Tuscany, Riviera, Portofino and Cinque Terre

A view of Rapallo – Riviera di Levante

Tuscany, Riviera, Portofino and Cinque Terre

Tuscany with Italian Riviera

Typical Itinerary

Early morning meet your driver and tour escort at hotel in Rome or in Piazza Barberini (meeting point) and transfer to Florence. Today, enjoy a visit of Siena ( guided visit) & San Gimignano ( free time). The drive itself is a magnificent path along the roads of Tuscany, where it is possible to enjoy the view of hills covered by vineyards, olives tree, small villages and original bell towers. The first stop is Siena, probably Italy’s loveliest medieval city, for a walking tour with a local guide. Siena’s heart is Il Campo or Campo’s square, where the famous horse race Il Palio takes place two times each summer. The town offer magnificent masterpieces and incredible views. Enjoy a wine tasting with cheese and salami.
Continue to Florence and en route stop in San Gimignano. The town is listed as a World Heritage site and fascinates for its medieval look. Its high towers create a unique skyline. Enjoy the village on your own. Arrival in Florence late afternoon. Free time for dinner. Overnight in Florence.
In the morning, enjoy a walking tour of the city with guide with Accademia.
Lorenzo de Medici transformed Florence into the cradle of the Renaissance by attracting the best artists, architects and writers of the time such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli to whom he commissioned various works. Visit Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, the Dome with Giotto’s bell tower, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring Florence on your own, visiting the Uffizi or taking the opportunity to visit Chianti or Lucca. Overnight in Florence.
The day is free at leisure. There are many optional tours available: Pisa with its leaning tower, Montepucliano and Montalcino, Cortona, Assisi and Perugia and many others. Late afternoon, transfer to Chianti area for a unique experience. Enjoy the view of the beautiful hills covered by vineyards and have a fantastic dinner in a farm house, accompanied with Chianti wine. Return late evening at hotel. Overnight in Florence.
After breakfast, meet your expert driver guide and continue to Pisa. Here, meet you local guide and visit the city. Pisa is most famous for its Leaning Tower, but the old Maritime Republic offers incredible sights like Miracles’ square, the beautiful Battistero and many other masterpieces. At the end of the excursion, proceed to Portovenere. Dinner will be served in a typical restaurant. Overnight in Portovenere.
After breakfast, meet your guide and embarkation to visit of Cinqueterre from the sea. Stop in Monterosso and Vernazza to enjoy these beautiful villages. Free time in Monterosso, then meet your driver and drive to Portofino to enjoy the colors of late afternoon. Return to Portovenere. In the evening enjoy a tasty dinner in Portovenere. Overnight in Portovenere.
Breakfast. Transfer to Airport or Railways Station in connection with your own flight/train.

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