8 Day Tuscany Fly & Drive with Milan (New York)

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Overview

Trip type
Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

What's this trip about?

    5 Montecatini, 1 Milan

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeSmall Group - 24 max
Age range18 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityOperator does not provide
End CityOperator does not provide

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • Europe

Attractions

  • Lucca
  • Milan
  • Parma
  • Pisa
  • San Gimignano
  • Siena

Trip includes

    • Round trip flights New York-Milan Malpensa, Milan Malpensa-New York Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices Airline taxes & fuel surcharges 6 nights accommodations
    • 5 nights Montecatini 1 night Milan Malpensa 7 day car rental: Economy Manual (Fiat Panda or similar). Upgrade to other categories available Car rental includes: Unlimited mileage, Third Party Liability Insurance (RCA), Collision Damage Waiver Reduction (CDW), Theft Protection Reduction (TP), Airport charges, local taxes (VAT) Breakfast daily

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Itinerary

Please note that the following is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed below may be visited independently, the package does not cover any applicable entrance or tour fees.

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Tuesday - Arrive in Milan and Drive to Montecatini
Arrive in Milan and pick up your vehicle at the airport. Drive to Montecatini and enjoy the balance of the day at leisure Drive Time: 3.5 hours Distance: 221 miles* Overnight: Montecatini

DAY 3, Wednesday - Drive to Lucca and Pisa
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or drive to Lucca and Pisa. Set off for the ancient medieval town of Lucca, one of the most fascinating towns in Tuscany. Walk the narrow streets of the original Roman grid to San Michele and its beautiful piazza, which occupies...
DAY 4, Thursday - Visit Florence
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or travel to Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance. Visit the Duomo and Baptistery to view Ghiberti's "Gates of Paradise." See the historic open-air art museum of Signoria Square, with its beautiful statues, Palazzo Vecchio, a...
DAY 5, Friday - Drive to Chianti and Greve
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or enjoy a relaxing drive to visit the heart of the Tuscan countryside in the Chianti region, where one of Italy's famous red wines is produced. View the spectacular setting of hills, cypress trees, olive groves and endless rows...
DAY 6, Saturday - Drive to Siena and San Gimignano
Spend a full day at leisure in Montecatini or drive to visit two of Tuscany's true gems, Siena and the medieval walled town of San Gimignano. Set in the beautiful Tuscan countryside with lush vine escarpments and gray-green olive trees, Siena offers much to see, from fin...
DAY 7, Sunday - Drive to Parma en route to Milan
Should you choose to drive North to Milan via the A1 Autoroute, why not stop in Parma, home to two Italian delicacies - Prosciutto di Parma and the famous Parmesan cheese "Parmigiano Reggiano". Take a walk through the elegant historic zone and stop to view the baptistery...
DAY 8, Monday - Depart Italy
Drive to Milan airport and return your vehicle prior to your departure flight Drive Time: 10 minutes Distance: 1 mile* Meals: Breakfast

*Please note that this is a suggested itinerary. Driving times and distances are estimated and can vary due to many circumsta...

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Last Updated: 2/23/2024

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