Receive a BONUS welcome basket on arrival consisting of local products to the value of EURO 150 (valid for sale until 27 March 2020)
Enjoy a 6-night accommodation at Villa Passignano (minimum 8 adults), one of the most stylish villa properties in Florence countryside.
Hire an 8-seater van for the week to discover Tuscany's gorgeous places at your own pace.
Enjoy a full day tour visiting Siena, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, and Pisa with a wine lunch.
Villa Passignano is located on a top of a hill, with stunning views to the Chianti countryside, only two km. to the village of Sambuca. Its outside is all in original stones and surrounded by a Mediterranean Garden. It’s situated in a 10 acre property of original Tuscan oak forest, isolated from other populated areas by a circle of over 600 yards. In its interior the villa has 6 bedrooms (5 double and a bedroom with a 145 cm french bed), 5 bathrooms, a family room, a large living room and dining room, and a gourmet style large kitchen. It is ideal for a dream holiday stay, for a group of up to 10-12 people. A 60 feet long infinite pool awaits the visitor with a large and well appointed area for sunbathing.
Pick up your hire car upon your arrival in to Florence and make your own way to your villa where you will enjoy a 6-night vacation in the Tuscan country side. You will have the use of your 8 seater van for the week to discover Tuscany at your own pace.
During your stay, you will have the opportunity to join a full day tour visiting Siena, Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, and Pisa including a wine lunch. Be seduced by the eternal charm of the Tuscan art cities. You will travel through the Tuscan countryside and reach Siena, a splendid medieval city, universally known for its artistic treasures that has been recognized by the UNESCO as a "heritage of the humanity". Once in Siena, you will visit the famous Piazza del Campo, with its particular "shell" shape. You may use your free time to visit the splendid Cathedral, one of the highest artistic expressions of the Middle Ages, and admire the splendid buildings and suggestive churches along the narrow lively streets.
From Siena, we will take a panoramic road and admire the vineyards and olive groves in the heart of the Chianti territory on our way to the ancient fortified hamlet of Monteriggioni, a small jewel built during the thirteenth century and embraced by its still intact walls. Take a walk within the restricted perimeter of the surrounding walls with eleven towers and discover a beautiful corner of Tuscany suspended in the Middle Ages. A short distance away, in a pleasant country estate surrounded by aromatic plants, you will be served a lunch of typical Chianti products and a guided tasting a selection of fine Chianti and Vernaccia wines, managed with passion and expertise by the friendly owner of the farm.
After lunch, we leave the farm and at a short distance away , we find San Gimignano, another beautiful town, UNESCO world heritage, famous for the still intact medieval town planning with the numerous and beautiful towers hence the name "Manhattan of the Middle Ages". This town is also known for the "Vernaccia" wine, produced here. A stroll in the town centre means discovering true jewels of art, among which Piazza della Cisterna, the Dome, Palazzo del Podestà and the Church of Sant' Agostino.
Another departure, this time to reach the famous town of Pisa, one of the most known worldwide, that is waiting for us with the sparkling sight of Piazza dei Miracoli, another UNESCO world heritage, where the peerless masterpieces in marble rise in the green lawn. The famous Leaning Tower, the magnificent Baptistery, the stunning Cathedral, and the Monumental Graveyard, maximum expressions of the Romanesque architecture of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries which house works of immense artistic value.
Your 7-day car hire includes:
- Pick up/drop off Florence
- Liability insurance
- Value Added Tax (VAT)
- Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) - with excess
- Theft Protection (TP) - with excess
- Unlimited kilometres
Your full day excursion includes:
- Transport in a luxury minivan
- Qualified English speaking driver
- Lunch of typical Chianti products
- Guided wine-tasting of Chianti and Vernaccia
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- Price based on per person, quad share.
- VALID FOR SALE: Now – 27 March 2020
Packages on sale until 27 March 2020 or sold out prior. Price based on travel between 01 January - 25 April and 06 November - 31 December 2020. Travel outside these dates available at a surcharge cost. Package prices are subject to availability at the time of booking. Holiday package prices are per person, based on quad (4 adults) share and include services as detailed in the package. Prices are current at time of publication; however, they are subject to currency fluctuations and should be used as a guide only. Please contact us for an exact quote for the dates you wish to travel. Local city taxes and villa extras not included and to be paid direct in local currency upon arrival. Offers may be withdrawn at any time without notice. All package prices are in Australian Dollars.
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