Head over to Florence and then Tuscany to see all the sights!
WELCOME TO FLORENCE!
Meet out team at your arrival to Florence by our office located in via nazionale 149R in Florence open from 10:00am to 5:00pm where you will receive a welcome pack with free city maps, information about the city and the tours included in the package.
You will also be able to book your museum skip the line pass with us or any of the other activities we offer at a discounted price. We will then direct you to one of our partner hostels located in the historical center of Florence where you will be accommodate during your stay in Florence. One week before your arrival, we will send you the details of your accommodation in Florence. Check in time is from 3pm, however feel free to leave your bags in our office if you arrive earlier or in the luggage deposit provided by the hostel .
Meet again out team at 7:00pm at the office for an original and fun way to experience the city at night and the local traditions. First stop of the tour will be at the bar rated by the locals as the best aperitivo place in town. Thanks to the great atmosphere you will try the Italian life style; seat down, socialize with the rest of the group, enjoy your drink and then eat and eat as much as you would like from the buffet of tasty Italian food. We will continue then with an orientation walk through the city center where you will fall in love with the art, the architecture and the masterpieces left by the many greatest Renaissance artists for you to admire.We will end the tour in one of the busiest streets of Florence reknowed for the many bars where to hang out at night.You can stay there until the nightlife kicks or return back for an early sleep.
Note: We recommend you to arrive in the morning to have a full day to visit the city. We don`t have an official starting time in fact the first day we leave the travellers free to arrive to Florence whenever it is best for them and completely free to visit the museums and monuments in full relax.
SIENA - SAN GIMIGNANO - MONTERIGGIONI - CHIANTI REGION
A day trip from Florence to 3 famous villages of Tuscany ; Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni including wine tasting in the Chianti region. We will depart from Florence at 9:00am which is not too early in the event you wish to sleep a big longer. First stop of the day we`ll be San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most famous walled medieval hill town in Tuscany. Here you will have free time to wander through the narrow and characteristic streets of the village and check out the local shops selling the Tuscan delicacies. The guide will provide you maps and info for a complete experience. We will continue then towards the Chianti region with its charming scenic views and we will reach an authentical Tuscan farm surrounded by rolling hills, vines and olive groves for wine tasting.
Don’t forget to bring your camera…..the scenery is stunning! After the wine tasting we will head towards Siena but first we will stop briefly in Monteriggioni, the most preserved Medieval town in Tuscany, for some photos. Our final stop of the day will be in the historic city of Siena where you will be enchanted by the architectural styles of the cathedral and the palazzo communal in Piazza del Campo, the venue of the famous Palio horse race held twice a year in July and August.
PISA & CINQUE TERRE
The meeting point is in Santa Maria Novella train station in front of the pharmacy at 7:00am. Here you will meet up with our guide who is going to take really good care of you for the day. First stop is PISA, home of the must- visit Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Baptistry, Campo Santo and Duomo di Pisa (Pisa Cathedral). Here you will be free to walk around the square and enjoy taking as many funny pictures as your imagination can of the leaning tower. After Pisa we are heading to La Spezia train station where we will take the local trains that services the CINQUE TERRE, The Five Lands"; Riomaggiore, Manarola, Vernazza, Corniglia and Monterosso famous for their natural beauty, scenic trails, spectacular coast line and sunny beaches. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes because there is nothing best than exploring them on foot.
Our first stop will be in RIOMAGGIORE, the first village where after an orientation walk we will stop for a LIGHT LUNCH based on local products and wine on the “Via dell`Amore” , a romantic and evocative promenade hewn from the rocks falling sheer into the sea. After lunch we will continue to the next village filled with boats called MANAROLA for amazing photos.
Our last village will be VERNAZZA where you will be free to relax on the beach, sunbathe or take a swim before returning back to Florence. We will arrive back to Pisa at 7:00pm or to Florence at 8:00pm approx.
TIME TO SAY GOODBYE
On day 4, unfortunately you will have to leave your room by 10am. However, feel free to store your bags in the luggage room of the hostel or in our office and finish checking out the last monuments of Florence or join one of our city tours to find out more about the city.
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Trip Name: The Best of Tuscany
Duration: 4 Days
From Price: £275
Supplier Tour ID: ROMTUS/206539
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