A walking tour of Renaissance Florence including the church of Santa Croce, the last... and Montalcino in the areas where they are created.
Tasting true Tuscan cuisine in the city and the countryside
Day 1... will be used to provide an overview of the city as a preparation for in-depth exploration in the days ahead. After your tour you... and the nearby bell tower by Giotto. A visit to the Ponte Vecchio will be followed by a tour of Franciscan Santa Croce church and its... Rossini. You end your tour in the Piazza della Signoria, one of the most beautiful squares in the world. Following lunch, you... where you enjoy an a la carte lunch with wine on a terrace overlooking the typical Tuscan countryside. After lunch you... will visit the town of Greve where cheeses and seasoned meats will be offered for tasting prior to your winery visits where you... will have a chance to taste not only the wine but the olive oil and balsamic vinegar for which this area is also justly famous... you to the main square at the top of the hill. While you will spend some time exploring the area it is the tasting... of the wine that is our prime activity. The area offers not one but two famous wines, Vino Nobile de Montepulciano and Rosso de... tour of the Uffizi, designed by Vasari as an administrative office for the Medici's, it was, in 1591, turned into an art... or sitting at an Enoteca watching the people flow by. This evening, have an elegant farwell dinner with wine to toast the end...
Activities: Culinary Activities, Gastronomy, Sightseeing, Relaxing & Wellness, Walking, Wine Tasting