9-Nights Northern Italy’s Highlights & Cinque Terre

This is the perfect "off the beaten path" vacation for travelers who want to learn more about the culture, food, and traditions of Northern Italy. Spend two nights in Milan, Parma, Rapallo, and Turin, and an overnight in Lucca. Enjoy guided sightseeing in Milan, Parma, and Turin, and an orientation of Lucca, a quaint medieval town with ramparts.

But that’s not all… this Northern Italy & Cinque Terre tour offers much more! Globus has arranged out-of-the-ordinary experiences, so you can truly enjoy some of Italy’s gastronomic delights. You’ll partake in a balsamic vinegar tasting in Modena, a parmesan cheese tasting in Busseto, a risotto lunch at a rice factory in Vercelli, and a wine tasting with lunch in Gabiano. Stop in Maranello, the birthplace of the Ferrari automobile, and visit the Ferrari Museum.

A tour highlight is the excursion to Cinque Terre, the name given to five medieval villages by the sea. The area is noted for its natural beauty with terraces built into the rocky cliffs that drop down into the sea and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Delight in the unique charm of the area and take in the breathtaking views while enjoying the included ride by boat (weather permitting) and train. Words cannot describe the magic and spectacular scenery-you must witness it in person. You’re sure to arrive back home from this Northern Italy and Cinque Terre tour with lots of photos and stories-an unforgettable and unique vacation experience!


Included Features:

MILAN
Welcome and farewell dinners at a local restaurant; guided walking tour, visit the Sforzesco Castle grounds and museum, and admire Duomo Square and the Galleria

BUSSETO
See the birthplace of Verdi; [LF] parmesan cheese tasting at a local caseificio

PARMA
Guided sightseeing

MODENA
[LF] Balsamic vinegar tasting

MARANELLO
[LF] Visit the Ferrari Museum

LUCCA
Orientation

CINQUE TERRE
By boat (weather permitting) with a Local Guide and by train

RAPALLO
Boat cruise to Portofino

GABIANO
[LF] Wine tasting and lunch

TURIN
Guided sightseeing, admire the Mole Antonelliana, walk through the historic center, and visit the cathedral that houses the Holy Shroud

VERCELLI
[LF] Visit a rice factory and enjoy a risotto lunch

9 nights from $2639 per person

Supplier: Globus

Exclusive Amenity Available! Contact your travel advisor to ask about exclusive benefits available for this tour.

Valid for travel in 2020 and 2021. Please contact your travel advisor for more information.*


*Promotion is subject to availability, does not apply to Globus Escapes, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions may apply.

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Featured Destinations

Milan

Milan is a city that arouses extreme feelings, just like the city lifestyle. A frenetic, restless rhythm is part of both work and leisure, so much so that it is difficult to stay unmoved and not get overwhelmed by all the cultural and social stimulus.
Maybe for this reason, Milan makes itself indispensable, because it is impossible to feel so alive and full of energy when you are away from the city. Milan is always one step ahead: a laboratory of artistic experiments and a building site for social behavior that is continuously changing. City full of contradictions, ancient and modern, trends and counter-trends, fashion and underground, middle class and working class, but always simply “cool”.

Rapallo


Rapallo is well known in Europe as a main tourist resort area. Offering the typically idyllic Mediterranean climate, it is a perfect place to relax and soak up the essence of Italy.

Parma

When thinking of Parma, the first thing that comes to mind is its famous food: prosciutto di Parma; and Parmigiano reggiano cheese in particular. Home to Barillo pasta, the town is renown for its culinary delights overall. Visit Parma's various cheese factories to get a first-hand look at how Parmigiano is made and sampling, as well. The town is a feast for all senses; opera, art and history buffs will find countless ways to indulge their interests. Festival Verdi celebrates Giuseppe Verdi's musical legacy every October, and at the Piazza Duomo, one can view the medieval baptistry done by Benedetto Antelami, where rosso di Verona (pink marble) shifts tones depending on the time of day and degree of sunlight. Frescoes by Corregio and Antelami decorate the interior of the Duomo. For a broader exploration of European art masters, visit the Galleria Nazionale in the Palazzo della Pilotta, noting artworks by Pamigianino, da Vinci, Van Dyck, Tiepolo and more. Relax from site-seeing at the many picturesque cafes for siesta, or treat yourself to shopping at the many boutiques throughout town.

Turin

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Lucca

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Valid Travel Dates

Departure Dates:
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4/22/2021
5/1/2021
$2639pp
4/29/2021
5/8/2021
$2699pp
5/6/2021
5/15/2021
$2739pp
5/13/2021
7/1/2021
$2689pp
7/15/2021
7/24/2021
$2639pp
8/12/2021
8/21/2021
$2689pp
8/26/2021
9/4/2021
$2739pp
9/2/2021
9/23/2021
$2779pp
Prices Start at:
$2639
Number of Nights:
9
Air City:
Featured offer is land only. Call us for low airfares from your city!
Vacation Rating:
Deluxe
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Prices are per person, land or cruise only, based on double occupancy. Offer subject to availability and change without notice. Some restrictions may apply. Please ask us for details.

Charges not included in the land vacation price: airfare to and from the start of your vacation; airline baggage fees including checked and/or excess baggage fees; Federal inspection fees for the Federal U.S. Customs and Immigrations; agricultural tax; other per person taxes imposed by government entities; applicable cruise taxes, fees, fares and port charges; passports; visas and vaccinations; transfers; tips to your Tour or Cruise Director, Local Host, driver, Local Guides, and/or ships' crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); additional excursions and activities not listed as 'included' in the itinerary; porterage at airports or train stations; Travel Protection premiums; and all other items of a personal nature.
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Lindstrom Travel
5970 Guilford Rd.
Rockford, IL 61107
(815) 398-8888
(800) 824-3164
 

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