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Description

Pursue your dreams and experience the glamorous seaside resort towns and historic seaside villages along the Ligurian Sea that make up the Italian Riviera with our Italy vacation packages. Explore the pristine coastline of Cinque Terre, showcasing breathtaking panoramas, aromatic pine groves, and hillsides dotted with vineyards that connect the region's five UNESCO World Heritage Site villages. With our tours to Italy you can take-in the breathtaking ambiance of Portofino, a stunning half-moon-shaped harbor-side village with pretty pastel houses overlooking amazing turquoise waters and world-wide acclaim as a popular resort frequented by the rich and famous. Experience the sights and delectable cuisine of Genoa, Italy's principal seaport that boasts beautiful beaches, and fresh seafood, pasta and local specialties such as pesto which originated here. With so many beautiful stops along the way - San Remo, Liguria, Rapallo - travel to Italy and create your very own adventure at your own pace.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Santa Margherita Ligure

Pick up your rental car and begin your discovery of the Italian Riviera in Santa Margherita Ligure. The town is an elegant resort along the Ligurian Coast much favored by painters and writers.

Day 2 - Santa Margherita Ligure/Riomaggiore-Cinque Terre/Santa Margherita Ligure (approx. 116 miles)

Travel south to Riomaggiore (approx. 58 miles) the starting point of Cinque Terre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Discover here, an unspoiled isolated region with rugged landscapes and a coastal path commanding splendid views and linking five fishing villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso. (B)

Day 3 - Santa Margherita Ligure/Rapallo/Portofino/Santa Margherita Ligure (approx. 20 miles)

Rapallo's most prominent landmarks are the 16th Century ''Castle-on-the-Sea'' sitting right in the harbor, the 6th Century basilica, and the sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro which can be reached by cable car. During your drive over a mountain road from Santa Margherita Ligure to Portofino, you will enjoy lovely views of the rocky coast. At the end of the peninsula, you are in the small fishing village of Portofino, a cluster of colorful houses around a natural bay. (B)

Day 4 - Santa Margherita Ligure/Genoa/San Remo (approx. 116 miles)

Italy vacation packageJourney along the Ligurian coast to Genoa (approx. 26 miles), birthplace of Christopher Columbus. Explore the quaint maze of narrow streets of the Old Town. Admire the Medieval and Renaissance palaces on Piazza San Matteo. Seek out the lovely Gothic cathedral of San Lorenzo and the three cloisters of Santa Maria di Castello in a city of unlimited must-sees. Continue on to San Remo (approx. 90 miles). (B)

Day 5 - San Remo

San Remo is the elegant capital of the Italian Riviera. A classy resort town, San Remo is blessed with the most famous Italian casino, a good beach, and a labyrinthine old town standing guard over the palm-laden walkways below. (B)

Day 6 - San Remo to USA (or extend your stay)

 Italy vacation packagesDrop off your car and say ''arrivederci'' to Italy or extend your stay. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 5 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Car rental -Category C. Car Rental includes unlimited mileage, CDW (Collision Damage Waiver), TP (Theft Protection), Third Party Liability (including passengers), airport surcharge, 24 hour-a-day road assistance, VAT (Value Added Tax), AAO (Additional Driver)
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Excludes

    • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
    • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
    • Tips and Personal items 
    • Travel Insurance 
    • Optional Tours

Departures & Rates

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