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    The Italian Riviera is the narrow coastal strip that lies between the Cote d’Azur in France and Tuscany. Begin your journey in Genoa, famous for its charming old fishing ports and its beautiful landscape. Spend five nights in Sestri Levante, a typical Ligurian village, once home to Hans Christian Andersen; tour neighbouring Cinque Terre and enjoy delicious Zero-kilometer food and wine tastings.

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    TOUR CODE: EU1419


    Total of 7 nights accommodation; 4-Star hotels 2 nights in Genoa 5 nights in Sestri Levante

    Private transfers between airports and cities

    Touring and boat tickets as per itinerary

    Continental breakfast daily

    Hotel taxes and service charges**

    ———–———— HIGHLIGHTS ———————

    Historic city tour of Genoa

    Zero Kilometer Pesto & Wine tasting workshops

    Full-day Cinque Terre experience by boat & train

    International airfare not included. Minimum 2 passengers travelling.

    Tours may vary based on seasonality.

    Price as indicated valid April 8, 2019, subject to availability at time of booking. For alternative dates, inquire for pricing. Itineraries are fully customizable. Not valid during trade shows, bank holidays and other special events. Blackout periods may apply.

    **European city/tourist taxes collected locally unless otherwise indicated.

    For full terms and conditions, refer to page 43.

    Day 1 GENOA Arrival in the bustling port city of Genoa, Italy. Private transfer from the airport to your hotel. Take some time to settle in and begin discovering the area. Dinner on your own. Genoa Hotel Continental, Standard Room

    Day 2 B GENOA After breakfast at your hotel, begin your half-day tour of Genoa to discover this historic center, one of the largest in Europe. See hidden treasures including Commenda of Prè to Sarzano Hill from the Banco di San Giorgio to San Matteo, through squares and alleys, arcades and medieval palaces. Visit the Villa del Principe (Villa Doria), the richest and most noble household of the city of Genoa, the Villa of the only Prince Genoa ever had. Your afternoon is free to continue enjoying Italy’s largest sea port. Overnight at the hotel. Genoa Hotel Continental

    Day 3 B GENOA – SESTRI LEVANTE After breakfast, check out of your hotel and take your private transfer to Sestri Levante, once a quiet fishing village which is becoming a favourite spot for tourists and Italians alike. Take the rest of your day at leisure. Hotel Miramare Sestri Levante, Standard Room

    Day 4 B SESTRI LEVANTE Breakfast at your hotel. Today, participate in two Zero-Kilometer tastings and workshops focused on making authentic pesto, as well as a wine tasting of Ligurian wine. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure, especially the beautiful beach. Hotel Miramare Sestri Levante

    Day 5 B CINQUE TERRE After breakfast, begin your full-day excursion by boat and train, taking you through the enchanting area of Cinque Terre which in Italian translates to Five Lands. The five villages perch precariously on the cliffs high above the Mediterranean Sea, nearly inaccessible by road. Discover the unique character of different villages by boat: Riomaggiore is the oldest village; access colourful Vernazza by train. After lunch on your own, continue by train to Monterosso, the westernmost village protected by vineyard and olive grove covered hills. Enjoy your time at leisure to explore and return by train to Sestri Levante. Hotel Miramare Sestri Levante

    Day 6 B SESTRI LEVANTE Breakfast at your hotel. Relax and enjoy the stunning views of the Italian Riviera. For those more interested in cuisine, a cooking class and show including fresh pasta, Genoese focaccia or traditional fish dishes is available, not included. Hotel Miramare Sestri Levante

    Day 7 B SESTRI LEVANTE Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy another day to relax. We suggest an optional tour with private car and guide to Recco to visit the Parish Church of St. John the Baptist and John Bono; then on to Camogli, a fishing village with tall buildings painted in soft pastel colours reflected in the sea, not included. Hotel Miramare Sestri Levante

    Day 8 B SESTRI LEVANTE – GENOA – HOME After breakfast, check out of the hotel followed by a private transfer to Genoa airport to board your return flight home.

    ADD-ON OPTION: Modify your itinerary with an extra day to explore Santa Margherita, San Fruttoso and Portofino. Inquire for pricing and details.


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