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Riviera Travel Florence And Tuscany

Riviera Travel Florence and Tuscany

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Tuscany embodies much that Italy is famous for, possessing more historical monuments than any other country, let alone province, on earth. Its cities, Florence, Siena and Pisa, together with smaller towns and medieval villages like Lucca and San Gimignano, house some of the world’s finest artistic treasures. Combine this with the haunting beauty of the local countryside, an enviable climate, one of the world’s great cuisines, and you have all the ingredients for a superb holiday.

– 7nts in 3* superior to 4* accommodation
– Return flights and transfers
– Programme of daily tours and visits
– Selected Meals: Daily breakfast, 1 lunch and 4 dinners
– Expert tour manager
– Checked luggage

– Experience the beautiful Tuscan countryside
– Times visit to the magnificent Uffizi Gallery
– See the leaning tower of Pisa

Please note that the following itinerary is applicable to 2023. For 2024, days 3 & 4 will be switched.

Day 1 – Arrival in Florence

Fly to Florence and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2 – Florence & the Uffizi Gallery

This morning, take a guiding walking tour of Florence. See its main sights and visit a goldsmiths’ ship on the iconic Ponte Vecchio. If you’ve visited Florence before, you might want to take the alternative ‘undiscovered’ tour, away from the main tourist areas and led by an expert guide.

In the afternoon, visit the Uffizi Gallery which features masterpieces by Da Vinci, Botticelli, Titian and Caravaggio among many others.

Day 3 – Lucca & Pisa
After breakfast, leave for the town of Lucca, where you’ll discover medieval streets, tiny piazzas and an outstanding cathedral. Then, continue to Pisa where you can see the famous leaning tower before returning to Florence.

Day 4 – Free time in Florence
In 2023, you’ll have the morning free to explore the city independently before heading out into the countryside to visit the world-renowned Chianti area for a tour of a wine estate and a tasting.

Towards the end of the day, drive to one of four hotels in Tuscany, where you’ll spend the next four nights.

Day 5 – San Gimignano & Volterra

Explore rural Tuscany today. Head to the town of Volterra, with immense stone ramparts and home to Piazza dei Priori, one of the region’s finest squares. While here you can visit some of its artisan outlets or the museums to see priceless Etruscan and Roman treasures.

Then drive to San Gimignano, with its spectacular skyline of 14 medieval towers. Spend some time wandering its streets and taking in the atmosphere.

Day 6 – Siena

After breakfast, take a short drive to the city of Siena, one of the finest medieval cities in the world. Take a guided tour on arrival before having some free time to explore at your own pace.

Day 7 – Free day
Today, explore as your wish or relax in the hotel.

Day 8 – Return flight
Transfer back to the airport at the appropriate time before taking your return flight home

This Signature Tour includes everything from the Classic Tour as well as the following:

Day 4:
– Stroll amongst the vibrant blooms and fascinating plants on display in the Boboli Gardens, one of the most historic Italian Gardens and enjoy an insight into the lives of the influential Medici family as you explore the extraordinary Pitti Palace

Day 6:
– Soak up spectacular views of Siena from a favourite local beauty spot whilst you sip a typical aperitivo

Plus, enjoy the more exclusive atmosphere of travelling in a small group of 25 or fewer guests

For dates and prices, please enquire or call 0800 707 6229

Hotel Corona D’Italia, Florence – 3*

The Hotel Corona D’Italia is three-star rated, ideally located in the San Lorenzo district of the city, ten minutes walk from the Cathedral

Grand Hotel Mediterraneo, Florence – 4*

The Grand Hotel Mediterraneo is four-star rated, enjoys an enviable position on the banks of the river Arno, close to the Piazza Santa Croce and well located for easy access into the historical centre.

Palazzo San Lorenzo, Colle Val D’Elsa – 4*

The Palazzo San Lorenzo is set right in the heart of the town of Colle Di Val d’Elsa, known as the ‘City of Crystal’. Converted from an old hospital the hotel offers thoroughly modern comforts, a beautiful winter garden housing the bar and breakfast room, outside terrace and a restaurant serving delicious local specialities.

Hotel Il Piccolo Castello, Monteriggioni – 4*

The Hotel ll Piccolo Castello is situated in its own grounds close to the walled hilltop town of Monteriggioni. Built on one level around a central garden the hotel is decorated with traditional frescoes and is a lovely relaxing base, with spacious lounge and manicured gardens, outdoor swimming pool, bar and restaurant serving simple, authentic Tuscan food.

Fact File

  • Currency: Euro
  • Flight time: Approx. 2 hr 10 mins to 2 hrs 40 mins
  • Language: Italian
  • Time zone: GMT+1
  • Country: Italy

Visa Information

UK Citizens do not require a visa to enter Italy however must have a valid passport.

*All transfer times listed here are approximate and dependent on traffic

Arrival airport First hotel location Transfer time Final hotel location Departure airport Transfer time
 Pisa Airport Florence 1 hr 30 mins Siena Pisa Airport 1 hr 30 mins

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