Embrace the endless beauty of Italy visiting best of Florence and Tuscany Countryside on a 8 days Tour with a lot of amazing experiences
FLORENCE – SIENA – MONTALCINO – MONTEPULCIANO – SAN MINIATO – SAN GIMIGNANO – PISA – LUCCA
Date of tour: From 14th to 21th September.
Meeting point: Florence Airport or Florence Santa Maria Novella Train Station
Adult price 2.830 €/pp (price for a double room*, price is net price for agencies)
Children < 12 y – 40% off (shared room with parents)
*Solo travellers: 300 Euro/pp more in single room
Min. 6 people – Max. 15 people
Embrace the history, heritage and culture of Florence during a guided tour and visit a famous museum to see the glorious art of Michelangelo.
- Step into the Italian cuisine during a Cooking Class in a unique location in Florence and visit the local market for fresh local ingredients
- Witness the splendor of the stunning scenery of Tuscany hills while moving around the countryside
Indulge in the atmosphere of wine cellars, learn the wine making secrets and uncover the pleasure of Italian Wine Tasting
Discover the iconic medieval cities of Montalcino and Montepulciano on an exclusive tour
Delight in the flavors of traditional Italian dishes during lunch and dinner
Explore the gorgeous town of San Miniato, famous for its delicious white truffles
Relax in the middle of nature experiencing the truffle hunting
Enjoy the ambiance of Vinci, the hometown of Leonardo da Vinci
Visit Siena, one of the most beautiful towns in Tuscany and learn about it with a guided tour
Indulge in the flavor of a “gelato”, the Italian ice cream in San Gimignano and witness the splendor of the medieval city
Enjoy a beautiful experience, savoring a typical dinner in a vineyard
Explore Pisa with a local guide and visit the famous Leaning Tower
Wander trough the streets of Lucca, an amazing Tuscany town with a guided tour
Day 1 – Welcome to Florence!
This is the day you land in Italy, one of the beautiful countries in the world.
At your arrival at the Airport of Florence a private driver will transfer you at the hotel that is located in the city center of Florence.
You will be welcomed at the hotel and get in the possession of the room.
Spend some time to relax after your flight.
In the afternoon you’ll meet the local guide to discover the charming city of Florence.
The walking tour will lead you to the main attractions of the city such as “Piazza della Signoria” with its marvelous statues, “Ponte Vecchio”, a bridge filled with jewelry shops, “Piazza della Repubblica”, the “Duomo” of Florence, which represents the landmark of the city and many other enchanting places.
Visit the “Galleria dell’Accademia”, where you’ll see David, the famous sculpture of Michelangelo but also the rest of the exhibits which consists in great works of art.
After that you’ll have some free time to spend it the way you please.
In the evening have dinner in one of the many restaurants in Florence, where you can taste the traditional Italian dishes.
Day 2 – Cooking class in Florence
Enjoy the delicious breakfast at the hotel with a cup of Italian espresso or a creamy cappuccino.
Italia is famous for its delicious and simple food, so you’ll get the chance to take part at a unique experience, a cooking class in Florence.
The person in charge with the cooking class will be waiting for you in the lobby and together you’ll visit the farmers market to buy some fresh local ingredients.
The Chef will guide you into the culinary art so watch and learn how the Italian flavorful meals are cooked.
For lunch, you’ll eat the traditional dishes that you prepared.
The afternoon is free for relax, shopping or other activities on your own. You may want to buy a souvenir to remember the wonderful time spent in Florence.
In the evening, you can dine at a new restaurant in the city center.
Day 3 – Wine Tasting with Sommelier in the heart of Tuscany
After you’ll eat the breakfast at the hotel, prepare to leave Florence for other beautiful days spent in the most amazing region of Italy, Tuscany.
The driver will escort you to a new accommodation in the heart of Tuscany.
Take the time to admire the landscape filled with rolling hills, cypress trees and vineyards.
Prepare to be amazed by the typical taste of the regional wine and food.
For the first stop on your tour you will be visiting a winery, where you you’ll taste the delicious Tuscan wine paired with some tasty local cheese.
The tour continues to another cellar, where you will eat a light lunch accompanied by a good regional wine.
The Sommelier will share with you some valuable information about the wine making secrets and tradition.
