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Select Globus 2021 Europe tours are limited to an average of just 24 guests per tour. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus European tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery Europe vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
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Welcome to Milan! At 5 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
MILAN Guided walking tour includes a visit to the Sforzesco Castle grounds and museum. See the Galleria, La Scala Opera House, and the Duomo. Free time before continuing to Busseto.
BUSSETO See the birthplace of Verdi with free time for lunch before LF a Parmesan cheese tasting at a local Caseificio (cheese-making factory). 99 mi / 160 km
PARMA Guided sightseeing includes sights of the cathedral, bell tower, and octagonal baptistry. Free time to visit the cathedral.
MODENA LF Balsamic vinegar tasting at the renowned Acetaia Leonardi.MARANELLO LF Visit the Ferrari museum. Free time this afternoon and evening.
112 mi / 180 km
LUCCA Orientation walk. Free time this afternoon and evening.
99 mi / 160 km
ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Lucca with a dinner outing to an Agriturismo to sample Tuscan specialties. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Scenic drive en route to La Spezia.
CINQUE TERRE Guided boat ride (weather permitting) to Monterosso. Free time before a train trip to Rapallo. 124 mi / 200 km
RAPALLO Scenic cruise to Portofino. Free time this afternoon and evening.
GABIANO LF Wine tasting and lunch at the castle.
143 mi / 230 km
TURIN Guided sightseeing includes sights of the Mole Antonelliana and visit the cathedral.
VERCELLI LF Visit a rice factory followed by a risotto lunch.
MILAN Farewell dinner at a local restaurant this evening. 130 mi / 210 km
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Featuring a rooftop terrace with views on Milan skyline, NYX Milan by Leonardo Hotels is located in Milan city center, a few minutes' walk from Stazione Centrale Train Station and from Milan Fashion District. Local art is the soul of the city. NYX Hotel Milan embraces that by featuring astonishing artworks by great Milanese artists as part of the hotel design. All 299 guestrooms are fully air-conditioned with 40" HD flat-screen TV with international channels, minibar, and in-room safe. The hotel features an in-house restaurant offering local and international specialties, and a cozy lounge bar. Free Wi-Fi and a business center are also at guests' disposal.
Contemporary 8-story hotel in the Liberty style; located in the heart of Parma, adjacent to the Parco Ducale; multilingual staff.
The Best Western Hotel Farnese is a four stars hotel near city centre.The elegant lobby has stylish furniture and ethnic accessories, the floor to ceiling windows that open on the garden pool with Jacuzzi, are details that suggest this is a great place. Lino's coffee bar is a fantastic area where have a cappuccino, espresso or the fantastic bicerin, marocchino etc. The Restaurant 51A help you for a great taste of the parmesan and italian cuisine.
Modern hotel located near the historic center, offers tasteful decor, meeting facilities, restaurant & bar; staff is multilingual.
Dating back to 1908, this elegant 83-room property is characterized by its Liberty-style façade and sits on a hillside overlooking the Italian Riviera surrounded by fragrant plants. An exclusive rooftop restaurant offers al fresco dining on its terrace and the seasonal outdoor pool area with sun deck and bar offers stunning views of Portofino's Promontory. Other facilities include a Retro American bar and a wellness area with fitness room, Finnish Sauna, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi. Free Wi-Fi access is available in the lobby; access in the rooms is subject to a fee (payable locally).
Modern Hotel in traditional 5-story building in corner location across from central train station & bus terminal.
Our expert Tour Directors help you get the most out of every place you visit - and have a 96% customer satisfaction rating.
We’re delighted to have achieved the Good Housekeeping Reader Recommended endorsement for customer experience.
We are a member of ABTA and our flight-inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL. If your holiday is cancelled for any reason, you’ll receive a full refund.