The stunning landscape of Tuscany evokes tranquility, harmony and creativity. It has ancient walled towns, long lines of towering cypress trees, rolling vineyards, majestic soaring towers, fortified battlements and peaceful hilltop retreats. Its scenery and unhurried rural lifestyle have barely changed in over 400 years. Tuscany's coast, the Riviera della Versilia, comprises of golden sand beaches with the Alpi Apuane as a stunning mountain back-drop. Holidays in Tuscany are perfect for a calm and idyllic break.
Please Note: Excursions operate seasonally. Some site entrance tickets may be payable locally.
Florence (from Tuscany Coast): Discover one of Italy's most beautiful cities, the cradle of the Italian Renaissance with its exceptional artistic patrimony, wonderful architecture, impressive monuments and stunning panorama. Enjoy a guided tour of the city in the morning, visiting the Cathedral, Santa Croce square, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio, the oldest bridge in the city with its glittering jewellery shops. In the afternoon, discover the wonders of this splendid city at your leisure.
Full Day Excursion from £54 pp
Portofino (from Tuscany Coast): After a pleasant drive along the coastal road you'll reach Rapallo and Santa Margherita. From here you'll reach Portofino by motorboat where you'll see its picturesque harbour and pastel-coloured houses. You'll also have time to browse and admire the local handicraft.
Half Day Excursion from £37 pp
Siena & San Gimignano (from Tuscany Coast): After a beautiful journey through the Tuscan countryside you will arrive at San Gimignano, one of the most idyllic hilltop towns in Tuscany, a Medieval masterpiece with its majestic towers dominating the skyline. After a short drive to Siena, you will have some free time followed by a guided tour in the afternoon. Siena boasts a wealth of architectural treasures, from its distinctive black and white Cathedral to the magnificent central Piazza del Campo, famous for the 'Palio' horse race.
Full Day Excursion from £57 pp