4 Night Toscana Splendour
4 Night Toscana Splendour Ref: 4FTS
Private Car Transfer from Florence Station to Hotel.
4 nights Corona D’Italia Hotel 3* or similar, Florence
1 x Double/Twin Standard Room
Full Breakfast daily
Start Time: 13:15pm
Duration: 7 Hrs
Combine Chianti wine with blissful Tuscan countryside on a half day wine tour from Florence! With a tour escort, travel out of Florence and spend the afternoon at an enchanting castle winery in the Chianti Fiorentino region and in an ancient winery in the Chianti Senese, with local wine expert guides. In both wineries tour the wine cellars, hear the secrets of Tuscan winemaking and then sample prestigious Tuscan wine alongside some traditional Italian snacks.
Start Time: 08:30am
Duration: 10 Hrs
Visit two highlights of Tuscany, the charming cities of Siena, San Gimignano and Greve in Chianti, on an action packed day trip from Florence. After travelling through the gorgeous Chianti countryside, visit the old town of Siena and the inside of the Basilica di San Domenico. Learn about Siena’s famous 'contrades'; neighbourhoods on a visit to one of the city's Contrada Museums before heading to San Gimignano. Visit San Gimignano 1300 Museum to see miniature models of the ancient city made and sample local wine and sweets! Round out your day by visiting ancient cellars and sampling delicious local wine and snacks with a stop in a typical winery and then in the Chianti area, in the picturesque village of Greve in Chianti.
Start Time: 17:15pm
Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins
Make like a real Tuscan cook on this 4.5 hour evening cooking class in a historical palace (palazzo) in Florence. Working in a modern kitchen in the old building, learn how to create a quintessential Tuscan 4 course dinner of staples such as Hunter’s Chicken (chicken stew), fresh pasta and ‘tiramisu’ (cocoa, espresso and mascarpone pudding). Gain valuable insider tips from an expert local chef and then enjoy your dishes during a convivial dinner, complete with well-matched Tuscan wine.
Start Time: 16:15pm
Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
On your guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery, enjoy an unforgettable journey through the masterpieces of famous artists such as Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raffaello, Giotto, Cimabue and Masaccio. At the end of the tour, you are free to remain in the museum to explore further at your leisure.
Private Car Transfer from Hotel to Florence Station.