ADULTI - TOSCANA
The Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore,Giotto’s bell tower,the Baptistery,Palazzo Pitti,Palatine Gallery,Piazzale Michelangelo.
Fiesole,Santa Croce housing the tombs of Michelangelo,Machiavelli,Galileo and Rossini,Gallery of the Academy with the original David by Michelangelo.
FLORENCE BY NIGHT WITH DINNER AND MUSIC
(every Monday,Wednesday,Thursday and Saturday)
An unforgettable evening with excellent cuisine,music and fun in the enchanting atmosphere of Florence by night.After a scenic bus ride,we will arrive in Piazzale Michelangelo,one of the most famous panoramic spots in the world.Here you will be served an aperitif in an outdoor cafè where you will be able to admire the city’s beauty at twilight.We will than move on to a famous restaurant in the immediate outskirts of Florence with a view on a beautifully lot Monastery:you will be welcomed by musicians and”stornello”singers.Your dinner with a rich Florentine menu and the renowned Chianti wine,will be accompanied by the most famous opera songs performed by a professional tenor.You may dance to the romantic music of the most famous Italian songs.
One of the most suggestive areas of Tuscany,known all over the world for its wine and its countryside that alternates woods with wines and olive trees,farmhouses,villas and castles.Visit to a place of particular historic and artistic interest in an old village and of the most renowned castle farms with a snack and tasting of its prestigious wines.
(full day excursion,every day)
Drive through the Chianti area to San Gimignano,a charming little town perched on a hilltop remained intact through the centuries.Proceed on to Siena,free time for lunch (not included)an d than guided visit of the Cathedral,the Opera Metropolitana museum,the Piazza del Campo,the Town Hall.Return to Florence.
Through the Tuscan countryside to Pisa.Visit of Piazza dei Cavalieri,than Piazza dei Miracoli with the unique Leaning Tower,the Cathedral,the Baptistery and other important monuments.Return to Florence.
CHIANTI WITH DINNER
(afternoon,every Tuesday and Friday)
A journey through the Chianti countryside that is known all over the world for its wine,to reach a magnificent Castle:a visit of the garden and the cellar where the famous barrels of the Chianti Classico wine are found.Stop for a snack and wine tasting.Then visit one of the most beautiful Romanesque church in the area.For dinner:a typical meal drinks included in the atmosphere of an old village among the hills.
LUCCA AND ITS VILLAS
(full day excursion,every Wednesday and Sunday)
Visit of Lucca,a magnificent city of art,beginning with a walk along the famous 16th century walls that enclose the old centre of the city.Visit of the church of San Frediano with its large mosaic,Piazza Anfiteatro,Torre Guinigi,Cathedral of San Martino,church of San Michele in Foro and Giacomo Puccini house where you will admire the piano with which”Turandot”was composed.Free time for lunch not included,than visit to the Villas in the area surrounding Lucca.These villas were the summer residence of Lucca’s most important noble families:Villa Torrigiani and the splendid gardens of Villa Mansi.Return to Florence.