Experience a luxury vacation in Italy beginning in Florence before making your way to the Tuscan countryside. Michelin meals, wine tours, private guides & drivers and well appointed hotels and villas make for a vacation of a lifetime.
Day 1: Ciao. Welcome to a luxury Italian get away! A private driver will greet you at the Florence Airport upon arrival. Only a short distance away, a Florence luxury boutique hotel, nestled within an ancient medieval church and a round Byzantine tower, awaits you for the next three evenings.
Beautiful rooms with a view…
Day 2 & 3: Each morning enjoy a delicious hearty breakfast before venturing into the city.
Meet your private guide at the hotel for a walking tour of Cathedral Square, Signoria Square, Ponte Vecchio (old bridge), Uffizi Gallery and Galleria del’ Accademia where one stands in awe of the great statue of David. Become immersed in the culture, experience Italian cuisine and shop the open air markets. From ancient churches and stunning buildings that line the city streets to the priceless artistic masterpieces created by Michelangelo, Botticelli, and Giotto housed within Florence’s galleries, the city is filled with art and culture.
After a day full of food, shopping, art and sightseeing, return to the hotel, where each evening an inclusive three-course dinner with a menu created by the in house Michelin-star chef will be prepared.
Day 4: After a leisure breakfast, it will be time to leave the city and head to the countryside of Tuscany. Tucked away in the romantic near by rolling hills sits a five-star luxury villa. Magic surrounds here, as the lake waters twinkle in the Tuscan sun.
Three restaurants, one of them in the old wine cellar, serve the finest in Tuscan cooking and the subterranean spa opens directly onto the outdoor swimming pools. A refined wellness center with stunning views over the surrounding hills boasts a spa offering guests a complete menu of tailored relaxation, aesthetic and massage treatments for face and body.
Day 5 & 6: Wake up to a glorious morning in Tuscany. Choose to spend the day relaxing at the villa, taking advantage of the spa services, the pool or even playing golf at a nearby renowned course.
On the other day take advantage of a personal & private tour guide and driver through Tuscany. Experience an inclusive full tasting at Chianti Classico with a cellar tour and then lunch in an organic saffron farm with Vernaccia White Wine tasting.
Sample olive oils as you make your way to the Etruscan village of San Gimignano. In the 14th century every wealthy family built a tower to show their status. Today, 13 of the 72 remain. Enjoy strolling the town and shopping before returning to the five star resort. Sit on the terrace and watch the sunset over the rolling hills.
Day 7: Savor breakfast and enjoy a final Tuscan morning before a transferring to Florence airport for the return trip home.