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Immerse yourself in a culture and lifestyle full of history, art, architecture, food, wine and fun. Join me as we explore all the beauties Florence has to offer.

 

Itinerary

DAY 1                                                                                         

 

Meet in Florence                                                                       L

We meet at the beautiful, centrally located piazza in Florence and proceed to have wonderful lunch to welcome you to Florence and get to know each other.

Lunch is at a traditional Fiaschetteria Toscana- deliciously regional cuisine. Then take the rest of the day to explore all of Florence -shops, cafes, museums, art and architecture – everything is right here for you to enjoy. Dine late into the evening at any of the many restaurants which are all within easy, level walking distance back to the Classic Hotel.

 

DAY 2                                                                                        

 

Florence                                                                            B / D

Wake up and join us for a morning walk along one of the most beautiful Via’s in Florence. Rising into the lush green hills behind the Classic Hotel, this scenic 3klm return walk winds it’s way past traditional villa estates and parklands to the spectacular Piazzale Michelangelo.

 

Coffee at the crest of the hill will include one of the most panoramic vistas of all Florence. Then take the rest of the day to make Florence your own – do anything you like! See our full “playlist” of things to do, and customise your day to be as busy or as relaxing as you like.  Then join us as the summer sun sets along the river Arno for a refreshing and tasty aperitivo.   


 

DAY 3                                                                                         

Florence                                                                                              B

Today we take a walk back in time and explore the beauty and history that is Florence. We explore Palazzo Pitti along with the Boboli Gardens. View the authentic David as you become mesmerised by his beauty.

 

 

DAY 4                                                                                         

Florence                                                                              B / L

Casually start your day with breakfast at the hotel before we set off into the Tuscan Hills to Verrazzano Castle – one of the most charming historic buildings in Tuscany and located in the heart of Chiantishire. This picture-perfect vineyard hosts lunch for us today along with a memorable tour of the winery which dates back to the 7th century. Sample and/or purchase regional produce from the winery, or simply breathe in the stunning scenery.

DAY 5                                                                                         

Tuscany                                                                              B / D

​A full spectacular day in Tuscany. We tour the picturesque hills, vineyards and stunningly beautiful historic living ancient towns of San Gimignano, Monteriggioni & Siena. Experience history walking amidst the architecture, customs and culture of these amazing places. There is so much richness to take in that this is truly a day to remember forever. 

We dine in Sienna and experience the nostalgic little streets and sample the history via traditional dishes and wine. We end the meal with the famous vino cotto e canducci. A traditional sweet wine in we which we dunk wonderful canducci biscuits.

 

 

DAY 6                                                                                         

 

Florence                                                                                    B

Today is a full day to enjoy Florence and the Tuscan region in exactly the way you choose. Would you love a cooking class to help recreate Tuscan dishes at home? A  Vespa tour through the Tuscan hills? Or like to create your own signature scent at a Florentine perfumery? Maybe a water colour art class to capture the beauty of your holiday?

We will help you create your perfect day. Our Tuscan Holidays "Playlist" is your reference point for some amazing and memorable things to do.

 

DAY 7                                                                                        

Florence                                                                              B / D

Another day to tailor and  enjoy Florence and the Tuscan region in exactly the way you choose. Explore the Shopping that Florence offers via it boutique stores along with the markets and nearby shopping outlets (the Mall and Barbarino)

We end the day with lovely Pizza at a hill top restaurant just in the hills of Florence

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DAY 8                                                                                        

Florence                                                                                B

Our time together comes to end. Take a last beautiful morning stroll with is and enjoy a final breakfast together.

$2990

7
NIGHTS
Friday, 22nd June 2018
to
Friday, 29
th June 2018
 

What’s Included?

  • Dedicated transport by private mini-bus with driver when requried

  • 7 nights accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels. Selected by ourselves for their unique character and excellent location.

  • Guided tours by local guides in Florence

  • Entrance fees for Cinque Terre National Park along with boat tickets

  • 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners

  • Experienced Australian Tour Companion for the duration of the tour
     

What’s Not Included?

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers (can be arrangend on request)

  • International airfares into Italy (can be arranged on request)

  • Meals not stated on the itinerary

  • Items of a personal nature

  • Travel insurance (can be arranged on request and is essential)