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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

Accommodations

Northern Italy and Cinque Terre Tour Accommodations

  • 1 Night – NH Milano Touring, Milan
  • 2 Nights – Starhotels Du Parc, Parma
  •  Night – Grand Hotel Guinigi, Lucca
  • 2 Nights – Grand Hotel Bristol, Rapallo
  •  Nights – Starhotels Majestic, Torino
  • 1 Night – NH Milano Touring, Milan

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Optionals

PARMA

Almost Local: Parma Food Tour

Montechiarugolo Castle and Light Dinner

Enjoy the visit of the Montechiarugolo Castle followed by a light dinner at a local restaurant.

LUCCA

Tuscan Dinner

Enjoy a wonderful dinner with regional dishes prepared using the finest local ingredients.

RAPALLO

Excursion to Genoa

Experience a half day excursion to Genoa.

TURIN

Taste of Piedmont

Taste some of the local specialties in a typical area restaurant.

The Royal, Industrial and Olympic City

Your guided tour of Turin shows off all its beauties from the Royal Palace to the modern complex of the Lingotto area.

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 of Milan with a Local Guide. Start with a visit to the Sforza Castle grounds and its museum. Then, vou’ll visit Milan’s Piazza Duomo. There you’ll see its magnificent gothic cathedral, the glass-domed Galleria, and admire the famous La Scala Opera House. The tour then leaves Milan to Parma. Along the way there is a stop at Busseto to see Giuseppe Verdi’s birthplace, and on your way to Parma, world-famous for its ham and parmesan cheese, stop for a Parmigiano Reggiano tasting at a local caseificio. Later, for food lovers, an optional excursion is available.

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

Today you’ll travel from Parma in the Emilia Romagna region to Lucca, located in Tuscany. In Lucca you’ll 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)

DAY 5 Lucca – Cinque Terre – Rapallo

From Lucca you’ll drive up the Tuscany’s Mediterranean coast to the region of Liguria. There you’ll begin your exciting excursion to Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a boat ride (weather permitting) with a Local Guide. 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. After visiting the Cinque Terre you’ll travel by train up the Ligurian coast to the beautiful seaside resort of Rapallo. (Breakfast)

DAY 6 Rapallo – Excursion to Portofino

Today’s highlight is a boat ride (weather permitting) 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 Rapallo there is time to relax and to browse through the attractive little shops. (Breakfast)

DAY 7 Rapallo – Gabiano – Turin

Enter the Langhe area and drive through the vineyards to Gabiano, where you’ll enjoy a wine tasting followed by lunch at Castello di Gabiano. After the northern Italy with Cinque Terre tour continues 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)

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. (Breakfast)

DAY 9 Turin – Vercelli – Milan

Before leaving Turin this morning, visit a rice factory in Vercelli and learn everything about its traditional products. You’ll enjoy a classic milanese lunch with risotto 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, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 10 Milan

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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