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Spotlight on Tuscany

Summary:

Discover the rolling hills of Tuscany, home to sprawling vineyards, charming medieval hill towns, and enchanting cities. Savor a 7-night stay in Montecatini Terme, the famous resort and spa town. Visit Pisa, Florence, and San Gimignano, nestled in the Ita...

Duration
9 Days
Cities
6
Next Departure
25-Jul-2024
Starting at
USD 1,799.00
Price per day
USD 200.00
Tour Type
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  • Collette
 
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Collette
Tour
Spotlight on Tuscany
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Summary

Discover the rolling hills of Tuscany, home to sprawling vineyards, charming medieval hill towns, and enchanting cities. Savor a 7-night stay in Montecatini Terme, the famous resort and spa town. Visit Pisa, Florence, and San Gimignano, nestled in the Italian countryside. Discover the charming town of Lucca, Italy’s best-kept secret. Learn about the heroic deeds of WWII at remains of the Gothic Line and visit the Museum of Liberation. Enjoy free time to explore the cultural treasures of Florence. Partake in a Tuscan cooking class. Sample cheese at the farm where it is made. Enjoy fabulous local wines and the region’s famous cuisine. Steeped in history, culture and legend, this is Tuscany as you always imagined it.

Map: Spotlight on Tuscany (Collette)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Overnight Flight
Day 2
Montecatini Terme, Italy - Tour Begins
Day 3
Lucca - Borgo A Mozzano - Gothic Line
Day 4
Florence
Day 5
Montecatini Terme
Day 6
Pisa
Day 7
Montecatini Terme
Day 8
Cheese Farm Visit - San Gimignano
Day 9
Montecatini Terme - Tour Ends

Travel Cities (6): Cinque Terre, Florence, Lucca, Montecatini Terme, Pisa, Siena

Highlights

City

  • Montecatini Terme
  • Lucca

Attraction

  • Gothic Line
  • Winery Tour

City

  • Florence

Attraction

  • Choice on Tour: Montecatini Walking Tour or Siena

City

  • Pisa

Attraction

  • Cooking Class
  • Cheese Farm

City

  • San Gimignano

Included in Price

Culinary

  • Sample delectable wines during a wine tasting at a local farm.
  • Spend time at a cheese farm to taste flavorful pecorino cheese.
  • Learn about Tuscan cuisine during a cooking class.

Experience

  • See the Gothic Line, one of the Germans’ last lines of defense during WWII.
  • Retrace the steps of ancient pilgrims as they crossed the Devil’s Bridge in the Serchio Valley.

Optional, not included

Cinque Terre: Day Trip to Cinque Terre

  • Spend a glorious day exploring the unique Cinque Terre. You’ll discover a magical land nestled between the mountains and the Mediterranean that is nearly inaccessible. Travel by rail and boat,* past terraced vineyards and stunning panoramas on your way to a string of colorful fishing villages that sit along the area’s breathtaking, rugged coastline. Savor the charms of this special place with a local guide who will help you explore some of the delightful towns of the area. Hear tales of the region’s past and present as you come to know why the Cinque Terre National Park has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site. This is the perfect way to spend your day – feeling like you have stepped into a postcard. Duration approximately 8 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 10 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.

    *Boat trip is seasonal. When a boat is not available, travel will be by rail only.

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Montecatini Terme

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