Classic Italy 2013
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Day 1 Rome
With timeworn ruins, extraordinary buildings and religious monuments around every corner, Rome is a true gem that seamlessly incorporates modern city life with ancient wonders.
Days 2 & 3 Florence
Awash with artistic treasures, Florence is Italy's most revered city for its Renaissance and religious masterpieces, enchanting historic centre and unsurpassed beauty.
Days 4 - 6 Lucca/Pisa
One of Tuscany's real hidden gems, Lucca's city ramparts are packed with centuries-old buildings, beautiful churches, charming piazzas and narrow streets. Pisa is the iconic home of a famous tower that leans and the Piazza del Duomo, a stunning walled area famed for its religious buildings and medieval art.
Days 7 & 8 Cinque Terre
The breathtaking Cinque Terre showcases five charming villages, linked by ancient pathways and dramatic cliffs that drop into the rich blue waters of the Ligurian Sea.
Days 9 & 10 Portofino/Piedmont
The ritzy seaside town of Portofino is the perfect place to relax with a coffee by the harbour or take in the fabulous coastal scenery of the Italian Riviera. Home to some of the finest and most sought after wines in Europe, the town of Asti in the Piedmont region is also the best place to sample 'tartufo' (truffles).
Days 11 & 12 Milan/Italian Lakes
Italy's most prosperous and fashionable city, Milan is the place for stylish shopping, artistic masterpieces and architectural marvels, including its magnificent Duomo. Lake Como has a big reputation for beauty and sophistication and it really delivers - perfect turquoise waters, exquisite lakeside villas, charming villages and spectacular mountain views await.
Days 13 - 15 Venice
Built over a hundred small islands connected by 400 bridges, Venice is an artistic masterpiece with charming canals, incredible architecture, an enticing cuisine and a fascinating cultural tradition.
Days 16 & 17 Gubbio
Perched high on the slopes of Monte Ingino, the medieval town of Gubbio has imposing Gothic monuments, great views and delicious Umbrian cuisine.
Days 18 & 19 Assisi/Spello
The home of St Francis, one of the world's most famous saints and founder of the Franciscan order, Assisi is a place which inspires reverence. One of the prettiest medieval towns in Italy, Spello is home to many ancient Roman monuments and charming enotecas serving local wine and regional food specialties.
Days 20 & 21 Rome
Rome is a gastronomer's delight, with a multitude of restaurants, cafes and trattorias serving up all the delicious flavours of Italian cuisine.
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Experience the very best of northern Italy on this superb adventure. Wander through medieval villages and along rugged coastlines. Explore ancient wonders in eternal cities, cycle through the rolling hills of Tuscany and feast on Umbrian delicacies. From Rome, north to Venice and back again - join us to experience the true essence of Italy.
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Hotel (17 nts)
Private apartment (3 nts)
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