Tuscan Treats 2024

Tuscan Treats 2024

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Tuscan Treats 2024

8 Days Starting and ending in Florence

Visiting: Metropolitan City of Florence, Province of Lucca, Volterra, Pienza

Tour operator:

Blue-Roads Touring

Tour code:

BTTFF4

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

7 - 18

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

18-90

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

Small Group

Activities:

Wine Tasting

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Tour Overview

A wonderful blend of idyllic countryside and ancient towns, beautiful architecture and delectable food, Tuscany makes for an unforgettable holiday destination. On this leisurely small-group tour we’ll seek out world-renowned treasures, explore hidden gems and become culinary connoisseurs as we fall head over heels for this exquisite Italian region. We think you'll especially love unlocking the secrets of Tuscan cuisine with a cooking class set amongst the romantic Chianti region.

Highlights

  • Explore the mysterious medieval town of Volterra

  • Unlock the secrets of Tuscan cuisine with a cooking class set amongst the romantic Chianti region

  • Indulge in a delectable cheese and wine tasting at a local shop in Pienza 

Itinerary

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Day 1: Florence (Italy)

Location: Metropolitan City of Florence

Accommodation: Hotel Roma (or similar)

Meals Included: Dinner

Welcome to the birthplace of the Renaissance and the romantic capital of Tuscany. After meeting the group at our hotel, we’ll get to know each other over a delicious welcome meal.

Day 2: Florence – Lucca

Location: Province of Lucca

Accommodation: Hotel La Luna (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Our journey will begin with an in-depth walking tour of Florence. A local guide will bring the city alive as we stroll by the likes of the Duomo, Piazza della Repubblica and the Ponte Vecchio. After lunch, we’ll set a course for lovely Lucca – where cobbled streets, red-roofed buildings, fascinating history and fine architecture await us. This evening we’ll be free to explore Lucca at our leisure.

Day 3: Lucca – Cinque Terre – Lucca

Location: Province of Lucca

Accommodation: Hotel La Luna (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast

A rocky coastline dotted with candy-coloured villages – today, we’ll turn our attention to the awe-inspiring Italian Riviera! After winding our way along this sublime stretch of shoreline, we’ll find ourselves in Cinque Terre: a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Having spent some time getting to know the area with our expert Tour Leader, we’ll return to Lucca for an evening spent at our leisure.

Day 4: Lucca – Pisa – Volterra

Location: Volterra

Accommodation: Hotel San Lino (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Infamous and impossible to miss, the Leaning Tower of Pisa makes for a staggering first port of call today. There will be plenty of time for photographing this iconic landmark as we explore the Campo dei Miracoli at our own pace. After a leisurely lunch, our attention will turn to the magnificent medieval ramparts of Volterra. We’ll spend some time exploring this mysterious town before discussing the day’s events over an evening meal together.

Day 5: Volterra – San Gimignano And Siena – Pienza

Location: Pienza

Accommodation: Hotel Corsignano (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Today we’ll make tracks to San Gimignano: home to a magnificent piazza, meandering stepped streets and some beautifully preserved architecture. While we’re here, we’ll sample some exquisite creations of a local gelato maker – before we’re treated to an indulgent Tuscan wine tasting. Before the day concludes, we’ll pay a visit to medieval Siena – an open-air museum of Gothic architecture and home to the magnificent Duomo. After taking in the town’s historic sights on an orientation tour, we’ll journey onwards to Pienza – our home for the night.

Day 6: Pienza

Location: Pienza

Accommodation: Hotel Corsignano (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Pienza’s timeless charm and enchanting rural backdrop makes for a serene spot to spend this morning exploring at our leisure. Later, we’ll sample some handcrafted cheese and world-class wines at a delightful local shop with sweeping views over the surrounding countryside. This evening is ours to spend as we wish.

Day 7: Pienza – Rural Tuscany

Location: Metropolitan City of Florence

Accommodation: Villa II Palagio (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, it's all aboard the mini-coach as we wind our way through the delightful Chianti countryside on our way to a regional cookery class. After learning some local recipes from our host, we'll have the chance to tuck into our creations for lunch. Buon appetito! The afternoon will be ours to enjoy at our leisure before we reconvene for a final dinner together.

Day 8: Rural Tuscany – Florence

Location: Metropolitan City of Florence

Meals Included: Breakfast

Before returning to enchanting Florence, we’ll stop off at a local oil mill for a guided tour and olive oil tasting. All in all, it’s a fitting end to a tour celebrating the natural beauty and culinary traditions of Tuscany.

What's Included

  • Guide

    Experienced Tour Leader and Driver

  • Transport

    Premium mini-coach transportation

  • Accommodation

    7 nights in hand-picked accommodation

  • Meals

    7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners

What's Not Included

  • Insurance

  • International Travel

Check out our Q&As

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    Yes, you will be accompanied by an experienced tour leader

  • What is the maximum group size?

    18 people

  • What currencies are required for this tour?

    Euros

  • Will we avoid large groups of people?

    We’re very eager to explore with you in the future, however avoiding large crowds at popular attractions and locations will be challenging. Our Blue-Roads tours deliver unique travel experiences that naturally visit lesser-known destinations – providing our guests with exclusive access to local experiences and charming, hand-picked accommodation. This means we are able to provide an unforgettable travel experience for our guests whilst avoiding larger crowds whenever possible.

  • Will I have to wear a mask whilst on my tour?

    Some personal protective equipment (such as a mask or gloves) may be required for particular destinations and attractions. However, we will provide details before your tour departure so you are prepared according to your destination of travel. To ensure the safety and comfort of all our guests, failure to comply with Blue-Roads policies and government regulations could result in your removal from your tour.

  • How many people will be on my tour?

    At Blue-Roads Touring, we specialize in small group tours with a maximum capacity of 18 people (average group size of 14 people). This small group element is one of the key reasons people choose to travel with us. Traveling in smaller groups means our Blue-Roads Tour Leaders can provide a more personalized traveling experience to every one of our guests.

  • What if I start to feel unwell on my tour?

    Let your Tour Leader know as soon as possible. Feeling unwell on a tour can happen and our Tour Leaders are already trained on appropriate actions to take if this occurs. Before we return to the road, all Blue-Roads Tour Leaders will receive additional training specific to coronavirus safety – ensuring they're prepared as possible to focus on your wellbeing.

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