Tuscany & the Italian Riviera

Start: Italy Finish: Italy

Visiting: Turin, Italian Riviera, Tuscany


Duration: 1 Nights

Physical rating: 3

Tour Operator: Collette


Prices From: $2369 $2119

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Tour Overview

From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the sun-soaked coast of the Italian Riviera, a romantic rendezvous with Italia awaits. Discover regal Turin, surrounded by alpine peaks. Revel in a 2-night stay on the stunning Riviera. Spend a day exploring the Cinque Terre’s rugged coastline. Relax with a 3-night stay in a Tuscan estate and savor the sprawling vineyards and charming medieval hill towns of the region. Enjoy an interactive pasta-making demonstration. Visit Lucca, encircled by a stunning set of 16th century walls. Explore the iconic sites of Florence and the medieval charm of San Gimignano. Throughout your journey, discover a land rich in history, culture, and cuisine.

Highlights

  • iconSpend 3 nights in a beautiful Tuscan estate.
  • iconDiscover the medieval town of San Gimignano, crowned by 14 medieval towers.
  • iconTaste authentic Italian gelato from an award-winning ice cream parlor in San Gimignano.
  • iconPartake in an interactive pasta-making demonstration.
  • iconExperience the food culture of northern Italy during a traditional welcome dinner.
  • iconExplore the colorful cliff-side villages of the Cinque Terre.
  • iconJourney to Florence for a tour of the "Cradle of the Renaissance."
  • iconUncover the walled city of Lucca before enjoying free time on your own.
  • iconExplore the Langhe wine country (UNESCO) and its most refined wines on a vineyard tour.

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Overnight Flight

Location: Turin

Accommodation: NH Santo Stefano

Experience the romance of travel among the elegant palazzos of regal Turin, the rolling hills of Tuscany and along the colorful coast of the Italian Riviera.

icon Day 2 : Turin, Italy - Tour Begins

Location: Turin

Accommodation: NH Santo Stefano

Meals: Dinner

Welcome to Italy. You’ll make your way to Turin, Italy’s first capital in the 1800s. Settle in for a 2-night stay, admiring the alpine peaks towering in the distance. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner featuring regional specialties.

icon Day 3 : Turin

Location: Turin

Accommodation: Grande Albergo Sestri Levante

Meals: Breakfast

Walk through Turin with an expert guide, uncovering a blend of French and Italian heritage. Wrap up the tour by trying a bicerin – a mix of espresso and chocolate – in one of the city’s cafés, reminiscent of Parisian coffee spots. After getting acquainted with the city, the rest of the day is yours to further explore Turin on your own. This evening, consider an optional excursion to a historic palace after hours, where you will enjoy an aperitif with a local guide.

icon Day 4 : Turin - La Morra - Langhe Wine Country - Italian Riviera

Location: Turin

Accommodation: Grande Albergo Sestri Levante

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Head to Italy’s picturesque Riviera, weaving through the Langhe wine country (UNESCO) along the way. Stop at the hilltop village of La Morra on your way to a local winery, where you will enjoy a tour and tasting. After a light lunch continue to Sestri Levante, perched along the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy an evening on your own to acquaint yourself with the Italian Riviera and perhaps get a bite of the local cuisine.

icon Day 5 : Italian Riviera - Cinque Terre - Italian Riviera

Location: Italian Riviera

Accommodation: Hotel Paggeria Medicea

Meals: Breakfast

Spend the day exploring the colorful cliff-side villages of Cinque Terre* with a local guide. Take in the picturesque, rugged coastline dotted with terraced vineyards as you travel by rail. Make your way through this seemingly inaccessible string of fishing villages, nestled between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea.

icon Day 6 : Italian Riviera - Lucca - Tuscan Estate

Location: Italian Riviera

Accommodation: Hotel Paggeria Medicea

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Discover the medieval city of Lucca, encircled by 16th-century Renaissance walls. Wander with a local guide, delving into the city’s Roman heritage and storied past. Enjoy some free time to explore the Piazza Napoleone and the rest of the city on your own. Continue on through the rolling hills of Tuscany for a 3-night stay at a traditional Italian estate**. Try your hand at the local culture with an interactive pasta-making demonstration by your villa’s on-site chef.

icon Day 7 : Tuscan Estate - Florence - Tuscan Estate

Location: Tuscany

Accommodation: Hotel Paggeria Medicea

Meals: Breakfast

Explore Florence (UNESCO), the “Cradle of the Renaissance” during a locally guided walking tour of the city’s iconic sites. Walk along the glittering storefronts on the Ponte Vecchio (“Old Bridge”), the only Florentine bridge to survive WWII. You’ll also wander past the Palazzo Vecchio, the Piazza della Signoria, and Santa Croce. Enjoy time to explore more on your own before returning to your Tuscan estate in the evening.

icon Day 8 : Tuscan Estate - San Gimignano - Tuscan Estate

Location: Tuscany

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Journey through Tuscany’s low-lying hills to San Gimignano (UNESCO), overlooking the Chianti region. Taste authentic Italian gelato from an award-winning ice cream parlor while you wander the cobbled streets and gaze up at the imposing towers during time at leisure in this Tuscan gem. Cap off an unforgettable journey at a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers.

icon Day 9 : Tuscan Estate - Tour Ends

Location: Tuscany

Meals: Breakfast

Say arriverderci to Italy as your journey comes to a close.

Experiences

  • Explore the Langhe wine country (UNESCO) and its most refined wines on a vineyard tour.
  • Uncover the walled city of Lucca before enjoying free time on your own.
  • Spend 3 nights in a beautiful Tuscan estate.

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