Depart from Milan and head to Cinque Terre, a gorgeous collection of five country towns situated on a rocky cliff that overlooks the splendid Italian coastline. Cinque Terre is a UNESCO World Heritage site, protected for its unique, country atmosphere and retention of its famous rural beauty. Upon arriving, you will cross the famous Gulf of Poets, where you will see the beautiful villages that have inspired many a great master artist in their time. Then, it’s a boat trip to Monterosso, hailed as the Pearl of Cinque Terre. You’ll be given time to see its beaches and even take a swim. After lunch, you’ll go on a train trip to Vernazza, where you can freely explore its sights, such as the Doria Castle that was built to protect the city from Pirates. Then, it’s on to La Spezia, where you’ll discover its colorful history as you stroll through its country pathways and breathe in the fresh air. This journey to the Italian coastline is sure to recharge you and bring color to any vacation.