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Great Rail Journeys Italian Riviera Tour
from £1795 pp
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  • Location
    Italy, Europe
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    10 Days
  • Holiday Type
    Escorted Tours
  • Brochure/Itinerary
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Colourful villages cling to the dramatic coastline of the Italian Riviera, with the glittering Mediterranean forming picture-postcard vistas in every direction, and glamorous yachts clamouring for attention alongside quaint fishing boats in idyllic harbours.

What's Included
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An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
Exclusive meeting point at our dedicated Departure Office in London St Pancras
First Class rail travel unless otherwise described (Standard Premier Class on Eurostar journeys with a light meal and drinks)

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

9 nights' hotel accommodation including 1 outbound overnight stay in Turin, 7 nights at the 4-Star Grand Hotel Villa Balbi in Sestri Levante and 1 inbound overnight stay in Mulhouse

Delicious meals included

16 meals including 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 6 dinners, including a farewell dinner in Sestri Levante

Exciting excursions and free time to explore

Excursion to Cinque Terre
Cruise to Portofino
Excursion to Camogli
Visit Lucca
Guided tour of Pisa, including the famous leaning tower and the Field of Miracles
Parts of this holiday make use of portable audio headsets on guided tours, allowing you to hear your guide clearly wherever in the group you are. 

Tour Highlights
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  • Scenic Sestri Levante
  • Cinque Terre
  • The walled city of Lucca
  • Pisa with a guided tour
  • The famous leaning tower and the Field of Miracles
  • Portofino including a boat tour
  • Camogli
  • San Fruttuoso
  • Stunning 4-Star accommodation
Accommodation
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GRAND HOTEL VILLA BALBI, SESTRI LEVANTE

The 4-Star Grand Hotel Villa Balbi in Sestri Levante is a stunning hotel set on the sea front in a large 19th century mansion, and surrounded by 2.5 acres of lush, private gardens. 

Tour Itinerary
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Day 1: London to Turin

After meeting at our St Pancras Departure Office, we take the Eurostar to Paris, continuing to Turin, by high speed TGV where we overnight.

Day 2: To Sestri Levante

This morning you are free to explore Turin. Take a stroll under the intricate arcades to Piazza Castello, surrounded by majestic buildings, or maybe discover the magnificent cathedral and Egyptian Museum, before we begin our journey to Sestri Levante, a picturesque town set on the coast overlooking the Mediterranean.

Day 3: At leisure in Sestri Levante

Today, you are free to explore Sestri Levante. Occupying a beautiful position on a peninsula, surrounded by two gorgeous bays, Sestri Levante is a picture-perfect resort and a delight to explore.

Day 4: Cinque Terre

This morning we set out to explore the Cinque Terre - five picturesque villages set on the coast: Monterosso, Vernazza, Manarola, Corniglia and Riomaggiore. The villages are set within part of a National Park and share UNESCO World Heritage status thanks to the breathtaking scenery along this stretch of the Italian coastline. 

Day 5: Portofino and San Fruttuoso

Today we cruise to the famous resort of Portofino, a gloriously Italian fishing village surrounded by olive groves and pine trees. Considered to be one of the most beautiful Mediterranean ports, the town has a stunning, picture-postcard harbour surrounded by pastel-painted houses. 

Day 6: A day at leisure

Today you are at leisure to continue exploring Sestri Levante. Perhaps spend the day enjoying the hotel's gardens, or else enjoy the winding medieval streets, charming buildings and harbour views with a walk through the town centre.

Day 7: Pisa and Lucca

This morning we travel by coach to Pisa, where we enjoy a guided tour that includes the city's beautiful Campo dei Miracoli, or 'Field of Miracles.

Day 8: Excursion to Camogli

This morning we travel by regional train (Standard Class) to the picturesque fishing village of Camogli.

Days 9-10: To London via Mulhouse

Today we travel northwards through Italy by rail, before changing trains in Milan. Our journey continues into Switzerland, continuing to Mulhouse, where we overnight. If you have chosen to return by air, you will transfer to Genoa airport today for your flight back to the UK.

Price Information
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Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote. 

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