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Magical Florence to Venice
Art Food & Wine Tour

7 Nights - 8 Days Maximum 8 Guests

(a) Can combine with "Amalfi Coast & Ravello" tour

This 7 night - 8 day accompanied tour is based on double occupancy and is priced in US dollars


  • Seven nights lodging in historical 4 star quality accommodations:

    • Three nights lodging in our Florence partner boutique hotel located adjacent to the Ponte Vecchio

    • Two nights lodging in our partner deluxe winery resort-castle in magical Chianti

    • Two nights lodging in our partner Venetian hotel located next to the Rialto Bridge

  • Daily breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners (regional wines with all lunches & dinners)

  • Small group (maximum 8 guests) accompanied tour with licensed guides

  • Welcome cocktail in Florence

  • Chianti Classico Castle tour of ancient cellars followed by premium tasting

  •  Cooking class in Chianti

  • Market visit in Florence

  • Olive oil tasting at winery

  • 3 Guided city tours in by licensed guides in Florence, San Gimignano and Venice

  • Shopping day in San Gimignano

  • Museum entrance tickets and guided visits to the Uffizi Gallery, Accademia in Florence

  • A special foodie tour in Venice (cicchetti)

  • Excursion to the island of Murano

  • Gondola ride in Venice

  • All land transportation with private coach/executive-van while in Tuscany and "business class" train transfer from Florence to Venice

  • Free time to shop & explore

  • Ideal for "first-timers" to Italy as well as "repeat" visitors

  • This tour can be combined with the "Amalfi Coast & Ravello" tour

  • Level of walking on this tour: MODERATE

  • Bi-lingual guides throughout the entire tour


This magnificent four star 7 night, 8 day art, food and wine tour to two of the Europe's most richest cities in terms of art and culture takes you to experience places where time virtually has not moved in over 500 years.   The tour begins in Renaissance Florence where you will spend 3 days with private guides visiting the iconic landmarks of the city including museum visits, wonderful meals and naturally shopping.  The tour transfers to a spectacular winery/castle for 2 nights which will be the base camp where you will enjoy a delightful meal at the castle's restaurant in addition you will visit the hill-top town of San Gimignano followed by wine tasting at a near-by winery.  The final 2 days take place in magical Venice!  You will transfer by train to the island city and be guided on a very special foodie tour, a cultural artistic tour and take a memorable excursion to the island of Murano.


Seven nights total in double occupancy of which 3 nights in an historical 4 star hotel in the center of Florence, 2 nights in a 4 star deluxe winery in Chianti and 2 nights in a charming 4 star hotel in Venice located just minutes from the famous Rialto bridge. Single room supplement (solo traveler) is US$750 for 2023/4 and $850 for 2025 tours.


All breakfasts and most lunches and dinners included daily (additional meals as per tour itinerary).  As are all our tours, food is a very important aspect. We carefully hand-pick all restaurants & trattorias based on uniqueness, quality, service and atmosphere! 


The tour begins on day 1 at the hotel in Florence and ends in Venice.  Taxi service is readily available upon your arrival at the Florence airport and train station and the flat rate is approximately Euros 27.


All land transport for excursions included as per itinerary in addition to first class rail from Florence to Venice as well as transfer for the day excursion to Murano.  This tour ends in Venice. We can assist you in transfer to the Venice airport or return train tickets back to Florence should you desire.


There will be 1 winery tour with tastings of wine, olive oil and balsamic vinegar in the Chianti area that include 3-4 variations of local wines and cellar tour.


You'll enjoy a wonderful hands-on cooking class in the heart of Chianti in a 16th century castle in their ancient kitchens


There are 3 guided city tours in Florence, San Gimignano and Venice and includes museum entry tickets for the Uffizi Gallery & the Accademia Gallery in Florence and Saint Marks in Venice in addition to excursion to the Island of Murano. City walking tours duration vary from 1.5 to 2.5 hours visiting Saint Mark's Square, the Realto and all the shops in the area as well as the many iconic spots of the city. In addition to the city tour of Venice, there is also a very special food & wine "cicchetti" adventure in store!  Level of walking on this tour is MODERATE.  Please bring comfortable shoes that are appropriate for walking the inclined hard stone city streets of our renaissance and medieval towns.


Maximum of 8 guests, not too many... just enough.


Add this magnificent tour on to your "Florence to Venice" scheduled food & wine tour to create a two week Italian Holiday!   Visit the "Amalfi Coast & Ravello Tour" page for tour details.


Let us know if you want to arrive early or stay on after your tour, we'll give you some great ideas and of course if you simply want to stay on and relax at one of our partner hotels or country resorts that's always a great plan!

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