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$1,199: 9-Day Tuscany Tour Package

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Tuscany tour package begins with a drive to the medieval city of Siena, site of the famous Palio horse race. Tour Campo Square and St. Dominic’s Church before continuing to the medieval walled town of San Gimignano, known as the Medieval New York City because of its famous stone towers.  Next, enjoy a relaxing drive to visit the heart of the Tuscan countryside in the Chianti region, where Italy’s most famous red wine is produced. View the spectacular setting of green hills, cypress trees, olive groves and endless rows of grape vines plus stop for a tasting of the region’s wine & local specialties for lunch.

You may include an optional trip into Florence, Tuscany’s finest city. This famous Tuscan city is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. On arrival, walk to the Duomo and Baptistery to view Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise,” whose south door quatrefoils feature scenes from the life of John the Baptist. Continue to visit the Accademia where you will view Michelangelo’s David. From here, visit the open air art museum of Signoria Square, with its beautiful statues and landmark Ponte Vecchio, the “Old Bridge.”

The all-inclusive Tuscany tour includes a trip through the stunning panorama of Tuscany to Lucca, one of Italy’s finest medieval cities. Walk the narrow streets of the original Roman grid to San Michele and its beautiful piazza, which occupies the site of the ancient Roman Forum. Continue to the city of Pisa and view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, the Baptistery, the Duomo, and the Monumental Cemetery. Finish your day with a visit to a local Tuscan Farm in the countryside for an all hands on cooking class followed by dinner with local specialties & wines.

Spend the remainder of your time exploring Montecatini and its surroundings on your own, or take an optional excursion to visit the spectacular Cinque Terre, one of the most beautiful areas of the Liguria region. Here five small villages, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea and the surrounding hillsides. All this and more waits for you on your Tuscany tour package.

 

Highlights

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Tuscany Tour Package Sightseeing Highlights

  • 7 nights Hotel Francia e Quirinale, Montecatini
  • Italian city hotel taxes
  • 12 meals: 7 buffet breakfasts, 1 lunch & 4 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tuscany Tour Special Features

  • Siena Excursion
  • San Gimignano Excursion
  • Chianti & Greve Excursion & Wine Tasting
  • Lucca Excursion and Walking Tour
  • Pisa Excursion and Walking Tour
  • Cooking Class with Dinner & Wine Tasting at Tuscan Vineyard
  • Wine & mineral water with all lunches & dinners

Accommodations

 

Optional Tours

Day 5 Florence – $89 per person

This morning visit Florence. Florence’s rich history is notable for the Medici’s who through their enormous wealth supported local artisans. It was through this support that birthed the Italian Renaissance. In Florence you’ll begin with a walking tour of the historic center. You’ll see the famous Duomo, names after Brunelleschi’s genius in designing the Dome. You’ll visit the Baptistery to view Ghiberti’s “Gates of Paradise,” whose south door feature scenes from the life of John the Baptist. Then you’ll visit the Accademia Museum where you will skip the line to view Michelangelo’s David. From here, visit the open air art museum of Signoria Square, with its beautiful statues and landmark Ponte Vecchio. After some free time in Florence you may return to Montecatini.

Day 7 Full Day Cinque Terre – $99 per person

A short ride from Tuscany’s hill towns to the Ligurian coast is the spectacular Cinque Terre. Here five small villages of Rio Maggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza & Monte Rosso are all part of the Cinque Terre National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour will include a visit to at least two of these spectacular villages, nestled in the cliffs overlooking the sea and the surrounding hillsides. * Exact tour itinerary and villages visited to be advised locally. Operation of the tour is subject of weather condition and group size.

Day 8 Leonardo Da Vinci Tour – $59 per person

Join us on this half day tour and discover the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, often depicted in Leonardo’s maps and in his famous drawings. Surrounded by centuries-old olive trees, in a landscape almost untouched by time, you will view the house where Leonardo was born in 1452. From there we will transfer to the town of Vinci, to visit the Museum that documents the work of Leonardo the inventor, the technologist and the engineer. End the tour with a Tuscan “merenda” savoring the typical wines and snacks of the area before returning to Montecatini.
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Tuscany Tour Package Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday – Depart the USA

Depart the USA for Italy. Your flight includes meals, drinks, and in-flight entertainment for your journey

DAY 2, Sunday – Arrive in Florence, Transfer to Montecatini

Arrive in Florence and transfer to your hotel in Montecatini. Balance of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an orientation meeting with your tour escort, followed by a welcome dinner
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday – Siena & San Gimignano Excursion

Siena Tuscany tourToday begin your full day excursion with a drive to the medieval city of Siena, site of the famous Horserace of Palio. This traditional race takes place each year on July 2nd and August 16th, and runs in celebration of the holy apparition and assumption of the Virgin Mary, patron saint of the city. Tour Campo Square and St. Dominic’s Church before continuing to the medieval walled town of San Gimignano, famous for its preserved stone towers. Return to Montecatini for dinner at hotel
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Dinner

DAY 4, Tuesday – Chianti and Greve tour & Wine Tasting Lunch

Enjoy a relaxing drive to visit the heart of the Tuscan countryside in the Chianti region, where Italy’s most famous red wine is produced. View the spectacular setting of green hills, cypress trees, olive groves and endless rows of grape vines. Stop for a tasting of the region’s wine & local specialties for lunch
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5, Wednesday – Full Day Montevatini or Optional Florence Excursion

Today you have a full day at leisure to enjoy Montecatini. You may want to schedule access to one of its thermal spas and relax. You may also join an optional excursion to tour Florence.

Optional: Excursion to tour Florence
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Thursday – Pisa and Lucca Excursion & Cooking Class with Dinner

Today travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany to Lucca, one of Italy’s finest medieval cities. Walk the narrow streets of the original Roman grid to San Michele and its beautiful piazza, which occupies the site of the ancient Roman Forum. Then continue to the city of Pisa. On arrival, view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, the Baptistery, the Duomo, and the Monumental Cemetery. The four monuments of this extraordinary piazza make for a unique architectural blend of Romanesque and Gothic styles. Finish your day with a visit to a local Tuscan Farm in the countryside for an all hands on cooking class followed by dinner with local specialties & wines
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Friday – Full Day in Montecatini or Optional Cinque Terre Tour

Full Day at leisure to explore Montecatini and its surroundings on your own.

Optional: Full Day Excursion to Cinque Terre
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Saturday – Full Day in Montecatini or Optional Leonardo Da Vinci Tour

Full Day at leisure. Tonight, join in for a farewell dinner with your tour director and fellow travelers.

Optional: Visit Vinci the birthplace of Leonarda da Vinci
Overnight: Montecatini
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Sunday – Transfer to Florence, Depart for the USA

Transfer to the airport in nearby Florence for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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