9 Day Tuscany & Amalfi Coast

$1899
Land Only
$2839*
Air & Land
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2018 Dates & Prices
Dates Air & Land Land Only
Aug 20  (Sold Out) $4689* $1789
$2839* $1899
Sep 10  (Sold Out) $2599* $1899
Sep 17  (Sold Out) $2769* $2059
Sep 24  (Sold Out) $2689* $1899
Oct 08  (Sold Out) $2589* $1949
Oct 15  (Sold Out) $2579* $1949

*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.


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Some departures are operated with more than one coach. Hotels of similar standard may be substituted.

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Is This Trip Right for You?

This program is active. Walking is done over cobbled streets, uneven surfaces, stairs, steps, and significant slopes. Expect most of the sightseeing to require three to four hours of walking as well as a considerable time standing. Many historical cities have specific driving regulations, with set drop off and pick up points, that result in extra walking to and from the sights. The pacing is active as many sites are included. This is a Classic program. For more information, click here.

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Florence, Transfer to Montecatini
Arrive in Florence and transfer to your hotel in Montecatini. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. This evening, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager about the wonderful journey that awaits you in Italy, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday - Excursion to Florence
Today, travel to Florence, birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Upon arrival, start with the Accademia of Fine Arts, where Michelangelo's David is housed; stand in awe of this glorious work of art. Then walk to the impressive Duomo celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and view the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti. From here, continue to the open-air museum of Signoria Square, ending at the splendid Ponte Vecchio, also known as the "Old Bridge". Return to Montecatini for an evening at leisure
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Full Day in Montecatini
Enjoy the morning at leisure in Montecatini, or participate in the optional tour to the lovely medieval city of Siena that sits over three hills. The heart of the city is Il Campo, the huge central plaza where the Roman forum used to be, site of the famous Horse Race of Palio. After a walking tour of the highlights of the city, enjoy time at leisure before returning to Montecatini. This evening, indulge in the Tuscan atmosphere, its food, and its wines!
Optional: Full Day Siena Tour
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Friday - Full Day in Montecatini
Full Day at leisure to explore Montecatini and its surroundings on your own or take an optional tour to the spectacular Cinque Terre*, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here five small villages, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea and the surrounding hillsides, are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the scenic coastline while exploring the villages and the beautiful vistas. This active walking tour covers a fair amount of ground facing uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. Trains and/or boats will be the means of transportation between the towns. Dinner included tonight
*Exact tour itinerary & operation of the tour is subject to weather conditions and group size and will be advised locally.
Optional: Full Day Cinque Terre
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Saturday - Travel towards the Sunny South
Depart Montecatini, driving south. Along the way, stop for lunch in the hills of Lazio. Then, on to the Gulf of Naples, where you are welcomed by the spectacular panoramic views and by the sapphire blue waters of the gulf. Tonight, a lovely dinner together highlights your arrival in Naples
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7, Sunday - The Gorgeous Amalfi Drive
A fantastic day as you drive along the rugged Amalfi coast, undoubtedly one of the most spectacular drives in the world, with its dramatic landscapes and amazing panoramas. Nestled into mountains which rise thousands of feet above the sea, you’ll see enchanting villages, cliffs terraced with lemon groves, whitewashed villas and sparkling turquoise seas. Drive by Positano and stop in Amalfi, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to enjoy time at leisure in town. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday - Full Day in Naples
A day at leisure in picturesque Naples, strikingly beautiful with its seaside setting. Don’t miss the optional full day tour to the enchanting and picturesque Isle of Capri by boat - it will be a highlight! Here, you’ll walk through the narrow lanes of Anacapri, with its chic boutiques and shops offering tastings of the island’s famous Limoncello. Then, to La Piazzetta (Piazza Umberto I) where everyone gathers to socialize and to the Gardens of Augustus, towards the top of the island, a natural paradise, from where you can see splendid views of the sea and the famous Faraglioni rock formations, one of the island’s natural wonders. After a lovely day in Capri, return to Naples and enjoy dinner at your hotel
Optional: Full Day Capri Tour
Overnight: Naples
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Tuesday - Depart Italy
Transfer to the airport in Naples for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Optional Tours

Enjoy a tour of the medieval city of Siena, site of the famous Horserace of Palio. This traditional race takes place each year on July 2nd and August 16th, and runs in celebration of the holy apparition and assumption of the Virgin Mary, patron saint of the city. Tour Campo Square and St. Dominic's Church before returning to Montecatini. Pick-up details to be advised locally.

Day #4 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $89.00
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Today, travel to the spectacular Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here, the five small villages of Rio Maggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza & Monte Rosso are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour will include a visit to at least two of these spectacular villages, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea and the surrounding hillsides. This active trip covers a fair amount of ground. Expect from three to four hours walking where you will encounter some uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and significant slopes. Trains and/or boats will be the means of transportation.
* Exact tour itinerary and villages visited to be advised locally. Operation of the tour is subject of weather condition and group size.
Approximate tour duration is 9 hours.

Day #5 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $99.00
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Enjoy a full day journey to the colorful Isle of Capri by boat. Visit the lovely Anacapri and explore the charming shops and chic boutiques as you stroll the island's narrow streets. Continue to see "La Piazzetta," the social heart of the island, on your way to the open-air Gardens of Augustus, from where you will appreciate breathtaking views of the famous Faraglioni rocks. Tour includes: local guide, round trip transportation to port, round trip transportation by fast boat, minibus or cable car transportation on the island.

Pick-up details to be advised locally. Approximate tour duration is 7 hours.

Day #8 01 Jan 2018 - 03 Nov 2018 $115.00
04 Nov 2018 - 31 Mar 2020 $119.00
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