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Tasty Tuscany

Tasty Tuscany

Discover the main ingredients of Italian life and atheir love of great food on this tour to glorious Tuscany. A CITO tour by air.

Discover the main ingredients of Italian life and atheir love of great food on this tour to glorious Tuscany. See the sights amidst some of Italy's most stunning landscapes and try your hand at the art of pasta making in an authentic country farmhouse, taking in the feast of the senses that is "la dolce vita".

 

DAY 1: Your Door to Door service will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Italy. A local coach will transfer us to Hotel Manzoni, our base for the next 7 nights.

 

During our stay, the following excursions are included:

  • Visit a typical local farmhouse for an introduction to the tasty world of Italian cuisine. Volunteers from within our group will be needed to assist the chef during our master class. They will prepare our lunch of pasta, sauce and crostini which we will enjoy with a sample of the local wine.

 

  • Excursion to Volterra, a former Etruscan settlement located on a rise with a splendid view of the surroundings.

 

  • Visit to a local olive grove for a tour and tasting.

 

  • Visit Siena for a guided tour of this important medieval city. The highlight is the Piazza del Campo, the seashell-shaped square, on which the famous Palio horse race takes place each year and the imposing cathedral is also magnificent.

 

  • Wine tasting in the Chianti Valley, where the hilly landscape is interspersed with vineyards and palaces.

 

  • Take the train into Florence for a guided walking tour of this beautiful Renaissance city. Highlights include the Duomo di Santa Maria del Fiore, the Giotto Bell Tower and the historic district before some free time to admire the shops on the Ponte Vecchio, enjoy an Italian espresso or a gelato.

 

  • Travel to Pisa to be charmed by this antique, former sea republic. We will see the impressive cathedral, the baptistery and of course, the worldfamous Leaning Tower.

 

  • Visit to Lucca, for a tour of this charming town with its cathedral, Church of San Michele and well preserved city walls.

 

  • 1 full day and 2 half days free at leisure in Montecantini Terme.

 

DAY 8: Today we leave Tuscany, our local coach will transfer us to the airport for our return flight back to the UK and your Door to Door service home.


Price includes:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Return flights

  • Airport transfers at the destination

  • Porterage

  • 7 nights dinner, bed & breakfast at Adua & Regina Di Saba, Montecatini Terme

  • Coach tours as mentioned in the itinerary

  • English speaking local guide during the excursions

  • All entrance fees, where applicable

  • Services of a CITO Tour Manager throughout

Hotel Adua & Regina Di Saba, Montecatini Terme

 

Located in the heart of the town, this family-run hotel is just a few steps away from the local shops & town spas. All rooms feature telephone, hairdryer, satellite TV, air-conditioning, safe and Wi-Fi. There is also a Wellness Centre with a small heated pool.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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