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Tuscany featuring Lucca, Carrara & the Cinque Terre

Photo of Tuscany featuring Lucca, Carrara & the Cinque Terre

Uncover the wonders of Tuscany and its romantic allure on this enriching seven-night journey. From our base in Lucca, we’ll embark on excursions to discover the relics, unrivaled beauty and cultural treasures of this storied region. Spend a day admiring the picturesque Cinque Terre, feasting your eyes on the colorful villages of Manarola and Vernazza from the sea and indulging in a memorable seaside lunch. We’ll stand before the Leaning Tower of Pisa and discover Lucca’s fascinating architecture, including the exquisite façade of the Church of San Michele. Together, we’ll explore the grounds of a centuries-old villa and visit Carrara, home to Michelangelo’s prized ivory marble. Along the way, a captivating Italian operetta performance and winery visit immerse you in the region’s art scene and outstanding viniculture. This small-group program includes first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan, complemented by wine with dinner.