DAY 1 – Transfer from Florence railway station to Casa Shlatter, a residential painter’s private home and check in in the room reserved. Dinner with the owner┬á overnight.
DAY 2 - Breakfast.In the morning time at disposal to visit Pitti Palace and its beautiful Boboli gardens on own. Lunch at the nearby restaurant “Olium & Convivium ” right in the heart of Oltrarno neighboord. Afternoon and dinner free. Overnight at
DAY 1 – Arrive on own and check in at Residenza Casanova. Tonight enjoy one of the most appreciated italian rituals, the “aperitivo “, a pleasant happy hour with local food specialities. Overnight.
DAY 2 – Breakfast. In the morning enjoy a private walking tour with a guide : visit the church of Santa Croce and its piazza and make a stop in Sant’Ambrogio market where locals go every
DAY 1 – Arrive on own at Palazzo Ciompi and check-in. Afternoon at disposal for individual explorations in town. Welcome basket in the apartment to help you in the dinner preparation.Overnight.
DAY 2 – In the morning visit Uffizi and Accademia galleries on own, taking advantage of your advance reservation. Afternoon free for shopping. Dinner on own and overnight.
Castello di Tornano is a fascinating restored medieval castle in a magnificent and vast setting of DOCG wine and olive groves. The castle has been carefully restored by the owners, who previously lived on the property and who have retained the true sensibility of the original building while allowing for every amenity for your comfort. This is a splendid opportunity to relax and enjoy a spectacular setting in the heart of Chianti, just south of Gaiole.
Riva degli Etruschi resort- San Vincenzo ( LI )
4 days / 3 nights -┬áSelf guided tours for individuals
The Etruscan Coast is just waiting to be discovered: nestling up against the hills and vaunting a thousand-year-old history, the medioeval villages feature paved lanes, quiet chapels, turreted
Hotel Bastiani – Grosseto┬á4 days – 3 nights,┬áSelf guided tours for individuals:
Day 1 – Check in in the reserved rooms at Hotel Bastiani : The hotel stands within the 16th century Medici Walls, the ideal location for an original holiday, discovering the charm of the Maremma district. Dinner at the nearby restaurant “I Bastioni ” and overnight.
Self drive itinerary┬á 5 days / 4 nights
DAY 1 – Castello di Verrazzano (Greve in Chianti)
Arrival at Castello di Verrazzano on own in the afternoon.┬á Check in and settle into your reserved room sorrounded by Chianti vineyards and hills. Dinner reservations tonight have been made
Pisa, Lucca, San Vincenzo & Maremma
9 days/8 nights …┬áSelf guided tours for individuals
Day 1 – PISA
Arrive in Pisa on own and check in in the reserved rooms at NH Hotel Cavalieri. Afternoon at disposal to discover the city on own
Self drive itinerary:┬á 5 days / 4 nights
Day 1 – Radicofani (Orcia Valley) -┬áArrival on own to La Palazzina, a hunting lodge built in the second half of the XVIII century, surrounded by a park of oak and cypress trees. The residence is set on a panoramic hill and offers a welcoming atmosphere with its antic pieces from the 18th and early 19th
9 days – 8 nights adventure to Rome, Florence and Venice
DAY 1 – ARRIVE IN ROME
Check in at┬á your NH hotel in downtown Rome. Lunch at leisure.
9 days – 8 nights adventure to Rome, Florence, Chianti and Venice
DAY 1 -┬á ARRIVE IN ROME
Check in at┬á your NH hotel in downtown Rome. Lunch at leisure.
Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy the town and to relax.
