Day 1: Siena/Poggibonsi
Arrival at Pisa or Florence airport and transfer to the hotel in Siena area, dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Siena – San Gimignano
After breakfast departure to Siena. Guided walking tour the historical city centre, admiring the changes to the town over the centuries and enjoying its spectacular views and the interesting details of its history. With an authorised guide you will be able to appreciate the major tourist attractions like Piazza del Campo, the true heart of the town, the “Palazzo Comunale” (Town Hall), the Cathedral and the majestic Basilica of San Domenico. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternooon departure to the medieval town of San Gimignano, UNESCO World Heritage site. Guided walking tour of the centre and its hundred towers. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Montepulciano – Pienza – Montalcino
After breakfast departure for an excursion along the wine road. First stop to the charming town of Montepulciano, well know for its “Nobile” wine but also for its medieval centre, rich in history and art. Guided visit of the hamlet and tasting of typical products. The tour proceeds to Val D’Orcia, to the jewels of Pienza & Montalcino. Walking tour of Pienza to admire the squares and historical buildings that preserve the secrets of the art of Rossellini and traces of the noble papal power. This artistic and natural heritage is joined by taste and fragrance: Pienza tradition is the typical Pecorino cheese. Stop in a typical shop to taste some culinary specialties. Transfer to Montalcino, sanctuary of Brunello wine, presently considered the best wine in the world, which has its ancestral roots in the passion of the inhabitants of Montalcino and in the ancient winemaking tradition, handed down from one generation to the next. Visit one of the best wineries on the territory and taste the prestigious wine, produced from Sangiovese grapes, stands on a charming hill that will let you relish its natural wholesomeness. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Florence
After breakfast departure to discover the “Cradle of the Renaissance”. Guided walking tour of the city centre including the beautiful Cathedral Square, Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto’s bell Tower, the Baptistery of St. John and Santa Croce, the 13th-century Franciscan Church with Cimabue’s famous crucifix. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon free time at leisure. We suggest to visit Uffizi Gallery to admire magnificent paintings of Leonardo, Giotto, Michelangelo, Botticelli and Raffaello. Dinner ad overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Pisa – Lucca
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to Pisa. Meeting with the tour guide and visit of the historic centre of the city, an ancient Maritime Republic, with the famous “Campo dei Miracoli” which includes the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Monumental Cemetery and the famous Tower. Lunch in restaurant. In the afternoon transfer to Lucca and guided tour of the historic centre of the city with Piazza S. Michele in Foro with the Romanesque church, St. Martin Cathedral, the medieval streets and Piazza Anfiteatro. Then city tour by bike inside the walls of Lucca. Back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Siena – Poggibonsi
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and come back at your destination.