Come spend 8 days in Italy with us as you tour Tuscany and the beautiful Italian riviera. We’re talking eight guided days in the cradle of the Italian Rennaissance with travel, lodging, meals and tours all organized for you! Basically, you find someone to feed the dogs while you’re gone and your planning is done. We don’t believe there is any way you could experience Tuscany and the Italian riviera for this price on your own!
Tuscany & the Italian Riviera
September 20 – 27, 2019
Choice on Tour
10 Meals: 6 Breakfasts 4 Dinners
Per Person Rates: Double $4,299; Single $4,799; Triple $4,269
Included in Price: Roundtrip Airfare, Attraction, Miscellaneous, $150 Offer (Air Booking Bonus STL – (Dollar amount per person)), Air Taxes, Hotel Transfers
Not included in price: Insurance ($315.00)
Zimmer Radio Special Pricing Code: 937153 (Must use this when booking to receive this special Zimmer price)
Call Collette Travel: 800-581-8942
Step to the front of the line to see Michelangelo’s famous statue of David.
Experience a guided tour including a visit to the beautiful Cathedral of San Martino.
Marvel at the magnificent architecture of the Piazza Dei Miracoli.
Spend 3 nights in a beautiful Tuscan Estate.
Day 1: Overnight Flight
Experience the romance of travel among the rolling hills of Tuscany and along the colorful coast of the Italian Riviera.
Day 2: Tuscany, Italy – Tuscan Estate – Tour Begins
Welcome to Tuscany. Settle in for a relaxing 3-night stay at a traditional Tuscan estate.* Your journey begins with an interactive pasta-making demonstration with the on-site chef. Then, take your seat for an authentic Tuscan dinner. Today dinner will be included.
Day 3: Tuscan Estate – Florence – Tuscan Estate
How will you experience the “Cradle of the Italian Renaissance?” It’s your choice! Join a local Florentine guide to see the city’s iconic sites: view the remarkable Piazza del Duomo, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the impressive gilded bronze doors of the Baptistery dedicated to St. John, the Piazza della Signoria and Piazza Santa Croce -OR- join your local guide and see Florence’s lesser-known treasures – the Piazza Santa Maria Novella, and visit the Orsanmichele Church; see San Lorenzo Church and admire historic Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in Florence. Afterwards, gather together to visit the world-famous Academy Gallery to see Michelangelo’s incredible statue of David. Delight in leisure time to relax or discover this dynamic city on your own. En route to your hotel, visit a family-owned leather shop and learn the traditional Italian techniques of leather making. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 4: Tuscan Estate – Siena – Tuscan Winery – Tuscan Estate
A scenic journey through Tuscany’s graceful low-lying hills brings you to the lovely medieval city of Siena. Delight in its narrow Gothic streets, magnificent palaces and historic Piazza del Campo. After a walking tour with a local expert, take some time to explore the medieval corners of Siena with its small specialty shops and outdoor cafés. Then it’s on to one of the oldest wine estates in the Siena region. Sit down with a family member to hear about their wine and taste their creations along with other local products. Return to your countryside estate. Perhaps you’ll explore its Medici Villa. Tonight, a local musician will serenade you at dinner, expertly paired with wines. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 5: Tuscan Estate – Lucca – Pisa – Italian Riviera
As you head towards Italy’s picturesque Riviera, make a stop in the medieval city of Lucca, encircled by 16th-century Renaissance walls. Join a local guide for a tour showcasing the Cathedral of San Martino and the Piazza Napoleone. Next, spend time in the ancient maritime Republic of Pisa. Discover the Piazza Dei Miracoli, view the Duomo (Cathedral) and, of course, stand before its famous Leaning Tower. Continue on to the spectacular Italian Riviera and check in for your 3-night stay. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 6: Italian Riviera – Cinque Terre – Italian Riviera
Spend the day exploring the colorful cliff-side villages of the Cinque Terre** with a local guide. Take in the picturesque, rugged coastline dotted with terraced vineyards as you travel by rail. We make our way through this seemingly inaccessible string of fishing villages, nestled between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. Today breakfast will be included.
Day 7: Italian Riviera-Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino-Italian Riviera
Travel to the seaside resort of Santa Margherita Ligure. Board a boat*** to glamorous Portofino. Soak in the view of the town’s colorful harbor, dotted by fishing boats and yachts, set against a backdrop of pastel-colored buildings. Return to Santa Margherita Ligure for free time to peruse its charming streets and boutiques. Tonight, cap off an unforgettable journey at a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.
Day 8: Italian Riviera – Tour Ends
Today your journey comes to a close. Today breakfast will be included.
Zimmer Radio Special Pricing Code: 937153 (Must use this when booking to receive this special Clear 99 price)
Call Collette Travel: 800-581-8942