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. Spend a day exploring the Cinque Terre's rugged coastline. Relax with a 3-night stay in a Tuscan village 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 Greve in Chianti. Throughout your journey, discover a land rich in history, culture, and cuisine.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2024
Duration
9 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1TurinExperience 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.
Day 2TurinWelcome 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.
Day 3TurinWalk 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 cafEs, 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.
Day 4TurinHead 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 La Spezia, the large port city gateway to the Italian Riviera. Get a bite of the local cuisine during dinner at your hotel.
Day 5La Spezia del GolfoSpend 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.
Day 6La Spezia del GolfoDiscover 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** in the village of Figline. This evening, try your hand at the local culture with an interactive pasta-making demonstration by your hotel's on-site chef.
Day 7TuscanyExplore Florence (UNESCO), the "Cradle of the Renaissance" during a locally guided walking tour of the city's iconic sites. View the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge), the only Florentine bridge to survive WWII. Admire the Gates of Paradise and the imposing Dome of the cathedral. Wander past Piazza della Signoria and the ornate facade of Santa Croce. Enjoy time to explore more on your own before returning to your hotel in the evening.
Day 8TuscanyJourney through Tuscany's low-lying hills and dense olive groves to an award-winning frantoio (olive mill), where olives are pressed each November.*** After learning about the many varieties of trees and oil-making methods, join a tasting of the different varietals of EVOO produced at the mill. Your exploration of the Chianti countryside continues in the village of Greve, surrounded by vineyard-carpeted hills. Cap off an unforgettable journey at a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers.
Day 9TuscanySay arriverderci to Italy as your journey comes to a close.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
06/08/2024$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/24/2024$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/27/2024$2,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/05/2024$2,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/12/2024$2,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/19/2024$2,899.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/22/2025$2,549.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/29/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/05/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/25/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/03/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/10/2025$2,799.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/17/2025$2,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/24/2025$2,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
NH Collection Torino Santo Stefano - Turin, Italy
NH La Spezia - Italian Riviera, Italy
Villa Casagrande - Tuscany, Italy
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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