The second part of the day is dedicated to Panzano, where you will taste the famous Cecchini Panini.
view of San Gimignano
End the day with a dinner at the farm.
Day 4: Montalcino and Montepulciano Tour
You will have the breakfast at the accommodation.
Start the day visiting two impressive medieval towns: Montalcino and Montepulciano.
Montalcino is a lovely destination, of stunning views, known for the production of the world famous wine, Brunello di Montalcino.
This is a must-see place for wine lovers.
At Montalcino you will visit the fortress and stop for a wine tasting at a typical local cellar.
The driver will take you to the next stop at Montepulciano. This medieval town offers some great panoramic views over the green hills of Tuscany.
Take a walk on the beautiful streets, visit the underground town and admire the local shops.
After you visited this amazing locations, you’ll end the day with a dinner at the farmhouse.
Day 5: Siena, San Gimignano and gelato
You will eat the breakfast at the accommodation.
This day is dedicated to Siena and San Gimignano.
You will be visiting Siena with a local guide who will show you all the important attractions of the city.
Discover Piazza del Campo, a shell-shaped square and the place where the famous Palio horse race takes place. After that, go inside the Cathedral of Siena, a Renaissance masterpiece.
Leave Siena behind and go at your next stop, San Gimignano.
The town is also known as the “Manhattan of the Middle Ages” because of its medieval towers that makes it a unique destination.
While visiting San Gimignano, eat a “gelato”, the delicious Italian ice cream.
At the end of the day, enjoy a beautiful experience, eating a typical Tuscan dinner at a vineyard.
Day 6: Truffle hunting, San Miniato and Vinci
After you’ll eat another delicious breakfast at the accommodation, the driver will transfer you at the “Villa” for the next two nights, where you will discover another part of Tuscany countryside.
First stop is at San Miniato, where you will take part at a unique experience, participating at a truffle hunting.
The town is famous for its white truffles, a local delicacy.
To complete your experience, you will have a tasting and the lunch there.
Discover the medieval town of San Miniato, taking a walk around the historical city center.
Another beautiful town nearby is Vinci, the hometown of the famous artist Leonardo da Vinci.
This tiny place preserves the memory of Leonardo and celebrates his life and his work.
After the trip to Vinci, the day will end with dinner.
Day 7: Pisa and Lucca
After you eat the breakfast at the accommodation, you will be spending the day discovering another two amazing cities in Tuscany.
First, the local guide will show you Pisa, a city that is rich in art and history.
Discover the romantic streets among the Arno river, take photos on the beautiful bridge “Ponte di Mezzo” and visit the beautiful square “Piazza dei Cavalieri”.
Pisa is famous for the Leaning Tower and you’ll get the chance to visit it and go all the way to the top to admire the view.
After a half hour drive, you’ll arrive at Lucca, another lovely destination.
Visit Lucca, “The city of a hundred churches” with the local guide who will show the main attractions found between the ancient walls of the historical city.
Next, you will be visiting a cellar, learn more about the wine making process and taste a good Tuscany wine at sunset,
The last day of your journey will end with a tasty dinner.
Day 8: Arrivederci!
On your last day, eat the breakfast at the accommodation and prepare for departure.
The driver will be waiting for you to drop you off at the Airport.
Say goodbye to Italy with a luggage full of amazing experiences.
Transfer: from Florence airport to hotel and return
Optional: transfer from/to other airports with additional charge
2 nights stay in Florence at a 4* hotel with breakfasts
3 nights stay at an accommodation in Tuscany with breakfast
2 nights stay in a Villa in the countryside with breakfast
Meals: 3 lunches, 4 dinners
1 Dinner in a vineyard
4 Wine Tasting in 4 different cellars in the Tuscany countryside
1 Cooking class with food market
1 Truffle Hunting in the most famous truffle area in Tuscany
Professional Guided Tours in Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca
Skip the line tickets “Galleria dell’Accademia” in Florence
Tickets for climb the “Leaning Tower” of Pisa and entry inside the Baptistery
Tickets to the “Cathedral of Siena”
Transfer from other airport/train station
- Meals not mentioned
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Cancellation fees are based on the date on which we receive the written notice of cancellation:
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59/30 days before departure: refund 50%
29/0 days before departure: any refund
Departure date/no show: any refund
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