Rome, Florence & Cinque Terre

Family Holiday | Active Vacation | Culture Immersion
Rome, Florence & Cinque Terre

Get ready for an exhilarating Italian journey that weaves together the highlights of Rome, the artistic charm of Florence, and the breathtaking beauty of Cinque Terre. Your adventure kicks off in Rome, where you'll explore iconic sites like the Colosseum, Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel.
Board a train to Florence, where you'll embark on a guided walk through the city's rich history and visit the renowned Accademia Gallery, home to Michelangelo's David.
Then, embark on a Tuscany Grand Tour, venturing to Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti, and Pisa to savor local flavors and culture. Your journey continues with a stop in charming Lucca en route to La Spezia, the gateway to Cinque Terre. In Cinque Terre, explore the enchanting coastal villages with a Cinque Terre Card, soaking in the region's natural beauty and vibrant culture.
This whirlwind 8-day adventure ends with memories of Italy's iconic cities and the picturesque allure of Cinque Terre.







 

Itinerary

 Day 1 - Arrival

Independent arrival in Rome.
Overnight in Rome.

 Day 2 - Rome in a day

Discover Rome's art and history in just one day! This comprehensive tour covers all the iconic sites, from the Roman Forum to the Colosseum. You'll explore the historic center, including must-see spots like Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, and the Trevi Fountain. Enjoy free time for lunch and then dive into the Vatican Museums to witness masterpieces like the renowned Sistine Chapel. It's the perfect way to savor Rome's essence when time is limited.
Overnight in Rome. (BB)
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 3 - Rome to Florence

Meet your driver at your accommodation and transfer to Rome Termini Station. Train to Florence. Upon arrival, self transfer to your accommodation. The rest of the day is free at your disposal to explore and discover! Overnight in Florence. (BB)
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 4 - Florence walks with Accademia Gallery

Join an expert local guide for a fun, informative walk through the city's past and learn about the rich legacy of the Medici family, who were not only famous bankers but also important patrons of the arts and left the city a wealth of cultural and artistic treasures. The guide will take you to famous spots such as Piazza della Signoria, the Cathedral with Giotto’s bell tower, the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s stunning gold-paneled doorway, and Orsanmichele before crossing the Ponte Vecchio bridge and entering the Oltrarno neighbourhood, an area renowned for its artisanal workshops and quaint atmosphere, making it the perfect place to grab a gelato and relax. During the tour, you’ll also visit the Accademia Gallery, home to one of the most exquisite art collections in town, which includes Michelangelo’s giant statue of David, a symbol of Florence and one of the greatest works of art of all time, along with paintings by major Florentine artists like Giotto, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, ancient plaster casts, and antique musical instruments. Overnight in Florence. (BB)
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 5 - Tuscany Grand Tour: Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti and Pisa tour from Florence

Depart Florence for Siena, a UNESCO-listed gem known for its shell-shaped square and the legendary Palio horse race. Then, explore San Gimignano, a medieval town often called "Medieval Manhattan" due to its 14 well-preserved towers. Enjoy some free time to wander its cobbled streets. Later, head to the Chianti hills for a delightful Tuscan lunch and wine tasting in a scenic vineyard. In the afternoon, visit Impruneta to discover its terracotta production, followed by a stop in Pisa to explore the iconic Piazza dei Miracoli, home to the Leaning Tower.
Overnight in Florence. (BB)
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 6 - From Florence to La Spezia with enroute stop in Lucca

Meet your private driver guide in the morning for a transfer to La Spezia, with an en-route stop in Lucca for an independent tour. Lucca, nestled at the foot of the Apuan Alps, is a beloved Tuscan city. It showcases both Roman and medieval origins, evident in the well-preserved Roman amphitheater and medieval city walls. These imposing walls have been transformed into a pedestrian promenade, with lush greenery and benches, making it a delightful place for a bike ride, leisurely stroll, or relaxation. You'll arrive in La Spezia in the late afternoon. Overnight in La Spezia. (BB)
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 7 - Cinque Terre

Today explore the magnificent Cinque Terre. The best way to explore this area is via train, this is why we suggest you explore it with Cinque Terre Card. 
Cinque Terre is the name of a district that encompasses five glorious towns, where small houses are surrounded by lush nature. Visitors are fascinated by the beauty of these five small villages, namely: Manarola, Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso al Mare. The inhabitants of Cinque Terre benefit not only from its pristine waters, but from its natural environment, where wild nature is interspersed with vineyards, olive groves and citrus orchards, creating a precious bond between man, his traditions and this breathtaking stretch of coast. Overnight in La Spezia. (BB)
Meals : Breakfast

 Day 8 - Departure

Independent transfer to airport or train station. (BB)
Meals : Breakfast

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Other Information

  • Tour Code : SMT009.24
  • Duration : 7 Nights/8 Days
  • Departure City : Rome, Italy
  • Ending City : La Spezia, Italy
  • Type : Private Tour
  • Departure : Guaranteed Departure
  • Grade/Difficulity : Easy
  • Transport Mode : Train
  • Children Allowed : Yes
  • Max Group Size : 15
  • Language Offered : English
Departure Dates
July 2024 - 28, 29, 30, 31
August 2024 - 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28
September 2024 - 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30
October 2024 - 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30
Blackout Dates
14 August 2024
Tour Includes
  •  2 nights in Rome
  •  3 nights in Florence
  •  2 nights in La Spezia
  •  Daily breakfast
  •  FD Small Group Tour - Rome in a day: Vatican Museum, Colosseum and heart of Rome / Meet the gude at a meeting point / Drop off in the heart of Rome
  •  Private transfer from hotel in Rome to Rome Termini Station
  •  High Speed Train from Rome to Florence, reserved seats
  •  HD Small Group Tour - Tuscany Grand Tour / Meet the guide at a meeting point / Drop off in the same location
  •  HD Small Group Tour - Florence walks with Accademia Gallery / Meet the guide at a meeting point / Drop off at Accademia Gallery Exit
  •  Private transfer from Florence to La Spezia with en route stop in Lucca
  •  Cinque Terre Card to explore Cinque Terre independently by train
  •  Digital Remote Briefing 7 days before arrival
  •  24/7 Emergency Phone to assist you during your stay
Tour Excludes
  •  Everything that is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
  •  City tax to be paid at the hotel
  •  Transfer to meet the guide for your guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Return transfer after your hotel after the guided visits, unless differently specified
  •  Transfers from and to train station, unless differently specified
  •  Flights are not included
  •  Personal Insurance
Notes
  •  Rome - Hotel Conciliazione, Hotel Orazio or similar
  •  Florence - Hotel Executive or similar
  •  La Spezia – Hotel CDH La Spezia or similar