Best of Cinque Terre and Milan
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Best of Cinque Terre and Milan
Small group tour
2 travelers
7 days
3 cities
2days
Rome, Italy
Often referred to as "the Eternal City", Rome is like a living museum which every person should see at least once in their life. The capital of Italy has historic sites from different eras just about around any corner and attracts over 4 million tourists a year. Among the top sights of Rome are without a doubt the Colosseum and the ancient Roman Forum, the iconic Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona to name a few. Moreover, a whole country, Vatican, is set right in the beating heart of Rome!...
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    Day 1: Arrival
    Welcome to Rome - one of the most charming cities and capital of Italy. Upon arrival, you are met by your private driver at the airport, who transfers you to the hotel.

    The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

    Day 2: Train to La Spezia
    Following breakfast you check-out from the hotel in Rome and your driver takes you to the rail station to board the train to La Spezia.

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    Hotel Dei Mellini, Rome
    4-star hotel
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    2 days / 1 night
    Why we chose this hotel
    Welcome to the wonderful world of Mellini, where every detail has been...
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    • Arrival Private Airport Transfer Sedan
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10 Jun
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Connection | Rome - La Spezia
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Rome, Italy
3 h
La Spezia, Italy
3days
La Spezia, Italy
La Spezia is an appealing Ligurian port city, recognized for its delightful cliff views and picturesque ragged coastline. Thousands of travelers visit this city for its clear Mediterranean waters and top-notch beaches, colorful villages and Italian Riviera feel. As for sightseeing, the places not to miss are the Piazza Garibaldi, San Giorgio Castle. What is more, La Spezia is a perfect starting point for exploring the famous picture-perfect Cinque Terre towns....
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    Day 2: Arrival and Tour
    Upon arrival to La Spezia walk to your hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure.

    Day 3: Cinque Terre Tour
    After breakfast at your hotel, your guide takes you on a fascinating full day-trip along Cinque Terre to visit the most remarkable little towns.

    You take the train from La Spezia to Monterosso, the biggest village of the 5 Terre and the only one with a nice sandy beach. The town is divided in two parts. In the medieval one you walk along its alleyways, called carrugi, see the “tower houses” and their coloured facades, the parish church, many restaurants and shops. The new one called Fegina is close to the train station and a sandy beach.

    Continue with a short train ride to the village Vernazza, which has a natural pier with an amphitheater shape making it perhaps the most picturesque village of the Cinque Terre. Vernazza was a Roman installation and had big strategical importance during the age of the Maritime Republics of Genoa. It was also famous for its carpenters.
    Here you have time for a light lunch before you head to the last village in your tour today by the boat. 

    Arrive in beautiful and the oldest village Manarola  surrounded by wineries. During the tour you explore local sights and of course you see the Church of San Lorenzo dating back to 1338 and afterwards you travel back to La Spezia hotel by the train.

    Upon arrival in La Spezia you have the rest of the evening at your leisure.

    *Note: The ferries between the villages are available From April 20th till November 1st. If weather is not permitting tourists have the whole trip with trains.

    Day 4: Departure to Milan
    Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and walk to the train station, where you board a train to Milan.

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    Hotel Firenze e Continentale
    4-star hotel
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    3 days / 2 nights
    Why we chose this hotel
    Stay in this 4* hotel which is centrally located and very near to the ...
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    • Full Day Tour to Cinque Terre
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12 Jun
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Connection | La Spezia - Milan
1st Class Seat
La Spezia Centrale
La Spezia, Italy
3 h
Milano Centrale
Milan, Italy
4days
Milan, Italy
The world's fashion capital, Milan, has much to offer travelers. The most recognized symbol of this Italian city is the impressive Milan Cathedral, also called Duomo by locals, that took about half a century to build! Other notable places worth seeing are the famous La Scala theater, the Royal Palace of Milan and the Sforza Castle. Of course, a visit to Milan wouldn't be complete without high-end shopping, thus going to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is a must....
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    Day 4: Arrival
    Upon arrival to Milan you are met by your driver and taken to your downtown hotel.

    There are no planned activities for you for today day, so you can relax after the trip. If you would like to do some looking around, we suggest visiting the world famous shopping and fashion avenue, Quadrilatero della Moda.

    Day 5: Trip to Como Lake
    Following breakfast at your hotel you meet your driver who transfers you to Como, located on the shores of another stunningly beautiful lake - Lake Como. Como town boasts several artistic monuments from different historical periods.

    Upon arrival you meet your local guide who shows you around. During the city tour you see the medieval walls surrounding the historic center, stroll through the ancient streets in the heart of the town, and admire beautiful Romanesque and Baroque churches. You see the Piazza Volta and Piazza Duomo with its charming old Town Hall building and its characteristic bell tower. During the tour you enjoy public boat tour as well as a Como-Brunate funicular ride.

    The highlight of the tour is visit of the superb 600-year old Como Cathedral. Nearby is the Palazzo Terragni, an example of the modern rationalist architecture.

    After the tour your driver takes you back to your hotel in Milan.

    Day 6: Milan Sightseeing
    Following breakfast and check-out, you meet your guide at the hotel lobby and have a 3-hour walking tour of Milan to learn more about the city’s history and reputation as a fashion capital.

    You start with visiting to world-known Milan Duomo, the Gothic cathedral and the highest sight in the city which took about six centuries to build. Then you walk through nearby-located Galleria Vittorio Emanuele and reach La Scala Theatre. Prepare to be wowed by the prestigious Milan opera house (no entrance is included). You continue with picturesque Brera district to feel the historical atmosphere of the city. Explore the public areas, with stories of its 15th-century owners ringing in your ears. After all you make a stop at Castello Sforzesco to see history and style combined with Milanese flair.

    After the tour, you return to the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure. 

    • Please note: the Milan Cathedral is a sacred religious site thus the dress code for visiting it is applied just as when you visit any church in Italy: no shorts – no uncovered knees and shoulders, no backpacks.
    • Note: The unique treasure of Milan - Leonardo da Vinci’s legendary fresco “The Last Supper” located in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie is not included in the city tour due to its limited availability. Please, ask your travel specialist about available tickets for your tour date. 


    Day 7: Departure
    This is the last day of your amazing tour to Italy! After breakfast your driver meets you at the hotel lobby and takes you to the airport for your flight back home. 

    We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!


    *Combine this small group tour with our signature Cultural Capitals small group tour and get a special discount!

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    Hotel Milano Scala
    4-star hotel
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    4 days / 3 nights
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    Hotel Milano Scala is located in the center of Milan in proximity to t...
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    • Half Day Walking Tour with Private Guide & Visit to the Milan Duomo
    • Day Trip to Como with Private Transportation
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    • Arrival Private Transfer Minivan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star hotels in Rome, La Spezia & Milan;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • 1st class train tickets Rome - La Spezia, La Spezia - Milan;
  • Sightseeing tours with professional English-speaking guides in La Spezia and Milan;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

 Note: 

  1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you. 
  2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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