Wander the beautiful streets and ancient city walls as you visit the towns of the Lazio region.

Romantic Italy Tour to Cinque Terre, Tuscany & Lazio

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Riomaggiore, Pienza, Frascati

Suggested Duration

8 Days

You will always connect to romance on your 8-day custom-tailored couple’s tour of Italy. From the splendor of Cinque Terre to the charms of the Tuscan and Lazio countryside, you will find passion punctuated with history and majesty embodied all around. Your Italy tour will encompass the secluded villages and old castles, Renaissance art and Baroque palaces that will shape your view of romance through the ages.

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Trip Highlights

  • Bask in the beauty and romance of a three-course dinner as you overlook the Ligurian coastline in one of the towns of Cinque Terre
  • Picnic in the preserved grandeur of the ancient gardens at Hadrian’s Villa in Tivoli
  • Enjoy a stroll along the Lover’s Trail to connect the two towns of Cinque Terre before you embark on a private cruise to visit the remaining towns
  • Experience the passion and romance found in secluded fishing villages set beneath staggering castles along the Italian Riviera
  • Indulge in a luxurious wine tasting in the heart of Tuscany
  • Share in a special private couple’s cooking class to learn the pleasures of Tuscan cuisine
  • Stroll along beautiful lanes and ancient city walls as you visit the towns across the region of Lazio
  • Treasure a romantic dinner cruise down the Tiber River that highlights the beauty of Rome and the splendor of good company
  • Delight in the beauty of the Renaissance in the town of Pienza

Detailed Description

Bask in the spirit of Italy on your 8-day tour that will encompass the passion at the heart of the culture and bring the essence of amore into every aspect of your exploration. Travel from the Ligurian coast to the hills around Rome to discover the splendor of antique villages as they embody history and tradition. Your couple’s tour will begin with your arrival at Galileo Galilei International Airport in Pisa. Your private transfer will meet you at baggage claim and escort you to the port city of La Spezia. A scenic train ride will lead you through the mountain pass that separates the accessible shoreline of Liguria from the gorgeous towns of Cinque Terre. You will disembark at Riomaggiore, the southerly most town, and meet your hotel representative to guide you to your luxurious accommodation. Enjoy a perfect dinner at a restaurant with a terrace open to the coastline and dine on a lavish and delicious three-course meal that will set the romantic tone for your journey to come.

Walk the next day for a walk on the Lover’s Trail that connects Riomaggiore to Manarola, the neighboring town. Take your time and bask in beauty and culture along the streets and of the natural harbor before you step onto a private boat to cruise the Mediterranean. Your skipper will take you to secluded coves and harbors along the remaining three towns of Cinque Terre for a unique view of the coastline and the colorful villages. The next day is at your leisure to enjoy the splendor of the Ligurian coastline. Relax on the pebbled beach of Monterosso, or traverse the fishing towns of the Italian Riviera. You could also embark on a private cruise to the Gulf of Poets.

Next day, you will take the train back to La Spezia to meet your private transfer, and then the Tuscan countryside is yours to explore and discover. You will go off of the beaten path to uncover the secluded towns that are overlooked by most visitors. Enjoy the serene landscape and the medieval architecture of Colognora di Pescaglia, Borgo a Mozzano and Lucca en route to Pienza. You will be unable to resist the Renaissance charms of Pienza the next day before you venture out into the enchanting vineyards, olive groves, and chestnut forests of Val D’Orcia, a province known for Chianti, and the wines of Brunello di Montalcino and Nobile di Montepulciano. Relish a private wine tour before you embark on a couple’s cooking class taught by a local chef.

Your private transfer will then escort you south into Lazio, a region best known for its capital, Rome. Before you reach the Eternal City, you will visit the captivating towns of Bagnoregio, Bolsena, and Viterbo. Once in Rome, you will have a private tour of the fountains and architecture and then embark on a magnificent romantic cruise along the Tiber River as you enjoy a four-course meal. The next day, you will have visit Tivoli, a town known for its antique charisma. Delight in the romance of a picnic in the ancient gardens of Emperor Hadrian’s Villa, and then in the evening, you will return to Frascati to enjoy the tranquil ambiance of village life. Conclude as your private transfer will meet you at your hotel and escort you to Rome’s Fiumicino Airport for your flight home.

Starting Price

$2,195 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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