The Tuscany and Italian Riviera tour visit two of Italy’s most beautiful areas. Tuscany is a well-known region known for its fine cuisine, art, hill towns, and where Florence is located. The region of Liguria is located in northwest Italy on the Mediterranean Sea and is where the Italian Riviera is located. On this trip, we focus on the eastern riviera, where Liguria’s main city Genoa is located and classic Italian Riviera destinations Santa Margherita, Sestri Levante, Portofino, Camogli, Levanto and the Cinque Terre. The Tuscany and Italian Riviera tour include 3 nights in an authentic Tuscan Estate and 3 nights in Sestri Levante. For the price of the tour with airfare from your preferred city submit the form or call ItalianTourism.us 800.227.1577.
Tuscany and Italian Riviera Tour Highlights
- Visit Florence and the Uffizi Gallery or Leonardo Da Vinci Museum.
- Walking tour of Florence’s historic center
- Excursion to Siena and Tuscan winery
- Excursion to Cinque Terre
- Excursion to Lucca and Pisa
- Pasta-making demonstration with Tuscan chef
- Excursion to Santa Margherita and Portofino
Tuscany and Italian Riviera Tour Inclusions
- 6 nights Accommodations
- Italian city hotel taxes
- 11 meals: 7 buffet breakfasts, 4 dinners with wine
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
- Services of local guides in all major cities and tour manager
- Entrance fees per itinerary
Submit form or call us today 800-227-1577 to book your Tuscany and Italian Riviera tour package
Tuscany and Italian Riviera Tour Daily Itinerary
Day 1 Overnight Flight
Set out to experience two of Italy’s great regions.
Day 2 Italy – Tuscan Estate – Tour Begins
Begin your trip with a relaxing 3-night stay in a traditional Tuscan estate, at the Hotel Paggeria Mediceaborgo Di Artimino. Prior to enjoying an authentic Tuscan dinner expertly paired with wines produced on site, experience an interactive pasta-making demonstration with the winery’s chef.
Day 3 Tuscan Estate – Florence – Tuscan Estate
In Florence, the “Cradle of the Italian Renaissance,” join a local guide for a walking tour of this fascinating city and see Florence’s Cathedral of Santa Maria Del Fiore and the Palazzo Vecchio. Then, the choice is yours! You may select either the world-famous Uffizi Gallery where a local expert will bring to life some of the most important works from the Renaissance period; or, perhaps you’ll choose the Leonardo da Vinci Museum where a local expert will introduce you to the world of this brilliant engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, botanist, musician and writer. Next, gather together for an informative explanation of Florentine gold and the interesting techniques behind it at a local gold shop. Later, enjoy time at leisure to relax or discover this thrilling city on your own.
Day 4 Tuscan Estate – Siena – Tuscan Winery – Tuscan Estate
A scenic journey through Tuscany’s graceful low-lying hills brings you to the lovely medieval city of Siena. Delight in its narrow Gothic streets, magnificent palaces and historic Piazza del Campo. After a walking tour with a local expert, take some time to explore the medieval corners of Siena with its great shops and outdoor cafés. Continue to one of the oldest wine estates in the Monteriggioni region and sit down with a family member to hear about their wine and taste their creations along with other local products. Return to your countryside estate where you may take time to explore the Medici Villa on site. Tonight, a local musician will serenade you at dinner.
meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 5 Tuscan Estate – Lucca – Pisa – Italian Riviera
As you head towards Italy’s picturesque Riviera, make a stop in the medieval city of Lucca, encircled by 16th-century Renaissance walls. A guide takes you on an informative tour including a visit to the Cathedral of San Martino and the Piazza Napoleone. Next, visit the ancient maritime Republic of Pisa to discover the Piazza Dei Miracoli, view the Duomo (Cathedral) and, of course, the famous Leaning Tower. Continue on to the Italian Riviera, your home for three spectacular nights at the Grande Albergo Sestri Levante
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 6 Italian Riviera – Cinque Terre – Italian Riviera
Spend a day exploring the Cinque Terre with its rugged coastline dotted with terraced vineyards. Travel by rail through this nearly inaccessible string of fishing villages nestled between the mountains and the Mediterranean. Your Tour Manager is on hand to help plan your day and make the most of your time in these five towns.
Day 7 Italian Riviera-Santa Margherita Ligure-Portofino-Italian Riviera
Travel to the seaside town of Santa Margherita Ligure for a boat ride** to glamorous Portofino. Take in the town’s colorful harbor, dotted by fishing boats and yachts, set against a backdrop of pastel-colored buildings. Return to Santa Margherita Ligure for free time to peruse its charming streets and boutiques. Tonight, cap off an unforgettable journey at a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Day 8 Italian Riviera – Tour Ends
Today you depart for home.