Come discover one of the most sought after vacation destinations in all of Italy: spectacular Florence, known as the "Cradle of the Renaissance". This gorgeous city attracts art buffs with world renowned art collections in local galleries such as the Uffizi and Accademia, historians with captivating Medieval and Renaissance architecture, and lovers with wine tastings in the rolling green hills of the Tuscan countryside. During your free time wander the cobblestone streets, interact with the friendly locals, and allow the magic of Florence to be your guide, you won't regret it!
Day 1: FLORENCE
Independent arrival in Florence. Check-in at your hotel in the city center. Welcome dinner in a delightful nearby Trattoria where you will get your first taste of authentic Tuscan cuisine. Overnight stay at your hotel accommodation.
Day 2: FLORENCE
After breakfast at your hotel, meet with your guide for a half day sightseeing tour of this splendid art city. During the tour you will have the chance to admire some of Florence's famous monuments including the Duomo, the Palazzo Vecchio, and the Ponte Vecchio. Afternoon at leisure for visiting one of the many museums of Florence, such as the Uffizi Gallery or the Accademia Gallery with the statue of David by Michelangelo. Dinner on your own and overnight stay.
Day 3: FLORENCE, COOKING CLASS, FIESOLE OR PISA
In the morning join a cooking course at a well known school in the city center. The class will last 3 hours during which you will learn how to make a few delicious Italian and Tuscan specialties from scratch. Then you will enjoy your culinary creations for lunch. In the afternoon we recommend visiting the splendid town of Fiesole located up on the hills behind Florence, from which you can admire one of the most spectacular and enchanting views over the city. Alternatively, you could also choose to take an excursion to see the Learning Tower in Pisa (optional activities; not included in package). Return to hotel and overnight stay.
Day 4: FLORENCE
Breakfast and check out from your hotel. End of our services. If you still have a free morning in Florence at your leisure, we would suggest taking an optional guided tour to visit some of the most interesting artisan boutiques in Florence, famous for leather, gold, paper and ceramics.
PACKAGE START AT $1,094.00
- 3 nights accommodation in 4 Star Hotel in Florence or similar;
- Daily breakfast;
- Welcome Dinner in al local restaurant;
- Half day English speaking guide to visit Florence historical center;
- 3 Hours hands on cooking class;
- Vat Taxes and service Charges.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED:
- All Land & Air prices: Additional U.S. & Foreign Departure Taxes and Surcharges Fee(s) assessed by the Airlines.
- Hospitality city tax which varies by city and hotel category. If applicable it has to be paid locally to the hotel.
- Transportation, Entrance Fees to Monuments or Museums, Tips, Extras.
- Beverages during meals.
- All which is not mentioned under PACKAGE INCLUDES.
Fly and Drive independent tour package.
Available all year around on request.
Minimum number of participants: 2 people.
(*) Rate based on two adult persons sharing a double or twin bedded room with private bathroom. Single rooms are available at an additional supplement. Childrens, triple room rates and alternative accommodation arrangements are available upon request. (Additional and different charges may apply).