RENAISSANCE

1° day

 

Individual arrivals in Florence/ Pisa train station/airport and private transfer to your accomodation

Welcome cocktail and dinner

 

2° Day

 

After breakfast guests will head to the Oltrano to the Palazzo Pitti, where the Medicean Grand Dukes once lived. The  visit will include the Galleria Palatina, where the opulence of the era is exemplified by the grand and gilded silks, brocades  

Luncheon will follow

After lunch the guest will visit the Antico Setificio Fiorentino ( Ancient Silk Factory ) , where looms dating bach to the 17th century are still used by artisans to create bespoke textiles for a modern and refined clientele.

Return to the hotel and dinner

 

3° Day

After breakfast guests will head to the Opificio delle Pietre Dure ( Workshop of Hard Stones) , a world authority where ancient technique for the restoration of hard stone carving, stone and marble sculptures, bronzes and ceramics with ancient techniques.

Visit to the Cappelle dei Principi of San Lorenzo, mausoleum of the Medici family and masterpiece of the Opificio. Among the many sculptors who worked in the Chapel, Michelangelo Buonarroti.

Lunch in a traditional trattorias in Florence

Leisure time in Florence. Return to your hotel and dinner

 

4° Day

 

Morning at leisure

After lunch ( not included) departure to Certaldo, birthplace of one of Father of Italian Literature, Giovanni Boccaccio, to enjoy the beauty of this medieval town . Before to visit the town enjoy a wine tasting in a biological farm

After visit a gourmet dinner in a beautiful tipical restaurant

Return to hotel

5° day

After breakfast transfer to Pisa/Florence train station/airport

End of services

 

 

QUOTE COMFORT PACKAGE from €1600,00 per person:

-          A  four – night stay in a Double Room at Grand Hotel Minerva  4* or similar

-          Full buffet breafast

-          Meals as program ( bev.excl)

-          Visit and fee entrance as program

-          Everything specified in the program, included transportation from/ to airport or train station

The  quote NOT included :

-          Activities not mentioned in the detailed itinerary

-          Meals not stated on the official itinerary

-          Additions or substitions to meals

-          Incidentals, tips

 

All the above quoted rates are per person, VAT and service included. City tax to be added. Extra bed rate on request.

 

 

QUOTE DELUXE PACKAGE from € 2900 per person  :

-          A  four – night stay in a Double Room at  Hotel Villa La Massa  5* or similar

-          Full buffet breafast

-          Meals as program ( bev.excl)

-          Visit and fee entrance as program

-          Everything specified in the program, included transportation from/ to airport or train station

The  quote NOT included :

-          Activities not mentioned in the detailed itinerary

-          Meals not stated on the official itinerary

-          Additions or substitions to meals

-          Incidentals, tips

 

All the above quoted rates are per person, VAT and service included. City tax to be added. Extra bed rate on request.

 

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LUXURY IN TUSCANY Living in A Castle … 7 days/ 6 nights

1°DAY

 

Meet & greet in airport ( Florence / Pisa ) and transfer to your hotel Helvetia & Bristol 5* or similar

Welcome drink and breafing with your private guide

 

2° DAY

After breakfast departure with your guide and visit of the city of Florence : Santa Maria Novella, Piazza Signoria, Santa maria del Fiore , Piazza Santa Croce and Ponte Vecchio ( full day )

Return to your hotel and overnight

 

3° DAY

After breakfast departure to Chianti, along the way stop at the famous Cellar’s Antinor for visit, wine tasting and lunch : in addition to deepen the individual stages of the production process, introduces you  to some of our most representative wines, the "cru" named Cervaro della Sala, Pian delle Vigne, Cont'Ugo and the famous Tignanello. The tasting takes place in the intimate Bottaia room, in the most exclusive area of the cellar. The tour ends with lunch at  restaurant Rinuccio 1180, located on the scenic rooftop terrace,  enjoying tradition inspired dishes accompanied by two other representative wines of the production Antinori, Marchese Antinori and Guado al Tasso and by our dessert wine  Muffato della Sala.

