A tour through cities rich in art, culture, food and wine: hotels, guided tours, entrance tickets to museums and transfers included. We will visit Florence and its immense artistic heritage, Pisa and the Leaning Tower, the Chianti Valley, with a visit to a winery in San Gimignano, the city of Siena and the famous Piazza del Campo, concluding the tour in the spectacular Val d’Orcia, between Pienza and San Quirico d’Orcia.
Morning dedicated to the discovery of Florence and its treasures. With the guide we will walk through the streets of the historic center where you can admire famous monuments, buildings and statues of world renowned artists, such as Michelangelo’s David, Palazzo degli Uffizi and Palazzo Vecchio. Do not miss the stop at Ponte Vecchio, symbol of the city of Florence and Tuscany in general, and the Fontana del Porcellino where traditionally you touch your nose in the hope of receiving good luck in return.
We will visit the complex of Santa Maria del Fiore, the Duomo of Florence and the church of Santa Croce. During the tour there is a visit to the interior of the Cathedral, of which the facade and the Dome by Brunelleschi are remembered for their beauty, both of which we will visit internally, admiring the magnificent frescoes by Vasari representing the Last Judgment, and externally, from which you can enjoy a splendid view of Florence!
You can begin discovering the city from Piazza dei Miracoli, which contains many Unesco heritage buildings: the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Monumental Cemetery and its famous Leaning Tower.
One of the most famous square is Piazza Delle Vettovaglie, close there is Borgo Stretto. Take your time to stroll around this shopping streets, very popular with tourists and locals!
Lucca is very famous for its medieval walls, as the city grew and modernized, the walls that surrounded the old town were maintained and as they lost their military importance, the top of the walls became a pedestrian promenade, today one of Lucca’s main attractions, from where you can overlook the entire city in all its medieval beauty!
You will visit the city center of the town: The Cathedral, dedicated to Saint Martin and a wonderful example of Romanesque architectural style; the Piazza dell’Anfiteatro and the archeological remains under the 12th century church of Saints Giovanni and Reparata; Piazza of San Michele with its beautiful Church of San Michele in Foro, the Basilica of San
Frediano as well as the Clock Tower and Guinigi Tower
Located between the provinces of Florence and Siena, the Chianti Valley has always been consired the heart of old Tuscany and is famous all over the world for its renowmed wines.
An eventful history and a winemaking tradition dating back to the 13th century have made this area the ideal place to immerse yourself in vineyards, hills and characteristic villages.
Visit to a winery and tasting of wines and EVO oils with a typical Tuscan lunch
We will begin our visit from Piazza del Campo with the Torre del Mangia and the façade of the Palazzo Pubblico. In this square the famous Palio di Siena is organized, a horse race organized by the districts of the city. We will continue towards Palazzo Tolomei, once home to illustrious personalities. Followed by a guided tour of the Duomo of Siena, of which we will also see the Baptistery. Inside this temple 12 we will find a sublime collection of masterpieces of art, among which the Maestà by Duccio di Buoninsegna and the statue of St. Paul, sculpted by a very young Michelangelo.
The Val d’Orcia is an ample countryside located in Tuscany, in the province of Siena, north and east of Mount Amiata and close to the border with Umbria. It is a region rich in greenery, unmistakable scents, good food and good wine. We will cross the green hills dominated by cypresses and we will show you the postcard places that make it special and famous in Italy and in the world.
On the panoramic road that leads from San Quirico d’Orcia to Pienza is one of the subjects that dominate the postcards and photographs of the Val d’Orcia, the Chapel of the Madonna di Vitaleta. We will continue on foot until we reach the top of a hill where the small chapel stands surrounded by a group of cypresses. Immersed in the beautiful landscapes of the Tuscan countryside, the building has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
We will set off to discover the historic center of Pienza, which is certainly the most characteristic of the entire Val d’Orcia. We will stroll through the cobbled streets of
the town and admire its Renaissance buildings, such as the Duomo and Palazzo Piccolomini
An amazing morning to discover Lake Trasimeno and its natural beauty. You will leave by
ferry boat from Castiglion del Lago and reach Isola Maggiore in 15 minutes. You will dock at Isola Maggiore, the only island in the lake still inhabited. Take your free time to explore the natural beauty of the island’s lakes and learn more about its history. We will continue
sailing towards castiglion del Lago, along the villages of San Feliciano, Monte del Lago and Passignano
The historic center is well preserved both in the works of civil and religious architecture. The heart is Piazza Grande, known as Piazza Vasari, which stands on the area where the Roman Forum was probably located. On the west side you can admire the apse of the Pieve di Santa Maria, on the north side the Palazzo delle Logge by Giorgio Vasari.
We will visit the Church of San Domenico of 1275 where is exposed the wooden Crucifix of Cimabue, the Church of San Francesco (entrance included) with the fresco “The Legend of the True Cross” by Piero della Francesca, The Cathedral (or Cathedral) dedicated to the patron saint of the city San Donato
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