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An amazing 6 days tour to let you enjoy the spirit of this wanderfull region called TUSCANY! From Pise to Volterra and then Siena, San Gimignano on the wine road, ending to Florence, the real capital of art!
Tuscany is a wealth of historic treasures considered one-of-a-kind worldwide: the region is full of art cities and little picturesque villages with a huge cultural heritage, but is also extraordinary because of its fascinating landscape, with its bucolic countryside and rolling hills. Not to mention its amazing islands and coastal areas, its protected parks and, last but not least, its food, simple with authentic flavors, and its wines, ranked among the best in the world: to put it simply, there are really many reasons to visit Tuscany.
PRICES for small groups of minimum 10 people!
1ST DAY -PISA-VOLTERRA-SIENA
Arrival in Pisa and visit. Piazza dei Miracoli (Miracles square) that includes the famous Leaned Tower, the Baptistery and the Cathedral. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon, Volterra. Located on the top of a hill, this town is famous all over the world both for its medieval character and for the manufacturing of alabaster. The sightseeing tour will touch the Main Square, the Town Hall, the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Civic Museum. Leaving to Siena, dinner and overnight in hotel.
2ND DAY SIENA-PIENZA-MONTEPULCIANO-MONTALCINO-SIENA
In the morning departure to Pienza, situated on the top of a hill like Volterra. Art and food make it a compulsory place to stop on that road. Visit of Piazza Pio the II, Renaissance style, that includes many palaces, as Palazzo Piccolomini, Comunale and Borgia. The sightseeing tour includes also the view of old wall: wonderful over the valley that ends with the Mont Amiata. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon departure to Montepulciano, gorgeous XVI century artwork, located 750 m. over the sea level, near Valley Chiana, it had a core role in the Roman and Etruscan age. Probably you know it because of its production of “Nobile”, a tasty red wine. Then, on the road to Montalcino, with the big fortress which surrounds it among the three valley: Asso, Aria and Orcia. Visit and back to Siena, dinner and overnight in the hotel.
3RD DAY SIENA – SAN GIMIGNANO – SIENA
In the morning, departure to San Gimignano, known as the “tower city”. Guided tour of Porta San Giovanni, Piazza della Cisterna, Palace del Popolo, Sant’Agostino Church. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon coming back to Siena. Rest of the day to free time. Siena is surrounded by Chianti woods and hills and is located in the centre of this large and attractive valley. Probably Siena’s notoriety is due to the celebration of the Palio, a horse race among all the district areas of the town, called “contrade”. Therefore, a great mixture of culture, history and healthy food. Typical Tuscan dinner in agriturismo and overnight at the hotel.
4TH DAY SIENA-STRADA DEL CHIANTI-LUCCA
In the morning transfer trough the way called “Strada del Chianti”, one of the most important wine so famous and recommended in the world. A short trip around valley, hills, small villages of Medieval origin, towers, vineyards and farms. Arrival in Castellina in Chianti, old Medieval city surrounded by walls. Then, Greve in Chianti, with an asymmetric square rich of galleries and balconies. Free time for lunch. In the afternoon departure to Lucca, and other city inside an old wall, perfectly conserved. Guided tour with the sightseeing of Piazza Napoleone, Piazza Anfiteatro, the Cathedral, Piazza San Martino. Transfer to Florence dinner and overnight at the hotel.
5TH DAY in the morning classic guided tour of Florence in overview of the famous churches as Santa Maria Novella, Santa Maria del Fiore, Santa Croce. And the famous square Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio with the long quai of tiny jewels shops. Free lunch and in the afternoon following guided tour with nd then follow the Vasari Corridor and the path of the Grand Duchy. Continue on to reach the Oltrarno hills and look down and see the unexpected views of the red roofs of clay. Coming back at the hotel dinner and over night
6 TH DAY Check out and time in disposal for leaving in reaching airports. End of services.
Prices are per person per 6 days/7 nights
The price includes:
03 overnights in 4 stars hotel in Siena with half board service
(dinner), typical dinner in “ agriturismo surrounding Siena the 4rd Day; 01 overnights
in 4 stars hotel in Florence with half board. Bus at disposal for all the program, english
speaking tour leader, guided half days tour as the program.
The prices does not include:
lunches during the sightseeing and guided tours, beverages
during the hotel’s dinners, museums and monuments entrances, porterage, extras,
insurances and all the services not included in “the quote”; City art Tax where
A visit to Florence is a must for any art lover. UNESCO estimates that 60% of the world's most important artworks are in Italy, with over half of those located in Florence.
Situated in the northwest of Italy, Florence is surrounded by the wine-growing hills of Chianti.Cradle of the Renaissance and home of the Medici family (Italy's most progressive art patrons) it houses some of the world's greatest treasures.
The River Arno meanders through the city, with the Duomo situated on the north bank. The Piazza della Signoria, once the hub of Florence's political machinations, remains a central reference point for visitors and citizens alike. Visitors can linger over a coffee in one of the square's gilded cafés and admire the powerful hulk of Michelangelo's David (a copy) guarding the city's Palazzo Vecchio, Florence's town hall since 1322.
An array of sculptures, including Cellini's Perseus brandishing the head of Medusa and Giambologna's Rape of the Sabine Women, stand under the square's loggia - an impressive overspill from the nearby Uffizi Gallery.