Experience Tuscany ~ 7 Days
- Independent Tour, Departs Fridays
- Rome, Vatican, Siena, Florence, and Cinqueterre
- Not Valid During Special Events; Such As Fairs, Christmas, Easter
- Tour Code: VYTUSA20
Itinerary - click for more
Day 1: Florence Meet & Greet and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, meet your tour guide for a welcome briefing. Discover Florence.with an orientation tour.. Overnight in Florence. (B)
DAY 2: Florence Explore the unknown sights. Visit the market of San Lorenzo with foods from the Tuscan countryside. Afternoon meet your guide at hotel and explore the town transformed by Lorenzo de Medici as the Rennaisance city and visit it’s historical heart. End your wlk at the Accademia and experience the masterpiece of Michelangelo: the statue of David. Overnight in Florence. (B)
DAY 3: Siena & San Gimignano with Dinner Depart Florence, visit Siena and San Gimignano as you go through Chianti Hills arrive Siena enjoy a guided walking tour to discover Piazza del Campo learn about this beautiful medieval city. Continue to San Gimignano known for its medieval skyscrapers, high walls and narrow streets. Later enjoy a typical Tuscan dinner in the cellar of a fascinating noble Villa in the Chianti countryside. Dinner with wine tasting and pairing different wines with the various courses of your Tuscan meal. Return to Florence, stop at Piazzale Michelangelo belvedere, breathtaking view of Florence. Overnight in Florence. (B,D)
DAY 4: Countryside & Cooking Class Discover this ancient tradition and fantastic experience of learning our Chef’s secrets on Italian cooking in an intimate and friendly atmosphere immersed in the beauty of the Tuscan countryside. In the morning, take a little walk in the city center and visit Florence Farmers’ Market, getting to know the butchers, bakers and farmers. Later reach a fascinating villa in the Chianti countryside where you will learn about Tuscan food and prepare your dishes under the guidance of an expert Chef. Lunch included + Wine tasting of 3 wines and a visit of a boutique winery in Chianti. Return to Florence late afternoon and overnight. (B,L)
DAY 5: Montepulciano & Pienza Arrive Pienza free time to walk about. Known as the “ideal city of the Renaissance. Montepulciano and guided visit of the city. Montepulciano, nestled between green landscape of rolling hills, castle walls and ramparts, thermal springs and fine wine. Elegant Renaissance city also famous for Vino Nobile, Taste local cuisine during lunch in a local Trattoria, paired with a wine tasting. Continue to Cortona area where you will arrive late afternoon. Overnight in Montepulciano (B,L)
DAY 6: Relaxing in the Countryside with Farmer Dinner Today relax in your country estate gorgeous garden or visit town of Cortona 10 min away. Possible cooking class with resident chef. Enjoy Tuscan dinner paired with wines. Overnight Montepulciano B,D)
Day 7: Departure Transfer from Cortona to Rome or Florence (city or airport) (B).
- Arrival & Departure Transfers
- 4 nights in Florence, 2 nights in Val d’Orcia, Montepulciano
- Daily Breakfasts
- Welcome Briefing.
- Guided visit Siena & San Gimignano
- Visit and dinner in Chianti
- Guided visit of the heart of Florence including Accademia & David, skip the line access
- Cooking in Tuscany with winery visit and Farmer’s Market visit
- Driver guided tour of Montepulciano & Pienza with wine tasting in Montepulciano & drop off at your country estate
- Farewell dinner
- Flights, Tips & Gratuities, City Tax (paid locally)
- Beverages & meals not mentioned
- Items & expenses of a personal nature, and any items not mentioned in the “ Includes”.
|May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep||$3200||$4520||$3045|
Hotels: 4* or Similar
- Florence: Palazzo Castri
- Val D’Orcia Montepulciano: Tenuta Svetoni
Rates are per person in CAD ($) and indicative of Euro price, subject to change. Minimum 2 passengers.
All rates and hotel availability subject to change. High season surcharges may apply.