Indulge yourself in Italy's rich history and artistic heritage, exploring cities that have shaped the world's culture along with lesser-known hidden gems, savour fine wines and delicious regional flavours from a classic rustic Tuscan lunch to hunting for the specialty truffle, and be inspired by dramatic and beautiful landscapes from soaring mountains and crystal-clear lakes to picturesque coastal villages on the chic Italian Riviera. This small-group tour provides an intimate and unforgettable insight into Italy, with immersive and authentic local experiences.
- Small group tour - no more than 18 passengers!
- Discover the stunning hilltop village of Assisi, birthplace of St Francis himself
- Explore the beautiful and historic city of Siena
- An interactive cookery demonstration in a Tuscan villa reveals the secrets of Italian cuisine
- Locally-guided walking tour of Florence
- Enjoy exploring the beautiful walled city of Lucca
- Visit the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa and explore the city
- Explore the picturesque villages of the glamorous Italian Riviera, including chic Portofino
- Hunt for truffles in Piedmont
- Tour and wine tasting at the UNESCO-listed Grinzane Cavour Castle
- Savour delicious food over a sumptuous six-course slow-food feast in a historic monastery in Cherasco
- Sip grappa paired with chocolate and hand-made nougat during a distillery tour near Asti
- Enjoy a private boat trip to the elegant Borromean Islands
- Take in the sights of Lecco
- Wine tasting session in Tirano
- Discover the beauty of the majestic Lake Molveno
- Walking tour of Trento
- Admire the sights of elegant, fair Verona
- Be enchanted by the magical floating city of Venice
- Services of a personable and professional tour leader, plus a local guide in Florence
- 11 nights' accommodation in charming boutique hotels, with daily breakfast, plus six evening meals and one lunch
- Driver and mini-coach transportation
- Tours, excursions and activities, as described
- Flights are not included, but can be arranged by our travel experts
- Day One - Rome, Assisi, and Perugia.
- Days Two to Four - Tuscany
- Day Five - Pisa and Lucca
- Day Six - Italian Riviera
- Day Seven - Piedmont
- Days Eight and Nine - Lake Maggiore
- Day Ten - Lecco and Tirano
- Day Eleven - Lake Molveno and Trento
- Day Twelve - Verona and Venice
Various dates available
Contact one of our dedicated travel specialists today to enquire about this holiday
01234 326 778
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