Florence, Lucca & Coastal Towns
(incl. Cinque Terre, Volterra & Bolgheri)
Art, Food & Wine
8 NIGHTS & 9 DAYS
Tour Dates and Prices:
This 8 night /9-day food and wine tour begins in Florence, guests will stay in a lovely historical hotel in the center of Florence where a private city tour taking you to explore the history of the Renaissance capital of Italy. You'll dine in lively trattorias and have the afternoon "aperitivo" on one of the city's iconic roof-top bars.
The group will be transferred to a beautiful country farm-resort located in the hills between Lucca and Pisa which will be the base for the remainder of the journey. The tour includes land transportation and transfers as per the itinerary, daily breakfasts, visits to 4 wineries with tastings, 7 fabulous dinners, 3 lunches, day trips to the walled city of Lucca, Volterra and can't forget the charming towns of Cinque Terre. You'll visit a cheese farm and see how the magnificent Tuscan pecorino cheese are made and stay for a wonderful lunch. There is a cooking class also in the mix where you will prepare an amazing 4 course meal in this hands-on class.
One of the highlights is a journey to the magnificent estate of Bolgheri where the super Tuscan wines originated. There you will visit one of the more important wineries in this DOC wine region.
Accommodations: Eight nights double room lodging. Two nights in an historical 15th century hotel in the center of Florence and 6 nights at a country resort located in the Tuscan hills 20 km from Pisa.
Meals: Breakfasts are included daily as is either lunch or dinner. Additional meals are included as per the tour specific itinerary. One hands-on cooking class is scheduled and will count as an included meal.
Transfers: The tour begins at the hotel in Florence on day 1 as per the itinerary. All land transport included as indicated on itinerary. There will be a complementary transit to the Florence airport at tour end.
Guided Tours: There are three guided city tours lead by licensed guides for Florence, Lucca & Volterra.
Winery Visits: Minimum of 5 winery visits with tasting
Tour Group Size: Maximum of 14 guests