After breakfast at hotel, then reach the meeting point. Today you’ll enjoy a full day regular tour of Chianti. Crossing the beautiful Chianti hills, you’ll arrive at the Medieval hilltop town of Monteriggioni. Continuation to
8 Days - 7 Nights
Daily departures from April 1 to October 24
Day 1. Venice (Mestre).
Upon arrival in Venice transfer to hotel Venice Mestre. Check-in at hotel where overnight. (B)
Day 2. Venice (Mestre). Optional Murano Burano Islands (€)
After breakfast, reach the meeting point. You’ll enjoy a guided walking tour of the city, taking in the Palace of the Doges (outside), the Bridge of Sighs (outside), and many other highlights. The afternoon is free for an optional visit to Murano and Burano, or for shopping on your own (try the ancient Rialto Bridge). Back to hotel where overnight. (B)
Day 3. Venice (Mestre) /Florence (270 km).
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer on your own to the railway station and catch your train to Florence. Upon arrival transfer on your own to hotel. In the afternoon free time at leisure. Overnight at hotel. (B)
Day 4. Florence.
After breakfast, time leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight at hotel. (B)
Day 5. Florence / Siena / San Gimignano & Chianti / Florence (170 km).
Breakfast at hotel, then reach the meeting point. Today you’ll enjoy a full day regular tour of Chianti. Crossing the beautiful Chianti hills, you’ll arrive at the Medieval hilltop town of Monteriggioni. Continuation to Siena, famous for its splendid Gothic architecture and the traditional Palio horse race. Your guide will make you discover Piazza del Campo. Visit Piazza del Duomo and be impressed by the imposing Cathedral, one of the finest achievements of Italian Gothic. A light lunch will be served at a local restaurant where, together with genuine Tuscan products, you will savour traditional pastries. Next, you’ll drive to San Gimignano, famous for its Vernaccia, world renowned white wine, and its skyscrapers, also declared a World heritage Site by UNESCO. The visit is free for independent sightseeing. At the end of the day you will move deeper into Chianti area, with its picture-postcard landscapes. You’ll have the chance to taste the best Chianti red wine in a rustic wine estate along with home-made snacks and sampling of wines and oil. Return to Florence. The tour ends near Railway Station. Overnight stay.