Itinerary - ENCHANTING TUSCANY

Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy a tour in one of the richest region in Italy, a journey which will allow you to explore not only Florence art and history, but also the aromas and flavours of Tuscany countryside…

 

  • Day 1: Florence

Today, enter the world of ‘Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations’ as you begin your beautiful journey of Italy. On Arrival at the airport in Florence. Transfer by private car to the hotel. Afternoon is free at leisure.
Overnight in Florence. Hotel San Giorgio & Olimpic or similar. www.hotelsangiorgioflorence.com


  • Day 2: Florence

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a morning walking tour of Florence: Piazza del Duomo, where you can admire the Cathedral, the bell-tower by Giotto, the medieval quarters, Piazza della Signoria, then the picturesque Mercato della Paglia(Straw market), and Ponte Vecchio. Lunch on your own. In the afternoon, tour to PISA: Piazza dei Miracoli, with the celebrated Leaning Tower (exterior), the Baptistery (exterior) and other important monuments, the interior of the Cathedral, an unrivalled masterpiece of Romanesque art constructed between the 11th and 12th centuries.
Overnight at the hotel in Florence.

  • Day 3: Florence

Breakfast at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for your leisure you can also choose any of our optional tours like the seat in coach walking tour of Florence (at additional cost).

Overnight at the hotel in Florence.

  • Day 4: Florence

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion to Siena, San Gimignano and chianti Region (seat in coach) Driving south from Florence and crossing the beautiful Hills of Chianti reach San Gimignano, a picturesque, fascinating medieval town declared a World heritage Site by UNESCO and famous for its white wine, the world renowned Vernaccia. The visit is free for independent sightseeing. Continue to Siena, the Medieval town with the suggestive Piazza del Campo famous for the Palio and for being one of the most splendid examples of Gothic civil architecture in the world. In the afternoon we will move to the Chianti area with its impressive picture-postcard landscape and in a famous wine estate you will taste the best Chianti red wine along with home-made snacks. Possibility of buying wine, oil, balsamic vinegar, cheese and aromatic herbs at advantageous prices. (Including: transport, tour guide, guida in Siena and entrance fees to museums).

Overnight in Florence.

 

  • Day 5: Florence

Breakfast at the hotel. Rest of the day is free for your leisure you can also choose any of our optional tours like excursion to Cinque Terre.

Overnight in Florence.


  • Day 6: Departure

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by private car from the hotel to the airport. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with ‘Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations’.

Inclusions - ENCHANTING TUSCANY


  • 5 nights’ accommodation with breakfast in 3* Hotel In Florence
  • 1 Transfer By Private Car From Florence Airport To The Hotel
  • 1 Transfer By Private Car From The Hotel To Florence Airport
  • 1 Full Day Excursion To Siena, San Gimignano & Chianti Region (seat in coach)
  • 1 Half Day Tour To Pisa (seat in coach)

Supplement for stay in 4* hotel, per person: Euro 185

Florence

Grand Hotel Adriatico or similar www.hoteladriatico.it

Exclusions - ENCHANTING TUSCANY


  • Cost of airfare (International & domestic) / ticket taxes and travel insurance
  • Visa Cost
  • Early check-in & late check-out (Standard Check-in time: 1500 hrs. & Check-out: 1100 hrs.)
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porter age, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc.
  • Tips of any nature i.e. drivers, guides etc.
  • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘Package Inclusions’
  • Surcharges may be applicable on the entire package, depending upon the final date of travel.
  • Taxes as applicable.

 

Optional Tours:

  • Afternoon guided walking tour through the heart of Florence (S.I.C.) where you can admire the Cathedral with its vast dome by Brunelleschi the Church of Orsanmichele, with statues by Donatello.Nearby is the lively Straw Market with its famous Porcellino (little Wild Boar) Fountain, the astoundingly spectacular Piazza della Signoria one of the most famous symbols of the city. Tour lasts 1hours15minutes.
  • Full day tour to Cinque Terre (S.I.C): it will be a full and unforgettable day dedicated to the discovery of one of the most amazing and enchanting landscapes in the world. Five (cinque) villages, suspended between sea and land, a place where you immerse yourselves in paradise. Arrival at La Spezia and by boat you will reach Portovenere; to enjoy a stroll along the narrow streets and the small alleyways before leaving for Monterosso overcome by its enchanting beaches and lush vegetation that surround the little village. Continue towards Vernazza, last stop, a seaside town surrounding a little natural port. Cinque Terre has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. (the tour includes: Coach from Florence, boat tour and tour escort)
  • Bike tour in Florence. A dynamic way of sightseeing the highlights of Flornce. With safe and comfortable city – bikes, under the experienced guidance of an entertaing, friendly and professional guide, you will ride throughout the historical city centre. It will be a funny way to admire the beautiful architecture of Florence and to know all the secrets about this wonderful town.
  • Segway tour in Florence (2 hours) Experiencing Florence Segway, the sights, sounds and mouth-watering aromas of the city come to you, see the hidden treasures in the vivid Florence downtow.
  • Pizza Class: Pizza class. Enjoy a Pizza cooking class: the class will start with the most important part: making the dough. Next up is a lesson in rolling out the pizza and creating pizzas completing with different delicious toppings. Then you will be tasting the pizza delights you have created.
  • Cooking class: On this course you can learn to cook a typical everyday Tuscan meal (3 course menu) under the expert guidance of a multilingual chef. The course will be followed by lunch with the dishes you have prepared, accompanied by wine and a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Holiday package starting from EUR 580*

*Terms and Conditions Apply. Prices valid till December 2017.

Notes

  • All arrangements made by Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations are in the capacity of an agent only. Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature.
  • The above package cost is valid for a minimum of 2 adults travelling together.
  • Certain sightseeing and day tours may be subject to weather conditions or minimum number of passengers before they operate and suppliers may cancel or postpone the date of the tour at short notice. Any changes shall be notified to you at the earliest opportunity.
  • There is no refund for services not utilised.
  • Confirmations of all bookings are subject to availability at time of booking
  • Above rates are not valid during public holidays, festivals, events, exhibitions, conference and conventions. Surcharges are applicable during this period.

Offered discounts cannot be clubbed or used with any other ongoing discounts, vouchers, offers and promotions

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