Discover Tuscany Tour: Florence to Vernazza

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Florence,  Siena,  San Gimignano,  Pietrasanta...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Tuscany overflows with extraordinary vistas, flavors, and artwork that you will discover, explore, and experience on this 8-day vacation in the most famous region of Italy. From renowned Renaissance artists to charming seaside towns and medieval villages, you will be guided through the vineyards and the museums filled with masterworks. You will stroll through ancient streets and delight on local cuisine. From fabulous wines to marvelous accommodation, you will find the picturesque landscapes in...

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Trip Highlights

  • Savor a delicious wine tasting featuring Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
  • Enjoy a cooking class during which you can sample the traditional flavors of Tuscany
  • Explore medieval cities that are located along the Tuscan countryside
  • Witness the masterworks of famous Renaissance artists within the Galleria dell’Accademia and the Uffizi Gallery in Florence
  • Experience the charming coastal towns of Cinque Terre
  • Visit the Field of Miracles home to the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa

Detailed Description

The lush rolling hills and medieval villages are ready to be discovered on this custom travel package through the superb region of Tuscany. The landscape is famous for its beauty while the villages bring grandeur to the valleys. The food is sumptuous and the culture is vibrant. The countryside is filled with romantic history and illustrious wines. From the towering medieval walls to master artwork that has been admired for centuries, you will find the unparalleled wonder of Italy within the effervescence of Tuscany.

Begin in Florence, the Renaissance city of the masters, where the architecture continues to boast its splendid history. You will tour through the city to find the magnificence of the stones that evoke the delicate and detailed artwork. Within the Galleria dell’Accademia you will find the fantastic work that has filled the streets of Florence, including Michelangelo’s David. The following day you will be guided through the artwork of the Uffizi gallery, home to the paintings of da Vinci and Botticelli before venturing out into the countryside for a cooking course where you will learn about the elegant and historic cuisine. The following day is yours to explore the city as you wish, whether pouring through museums or chatting the day away within a café beside the gentle trickle of the Arno River.

Continue your Tuscan exploration in Siena, the medieval city that boasts prominent horse races and a distinct cathedral. Follow the winding streets of the city that always seem to lead you to exactly where you want to be. Enjoy a grand lunch in the hills of Chianti before meandering through the cobblestone streets of San Gimignano, also known as the “City of Towers.” A day traversing the hills of Val d’Orcia gives you the chance to taste the remarkable wines within the municipality, including the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. In Pisa you will witness the Field of Miracles, home to the Leaning Tower and the beautiful, ornate cathedral. The final day of your vacation has you outside of Tuscany and along the Italian Riviera visiting the elegant, bright architecture Cinque Terre, the five towns overlooking the Ligurian Sea. Although your vacation must come to an end, Tuscany will always be ready for your return.

Starting Price

$2,195 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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