After lunch departure to visit Castellina in Chianti, Radda in Chianti and at the end Gaiole and check in your Spaltenna Castle and Gourmet dinner in the prestigious restaurant of the hotel

Overnight

4° DAY

After breakfast departure to Monteriggioni for some beautiful photos  and Certaldo:  visit of the little medioeval treasure town, welcome by a glam wine and food tasting

In the afternoon departure to San Gimignano and visit of the most famous skyline of medioeval time

For the evening  we  offer the opportunity for visitors  to enjoy dinner in a local family home. These dinners cost much the same as an equivalent restaurant meal but offer not only very different traditional dishes but also the opportunity to see how the people live in the Tuscan countryside Return to Gaiole and overnight

 

5° DAY

After breakfast  check out and departure to visit Crete Senesi and if you want it a pamper break at Rapolano Terme ( not included ) : relax yourself in hot thermal water watching the amazing landscapes of Crete senesi !

In the afternoon departure to San Antimo, visit of ancient abbey and check in at Castello di Velona 5*

Dinner in the restaurant of the Castle

6° DAY

After breakfast departure to Val d’orcia ( location of famous movies like “Il Gladiatore”) and visit of amazing villages such as Pienza, Montepulciano and so on

In the afternoon come back in Montalcino and wine tasting of three kind of famous Brunello di Montalcino at “ La Fortezza”

Return to your hotel, dinner and overnight

7° DAY

After breakfast transfer to airport/station of Florence/Pisa / Siena

LUXURY  PACKAGE  € 2905  per person, the quote included:

-          2 overnights in Florence at Hotel Helvetia & Bristol 5* or similar , double/twin room, b&b basis

-          2 overnights in Gaiole in Chianti   at Spaltenna Castle 4*sup  or similar , double/twin room, b&b basis

-          2 overnights in Montalcino at Velona Castle 5* or similar , double/twin room, half board basis

-          Wine tasting and Lunch at Cantina Antinori

-          Wine and food tasting in Certaldo

-          Brunello wine tasting in Montalcino

-          English speaking guide and driver

-          Transport in Luxury Minivan

The quote not included:

-          City tax ( payable at the hotel)

-           The meals not included in the program

-          fee entrance monuments/ museum

-           all that not in the “the quote included”

Min. 4 persons

Mercantia - the show of art street !

Every year comes back Mercantia: the party of tenderness summer nights, the places and the street of the medioeval town of Certaldo full of theatre companies, art street, artisan, performer, people and good food. Every night a different program, every night a surprise.

 

11th july

arrive in your agritur, meeting with our guide, delivery to you the ticket and some information so your holiday will be unforgettable

Evening in Mercantia

12th july

Time to your disposal for visit and excursions

Evening in Mercantia

13th july

Time to your disposal for visit and excursions

Evening in Mercantia

14th july

Time to your disposal for visit and excursions

Evening in Mercantia

15th july

End of services

The quote of € 460 included :

  • 4 Overnights in agritur, b&b and double/twin room basis
  • Ticket for Mercantia from wendesday to saturday included

 

The quote not included:

  • Transport
  • Meals
  • Everything not in the quote included

 

As  Alice in Wonderland

The Best  of tuscany  and Mercantia – The Festival of the street art

 

12th july

 

Arrival at airport or train station in Florence / pisa and transfer to your hotel in Certaldo, breafing with your guide. At  19.00 Transfer to Mercantia location

 

13th july

At 10.00 Departure with your guide to Florence and visit of the city

Lunch in a tipical restaurant and in the afternoon return  to your hotel

At 19.00 Transfer to Mercantia Location

14th july

At 10.00 Departure with your guide to Siena and visit of the city, Lunch in a tipical restaurant and in the late afternoon  return to your hotel

At 19.00 Transfer to Mercantia Location

15th july

At 10.00 departure with your guide to visit Chianti,  Tipical lunch and wine tasting. In the afternoon return to your hotel.

At 19.00 transfer to mercantia Location

16th july

At 10.00 departure with your guide to visit Monteriggioni, San Gimignano and Volterra,  Lunch in a tipical restaurant and in the afternoon  return to your hotel

At 19.00 transfer to Mercantia Location

17th july

After breakfast departure to florence/pisa station or airport

The quote € 1030,00  included :

 

  • 5 overnights in Hotel 4* in Certaldo, double/twin room and b&b basis
  • Private car/van during the escorted tour
  • 4 lunches ( beverages excluded) and wine tasting in Chianti
  • Ticket for all period of Mercantia

 

Not included :

  • · City tax ( payable in hotel )
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Fee entrance monuments / museum