- City: Italy, Florence
- Duration: 2 days
- Available languages: english italian spanish
- Meeting point: inside SMN station, in front of the pharmacy (green cross) in Florence
- Availability: from 01.04.2016 to 31.10.2016
Day 1: Florence Grand Panoramic + Welcome to Florence Tour: Meet your guide at Santa Maria Novella Station in Florence for a scenic morning drive by comfortable minivan. Enjoy panoramic views of the domes and bridges of Florence from Piazzale Michelangelo, before heading to the Etruscan town of Fiesole, driving through some of the lesser known suburbs of Florence. Return to Florence for a guided walking tour of the historic center. The 1.5-hour walking tour gives you a great overview of the city’s 2,000-year history, from its Roman origins to its emergence in the Renaissance. Go to a 15th-century palace and the jewelry stores of the covered Ponte Vecchio across the Arno River. Marvel at the facade of the Uffizi Gallery, and gaze in awe at Brunelleschi’s Dome overlooking the Baptistery's “Gates of Paradise”.
Day 2: The Best Places in Tuscany with Dinner in Piazza del Campo: Meet your guide at Santa Maria Novella Station for the transfer to Pisa. See the famous Leaning Tower on Piazza dei Miracoli, one of the most beautiful squares in the world. Admire the impressive Cathedral and Baptistery, before enjoying a Tuscan typical lunch accompanied by regional wines, in a characteristic winery or restaurant. Continue to the medieval hilltop village of San Gimignano, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its well-preserved palazzos, piazzas and towers from the Middle Ages. Next, drive the scenic roads of the Chianti wine region en route to Siena, home of the legendary Palio horse race. A local guide will take you to Piazza del Campo, where the Palio di Siena is held. Continue to Piazza del Duomo to admire the facade of the cathedral before going inside. Enjoy some free time to explore the town on your own before returning to Piazza del Campo for dinner overlooking one of the most enchanting squares in the world.
• Free pick up on request
• Travel by minivan with air conditioning
• Professional driving escort
• Guided walking tour of Florence
• Free pick up on request
• Travel by GT coach or minivan with air conditioning
• Expert multilingual escorts
• Lunch consisting of typical Tuscan dishes
• Wine tasting
• Entrance to Siena Cathedral
• Light dinner
• Drop off service: € 6,00 per person on day 2
Day 1. 09:15 am (check in closes 15min before departure) Day 2. 07:45 am (check in closes 15min before departure) Return point: Day 1: Via Cavour 26/28 Around 01:15 pm Day 2: same as departure Around 10:30 pm Entrance to the Siena Cathedral is not available on Sundays. 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. Customers must be able to climb and descend stairs. Please note that the Florence Grand Panoramic and the Welcome to Florence Tour are only available in EN/ES/IT.