Florence and Tuscany

Florence and Tuscany
(7 Nights/8 Days)

from £ 1889 *per person

Five nights in Florence followed by a 2-night stay near Cortona, Val d'Orcia

  • Accommodation Premium city hotel followed a country inn
  • Suitable For Couples, Food & Wine
  • Holiday at a glance Small group tour for discerning travelers
    Guided tours of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and the Val D'Orcia
    Discover the Renaissance and the art of wine making
    Learn about about Tuscan food with a knowledgeable and fun cooking class

Florence and Tuscany

Tuscany is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Italy, and with this tour you’ll understand why!

Discover the diversity of the region by starting off in cosmopolitan Florence – famed for its extensive art collections and Renaissance architecture – before exploring its ancient rival of Siena, the home of the famous Palio horserace. 

You’ll get the chance to see idyllic towns such as San Gimignano, Pienza and Cortona, and taste typical Tuscan food and wine in a multitude of organised dinners. We have also included a cooking class so that so you’ll be able to recreate some of the recipes at home, and keep yourself going until your next Italian adventure.
What’s included
  • Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 4 nights in Florence
  • 2 nights in Val d’Orcia
  • The service of an expert tour leader
  • Full day excursion Siena and San Gimignano with dinner
  • Guided tour of Florence, including skip the line entry to see Michelangelo’s David in the Accademia
  • Cooking class in Tuscany with a winery visit and a farmer’s market tour
  • Full day guided tour of Montepulciano and Pienza with a wine tasting
  • Farewell dinner
  • Arrival and departure transfers
What’s not included
  • City Tax (to be paid locally)
  • Drinks during meals
Optional Add-ons
  • Extending your holiday at the end of the tour
  • Theatre and sport event tickets
  • International flights

Itinerary

  1. Day 1, Friday (Arrival) Florence
    Private transfer from Florecen airport or rail station

    Check-in to the hotel and meet our tour leader for the welcome briefing

    Start discovering Florence at your own leisure
  2. Day 2, Saturday Florence
    Free time in the morning 

    Afternoon walking tour of Florence including a guided visit to the Accademia

    We can help you with:
    Tips to help you customise your experience in Florence
    Skip-the-line entry for the Uffizi Gallery
    Meals : Breakfast
  3. Day 3, Sunday Florence - Chianti excursion
    Full day excursion in the Chianti 

    Guided tour of Siena and San Gimignano followed by some free time and a wine pairing dinner
    Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
  4. Day 4, Monday Florence
    Morning tour of Florence's food market

    Afternoon cooking class in a Chianti winery followed by a wine paring dinner
    Meals : Breakfast, Dinner
  5. Day 5, Tuesday Cortona, Val D'Orcia
    Leave Florence in the morning on a luxury motor coach

    Guided visits of Pienza and Montepulciano and lunch in a typical trattoria

    Check-in to the hotel near Cortona
    Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
  6. Day 6, Wednesday Cortona, Val D'Orcia
    Relax by the hotel's pool and gardens or enjoy individual activities

    We can help you with:
    • Bike rental and Vespa tours
    • Guided visit of Cortona with entrance to the Etruscan Museum
    • Outlet fashion shopping
    • Day trip to Arezzo
    Meals : Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  7. Day 7, Tuesday (Departure) Cortona, Val D'Orcia
    Bid farewell to Italy as you are transferred from Cortona to Rome (city or airport) or Florence (city or airport)
     
    Meals : Breakfast
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Fri 05 April '19
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Fri 21 June '19
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Fri 28 June '19
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Fri 12 July '19
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£1910 (in Double)
Fri 19 July '19
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£1910 (in Double)
Fri 26 July '19
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£1910 (in Double)
Fri 09 August '19
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£1889 (in Double)
Fri 16 August '19
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£1889 (in Double)
Fri 06 September '19
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£2019 (in Double)
Fri 20 September '19
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Fri 27 September '19
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Fri 04 October '19
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Fri 11 October '19
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Fri 25 October '19
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£2019 (in Double)
Fri 01 November '19
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£1889 (in Double)
Fri 08 November '19
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£1889 (in Double)