Thu, Oct 1st

10:30 a.m.        depart Houston IAH

  3:04 pm          arrive Newark EWR 

flight CO40

flight time 3 hr 34 mn

  6:35 pm          depart Newark EWR

  8:50 am          arrive Milan MXP

flight CO44

flight time 8 hr 15 mn

Fri, Oct 2nd

                        drive to Parma

about noon        meal and rest as necessary

                        dinner&overnight at Leoniís

allow approx. 2-2Ĺ hr


Sat, Oct 3rd

                        visit Parma and Fontanellato
         dinner&overnight at Leoniís


Sun, Oct 4th

  9:00 am          drive to Chiavari
         get railways to S.Margherita

  1:15 pm          get boat to Portofino
         get back to Chiavari
         dinner in Chiavari at Da Felice
         overnight in Chiavari

allow 2 hr


Mon, Oct 5th

  9:00 am          drive to Monterosso

10:30 pm          get boat to 5 Terre and Portovenere

14:15 pm          get back to Monterosso

  4:30 pm          drive back to Parma
         dinner&overnight at Leoniís

allow 1 hr

allow 1
Ĺ-2 hr

Tue, Oct 6th

  9:00 am          drive to Tuscany
         lunch in Siena at Trattoria La Torre
         dinner in Montepulciano at Borgo Buio
         overnight at Casa di Bacco

allow 3 hr


Wes, Oct 7th

                        visit Sorano
         visit Etruscan tombs in Sovana
         lunch in Sovana at Tavernetta
         visit Pitigliano
         dinner in Montepulciano
         overnight at Casa di Bacco


Thu, Oct 8th

                        visit Arezzo
         lunch in Arezzo at
         drive back to Parma
         dinner&overnight at Leoniís

allow 40 min

allow 3 hr

Fri, Oct 9th

early morning    visit Parmesan Cheese factory
         visit Mutti Tomato Sauce factory
         Castles Ömall, outlet, shops etc.
         dinner Da Giovanni
         overnight at Leoniís


Sat, Oct 10th

  6:00 am          transfer to airport

10:20 am          depart Milan MXP

  1:40 pm          arrive Newark EWR

  5:25 pm          depart Newark EWR

  8:24 pm          arrive Houston IAH

allow approx. 2 hrn
flight CO45

flight time 9 hr 20 mn
fight CO311

flight time 3 hr 59 m