THE BEST OF TUSCANY - 4D/3N ( April - Oct )

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From EUR 269

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See the best of Tuscany in 4 full days.

Relax in Florence, drink some Chianti wine, visit the most famous Medieval Tuscan villages, swim in the crystal blue water of the Cinque Terre and take funny photos with the leaning tower of Pisa.

   

ITINERARY

DAY 1 : Welcome to Florence - Orientation city walk with welcome drink & food

DAY 2 : Full day in Tuscany -  San Gimignano, Siena, Monteriggioni & wine tasting

DAY 3: Day trip to Pisa & the Best of Cinque Terre

DAY 4: Full free day in Florence 


WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 3 night accommodation in Florence
  • Night walking tour of the city including a welcome drink ( aperitivo )
  • Day Tour to Siena, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano and the Chianti region with wine tasting included
  • Day trip to Pisa and Cinque Terre with light lunch included
  • Italy on a Budget tour leaders
  • Transport required for the day trips
  • Free IOBT city map & bag 

DETAILS

  • DEPARTURES: Every FRIDAY & SUNDAY from April till the end October. If you are travelling from November to March, check out our 4D Best of Tuscany winter.
  • DURATION: 4 days 
  • PRICE: from € 320 per person based in shared accommodation
  • ACCOMMODATION TYPE: You can choose to stay in top rated HOSTELS/GUEST HOUSES or , depending on your budget, upgrade to 2 STAR HOTELS/B&B
  • ROOM TYPE: Multi-share room  - Private double/twin room - Single room
  • TOUR TYPE: Good mix of free time and organised activities with our team. Perfect tour for independent travellers looking to meet new friends but also spending time to enjoy the city in complete freedom. 

Check out all the photos of the trip from previous travellers on our FACEBOOK PAGE or INSTAGRAM    

 

NOTE

  • The first day we leave the travellers free to arrive to Florence whenever it is best for them, however we recommend you to arrive in the morning to spend a full day completely free to visit the museums and monuments in full relax before you meet with our team for the city orientation tour. 
  • The detailed itinerary including the info about the accommodation will be sent by email.

DID YOU KNOW THAT...

TRAVEL MORE 

Continue exploring Italy and save money when combining the BEST OF TUSCANY summer with :

> AMALFI COAST TOUR  departing from Rome from Thurs till Sun

LET'S GO SOUTH from Monday till Sunday

For more cool savings visit our save money page

WANT TO SEE MORE If you are travelling North, our team recommends booking the Let's go North instead of the Best of Tuscany
ADD NIGHTS

It's possible to add extra nights prior the trip and after. Simply add them to your booking before checking out.

 

 


 

GOING SOUTH AFTER FLORENCE?

Combine the 4D BEST OF TUSCANY with our adventure holiday  4D AMALFI COAST TRIP departing on Thursday from Rome. We can organise the night before the trip and the transport to reach Rome... simply ask :-)

  

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DAY 1 : FULL DAY IN FLORENCE

Check in your accommodation and spend the day in complete freedom to explore the city, the markets and the monuments of the city. Depending on your arrival time, ask our team about recommended pleaces to visit.

 

Meet your guide and the other travellers in the afternoon for an original and fun way to experience the city at night with an otientation walk through the city center where you will fall in love with the art, the local traditions and the architecture. We will end the tour in one of the busiest streets of Florence reknowed for the many bars where to hang out at night.  Here we will stop at the bar rated by the locals as the best aperitivo place in town. Thanks to the great atmosphere you will try the Italian life style; seat down, socialize with the rest of the group, enjoy your drink and then eat and eat as much as you would like from the buffet of tasty Italian food. You can stay there until the nightlife kicks or return back for an early sleep. ( D )

 

RECOMMENDED BY OUR TEAM: We recommend you to arrive on day 1 in the morning to have a full day to visit the city. Check in time starts usually at 2:00pm but if you arrive earlier feel free to leave your bags in our office or in your hostel/hotel. The first day we leave the travellers free to arrive to Florence whenever it is best for them and completely free to visit the museums and monuments in full relax. 

DAY 2 : TUSCANY! DAY TRIP TO SIENA - SAN GIMIGNANO - MONTERIGGIONI - CHIANTI REGION

Meet the guide and the other travellers in the morning for a full day tour to visit the most famous and beautiful Tuscan Medieval towns in the comfort of a minivan; Siena with its gothic cathedral and well know "Piazza del Campo", venue of the famous Palio horse race -  the walled town of Monteriggioni where the Gladiator was filmed and finally San Gimignano also renown as the " Manhattan of Tuscany " due to the many towers. 

To top it all up also fall in love with the Chianti region with its charming scenic views at the authentically Tuscan winery surrounded by rolling hills, vines and olive groves where you will taste the local wine and extra virgin olive oil. Don’t forget to bring your camera….the scenery  is stunning!

DAY 3: DAY TRIP TO PISA AND THE BEST OF CINQUE TERRE

Be ready this is a long day! Meet up with our guide at 07:00am to catch the local train to Pisa, home of the must- visit Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Baptistry, Campo Santo and Duomo di Pisa (Pisa Cathedral). Here you will be free to walk around the square and enjoy taking as many funny pictures as your imagination can of the leaning tower. After Pisa we will continue towards the Cinque Terre, famous for their natural beauty, scenic trails, spectacular coast line and sunny beaches. Our first stop will be in Riomaggiore, where after an orientation walk we will stop for a light lunch based on local products. After lunch we will continue to the next village filled with boats called Manarola for amazing photos. Our last village will be Vernazza where you will be free to relax on the beach, sunbathe or take a swim before returning back to Florence. ( L )

Free evening

DAY 4: THE SAD GOODBYE

Check out your accommodation in the morning but feel free to store your bags in our office to continue exploring the city in complete freedom. The last day we leave the travellers free to leave Florence whenever it is best for them and completely free to visit the museums and monuments in full relax. If you need assistance in booking the Uffizi or the Accademia gallery feel free to ask our team. 

 


ACCOMMODATION TYPE

You can choose between the " Budget " or the "Vip" options:

BUDGET OPTION - HOSTELS and GUEST HOUSES :

> Shared Room:  Ideal for travelers on a budget and solo travelers looking to make new friends to share the experience with without breaking the bank. 

> Private Double/Twin Room: Ideal for 2 friends or couples travelling on a budget.

VIP OPTION - 2/3 STAR HOTELS and B&B:

> Private Single Room: Ideal for solo travelers who are looking for more privacy.

> Private Double/Twin room: Ideal for 2 friends or a couple looking for more comfort and privacy.

 

Highlights

  • Explore Florence and the famous places in Tuscany
  • Great combination of free time to do your own things and group time
  • Day trip to Tuscany including the visit of the famous towns of Siena, San Gimignano and Monteriggioni
  • Drink some Chianti wine and olive oil tasting in Tuscany
  • Day trip to Pisa to take funny photos with the leaning tower of Pisa
  • Relaxing afternoon at the Cinque Terre
  • Amaizing time
  • Local guides
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture

Route

  1. Firenze
  2. Monteriggioni
  3. Siena
  4. San Gimignano
  5. Pisa
  6. Cinque Terre
  7. Firenze