OUR PALIO OF SIENA PACKAGES

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EVERY 2.07 & 16.08 CERTAINLY AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED IN ITALY

 

SIMPLE PALIO 2N/3D

IN JULY:

CHECK IN

01 JULY 

CHECK OUT 03 JULY

IN AUGUST:

CHECK IN 15 AUGUST 
CHECK OUT 17 AUGUST

ITINERARY:

DAY 1 FLORENCE

Check in your accommodation in the centre of Florence; relax or enjoy the afternoon sightseeing in complete relax before you meet again our team and the other Palio fans. Enjoy our fun evening orientation walk of the city and a traditional dinner. ( D )

DAY 2 IT'S PALIO DAY!

 Have the morning free to check out some museums and shop in the local markets. Meet again at 12pm to head towards Siena.  Once in Siena, your guide will escort you to Piazza del Campo, passing by the major tourists’ attractions, where the event takes place. In Siena you will have free time to assist the parades before meeting the guide back again in the square where 3000 more people will have gathered to feel the excitement of the race growing. After the race, you will have free time either to follow the celebration of the winning contrada or simply refresh with a beer in the square. We depart from Siena at 10:30pm. We will get back to Florence before midnight.

DAY 3 THE SAD GOODBYE

Check out your room and enjoy breakfast organised by our team to say goodbye to your new friends. You don't have to leave Florence straight away in the morning but feel free to store your bags in the hostel/hotel and continue exploring the city. If you wish to stay longer in Florence check out the other packages. ( B )

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 2 nights in Florence in a centrally located accommodation
  • Orientation walk of Florence at night with dinner
  • Brunch
  • Palio day trip including return coach
  • Services of experienced, local guides
  • Welcome pack with maps and information of the city at check in

MY FIRST PALIO 3N/4D

IN JULY:

CHECK IN 30 JUNE 
CHECK OUT 03 JULY 

IN AUGUST:

CHECK IN MONDAY 14 AUGUST 
CHECK OUT THURSDAY 17 AUGUST 

ITINERARY:

DAY 1 FLORENCE

Check in your accommodation in the centre of Florence; relax or enjoy the afternoon sightseeing in complete relax before you meet us in the evening for a fun orientation walk of the city to learn about the monuments and famous sites including the Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio

DAY 2 TUSCANY

No more queues, just vines and views. Have a big breakfast and get ready for a fun morning tour to discover the Tuscany wine region and the famous Chianti Classico wine. Just less than a hour outside of Florence we will stop in a winery set inside an historic castle surrounded by olive trees and vineyards. Enjoy the guided tour of the winery and finally taste their delicious and famous Chianti Classico wine and the extra virgin olive oil on jummy bruschette. Reach our second winery, a local family run farm and taste their local wines and products. Back to Florence in the afternoon to relax and live the city. Meet again our team for a traditional dinner in central Florence. ( D )

DAY 3 LET’S GO TO THE PALIO

It is time to get ready for the Palio. Meet us at 12pm to catch the local transport to Siena.  Follow the guide for an orientation walk of Siena passing by the major tourists’ attractions to end in Piazza del Campo. Take part of the parades and the excitement of the race. After the race, you will have free time either to follow the celebration of the winning contrada or simply refresh with a beer in the square. We depart from Siena at 10:30pm. We will get back to Florence before midnight.

DAY 4 THE SAD GOODBYE

 Meet us for breakfast organised by our team to say goodbye to your new friends and team. You don't have to leave Florence straight away in the morning but feel free to store your bags in the hostel/hotel and continue exploring the city. If you wish to stay longer in Florence check out the other packages. ( B )

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 3 nights in Florence in a centrally located accommodation
  • Orientation walk of Florence at night with dinner
  • Palio day trip including return coach
  • Services of experienced, local guides
  • Brunch
  • Welcome pack with maps and information of the city at check in
  • Morning tour to Tuscany with a visit to 2 wineries 

THE ULTIMATE PALIO EXPERIENCE 4N/5D

IN JULY:

CHECK IN 29 JUNE 
CHECK OUT 03 JULY

IN AUGUST:

CHECK IN 13 AUGUST
CHECK OUT 17 AUGUST

ITINERARY:

DAY 1 FLORENCE

Check in your accommodation in the centre of Florence; relax or enjoy the afternoon sightseeing in complete relax before you meet again our team and the other Palio fans. Enjoy our fun evening orientation walk of the city and a welcome drink.

DAY 2 CHIANTI – FLORENCE

Join our day tour to the Tuscan countryside to discover why the area is famous for its scenery and mainly for it wine! During the day we will visit 2 wineries, taste 8 different types of wine, olive oil and balsamic vinegar and finally explore San Gimignano one or the most famous Tuscan medieval town. Once back to Florence you will have the free evening to relax

DAY 3 PISA AND CINQUE TERRE

An early wake up for an exciting full day at the Cinque Terre, the most characteristic villages of Italy famous for their natural beauty, scenic trails, spectacular coast line and sunny beaches, including a 2h stop at the famous leaning tower of Pisa. We'll be back to Florence at 8:30pm. A light lunch will be provided during the day.

DAY 4 IT'S PALIO DAY!

Have the morning free to check out some museums and shop in the local markets. Meet again at 12pm to head towards Siena.  Once in Siena, your guide will escort you to Piazza del Campo, passing by the major tourists’ attractions, where the event takes place. In Siena you will have free time to assist the parades before meeting the guide back again in the square where 3000 more people will have gathered to feel the excitement of the race growing. After the race, you will have free time either to follow the celebration of the winning contrada or simply refresh with a beer in the square. We depart from Siena at 10:30pm. We will get back to Florence before midnight.

