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Detailed Itinerary

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Rome railway station on your own. Leave Rome to Florence, the Cradle of the Renaissance, by rail. Upon arrival in Florence, transfer to hotel on your own. Overnight.

Breakfast at hotel, then reach the meeting point. Today you’ll enjoy a full day regular tour of Chianti. Crossing the beautiful Chianti hills, you’ll arrive at the Medieval hilltop town of Monteriggioni. Continuation to Siena, famous for its splendid Gothic architecture and the traditional Palio horse race. Your guide will make you discover Piazza del Campo. Visit Piazza del Duomo and be impressed by the imposing Cathedral, one of the finest achievements of Italian Gothic. A light lunch will be served at a local restaurant where, together with genuine Tuscan products, you will savour traditional pastries. Next, you’ll drive to San Gimignano, famous its Vernaccia, world renowned white wine, and its skyscrapers, also declared a World heritage Site by UNESCO. The visit is free for independent sightseeing. At the end of the day you will move deeper into Chianti area, with its picture-postcard landscapes. You have the chance to taste the best Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with home-made snacks and sampling of wines and oil. Return to Florence. The tour ends near Railway Station. (B, LL, WT)

Breakfast on your own, then reach the arranged meeting point for a whole day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most enchanting landscapes in the world. Five (Cinque) villages, hanging between sea and land, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. The visit begins in Riomaggiore: the village, dating back to the early XIII century, is famous for its historic character and local wine. Then you’ll reach Manarola, the tiny harbour has a boat ramp and picturesque buildings clinging to the ravine. Continuation to Monterosso, an ancient fishing village considered “The Pearl of the Cinque Terre”, where you will be awed by its enchanting beaches and the lush vegetation. Here you will have free time to plunge into the crystal sea and sunbathe, before heading to Vernazza, a seaside town surrounding a small natural port. Lunch is included. The tour will end in Florence (Railway station area). (L)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Santa Maria Novella Station on your own to catch the train to Rome. End of services. (B)

Trip Highlights

Taste Italian Flavours

Departure Period

01 Jun, 2022 to 30 Jun, 2022
AUD 996 P P twin share
AUD 1,512 P P single

01 Jul, 2022 to 31 Aug, 2022
AUD 939 P P twin share
AUD 1,483 P P single

01 Sep, 2022 to 31 Oct, 2022
AUD 996 P P twin share
AUD 1,512 P P single

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