September 13 – September 25, 2018 – Retreat to Italy
Fall in Love with Cinque Terre. Five small towns on the Italian Riviera, a traffic free area with a unique mix of Italian culture & nature are Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia,Vernazza & Monterosso al Mare which connect by train or boat, only a few minutes distance apart. We will be lodging for three nights at www.leccidisoviore.com in Monterosso, a lovely beach town. Plenty of time to explore.
Tuscan towns. Four nights in the heart of Tuscany outside of Montepulciano, our own Villa Casale Poggiardelli, in rolling hills of vineyards and olive groves. Day tours to these delightful hill towns with castles, fortresses & vineyards.
Montepulciano, Assisi, Civita di Bagnoregio & Orvieto.
Florence, the Renaissance city of the world, we have a private tour with Art-Viva of the Uffizi Gallery & Accademia, masterpieces of David by Michelangelo & Leonardo with ArtViva, by-passing the lines. A walking tour will give us the sights ofPiazza duomo & secrets of Giotto’s Bell Tower& the breathtaking Cathedral, Basilica di Santa Croce & historic square. Three nights at the historic Palazzo Salveati of 1600’s with a lovely garden, located near the Ponte Vecchio, restaurants & other main attractions. .Www.firenzeforesteria.it. Last nite: Hotel Nuova Italia.
Travel roundtrip to Florence. (airfare not included). I can assist with travel arrangements & coordination if you need it. We will travel by train from Florence to Cinque Terre and Tuscany.
This is my sixth tour to Italy, my fourth to Florence & Tuscany & my third to Cinque Terre. This tour will not be on my web site as I am reconstructing. It is still available for reference.
Tour Investment: $1860. $300 deposit to hold spot. Final payment July 12th. No Refund after 12th.
Includes: 11 nites lodging, 11 breakfasts, all guided tours, all ground transportation( including shuttles to & from airport).