ROMAN ROMANCE WITH

TUSCANY & CINQUE TERRE

OVERVIEW

Imagine yourself walking under the ivy adorned porticos of the Trastevere neighborhood, or tasting the smooth finish of your next glass of wine at a café overlooking the Colosseum, then travel to Tuscany where you will dine on the finest meats, cheeses and wines; then visit the 5 fishing villages called the Cinque Terre. This 8 day small group tour gives you the best of these areas and more!

KEY DETAILS

  • PRICE
  • PRICING FROM € 1650 per person
  • AVAILABILITY
  • 10+
  • DATES
  • April – Nov

ITINERARY

This tour starts in Rome and ends in Florence. We recommend arriving to Rome one day early to be relaxed and fresh for the start of the tour. This 8 day small group tour features the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peters Square, Raphael Rooms, Gallieries of the Candelabra, Siena the Tuscany town known for the Palio horse race, Lorenzo de Medici, Florence and Cinque Terre.

DAY 1 -Welcome to Rome (Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner)

Arrival to Rome. Welcome Private Transfer. Lovely Accommodations in Historic Center with Private Bath and Daily Breakfast.

Lovely Accommodations in Historic Center with Private Bath and Daily Breakfast.

Arrival to the Rome airport, your private driver is waiting for you to arrive. He will meet you outside baggage claim, and have a private transport take you and your luggage from the airport to your Rome accommodations, complete with private bath and breakfast service in the heart of the historical center of Rome.

Unpack and relax. Tonight, take a lovely evening walk or just relax. Tonight, you have dinner  at a great spot, featuring the local specialties and some good Italian wine! Welcome to Italy!

DAY 2 (Vatican Tour w/ Guide, City Tour w/ Guide)

Full day of roaming in Rome

AM: sightseeing in Rome – Skip-the-line Vatican & Sistine Chapel w Private Guide

Your private guide will meet you at take you past the immensely long line to get in. You are with a certified guide and have separate entrance and tickets to get you right in! Your guide will show you the highlights of the Vatican Museums, the amazing tapestry room, ancient statues and baths then enter the holy and amazing Sistine Chapel where you will have some moments to contemplate the scope of what you are looking at. Then you will be taken out an exit reserved just for those with private guides into the heart of the Vatican; St. Peters. View the amazing history and culture. After the tour; get some recommendations for free time from your guide and hit the streets exploring. Return to the hotel afterward to relax.

PM: Sightseeing in Rome – Strolling the historic squares of Rome w Private Guide

This afternoon you will meet your private guide who will take you on at 2-hour walking tour of the city. There are locals who live in Rome and will show you their back yard and the amazing historical sites and history from a local prospective. Visit Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, Pantheon and more! Afterward you will return to the hotel where you are free to explore the city on your own using your free Rome travel guide included with every trip.

DAY 3 (Free Day Rome)

Free Day in Rome

Today is a free day in Rome so that you can sleep in and relax. Take your time this morning and enjoy a relaxing breakfast at the hotel before you go out on your own to explore the city. We can provide customized options for this day like: Day trip to Pompeii from Rome, Cooking class and fresh market tour, Private tour of the Jewish Ghetto of Rome, Private Vespa Tour of Rome, Rent at Ferrari for the day or wine tasting overlooking the Spanish Steps, the choices are endless. Ask your agent when booking.

DAY 4 (Siena & Florence)

Rome to Tuscany

Enjoy breakfast then board the coach and hit the road toward Tuscany. The first stop will be the enchanting town of Siena. One the way from Rome you will pass the flat open countryside and slowly transition to the rolling hills of Tuscany when you are near Siena. When you arrive to the town, you will enjoy a lovely wine and food experience where you will taste the local meats, cheeses and wines. After the feast you will have free time to explore Siena and its famous Piazza del Campo where 17 neighborhoods called Contrade compete each year in a famous horse race in the main square. After you will continue on to Florence, check into your hotel. Free evening on your own.

