Endlessly romantic, Italy dazzles all the senses. Feel the legacy of centuries past. Delight in the magic of the lush green of Tuscany’s hills and of the pearl blue water of Cinque Terre’s coastline. Savour the Mediterranean cuisine and sample exquisite local wine. You’ll feel like you’re in a dream as you visit the wondrous historic sites and immerse yourself in the fascinating culture. This 8-days luxury tour shows you the highlights of Tuscany, including Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti, as well as more off-the-beaten-path villages in the enchanting Cinque Terre. You’ll leave with a deep appreciation for all the wonders that Italy has to offer.
• Soak up the rich culture and lyrical elegance of Tuscany and Cinque Terre; • Discover some hidden gems of Italy such as Pienza, Civita di Bagnoregio and Cortona; • Meet a local Chianti wine producer to sample this delicious red wine; • Drive a chic Ferrari toward Umbria to discover the Marmore’s waterfalls and its incredible caves; • Enjoy amazing views of the Cinque Terre coastline
Itinerary Day 1 – Arrival in Rome and Private Transfer to Siena, Tuscany
Land in Rome, take a private transfer by car to your luxury holiday apartment in Siena and enjoy your lunch in a typical trattoria in Tuscany. Afternoon at your pleasure and dinner in a Michelin starred restaurant.
Day 2 – Siena and San Gimignano walking guided tour
After breakfast, your luxury tour will begin and you will have a chance to explore the hidden corners of this magical city. Meet your guide to start a enriching walking guided tour through the heart of old Siena where you will learn about the town's illustrious history and rich culture. To not be missed: the Cathedral featuring works by Michelangelo, Donatello and Bernini; the impressive Piazza del Campo famous for the Palio horse race; the Bell Tower with its 505 steps. After lunch at your pleasure you will be chauffeured to San Gimignano, a tiny walled medieval hill town known as the Town of Fine Towers thanks to its well-preserved tower houses. After a guided tour, you will have dinner in a local restaurant and then you will be chauffeured back to your luxury holiday apartment in Siena
Day 3 – Day trip from Tuscany to Cinque Terre
After breakfast you will be chauffeured to Cinque Terre in Liguria. Composed of five villages on woven together on the coastline through a hiking trail and the railway - Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso - all offer different attractions, and are all equally stunning. Experience each town and what they have to offer independently from another. The buildings are painted with bright colours that can be seen from the horizon to help guide fishermen home. Relax in sun and the sand, taste the difference of the Ligurian cuisine from that of Tuscany, sample the famous pesto and go back to Siena
Day 4 – Chianti wine tasting
After breakfast, your chauffeur will drive your to Chianti where you will meet a local Chianti wine producer. Sample the esteemed Chianti Classico wine, enjoy an authentic Italian lunch at a Tuscan farm and tour the region’s best wineries. After a relaxing afternoon at your pleasure, your private driver will drive you back to Siena where you will have dinner.
Day 5 – Self Drive Ferrari Tour of Umbria: Marmore’s waterfalls and Civita di Bagnoregio
After breakfast, you Ferrari tour will start! Meet an expert Ferrari driver who will introduce to the world of this incredible supercar: clarify the finer details of the controls, explain the differences between the various models, the peculiarities of the engines and most importantly, give guidance on how to handle the F1 paddle-gear shifting behind the steering wheel. Before departure, the tour director, connected by mobile radio system, will hold a second complete briefing with the guests once settled inside the Ferrari. Get on board of your Ferrari and drive toward Umbria where you will discover the hidden beauty of Marmore’s waterfalls and Civita di Bagnoregio.
Day 6 – Self Drive Ferrari Tour of Tuscany’s hidden gems: Pienza, Assisi, Cortona
After breakfast, get on board of your Ferrari and drive toward some of the best hidden gems of Tuscany: Pienza, Assisi, Cortona. The first stop will be Pienza, a tiny village near Siena, known as the "ideal city", for its perfect architecture. After lunch in this amazing small town, head to Assisi and Cortona; enjoy the beautiful landscape and get back to Siena for dinner.
Day 7 – Free day at your pleasure
Day 8 – Departure from Rome
After a rich breakfast, you will be transferred to Rome airport for your way back home.
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