Cradle of Renaissance

Cradle of Renaissance

Tours of Italy

Tuscany, Italy – 6 Days

Overview

On this personal itinerary of Florence, privately discover its rich history, dating back to the First Century, the time of the great Roman Empire. With access to the Arno River, Florence’s commercial activity and communication routes structured the foundation for the artistic Renaissance of the 14th Century. As an artistic hub, icons such as Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo called Florence home throughout the climax of their careers. Welcome to the Cradle of Renaissance, an Italian storybook of engaging history and culture.

Highlights

Tour Description

One can never spend too much time in Tuscany’s capital city. Florence is the home-base for this creative tour, to allow time to explore each cobblestone step and cascading hill during your personal itinerary. With a true historical passion for the arts, Florence is poised with the world’s greatest art collection of Italian Renaissance art, housed in Galleria deli Uffizi. The beauty of this classic riverside town in Northern Tuscany will amaze its visitors and allow for easy access to the rolling hills of Northern Italy.

Tour Includes:

NOT INCLUDED: Flights, Travel Insurance (Strongly Recommended), Personal Expenditures, Optional Upgrades, Anything not mentioned

$6,707
price per person, based on double occupancy

Traveling alone? Please add $1,759.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Private transfer from your home to airport
  • Flight to Florence (not included, suggested morning arrival)

Includes: Private transfer

  • Your arrival will be awaited by your driver and transferred to your hotel
  • Check-in to your hotel in central Florence, hand-picked for excellence, with a view of the Duomo from your room
  • Remainder of the day at leisure
  • This evening, enjoy an authentic Italian dinner
  • Overnight at 4* hotel in the heart of Florence

Includes: Private transfer / Dinner / Room & Taxes

  • After breakfast, meet your local guide for a private walking tour of Florence
  • Visit the Santa Maria del Fiore and the Duomo complex, the home of Lorenzo the Magnificent, where Michelangelo once lived as a guest, and the renowned Accademia Gallery
  • Afternoon at leisure
  • Overnight at 4* hotel in the heart of Florence

Includes: Private tour of Florence and Accademia (3 hrs) / Skip the line admissions / Room, Breakfast & Taxes

  • Enjoy the day at leisure in Florence
  • Overnight at 4* hotel in the heart of Florence

Includes: Room, Breakfast & Taxes

  • After breakfast, continue your exploration of Florence with a local guide
  • Together, explore the Uffizi Gallery, with over 60 halls of impressive works from the 12th Century to the 16th Century – a true Italian gem of history
  • Afterwards, continue to the Oltramo neighborhoods, beyond the Arno River
  • Exclusive visit to the private Torrigiani Gardens, where you may enjoy aperitif with the owner
  • Evening at leisure
  • Overnight at 4* hotel in the heart of Florence

Includes: Private tour of Uffizi Gallery (4 hrs) / Wine tasting / Room, Breakfast & Taxes

  • After breakfast, spend the day at leisure in Florence
  • Overnight at 4* hotel in the heart of Florence

Includes: Room, Breakfast & Taxes

  • After breakfast, spend the morning at leisure in Florence
  • In the afternoon, take a trip to the market to pick out ingredients for a class to cook just like the Italians. Enjoy your treats afterwards – a truly delicious education
  • Overnight at 4* hotel in the heart of Florence

Includes: Pizza and Gelato class (3 hrs shared activity) / Room, Breakfast, Dinner & Taxes

  • After breakfast, a private driver will pick you up from your hotel to transfer to the Florence airport
  • Return home (flight not included) 
  • A private driver will await your arrival at the airport to transfer you home

Includes: Private airport transfers

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