MEDIEDVAL TUSCANY


Day 1 :

Private transfer from Florence Airport to Hotel in Florence

Free time to explore Florence on your own.

 

 

 Day 2:

Breakfast in the Hotel in Florence

 

Discovering Medieval Florence

Meet your local guide to start discovering Medieval Florence. The morning you will admire the beauties of the Duomo, Giotto’s Campanile, the Baptistery and then you will visit the Accademia to see the original David of Michelangelo and an unforgettable stop at Palazzo Medici.

 

Afternoon at leisure. Enjoy the city visiting the famous Ponte Vecchio with all its Jewelry shops.

 

Day 3: 

Breakfast in the Hotel

Morning at leisure. Take the chance to go around through the picturesque streets and shop at the exclusive boutiques of the city.

 

AFTERNOON: Guided Tour of The Uffizi

You will have a guided visit of the eternal Uffizi Gallery, incredible museum, with over 60 halls full of impressive and stunning works of art from the 12th century up to the 16th century. You will see paintings by Cimabue, Giotto, Duccio, Gentile da Fabriano, Masaccio, Paolo Uccello, Piero della Francesca, Filippo Lippi, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and the Tribuna with the Medici portraits.

 

Day 4:

Breakfast in the Hotel

Private transfer from Hotel in Florence to a “Dimora” in the surroundings of Siena

 

AFTERNOON: Discovering Medieval Siena

Siena is the embodiment of a medieval city. Its inhabitants pursued their rivalry with Florence right into the area of urban planning. Throughout the centuries, they preserved their city's Gothic appearance, acquired between the 12th and 15th centuries. The whole city of Siena, built around the Piazza del Campo, was devised as a work of art that blends into the surrounding landscape

You will have an escorted tour of the city through Piazza del Campo, Santa Maria Assunta, the Tolomei palace, and the Chigi Saracini Music Academy.

 

Day 5:

Breakfast in the Hotel in the surroundings of Siena

 

San Gimignano Excursion

You will leave for a day tour in San Gimignano, a tiny walled town located on a hill-top, intact through the centuries and famous for its numerous tall towers, frescoes and other valuable works of art.  A local guide will introduce you to the history and traditions of this wonderful town which has conserved intact its Medieval atmosphere. You will visit the Duomo, the People’s Palace and the Church of St. Agostino.

 

 

Day 6:

Breakfast in the Hotel

 

MORNING: Excursion to Monteriggioni

Sitting on a small natural hillock, Monteriggioni is a completely walled medieval town in the Siena Province, built in the 13th century by the overlords of Siena.

It's the fortified town to which Dante refers to in the Inferno mentioning its surrounding walls and its 14 towers.

Monteriggioni is a medieval town which conforms almost perfectly to the archetypal mental image that most of us have of a medieval village. The town walls and towers are almost intact, and the view from downhill is quiet astonishing.

 

Afternoon at leisure. Take the chance to enjoy an optional wine tasting accompanied with local Pecorino and Prosciutto.

 

 

Day 7:

Breakfast in the Hotel

Private transfer from a “Dimora” in the surroundings of Siena to Hotel in Lucca

 

Lucca City Tour

You can walk along the famous sixteen century walls, and then you will enter into the enchanting historical centre where a local guide will lead to admire the San Frediano Church, the amazing Piazza Anfiteatro, the Torre Giunigi, the Duomo di San Martino and Piazza San Michele.

 

Afternoon at leisure. Enjoy the elegance and refined of Lucca.

 

 

Day 8:

Breakfast in the Hotel in Lucca

Private transfer from Hotel in Lucca to Florence Airport

 

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