Your morning begins with skip the line access to the Accademia Gallery where you have the unique opportunity to marvel at Michelangelo’s statue of the Slaves and his magnificent 17 foot marble masterpiece, David. Then, enjoy a comprehensive walking tour visiting the most famous sites of the city center including the Duomo both inside and outside, ‘Il Porcellino’, the leather market and the romantic Ponte Vecchio.
This walking tour gives you the chance to have a taste of one of the most important and charming cities of the world heritage of the UNESCO. Explores the historic and architectural evolution from the Roman foundation through medieval centuries, its Renaissance period to modern times. Stop for a surprise “tasting” and learn about the culinary and wine aspects of our unique cuisine.
The cradle of the Renaissance, the ocre or terracotta hue that the streets and roofs take when seen from the various panoramic view points above the city in the morning or evening light are unique. From the open top buses you will be a privileged observer to all of this and more. A new bus line with route to Fiesole has been added in order to complete the full visit of city surrounding. Sit back and let your driver slowly take you along the winding country roads.
Bicycling in Florence is a unique tour that will help you discover the most out of the cradle of Renaissance in the less time and in the funniest way. Our tour will start from our office on Via Calzaiuoli, right in the centre of the city. It is structured to gather a limited number of participants (max 10 people) each one on board of an individual bike, and to ride slowly along Florence’s city center streets, in a very pleasant, easy, relaxing way.
Explore one of the oldest and most famous art museums in the world! Seated in the historic center of Florence, the Uffizi Gallery has preserved a world renowned collection of paintings and sculptures for centuries. Visit the fascinating galleries with works by Giotto, Botticelli, da Vinci, Perugino, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, and Vasari. Experience the profound impact of the Renaissance.
Discover the historic center of Florence on this 3 hour Florence walking tour including the Ponte Vecchio, the imposing Duomo,elegant Uffizi Square, the renowned leather market, and the Accademia Gallery with Michelangelo’s David. Stroll along the timeless streets lined with chief architecture of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, admire Florence in its continued glory and discover its hidden gems, all in a single morning!
When in Florence… do like the Medici used to do! There’s Ponte Vecchio, but have you ever noticed the corridor that crosses above it? This is the best kept secret of Florence – A private passageway dating back to 1564. The Grand Duke of Florence, Cosimo I de’Medici, did not like walking among the people and ordered his architect, Giorgio Vasari, to built a path that would allow him to move freely from their residence to the government palace. It turned out to be one of the most astonishing architectural masterpieces of the Renaissance
Learn to make Pizza and Gelato just like the Italians do! Join our late afternoon class where our chef will introduce you to the history of these Italian creations. Make pizza in an oven with our professional pizza chef, called Pizzaiolo (pizza-maker). Learn how to make tender, flexible yeast dough that stretches to almost paper-thinness, and the trick for a flavorful, yet light tomato sauce, and then you’ll make your very own pizza.
We head off from Florence along the coast to the charming city of Pisa. Here your guide will show you the most important squares and monuments including the emblematic Piazza dei Miracoli with the Leaning Tower, the Cemetery and the interior of the Cathedral. If you choose the tour with admission to the Leaning Tower, a breathtaking view will open in front of you after climbing the 296 steps for a unique perspective of the city.
Improve your skills as a chef and participate in a different, fascinating experience which involves food, art and culture guided by a skilled Chef in the equipped kitchen of an ancient palace. During the course, you will learn historical news and anecdotes about the origin of the dishes and you will learn how to cook a full typical, Tuscan and Florentine menu
Meet one of our famous and charismatic chefs and learn how to cook a nice Tuscan meal in the heart of Florence! First step: a little walk to the Central Market, grocery shopping! You will go shopping with the chefs at the central market, picking up the ingredients for your lunch. You will meet the butchers, the bakers, and the farmers selling vegetables from their garden
On this course, you can learn to make your own real fresh pasta following ancient Italian traditions using flour, eggs and other ingredients. Under the expert guidance of a multilingual chef, you will learn how to make pasta, both using a rolling pin and a pasta machine. You will make three different types of pasta with three different sauces and a typical Italian dessert.
Horse back riding in Tuscany is a unique opportunity to explore the Tuscan countryside in a most delightful way. You will be taken into the Chianti region, where most of the famous wines are produced. A lesson will be given to get acquainted with the horse before leaving for the ride. You will ride through vineyards and olive trees enjoying the Tuscan landscapes made of little villages, farms and cypress trees.
Your dream is about to come true! Have you always been dreaming of exploring Italy on board of a Vespa! Spend a beautiful day in the Tuscany Countryside on board of the Italian myth. You will tour the area of “Chianti”. One of the most famous wine regions in the world. The itinerary includes amazing views of the Chianti Hills, unique medieval villages with churches and locals.
Enjoy the rich history and the art of the most spellbinding sights in Tuscany in a single memorable day with a scrumptious lunch including wine tasting! Depart for Siena, driving through the lovely Chianti vineyards; wander around the pedestrian-friendly heart of this beautiful hilltop town, drenched in history.
Do you wish to visit Siena & San Gimignano by yourself? Come and discover this fascinating area listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. All the practical information you need will be given to you so that you may visit the famous Piazza del Campo and Siena’s Cathedral at your own pace and stroll the famous village of San Gimignano with its narrow streets and typical shops.
Crossing the beautiful Chianti hills we arrive at the Medieval hilltop gem of MONTERIGGIONI, with its still intact walls. Here you can drink in the history and relive the atmosphere of olden times. Our day continues to the stately SIENA, famous for its splendid examples of Gothic architecture and the Palio horse race. Follow our guide to the suggestive Piazza del Campo, where the magnificent Palazzo Pubblico stands, with its Torre del Mangia.
The tour starts with a wine tasting session in Montalcino, the land of the world-renowned Brunello wine. Here you will be enchanted by the outstanding charm of a special and definitely worth visiting a Tuscan Estate Winery, cellars and museum. Continue to the town, overlooking sunny rolling hills, ancient oaks, picturesque olive groves, scenic country roads winding through perfect vineyards and isolated cypress trees atop hills.
Admire Florence and its magnificent hills in an active and original way and be surprised using this new electric bike that allows you to see a lot with little effort! Anyone who knows how to ride a bike, though not in tip-top shape, can embark on this wonderful adventure with the help of the new technology! This slow-tour along bike lanes and safe streets is the ideal way to enjoy the best of the city and the countryside around Florence.
Immerse your senses. Feel the cool breeze on your face and smell the sweet scents of nature as you travel through vineyards and olive groves. Taste the exciting flavors of Tuscan wines as you discover the world of wine. A once-in-a lifetime experience that will let you enjoy a small-group exclusive wine tour in the most nature-oriented way: ride through the gentle hills of Chianti wine region.
The Tuscany Wine Trail was born to give travelers the opportunity to enjoy the greater Wine area of Tuscany called “Chianti” and in particular the “Chianti Classico” one, with a selection of special wineries and the knowledge of a sommelier on board that will lead the way in the world of Chianti Wines
An alternative tour to become familiar with three Italian brands: Ferrari, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese. Don’t miss the Ferrari museum in Maranello with cars, images and trophies that have marked the history of the brand. Enjoy the roar of a Ferrari engine and experience the myth of the “Red Cars” by visiting the FERRARI MUSEUM in Maranello!