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$2,195: 11-Day Northern Italy and Cinque Terre, Parma, Lucca, Turin, Milan

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If  you enjoy the finer things in life —fine foods, fine cars, fine architecture, and fine wine — then this northern Italy and Cinque Terre tour package is for you! Begin your all-inclusive northern Italy vacation in sophisticated Milan. Located in the Northern Italian region of Lombardy, your trip begins and ends here. From Milan you’ll travel to one of Italy’s loveliest towns Parma. Located in Italy’s Emilia Romagna region, after tasting Parma you’ll know why some consider it Italy’s best kept secret.  Your trip continues to Lucca in the region of Tuscany. Lucca and Parma are connected through their combined role in the history of Italian Opera. Then head to Northern Italy’s Ligurian coast including world-famous Cinque Terre. The first stop is Santa Margherita Ligure on the Italian Riviera in the region of Liguria. From here you’ll travel by boat and train to Cinque Terre. The trip then continues on to Northern Italy’s Turin in the region of Piedmont. For the Northern Italy and Cinque Terre trip itinerary click here.

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Highlights

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Northern Italy and Cinque Terre Tour Highlights:

  • Milan: Welcome dinner; guided walking tour, visit the Duomo and Galleria; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
  • Soragna: Parmigiano Reggiano cheese tasting
  • Parma: Guided sightseeing
  • Modena: Balsamic vinegar tasting
  • Maranello: Visit the Ferrari Gallery
  • Lucca: Walking tour
  • Cinque Terre Excursion: By boat and train
  • Asti: Wine tasting; visit a local nougat confectioner
  • Turin: Guided sightseeing, take pictures of the Mole Antonelliana, walk through the historic center, and visit the cathedral that houses the Holy Shroud
  • Vercelli: Visit a rice factory
  • 9 Nights first class accommodations
    • 2 nights Milan
    • 2 nights Parma
    • 1 Night Lucca
    • 2 Nights Santa Margherita
    • 2 Nights Turin

Hotels

Northern Italy and Cinque Terre Tour Accommodations:

  • 2 nights Milan – NH Touring
  • 2 nights Parma – Starhotels du Parc
  • 1 Night Lucca – Grand Hotel Guinigi
  • 2 Nights Santa Margherita – Best Western Regina Elena
  • 2 Nights Turin – Hotel Starhotels Majestic

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11-Day Northern Italy and Cinque Terre Italy Tour

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Northern Italy and Cinque Terre Italy Tour Itinerary

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Enjoy tastings of some of Italy’s gastronomic delights, including a balsamic vinegar tasting, a parmesan cheese tasting, and a wine tasting. Visit Maranello, the birthplace of the Ferrari car, and visit the Ferrari Gallery. Also visit the gothic cathedral in Milan, one of the largest churches in the world.

A tour highlight is Cinque Terre, which means the “five lands.” These medieval villages are set on the cliffs right on the Ligurian sea. The area is noted for its natural beauty with terraces built into the mountainside on cliffs that drop down into the sea. Delight in the village’s unique charm while taking in the breathtaking views of the Ligurian Sea. Words cannot describe the magic and spectacular scenery—you must witness it in person. You’re sure to arrive back home with lots of photos and stories from this delightful Italy vacation!

DAY 1 Arrive in Milan

Time to rest or start exploring Milan, vibrant hub of Italy’s economic miracle. At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at the hotel. (Dinner)

Milan Hotel NH Touring

DAY 2 Milan – Soragna – Parma

In the morning, enjoy a walking tour with a Local Guide and visit the magnificent gothic DUOMO and the glass-domed GALLERIA. Also see the famous La Scala Opera House. On your way to Parma, world famous for its ham and parmesan cheese, stop at Soragna for a Parmigiano Reggiano cheese tasting. Later, for the food-lovers, an optional excursion to an original Parma ham (prosciutto di Parma) factory is available. (Breakfast)

Parma Hotel Starhotels du Parc

DAY 3 Parma

This morning, your guided sightseeing tour of Parma will focus on the romanesque cathedral, the bell tower and the octagonal baptistry made of pink Verona marble. Next, enjoy a BALSAMIC VINEGAR TASTING near Modena, and learn all about this typical Italian product. Continue to nearby Maranello, birthplace of the Ferrari automobile, for an exciting visit to the FERRARI GALLERY. Balance of the day at leisure. (Breakfast)

DAY 4 Parma – Lucca

In Lucca, enjoy a walk through this quaint medieval town with its ramparts, and spend time in its pretty center. To enhance your stay, an optional dinner outing to an agriturismo is available to try out Tuscan specialties. (Breakfast)

Lucca Hotel Grand Hotel Guinigi

DAY 5 Lucca – Santa Margherita Ligure

A scenic day! Drive to the Mediterranean coast and enjoy your excursion (including a Cinque Terre BOAT RIDE, weather permitting) to CINQUE TERRE, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The name dates back to the 15th century and is derived from five medieval little villages standing on stony spurs along five miles of the rocky coastline: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso. From here, enjoy a TRAIN RIDE to Rapallo, then continue by coach to Santa Margherita Ligure. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Santa Margherita Hotel Best Western Regina Elena

DAY 6 Santa Margherita – Portofino

Today’s highlight is a BOAT CRUISE on the Mediterranean Sea to nearby Portofino, a small fishing village with brightly colored houses that became home to the “rich and famous.” Later, back in Santa Margherita, time to relax and to browse through the attractive little shops. An optional excursion to Genova is available. (Breakfast)

DAY 7 Santa Margherita Ligure – Gabiano – Turin

Enter the Langhe area and drive through the vineyards to Gabiano, where you’ll enjoy a WINE TASTING, followed by lunch, awaits you at Castello di Gabiano before continuing to Turin, capital of Piedmont and birthplace of the Fiat automobile. This evening you may wish to try out one of Turin’s restaurants. (Breakfast, Lunch)

Turin Hotel Starhotels Majestic

DAY 8 Turin

During your sightseeing tour of Turin with a Local Guide, admire the 548-feet-high Mole Antonelliana, symbol of Turin. Next, walk through the historic center and visit the CATHEDRAL that houses the Holy Shroud. Why not join an optional excursion to the former residence of the royal Italian Savoy family, Venaria Villa and its gardens? (Breakfast)

DAY 9 Turin – Vercelli – Milan

Before leaving Turin this morning, visit a RICE FACTORY in Vercelli and learn everything about its traditional products before returning to Milan. This evening, enjoy an included farewell dinner with wine at one of Milan’s fine restaurants to celebrate the success of your Italian vacation. (Breakfast, Dinner)

DAY 10 Milan

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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