If you weren’t in love with Italy yet, this 13-day adventure will certainly do the trick. Starting in Florence and finishing in Naples, you’ll experience the many colours of Cinque Terre, the Amalfi Coast’s stunning cliffs, grand piazzas in Sorrento, fresh limoncello in Tuscany, and Renaissance masterpieces in Florence. With delectable cuisine at each and every stop too, this trip really is what Italian dreams are made of.
Duration: 13 days
Start/Finish City: Florence to Naples
Service Level: Standard
Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Physical Grading: 3 - Average
Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
Travel Style: Classic
All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 16, avg 12.
|October 29, 2023||from $4,299 CAD||Per Person|
|November 5, 2023||from $4,299 CAD||Per Person|
|1||Sun Oct 29||Florence|
|2||Mon Oct 30||Florence to Cinque Terre|
|3||Tue Oct 31||Cinque Terre|
|4||Wed Nov 1||Cinque Terre|
|5||Thu Nov 2||Cinque Terre to Chianti Region|
|6||Fri Nov 3||Chianti Region|
|7||Sat Nov 4||Chianti Region to Naples|
|8||Wed Nov 8||Naples/Sorrento|
|9||Thu Nov 9||Sorrento|
|10||Fri Nov 10||Sorrento to the Amalfi Coast|
|11||Sat Nov 11||Amalfi Coast|
|12||Sun Nov 12||Amalfi Coast to Naples|
|13||Mon Nov 13||Naples|
Day 1 – Florence
Arrive in Florence at any time. Meet your CEO and fellow travellers in the evening at a welcome meeting.
Day 2 – Florence to Cinque Terre
Start the day off with a walking tour of Florence seeing all of the famous sites like the Centro Storico, Giotto’s bell tower, the Palazzo Vecchio and The Uffizi. It’s onwards to Cinque Terre. On the way the group will stop in Lucca for an orientation walk through this medieval town.
Day 3 – Cinque Terre
Enjoy some breakfast before taking a short train to the village Romaggiore for the start of today’s hike. Walk along the coastal path of Cinque Terre, a World Heritage Site and National Park. Enjoy a free afternoon to continue exploring. You could sign up for a food making class, book a boat trip, or hike any of the other coastal and inland paths that will take you all over one of the most gorgeous stretches of coastline in all of Italy.
Spend the morning discovering the five towns within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cinque Terre, Corniglia, Manarola, Monterosso al Mare, Riomaggiore, and Vernazza.
Should you opt out of the hike with the group and CEO, the Cinque Terre National Park pass will still be available for you to discover the five towns on your own.
Day 4 – Cinque Terre
A full free day to enjoy the marvels of Cinque Terre. Opt to visit the town of Portovenere or join a pesto-making demonstration in Manarola. You could also spend some time shopping, wine tasting, cafe, hopping, and beach walking if you’re craving more relaxing vibes. Kayaking, boat tours, and hiking are always available.
Day 5 – Cinque Terre to Chianti Region
After breakfast, travel to North Chianti region. En route the group will stop in Pisa briefly to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa. After, continue driving through the stunning Tuscan area and enjoy an included dinner tonight with the group in San Donato Fronzano.
Day 6 – Chianti Region
Wake up in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. In the morning hike through the hillside villages near San Donato Fronzano to Castelo dei Bonsi. In the afternoon use your free time to join an optional bike tour before another included and delicious dinner with the group.
Day 7 – Chianti Region to Naples
Travel back to Florence from San Donato Fronzano in the morning and then board a train from Florence to Naples in the afternoon.
Day 8 – Naples/Sorrento
Start the day off with a walking tour of Naples. Stroll past sites like Castel Nuovo, Cimitero delle Fontanelle, or the Certosa e Museo di San Martino. Then the group will travel to Sorrento by train. In the evening attend a limoncello tasting.
Day 9 – Sorrento
Set out on an orientation walk of Sorrento with your CEO. The rest of the day is free. Maybe set out for an optional excursion to Capri island by hydrofoil where you will visit the stunning Blue Grotto and stroll through town.
Day 10 – Sorrento to the Amalfi Coast
Spend the day travelling along the coast from Sorrento to Vietri Sul Mare further south. Pass through the towns of Amalfi, Minori, and Ravello taking in the dramatic views and searching for lemon groves wherever you go.
Day 11 – Amalfi Coast
Transfer by bus to Bomerano di Agerola along the coast and begin to walk The Path of the Gods. The group will hike 8.6km to Positano and then return to Vietri Sul Mare by private vehicle where you can enjoy free time to rest from a long day hiking along the Amalfi Coast.
Day 12 – Amalfi Coast to Naples
Leave the Amalfi Coast behind and travel north back to Naples today. Along the way the group will stop in Pompeii for a guided excursion. Enjoy an evening of free time in Naples.
Day 13 – Naples
Depart at any time.
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