Tuscany ~ Lucca, Carrara, & the Cinque Terre
Uncover the indelible wonders and lure of Tuscany on this enriching seven-night journey. From our base in medieval Lucca, daily excursions offer serendipitous moments and inspiring relics, unrivaled beauty and cultural treasures. In Pisa, delve into maritime history and stand in the shadow of the renowned Leaning Tower in Miracle Square. Stroll the harmonious grounds of a centuries-old villa, and visit Carrara, where Michelangelo chose ivory marble for his masterpieces. While exploring Lucca, note its trove of antique architecture, including the exquisite façade of the Church of San Michele, and journey to the picturesque Cinque Terre to bask in the splendor of this storybook landscape. Enjoy a gentle cruise, feasting your eyes on the villages of Manarola and Vernazza, followed by a memorable seaside lunch. Plus, enjoy a captivating Italian opera performance and sip locally produced wines at a countryside vineyard. This handcrafted, small-group program features a first-class hotel and an extensive meal plan, complemented by wine with dinner.