October 23, 2019 to October 31, 2019

Day 1: 10/23/2019 - USA - Italy

Today depart the U.S. on an international flight to Italy.

Day 2: 10/24/2019 - Montecatini

Upon arrival, proceed to baggage claim and after clearing customs you will be met by your English-speaking Discovery Program Guide who will assist you onto your deluxe motorcoach. You will arrive at the nearby spa resort town of Montecatini, your home for the next seven nights. Montecatini is situated in the northern part of Tuscany, just outside of Florence, in the heart of the Italian art cradle. One of the many highlights of this tour is that there is no "packing and unpacking"... a relaxed way to experience this wonderful region of Italy. Have a Welcome Cocktail and briefing this evening at the hotel. Then enjoy your first real Italian meal this evening in the dining room. Dinner is at the hotel. (D)

Day 3: 10/25/2019 - Pisa

In the morning, you will visit Pisa. The square of Mirades contains some breathtaking monuments: the Leaning Tower, the Cathedral, the Baptistry, the monumental cemetery and the Opa Museum. Exploring is easy as everything is located within a few hundred yards of each other. Maybe taste a local cappuccino at one of the cafes on the square. (B, D)

Day 4: 10/26/2019 - Florence

After breakfast, you'll travel to the heart of the Tuscan region and the city of Florence, which has produced famous artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Dante and Michelangelo. Your tour of Florence will include a visit to the Piazza del Duomo to see its massive bronze "Gates of Paradise," Signoria Square, the 13th century Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Giotto Tower and the Church of Santa Croce where Michelangelo is buried. The afternoon will be free to sightsee or shop in Florence. (B)

Day 5: 10/27/2019 - Montecatini (Cinque Terre)

Today, enjoy an OPTIONAL Tour of Cinque Terre where you`ll find rugged beauty and a slow pace. Named for the five towns of Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore, this portion of the Italian Riviera is a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with a string of centuries-old seaside villages on the rugged Italian Riviera coastline. In each of the 5 towns, colorful houses and ancient vineyards cling to steep terraces, fishing boats bob in harbors and trattorias turn out seafood specialties along with the Liguria region's famous sauce, pesto. (B)

Day 6: 10/28/2019 - Montecatini (San Gimignano - Chianti)

After breakfast we travel into the heart of Tuscany. As we travel south you will recognize many of the landscapes from the movie ``Under the Tuscan Sun," filmed in this area. Visiting the walled city of San Gimignano, the best preserved medieval village in Italy, you will admire the many towers, once the skyscrapers of the 13th and 14th centuries. We will stroll around the tiny streets leading to the top of the village, maybe stop in one of the many cafes and small trattorias for a sandwich and a "gelato"... Italian ice cream. [Chamber Experience] As you drive south through the Italian wine country of Chianti this afternoon, your stop will include a winery to taste the local superb wine. Enjoy local wines and an educational program as brought to you by the leaders of the local wine industry. This evening enjoy cooking class with home-made pasta making and dinner with wine tasting. (B, D)

Day 7: 10/29/2019 - Montecatini (Venice)

Day at Leisure or take an OPTIONAL full day Tour to Venice. Enjoy a city tour of Venice where you will see St. Marks Cathedral and Doge``s palace. This afternoon, make a life memory as you enjoy the sights, sounds and the hustle and bustle of Venice while cruising the Grand Canal aboard a traditional wood carved gondola boat. While cruising be sure to look for the Rialto Bridge which is the most famous and oldest of the four bridges that span the Grand Canal. Venice is a must-do Italian experience. Enjoy! (B)

Day 8: 10/30/2019 - Montecatini (Siena)

Day at Leisure or take an OPTIONAL Touto Siena: Tour Siena, in the heart of Tuscany. Your escort will lead you to the Piazza del Campo, the ancient Tuscan capitol, a fascinating art town. This is the site of the most famous "palio" in all of Italy. This race of men on horseback, held twice a year, is charged with electricity as the competitors race around the town square at a furious pace. Take the time to explore the museums and churches of Siena and the glamorous shops of the Via dei Banchi de Sopra. This evening enjoy a delicious Tuscan Feast with your fellow travelers as a tribute to your new fond memories in Italy. (B, DB)

Day 9: 10/31/2019 - Departure Day

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your return fight to the U.S or extend your stay with an OPTIONAL POST-TOUR extension to Rome. (B)
LEGEND: ( ) = Included meal, B = Breakfast, D = Dinner, DB = Dinner Banquet, L = Lunch
• Round trip scheduled airfare<br/>• Round trip transfers between airports and hotel<br/>• 7-nights first class Hotel<br/>• Superb cuisine, daily breakfast, and four dinners<br/>• City tour of Florence, see the Cathedral, Baptistery, and the famous Gates of Paradise.<br/>• City tour of Pisa<br/>• Visit San Gimignano<br/>• Chianti Wine Tasting<br/>• Discovery Program guide
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