San Gimignano surrounded by the green rolling hills and vineyards of Tuscany, Italy

The Best of Tuscany and Cinque Terre in 8 Days

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Florence, Siena, Lucca, Riomaggiore

Suggested Duration

8 Days

Discover the beauty, history, and idyllic atmosphere of Tuscany and Cinque Terre during this immersive 8-day vacation. From Renaissance art to medieval towns and Italy’s mouthwatering cuisine, indulge in all this amazing area has to offer. Journey through the medieval town center of San Gimignano, explore the enchanting town of Pisa, and uncover the history of Siena.

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Trip Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful Florence Cathedral and admire its intricate marble design
  • Witness the stunning works of art in the Accademia Gallery, which will transport you back in time to the Renaissance
  • Uncover the history of Siena and a city that is filled with historical buildings
  • Journey through the medieval town center of San Gimignano and admire its history
  • Discover the amazing city of Pisa and explore the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Enjoy two nights in Riomaggiore, which is the southernmost town of Cinque Terre
  • Marvel at the Castle of Riomaggiore, which is an ancient castle that dates back to the 13th century
  • Admire the panoramic sea views from Monterosso al Mare in Cinque Terre

Detailed Description

Tuscany and Cinque Terre are among the most beautiful places in all of Italy. Your journey to discover the best cities and towns in the area will begin when you land at Florence International Airport. Your first activity in the city will come in the form of an evening tour of the Florence Cathedral. The next morning, you will explore the art of Florence with visits to the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries. The following day, you will travel to your next Tuscan destination of Siena, where a tour of Piazza del Campo will immerse you in the culture and history of the city.

As the sun rises over Siena the next morning, you will begin the scenic ride to your next destination of Lucca. Along the way, you will stop in the charming town of San Gimignano to explore. Once your tour concludes, you will continue your ride through the region and arrive in Lucca. The next day, you will enjoy an excursion to the delightful city of Pisa.

You will then set your sights on the beautiful Cinque Terre region. Gorgeous landscapes will surround you as you traverse the winding roads en route to Riomaggiore. When you arrive, your guide will lead you on an afternoon tour of Riomaggiore and Manarola. The next day, you will explore the final three towns of Cinque Terre: Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso al Mare. As the day winds down, you will return to Riomaggiore for the final evening of your trip.

Starting Price

$2,859 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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