Northern Italy

Apr. 17 – May 1, 2019 [waitlist only]

Tour Details

Number of days: 
15
Cost: 
$5,174 [including air from SFO]
Activity Level: 
Moderately Active
Max Passengers: 
24
Lecturer: 
Tour Operator: 
Odysseys Unlimited
Tour Brochure 
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Tour Description 
  • Spend a relaxing three nights in a Stresa resort on lovely Lake Maggiore.
  • Tour the splendid lake region, visiting picturesque Orta San Giulio, “God’s watercolor,” on Lake Orta.
  • Cruise to Isola Bella for a tour of the island’s flower-decked palazzo with its priceless artwork.
  • Sample the “king of wines” in Barolo at Marchesi di Barolo, Italy’s premier vintner.
  • Travel by boat to the renowned resort town of Portofino where the good life is celebrated.
  • Embark on a full-day excursion to Cinque Terre with its five cliff-clinging villages, stopping in scenic Vernazza and cruising along the coast to colorful Portovenere.
  • Take a walking tour through the atmospheric and incredibly well-preserved medieval town of Lucca.
  • Explore beautiful Florence, including the Galleria dell’Accademia housing Michelangelo’s treasured “David” and the Duomo with its stupendous dome.
  • Encounter the walled city of Siena and its Piazza del Campo, one of Europe’s greatest public squares.
  • Stop in storied Verona, a UNESCO site renowned as the setting of several Shakespearean plays.
  • Explore Bolzano, gateway to the majestic Dolomites in the Italian Alps, with its spectacular scenery.
  • Savor wondrous Venice, walking through vast St. Mark’s Square and enjoying time for independent exploration.
  • Prolong the Italian sojourn with a longer stay in Venice, the most beautiful of cities, on an optional 3-day/2-night post-tour extension.