EOX Italy Tuscany Delights

From $2,098* USD | Custom Departure Dates

What’s Included

  • Breakfast Daily and Select Lunches, Dinners
  • Overseas Transfers & Private Transportation
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • First Class Hotels
  • Guided Tours
  • Tips for Hotel Staff & Hotel Porters
  • Live Audio Headsets (Groups of 8 or more)
 

The Itinerary

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  • Day 1 Depart USA
  • Day 2 Arrive in Florence
  • Day 3 Siena and Monteriggioni
  • Day 4 Florence - Cooking Class
  • Day 5 Florence
  • Day 6 San Gimignano
  • Day 7 Free Day at the Villa
  • Day 8 Return to USA

Depart USA on your international Flight. (Note – those making their own arrangements will start with EOX on Day 2).

 

Transfer from the airport to your hotel for overnight (Transfer included if air purchased through EOX or if you provide EOX with your flight information at least one month prior to your departure). (D)

 

This morning depart for Siena to enjoy a half-day guided tour of this unique city with its well preserved medieval style. You will be immersed in the red of the Piazza del Campo - with alchemy geometry of the Piazza, suggestively neo-Gothic and cathartic - commanded by the Duomo and surrounded by narrow streets and alleys. Walk through sweet-smelling Trattoria listening to the sounds of the artisans and spouting fountains. In the afternoon enjoy some free time in the picturesque village of Monteriggioni, where you will be completely immersed in the middle age atmosphere. Return to the villa for dinner on own and overnight. (B)

 

This morning you will have the chance to partake in the cooking class with Mamma Paola. During the 3-hour class, you will learn to prepare many traditional and seasonal Tuscan dishes. She will be more than happy to share with you the secrets of Italian and Tuscan gastronomy. Lunch to follow bases on your efforts. The afternoon is free to discover the lovely village of Figline Valdarno and live like a local or relax in the wellness center (to be booked in advance - additional charge). Overnight at the Villa. (B, L)

 

After breakfast, departure for Florence to have a walking guided tour of the Cradle if Renaissance to admire the majestic Duomo was built in 1296 along with Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Baptistery with its renowned “Gates of Paradise” doors. You will follow the medieval streets to the most striking square in Florence, Piazza della Signoria - an open-air museum! Then head to Accademia Gallery to admire the breathtaking Michelangelo's David. In the afternoon free time for optional sightseeing or shopping to discover the beauties of the city. Stroll down cobblestone lanes, through majestic squares and across ancient bridges. Florence offers the largest number of historical buildings and works of art in Italy, as well as several world-class museums. Late in the afternoon, back to the Villa and overnight. (B)

 

San Gimignano area is renowned for its wines, most of them awarded the D.O.C.G., the highest acknowledgment and guarantee for quality in Italian oenology. Visit with wine tasting and light lunch at a local farm/winery! After lunch, spend some free time in San Gimignano, with its towered silhouette rising from the hills of the Upper Elsa Valley, facing the land of Volterra. Return to the Villa, free time for dinner on own and overnight. (B, L)

After breakfast at the Villa enjoy the day at your own pace. You could also join any individual activity or excursion on request. (B)

Transfer to the airport for your return flight(s). (Transfer included if air purchased through EOX or if you provide EOX with your flight information at least one month prior to your departure. Those not providing this information may have to make their own transfer arrangements to return to the airport).

B=Breakfast Included
L=Lunch Included D=Dinner Included


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