Italy’s Tuscany & Umbria 2018

ITY Horizontal JackLindquistCultural, Culinary and Countryside Treasures of Central Italy

    NEW FOR 2018    

12 Days • 11 Nights • 21 Meals

Sep 12-23

Depart/Return: Chicago, IL

Price Per Person: Double: $3,977; Single: $4,425*

*Land-only pricing available. Please call.

Pre/Post-Tour Hotel: $218/$228 night

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About the Tour

From scenic country villages to the glittering cities of Milan and Florence, you’ll fall in love with some of Italy’s most creatively, artistically and agriculturally fertile regions. Discover the flavors and origins of such classic foods as Prosciutto di Parma, balsamic vinegar and Chianti wine. Experience iconic works of art and architecture, from Michelangelo’s David at the Galleria dell’Accademia to La Scala and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. En route, meet vital farmers, craftspeople and culinary experts, see how legendary Italian sports cars are made, and recall historical highlights from the Renaissance to World War II. You’ll head home saying, “Io amo l’Italia!”


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Tour Highlights

  • Round trip air from U.S. to Europe included
  • Tours of Milan, Siena, San Gimignano, Gubbio and Ravenna
  • See such famed sites as Palazzo Te in Mantua and leaning tower of Pisa
  • Cultural highlights including La Scala Museum, Michelangelo’s David, and Puccini’s home
  • Florence American War Cemetery and Memorial
  • Ferrari and Lamborghini tours
  • Meet culinary and agricultural experts to learn about Parmesan cheese, Parma hams, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, wines, more


Optional Excursions/Extensions




Helpful Information

Average Temps:

high 81°/ low 61° (Sept)

Time Zone: +7 hours from Central Time

Arrival Time: Available 90 days prior to the tour.

Departure Time: Available 90 days prior to the tour.

Airport Info: Pre/Post Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service.

Vehicle Parking: Free parking is offered during the tour at our hotel in Chicago with a Pre- or Post-tour night booked, only.

Walking Distance: Moderate walking is required to fully enjoy this tour. Some walking will be on uneven paths.

Currency: Euro

Hotel Amenities Include: Hair dryers, TV/cable, Internet access, telephone, and spa services available at most hotels.

Travel Protection Available?: Yes, see About Travel Protection.

Terms & Conditions: Tour reservations are subject to the terms and conditions outlined by Country Travel DISCOVERIES on our website at Terms & Conditions.

Groups: Have a group? We can make your group's vacation cost-effective and easy, with discounts for groups as small as five and other benefits. Learn more at Country Travel DISCOVERIES for Groups.

Additional Information: Land Only tours begin one day later. Airport transfers not included with Land Only Tours. Air & Land Tours include government imposed taxes, fees and airline fuel surcharges at time of printing.

Dress on tour is casual.

Further information is mailed upon receipt of your reservation. A total of three mailings are sent to assist you in preparing for your tour…Get Ready, Get Set and Go! Our “Get Ready” packet is sent confirming your reservation. Our “Get Set” packet provides further details approximately 90 days prior to departure with important details regarding making your travel arrangements. Finally, our “Go” packet arrives 2-3 weeks before departure containing all your final documents.

Updates: Updates to this document are available from our Discovery Reservations Team, and will be posted online at




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 Images on this page (from top): Tuscany Vineyard Resort (Jack Lindquist); Michelangelo's David (Marcus Obal/Wikimedia-CC BY-SA 3.0); Piazza del Campo in Siena (Massimo Catarinella/Wikimedia-CC BY-SA 3.0)



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