WONDERS OF ROME & TUSCANY
Rome to Rome
Combine sightseeing with mouthwatering Italian cuisine on our Wonders of Rome & Tuscany tour. Explore architectural gems and iconic landmarks, and discover local flavours with wine-tasting sessions and regional cookery classes.
• Welcome dinner with local speciality dishes • Private cookery class at the renowned Castello del Trebbio • Trip to medieval Orvieto • Rome walking tour, including the Trevi Fountain & the Spanish Steps • Guided discovery tour of Florence • Sightseeing tour of Siena • Wine-tasting at Torre a Cona
• Just You Tour Manager as your host
• 8 nights in a 4-star hotel
• 13 meals: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners including a welcome drink & dinner
• Specialist Local Guides
• Audio Guide
• Free scheduled group transfers are available on arrival & departure from Fiumicino T3
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Day 1: Rome
Make your own way to Rome where you can meet us for the scheduled group transfers to your hotel. After settling into your room you’ll join the rest of the group for your first taste of Italy at a nearby restaurant.
Day 2: Rome
Day 9 Rome - Departure
DAY 2 ROME
After breakfast, unlock the secrets of the Eternal City on a panoramic walking tour. Discover one incredible sight after another, from the wonderfully preserved Pantheon to the impressive Spanish Steps. You’ll also wander around popular Piazza Navona, the city’s most famous Baroque square, and visit the spectacular 17th century Trevi Fountain.
In the afternoon, explore Rome’s maze of cobbled streets solo or sign up for the optional ‘skip-the-line’ entrance to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
Day 3: SIENA - SAN GIMIGNANO
Venture into Tuscany and stop off at stunning Siena, one of Italy’s best-preserved medieval cities. Marvel at its beautiful mansions, ornate palaces and cobbled streets on a walking tour, before taking a break for lunch at bustling Piazza del Campo. Continue your journey through San Gimignano and the idyllic landscapes of rural Tuscany en route to your hotel in Montecatini Terme, where you’ll relax over more tasty Italian fare.
Day 4: CASTELLO DEL TREBBIO
STuscany’s cuisine is undeniably one of the region’s biggest draws. Today will be a real highlight for food lovers as you’ll get to visit the 12th century Castello del Trebbio and enjoy a private cookery class. We’ll learn all about the tastes and aromas of traditional Tuscan cooking and prepare our very own feast accompanied by amazing local wines from the historic estate’s own vineyards.
Day 5: MONTECATINI TERME - AT LEISURE
Have a day completely to yourself or book onto our optional excursion to stunning Cinque Terre. The coastal region is made up of five remote cliff top villages overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. As they’re inaccessible by road, the trip will involve discovering two on a relaxing boat journey.
Day 6: FLORENCE - TORRE A CONA
You can’t visit Tuscany without exploring Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance. Stroll across the enchanting Ponte Vecchio, admire the magnificent Duomo and marvel at the city’s glorious architecture during a guided tour.
After lunch, the Torre a Cona wine estate awaits you just outside the city. Owned by Count Rossi di Montelera, we’ll embark on a tour of its historic wine cellars and sample four fine wines paired with local nibbles.
Day 7: MONTECATINI TERME - AT LEISURE
Soak up Tuscany at your own pace with a whole day of leisure time. If you’re keen to pack in more iconic Italian landmarks, why not join our optional Pisa and Lucca excursion?
Learn about the Field of Miracles on a guided tour, which includes a viewing of the awe-inspiring Leaning Tower of Pisa. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic stroll along historic Lucca’s ancient ramparts. Opera fans can catch a show at the prestigious Montecatini Opera Festival in the evening.
Day 8: ORVIETO - ROME
We’ll break up the journey back to Rome with a pitstop in Orvieto that’s reached by funicular railway. The beautiful medieval town is best known for its mosaiced Duomo di Orvieto and otherworldly underground caves.
Make your own dinner plans or enjoy an optional dining experience followed by an opera show in one of the area’s ancient churches.
Day 9: ROME - DEPARTURE
Your tour comes to an end today.
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