Florence, Lucca, Riomaggiore
Dates are customizable for private departures.
The rolling hills of Tuscany and unrivaled landscapes of Cinque Terre provide the perfect backdrop for this memorable 7-day family vacation. Enjoy exclusive experiences and private tours, such as a pizza-making course, a family bike ride, and a gelato tasting, while you bask in the Tuscan sun and create lifelong memories. Immerse yourself in the beauty, history, and delicious cuisine of Tuscany and Cinque Terre during this unforgettable family vacation.
Florence – Pizza-Making Class
Your 7-day journey will begin when you land at Florence Airport. Upon arrival, a private transfer will greet and transfer you to your luxurious accommodation in the heart of the city. After having some time to relax and recover from your flight, your family will partake in a pizza-making class that will immerse in the delicious cuisine of the city. Your expert pizzaiolo, or pizza maker, will teach you the steps to make the perfect pizza. From the fresh dough to the tomato sauce, you will learn all the tips and tricks as your inner chef comes alive.
Florence – The Art of the City
After a relaxing morning at your hotel, you will explore some of the art of the city with a private guide. Florence is known for its amazing museums, which are full of works of art by world-renowned artists. Your first stop of the day will be the Uffizi Gallery. The unrivaled art of greats, such as Botticelli and Caravaggio, will be fascinating, and you will surely enjoy every minute of your visit. Your discovery of Renaissance art will continue as your guide next leads you to the Accademia Gallery. Here, you will get the chance to view more art masterpieces, and the highlight of your tour may be seeing Michelangelo’s David.
Lucca – Family Bike Ride
After breakfast this morning, you will transfer to your next Tuscan destination of Lucca. Upon your arrival, a driver will lead you to your wonderful hotel for some time to relax and get acquainted with your new surroundings. When you are ready, your guide will lead you on a family bike ride around the city. Lucca is an ancient city, and you will feel the history as you begin to navigate the age-old roads. Your bike tour will lead you along the old city walls, past some of the city’s charming churches, and through popular main squares. Once your tour concludes, you can enjoy the evening at your own pace.
Lucca – The Enchanting City of Pisa
This morning, you will enjoy a day trip to the beautiful city of Pisa. As you arrive in the city, a guide will greet you and begin your tour. The main sites of Pisa are located in the Square of Miracles. Some of the places that you will visit include the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, the Baptistery, and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Excitement will mount as you climb the tower. Once at the top, your whole family will marvel at the panoramic views of the city.
Riomaggiore – Riomaggiore and Manarola
As another glorious morning begins in Lucca, it will be time to set your sights on the beautiful area of Cinque Terre. This sought after destination along the coast consists of five picturesque towns. Your private transfer will transfer you to the southernmost town of Riomaggiore. Soon after you settle in to your accommodation, your guide will lead you on an afternoon tour. Your first destination will be the Castle of Riomaggiore. After the last attraction in Riomaggiore, you will travel to Manarola, which is another town of Cinque Terre. Your day will conclude with a visit to a gelateria for a private tasting.
Riomaggiore – The Rest of Cinque Terre
The day’s tour will lead you to the three remaining towns of Cinque Terre: Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso al Mare. First, you will take the short but scenic ride to Corniglia, where you will explore the town with a private guide. Corniglia is considered one of quieter towns in the area. Your tour will then continue to Vernazza, where the coastal views will never get old. The final stop of your tour will be Monterosso al Mare, which is the northernmost town of Cinque Terre. Here, the natural beauty and stunning landscapes will surround you at every turn. After your tour concludes, you will return to Riomaggiore for one more night.
Riomaggiore – Departure
You will have time for one more family stroll around Riomaggiore this morning. After you find your last souvenir, you will return to your hotel. Soon, a private transfer will lead you to Pisa International Airport for your outbound flight.
- Indulge in the delicious flavors of Italy during a family pizza-making class in Florence
- View Michelangelo’s David statue while you discover the Renaissance art inside the Accademia Gallery
- Enjoy a family bike ride around Lucca and explore its ancient perimeter walls and buildings
- Ascend to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa’s iconic and marvel at the incredible views of the city
- Witness the remains of the Castle of Riomaggiore, which is an ancient castle that dates back to the 13th century
- Taste Italy’s form of ice cream, gelato, during a tasting at an authentic Italian gelato shop
- Uncover the stunning landscapes and unrivaled views in Monterosso al Mare, which is the northernmost town of Cinque Terre
A family vacation to Italy’s Tuscany and Cinque Terre regions is exciting, immersive, and memorable. Your week-long trip will begin when you land at Florence International Airport. Your first taste of the city will provide you with a private pizza-making course at an authentic pizzeria. The following day, you will explore the unrivaled art of Florence with visits to the Uffizi and Accademia Galleries. As you view masterpieces by greats, such as Caravaggio and Michelangelo, you will surely marvel at the intricate designs and magnificent details of the incredible works of art.
As the sun rises in Florence the next morning, you will transfer to Lucca. In the afternoon, you will partake in a family bike ride around the city. This unique tour will allow you to explore the ancient city walls and Lucca’s main squares. The following day, you will head to the wonderful city of Pisa for another private tour. The Square of Miracles is home to Pisa’s main sights, and you will visit them all during your visit. Once your tour concludes, you will return to Lucca for one more night.
The next morning, you will set your sights on the beautiful Cinque Terre region, which is where you will spend the final days of your trip. Soon, you will arrive in Riomaggiore, which is the southernmost town of Cinque Terre. Once you have had time to settle in to your new surroundings, your guide will lead you on an exploration of Riomaggiore and the nearby town of Manarola. During your tour, you can indulge in a private gelato tasting at a gelateria. During the last final day of the trip, you will venture to the three remaining towns of Cinque Terre: Corniglia, Vernazza, and Monterosso al Mare. The next morning, your amazing vacation will come to an end when you are led to Pisa International Airport for the outbound flight.
$1,920 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.
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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