For families and groups – Borgo Santinovo – Colle Val d’Elsa ( SIENA)
Guided in English
Staggered roofs, porticoes, terraces, stone walls…Borgo Santinovo is one of the few places in the region where you can still breathe the atmosphere of old Tuscany. Accomodation in
“Immerse yourself in the authentic spirit of Florence. This walk explores the oldest part of town across the Arno River, the Oltrarno. Hidden alleyways, local artisans at work, morning outdoor markets, and authentic trattorie help maintain this neighborhood’s original look and feel.┬áSince most tours concentrate on the Signoria and Duomo area, this is a relatively undiscovered part of the city. We start the tour visiting the delightful square of Santo Spirto with its Reniassance church by
This is the best tour if you’ve never been to Florence before. It combines many of the famous highlights and some secret treasures of the 2000-year-old city. Here’s how our guides describe it:┬á”When we talk of Florence we immediately think of the Renaissance, but it was actually founded as long ago as the 1st century BC, by the Romans. No wonder, then, that it has the largest amount of historical buildings and works of art in Italy, as well as several world-class museums and a unique
We are pleased to offer a new walking tour The Green Gardens of Florence. This guided walk is for people who want to explore a different Florence;┬á a Florence not only of architectural beauty and art but also of trees and plants and flowers. Put your walking shoes on and enjoy a Florence which is somewhat hidden and off the main touristic paths with our wonderful English speaking guides!┬áMeet in heart of old Florence, Piazza della Signora. After a brief introduction to the city and artistic center make your way
Depart at 9:30 am from your hotel anywhere in Florence. After about an hour of driving you will reach the delightful city of Lucca. This city has very ancient origins: for a long period it was under the control of the Roman Empire and later it became a very important Medieval town, especially in the trade of silk and wool. You will have time to discover the city center, surrounded by 4 km of perfectly conserved walls. Visit the Cathedral, founded by Saint Frediano in the 6th century and renovated in
Spend the day in one of the most beautiful parts of Tuscany sipping one of the most prestigious of Tuscan wines. Depart at 9 am from your hotel anywhere in Florence. After a ride of about 1 1/2 you will arrive to the breathtaking area around Montalcino, home to the famous Brunello wine. Your day will be spent visiting two or three top producers (depending on how much time is spent at each place!) and enjoying tastings of this full bodied sangiovese red wine. Upon your arrival in the area your
Depart with your guide at 9:30 am from your hotel anywhere in Florence. After an hour and a half of driving among the vineyards and olive groves of the Valdichiana area of Tuscany we will reach the hill-town of Cortona, a city of ancient origins, most recently made famous in Frances Mayes’ books Bella Tuscany and Under the Tuscan Sun. Like most Italian towns, Cortona holds a wealth of history. It was an important Etruscan settlement and a significant Roman center until its destruction by the Goths. Built
Depart at 9.30┬á am from your hotel anywhere in Florence. The tour starts with a visit of the quaint town of Lucca, a real treasure in Tuscany that bears a truly French influence. Upon your arrival the first thing you will notice are the stunning ramparts, also unlike anything elsewhere in Tuscany. Your visit begins in Piazza Napoleone, site of the beautiful Palazzo Ducale. Everywhere you look, you will notice the heritage of Elisa Baciocchi, Napoleon Bonaparte’s sister, who ruled Lucca in the 19th century. Then it’s
This tour combines the best of Tuscany : a fascinating medieval village seeped in history together with the famous Chianti Classico wine area. Your driving guide will pick you up from your hotel in Florence at 9.30 am. The morning is spent in the amazing medieval village of San Gimignano.┬áAlready a powerful community in the 1100, San Gimignano became famous for its daring towers built to symbolize the wealth of the town and of its merchants.┬á Situated along the busy French road that connected
Spend the day tasting wonderful wines and exploring the famous area between Florence and Siena known as Chianti. Your driving guide will pick you up at your hotel at 9.30 am. You leave Florence from the south, taking the winding and picturesque Chiantigiana Wine Road. Your day of tastings has begun! Your first stop will be the 13th century castle village of Montefioralle, with its quaint alleyways. Afterwards visit Greve in Chianti, the main town in the Chianti Classico region with its busy 19th
Your driving guide will pick you up at your hotel at 9.30 am. This tour starts with a visit to the amazing medieval village of San Gimignano.┬á Already a powerful community in the 1100, San Gimignano became famous for its daring towers built to symbolize the wealth of the town and of its merchants.┬á Situated along the busy French road that connected the north part of Europe to Rome and the Adriatic sea, the village of San Gimignano profited economically from the constant flow of