Find a Cruise/Tour

2018 Itinerary

8 Day Itinerary (Florence > Milan Malpensa)

  • Tour Code

    EFB

  • Departure City

    Florence

  • Duration

    8 Day

  • Return City

    Milan Malpensa

Tour Inclusions

included in your price

  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Airport transfers
  • 8 Days Taste of Tuscany Tour
  • Explore 7 different cities, towns and villages with a guide during our included tours
  • Guided tour of Florence
  • Academia of Fine Arts for Michelangelo’s David
  • Tour of Siena and San Gimignano
  • Walking tour of Assisi
  • Leaning tower of Pisa and Square of Miracles
  • City tour of Milan

dining highlights

  • 12 superb meals including: 7 Full Breakfasts (FB), 5 Dinners (D)

you’re invited

  • Dinner in a typical Tuscan farmhouse Dinner in a typical Tuscan farmhouse
  • Day 1 Arrive Florence

    Welcome to Tuscany. You will be met at Florence International Airport and transferred o your centrally located hotel. Tonight enjoy a welcome drink and dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
    Two Night Stay: Florence

    Meals included: Dinner

  • Day 2 Florence

    Meet your local guide this morning for a guided walking tour of Florence. Visit the Academy of Fine Arts to admire the Statue of David by Michelangelo. Continue and visit the Duomo with its spectacular exterior of marble panels. Also see Giotto’s Belltower, Brunelleschi’s Dome and Ghiberties ‘Gates of Paradise’. Enjoy time at leisure for the rest of the day to shop for leather and stroll the tiny laneways of the city.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 3 Pisa – San Gimignano

    After a leisurely morning in Florence for some last minute shopping, board your coach for the journey to the Tuscan coastline and the once maritime city of Pisa, where we visit the Square of Miracles with its classic cathedral and see the famous leaning bell tower. Later head into the Tuscan hills to San Gimignano and check into your hotel with views of the surrounding countryside. Tonight, dinner is included in the hotel.
    Two Night Stay: San Gimignano

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4 Siena – San Gimignano

    After breakfast it’s a short drive to Siena, the former capital of Tuscany, still standing as a medieval showcase of Tuscan architecture. Admire the interior of the Cathedral, with the Piccolomini Library, then proceed to the Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful squares in Europe. Enjoy free time for lunch and to further explore. Later, travel back to the medieval hilltop village of San Gimignano famous for its many intact towers that have stood since the middle ages. Perhaps try some of the town’s famous cured wild boar as you stroll the many shops and enjoy the stunning views of the Tuscan countryside from the town’s elevated view points. You’re Invited: Dinner hosted by a local family at a traditional farmhouse.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 Montepulciano & Assisi

    Visit the fascinating hill top town of Montepulciano, surrounded by massive fortifications still in place, then travel onto the mystical town of Assisi, perched on Mount Subiaso overlooking Perugia and the surrounding countryside. Your guided walking tour includes the Basilica of St. Francis along with other historic landmarks.
    Overnight Stay: Assisi

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6 Assisi – Milan

    Travel north to the town of Modena where we visit the Balsamic Vinegar ‘Fattoria’ and learn all about its production over an included tasting. Then continue north to the vibrant city of Milan, famous for fashion and lifestyle, nestled at the foot of the Italian Alps.
    Two Night Stay: Milan

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 7 Milan

    Join your local guide for a city tour of Milan, Italy’s smartest and most dynamic city. Visit the magnificent Duomo, the third largest church in Europe, the Opera House and the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery. Later, perhaps indulge in some shopping at the ‘Quadrilatero della Moda’ Milan’s high fashion district known for its fashion industry, the city boasts many of Italy’s famous brands. Dinner tonight is included in your hotel.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8 Depart Milan

    This morning, say goodbye to your fellow travellers as you check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your onward travel.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Pricing & Availability

    Pricing and Availability All prices listed are per person