Italian Riviera, Tuscany and Rome

  • 12 Day Tour
  • 11 to 13 Sights Visited
  • 3 Star Rating

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

Continue to the Italian Riviera for a four-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Riviera of Flowers

Enjoy today’s relaxing, optional excursion along the beautiful ‘Riviera of Flowers’. Explore the alleyways of the romantic village of Laigueglia located at the western end of the bay of Alassio. Alassio, our next stop, is one of the best-known resorts in Liguria, where the ‘budello’, the road that runs parallel to the sea and beaches, is a haven for shoppers.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Laigueglia

Alassio

Day 4 - Monaco and Monte Carlo

Included visit to the exclusive state of Monaco with its striking Belle Epoque style casino and the famous Prince’s Palace.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Monte Carlo-Monaco

Monaco

Day 5 - Portofino

Enjoy our optional excursion by boat to the picturesque resort of Portofino. Once a struggling artists’ refuge, the town has become one of Italy’s most fashionable resorts. The small harbour is often home to the glamorous yachts of the rich and famous, and its pedestrian-only streets are crammed with a galaxy of designer names and stylish restaurants.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Portofino

Day 6 - Pisa

We leave the Riviera and, en route to the spa town of Chianciano, our next base for a four-night stay, we make a short stop in Pisa, seeing the Leaning Tower and the equally stunning black and white marble Duomo and Baptistry.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Pisa

Day 7 - Rome

Included visit to the ‘eternal city’ of Rome. Take in the breathtaking architecture of the ancient palaces and piazzas and why not join our optional, guided sightseeing tour on foot and by coach that will introduce you to the principal sights, including the Trevi Fountain and Colosseum (admission to the Colosseum is extra).

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Colosseum

Rome

Day 8 - Siena and San Gimignano

A full-day, optional excursion to two delightful Tuscan towns. Siena is one of the highlights of any visit to Tuscany. Explore the Piazza del Campo where the famous Palio di Siena horse race takes place, and see the famous Duomo. Next we visit the charming, hilltop town of San Gimignano, which has beautiful views over the rolling Tuscan countryside.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Siena

Day 9 - Assisi

Included, full-day excursion to Umbria, the ‘Green Heart of Italy’. We head to Assisi, the native town of St. Francis. Visit the Basilica featuring frescoes by Giotto and why not join our optional, guided sightseeing tour.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Assisi

Gubbio

Day 10 - Florence

We leave Chianciano and head to Florence, the artistic capital of Italy, with fashionable shops, museums, cafés and splendid architecture. Join our optional, guided tour to get the most from your visit. Continue to the Cremona area for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Florence

Day 11

To northern France for an overnight stay

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 12

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to northern France for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

Continue to the Italian Riviera for a four-night stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Riviera of Flowers

Enjoy today’s relaxing, optional excursion along the beautiful ‘Riviera of Flowers’. Explore the alleyways of the romantic village of Laigueglia located at the western end of the bay of Alassio. Alassio, our next stop, is one of the best-known resorts in Liguria, where the ‘budello’, the road that runs parallel to the sea and beaches, is a haven for shoppers.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Laigueglia

Alassio

Day 4 - Portofino

Enjoy our optional excursion by boat to the picturesque resort of Portofino. Once a struggling artists’ refuge, the town has become one of Italy’s most fashionable resorts. The small harbour is often home to the glamorous yachts of the rich and famous, and its pedestrian-only streets are crammed with a galaxy of designer names and stylish restaurants.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Portofino

Day 5 - Monaco and Monte Carlo

Included visit to the exclusive state of Monaco with its striking Belle Epoque style casino and the famous Prince’s Palace.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Monaco

Day 6 - Pisa

We leave the Riviera and, en route to the spa town of Chianciano, our next base for a four-night stay, we make a short stop in Pisa, seeing the Leaning Tower and the equally stunning black and white marble Duomo and Baptistry.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Pisa

Day 7 - Rome

Included visit to the ‘eternal city’ of Rome. Take in the breathtaking architecture of the ancient palaces and piazzas and why not join our optional, guided sightseeing tour on foot and by coach that will introduce you to the principal sights, including the Trevi Fountain and Colosseum (admission to the Colosseum is extra).

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Colosseum

Rome

Day 8 - Siena and San Gimignano

A full-day, optional excursion to two delightful Tuscan towns. Siena is one of the highlights of any visit to Tuscany. Explore the Piazza del Campo where the famous Palio di Siena horse race takes place, and see the famous Duomo. Next we visit the charming, hilltop town of San Gimignano, which has beautiful views over the rolling Tuscan countryside.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Siena

Day 9 - Assisi

Included, full-day excursion to Umbria, the ‘Green Heart of Italy’. We head to Assisi, the native town of St. Francis. Visit the Basilica featuring frescoes by Giotto and why not join our optional, guided sightseeing tour.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Assisi

Day 10 - Florence

We leave Chianciano and head to Florence, the artistic capital of Italy, with fashionable shops, museums, cafés and splendid architecture. Join our optional, guided tour to get the most from your visit. Continue to the Cremona area for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Florence

Day 11

To northern France for an overnight stay

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 12

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £169; travel insurance from £49.95.



FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.