DAY 5 THE SAD GOODBYE

Check out your room and enjoy breakfast organised by our team to say goodbye to your new friends. You don't have to leave Florence straight away in the morning but feel free to store your bags in the hostel/hotel and continue exploring the city. If you wish to stay longer in Florence check out the other packages. ( B )

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 4 nights in Florence in a centrally located accommodation
  • Orientation walk of Florence at night
  • Palio day trip including return coach
  • Services of experienced, local guides
  • Welcome pack with maps and information of the city at check in
  • A full day exploring Tuscany with a visit to 2 wineries and a famous medieval village 
  • A full day tour to Pisa and the Cinque Terre ;

 

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OPTION 1: 3 days/ 2 nights

DETAILS:

DAY 1: WELCOME TO FLORENCE. FULL DAY EXPLORING THE CITY
DAY 2: PALIO DAY! DAY TOUR TO SIENA TO ASSIST THE EVENT
DAY 3: CHECK OUT IN THE MORNING BUT CONTINUE DISCOVERING FLORENCE

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

2 nights in Florence in a centrally located accommodation
Orientation walk of Florence at night
Palio day trip including return coach
Funky  Palio of Siena tour t-shirt
Services of experienced, local guides
Welcome pack with maps and information of the city at check in

IN JULY:

CHECK IN Friday 01 JULY 2016
CHECK OUT Sunday 03 JULY 2016
  ROOM TYPE PRICE FROM
  6/8 bed shared dorm € 169.00pp
  Twine/double private room € 184.00pp
EXTRA NIGHT DORM                       € 35.00pp
  PRIVATE € 45.00pp

 

IN AUGUST:

CHECK IN Monday 15 AUGUST 2016
CHECK OUT  Wednesday 17 AUGUST 2016
  ROOM TYPE PRICE FROM
  6/8 bed shared dorm € 199.00pp
  Twine/double private room € 225.00pp
EXTRA NIGHT DORM                       € 35.00pp
  PRIVATE € 70.00pp

 

OPTION 2: 4 days/ 3 nights

DETAILS:

DAY 1: WELCOME TO FLORENCE. FULL DAY EXPLORING THE CITY
DAY 2: PALIO DAY! DAY TOUR TO SIENA TO ASSIST THE EVENT
DAY 3: DAY TOUR TO TUSCANY WITH 2 WINERIES AND A VISIT IN A FAMOUS MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
DAY 4: CHECK OUT IN THE MORNING BUT CONTINUE DISCOVERING FLORENCE

* PLEASE NOTE: In August, the DAY TRIP TO TUSCANY will take place on DAY 2 and the DAY TRIP TO PALIO on day 3.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

3 nights hostel accommodation in a dorm (upgrades available)
Welcome pack with city map and local info
Experienced Italy on a Budget tours guides
Return transfers between Florence & Siena for the Palio
Funky  Palio of Siena tour t-shirt
A full day exploring Tuscany with a visit to 2 wineries and a famous medieval village 

 

IN JULY:

CHECK IN Friday 01 JULY 2016
CHECK OUT Monday 04 JULY 2016
  ROOM TYPE PRICE from
  6/8 bed shared dorm € 260.00pp
  Twine/double private room € 305.00pp
EXTRA NIGHT DORM                       € 35.00pp
  PRIVATE € 45.00pp

 

IN AUGUST:

CHECK IN Sunday  14 AUGUST 2016
CHECK OUT Wednesday 17 AUGUST 2016
  ROOM TYPE PRICE FROM
  6/8 bed shared dorm € 279.00pp
  Twine/double private room € 350.00pp
EXTRA NIGHT DORM                       € 35.00pp
  PRIVATE € 70.00pp

 

OPTION 3: 5 days/ 4 nights

DETAILS:

DAY 1: WELCOME TO FLORENCE. FULL DAY EXPLORING THE CITY
DAY 2: PALIO DAY! DAY TOUR TO SIENA TO ASSIST THE EVENT
DAY 3: DAY TOUR TO TUSCANY WITH 2 WINERIES AND A VISIT IN A FAMOUS MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
DAY 4: DAY TOUR TO PISA AND CINQUE TERRE
DAY 5: CHECK OUT IN THE MORNING BUT CONTINUE DISCOVERING FLORENCE

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

4 nights hostel accommodation in a dorm (upgrades available)
Our Grape Escape winery tour on the second day
Palio day trip including return coach
Trip to Pisa & Cinque Terre
Souvenir T-shirt
Services of experienced, local guides
Maps and information pack at check in

IN JULY:

CHECK IN THURSDAY 30 JUNE 2016
CHECK OUT MONDAY 04 JULY 2016
  ROOM TYPE PRICE FROM
  6/8 bed shared dorm € 350.00pp
  Twine/double private room € 450.00pp
EXTRA NIGHT DORM                       € 35.00pp
  PRIVATE € 45.00pp

 

IN AUGUST:

CHECK IN Saturday 13 AUGUST 2016
CHECK OUT

Wedensday 17 AUGUST 2016

  ROOM TYPE PRICE FROM
  6/8 bed shared dorm € 385.00pp
  Twine/double private room € 490.00pp
EXTRA NIGHT DORM                       € 35.00
  PRIVATE € 70.00

Highlights

  • Accommodation in Florence
  • Day trip to one of the craziest events in Italy
  • Services of experienced local guides
  • An event not to be missed

Route

  1. Florence
  2. Siena
  3. San Gimignano