Discover Enchanting Tuscany - 6 days land only

Spend 7 days exploring Italy with this classic tour. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a tour in one of the richest region in Italy, a journey which will allow you to explore not only Florence art & history, but also the aromas & flavours of Tuscany countryside…
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Price:
R9 590
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DETAILS
FromR9 590
Package Validity15 JAN 2018 - 31 OCT 2018
Duration6 days 
DestinationItaly
Starts inFlorence
Ends inFlorence

Description

- Return airport/hotel transfers in Florence
- 5 nights 3* hotel accommodation in Florence 
- Breakfast daily
- A full day excursion to Siena, San Gimignano & Chianti Region 
- A half day tour to Pisa 

 ** Upgrade to 4* hotel accommodation starting from an additional R3040 per person 

 Optional tours (please consult with your agent about rates):

-Afternoon guided walking tour through the heart of Florence (S.I.C.) where you can admire the Cathedral with its vast dome by Brunelleschi the Church of Orsanmichele, with statues by Donatello.Nearby is the lively Straw Market with its famous Porcellino (little Wild Boar) Fountain, the astoundingly spectacular Piazza della Signoria one of the most famous symbols of the city. Tour lasts 1hours15minutes.

-Full day tour to Cinque Terre (S.I.C): it will be a full and unforgettable day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world. Five (cinque) villages, suspended between sea and land, a place where you immerse yourselves in paradise. Arrival at La Spezia and by boat you will reach Portovenere; to enjoy a stroll along the narrow streets and the small alleyways before leaving for Monterosso overcome by its enchanting beaches and lush vegetation that surround the little village. Continue towards Vernazza, last stop, a seaside town surrounding a little natural port. Cinque Terre has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. (the tour includes: Coach from Florence, boat tour and tour escort)

-Bike tour in Florence. A dynamic way of sightseeing the highlights of Flornce. With safe and comfortable city – bikes, under the experienced guidance of an entertaing, friendly and professional guide, you will ride throughout the historical city centre. It will be a funny way to admire the beautiful architecture of Florence and to know all the secrets about this wonderful town.

-Segway tour in Florence (2 hours) Experiencing Florence Segway, the sights, sounds and mouth-watering aromas of the city come to you, see the hidden treasures in the vivid Florence downtow.

Pizza Class : Pizza class. Enjoy a Pizza cooking class: the class will start with the most important part: making the dough. Next up is a lesson in rolling out the pizza and creating pizzas completing with different delicious toppings. Then you will be tasting the pizza delights you have created.

Cooking class . On this course you can learn to cook a typical everyday Tuscan meal (3 course menu) under the expert guidance of a multilingual chef. The course will be followed by lunch with the dishes you have prepared, accompanied by wine and a fun and friendly atmosphere.

 

Day 1

Arrival the airport in Florence
Transfer by private car from Florence airport to the hotel.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Florence. Hotel San Giorgio & Olimpic or similar. www.hotelsangiorgioflorence.com

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel.
Morning free at leisure to discover Florence on your own.
Afternoon tour to PISA (SIC): Piazza dei Miracoli, with the celebrated Leaning Tower (exterior), the Baptistery (exterior) and other important monuments, the interior of the Cathedral, an unrivalled masterpiece of Romanesque art constructed between the 11th and 12th centuries. (Including: transport, tour escort, guide and Cathedral entrance fees)
Overnight in Florence.

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel.
Day free at leisure. (see supplement for afternoon SIC walking tour of Florence)
Overnight in Florence.

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel.
Full day excursion to Siena, San Gimignano and chianti Region (SIC) Driving south from Florence and crossing the beautiful Hills of Chianti reach San Gimignano, a picturesque, fascinating medieval town declared a World heritage Site by UNESCO and famous for its white wine, the world renowned Vernaccia. The visit is free for independent sightseeing. Continue to Siena, the Medieval town with the suggestive Piazza del Campo famous for the Palio and for being one of the most splendid examples of Gothic civil architecture in the world. In the afternoon we will move to the Chianti area with its impressive picture-postcard landscape and in a famous wine estate you will taste the best Chianti red wine along with home-made snacks. Possibility of buying wine, oil, balsamic vinegar, cheese and aromatic herbs at advantageous prices. (Including: transport, tour guide, guida in Siena and entrance fees to museums).
Overnight in Florence.

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel.
Day free at leisure. ***see supplement for the excursion to Cinque Terre***
Overnight in Florence.

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel.
Free time according to flight timing.
Transfer by private car from the hotel to the airport.
End of our services.