Duration
8 Days
Dates
15th April 2023, 7th October 2023
Price
From £1399

A classic combination of Art, Architecture, Food and Wine in the beautiful region of Tuscany

Tuscany is home to some of the world's most famous Renaissance art and architecture. It is also home to some of the most delicious food and drink. Join us and travel across Tuscany, seeing and tasting different delights as you go.

Price is per person sharing a twin or double room and is based on 25 passengers. Single supplement applies.

 

  • Itinerary/Excursions

    Day 01

    Arrival in Tuscany. You will receive a welcome drink upon arrival.

    Day 02 - Florence and the Uffizi 

    Take the train from Montecatini to Florence, the capital of Italy's Tuscany region. Enjoy a guided tour around the city, and in the Uffizi Museum. The gallery is famous for its outstanding collections of ancient sculptures and paintings, dating back to the Middle Ages right through to the Modern Age. See busts from the infamous Medici family, and masterpieces from Leonardo.

    Day 03 - San Gimignano and Volterra

    Enjoy a walking tour of San Gimignano, also known as the 'Town of Fine Towers', as a result of the beautiful skyline. Follow this by ice cream tasting at a historic gelateria. After trying some delicious local ice cream, you will then be guided on a tour of Volterra, the Etruscan and Medeival centre of art. Visit an alabaster workshop and experience traditional Tuscan craftmanship, harbouring the symbols of uncoventionality, freedom and close connection to the Tuscan land.

    Day 04 - Siena and the Chianti Valley

    Take a tour of Siena, home to Piazza del Campo, regarded as one of the most beautiful squares in Europe. After seeing all the delights Siena has to offer, including the magnificent Duomi di Siena, finish with a wine tasting in the Chianti Valley. Of course, a wine tasting isn't complete without local snacks!

    Day 05 

    Enjoy a day at leisure.

    Day 06 - Cooking Class Experience and Lucca

    Test your cooking talents with a hands on cooking class experience, whipping up some deliciously fresh Italian food! 

    Day 07 - Pisa and Lari

    Visit Pisa, with a two hour guided walking tour of the city. Famous for the iconic Leaning Tower of Pisa, and many other archictecural wonders. You will then visit a micro pasta factory, complete with a cherry liquer tasting.

    Day 08

    Departure. 

     

     

     

  • Your Holiday Includes

    • 7 nights in 4* Hotel 
    • Return flights and transfers in the UK and at destination
    • Breakfast and dinner, with water and wine at dinner
    • Walking tour of Florence with the Uffizi Museum
    • Entrance to Ufizzi Museum
    • Walking tour of San Gimignano
    • Walking tour of Volterra
    • Walking tour of Siena
    • Visit to a vineyard with wine tasting and local snacks
    • Walking tour of Lucca, cooking and lunch
    • Walking tour of Pisa
    • Visit to micro pasta factory
    • Cherry liqueur tasting
    • Transport as per itinerary with escort
    • English speaking Tour Guides
  • Hotel Details

    Hotel Minerva Palace 4 **** Montecatini Terme or similar

    www.hotelminervapalace.it 

     

     

  • Dates

    15th April 2023 and 7th October 2023

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