Florence, Italy

8 Days | 7 Nights

Florence, the spectacular capital of the region of Tuscany, is located on Italy’s northwest coast. It is a stunning medieval city divided into two parts by the River Arno that flows from the Apennines through Florence and Pisa and on to the Ligurian Sea. Florence is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world with its overflow of palaces, churches, and museums filled with masterful paintings and sculptures. Apart from the overwhelming art and cultural treasures, the city offers one of Italy’s most atmospheric and pleasant places to visit. The streets of Florence radiate the charm of Italian culture. It has a wonderful countryside, featuring picturesque villages and vineyards, making for a perfect day excursion. In close distance, you can visit Siena, once Florence’s rival in artistic and political dominance, and Pisa, world-famous for it’s leaning tower. Plus, from Florence, you can easily reach the Italian coast with its beautiful beaches, while Rome and  Milan, the “capital of fashion”, are in short distance.

Day 1 Arrival

Arrival at Florence airport, where you are met and transferred to the 4-star Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vechio (or similar 4-star hotel) with accommodation in a superior room including breakfast daily. Day at leisure to explore the city center. Three tours are scheduled during your 8-day trip to allow time to explore, experience and take in the sites of Florence.  

​Day 2 -7  Excursions & Leisure

Private 3-Hour Walking Tour of Florence with entrance to Academia Gallery

Enjoy this completely personalized private walking tour of Florence and enjoy it's most emblematic monuments and sights with a private official tour guide. Skip the line entrance to Accademia gallery included in the price of this tour. Admire David´s Michelangelo and don’t miss monuments and sights like Piazza della Repubblica, the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio and so much more!

Tasting Experience in the Tuscan Countryside

Discover the many delights of Tuscany’s wine country on this small-group tasting tour from Florence. Travel along beautiful hillside roads through vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees, stopping in the charming village of Greve for some leisure time. Visit a top-rated winery in the famed Chianti Classico region to tour the cellars and learn how wine is produced using traditional methods. Taste different estate varietals, along with olive oil and Tuscan specialties like fresh cheeses and bruschetta. Group size is limited to eight for a more personalized experience. Enjoy an unforgettable experience in the Chianti Classico wine country. Depart from Santa Maria Novella Train Station in Florence, and during the 45 minutes trip your driver/guide will give you an introduction about the Tuscan territory and wine culture. Leaving the highway you’ll immerse yourself in the picturesque Tuscan landscape, with views of one of the most famous areas of the Chianti wine region. At the first estate, a wine expert will be waiting for you and the experience will start with an overview of the farm, followed by detailed explanations about the production process. Along the way, you’ll taste three different wines and fresh olive oil. Since each farm has its own unique technique in producing wine, the second stop will give you the chance to compare them. After the guided visit of the old wine cellars, conclude your experience with tastings of different wines and olive oil, paired with local Tuscan specialties such as cheese, salami, cold cuts, and bruschetta.

Siena and San Gimignano Day Trip from Florence

Discover three of Tuscany’s most iconic destinations on a full-day tour from Florence by coach. Snap photos of the famous Leaning Tower and Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa, stroll through the UNESCO-listed hill town of San Gimignano, and step inside Siena’s cathedral. Enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch and wine tasting in the countryside.

 

  • Full-day coach tour of Tuscan highlights from Florence

  • See the legendary Leaning Tower of Pisa

  • Wander the medieval streets of World Heritage-listed San Gimignano

  • Admire Siena's cathedral

  • Visit a winery in the Tuscan hills for a tour, traditional lunch, and wine tasting

  • Cap off the day with dinner of pizza and gelato in Siena's famed Piazza del Campo (optional)
     

Day 8 Departure

Departure to Naples airport or Rail Station via private transfer. 

This trip includes:

 

  • 7 nights at the 4 star  (or similar 4-star hotel) with accommodation in a superior room including breakfast daily

  • Tours Mentioned above (or similar)

  • Roundtrip airport/rail station to hotel transportation


This trip doesn’t include:
 

  • Travel insurance

  • Meals and beverages not indicated in “The rate includes”

  • Local city tax

  • Entry fees to sights and museums unless noted

  • Transportation to tour meeting points and from tour endpoint unless noted

  • Tips/Gratuity

  • airfare/rail tickets

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