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Tuscan Delights

FLORENCE, PISA & TUSCANY - 9 DAYS

If you are looking to soak up the Tuscan countryside at a slower pace, this itinerary is for you!  Of course, you can always add time in Rome or leave a few days at leisure - we customize your trip just for your style!

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Day 1 – FLORENCE – Arrive in Florence.  Your private driver will meet you at the airport for transfer to your hotel.  Afternoon at leisure.  This evening enjoy a special welcome dinner.  Overnight accommodations in the hotel class of your choice.

Day 2 – FLORENCE – After breakfast at your hotel, meet your private guide for a guided walking tour of Florence with entry to the museum of your choice.  Explore on your own for the afternoon before an evening cooking class and dinner.  Overnight accommodations in the hotel class of your choice.

Day 3 – PISA – Meet your private driver and guide at your hotel in the morning for a full day excursion to Pisa and transfer to Tuscany.  Visit the leaning tower and Pisa museums before ending at your boutique, Tuscan villa hotel. 

Day 4 – TUSCANY – Spend today visiting 3 local wineries with a tasting lunch included.  Your private guide and driver with show you around the countryside as you travel between wineries.  Return to your hotel to rest before dinner at a local authentic restaurant.  Overnight accommodations in the hotel class of your choice.

Day 5 – CINQUE TERRE – Meet your driver and guide after breakfast for a full day excursion to the Cinque Terre.  Explore the picturesque towns, take a pesto making class and have lunch before returning to your hotel.  Have a leisurely local dinner.  Overnight accommodations in the hotel class of your choice.

Day 6 – TUSCANY – Today, explore Siena and San Gimignano (or hill town of your choice) with your private guide and driver.  Add a private cooking class and lunch if desired.  Finish your day with a dinner at one of the area’s fine dining restaurants. Overnight accommodations in the hotel class of your choice.

Day 7 – TUSCAN COAST – After breakfast, day trip to the Tuscan Coast for an afternoon of sunbathing at a local beach club.  Have lunch and relax before returning to your hotel with your private driver.  Tonight, take a cooking class to make an authentic Tuscan dinner. Overnight accommodations in the hotel class of your choice.

Day 8 – TUSCANY / FLORENCE – This morning, meet your private driver and guide for a day tour of Assisi and Cortona before returning to Florence.  Have a special farewell dinner in Florence this evening.  Overnight accommodations in the hotel class of your choice.

Day 9 – FLORENCE - A driver will meet you at your hotel for private transfer to the Florence airport for your return flight to the USA.

 

This tour can easily be modified to a self-driving tour; however, a hired driver is always recommended for wine tastings! 

TESTIMONIALS

"Annie is wonderful! From start to finish, she helped make our 10 year wedding anniversary trip unforgettable. She booked us a suite at an amazing resort. It was just what we were looking for. Our initial flight down to Florida was cancelled, so at 5:30 am that morning I found myself emailing her for assistance and reassurance. Even that early in the morning she was there for us. We definitely plan on using Annie in the future and would highly recommend her to anyone looking for assistance with their travel planning."

—  Cristal R, Pennsylvania

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