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
Welcome to Florence – The city who gave the Renaissance to the world and the throbbing heart of the arts!
Arrive to your hotel with a private transfer from the airport. Start your trip the right way with a welcome drink at your hotel.
After some resting and refreshing, continue to your welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
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.
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".
Have a typical lunch in the city center to taste the worldwide famous Fiorentina Steak (included). After lunch, 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 (skip-the-line ticket included). Afterwards the magic of Boboli gardens (entrance fee included), situated behind the Pitti Palace and one of the most famous parks in the city of Florence. Here the Medici family created the model of the "Italian garden" which was a source of inspiration for many European courts.
Get back to the hotel and have the rest of the night for some exploring or clubbing!
Overnight in Florence
DAY 3: MONTECATINI TERME
After breakfast and checking out, depart to Montecatini Terme.
Welcome to the city of the famous Thermal oassis 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 head to Lucca, a jewel of medieval architecture, with its massive 17th century walls that completely surrounds the city. After the walking tour of Lucca, continue to Pisa. Welcome to the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its iconic Leaning Tower, one of the most instantly recognizable structures on earth (no queue ticket included). Visit the stunning Piazza del Duomo which creates a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Free time to get lunch before heading to Volterra.
Situated on a hill, you can really feel the medieval atmosphere walking through the narrow streets of the centre.
Have dinner and 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. Explore this region by using an Italian famous vehicle, the vintage FIAT 500 (Vespa Tour is also available). Indulge with the typical Tuscan cuisine and wine tasting. This is the chance 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 refueling with breakfast depart to San Gimignano. This 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 taste Tuscany products, observing wine production and taste 3 different types of excellent wine to go with a rich buffet with local specialties – all with a medieval atmosphere to complete the picture.
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. After unch at a local typical Tuscan agriturismo (a typical Italian local farm), 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. Join an exclusive gourmet tour at the Brolio castle to visit the magnificent gardens, the family’s chapel and the private museum. Finish this amazing experience with the highlight of the tour – a guided food and wine dinner at the Osteria del Castello (your guide will be with you throughout dinner, explaining the Italian food culture so you can personally experience it. Each course, specifically created by our chef, will be accompanied by one of the top estate wines with tips how to pair food with the right wine.
After dinner, back to the hotel and 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!