Individual - Escorted Tours
from ROME to ROME
Tuscany Wine Trails & The Enchanting Cinque Terre
Available: 07-04-2019 / 27-10-2019
ROME - GROSSETO - PISA - LA SPEZIA - PORTOVENERE - CINQUE TERRE- LUCCA - CHIANTI AREA - SAN GIMIGNANO - SIENA - MONTEPULCIANO - PIENZA - ROME
Operated on SUNDAY
from APRIL 7 to OCTOBER 27 2019
Departure from ROME
April: 7 - 21
May: 5 - 12 - 19 – 26
June: 2 – 9 - 16 - 23 - 30
July: 7 – 14 - 21 – 28
August: 4 - 11 - 25
September: 15 - 22 - 29
October: 6 - 13 – 20 – 27
GROSS RATES PER PERSON
IN DOUBLE IN SINGLE IN TRIPLE CHILD
€ 840,00 € 1.030,00 NOT AVAILABLE ALLOWED from 12 years old/ Adult rate
1 night accommodation in 4* Hotel in La Spezia area
2 nights accommodation in 4* Hotel in Siena area
3 buffet breakfasts
3 dinners (drinks not included)
4 Wine tastings with local products
Ground transportation by deluxe motor coach with air conditioning
Multilingual tour leader
Boat trip along the enchanting Cinque Terre coast line
Multilingual local guide in Siena (2h service)
Train from Monterosso to La Spezia
Multilingual tour English – Spanish
Tour do not include
• Porterage service
• Entrance fees when not mentioned
• City tax for overnight stays
• Transfer in/out – Price on request
• Everything that is not mentioned in “tour includes”
HOTELS or similar
IN LA SPEZIA 4* Hotel NH La Spezia
IN SIENA AREA 4* Hotel Montaperti
City tax not included and to be paid directly in the hotels
ONLY ONE BAG PER PERSON ALLOWED (ANY SIZE) PLUS ONE HAND LUGGAGE
Possibility to add extra nights at the beginning and/or at the end of the tour - rates on request
Day 1 – Sunday: ROMA - GROSSETO - PISA - LA SPEZIA
Pickup at the hotel from 6.30 am. Meet your multilingual tour leader and start a delightful trip along the Tyrrhenian Coast, you will cross the Etruscan lands till GROSSETO countryside, well known as MAREMMA. This is one of the new area of excellence in Italy’s viticulture. Meandering through the Tuscan Country side you will reach a beautiful local winery near the regional park and close to wonderful beaches. See up close the winemaking process, from the vineyards to the cellar and aging of wine.
At the end of the visit you can taste some of the most representative wines of this territory. Proceed along the cost till reach PISA where you will enjoy some free time.
Our expert tour leader will take you for a pleasant walk into the enchanting historical centre, Piazza dei Miracoli, with its famous Leaning Tower (exterior visit), The Baptistery (exterior visit) and other beautiful monuments.
Proceed to LA SPEZIA. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: D
Day 2 – Monday: LA SPEZIA - GOLFO DEI POETI - CINQUE TERRE - LUCCA - MONTAPERTI
After breakfast, departure by boat for an unforgettable day dedicated to discover of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscape in the World : Cinque Terre.
“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. (*In the event of rough sea, the visit will be done partly by coach and partly by train.)
1. During the tour, the boat will reach Porto Venere and the most important villages where you can stop and visit them! You can take some pictures in PORTO VENERE, VERNAZZA and MONTEROSSO, walking into the narrow streets and immerse yourself in a colorful postcard! Then you will reach la Spezia by train and form there you will take a private motor coach to reach Tuscany region with en route stop in LUCCA. Walk on the cobblestone streets, explore squares and old Renaissance walls; and see the birthplace of local composer Giacomo Puccini. Admire the medieval buildings along Via Fillungo, peek inside San Frediano church and visit landmarks like the Cathedral of San Martino, Piazza Anfiteatro and Torre delle Ore and finally do not forget to taste Buccellato cake!.
Proceed to Montaperti. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B D
Day 3 – Tuesday: MONTAPERTI - RADDA IN CHIANTI - SAN GIMIGNANO
SIENA - CASTELNUOVO BERARDENGA - MONTAPERTI
After breakfast at the hotel, departure to discover Chianti Classico GALLO NERO region and admire one of the most emblematic villages: RADDA IN CHIANTI. Visit the small town on your own, and then proceed by private motor coach to SAN GIMIGNANO a tiny city that has remained intact through the centuries; situated on a hilltop and famous for its
numerous towers, frescoes and other art treasures. Once left San Gimignano you will make a stop in a farmhouse to enjoy an excellent wine tasting with typical snacks.
Now it’s time to move to SIENA, where you will enjoy a visit of the old city centre. You will be walking along the medieval streets admiring splendid palaces. The sightseeing tour will end in the Piazza del Campo.
This is one of the most beautiful squares in the world and site of the famous 600 years old horse - race, called “Il Palio”. Before to come back to hotel stop in CASTELNUOVO BERARDENGA for a special aperitif in a cellar.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meals: B D
Day 4 - Wednesday: MONTAPERTI - MONTEPULCIANO - PIENZA - ROMA
After breakfast, check out and departure to VAL D’ORCIA to complete the wine tour of Tuscany. Will reach the hilltop town of MONTEPULCIANO, an ancient village rich of medieval and Renaissance buildings, famous for producing one of the oldest wines of Italy, the “Nobile di Montepulciano”.
You will stop for a visit to a wine cellar and for tasting some wines and local products like ham, cheese, and salami. Proceed to PIENZA, the Renaissance town built under Pope Pius II and alsowell - known for its pecorino cheese. At the end of the visit proceed to Rome.
End of our services. Meals: B