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The Italian Riviera

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(Tour code: 18DMS)

Delightful towns and the stunning Cinque Terre

A fantastic holiday on the enchanting Italian Riviera, where fabulous towns and villages overlook the Mediterranean in a region of breathtaking natural beauty. Discover Portofino and Genoa on this tour. 

  • Excursion by rail to the Cinque Terre
  • Cruise to Portofino
  • Cruise to San Fruttuoso
  • Excursion to Genoa including a guided tour
  • Rapallo, Vernazza & Riomaggiore
  • Italian Riviera
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Selected Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

The Italian Riviera 2018Tour Details

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Day 1 Eurostar

London to Turin

You begin your holiday at London St Pancras International, where you meet your group at Rail Discoveries' dedicated Departure Office before travelling by Eurostar to Paris. Here, change trains and continue by high-speed TGV to Turin.

Please Note: For departure 18DMS03 you will travel by rail to Annecy before completing your journey to Turin by coach.

  • Dinner
Days 2-3 Chiavari

To the Italian Riviera

Enjoy a morning to explore beautiful Turin. Later, continue to delightful Chiavari for 6 nights at the Stella del Mare. You are at leisure on Day 3 to settle into your new surroundings.

  • Day 2 - Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3 - Breakfast
Day 4 Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

Today, discover the stunningly beautiful coastal villages known as the Cinque Terre.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Portofino


Take a cruise from Rapallo to Portofino, a colourful fishing village surrounded by olive groves.

Please note: landing at San Fruttuoso is dependent on weather conditions. If it is not possible, the boat will land at Santa Margherita.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Days 6-7 Genoa

At Leisure and Genoa by rail

Today you are free to explore, possibly visiting one of the nearby towns. Travel by train to Genoa on Day 7 for a guided tour of the city's Old Town.

  • Day 6 - Breakfast
  • Day 7 - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8 Mulhouse


You depart the beautiful Italian Riviera today, travelling by rail to Basel via Milan, then on to Mulhouse for the night.

Please Note: For departures 18DMS05 you will overnight in Strasbourg.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9 Milan

Return to London

Continue by high-speed TGV to Paris today, where you connect with the Eurostar to London St Pancras International, where your holiday concludes.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our St Pancras Departure Office
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 8 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and 6 dinners
  • Excursion to the Cinque Terre & a cruise to Portofino and San Fruttuoso
  • Sightseeing tour of Genoa's Old Town with a local guide

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.
Kathryn Cambridge
Helen Laverack
Julie Pacalon
The Italian Riviera

Delightful towns and the stunning Cinque Terre


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