DAY 5 (Florence Guided Tours & David)

Explore Florence Medieval Style

Today you will you will explore the city of art; Florence. Your guide will meet you a the hotel and take you on a unique tour of Florence. Visit the San Lorenzo market where you will taste some of the local cheeses and meats. Afterward you are free for lunch on your own. In the late afternoon you will meet your guide again for an afternoon walking tour of Classical Florence. See Piazza della Signoria and the Plazzo Vecchio, Giotto’s bell tower and the amazing Duomo. You will then be taken inside the Accademia Museum to see the masterpiece by Michelangelo called David. Free evening on your own.

DAY 6 (Cinque Terre)

The Cinque Terre

Today you will travel to the coastline and the famous 5 villages of The Cinque Terre. The area is known for its wine, food and amazing views of the sea. You will visit the Cinque Terre National Park which has the most amazing views you can imagine. You will enjoy a lovely full lunch in a local restaurant on the sea where you will enjoy some amazing seafood cooked the Ligurian way along with some tasty wines. Free time to enjoy the towns before coming back to Florence Free evening on your own.

DAY 7 (Tuscany Food Experience)

Eating like a Tuscan

Today is includes a relaxing morning where you can sleep in, enjoy a relaxing breakfast and maybe people watch over a cup of espresso. in the afternoon you will meet you guide for a truly wonderful Chianti wine and food experience. Board your transportation as you travel toward the Chianti Wine Region and a lovely villa on a wine estate. Once you arrive to the winery you will take a tour of the 500 year old cellar still used today. Enjoy a wine tasting featuring the local wines and learn why they are so sophisticated and learn the winemaking techniques that make this areas wine special. Afterward a lovely dinner will be served that is paired with local wines. You will experience 4 different wines including desert wines. You will dine on local cheeses, jams, balsamic vinegars, two pasta dishes and a main course of traditional local meats. Don’t forget a Tuscan desert with sweet wine at the end. Later return back to Florence for the evening.

DAY 8 (Depart)

Depart of Extend!

Today your tour ends after breakfast in Florence. We can arrange for a optional airport transfer, railway transfer or we can extend your trip to add more days, just ask your agent for options when booking.

2020 Pricing and Dates

Friday, April 03,17 2020
Double Euro 1650, Single Euro 1900, Triple Euro 1642

Friday, May 01, 15, 29 June 12,26 2020
Double Euro 1800, Single Euro 2995, Triple Euro 1700 (lower price for 2020)

Friday, July 17,31 2020 
Double Euro 1800, Single Euro 2995, Triple Euro 1700

Friday, August 28, 16 2020
Double Euro 1800, Single Euro 2995, Triple Euro 1700

Friday, September 11 (11th full/closed), 25
Double Euro 1800, Single Euro 2995, Triple Euro 1700

Friday, October 09, 23 (23rd full/closed)
Double Euro 1800, Single Euro 2995, Triple Euro 1700

Friday, November 06 2020
Double Euro 1650, Single Euro 1900, Triple Euro 1642 

All prices are per person in Euro dollars to avoid any hidden exchange rate charges. Euro rate is locked at time of full payment

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WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 3 nights in Rome ( Dei Mellini, della Conciliazione, Londra & Cargill or similar)
  • 4 nights in Florence ( Executive, Kraft, Pierre or similar)
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Arrival Transfer
  • This tour is escorted
  • Welcome Briefing in Rome
  • Welcome Dinner in Rome
  • Guided Visit of the heart of Rome
  • Guided visit of Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with skip the line reservation
  •  Transfer from Rome to Florence
  • Wine and food experience in Siena
  • Walking tour in Siena
  • Walking tour in Florence
  •  Guided visits to Cinque Terre
  •  Chianti food experience 
  • Amazing travel documents with city guides, free time suggestions and more!
  • 24/7 phone support from our Rome office. Help or questions, just a phone call away! Only with Italy4Real
  • Local city taxes of 3-5 euro per person per day. Paid locally
  • Airfare to/from Italy
  • Anything not listed in the day by day program
  • Travel Insurance
  • Departure Transfer
  • Drinks on included meals

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