Northern Highlights Itinerary

5-Star Northern Highlights Tour

Day 1 (Travel Day)

  • Transportation to Toronto Airport from Capish included.
  • Flight information to be determined.

Day 2: Florence

  • Check into your 5 star resort Il Ciocco Tuscany in the heart of the Tuscan countryside
  • Enjoy a Welcome drink reception after check-in
  • Enjoy the poolside or surrounding area
  • Enjoy a great barbecue dinner at your hotel’s outside seating dining area overlooking the spectacular Tuscan hills

Day 3: Florence

  • Following breakfast enjoy a day trip to Florence.
  • You may opt to join an optional walking tour of the City of Florence with an escorted tour guide including entry to the Accademia Museum to view Michelangelo’s sculptures and the original David
  • Enjoy the historical site at leisure and don’t forget the San Lorenzo Street Market
  • In the evening head out to Verrazzano Winery and enjoy a brief

Day 4: Florence

  • Following breakfast enjoy a brief ride to La Spezia where you’ll board a fast ferry to the Cinque Terre. Enjoy the day at leisure. Depending on time we will visit as many of the 5 towns possible before returning to Il Ciocco.
  • Upon returning to Il Ciocco, we encourage you to attend the Cooking Class presented by Chef Alessandro. Enjoy some local wine while cooking. The dinner will be served on deck after the Chef’s final touch.

Day 5: Lake Como

  • Following breakfast we head to Lake Como
  • Check in at your 5 Star lake view Hilton Hotel and enjoy the pool on the top floor overlooking beautiful Lake Como
  • Dinner is at the Hilton hotel dining room

Day 6: Lake Como

  • Following breakfast enjoy the day at leisure or join us for a day on the lake. A day pass on the Lake’s public ferry permits you to hop on and off any town on the lake. Bellagio, Ravenna and Menaggio are just some of the villages we highly recommend stopping at. 
  • Complete the evening with dinner at a fine local restaurant
Positano, Italy
Amalfi Coast
Gandolfo Pope's Residence
Piazza Navona

Day 7: Lake Como

  • Following breakfast enjoy a brief drive into Switzerland and head to the top of Monte Tamaro for a spectacular view of the Italian Alps. You may opt to have lunch at Alpe Foppa Ristorante or take fast cable ride to the top of the mountain.
  • Following this visit head to Lugano and enjoy the afternoon at leisure in the Downtown Shopping District.
  • Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant

Day 8: Lauterbrunnen - Switzerland

  • Following breakfast head north into the Jungfrau Region of Switzerland.
  • Stay 3 nights in Interlaken and get ready to explore the region’s panoramic and amazing views both at leisure and scheduled events.
  • This evening enjoy dinner in one of Interlaken’s fine restaurants with gorgeous views.

Day 9: Lauterbrunnen - Switzerland

  • Following breakfast enjoy a short 20 minute ride to beautiful Lauterbrunnen, set in a valley featuring rocky cliffs and roaring high Staubbach falls. Enjoy an optional cable car from Stechberg village to Schilthorn Mountain for views of the Barnese Alps. 
  • While at Lauterbrunnen you will be free to enjoy the duration of our visit at leisure.  
  • Enjoy dinner at a local fine restaurant

Day 10: Lauterbrunnen - Switzerland

  • Following breakfast enjoy some time at leisure in beautiful Interlaken.
  • Enjoy a drive through the countryside to Mount Pilatus, a mountain overlooking Lucerne.
  • Enjoy a Farewell Dinner at a local fine restaurant

Day 14 (Travel Day)

  • Return flight to to Toronto & transfer to LeRoy
italian winery
Verazzano Winery