Day 1, FLORENCE: Arrive in Florence and check in to hotel. Time to relax or begin exploring this fascinating city.
Day 2, VOLTERRA: Travel to Volterra, an ancient town encircled by medieval ramparts and perched high on a rocky plateau. We spend two nights in a simple but atmospheric converted monastery. (B)
Day 3, VOLTERRA: A full day to explore this lovely town. (B)
Day 4, TUSCAN FARMHOUSE: Transfer to our farmhouse hotel in the heart of the Tuscan landscape, our base for the next 5 nights. (BD)
Day 5-8, TUSCAN FARMHOUSE: On one day we travel to San Gimignano, famous for its 14 towers and beautiful 13th century town square. On another day we enjoy a day trip to Siena, one of Italy’s most enchanting cities. The other two days are spent hiking amongst the beautiful Tuscan hills or, if you prefer, relaxing at the farmhouse. There is a lovely pool for you to enjoy. Days 6, 7, 9 - (BD), Day 8 - (B).
Day 9, FLORENCE: Travel to Pisa and visit the famous Leaning Tower, Cathedral and Baptistry, before returning by train to Florence. (B)
Day 10, FLORENCE: The capital of Tuscany and the heart of Renaissance Italy, Florence is packed with world famous museums, art galleries, cathedrals, piazzas and churches. We have a full day to discover the artistic and architectural wealth of the city. (B)
Day 11, FLORENCE: Tour ends. (B)