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 this 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, you will 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: 8 Hrs 30 Mins
The tour crosses the beautiful Chianti hills. The first town we will visit is San Gimignano, also known as the medieval Manhattan for its many towers.
We will then reach the picturesque medieval village located on the top of a hill, Monteriggioni, where you can drink a glass while taking and relax!
Before reaching Siena we will stop in a characteristic winery immersed in the hills where you can relax and enjoy a typical local lunch and taste 3 local wines as well as many other typical products such as olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Cantuccini and Vinsanto.
The tour continues towards the beautiful Siena, famous for its splendid examples of Gothic architecture and for the Palio.
Start Time: 17:15pm
Duration: 4 Hrs 30 Mins
Become 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 an 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: 11:00am, 15:30pm or 16:15pm
Duration: Half Day
Thanks to a wonderful woman, Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, this incredible collection of artworks that originally belonged to the most powerful dynasty of the city, is nowadays open to visitors from all over the world. This is a unique experience for those who want to immerse in Florence artistic background and history: your guide will create a comprehensive and fascinating itinerary that will catch the attention of first time visitors and art lovers’ alike.
The museum is huge but thanks to your guide, you will have the chance to admire all the main masterpieces and what is more, to understand the development of Italian art during the centuries. Starting from Giotto and Masaccio, the real innovators of our history, you will be involved in an exciting celebration of beauty, admiring such masterpieces as Botticelli's Birth of Venus, Leonardo's Annunciation and Michelangelo's Doni Tondo, to name a few.
You will be guided through the huge rooms and bright hallways of the museum, stopping from time to time to take in the breathtaking sights of Florence that you can admire from the panoramic windows and terraces of the museum.
At the end of the guided tour you can remain in the Uffizi Gallery until closing time.
Private Car Transfer from Hotel to Florence Station.
Prices From: AUD $909.00 per person (Based on Twin/Double Share)
* Local City Tax not included. Prices and availability subject to seasonality.