Day 1 - Alps + Viareggio
Morning departure, head south across the scenic Alps. Late-afternoon we reach the beach resort town of Viareggio. Check in, explore, dinner at hotel (included).
Day 2 - Cinque Terre
Today we explore the famed Cinque Terre, five car-free villages set in a most evocative coastline. Combining train ride and a scenic walk we will discover the highlights of this expanse of green and blue. Early afternoon we head on to the Chianti wine region. Wine tasting at the La Tancia winery, then check in. Later, join in for our Tuscan Gala Dinner with live music entertainment and wine.
Day 3 - Sienna + San Gimignano
After breakfast, scenic drive through the rolling hills of Chianti to Siena. Our walk though ancient, narrow streets will bring us to the Piazza del Campo, site of the biannual Pallio, Siena's popular medieval style horse race. Free time. Then, on to San Gimignano, the most picturesque of Italy's perfectly preserved medieval towns.
Day 4 - Florence
Discover Florence, the so called cradle of the Renaissance. See the magnificent cathedral, sculpture studded Signoria Square. Guided walking tour, then explore and shop around. Florentine leather goods and gold jewelry are attractive buys. Afternoon departure, midnight return to Ramstein.