Save Up to $250 Per Person on Tuscany & The Italian Riviera with Collette
Price: $2,999 CAD per person on selected departure dates
(based on double occupancy, land only, tour inclusions and available options may vary based on departure date.)
Savings: Up to $250 CAD per person
Photo: Lunch with a view - table against beautiful landscape in Tuscany
- Journey to Florence for a tour of the "Cradle of the Renaissance"
- Explore the colourful cliff-side villages of the Cinque Terre
- Discover the medieval town of San Gimignano, crowned by 14-medieval towers
- Experience the food culture of northern Italy during a traditional welcome dinner
- Partake in an interactive pasta-making demonstration
- Taste authentic Italian gelato from an award-winning ice cream parlour in San Gimignano
- Explore the Langhe wine country (UNESCO) and its most refined wines on a vineyard tour
- Uncover the walled city of Lucca before enjoying free time on your own
- Spend 3-nihts in a beautiful Tuscan estate
Photo: Map of Tuscany & The Italian Riviera Itinerary
Tuscany & The Italian Riviera Itinerary:
Day 1: Overnight Flight
Experience 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 2: Turin, Italy - Tour Begins
Welcome 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 3: Turin
Walk 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 cafés, 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 4: Turin - La Morra - Langhe Wine Country - Italian Riviera
Head 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 Sestri Levante, perched along the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy an evening on your own to acquaint yourself with the Italian Riviera and perhaps get a bite of the local cuisine.
Day 5: Italian Riviera - Cinque Terre - Italian Riviera
Spend 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 6: Italian Riviera - Lucca - Tuscan Estate
Discover 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 at a traditional Italian estate**. Try your hand at the local culture with an interactive pasta-making demonstration by your villa’s on-site chef.
Day 7: Tuscan Estate - Florence - Tuscan Estate
Explore Florence (UNESCO), the “Cradle of the Renaissance” during a locally guided walking tour of the city’s iconic sites. Walk along the glittering storefronts on the Ponte Vecchio (“Old Bridge”), the only Florentine bridge to survive WWII. You’ll also wander past the Palazzo Vecchio, the Piazza della Signoria, and Santa Croce. Enjoy time to explore more on your own before returning to your Tuscan estate in the evening.
Day 8: Tuscan Estate - San Gimignano - Tuscan Estate
Journey through Tuscany’s low-lying hills to San Gimignano (UNESCO), overlooking the Chianti region. Taste authentic Italian gelato from an award-winning ice cream parlor while you wander the cobbled streets and gaze up at the imposing towers during time at leisure in this Tuscan gem. Cap off an unforgettable journey at a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.
Day 9: Tuscan Estate - Tour Ends
Say arriverderci to Italy as your journey comes to a close.