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Florence & Tuscany Express - 3 days map

SMALL GROUP TOUR: Embark on a escorted 3-day journey through Italy's cultural and culinary delights. Discover Florence's Italian Renaissance treasures. Indulge in Tuscany's renowned wines. Experience Siena's charm at Piazza del Campo. Orvieto, perched on a volcanic plug, boasts a vibrant cathedral. Pienza, a small Italian town, offers Pecorino Cheese, Renaissance beauty, and stunning Tuscan vistas.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Orvieto - Wander the pedestrianized streets and admire the architecture of this idyllic Italian village
Siena - Visit this famous UNESCO-listed town, known for its narrow streets and picturesque town square
Pienza - Enjoy the home of UNESCO world heritage site, Incredible Tuscan views and 'jewel of urban design'
Tuscany - Drive through the picturesque Tuscan wine region and try a glass of local wine
Florence - Explore the home of Michelangelo on a guided tour, taking in the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, Basilica of Santa Croce and more

Included

2 breakfasts
Escorted by an English-speaking guide
Guided walking tour of Florence (2 hrs)
20kg luggage - see Trip Notes for details
Note: This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go.
2 nights in 3-4 star hotels
Transportation in an air-conditioned luxury mini-coach with a local driver
Solaria winery visit + wine tasting
Tourist taxes

Not Included

International flights & visas
Meals not specified in itinerary
Entry fees unless specified
Airport transfers
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture!

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Rome

Rome - Orvieto - Siena - Florence. Departing Rome, we head first to Orvieto, famed for its incredibly beautiful Duomo, the limestone rock beneath it, and the intricate cave system forming its roots. There's free time to explore the area before we continue our journey.

Then, we gear up for a faster pace as we reach the vibrant city of Siena. You will have plenty of time to explore the town at leisure, opt into exploring the iconic Piazza del Campo or checking off the Duomo from your bucket list, Siena has something special for everyone. Embrace the energy of this distinguished city.

Then, our first day comes to end in Florence.

Please note: Check-in closes at 08:00 (tour departs at 08:15) - Rome Pick Up, Hotel American Palace, Rome.
Overnight: Florence

Day 2

Charm of Florence

Today we have the entire day for exploration. Kick off the morning with a guided walking tour, providing a great start to navigate the city. The rest of the day is entirely yours to shape as you please. Enjoy the freedom to immerse yourself in Florence's charms at your own pace.

Florence, the masterpiece and capital of Italy's Tuscany region, exudes life and excitement through its Renaissance art and architecture. With an abundance of choices, why not indulge in a Florentine Steak, capture the iconic Ponte Vecchio, explore Piazza della Signoria. Climb Giotto’s Campanile for a city view, then savour another fantastic Italian meal as the sun sets on an excellent day in this enchanting city. We spend another night in Italy's Renaissance capital.
Overnight: Florence  |  Breakfast

Day 3

Pienza & wine tasting

Florence - Pienza - Rome. Our first stop today is a true gem, an architectural marvel—Pienza. Renowned for its exquisite Renaissance architecture and UNESCO World Heritage city centre, we are surrounded by impressive and elegant buildings to explore. Take in the breath-taking views of the Tuscan countryside, and perhaps sample some of the renowned Pecorino cheese from Pienza.

Next, we visit Solaria Winery for a tour and tasting. Then as we head back to Rome, we stop for a brief photo stop at the charming Italian hamlet, Bagno Vignoni. Famous for its unique and ancient thermal baths, this picturesque Tuscan village offers an idyllic conclusion to our adventure. Capture the essence of tranquillity and beauty as we bid farewell to this enchanting destination.

Please note: This tour ends at 19:30 - Rome Drop Off, Hotel American Palace, Rome.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 persons. 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a room with or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
07 Sep - 09 Sep 15% off
€1,505
€1,279
€2,045
€1,738
21 Sep - 23 Sep 15% off
€1,505
€1,279
€2,045
€1,738
05 Oct - 07 Oct 15% off
€1,485
€1,262
€2,025
€1,721
19 Oct - 21 Oct 15% off
€1,485
€1,262
€2,025
€1,721
02 Nov - 04 Nov 15% off
€1,485
€1,262
€2,025
€1,721
16 Nov - 18 Nov 15% off
€1,485
€1,262
€2,025
€1,721

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Hotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio, Florence

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category:

Perched near the iconic Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Pitti Palace stands as a majestic symbol of Renaissance opulence. Each en-suite room are designed with comfort in mind. The palace boasts stunning architecture, vast gardens, and a treasure trove of art. Visitors can explore its opulent rooms, housing masterpieces by renowned artists. The breath-taking views of the Arno River and Florence from Pitti Palace make it a must-visit cultural gem.

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Rome
Ends
Rome
Departs
Saturday
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 16
Hotel Rating
3-4 star hotels
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide/driver
Meals
Breakfast: 2
Countries
Minimum Age
16 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
No
Dep. Transfer
No
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