Tuscany: $1,499 Per Person for a Seven-Night Tour with Meals, Wine, and 3-Star Accommodation with Rushdown Travel

Tuscany & Cinque Terre: Seven-Night Tour

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####The Experience:

Take a deep dive into the artistic, architectural and culinary and natural wealth of Tuscany during an eight-day tour, featuring six guided tours through painting galleries, buzzing piazzas, cozy wineries and restaurants, and scenic old fishing villages of one of the classic art discovery destinations of Europe.

The Itinerary:

Day One:

Arrive in Florence and check into the hotel room

Day Two:

After the breakfast, head to the meeting point for the first walking tour of Florence. Learn about the city’s rich history while visiting some of its highlights: the Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi Gallery courtyard and the cathedral with the magnificent dome erected by Brunelleschi and the nearby Baptistery. Round off the day with an aperitif at a cafe nearby (transfer to the hotel not included).

Day Three:

After the breakfast, join a guided bus tour of Tuscany that starts at a meeting point close by. Admire the beautiful landscapes, the quaint old towns of Monteriggioni and San Giminiano and breath in the atmosphere of Siena’s famous Piazza del Campo. During lunch at a local restaurant in Siena and a visit to one of the wineries, there will be a chance to taste some of the traditional local pastries and some genuine red Chianti wine.

Day Four:

After breakfast, take part in a guided tour of the Duomo Museum and the baptistery - one of the oldest monuments in Florence.

Day Five:

After breakfast, take a transfer to join a hiking tour across Cinque Terre, starting in Riomaggiore and leading through the famous Via dell’Amore (subject to reopening) and the port town of Manarola to the charming village of Monterosso, where there will be a chance to relax on the beach and have a swim in the sea before boarding a boat to Vernazza.

Day Six:

After breakfast, take part in a guided trip to Pisa, featuring the Piazza del Miracoli, the Baptistery, the famous Leaning Tower and the Cathedral, and then to Lucca, boasting magnificent city walls and many precious monuments such as the Amphitheater, the Guinigi Tower and the Cathedral of San Martín. There will also be a chance to taste a genuine local Buccellato.

Day Seven:

After the breakfast, head to the Uffizi Gallery to join a guided tour of one of the most precious Renaissance art collections in the world, featuring masterpieces of Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Giotto, Cimabue, and Masaccio, with a priority admission ticket. After the guided visit, stay at the museum or enjoy leisure time in the city.

Day Eight:

After the breakfast, check-out at from the hotel and prepare for the journey back home.

Highlights

Discover the wealth of artistic and culinary heritage and the natural beauty of Tuscany & Cinque Terre during an eight-day guided tour

What You Get

The Deal

  • $1,499 per person twin share for an seven-night tour of Tuscany for one person (up to $1,995 value)

  • Price is per person, based on twin share (two people travelling together)
  • Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation in a three-star hotel in Florence
  • Bed & Breakfast formula
  • Multilingual guides for all tours and excursions
  • Visit to Cinque Terre
  • Transfers from your accommodation to the meeting point (available free of charge on request for excursions outside Florence) and back.
  • Lunch and tasting of typical products during the tour of San Gimignano/Siena and Chianti
  • Tasting of buccellato in Lucca
  • Entrance fees: the Uffizi Gallery and Opera del Duomo Museum

Exclusions:
  • Tourist tax in Florence
  • Transfers on arrival and departure
  • Transfers to the ‘‘meeting point’’ for tours of Florence city
  • Tips and extras
  • Any other service not specifically mentioned in the ‘‘The price includes’’ section

Amenities

• Hotels and accommodation facilities will be announced seven days before departure • Hotel Arcadia Florence

The Fine Print

• Deal is valid for 1 person based on 2 people travelling together (twin share)

• Purchase multiple vouchers

• Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay

Travel insurance not included; customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover after booking

• Hotels and accommodation facilities will be announced seven days before departure

• Departure is on a Saturday basis

• High season increase may apply

• Two departure dates should be requested

• The trips included in the program may be subject to changes or replaced due to adverse weather conditions.

• When booking, please specify any special dietary requirements, especially if relating to food intolerance and allergies.

• Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Standard fine print which applies to all travel promotions



How to Redeem


Fixed travel periods: Saturdays from May 2019 to Mar 2020 (subject to availability)

• Email to book: rushdown@bigpond.com

• Phone to book: +61 3 9531 3882 or +61 4 0746 6661

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