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Tuscany Countryside & Umbria

This 10 night trip shows off two iconic areas of Tuscany as well as the beautiful neighbouring region of Umbria. Best of all, you can take your pick from a choice of authentic characteristic hotels.

At a glance

  • Explore Chianti vineyards
  • Explore the historic hilltop towns in Umbria
  • Optional activities include cooking lessons
  • Stay in characterful Tuscan hotels
  • Visit the regions capital Perugia

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Suggested Trip Itinerary

Day 1: : UK - Tuscany
Arrive at Pisa Airport and collect your car hire. Travel to your first chosen area in the Tuscany Countryside.
Where you could stay

Bagni di Pisa Palace and Spa

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Grand Hotel Francia e Quirinale

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Tenuta di Artimino Hotel

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels
Day 2 - 3 : Tuscany

Take advantage of staying in the northern area of Tuscany and spend a day visiting the renaissance city of Florence. The charming town of Lucca is also nearby and should be high on your to-see list.

Points of interest:
Where you could stay

Tenuta di Artimino Hotel

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Bagni di Pisa Palace and Spa

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Grand Hotel Francia e Quirinale

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels
Day 4 : Tuscany

Today continue your journey south travelling through the stunning Chianti region. Choose to stay in hilltop cities like Siena or San Gimignano. Not sure which place is right for you? Our Italy Experts can help you choose. 

Where you could stay

Hotel Garden

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Castello Di Casole, A Belmond Hotel, Tuscany

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Villasanpaolo Spa Resort

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels
Days 5-6 : Tuscany

Spend the next few days exploring the countryside at your leisure. Be sure to visit the southern town of Pienza in the Val d'Orcia and also the historic hill-top town of Montepulciano. Or if you wish, spend your time exploring local vineyards and wineries. 

Where you could stay

Hotel Garden

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Castello Di Casole, A Belmond Hotel, Tuscany

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels

Villasanpaolo Spa Resort

Tuscany, Tuscany Hotels
Day 7-10 : Umbria
Drive south to the neighbouring region of Umbria, stopping for lunch on route in the beautiful town of Cortona. Spend the last days of the trip exploring the Umbrian countryside and many historic towns such as, Assisi, Perugia, Orvieto and Todi. You could even fit in a visit to Lake Trasimeno. 
Where you could stay

Hotel Tiferno

Citta di Castello, Umbria

Tenuta di Canonica

Todi, Umbria

Brufani Palace

Perugia, Umbria
Day 11 : Umbria - UK
It’s your last day in Umbria, 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 £999 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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