Under The Tuscan Sun Travel Package - 4 Star
10 Days/9 Nights
Day 01: OUT-BOUND FLIGHT
Board your overnight flight to Florence.
Day 02: FLORENCE
Arrive in Florence, Italy. On your arrival at the Florence Airport you will be transferred to your hotel. Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this captivating town.
Day 03: FLORENCE
After breakfast, you will join your Half Day City Tour which takes you to Piazzale Michelangelo admiring the wonderful panorama of the city, one of the most fascinating in the world. Then proceed by coach through the old city centre on an outdoor guided tour of the Duomo complex, Giotto’s bell tower, the Baptistery and its impressive bronze doors including the famous Porta del Paradiso and visit the interior of the Cathedral and its magnificent Cupola del Brunelleschi. A short walk through the historic streets of the heart of Florence brings you to the renowned Galleria dell’Accademia where you will admire the famous David by Michelangelo and other works by the great artist. The tour ends inside the museum.
Days 04 - 05: FLORENCE
Visit one of the most important art museums in the world: the Uffizi Gallery and explore important Italian masterpieces more than four centuries from renowned artists such as Botticelli and Raphael. Take advantage of your last day in Florence to shop for quality leather and gold, stroll along Ponte Vecchio, famous all around the world for its jewelry shops.
Days 06 - 09: SIENA AND THE TUSCAN HILL COUNTRY
Travel by car through the Tuscan countryside with its ever-changing scenery of vineyards and olive trees. Arrive in the medieval city of Siena, famous for the Palio horse race and admire its marvelous Cathedral, the unique, fan shaped Piazza del Campo, and the majestic Palazzo Comunale. From Siena enjoy day trips to the multi-towered hilltop town of San Gimignano, medieval Montepulciano and Volterra or the enchanting Saint Antimo Abbey. Taste the excellent wines of the Chianti area and stop in a vineyard in Montalcino where the international award winning Brunello wine is produced. Of course, accompaning your wine with some of the most typical Tuscan specialties is a must, enjoying delicious recipes of genuine and simple ingredients handed down throughout the centuries. One suggestion for an unforgettable trip: drive your car through the countryside and get lost! You will not be disappointed of what you may discover.
Day 10: RETURN FLIGHT
Return your car at the Florence airport and board your flight back home.