Tuscany, SPA and Cinque Terre

7 days small group tour

Our Tours

 

Group tour starting from Rome and going trough  the regional Tuscany , SPA in Montecatini and the Cinque Terre area in a group max of 8 people and guaranteed departures with at least 4 peopel between April to October

Itinerary

1st Day – ROME • MONTEPULCIANO • PIENZA • MONTALCINO • SIENA
Departure at 8.00 am from our meeting point or pickup at the hotel from 7.30 am to 7.45 am and departure for a delightful trip through the rolling hills of the Chianti Region. We will reach the hilltop town of MONTEPULCIANO a medieval and Renaissance village, famous for one of the oldest wines of Italy “Nobile di Montepulciano”, here we will stop for a wine tasting including typical local appetizers, in a very ancient cellar located in one of the most beautiful palaces of Montepulciano. Proceed to PIENZA the Renaissance “ideal town”, built by Pope Pius II, well-known for its “Pecorino” cheese. The tour will continue visiting the town of MONTALCINO, famous for its expensive wine, “Brunello di Montalcino”. Then we will proceed to SIENA. Accommodation in Hotel. Dinner and overnight. Meal: D

2nd Day – SIENA • SAN GIMIGNANO • PISA • MONTECARLO DI LUCCA • LUCCA • MONTECATINI TERME
Breakfast in hotel. Guided walking Tour along the medieval streets admiring the splendid palaces arriving to Piazza del Campo, well-known for its horse-race “Palio”. Continue to SAN GIMIGNANO famous for its numerous towers, short visit with your assistant, then proceed to PISA with a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, with the famous Leaning Tower. We will continue to MONTECARLO DI LUCCA a lovely village on the hills around Lucca, visit a farm including Wine Tasting with description of the superb and delicious specialities of Tuscany: the different kind of wines, cherry tomatoes on oil, salami, olives, bruschetta, Pappardelle al ragù (Pasta) ending with cantuccini & “Vin Santo”. In the afternoon you’ll visit LUCCA and will continue your journey reaching MONTECATINI TERME. Accommodation in Hotel. Dinner and Overnight. Meal: B (light lunch) D

3rd Day – MONTECATINI • LASPEZIA • CINQUE TERRE • MONTECATINI
Breakfast in hotel. Departure from Montecatini to La SPEZIA where you’ ll embark for an unforgettable day trip dedicated to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscape in the World suspended between sea and land “CINQUE TERRE”. During the visit by boat it will be possible to admire this amazing landscape from the seaside, and make a stop in one or two of these locations, weather permitting. RIOMAGGIORE, A jewel of the Cinque Terre, this Village was founded at the end of the XII century. From Riomaggiore you can reach Manarola through an unforgettable itinerary along the coast , “Via dell’Amore”. MANAROLA, The Harbour is formed by a terraced promenade where vineyards grow. CORNIGLIA, In the ancient time was more extended southwards, but due to strong slumps caused by the sea is now a long cliff connected with the village by 365 steps, numbered like the days of the year. VERNAZZA, The web of “carrugi ” (narrow lanes) and steep stairways converges to the main square overlooking the sea, this is the centre of the Village. MONTEROSSO, Because of the reddish colour of the hills at sunset, or perhaps it could be the colour of the lord‘s hair (Rufus) that inhabited the castle, go as far as the Convent of the “Capuccini” and you’ll admire an Incredible landscape. Free time, lunch on your own, and at about 16.00 we will leave this little piece of Heaven and get the local train which will you bring back to La Spezia. Return to Montecatini Terme. Dinner and Overnight at the hotel. Meal: BD

4th Day – MONTECATINI • CARRARA MARBLE CAVES • MONTECATINI TERMAE SPA
Breakfast at the Hotel, departure to CARRARA to admire the impressive Marble caves quarries, where Michelangelo took the material to create his masterpieces. Back to Montecatini,rest of the day at leasure to enjoy the Thermal spa treatment at the Oasi natural springs in Montecatini, whick include a 60 minutes Swedish sauna and Turkish bath, with colour therapy and sensory shower with relaxation area, and 50 minutes of massage in complete relax. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Montecatini Terme. Meal: BD

5th Day – MONTECATINI • FIRENZE • ROMA
Breakfast in hotel. Departure to Florence, walking guided tour of about two hours to see the most interesting monuments of this medieval city, Florence, known as the cradle of the Renaissance and is still wonderfully preserved, lunch on your own and early afternoon transfer back to ROME. Accommodation in Hotel centrally located. Overnight. Meal: B

6th Day – ROMA
Breakfast in hotel. End of our services. Meal: B

Highlights and Technical Information
Highlights
  • Siena: Piazza del Campo and the Municipal Palace
  • Florence: Piazza del Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto Bell Tower
  • Cinque Terre by boat
  • Spa treatment package
  • small group
Technical Information

Groups will have a limited number of 8 participants for each departure date.  Our tour will operate on all dates with a minimum of 4 people.

Payment : deposit of A$500 per person within 7 days of confirmation and balance 60 days before departing from Australia

Dates, Inclusions, Cost , Supplements

2019 – Price per person in AUD$:

Monthdeparture dayCost
April07; 14; 28A$2000
May05; 12; 26A$2000
June02; 09; 16; 23A$2000
July07; 14; 21; 28A$2000
August04; 11; 18; 25A$2000
September01; 15; 22; 29A$2000
October06; 13; 20; 27A$2000
What is included:
  • 5 nights accommodation in 4* hotels
  • 5 breakfast
  • 4 dinners (drinks not included)
  • 1 Wine tastings with local products
  • 1 Wine tastings with (light lunch)
  • Ground transportation by deluxe Van or minibus with air conditioning
  • Boat trip along the enchanting Cinque Terre coast line
  • Train from Monterosso to La Spezia
  • Spa treatment package at the Oasi Thermal spring in Montecatini (about 2 Hrs)
  • Local guide in Siena 2 Hrs
  • Local guide in Florence 2 Hrs
  • Local guide in Cinque Terre 6 Hrs
  • Multilingual tour English – Spanish – French
Not included:
  • Flights
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Other meals and drinks
  • Hotel tourist taxes (where required)
  • Insurance and everything not listed as “Included”
Additional Supplements:

Cost per person

  • single room supplement A$600
  • extra nights PRE TOUR on request
  • extra nights POST TOUR on request
Accommodation and Meals

Hotels used:

  • SIENA: Hotel GARDEN 4* or similar
  • MONTECATINI: Hotel PRESIDENT 4* or similar
  • ROME: Hotel GAMBRINUS|GIOBERTI 4* or similar

Price from: A$2000

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