On this trip you will explore the gorgeous, natural landscapes of the picturesque Tuscany and Chianti.
These famous regions are world renowned for their world class wine and food, all surrounded by green hills and serenity.
DAY 1: FLORENCE
Ciao & welcome to Florence! The city who gave the Renaissance to the world and the throbbing heart of the arts!
Arrive to your central hotel with a private transfer from the airport.
At night explore Florence's gay scene in The Crisco Club or The Butterfly Kiss bar.
Overnight in Florence
DAY 2: FLORENCE
After your delicious breakfast start your walking tour of Florence with a certified guide.
Discover the Gallery of the Academy of Florence with the imposing Michelangelo's sculpture, David. Continue to the city center which is the birthplace and the cradle of the Italian Renaissance and the center of the world's finest art and architecture. Admire the magnificent Santa Maria del Fiore, celebrated for its magnificent dome designed by Brunelleschi, and take a look to the Baptistery's renowned "Gates of Paradise" by Ghiberti.
Continue to the open-air museum at Signoria Square, ending at the splendid Ponte Vecchio, known as the "Old Bridge".
Visit the Uffizi Gallery that provides insight into the history of the structure and its collections, where you can see the famous works of Giotto, Botticelli and Leonardo da Vinci.
After some free time for shopping get back to the hotel and have the rest of the night for some more exploring or clubbing!
Overnight in Florence
DAY 3: MONTECATINI TERME
After breakfast meet your driver and depart to Montecatini Terme - the city of the famous Thermal oasis Tettuccio. Leisure with the help of this thermal heaven with a light lunch and connect with your body in this magic area.
Get back to Florence in late afternoon for some free time and shopping.
Overnight in Florence
DAY 4: LUCCA – PISA – VOLTERRA
Following breakfast meet your guide for a walking tour to the cities of Lucca, Pisa & Volterra.
Lucca, a jewel of medieval architecture, with its massive 17th century walls that completely surrounds the city and visit its famous church of San Michele and piazzas. Continue to Pisa -greeted by the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its iconic Leaning Tower, one of the most instantly recognizable structures on earth. Visit the stunning Piazza del Duomo which creates a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles.
Head to the city of Volterra which is situated on a hill and where you can really feel the medieval atmosphere walking through the narrow streets of the centre.
Continue to your hotel in the Chianti region and spend an overnight.
DAY 5: CHIANTI REGION – 50 Shades of Wine
Following breakfast get ready to explore Chianti, Tuscany's Famous Wine Region. "Chianti", world renowned for its quality wine, is the heart of Tuscany. For the complete experience, indulge with the typical Tuscan wine tasting - this is the way to live the unforgettable Italian dream for a day. After this amazing day of discovering another Italian natural wonders, get back to the hotel.
Overnight in Tuscany.
DAY 6: SAN GIMIGNANO – SIENA
After breakfast meet your guide and start your walking tour to the cities of San Gimignano & Siena. San Gimignano, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a small walled village which is famous for its medieval architecture and towers and its unique skyline.
Continue to Fattoria San Donato, a charming biological farm where you can observe the wine production process and taste 3 different types of excellent wine.
In the afternoon continue to the enchanting medieval city of Siena, elegantly resides over three hills. Explore the city with a walking tour - discover Piazza del Campo, the huge central plaza where the Roman Forum used to be, now site of the famous Horserace of Palio, Campo Square and the Basilica of St. Dominic.
After dinner get back to the hotel for an overnight
DAY 7: MONTERIGGIONI – CHIANTI
After breakfast head to Monteriggioni - a charming, walled medieval town, one of the most important walled castles in the area. Dominates the entire landscape from the top of the hill, this town has not been touched by time. Continue to Gaiole in Chianti - another important city, famous for its delicious wine and olive oil. Tour the city with a fascinating walking tour and then continue to Brolio Castle, a stronghold of the powerful feudal family, the Ricasoli from Cacchiano. Continue your walking tour to the Brolio castle and visit the magnificent gardens with the great story about the 'Iron Baron'.
Get back to the hotel for an overnight.
DAY 8: Departure day
After breakfast, transfer back to the airport in Florence for your flight back with everlasting memories of an amazing trip!
the rate includes:
• 7 overnights at the below mentioned hotels on Bed and Breakfast Basis.
• Private transfer from Florence Airport to the hotel (Day 1)
• Private walking tour with an English speaking guide of the city of Florence (Day 2)
• Public transportation ticket in Florence - valid for 24 hours
• A full day car with driver to transfer between all the sites (Day 3)
• A full day car with driver to transfer between all the sites (Day 4)
• Private walking tour with an English speaking guide in Lucca, Pisa & Volterra (Day 4)
• A full day car with driver to transfer between all the sites (Day 5)
• Wine & oil tasting in Chianti (Day 5)
• Private walking tour with an English speaking guide in San Gimignano & Siena (Day 6)
• Wine tasting in a typical wine cellar in Fattoria San Donato (Day 6)
• A full day car with driver to transfer between all the sites (Day 6)
• A full day car with driver to transfer between all the sites (Day 7)
• Private transfer from the hotel to the airport in Florence (Day 8)
• Entrance fees to the following sites (with queue- jump): Gallery of the Academy of Florence, Uffizi Gallery, Montecatini Spa (Thermal Oasis & light lunch), The Lining Tower of Pisa, wine cellar tour, Brolio Castle
The rate excludes:
Expenses of personal nature
Transportation other than mentioned
Meals throughout the entire tour other than mentioned
Tips to driver, guide, hotel staff and restaurant staff
Any other item not mentioned above
It is our company policy to receive a 30% deposit upon booking, and full payment 4 weeks prior to arrival.
Up to 29 days prior to arrival date: 12% from the total services
28 – 21 days before arrival date: 25% from the total services
20 – 14 days before arrival date: 40% from the total services
13 – 7 days before arrival date: 75% from the total services
Less than 7 days before arrival date: 100% from the total Services