Women’s Retreat to Italy’s Riviera
Ligurian Coast & Cinque Terre
September 23 – Oct 1, 2019
1 Space Remaining
Fall in Love with these charming, medieval villages along this crystalline sea. A time to Renew oneself with meditation & journaling, yoga (optional) while exploring this unique culture & nature, unlike any other part of Italy.
This is my 7th tour to Italy & 4th to Cinque Terre.
Lodging in tranquil Levanto, an hour train ride from Genoa and a few minutes from CT. Apartments with balcony overlooking the Sea. Walk out your the door to the beach.
Sept 23: Depart U.S.
Sept 24: Arrive in Genoa, Christopher Columbus Airport (birthplace of Columbus). Flights from LAX run around $800 and arrival late am or early afternoon. (Pisa, Italy is around same but much shorter route by train from Genoa.) I will meet our group at the Genoa airport and arrange for transportation to the train station. Regional trains run every half hour. We will arrive in Levanto mid-afternoon.
Sept 25-29: Choose your activity: Trains every hour to Cinque Terre, (Chink-weh-tay-reh, five lands), Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola & Riomaggiore, to the south. Kayaking, canoeing, bicycling, hiking, shopping & eating!! Levanto is an easy town to explore with lots of sights. Upon sign-up, I will provide detailed info on each village. Upon our arrival, you will be given maps of each town.
Sept 30: On our return to Genoa, we stop off at spectacular Portofino, founded by the Romans, now a playground of the wealthy & famous. Genoa, check into our hotel close to the airport.
Oct 1: Depart for home.
Trip: $1125. (Does not include airfare). Max of 8 guests. Dble occupancy. Incl: 7 nights lodging with Breakfasts; transportation (all trains & shuttles to & from airport; Coastline Boat tour.
$300 deposit to reserve space. Final payment due July 23rd. No refunds after that date.
Suggest Travelguard trip insurance, links on website.
Payment Methods: Checks to Joyride SW Tours, P.O. Box 912, Green Valley, AZ 85622;
Paypal or Credit cards add 3 % ( link on website)
Contact: Joyce Sierra, 520-404-2254, firstname.lastname@example.org www.retreatsbysierra.com