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Florence and Tuscany Countryside

This week-long trip shows off two iconic images of Tuscany – the famous cathedral city of Florence and the swooping hills of the Tuscan countryside. Best of all, you can take your pick from a choice of character-packed hotels.

At a glance

  • Explore Chianti vineyards
  • Full day in Florence
  • Optional activities include cooking lessons
  • Stay in characterful Tuscan hotels

For more information, call our Italy Experts on:

01293 765055 Or Request a quote
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Suggested Trip Itinerary

Day 1: : UK - Florence
Travel to Florence by plane or train. Transfer to your chosen hotel and enjoy your first dinner in this grand Renaissance city. 
Points of interest:
Where you could stay

Grand Hotel Baglioni

Italian Cities, Florence

L'Orologio

Italian Cities, Florence

Belmond Villa San Michele

Italian Cities, Florence
Day 2 : Florence
You have a full day to explore Florence. The cathedral, Il Duomo, should be high on your to-see list. Renaissance treasure troves like the Uffizi Gallery and Galleria dell’Accademia are also must-sees. 
To get the most out of your day, sign up to a Florence tour – they range from easy walking tours to market outings for foodies.
Points of interest:
Where you could stay

Grand Hotel Baglioni

Italian Cities, Florence

L'Orologio

Italian Cities, Florence

Belmond Villa San Michele

Italian Cities, Florence
Day 3 : Florence - Tuscany Countryside
Today, you can pick up a hire car and head into the Tuscan countryside that surrounds Florence. Depending on where you’re headed, we could also arrange a private transfer or train travel.
Choose to stay in hilltop cities like Siena, Lucca or San Gimignano, or retreat to a tiny medieval hamlet like Pievescola. Not sure which place is right for you? Our Italy Experts can help you choose. 
Points of interest:
Where you could stay

Hotel Garden

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Grotta Giusti

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Belmond Castello Di Casole

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels
Days 4-7 : Tuscany Countryside
You’ve got four full days to explore the countryside. Or if you wish, spend time relaxing at your chosen hotel.
You could explore the Tuscan countryside by way of wine tastings or hop on a day trip to Pisa and its leaning tower. 
Points of interest:
Where you could stay

Hotel Garden

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Grotta Giusti

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Belmond Castello Di Casole

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels
Day 8 : Tuscany Countryside – UK
It’s your last day in Tuscany, so enjoy a relaxed breakfast at your hotel. Afterwards, make your way back to the airport in time for your flight back to the UK. 

8 days from £899 per person

Practical Information

Flight Information

The majority of international flights arrive into Pisa airport (PSA), which is approximately 60 minutes from the centre of Florence. Direct flights to Pisa are available from Belfast, Bristol, East Midlands, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, Manchester and Newcastle and take approximately 2 hours. Flights into Florence airport are also available to book through our Travel Centre.

Visa Information

At the current time, British citizens do not require a visa to visit Italy.

Tipping

You don’t have to leave a tip in Italy – most Italians don’t tip for restaurant meals, bar drinks, taxi rides or hair and beauty treatments. However if you do leave a tip, you might receive quicker service.
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