Rome to Tuscany and all the Beauty in Between

YEAR-ROUND

 

 Enjoy the main historical sites in the great art cities and relax in the rolling hills of the picturesque Chianti wine region.

This luxurious private tour combines the artistic and historical greatness of Rome, Florence, Siena, Pisa with the scenery, food and wine of the beautiful Tuscan countryside!

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10 Day Excursion: Rome to Tuscany and All the Beauty in Between

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• Private Mercedes-Benz sedan or minivan with wi-fi
• Pick up and drop off at your hotel every day
• Accommodations in 4or 5 star hotels
• Personal tour guide in Rome, Siena and Florence
• Admission fees to all museums on tour

 

 

• 24-hour Assistance of owner
• Porterage
• Tax, tolls, parking fees, gasoline included
• Cost of all tours, cooking classes, tastings and most meals
• Time to explore on your own

Tour Highlights

Day One - rome

  • Arrive Rome

DAY TWO - ancient Rome Tour

  • Half-day private tour

    • Circus Maximus

    • The Roman Forum

    • Colosseum

DAY THREE - Vatican Tours and others

  • Half-day private tour

    • Vatican Museum

    • Sistine Chapel

    • St. Peter's Basilica

  • Afternoon to explore the famous and beautiful Roman squares and fountains:

    • Piazza Navona

    • Piazza Spagna

    • Trevi Fountain

    • Trastevere district

  • Evening to explore on your own

DAY FOUR - ROME TO TUSCANY

  • Depart Rome and head to Montepulciano

  • Sienese Hills and mountains of the Amiata

  • A tasting of Vino Nobile, recognized globally as one of the world's greatest wines

  • Arrive Siena

Day FIVE - siena

  • 3-hour walking tour of the medieval jewels of Siena

    • Duomo

    • Torre del Mangia

    • Piazza del Campo - site of the Palio horse race

  • The balance of your day is at your leisure

DAY SIX - chianti and florence

  • Chianti Wine Region

  • Tornano - Castello di Tornano vineyards and winery

    • Wine tasting, olive oil, local salami and cheese

  • Greve

  • Panzano

  • Montefioralle

  • On to Florence

DAY SEVEN - florence tour

  • 3 hour guided walking tour of Florence

  • Duomo and Baptistery

  • Piazza della Signoria

  • Ponte Vecchio

  • Accademia Gallery

  • Evening free

  • Optional Uffizi gallery reservation or guided tour is available

DAY EIGHT - Pisa and Lucca

  • Lucca

    • The church of San Michele in Foro

    • The church of San Giovanni e Reparta

    • Cathedral of San Martino, the chapel built by Matthew Civitali holding the sculpture of the Holy Face

  • Torre Guinigi - over 144 feet high with a magnificent oak planted on its summit

  • Lunch and independent sight-seeing before continuing to Pisa

    • The Cathedral

    • The Baptistery

    • The Leaning Tower

    • Campo Santo

    • Piazza dei Miracoli

  • Return to Florence

Day NINE - Florence

  • A free day to enjoy the artisans of Florence and get in last minute sightseeing and shopping, or

  • Cooking Class

day ten - arrivederci italia!

  • It had to end eventually...today, our driver will take us to Florence's International airport for our flights home.

 

Prepare for your retreat

Once booked, I will send you regular emails regarding best ways to dress, learning the language, comfortable shoes, travel bags, and interesting articles and books to read to enhance your trip.

 

A word about our services

Cicci Bella offers a unique service to its tour guests in that Lydia is with you all the way from your planning stages to your arrival to and departure from your Italian airports as not only a guide, but your own personal Italy travel companion and expert.

Lydia will be flying with you from your departure city in the United States and our guide will monitor our flights until arrival in Italy. She will be with you to guide you through all of the processes at the airport, finding your driver, getting to the hotels and all planned tours during your stay. You will also have plenty of non-scheduled time to enjoy the areas you visit.

Your driver is at your disposal and will personally introduce you to friendly Italians, give general descriptions of the area, history, customs and traditions of the regions you will visit. Both can suggest the best stores for shopping or anything else you may need during your stay.

Flights usually depart the United States in the evening and arrive early the following morning.

For full booking terms and conditions please contact Cicci Bella directly.


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