prepared
for us at the hotel. (B, D)

Saturday, july 7
Following breakfast, say a reluctant “Ciao” to Italy and
depart for your return flight from Florence or Rome to
Chicago. (B)

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