• 9 Days Tuscany Rendezvous - The Medieval Cities, Countryside & Boutique Wines

    Tuscany charms with its many picturesque medieval towns, wine-soaked villages, gentle rolling hills, olive groves, truffle fields, vineyards and stunning views all around. Visit Chianti, Umbria, the tower of Pisa and ending in Florence. 
  • 9 Days Tuscany Rendezvous - The Medieval Cities, Countryside & Boutique Wines

    Tuscany charms with its many picturesque medieval towns, wine-soaked villages, gentle rolling hills, olive groves, truffle fields, vineyards and stunning views all around. Visit Chianti, Umbria, the tower of Pisa and ending in Florence. 
  • 9 Days Tuscany Rendezvous - The Medieval Cities, Countryside & Boutique Wines

    Tuscany charms with its many picturesque medieval towns, wine-soaked villages, gentle rolling hills, olive groves, truffle fields, vineyards and stunning views all around. Visit Chianti, Umbria, the tower of Pisa and ending in Florence. 
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9 days
From AED21,270/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 00/01 - Dubai / Rome / Pitigliano / Siena
    Fly EK / Rome EK 97 0900/1240 – Daily (6h 40m)


    Upon arrival, be met and transfer to Pitigliano - a small Tuscan town located close to the border of Lazio. Explore the medieval village located within its walls and other sights including an interesting Jewish past. Afterwards, we drive on to Siena and overnight.

    Overnight: Siena
    Meals: Nil

  • Day 02 - Siena

    This morning, tour the historical center of Siena: Piazza del Campo with Palazzo Vecchio, as well as the Dom.

    Next we drive to Montepulciano and embark on a city tour. Visit Colonna del Marzocco, the Palazzo Avignonesi, including the Church of Sant'Agostino as well as the main square. 

    Afterwards leave for Pienza that is famous for its fine “pecorino” cheese but also known as the first renaissance town in Europe. .

    Overnight: Siena
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Siena / Pisa / Lucca

    Head towards Lucca. On the way, make a stop at Pisa and visit the world famous leaning tower. Other notable sights include Piazza dei Miracoli, the Dom and the Baptistery

    Continue to Lucca - the only old town in Italy entirely surrounded by walls which are still very well preserved. Visit the San Frediano churchPiazza del Anfiteatro and end in the Duomo.

    Overnight: Lucca
    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Lucca - Cinque Terre Excursion

    Make a full day excursion to Cinque Terre, the 5 unique coastal villages in the region of Liguri which are also UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You may try the well-laid out walking trails connecting the villages, each varying in difficulty levels.

    Overnight: Lucca
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 05 - Lucca / Florence

    Leave Lucca today and drive to Florence. Your walking tour starts from the 14-Century Ponte Vecchio. Next, visit Piazza della Signoria and the seat of the Florentine city and county government. Take in the immense Palazzo Vecchio as well as the Duomo, famous for Brunelleschi's dome, Giotto's colorful bell tower and the carved bronze Baptistry doors. Finally, visit Santa Croce (Basilica of the Holy Cross), home to many important tombs.  

    Afterwards, visit the Accademia Gallery, with the famous Michelangelo's masterpiece: The David. 

    Continue walking along the Medici Chapels and Basilica di S. Lorenzo, church of the once influential Medici Family (exterior view only). Finally arrive at Piazza del Duomo and marvel at the vast Cathedral before stepping inside to admire the interior's intricate Gothic details. 

    Overnight: Florence
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 06 - Florence

    This morning, visit Uffizi Gallery, one of the most beautiful museums in the world boasting a hall of fame of the most important artists of all times.

    Cross the Ponte Vecchio to the opposite riverbank where Pitti Palace and see artwork of some of the most famous Italian painters and sculptors, as well as precious jewels. 

    Walk around the quaint streets and squares of the bohemian Oltrarno neighborhood and visit the many craft workshops - an old atelier of art prints and engravings; a silversmith studio, a paper marbling shop. Walk through Piazza Santo Spirito, before stepping inside its main attraction -- the beautiful Basilica de Santa Maria del Santo Spirito

    Overnight: Florence
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 07 - Florence / Chianti Region

    In the afternoon, drive to Chianti Region, the famous wine region in central Tuscany. Visit some other tiny villages and hamlets before arriving to your hotel.  

    Stay at one of the following charming countryside villas: 

    Palazzo Leopoldo
    http://www.palazzoleopoldo.it/en/index.html

    Immersed in the vineyards of Chianti, Hotel Palazzo Leopoldo is located in the enchanting Radda in Chianti. Keeping to its original structure externally, its interior is a fusion of modern furniture and ancient pieces. 

     

    Castello del Nero
    http://www.castellodelnero.com/default-en.html

    Lovingly converted from a 12th century castle, the castello del Nero is a sumptuous sanctuary which sits in its own 300 hectares estate of rolling hills, verdant vineyards and lush olive groves. This luxury hotel in Chianti is perfectly placed for visits to the mesmerising cities of Florence, Siena and Pisa, the best of Tuscany. 


    Overnight: Chianti Region
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 08 - Chianti Region

    Early morning, you may go on a Hot Air Balloon flight over Chianti. 

    Enjoy a free leisure at your villa - you might want to join the activities from the resort. 

    Overnight: Chianti Region
    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 09 - Florence / Dubai

    Be transferred to Florence airport and catch your flight back home.

    Fly Florence / Paris AF 1267 0620/0810 – Daily (1h 50m)
      Paris / Dubai EK 72 0955/1935 – (6h 40m) Daily except Tue


    Arrive in Dubai at evening

    Meals included: Breakfast

 

 

 

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