Riomaggiore and the coastline of the Cinque Terre, Italy

Italy's Lakes District Tour with Cinque Terre

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Venice, Milan, Lake Como, Lake Orta...

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Suggested Duration

12 Days

This Italy tour is for everyone who’s ever wished for two weeks of utter relaxation; for everyone who’s ever sought out the tiny towns and hamlets instead of the well-worn tourist trails; for everyone who’s ever longed for an authentic travel experience. This is the experience for everyone dreaming of a two-week Northern Italy trip that you’re sure to remember for the rest of your life.

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Trip Highlights

  • Get a private tour of amazing Venice from a knowledgeable local, who will tell you all the best stories and will show you all the best sights, from the Piazza San Marco to the Bridge of Sighs
  • Explore the shores and waters of luxurious Lake Como, reveling in lakeside towns, like Bellagio and Ravenna, or simply enjoying the immaculate weather and the one-of-a-kind scenery
  • Make your way through the mountains and into spectacular Switzerland, where you’ll spend the afternoon at the famed resort town of St. Moritz, dining, shopping and enjoying the pleasures of this Alpine treasure
  • Turn to Lake Orta, where the quaint and captivating Isla San Giulio awaits, before visiting the renowned villages of Cinque Terre in the heart of the Italian Riviera
  • Discover the hidden gems of Cinque Terre, like the medieval-era port at Portonevere and the excellent vineyards and wineries that produce a white wine of local fame
  • Hit the highlights of marvelous Milan, including its impressive Duomo, its singular opera house, and one of the most exclusive shopping malls in the world

Detailed Description

From the rugged coast of Cinque Terre to the gentle wake that ripples through the canals of Venice, this is an Italian excursion that will leave you feeling completely pampered and perpetually care-free. It’s a 12-day jaunt through Northern Italy’s best cities and most bucolic towns. You’ll get culture and the joy of the great outdoors, stunning architecture and stick-to-your-ribs food, the treasures of the city and the pleasures of the country. When it comes to Italy, you truly can have it all.

Discover the secrets of romantic Venice, one of the world’s most unique cities and the home to gorgeous piazzas and stunning architecture. Relax and unwind by Lake Como, taking in the gentle country pleasures of villages like Ravenna and Bellagio. Make a quick jump to St. Moritz and see that Cinque Terre is so much more than just the five most scenic villages in Italy. From the sunrise over the Grand Canal to the stars over the Mediterranean Sea, this is sure to a vacation that never leaves you wanting for magic and memories.

Starting Price

$4,291 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

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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