Rome and Tuscan Highlights

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An idyllic Italian retreat, bringing all your Tuscan dreams  to life. When you’re not spending time with sisters Sandra and Antonella on their agriturismo overlooking vineyards, you’ll get to delve into the life of Leonardo da Vinci and soak up the healing waters of Montecatini spa.
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Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • 1 Welcome Reception (WR)
    • 8 Breakfast (B)
    • 1 Dinner (D)
    • 1 Be My Guest (BMG)
    • 1 Lunch (L)
    • 1 Farewell Dinner (FD)
    • Florence: Enjoy an exclusive Be My Guest lunch at the Agriturismo Borgo Vigna Vecchia in the Tuscan hills.
    • Vinci: Visit the museum dedicated to the life of Leonardo da Vinci in his Tuscan birthplace.
    • Rome: Enjoy a private visit inside the Vatican where you will tour the Museo Gregoriano Profano featuring Roman and Ancient Greek antiquities before an exclusive private dinner.
    • : VIP Admission to the Vatican Museums

What's this trip about?

    An idyllic Italian retreat, bringing all your Tuscan dreams  to life. When you’re not spending time with sisters Sandra and Antonella on their agriturismo overlooking vineyards, you’ll get to delve into the life of Leonardo da Vinci and soak up the healing waters of Montecatini spa.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeGroup - max of 40 people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityRome
End CityRome

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural
  • Education / Learning

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Italy

Activities

  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing

Trip includes

    • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
    • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
    • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
    • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
    • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
    • Optional Experiences and free time
    • On occasion, hotels of similar standard and location may be utilized.

Itinerary

Travel Map

Day 1: Welcome to Rome

Ciao Roma! Italy opens its doors for an unforgettable jaunt through Rome, Tuscany, and two millennia of culture, history and fiery Italian verve. Spend the afternoon exploring the city before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner. Emba...

Day 2: Journey to the Tuscan Hills

Our journey through Rome begins in the center of Christendom, where we join a Local Specialist on an included sightseeing tour to visit St. Peter's Basilica and Michelangelo's much-admired Pietà. This afternoon, we enjoy a leisurely drive through the scenic Tuscan hil...

Day 3: Explore Renaissance Florence

Your Local Specialist will reveal the history of Renaissance Florence during your walking tour. View the magnificent Duomo and visit Piazza della Signoria. In your free time, perhaps take a walk across the beautiful Ponte Vecchio. In the 16th century, a decree mandate...

Day 4: Montecatini Your Way

Relax in the spa atmosphere of Montecatini on your day at leisure or join an Optional Experience to Cinque Terre, whose quaint pastel-hued villages cling to the rugged Ligurian cliffs.

Hotel Columbia Wellness and Spa Montecatini Terme

Breakfast

Day 5: Discover Pisa and Vinci Dive Into Culture Connect with Locals

Journey to Pisa where we join a Local Specialist to view the famous Leaning Tower, the finely sculpted marble Cathedral and the ornate Baptistery, said to be the largest in Italy. We continue through Tuscany, arriving in Vinci where we’ll Dive Into Culture with a Loca...

Day 6: Off to Siena and San Gimignano

Saunter through the beautifully preserved medieval city of Siena to see the 13th century marble cathedral and the shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, home to the biannual Palio horse race. Visit one of the last remaining stained-glass workshop in Tuscany to learn about thi...

Day 7: Tuscan Lifestyle Experience

Feast your eyes on the vibrant colors and busy stalls heaving with fresh produce at a local food market where you will join a Local Specialist professional chef for a tasty introduction to Tuscan cuisine. Learn how to cook like only an Italian mamma can, selecting you...

Day 8: Onwards to Rome and the Vatican City Dive Into Culture

Departing Tuscany, we travel south to Rome. This afternoon, we Dive Into Culture with a Local Specialist for a guided tour of the Vatican Museums, including a visit to Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel. The evening brings a special trea...

Day 9: Journey Home

Today we bid a fond farewell to newfound friends and an epic experience, departing Rome.

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Accommodation

Midas Palace Hotel Hotel Columbia Wellness and Spa Montecatini Terme,
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Meals Included
  • 4 Dinner (D)
  • 8 Breakfast (B)
  • 1 Lunch (L)
Age Requirements
6 years and up
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