Activities summary

  • Departure Florence
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available languages
    • English
    • Italian
    • Spanish
  • Meeting point Florence, inside Santa Maria Novella train station, in front of the pharmacy with the green cross
  • Availability from 01.04.2016 to 31.10.2016

Description

Day 1: Cinque Terre Tour: Experience the impressive landscapes of Liguria on a scenic 12-hour tour of the rocky coast and villages of Cinque Terre. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the coast is made up of caves, beaches, and cliff top paths. Transfer to Cinque Terre by train, visiting the village of Manarola, an urban jewel of Genoese-style case-torri. Continue to Vernazza, overlooked by the remains of a castle and medieval tower from the 11th century. Next, visit the 13th-century village of Riomaggiore. Continue to Monterosso to see why it is known as "The Pearl of Cinque Terre". Marvel at the beauty of its beaches, before trying some limoncino ligure in a traditional wine shop. The afternoon is free to swim or explore the village on your own.

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Day 2: San Gimignano, Siena and Chianti + Florence by night Tour: Explore the heart of beautiful Tuscany on a full-day tour. Visit San Gimignano and Siena and discover the world-famous wine region of Chianti. Departing from Florence, the first stop on the tour is medieval San Gimignano, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll have free time to explore the center and its splendid squares, palaces, churches, and to see the magnificent towers. The tour continues to the Chianti Classico wine area, where you’ll stop at a typical Tuscan winery to visit the cellars and vineyards. Afterwards you’ll be able to taste the wine produced there and enjoy a delicious Tuscan lunch of pasta, cold meats, cheeses, and local pastries (a vegetarian menu is available on request). In the afternoon you’ll have a sightseeing tour in Siena. Here 2 official guides (an English speaker and a Spanish speaker) will take you through the historic center. Admire the architectural styles of the Cathedral and of the Town Hall in the Piazza del Campo, site of the world-famous Palio horse race. The tour will end with a visit to the Monteriggioni fortress. Return to Florence via Piazzale Michelangelo for panoramic views of the domes and bridges of the Renaissance city at night. The day will end with a delicious dinner right in the heart of Florence.

  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    Day 1:

    • Free pick up on request
    • Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
    • Expert multilingual escorts
    • Limoncino ligure tasting
    • Ferry boat and train tickets  

    Day 2:

    • Free pick up on request
    • Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
    • Expert multilingual escorts
    • Lunch consisting of typical Tuscan dishes
    • Guided Tour of Siena
    • Guided visit of Florence
    • Dinner

    Price does not include

    • Drop off service: € 6,00 per person on day 1
    • Lunch in a traditional seaside restaurant in Monterosso: € 15,00 per person

    Notes

    Day 1. 07:15 am Return point SMN train station around 8.00pm

    Day 2. 8:45am Return point SMN train station around 7.45pm

    Day 2. 08:30 pm Return point at the restaurant around 11.30pm

    This combination package includes 3 different tours. The tour itineraries don’t have to be taken in the order suggested above; you can take them at anytime, in any sequence, and even on non-consecutive days.

    A vegetarian menu is always available upon request.

    In case of bad weather it may not be possible to take the ferry boat, which may mean a change in itinerary.

    Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs.

    Florence by night tour is NOT Available on June 24th due to the Feast of St John, Florence’s patron saint.

    Cancellation policy

    48 hours