Aerial view of Lucca in Tuscany, Italy

Historical Immersion Tour of Tuscany: Siena and Florence

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Countries Visited

Italy

Places Visited

Florence, Siena

Suggested Duration

7 Days

The alluring heritage of Italy immerses you in its captivating art, intricate architecture, and delicious during this historically-based 7-day Tuscany tour. Bask in the picturesque views of iconic Tuscan landscapes that feature sprawling vineyards, towering cypress trees, and rolling hills, and medieval villages. Whether sipping celebrated wines or viewing priceless Renaissance art, your Tuscany tour will reveal in the region’s illustrious past.

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Trip Highlights

  • Discover the secret history of San Lorenzo Church in Florence by finding hidden sketches from Michelangelo
  • Embrace the charms of Montalcino during a private tour of the Val d’Orcia with a wine tasting inside an antique wine cellar
  • Witness the treasured sinopie of Pisa’s Sacred Fields that reflect the original sketches of master artists
  • Delight in the enchanting ambiance and welcoming locals of Greve in Chianti during a private tour
  • Wander the winding cobbled lanes of Lucca to explore the exceptionally preserved antique walls and Guinigi Tower
  • Enjoy the point at which history and artistic mastery converge in the Uffizi Gallery
  • Revel in the grandeur and romantic atmosphere of the Renaissance town of Pienza, which is the former home of Pope Pius II
  • Bask in the majesty of Florence’s Duomo during a private tour

Detailed Description

Your 7-day Tuscany tour will combine the marvels of the region’s natural scenery with its splendor of preserved towns and cities. This tour will include private transfers, specialized guides, and unique discoveries. Whether you prefer to linger in the medieval charms of Siena or to explore the often-overlooked museums of Florence, you will have an immersive and authentic experience.

Your historically-based tour of Tuscany will begin with your arrival at the Florence airport, where your private transfer will greet and transfer you to your accommodation in Siena. Here, you can enjoy the medieval ambiance with an introductory tour. A specialist guide will lead you through the Chianti Region and the Val d’Orcia for introductions to the landscapes. You will visit enchanting towns, such as Pienza and Montalcino, to witness the preserved lifestyle of Tuscany’s tranquil villages and to sample remarkable wines, such as Chianti Classico.

You will then transfer to Florence for three nights. Your time here will begin with a fascinating exploration of Pisa and Lucca with a specialist guide. The distinctive cities will reveal their former power dynamics and artwork, from Pisa’s famous Leaning Tower to the dramatic walls that surround the city center of Lucca. Once you have settled into the beauty of Florence, you will have two full days to uncover the artistic treasures of the city, from the Uffizi Gallery to the San Lorenzo Church. Lastly, your private transfer will meet you at your hotel in Florence and escort you to the airport for your flight home.

Starting Price

$2,501 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

The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.

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