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8D7N Heart of Italy with Cinque Terre

8D7N Heart of Italy with Cinque Terre

MYR6380 / per person
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Tour Plan

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Day 01:  Friday  Arrival 

Welcome to Italy!   Meet your private driver upon your arrival in Rome and transfer to your hotel in the heart of  Rome. Late afternoon meeting with your Tour Host in the hotel. You will learn more about  your tour and familiarize with the travel companions. At the end, walk to the restaurant and  enjoy a tasty welcome dinner. Overnight in Rome .
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Day 02:  Saturday  Vatican & Heart of Rome

After breakfast, you will enjoy a unique visit to Vatican Museum. Access the Museum easily  with your skip the line tickets. Your visit will be memorable: our guides have drawn up a  route to include all the major sights as well as some unexpected surprises. See the Belvedere  Courtyard with Apollo Belvedere & Laocoön & His Sons, Raphael Rooms, the Galleries of the  Candelabra, of the Maps and of the Tapestries, the Sistine Chapel and the Pinecone  Courtyard. At the end, exit on the St. Peter’s Square and enjoy the magnificent view of the  imposing Cathedral. You will return to your hotel to relax after a challenging morning.  Late afternoon meet your tour leader for a walking tour of the Baroque Town with Piazza  Navona, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Piazza di Spagna, the Italian Parliament and the  fascinating narrow streets of ancient Rome.   Return to hotel with your Tour Host or indulge in your exploration on your own.  Overnight in Rome
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Day 03:  Sunday  Rome

Today will be free at leisure.  This tour has been designed to offer the best of each city visited combined with some free  time to customise your travel experience as well as take your time to relax.  There are many available experiences. Among these, we like to suggest to explore the  Imperial Rome with Colosseum and Forum, to visit one of the most beautiful are collection in  Europe at Palazzo Borghese or the near Tivoli with the astonishing Villa Hadriana, built by  the Emperor Hadrian and Villa d’Este, masterpiece of Italian gardening.  Alternatively, you may want visit Capri or Pompeii taking advantage of the new high speed  train connecting Naples and Rome in just 1 hr or enjoy a wine tour in Viterbo area.  Overnight in Rome
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Day 04:  Monday  Experience True Tuscany

Today you will continue to Tuscany. Be ready to meet your tour host at your hotel in Rome  and motor to Florence, where you will arrive late afternoon following an en route stop in  Siena. The ride itself is a magnificent opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Tuscan hills, the view  of small enchanting villages as well as the vineyards and castles the pointed the region.   In ancient times, Siena was the only city that competed against Florence for power, wealth  and artistic beauties. Upon arrival in Siena, enjoy a wine & food experience in the heart of the  old town. After you will have time to discover Piazza del Campo, the main central square  where the famous Palio horse race takes place every year, as well as exploring quieter  backstreets and learning everything about the Contrade, the 17 medieval city districts that  compete against each other in the Palio. Continue to Florence and overnight in town.
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Day 05:  Tuesday Magnificent Florence between Food & Arts

Start your exploration of Florence from the unknown and most picturesque sides of the city:  visit the market of San Lorenzo where it’s possible to see the food arriving from the Tuscan  countryside. It’s a chance to taste lots of varieties of local cheeses, fruits, vegetable, and  breads. If you”re still hungry, there’s free time for lunch.  In the afternoon, meet your guide in the hotel and get ready to explore the heart of the town.  Lorenzo de Medici transformed Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance by attracting the  best artists, architects and writers of the time; Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and  Botticelli who he commissioned to produce various works of art and architecture. We’ll visit  Piazza della Signoria, walk by the Palazzo Vecchio, , the Duomo with Giotto's bell tower (  from outside), Ponte Vecchio. Our walk through Florence will end with a visit to the  Accademia to admire, among the many masterpieces, the jewel of Michelangelo: the statue  of David. Overnight in Florence
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Day 06:  Wednesday  Cinqueterre

Today discover a spectacular corner of Italy, famous for its panorama, its wine, its food,  beautiful sea and hiking opportunities. Leave Florence early morning with your guide driving  to North West Riviera with a comfortable air-conditioned minivan. During the ride, you will  enjoy the view of Tuscan Hills till the moment you will see the Southern part of Alps, that  divide Tuscany from Liguria.  Once in Cinque Terre National Park enjoy the most astonishing views either from land and  sea, as we stroll along the national park by boat, train, and walking fabulous trails on the cliff.  Your experience include a delicious full lunch with wine tasting in a local restaurant on the  sea where you will enjoy incredible fresh seafood cooked the Ligurian way, accompanied by  some great white wines typical of this region.  Return to Florence late afternoon. Overnight in Florence.
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Day 07:  Thursday  Wine & Oil Experience with dinner in Chianti 

Today your morning is free at leisure, the day to Cinque Terre was a long one and this  morning you will have some additional time to relax.   In the afternoon, meet your tour guide and start your ​Chianti experience​. With a 25 minute  ride, a comfortable van will shuttle you to the rolling hills of the Chianti Wine Region till you  reach a noble Villa with a Boutique Winery on top of a hill.  The landscapes is marvellous with beautiful vineyards and olive groves that surround you.

Once there, a wine expert will welcome you and take you for the 500-year-old cellar visit,  still used today for a very small, selected wine production and ageing, listed in the top 100 on  Wine Spectator’s.  You will taste all the different product of this boutique winery while you will learn the  sophisticated techniques of winemaking and teach you to distinguish the different and  various scents and flavors that each wine presents.

At the end, you will enjoy a fine dinner   The dinner will be served in a charming restaurant, where you will also learn how to pair  different wines with specific dishes. You will enjoy 4 different wines, including the world  renowned Supertuscan of the estate. Plus, a sweet typical dessert wine.  You will also taste the region's finest olive oil with typical unsalted Tuscan bread.  The fine dining includes local charcuterie and a cheese selection, paired with different jams  and balsamic vinegar, a selection of two pasta dishes and a main course made of a traditional  meat dish. A Tuscan dessert is then served with local sweet wine. Coming back to Florence,  you will stop at Piazzale Michelangelo belvedere, for a breathtaking view of Florence,  admiring all the lights of the city.

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Day 08:  Friday  Departure

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Package include:
  • 3 nights in Rome
  • 4 nights in Florence
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Tour Escort service
  • Arrival Transfer
  • Welcome briefing
  • Welcome dinner in Rome
  • Walking along the heart of Rome
  • Guided visit of Vatican Museum & Sistine Chapel with skip the line reservation
  • Transfer from Rome to Florence via Siena
  • Wine & Food experience in Siena
  • Walking along the heart of Siena
  • Fresh market’s tour of Florence
  • Guided Visit of the heart of Florence, including Accademia & Michelangelo’s David with skip the line reservation
  • Guided visit to Cinque Terre with lunch and wine tasting
  • Wine & Oil Experience with dinner in Chianti
Package exclude:
  • City Tax to be paid locally
  • Drinks on meals
  • Departure Transfer

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