Tuscany

 

DAY 01: ROME – TIVOLI - ORVIETO - SIENA

Meeting with our guide and minibus in the lobby of Hotel Cicerone . Departure to Tivoli, beautiful village in the sorroundings of Rome, famous for its villas, UNESCO World Heritage. Visit of the old town. Time at your own for visit and lunch. Later, departure to Orvieto. The Gothic Cathedral, imposing and elaborate, is worth the visit. The Pozzo di San Patrizio, offers a nice corner to breathe the medieval city air, taste the excellent wines or the renowned food. In the afternoon, departure to Siena. Overnight in Siena.

 

DAY 02: SIENA - SAN GIMIGNANO - VOLTERRA - SIENA

Breakfast at the Hotel. Morning dedicated to the visit of the city. Surrounded by the Chianti woods on one side, from the hills on the other, Siena is the city of the Palio and Contrada fascinates by the thousands of colors of its flags, its twisted streets, the perfection of its gothic monuments, the fame of its illustrious children and the taste of the products that can be tried here. Departure to San Gimignano, the "city of the Towers", where you will visit Porta San Giovanni, Cisterna Square, Palazzo del Popolo, the Civic Museum and San Agostino. Lunch at leisure. Continue to Volterra. Located on the highest point of a hill, the city with its austere and medieval silhouette is famous for its alabaster craftsmanship. Visit the Square and the Priori Palace, Duomo, Baptistery, Pinacoteca and Civic Museum. Continue to your hotel. Overnight in Siena.

 

DAY 03: SIENA - CHIANTI ROUTE - LUCCA - SIENA  

Breakfast at the Hotel. In the morning, take the Strada del Chianti - Ruta del Chianti - the most famous wine in Italy. Along the way, you can see the charming hills, the picturesque villages with their ancient towers, the farms and of course the vineyards. Visit Castellina in Chianti, the old town and its walls. Then visit Greve in Chianti with its asymmetrical square with porches and terraces. Lunch at leisure. Depart towards Lucca, a city surrounded by a wall of walls that have been preserved. Visit Napoleone Square, Province Palace, Duomo, Piazza San Martino, and Piazza Anfiteatro. Overnight in Siena.

 

DAY 04: SIENA - MONTEPULCIANO - PIENZA - MONTALCINO - ROME

Breakfast at the Hotel. Depart to Montepulciano. The town, an art pearl of 1500, is located 750 meters above sea level on top of a hill near the Val of Chiana, in a territory already inhabited in the Etruscan and Roman times. It is owed its fame mainly by the production of the wine "Nobile", red of great quality. Continue to Pienza. This city, on top of a hill overlooking the Orcia Valley, is an essential stage for its artistic beauties and the good gastronomy typical of the place. The famous Piazza Pio II, Renaissance, overlooks the Cathedral, the Piccolomini Palace, the Palazzo Comunale, Borgia Palace and the wonderful panoramic promenade along the walls, which at one glance allows you to see the entire valley closed in the bottom for Mount Amiata. Exit towards Montalcino; the great fortress characterizes the city, which looms over the three Asso, d'Aria and Orcia valleys. Lunch at leisure and to return to Rome.

 

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