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The beautiful city of Florence, the capital of Italy's Tuscany region

Tuscan Food & Culture Train Tour

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The beautiful city of Florence, the capital of Italy's Tuscany region
Experience the rustic flavours of Italy and discover local culture during this enthralling, 5-day tour of the Tuscany region.
Italy
Food & Wine
Rail
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

Travel via rail between  Florence and  Montecatini

Discover the wonders   of Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti area

Join a   cooking class to learn how to prepare authentic Tuscan dishes,   lunch included

Visit the famous  Uffizi and Accademia Gallery in Florence

Explore the wonderful cities and towns of Tuscany such as Siena, San Gimignano, the Chianti and Monteriggioni. Visit a Tuscan farm where wine, oil and vegetables are produced. Learn how to make homemade Tuscan dishes such as pasta, zuppa alla frantoiana, tiramisu and bruschetta. After the cooking class, enjoy the dishes that you've prepared. Discover the enchanting city of Florence, the birthplace of Renaissance, with a walking tour. Visit the famous art museums of Accademia Gallery and Uffizi Gallery.

This tour is available daily from January to November.

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Included

4-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel
Daily breakfast
Return transfer Florence airport – Florence train station
Return 2nd class regional train Florence - Montecatini
Cooking class with lunch
Full-day tour of Siena, San Gimignano and Chianti area
Guided walking tour of Florence with Uffizi and Accademia Gallery

Excluded

Transfers between Monteriggioni Stations and hotel throughout the stay.

Itinerary

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Day 1
Florence - Montecatini

Upon your arrival to Florence airport, meet your driver and take your private transfer to the train station in Florence. Take the regional train to Montecatini. Own transfer to your hotel. Arrival, check in and balance of the day at leisure. Welcome dinner of local foods from Tuscany. Overnight stay in Montecatini. 

Dinner
Day 2
Montecatini - Florence - Montecatini

This morning, you will depart by train to Florence and meet your tour escort for your full day regular sightseeing tour. Today, you will explore an area of this region, famous for its vineyards and hilltop towns. Enjoy the landscape as you drive through Siena, San Gimignano, Chianti area and Monteriggioni. Enjoy lunch and tastings during the day. Return to your hotel in Montecatini. Overnight stay. 

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3
Montecatini

This morning after breakfast, you will join a cooking class in learning how to prepare a real Tuscan meal! Depart to a Tuscan farmhouse where wine, oil and vegetables are produced. Your cooking lesson will be followed by lunch, where you will enjoy the food you prepared throughout the day. Return to hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. 

Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Montecatini - Florence - Montecatini

Following breakfast, you will depart by train back to Florence. Upon arrival into Florence train station, you will meet your guide and start a full day sightseeing tour of the city. You will visit the Accademia, the Uffizi Gallery and enjoy a walking tour of Florence. Have lunch on your own in the city before you take the train back to your hotel in Montecatini. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.

Breakfast
Day 5
Montecatini - Florence

Enjoy breakfast before your departure to Florence by train. Own transfer from your hotel to the railway station. Private transfer from Florence train station to Florence airport. 

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Italian
Currency
EURO
4 nights
from AUD1,485
per person, twin share
Florence (Daily)
1 January - 30 November 2020

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