Pre tour 1 Day and Day 1 Getting settled and Enjoying Life Milan, Italy ( Pre Night )
Day 2 Milan ( Other tour peole may be arrivng day later not my group Let's enjoy an extra day in Milan!
Day 3 Milan-Parma> excursion to Modena & Maranello
Day 4 Parma Lucca
Day 5 Lucca-Cinque Terre-Genoa
Day 6 Genoa
Day 7 Rapallo-Gabiano-Turnin
Day 8 Turnin
Day 9 Turin-Vercelli-Milan
Day 10 Milan (Fly Home)
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NORTHERN ITALY'S HIGHLIGHTS & CINQUE TERRE
APRIL 24, 2024 INCLUDES NIGHT PRIOR - $3131 PP PLUS INSURANCE AND AIR
Day 1 ARRIVE IN MILAN, ITALY
Welcome to Milan! Meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome at your hotel. Day 2 MILAN–BUSSETO–PARMA
Style & Taste in Northern Italy MILAN Guide walking tour includes sights of the Sforzesco Castle, the Galleria, La Scala Opera House, and the Duomo, free time before continuing to Busseto.
BUSSETO See the birthplace of composer Giuseppe Verd with free time for lunch before a Parmesan cheese tasting at a local caseificio (cheese-making factory).
LOCAL TASTES Bite into 1,000 years of Italian tradition with a Parmesan cheese tasting in Busseto. Learn about the rich history that has passed the test of time with authentic ingred of passion and perfected recipes in local caseifici (cheese making factories) of the Italian pastoral land.
Day 3 PARMA. EXCURSION TO MODENA & MARANELLO
Cathed als & Classic Cars PARMA Guid sightseeing includ sights of the cathed al, bell tower, and octagonal baptistry. Free time to visit the cathed al.
MODENA Enjoy a Balsamic vinegar tasting at the renowned Acetaia Leonard
MARANELLO Visit the Ferrari Museum. Free time this afternoon and evening.
CULTURE & TRADITION Creating classic Balsamic Vinegard requires the patience learned through four generations of
d votion and respect for the 18th-century trad at Acetaia Leonard farm. The farm sits on 27 acres of vineyard where Trebbiano and Lambrusco grapes are grown to prod e this d te balance of sweet and sour Mod specialty.
Day 4 PARMA–LUCCA
Treasured Time in Tuscany LUCCA Orientation walk, followed by free time this afternoon and evening.
CULTURAL GEMS Within the walls surround the med val city of Lucca, the mod world fad away. Whilst you walk, see the Piazza Anfiteatro, San Michele Square, the Roman Amphitheatre, the soaring clock tower, and the Guinigi Tower topped with a hanging gard roof – just to name a few of the impressive sights you’ll find in this historic city in Tuscany.
Day 5 LUCCA–CINQUE TERRE–GENOA
Sights to Sea Scenic d e en route to La Spezia.
CINQUE TERRE Take a guid boat rid (weather permitting) to Monterosso. Free time before continuing the journey by train.
EPIC RIDE Take a stunning cruise on the coast of Cinque Terre and take in fascinating views of the sea, sky, and centuries-old seasid villages on the rugged Italian Riviera coastline.
Day 6 GENOA
The Italian Riviera GENOA Join the guid tour to d over the highlights of the Old Town, includ sights of San Lorenzo Cathed al, the Ducal Palace and Christopher Columbus’ child home. Enjoy free time this afternoon and evening.
CULTURE & TRADITION Genova may be less well known than other Italian cities, but it never fails to surprise and d
It has one of the largest med val city centers in Europe, and its wond location, between the mountains and sea, set it up to be a longstand maritime power. It is the birthplace not only of Christopher Columbus but also of one of the world s favorite pasta sauces – pesto! This d sauce created from garlic, basil, pine nuts, parmesan cheese and olive oil, is proud present on the menu of many restaurants and is trad served with the “trofie” pasta.
Day 7 RAPALLO–GABIANO–TURIN
Carafes at the Castle GABIANO Enjoy wine tasting and lunch at the castle.
CULTURE & TRADITION Gracing the hills above the Po Valley, the Castello d Gabiano has mad history as early as the 8th century. Once the site of sieges and wars, the castle has passed through noble families through time to become one of the old t and largest manors in Monferrato. Tod y, its trad of winemaking is shared with tastings of vintages
agedinitscellarbarrelsinthetrad Day 8 TURIN
sightseeing includ sights of the Mole Antonelliana and a visit to the cathed al. of a wealth of Baroque, Rococo, Neo-classical, and Art Nouveau treasures. Stroll
The Dish on Risotto VERCELLI Visit a rice factory followed by a risotto lunch.
MILAN Farewell d at a local restaurant this evening.
LOCAL TASTES Visit Vercelli, the heart of Europe's rice prod where the trad of d
here that the round rice grain called japonica is grown. This round grain keeps its shape d
release that beautifully creamy texture of risotto that we all know and love. The fine art of rice farming in Italy now combines trad with technology to tend these field with loving care.
Monumental Mysteries TURIN Guid
ART & ARCHITECTURE Turin abound
the elegant squares to see the monument of Mole Antonelliana – a former synagogue with its 87-meter-high panorama d Visit the Cathed al of St. John the Baptist, which houses the most holy relic in the Catholic Church – the Shroud of Turin.
Day 9 TURIN–VERCELLI–MILAN
Day 10 MILAN
Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation end with breakfast this morning.
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Parmesan and prosciutto.
Ferraris and Fiats. Ruins and the Riviera.
Some of Italy’s greatest indulgences can be found up north.
Italy’s “Fabulous Five,” the pastel-hued cliffside fishing villages along the Mediterranean, start the count of the numerous joys you’ll experience on this Undiscovered Tour of Northern Italy.
In addition to finding the freshest seafood along the coast, you’ll relish a balsamic vinegar tasting in the epicurean city of Modena, a parmesan cheese tasting near Verdi’s hometown of Busseto, a risotto lunch at a Vercelli rice factory, and a wine tasting in vineyard-dotted Gabiano.
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